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Selected art related letters from the George M. Conarroe Autograph Collection

Collector:
Conarroe, George M. (George Mecum), d. 1896  Search this
Names:
Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820  Search this
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Porter, Noah, 1811-1892  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Sweetser, William, 1797-1875  Search this
Extent:
6 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1804-1864
Scope and Contents:
Letters: to Mr. Peale from Thomas Jefferson, Dec. 28, 1808; to Noah Porter from Emanuel Leutze, Nov. 16, 1864; to Col. Deming from Thomas Buchanan Read, Aug. 3.; to Charles Willson Peale from Joseph Banks, Feb. 2, 1804, and Robert Fulton, Sept. 22, 1806; to William H. Sweetser from Samuel F. B. Morse, July 28, 1852.
Provenance:
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.conageor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978b071d2-6779-4ead-bc70-cda02a0902e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-conageor

Robert Fulton, Montgomery, Ala. letter to David Morris, Pa.

Creator:
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Morris, David, 1911-  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1807 June 20
Citation:
Robert Fulton. Robert Fulton, Montgomery, Ala. letter to David Morris, Pa., 1807 June 20. Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6889
See more items in:
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6889
Online Media:

Hudson-Fulton Celebration Parade Photograph Album

Names:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration (1909)  Search this
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Hudson, Henry  Search this
Bookseller:
Knapp, Alyssa  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph album
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Photographs
Date:
1909
Scope and Contents note:
An album containing 100 black-and-white prints depicting the parade through Manhattan. The photographs show an unobstructed view of the floats and marching groups in the parade. The photographs are captioned but the photographer is unkown.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Hudson Fulton Celebration commemorated both the 300th anniversary of the third of English explorer Henry Hudson's four voyages, as well as the 100th anniversary, in 1907, of the first practical steam navigation by American inventor Robert Fulton. The two celebrations were merged into one event, and took place in September and October, 1909 in New York and on the Hudson River with parades, exhibits and re-enactments.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Craig A. Orr, 2009.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Parades  Search this
Parade floats  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1890-1910
Citation:
Hudson Fulton Celebration Parade Photograh Album, 1909, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1149
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f584ba0e-a2e8-42da-8550-c1fed8b9b34d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1149

American Philosophical Society selected records

Creator:
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Names:
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Artists' and Amateurs' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790  Search this
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Ord, George, 1781-1866  Search this
Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Vaughan, John, 1756-1841  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels (3 partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1784-1954
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed American Philosophical Society selected records contain art related letters; committee reports; registrar's and curators' records; pamphlets; and exhibition catalogs from the archives of the American Philosophical Society. Many of the letters are to the Society's secretary and librarian John Vaughan; a few are to the Society's presidents Thomas Jefferson and Peter S. Du Ponceau, and officials John K. Kane and J. Peter Lesley. Among the correspondents are Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin West, Charles Willson Peale, Jacob Perkins, Philip Tidyman, Charles B. Lawrence, John Trumbull, Thomas Sully, Joseph Delaplaine, Robert Patterson, John Quincy Adams, Titian Ramsay Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Victor G. Audubon, and Robert Fulton.

Also included are copies of the registrar's cards for portraits and busts owned by the Society, arranged alphabetically by sitter; "Preliminary Notes, Biographical Sketches, and Memoranda chronologically arranged, for insertion in the Curator's Catalog of Portraits, Busts, and Bas-Reliefs in the Collection of the American Philosophical Society. Illustrated by photographs taken from the originals by Mrs. Julius A. Sachese, member APS"; circa 25 exhibition catalogs and pamphlets (1811-1840) for exhibitions of the Society of Artists of the United States, Columbian Society of Artists, Artists' Fund Society, Artists' and Amateurs' Association, and for works by Thomas Sully, Gilbert Stuart, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Joseph Delaplaine, and others; and newspaper clippings (1917) about the controversy surrounding portraits by Albert Rosenthal hung in Independence Hall (reel P36, frames 372-401).
Biographical / Historical:
The American Philosophical Society (founded 1743) is a scholarly organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the American Philosophical Society "promotes useful knowledge" through research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.
Related Materials:
The American Philosophical Society holds the American Philosophical Society archives, 1743-1984.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art, 1955. The letters are mainly American Philosophical Society records, but many were pulled from ASP's Misc. Mss. and various other collections, and microfilmed in no apparent order. Descriptive cards microfilmed with each letter indicate location of originals.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Portraits -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- Pennsylvania
Learned institutions and societies
Identifier:
AAA.amerphil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c176adef-5e2c-4a3e-b4b9-b86acb745b22
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amerphil

Robert Fulton: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001138
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138695

Howard Roberts scrapbook and photographs

Creator:
Roberts, Howard, 1843-1900  Search this
Names:
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Knight, Ridgway, 1839-1924  Search this
Ware, Lewis  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1867]-1894
Scope and Contents:
A scrapbook (56 p.) containing newspaper clippings; a ticket to the exhibition of Roberts' "Hypatia" at Earle's Gallery with notations on daily attendence; and six photographs of Daniel Ridgway Knight, Lewis Ware, Roberts and of a plaster cast of Robert Fulton.
Biographical / Historical:
Howard Roberts (1843-1900) was a sculptor from Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1985, by Mrs. H.R. Roberts, wife of a descendant of Roberts.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.robehowa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99fb5705a-2c59-4a11-b8b9-e0ba94f06e0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-robehowa

Robert Fulton (1765-1815)

Creator:
Leney, William Satchwell 1769-1831  Search this
Subject:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
West, Benjamin 1738-1820  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Steamboats  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1751]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_382983

Letter

Author:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern DSI  Search this
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Author:
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (1 pages)
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1807
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 556 A
MSS 000556 A
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_169856

James Watt, Jr. letter to Robert Francis [that is, Robert Fulton], on behalf of Boulton Watt & Company, dated Birmingham, 25 July 1804

Correspondent:
Watt, James 1769-1848  Search this
Addressee:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Former owner:
Lende, H. W. Jr. DSI  Search this
Author:
James Watt and Company (Birmingham, England)  Search this
H.W. Lende, Jr. Manuscript Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 sheets (3 unnumbered pages) : color drawings ; 26 x 40 cm
Type:
Nonprojected graphics
Date:
1804
Topic:
Steamboats--Design and construction  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
MSS 002061 A
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1098329

Official Robert Fulton exhibition of the Hudson-Fulton Commission; the New York Historical Society in coöperation with the Colonial Dames of America, 27 September-30 October, 1909 ... New York

Author:
New-York Historical Society  Search this
Colonial Dames of America  Search this
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission  Search this
Subject:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Physical description:
1 p. l., 66, [8] p. front (col. port.) 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1909
1909]
Topic:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909  Search this
Call number:
F127.H8N56X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_215244

Hudson-Fulton celebration, September 25 to October 9, 1909; a brochure for the use of the schools of the State, compiled and edited by Harlan Hoyt Horner

Author:
University of the State of New York  Search this
Horner, Harlan Hoyt 1878-1965  Search this
Subject:
Hudson, Henry -1611  Search this
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. ill., facsim., map, ports. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1909
Topic:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F129.H8 U58 1909
F129.H8U58 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_396502

Official program, Hudson-Fulton Celebration : discovery of the Hudson River by Henry Hudson, 1609 : inauguration of steam navigation by Robert Fulton, 1807 : September 25 to October 9, 1909

Author:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission  Search this
Subject:
Hudson, Henry d. 1611 Anniversaries, etc  Search this
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815 Anniversaries, etc  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1909
C1909
Topic:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909  Search this
Call number:
F127.H8H53X 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_416567

Souvenir program and guide, Hudson-Fulton Celebration ... : September 25 to October 9, 1909

Author:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission  Search this
Subject:
Hudson, Henry -1611  Search this
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Physical description:
22 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 x 24 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Exhibitions
Place:
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Date:
1909
C1909
Topic:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F127.H8 H93 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_776042

Le diverse et artificiose machine / del capitano Agostino Ramelli ... Nellequali si contengono uarij et industriosi mouimenti, degni digrandissima speculatione, per cauarne beneficio infinito in ogni sorte d'operatione ; composte in lingua italiana et francese

Title:
Dell' artificiose machine
Des artificieuses machines
Author:
Ramelli, Agostino 1531-approximately 1600  Search this
Engraver:
Gaultier, Léonard 1561-1641  Search this
Patron:
Henry III King of France 1551-1589  Search this
Donor:
Livingston, Herman T (Herman Tong) 1827-1899 DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Aubert, Alexander 1730-1805 DSI  Search this
Batchelor, Charles 1845-1910 DSI  Search this
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[16], 338 leaves : illustrations, portrait ; 35 cm (fol.)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Pictorial works
Early works
Date:
1588
Topic:
Mechanical engineering  Search this
Military engineering  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Call number:
TJ144 .R17
TJ144 .R3X 1588
TJ144.R17
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_98083

Robert Fulton letter to Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope, dated 12 December 1793

Correspondent:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Addressee:
Stanhope, Charles Stanhope Earl 1753-1816  Search this
Former owner:
Lende, H. W. Jr. DSI  Search this
Author:
H.W. Lende, Jr. Manuscript Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet, folded (2 unnumbered pages) : illustration ; 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents)
Date:
1793
Topic:
Canals--Inclined planes  Search this
Call number:
MSS 002060 A
Restrictions & Rights:
Use by appointment with Dibner Library staff.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101465

Robert Fulton letter to Robert R. Livingston, dated New York, 29 August 1807

Correspondent:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Addressee:
Livingston, Robert R. 1746-1813  Search this
Former owner:
Lende, H. W. Jr. DSI  Search this
Author:
H.W. Lende, Jr. Manuscript Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet, folded (3 unnumbered pages) ; 33 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents)
Place:
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
New York (State)
Date:
1807
Topic:
River steamers  Search this
Steamboats--History  Search this
Call number:
MSS 002062 A
Restrictions & Rights:
Use by appointment with Dibner Library staff.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101466

Robert Fulton letter to Joseph Bringhurst, dated New York, 1 October 1812

Correspondent:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Addressee:
Bringhurst, Joseph  Search this
Former owner:
Lende, H. W. Jr. DSI  Search this
Author:
H.W. Lende, Jr. Manuscript Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Stevens, John 1749-1838  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet, folded (4 unnumbered pages) ; 25 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents)
Place:
Delaware
Date:
1812
Topic:
Steamboats  Search this
Competition  Search this
Call number:
MSS 002063 A
Restrictions & Rights:
Use by appointment with Dibner Library staff.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101467

Abraham Baldwin (1854-1807), (painting)

Painter:
Leutze, Emanuel Gottlieb 1816-1868  Search this
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815 (copy after)  Search this
Subject:
Baldwin, Abraham  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor sepia on paper
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Copy
Owner/Location:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83170213
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470338

De la machine infernale maritime, ou, De la tactique offensive et defensive de la torpille : description de cette machine, et expériences faites en Angleterre et aux Etats-Unis, sur la maniére d'en faire usage / par Robert Fulton ... ; traduit de l'anglais par M.E. Nunez de Taboada ..

Author:
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Translator:
Nunez de Taboada, Melchior Emmanuel 1786-  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 100 pages, V folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm (8vo)
Type:
Books
Date:
1812
Topic:
Torpedoes  Search this
Call number:
V850 .F975 F1812
V850.F975 F1812
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_323794

Who really invented the steamboat? : Fulton's Clermont coup / Jack L. Shagena

Author:
Shagena, Jack L  Search this
Subject:
Rumsey, James 1743?-1792  Search this
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815  Search this
Physical description:
441 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Steamboats--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_775009

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