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Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow, Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, Plaza Hotel, New York

Artist:
Harry Benson, born 02 Dec 1929  Search this
Sitter:
Mia Farrow, born 1945  Search this
Frank Sinatra, 12 Dec 1915 - 14 May 1998  Search this
Dimensions:
Frame: 65.7 x 78.4cm (25 7/8 x 30 7/8")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1966
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Equipment\Camera  Search this
Baggage & Luggage\Bag\Purse  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Mask  Search this
Interior\Entrance hall  Search this
Human Figures\Crowd  Search this
Mia Farrow: Female  Search this
Mia Farrow: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Mia Farrow: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Humanitarian  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Male  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Oscar  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harry Benson Ltd.
Object number:
EXH.HB.025
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Harry Benson Ltd. All rights reserved
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4dace8f64-1c20-4407-a001-8e52ad83fbec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.HB.025

Esperanza Spalding

Artist:
Bo Gehring, born 1941  Search this
Sitter:
Esperanza Spalding, born 1984  Search this
Medium:
Single-channel video (color, sound)
Dimensions:
Duration: 5:58 min.
Type:
Time-Based Media
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
June 25, 2014
Topic:
Interior\Studio  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Female  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired through the Marc Pachter Commissioning Fund as part of the first prize, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013.
Object number:
NPG.2014.83
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4326a2d57-fd83-4f10-9089-3c1a205ed232
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.83

Flaco Jiménez

Artist:
Al Rendon, born 1957  Search this
Sitter:
Flaco Jiménez, born 11 Mar 1939  Search this
Medium:
Toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 39.7 × 27.3 cm (15 5/8 × 10 3/4")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.5 cm (19 13/16 × 15 15/16")
Frame (Artist Frame): 71.1 × 61 cm (28 × 24")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Texas\Bexar\San Antonio
Date:
1987
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Accordion  Search this
Interior\Ballroom  Search this
Flaco Jiménez: Male  Search this
Flaco Jiménez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Flaco Jiménez: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquisition made possible through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Object number:
NPG.2016.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2015 Al Rendon
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4475e025c-c3ab-4f4a-ade8-5bed6ef6e72c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2016.9

Lobby card for the film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Created by:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Subject of:
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Spencer Tracy, American, 1900 - 1967  Search this
Katharine Hepburn, American, 1907 - 2003  Search this
Katharine Houghton, American, born 1945  Search this
Directed by:
Stanley Kramer, 1913 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place printed:
Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.108.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1967 Columbia Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5550809d6-eee5-4d2f-b964-a696c2f8db4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.108.9.2

I Spy #2

Published by:
Gold Key Comics, American, 1962 - 1984  Search this
Subject of:
Bill Cosby, American, born 1937  Search this
Robert Culp, American, 1930 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (26 × 18.4 cm)
H x W (open): 10 1/4 × 14 1/2 in. (26 × 36.8 cm)
Type:
comic books
Date:
1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.53.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1967, Three F Productions. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5391959c1-96b7-46de-83b6-b815bd7679cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.53.9.2
Online Media:

Antigone en Créole

Written by:
Félix Morisseau-Leroy, Haitian, 1912 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 9/16 × 5 5/8 × 3/16 in. (21.8 × 14.3 × 0.5 cm)
Place printed:
Morne Hercule, Pétion-Ville, Haiti, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Communities  Search this
Language  Search this
Literature  Search this
Tragedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.47
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd531fd2b6f-5cc7-4ba5-ae09-4ecd8f39d241
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.47
Online Media:

Ida Roff Fick collection of Oklahoma Territory photographs

Extent:
272 Photographs
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1898-1902
Summary:
This collection contains 272 photographs and documents that were collected by Episcopal missionary and teacher Ida Roff Fick working in Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory circa 1898-1902. Most of the photographs are believed to have been taken by amateur photogarapher Annette Ross Hume (1858-1933).
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 272 photographs and documents that were collected by Episcopal missionary and teacher Ida Roff Fick working in Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory circa 1898-1902.

The photographs depict scenes in Oklahoma Territory, primary Anadarko region and features portraits of Wichita, Kiowa, Niuam (Comanche), Oklahoma Delaware people; daily activities; reservation schools; beef issues; leisure such as games. The bulk of the photographs depict the land allotment registration and auction process in 1901 when "surplus" lands were open to non-Indian settlers.

It is unclear if Ida Roff Fick only collected the photographs or if she photographed some of them herself. It is believed that most of the photos were likely photographed by Annette Ross Hume, with whom Ida Roff boarded with until her marriage in 1902. A handful of photographs in this collection are also attributed to other photographers including George Addison, Russell and Miller Co, and William E. Irwin, among others.

The paper materials in this collection include correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, and notes, circa 1897-1955.
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Ida Roff was born in New York City on May 3, 1868. In the late 1880s, Ida Roff Fick graduated from Hunter Normal School and then traveled to Oklahoma Territory to work as a missionary and Sunday school teacher. She also taught the art of lace making to the Native women she worked with as part of the Woman's Auxiliary of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church. She boarded with Annette Ross Hume (1858-1933) On Dec. 18, 1902, Ida Roff married Henry L. H. Fick. Ida Roff Rick died on February 16, 1960.

The biography of Annette Ross Hume below is from the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma history and culture on the Oklahoma History Society website.

"Annette Ross Hume, Amateur photographer and clubwoman Annette Ross Hume, daughter of James and Catherine Darling Ross, was born on March 8, 1858, in Perrysburg, Ohio. Annette Ross married Dr. Charles R. Hume on December 27, 1876, and in 1890 they moved to Anadarko, where Dr. Hume was agency physician for the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita. Of five children, two sons survived, Carleton Ross and Raymond Robinson.

In the late 1800s, with the advent of light-weight cameras and less toxic chemicals, middle-class women enjoyed photography as a hobby. For twenty years beginning in 1891 Annette Hume photographed American Indians (including Geronimo and Quanah Parker) living near the agency as well as the settling of Anadarko after the land lottery in 1901. Her photographs, numbering more than seven hundred, add imagery to history as Oklahoma Territory transformed from reservations to towns and farm communities.

Before her death on January 19, 1933, in Minco, Oklahoma, Hume, a Presbyterian, was president of the Women's Territorial Synodical Society. Inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1930, she was a charter member of the Anadarko Philomathic Club, organized in 1899, and had served as president of the Oklahoma Federation of Women's Clubs from 1913 to 1915. She wrote An Historical Sketch of the Federation of Women's Clubs of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, 1898–1908, published at Anadarko in 1908."
Related Materials:
Other Annette Ross Hume photographs can be found at the University of Oklahoma; the Annette Ross Hume Collection at the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center; and the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.
Separated Materials:
This collection includes drawings and watercolors by children in the class of Ida Roff that are housed in NMAI's object collections under catalog #s: 23/1620 - 23/1623
Provenance:
Gift of Margaret Cronk to the Museum of the American Indian in 1962.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ida Roff Fick collection of Oklahoma Territory photographs, image #, NMAI.AC.217; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.217
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv40a154da3-962e-49c0-b9de-18ba395837c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-217

[The Chimneys]: several images within an image of young children, and young adults, posing for the camera. The middle image depicts a formaiton of people.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
The Chimneys (Manchester, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Essex County -- Manchester
Date:
[1930?]
General:
c. 1900.
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:
Photographs  Search this
People  Search this
Children  Search this
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Manchester  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MA016006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts / MA016: Manchester -- Chimneys, The
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb61332a040-7896-445a-8341-51842dca8403
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18166
Online Media:

[Mount Vernon]

Slide manufacturer:
Van Altena, Edward  Search this
Photographer:
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Fairfax County -- Mount Vernon
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Garden Club of America. Gardens of Colony and State; Gardens and Gardeners of the American Colonies and of the Republic before 1840. New York: Pub. for Garden Club of America by C. Scribner's Sons, 1931-34, p. 57.
Mount reads: "Printed text on plate: Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation; Printed text on mat: Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "23."
Historic plate caption: "manuscript label on recto: Mount Vernon. South. Air view. Printed text on slide, partially visible from verso: Mount Vernon at present day; [manuscript: From the Air]."
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:
Summer  Search this
Trees  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Aerial views  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Houses  Search this
Gardens -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA001006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA001: Mount Vernon -- Mount Vernon
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb621ddbf64-48dc-4e9d-af9a-ad858088ca39
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19455

"Smoke"

Creator:
Parsons, G. W.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (8x10 in)
Culture:
Osage  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
ca 1890s
Scope and Contents:
Group seated (smoking ?) with backs to camera, outside circular plank building.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer: G. W. Parsons, O. T.

Date: Not recorded; ca. 1890's ?
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.54973
Local Note:
Black and white copy negative
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Parsons, G. W.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37ceefa56-3bea-4e77-9fb6-db308a696d53
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref10341

Blackfoot group standing in front of tipi

Creator:
Reed, Roland W.  Search this
Names:
Bill Shoot  Search this
Black Bull  Search this
Brocky, Mrs  Search this
Eagle Child  Search this
Stabs By Mistake  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (8x10 in)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1915
Scope and Contents:
Left to right: Bill Shoot; Black Bull; (?) with back to camera; Eagle Child; Stabs By Mistake; (?); far right, Mrs Brocky.
Biographical / Historical:
Subjects identified 5/66 by Nora Spanish and Mae Williamson, South Piegans of Browning, Montana and transmitted by Claude Schaeffer, Museum of the Plains Indian. See remarks on catalog card 4700. Identified by John C. Ewers as Stabs By Mistake, 9/22/70. JCS.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.4705
Local Note:
Photographer identified as Roland W. Reed from information in notes in MCB's slip file on photographers. JCS 5/1971
Black and white copy negative
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Reed, Roland W.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e20c3cd3-295d-49b5-934e-d8bc45daa21d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref6742

Blackfoot group standing in front of tipi

Creator:
Reed, Roland W.  Search this
Names:
Fish Wolf Robe  Search this
Lazy Boy  Search this
Two Guns White Calf (Blackfoot)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (8x10 in)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1915
Scope and Contents:
Left to right: Lazy Boy, Fish Wolf Robe, Two Guns White Calf; seated men with backs to camera are unidentified, as are the women to the right.
Biographical / Historical:
Lazy Boy and Fish Wolf Robe were identified 5/66 by Nora Spanish and Mae Williamson, South Piegans of Browning, Montana and transmitted by Claude Schaeffer, Museum of the Plains Indian. Two Guns White Calf identified from negative 4701. See remarks on catalog card 4700.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.4704
Local Note:
Black and white copy negative
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Reed, Roland W.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw310f999db-c6db-485a-8f68-7ce9c16b0597
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref6743

Blackfoot group standing in front of tipi

Creator:
Reed, Roland W.  Search this
Names:
Brocky  Search this
Schultz, James Williard  Search this
Tail Feather Coming Over the Hill  Search this
Yellow Wolf  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (8x10 in)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1915
Scope and Contents:
Facing front: Tail Feathers Coming Over the Hill or Brocky; Back to camera: Yellow Wolf; Right: James Williard Schultz.
Biographical / Historical:
Tipis are typical Blackfoot types (J.C. Ewers, April, 1966). Brocky and Schultz identified 5/66 by Nora Spanish and Mae Williamson, South Piegans of Browning, Montana and transmitted by Claude Schaeffer, Museum of the Plains Indian.

Schultz did the field work for the text in July-September 1915. Thus pictures in this series (negatives 4700-4712) have all been dated as 1915. The photographer is stated as being R.W. Reed (p. X of Illustrations). See remarks on catalog card 4700.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.4706
Local Note:
Black and white copy negative
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Reed, Roland W.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39ecdfdec-d210-4ae1-87e7-5e8d873a9f92
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref6744

Captain Mercer (left), head of Carlisle School, escorting four chiefs on horseback

Creator:
Seebold, J. E.  Search this
Names:
Geronimo, 1829-1909  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (8x10 in)
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Pennsylvania -- Carlisle Indian School
Date:
1905
Scope and Contents:
Shows Geronimo and three other chiefs on horseback, down the street at Carlisle, Pennsylvania at the time of the inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt in Washington. Dr Seebold is said to have shouted an "Indian war whoop," causing Geronimo to turn and face the camera.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer: J. E. Seebold, a Carlisle druggist.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.44356 A
Local Note:
Black and white copy negative
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Seebold, J. E.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d0cdbdf1-72b6-49cd-a400-45415ddb5398
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref9665

George S. Morison Collection

Creator:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903  Search this
Names:
Baring Brothers Company  Search this
Isthmian Canal Commission.  Search this
Extent:
30 Cubic feet (63 boxes and 152 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Tracings
Place:
Peterborough (NH)
Panama
Date:
1846-1903
Summary:
The collection documents the career of George S. Morison, a prominent civil engineer, specializing in railroad bridge design. The materials consist primarily of drawings and maps (linen tracings, blueprints, sketches); final bridge reports; photographs; glass plate negatives; daily diaries; correspondence; and published material documenting George S. Morison's participation on the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1898-1903.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into seven series.

Series 1: Diaries, 1863-1903

Subseries 1.1: Biographical Materials, 1863-1903

Subseries 1.2: Diaries, 1863-1903

Subseries 1.3: Newspaper Clippings, 1880-1898

Series 2: Correspondence, 1870-1903

Series 3: Reports/Printed Materials, 1846-1903

Series 4: Photographs, 1888, 1892-1893

Series 5: Glass Plate Negatives, 1886-1889

Subseries 5.1: Bellefontaine Bridge, undated

Subseries 5.2: Blair Crossing, 1893

Subseries 5.3: Cairo Bridge, 1888-1889

Subseries 5.4: Kansas City Bridge, 1886

Subseries 5.5: Memphis Bridge, circa 1893

Subseries 5.6: Memphis Bridge, 1891-1893

Subseries 5.7: Nebraska City Bridge, 1887-1888

Subseries 5.8: Omaha Bridge, undated

Subseries 5.9: Panama Canal, undated

Subseries 5.10: Rulo Bridge, 1886-1889

Subseries 5.11: Sioux City, circa 1881

Series 6: Lantern Slides, 1878-1894

Subseries 6.1: Isthmian Canal, undated

Subseries 6.2: General, 1878-1894

Series 7: Drawings, circa 1881-1900
Biographical / Historical:
Morison (1842-1903) of Peterborough, New Hampshire, was a prominent civil engineer specializing in railroad bridge design. He built ten bridges over the Missouri River, five over the Mississippi River and one over the Ohio River. Morison designed bridges in New York, and worked on the New York waterfront. He also helped to locate a deep water harbor in southern California and designed and built several viaducts.

Morison served on numerous engineering boards and acted as a consulting expert for Baring Brothers Company. Morison was a member of several important engineering committees, the most important of which was the Isthmus Canal (Panama Canal) Commission, 1899-1903. He was instrumental in changing its recommended location from Nicaragua to Panama.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George W. Sims Papers, 1896-1981. (AC0127)

Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, 1895-1921 (AC0143)

Silas H. Woodard Papers, ca. 1899-1932 (AC1038)

Make the Dirt Fly!

Materials in Other Organizations

Minnesota Historical Society

Engineering Dept. records. Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1867-1970.

Subject files (1867-1970); accounting records (1879-1921); standard plans for buildings, bridges, and other structures ([188-]-[196-]); track profile maps (1890-1927); and bridge records (1892-1960) created or compiled by the Northern Pacific administrative unit responsible for locating, surveying, constructing, and maintaining roadways and structures. Contains letter press books for George S. Morison.

Library of Congress, Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey

Includes photographs and drawings for some of Morison's bridges.
Separated Materials:
Artifacts related to this collection are in the Division of Work & Industry (See accessions #1984.1093 and #1993.0113) and includes camera equipment, drafting curves, and an omnimeter transit with tripod.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Robert S. Morison, Elting Morison, and John H. Morison on June 17, 1985.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
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.
Topic:
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Tracings
Citation:
George Morison Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0978
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep847ba2160-f43c-47ce-a3ba-973eeb23f8de
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0978
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Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning

Manufacturer:
Lockheed Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
All-metal
Dimensions:
Overall: 390 x 1170cm, 6345kg, 1580cm (12ft 9 9/16in. x 38ft 4 5/8in., 13988.2lb., 51ft 10 1/16in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1943
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19600295000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
World War II Aviation (UHC)
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19600295000
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Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-11-17T21:30:37.000Z
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Creator:
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2018-03-02T16:30:01.000Z
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