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Container:
Box 5 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-217, Joseph Henry Papers Project, Depository Files
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Depository Files
Depository Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-217-refidd1e1624

Brigg's Marking Pen

Maker:
Payson's Indelible Ink Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
wood (container material)
Measurements:
overall, pen: 5 in x 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x .9525 cm
overall, container: 6 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 15.5575 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
pen, marking
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Northampton
Used:
United States: Delaware, Wilmington
United States: Pennsylvania, State College
Date made:
ca 1867
Patent date:
1867-1-15
Credit Line:
Gift of Dorothy Thompson
ID Number:
DL.66.0342
Catalog number:
66.0342
Accession number:
263702
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9927-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_311480
Online Media:

Edwin Burrage Child photographs

Creator:
Child, Edwin Burrage, 1868-1937  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Sketches
Glass plate negatives
Place:
Dorset (Vt.) -- Photographs
Central Park (New York, N.Y.) -- Photographs
Date:
1902-1936
Summary:
The photographs of painter Edwin Burrage Child measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1902-1936. Included in this collection are original photographic prints and copy prints; 101 negatives; 59 glass plate negatives; and one folder of miscellaneous papers including a sketch by Edwin Burrage Child. Photographs depict artwork, interiors, furniture, and people.
Scope and Contents:
The photographs of Edwin Burrage Child measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1902-1936. Included in this collection are original photographic prints and copy prints; 101 negatives; 59 glass plate negatives; and one folder of miscellaneous papers including a sketch by Edwin Burrage Child. Photographs depict artwork, interiors, furniture, and people.

Photographs of people and other subjects depict several portrait images of Edwin Burrage Child, as well as many photographs and negatives of unidentified groups and events, children, men building a log cabin structure at Child's Dorset, Vermont home, and several models for painting.

Photographs of landscapes, buildings, and animals include a series of landscape photographs of Central Park, complete with the city in the background; many images of the Dorset, Vermont landscape with Child's house and barn structures depicted; landscapes with rainclouds and lightning, also in Dorset, Vermont; and images of horses attached to carriages and wagons, and cows and sheep, as well as several images of a dead horse on the streets of a small town.

Photographs of interiors, furniture, and lighting are made up primarily of copy prints and negatives, and include images of pieces of furniture, light fixtures and sconces, as well as entire interior rooms of what is probably Child's Dorset home. Additionally, photographs of Child's studio with paintings hung on walls are also found here.

Photographs of artwork make up the bulk of the collection, with original prints, copy prints, negatives, and glass plate negatives of primarily portrait paintings by Edwin Burrage Child. Many of the original photographic prints have been annotated on the backs with descriptive information about the portrait model, where they are from, and their occupation. Some annotations contain anecdotal information about Child's interactions or experiences with the sitters, and have been written by Child's youngest son, Sargent Burrage Child. While some of the descriptive information has been identified as written by both Edwin Burrage Child and Sargent Burrage Child, some writing could not be identified. A set of glass plate negatives without prints also depicts several of Child's landscape paintings. Additionally, a dismantled photograph album contains original prints of Child's portraits of men, women, and children, as well as containing the most descriptive information of all the prints in the collection.

Miscellaneous papers contains a sketch with note by Edwin Burrage Child; a handwritten letter in pencil, on Child's stationery, by Child; a typed exhibition inventory of portraits in the Washington, D. C. exhibit, "Portraits by Edwin Burrage Child," in 1930; and a copy of the 5 x 7 glass plate negatives box that previously stored glass plate negatives.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 6 series. Glass plate negatives are housed in Series 6 and are closed to researchers.

Missing Title

Series 1: Photographs of People and Other Subjects, circa 1908-circa 1936 (15 folders; Box 1)

Series 2: Photographs of Landscapes, Buildings, and Animals, 1903-circa 1936 (24 folderst; Box 1)

Series 3: Photographs of Interiors, Furniture, and Lighting, circa 1902-circa 1936 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 4: Photographs of Artwork, 1902-1936 (28 folders; Boxes 2-3, 6)

Series 5: Miscellaneous Papers, circa 1930 (1 folder; Box 3)

Series 6: Glass Plate Negatives, 1910-circa 1930 (0.9 linear feet; Boxes 4-5)
Biographical / Historical:
Edwin Burrage Child (1868-1937) was a landscape and portrait painter who lived and worked in New York City and Dorset, Vermont, and was most known for his male portraiture.

Child was born in Gouverneur, New York in 1868 to Jonathan Bush Child and Sarah Burnham. In the 1880s, Child attended Amherst College and received art lessons during the summers from artist Margaret C. Whiting (1860-1946). In 1890, he graduated from Amherst College and moved to New York City to pursue a career as an artist, becoming a student in 1891 at the Art Students League. Child's artistic debut was in 1892 at the National Academy of Design annual exhibition. From 1891 to 1895, he studied under painter, muralist, and stained-glass designer John LaFarge (1835-1910), and worked as his assistant from 1896-1901. Edwin Burrage Child then spent many years working as an illustrator and writer for leading periodicals such as Scribner's, Harper's, McClure's, and others.

As a landscape painter, Child was awarded a medal at the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition in St. Louis in 1904, and the majority of his landscapes were modeled from his summer home in Dorset, Vermont. In 1908, his focused moved to easel painting -- primarily landscapes and portraits. Child was most known for his portraits of intellectual males, with sitters including Senator Dwight M. Morrow, Governor Wilbur L. Cross of Connecticut, Professor John Dewey, and painter Ivan G. Olinsky, among many others. His work appeared in shows at the National Academy of Design and the Society of Independent Artists in New York, as well as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C. He also had many one-man shows over the years, primarily in New York City. In 1930, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C. held an exhibition of his portraits.

Child was married to Anna Gertrude Sykes in 1894, and they had three children: Katherine E. (1895-1966), Bradford (1896-1948), and Sargent Burrage (1900-1972). Child also made furniture as a hobby and remodeled his home in Dorset Hollow, as well as Gray's Tavern, which later became the Dorset Village Public Library. Additionally, he was a frequent lecturer, speaking at colleges and universities, including Yale, Michigan State College, Columbia, City College of New York, and Massachusetts State College at Amherst. Child spent the last ten years of his life living in Dorset, Vermont, and died in 1937.
Provenance:
The Edwin Burrage Child photographs were transferred to the Archives of American Art on June 6, 1979, from the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) Library.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plates are housed separately and not available to researchers. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sketches
Glass plate negatives
Citation:
Edwin Burrage Child photographs, 1902-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.chiledwi
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Edwin Burrage Child photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9eb01763f-f8bb-4835-80cb-ace78ac9c4e1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chiledwi
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Argia fumipennis violacea

Collector:
John F. Hanson  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Envelope
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Amherst, Massachusetts State College, brook, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Collection Date:
6 Jul 1941
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Odonata, Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae
Published Name:
Argia fumipennis violacea Hagen, 1861
Barcode:
00358093
USNM Number:
USNMENT358093
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Specimen Inventory
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/355a6ee75-d94c-4067-966e-7c910cab63ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9273832

Argia fumipennis violacea

Collector:
John F. Hanson  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Envelope
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Amherst, Massachusetts State College, brook, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Collection Date:
6 Jul 1941
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Odonata, Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae
Published Name:
Argia fumipennis violacea Hagen, 1861
Barcode:
00358094
USNM Number:
USNMENT358094
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Specimen Inventory
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fc0ce409-a31e-4b01-b570-1d4b189dc8b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9273833

Ceroplatus fernaldi

Collector:
Charles P. Alexander  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Slide
Remarks:
Holotype
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
1941. Psyche. 48 (1): 20-21.
Type Status:
Holotype
Place:
Fernald Hall, [Massachusetts State College, Amherst], Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Collection Date:
Mar 1940
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Diptera, Mycetophilidae
Published Name:
Ceroplatus fernaldi Shaw, 1941
Other Numbers:
Inquire SerNum : 137216
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Inquire Types
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3111d2865-1879-483b-a823-76e83788e1a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_9209182

Massachusetts State College Library

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Exchange Service  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 21
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 502, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: Director's domestic correspondence, arranged alphabetic by organization/person. / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0502-refidd1e19641

Edward Avery Richmond Papers

Creator::
Richmond, Edward Avery, 1887-1970  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Manuscripts
Date:
1914-1967
Descriptive Entry:
This collection consists of papers documenting Richmond's career and includes correspondence with colleagues concerning his research on water beetles; correspondence and photographs relating to his Army work on Horn Island, Mississippi, and subsequent research on the natural history of the island; and rearing notes and other research materials on water beetles, especially the family Hydrophilidae.
Historical Note:
Edward Avery Richmond (1887-1970) was an entomologist specializing in the taxonomy and biology of water beetles. He received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts State College in 1930. Richmond held a variety of research and teaching posts between 1913 and 1957. Included were two positions with the United States Department of Agriculture. He was an entomologist with the Japanese Beetle Laboratory from 1924 to 1929 and a foreign plant quarantine inspector from 1945 to 1957. During 1944-1945, Richmond was stationed on Horn Island, off the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, as a health officer with the United States Army. He continued to conduct studies of the flora and fauna of Horn Island as a Research Associate of the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory from 1959 until his death. Richmond's collection of Coleoptera was donated to the National Museum of Natural History in 1972.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Hydrophilidae  Search this
Horn Island (Miss.)  Search this
Water beetles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7374, Edward Avery Richmond Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7374
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Edward Avery Richmond Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7374

Chapin, Edward A.

Alternate Name:
Chapin, E. A.  Search this
Chapin, Edward Albert  Search this
Edward Chapin  Search this
Forename:
Edward  Search this
Middle Initial:
A.  Search this
Surname:
Chapin  Search this
Occupation:
Entomologists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1894
Death Date:
1969
See more records related to affiliations:
United States National Museum
See more records associated with this person:
Chapin, Edward A.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP18

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