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A new and easy system of geography and popular astronomy together with the use of the globes : the whole designed as an introduction to universal geography, and arranged in a catechetical form by John O'Neill

Title:
O'Neill's Geography
Introduction to universal geography
Author:
O'Neill, John -1808  Search this
Former owner:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896 DSI  Search this
Warfield, George W. active 1821 DSI  Search this
Writer of supplementary textual content:
James, Joseph 1754 or 1755-1830  Search this
Publisher:
Lucas, Fielding 1781-1854  Search this
Physical description:
386, [2] pages, [3] folded leaves of plates illustrations, maps 19 cm
Type:
Textbooks
Date:
1819
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Geography  Search this
Globes--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
G125 .O54 1819
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_941337

The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization by the Baron Cuvier ; the Crustacea, Arachnides and Insecta, by P.A. Latreille ; translated from the French, with notes and additions, by H. M'Murtrie ; in four volumes, with plates

Author:
Cuvier, Georges baron 1769-1832  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896 DSI  Search this
Mason, Otis T. 1838-1908 DSI  Search this
McElfresh, Henry DSI  Search this
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe 1793-1864 DSI  Search this
Author:
Latreille, P. A (Pierre André) 1762-1833  Search this
McMurtrie, Henry 1793-1865  Search this
Illustrator:
Laurillard, Charles Léopold 1783-1853  Search this
Physical description:
4 volumes, [20] leaves of plates illustrations (engravings) 23 cm
Type:
Classification
Pictorial works
Rare Materials, 1800s
Translations
Date:
1831
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Animal Population Groups  Search this
Call number:
QL45 .C946 1831
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_932508

Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Names:
H. B. Hall & Sons, engraver  Search this
Wilcox, John Angel James, 1835- (engraver)  Search this
Depicted:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878  Search this
Birtwell, Francis Joseph  Search this
Boban, E.  Search this
Bohmersheim, August Bohn von  Search this
Bolles, T. Dix (Timothy Dix), -1892  Search this
Casanowicz, Immanuel M.  Search this
Craddock, Charles Egbert, 1850-1922  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Daniel, Z. T.  Search this
Dedrick, Thomas S.  Search this
Eames, Moses  Search this
Evans, Sir John  Search this
Fisk, Clinton Brown  Search this
Golovneen, D.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hawley, Edwin H.  Search this
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Johnston, T. C.  Search this
Knowlton, Frank Hall, 1860-1926  Search this
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906  Search this
LeConte, Joseph N. (Joseph Nisbet), 1870-1950  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McCartee, Divie Bethune, 1820-1900  Search this
Millner, Isaac B.  Search this
Montgomery, Henry  Search this
Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925  Search this
Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918  Search this
Renshawe, John H.  Search this
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Simpson, Charles Torrey, 1846-1932  Search this
Slocum, Joshua, 1844-1909  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Volk, Ernest  Search this
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Winson, Justin  Search this
Photographer:
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Dumble, A. E.  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Herman, Mme de (of Paris)  Search this
Holland (of Trenton, New Jersey)  Search this
Lainer, Charles  Search this
Macnabb Studio  Search this
Notman, J.  Search this
Parker, Charles  Search this
Parker, Joseph C.  Search this
Prince, George  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Teel, S. S.  Search this
Yasvoin, A. (of St. Petersburg, Russia)  Search this
Collector:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Extent:
4 Copy prints
4 Engravings
2 Prints (woodburytype)
42 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
18 Prints (halftone)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Engravings
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1864-1921
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of studio portraits and expedition photographs of anthropologists, administrators, scholars, and others. It includes some photographs of an Native American demonstrating sign language, possibly made during W J McGee's Seriland expedition.

Photographers represented in the collection are Charles Milton Bell, A. E. Dumbie; De Lancey W. Gill, Mme de Hermann, of Paris; Holland, of Trenton, New Jersey; Charles Lainer, J. Notman; Parker, George Prince, Macnabb, of New York; Moses P. Rice; Napolean Sarony; S. S. Teel; and A. Yasvoin, of St. Petersburg, Russia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 70
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photograph collections of anthropologists held in the National Anthropological Archives are Photo Lot 4822, Photo Lot 33, Photo Lot 39, and Photo Lot 77-80.
See others in:
Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropologists, circa 1864-1921
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 70, Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.70
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-70

MS 4689 Matilda Coxe Stevenson Papers

Creator:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Evans, Alexander H.  Search this
Correspondent:
Anderson, Larz, 1866-1937  Search this
Avery, Rachel Foster  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Douglass, William Boone  Search this
Eagle, Mary K.  Search this
Gill, Mary W.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Hornaday, W.T.  Search this
Leidy, Joseph  Search this
McGee, Anita Newcomb, 1864-1940  Search this
Meredith, Virginia C.  Search this
Moseley, A.N.  Search this
Nordhoff-Jung, Sophie  Search this
Pollard, Henry L.  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Schweizer, Herman  Search this
Sherman, William Tecumseh Lieut. General  Search this
True, Clara D.  Search this
Tylor, Edward Burnett  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927  Search this
Bourke, John Gregory, 1846-1896  Search this
Names:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Depicted:
Carson, Kit, 1809-1868  Search this
Darwin, Charles  Search this
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870  Search this
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882  Search this
Sherman, William Tecumseh Lieut. General  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet
Culture:
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1870-1910
Scope and Contents:
Most of Stevenson's scientific notes are included as separate items in the series of numbered manuscript and the papers of John Peabody Harrington. This particular set of materials is made up of papers that passed into the hands of the executor of her estate. It consists of a miscellany of letters, notes, legal documents, cartographic materials, genealogical materials, photographs, newspaper clippsing, other printed material, and other types of documents. Although tehc ollection largely concerns Stevenson, it also includes some material of her husband, James Stevenson, and members of her family, especially her father, Alexander H. Evans, a Washington, D.C. attorney.
Many of the documents concern Stevenson's field work among the Pueblo Indians and other official duties with the Smithsonian. some material relates to her activities with the World's Columbian Exposition and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. A few items concern her membership in scientific organizations. Still other documents are of a personal nature, and some are mementoes, especially of James Stevenson. A significant group of documents concern Matilda CoxeStevenson's friendly and, later, very difficult relationship with Clara True.
The photographs include some items of ethnographic interest but it consists largely of portraits of James andMatilda Stevensonand Mrs. Stevenson's relatives. Also included are images in albums apparently gathered by Stevenson as a collector of photographs. They include images of Kit Carson, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and William Tecumseh Shermn. In the albums are also a nubmer of photographic portraits with unidentified subjects, many of whom appear to be actors and actresses.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4689
Occupation:
Actors -- depicted  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4689, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4689
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4689

Portraits of anthropologists

Depicted:
American Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
United States De Soto Expedition Commission  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bond, Q. M.  Search this
Cammerer, Arno B.  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Geary, James A.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Knez, Eugene I. (Eugene Irving), 1916-2010  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Le Plongeon, Augustus, 1826-1908  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Rink, Signe  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Royce, Charles C., 1845-1923  Search this
Stephenson, Robert L. (Robert Lloyd), 1919-  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Struever, Stuart  Search this
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Upham, E. P. (Edwin Porter), 1845-1918  Search this
Washburn, Wilcomb E.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Photographer:
Bachrach & Brother  Search this
Blackstone Studios  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Bailey, Vernon Orlando  Search this
Dana (of New York)  Search this
Garrett, Gene  Search this
Gilbert, C. W.  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Kemethy, Kets  Search this
Koby, Paul  Search this
McDonough, David  Search this
Parker, Charles  Search this
Phillips, H. C.  Search this
Rice (of Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Shuck, J. A.  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Artist:
Nicholson, Grace, -1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (photogravure)
8 Prints (halftone (including one newspaper clipping))
124 Prints (circa, silver gelatin, albumen, and platinum)
50 Copy prints (circa)
3 copper printing plates
1 Color print
1 Print (wood engraving)
3 Copy negatives (glass)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Copy prints
Color prints
Copy negatives
Photographs
Date:
circa 1860s-1970
Scope and Contents note:
This collection is an artificial collection of photographs, copper plates, and a few notes, all of which depict or relate to anthropologists, many of which were associated with the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Included are portraits of Franz Boas, Q. M. Bond, Arno B. Cammerer, Frank Hamilton Cushing, Edwin Hamilton Davis, J. Woodbridge Davis, Frances Densmore, James Owen Dorsey, Philip Drucker, Jesse Walter Fewkes (including photographs of his home by Frances Densmore), Albert Samuel Gatschet, James A. Geary, De Lancey W. Gill, George Brown Goode, Horatio Hale, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt, John K. Hillers, William Henry Holmes, William Henry Jackson, Eugene Irving Knez, Alfred Louis Kroeber, Pere Albert Lacomb, Augustus Le Plongeon, James Mooney, Lewis Henry Morgan, Carl Oschsicanes, James Constantine Pilling, John Wesley Powell, Frau Signe Rink, Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., Charles C. Royce, Robert Lloyd Stephenson, James Stevenson, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, Julian Haynes Steward, Steward Struever, James Gilchrist Swan, John Reed Swanton, Edwin P. Upham, Wilcomb E. Washburn, and Gordon Randolph Willey. Groups depicted include the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1936; the De Soto Commission; officers of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1885; a 1920 expedition group to Hawikuk; staff of the Great Lakes Division, United States Geological Survey, in Salt Lake City, 1882; a group at Moundville, Alabama, 1932; the University of Nebraska archeological field party, 1920; the Pecos conference, 1927; John Wesley Powell with Wild Hank, Kentucky Mountain Bill, and Jesus Aloiso; and the United States Geological Survey staff, ca. 1894.

Among photographers represented are Vernon Orlando Bailey, Blackston Studios of New York, Dana of New York, Frances Densmore, Gene Garrett, C. W. Gilbert, De Lancey W. Gill, John K. Hillers, William H. Jackson, Kets Kemethy, Paul Koby, David McDonough, H. C. Phillips, Rice of Washington, D. C., and J. A. Shuck of El Reno, Oklahoma.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 33
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Four photographs with negatives by Matilda Coxe Stevenson have been relocated to Photo Lot 23.
This collection includes photographs that have been removed from other collections in the National Anthropological Archives, including MS 4970, MS 4851, MS 4780, MS 4250, MS 4751, MS 4516, MS 4860, MS 4695, MS 4970, and MS 4558.
See others in:
Portraits of anthropologists, 1860s-1960s
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.33
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-33

A nomenclature of colors for naturalists and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists by Robert Ridgway ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations

Author:
Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929  Search this
Former owner:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown),) 1851-1896 DSI  Search this
Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916 DSI  Search this
Miller, Gerrit S (Gerrit Smith),) 1869-1956 DSI  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978 DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
129 pages, XVII leaves of plates illustrations (some color) 22 cm
Type:
Terminology
Date:
1886
Topic:
Birds--Anatomy  Search this
Birds--Color  Search this
Color in nature  Search this
Color  Search this
Colors  Search this
Ornithology--Terminology  Search this
Watercolor painting--Technique  Search this
Zoological specimens  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Call number:
QL45 .R54 1886
QL767 .R54 1886
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_272608

J.C. Pilling Papers 1879-1897

D. 1895:
Pilling, James Constantine  Search this
Correspondent:
Abadiano, Eufemio  Search this
Ayer, Edward E  Search this
Adams, F.G  Search this
Baher, G.W  Search this
Adam, Lucien  Search this
Adney, Tappan  Search this
Bain, James  Search this
Bain, R.N  Search this
Arnand, L  Search this
Ainslie, George  Search this
Barlow, L.M  Search this
Arnand, L  Search this
Bartlett, John Russell  Search this
Alger, Abby Q  Search this
Ashley, E  Search this
Barton, Edmund M  Search this
Ashton, Robert  Search this
Baudelin, A.F  Search this
Allen, John B  Search this
Avu, J. Puff  Search this
Beach, W.W  Search this
Bearfoot, J  Search this
Ames, John G  Search this
Beaudet, L  Search this
Beedham, B  Search this
Belkins, Thomas  Search this
Bell, Charles  Search this
Bell, Robert  Search this
Belmar, Francesco  Search this
Benahavis Conte  Search this
Benjamin, Mariano  Search this
Black, J.W  Search this
Blackbird, Andrew J  Search this
Blake, W. W  Search this
Boas, Franz 1858-1942  Search this
Bolton, H. Carrington  Search this
Bond, Edward A  Search this
Bossange, Leopole  Search this
Boudinot, W.P  Search this
Boudinot, Frank J  Search this
Boulet, J. B Rev  Search this
Boyd, Stephen G  Search this
Braleant, A.J  Search this
Brind, Edward A  Search this
Brewer, E.S  Search this
Brinton, J.G  Search this
Brousseau, Leger  Search this
Brown, John Nicholas  Search this
Bruhl, Gustave  Search this
Brymmer, Douglas  Search this
Buckley, J.W.J  Search this
Bulmer, J.T  Search this
Bulmer, T.S  Search this
Burman, William A  Search this
Burtin, N.V  Search this
Butler, James D  Search this
Caledonia, W  Search this
Campbell, J.M  Search this
Carnochan, William E  Search this
Carrier, Joseph C  Search this
Case, L.B  Search this
Cataldo, Joseph M  Search this
Chamberlain, Alexander Francis  Search this
Chamberlain, A.N  Search this
Chamberlain, T. C  Search this
Chapin, C  Search this
Charenay, C. de  Search this
Chartrier, R  Search this
Chavero, Alfredo  Search this
Chevalier, L.A  Search this
Churchward, Mary  Search this
Clark, A.M  Search this
Clark, A.S  Search this
Clark, George W  Search this
Clark, J.T  Search this
Clark, William F  Search this
Clay, C  Search this
Cleveland, William J  Search this
Colton, Reuben  Search this
Congen, P.B  Search this
Cook, Joseph W  Search this
Copland, Frank  Search this
Coslies, William H.R  Search this
Cox, W.V  Search this
Crepeau, Jules  Search this
Cuoq, B.A  Search this
Cutter, C.A  Search this
Darling, Charles W  Search this
Darwin, Charles C  Search this
Davidson, John N  Search this
Dawson, E.W  Search this
Day, William M  Search this
Deffenbough, G.L  Search this
Denison, C.M  Search this
Derenthal, Odoric  Search this
Donahue, Thomas  Search this
Dorsey, George Amos  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen 1848-1895  Search this
Douglas, John D  Search this
Downs, J.W  Search this
Draper, Lyman C  Search this
Dufosse, E  Search this
Duncan, D. W. C  Search this
Dunbar, John Brown  Search this
Duncan, B  Search this
Dupuy, E  Search this
Durien, Paul  Search this
Durrie, Daniel S  Search this
Dutton, George  Search this
Dwight, Theodore F  Search this
Dyon, Harold  Search this
Ebersville, Fr  Search this
Edgar, M  Search this
Edwards, John  Search this
Eells, Myron Rev  Search this
Eggleston, Edward  Search this
Eliot, Ellsworth  Search this
Elliot, Alexander  Search this
Elliott, Richard R  Search this
Ely, William D  Search this
Emerson, Charles M  Search this
Engelke, A.M  Search this
Everett, Henry L  Search this
Everett, Willis Eugene  Search this
Fairchild, B.M  Search this
Farrer, E  Search this
Fenwick, John  Search this
Ferard, M  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter 1850-1930  Search this
Findley, William G  Search this
Fischer, A.F  Search this
Fitts, H.B  Search this
Fleming, John  Search this
Fletcher, Robert  Search this
Flynn, S.O  Search this
Forbes, I.G.L  Search this
Ford, Paul Leicester  Search this
Ford, Worthington C  Search this
Foster, George Edward  Search this
Foster, Mary F  Search this
Fradenburgh, J.N  Search this
Francis, David G  Search this
Furey, Francis T  Search this
Gafron, F. John  Search this
Gagnieur, William F  Search this
Gagnon, C.O  Search this
Gagnon, P  Search this
Ganong, William Francis  Search this
Garfield, James F.P  Search this
Garin, A.M  Search this
Garrioch, A. Campbell  Search this
Gasgoigne, S  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S (Albert Samuel) 1832-1907  Search this
Gerard, William R  Search this
German, O  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918  Search this
Gilfillan, Joseph Alexander  Search this
Gill, Charles  Search this
Gill, John K  Search this
Gill, Thomas  Search this
Gilman, Edward W  Search this
Glass, E.B  Search this
Glorieux, A.J  Search this
Godfrey, L.B  Search this
Good, J. B Rev  Search this
Good, T.W  Search this
Goss, E.M  Search this
Gracey, J.T  Search this
Grasserie, Raoul de la  Search this
Grayson, G. W (George Washington) 1843-1920  Search this
Greeley, Adolphus Washington  Search this
Green, Samuel A  Search this
Greene, J.H  Search this
Gregg, Thomas A  Search this
Griffin, Appleton P  Search this
Griffin, George Butler  Search this
Griffis, William Elliot  Search this
Grouard, Emile  Search this
Gueguen, J.P  Search this
Gunther, C.F  Search this
Guss, S.M  Search this
Haight, W.R  Search this
Haines, Elijah Middlebrook  Search this
Haines, F.C  Search this
Halbert, M.S  Search this
Hale, Horatio  Search this
Hall, Alfred James  Search this
Halsey, Francis M  Search this
Hamel, Thomas E  Search this
Hamilton, William  Search this
Harris, George W  Search this
Healy, James A  Search this
Henderson, John Greene  Search this
Herrera, Guillermo  Search this
Hickens, John  Search this
Hildeburn, Charles R  Search this
Hill, Robert W  Search this
Hiltz, John  Search this
Hind, Henry Boule  Search this
Hinman, Samuel Dutton 1839-1890  Search this
Hodge, D.C  Search this
Hodge, M  Search this
Holcombe, J  Search this
Holmes, M.T.F  Search this
Hoppin, M.P  Search this
Horsford, Eben Norton  Search this
Howell, Edward E  Search this
Howley, James P  Search this
Hubbard, F.C  Search this
Hubbard, Lucius L  Search this
Hull, Charles H  Search this
Hunt, Jerome  Search this
Hunt de Cortes, Agustin M  Search this
Hunter, Jean  Search this
Hurlbut, Jess L  Search this
Hurst, John F  Search this
Hutcheson, David  Search this
Hyde, George Byron  Search this
Icazbalceta, Joaquin Garcia  Search this
Irvin, S.M  Search this
Jack, Edward  Search this
Jacker, Francis  Search this
Jackson, H.A  Search this
Jackson, James  Search this
Jackson, Sheldon  Search this
Jacobs, J  Search this
Jefferson, Ralph T  Search this
Jewett, John B  Search this
Jones, A.E  Search this
Jones, Joseph  Search this
Jones, P.E  Search this
Bourke, John Gregory 1846-1896  Search this
Beauchemin and Valois  Search this
Beauchemin and Fils  Search this
Bodlian Library  Search this
Boston Public Library  Search this
British and Foreign Bible Society  Search this
Connecticut Historical Society  Search this
T.N. Hibben and Company  Search this
British Museum  Search this
Brooklyn Library  Search this
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Athabasca, Richard  Search this
Billings, John Shaw  Search this
Bompas, N  Search this
Colesworthy, D.C  Search this
Collingwood, C  Search this
Cook, Charles S Dakota  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Herzog, William  Search this
Hotchins, J  Search this
Hutch, Alfred H  Search this
Ingersoll, Ernest  Search this
Creator:
Beauchamp, William Martin 1830-1925  Search this
Cornell University Library  Search this
Physical description:
2 linear feet correspondence
Culture:
Eskimauan bibliography  Search this
Siouan bibliography  Search this
Iroquian bibliography  Search this
Muskogean bibliography  Search this
Algonquian bibliography  Search this
Athapascan bibliography  Search this
Chinookan bibliography  Search this
Salishan bibliography  Search this
Wakashan bibliography  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1879-1897
Topic:
Bibliography--American Indian  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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George Brown Goode Collection

Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Extent:
15.43 cu. ft. (30 document boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Signatures (names)
Diaries
Scrapbooks
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1814-1897 and undated, with related materials to 1925
Introduction:
The bulk of the George Brown Goode Collection (Record Unit 7050) predates the establishment of the present-day Smithsonian Institution Archives. A small addition of autograph letters was received from the Division of Political History, National Museum of American History in 1983 under accession number 83-081.
Descriptive Entry:
The George Brown Goode Collection provides partial documentation of his professional career and personal life. The collection is strongest in documenting his research on fishes and fisheries. His administrative career at the United States National Museum, his theories on museums, and his historical research are documented to a lesser extent.

Goode's correspondence is found in three separate series. He assembled a large collection of autograph letters and signatures of scientists, government officials, diplomats, artists, literary figures, and socialites. The autograph collection represents a good part of Goode's official and professional correspondence since most of the letters were removed from his files. He also acquired letters and signatures of many historical figures. Series 2 consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to Goode's professional career. Included are letters documenting his activities in professional societies; his career at Wesleyan University; and his research on the history of science.

Incoming correspondence with several of the leading ichthyologists of the 19th century is a part of a large group of collected materials on fish and fisheries. Also included are voluminous notes, lists, manuscripts, statistics, news clippings, maps, and drawings relating to Goode's ichthyological research. Other records documenting Goode's work on fish and fisheries include publications, news clippings, memorabilia, and related materials collected during his service at the Great International Fisheries Exhibition in London in 1883; and manuscripts, drafts, and research data from his unpublished ichthyological bibliography.

The remainder of the collection consists of assembled materials relating to Goode's professional career and his personal life. Included are scrapbooks and notebooks maintained during his childhood, college days, and early career; biographical materials on Goode including obituaries, memorials, and news clippings; collected manuscripts, notes, photographs, and drawings relating to most aspects of his professional work; and an unpublished manuscript on the history of American science.

Goode's career at the USNM is thoroughly documented in several record units in the Smithsonian Archives. Researchers interested in his work as Assistant Director and Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum should consult Record Units 54, 112, and 189. Record Unit 54 also contains records concerning his work for the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. Goode's role in international expositions can be examined in record unit 70.
Historical Note:
George Brown Goode (1851-1896), ichthyologist and museum administrator, was born in New Albany, Indiana. His childhood was spent in Anenia, New York, where he developed a strong interest in natural history. He entered Wesleyan University at Middletown, Connecticut, in 1866, and was graduated in 1870. In 1870, Goode was admitted to Harvard University for a year of post-graduate study under Louis Agassiz. The following year he received an invitation from Wesleyan to undertake the arrangement and direction of the newly established Judd Museum of Natural History. He retained his official connection with Wesleyan until 1877.

In 1872, Goode met Spencer F. Baird, Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and United States Fish Commissioner. Baird invited him to work as a volunteer collector for the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries (USCFF). Goode accepted and became Baird's chief pupil and assistant. For the next several years, Goode spent his summers collecting fishes off the Atlantic coasts of Long Island, Florida, and Bermuda. In 1873, he was appointed Assistant Curator in the United States National Museum (USNM), a position he retained until 1877 when his title was changed to Curator. In 1881, when the new USNM building was completed, Goode was promoted to Assistant Director. On January 12, 1887, Goode was appointed Assistant Secretary in charge of the USNM and he remained the chief administrative officer of the Museum until his death in 1896.

Goode's primary scientific interest was ichthyology, and he published both scientific and popular works on fish and fisheries. After receiving an appointment at the USNM, Goode continued to work for the USCFF in various capacities. He acted as statistical expert for the Halifax Fishery Arbitration Commission, 1877-1878; chief of the Fisheries Division of the Tenth Census, 1879-1880; and United States Commissioner at the Fisheries Exhibitions in Berlin,1880, and in London, 1883. After the death of Spencer F. Baird in 1887, Goode assumed the position of Fish Commissioner until January, 1888.

Goode has been described as the father of the modern American museum. Through his administration of the USNM and writings on the subject, Goode served as a strong advocate of the role of museums in the education of the general public. Shortly after he was appointed Assistant Director in 1881, Goode issued Circular No. 1 of the National Museum, which set forth a comprehensive scheme of organization for the museum. He oversaw a period of tremendous growth at the USNM. Under his direction museum staff grew from thirteen to over 200 and specimens increased from two hundred thousand to over three million. Goode published several articles geared toward the museum professional including "Museum History and Museums of History," 1888; "Museums of the Future," 1890; and "Principles of Museum Administration," 1895.

A logical extension of Goode's talents was his service at many of the international expositions held during the latter part of the nineteenth century. In fact, Goode's work designing the Smithsonian exhibits at the Centennial Exposition of 1876 helped to plant the ideas that would blossom in his organization of the USNM in the early 1880s. Goode is generally credited with applying museum theories to expositions and helping to " . . . widen their scope from the merely commercial and industrial to the educational and scientific."

Goode was also a historian, bibliographer, and genealogist. He studied the history of American science and produced several papers on the subject. These included "The Beginnings of Natural History in America," 1886; "The Beginnings of American Science: The Third Century," 1888; and "The Origin of the National Scientific and Educational Institutions of the United States," 1890. He also planned, edited, and wrote several chapters of the posthumously published "The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896: The History of Its First Half Century, 1897." He compiled bibliographies of several prominent naturalists, and his "Virginia Cousins," 1887, was considered a model genealogy.

In addition to the standard biographical memoirs, an excellent discussion of Goode and his work is found in Edward P. Alexander's "Museum Masters," 1984.
Chronology:
February 13, 1851 -- Born in New Albany, Indiana

1870 -- Graduated, Wesleyan University

1870-1871 -- Graduate work, Harvard University under Louis Agassiz

1871-1877 -- Curator of the Orange Judd Museum of Natural History, Wesleyan University

1872 -- Met Spencer F. Baird in Eastport, Maine

1872-1878 -- Made collections of Atlantic Coast fishes for U.S. Fish Commission

1873 -- Elected member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

1873-1878 -- Assistant Curator, U.S. National Museum

1876 -- Installed Smithsonian exhibits at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia

1876 -- Published "Catalogue of the Fishes of the Bermudas"

1877 -- Employed by Department of State on statistical work for Halifax Commission

1877-1881 -- Curator, U.S. National Museum

1879 -- Published "Catalogue of the Collection to illustrate the Animal Resources and the Fisheries of the United States"

1879-1880 -- Directed U.S. Fish Commission survey of American fisheries for 10th census

1880 -- U.S. Commissioner, Berlin International Fisheries Exposition

1881 -- Issued Circular No. 1 of the U.S. National Museum

1881-1887 -- Assistant Director, U.S. National Museum

1883 -- U.S. Commissioner, Great International Fisheries Exposition, London

1883 -- Smithsonian representative, Southern Exposition, Louisville

1883 -- Published bibliography of Spencer F. Baird

1884 -- Smithsonian representative, Cincinnati Industrial Exposition

1885 -- Smithsonian representative, World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans

1886 -- President, Biological Society of Washington

1886 -- Published "The Beginnings of Natural History in America"

1887-1888 -- United States Fish Commissioner

1887-1896 -- Assistant Secretary, in charge of the U.S. National Museum

1888 -- Published "The Beginnings of American Science: The Third Century"

1888 -- Published "Museum History and Museums of History"

1888 -- Published "American Fishes. A Popular Treatise upon the Game and Food Fishes of North America"

1888 -- Member, National Academy of Sciences

1888 -- LL.D. degree, Wesleyan University

1890 -- Published "Museums of the Future"

1890 -- Published "The Origin of the National Scientific and Educational Institutions of the United States"

1891 -- Published bibliography of Charles Girard

1892 -- Published "Virginia Cousins," a genealogy of the Goode family

1892-1893 -- Commissioner General, Columbian Historical Exposition, Madrid

1893 -- President, Philosophical Society of Washington

1893-1894 -- Smithsonian representative, World's Columbian Exposition

1894-1896 -- President, District of Columbia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

1895 -- Smithsonian representative, Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta

1895 -- Published "Principles of Museum Administration"

1895 -- Published "Oceanic Ichthyology" (with T.H. Bean)

1895 -- Published bibliography of Philip Lutley Sclater

September 6, 1896 -- Death at Washington, D.C.
Topic:
Ichthyology  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Signatures (names)
Diaries
Scrapbooks
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
Identifier:
Record Unit 7050
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Folder 5 Reed, Thomas B., 1888, 1893

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 6 Reeve, Felix A., 1890

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 7 Reeves, Arthur M., 1890

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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Folder 8 Reeves, Sims, 1868

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 9 Reichert, Edward T., 1886

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 10 Reid, Mayne, undated. Engraving.

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 11 Reinhardt, J., undated. Signature.

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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Folder 12 Richards, Joseph Havens Cowles, 1889

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 13 Ridgway, Robert, 1888

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 14 Ringgold, Cadwallader, 1854. To William Stimpson.

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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Folder 15 Rivett-Carnac, H., 1883-1884

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 16 Robertson, George, 1870

Collection Creator::
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7050, George Brown Goode Collection
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George Brown Goode Collection / Series 1: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, 1814-1895, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 6
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