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John Torrey

Artist:
Charles L. Hogeboom, active c. 1884  Search this
Sitter:
John Torrey, 15 Aug 1796 - 10 Mar 1873  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
51.8 x 43.2cm (20 3/8 x 17")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1870
Topic:
Plaque  Search this
John Torrey: Male  Search this
John Torrey: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Object number:
COO.877 CU
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/sm41a6af2ce-4c6a-4806-bb3e-22ae1f1da160
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_COO.877_CU

John Torrey

Artist:
Charles L. Hogeboom, active c. 1884  Search this
Sitter:
John Torrey, 15 Aug 1796 - 10 Mar 1873  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
65.1 x 43.2cm (25 5/8 x 17")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1870
Topic:
Plaque  Search this
John Torrey: Male  Search this
John Torrey: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Object number:
COO.980 CU
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/sm40a164b43-e319-4a4e-948a-fbf9ee24f637
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_COO.980_CU

Lester Hoxie Dewey

Attribution:
William N. Dovener, 12 Oct 1870 - 16 Jun 1954  Search this
Sitter:
botanist zoologist naturalist, 14 Mar 1865 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
111.8cm x 91.8cm (44" x 36 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
botanist zoologist naturalist: Male  Search this
botanist zoologist naturalist: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
botanist zoologist naturalist: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Archives
Object number:
S/NPG.65.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4419550ab-8637-49ae-b6a3-61f2e32763ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.65.22

Warner W. Stockberger

Artist:
William N. Dovener, 12 Oct 1870 - 16 Jun 1954  Search this
Sitter:
Warner W. Stockberger, 1872 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
111.8cm x 92.1cm (44" x 36 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1932
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Warner W. Stockberger: Male  Search this
Warner W. Stockberger: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Archives
Object number:
S/NPG.65.65
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43fb5f7cc-5370-41f8-b373-6daf99b623db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.65.65

Asa Gray

Artist:
Garnet W. Jex, 1895 - 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Asa Gray, 18 Nov 1810 - 30 Jan 1888  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 32 × 26.5 cm (12 5/8 × 10 7/16")
Sheet: 37.3 × 27.8 cm (14 11/16 × 10 15/16")
Mount: 44.2 × 30.5 cm (17 3/8 × 12")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Asa Gray: Male  Search this
Asa Gray: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Asa Gray: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Asa Gray: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Asa Gray: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Regent  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of Natural History
Object number:
S/NPG.67.58
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40e8d4c89-a95b-4b3a-a9a1-307a1b81abfe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.67.58

Erwin Frink Smith

Artist:
William N. Dovener, 12 Oct 1870 - 16 Jun 1954  Search this
Sitter:
Erwin Frink Smith, 1854 - 1927  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
111.8cm x 91.5cm (44" x 36"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1931
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Erwin Frink Smith: Male  Search this
Erwin Frink Smith: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Archives
Object number:
S/NPG.65.63
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f593c81d-f0d7-413f-8555-973e0b3a43b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.65.63

Joel Roberts Poinsett

Artist:
William W. Bannerman, 1746 - 1846?  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Fenderich, 1805 - 1887  Search this
Sitter:
Joel Roberts Poinsett, 2 Mar 1779 - 12 Dec 1851  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 19.1 x 10.8cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/4")
Sheet: 22.3 x 13.1cm (8 3/4 x 5 3/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1838
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Architecture\Balcony  Search this
Joel Roberts Poinsett: Male  Search this
Joel Roberts Poinsett: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Joel Roberts Poinsett: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Joel Roberts Poinsett: Politics and Government\State Legislator\South Carolina  Search this
Joel Roberts Poinsett: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Joel Roberts Poinsett: Politics and Government\US Congressman\South Carolina  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.84.8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm476cbafcd-3d7a-45c6-a872-2584641b02b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.84.8

Beverly Thomas Galloway

Artist:
William N. Dovener, 12 Oct 1870 - 16 Jun 1954  Search this
Sitter:
Beverly Thomas Galloway, 16 Oct 1863 - 13 Jun 1938  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
112.1cm x 91.8cm (44 1/8" x 36 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Male  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Education\Administrator\College\Dean  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Politics and Government\Public Official\Assistant Secretary of Agriculture  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Archives
Object number:
S/NPG.65.30
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c079a757-77de-4476-89cb-3ada5e94bdf2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.65.30

William Alton Taylor

Artist:
William N. Dovener, 12 Oct 1870 - 16 Jun 1954  Search this
Sitter:
William Alton Taylor, 1863 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
112.1cm x 91.8cm (44 1/8" x 36 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1932
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
William Alton Taylor: Male  Search this
William Alton Taylor: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Archives
Object number:
S/NPG.65.69
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d16bcb92-5e7a-4698-a332-e34f65fea854
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.65.69

Vine Virtuoso: Smithsonian Scientist Stefan Schnitzer

Creator:
Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-15T18:41:32.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Science  Search this
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SmithsonianScience
Data Source:
Office of Public Affairs
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianScience
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_bIJi0VuISWY

This Plant DNA Brought a Killer to Justice

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-06-12T15:37:53.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_icz4rRjNPVs

A Tour of 3D Visualizations

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-01-29T15:00:15.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
See more by:
cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_wIMB-D9l3I0

A Search for American Ginseng: The Field Adventures of Botanist E. Lucy Braun

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-05-05T20:22:22.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_uHgfJ2QNcMM

Fern Life Cycle and Biodiversity ft. Smithsonian Scientist Eric Schuettpelz

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-02-12T16:45:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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smithsonianNMNH
Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianNMNH
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_JvcMsN2Q8R8

The Plant that Ate the South

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-06-10T15:07:17.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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smithsonianNMNH
Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianNMNH
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_VmccrZQ73bk

Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 1 of 5]

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2008-04-17T21:43:48.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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smithsonianNMNH
Data Source:
National Museum of Natural History
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianNMNH
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_jbVG2Cs-Tvo

C.L. Stong Papers

Author:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
12.6 Cubic feet (38 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1976
Scope and Contents:
These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1976. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for articles prepared but not published before his death. The files contain correspondence with authors and readers, original illustrations, and reprints of articles.
Arrangement:
Divided into 69 series, including: (1) Aerodynamics; (2) Analogue; (3) Antibubbles; (4) Antitwister; (5) Archeology; (6) Astronomical Instruments other than telescopes & photographs; (7) Birds; (8) Cavendish; (9) Clocks; (10) Collagen; (11) Color; (12) Cooling; (13) Coriolis; (14) Crystals; (15) Differentials; (16) Electrical Discharge; (17) Electrochemistry; (18) Electronics; (19) Electrostatics; (20) Experiments; (21) Fish; (22) Gibberellins; (23) Glass; (24) Gravitation; (25) Hall effect; (26) Hekeshaw; (27) Hilsch; (28) Holograms; (29) Hydrophone; (39) Interferometer; (31) Isotension; (32) Laser; (33) Liesegang; (34) Liquids; (35) Magnetics; (36) Mathematical Machines; (37) Mead; (38) Meteorology; (39) Micron; (40) Microscopy; etc.
Biographical / Historical:
C. L. Stong (1902 1975), an electrical engineer with the Western Electric Company from 1926 to 1962, became editor of "The Amateur Scientist" feature of the Scientific American in 1957 and held that position until his death.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mildred Stong, 1976.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Ornithologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Topic:
Paleontologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mathematicians -- 1950-1980  Search this
Meteorologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mineralogists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Astronomers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Biologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Botanists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Ichthyologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Photographers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Publishing, scientific  Search this
Electrical engineers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Aerodynamics -- 1950-1980  Search this
Science -- 1950-1980  Search this
Zoologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Archeologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Physicists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Citation:
C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0012
See more items in:
C.L. Stong Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0012
Online Media:

John Torrey

Artist:
Charles L. Hogeboom, active c. 1884  Search this
Sitter:
John Torrey, 15 Aug 1796 - 10 Mar 1873  Search this
Medium:
Plaster Relief
Dimensions:
47.5cm x 37.5cm x 4.5cm (18 11/16" x 14 3/4" x 1 3/4"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1870
Topic:
John Torrey: Male  Search this
John Torrey: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Object number:
P71
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/sm4caa2362b-a5f2-4315-b933-ad3effea38f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_P71

Clarence King and the Field Party of 1864

Artist:
Silas Selleck, active c. 1851 - 1876  Search this
Sitter:
James Terry Gardiner, 6 May 1842 - 10 Sep 1912  Search this
Richard D. Cotter, active c. 1864  Search this
William Henry Brewer, 1828 - 1910  Search this
Clarence King, 6 Jan 1842 - 24 Dec 1901  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 20.5 x 15.5cm (8 1/16 x 6 1/8")
Mount: 29.4 x 24.2cm (11 9/16 x 9 1/2")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1864
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Weapon\Knife  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief\Bandana  Search this
Tool\Mallet  Search this
William Henry Brewer: Male  Search this
William Henry Brewer: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Clarence King: Male  Search this
Clarence King: Literature\Writer  Search this
Clarence King: Science and Technology\Scientist\Earth Scientist\Geologist  Search this
Clarence King: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Clarence King: Science and Technology\Engineer\Mining  Search this
James Terry Gardiner: Male  Search this
James Terry Gardiner: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
James Terry Gardiner: Science and Technology\Engineer\Civil  Search this
James Terry Gardiner: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Richard D. Cotter: Male  Search this
Richard D. Cotter: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.92.61
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4be07f6cd-eb65-419c-b059-704180a47dbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.92.61

David Douglas

Artist:
Miss Turner, 1800 - 1900?  Search this
Copy after:
Mcnee  Search this
Sitter:
David Douglas, 1799 - 1834  Search this
Medium:
Crayon and chalk on paper
Dimensions:
39.6cm x 34.7cm (15 9/16" x 13 11/16"), Sight
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1828-1867
Topic:
David Douglas: Male  Search this
David Douglas: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Object number:
C32
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/sm48533ac45-04cd-4b54-8bdc-af72dee2a6a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_C32

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