University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Papers of the Tyler family include 18th-century financial and legal papers of Moses Tyler and his sons, Perry C. Tyler and Richard Tyler; papers, 1872-1906, and an account book, 1877-1881, of John E. Tyler; and an unidentified account book, 1901, 1909, 1912. Included are a receipt, 1785, for the purchase of a slave and a slave bill of sale, 1859. The papers of John E. Tyler are primarily related to patents and sales of his inventions of a straw cutter, a gun cartridge, a saw with spirit level and plumb attached, an improvement on revolving fire arms, an invisible sub-marine torpedo boat, a motor apparatus, and an improved fence post for wire fences. John E. Tyler's other correspondence is chiefly about political topics, such as support for candidates and formation of a new county from Bertie, Hertford, and Northampton counties. Also included are a few items, 1737-1793, relating to the Warr family of Northampton County. The additions of September 2002 and November 2004 contain ... Read More
National Library of Australia
The ephemera collection contains documents of everyday life generally covering publications of fewer than five pages. These may include: advertising material, area guides, booklets, brochures, samples of merchandise postcards, posters, programs, stickers and tickets
Michigan Technological University - J.R. Van Pelt and Opie Library
Notes, 1970-1975, taken by Eva F. Rintala about the restoration of Karki Hill Cemetery in Portage Township, Michigan as well as the upkeep of the nearby Askel Cemetery (formerly the Otter Lake Public Cemetery). Includes notes on the physical restoration as well as the interaction with the Portage Township government
Michigan Technological University - J.R. Van Pelt and Opie Library
Records, 1995-1996, of the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections' acquisition and processing of the Calumet and Hecla Inc. and Quincy Mining Company Records. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the project included organizing the records of two Upper Peninsula copper mining collections to provide access to researchers
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Correspondence between Shepard and John Augustine Washington (1841-1851), George Washington's grandnephew and the last owner of Mount Vernon, discussing a plan to purchase the estate. Other correspondents include John A. Linton, Edward Everett, and Abbot Lawrence
Chicago History Museum
Files collected by individuals who served on the commission, including Joe Benson, Clement Silvestro, and Harold Skramstad
Chicago History Museum
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, event materials, and publications of the Chicago Art Deco Society (CADS), an organization of people interested in the art deco style used in the design and decoration of many Chicago area buildings of the 1920s and 1930s. Also included in the collection are the papers of Lynn Abbie, founder of CADS, containing correspondence and notes related to classes she taught as well as several papers and notes about historic preservation. Also included are notes on architectural tours given by CADS in the city of Chicago and lists of art deco-style buildings
Chicago History Museum
Photographic and printed images primarily of Chicago buildings, including postcard photographs by Richard Nickel and Christmas cards. Includes 7 contact sheets showing events and activities of the Chicago Heritage Committee
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of annual reports, contracts, and financial reports concerning the National Institute for Conservation of Cultural Property activities.
New-York Historical Society
Pamphlets, newsletters, cards, programs, newspaper clippings


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