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Mary Henry Diary, 1858-1863

Author:
Henry, Mary Anna 1834-1903
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution General History
Smithsonian Institution Building Early History
Physical description:
Number of Images: 131; Color: Color Document; Size: 7.9w x 10.2h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Place:
United States
Date:
1858-1863
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Diaries
History
Standard number:
SIA2013-02704 through SIA2013-02816
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Diary of Mary Henry, daughter of the first Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry. This diary spans the years of 1858-1863 and covers life in the Washington, D.C. Mary lived with her family in the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle, where she was the at the center of D.C. events. Her entries include details of visitors to the Castle, her father's work with the Smithsonian, and the beginning years of the Civil War
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 51, Folder: 3
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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