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Expedition History, 1911

Creator:
Biological Survey of the Canadian Rockies (1911)  Search this
Subject:
Blagden, H. H  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. Jr  Search this
Wheeler, A. O (Arthur Oliver) 1860-1945  Search this
Hollister, N (Ned) 1876-1924  Search this
Riley, Joseph Harvey 1873-1941  Search this
Alpine Club of Canada  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
Canada
British Columbia
Alberta
Date:
1911
1911-1911
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Herpetology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Ichthyology  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Topographical surveying  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00426
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Expedition History 1911 [Biological Survey of the Canadian Rockies (1911)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_292872

Agency history, circa 1873-1882

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Topographical Data Project  Search this
Subject:
Nicholson, W. L  Search this
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey  Search this
United States Post Office Department  Search this
United States Post Office Department Topographer  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1873
1873-1882
circa 1873-1882
Topic:
Cartography  Search this
Topographical surveying  Search this
Altitudes--Measurement  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00373
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_235122

Lietz Reducing Arc

Maker:
A. Lietz Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 21 in x 2 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 53.34 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
reducing arc
Related Publication:
P.O.B.
A. Lietz. Engineering, Surveying, Mining and Nautical Instruments
Credit Line:
Michael Baker, Jr., Inc.
ID Number:
1997.0290.07
Accession number:
1997.0290
Catalog number:
1997.0290.07
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-862f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997339

Telescopic Alidade

Measurements:
base: 18 in; 45.72 cm
telescope: 9 in; 22.86 cm
overall: 8 1/8 in x 18 in x 4 1/4 in; 20.6375 cm x 45.72 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
Alidade (Telescopic)
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
PH.247911
Catalog number:
247911
Accession number:
47736
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c155-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_764363
Online Media:

Keuffel & Esser 4105 Webb's Stadia Cylindrical Slide Rule

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper (part material)
metal (part material)
felt (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.7 cm x 40.5 cm x 4.7 cm; 1 27/32 in x 15 15/16 in x 1 27/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1903-1923
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Education  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the University of Missouri - Columbia
ID Number:
MA.333636
Accession number:
300659
Catalog number:
333636
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-afc3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214523
Online Media:

Plotting Board, Batson Sketching Case by W. & L.E. Gurley

Maker:
W. & L. E. Gurley  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 cm x 21.3 cm x 26 cm; 3 17/32 in x 8 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
plotting board
Place made:
United States: New York, Troy
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Missouri - Columbia
ID Number:
MA.333648
Accession number:
300659
Catalog number:
333648
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Plotting Boards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-8c95-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214857
Online Media:

Vertical Sketchmaster, Plotting Board by Abrams Instrument Company

Maker:
Abrams Instrument Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24.2 cm x 48 cm x 33.7 cm; 9 17/32 in x 18 29/32 in x 13 9/32 in
Object Name:
plotting board
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Lansing
Date made:
1943
ca 1943
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the University of Missouri - Columbia
ID Number:
MA.333633
Accession number:
300659
Catalog number:
333633
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Plotting Boards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9476-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214858
Online Media:

Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
O. M. Freeman  Search this
Place:
National Arboretum, near N74, E136 of the 1934 topographic survey, District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
11 Aug 1936
Common name:
Bwogorimal
Chaguan Kabajo
Deskim, Keteketarmalk
Fathil
Fatil Muan
Fedil
Fetil (apparently collective term for grass)
Fetil mwech
Indian goose grass
Maite
Mauku komo
Mutie
Mutike
Padang Sila
Pasa-gallina
Pied Poule
Pongotan
Pugoruma
Puguruman
Pukar Much
Puror en Tuke
Rea Takai
Rosakai
Taataa
Takaaleala
Taotao
Te Uteute
Titania
Tutae Menemene
Ugulipa
katejukjuk
ujoij
ujuj alap
wire grass
yard grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Chloridoideae
Published Name:
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Barcode:
00979319
USNM Number:
2477704
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
DC Flora
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/390f8aaff-321f-4e1b-a483-ba46518fe499
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2858008

Poa compressa L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
O. M. Freeman  Search this
Place:
Topographic Survey, District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1936
Common name:
Canada blue grass
Canada bluegrass
flat-stemmed blue grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa compressa L.
Barcode:
00371067
USNM Number:
2435401
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
DC Flora
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37409e635-1b9c-425c-8e4d-de8dd07dcd2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2207938

Bromus tectorum L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
O. M. Freeman  Search this
Place:
National Arboretum area, near N88, E128 in the 1934 Topographic Survey, District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
26 May 1936
Common name:
June grass
cheatgrass
downy brome
downy chess
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Bromus tectorum L.
Barcode:
00248472
USNM Number:
2436945A
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
DC Flora
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32d2e9215-f409-4c4c-83d5-5ae3fd9e22e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2208126

Elymus virginicus L. var. virginicus

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
O. M. Freeman  Search this
Place:
National Arboretum Area. Near tree 899 of the 1934 topographic survey., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
25 Jul 1936
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Elymus virginicus L. var. virginicus
Barcode:
01973218
USNM Number:
2479172
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/391a15ae4-5a6a-4796-bdb8-60b39e2fccbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15972893

Avenella flexuosa (L.) Drejer

Collector:
O. M. Freeman  Search this
Place:
National Aboretum Area. Near tree 1380 of the 1934 topographic survey., Unknown
Collection Date:
28 May 1936
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Avenella flexuosa (L.) Drejer
Barcode:
04036331
USNM Number:
2434824
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ddfe3205-7f08-49d2-b97c-1ce2125649eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15810952

Anthoxanthum odoratum L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
O. M. Freeman  Search this
Place:
Near point N-86, E-132 of the 1934 topographic survey, National Arboretum, Washington, D. C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
30 Apr 1935
Common name:
sweet vernal grass
sweet vernalgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Anthoxanthum odoratum L.
Barcode:
04014826
USNM Number:
2475155
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34b429a03-5ebe-493c-8fae-d6bab4d7b5f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15792990

Glyceria striata (Lam.) Hitchc.

Collector:
O. M. Freeman  Search this
Place:
N [illegible text]ar N74, E136 of the 1934 topographic survey., United States, North America
Collection Date:
21 May 1936
Common name:
fowl manna grass
fowl mannagrass
nerved manna grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Glyceria striata (Lam.) Hitchc.
Barcode:
03984203
USNM Number:
2477763
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35d82abfe-6a7e-448d-b0b2-9c306567763e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15739695

Unidentified Site Plans: two site plans for what became the Moor Pool garden suburb within the Harborne ward of Birmingham, England.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (black-and-white, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Moor Pool, Harborne, Birmingham, England
Date:
[between 1905 and 1915]
General:
The top plan is upside down from the site plan at the bottom of the image, the latter being the one that was actually developed between 1907 and 1912. The source for the image appears to be a published work whose identity has not been determined.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Plan views  Search this
Topographical surveying  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item SRS080037
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Unidentified Locations or Subjects / SRS080: Unidentified Gardens and Streetscapes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb62aab94c2-cd90-4ed3-b759-0a02a4eb565a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref3883

[Maryland State Normal School (Towson University)]: a surveyor at work on what would become the Towson campus.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Maryland State Normal School (Towson, Maryland)
United States of America -- Maryland -- Baltimore County -- Towson
Maryland -- Towson
Date:
[between 1910 and 1913]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Men  Search this
Topographical surveying  Search this
Meadows  Search this
Trees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item MD066001
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Maryland / MD066: Towson -- Maryland Normal School
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6481d5b35-c2e2-456e-b194-65bf03a9b471
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref4719

[Maryland State Normal School (Towson University)]: part of the campus before construction, showing survey markers, instruments, etc.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Maryland State Normal School (Towson, Maryland)
Maryland -- Towson
United States of America -- Maryland -- Baltimore County -- Towson
Date:
[between 1910 and 1913]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Men  Search this
Topographical surveying  Search this
State universities and colleges  Search this
Fields  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item MD066002
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Maryland / MD066: Towson -- Maryland Normal School
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb63f411a62-9e12-4bee-9e5d-16d5bff7660e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref4720

[Maryland State Normal School (Towson University)]: part of the campus before construction, showing survey markers, instruments, etc.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Maryland State Normal School (Towson, Maryland)
United States of America -- Maryland -- Baltimore County -- Towson
Maryland -- Towson
Date:
[between 1910 and 1913]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Fences  Search this
Fields  Search this
Men  Search this
State universities and colleges  Search this
Topographical surveying  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item MD066004
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Maryland / MD066: Towson -- Maryland Normal School
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a378f77b-f9c9-4a86-9db9-d24dadc3db54
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref4722

[Briggs Garden]: photograph of a topographical survey of the Briggs property.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
United States of America -- Rhode Island -- Providence County -- Providence
Date:
[between 1914 and 1915]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Measured drawings  Search this
Contour maps  Search this
Gardens -- Rhode Island -- Providence  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item RI047002
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Rhode Island / RI047: Providence -- Briggs Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6ab4939b8-76a7-4410-8002-0d56f2d1cab5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref6265

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Topographical Survey of the Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Notes (6 leaves), 28.6 cm. x 22.4 cm)
Type:
Archival materials
Notes
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra -- Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil.
Date:
1911-1913
Arrangement:
- Drawings, sketches, notes and prints are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
- S-31 is organized into 32 subdivisions which include one or several items of original materials.
Local Numbers:
S-31

FSA A.06 07.31.21
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.31.21
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / S-31: "Samarra, Geschichtliches"
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f97fa83c-97dc-4512-a9fe-bc41feb15153
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24684

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