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[Clothing account request, March 8, 1865]

Description: Letter requesting that the descriptive list and clothing accounts for Maus V. V. Washburn, who is a patient in the Cuyler U. S. Army General Hospital in Philadelphia, be forwarded to the Medical Director's Office in Philadelphia as he was admitted with nothing.
Date: March 8, 1865
Creator: Kendall, T. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Schell to Capt. T. C. Kendall, March 8, 1865]

Description: Letter from Assistant surgeon H.S. Schell to Capt. T.C. Kendall requesting the descriptive list of Private Mauz. V.V. Washburn. A descriptive list is a soldier's record which documents his medical history, physical description, as well as clothing accounts and deposits. In this case, Schell would be requesting his medical history, but would receive an all-encompassing descriptive list of Private Washburn. Schell states that two application requests have been made for this soldier's descriptive list: one on October 24, 1864 and the other on January 24, 1865. He notes that the Cuyler Hospital has yet to receive the requested descriptive list.
Date: March 8, 1865
Creator: Schell, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of ivory kid leather. Rounded toes, with stitched detailing on tongues and with applied leather bow at instep with many "loops" creating large "poof". Shoes of ivory kid leather. Short, modified Louis heel covered with same leather. Stamped inside left Shoe: "Mayer & Stern/ Phila. / Centennial / 1776-1876"
Date: [1876..1890]
Creator: Mayer & Stern
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wedding Slippers

Description: Pair of wedding slippers of off-white kid leather. The shoes are designed with a slightly pointed toe, rounded at tip, with large off-white satin rosette at vamp. Modified Louis or Cuban heel. Size 3B
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Extension agreement, January 1, 1895]

Description: Extension agreement for Mrs. Loriette C. Redway which secured the payment of a $250.00 bond and extended the time in which the loan amount was to be paid. The agreement states that the principal sum plus interest, 7% per year payable semi-annually, will be due three years from January 1, 1895. Six payment coupons were handwritten at the bottom of the agreement and were to be clipped then taken with payment to the Union Trust Co., where payments would be paid and noted on record. None of the coupons remain attached to the extension agreement.
Date: January 1, 1895
Creator: Union Trust Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Extension agreement, January 1, 1898]

Description: Extension agreement for Mrs. Loriette C.Redway which secured the payment of a $250.00 bond and extended the time in which the loan amount was to be paid. The agreement states that the principal sum plus interest, 7% per year payable semi-annually, will be due three years from January 1, 1898. Six payment coupons were handwritten at the bottom of the agreement and were to be clipped then taken with payment to the Union Trust Co., where payments would be paid and noted on record. None of the coupons remain attached to the extension agreement.
Date: January 1, 1898
Creator: Union Trust Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Extension agreement, January 1, 1901]

Description: Extension agreement for Mrs. Loriette C.Redway which secured the payment of a $250.00 bond and extended the time in which the loan amount was to be paid. The agreement states that the principal sum plus interest, 7% per year payable semi-annually, will be due three years from January 1, 1901. Six payment coupons were handwritten at the bottom of the agreement and were to be clipped then taken with payment to the Union Trust Co., where payments would be paid and noted on record. Only two of the coupons remain attached to the extension agreement.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Union Trust Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Disposition of Pensions Due Inmates of Naval Home, Philadelphia, Report

Description: Report of the Committee on Naval Affairs detailing the opinions and recommendations of the Committee on the proposed Senate bill 5950 to provide for the disposition of pensions due inmates of the Naval Home in Philadelphia. It includes a report of the Navy Department in support of the proposed legislation.
Date: 1908~
Creator: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Naval Affairs
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

City Smoke Ordinances and Smoke Abatement

Description: From Introduction: "In connection with the fuel investigations conducted by the Bureau of Mines much information has been accumulated as to the smoke abatement activities in various cities. The essential features of the information are presented in this report, which, it is believed, will be of public interest and benefit, especially to those communities that are just beginning organized effort to abate unnecessary smoke."
Date: 1912
Creator: Flagg, Samuel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jersey

Description: Football jersey in navy blue with red and navy striped long sleeves. Ribbed knit turtleneck collar has drawstring closure with brown shoe lace style (not original?). Label: "Made by / “The Hygienic” / Philadelphia"
Date: 1920/1929
Creator: The Hygenic Corporation
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cape

Description: Opera coat of purple velvet. Neckline has scarf attached to neckline in back, which drapes around neck. One button closure at neck. Long sleeves gathered at sleeve cap and into cuff. Silk lining. Retailer Label: Dewees / Philadelphia
Date: 1925/1935
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening Coat

Description: Evening coat of gold metallic brocade in a floral motif with multicolored rectangles. Cocoon-style, with white fox collar, the full-length barrel sleeves with matching fur trimmed cuffs. The coat has a single button closure, and pink silk satin lining. Label: "Hattie Moss / Walnut at Seventeenth / Philadelphia"
Date: 1926
Creator: Moss, Hattie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Air-Consumption Parameters for Automatic Mixture Control of Aircraft Engines

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this analysis was to investigate the use of a function of intake-manifold pressure, exhaust back pressure, intake manifold temperature, and engine speed in place of a venturi as a means of measuring engine air consumption and to determine if this function is suitable for automatic mixture control."
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Shames, Sidney J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Skirt Suit

Description: Brown gabardine suit. a) Suit jacket of brown gaberdine. Long sleeves. Single breasted with three circular brown buttons and bound buttonholes. Two faux flap pockets at yoke with matching, smaller buttons and bound buttonholes. Two lower hacking pockets with matching, smaller buttons and bound buttonholes. V-shaped yoke on back. Lined in rust colored silk. No designer's label. Retailer's label on inside center back neckline: "Nan Duskin / Philadelphia" b) Skirt of brown gaberdine. A-lined shape with left side zipper. Kick pleat at center front seam. Unlined.
Date: 1946
Creator: Adrian, Gilbert, 1903-1959
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Stan Kenton with Benedict Gimbel, Jr. and Murray Arnold]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with two other men shown, from left to right: Stan Kenton; Mr. Benedict Gimbel, Jr., president and general manager of WIP (radio station) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Mr. Murray Arnold, project director. Kenton and Arnold are seated at a table with Gimbel standing behind them; Arnold is presenting Kenton with a plaque for the First Annual Showmanship award in a contest arranged by WIP.
Date: May 1952
Creator: Schick, Jules
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photograph of a street in Philadelphia]

Description: Photograph of a street in Philadelphia. Multi-storied, columned buildings stand before a large open street and sidewalk. Several automobiles are parked along the front of the building on the left. Two individuals are crossing the street. Others walk along the sidewalks. A tall streetlight stands on the sidewalk corner.
Date: 1956
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a view of Penn Center]

Description: Photograph of a view down a street in Penn Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tall, multi-story buildings line either side of the street, including a Sheraton Hotel. Many cars and taxis are parked along both sides of the street. On the right sidewalk there is an entrance to the subway with a sign that reads "Pennsylvania Railroad Suburban Station."
Date: 1956
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of the Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia]

Description: Photograph of the Sheraton Hotel in Penn Center, Philadelphia, taken from across the street. Four flags are displayed on the front of the Sheraton above its sign. Several storefronts, including Town & Casual and Capital Airlines, are on the same street. Parked automobiles line both sides of the street in front of the hotel. There is an entrance to a subway station on the left.
Date: 1956
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections