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Alexander Lawson scrapbooks, [ca. 1846]

Creator:
Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846  Search this
Citation:
Alexander Lawson scrapbooks, [ca. 1846]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Engraving -- 19th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Nature-printing and nature-prints  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10599
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214075
AAA_collcode_lawsalex
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214075

David McNeely Stauffer papers

Creator:
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913  Search this
Names:
Almon, W. Bruce  Search this
Balch, Vistus, 1799-1884  Search this
Bates, Albert Carlos, b. 1865  Search this
Beardsley, William A.  Search this
Bement, Clarence S. (Clarence Sweet), 1843-1923  Search this
Chapin, John Bassett  Search this
Clark, Charles E.  Search this
Conway, William Wright  Search this
Crane, Warren C.  Search this
Currier, John J. (John James), 1834-1912  Search this
Darrach, Charles Gobrecht, b. 1846  Search this
De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914  Search this
Dodgson, Campbell, 1867-1948  Search this
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937  Search this
Edmonds, John Henry, b. 1873  Search this
Flagg, Fanny Jewett  Search this
French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906  Search this
Fridenberg, Robert  Search this
Gallaudet, Edward Miner, 1837-1917  Search this
Gay, Ernest L.  Search this
Giles, Charles S.  Search this
Gilles, Walter  Search this
Girsch, Charles W.  Search this
Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950  Search this
Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918  Search this
Hall, Charles B.  Search this
Halsey, R. T. Haines (Richard Townley Haines), 1865-1942  Search this
Hamlin, Edward B.  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Hazelwood, Sumner  Search this
Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858  Search this
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919  Search this
Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921  Search this
Lanborn, Charles  Search this
Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895  Search this
Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868  Search this
Littlefield, George Emery, 1844-1915  Search this
Longacre, Orleans  Search this
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891  Search this
Marshall, Frank E.  Search this
McNeely, Kate L.  Search this
Mitchell, James T. (James Tyndale), 1834-1915  Search this
Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826  Search this
Munn, Charles Allen, 1859-1924  Search this
Nelson, William (printmaker)  Search this
Nichols, Charles Lemuel, 1851-1929  Search this
Nichols, Frederick B., 1824-1906?  Search this
Paine, Nathaniel, 1832-1917  Search this
Parrish, Daniel, Jr  Search this
Perrine, Howland Delano, 1853-  Search this
Piers, Harry  Search this
Pope, A. Winthrop  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Richter, Emil H., b. 1869  Search this
Rollinson, William, 1762-1842  Search this
Sartain, William, 1843-1924  Search this
Schlecht, Charles  Search this
Schoff, Stephen Alonzo, 1818-1904  Search this
Sill, Howard, 1865-1927  Search this
Slade, Denison R.  Search this
Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915  Search this
Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929  Search this
Spenceley, J. Winfred  Search this
Thornton, William, ca. 1761-1827  Search this
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871  Search this
Walter, Frances K.  Search this
Warren, Asa Coolidge, 1819-1904  Search this
Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962  Search this
Woodbury, John P.  Search this
Extent:
170 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1817-1910
Scope and Contents:
Letters, 1850-1910, biographical data, and miscellany pertaining to Stauffer's study of early American printmakers.
Writing to Stauffer are: W. Bruce Almon, Vistus Balch, Albert C. Bates, William A. Beardsley, Clarence S. Bement, J. W. Bothwell, Mrs. J. C. Bruen, William J. Campbell, John Bassett Chapin, Charles E. Clark, William W. Conway, Warren C. Crane, John J. Currier, Charles G. Darrach, Theodore L. De Vinne, Campbell Dodgson, Wilberforce Eames, John H. Edmonds, D. Edwin, Fanny J. Flagg, Edwin D. French, Robert Fridenberg, E. M. Gallaudet, Ernest L. Gay, Charles S. Giles, Walter Gilles, Charles W. Girsch, Charles E. Goodspeed, Samuel A. Green, Charles B. Hall, R. T. H. Halsey, Edward B. Hamlin, W. F. Hammersly, H. R. Harper, Charles H. Hart, Sumner Hazelwood, Henry W. Herbert, E. B. Holden, Samuel Hollyer, John W. Jordan, Charles Lanman, Charles Lanborn, R. H. Lawrence, Alexander Lawson, L. Lement, Emanuel Leutze, George E. Littlefield, Orleans Longacre, Benson John Lossing.
Also, Kate L. McNeely, Frank E. Marshall, James T. Mitchell, F. Moras, Jedediah Morse, Charles A. Munn, William Nelson, Dr. Charles L. Nichols, Frederick B. Nichols, Ourdan Family, Nathaniel Paine, Daniel Parrish, Jr., Howland D. Perrine, Harry Piers, A. Winthrop Pope, Thomas B. Read, Emil H. Richter, William Rollinson, William Sartain, Charles Schlecht, Stephen A. Schoff, Howard Sill, Denison R. Slade, C. A. Smith, F. Hopkinson Smith, Sidney L. Smith, J. Winfred Spenceley, Thackera Family, William Thornton, R. H. Tiebout, Henry T. Tuckerman, Frances K. Walter, A. Coolidge Warren, Frank W. Weitenkampf, and John P. Woodbury.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Printmakers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.staudavi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bdd09de8-0a01-495f-b0ee-1bb3e76a9348
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-staudavi

Alexander Lawson scrapbooks

Creator:
Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
[ca. 1846]
Scope and Contents:
A short manuscript biography of Lawson, signed "L"; a table of contents with a colored miniature of Lawson, drawn by T. Birch; and engravings by Lawson of birds, mammals, sea shells, human anatomy, scientific machines, instruments and book illustrations.
Biographical / Historical:
Engraver; Philadelphia, PA. Born 1773, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Died 1846, Philadelphia. Came to the U.S. in 1794 and went to work for Thackara & Valance of Philadelphia engraving plates for Dobson's ENCYCLOPAEDIA. He also did engravings for the supplemental (1803) volumes of the ENCYCLPOAEDIA, Wilson's AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY, (1808-1814), and Charles Lucien Bonaparte's AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY; OR THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS INHABITING THE UNITED STATES NOT GIVEN BY WILSON, (1825-1833).
Provenance:
Scrapbooks donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Malvina and Mary Lawson. Lent to the Archives of American Art for microfilming, 1955.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Engravers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Engraving -- 19th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Nature-printing and nature-prints  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lawsalex
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a72fce75-4b94-46f4-839a-8e32ff2629d8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lawsalex

American ornithology, or, The natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson : with figures drawn, engraved, and coloured, from nature / by Charles Lucian Bonaparte

Title:
Natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson
Author:
Bonaparte, Charles Lucian 1803-1857  Search this
Author:
Wilson, Alexander 1766-1813 American ornithology  Search this
Engraver:
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Illustrator:
Peale, Titian Ramsay 1799-1885  Search this
Rider, A.  Search this
Former owner:
Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 volumes, 21 leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 41 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1825
1828
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Call number:
QL681 .B69 1825
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_310453

American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates engraved and coloured from original drawings taken from nature / by Alexander Wilson ; with a sketch of the author's life by George Ord ; in three volumes

Title:
American ornithology
Natural history of the birds of the United States
Author:
Wilson, Alexander 1766-1813  Search this
Ord, George 1781-1866  Search this
Engraver:
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Former owner:
Tucker, Marcia Brady DSI  Search this
Subject:
Wilson, Alexander 1766-1813  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 atlas ([2] p., 76 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 39 cm.)
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
North America
Date:
1828
1829
1828-1829
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Birds--Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
QL681 .W74 1828
QL681.W74 1828
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_103898

American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates engraved and colored from original drawings taken from nature / by Alexander Wilson

Title:
American ornithology
Natural history of the birds of the United States
Author:
Wilson, Alexander 1766-1813  Search this
Ord, George 1781-1866  Search this
Engraver:
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Warnicke, John G. -1818  Search this
Murray, George -1822  Search this
Tanner, Benjamin 1775-1848  Search this
Annotator:
Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932 DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Kemble, W. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
9 volumes illustrations, 76 color plates 36 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1808
1814
1808-1814
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Call number:
QL681 .W74 1808
QL681.W74
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_120800

A geological account of the United States : comprehending a short description of their animal, vegetable, and mineral productions, antiquities, and curiosities / by James Mease

Title:
Account of the United states of North America, &c
Author:
Mease, James 1771-1846  Search this
Illustrator:
Barralet, John James approximately 1747-1815  Search this
Engraver:
Murray, George -1822  Search this
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Former owner:
Mason, George C (George Champlin) 1820-1894 DSI  Search this
Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
4 preliminary leaves, 496, xiv pages, 5 leaves of plates illustrations 15 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1807
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
QH104 .M43 1807
QH104.M48
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_119629

Supplement to the Encyclopaedia, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature in three volumes : illustrated with copperplates

Title:
Encyclopaedia supplement DSI
Dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature
Supplement to the Encyclopaedia
Engraver:
Bowes, Joseph  Search this
Draper, J (John),)  Search this
Jones, Benjamin active 1798-1815  Search this
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Scot, Robert 1744?-1823  Search this
Weston, Henry W.  Search this
Publisher:
Dobson, Thomas 1751-1823  Search this
Physical description:
3 volumes, [53] leaves of plates illustrations (engravings) 28 cm (4to)
Type:
Books
Gold tooled leather (Binding)
Stained leather (Binding)
Binders' instructions (Binding)
Boards (Binding)
Bookplates (Provenance)
Books issued in fascicles (Publishing)
Dentelle bindings (Binding).)
Fillet tools (Binding)
Intaglio prints
Leather bindings (Binding)
Lettering pieces (Binding)
Paper labels (Binding)
Date:
1803
Topic:
Encyclopedias and dictionaries  Search this
Call number:
AE5 .E53 1803 Suppl
AE5 .E53 1803 Suppl
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976340

An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi : and through the western parts of Louisiana, to the sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun, rivers : performed by order of the government of the United States during the years 1805, 1806, and 1807 : and a tour through the interior parts of New Spain, when conducted through these provinces, by order of the captain-gener...

Title:
Expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi DSI
Sources of the Mississippi DSI
Author:
Pike, Zebulon Montgomery 1779-1813  Search this
United States Army Corps of Engineers  Search this
Cartographer:
King, N (Nicholas) 1771-1812  Search this
Nau, Anthony  Search this
Pike, Zebulon Montgomery 1779-1813  Search this
Engraver:
Edwin, David 1776-1841  Search this
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Shallus, Francis  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe 1793-1864 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
5, [3], 105, [12], 108-277, [5], 65, [1], 53, [1], 87 p., [9] leaves of plates (7 folded) : port., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
West (U.S.)
Mississippi River
New Mexico
United States
Date:
1810
Topic:
Discoveries in geography--American  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F592 .P63 1810
F592.P63
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_62164

Practical chemistry; or, A description of the processes by which the various articles of chemical research, in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms, are procured: together with the best mode of analysis: Illustrated by eight copper-plates. Translated from the French of P.M. Orfila ... By John Redman Coxe ... To which is added, a variety of subjects of practical utility; and a copious glossa...

Title:
Coxe's Chemistry
Practical chemistry
Description of the processes by which the various articles of chemical research ... are procured
Author:
Orfila, Matthieu Joseph Bonaventure 1787-1853  Search this
Coxe, John Redman 1773-1864  Search this
Engraver:
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Former owner:
Morris, J. M. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xv, [1], 355, [1], lxxxvi p., 8 leaves of plates. illus., tables 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1818
Topic:
Chemistry  Search this
Call number:
QD28 .O7413 1818
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_609339

American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States illustrated with plates, engraved and colored from original drawings from nature by Alexander Wilson and Charles Lucian Bonaparte ; with a sketch of the life of Wilson, by George Ord, and a classification of the genera and species of American birds, by Spencer F. Baird

Title:
Wilson and Bonaparte
American ornithology
Natural history of the birds of the United States
Author:
Wilson, Alexander 1766-1813,  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Ralph, George Frederick 1853-,- DSI  Search this
Author:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 Catalogue of North American birds  Search this
Bonaparte, Charles Lucian 1803-1857 American ornithology  Search this
Ord, George 1781-1866  Search this
Engraver:
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Stereotyper:
Mears & Dusenbery  Search this
Binder:
Pawson & Nicholson DSI  Search this
Publisher:
Porter & Coates  Search this
Printer:
Sherman & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.),.)  Search this
Physical description:
3 volumes illustrations 27 cm + 2 atlas volumes (76, 27 leaves of plates : all color illustrations ; 46 cm)
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1871
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Call number:
QL681 .W74 1871
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_277541

Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains : performed in the years 1819 and '20, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Sec'y of War, under the command of Major Stephen H. Long / from the notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the exploring party ; compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition ; in two volumes, with an atlas

Title:
Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains
Expedition to the Rocky Mountains DSI
Major Long's expedition to the Rocky Mountains DSI
Long's Expedition DSI
Author:
James, Edwin 1797-1861  Search this
Long, Stephen Harriman 1784-1864  Search this
Say, Thomas 1787-1834  Search this
Long, Stephen Harriman 1784-1864  Search this
Say, Thomas 1787-1834  Search this
United States War Department  Search this
Illustrator:
Peale, Titian Ramsay 1799-1885  Search this
Seymour, Samuel active 1797-1822  Search this
Engraver:
Delleker, George  Search this
Young, J. H (James Hamilton)  Search this
Childs, Cephas Grier 1793-1871  Search this
Lawson, Alexander 1773-1846  Search this
Kearny, Francis 1785-1837  Search this
Hay, William  Search this
Young & Delleker  Search this
Former owner:
Harrington, S. DSI  Search this
Paulding, James Kirke 1778-1860 DSI  Search this
Gage, Henry DSI  Search this
Dwight, Jonathan 1858-1929 DSI  Search this
Tucker, Marcia Brady DSI  Search this
Norton, John T. active 1823 DSI  Search this
Jenkins, John Carmichael 1809-1855 DSI  Search this
Woodstock Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Long, Stephen Harriman 1784-1864 Travel  Search this
James, Edwin 1797-1861 Travel  Search this
Say, Thomas 1787-1834 Travel  Search this
Stephen H. Long Expedition to the Rocky Mountains (1819-1820)  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 atlas volume (4 pages, [14] leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color), maps ; 31 cm)
Type:
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Place:
West (U.S.)
United States
Ohio River
Date:
1822
1823
1822-1823
Topic:
Discoveries in geography--American  Search this
Languages  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F592 .J28 1822
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_110368

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