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See Charles I's Stained Execution Shirt

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Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
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Published Date:
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 18:34:55 +0000
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Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956 : diary, March 2 - April 18, 1956

Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 107
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Diary
Place:
Caribbean Sea
Salines, Point
Grenada
Trinidad
Redonda
Grenadine Islands
Saint Lucia
Antigua
Saint Croix
Date Range:
1956
Start Date:
19560302
End Date:
19560418
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Shrimp  Search this
Crustaceans  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
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Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
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Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
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Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions (1956-1959)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI1565
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British portrait miniatures: a history

Author:
Foskett, Daphne  Search this
Physical description:
199 p. 59 plates, illus. (some col.), index. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1968
Topic:
Miniature painting, British--History  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Call number:
ND1337.G7 F74 1968
ND1337.G7F74 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1576

Art Detective Tracks Down Oscar Wilde's Stolen Friendship Ring

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Published Date:
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:04:50 +0000
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An account of an embassy to the court of the Teshoo Lama, in Tibet : containing a narrative of a journey through Bootan, and part of Tibet / by Captain Samuel Turner ; to which are added, views taken on the spot, by Lieutenant Samuel Davis ; and observations botanical, mineralogical, and medical, by Mr. Robert Saunders

Author:
Turner, Samuel 1759-1802  Search this
Illustrator:
Davis, Samuel 1760-1819  Search this
Contributor:
Saunders, Robert active 1782-1790  Search this
Printer:
W. Bulmer and Co.  Search this
Bookseller:
G. & W. Nicol  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 473 pages, [14] leaves of plates (2 folded) : illustrations, map, facsimile ; 30 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Travel literature
Place:
China
Tibet Autonomous Region
Bhutan
Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
Date:
1800
18th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Lamas  Search this
British--History  Search this
Dge-lugs-pa (Sect)  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
DS785 .T87 1800
DS785.T952
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_130915

Happy valley : the story of the English in Kenya / Nicholas Best

Author:
Best, Nicholas 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 232 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1979
Topic:
British--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106714

Last man in : the end of empire in Northern Nigeria / John Hare

Author:
Hare, John  Search this
Subject:
Hare, John  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 240 pages, [16] page of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
History
Place:
Nigeria, Northern
Nigeria
Great Britain
Date:
2013
20th century
To 1960
Topic:
British--History  Search this
History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Administration  Search this
Officials and employees  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1028248

A business of state : commerce, politics, and the birth of the East India Company / Rupali Mishra

Author:
Mishra, Rupali Raj 1981-  Search this
Subject:
East India Company History  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 412 pages ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
India
England
Date:
2018
17th century
Topic:
Corporations, British--History  Search this
Business and politics--History  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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edanmdm:siris_sil_1096856

Imperial reckoning : the untold story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya / Caroline Elkins

Author:
Elkins, Caroline  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 475 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Kenya
Date:
2005
20th century
Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960
Topic:
Kikuyu (African people)--History  Search this
Prisons--History  Search this
Political prisoners--History  Search this
History  Search this
Prisoners and prisons, British  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102076

The eighteenth century Caribbean & the British attack on Puerto Rico in 1797 : with chronicles / María M. Alonso & Milagros Flores

Title:
Eighteenth century Caribbean and the British attack on Puerto Rico in 1797
Eighteenth century Caribbean
Author:
Alonso, María M (María Mercedes)  Search this
Flores, Milagros  Search this
Subject:
Abercromby, Ralph Sir 1734-1801  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 350 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
West Indies
San Juan (P.R.)
Date:
1997
©1997
18th century
Siege, 1797
Topic:
British--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103259

Henry VII’s Marriage Bed May Have Spent 15 Years in a British Hotel’s Honeymoon Suite

Creator:
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Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
Symposia
Interviews
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Published Date:
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:53:22 +0000
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Oldest Evidence of British Beer Found in Highway Dig

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 19:52:55 +0000
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'Far from my native land, and far from you' : reimagining the British at Cape Coast Castle in the nineteenth century / Victoria Ellen Smith

Author:
Smith, Victoria Ellen  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
L. E. L (Letitia Elizabeth Landon) 1802-1838  Search this
Lee, R. Mrs. 1791-1856 Sir Thomas, or, The adventures of a Cornish baronet in North-Western Africa  Search this
Cape Coast Castle (Cape Coast, Ghana)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ghana
Cape Coast
Great Britain
Cape Coast (Ghana)
Date:
2018
19th century
Topic:
British--History  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Commerce  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT476.2 .S43 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102296

Viewed from a distance : eighteenth-century images of fortifications on the coast of West Africa / Emily Mann

Author:
Mann, Emily  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Barbot, Jean 1655-1712  Search this
Bosman, Willem  Search this
Astley, Thomas -1759  Search this
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Ghana
Date:
2018
18th century
Topic:
Forts  Search this
Fortification  Search this
British--History  Search this
Call number:
DT476.2 .S43 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102297

British History Intelligencer

Collection Creator::
Cannon, Susan Faye  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 82-126, Susan Faye Cannon Papers
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Susan Faye Cannon Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa82-126-refidd1e571

Egypt: British History Illustrated, Long Range Desert Group, 1978-1979

Collection Creator::
El-Baz, Farouk  Search this
Container:
Box 11 of 95
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for duration of Farouk El-Baz's lifetime without written permission from Donor. Transferring office; 2/27/1983 Agreement of Transfer; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-262, Farouk El-Baz Papers
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Farouk El-Baz Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa17-262-refidd1e4468

Sylvia Pankhurst : counsel for Ethiopia : a biographical essay on Ethiopian, anti-fascist and anti-colonialist history, 1934-1960 / Richard Pankhurst

Author:
Pankhurst, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Pankhurst, E. Sylvia (Estelle Sylvia) 1882-1960  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
History
Place:
Great Britain
Ethiopia
Date:
2003
[©2003]
20th century
1889-1974
Topic:
Anti-imperialist movements--History  Search this
Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936--Participation, British  Search this
Suffragists  Search this
Feminists  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097095

Man Arrested for Trying to Steal an Original Copy of the Magna Carta

Creator:
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Type:
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Published Date:
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 17:30:59 +0000
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Douglass' Monthly, Vol. IV, No. V

Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1861-10
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Collection of Frederick Douglass materials, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Collection of Frederick Douglass' Monthly's, booklets, and other materials
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-112-ref21
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Landlords and strangers : British forts and their communities in West Africa / Christopher R. DeCorse

Author:
DeCorse, Christopher R  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, West
History
Ghana
Central Region
Africa, English-speaking West
Great Britain
Date:
2018
Topic:
Forts  Search this
Archaeology and history  Search this
British--History  Search this
Commerce  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
UG429.G7 B75 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1098753

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