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A list of early American silversmiths and their marks, by Hollis French, with a silver collectors' glossary

Author:
French, Hollis 1868-1940  Search this
Walpole Society (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 164 p. front., illus. 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1917
Topic:
Silverwork  Search this
Hallmarks  Search this
Call number:
NK7112.F7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_249559

Bernie Cleff photographs of monuments by Daniel Chester French

Photographer:
Cleff, Bernie, b. 1927  Search this
Names:
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet ((ca. 1300 photonegatives))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1975-1976
Summary:
The collection is comprised of approximately 1,300 photonegatives taken by noted Philadelphia photographer Bernie Cleff (b. 1927) documenting the work of American sculptor Daniel Chester French.
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains approximately 1,300 photonegatives and some selected prints taken by Bernie Cleff in 1975-1976, documenting the sculpture by Daniel Chester French. Cleff was commissioned to take the photographs in conjunction with an exhibition of the sculptor's works organized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In addition to the photographic images, the collection also includes the the photographer's handwritten log notes.

Sixteen of Daniel Chester French's outdoor monuments are captured in detail in the collection, including:

Abraham Lincoln, -- (Lincoln, NE)

Alma Matter, -- (New York, NY)

Brooklyn and Manhattan, -- (Brooklyn, NY)

First Division Memorial, -- (Washington, DC)

Four Continents -- , (New York, NY)

Francis Parkman Memorial, -- (Jamaica Plain, MA)

John Harvard, -- (Cambridge, MA)

Lincoln Memorial, -- (Washington, D.C.)

Martin Millmore, (Boston, MA)

Melvin Memorial, -- (Concord, MA)

Minute Man, -- (Concord, MA)

Russell Alger Memorial, -- (Detroit, MI)

Richard Morris Hunt Memorial, -- (New York, NY)

Samuel F. Dupont Memorial, -- (Washington, D.C.)

Spencer Trask Memorial, -- (Saratoga Springs, NY)

Thomas Gallaudet Memorial, -- (Washington, D.C.)
Arrangement:
Collection has largely been retained in original order - organized primarily by format - 8x10 negatives (with contact prints); 4x5 negatives (with contact prints); 35 mm slides; and 91 rolls of 35 mm film strips (with contact proof prints).
Biographical / Historical:
H. Bernard (Bernie) Cleff, born 1927, is a native Philadelphian. After serving in the Navy, he graduated in 1950 from the Philadelphia College of Art (now known as the University of the Arts) and taught photography there from 1961 to 1971. A life member of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), Cleff specialized in aerial, editorial, corporate, advertising and architectural photograpy.

His work has appeared in such periodicals such as: AIA Journal, Business Week, Forbes, Fortune, National Sculpture Review, New York Times Sunday Magazine, Smithsonian andVenture. His photographs of sculpture have also been published in numerous books, including Fairmount Park Art Association's Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze and Stone, New York: Walker Publishing Co., 1974.
Separated Materials:
Photographs of Daniel Chester French's sculpture models housed at Chesterwood also taken by Bernie Cleff for the 1976 National Trust exhibition were separated from this collection at the request of the photographer and given to The Athenaeum (Philadelphia, PA) in 2008.
Provenance:
Gift of H. Bernard (Bernie) Cleff, 2008.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use in the Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Advance appointments are required.
Rights:
Copyright to photographs from the Bernie Cleff collection is held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Requests for permission to reproduce photographs from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Photograph Archives.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Citation:
Bernie Cleff Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Identifier:
SAAM.Photo.CLE
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-saam-photo-cle
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Myriopteris lanosa (Michx.) Grusz & Windham

Biogeographical Region:
74 - North-Central U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Prof. French  Search this
Place:
S. Ill, Illinois, United States, North America
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Pteridaceae
Published Name:
Myriopteris lanosa (Michx.) Grusz & Windham
Barcode:
01493454
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NMNH - Botany Dept.
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12361420

Bossiaea buxifolia A. Cunn.

Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
Christine French  Search this
Place:
Upper loddon River, Victoria, Victoria, Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
1892
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Bossiaea buxifolia A. Cunn.
Barcode:
02278449
USNM Number:
202234
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13300264

Scutellaria ovata subsp. bracteata (Benth.) Epling

Biogeographical Region:
74 - North-Central U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
George H. French  Search this
Place:
Jackson Co., Illinois, United States, North America
Collection Date:
15 Jul 1873
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Scutellaria ovata subsp. bracteata (Benth.) Epling
Barcode:
02768745
USNM Number:
771952
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13910703

Eriostemon pleurandroides F. Muell.

Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
C. French Jr.  Search this
Place:
Mt. Mueller, Gippsland., Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
1892
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Sapindales Rutaceae
Published Name:
Eriostemon pleurandroides F. Muell.
Barcode:
03308689
USNM Number:
14990
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NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14819418

Balanus cariosus (Pallas, 1788)

Collector:
F. C. French  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Aleutian Islands, Rat Islands, Kiska Island, Gertrude Cove, Alaska, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
12 Sep 1943
Common name:
Barnacles
Taxonomy:
Animalia Arthropoda Maxillopoda Balaniformes Balanidae
Published Name:
Balanus cariosus (Pallas, 1788)
Accession Number:
168548
USNM Number:
97607
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Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_282526
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Quercus borealis F. Michx.

Biogeographical Region:
74 - North-Central U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
George H. French  Search this
Place:
Jackson County., Illinois, United States, North America
Collection Date:
19 Sep 1878
Common name:
northern red oak
red oak
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fagales Fagaceae
Published Name:
Quercus borealis F. Michx.
Barcode:
03403586
USNM Number:
39785
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14955235

La frayeur de Gonnesse : contre-danse franc̜oise / mis au jour et gravé par Landrin, m[ai]tre et compositeur des Traits des contre-danses

Engraver:
Landrin active approximately 1760-1785  Search this
Former owner:
New York Public Library DSI  Search this
Author:
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Charles, Jacques Alexandre César 1746-1823  Search this
Physical description:
4 unnumbered pages : illustrations, music
Type:
Songs and music
Leaflets
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
France
Gonesse
Date:
1783
[approximately 1783]
1780-1790
1920-1930
Topic:
Country dancing  Search this
Dance notation  Search this
Dance music  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Dance  Search this
Choreography  Search this
Balloons (Aircraft)  Search this
French  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982534

La veuve joyeuse : (loin du bruit) / paroles de Louis Raynal ; [musique de Franz Lehar]

Title:
Loin du bruit : sur les motifs de La veuve joyeuse : valse chantée
Pour mieux vous aimer et pour mieux vous charmer
Author:
Lehár, Franz 1870-1948 cmp  Search this
Raynal, Louis lyr  Search this
Pousthomis, Léon 1881-1916 ill  Search this
Lehár, Franz 1838-1898 cmp  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 part ([2] p.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Excerpts
Vocal scores without accompaniment
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
France
Date:
191u
[191-?]
1901-1910
1910-1920
Topic:
Waltzes  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Operas  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Love songs  Search this
Couples  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
French  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982632

L'art religieux de la fin du moyen âge en France; étude sur l'iconographie du moyen âge et sur ses sources d'inspiration; 250 gravures

Author:
Mâle, Emile 1862-1954  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., [vii]-xii, 558 p., 1 l. illus. 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
France
Date:
1908
Topic:
Art, French  Search this
Art, Medieval  Search this
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Call number:
N7949.A1M33X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278933

The Sieur de Monts National Monument as commemorating Acadia and early French influences of race and settlement in the United States / George B. Dorr

Author:
Dorr, George B (George Bucknam) 1853-1944  Search this
Wild Gardens of Acadia  Search this
Physical description:
15 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Acadia National Park (Me.)
Date:
1917
[1917?]
Call number:
QH105.M25 S54 no. 9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1003673

Faramea corymbosa

Microhabitat Description:
Foret dense  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Camopi, Montagne Alikéné; parcelle d'etude forestiere, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
25 Aug 1973
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rubiales Rubiaceae
Published Name:
Faramea corymbosa
Barcode:
00644529
USNM Number:
2835131
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10751647

Dicorynia guianensis Amshoff

Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Kourou, environs de la montagne des singes exploitation forestiere des compagnons reunis, Cayenne, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
23 Nov 1981
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Dicorynia guianensis Amshoff
Barcode:
00388846
USNM Number:
3032844
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2493344

Columnea sanguinea (Pers.) Hanst.

Min. Elevation:
400  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Forêt à proximité d'une crique  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Monts Bakra, à l'Ouest du Pic Coudreau, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
5 Oct 1980
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae
Published Name:
Columnea sanguinea (Pers.) Hanst.
Barcode:
00318027
USNM Number:
3169150
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10404946

Adiantum adiantoides (J. Sm.) C. Chr.

Microhabitat Description:
Tres belle futaie sur plateau; sous-bois  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Saül: sommet de la Montagne "La Dounne", sur le chemin de "Carbet Mais", French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
16 Dec 1970
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Pteridaceae
Published Name:
Adiantum adiantoides (J. Sm.) C. Chr.
Barcode:
00943093
USNM Number:
2732533
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10635396

Adiantum leprieurii Hook.

Microhabitat Description:
Foret; lieux humides, du sous-bois  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Arataye R. (affluent de l'Approuague), rive gauche, au layon de 1'0-N-F direction Nord a environ 2km du saut Pararé, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
14 Feb 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Pteridaceae
Published Name:
Adiantum leprieurii Hook.
Barcode:
00943132
USNM Number:
2748048
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10635492

Didymochlaena truncatula (Sw.) J. Sm.

Microhabitat Description:
Forest, edge of brook, wet area  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Arataye R. (affluent de l'Approuague), 2 km du Saut Pararé, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
14 Feb 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Hypodematiaceae
Published Name:
Didymochlaena truncatula (Sw.) J. Sm.
Barcode:
00719070
USNM Number:
2732522
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10737732

Vandenboschia radicans (Sw.) Copel.

Min. Elevation:
380  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Low marshy area in understory, at foot of granite cliff  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Tumuc-Humac, ORSTOM Koulimapopann-Mitaraka, PK 4.5, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1972
Common name:
Silantrillo de pozo
Taxonomy:
Plantae Plantae Pteridophyte Pteridophyte Hymenophyllales Hymenophyllales Hymenophyllaceae Hymenophyllaceae
Published Name:
Vandenboschia radicans (Sw.) Copel.
Trichomanes radicans Sw.
Barcode:
00705217
USNM Number:
2682557
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10737785

Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Schott

Min. Elevation:
500  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Dense forest at peak  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
82 - Northern South America  Search this
Collector:
J.-J. de Granville  Search this
Place:
Tumuc-Humac, 3 km SE du Mitaraka Sud, rive droite de la crique Alama, French Guiana, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
30 Aug 1972
Common name:
Kakahue
giant sword fern
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Nephrolepidaceae
Published Name:
Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Schott
Barcode:
00710274
USNM Number:
2682512
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10738087

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