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"The Modern Colossus of (Rail) Roads".

Depicted (sitter):
Vanderbilt, William H.  Search this
Gould, Jay  Search this
Field, Cyrus W.  Search this
Maker:
Keppler & Schwarzmann  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
blue; brown; grey (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 21 in x 14 in; 53.34 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
print
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Made at:
United States: New York, New York City
Subject:
Political Caricatures  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Marcia B. Kass
ID Number:
2009.0245.048
Accession number:
2009.0245
Catalog number:
2009.0245.048
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Political and Military History: General History
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a8db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1424223

"The Press in Danger"

Depicted (sitter); referenced:
Gould, Jay  Search this
Field, Cyrus W.  Search this
Referenced:
Vanderbilt, William H.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
blue; brown; white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 21 in x 15 in; 53.34 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
print
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Made at:
United States: New York, New York City
Subject:
Political Caricatures  Search this
Newspaper  Search this
Credit Line:
Marcia B. Kass
ID Number:
2009.0245.051
Accession number:
2009.0245
Catalog number:
2009.0245.051
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a8dc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1424226

"The New Policeman on the Beat - The Monopoly Gang Defies Him!"

Depicted (sitter):
Vanderbilt, William H.  Search this
Field, Cyrus W.  Search this
Maker:
Opper, F.  Search this
Puck Magazine  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
blue; yellow (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/4 in x 20 in; 33.655 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
print
Place made:
United States: New York
Made at:
United States: New York
Subject:
Political Caricatures  Search this
Credit Line:
Marcia B. Kass
ID Number:
2009.0245.066
Accession number:
2009.0245
Catalog number:
2009.0245.066
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-870b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1424280

"The Monster Monopoly."

Depicted (sitter):
Vanderbilt, William H.  Search this
Field, Cyrus W.  Search this
Maker:
Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
blue; grey; yellow (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 21 in; 35.56 cm x 53.34 cm
Object Name:
print
Place made:
United States: New York
Made at:
United States: New York
Subject:
Political Caricatures  Search this
Credit Line:
Marcia B. Kass
ID Number:
2009.0245.070
Accession number:
2009.0245
Catalog number:
2009.0245.070
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0a20-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1459805

Minutes

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents  Search this
Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
See more items in:
Minutes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0001
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William H. Vanderbilt [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830-1910  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1885
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0113509
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_113510

Mr. Vanderbilt's house and collection / described by Edward Strahan

Author:
Shinn, Earl 1838-1886  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H (William Henry) 1821-1885 Art collections  Search this
Vanderbilt, William H (William Henry) 1821-1885 Homes and haunts  Search this
Herter Brothers (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
4 v. : ill., plates (part col.) ; 48 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1883
1884
[c1883-84]
Topic:
Art--Private collections  Search this
Art  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
N5220.V36 S55 1883b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780080

Vanderbilt's folly / [William H. Shank.]

Author:
Shank, William H  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H (William Henry) 1821-1885  Search this
South Pennsylvania Railroad  Search this
Physical description:
30 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania Turnpike (Pa.)
Date:
1964
Call number:
HE356.P45 S53 1964Y
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545062

Herter Brothers and the William H. Vanderbilt house / Mary Dutton Boehm

Author:
Boehm, Mary Dutton, 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H (William Henry) 1821-1885 Homes and haunts  Search this
Herter Brothers (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 262, [69] leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1991
19th century
Topic:
Furniture--History  Search this
Interior decoration--History  Search this
Architecture, Domestic--History  Search this
Call number:
NK2439.H57 B67 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494513

Vanderbilt's folly; a history of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, by William H. Shank

Author:
Shank, William H  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H (William Henry) 1821-1885  Search this
Pennsylvania Turnpike  Search this
South Pennsylvania Railroad  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Call number:
HE356.P45 S53 1973X
HE356.P45S53 1973X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_38321

Medicean aspirations in America [electronic resource] : the impact of William H. Vanderbilt's New York drawing-room on American palace deĢcor / Edward James Heimiller

Author:
Heimiller, Edward James  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H (William Henry) 1821-1885 Homes and haunts  Search this
Herter Brothers (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (228 p.) : ill
Type:
Electronic resources
Theses
Place:
New York (State)
New York
United States
Date:
2011
19th century
Topic:
Drawing rooms--History  Search this
Interior decoration--History  Search this
Interior decoration--European influences  Search this
Rich people--Homes and haunts--History  Search this
Call number:
NK2117.D7 H45 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1000096

William H. Vanderbilt, (painting)

Painter:
Frazier, John Robinson 1889-1966  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
State of Rhode Island State House Providence Rhode Island
Date:
1940
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47520091
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_434573

William H. Vanderbilt, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830-1910  Search this
Founder:
Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia Medical Center New York New York
Date:
1886. Cast 1888
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Monetary--Philanthropist  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88180093
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_305068

William H. Vanderbilt, (painting)

Painter:
Johnson, Eastman 1824-1906  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Avenue New York New York 10021
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 81650224
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_214913

William H. Vanderbilt, (painting)

Painter:
Johnson, Eastman 1824-1906  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New York State Chamber of Commerce New York New York
Date:
1887
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 81650225
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_214914

William H. Vanderbilt, (painting)

Painter:
Johnson, Eastman 1824-1906  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, William H  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York New York New York
Date:
1887
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61580079
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_103451

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