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Office of Naval History Staff

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lundeberg, Philip K. 1923-2019  Search this
Pineau, Roger  Search this
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Pattee, Richard Saltonstall  Search this
Martin, Donald R  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
United States Office of Naval History  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10 w x 8 h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
c. 1952
Topic:
Naval history  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Military history  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2007-0159
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11793

Gardner Cox papers

Creator:
Cox, Gardner, 1906-1988  Search this
Massachusetts Art Commission  Search this
Portraits (Firm: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Putnam & Cox (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Saint Botolph Club (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School  Search this
American Academy in Rome  Search this
Names:
Boston Arts Festival  Search this
Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969  Search this
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907  Search this
Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863  Search this
Stevens, Austin  Search this
Interviewer:
Driver, Phoebe Barnes, 1908-  Search this
Extent:
7.8 Linear feet ((on 9 microfilm reels))
12 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Date:
1920-1995
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence, business records, extensive portrait files, sketches and drawings, notes and writings, art works, subject files, printed materials, photographs, audio-visual material and palette samples relate chiefly to Cox's career as a portrait painter.
Included are: short biographical sketches, a résumé, and membership cards; correspondence, primarily with the gallery Portraits, Inc. and with sitters; early letters of recommendation and letters from Austin Stevens, who painted Cox's portrait; contracts, insurance records, leases, frame invoices, and extensive income tax records; ten cassette tapes and transcript of an interview conducted by Phoebe Barnes Driver; notebooks, notes and writings, including a biographical sketch of Edward W. Forbes, a transcription of a portrait dedication, invitation lists; notebooks; appointment calendars; sketchbooks and loose sketches.
Also included are extensive portrait files of sitters containing correspondence, invoices; some contain photographs. Sitters include Dean Acheson, Judge Bailey Aldrich, Hamilton Fish Armstrong, Dean George Baker, Ann Banks, Talcot M. Banks, Barry Bingham, Sr., Eleanor Bowman, Justice William Joseph Brennan, Jr., Kingman Brewster, Jr., John Nicholas Brown, Orville H. Bullitt, William A.M. Burden and sons, J. B. CanantHammond E. Chaffetz, Secretary William T. Coleman, Abram T. Collier, Mary Crocker, Nathan Cummings, Justice R. Ammi Cutter, Dr. Francis de Marneffe, Dr. Derek Denny-Brown, Douglas Dillon, Gov. Michael S. Dukakis, Frederick M. Eaton, Daughter of Frederick M. Eaton, Dr. Frank Elliott, John Franklin Enders, Justice Felix Frankfurter, Robert Frost, Richard Glenn Gettell, Justice Arthur Goldberg, Honorable and Mrs. Gordon Gray, General Wallace M. Greene, Burton Grey, Najeeb E. Halaby, Justice John M. Harlan, Averell and Pamela Harriman, Judge William Hastie, Francis W. Hatch, Hatcher, Paul V. Hayden, Alfred Hayes, Ralph Helverson, Christian Herter, Hopkinson, V.P.H. Humphrey, R. Keith Kane, John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Rev. Kinsolving, Secretary Henry Kissinger, Henry Laughlin, Martina Lawrence, Lessing, Edward H. Levi, Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis, Lippman, Stacy Lloyd, Professor Louis Loss, Robert Lovett
Professor Edward Mason, Jean Mayer, Secretary Robert S. McNamara, Professor Donald H. Menzel, Hary Myers, Dr. Francis D. Moore, Maurice Needham, William Oates, John Lord O'Brian, Daniel H. O'Leary, Howard C. Peterson, Edwin H.B. Pratt, Norman S. Raab, R. Stewart Rauch, Herbert Read, Dr. Duncan Reid, Resor, Arthur Ross, Eugene V. Rostow, Dean Rusk, Dean Albert M. Sacks, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger, Sally Scott, George C. Seybolt, Dr. Howard Sprague, Justice Potter Stewart, J. Statton, Lewis Toepfer, Marian Vaillant, Margaret Vaughan, Chief Justice Earl Warren, James Webb, Fred Weed, E. A. Weeks, Professor Fred L. Whipple, Justice Byron White, George M. White, Judge Raymond Wilkins, Michael Wiseman, Professor Arnold Wolfers, and Judge Charles Wyansky.
Also found are institution files relating to activities with the American Academy in Rome, Boston Arts Festival and its revival in 1985, Massachusetts Art Commission, St. Botolph Club, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and memorials to Samuel Morison, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and Robert Gould Shaw; exhibition files, containing correspondence, catalogs and announcements; and files relating to Cox's home and studio and the publication of LAWYERS PAINTED BY GARDNER COX. Also, clippings, invitations, announcements and printed material from clubs and other organizations; and photographs of Cox, his family, a bust of Cox, and many of his portraits.
ADDITION (UNMICROFILMED; ca. 12 ft.): Biographical material; correspondence; writings; notebooks; sketches and drawings; financial papers; photographs of portrait and non-portrait work; printed material; exhibition announcements; lists of work; posthumous inventory with photographs of selected work. The strength of this group lies in the abundance of studies for portraits, ranging from quick sketches in notebooks to studies of aspects of sitters to preliminary drawings, to photographs of his work, predominantly portraits but also including his paintings of forms abstracted from nature.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter; Cambridge, Mass. Died 1988. Cox was a friend or acquaintance of many leading cultural figures in Boston and Cambridge, painted the portraits of many of them, and often developed friendly relations with his eminent sitters.
Provenance:
Papers on reels 4486-4494 were donated 1982-1985 by Gardner Cox and by his widow, Phyllis Byrnes Cox, 1989-1990. Additional papers received in 1998 from Cox's sons, James and Benjamin, and his daughter, Phyllis Koch.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Lawyers -- Portraits  Search this
Portrait painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- 20th century -- Massachusetts  Search this
Politicians -- Portraits  Search this
Function:
Art festivals
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.coxgard
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93ecb2ba6-bc77-41a0-94f4-c35cfc342652
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coxgard

The Caribbean as Columbus saw it, by Samuel Eliot Morison and Mauricio Obregón. Photos. by David L. Crofoot, Cristina Martinez-Irujo de Obregón, members of the Harvard Columbus Expedition, and other friends

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Author:
Obregón, Mauricio  Search this
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Physical description:
xxxv, 252 pages illustrations, maps, portraits 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
America
West Indies
Central America
Date:
1964
[1964]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_40107

The European discovery of America; th northern voyages A.D. 500-1600

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 712 p. illus., coats of arms., fascims., maps, col. plate, ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
America
Date:
1971
Topic:
Voyages and travels  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
E101 .M86
E101.M86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_7261

William Hickling Prescott, 1796-1859

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Subject:
Prescott, William Hickling 1796-1859  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) illus. 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1958
Call number:
CT275.P93 M8
PS2657 .M86
PS2657.M861
CT275.P93M8
PS2657.M861
PS2657.M86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_48720

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine actions, May 1942-August 1942 / by Samuel Eliot Morison ; with illustrations

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Signer:
Leslie, Maxwell F. DSI  Search this
Thach, Jimmy DSI  Search this
Gay, George H. 1917- DSI  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Pacific Fleet  Search this
United States Navy Task organizations  Search this
Physical description:
[11], x-xxiii, 307, [1] p., [38] p. of plates (some folded) : ill., charts, maps, ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Solomon Islands
Guadalcanal Island
Alaska
Aleutian Islands
Pacific
Date:
1975
1949
1962, c1949
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations--Submarine  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Midway, Battle of, 1942  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, Japanese  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
D773 .M6 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486315

Francis Parkman (1823-1893)

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Subject:
Parkman, Francis 1823-1893  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. illus., ports. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Call number:
CT275.P26 M8
E175.5.P2 M86
CT275.P26M8
E175.5.P2M86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_45286

The two ocean war, a short history of the United States Navy in the Second World War

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
611 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
[1963]
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Call number:
D773 .M62X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_44246

The European discovery of America, the southern voyages A.D. 1492-1616

Title:
Southern voyages A.D. 1492-1616
Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 758 p. illus., maps 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
America
Date:
1974
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
E121 .M60
E121 .M86
E121.M60
E121.M86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_45941

The log cabin myth; a study of the early dwellings of the English colonists in North America. Edited with an introd. by Samuel Eliot Morison

Author:
Shurtleff, Harold Robert 1883-1938  Search this
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 243 p. illus., plates. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
1939
Topic:
Architecture, Colonial  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Call number:
NA707 .S47 1967X
NA707.S47 1967X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_48119

Builders of the Bay colony, by Samuel Eliot Morison ..

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 365 p. front., plates, ports., map, facsims. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Place:
Massachusetts
Date:
1930
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Topic:
Puritans  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F67 .M86
F67.M86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_45970

Dissent in three American wars [by] Samuel Eliot Morison, Frederick Merk [and] Frank Freidel

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Merk, Frederick 1887-1977  Search this
Freidel, Frank 1916-1993  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 104 p. illus., ports. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1970
1812-1815
1845-1849
1897-1901
Topic:
Dissenters  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
E183 .M86
E183.M86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_4086

Christopher Columbus, mariner. Maps by Erwin Raisz

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Physical description:
x, 224 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
America
Spain
Date:
1955
[1955]
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486940

Of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647; the complete text, with notes and an introd. by Samuel Eliot Morison

Author:
Bradford, William 1590-1657  Search this
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xliii, 448, xv p. maps. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Date:
1952
[c1952]
New Plymouth, 1620-1691
Topic:
Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F68 .B8o
F68.B8o
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_35687

Journals and other documents on the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus / translated and edited by Samuel Eliot Morison ; illustrated by Lima de Freitas

Author:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Ed. and tr:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Illustrator:
Freitas, Lima de  Search this
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Type:
Biography
Sources
Place:
Spain
America
Date:
1963
[1963]
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Call number:
E114 .M67 1963
CT275.C71 M8j
CT275.C71M8j
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_34538

The Francis Parkman reader / selected and edited with an introduction and notes by Samuel Eliot Morison

Author:
Parkman, Francis 1823-1893  Search this
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 533 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Canada
United States
Date:
1998
1955
To 1763 (New France)
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1027540

John Paul Jones, a sailor's biography. With a new introd. by Daniel V. Gallery

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Subject:
Jones, John Paul 1747-1792  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiv, 456 p. illus., ports., maps. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1964
[c1964]
Call number:
CT275.J78 M8 1964
CT275.J78M8 1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_10321

Narrative of the United States exploring expedition : During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 / by Charles Wilkes ... ; with illustrations and maps ; in five volumes

Author:
Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877  Search this
Former owner:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976 DSI  Search this
Subject:
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)  Search this
Physical description:
5 v. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Oceania
South America
Hawaii
Oregon
Antarctica
Date:
1845
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
Q115 .W68 1845b
Q115.W68 1845b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_203186

Samuel de Champlain, Father of New France

Author:
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Subject:
Champlain, Samuel de 1574-1635  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 299 p. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Canada
New France
America
Date:
1972
[1972]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
French  Search this
Call number:
CT275.C44 M8
CT275.C44M8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_16827

The history and traditions of Harvard College, by James Bryant Conant ... Samuel Eliot Morison ... LeBaron Russell Briggs ... Alfred Chester Hanford ... William John Bingham ... William Ichabod Nichols ..

Author:
Conant, James Bryant 1893-1978  Search this
Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976  Search this
Briggs, Le Baron Russell 1855-1934  Search this
Hanford, A. Chester (Alfred Chester) 1891-1975  Search this
Bingham, William John  Search this
Nichols, William Icabod 1905-  Search this
Subject:
Harvard University  Search this
Physical description:
76 p. illus. (incl. ports.) 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1934
Call number:
LD2151.H5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_207055

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