Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
These business papers record all facets of the business, from furniture making to personnel records. There are many photographs and clippings of antique furniture, room interiors, and views of the shop. The collection also includes correspondence, cost cards, stock cards, price lists, general financial records, and trade catalogs
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Papers and still images pertaining to the service of Francis Xavier Bufka Jr., a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, resident who served in the Army and the Army Air Forces during World War II. Bufka spent much of 1941 through 1945 in training at various forts in the United States, including Fort Bragg. In 1945, Bufka was sent to Japan as part of the Japan Air Material Area forces. Papers include childhood ephemera, diaries written by Bufka from 1941 through 1958, letters written to and from friends and family, and various military papers and orders. Childhood ephemera include several cards to and from Bufka, as well as newspaper articles about Bufka. Diaries cover his day-to-day life in the military, including his time training and being stationed overseas. Letters written to him, mostly from family, relay news of relatives and wishes for his well-being. Letters from Bufka are mostly sent to his close friend, Joan Wanvig. He relates his frustrations training and living with so many people, his ... Read More
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Photograph pertaining to the service of John Phillips, a Racine, Wisconsin, resident who served in Company K, 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War. The carte-de-visite of Phillips shows him seated in uniform. Also included are two copy photographs and the copy negative of the image. Phillips mustered into service in 1861 and was promoted several times during his time in the military. After being wounded at the battle of Nashville, Phillips re-enlisted in the Veteran Volunteer Corps, serving with them until his discharge in 1865. Phillips returned to Racine after the war, working as a night watchman until his death in 1902. Phillips is buried at Mound Cemetery in Racine, Wisconsin. Also included in the collection are two copy prints and one copy negative of the same image
New Hampshire State Library- New Hampshire Automated Information System
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
Collection includes photographs and negatives, accompanying essays, notes for an autobiography, correspondence, and clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs and negatives from Collins's assignments in Alaska, Africa, and Europe
Columbia University
Most of the collection was produced as a result of MacDuffie's visit, at Khrushchev's invitation, to the USSR in 1953. The manuscripts are chiefly an extensive and detailed report on what he saw and heard on his journey. There are hundreds of photographic prints, slides and negatives, also from his trip. Printed materials include ephemera from his trip, clippings, copies of his articles ("Russia Uncensored," in "Collier's") and a copy of his book base on his experiences, "The Red Carpet" New York, 1955
Columbia University
Professional and personal files including Armstrong's correspondence with professional associations, other engineers, and friends, his research notes, circuit diagrams, lectures, articles, legal papers, and other related materials -- Of his many inventions and developments, the most important are: 1) the regenerative or feedback circuit, 1912, the first amplified radio reception, 2) the superheterodyne circuit, 1918, the basis of modern radio and radar, 3) superregeneration, 1922, a very simple, high-power receiver now used in emergency mobile service, and 4) frequency modulation - FM, 1933, static-free radio reception of high fidelity. More than half the files concern his many lawsuits, primarily with Radio Corporation of America, over infringement of the Armstrong patents. Litigation continued until 1967. Other files deal with his work in the Marcellus Hartley Research Laboratory at Columbia University, 1913-1935, and with the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War ... Read More
Columbia University
Professional and personal files including Armstrong's correspondence with professional associations, other engineers, and friends, his research notes, circuit diagrams, lectures, articles, legal papers, and other related materials -- Of his many inventions and developments, the most important are: 1) the regenerative or feedback circuit, 1912, the first amplified radio reception, 2) the superheterodyne circuit, 1918, the basis of modern radio and radar, 3) superregeneration, 1922, a very simple, high-power receiver now used in emergency mobile service, and 4) frequency modulation - FM, 1933, static-free radio reception of high fidelity. More than half the files concern his many lawsuits, primarily with Radio Corporation of America, over infringement of the Armstrong patents. Litigation continued until 1967. Other files deal with his work in the Marcellus Hartley Research Laboratory at Columbia University, 1913-1935, and with the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War ... Read More
Columbia University
These files contain typewritten reports of sub-units to the partent organization; periodicals and other publications issued in Chinese by the three regional headquarters (the early ones are probably quite rare); publications in English by these headquarters and by American committees formed to aid in the movement; mounted photographs showing the work of the cooperatives and their leaders; albums of newspaper clippings on the movement, emanating from the U.S. and abroad; maps showing locations of cooperatives; pencil sketches and watercolors of cooperatives at work; and other material concerning this important organization which was largly responsible for China's ability to feed and clothe, and otherwise care for her people as well as to carry on a major war
Columbia University
Correspondence, manuscripts, notecards, tabulation sheets, microfilms, photographs, and photostats -- The bulk of the collection is made up of his Columbia University doctoral dissertation, THE OLD STOCK COMPANY SCHOOL OF ACTING; A STUDY OF THE BOSTON MUSEUM, and related research materials. The dissertation, published in 1945, uses the Bostom Museum Stock Company to exemplify the nature of American dramatic arts in the nineteenth century vis-a-vis professional theater organizations and their dual purpose of producing shows and training actors. The research materials appear in a variety of formats: chronological lists on notecards recording the actors that performed in particular plays; tabulation sheets that fulfill many purposes, such as recording each actor's experience, the roles the actors played, and the years that they were active with the company. Photographs include those taken of theater sets, actors in costume, and pictures of the Museum building. Photostats and microfilms ... Read More