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Helen May Butler Collection

Creator:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Source:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Names:
Helen May Butler's Ladies Military Band.  Search this
United States. Congress. Senate -- 1930-1940  Search this
Butler, Helen May  Search this
Former owner:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, one oversize folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Programs
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Postcards
Posters
Clippings
Photographs
Place:
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- 1890-1920
Boston (Mass.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Date:
1899-1937
bulk 1902-1902
Scope and Contents:
The materials cover the career of a woman bandmaster with an all women's traveling military band from 1898-1913, with the bulk of the material ca. 1902. Contents include clippings, photographs, programs, sheet music, hand noted music, posters, post cards, advertising fliers, letters, telegram, biographical article announcing candidacy for U.S. Senate seat in 1936, and "The Flood of 1937" section of the Cincinnati Post, February 13, 1937. Bands included Helen May Butler's Ladies Military Band, Talma Ladies Orchestra, U.S. Talma Ladies Military Band.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen May Butler, woman bandmaster, directed an all-women traveling military band from 1898 to 1913. "Music for the American people, by American composers, played by American girls" was one of the band's mottoes. Born in New Hamphire in 1873, she pursued a variety of musical studies and became an accomplished performer in both violin and cornet. She announced candidacy for a U.S. Senate seat in 1936.
Provenance:
Collections donated by Helen May Butler Young, June 1962.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Women musicians -- 1890-1920  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1890-1920  Search this
Bandmasters -- 1890-1920  Search this
advertising  Search this
Music -- Performance -- 1890-1920  Search this
Musicians -- 1890-1920  Search this
Floods  Search this
Brass bands -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Programs
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Advertising fliers -- 1890-1920
Postcards
Posters -- 1880-1900
Clippings -- 1890-1920
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Helen May Butler Collection, 1899-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0261
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Helen May Butler Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0261
Online Media:

Cosmopolitan America [poster for song]

Collector:
Butler, Helen May  Search this
Publisher:
Ingram, Tolbert R., Music Co. (Denver, Colo.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Date:
ca. 1890
Scope and Contents:
Poster showing Butler in uniform, conducting; with first line of march music at bottom of page, Tolbert R. Ingram Music Co., Denver, publisher.
Local Numbers:
242392 (NMAH Acc.)

87-14087 (OPPS Neg. #, slides available).
General:
Oversize, located in map case.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bandmasters -- 1890-1920  Search this
Women musicians -- 1890-1920  Search this
Musicians -- 1880-1900  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1880-1900  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters -- 1880-1900
Collection Citation:
Helen May Butler Collection, 1899-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Helen May Butler Collection
Helen May Butler Collection / Copy of poster with march, "Cosmopolitan America", by Helen May Butler
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0261-ref534

Lawrence Barrett

Artist:
J. Howard Collier, 1880 - 1900?  Search this
Sitter:
Lawrence Barrett, 4 Apr 1838 - 20 Mar 1891  Search this
Medium:
Lithographic poster
Dimensions:
Sheet: 63.6 x 56.4 cm (25 1/16 x 22 3/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1875-1880
Topic:
Poster  Search this
Lawrence Barrett: Male  Search this
Lawrence Barrett: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Lawrence Barrett: Literature\Writer\Biographer  Search this
Lawrence Barrett: Performing Arts\Theater Manager  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.185
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4bb289808-0ce1-4183-a75b-b6eee4e255d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.185

[Advertisement for Conn musical instruments with portrait of Patrick S. Gilmore : color lithographic poster]

Topic:
Wonder (Musical Instruments)
Publisher:
C.G. Conn, Ltd.  Search this
Printer:
Calvert Litho. Co., The (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Names:
Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hazen, Margaret Hindle  Search this
Hazen, Robert M.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Colored inks on paper, 30" x 22")
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Lithographs
Date:
[ca. 1890.]
Scope and Contents:
Poster shows Gilmore in uniform, says he "indoreses" [sic] the "Wonder" Instruments made by C. G. Conn, Elkhart, Ind. & Worcester, Mass.
Biographical / Historical:
Gilmore is described as band master, 22nd Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y.
Local Numbers:
92-1458 (OPPS Neg. no.).
General:
In Series 2, Sub-Series 7, item 2.
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Probably public domain, copyrights expired. Fees for commercial use. Order from neg. no. 92-1458.
Topic:
Bandmasters -- 1880-1900 -- U.S.  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1880-1900  Search this
Musical instruments industry -- 1880-1900  Search this
Musicians -- 1880-1900  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters -- 1880-1900
Lithographs -- 1880-1900
Collection Citation:
Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera, ca. 1818-1931, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera
Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera / Series 2: Ephemera / 2.7: Folio—Size Broadsides
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0253-ref1986

Christmas, poster,

Collection Collector:
Norcross, Arthur Dickinson, d. 1968  Search this
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Rust, Fred Winslow, 1877?-1949  Search this
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))  Search this
Collection Designer:
Tuck, Raphael, fl. 1880s  Search this
Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900  Search this
Chase, Ernest Dudley, fl. 1920s  Search this
Collection Manufacturer:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))  Search this
Rust Craft Publishers (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Container:
Box 99, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Viewing the film portion of the collection without reference copies requires special appointment, please inquire.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Norcross Greeting Card Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Norcross Greeting Card Collection
Norcross Greeting Card Collection / Series 2: Antique Greeting Card Collection / 2.2: Other Types of Cards and Materials,
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0058-ref495

Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription

Maker:
Cosack & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 21 1/4 in; .3175 cm x 26.035 cm x 53.975 cm
overall: 53 cm x 24 cm; 20 7/8 in x 9 7/16 in
Object Name:
sign, advertising
advertising device, sign
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1880-1900
ID Number:
2008.3071.02
Catalog number:
2008.3071.02
Nonaccession number:
2008.3071
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0904-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1344792

Descente d'Absalon

Publisher:
Faddegon & Co.  Search this
Other:
Miss Stena  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Air Shows and Races
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 53.7 × 43.8cm (1 ft. 9 1/8 in. × 1 ft. 5 1/4 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
Netherlands
Date:
1885
Credit Line:
Donor: Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises
Inventory Number:
A19900421000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9d35aea28-d20d-461e-b0a6-e9cbf993c68b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19900421000
Online Media:

The posters of Paris, 1880-1900 : the Terry and Louis Silver Collection / Kurt Wagner and Lisa Pemstein

Author:
Wagner, Kurt 1934-  Search this
Pemstein, Lisa  Search this
Silver, Terry  Search this
Silver, Louis L  Search this
Hickory Museum of Art (Hickory, N.C.)  Search this
Subject:
Silver, Terry Poster collections Exhibitions  Search this
Silver, Louis L Poster collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
129 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Posters, French  Search this
Posters--Private collections--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NC1807.F8 W13 1990
NC1807.F8W13 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_448984

L'Affichomanie : collectionneurs d'affiches, affiches de collection, 1880-1900 : Paris, Musée de l'affiche : [catalogue / conception et réalisation, Alain Weill]

Author:
Weill, Alain 1946-  Search this
Musée de l'affiche  Search this
Subject:
Musée de l'affiche  Search this
Physical description:
[96] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 25 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1980
[1980?]
Topic:
Posters--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NC1827.F8 P375X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_138862

Material women, 1750-1950 : consuming desires and collecting practices / edited by Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Fowkes Tobin

Author:
Goggin, Maureen Daly  Search this
Tobin, Beth Fowkes  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
C2009
Topic:
Women--Social conditions  Search this
Women consumers--History  Search this
Material culture--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_965868

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