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The Caissons Go Rolling Along; Crash On! Artillery

Recording artist:
Victor Military Band  Search this
Maker:
Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. F. Conlisk
ID Number:
1980.0339.33
Accession number:
1980.0339
Maker number:
27813
P 117
Catalog number:
1980.0339.33
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668449
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Kennedy Caisson

Artist:
Marshall B. Fleming, born Cameron Orchard, WV 1916-died New Creek, WV 1998  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood, leather, wire, metal, printed paper, paperboard, cloth, pen, and pencil
Dimensions:
overall: 20 1/8 x 54 1/2 x 15 in. (51.2 x 138.4 x 38.1 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1964-1990
Topic:
Ceremony\procession  Search this
History\United States  Search this
Ceremony\funeral  Search this
Homage\Kennedy, John F.  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and Marshall B. Fleming and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.305A-D
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.305A-D

Dessins relatifs aux trvaux [i.e. travaux] d'artillerie [manuscript] : exécutés dans les manufactures, [181-?] / par le cher. de Cirfontaine, colonel d'artillerie

Title:
Dessins relatifs aux travaux d'artillerie
Artillerie
Author:
Cirfontaine, Amour-Constant de Germay chevalier de b. 1725  Search this
Former owner:
Hoopes, Thomas T. 1898-1981 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (214 pages) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
France
Date:
1810
1819
Topic:
Artillery  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Military engineering  Search this
Call number:
MSS 001705 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_478952
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
de Hauke, César  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L.  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Arenberg  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
MM. Jacques Seligmann & fils  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
Gallery records  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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General Orders Received

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Mar. 1865–July 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, Subseries 8.3
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m843-ref58
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Memoirs and Correspondence Sent to Family, unnumbered

Collection Author:
Boyd, Theodore E.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1983
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Theodore E. Boyd World War I Collection, Accession 2013-0016, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Theodore E. Boyd World War I Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2013-0016-ref23
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Handwritten Memoirs and Rosters

Collection Author:
Boyd, Theodore E.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1919, undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Theodore E. Boyd World War I Collection, Accession 2013-0016, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Theodore E. Boyd World War I Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2013-0016-ref5
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Model of Springfield War Memorial: detail Caisson [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt 1875?-1942  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Cart  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0074428
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_74429

Memoirs and Correspondence Sent to Family, numbered 1-31

Collection Author:
Boyd, Theodore E.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1974
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Theodore E. Boyd World War I Collection, Accession 2013-0016, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Theodore E. Boyd World War I Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2013-0016-ref22
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Handwritten diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Forman H. Craton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref263
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Samuel Adams Papers

Donor:
Hollingsworth, Robert K.  Search this
Hollingsworth, Robert K.  Search this
Author:
Adams, Samuel  Search this
Names:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Medical notes
Letters (correspondence)
Compact discs
Place:
Fredericksburg (Va.)
Gettysburg (Pa.)
Antietam (Md.)
Date:
1862-1933
bulk 1862-1865
Summary:
The Samuel Adams Papers document a surgeon's perspective on several major battles and events occurring during the United States Civil War.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is divided into four series and includes letters and other papers of the Civil War surgeon Samuel Adams, as well as two CDs containing scans of the letters and transcriptions, and other documentation. The letters were sent to Adams's family and were written from the sites of major battles of the Civil War, including Antietam, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. One letter mentions Lincoln's assassination. The collection contains medical papers written by Adams, a military pass, and a list of "maxims" written by Adams's body servant, WIlliam. Additionally, genealogical information connecting the collection donor to Samuel Adams, transcriptions of all handwritten documentation, and a copy of Grandfather to Grandson, which is a collection of letters written by the donor's great-grandfather during the Great Depression, are included.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1: Supplemental Documentation, 1862-1933, undated

Series 2: Civil War Letters, 1862-1865 (bulk 1862-1863)

Series 3: Medical Papers, undated

Series 4: Miscellaneous Documents, 1861 July 16, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Samuel Adams was born in Maine around 1839, and was a surgeon for the Union Army during the United States Civil War. Adams enlisted on April 16, 1862 as an assistant surgeon, and was commissioned into the U.S. Army Medical Staff as part of the regular Army. Adams received two promotions by brevet during the war to Captain and then to Major. He was present during the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg, and died of yellow fever on September 9,1867 in Galveston, Texas.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Robert K. Hollingsworth on September 26, 2013.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Antietam, Battle of, Md.,1862  Search this
Assassinations  Search this
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863  Search this
Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va.,1862  Search this
Civil war -- United States  Search this
Surgeons -- United States  Search this
Medical sciences  Search this
Genre/Form:
Medical notes
Letters (correspondence) -- 1860-1870
Compact discs
Citation:
Samuel Adams Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1310
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Samuel Adams Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1310
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Traitté des siéges et de l'attaque des places ; Traitté de la deffense des places, between 1700 and 1707?

Title:
Fortifications DSI
Traité de la defense des places
Traité des siéges et de l'attaque des places
Traitté de la deffense des places
Author:
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de 1633-1707 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82072979 http://viaf.org/viaf/22153531/  Search this
Author:
Louis Duke of Burgundy, Dauphin of France 1682-1712 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82272892 http://viaf.org/viaf/28437842/ http://dbpedia.org/resource/Louis,_Dauphin_of_France,_Duke_of_Burgundy  Search this
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de 1633-1707 De l'attaque et de la defense des places http://viaf.org/viaf/6199153063200119320002/  Search this
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80015691 http://viaf.org/viaf/29661946  Search this
Burndy Library http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Physical description:
[230] pages, [43] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations (chiefly colored) ; 45 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Place:
France
Date:
1700
1707
Topic:
Fortification  Search this
Geometry  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Military engineering  Search this
Military reconnaissance  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 001303 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_179164
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Cortege Bringing James Smithson Remains to Smithsonian

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
United States Marine Corps  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Genoa (Italy)
Date:
1904
Topic:
Benefactors  Search this
Memorials  Search this
Smithson, James--Death and burial  Search this
Smithson family  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Horses  Search this
Carriages, Caisson  Search this
Coffins  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
82-3337
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9690

Shafting caissons

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904-1924
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.
Collection Citation:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0974-ref633

Caissons (general)

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
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.
Collection Citation:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0974-ref687

ARMCO structural steel plate linings for tunnels, shaft, caissons, conduits Bulletin no. 238

Author:
Shelt Co  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1938
Topic:
Plates (Engineering)  Search this
Call number:
41908
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_306453

0235 Foundation Piers (Caissons)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction  Search this
Container:
Box 10 of 20
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-082, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files
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Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-082-refidd1e1838

Foundation Piers (Caissons) 16254

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction  Search this
Container:
Box 14 of 20
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-082, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files
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Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-082-refidd1e2751

Cutting edges of caissons

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1914-1923
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.
Collection Citation:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0974-ref600

Sinking pneumatic caissons

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
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.
Collection Citation:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0974-ref632

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