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National Museum Building Committee, 1880

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Parker, Peter  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Cluss, Adolph 1825-1905  Search this
Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1880
Topic:
Leech, Daniel  Search this
National Museum Building Committee  Search this
Construction  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Regents  Search this
Architecture  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Standard number:
78-10099
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10294

Joseph Henry's Letter to William Tecumseh Sherman (May 22, 1873)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Color ; Size: 7.98w x 10.00h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
May 22, 1873
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Specimens  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Letters  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-6798 and SIA2012-6799 and SIA2012-6800
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13113
Online Media:

Read family papers

Creator:
Read family  Search this
Names:
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Fosdick, W. W. (William Whiteman), 1825-1862  Search this
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881  Search this
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908  Search this
Knaus, Ludwig, 1829-1910  Search this
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882  Search this
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Read, Harriet Denison Butler, 1837-1935  Search this
Read, Mary Alice, 1845-1870  Search this
Read, Mary Pratt, 1818-1855  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900  Search this
Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888  Search this
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891  Search this
Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895  Search this
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892  Search this
Extent:
229 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1848-1935
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence between Read family members, Thomas Buchanan Read, Mary Pratt Read, Mary Alice Read, and Harriet Denison Butler Read, and notable military, literary, political, and artistic figures, particluarly of the 19th century. Correspondents include Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church, William Whiteman Fosdick, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, Ludwig Knaus, Hiram Powers, Thomas Addison Richards, Randolph Rogers, John Sartain, William Wetmore Story, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Philip Sheridan, James Garfield, and William Tecumseh Sherman, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Buchanan Read was a poet, a portrait and history painter, and sometime sculptor, and worked in the U.S. and abroad.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Denison L. Burton.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Poets  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.readread
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-readread

Portrait of General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1891
Before 1891
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27E_062]
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_404202
Online Media:

Portrait of General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Cabinet photographs; 6.5 x 4.25;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1891
Before 1891
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27E_061]
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_404201

General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument

Creator:
Gruber, Martin A  Search this
Subject:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1919
C. 1920-1924
Topic:
Monuments  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007355 [SIA2010-2013]
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_291808

General William T. Sherman Monument

Creator:
Gruber, Martin A  Search this
Subject:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1919
C. 1920-1924
Topic:
Monuments  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007355 [SIA2010-2023]
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_291818

Joseph Henry Pursues Indian Artifacts for National Observers Told of New Policy Museum Via U.S. Army

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Place:
North America
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
May 22, 1873
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
American West  Search this
Soldiers  Search this
Specimens  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Indians--Warfare  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13206

Sherman, William Tecumseh (02/08/1820-02/14/1891)

Subject:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Citizen Regent  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Building Committee  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Biographies
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
Regent Tenure: 2/2/1871-1874; 3/25/1878-3/25/1885
Topic:
Regents  Search this
Construction (Buildings)  Search this
Armed Forces--Officers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11103

Memorial of Joseph Henry

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Taylor, William B (William Bower) 1821-1895  Search this
Newcomb, Simon 1835-1909  Search this
Lovering, Joseph  Search this
Mitchell, Samuel S  Search this
Cox, Samuel Sullivan 1824-1889  Search this
Garfield, James A (James Abram) 1831-1881  Search this
Gray, Asa 1810-1888  Search this
Hamlin, Hannibal 1809-1891  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Welling, James C (James Clarke) 1825-1894  Search this
Mayer, Alfred M  Search this
Withers, Robert Enoch  Search this
Rogers, William Barton 1804-1882  Search this
Dod, S. Bayard (Samuel Bayard) 1839-1907  Search this
Cameron, Henry C (Henry Clay) -1906  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Place:
United States
Date:
1881
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Biography  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Science  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3330

Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: Biographical Notices by William Jones Rhees

Author:
Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907  Search this
Editor:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Subject:
Dallas, George Mifflin 1792-1864  Search this
Fillmore, Millard 1800-1874  Search this
Taney, Roger Brooke 1777-1864  Search this
Chase, Salmon Portland  Search this
Waite, Morrison R (Morrison Remick) 1816-1888  Search this
Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877  Search this
Garfield, James A (James Abram) 1831-1881  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Bancroft, George 1800-1891  Search this
Gray, Asa 1810-1888  Search this
Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873  Search this
Welling, James C (James Clarke) 1825-1894  Search this
Fuller, Melville Weston 1833-1910  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 80-114
Date:
1897
Topic:
Biography  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. De Vinne Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3469

Report of the National Museum Building Commission for 1880

Author:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Parker, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
National Museum Building Commission  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1881
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Management--Museums  Search this
Building  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3506

Report of the National Museum Building Commission for 1881

Author:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Parker, Peter  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Subject:
Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892  Search this
Cluss, Adolph 1825-1905  Search this
Garfield, James A (James Abram) 1831-1881  Search this
Schulze, Paul  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum Building Commission  Search this
United States Geological Survey (USGS)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Cluss & Schulze  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 8; Page numbers: 173-180
Date:
1883
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Management--Museums  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Inaugurations  Search this
Construction (Buildings)  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_3507

Joint resolution filling an existing vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Author:
45th Congress, Sess. 2, 1878  Search this
Subject:
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Bancroft, George 1800-1891  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 249
Date:
1879
03/25/1878
Topic:
Resolutions, Legislative  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4044

A Resolution for the Appointment of General William T. Sherman a Regent of the Smithsonian Institution

Author:
41st Congress, Sess. 3, 1871  Search this
Subject:
Delafield, Richard 1798-1873  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 593
Type:
Resolution
Date:
1871
02/02/1871
Publisher:
Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4171

Joint resolution filling an existing vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Author:
43d Congress, Sess. 2 (1875)  Search this
Subject:
Bancroft, George 1800-1891  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 523
Date:
1875
12/18/1874
Topic:
Resolutions, Legislative  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4179

Joint resolution filling existing vacancies in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Author:
49th Congress, Sess. 1, 1886  Search this
Subject:
Coppee, Henry  Search this
Gray, Asa 1810-1888  Search this
Maclean, John  Search this
Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 339
Date:
1887
12/26/1885
Topic:
Resolutions, Legislative  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4200

Sherman Appointed to Board of Regents

Subject:
Delafield, Richard 1798-1873  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Building Committee  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Date:
February 2, 1871
Topic:
Appointments  Search this
Armed Forces--Officers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_276

Delafield Resigns, Sherman Appointed Regent

Subject:
Delafield, Richard 1798-1873  Search this
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Date:
1871
Topic:
Resignations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_300

[Assistant Quartermaster H. C. Garsonall Letter,]

Author:
Garsonall, H.C.  Search this
Names:
National Intelligencer Office (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885  Search this
Hooker, General  Search this
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.5" x 8".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Tennessee
Date:
1864
August 12, 1864
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Assistant Quartermaster H. C. Garsonall of the Forage Department, Nashville. Tennessee, to Ben(?) or Bro. Horatio, August 12, 1864. Garsonall complains about difficulties in foraging for food and lack of ice for drinking water. He also says he considers Ulysses Grant a poor general because of his loss of 81,290 men and refers to the National Intelligencer for this information. Additional references to Gen. Hooker, Gen. Sherman, Capt. Norton, and Captain George B. Hibbard of Vermont.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001194a (AC Scan No.: p. 1)

AC0060-0001194b (AC Scan No.: p. 2)
General:
Civil War Selections from the Archives Center
Related Materials:
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Drinking water  Search this
Ice  Search this
Foraging  Search this
Food  Search this
Civil war  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1850-1900
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Civil War
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Civil War / Government Records, Business Records, and Other / Civil War
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-civilwar-ref572
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