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Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Rice, Kym S.  Search this
Extent:
# linear feet (# boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Catalogs
Exhibition records
Brochures
Exhibit scripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Exhibitions
Date:
1995-10-15 - 1996-03-03
Summary:
A collaborative exhibit between the Anacostia Museum and the Octagon Museum that tells the story of the early years of the District of Columbia, the people, and their communities. The exhibition was held between the two museums from October 15, 1995 to March 3, 1996 and curated by Kym S. Rice. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, artifact lists, education packets, loan agreements, and catalogues.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Catalogs
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Exhibit scripts
Citation:
Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-017
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Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-017

Southern City, National Ambition: Docent Education

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
To a group of docents, Curator Kym S. Rice explained the context of the exhibition 'Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C. 1880-1860' and answered questions at The Octagon Museum.
Lecture. Dated 19950930.
Biographical / Historical:
Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C. 1880-1860' reflected the early growth and development of Washington as an urban center, focusing on its communities and architecture. A collaboration between the Anacostia Museum and The Octagon Museum, the exhibition was divided between the two museums from October 15, 1995 to March 3, 1996 and curated by Kym S. Rice.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Communities  Search this
Community development, Urban  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Southern City, National Ambition: Docent Education, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-017, Item ACMA AV002082
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Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-017-ref506

Southern City, National Ambition: Education Program

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
Joanna Banks discussed slaves and slavery with a group of young students. After the discussion, Banks read a story about the life of African Americans in Washington, D.C. from 1800-1860; specifically, the story about Addy and her life as a house slave. After the story, there was a discussion about freedom and singing of a 'Sweet Honey in the Rock' song about freedom. The program concluded with Banks showing students a few objects and photographs on display in the exhibition 'Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C. 1800-1860.'
Education program. Related to the exhibition 'Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C. 1800-1860.' Dated 19951204.
Biographical / Historical:
Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C. 1800-1860' reflected the early growth and development of Washington as an urban center, focusing on its communities and architecture. A collaboration between the Anacostia Museum and The Octagon Museum, the exhibition was divided between the two museums from October 15, 1995 to March 3, 1996 and curated by Kym S. Rice.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Liberty  Search this
Education -- Museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Southern City, National Ambition: Education Program, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-017, Item ACMA AV002215
See more items in:
Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-017-ref507

Clippings, The Octagon, Washington, D.C

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 9/27/1984 memorandum, Glenn to Loar; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-059, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa08-059-refidd1e1367

The Grand American avenue, 1850-1920 / Jan Cigliano, Sarah Bradford Landau, editors

Author:
Cigliano, Jan  Search this
Landau, Sarah Bradford 1935-  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 389 p. : ill., maps, plans, photos. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio)
Saint Charles Avenue (New Orleans, La.)
Massachusetts Avenue (Washington, D.C.)
Wilshire Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Monument Avenue (Richmond, Va.)
Date:
1994
C1994
19th century
20th century
Topic:
City planning--History  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Streets  Search this
Upper class--History  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
NA9015.W3 O212 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_467003

Architecture: discovery and awareness : handbook : The Corcoran Gallery of Art; the Octagon, Washington, D.C.; The Renwick Gallery

Author:
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Subject:
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1976
C1976
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Call number:
NA735.W3 C79
NA735.W3C79
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_118023

The architectural sculpture of Washington, D. C. / by Elizabeth Sherwood Tooker ; sponsored by the American Institute of Architects Foundation

Author:
Tooker, Elizabeth Sherwood  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Institute of Architects Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1973
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Call number:
NB235.W3 T66
NB235.W3T66
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_89148

Creating an American masterpiece : architectural drawings of the Old Executive Office Building, 1871-1888 / edited by Elsa M. Santoyo ; text by Elsa M. Santoyo, Paula Mohr, Mary E. Bellor

Title:
Architectural drawings of the Old Executive Office Building, 1871- 1888
Author:
Santoyo, Elsa M  Search this
Mohr, Paula  Search this
Bellor, Mary E  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Subject:
Mullett, A. B (Alfred Bult) 1834-1890  Search this
Von Ezdorf, Richard 1848-1926  Search this
United States National Archives and Records Administration Cartographic and Architectural Branch  Search this
Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Washington, D.C.) Designs and plans  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 71 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 x 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1988
C1988
19th century
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture, Victorian--Designs and plans  Search this
Buildings--Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
NA2706.U6 C912 1988
NA2706.U6C912 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_372514

Octagon Building, Washington, DC

Creator:
Gruber, Martin A  Search this
Subject:
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1919
C. 1920-1924
Topic:
Buildings  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007355 [SIA2010-1953]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_291748

Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume I, Brief biography, positions held, Loubat Prizes, medals, etc., societies and clubs, bibliography

Title:
Random records, vol. 1
Creator:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume illustrations, clippings, letters. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1846
1846-1932
Call number:
CT275.H75 A1 v. 1
CT275.H75 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063434
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Octagon (Washington, D.C.) [Folder]

Additional name:
The Octagon  Search this
American Architectural Foundation. Octagon  Search this
Octagon House  Search this
Octagon Museum  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_105567

Frank Lloyd Wright and Japanese prints : the Collection of Mrs. Avery Coonley / by Julia Meech-Pekarik

Author:
Meech, Julia  Search this
American Institute of Architects Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Frank Lloyd 1867-1959 Art collections  Search this
Coonley, Queene Ferry Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
14 p. : ill. ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
Call number:
761.52 .M43
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860699

The Taste of power : the rise of genteel dining and entertaining in early Washington : checklist for the exhibition, the Octagon

Author:
Rice, Kym S  Search this
American Architectural Foundation  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1990
[1990]
Topic:
Etiquette  Search this
Entertaining  Search this
Table setting and decoration  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
BJ1858 .T37 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_768051

In the most fashionable style : making a home in the federal city / [Ellen Kirven Donald]

Title:
Making a home in the federal city
Author:
Donald, Ellen Kirven  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Architectural Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill., ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1991
[1991]
19th century
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Architecture, Domestic, in art  Search this
Call number:
NA7238.W18 D66 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_674196

The Octagon's visitor survey project / Alexander Lee Nyerges

Author:
Nyerges, Alexander Lee  Search this
Subject:
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
[23] leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Museum visitors--Evaluation  Search this
Call number:
NA7238.W3 N94 1979a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_697001

The Old World builds the New : the Guastavino Company and the technology of the Catalan vault, 1885-1962 / Janet Parks, Alan G. Neumann

Author:
Parks, Janet  Search this
Neumann, Alan G  Search this
R. Guastavino Company  Search this
Avery Library  Search this
Wallach Art Gallery  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Carnegie Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
R. Guastavino Company Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
99 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
Topic:
Building, Fireproof--Exhibitions  Search this
Tile construction--Exhibitions  Search this
Vaults (Architecture)--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NA737.G83 P37 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_532455

Collectors' choice

Author:
Christ Child Society (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Institute of Architects Foundation  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
Topic:
Antiques--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
NK512.W3 O28 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_567865

Ambitious appetites : dining, behavior, and patterns of consumption in federal Washington / Barbara G. Carson

Author:
Carson, Barbara G. 1941-  Search this
Rice, Kym S  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 212 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Food habits--History--Exhibitions  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
F196.C33 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_404164

The White House 1792-1992 : image in architecture / [organized by the American Architectural Foundation in cooperation with the White House Historical Association]

Author:
American Architectural Foundation  Search this
White House Historical Association  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Subject:
White House (Washington, D.C.) History  Search this
Physical description:
67 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
[1992]
Call number:
F204.W5 W58 1992
F204.W5W58 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_426693

The grand American avenue, 1850-1920 / [Jan Cigliano and Linnea Hamer, co-curators ; organized by the Octagon Museum of the American Architectural Foundation]

Author:
Cigliano, Jan  Search this
Hamer, Linnea  Search this
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Architectural Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio)
Prairie Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)
Saint Charles Avenue (New Orleans, La.)
Massachusetts Avenue (Washington, D.C.)
Wilshire Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Date:
1994
1994]
19th century
20th century
Topic:
City planning--History  Search this
Streets  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Upper class--History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Pictorial works  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NA9015.W3 O21 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_467912

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