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Reynolds Corliss Steam Engine, Model

Object Name:
engine, steam, model
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Julia E. Winslow, Westbrook, Maine.
ID Number:
MC.311991
Catalog number:
311991
Accession number:
157370
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-175a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1379568

Pitcher

Physical Description:
Britannia (overall material)
pewter (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 5/8 in x 8 3/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 21.2725 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
pitcher
Place made:
United States: Maine, Westbrook
Date made:
1837-1860
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
Food Culture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alma R. Duckworth
ID Number:
DL.300859.0032
Catalog number:
300859.0032
Accession number:
300859
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ef10-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_300504
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Coffeepot

Physical Description:
Britannia (overall material)
pewter (overall material)
wood (knop material)
paint (finish on knop and handle material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 10 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 26.3525 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
coffeepot
Place made:
United States: Maine, Westbrook
Date made:
1837 - 1860
Credit Line:
Gift of Wallace H. Andrews
ID Number:
1993.0217.18
Catalog number:
1993.0217.18
Accession number:
1993.0217
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-9ade-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1157706
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Circaea alpina L. subsp. alpina

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Westbrook, Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
7 Dec 1897
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Myrtales Onagraceae
Published Name:
Circaea alpina L. subsp. alpina
Barcode:
01360384
USNM Number:
414135
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30e7d3737-e9d0-451b-8818-9e5359b53242
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12154582

Sanguinaria canadensis L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
24 Apr 1896
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Ranunculales Papaveraceae Papaveroideae
Published Name:
Sanguinaria canadensis L.
Barcode:
03590978
USNM Number:
414315
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/340933009-f014-48dd-8626-f037c911c1c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15192648

28, Dana Warp Mills (Westbrook, Maine)

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lockwood Greene Engineers, Incorporated  Search this
Lockwood-Greene Company  Search this
Whitman, David  Search this
Greene, Stephen  Search this
Lockwood, Amos  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 190
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1902
Scope and Contents note:
No. of sheets: 11
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. One film is tored at an off-site facility and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Collection Citation:
Lockwood Greene Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Lockwood-Greene Records
Lockwood-Greene Records / Series 1: Project Drawings, Renderings, and Plans
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1113-ref304

Carex magellanica subsp. irrigua (Wahlenb.) Hiitonen

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Dana Willis Fellows  Search this
Place:
Westbrook, Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
19 Jul 1913
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex magellanica subsp. irrigua (Wahlenb.) Hiitonen
Carex paupercula Michx.
Barcode:
02128232
USNM Number:
1328383
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Botany
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ed8a9b79-9682-4e5f-a9c7-8290ec48acef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13611357

Carex canescens var. disjuncta Fernald

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Westbrook, Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Jul 1898
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex canescens var. disjuncta Fernald
Barcode:
02107174
USNM Number:
414097
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3285c042d-9cf6-4f65-9a5e-ea269289f9ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13529503

Thinopyrum pungens (Pers.) Barkworth

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Couch or quick-grass. Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
28 Jun 1895
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Thinopyrum pungens (Pers.) Barkworth
Barcode:
03447015
USNM Number:
414048
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39d12bc64-c067-4139-aef2-2b122a9a8a02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15983359

Pontederia cordata L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
A. H. N.  Search this
Place:
Cumberland Co., Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Sep 1897
Common name:
pickerel-weed
pickerelweed
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Commelinales Pontederiaceae
Published Name:
Pontederia cordata L.
Barcode:
03839226
USNM Number:
414665
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/300d7d5cb-a95b-4b4a-a8ed-2954496f30d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15444397

Curators' Annual Reports

Creator::
United States National Museum  Search this
Extent:
49 cu. ft. (98 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1881-1964
Descriptive Entry:
The administration of the United States National Museum required curators to submit regular reports on the activities of the departments, divisions, and sections. Prior to about 1900 these reports were often made monthly and semiannually as well as annually. The reports were traditionally submitted to the Director of the National Museum to be used in preparing the published Annual Report of the United States National Museum. The individual reports, however, were not reproduced in their entirety in the published Annual Report and generally contain more information than is to be found in the published version.

Reports were stored by the Office of Correspondence and Reports (later known as the Office of Correspondence and Documents), and then by the Office of the Registrar.

Includes reports submitted to the Director of the United States National Museum by curators and administrators.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 158, United States National Museum, Curators' Annual Reports
Identifier:
Record Unit 158
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Curators' Annual Reports
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0158
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Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records

Creator:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation  Search this
Westbrook Theatre  Search this
Other:
Robinson, Verna Kimball, 1904-1988  Search this
Robinson, Colby W., 1900-1950  Search this
Colby Theatre -- 20th century  Search this
Hawkes, Philip, 1897-1962 -- 20th century  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1.5 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Fryeburg, Maine
Westbrook, Maine
Bingham, Maine
Date:
1934-1950, undated
bulk 1939-1942
Summary:
This collection contains the business records of the Westbrook Theatre Corporation of Westbrook, Maine. Records include the Colby, Rialto, and Knights of Pythias motion picture theatres in Bingham, Fryeburg, and elsewhere. The collection includes financial records, business correspondence, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Series 1, Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, 1934-1950, undated. This series contains ledgers, business-related correspondence and documents, monthly accounts detailing attendance, cost, revenue, and program for the three theatres managed by Westbrook; equipment advertising and specifications, licenses, receipts, documents related to various film exchanges and motion picture production companies (including Paramount, RKO, and Universal), union contracts, check books, a weekly report card book (a book of standardized forms for motion picture projectors produced by the International Photographers of the Motion Picture Industry, a branch of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)), and black and white photographs of the Colby Theatre in Bingham, Maine.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Westbrook Theatre Corporation was formed July 30, 1934 in Westbrook, Maine. The president was Colby W. Robinson and Philip W. Hawkes was treasurer. There were 161 shares of stock divided among Robinson (eighty shares), Hawkes (eighty shares), and Marion Hawkes (one share). At its inception the corporation's stock was valued at ten dollars a share. The corporation ran the Colby Theatre in Bingham, the Rialto Theatre, and later rented the Knights of Pythias Hall in Fryeburg, Maine.

The Corporation was independent, not allied with or owned by one motion picture studio. Film rentals were handled through exchanges, and motion pictures produced by Paramount, RKO, and Universal (to name three producers) regularly appeared on its programs. Programs included such first run films as Citizen Kane, Young Man With a Horn, and The Howards of Virginia, motion pictures with well-known stars produced by the major studios. B pictures made up a considerable portion of the fare as well as motion picture serials such as the Blondie comedies, and Westerns. The meticulous recording of daily programs, attendance, and receipts as well as supporting documents provides an accurate basis for research into the daily life of an independently run motion picture theatre.

The papers indicate that day to day management and running of the theatres was the job of Robinson and his wife Verna. Later Verna's sister, Lucy, seems to have joined the business. With Robinson's death in 1950 it is unknown if the Corporation continued or was dissolved. Philip and Marion Hawkes rarely show up in the documents. The Hawkeses eventually moved to Southern California so perhaps that explains their absence from the records.

Colby W. Robinson was born in Bingham, Maine on November 16, 1900, the son of Walter E. Robinson and Nellie M. Preble. Robinson's father was a merchant. On October 21, 1925 Robinson married Verna L. Kimball, the daughter of Leon L. and Ruth Clifford Kimball. Verna's father was a farmer in Albany, Maine and Verna was born on February 28, 1904 in Albany. By the 1940 United States census, they were living in Portland, Maine along with Verna's younger sister Lucy. Robinson listed his occupation as theatre manager; Verna was listed as bookeeper, and Lucy was a theatre cashier. Robinson died in 1950, and it is unclear if the business continued past his death as the records in this collection cease in 1950. Verna died November 28, 1988. Both of them are buried in the village cemetery at Bingham, Maine. They had no children.

Phillip Hawkes, treasurer, was born in Westbrook, Maine on July 17, 1897 to E. Leroy and Maude Laura Hawkes. Leroy Hawkes was a laundryman. He married Marion A. Harlow on April 5, 1924. By the 1930 census, Hawkes is listed as a superintendent in a laundry. Hawkes died on September 21, 1962 and Marion died November 17, 1986. Both are buried at Forest Lawn Cypress Cemetery in Orange County, California.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, by Archives Center employee Craig A. Orr in 2013.
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:
Motion pictures -- History  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Knights of Pythias  Search this
Theater -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Citation:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, 1934-1950, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1296
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Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1296

Carex emmonsii Dewey ex Torr.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Dana Willis Fellows  Search this
Place:
Westbrooks, Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
14 Jun 1913
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex emmonsii Dewey ex Torr.
Carex emmonsii Dewey ex Torr. var. emmonsii
Barcode:
02269873
USNM Number:
786035
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/385c7dbf0-2c94-4b42-bc10-0454299b916b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13545709

Carex flexuosa Muhl. ex Willd.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Woods, Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Jul 1899
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex flexuosa Muhl. ex Willd.
Barcode:
02110043
USNM Number:
414114
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Botany
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3455f6c35-0046-4d89-9301-98fde0936956
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13531845

Anthoxanthum odoratum L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
28 Jun 1898
Common name:
sweet vernal grass
sweet vernalgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Anthoxanthum odoratum L.
Barcode:
04014842
USNM Number:
414061
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39f9dd632-dd2b-4979-b848-6b622e17d924
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15793007

Phalaris arundinacea L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Dana Willis Fellows  Search this
Place:
Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
6 Jul 1914
Common name:
reed canary grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Phalaris arundinacea L.
Barcode:
04012573
USNM Number:
786224
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30a1bc35e-e9ec-4514-8ff3-4c50483e084d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15788634

Phalaris arundinacea var. picta Lam.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
14 Jul 1900
Common name:
Zacate listón
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Phalaris arundinacea var. picta Lam.
Barcode:
04012730
USNM Number:
414276
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d8cf5a4f-6624-4180-8152-91340303cda6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15788913

Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michx.) P. Beauv. ex Trel.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Dana Willis Fellows  Search this
Place:
Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
19 Jul 1913
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michx.) P. Beauv. ex Trel.
Barcode:
03982144
USNM Number:
786191
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e7eab0e3-6451-4f91-9145-74bee4618e78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15771701

Glyceria melicaria (Michx.) F.T. Hubb.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Dana Willis Fellows  Search this
Place:
Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
31 Jul 1913
Common name:
melic manna grass
melic mannagrass
northeastern manna grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Glyceria melicaria (Michx.) F.T. Hubb.
Barcode:
03983769
USNM Number:
786196
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31fd95232-9b15-477b-b523-84b139ec1cd9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15772541

Glyceria striata (Lam.) Hitchc.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
P. L. Ricker  Search this
Place:
Westbrook., Maine, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Jul 1900
Common name:
fowl manna grass
fowl mannagrass
nerved manna grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Glyceria striata (Lam.) Hitchc.
Barcode:
03984699
USNM Number:
414268
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f33a033c-3001-41ae-ad98-70d3a5b03a40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15773215

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