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Artist Statements and Writings by Beverly Buchanan

Collection Creator:
Buchanan, Beverly, 1940-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1972
1981-2008
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Beverly Buchanan papers, 1912-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Beverly Buchanan papers / Series 3: Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94ee45089-ddbe-4566-9073-1d4093e43e51
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-buchbeve-ref89
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10c Jefferson Davis Type I sheet of two hundred

Title:
Scott Catalogue CSA 11
Depicts:
Jefferson Davis, American, 1808 - 1889  Search this
Printer:
Keatinge and Ball  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (deep blue) / engraved (steel plate intaglio)
Dimensions:
Overall: 27.9 x 41.3cm (11 x 16 1/4in.)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Confederate States of America
Date:
Earliest known date: October 4, 1864
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
U.S. Related Areas  Search this
Object number:
2003.2004.73.1-200
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ec5add24-c083-4700-88a5-fb7396bab31d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2003.2004.73.1-200

Session 1 - Effects of the Civil War on American Art

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-16T17:15:23.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_3r1_xWV1ICU

5c Jefferson Davis single

Title:
Scott Catalogue CSA 1
Printer:
Hoyer & Ludwig, Richmond, Virginia  Search this
Depicts:
Jefferson Davis, American, 1808 - 1889  Search this
Medium:
paper (soft porous); ink (green)/ lithographed
Dimensions:
Overall: 2.8 x 2.2cm (1 1/8 x 7/8in.)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Confederate States of America
Date:
1861
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
U.S. Related Areas  Search this
Object number:
1993.2002.23
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm864f523bf-b210-4226-b5c7-8d6dc90219ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1993.2002.23

Session 3 - Effects of the Civil War on American Art

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-16T22:40:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_jRpbp4_HJgA

Handwritten notes on Walker, a rock in a weary land: The African Methodist Episcopal church during the civil war and reconstruction

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the rise of Black churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877 Exhibition Records / Series 1: Research files
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa77b397a47-7f5e-45b3-886c-dc82cd1a8a88
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-036-ref1213

Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audio Tour

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1987
Scope and Contents:
Audio tour for the exhibition - Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740 - 1877 - presents African American religious history beginning with the first African slaves who brought African religious faith with them and the incorporation of African religion customs with Euro-Christian faith. The audio tour includes the history of Black Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, and Episcopalian congregations in the North; black congregations in the South during Civil War and Reconstruction; black churches and politics, including slave rebellions; the work of Reverends and Preachers; negro spirituals; and vodou. Names profiled include Cotton Mather, David Walker, Nat Turner, Henry M. Turner, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Audio tour. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. AV002681: dated 19871201. AV001345: undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audio Tour was created for the Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740 - 1877 exhibition which explored the growth and central role of African American churches during the 18th- and 19th-centuries in the eastern United States: Boston, Savannah, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, and Richmond. The exhibition was organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV001345
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Churches  Search this
African American churches  Search this
Religion  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audio Tour, Exhibition Records AV03-036, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-036, Item ACMA AV002681
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7120aed7e-0f50-48e0-95d2-289235595c9a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-036-ref890

From Midnight to Dawn : the last tracks of the underground railroad / Jacqueline Tobin with Hettie Jones

Author:
Tobin, Jacqueline 1950-  Search this
Jones, Hettie  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 272 p. : ill ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ontario
Michigan
Detroit Region
Detroit Region (Mich.)
Date:
2007
C2007
19th century
Topic:
Underground Railroad  Search this
Fugitive slaves--History  Search this
Slaves--History  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Black people--History  Search this
Land settlement--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_814965

20c Washington plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue CSA 13P
Printer:
Archer & Daly  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (black)
Dimensions:
Height x Width (object): 6 5/16 x 9 1/2 in. (16 x 24.13 cm) Height x Width (attached board): 8 1/16 x 9 7/8 in. (20.32 x 25.08 cm)
Type:
Printing Equipment
Place:
Confederate States of America
Date:
1863
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
U.S. Related Areas  Search this
Object number:
1985.0597.4.1
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm89b51cf99-ed4b-48fd-b8d1-b97bc55b1284
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1985.0597.4.1

Patent model with improvements on envelope-making machines

Medium:
metal; wood
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 12 x 10 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (30.48 x 27.31 x 29.85 cm)
Type:
Printing Equipment
Place:
Connecticut
Date:
August 11, 1874
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Customers & Commerce  Search this
Object number:
0.261620.4
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8158aa427-767c-491e-9aef-4272781b9128
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.261620.4
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Ocklawaha steamboat model

Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 14 x 9 1/2 x 39 1/2 in. (35.56 x 24.13 x 100.33 cm)
Type:
Transportation Equipment & Models
Place:
Florida
Date:
1868-c. 1890
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Object number:
0.052985.271
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8dbe060e3-ad15-412b-b780-47240f2f128a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.052985.271

Lever pouch padlock

Manufacturer:
Solomon Andrews  Search this
Medium:
iron
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/16 in. (9.8 x 6 x 3 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1862
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
2001.2001.333
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm85aa5f57f-065e-40fb-a436-4cdfdcc057c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2001.2001.333

Orr & Painter mailbox

Manufacturer:
Union Foundry & Manufacturing  Search this
Medium:
metal; paint (dark green)
Dimensions:
13.5 x 7 x 15 in (34.3 x 17.8 x 38.1 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
Massachusetts
Date:
late 1870s - 1880s
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
1992.2002.59.1
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm871e53958-6b12-436c-a7cf-872846ae9cf0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1992.2002.59.1

Lever pouch padlock

Manufacturer:
Solomon Andrews  Search this
Medium:
iron
Dimensions:
0.5 x 2.38 x 3.12 in (1.27 x 6.03 x 7.94 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1862
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
1992.2002.832
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm83d2fdee3-95be-4ee4-a374-bf761afb75d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1992.2002.832
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Mackerel Corner, NH, postmark handstamp

Medium:
wood / lathe turned
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 5 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (12.7 x 4.13 x 4.13 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
New Hampshire
Date:
c. 1840s-1850s
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
1992.2002.860
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm87abd23af-b9b3-4d5b-9a6a-27fa909d319a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1992.2002.860
Online Media:

Bull's eye cancellation handstamp

Medium:
wood; metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (12.07 x 3.18 x 3.18 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1870-1940
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
1987.0905.14
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8b59c6fd1-6778-4478-ba98-27e7df0c45e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1987.0905.14
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Pittsburgh, PA, receiving handstamp

Medium:
wood; metal
Dimensions:
1.75 in (4.44 cm), diameter
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
Pennsylvania
Date:
c. 1850-1913
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
1987.0905.20
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm879542cf9-4d07-4ea3-b19f-cec769fb5d27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1987.0905.20
Online Media:

Maryland Line, MD, postmark handstamp

Medium:
wood
Dimensions:
1.5 in (3.81 cm), diameter
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
Maryland
Date:
c. 1870
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Object number:
1987.0905.32
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ab52b268-c80a-469b-8baa-71e07b006bae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1987.0905.32
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Maryland Line, MD, postmark handstamp

Medium:
wood; steel
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 5 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (12.7 x 4.45 x 3.81 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
Maryland
Date:
c. 1860-1870
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
Object number:
1987.0905.35
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ecc417b1-f14d-4dfc-b8eb-901c15755778
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1987.0905.35
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Boyd's City Express Post mailbox

Associated Organization:
Boyd's City Express Post, American, 1854 - 1869  Search this
Medium:
metal; paint (black, gold, red)
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 18 1/2 x 14 3/16 x 15 3/8 in. (47 x 36 x 39 cm)
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place:
New York
Date:
1844 - c. 1860
Topic:
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)  Search this
American Expansion (1800-1860)  Search this
Mail Processing  Search this
Object number:
0.279561.1
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm862d498b4-34a1-4fa7-b3e6-6479bed12b3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.279561.1
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