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Elkins -- Halliehurst

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

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

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

National Register of Historic Places, Davis & Elkins National Historic Landmark District, Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, National Register #70000666 and #96001129.
See also Elkins -- Graceland Mansion (AAG# WV009). Graceland Masion is also pictured in postcard WV022_MAR003.
Postcards circa 1915-1945.
Varying Form:
Also known as Hallihurst and Senator Stephen Benton Elkins' House.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- West Virginia -- Elkins  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Landscape gardening  Search this
Hillsides  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File WV022
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / West Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1808

Heroic Deeds of Russian Pilots

Author:
Kritskiĭ, P.  Search this
Publisher:
Tipografīi͡a K. F. Nekrasova v I͡Aroslavli͡e  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
21 Pages
Container:
Box 6, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Pages
Date:
1915
Scope and Contents:
П. Критскій [P. Kritskiĭ], Подвиги Русскихъ Авіаторовъ [Podvigi Russkikh Avīatorov] (I͡Aroslavl : Tipografīi͡a K. F. Nekrasova v I͡Aroslavli͡e, 1915). Russian language monograph (2-up photcopy; 2 copies)
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Russian Aeronautical Collection, ACC. 2006-0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Russian Aeronautical Collection
Russian Aeronautical Collection / Series 1: Imperial Russia (1885-1917)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2006-0034-ref275

Bedford -- Lockwood Garden

Former owner:
Lockwood, Henrietta Sedgwick  Search this
Lockwood, John E.  Search this
Bulloch family  Search this
Horticulturist:
Zitter, Robin  Search this
Gardener:
Zitter, Robin  Search this
Landscape architect:
Weber, Nelva M.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Lockwood Garden (Bedford, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Westchester County -- Bedford
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, an abbreviated garden plan, a plan of the parterre garden, photocopies of articles about the garden, and a letter from Henrietta Lockwood to Nelva M. Weber.
General:
This garden in Westchester County was established in 1938 on an old farm. The owners, John and Henrietta Lockwood, began a process of remodeling, design, and land development that continued for over 60 years until Mrs. Lockwood's death. Growing places may be found throughout the multi-acre property (of the eventual 100+ acres all but 13 have been deeded to a local nature conservancy). A lean-to greenhouse on the north end of the kitchen wing provides the winter display area for streptocarpus, camellias and other potted plants. It is here that seeds of all sorts are sown and grown under fluorescent light until they are large enough to be taken to the much larger greenhouse across the drive. A winding path through a grassy meadow planted with apple trees leads from the house to the flower and vegetable gardens. The site now features a patterned design based on a medieval, four-part parterre garden--two diamond shapes and two round--using bricks as edging for the beds, and also includes four iron umbrella tripods that serve as supports for clematis. Beyond the flower garden is an extensive vegetable garden and berry patch that produce fresh summer harvests for the table as well as the freezer. Many varieties of clematis are found tumbling informally atop stone walls, weaving through bushes and climbing obediently up the tan house walls, reflecting the owner's passion for this plant. Daphne is another particular favorite.
Each fall on the east side of the guest house an ingenious portable greenhouse is erected to house many tender potted plants, particularly winter-flowering camellias. Nearby a rock ledge forms a terrace for the guest house; beyond is a severe drop into the cool, dark woods. Featured plants in this area include yellow corydalis, mimosa trees, ferns, and woodland flowers. Just outside the guest house potted fig trees and an arbor of grapes provide shade. Inside the main house is a tiny greenhouse. To the rear of the house, along the edge of the brick terrace, blue pansies bloom with spring flowers and are later joined by pots of standard fuchsias and roses. The old well house still stands in the middle of a brick terrace surround by white alyssum volunteers. Beautiful clay pots of unusual collected plants are everywhere. This is a perfect country garden with its meadow views and unusual plant combinations, a tribute to its owners' lifelong devotion to its design, development, and care.
Persons associated with the garden include: John E. and Henrietta Sedgwick Lockwood (former owners, 1938-2001); the Bulloch family (former owners, before 1938); Nelva M. Weber (landscape architect); and Robin Zitter (horticulturist and gardener, 1984 to date).
Related Materials:
Lockwood Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (19 35 mm. slides; 2 photoprints; 1 120 mm. transparency; 29 negatives)
See others in:
Garden Club of America Collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing].
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Bedford  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File NY464
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1271

Bead

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in)
Type:
Glass
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.775
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33a18caaa-6c38-4424-8e34-806c0c05ae70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.775

How Lady Bird Johnson Became an Activist

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-07-07T15:30:02.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_uVKg0EY1VsI

Pete Seeger - "Buffalo Gals" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-04-27T15:09:48.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_S92bWBB0ymo

Pete Seeger - "Oh Mary, Don't You Weep" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-04-27T17:09:40.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_oZIdHhB5mEM

Unbound: Narrative Art of the Plains, March 12 to Dec. 4, 2016, NMAI New York

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-03-07T15:05:56.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_A8Ar1xBXCZA

Cap or finial

Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.9 x 3.8 x 3.3 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
664-525 BCE
Period:
Possibly Late Period
Topic:
Late Period (664 - 332 BCE)  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.452
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d237a5ce-0812-4fba-8854-2b23927f33cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.452

Dark blue double herma

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H (overall): 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
5th-6th century?
Period:
Roman Period
Topic:
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
molding  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.794
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37e05f69d-f831-48db-93da-1feb09a8e27d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.794

Nina Kuo response to "What is Feminist Art?"

Creator:
Kuo, Nina  Search this
Kuo, Nina  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
2016
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22356
See more items in:
What is Feminist Art? questionnaire responses, 2019
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22356
Online Media:

Winter grasses

Creator:
Hartgen, Vincent Andrew, 1914-2002  Search this
Hartgen, Vincent Andrew, 1914-2002  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
not after 1984
Topic:
Nature  Search this
Winter  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9239
See more items in:
Winter grasses, not after 1984
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9239

Edmund C. Tarbell papers, circa 1855-circa 2000, bulk 1885-1938

Creator:
Tarbell, Edmund Charles, 1862-1938  Search this
Tarbell, Edmund Charles, 1862-1938  Search this
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8487
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210663
AAA_collcode_tarbedmu
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210663
Online Media:

Thomas Waterman Wood papers and art gallery records, 1845-1979

Creator:
Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903  Search this
Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903  Search this
Subject:
T. W. Wood Art Gallery (Montpelier, Vt.)  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8644
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210824
AAA_collcode_woodthom
Theme:
Diaries
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210824

Texas Fine Arts Association records, 1911-1980

Creator:
Texas Fine Arts Association  Search this
Texas Fine Arts Association  Search this
Subject:
Laguna Gloria Art Museum  Search this
Elisabet Ney Museum (Austin, Tex.)  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Texas -- Austin  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10572
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214048
AAA_collcode_texafine
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214048

Ted and Joan Wilentz collection of Fluxus-related materials, 1963-1983

Creator:
Wilentz, Ted, 1915-2001  Search this
Wilentz, Joan  Search this
Wilentz, Ted, 1915-2001  Search this
Subject:
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Higgins, Dick  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Kostelanetz, Richard  Search this
Topic:
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6318
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)224932
AAA_collcode_wileted
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_224932

Oral history interview with Saul Steinberg, 1973 March 27

Interviewee:
Steinberg, Saul, 1914-1999  Search this
Steinberg, Saul, 1914-1999  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Cartooning -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12730
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213135
AAA_collcode_steinb73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213135

Oral history interview with Eric Rhein, 2017 February 26-April 16

Interviewee:
Rhein, Eric, 1961-  Search this
Rhein, Eric, 1961-  Search this
Interviewer:
Kerr, Theodore, 1979-  Search this
Subject:
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Mixed media (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17465
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)387865
AAA_collcode_rhein17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_387865

Breese and Morse family papers, 1772-1846

Creator:
Breese family  Search this
Morse family, Morse family  Search this
Breese family  Search this
Subject:
Breese, Sidney  Search this
Breese, Samuel  Search this
Morse, Jedidiah  Search this
Breese, Samuel  Search this
Hazard, Ebenezer  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Northeastern States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7111
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209245
AAA_collcode_breemors
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209245

Henry Hudson and Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson papers, [187-]-1979

Creator:
Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1863?-1947  Search this
Kitson, Theo Alice Ruggles, 1871-1932  Search this
Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1863?-1947  Search this
Subject:
Kitson, Samuel James  Search this
Cavanagh, Dorothy  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze founding  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7186
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209323
AAA_collcode_kitshenr
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209323

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