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Charles Rau Papers, 1859-1886

Creator:
Rau, Charles 1826-1887  Search this
Subject:
Rau, Charles 1826-1887  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Archeology  Search this
University of Heidelberg  Search this
Harper & Brothers  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box) (oversize material)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Date:
1859
1859-1886
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Archaeologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007070
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217228

Washington Irving Letter

Correspondent:
Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s  Search this
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Donor:
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (8"x10")
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Correspondence
Place:
Sunnyside (Irvington, N.Y.) -- 1850-1860
Date:
1852-12-27
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson, apparently a friend or business associate. Irving wrote to thank Paterson for books he had sent him, which he notes arrived on Christmas morning. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.
Biographical/Historical note:
Major American author.
General:
Original catalog no. 64.160.
Provenance:
Collection donated by W. Wallace McKaig, 1963, September 5.
Restrictions:
Very fragile condition, requires special care. May be viewed only under close staff supervision.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Christmas -- Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Acknowledgments -- 1850-1860  Search this
Books -- Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1860
Correspondence -- 19th century
Citation:
Washington Irving Letter, 1852, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0084
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Washington Irving Letter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0084
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[Washington Irving letter]

Author:
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s  Search this
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Collection Donor:
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
Collection Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages (Ink on paper, 8." x 5.0".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Letters
Date:
December 27, 1852
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson thanking him for books he had sent Irving. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.
Local Numbers:
AC0084-0000001-01 (AC Scan)

AC0084-0000001-02 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Letter is fragile, handle with care.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Acknowledgments -- 1850-1860  Search this
Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Collection Citation:
Washington Irving Letter, 1852, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
See more items in:
Washington Irving Letter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0084-ref514
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Walt Whitman : an encyclopedia / editors, J.R. LeMaster, Donald D. Kummings

Author:
LeMaster, J. R. 1934-  Search this
Kummings, Donald D  Search this
Subject:
Whitman, Walt 1819-1892  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiii, 847 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Encyclopedias
Reference works
Date:
1998
19th century
Topic:
Poets, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_558531

For Their Own Cause : the 27th United States Colored Troops / Kelly D. Mezurek

Title:
27th United States Colored Troops
Author:
Mezurek, Kelly D.  Search this
Subject:
United States Army Colored Infantry Regiment, 27th (1864-1865)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 354 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Ohio
Date:
2016
19th century
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
African American soldiers--History  Search this
History  Search this
Regimental histories  Search this
Participation, African American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107235

Henry Clay : the man who would be president / James C. Klotter

Author:
Klotter, James C.  Search this
Subject:
Clay, Henry 1777-1852  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 510 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
1815-1861
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106747

Tippu Tip : ivory, slavery and discovery in the scramble for Africa / Stuart Laing

Author:
Laing, Stuart  Search this
Subject:
Tippu Tip 1837-1905  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Merchants  Search this
Plantation owners  Search this
Slaveholders  Search this
Slave traders  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096237

Under the starry flag : how a band of Irish Americans joined the Fenian revolt and sparked a crisis over citizenship / Lucy E. Salyer

Author:
Salyer, Lucy E.  Search this
Physical description:
316 pages ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Great Britain
Date:
2018
19th century
1865-1898
Topic:
Citizenship--History  Search this
Expatriation--History  Search this
Irish Americans--History  Search this
Fenians  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103288

How scientific instruments have changed hands / edited by A.D. Morrison-Low, Sara J. Schechner & Paolo Brenni

Editor:
Morrison-Low, A. D. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85056861 http://viaf.org/viaf/29561762  Search this
Schechner, Sara 1957- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96116199 http://viaf.org/viaf/98184545  Search this
Brenni, Paolo http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86091377 http://viaf.org/viaf/37040991  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2017
18th century
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments--History  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments--Marketing--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106511

Realigning America : McKinley, Bryan, and the remarkable election of 1896 / R. Hal Williams

Author:
Williams, R. Hal (Richard Hal)  Search this
Subject:
McKinley, William 1843-1901  Search this
Bryan, William Jennings 1860-1925  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Texts
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
©2010
1896
19th century
1893-1897
Topic:
Presidents--Election  Search this
Political campaigns--History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106528

At her majesty's request : an African princess in Victorian England / by Walter Dean Myers

Author:
Myers, Walter Dean 1937-2014-  Search this
Subject:
Bonetta, Sarah Forbes 1843?-  Search this
Victoria Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901 Friends and associates  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 146 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Juvenile literature
Place:
Africa, West
Great Britain
Nigeria
Oyo State
Date:
1999
19th century
Topic:
Missionaries' spouses  Search this
Africans--History  Search this
Princesses  Search this
Nigerians  Search this
Court and courtiers  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1004539

Mary Cassatt : an American impressionist in Paris / edited by Nancy Mowll Mathews and Pierre Curie

Artist:
Cassatt, Mary 1844-1926 aut  Search this
Contributor:
Mathews, Nancy Mowll edt ctb  Search this
Curie, Pierre edt ctb  Search this
Durand-Ruel, Flavie ctb  Search this
Host institution:
Musée Jacquemart-André his  Search this
Subject:
Cassatt, Mary 1844-1926  Search this
Physical description:
174 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), genealogical table, portraits ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2018
19th century
Topic:
Women in art  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1092895

Picturesque and sublime : Thomas Cole's trans-Atlantic inheritance / Tim Barringer, Gillian Forrester, Sophie Lynford, Jennifer Raab, and Nicholas Robbins

Title:
Thomas Cole's trans-Atlantic inheritance
Author:
Barringer, T. J.  Search this
Forrester, Gillian  Search this
Lynford, Sophie  Search this
Raab, Jennifer  Search this
Robbins, Nicholas  Search this
Painter:
Cole, Thomas 1801-1848 Paintings Selections  Search this
Host institution:
Thomas Cole National Historic Site  Search this
Publisher:
Yale University Press  Search this
Subject:
Cole, Thomas 1801-1848  Search this
Cole, Thomas 1801-1848 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Cole, Thomas 1801-1848 Themes, motives  Search this
Cole, Thomas 1801-1848 Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Search this
Physical description:
x, 179 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Essays
Illustrated works
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
19th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Landscapes in art  Search this
Male artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089513

L'affichomania : the passion for French posters / Jeannine Falino ; preface by Richard H. Driehaus ; photographs by John A. Faier

Author:
Falino, Jeannine J.  Search this
Writer of preface:
Driehaus, Richard H.  Search this
Photographer:
Faier, John  Search this
Host institution:
Richard H. Driehaus Museum  Search this
Physical description:
127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
France
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Posters, French  Search this
Art nouveau  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1087657

Hedley Waycott, "Peoria's premier artist" / editor, Kristan H. McKinsey ; design, Janet Newton, Luke Bouris, Jessica Newton

Author:
Waycott, Hedley 1865-1938  Search this
McKinsey, Kristan H  Search this
Lyons, Chandler  Search this
Subject:
Waycott, Hedley 1865-1938  Search this
Waycott, Hedley 1865-1938  Search this
Physical description:
v, 132 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Place:
Illinois
Peoria
Peoria (Ill.)
Date:
2006
19th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Painters  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.W3497 L35 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089115

Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921) : transcending the Gilded Age through the idealized woman / Jessica R. Davis

Author:
Davis, Jessica R  Search this
Subject:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson 1849-1921 Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
99 leaves : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
2009
19th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1048104

"O'er the wide and tractless sea" : Original art of the Yankee whale hunt / by MIchael P. Dyer

Title:
Over the wide and tractless sea
Author:
Dyer, Michael P (Historian)  Search this
Subject:
Kendall Whaling Museum Art collections  Search this
New Bedford Whaling Museum Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
365 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Diaries
Place:
New England
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Whalers (Persons)  Search this
Whalers' writings, American  Search this
Scrimshaws--History  Search this
Whaling--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082616

Strange science : investigating the limits of knowledge in the Victorian Age / Lara Karpenko and Shalyn Claggett, editors

Editor:
Karpenko, Lara Pauline  Search this
Claggett, Shalyn R.  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2017
19th century
Victoria, 1837-1901
Topic:
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Parapsychology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083178

Science museums in transition : cultures of display in nineteenth-century Britain and America / edited by Carin Berkowitz and Bernard Lightman

Editor:
Berkowitz, Carin  Search this
Lightman, Bernard V. 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Great Britain
United States
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Science museums--History  Search this
Science museums--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082330

The Freedmen's Bureau, politics, and stability operations during reconstruction in the South / by William H. Burks

Author:
Burks, William H.  Search this
Subject:
United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 138 pages ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Theses
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2009
19th century
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)  Search this
Race relations--History  Search this
Freedmen--African Americans--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1050202

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