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Erie -- World War II Memorial Garden

Former chairman:
Ferguson, John C., 1920-2006  Search this
Director:
Ferguson, John Timothy, 1953-  Search this
Landscape architect:
Dahlkemper, Dan  Search this
Artist:
Burnes, Prudence  Search this
Designer:
Geiger, Mike  Search this
Volunteer gardeners:
The Seedlings Garden Club  Search this
Stone masons:
Geiger & Sons  Search this
Provenance:
Carrie T. Watson Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
World War II Memorial Garden (Erie, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Erie County -- Erie
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, a photocopy of an article, and other information.
General:
Created under the direction of the late John C. Ferguson, the World War II Memorial of Erie Pennsylvania was dedicated on November 11, 1999. The memorial is comprised of a garden and granite blocks engraved with the names of 727 soldiers from Erie County who died while in service during World War II, a brief pictorial history of the war, and images of a number of veterans who survived the war. The original landscaping for the site was designed to complement the memorial and to minimize maintenance needs. At its inception plantings included silver maples, a juniper hedge, pampas grasses, black-eyed Susans, and daylilies.
In 2001 John Ferguson asked his son, Tim Ferguson to assume responsibility for the upkeep of the landscape, which had been maintained by contracted professional landscaping crews. Tim took the opportunity to become more personally invested in the caretaking of the memorial and over the next few years he made various improvements to the property to enhance certain aspects of the memorial and to add more variety of color to the landscaping. Bradford pear trees were added to complement the scale of the monument, provide shade in the summer, and add color as they bloom in the spring. Shrub roses, an addition inspired by military cemeteries in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, and gold mop juniper were added for color; the black-eyed Susans were replaced with Ninebark, as well as arborvitae, and boxwood, to provide a sheltering effect and promote a more serene environment. Red and white geraniums are used to add color, as are tulips and daffodils, and dwarf Japanese Maples add additional privacy and screening and provide a thematic link to the Pacific Ocean theater of World War II.
Persons and groups associated with the garden include: John C. Ferguson (chairman, 1998-2006), John Timothy Ferguson (director, 2000-present), Erie School District (property owner), The Seedlings Garden Club (garden volunteers), Dan Dahlkemper (landscape architect, 1998-1999), Mike Geiger/Geiger & Sons (designer, stonemason, 1998-1999), Prudence Burnes (graphic artist, 1999)
Related Materials:
World War II Memorial Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (9 digital images)
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Garden Club of American collection, ca. 1920- [ongoing].
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Erie  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA693
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60e8377f7-a449-4c0b-9037-15cb392b1ede
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16456

Newspaper clippings

Collection Creator:
Ya-Ching, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1943
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:
Lee Ya-Ching Papers, NASM.2008.0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lee Ya-Ching Papers
Lee Ya-Ching Papers / Series 2: Professional
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2b2be81b7-23af-4a71-98d4-41dbe126ec56
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2008-0009-ref118
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Inventory of Charles Lang Freer's library

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (typed, with handwritten edits)
Type:
Archival materials
Inventories
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Comprehensive index of Charles Lang Freer's library, mostly relating to art and Asian culture. Headings include authors, countries, and topical subjects. Sections include locations in Freer's original Detroit home; an index of all books transferred to the Smithsonian; a list of collections and collectors catalogues of American and Near and Far Eastern art; sales catalogues, and books in Chinese language.
Arrangement:
Organized in the original manner by the creator.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 05.22
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Book collecting  Search this
Function:
Libraries
Genre/Form:
Inventories
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 05.22
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.22: Printed Books [Library]
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc302cb29b7-d6a1-46ad-9b1d-afc360459013
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3332
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John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers

Creator:
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
Names:
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
Extent:
6.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Newspaper clippings
Photographs
Photograph albums
Speeches
Place:
Shanghai (China)
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
circa 1850s-1988
bulk 1900-1945
Summary:
The John Calvin Ferguson Family papers measure 6.4 linear feet, and date from circa 1850s to 1988, with the bulk dating from 1900 to 1945. The bulk of the papers consists of John Calvin Ferguson's personal, professional, and family correspondence, and correspondence between other members of the Ferguson family. The papers also include biographical materials; sermons, speeches, and writings by Ferguson and others; printed materials, both collected and given to Ferguson; and photographs, including five photograph albums.
Scope and Contents:
The John Calvin Ferguson Family papers measure 6.4 linear feet, and date from circa 1850s to 1988, with the bulk dating from 1900 to 1945. The bulk of the papers consists of John Calvin Ferguson's personal, professional, and family correspondence, and correspondence between other members of the Ferguson family. The papers also include biographical materials; sermons, speeches, and writings by Ferguson and others; printed materials, both collected and given to Ferguson; and photographs, including five photograph albums.

Biographical materials includes various business cards and professional contacts; an ink sketch portrait of Ferguson by Li Yuling; various membership documents and cards; memorial service and obituary materials for Ferguson and members of the Ferguson family; repatriation documentation and materials from the M. S. Gripsholm; and assorted genealogical and family documents.

Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection, and is both professional and personal in nature. Much of John Calvin Ferguson's correspondence documents his activities and movements while living in China, as well as the state of the political and social climate during the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in 1912 and as the Second Sino-Japan War begins in 1937. His journey back to the United States aboard the M. S. Gripsholm, as well as his failing health, are also much discussed topics. Extensive correspondence between other members of the Ferguson family are also found within the papers, including Ferguson's wife, Mary Elizabeth Wilson, and his children.

Sermons, speeches, and writings reflect Ferguson's many career interests, including his work as a minister, education administrator, and as an ambassador with the Chinese government. The collection also contains printed materials and photographs, including five photograph albums.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 6 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1915-1981 [Box 1, 1 OV Folder; 0.5 linear feet]

Series 2: John Calvin Ferguson Correspondence, 1902-circa 1945 [Boxes 1-7; 2.2 linear feet]

Series 3: Ferguson Family Correspondence, 1886-1982 [Boxes 7-12; 2.1 linear feet]

Series 4: Sermons, Speeches, and Writings, 1896-1988 [Boxes 12-13; 0.3 linear feet]

Series 5: Printed Material, 1896-1988 [Boxes 13-14; 0.4 linear feet]

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1850s-1967 [Boxes 14-17; 0.9 linear feet]
Biographical / Historical:
John Calvin Ferguson (1866-1945) was an author, collector and scholar of Chinese art, Methodist minister, university president, and Chinese government advisor, born in Napanee, Ontario.

Ferguson attended Albert College in Ontario, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1886 from Boston University, and was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church shortly thereafter. He received his PhD from Boston University in 1902. In 1887, he married Mary Elizabeth Wilson (1866-1938) and was sent to China as a Methodist missionary, where he spent his first year studying Chinese in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, downriver from Nanjing on the Yangzi. In Nanjing, Ferguson helped found the Methodist school, Huiwen Shuyuan (later Nanjing University), and worked to establish a western curriculum with departments of liberal arts, medicine, and theology. He was the first president of the university, as well as treasurer and then superintendent of the Central China Mission until 1897, when he left the ministry.

In 1897, Qing official Sheng Xuanhuai (1847-1916) invited Ferguson to become first president of Nanyang College at Shanghai, where he worked for five years before leaving his position to assist Sheng with his governmental duties. Ferguson then became a member of the Treaty Commission and foreign secretary to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce in 1902, and chief secretary of the Imperial Chinese Railway Administration a year later until 1905. Concurrently, he was foreign advisor to the Viceroys of Nanjing and Wuchang. While in Shanghai, he was Honorary Secretary of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society and editor of the Journal from 1902 to 1911, then becoming president for a year. During his last year in Shanghai, he was Chairman of the Famine Relief Commission until moving to Beijing in 1911 to become foreign secretary to the Ministry of Posts and Communications. He remained in Beijing after the fall of the Qing Dynasty, becoming active in the Red Cross and subsequently Vice President of the Red Cross Society.

In Shanghai, Ferguson developed a popular Chinese-language daily newspaper in 1899, Sin Wan Pao, which he owned until 1929. He began collecting Chinese art objects while in Nanjing, and studied Chinese art and literature in earnest while in Beijing. In 1912, Ferguson became a buyer of Chinese art objects for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, becoming a fellow in perpetuity and honorary fellow in recognition of his work. He was then wholly launched into the collecting field, becoming a dealer of Chinese art, working between collectors and vendors in Peking for American museums and individuals, as well as developing his own collection. After being appointed advisor to the new Chinese Republican government in 1915, he traveled between the United States and China until setting up permanent residence with his family in Beijing in 1919. During this time in Beijing he wrote and lectured extensively on Chinese art and archaeology. He ultimately donated the bulk of his personal collection, over one thousand Chinese art objects, to Nanjing University in 1934 for which he received an official thanks by public mandate from the Chinese government. Other gifts of his collection were made to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

He remained in his Beijing home until 1943 when he returned to the United States with his daughter, Mary, via the M. S. Gripsholm. He died in Clifton Springs, New York on August 3, 1945.

This biography draws heavily from Lara Jaishree Netting's book, A Perpetual Fire: John C. Ferguson and His Quest for Chinese Art and Culture, Hong Kong University Press, 2013; and R. H. Van Gulik's article, "Dr. John c. Ferguson's 75th Anniversary," Monumenta Serica: Journal of Oriental Studies of the Catholic University of Peking, Vol. VI, 1941.

Genealogy Chart, Ferguson FamilyJohn Calvin Ferguson, m. Mary Elizabeth Wilson -- Luther Mitchell, m. Edith GrayHelen Matilda 1) m. George E. Tucker2) m. John C. BeaumontAlice MaryFlorence Wilson 1) m. Jay C. Huston2) m. Raymond C. MackayCharles John, m. Isabel M. MarindinMary EstherRobert Mason, m. Margaret SparrDuncan PomeroyPeter Blair, m. Elizabeth Hamlen
Provenance:
The John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers were donated to the Archives by Ferguson's grandson, Peter Ferguson, in 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Occupation:
Political consultants -- China  Search this
Art collectors -- China  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Newspaper clippings
Letters (correspondence) -- 19th century
Photographs
Photograph albums
Speeches
Citation:
John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D. C., Gift of Peter Ferguson.
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.33
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John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc311330381-7f7a-4ab7-9be6-872334e2c42d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1999-33
Online Media:

Nymph of the Luo River

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Gu Kaizhi (傳)顧愷之 (ca. 344-ca. 406)  Search this
Colophon:
Colophon by Dong Qichang 董其昌 (1555-1636)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.2 x 310.9 cm (9 1/2 x 122 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-12th to mid-13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1914.53
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d65787d8-eb1f-4409-8884-c2ed1d767f0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1914.53
Online Media:

Photo album

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
114 Items (gelatin silver prints mounted on pages with typed captions in a three-ring binder)
Container:
Box 6, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
Japan
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
[1924-1925.]
1924-1925
Scope and Contents note:
Binding removed. 6 ¾" x 9 ¾". Feb 1924 - May 1925. 114 images, black and white, affixed to pages, some with dates and captions. Includes photographs of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Ferguson, Peking, Ming Tombs.
Scope and Contents:
An album of various views of Beijing, including images of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Ferguson and the Ming Tombs.
1924-1925相册。1924 年2月- 1925年 5月,照片114張。描述:約翰 佛格森先生和 夫人的照片,北京、明十三陵。
Photo album
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 5.2.05
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, File FSA A1995.10 5.2.05
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 5: Graphic Materials / 5.2: Photo albums
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc38163983d-af3b-43f7-b9f7-01dc259512eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref470

Photo album

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
135 Items (gelatin silver prints mounted on pages with typed captions)
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
China
China -- Description and Travel
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Suzhou Shi (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Shanghai (China)
Date:
1925
Scope and Contents note:
"Summer 1925" (on cover). Verso label, "Dorothy and Benjamin March." 6 ½" x 9 ½", cloth covered and bound. 119 photographs. Black and white photographs, affixed to pages, all captioned and dated, 30 June 1925 to August 1925. Includes the March's wedding portraits; Nanking; Hangchou; Soochow; Kiukiang; the Yangtse; Wuhu.
Scope and Contents:
Bound album of photographs depicting the wedding of Benjamin March and Dorothy Rowe in Nanjing and their subsequent honeymoon in Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. Also include photographs of Guling summer retreat with the Rowe family and the John C. Ferguson. Includes a later additon of seprated pages of photographs and ephemera from the wedding.
1925年相册。封面標題:1925夏。1925年6月30日至1925年8月,照片119张。其中包括馬尓智的婚礼照片、南京、杭州。
Photo album: "Summer 1925"
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 5.2.08
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, File FSA A1995.10 5.2.08
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 5: Graphic Materials / 5.2: Photo albums
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32465fe90-efef-4f1a-900b-35f5fc5ed804
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref476

Photo album

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
258 Items (gelatin silver prints mounted on unbound pages with handwritten captions)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
Japan
United Kingdom
Paris (France)
China
China -- Description and Travel
Beijing (China)
Date:
1931
Scope and Contents note:
"Shu-Chai in Search of Shung-Chu. Wayward Records of a Trip Eastward Around the World from Detroit, 15 April 1931 to Detroit, 17 October 1931." 7 ½" x 9". 258 photographs, black and white photographs, affixed to page, dated and captioned. Photographs taken during March's trip around the world. Binding removed, original pagination maintained. Depicted: SS American Trader; Surrey, England; Paris; Berlin; F.E. Schmitt; M.O. Berube; the Colonial Exposition in Paris; Peiping; Dr. John C. Ferguson; Ferguson residence in Peiping; Benjamin March; 86 Nan Ch'In Tzu; Celestin Liu; Dr. Otto Burchard; Mrs. Otto Burchard; Larry Mayer; J. Leighton Stuart; Yenching; Lucius Porter; the Forbidden City; Temple of Heaven; Wan Shou Shan; Y.C. Fu; H.H. Fu; Mei Lan-Fang; Hsiang Fei; She-Kee; Chiyozaki; tea ceremony; Kyoto.
Scope and Contents:
Subtitled, "Wayward Records of a Trip Eastward Around the World from Detroit, 15 April 1931 to Detroit, 17 October 1931." An album of photographs taken by Benjamin March doing travel and research. Locations are primarily in and around Beijing, but also include travel in Japan, the UK and France. People depicted include Dr. John C. Ferguson; F; Celestin Liu; Dr. Otto Burchard; Larry Mayer; J. Leighton Stuart; Lucius Porter; Y.C. Fu; H.H. Fu; Mei Lanfang, Xu Fengqiu and Wang Xiuying. Includes rare photographs of John C. Ferguson's home; Mei Lanfang's garden; and the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.
1931年相册。1931年4月15日抵達底特律, 1931年10月17日,从底特律朝東到世界各地旅行的隨意记录。照片258张。 描述: 美国贸易商、 英国、巴黎、柏林; 巴黎的殖民博览会、北平(今北京,譯者注)、約翰 佛格森、弗格森居住在北平(今北京,譯者注)、孙中山纪念堂、本傑明 馬尓智、梅兰芳、徐风球、汪秀英、茶道、京都
Photo album: "Shu-Chai in Search of Shun-Chü,"
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 5.2.12
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, File FSA A1995.10 5.2.12
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 5: Graphic Materials / 5.2: Photo albums
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc332c21b95-3be3-491d-83a4-162b6d62e3ce
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref484

Art Institute of Chicago

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 21-25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1914-1919
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32c0bc47b-4a2c-44c6-b196-4be429ffbe26
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref86

Exhibition Catalog, "Exhibition of Pictorial Photography" by Chin-San Long

Creator:
Lang Jingshan, Photographer, 1892-1995  Search this
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (29 x 17.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 14, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
China
Shanghai (China)
China -- Shanghai -- Shanghai
Date:
1939
Scope and Contents:
John Calvin Ferguson listed as patron.
Catalog of 14 photographs of Lang Jingshan to commemorate the centenary of Daguerre, sponsored by l'Association Photographique de l'Université l'Aurore, Shanghai, 1939. Fourteen monochrome photographs and one color print; forward by Lang, dated October 10, 1939. Also includes brief notes of appreciation by John C. Ferguson; J. Hernault S.J.; Hsia Ching-Kwen (Xia Jingguan) and Chen Chuan-Lin (Chen Zhuanlin).
郎靜山
Exhibition of Pictorial Photography, by Chin-san Long
Biographical / Historical:
Lang Jingshan was a pioneering Chinese photographer active from the 1920s until his death in 1995. He is most noted for incorporating Chinese traditional painting styles and themes into his photographs. He also was noted for exploring modernist subjects and techniques such as 'composite photography' and nudes.
Admission tickets and sales profits from this 1939 exhibition were donated to purchase medical photography equipment and for refugees of the Japanese invasion of China.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1999.33 3.10.1
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D. C., Gift of Peter Ferguson.
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.33, File FSA A1999.33 3.10.1
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John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers
John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers / Series 5: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Tombs of old Lo-yang : a record of the construction and contents of a group of royal tombs at Chin-tsʻun, Honan, probably dating 550 B. C. / by William Charles White ; foreword by John C. Ferguson

Author:
White, William Charles 1873-1960  Search this
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 177 pages, 187 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Henan Sheng
Henan Sheng (China)
Date:
1934
Topic:
Tombs  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
739.151 .W5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_890719

Chinese painting / by John C. Ferguson

Author:
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 199 p., [59] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1927
C1927
Topic:
Painting, Chinese--History  Search this
Painting, Chinese--Technique  Search this
Painters  Search this
Call number:
759.951 .F35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_886637

The fifteen different classes of measures as given in the Lü Li Chih of the Sui dynasty history / by Ma Hêng ; translated by John C. Ferguson

Author:
Ma, Hêng  Search this
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Physical description:
16, [16] p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1932
Topic:
Weights and measures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_885587

Outlines of Chinese art / by John C. Ferguson

Author:
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 263 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1919
C1919
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
N7340 .F4 1919X
709.51 .F35
N7340.F4 1919X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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edanmdm:siris_sil_414792

Noted porcelains of successive dynasties : with comments and illustrations / by Hsiang Yüan-pien, revised and annotated by Kuo Pao-ch'ang and John C. Ferguson

Author:
Hsiang Yuan-p'ien 16th cent  Search this
Kuo, Pao-ch'ang  Search this
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Physical description:
200 ℓ. incl. 85 col. pl., port. 41 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1931
Topic:
Porcelain, Chinese--History  Search this
Call number:
738.51 .H88
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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edanmdm:siris_sil_862132

Catalogue of an exhibition of early Chinese paintings of the Tʻang, Sung and Yuan dynasties, A.D. 600-1400. / Lent by Dr. John C. Ferguson from his private collection

Author:
Albright Art Gallery (Buffalo, N.Y.)  Search this
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Physical description:
14 pages : cover illustration ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1915
Call number:
759.951 .F33
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_859292

Survey of Chinese art / by John C. Ferguson

Title:
Chung-kuo i shu tsung lan
Author:
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Physical description:
5 p. ℓ., 153 p. illus., plates, map, plans, facsims. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1939
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
709.51 .F36
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860287

Deed of gift and catalogue of the collection given to Nanking University / by John C. Ferguson

Author:
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Subject:
Nanking University  Search this
Physical description:
50 p. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1934
Call number:
347.4 .F35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_858104

Special exhibition of Chinese paintings from the collection of the Museum / catalogue by John C. Ferguson

Author:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Subject:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 72 p., [15] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1914
Topic:
Painting, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
759.951 .N53
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860955

Two bronze drums / by John C. Ferguson

Author:
Ferguson, John C (John Calvin) 1866-1945  Search this
Physical description:
7, [6] p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1932
Topic:
Drum--History and criticism  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Call number:
739.151 .F3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_863142

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