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Letters of William E.D. Stokes ... to his excellency Herbert W. Ladd, governor of Rhode Island, ... and the Board of Trade of Providence, R.I. : read at the meeting of the Board on the 7th and 15th of October, 1889, on the question of the location of the Exposition, with their action thereon

Author:
New York (N.Y.) Committee for the International Exposition of 1892  Search this
Stokes, W. E. D (William Earl Dodge) 1852-1926  Search this
Subject:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
14 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Exhibitions
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1889
[1889]
Call number:
N784 1892.D1 N496 1889
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_777398

Bombus (Pyrobombus) perplexus

Collector:
Don E. Leary  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Pinned
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Providence College in Providence RI, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Collection Date:
10 May 1978
Crowdsourcing:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apidae, Apinae
Published Name:
Bombus (Pyrobombus) perplexus Cresson, 1863
Barcode:
USNMENT01039899
USNM Number:
USNMENT1039899
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Specimen Inventory
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_11354260

Leontodon autumnalis L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
William W. Bailey  Search this
Place:
Providence, RI, Rhode Island, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1874
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Cichorioideae
Published Name:
Leontodon autumnalis L.
Barcode:
02167337
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13051041

Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
H. G. Jesup  Search this
Place:
East Providence, RI, Rhode Island, United States, North America
Collection Date:
16 Jul 1871
Common name:
blunt broom sedge
tribulus sedge
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Barcode:
02137059
USNM Number:
30321
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13619761

Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
H. G. Jesup  Search this
Place:
East Providence, RI, Rhode Island, United States, North America
Collection Date:
16 Jul 1871
Common name:
blunt broom sedge
tribulus sedge
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Barcode:
02137063
USNM Number:
30322
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13619765

Carex rostrata Stokes

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Whipple Congdon  Search this
Place:
Providence RI, Rhode Island, United States, North America
Collection Date:
6 Jun 1878
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex rostrata Stokes
Barcode:
02132300
USNM Number:
2605306
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13615134

Glass Bottle

Collector:
River Basin Survey  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Donor Name:
River Basin Survey  Search this
Site Name:
Red Cloud Agency  Search this
Height - Object:
11.9062 cm
Length - Object, Base:
3.3337 cm
Width - Object, Base:
1.1113 cm
Culture:
Historic  Search this
Object Type:
Bottle
Place:
Lyman County, South Dakota, United States, North America
Accession Date:
8 Sep 1986
Collection Date:
1946 to 1965
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
362299
USNM Number:
A558006-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8547108
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Walking Among the Stars Demo: Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A in Virtual Reality

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-12-27T20:28:12.000Z
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
cxcpub
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_gxogmyY_V_Q

Telegraph Register

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 29 cm x 26 cm; 5 1/2 in x 11 13/32 in x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
telegraph receiver
telegraph register
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Subject:
Communication, telegraph  Search this
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337098
Catalog number:
337098
Accession number:
1978.2211
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189368

GTelegraph Register

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 29 cm x 26 cm; 5 1/2 in x 11 13/32 in x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
telegraph receiver
telegraph register
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Subject:
Communication, telegraph  Search this
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337099
Catalog number:
337099
Accession number:
1978.2211
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189369

Gamewell paper take-up reel for fire alarm register

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Object Name:
fire alarm
8 11/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 6 1/8 in",,"whole","1",,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,"Y",,"N","N","N","Y","N",,,,,"0001978","0002211","0000003","0000000","0000000","0000000","WALLACEH","2009-01-08","2009-01-08","WALLACEH","0","1344248"
telegraph take-up reel
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337100
Catalog number:
337100
Accession number:
1978.2211
Maker number:
69269
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189370

Gamewell paper take-up reel for fire alarm register

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Object Name:
fire alarm
telegraph take-up reel
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337101
Catalog number:
337101
Accession number:
1978.2211
Maker number:
57693
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189372

Gamewell circuit protecter board for fire alarm

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Object Name:
fire alarm
telegraph rectifier board
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337103
Catalog number:
337103
Accession number:
1978.2211
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189374

Gamewell 8-circuit DC rectifier board

Maker:
Weston Electrical Instrument Co.  Search this
Object Name:
fire alarm
telegraph rectifier board
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337104
Catalog number:
337104
Accession number:
1978.2211
Maker number:
71941
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189376

Gamewell 8-circuit DC rectifier board

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Object Name:
fire alarm
telegraph repeater
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337105
Catalog number:
337105
Accession number:
1978.2211
Maker number:
71954
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1189379

Gamewell fire alarm repeater unit

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 47.5 cm x 140 cm x 46 cm; 18 11/16 in x 55 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in
Object Name:
fire alarm
telegraph protector board
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337102.01
Catalog number:
337102.01
Accession number:
1978.2211
Maker number:
40639
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190748
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base cabinet for Gamewell fire alarm repeater unit

Maker:
Gamewell Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 107 cm x 170 cm x 65 cm; 42 1/8 in x 66 15/16 in x 25 19/32 in
Object Name:
cabinet, repeater
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, East Providence
Credit Line:
Department of Fire, City of Providence, RI
ID Number:
EM.337102.02
Catalog number:
76856
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1862804

"Travelers" Flatiron

Physical Description:
iron (iron, handle sides material)
chrome or nickel plate (cylinders, stands, hardware material)
wood (case, handle grip material)
paint (case interior, handle grip material)
felt (case lining material)
Measurements:
overall-in case: 2 in x 9 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 23.495 cm x 14.2875 cm
Object Name:
flatiron, travel
Place purchased; place used:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Used; purchased:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date purchased:
ca 1922
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard H. Howland
ID Number:
DL.66.0189
Catalog number:
66.0189
Accession number:
263338
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_311816
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Cigarette Box

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 3 7/8 in; 10.795 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
box
Place made:
United States: New Hampshire, Concord
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Place retailed:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date sold:
1888 - ca 1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
ID Number:
DL.61.0308
Catalog number:
61.0308
Accession number:
200122
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_301091
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Jay Eye See

Publisher:
Vacuum Oil Co.  Search this
Maker:
Clay & Richmond  Search this
Measurements:
image: 15 1/4 in x 20 1/8 in; 38.735 cm x 51.1175 cm
Object Name:
photo-oleograph
Object Type:
Lithographic Processes
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Depicted:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1884
Subject:
Horses  Search this
Chronology: 1880-1889  Search this
Wagons  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3591
Catalog number:
60.3591
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Advertising
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325799

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