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Lithograph of Fingal's Cave in Ireland. The lithograph was published for Hermann J. Meyer of 164 William Street in New York

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 12w x 8h; Type of Image: Document Medium: Lithograph
Place:
Hebrides
Fingal's Cave
Date:
c.1850s?
Topic:
England  Search this
Geology  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Standard number:
2005-15070
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11614

Joseph Henry's Letter to Benjamin Silliman, Sr. (December 2, 1850)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Silliman, Benjamin 1816-1885  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
December 2, 1850
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Expenditures, Public  Search this
Chemists  Search this
Bequest  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-2708 and SIA2012-2709 and SIA2012-2710
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13331

Great Hall, Smithsonian Institution Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
c. 1965
Topic:
Smithsonian Institution Building--Main Hall  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building--Great Hall  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
2003-19580
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10768

Archives Office, Smithsonian Institution Building

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building East Wing  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
c. 1897
Topic:
Fourth Floor  Search this
Intercom  Search this
Museum archives  Search this
Standard number:
2003-9567
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10805

Smithsonite in Smithson's Gift Exhibit

Author:
Strauss, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building Great Hall  Search this
Smithson's Gift (Exhibition) (1996: Smithsonian Institution Building, Great Hall)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 12w x 8h ; Type of Image: Exhibits; Medium: Digital Image
Type:
Digital Image
Date:
March 25, 2005
Topic:
Smithsonite  Search this
Minerals  Search this
Specimens  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
2005-6329
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13612

Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates in Congress - 01/05/1836

Author:
24th Congress, Sess 1, 1836, Senate  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Leigh, Benjamin Watkins 1781-1849  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 63
Date:
1836
01/05/1836
Topic:
SI, Early History  Search this
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Debates and Debating  Search this
Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.:
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4633

Senate Proceedings 01/10/1839

Author:
25th Congress, Sess. 3 Senate  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Robbins, Asher 1761-1845  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 105
Type:
Congressional Record
Date:
1839
01/10/1839
Topic:
SI, Early History  Search this
Mission statements  Search this
Charters  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4653

A Bill to provide for the disposal and management of the Smithson fund

Author:
26th Congress, Sess 1, 1840, House of Representatives  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 7; Page Numbers: 1-7
Type:
Bill
Date:
03/05/1840
Topic:
SI, Early History  Search this
Trusts and trustees  Search this
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Schools  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men  Search this
Management--Museums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_5104

View of the Quad at Pembroke College

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Oxford University  Search this
Pembroke College (Oxford University)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10 w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
c.1894
Topic:
Children  Search this
England  Search this
Universities and colleges  Search this
Standard number:
2005-15064
Restrictions & Rights:
Pembroke College Archives, Oxford University
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11385

House of Representatives Proceedings, 12/23/1836

Author:
24th Congress, Sess 2, House of Representatives  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Chapin  Search this
Graham, H  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States President  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 47
Type:
Congressional Record
Date:
1836
12/23/1836
Topic:
Smithson Bequest  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4649

James Smithson, Student at Pembroke College, Oxford University

Author:
Heliotype Printing Company  Search this
Subject:
Fitall, John  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Fitall, Mrs. John  Search this
Roberts, James 1753 -c. 1809  Search this
Heliotype Printing Co  Search this
Oxford University  Search this
Pembroke College (Oxford University)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 5.75w x 9.5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Engraving, steel plate
Type:
Engraving
Portraits
Date:
1881
Topic:
Art objects  Search this
Benefactors  Search this
Philanthropists  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Smithson family  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2008-2447
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_5916

Amendment to the bill (H.R. 5) to establish the Smithsonian Institution for the increase and diffusion of knowledge

Author:
29th Congress, Sess 1, 1846, Senate  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 5;
Type:
Bill
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
06/01/1846
Topic:
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Libraries  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Management--Museums  Search this
Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_5093

Hugh Smithson

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, Hugh, Sir 1715-1786  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Hamilton, Hugh Douglas 1740-1808  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 5h; Type of Image: Bust; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
c. 1780
Topic:
Duke of Northumberland  Search this
Percy, Hugh  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Nobility  Search this
Smithson family  Search this
Busts  Search this
Standard number:
91-6951or 59717A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9394

House of Representatives Proceedings, 04/22/1846

Author:
29th Congress, Sess. 1, House of Representatives  Search this
Subject:
Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877  Search this
Ingersoll, Charles Jared 1782-1862  Search this
Jones, George W  Search this
Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889  Search this
Sawyer, William  Search this
Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Rush, Richard 1780-1859  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 7; Page Numbers: 710-716
Type:
Congressional Report
Date:
1846
04/22/1846
Topic:
SI, Early History  Search this
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Congressional Debates  Search this
Debates and Debating  Search this
Libraries  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
College teachers  Search this
Schools  Search this
Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men  Search this
Stocks  Search this
Trusts and trustees  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_5131

James Smithson's room at Pembroke College, Oxford College

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Pembroke College (Oxford University)  Search this
Oxford University  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
1894
Topic:
England  Search this
Universities and colleges  Search this
Standard number:
2005-15061
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11613

Quad and Porter's Lodge, Pembroke College, Oxford University

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Oxford University  Search this
Pembroke College (Oxford University)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
c. 1894
Topic:
England  Search this
Universities and colleges  Search this
Standard number:
2005-15067
Restrictions & Rights:
Pembroke College Archives, Oxford University
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11387

James Smithson's Scientific Notes

Author:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Color; Size: 2.5w x 3.75h to 6.5w x 7.75h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Paper
Document
Date:
c. 1820s
Topic:
Benefactors  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Mineralogy  Search this
Standard number:
96-1639
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10055

John Quincy Adams's Speech in 24th Congress, Sess 1, House of Representatives

Author:
Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 78-80
Type:
Congressional Record
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1836
01/14/1836
Topic:
Smithson Bequest  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Trusts and trustees  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4641

House of Representatives proceedings, 12/10/1838

Author:
25th Congress, Sess. 3, House of Representatives  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Van Buren, Martin 1782-1862  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 19
Type:
Congressional Record
Place:
United States
Date:
1839
12/10/1838
Topic:
Smithson Bequest  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Mission statements  Search this
Presidents' spouses  Search this
Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4651

The First Principles of Chemistry

Author:
Nicholson, William  Search this
Subject:
Nicholson, William  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4 x 5; Type of Image: Book; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Book
Date:
1966
Topic:
Benefactors  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Libraries  Search this
Standard number:
MAH 59722-D or MAH59722D
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10298

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