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MS 2431 Archaeological Notes, sketches, and letters

Creator:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889  Search this
Trowbridge, David  Search this
Correspondent:
Mitchell, Augustus  Search this
Addressee:
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878  Search this
Names:
Pitchlynn, Peter Perkins, 1806-1881  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Maps
Place:
United States -- Archeology
Date:
1880s
Scope and Contents:
Materials from various persons used by O. T. Mason in Smithsonian Annual Reports, 1874 - 1879 & 1881 - 1883.
1) Most have been published (although not necessarily verbatim). unpublished letters and maps include: Mitchell, Augustus to Joseph Henry, August 24, 1873. "Crude Thoughts on American Indians." Discusses visit of P. Pitchlynn to author at Portland, Me., 1846. 2) Bruff. J. Goldsborough to Joseph Henry, February 10, 1873. concerning human face carved on rock near Chain Bridge, Potomac River. 3) Trowbridge, David, December 14, 1876 "Ancient Fort and Burial Ground". with map (area of Waterburgh, New York).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2431
Topic:
Archeology -- Potomac River  Search this
New York (State) -- Waterburgh -- Archeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 2431, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2431
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a2673164-9aa5-49e7-bea6-5418dda8ca5d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2431

Agency history, 1885-1947

Creator:
United States National Museum Division of Plants  Search this
Subject:
Morton, C. V (Conrad Vernon) 1905-1972  Search this
Walker, Egbert H (Egbert Hamilton) 1899-1991  Search this
Killip, Ellsworth Paine 1890-  Search this
Leonard, E. C (Emery Clarence) 1892-1968  Search this
Standley, Paul Carpenter 1884-1963  Search this
Abrams, Le Roy 1874-1956  Search this
Maxon, William R (William Ralph) 1877-1948  Search this
Cook, O. F (Orator Fuller) 1867-1949  Search this
Pollard, Charles Louis 1872-1945  Search this
Rose, J. N (Joseph Nelson) 1862-1928  Search this
Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937  Search this
Painter, Joseph Hannum  Search this
Torrey, John 1796-1873  Search this
Parry, Charles Christopher 1823-1890  Search this
Ward, Lester Frank 1841-1913  Search this
Vasey, George  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
United States National Herbarium  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
Columbia College (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Recent Plants  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Botany  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Plants  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1885
1885-1947
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00057
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218113

Joseph Henry Elected to National Institute for the Promotion of Science

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
National Institute for the Promotion of Science  Search this
Date:
August 22, 1840
Topic:
American science  Search this
Science--Societies, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12513

Joseph Henry's Letter to Lewis R. Gibbes (April 28, 1838)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Gibbes, Lewis R  Search this
Princeton University  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
April 28, 1838
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Experiments  Search this
Books  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2982 and SIA2012-2983 and SIA2012-2984
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13338

First Presbyterian Church of Albany, New York

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Blayney, J. McClusky Rev  Search this
First Presbyterian Church (Albany, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6.5w x 8.75h ; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Engraving
Type:
Engraving
Exterior
Place:
Albany (N.Y.)
Date:
1877
Topic:
Engraving, American  Search this
Church buildings  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-3432
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13543

Review of "Report of the Committee of Naval Affairs, to whom was Referred the Memorial of Henry Hall Sherwood Claiming to have Made New and Important Discoveries in Magnetism Generally, and More Particularly in the Magnetism of the Earth: and Representing that he is the Inventor of an Instrument Called the Geometer"

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Sherwood, H. H (Henry Hall)  Search this
Princeton University  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
United States Congress Senate  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 5 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
July 1838
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Magnetism  Search this
Physicians  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2985 and SIA2012-2986 and SIA2012-2987 and SIA2012-2988 and SIA2012-2989
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13339

Mary Henry Diary Entries, January 25-26, 1865, Fire in the Castle

Author:
Henry, Mary Anna 1834-1903  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 4; Color: Color ; Size: 12w x 7.5h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Paper
Document
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
January 25-26, 1865
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Diaries  Search this
Fires  Search this
History  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-01981 and SIA2013-01982 and SIA2013-01983 and SIA2013-01984
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13598

Joseph Henry Seated in a Chair

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 7.5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Portraits
Date:
1870s
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
781and MAH-781
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10028

Observations on an Aurora Borealis

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 12.5h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
August 1872
Topic:
Volunteers  Search this
Missouri  Search this
Weather  Search this
Voluntarism  Search this
Letters  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-0731
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12480

Joseph Henry's House in Princeton, New Jersey

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Torch, The (Staff Magazine)  Search this
Princeton University  Search this
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 4.75w x 3.5h ; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Exterior
Photographic print
Place:
Princeton (N.J.)
Date:
1965
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Houses  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-8400
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13549

Instructions Issued for Polaris Expedition

Subject:
Hall, Charles Francis 1821-1871  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Bessels, Emil 1847-1888  Search this
Robeson, George M (George Maxwell) 1829-1897  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
Polaris Expedition  Search this
United States Dept. of the Navy  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Place:
North Pole
Polar regions
Date:
June 9, 1871
Topic:
Accidents  Search this
Interagency Relations  Search this
Meteorology  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Arctic regions--Research  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Shipwrecks  Search this
Geology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_78

Joseph Henry's Letter to Benjamin Silliman, Sr. (December 2, 1850)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Silliman, Benjamin 1816-1885  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
December 2, 1850
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Expenditures, Public  Search this
Chemists  Search this
Bequest  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2708 and SIA2012-2709 and SIA2012-2710
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13331

Excerpt from the Minutes of the Albany Institute (April 25, 1831)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Hansteen, Christopher 1784-1873  Search this
Albany Institute  Search this
Albany Academy  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Minutes
Place:
United States
Norway
Date:
April 25, 1831
19th century
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Electromagnet  Search this
Electromagnetism  Search this
Science--Experiments  Search this
Science  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Astronomers  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-0948 and SIA2012-0949
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13097

Terms of Appointment as Smithsonian Secretary Offered to Joseph Henry

Subject:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Hilliard, Henry W (Henry Washington) 1808-1892  Search this
Jewett, Charles C (Charles Coffin) 1816-1868  Search this
Rush, Richard 1780-1859  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)  Search this
Board of Regents Committee on Libraries  Search this
Date:
December 5, 1846
Topic:
Assistant Secretaries  Search this
Libraries  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Wages  Search this
Appointments  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_335

Archives Office, Smithsonian Institution Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building East Wing  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
c. 1897
Topic:
Fourth Floor  Search this
Intercom  Search this
Museum archives  Search this
Standard number:
2003-9567
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10805

Statue of Joseph Henry Unveiled on the National Mall

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Sousa, John Philip 1854-1932  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Date:
April 19, 1883
Topic:
Celebrities  Search this
Dignitaries  Search this
Grounds  Search this
Memorials  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Statues  Search this
Special events  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_665

Joseph Henry's Daughter Caroline

Author:
Addis, R.W. (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 2.25w x 4h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Card photograph
Type:
Card photograph
Date:
c. 1855
Topic:
Henry, Caroline  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Women--History  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
82-3254
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10032

Joseph Henry's Letter to William Brooke O'Shaughnessy (October 30, 1843)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
O'Shaughnessy, William Brooke  Search this
Princeton University  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2 ; Color: Color ; Size: 5 1/2w x 9h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
United States
Date:
October 30, 1843
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Lightning rods  Search this
Lightning  Search this
Physicians  Search this
Armories  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Science--Experiments  Search this
Meteorology  Search this
Letters  Search this
Science  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2854 and SIA2012-2855
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13081
Online Media:

Sketch of Philosophical Hall at the College of New Jersey

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Princeton University  Search this
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color ; Size: 7 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Drawing ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Paper
Date:
c. 1830s
Topic:
Drawing  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-3616
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13399

Henry to Receive Honor from King of Sweden

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olaf  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Place:
Norway
Sweden
Date:
April 20, 1871
Topic:
Awards  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_609

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