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1Title:  Gebelein Silversmiths Collection, 1906-1990 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  90.375 
 Creator:  Gebelein Silversmiths, Inc. 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of the corporate records of the Gebelein Silversmiths, Inc. of Boston, Massachusetts. The records span the company's entire stead in the Boston area, in addition to a few miscellaneous items after the company moved to Vermont with materials reflecting the daily operations of the small business from its inception to its final days as a silver shop. The collection includes correspondence, invoices, bookkeeping records, printed material, advertising, drawings, photographs, and some related artifactual material not covered in this description. NOTE: Pages 27, 31 and 32 are missing from the finding aid. 
 Subjects:  Gebelein Silversmiths, Inc. | Jewelry--Design | Silversmiths | Silverwork | Advertisements | Design drawings | Financial records | Photographs | Trade catalogs 
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2Title:  Lincoln Memorial University records series, 1925-1933 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  557 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Office of Henry Ford. 
 Abstract:  Henry Ford, along with Stanley Ruddiman, contributed property, equipment and materials to Lincoln Memorial University during the 1920s and 1930s. The records relate to these contributions and include a property deed, university publications, building construction specifications, and broom manufacture trade literature. 
 Subjects:  Lincoln Memorial University. | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. | Ruddiman, Stanley Perry, 1890- | Brooms and brushes | Broomcorn brooms | Buildings--Specifications. | Real property | Rivers--Tennessee | Stream measurements | Claiborne County (Tenn.) | Harrogate (Tenn.) | Powell River (Va. and Tenn.) | Deeds. | Periodicals. | Trade catalogs. 
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3Title:  Hamid Durmisevich papers, 1930-1995 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2010.20.8 
 Creator:  Durmisevich, Hamid, 1907-1994 
 Abstract:  Amateur radio operator Hamid Durmisevich's papers, logbooks, notes, and printed material. 
 Subjects:  Durmisevich, Hamid, 1907-1994 | Amateur radio stations | Radio--Equipment and supplies | Radio--Amateur’s manuals | Radio operators | Radio stations | Logbooks | Periodicals | Photographs | Technical drawings | Trade catalogs | Audio cassettes 
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4Title:  Stout Metal Airplane Company Records, 1925-1945 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  64.167.18 
 Creator:  Stout Metal Airplane Company 
 Abstract:  Consists of company and customer purchase orders; W.B. Mayo office records; R.T. Walker office records; service and sales files; aircraft engineering records; Ford Airport records; aircraft inventory and disposition records; aircraft construction computations; parts and tool catalogs; invoices; airplane and airport cost records; miscelleous engineering data; an original manuscript by William B. Stout; several reels of motion picture film. 
 Subjects:  Mayo, William Benson, 1866-1944 | Stout, William Bushnell, 1880-1956 | Walker, Robert T. | Ford Motor Company. Stout Metal Airplane Division | Ford Motor Company. Aircraft Division | Ford Motor Company. Aircraft Engineering Department | Stout Metal Airplane Company | Airplanes--Design and construction | Ford Three-engined Monoplane (Transport plane) | Airplane factories--Michigan | Aircraft industry--Michigan | Airports--Michigan | Ford Airport (Dearborn, Mich.) | Design drawings | Advertisements | Patents | Publications | Specifications | Trade catalogs 
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5Title:  Carl Edvard Johansson records, 1916-1927 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  214 
 Creator:  Johansson, C.E. (Carl Edvard), 1864-1943 
 Abstract:  Carl Edvard Johansson was a Swedish inventor who pioneered the concept of universal measuring standards in industry with his invention of gauge blocks. He formed his own company in 1917 and worked for Ford Motor Company from 1924 to 1936. His records include financial records, trade catalogs and exhibit designs. 
 Subjects:  Johansson, C. E. (Carl Edvard), 1864-1943 | C. E. Johansson, Inc. | Ford Motor Company. C. E. Johansson Division | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Automobile industry and trade | Affiliated corporations | Costs, Industrial | Financial statements | Gage blocks | Gages | Income Taxes | Measuring instruments | Payrolls | Subsidiary corporation | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Ledgers | Trade catalogs 
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6Title:  Stickley family collection, 1879-1978 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1624 
 Creator:  Stickley family 
 Abstract:  Gustav, Leopold, and John George Stickley along with two other brothers were furniture craftsman in New York in the early 1900s. The collection, which contains correspondence, financial records, photographs and printed material, primarily documents the work of Leopold and John George Stickley. 
 Subjects:  Stickley family | Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942 | Stickley, John George, 1871-1921 | Gustav Stickley Co. | Stickley & Associates | Stickley Bros. Co. | L. and J. G. Stickley Inc. | Furniture industry and trade | Furniture workers | Furniture, Mission | Arts and crafts movement. | Advertisements. | Design drawings | Financial records | Minutes | Oral histories | Patents | Photographs | Sales catalogs | Trade catalogs 
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7Title:  Bobby Unser papers, 1930-2009 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.123 
 Creator:  Unser, Bobby, 1934- 
 Abstract:  Bobby Unser is one of automobile racing's elite performers. As a driver, he has piloted every category of professional race car to success from karts and dirt track racers to Formula 1 and stock cars. The Bobby Unser papers contain correspondence, technical data and photographs documenting his extensive racing career. 
 Subjects:  Unser, Bobby, 1934- | Bobby Unser Inc. | Theodore Racing, Ltd. | Automobile racing--Rules. | Automobile racing drivers. | Automobiles, Racing--Motors | Automobiles, Racing--Chassis | Automobiles, Racing--Models | Automobiles, Racing--Motors Testing | Automobiles, Racing--Aerodynamics | Automobiles, Racing. | Trials, litigation, etc. | Drag racers. | Endorsements in advertising. | Formula One automobiles. | Indy cars. | Pikes Peak Race to the Clouds. | Sprint cars. | Stock car drivers. | Stock cars (Automobiles) | Brochures. | CD-ROMs. | Contracts. | Digital images. | Financial records. | Manuals (instructional materials) | Models (representations) | Operating manuals. | Periodicals. | Photograph albums. | Photographs. | Promotional materials. | Sales catalogs. | Scrapbooks. | Souvenir programs. | Technical manuals. | Telegrams. | Trade catalogs. | Videocassettes. 
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8Title:  Mel Boldt and Associates records, 1950-1989 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1746 
 Creator:  Mel Boldt and Associates 
 Abstract:  Mel Boldt was a product sylist for household appliances. He opened his own firm in 1947, Mel Boldt and Associates. His records contain drawings and photographs of appliances designed by the firm as well as business records. 
 Subjects:  Boldt, Melvin H., 1917-1981 | Mel Boldt and Associates | Amana Refrigeration, Inc. | Bendix Corporation | National Presto Industries, Inc. | Zenith Electronics Corporation | Zenith Radio Company | Cooking--Equipment and supplies | Designers | Household appliances--Design and construction | Household electronics--Design and construction | Industrial designers | Prototypes, Engineering | Radio--Receivers and reception | Sound--Equipment and supplies | Television--Receivers and reception | Color photographs | Design drawings | Patents | Photographs | Technical drawings | Trade catalogs 
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9Title:  Mechanical and Electrical Power Collection, 1785-1940 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2005.0.32.0 
 Creator:  Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  An assembled collection containing a variety of material relating to mechanical and electrical power, the collection is divided into four series: Electrical Power, Internal Combustion Power, Steam Power, and Other Power Sources. Included are manuscript materials, newspaper and professional trade journal clippings, original trade literature, technical drawings, a few ephemera items, and photographic prints. The Electrical Power series is the largest series with 140 electric power suppliers and electrical equipment manufacturers represented. 
 Subjects:  Boilers | Electric batteries | Electrical engineering | Electric generators | Electric power | Electric lighting, Incandescent | Electric power systems | Electricity | Electric railroad trains. | Engines | Internal combustion engines | Motors | Power-plants | Power (Mechanics) | Power transmission | Steam power plants | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Campsall, Frank Charles, 1884-1946 | Humberstone, James, 1909- | Morton, Herbert Frederick, 1890-1966 | Smith, Fred | Edison Electric Light Company | Edison General Electric Company | Ford Motor Company | General Electric Company | Henry Ford (Organization) | Menlo Park Laboratory | Technical drawings | Blueprints (Reprographic copies) | Clippings (Information artifacts) | Patents | Photographs | Trade catalogs 
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10Title:  Herman Miller collection, 1923-2006 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  89.177 
 Creator:  Herman Miller, Inc. 
 Abstract:  Herman Miller, Inc. is a furniture company based in Zeeland, Michigan. The collection is primarily comprised of trade catalogs, product literature, and publications documenting the furniture, its designers, and the company's history. 
 Subjects:  Chadwick, Don, 1936- | Eames, Charles, 1907-1978 | Eames, Ray, 1912-1988 | Girard, Alexander, 1907-1993 | Nelson, George, 1908-1986 | Propst, Robert, 1921- | Rohde, Gilbert, 1894-1944 | Stumpf, William, 1936- | Herman Miller, Inc. | Herman Miller, Inc.--History | Furniture | Furniture--Marketing | Furniture design | Furniture designers | Office furniture | Sales promotion | Oral histories | Trade catalogs | Microfiche | Color transparencies | Floppy disks | Videocassettes | Audiocassettes | Audio tape | Photographic negatives | Optical disks | Compact discs 
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11Title:  A.B. Dick Company Records, 1884-1998 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2004.3 
 Creator:  A.B. Dick Company 
 Abstract:  The A.B. Dick Company Records, 1884-1998, contain corporate records, photographic prints, product information and samples, company publications, product service manuals, clippings, printing plates, advertisements, motion pictures, sound recordings, and artwork regarding the office equipment A.B. Dick produced for over a century. 
 Subjects:  A.B. Dick Company | Dick, Albert Blake, 1856-1934 | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Teague, Walter Dorwin, 1883-1960 | Indianapolis Speedway Race | New York World's Fair (1939-1940: New York, N.Y.) | World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.) | Advertising | Automobile racing | Copying | Electric typewriters | Indy cars | Mimeograph | Newsletters | Office equipment and supplies | Office equipment and supplies industry--United States | Offset printing | Photocopying machines | Printing machinery and supplies | Chicago (Ill.) | Niles (Ill.) | Advertisements | Annual reports | Brochures | CD-ROMs | Clippings (information artifacts) | DVDs | Filmstrips | Manuals (instructional materials) | Negatives (photographic) | Operating manuals | Phonograph records | Photographic prints | Publications | Sales catalogs | Samples | Scrapbooks | Slides (photographs) | Sound recordings | Trade catalogs | Trademarks | Videocassettes 
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12Title:  Bill Stumpf Papers, 1913-2006 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.141 
 Creator:  Stumpf, Bill, 1936-2006 
 Abstract:  Bill Stumpf was an industrial designer who specialized in ergonomic chair and seating design. Working with the Herman Miller Research Corporation, he worked on the design of well-known ergonomic office chairs, including the Ergon and Aeron chairs. Stumpf's papers include drawings, correspondence, photographs, and other documents related to his design projects, as well as personal papers, publications, and memorabilia. 
 Subjects:  Stumpf, Bill, 1936-2006 | Campbell, Kermit | Chadwick, Don, 1936- | Child, Julia | De Pree, Hugh | De Pree, Max | Kelley, Jack | Propst, Robert | Weber, Jeff | Chadwick, Stumpf, and Associates | Herman Miller Research Corporation | Herman Miller, Inc. | Sister Kenny Institute | Stumpf, Weber, and Associates | Walker Art Center | William Stumpf and Associates | Chair design | Chairs | Ergonomics | Furniture | Furniture design | Human comfort | Industrial design | Office chairs | Office furniture | Office layout | Offices | Seating--Furniture Hospitals--Furniture, equipment, etc. | United States, Ann Arbor (Michigan) | United States, Cannon Falls (Minnesota) | United States, Madison (Wisconsin) | United States, Minneapolis (Minnesota) | United States, Santa Monica (California) | United States, St. Croix Valley (Minnesota) | United States, St. Paul (Minnesota) | United States, Stockholm (Wisconsin) | United States, Winona (Minnesota) | Advertisements | Audiocassettes | Awards | Awards certificates | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Books | Brochures | Color negatives | Color photographs | Color slides | Color transparencies | Correspondence | Design drawings | Drawings | DVDs | Financial records | Floppy disks | Magazines (periodicals) | Memorabilia | Memorandums | Negatives (photographs) | Patents | Periodicals | Photograph albums | Photographic prints | Posters | Promotional materials | Reports | Sketches | Slides (photographs) | Sound recordings | Technical drawings | Technical reports | Trade catalogs | Videocassettes 
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13Title:  General Personal Records series, 1823-1984 (bulk 1920-1947) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  23 
 Creator:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 
 Abstract:  The Henry Ford Office was created in 1906 by James Couzens to manage Henry Ford's correspondence and personal affairs. The General Personal records series contains material from the Henry Ford Office related to many of Henry Ford's non-automotive business and personal interests. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Avery, Clarence W. (Clarence Willard), 1882-1949 | Buchman, Frank Nathan Daniel, 1878-1961 | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 | Correll, Charles J., 1890-1972 | Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979 | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Gosden, Freeman F., 1899-1982 | Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 | Hill, Percival S. | Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 | Meadowcroft, Wm. H. (William Henry), 1853- | Perry, Percival S. | Plantiff, Faston, 1874-1934 | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 | Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927 | Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916 | Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927 | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Management | Ford Motor Company--Presidents | Berry Schools | Camp Legion | Camp Willow Run | Edison Illuminating Company | Edison Institute School | Henry Ford Farms | Henry Ford (Organization) | Wayside Inn (Sudbury, Mass.) | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile dealers | Crops--Soybeans | Dance | Goldenrods | Rubber | Rubber industry and trade--Brazil | Fort McAllister (Ga.: Ford) | Richmond Hill (Ga.) | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Clippings | Genealogy | Greeting cards | Ledgers | Maps | Microforms | Photographs | Postcards | Publications | Scrapbooks | Sheet music | Telegrams | Trade catalogs 
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14Title:  Leab Kyes Family Scrapbook Collection, 1903-2009 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2010.85 
 Creator:  Leab family 
 Abstract:  The Leab Kyes Family Scrapbook Collection, 1909-2009, contains 46 scrapbooks documenting a family's travels throughout the United States and Europe, mainly Germany, Switzerland, and England, from 1961-2007, as well as an oral history interview with Daniel J. Leab. Extent: 33.5 cubic ft. (35 boxes). The collection is open for research. 
 Subjects:  Leab, Daniel J., 1936-2016 | Leab, Katharine Kyes, 1941-2020 | Kyes, Carolyn | Kyes, Helen J., 1904-2003 | Kyes, Roger M., 1906-1971 | Leab, Abigail E. | Leab, Constance M. | Leab, Herta, 1901-1981 | Leab, Leo, 1897-1979 | Leab, Marcus Rogers | American Book Prices Current | Hedda Maar Beauty Aids | American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 | Expo 67 | Airplanes | Airports | Auctions | Booksellers and bookselling | Botanical gardens | Cable cars (Streetcars) | Cemeteries | Circus | Concorde (jet transports) | Conference proceedings | Genealogy | Helicopters | Hotels | Ice skating | Lectures and lecturing | Motion pictures | Museums | Passports | Railroad trains | Restaurants | Seminars | Ships | Skis and skiing | Theaters | Zoos | Austria | Belgium, Brussels | Belgium, Ostend | Bulgaria, Varna | Canada, Montreal | Denmark, Copenhagen | France | Germany | Germany, Bad Dürkheim | Germany, Berlin | Germany, Bremen | Germany, Cologne | Germany, Düsseldorf | Germany, Falkenstein | Germany, Frankfort | Germany, Freiburg | Germany, Göttingen | Germany, Hamburg | Germany, Hannover | Germany, Köln | Germany, Munich | Germany, Nuremburg | Germany, Stuttgart | Germany, Tübingen | Hungary, Budapest | Italy | The Netherlands | The Netherlands, Amsterdam | The Netherlands, Rotterdam | Russia, Moscow | Switzerland, Basel | Switzerland, Bern | Switzerland, Engelberg | Switzerland, Geneva | Switzerland, Lucerne | Switzerland, St. Moritz | Switzerland, Zurich | United Kingdom, England | United Kingdom, England, London | United States, Detroit (Michigan) | United States, Georgia | United States, New York (New York) | United States, Palm Beach (Florida) | Albums (books) | Business cards | CD-ROMs | Clippings (information artifacts) | Conference materials | Correspondence | Greeting cards | Maps | Menus | Notebooks | Photographic prints | Postcards | Receipts | Stationery | Trade catalogs 
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