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Red, White & Royal Blue, Casey McQuiston

Series Donor:
Becker, John M.  Search this
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Heritage of Pride (HOP)  Search this
Rohrbaugh, Richard  Search this
Series Creator:
Hirsch, Leonard  Search this
Guest, Barbara  Search this
Barna, Joseph T.  Search this
Guest, Michael E.  Search this
Container:
Box 194
Type:
Archival materials
Books
Date:
2019
Series Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection / Series 4: Advertising, Business, and Publications / 4.5: Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cafa874b-5731-4d17-af57-b1fbd993f595
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1146-ref3186

The UniverSoul Circus Bone Breakers

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2017-09-25T16:16:47.000Z
YouTube Category:
Travel & Events  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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edanmdm:yt_g00P5mh5nFU

Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 102: Secret of the Mountain Lion

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2019-12-06T16:30:01.000Z
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Smithsonian Channel
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This Mountain Lion Hides Her Kills in Abandoned Ranches

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2018-03-02T16:30:01.000Z
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Smithsonian Channel
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edanmdm:yt_6FnKVavRTJw

Interview with Casey Anderson

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
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2018-03-02T18:29:52.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
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Intergenerational Learning and Creativity through Indigenous Comic Art: Chickaloonies (webinar)

Creator:
Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Alaska  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-03-29T20:17:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Arctic Studies;Alaska;Alaska Natives;Native Art;Indigenous Art  Search this
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Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Alaska
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Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Alaska channel
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edanmdm:yt_DmwKvVZ29Xc

Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 101: Battle of the Bighorns

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2019-12-06T16:30:01.000Z
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edanmdm:yt_GVrjDBu1urE

Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 106: Ermine Tug of War

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2019-12-06T16:30:00.000Z
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Smithsonian Channel
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edanmdm:yt_Tus5QkAj9N0

Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 105: Backyard Bison

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2019-12-06T16:30:00.000Z
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Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 103: Wolves on the Hunt

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2019-12-06T16:30:02.000Z
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Smithsonian Channel
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edanmdm:yt_jL3Z33nSj1U

Chickaloonies Comic Art

Creator:
Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Alaska  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-03-30T00:18:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Arctic Studies;Alaska;Alaska Natives;Native Art;Indigenous Art  Search this
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Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Alaska
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Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Alaska channel
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edanmdm:yt_oKuQIP-axDA

Cameras Catch Adorable Glimpse of Mountain Lion Family

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2018-03-06T16:30:01.000Z
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Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 104: Scavenger Showdown

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2019-12-06T16:30:05.000Z
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Sounds of the Future City | The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2018-12-14T23:10:51.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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Union Generals

Attribution:
Mathew B. Brady, 1823? - 15 Jan 1896  Search this
Sitter:
William Farrar Smith, 17 Feb 1824 - 28 Feb 1903  Search this
William Buel Franklin, 27 Feb 1823 - 8 Mar 1903  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman, 30 Sep 1805 - 1 May 1880  Search this
Andrew Porter, 10 Jul 1820 - 03 Jan 1872  Search this
Irvin McDowell, 15 Oct 1818 - 4 May 1885  Search this
George Brinton McClellan, 3 Dec 1826 - 29 Oct 1885  Search this
George Archibald McCall, 16 Mar 1802 - 25 Feb 1868  Search this
Don Carlos Buell, 23 Mar 1818 - 19 Nov 1898  Search this
Louis Blenker, 12 May 1812 - 31 Oct 1863  Search this
Silas Casey, 12 Jul 1807 - 22 Jan 1882  Search this
Fitz John Porter, 31 Aug 1822 - 21 May 1901  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 22.3 × 39.6 cm (8 3/4 × 15 9/16")
Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1862
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove\Gloves  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Grass  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Male  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Male  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Silas Casey: Male  Search this
Silas Casey: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
William Buel Franklin: Male  Search this
William Buel Franklin: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
William Buel Franklin: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Male  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
George Archibald McCall: Male  Search this
George Archibald McCall: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Don Carlos Buell: Male  Search this
Don Carlos Buell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer  Search this
William Farrar Smith: Male  Search this
William Farrar Smith: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
William Farrar Smith: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Andrew Porter: Male  Search this
Andrew Porter: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Louis Blenker: Male  Search this
Louis Blenker: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Male  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Politics and Government\Governor\New Jersey  Search this
George Brinton McClellan: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.81.27
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40c540558-3cdb-410b-b4cc-cd24d4e06847
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.27

Grand Reception at the White House, January, 1862

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Alfred R. Waud, 2 Oct 1828 - 6 Apr 1891  Search this
Sitter:
John Milton Hay, 8 Oct 1838 - 1 Jul 1905  Search this
John George Nicolay, 1832 - 1901  Search this
Irvin McDowell, 15 Oct 1818 - 4 May 1885  Search this
Ward Hill Lamon, 1828 - 1893  Search this
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
George Washington Cullum, 1809 - 1892  Search this
John Jacob Astor, 10 Jun 1822 - 22 Feb 1890  Search this
Mary Ann Todd Lincoln, 13 Dec 1818 - 16 Jul 1882  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase, 13 Jan 1808 - 7 May 1873  Search this
Kate Chase, 1840 - 1899  Search this
Miss Cameron, active c. 1962  Search this
Silas Casey, 12 Jul 1807 - 22 Jan 1882  Search this
Charles Alfred Mercier, 1816 - 1894  Search this
John James Peck, 1821 - 1878  Search this
Henry Augustus Wise, 24 May 1819 - 2 Apr 1869  Search this
William Buel Franklin, 27 Feb 1823 - 8 Mar 1903  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman, 30 Sep 1805 - 1 May 1880  Search this
George Archibald McCall, 16 Mar 1802 - 25 Feb 1868  Search this
Medium:
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 33.8 x 51.6cm (13 5/16 x 20 5/16")
Sheet: 40 x 55.4cm (15 3/4 x 21 13/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1862
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Chandelier  Search this
Architecture\Doorway  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Human Figures\Soldier  Search this
Mary Ann Todd Lincoln: Female  Search this
Mary Ann Todd Lincoln: Politics and Government\First Lady\First Lady of US  Search this
John Milton Hay: Male  Search this
John Milton Hay: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Milton Hay: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
John Milton Hay: Journalism and Media\Newspaper editor  Search this
John Milton Hay: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Milton Hay: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
John George Nicolay: Male  Search this
John George Nicolay: Journalism and Media\Journalist  Search this
John George Nicolay: Journalism and Media\Editor  Search this
John George Nicolay: Law and Law Enforcement\Marshal  Search this
John George Nicolay: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Male  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Ward Hill Lamon: Male  Search this
Ward Hill Lamon: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
George Washington Cullum: Male  Search this
George Washington Cullum: Literature\Writer  Search this
George Washington Cullum: Military and Intelligence\Soldier  Search this
Kate Chase: Female  Search this
Miss Cameron: Female  Search this
Silas Casey: Male  Search this
Silas Casey: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Charles Alfred Mercier: Male  Search this
John James Peck: Male  Search this
Henry Augustus Wise: Male  Search this
Henry Augustus Wise: Literature\Writer  Search this
Henry Augustus Wise: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\Captain  Search this
William Buel Franklin: Male  Search this
William Buel Franklin: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
William Buel Franklin: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Male  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
George Archibald McCall: Male  Search this
George Archibald McCall: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Male  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Business and Finance\Capitalist  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Male  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of Treasury  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Governor\Ohio  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\US Senator\Ohio  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military and Intelligence\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.241
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4892f264d-5e7b-4ea3-b157-03c1220db6f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.241

Latinos and the 2016 election Latino resistance and the election of Donald Trump edited by Gabriel R. Sanchez, Luis Ricardo Fraga, and Ricardo Ramírez

Editor:
Sanchez, Gabriel R. 1979-  Search this
Fraga, Luis Ricardo  Search this
Ramírez, Ricardo 1973-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xix, 324 pages) illustrations, map
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2020
2016
Topic:
Hispanic Americans--Politics and government  Search this
Presidents--Election  Search this
Voting research  Search this
Political participation  Search this
Sociologie électorale  Search this
Participation politique  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General  Search this
Elections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155940

Sounds of the South a report and selected papers from a Conference on the Collecting and Collections of Southern Traditional Music, held in Chapel Hill, April 6-8, 1989, to celebrate the opening of the Southern Folklife Collection with the John Edwards Memorial Collection in the Manuscripts Department of the Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina edited by Daniel W. Patterson

Author:
Conference on the Collecting and Collections of Southern Traditional Music (1989 : Chapel Hill, N.C.)  Search this
Patterson, Daniel W (Daniel Watkins) 1928-  Search this
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library Southern Folklife Collection  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 219 pages illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Congress
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Place:
Southern States
États-Unis (Sud)
États-Unis
États-Unis (sud)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Popular music--Southern States--History and criticism  Search this
Musique populaire  Search this
Musique traditionnelle--Histoire et critique  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_471268

Ebony Vol. XVIII No. 10

Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, 1942 - 2019  Search this
Photograph by:
Win Muldrow, American  Search this
Subject of:
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Maria Cole, American, 1922 - 2012  Search this
Casey Cole, American, born 1961  Search this
Timolin Cole, American, born 1961  Search this
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Willie Howard Mays Jr., American, born 1931  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
Created by:
Ebony, American, founded 1945  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product) with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13 7/16 × 10 3/16 × 3/16 in. (34.2 × 25.8 × 0.4 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Date:
August 1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Families  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Sports  Search this
Travel  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
Object number:
2011.12.53.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ebony Media Group LLC. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5703e8ea0-1ac1-4236-b38c-fad08039eafe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.12.53.1

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers

Creator:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Names:
American Ambulance Field Hospital (Juilly, France)  Search this
Greenwich House (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Whitney Studio Club  Search this
Cushing, Howard Gardiner, 1869-1916  Search this
De Meyer, Adolf, Baron, 1868-1949  Search this
Miller, Flora Whitney  Search this
Strelecki, Jean de, count  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Whitney, Harry Payne, 1872-1930  Search this
Extent:
36.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lithographs
Photographs
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Scrapbooks
Blueprints
Sketches
Date:
1851-1975
bulk 1888-1942
Summary:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers measure approximately 36.1 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1975, with the bulk of the material dating from 1888 to 1942. The collection documents the life and work of the art patron and sculptor, especially her promotion of American art and artists, her philanthropy and war relief work, her commissions for memorial sculpture, and her creative writing. Papers include correspondence, journals, writings, project files, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material, two sound recordings, and miscellaneous personal papers.
Scope and Content Note:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers measure approximately 36.1 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1975, with the bulk of the material dating from 1888 to 1942. The collection documents the life and work of the art patron and sculptor, especially her promotion of American art and artists, her philanthropy and war relief work, her commissions for memorial sculpture, and her creative writing. Papers include correspondence, journals, writings, project files, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material, two sound recordings, and miscellaneous personal papers.

Material relating to more personal aspects of Whitney's life include school papers, a paper doll book dating from her childhood, financial material, interviews, awards and honorary degrees, address and telephone books, committee files, and other items. Correspondence consists of incoming and outgoing letters concerning both personal and professional matters, including her patronage of the arts and sponsorship of artists, her sculpture commissions and exhibitions, and her war relief work and other philantrophic activities. Also found are family correspondence and correspondence received by the Flora Whitney Miller and the Whitney Museum of American Art after Whitney's death. Journals include personal ones that she kept periodically from the time she was a child to near the end of her life, in which she recorded her travels, her impressions of people, her experiences with friends, and her thoughts on art, among other topics; and social ones, in which she recorded dinners and dances attended, and people invited to different social gatherings, and in which she collected invitations received and accepted.

Scattered files can be found that relate to the Whitney Studio Club and the Whitney Museum of American Art, consisting of notebooks, catalogs, a financial report, and other material. Files relating to Whitney's own sculpture projects are more extensive and consist of correspondence, contracts, printed material, notes, financial material for proposed and completed commissions for fountains, memorials, and monuments. The Whitney Museum of American Art, rather than Whitney herself, seems to have kept these files. Files relating to Whitney's philanthropic activities span from the time just before to just after the First World War and consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, and printed material stemming from her contributions to charities and war relief organizations, her sponsorship of the war hospital in Juilly, France, and her support of the Greenwich House Social Settlement.

Whitney's writings include extensive drafts, and handwritten and typed manuscripts and copies of novels, plays, and stories, as well as some autobiographical and early writings, notes and writings on art, and clippings of published writings, documenting her principle means of creative expression towards the end of her life. Also found are some writings by others. Scrapbooks consist of clippings, photographs, letters and other material, compiled by Whitney, Flora Whitney Miller, and possibly others, documenting Whitney's public life, her sculpture commissions and exhibitions, exhibitions at the Whitney Studio, the war hospital in Juilly, France, the death of Harry Payne Whitney in 1930, and the sickness and death of Whitney in 1942.

Photographs include ones of the Whitney and Vanderbilt families, ones of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (including portraits taken by Baron Adolf de Meyer and Count Jean de Strelecki), ones of various Vanderbilt and Whitney residences and of Whitney's studios, ones of Whitney's sculpture exhibitions as well as exhibitions at her studio, and ones of her sculptures, as well as some miscellaneous and unidentified ones. Artwork consists of sketchbooks and sketches by Whitney (including sketches for sculptures) and artwork by others (including a sketchbook of Howard Cushing's containing a sketch of her and albums of World War I lithographs) collected by Whitney. Also found amongst the collection are printed material (clippings, exhibition catalogs, programs, and publications) and blueprints (including drawings for Whitney's studio on MacDougal Alley and various of her sculptures).
Arrangement:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers are arranged into twelve series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Miscellaneous Personal Papers, 1888-1947, 1975 (Boxes 1-3, 33-34, OV 42; 2.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1889-1949, 1959 (Boxes 3-9; 6 linear feet)

Series 3: Journals, circa 1886-1939 (Boxes 9-12, 33; 2.5 linear feet)

Series 4: Whitney Studio Club and Whitney Museum of American Art Files, 1921-1943 (Box 12; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Sculpture Files, 1900-1960 (bulk 1909-1942) (Boxes 12-15; 3 linear feet)

Series 6: Philanthropy Files, 1902-1923 (bulk 1915-1920) (Boxes 15-17; 2 linear feet)

Series 7: Writings, 1889-1942, 1974 (Boxes 17-26; 10 linear feet)

Series 8: Scrapbooks, 1893-1942 (Boxes 26-27, 33, 35; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1859-1942 (Boxes 27-28, 36; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 10: Photographs, 1862-1942 (Boxes 28-32, 36-41, OV 43-51; 6.4 linear feet)

Series 11: Artwork, 1871-1930s (Boxes 32, 41, OV 52-54; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 12: Blueprints, 1913-1945 (OV 55; 0.1 linear feet)
Biographical/Historical note:
New York art patron and sculptor, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875-1942), was the eldest daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt, and founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Whitney was born January 9, 1875 in New York City, the. She was educated by private tutors and attended Brearley School in New York. From the time she was a young girl, she kept journals of her travels and impressions of the people she met, and engaged in creative pursuits such as sketching and writing stories. In 1896, she was married to Harry Payne Whitney. They had three children, Flora, Cornelius, and Barbara.

In 1900, Whitney began to study sculpture under Hendrik Christian Anderson, and then under James Fraser. Later, she studied with Andrew O'Connor in Paris. From the time she started studying sculpture, her interest in art grew, as did her particular concern for American art and artists. In 1907, she organized an art exhibition at the Colony Club, which included several contemporary American paintings. She also opened a studio on MacDougal Alley, which became known as the Whitney Studio and was a place where shows and prize competitions were held. (She also had other studios in Westbury, Long Island and Paris, France.) Over the years, her patronage of art included buying work, commissioning it, sponsoring it, exhibiting it, and financially supporting artists in America and abroad. From 1911 on, she was aided in her work by Juliana Force, who started out as Whitney's secretary, was responsible for art exhibitions at the Whitney Studio, and became the first director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

The first recognition Whitney received for her sculpture came in 1908 when a project on which she had collaborated (with Grosvenor Atterbury and Hugo Ballin) won a prize for best design from the Architectural League of New York. The following year she received a commission to do a fountain sculpture for the Pan-American Building in Washington, D. C. She went on to do numerous other commissioned works over the next several decades, including: a fountain for the New Arlington Hotel in Washington D.C. (the design of which was reproduced in various sizes and materials, one cast being submitted to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition where it won a bronze medal and a later cast being installed on the campus of McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 1930); the Titanic Memorial (designed in 1913 and erected in 1930); the Buffalo Bill Memorial (1924) in Cody, Wyoming; the Columbus Memorial (1929) in Port of Palos, Spain; the Peter Stuyvesant statue in Stuyvesant Square (1939); and The Spirit of Flight (1939) for the New York World's Fair. In 1916, she had her first one-man show at the Whitney Studio, another at the Newport Art Association, and a retrospective at the San Francisco Art Association Palace of Fine Arts. A traveling exhibition in the Midwest followed in 1918.

During the First World War, Whitney was involved with numerous war relief activities, most notably establishing and supporting a hospital in Juilly, France. She made several trips to France during the war, keeping a journal and eventually publishing a piece on the hospital in several newspapers. Her sculpture during this period was largely focused on war themes. In 1919, she exhibited some of these works at the Whitney Studio in a show called "Impressions of War." In the years after the war, she was also commissioned to do several war memorials, including the Washington Heights War Memorial (1922) and the St. Nazaire Memorial (1926) commemmorating the landing of the American Expeditionary Force in France in 1917.

In 1918, Whitney opened the Whitney Studio Club, which served as pioneering organization for American art, putting on exhibition programs and offering social space and recreational amenities to its members (one point numbering over four hundred artists living in New York). She planned an "Overseas Exhibition" of American art, which traveled to Paris and other European cities in 1920-1921, and had her own shows in Paris and London in 1921. In 1928, the Whitney Studio Club was transformed into an art gallery, known as the Whitney Studio Galleries and directed by Juliana Force, which eventually became the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1931.

Whitney pursued creative writing throughout her life, but beginning in the 1930s writing became her principle means of creative expression. Over the years, she produced numerous manuscripts for stories, novels, and play. One novel, Walking the Dusk, was published in 1932 under the pseudonym L. J. Webb. Beginning in 1940, Whitney took a "Professional Writing" course at Columbia University with Helen Hull, which resulted in the production of numerous short stories. In 1941, she collaborated with Ronald Bodley to adapt one of her stories as a play and attempted to get it produced, although unsuccessfully.

In 1934, Whitney was involved in a custody battle for her niece, Gloria Vanderbilt (daughter of her late brother, Reginald Vanderbilt and his wife, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt). In an agreement reached by the court, custody was awarded to Whitney and visitation rights to Gloria's mother. Litigation continued in the ensuing years.

In 1935, Whitney established the World's Fair Five Organization, with Juliana Force and four architects, to work on preparing a plan for the site of the 1939 New York World's Fair at Flushing Meadow, although the fair's own Board of Design ended up coming up with its own plan.

Whitney continued her work in sculpture, writing, art patronage, and philanthropy throughout the remaining years of her life. She died on April 18, 1942.
Related Archival Materials note:
Related material found in the Archives includes Research Material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney compiled by Flora Miller Irving and the Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, available on microfilm only (originals are located in the Whitney Museum of American Art). Also found in the Archives of American Art's Miscellaneous Exhibition Catalog Collection are a bundle of Whitney Studio Club and Mrs. H. P. Whitney's Studio catalogs and announcements.
Provenance:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers were donated in 1981 and 1991 by Whitney's granddaughter, Flora Miller Irving.
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