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Aviator Autograph Books (Mabel Perkins)

Creator:
Perkins, Mabel.  Search this
Names:
Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950  Search this
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937  Search this
Elder, Ruth  Search this
Johnson, Amy  Search this
Nichols, Ruth.  Search this
Piccard, Jeanette.  Search this
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.  Search this
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973  Search this
Rogers, Will, 1879-1935  Search this
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948  Search this
Ya-Ching, Lee  Search this
Extent:
0.06 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Autograph albums
Date:
bulk 1920s-1940s
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two 4 by 4 inch leather bound autograph books, and includes autographs from the following aviators: Lady Heath, Clarence Chamberlain, Roger Williams, Howard Hughes, Elinor Smith, Frank Hawks, George Haldeman, Edith Keating, Horace B. Wild, Marchesa Theodora Marconi, Noble Estey, Laura Ingalls, Casey Jones, W. N. Lancaster, Amelia Earhart, Orville Wright, Charles Holman, Will Rogers, Wiley Post, James Mollison, Amy [Johnson] Mollison, Jimmie Mattern, Charles Kingsford-Smith, Arthur Goebel, Ruth Elder, Clema Granger, Lincoln Ellsworth, Berndt Balchen, Clyde Pangborn, Roscoe Turner, Jimmy Doolittle, Benjamin Foulois, Hap Arnold, Dick Konter, Richard Byrd, Ryotaro Kumakawa, Frank Miller, K. McGinnis, Dick Merrill, Igor Sikorsky, Charles E. Rosendahl, Eddie Rickenbacker, Italo Balbo, P.F. M. Fellowes, Ernie Smith, C. C. Mosely, Ruth Nichols, Lee Ya-Ching, and Jeanette Piccard. News clippings and small photographs of the specific aviator are sometimes placed on the page adjoining the autograph. The books also include two event ribbons, one from the Minneapolis Airport Dedication, September 19, 1930, and one from the Aero Club of Minneapolis Field Day, June 12, 1921.
Biographical / Historical:
Mabel Vernet Perkins (circa 1880 - circa 1950) was born in California to William and Sarah Perkins. Shortly after Perkins' birth, her family moved to Minnesota where her father was a successful businessman. By 1920 Mabel Perkins was attending aviation events and become a member of the Aero Club of Minneapolis. During the 1920s through the early 1940s, Perkins collected aviator autographs, mostly from fairs and barnstorming events in the Midwest. She also collected autographs in Miami in 1933, at the New York Word's Fair in 1939, and in Los Angeles and Riverside, California
Provenance:
Grey Marie Dutton, Gift, 2009
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
Autographs -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Autograph albums
Citation:
Aviator Autograph Books (Mabel Perkins), Accession 2010-0007, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2010.0007
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2010-0007

Charles Henry Hart autograph collection

Creator:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Names:
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock, 1851-1912  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1846-1916  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815  Search this
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
James McNeill Whistler, 1834-1903  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Raphaelle, 1774-1825  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852  Search this
Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
1.7 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1731-1918
Summary:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.7 linear feet comprised of 226 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists.
Scope and Contents:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.7 linear feet comprised of 226 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists.

Originally titled by Hart as "The History of Art in America as Told in a Remarkable Collection of Autograph Letters and Documents of Celebrated American Artists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century," the collection includes letters and other items signed by Thomas Anshutz, John J. Audubon, William Merritt Chase, Frederic Edwin Church, John Singleton Copley, Kenyon Cox, Thomas Eakins, Jervis McEntee, Samuel F.B. Morse, Charles Willson Peale, Raphaelle Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Rubens Peale, Titian Peale, James Daivd Smillie, Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Abbott Handerson Thayer, John Vanderlyn, Elihu Vedder, John Quincy Adams Ward, Benjamin West, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, and many others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 1 series.

Series 1: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1917 (226 items; Box 1-5)
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Henry Hart (1847-1918) was a historian, lawyer, writer, and director, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1882-1904. Widely, he published on the subject of 18th and 19th century portraiture in the United States.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the personal papers of Charles Henry Hart, dating from 1774-1930, bulk 1888-1918.
Provenance:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection was donated to the Archives of American Art in 1954 as an anonymous gift. It is assumed that Hart assembled the letters. Original collation was two letterbooks entitled "The History of Art in America as Tolk in a Remarkable Collection of Autograph Letters and Documents of Celebrated American Artists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century."
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Autographs -- Collections  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Portraits  Search this
Autographs -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Autographs  Search this
Citation:
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hartchar
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hartchar

Collect autographs : an illustrated guide to collecting autographs

Title:
Collect autographs 2009
Author:
Stanley Gibbons Ltd  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 267 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
2009
Topic:
Autographs  Search this
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41 .C65 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1007337

Autographs; a key to collecting

Author:
Benjamin, Mary A  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 313 p. fold. table, facsims. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
1966 [c.1963]
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41.B46 1966
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_106397

Autographs: a collector's guide

Author:
Patterson, Jerry E  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 248p. illus
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973]
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Autographs--Prices  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41 .P317
Z41.P317
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_37863

The collector : a magazine for autograph and historical collectors

Author:
Walter R. Benjamin Autographs, Inc  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Autographs--Collections  Search this
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Sju Col
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1013158

Collecting autographs and manuscripts / by Charles Hamilton

Author:
Hamilton, Charles 1913-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 269 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
1979
[1974]
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41 .H34 1974
Z41.H34 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_418140

Postmarks and autographs : a key to collecting / by Ria Cabral

Author:
Cabral, Ria  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2012
Topic:
Postmarks--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1002611

Collecting autographs and manuscripts. Illustrated with more than 800 facsims. and other reproductions

Author:
Hamilton, Charles 1913-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 269 p. illus., ports., facsims. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1961
[1961]
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41 .H217
Z41.H217
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_30230

Autographs : a key to collecting. Corr. and rev., with a new preface and a selected list of reference works

Author:
Benjamin, Mary A  Search this
Physical description:
313 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41 .B46 1963
Z41.B46 1963
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_199153

From the White House inkwell; American Presidential autographs [by] John M. Taylor

Author:
Taylor, John M. 1888-  Search this
Physical description:
147 p. facsims. 32 cm
Type:
Autographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1968
[1968]
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
E176.1 .T243
E176.1.T243
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_22403

Fundamentals of autograph collecting ... by Diana J. Rendell & Kenneth W. Rendell

Author:
Rendell, Diana J  Search this
Rendell, Kenneth W  Search this
Physical description:
62 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
C1972]
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41 .R39
Z41.R39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_46742

Autographs and manuscripts, a collector's manual / Edmund Berkeley, Jr., editor, Herbert E. Klingelhofer and Kenneth W. Rendell, coeditors ; sponsored by the Manuscript Society

Author:
Klingelhofer, Herbert E  Search this
Rendell, Kenneth W  Search this
Manuscript Society (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
565 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1978
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
Z41.A93
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_107956

Charles E. Feinberg collection of artists letters, 1800-1930

Creator:
Feinberg, Charles E., 1899-  Search this
Subject:
Gill, James Dwyer  Search this
Austin, Ben W.  Search this
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Autographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5903
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208743
AAA_collcode_feinchar
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208743

The curiosity hunter

Publisher:
Andrus, D. A. K.  Search this
Physical description:
5 volumes 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1872
1877
Topic:
Stamp collecting  Search this
Curiosities and wonders  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
HE6187 .C875
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063913

Voyage dans un grenier; bouquins, fai╠łences, autographes & bibelots

Author:
Cousin, Charles Marie Gabriel 1822-1890  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., 270 p., l l. incl. facsims. 21 (i.e. 29) pl. (10 col.) 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1878
Topic:
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Book collecting  Search this
Pottery--Private collections  Search this
Autographs--Facsimiles  Search this
Call number:
Z992.C869X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_347343

Van-Cleland's collector's news : a magazine devoted to the interest of collectors of stamps, books, prints, coins, curios, antiques, baxter prints, autographs, miniatures, medals, etc., etc

Title:
Van Cleland's collector's news
Collector's news
Physical description:
v. ; 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1930
1930-
Topic:
Stamp collecting  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
HE6187 .C697
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_458443

Manuscripts

Author:
Manuscript Society (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
illus., ports., facsims. 24 cm. quarterly
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1948
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
AP1 .M293
Z41.A2 M29
AP1.M293
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_66372

The American antiquarian

Author:
Small Journal Collection (National Postal Museum (U.S.). Library) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
5 v. ; 25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1870
1889
Topic:
Autographs--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Call number:
SJu Ame
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1007196

Owning western history : a guide to collecting rare documents, historical letters, and valuable autographs from the Old West / Warren R. Anderson

Author:
Anderson, Warren R. 1953-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 118 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
West (U.S.)
Date:
1993
Topic:
Manuscripts, American--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Legal documents--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Americana--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Americana  Search this
Call number:
Z987.5.U6 A46 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_441757

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