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W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection

Photographer:
Minor, Frank (photographer)  Search this
Creator:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution -- 1880-1890  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views
Photographs
Place:
Washington D.C. -- photographs -- 1860-1890
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Hains Point (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1980
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Date:
1865-1885
Summary:
Glass plate negatives of views of Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
Scope and Contents:
11 8" x 10" and 10 4" x 5" glass photonegatives, some marked "1885", one marked "1865" and "Libby Prison"), but most seem from ca. 1885; silver gelatin except two silver collodion plates, one of which bears the "1865." The large plates were stored in a nineteenth-century wooden, grooved plate box (now stored separately). Images depict buildings and sites in Washington, D.C., including: aerial or bird's-eye views possibly taken from the (unfinished?) Washington Monument; the Manassas Panorama building with the completed (capped) Monument visible in the background; Washington street scenes, especially Pennsylvania Avenue; the Smithsonian castle; the U.S. Capitol; the White House; and dredging operations to create Hains Point.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer(s) and circumstances of creation unknown.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. W. L. Armstrong, February 3, 1986.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Streets -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Waterfronts -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Dredging -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Cycloramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Cities and towns -- 1880-1890  Search this
Capitols -- 1880-1890  Search this
Buildings -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architecture -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Libby Prison -- 1880-1890  Search this
Paintings -- 1880-1890  Search this
Panoramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- Collodion -- 19th century
Citation:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection, 1865-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0183
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W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ed09348-d357-44a7-b496-9fe006dfb69f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0183
Online Media:

[Battle of Manassas or Second Bull Run panorama or cyclorama building with Washington Monument in the background: b & w photoprint]

Topic:
Manassas Panorama -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1880-1890
Collector:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Minor, Frank (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (7.9" x 9.9")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Date:
1885
Scope and Contents:
Building was located on National Mall in Washington, DC. Scanned from copy print. Original is glass plate negative.
Arrangement:
In collection control file.
Local Numbers:
AC0183-0000002 (AC Scan No.)

86-345 (OPS neg. no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves.
Collection 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:
Cycloramas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1860-1870 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection, 1865-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection / 8" x 10" negatives, silver gelatin unless identified as collodion / Manassas Panorama building with Washington Monument in background. Sign on building: "BATTLE OF MANASSAS OR SECOND BULL RUN." "1885" on plate. #86 345.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89e7a4e03-5202-447d-90a0-e757ede859a8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0183-ref538

The Beauregard Manassas Quick-Step [sheet music]

Collector:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Composer:
Noir, A.  Search this
Donor:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Names:
Toutant-Beauregard, Pierre Gustave  Search this
Collection Collector:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 12.2" x 9.4".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Place:
Confederate States of America
Virginia -- 19th century
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Georgia
Augusta (Ga.)
Confederate States of America
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Date:
1861
Scope and Contents:
Published by Blackmar & Bro., Augusta, Ga. Cover images include a rather crude portrait of Gen. Beauregard (Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard), the winner of the First Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia.
Local Numbers:
AC1258-0000045-1.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000045-2.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000045-3.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000045-4.jpg (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection 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:
Bull Run (Va.), 1st Battle, 1861  Search this
Generals  Search this
Civil war  Search this
Quicksteps  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 19th century
Sheet music -- 1860-1870
Collection Citation:
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection / Series 1: Sheet Music
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep844914f64-4e6c-41e9-b3ab-3a0939f9298b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1258-ref3
Online Media:

M'Clure's Collection / of / National / Melodies. [Sheet music.]

Collector:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Creator:
Beler, F.  Search this
Composer:
Beler, F.  Search this
Publisher:
McClure, Jas A.  Search this
Arranger:
Taylor, George M.  Search this
Names:
Davis, Jefferson  Search this
Collection Collector:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 13.2" x 9.9".)
1 item, 13.2" x 9.9".
Ink on paper.
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Place:
Confederate States of America
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Nashville (Tenn.)
Confederate States of America
Memphis (Tenn.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Music for "Manassas Quickstep only (underlined in pencil). On cover: "Oak Hill Polka, / to Gen. Ben. McCulloch. / Manassas Quickstep, / To the Army of the Potomac. / Dixie Quickstep, / Dedicated to Jeff Davis. / Leesburg March / Dedicated to Gen. Evans. / Last Rose of Summer / Brilliant Vairations by H. Herz. / Published by / Jas. A. M'Clure [sic], / Nashville and Memphis."
Arrangement:
In box 1, folder 10.
Local Numbers:
AC1258-0000006-1.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000006-2.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000006-3.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000006-4.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000006-5.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000006-6.jpg (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection 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:
Quicksteps  Search this
Civil war  Search this
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 19th century
Sheet music -- 1860-1870
Collection Citation:
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection / Series 1: Sheet Music
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8434ff7b0-7d1f-4f7f-8078-9d4e966a849b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1258-ref55
Online Media:

Mathew Brady's FIRST MANASSAS : a biography and battlefield tour / Dennis Hogge

Title:
Biography and battlefield tour
Author:
Hogge, Dennis (Dennis O.)  Search this
Subject:
Brady, Mathew B. approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Physical description:
256 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Photographs
History
Military history
Place:
United States
Virginia
Manassas Region
Manassas (Va.)
Date:
2013
19th century
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861  Search this
Soldiers--History  Search this
War photography--History  Search this
History  Search this
Photography  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1046968

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