Division of Culture and the Arts: Collections

The division maintains collections of music and musical instruments, sports and recreation, theater and film, popular culture, photographic history, printing history and the graphic arts. 

Digitized publications include:

  • Patent Models in the Graphic Arts Collection, by Elizabeth Harris, (Washington, DC: National Museum of American History, 1997). Download the publication (.pdf).
  • Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection, by Elizabeth Harris, (Washington, DC: National Museum of American History, 1996). Download Part 1 and Part 2 (.pdf).
  • The Boy and His Press, by Elizabeth Harris, (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American History, 1992).  Download the publication (.pdf).