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Golovin, Anne Castrodale

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-012

Content Description

Two boxes of primary source material pertaining to Washington DC cabinet makers.

Acquisition Type



Donated by Anne Castodale Golovin.

Language of Description


Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

This is an unprocessed collection and might be stored at an offsite location. Materials within this collection have limited or no organization and a detailed content description is unavailable. Collection has been placed in the queue for future processing.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1931 - 1975


4 Linear feet


(Boxes 1 through 3 in RC box 1; box 4 in RC box 2) Box 1 -Cabinet and chair makers; carvers; looking glasses, mirrors, frames; painters - ornamental, fancy, chair, japanning, sign, glazing, gilding, house, ship; turners; upholsterers; mechanics and other working men's associations; box 2 - art - artists, exhibitions, instruction, sales, miniature, flower, oriental, on velvet, needlework, lace weaving; artists' supplies; engravers; engravings for sale; lithographers; paper makers; architects, architectural drawings and books, builders, carpenters, joiners, house frames; brickmakers; plasterers; stone cutters, mantles; glass making and glass selling; potters; clock and watch makers, jewelers; silversmiths, platers; jewelers; metal workers other than silversmiths, platers, jewelers - blacksmiths, brass founders, braziers, coppersmiths, gunsmiths, iron foundry, nail manufactory, stove and grate manufactory, stove and grate manufactory, tin-plate workers, white and locksmiths; window coverings - blinds/venetian, transparent with painted scenes, indian; floor coverings; wall coverings - wall paper, wall paper hangers, wall paper manufacturers; lighting - gas; Box 3 - furniture available from sources other than local makers; furniture imported to washington dc from known places of origin (multiple sources, baltimore, boston, philadelphia, new york, england, france, germany, italy and silicy; furniture without known origin sold through auctions and furniture ware rooms; miscellaneous - general, u.s. capitol, museum - columbian, museum - washington, papyrotamia and glassblowing, chinese puzzle, kaleidoscopes; Box 4 - (compilations from apprenticeship records for furniture makers and other craftsmen; compilations of furniture forms with descriptors from newspaper advertisements; compilations of imported furniture with known places of origin from newspaper advertisements; book of prices of the columbia cabinet makers' society of the district of columbia for the manufacture of cabinet-ware. adopted 8/20/31 - photocopy; united journeymen cabinet makers beneficial society of the district of columbia, washington dc (constitution and by-laws of society), n.d. - photocopy; The magazine antiques may 1975 and may 1977.