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Pension Building

Collection Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator  Search this
Container:
Box 15 of 18
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Boxes 6 and 8 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 545, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator, Records
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Records
Records / Box 15
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Trial Scrapbook 2

Collection Creator:
Webb, William  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Item 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
William Mitchell Trial Scrapbooks, Acc. 1992.0013, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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William Mitchell Trial Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Panoramic View from top of Washington Monument

Maker:
Hussey, Walter J.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
glass negative
photograph
glass plate negative
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1885-1910
Credit Line:
Gift from Richard S. Hussey
ID Number:
2010.0080.16
Accession number:
2010.0080
Catalog number:
2010.0080.16
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Walter J. Hussey Collection
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-4236-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1390099

Pension Bureau/National Building Museum

Maker:
Hussey, Walter J.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
glass negative
photograph
glass plate negative
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1885-1910
Credit Line:
Gift from Richard S. Hussey
ID Number:
2010.0080.24
Accession number:
2010.0080
Catalog number:
2010.0080.24
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Walter J. Hussey Collection
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-42f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1390107

Pension Building

Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 16 in x 3 3/4 in; 50.8 cm x 40.64 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
box
ID Number:
1996.0090.0141
Catalog number:
1996.0090.0141
Accession number:
1996.0090
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-ffc8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Caroline Harrison's 1889 Inaugural Gown

Wearer:
Harrison, Caroline Lavinia Scott  Search this
Associated institution:
Logan Silk Company  Search this
Manufacturer:
Logan Silk Company  Search this
Maker:
Ghormley, Robes et Manteaux  Search this
Textile designer:
Williamson, Mary  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Object Name:
dress
Dress
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Date:
1889
Subject:
Costume  Search this
First Ladies  Search this
Inauguration  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Inauguration of 1897  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Harrison McKee and Mrs. Mary McKee Reisinger
ID Number:
PL.044328
Catalog number:
44328
Accession number:
170780
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-5c65-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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H268, The Pension Building

Collection Creator:
Maertz, J.F., Department Store (Milwaukee, Wis.).  Search this
Stanley-Brown, Joseph, 1858-1941  Search this
Keystone View Company  Search this
Rau, William H.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Box 15
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected lantern slides and stereographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Collection Citation:
Division of Cultural History Lantern Slides and Stereographs, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Division of Cultural History Lantern Slides and Stereographs
Division of Cultural History Lantern Slides and Stereographs / Series 1: Keystone View Company Lantern Slides and Stereographs / 1.2: H-1 to H-300
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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The Inaugural Ball Room--from President Roosevelt's box--Pension Building. 7659 interpositive

Topic:
ROOSEVELT--Miscellaneous
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Pension Building
Local Numbers:
RSN 21950
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.21 [206].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
Architecture  Search this
Presidents -- United States -- 1900-1910.  Search this
Presidents -- United States -- Inauguration  Search this
Interior architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 21905-22005
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Fletcher to La Flesche

Collection Creator:
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923  Search this
Container:
Box 5A
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1895, 1899, 1905
Collection Restrictions:
The Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers are open for research.

Access to the Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers
MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers / Series 1: Alice Cunningham Fletcher papers / 1.4: Correspondence between Fletcher and La Flesche
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Kathleen Dorman was interviewed by Polly Stewart on June 28, 1996. Dorman moved to the Washington, DC, area in 1970 after graduating from college with an undergraduate degree in history. Hired as a clerk typist for the Joseph Henry Papers project, she ...

Collection Creator::
  Search this
Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9594, Smithsonian Memories Project, Festival of American Folklife Oral History Interviews
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Smithsonian Memories Project, Festival of American Folklife Oral History Interviews
Smithsonian Memories Project, Festival of American Folklife Oral History Interviews / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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013, Pension Office Building, south front of the new Pension Building as seen from the District of Columbia Courthouse

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 19
Box 21, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1884 July 2
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.2: Pension Office Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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014, Pension Office Building, view in lower story of south front of the new Pension Building

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 19
Box 21, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1884 July 2
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.2: Pension Office Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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015, Pension Office Building, interior of the new Pension Building, view from the north east corner

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 21, Folder 5
Box 19
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1884 July 2
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.2: Pension Office Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref103

Volume 15

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 8
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1882 September 21 to 1883 June 7
Scope and Contents:
Volume 15 is a bound scrapbook with numbered pages and an index, and some handwritten notes. The volume consists of newspaper clippings, architectural drawings and illustrations, and hand written notes.

This volume is primarily about construction. There are advertisements for new inventions, building materials, and construction methods as well as building material price lists. Some of the construction projects relate to the expansion of Washington, D.C., the Pension Building, new monuments and new mansions from around the United States and the world. There are some illustrations of construction plans, especially for the Pension Building in Washington, D.C. Meigs included newspaper illustrations of notable construction projects and new buildings and monuments from around the world. Advertisements for personal yacht designs and their benefits/features are also found here.

Some of the publications appearing in Volume 15 includeThe Evening Star, The New York Herald, The Daily Evening Telegraph, Forest and Stream, and The Daily Graphic.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 1: Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Volume 20

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1884 May 22 to 1885 March 5
Scope and Contents:
Volume 20 is a bound scrapbook with numbered pages and an index and some handwritten notes. Its contents include newspaper clippings, hand written notes and drawings, and advertisements/illustrations.

Volume 20 contains articles about construction projects that Meigs either worked on or was interested in such as the Pension Building, which he helped design and construct. There are also a variety of drawings and printed illustrations for construction projects from around the world. Meigs included numerous stories relating to real estate values and transactions. There are many illustrations of new yacht designs and depictions of yachts, both luxury and racing, in action.

Some of the publications featured in Volume 20 includeForest and Stream, The Evening Star, The Daily Evening Telegraph, The Daily Graphic, and the The New-York Daily Tribune.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 1: Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref66

Volume 21

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1884 December 10 to 1885 May 3
Scope and Contents:
Volume 21 is a bound scrapbook with numbered pages and an index. It consists mostly of newspaper clippings and illustrations, and some handwritten notes.

The most common topic appearing in Volume 21 is the Sudan campaign and the death of British General Gordon. Volume 21 also contains articles about construction projects, especially the Washington Aqueduct and the Pension Building, both of which Meigs worked on. There are clippings that relate to the health and finances of General Ulysses Grant, and the inauguration of Grover Cleveland.

Some of the publications featured in Volume 21 includeThe Daily Evening Telegraph, the The New-York Daily Tribune, The Washington Post, The Daily Graphic, and The National Republican.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 1: Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref68

Volume 22

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1885 February 25 to 1885 October 31
Scope and Contents:
Volume 22 is a bound scrapbook that features numbered pages and consists mostly of newspaper clippings and handwritten notes.

Articles prominently featured in Volume 22 concernthe Pension Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the issue of water supplies. There are illustrations of the Pension Building, including a detailed illustration and many accounts and illustrations relating to the construction of the Statue of Liberty. There are numerous articles related to water supply concerns, water pollution, and water prices. Meigs's interest in yachts includes illustrations of designs and dramatic boating scenes.

Some of the publications featured in Volume 22 includeThe Philadephia Inquirer, The Evening Star, The Daily Graphic, the The New-York Daily Tribune, and The Metal Worker.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 1: Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref70

001, Pension Office Building, view of the site of the new Pension Building at Judiciary Square, Washington, D.C.

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 19
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1882 December 29
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.2: Pension Office Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref89

002, Pension Office Building, view of the site of the new Pension Building at Judiciary Square, Washington, D.C.

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 19
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1883 January 3
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Collection Citation:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.2: Pension Office Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref90

Space Resources Office, 1979-1980

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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