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People, Civil War Figures

Collection Artist:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
19 Cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Container:
Box 53, Folder 45-46
Type:
Archival materials
Cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Date:
circa 1850s-circa 1900
Scope and Contents:
Includes four portraits of Abraham Lincoln, one family portrait (painting) of Lincoln's family, and one photograph of Lincoln's house in Springfield, Illinois. Also includes: Jefferson Davis; General Burnside; General Winfield Scott; President Andrew Johnson; General Benjamin Butler; General George B. McClellan and wife; General Ulysses S. Grant and family; portrait print of "U. S. War Army 1861"; two unidentified Union soldiers; and portrait of Nellie Grant as "Old Woman in the Shoe."
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the collection requires an advanced appointment. Contact collection staff at least two weeks prior to preferred date, at AmericanArtCornellStudy@si.edu.

Series 9: Artifacts and Ephemera, Series 13: Personal Library and Book Collection, and Series 14: Record Album Collection, are still undergoing processing and preservation and may not be available for research use. Record albums are unavailable for playback. Contact collection staff for full lists of publications and record albums.
Collection Rights:
Unpublished materials are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Collection Citation:
Joseph Cornell Study Center collection, 1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972. Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection / Series 10: Photographic Material / 10.3: Collected Photographs and Source Images
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ih747451567-6b9c-40fe-8f38-2411ba196c7c
EDAN-URL:
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"Special Review of August 71," Clippings and Civil War Songs

Collection Artist:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Container:
Box 69, Folder 15-16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1861-circa 1865, circa 1920s, 1947-1969
Scope and Contents:
Includes diary note by Cornell; and 16 song sheets and 6 printed envelopes of Charles Magnus Illustrated Song Sheets
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the collection requires an advanced appointment. Contact collection staff at least two weeks prior to preferred date, at AmericanArtCornellStudy@si.edu.

Series 9: Artifacts and Ephemera, Series 13: Personal Library and Book Collection, and Series 14: Record Album Collection, are still undergoing processing and preservation and may not be available for research use. Record albums are unavailable for playback. Contact collection staff for full lists of publications and record albums.
Collection Rights:
Unpublished materials are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Collection Citation:
Joseph Cornell Study Center collection, 1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972. Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection
Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection / Series 12: Printed Material / 12.2: Magazine and Newspaper Clippings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ih71593c7cf-b2a7-4bb8-abc8-26f9509f3ee6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-jcsc-1-ref3946

Photographic Material

Collection Artist:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet (Boxes 52-56, 80-86, 93, 106, 128, 133; OV116, OV123-OV124; OBJ)
186 Nitrate negatives (Box 80)
Type:
Archival materials
Nitrate negatives
Date:
circa 1800s-1972
Scope and Contents:
Photographic material includes photographs of Cornell, personal and family photographs, photographs of Cornell's boxes and collages, and an assortment of collected photographic materials and source photographs. Formats include color and black and white snapshots, negatives, glass stereoscopic slides, vintage photographic prints, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, daguerreotypes, tintypes, and one opalotype. A number of photographs by other artists are also included, such as photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hans Namuth, Julia Margaret Cameron, and a photogravure by Alfred Stieglitz. Other collected photographs include images of actors and actresses, ballet dancers, other performers, authors, royalty, and civil war figures, among others.
Arrangement:
This series is arranged as 3 sub-series:

10.1 Personal Photographs, circa 1850s-1971

10.2 Photographs of Artwork by Joseph Cornell, circa 1940-1972

10.3 Collected Photographs and Source Images, circa 1800s-circa 1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the collection requires an advanced appointment. Contact collection staff at least two weeks prior to preferred date, at AmericanArtCornellStudy@si.edu.

Series 9: Artifacts and Ephemera, Series 13: Personal Library and Book Collection, and Series 14: Record Album Collection, are still undergoing processing and preservation and may not be available for research use. Record albums are unavailable for playback. Contact collection staff for full lists of publications and record albums.
Collection Rights:
Unpublished materials are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Collection Citation:
Joseph Cornell Study Center collection, 1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972. Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Identifier:
SAAM.JCSC.1, Series 10
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Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ih7d783d04d-80af-46a5-a2cd-2c50985ed1b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-jcsc-1-ref3113

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