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Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists, 1824-1844

Creator:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Subject:
Catlin, George  Search this
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby)  Search this
Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens)  Search this
Herring, James  Search this
Longacre, James Barton  Search this
Pettrich, Ferdinand  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
White, John Blake  Search this
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10874
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214644
AAA_collcode_poinjoel
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214644

Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists

Creator:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Names:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889  Search this
Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens), 1778-1847  Search this
Herring, James, 1794-1867  Search this
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869  Search this
Pettrich, Ferdinand, 1798-1872  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
White, John Blake, 1781-1859  Search this
Extent:
17 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1824-1844
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Poinsett from: John S. Cogdell (Dec. 20, 1824 and Aug. 29, 1834); Thomas Sully (5- Dec. 27, 1825 - Apr. 20, 1828); James Herring (Sept. 21, 1837); James B. Longacre (July 10, 1838); John B. White (Mar. 10, 1839 and Apr. 1844); George Catlin (c. 1839 and Nov. 24, 1839); Ferdinand Pettrich (Jan. 6, 1840); and John G. Chapman (Feb. 4, 1841). Also included are a letter to Pettrich from P. O'Neill (Jan. 1, 1840), and from Herring to James Lawrenson (Jan. 27, 1839).
Biographical / Historical:
American agent to Latin America and Secretary of War in the Van Buren administration.
Provenance:
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Selected for microfilming from the Joel Roberts Poinsett papers, 1785-1851 by Frances Lichten.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.poinjoel
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-poinjoel

Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers

Creator:
Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889  Search this
Names:
Cleveland Academy of Art  Search this
Lenox Library  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904  Search this
Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873  Search this
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892  Search this
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857  Search this
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865  Search this
Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895  Search this
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860  Search this
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857  Search this
Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876  Search this
Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862  Search this
Kirkland, Caroline M. (Caroline Matilda), 1801-1864  Search this
Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873  Search this
Marlay, Charles Brinsley, 1831-1912  Search this
Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882  Search this
Parsons, Theophilus, 1750-1813  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914  Search this
Russell, Samuel H.  Search this
Scott, Winfield, Mrs  Search this
Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888  Search this
Slidell, John, 1793-1871  Search this
Somers, Virginia, Lady  Search this
Stratford de Redcliffe, Stratford Canning, Viscount, 1786-1880  Search this
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772  Search this
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878  Search this
Tiffany, Osmond, b. 1823  Search this
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871  Search this
Wall, W. I.  Search this
Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863  Search this
Wickliffe, R., Jr  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1842-1882
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, a scrapbook, and printed materials.
REELS D30 and D33: Correspondence, clippings, and photographs. Included are letters from George William Curtis to Kellogg, October 1846-January 1847, describing Rome (incorrectly attributed to George Washington Parke Custis on microfilm); a letter from Elisha Whittlesey to George Washington Parke Custis, October 23, 1844, commending Miner Kellogg to him; and correspondence dealing with Kellogg's activities as a promoter of Hiram Powers' statue "The Greek Slave" in the mid-nineteenth century.
Correspondents include: Park Benjamin, Sir Stratford Canning, Luigi P. Cesnola, Lewis G. Clark, Edward Everett, Charles E.A. Gayarré, Henry D. Gilpin, Rufus W. Griswold, Reverdy Johnson, Phillip Kearny, Caroline M. Kirkland, Lenox Library, William C. MacReady, Brinsley Marlay, George P. Marsh, National Academy of Design, Theophilus Parsons, Joel R. Poinsett, Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Samuel H. Russell, Mrs. Winfield Scott, Ellen E. Sherman, John Slidell, Lady Virginia Somers (godmother of Kellogg's daughter Virginia), Bayard Taylor, Osmond Tiffany, Henry T. Tuckerman, W. I. Wall, and R. Wickliffe, Jr.
REEL 986: Scrapbook of clippings, collected by Kellogg from New York, Washington, Baltimore and Ohio newspapers. Some clippings were written by Kellogg, including stories about his own paintings, advertisements for his patent canvas stretcher, reports by him on his travel in foreign countries, and article on Hiram Powers, the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1880), Jane Eyre, Emanuel Swedenborg, the Cleveland Academy of Art, art unions, and fireproof buildings. Also included is a copy of a paper, "Fine arts in the United States" given by Kellogg in 1869 to the American Union Academy, Washington, D.C., and a booklet, "Mr. Miner K. Kellogg to his friends," Paris, 1858, describing his relationship with Powers.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter, miniature painter, and orientalist; New York, N.Y. and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provenance:
Material on reels D30 and D33 purchased 1956 from an unknown source. Material on reel 986 transfered from Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1974.
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.
Occupation:
Miniature painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.kellmine
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kellmine

American Philosophical Society selected records

Creator:
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Names:
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Artists' and Amateurs' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790  Search this
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Ord, George, 1781-1866  Search this
Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Vaughan, John, 1756-1841  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels (3 partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1784-1954
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed American Philosophical Society selected records contain art related letters; committee reports; registrar's and curators' records; pamphlets; and exhibition catalogs from the archives of the American Philosophical Society. Many of the letters are to the Society's secretary and librarian John Vaughan; a few are to the Society's presidents Thomas Jefferson and Peter S. Du Ponceau, and officials John K. Kane and J. Peter Lesley. Among the correspondents are Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin West, Charles Willson Peale, Jacob Perkins, Philip Tidyman, Charles B. Lawrence, John Trumbull, Thomas Sully, Joseph Delaplaine, Robert Patterson, John Quincy Adams, Titian Ramsay Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Victor G. Audubon, and Robert Fulton.

Also included are copies of the registrar's cards for portraits and busts owned by the Society, arranged alphabetically by sitter; "Preliminary Notes, Biographical Sketches, and Memoranda chronologically arranged, for insertion in the Curator's Catalog of Portraits, Busts, and Bas-Reliefs in the Collection of the American Philosophical Society. Illustrated by photographs taken from the originals by Mrs. Julius A. Sachese, member APS"; circa 25 exhibition catalogs and pamphlets (1811-1840) for exhibitions of the Society of Artists of the United States, Columbian Society of Artists, Artists' Fund Society, Artists' and Amateurs' Association, and for works by Thomas Sully, Gilbert Stuart, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Joseph Delaplaine, and others; and newspaper clippings (1917) about the controversy surrounding portraits by Albert Rosenthal hung in Independence Hall (reel P36, frames 372-401).
Biographical / Historical:
The American Philosophical Society (founded 1743) is a scholarly organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the American Philosophical Society "promotes useful knowledge" through research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.
Related Materials:
The American Philosophical Society holds the American Philosophical Society archives, 1743-1984.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art, 1955. The letters are mainly American Philosophical Society records, but many were pulled from ASP's Misc. Mss. and various other collections, and microfilmed in no apparent order. Descriptive cards microfilmed with each letter indicate location of originals.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portraits -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Function:
Learned institutions and societies
Identifier:
AAA.amerphil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amerphil

American Philosophical Society Memorial's Letter to Joel R. Poinsett (December 20, 1839)

Author:
American Philosophical Society Memorial  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
American Philosophical Society  Search this
United States War Dept  Search this
United States. Secretary of War  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 6 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Great Britain
Antarctica
United States
Date:
December 20, 1839
Topic:
Magnetism  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Expeditions  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Meteorology  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2976 and SIA2012-2977 and SIA2012-2978 and SIA2012-2979 and SIA2012-2980 and SIA2012-2981
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13337

Joel Roberts Poinsett

Author:
Longacre, James Barton  Search this
Subject:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
Patent Office Building (POB)  Search this
National Institute for the Promotion of Science  Search this
National Institute  Search this
United States. Secretary of War  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 7h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Engraving
Type:
Engraving
Portraits
Date:
1850
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Museums  Search this
Smithson Bequest  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Legislation  Search this
Standard number:
2002-32266 or 2004-10331
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_6076

Report from the Secretary of War, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 14th of October, 1837, in relation to the protection of the western frontier of the United States ..

Author:
United States War Department  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
Gratiot, Charles 1786-1855  Search this
Abert, John James 1788-1863  Search this
Ill:
Hood, Washington  Search this
Physical description:
19 p., [2] folded leaves of plates. maps. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1838
[1838]
1815-1875
Topic:
Wars  Search this
Defenses  Search this
Call number:
E81 .U58X 1838
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525042

Joel R. Poinsett, versatile American, by J. Fred Rippy

Author:
Rippy, J. Fred (James Fred) 1892-1977  Search this
Subject:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 257 p. front., plates, ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1935
Call number:
E340.P77R5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_257639

La primera mision de los Estados Unidos de America en Chile, por William Miller Collier ... y Guillermo Feliú Cruz ..

Author:
Collier, William Miller 1867-1956  Search this
Feliú Cruz, Guillermo 1900-1973  Search this
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace  Search this
Subject:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 264 p. front., illus. (facsims.) pl., ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Chile
Date:
1926
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
E183.8.C4C6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_199853

Discourse, on the objects and importance of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science, established at Washington, 1840 : delivered at the first anniversary / by Joel R. Poinsett

Author:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
National Institution for the Promotion of Science (U.S.)  Search this
Former owner:
Welles, Gideon 1802-1878 DSI  Search this
Subject:
National Institution for the Promotion of Science (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
52 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1841
Topic:
Science--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
Q11.S64 P75
Q11.S6 P75 1841
Q11.S64P75
Q11.S6P75
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36549

Discourse, on the Objects and Importance of The National Institution for the Promotion of Science, Established at Washington, 1840, Delivered at the First Anniversary

Author:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts  Search this
Subject:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
Force, Peter 1790-1868  Search this
Bancroft, George 1800-1891  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)  Search this
National Institution for the Promotion of Science  Search this
National Institute  Search this
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages : 52; Page numbers : [1]-52
Place:
United States
Date:
1841
Topic:
Literature  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Research--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Art and science  Search this
Museums  Search this
Smithson Bequest  Search this
National Institution for the Promotion of the Arts and Sciences  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Art  Search this
Mineralogy  Search this
American science  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Science--Societies, etc  Search this
Physics  Search this
Geology  Search this
New Organizations  Search this
Geography  Search this
Botanical gardens  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Philology  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Daguerreotypes  Search this
History--United States  Search this
Technology  Search this
Music  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Botany  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, DC : P. Force, Printer
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11744

A Step Toward Scientific Self-Identity in the United States: The Failure of the National Institute, 1844

Author:
Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory  Search this
Subject:
Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877  Search this
Markoe, Francis 1801-1871  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
American Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
Association of American Geologists and Naturalists  Search this
National Institute  Search this
National Institution for the Promotion of Science  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 339-362
Date:
1971
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
American science  Search this
National Collections  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3260

The Great United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842

Author:
Stanton, William  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Varden, John c. 1790-1865  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877  Search this
Hudson, William Leverreth  Search this
Reynolds, William b. 1815  Search this
Pickering, Charles  Search this
Reynolds, J. N (Jeremiah N.) 1799-1858  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Smith, Joseph 1805-1844  Search this
Dana, James Dwight  Search this
National Institute  Search this
National Institution for the Promotion of Science  Search this
United States National Herbarium  Search this
United States Dept. of the Navy  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)  Search this
Date:
1975
Topic:
Gifts  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Publisher:
Berkeley University of California Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3551

National Institution Established

Subject:
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 1779-1851  Search this
National Institute  Search this
National Institution for the Promotion of Science  Search this
Date:
May 15, 1840
Topic:
Museums  Search this
New Organizations  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_469

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