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Gifford During Civil War

Collection Creator:
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880  Search this
Extent:
(oversized material conserved in Box 5)
Container:
Box 2 (pam), Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1861-circa 1863
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Sanford Robinson Gifford papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
Sanford Robinson Gifford papers, 1840s-1900, circa 1960s-1970s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Civil War Letters

Collection Creator:
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1861-1863
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Henry Mosler papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
Henry Mosler papers, 1856-1929. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Civil War Diary

Collection Creator:
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1862
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Henry Mosler papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
Henry Mosler papers, 1856-1929. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Civil War photographs

Collection Creator:
Lowe, Thaddeus S. C.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
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:
Thaddeus S. C. Lowe Family Photographs Collection, Accession 2011-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Thaddeus S. C. Lowe Family Photographs Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Civil War Propaganda Scrapbooks

Topic:
Military
Donor:
Campbell, Jean H.  Search this
Names:
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889  Search this
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1861 - 1861
Summary:
This collection contains three scrapbooks filled with Civil War propaganda primarily from the North's perspective. The scrapbooks include illustrated envelopes as well as clippings from envelopes, magazines, and almanacs.
Scope and Contents:
Three scrapbooks, into which propagandistic cartoons and images have been pasted. Many of the images are on envelopes, and the entire envelopes are pasted into the books. In other cases, images are clipped out and pasted in. With just three exceptions, the items in the scrapbooks are pro-Union and anti-Confederate. Few items are dated but the dates that are included are all 1861. Many of the items are patriotic, and contain images of the US flag, refer to the Constitution, praise Lincoln and various Union generals, or contain inspirational poetry. Most indicate confidence in an eventual Union victory, depict Lincoln, Union generals and Union soldiers as fearsome and heroic. Many others lampoon Jefferson Davis, with images depicting him, or Southerners in general, as the Devil or as one of various animals. Many violent images are included, some showing Jefferson Davis being executed.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.

Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1861
Biographical / Historical:
In the early years of the Civil War, pictorial envelopes were produced by printing companies, in both the North and the South. Other images came from sources such as almanacs and popular magazines. Propaganda in general was used to enhance morale among the soldiers and citizens that lived in the North and South. It helped spread the goals of both sides in simple terms that were exaggerated, dark, or even comical.

Northern printing companies created a profitable business, primarily printing envelopes that focused on preserving the Union. In the South, the propaganda and envelopes centered around the Confederate flag and what it stood for, but this was not continued at a steady rate throughout the war. Because they lacked manufacturing, the Confederacy was forced to import paper as well as ink from the North and England. This became a large problem for them when the North established the blockade, isolating the South from their usual imports. Ultimately, the North created more envelopes and designs than the South since it did not rely on imports to produce them.

Veronique Greenwood, "Civil War Envelopes are Works of Art – And Propaganda," National Geographic, December 10, 2015. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151210-civil-war-envelopes-art-propaganda-artifacts/.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Jean H. Campbell, 2016.
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:
Propaganda  Search this
Flags -- United States  Search this
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Patriotism  Search this
Executions and executioners  Search this
Devil  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cartoons (humorous images)
Citation:
Civil War Propaganda Scrapbooks, 1861, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1372
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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William Sandford Civil War letters

Collection Creator:
MacDowell, Helen Sandford, 1889-  Search this
Pease, L.F.  Search this
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915  Search this
Sandford Greeting Card Company  Search this
Gilman, Georgiana Sandford, 1887-1982  Search this
Sandford, Frank S., 1853-1924  Search this
Sandford, Mary Elizabeth, 1852-1936  Search this
Sandford, Ruth, 1879-1972  Search this
Collection Donor:
Gilman, R. Thompson  Search this
Container:
Box 20, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1864 July-September
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:
Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers, circa 1839-2000; undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Episode 3 - Podcast: The Civil War and American Art

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-14T20:34:16.000Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
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Episode 4 - Podcast: The Civil War and American Art

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-14T13:17:49.000Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_sw-U5ZEjnL8

During the Civil War narrative of the Civil War (DOES NOT CIRCULATE)

Collection Creator:
Walker, Jerome  Search this
Collection Donor:
Walker, Cathy Jean  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Collection Citation:
Dr. Jerome Walker Papers, 1864-1917, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Henry Bacon, Portrait in Civil War Uniform

Collection Creator:
Bacon, Henry, 1839-1912  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1862
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Henry Bacon papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
Henry Bacon papers, 1849-1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Henry Bacon papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Civil War Diary Transcript of 1862 item

Collection Creator:
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Henry Mosler papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
Henry Mosler papers, 1856-1929. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Henry Mosler papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Smithsonian Civil War 150, crawled September 9, 2014

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-193, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-193-refidd1e1832

Civil War Studies website, crawled June 19, 2015

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Associates  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-330, Smithsonian Associates, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-330-refidd1e234

Nancy Douglas Bowditch in Colonial and Post-Civil War Dresses

Collection Creator:
Bowditch, Nancy Douglas  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 96
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1962
Collection Restrictions:
Use of originals requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Nancy Douglas Bowditch and Brush family papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
Nancy Douglas Bowditch and Brush family papers, circa 1860-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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"Freedom Just around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights" online exhibition, crawled April 30, 2015

Collection Creator::
National Postal Museum.  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-251, National Postal Museum., Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-251-refidd1e200

"Henry Mosler's Civil War Diary" online exhibition, crawled March 6, 2013

Collection Creator::
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-012, Archives of American Art, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa14-012-refidd1e245

"Civil War 150: A Commemoration by the Smithsonian" website, crawled June 2, 2014

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-036, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-036-refidd1e203

Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery (National Museum of American History), crawled February 10, 2016

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-202, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa17-202-refidd1e326

United States Sanitary Commission narrative of the Civil War (DOES NOT CIRCULATE)

Collection Creator:
Walker, Jerome  Search this
Collection Donor:
Walker, Cathy Jean  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Collection Citation:
Dr. Jerome Walker Papers, 1864-1917, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian.
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Dr. Jerome Walker Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1408-ref17

Book Review, Divided We Fought: A Pictorial History of the Civil War, 1861-1865 by David Donald

Collection Creator:
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Container:
Reel 5291, Frame 1129-1133
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via the Archives of American Art website.
Collection Rights:
The Holger Cahill papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Holger Cahill papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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