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Miracle of the Book that Would Not Burn

Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and sepia, gray wash, white heightening on cream paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1700–1750
Credit Line:
Gift of Hugh Cassel
Accession Number:
1958-143-45
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1958-143-45

Campanile, St. Zeno, Verona

Artist:
Whitney Warren Jr., American, 1864–1943  Search this
Medium:
Brush and watercolor, graphite on thick, cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric
Type:
architecture
Album page
Object Name:
Album page
Made in:
Verona, Italy
Place depicted:
Verona, Italy
Date:
October 7, 1887
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William Greenough
Accession Number:
1943-51-2
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1943-51-2

The Torrazzo, Cremona

Artist:
Whitney Warren Jr., American, 1864–1943  Search this
Medium:
Brush and watercolor, graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric
Type:
architecture
Album page
Object Name:
Album page
Made in:
Cremona, Lombardi, Italy
Place depicted:
Cremona, Lombardi, Italy
Date:
October 4, 1887
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William Greenough
Accession Number:
1943-51-15
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1943-51-15

Sketches of Windmills, Zaandam

Artist:
Whitney Warren Jr., American, 1864–1943  Search this
Medium:
Brush and watercolor, graphite on cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric
Type:
landscapes
Album page
Object Name:
Album page
Made in:
Zaandam, Netherlands
Date:
August 25, 1887
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William Greenough
Accession Number:
1943-51-19
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1943-51-19

Campaniles, Venice

Artist:
Whitney Warren Jr., American, 1864–1943  Search this
Medium:
Brush and watercolor, graphite on thick white wove paper, adhered to a sheet of thin, white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric
Type:
architecture
Album page
Object Name:
Album page
Made in:
Venice, Italy
Date:
October 23, 1887
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William Greenough
Accession Number:
1943-51-3
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1943-51-3

Elkins -- Halliehurst

Former owner:
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton)  Search this
Architect:
Mott, Charles T.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
3 slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
Halliehurst (Elkins, West Virginia)
United States of America -- West Virginia -- Randolph County -- Elkins
General:
Halliehurst was situated on a the 450-acre estate in Elkins, West Virginia. The mansion was the summer home of the lawyer, industrialist, and politician, Senator Stephen Benson Elkins and his wife Hallie Davis Elkins. The mansion was named for Mrs. Elkins, who had the distinction of being a daughter, wife, and mother to members of the US Senate. The 16,000 square-foot mansion was designed by the notable New York architect, Charles T. Mott after a Rhineland castle admired by Mrs. Elkins. The site for the mansion was chosen for its proximity to the upcoming terminal of one of Elkins railroads. Construction began on the baronial mansion in 1890 using locally sourced hardwoods and stone. While the turreted structure, with towers, columns, dormers, chimneys, and a steep hipped roof defies any direct architectural style, its closest relation is the Shingle style. The grounds around the mansion were extensively planted for the Elkins family, and the estate also functioned as a farm.

Soon after its construction, Senator Henry Gassaway Davis, the father of Mrs. Elkins and business partner of Senator Elkins, constructed his summer home, Graceland, on the estate next door. This pair of mansions is representative of the wealth and influence of two Gilded-Age businessmen-politicians, and as a result of their enterprises the town of Elkins grew up around them. The mansion and 60 acres of the land were deeded to Davis and Elkins College in 1923, by Senator Elkins widow, and it has served as dormitory, classroom space, home of the college president, and today houses the offices of the President, Admission, and Development. Halliehurst was listed individually on the National Register of Historic Landmarks in 1982, at which point the mansion was completely restored. In 1996, Halliehurst was incorporated into the Davis & Elkins National Historic Landmark District, a discontinuous district comprised of four separate historic buildings on the campus of Davis and Elkins College.

Persons associated include: Senator Stephen Benton Elkins (former owner), Baldwin and Pennington (architects), and Davis & Elkins College (owner).

National Register of Historic Places, Davis & Elkins National Historic Landmark District, Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, National Register #70000666 and #96001129.
See also Elkins -- Graceland Mansion (AAG# WV009). Graceland Masion is also pictured in postcard WV022_MAR003.
Postcards circa 1915-1945.
Varying Form:
Also known as Hallihurst and Senator Stephen Benton Elkins' House.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images 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.
Topic:
Gardens -- West Virginia -- Elkins  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Landscape gardening  Search this
Hillsides  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File WV022
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / West Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1808

Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering Gameplay Demo

Creator:
Smithsonian Science Education Center  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-12-20T13:33:32Z
Topic:
Education;Science  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianScienceEdCenter
Data Source:
Smithsonian Science Education Center
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The Journey to Installation: A Story of Two Signature Artifacts

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-05-08T15:37:25Z
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ZDDUotEYCEA

Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering Gameplay Demo

Creator:
Smithsonian Science Education Center  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-12-13T14:39:34Z
Topic:
Education;Science  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianScienceEdCenter
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianScienceEdCenter
Data Source:
Smithsonian Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_dIgVwJnYetk

Clouded Leopard Cubs Born

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-05-07T18:23:18Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
Youtube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_rcdGbUSChXs

Remembering September 11, 2001: Letter Carrier Emma Thornton

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-09-08T20:01:12Z
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianNPM
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_OrYwtoOcnEY

Star Stories: The Girl and Her Seven Brothers

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-06-08T15:54:16Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_k-cl9RZqbpQ

Golden Towers: Reconstructing the Lost Ornamentation of Angkor, Freer and Sackler

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-08-12T17:03:45Z
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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FreerSackler
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_BmYB4tmKEnM

Subodh Gupta: Terminal

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-11-13T20:11:10Z
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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FreerSackler
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_fm6uFClOhqU

Toga Nu and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-04-28T16:56:42Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_kF3F5xfUEKM

Installation of Kenneth Snelson's "Needle Tower"

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-04-08T15:19:40Z
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
Youtube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
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hirshhornmuseum
YouTube Channel:
hirshhornmuseum
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_xDNohDRWTvU

Why Design Now?: Hope Solar Tower

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-05-05T23:11:10Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_8yf8hiBOkLk

Top of the Tower: How Air Traffic Control Keeps the Skies Safe - STEM in 30

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-09-05T14:00:13Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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airandspace
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_fxbqVeDRZCU

Meet The Artist: Marco Cochrane on "Truth is Beauty" for “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man”

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-05-29T01:10:50Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_kpYaFSMGC2k

Buzz the Tower: How Bees Influence Aviation

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2020-01-16T15:53:58Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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airandspace
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_v1hZsZoUEB0

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