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Divisional Records, 1866, 1954-1997

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Subject:
Merzbach, Uta C. 1933-  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Mathematics and Antique Instruments  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Section of Mathematics  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Mathematics  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Mathematics  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Physical Sciences and Measurements  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical and Biological Sciences  Search this
University of Texas at Austin  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Federation of Information Processing Societies  Search this
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Picture postcards
Drawings
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Date:
1866
1866-1997
1866, 1954-1997
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Computers--History  Search this
Mathematicians  Search this
Women mathematicians  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Mathematical instruments  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Mathematics--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 20-126
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Divisional Records 1866, 1954-1997 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_400101

Unidentified Sisters

Artist:
Washington Allston, 5 Nov 1779 - 9 Jul 1843  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
125.9cm x 101.2cm (49 9/16" x 39 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1816-1817
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1957.1.DUP28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41705a956-08e3-41c0-9ddf-ca8eaeecdb57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1957.1.DUP28

Samuel Sheldon Poole

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possibly:
Samuel Sheldon Poole, 1751 - 1835  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
7.8cm x 6.4cm (3 1/16" x 2 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-1820
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Samuel Sheldon Poole: Male  Search this
Samuel Sheldon Poole: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1968.16.DUP2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm483286e9c-f4f4-47a0-86d6-5423f4344186
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1968.16.DUP2

Edward Everett

Artist:
Bass Otis, 1784 - 1861  Search this
Sitter:
Edward Everett, 11 Apr 1794 - 15 Jan 1865  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
89.6cm x 68.1cm (35 1/4" x 26 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1824
Topic:
Edward Everett: Male  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
Edward Everett: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Edward Everett: Education\Administrator\University\President  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Edward Everett: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H95
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b447c19c-dc83-43c9-9962-94d72ee12ffa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H95

Andrews Norton

Artist:
Peale's Museum Silhouette, 1802 - 1840  Search this
Sitter:
Andrews Norton, 1786 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
Negative cut
Dimensions:
11.3cm x 8.8cm (4 7/16" x 3 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
c. 1810
Topic:
Andrews Norton: Male  Search this
Andrews Norton: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University/ Houghton Library
Website: hcl.harvard.edu/houghton/
Object number:
612-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e31c1450-e325-4e92-bef4-c53b0b2d8ab5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_612-2

Unidentified Man

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
71cm x 58.2cm (27 15/16" x 22 15/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1812
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H581
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46f38fcf7-1bce-44d0-a26c-52e75b4cf3d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H581

Joseph Treuitt Pike

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Treuitt Pike, 1785 - 1862  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
7cm x 5.4cm (2 3/4" x 2 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-1820
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Joseph Treuitt Pike: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1934.142
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cd5f8c2c-a552-43cd-9121-cfaedfd688af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1934.142

George Frederick Cooke

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
George Frederick Cooke, 1756 - 1812  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61.3cm x 51.3cm (24 1/8" x 20 3/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1816
Topic:
George Frederick Cooke: Male  Search this
George Frederick Cooke: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
MA250754
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm491a4ca39-9468-46e3-9cda-1cbefd4ef662
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250754

Jedidiah Morse

Artist:
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 27 Apr 1791 - 2 Apr 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Jedidiah Morse, 1761 - 1826  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
23.8cm x 18.8cm (9 3/8" x 7 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
Jedidiah Morse: Male  Search this
Jedidiah Morse: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Jedidiah Morse: Science and Technology\Scientist\Geographer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
Object number:
1943.142
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm407f08c30-6604-4e0d-9e70-6005a07ffeab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1943.142

John Thornton Kirkland

Attribution:
Mr. J. Whitfield, active 1828 - 1829  Search this
Former attribution:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Thornton Kirkland, 17 Aug 1770 - 26 Sep 1840  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions:
36cm x 29cm (14 3/16" x 11 7/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1828-1830
Topic:
John Thornton Kirkland: Male  Search this
John Thornton Kirkland: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Pastor  Search this
John Thornton Kirkland: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H130
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4917129fb-c25b-4b9d-8da4-285540f422c9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H130

William Hale

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
William Hale, 1800 - 1828?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
69.3cm x 69.3cm x 55.1cm (27 5/16" x 27 5/16" x 21 11/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
William Hale: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H517
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48598f8e4-2a0f-4ea6-a22a-ce993e07ee15
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H517

Joseph Stevens Buckminster

Attribution:
Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794 - 5 Aug 1835  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Stevens Buckminster, 1784 - 1812  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
82.6cm x 66.3cm (32 1/2" x 26 1/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1815-1827
Topic:
Joseph Stevens Buckminster: Male  Search this
Joseph Stevens Buckminster: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H68
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49a28cf7c-ab46-4682-8f79-1726552ee932
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H68

John Thornton Kirkland

Artist:
Mr. J. Whitfield, active 1828 - 1829  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
John Thornton Kirkland, 17 Aug 1770 - 26 Sep 1840  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
81.4cm x 65.2cm (32 1/16" x 25 11/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1816-1842
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
John Thornton Kirkland: Male  Search this
John Thornton Kirkland: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Pastor  Search this
John Thornton Kirkland: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm429ae2f12-c4f5-4dd5-89ef-aa31c2b05a69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H15

Francis Bayard Winthrop

Artist:
John Trumbull, 6 Jun 1756 - 10 Nov 1843  Search this
Sitter:
Francis Bayard Winthrop, 1754 - 1817  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.4cm x 60.8cm (30 1/16" x 23 15/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1808
Topic:
Francis Bayard Winthrop: Male  Search this
Francis Bayard Winthrop: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H607
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40ff98de8-781c-41f4-9f73-6d767d374865
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H607

Sally Otis Thorndike

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Sally Otis Thorndike, 1793 - 1819  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
81.1cm x 64.5cm (31 15/16" x 25 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1811
Topic:
Sally Otis Thorndike: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H555
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4eeaeafd1-0397-4d5e-935e-1bbde2421f6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H555

Israel Thorndike

Artist:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Israel Thorndike, 1755 - 1832  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
84cm x 64.5cm (33 1/16" x 25 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
Israel Thorndike: Male  Search this
Israel Thorndike: Politics and Government\Legislator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H643
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b25c8e77-17ab-418c-a9fc-a38d1e784856
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H643

John Adams

Artist:
J. B. A. Binon, active c. 1818 - 1820  Search this
Sitter:
John Adams, 30 Oct 1735 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
66.5cm x 50.5cm x 23cm (26 3/16" x 19 7/8" x 9 1/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1818-1850
Topic:
John Adams: Male  Search this
John Adams: Literature\Writer  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
P50.DUP2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40a66ce06-c7bc-448f-a167-3bb7c3088e53
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_P50.DUP2

Caroline Howard Gilman

Artist:
John Wesley Jarvis, 1780 - 14 Jan 1840  Search this
Sitter:
Caroline Howard Gilman, 1794 - 1888  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.5cm x 63.5cm (30 1/8" x 25"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
Caroline Howard Gilman: Female  Search this
Caroline Howard Gilman: Literature\Writer  Search this
Caroline Howard Gilman: Literature\Editor\Book  Search this
Caroline Howard Gilman: Literature\Writer\Children's book  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H670
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a6cb6317-73b6-456c-a00a-433e55d3e71a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H670

James William Wallack

Artist:
C. Tomkins, 1785 - 1885?  Search this
Sitter:
James William Wallack, 24 Aug 1794 - 25 Dec 1864  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper Wash
Dimensions:
25.5cm x 17.9cm (10 1/16" x 7 1/16"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1815-1825
Topic:
James William Wallack: Male  Search this
James William Wallack: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
James William Wallack: Performing Arts\Theater Manager  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Theatre Collection
Website: https://library.harvard.edu/collections/harvard-theatre-collecti
Object number:
MA250866
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ab610a7f-b637-4ad5-8ea4-24dd9c89bab0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA250866

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
60cm x 35.2cm x 25.5cm (23 5/8" x 13 7/8" x 10 1/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1800-1814
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
S49
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45ff60e35-72ab-4941-a3f6-6d98e776da18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S49

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