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Mark Twain caricature self-portrait

Creator:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Type:
Artifacts
Date:
1902
Topic:
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12401
See more items in:
John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12401
Online Media:

Redding -- Stormfield

Former owner:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Architect:
Howells, John Mead, 1868-1959  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
2 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Redding
Stormfield (Redding, Connecticut)
General:
001: Stormfield - Mark Twain's Residence, Redding, Conn. Postcard circa 1901-1915.

002: The Late Mark Twain's Residence, Redding, Conn. Postcard circa 1915-1930.
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:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Redding  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Fields  Search this
Wild flowers  Search this
Landscapes -- natural  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File CT256
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb67f183dc5-63ac-47d6-be6d-6023bf7bd15f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1305

How Mark Twain works--writing a new story, New York. [Active no. 13005 : stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Local Numbers:
RSN 7252

Video number 06189
General:
Currently stored in box 1.2.8 [5].
Similar to RSN 5179.
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:
Bedrooms  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.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 7250-7354
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82cb4dde0-00ad-4c25-882c-5f457f7db4d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref16537

The great humorist, the late "Mark Twain" (S.L. Clemens), and his peculiar methods of work, New York. [Active no. 8010 : stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York
Local Numbers:
RSN 22273
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.23 [213].
Same as RSN 22274.
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:
Dwellings -- New York  Search this
Portraits -- New York  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.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 22208-22300
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83ebd3747-5105-44e9-8d11-2b9455a73393
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref20040

The great humorist, the late "Mark Twain" (S.L. Clemens), and his peculiar methods of work, New York. Active no. 8010 : stereo interpositive

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York
Local Numbers:
RSN 22274
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.23 [213].
Same as RSN 22273.
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:
Dwellings -- New York  Search this
Portraits -- New York  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.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 22208-22300
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8797782de-9b5d-477d-b316-7a27d462673b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref20041

How Mark Twain works--writing a new story, New York. [Active no. 13005 : stereo photonegative

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York
Local Numbers:
RSN 5179
General:
Currently stored in box 1.1.28 [160A], moved from [158].
Similar to RSN 7252. Orig. no. 115A.
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:
Bedrooms  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- Men
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5137-5241
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ba1bf1f1-c215-4712-aa89-a3e0af756bc2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5150

How Mark Twain works--writing a new story, New York. [Stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
PROMINENT MEN
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York
Local Numbers:
RSN 5180
General:
Currently stored in box 1.1.28 [160A], moved from [158]. Orig. no. 113B.
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:
Bedrooms  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- Men
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5137-5241
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84600eb48-8621-46c6-8a21-2112dd0c4f81
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5151

Mark Twain / Phillip [sic] Seaman [paper stereograph.]

Photographer?:
Baekeland (Family)  Search this
Names:
Seaman, Phillip  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper, mounted, 3-1/2" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereographs
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents:
Mark Twain, wearing a hat and overcoat and smoking a cigar, stands beside a young boy wearing a suit, on a rug in front of an ivy-covered building. Photographer unidentified, possibly by Leo Baekeland or a member of the Baekeland family. Probably a homemade, rather than commercial, stereograph. "Mark Twain / Phillip Seaman" in pencil on verso.
Arrangement:
In Box 49.
Local Numbers:
AC005-0000121-01 & -02 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
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:
Ivy  Search this
Smoking -- 1890-1920  Search this
Cigars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Stereographs
Stereographs -- 1860-1900
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 11: Photographs, Film Negatives, Photoprints, Stereographs and Glass Plate Negatives / 11.4: Stereographs / Mark Twain, Phillip Seaman
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dec50e3e-473b-421c-9bc9-1f51bde95aba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref3045
Online Media:

Readings from the Stories and from "Huckleberry Finn"

Author:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Artist:
Geer, Will  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
Readings by Geer--Punch brother punch--Negro spirituals--Royal literary fun banquet in London, May 4, 1900--Politics in Washington--New York readings--Mexin Gorky--Congress--Opening of the Mark Twain library--Senate investigations
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-0532
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Literature  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-0532
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ca5ef692-fb13-4e29-a492-e81160090732
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19031

Whitman and Twain

Author:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Artist:
Geer, Will  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
ORIGINAL;
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-0533
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Literature  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-0533
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / RR
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5acce9bde-33a2-463f-a363-2c4eaef8ee14
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19032

Many Faces of Mark Twain

Author:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-0573
General:
"FOR HANU--T & F"; CDR copy. A voice of America radio program
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Literature  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-0573
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / RR
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f4ae643b-4f11-4821-aff7-9e72d865b014
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19072

Jumping Frog/Open Window

Author:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Saki, 1870-1916  Search this
Narrator:
Kurlan, David  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County--The open window
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3912
General:
Test copy tape of spoken word artist and folksinger David Kurlan reading two short stories: Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and Saki's (Hector Hugh Monroe) "The Open Window." Both appear to be unreleased on any album. Mono dub of heavily spliced original FW-ASCH-7RR-3916.

CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Literature  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3912
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / RR
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5762af017-32bf-450f-8cd6-357657c143c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref25350

Jumping Frog/Open Window

Author:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Saki, 1870-1916  Search this
Artist:
Kurlan, David  Search this
Performer:
Kurlan, David  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
The celebrated jumping friog of Calaveras County--The open window
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3916
General:
Original tape of spoken word artist and folksinger David Kurlan reading two short stories: Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and Saki's (Hector Hugh Monroe) "The Open Window." Both appear to be unreleased on any album. Heavily spliced.

CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Literature  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3916
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / RR
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk532717b2d-7413-436e-b698-54c9429457e6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref25354

1601

Performer:
Dyer-Bennet, Richard  Search this
Producer:
Cort, Harvey  Search this
Creator:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dyer-Bennet Records  Search this
Dyer-Bennet, Richard  Search this
Cort, Harvey  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Date:
1962
Track Information:
101. 1601 / Mark Twain. 00:16:28

201. There Was a Friar in Our Town / 00:01:33

203. Old Joe Clark / 00:02:16

204. Erie Canal / 00:01:42

202. The Old She Crab / 00:02:10

205. The Tailor's Boy / 00:01:25

206. The Gatherin' of the Clan / 00:02:16
Local Numbers:
Dyer-Bennet
Other Title:
Title from container: Mark Twain's 1601
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Woodside, N.Y. : Dyer-Bennet Records, 1962.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Dyer-Bennet, vocals and narration.
General:
Program notes by Dyer-Bennet on verso of container.

Produced by Harvey Cort.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folk songs, English -- United States  Search this
Bawdy songs -- United States.  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Genre/Form:
Phonograph records
Collection Citation:
Dyer-Bennet audiorecordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collection, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.DYER, Item Dyer-Bennet
See more items in:
Dyer-Bennet audiorecordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk537de81c0-d5ad-4cbc-86e1-819c6da16135
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-dyer-ref516

Frederick Douglass Home

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Frederick Douglass Memorial Home  Search this
United States.. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)  Search this
Brown, John, 1800-1859  Search this
Bruce, Blanche Kelso, 1841-1898  Search this
Cardozo, Francis Lewis, 1837-1903  Search this
Douglass, Anna Murray, -1882  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Douglass, Helen, 1838-1903  Search this
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879  Search this
Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897  Search this
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865  Search this
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Talbot County (Md.)
New Bedford (Mass.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Rochester (N.Y.)
United States
England
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents:
Narrator provides an overview of abolitionist Frederick Douglass' life, work, and spirit from his birth as a slave in Talbot County, Maryland to his death in Washington, D.C. Douglass' experiences with racial prejudice and segregation as well as his involvement in the Underground Railroad and civil rights movements, including women's rights, are explored. Douglass lived in New Bedford (Mass.), Rochester (N.Y.), the neighborhood of Anacostia in Washington, D.C., and England, where he fled for two years after writing "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" in 1845. Douglass and his son Frederick Jr. recruited black men for the Civil War while his sons Lewis and Charles joined the 54th Massachusetts Regiment. While championing many reform causes, Douglass worked alongside William Lloyd Garrison, John Brown, Blanche Kelso Bruce, John Mercer Langston, Francis Cardozo, and May Wright Sewall.
Narration. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV002692-1 and AV002692-2: same content. AV002692-1: sound beeps throughout recording. Dated 19731201.
Biographical / Historical:
Frederick Douglass Memorial Home was built between 1855 and 1859 for John Welsh Van Hook, an architect from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Uniontown (also known as Anacostia). In 1877, Frederick Douglass purchased the home and 9 3/4 acres of land, which he named Cedar Hill. Over several years, Douglass purchased additional land and converted the home into a 21 room mansion. In 1900, Douglass' second wife, Helen Pitts Douglass, urged U.S. Congress to charter the Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association, which received the property in 1903 upon Helen's death. On September 5, 1962, the Frederick Douglass estate became a part of the National Park Service. Groundbreaking ceremonies for a visitor center were held in September 1980. The visitor center opened to the public in February 1982. Douglass' home and estate became a National Historic Site in 1988 and underwent several restorations between 1922 and 2007.;Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) was born into slavery on Maryland's Eastern Shore but fled north in 1838 to settle in Massachussetts. He soon became an abolitionist in the antislavery movement, and by the mid-1840s his commanding eloquence in offering firsthand testimony to the oppressions of slavery had transformed him into one of the movement's most persuasive spokesmen. Douglass' reforming zeal remained strong all his life. After the Civil War put an end to slavery, he continued to be a leading defender of the rights of African Americans during Reconstruction.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV002692-2
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Underground Railroad  Search this
Racism  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Women's rights  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Collection Citation:
Anacostia Community Museum Programs and Projects, 1967-1989, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV002692-1
See more items in:
Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa71d477f7c-e508-42f6-81d9-32d88ee7b79c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-023-ref514

C. Hart Merriam photographs of Native Americans

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Photographer:
Boysen Studio  Search this
Diller, J. S.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Meddaugh, O. E.  Search this
Names:
Muir, John, 1838-1914  Search this
Talbot, Zenaida Merriam (photographer)  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Extent:
5,000 Items (glass negatives, film negatives, lantern slides, and some prints)
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Achomawi (Pit River)  Search this
Jicarilla Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Atsugewi (Hat Creek)  Search this
Patwin  Search this
Karuk (Karok)  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Shasta  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Koso (Panamint) Shoshone  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Kutzadika'a (Mono Paiute)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Ohlone (Costano)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Payómkawichum (Luiseño)  Search this
Maidu  Search this
Mewuk (Miwok)  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Klikitat  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yana  Search this
Wintu  Search this
Yokuts  Search this
Yokayo Pomo  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Tolowa  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Wasco  Search this
Nisenan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Photographs
Date:
circa 1902-1938
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Native American baskets and portraits of Native Americans with whom C. Hart Merriam worked, as well as scenic views and images of animals and plants, mostly in California. Many of the photographs were made by Merriam himself or his daughter Zenaida Merriam Talbot. In addition, Merriam collected photographs from other researchers and photographers, including J. S. Diller, John Peabody Harrington, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, and O. E. Meddaugh. There are also images acquired from the Boysen Studio of Yosemite and photographs of Mark Twain, John Muir, basketmaker Maggie James, and Merriam's family.
Biographical/Historical note:
Clinton Hart Merriam (1855-1942) was a Columbia University-educated physician who worked as a naturalist, including as head of the Biological Survey for the US Department of Agriculture. He joined the Harriman Alaska Expedition as a zoologist in 1899. In 1910, he left the USDA and began to conduct research among California tribes. Financed by Mary W. Harriman and the E. H. Harriman Fund administered by the Smithsonian, he researched tribes' vocabularies, history, mythology, crafts (particularly basketmaking) until about 1936. His resarch was assisted by his daughter, Zenaida, who took photographs and painted glass slides for him. Merriam served as President of the Anthropological Society of Washington in 1920-1921.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 74-27
General note:
Additional information supplied by Marvin Shodas.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Merriam's notes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1563 and in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA Acc. 12-264.
Additional photographs by Merriam held in the National Museum of American Indian Archives in the Mary Harriman Rumsey Photograph Collection and the Harriman Alaska Expedition Photograph Collection.
Correspondence from Merriam held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4558, the Department of Anthropology records (Manuscript and Pamphlet file), Bureau of American Ethnology records, J.C. Pilling Papers, Ales Hrdlicka Papers, and Jesse Logan Nusbaum Papers.
The Bancroft Library at University of California, Berkeley holds the C. Hart Merriam Papers, C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs (prints corresponding to negatives in this collection), and C. Hart Merriam pictorial collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 74-27, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3deff9e69-60c3-4ce5-83a4-22711ef14333
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74-27

F. Luis Mora papers

Creator:
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940  Search this
Names:
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Faculty  Search this
Lotos Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Salmagundi Club  Search this
Compton, Sophia  Search this
Downes, William Howe, 1854-1941  Search this
Stribling, T. S. (Thomas Sigismund), 1881-1965 (Birthright)  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Man that corrupted Hadleyburg)  Search this
Extent:
1.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Sketches
Illustrated letters
Christmas cards
Photographs
Awards
Place:
Spain -- description and travel
Date:
1891-1986
bulk 1891-1922
Summary:
The papers of painter and illustrator F. Luis Mora measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1891 to 1986, with the bulk of material dating from 1891 to 1922. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, 242 monthy pocket diaries by Mora, and printed and photographic materials.
Scope and Contents note:
The papers of painter and illustrator F. Luis Mora measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1891 to 1986, with the bulk of material dating from 1891 to 1922. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, 242 small monthly pocket diaries by Mora, and printed and photographic materials.

Biographical material includes one folder containing Mora's Rothschild Prize certificate.

The correspondence is primarily with galleries regarding sales, the value of artwork, and Mora's murals for the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904. There is also correspondence with Mora's family and friends regarding his personal life and a family vacation in Cadiz, Spain. The collection also includes two Christmas cards, several illustrated letters and two invitations to Mora's solo art shows. Some of the correspondence is to and from Mora's first wife, Sophia Compton.

The majority of the writings consists of 242 monthly pocket diaries, which contain brief daily entries and some sketches. Mora writes about his work, memberships in the Salmagundi Club and the National Academy of Design, and teaching at the Art Student League. He also discusses his ideas about painting and his observations of the art scene, including his visit to the 1913 Armory Show. Also included is a handwritten "Editorial" by Mora, probably for election to the Lotos Club.

Printed material includes clippings, brochures, programs, advertisements, exhibition catalogs, books, and magazines. Two books, The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Essays and Stories, by Mark Twain (1917), and Birthright, by T.S. Stribling (1922), both illustrated by Mora, are included, along with over a dozen magazines containing illustrations by Mora.

Photographs include black and white photographs and glass plate negatives of Mora, family and friends, students, and artwork. Black and white pictures of Mora's artwork include his "Thine is Glory" mural (1919), the "National Academy Jury of 1907" painting (1907) and an etching of his daughter, Rosemary. Glass plate negatives are of his first wife, Sophia Compton, her mother Emma, Mora's father Domingo, the painting "Dance of Salome" (1893), Mora's brother-in-law Alfred Compton, his Boston Museum and Chase School of Art classes, and the Perth Amboy Terra Cotta Company, where Mora's father worked.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged as 5 series. Records are generally arranged alphabetically by subject. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Materials, circa early 1900s (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1900-1969 (Box 1; 3 folders)

Series 3: Writings, 1899-1922 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1895-1986 (Boxes 1-2 and OV 3; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 5: Photographic Materials, 1891-1941 (Box 2, MGP 1, MGP 2; 0.4 linear feet)
Biographical/Historical note:
Francis Luis Mora (1974-1940) was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 1877, he and his family moved to Catalonia, Spain and in 1880, they moved again to the United States where they eventually settled in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Both his father, Domingo, and his brother, Joseph, were also noted sculptors.

Mora studied at the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and at the Art Students League of New York. He was a muralist, oil and watercolor portrait painter, and etcher, though he is best known for his illustrations in magazines such as Century, Harper's, and Ladies' Home Journal. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club and the National Academy of Design and taught at the Art Students League of New York and the Chase School of Art. He and his wife, Sophia ("Sonia") Compton, had a daughter, Rosemary, in 1918. After his wife's death, Mora married May Gosman Safford in 1932. Mora died at the age of 64 in 1940.
Related Archival Materials note:
Among the holdings of the Archives of American Art are the F. Luis Mora Art Works and Photographs (available on microfilm reel 5053) and a F. Luis Mora Letter to William John Wittemore (available on microfilm reel D30, frame 534.)
Provenance:
The F. Luis Mora papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Cornelia Colton, the daughter of Mora's second wife, May Safford, in 1975. Additional papers were donated in 2008 by Gwen Compton, Mora's niece.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Sketches
Illustrated letters
Christmas cards
Photographs
Awards
Citation:
F. Luis Mora papers, 1891-1986, bulk 1891-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.moraflui
See more items in:
F. Luis Mora papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91f3c3e62-1f95-4cf7-9e70-1b62c2abd7e4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moraflui
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Nancy Douglas Bowditch

Interviewee:
Bowditch, Nancy Douglas  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941  Search this
Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966  Search this
Pearmain, William Robert, 1888-1912  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Volk, Douglas , 1856-1935  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 January 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Nancy Douglas Bowditch conducted 1974 January 30, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Bowditch speaks of her memories of early childhood; her father, George de Forest Brush, and his work; her relationship with her father; and her education and upbringing. She reminisces about Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Abbott H. Thayer, who were family friends, and their relationships with Brush; her family's home life, their travels in Europe; her family's relationship with Samuel Clemens and family; and her first husband, William Robert Pearmain, his family background, their marriage, his involvement with organized labor and social reform, and his early death from leukemia. She also recalls Douglas Volk and Barry Faulkner.
Biographical / Historical:
Nancy Bowditch (1890-1979) was a painter, a playwright, and costume and set designer. Bowditch was born in Paris, the second eldest child of painter George de Forest Brush. Brush made the artist-colony of Dublin, N.H. his American home, where Mark Twain and daughter Jean Clemens were neighbors. They spent considerable time in Paris and Italy. Nancy married William Robert Pearmain, a childhood neighbor and later, a pupil of her father, in 1909. Pearmain died of leukemia in 1912. Subsequently, she married Dr. Harold Bowditch whose father was instrumental in the development of Harvard University Medical School.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 38 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Hampshire  Search this
Set designers -- New Hampshire  Search this
Costume designers -- New Hampshire  Search this
Authors -- New Hampshire  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bowdit74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96b49a85f-b81b-4ab5-a424-f700d11f6093
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bowdit74
Online Media:

The mysterious stranger : and other stories / by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Author:
Twain, Mark 1835-1910  Search this
Physical description:
323, [5] p. : ill., music ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Fiction
Place:
United States
Date:
1922
19th century
Topic:
Humorous stories, American  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
CT275.C62 M98 1922
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_468660

Knitting-work a web of many textures wrought by Ruth Partington (B.P. Shillaber)

Author:
Shillaber, B. P (Benjamin Penhallow) 1814-1890  Search this
Author:
Hoppin, Augustus 1828-1896  Search this
Twain, Mark 1835-1910 Adventures of Tom Sawyer  Search this
Andrew & Filmer  Search this
Brown, Taggard, and Chase  Search this
J.B. Lippincott & Co  Search this
New England Type and Stereotype Foundry  Search this
Sheldon & Company (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Stereotyper:
Hobart and Robbins  Search this
Printer:
Welch, Bigelow & Co.  Search this
Physical description:
viii [1] 10-408 pages, 6 plates including illustrations 12mo in 6s
Type:
Books
Date:
1859
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_960358

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