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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair

Collector:
Orth, Edward J.  Search this
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization  Search this
Names:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Souvenirs
Photographs
Pamphlets
Guidebooks
Exhibition posters--1930-1940
Diaries
Ephemera
Film transparencies
Motion picture film
Posters
Place:
Flushing Meadows Park (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1835-2000, undated
Summary:
Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.
Scope and Contents:
Collection primarily documents the conception, planning, construction, management, and operations of the 1939 New York World's Fair located in Flushing Meadows, New York. Materials provide historical context and cultural significance as recorded in publications, artwork, photographs, ephemera, postcards, maps, plans, exhibitor's literature, souvenirs, and motion picture film. Most of the materials were primarily created for people who attended the fair. Some of the materials include scrapbooks created by fair visitors to document their experiences. There is a significant amount of material relating to other fairs, New York tourism, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and the World's Fair Collector's Society. Other forms of entertainment such as festivals, the Olympic games, and Disney World are also found among these materials. There is little information relating to Edward Orth's personal and professional life as a city planner. The collection is arranged into eleven series.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into eleven series.

Series 1, Edward J. Orth Personal Papers, 1915-1989, undated

Subseries 1.1, Correspondence, 1939-1989

Subseries 1.2, Other Materials, 1915-1989, undated

Series 2, Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and World's Fair Collector's Society, Incorporated Records, 1942-1990, undated

Subseries 2.1, General Information, 1960-1988, undated

Subseries 2.2, Correspondence, 1942-1990, undated

Subseries 2.3, Classified and Wanted Advertisements, 1956-1988, undated

Subseries 2.4, Financial Records, 1976-1989

Subseries 2.5, Newsletters, 1969-1988, undated

Subseries 2.6, Membership Materials, 1970s-1989, undated

Series 3, New York World's Fair, Incorporated Records, 1900-1988, undated

Subseries 3.1, Administrative Files, 1900-1977, undated

Subseries 3.2, Amusement Zone, 1937-1940, undated

Subseries 3.3, Communications and Business Systems Zone, 1939-1965, undated

Subseries 3.4, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1949, undated

Subseries 3.5, Food Zone, 1939-1975

Subseries 3.6, Government Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.7, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.8, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.9, Ephemera, 1938-1988, undated

Series 4, Photographic Materials, 1939-1968, undated

Subseries 4.1, General, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.2, Amusement Area, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.3, Business Systems Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.4, Communications Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.5, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.6, Food Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.7, Government Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.8, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.9, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.10, Miscellaneous, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.11, Oversize Photographs, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.12, Color Slides, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.13, Color Transparencies, 1940-1942, undated

Subseries 4.14, Edward Orth, 1967-1968

Series 5, Scrapbooks, 1938-1981

Series 6, Postcards, 1906-1985, undated

Subseries 6.1, Amusement Area, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.2, Business Systems Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.3, Communications Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.4, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.5, Food Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.6, Government Zone, International, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.7, Government Zone, Federal and States, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.8, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.9, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.10, General, 1940, undated

Subseries 6.11, By Type, 1906-1985, undated

Series 7, Publications Related to World's Fairs, 1922-1989, undated

Subseries 7.1, Magazines, 1922-1988, undated

Subseries 7.2, Newspaper Articles, 1935-1989, undated

Subseries 7.3, Other Publications, 1937-1989, undated

Subseries 7.4, Other Subjects, 1962-1989

Series 8, Materials Relating to Other Fairs, 1851-2000, undated

Subseries 8.1, Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or Crystal Palace Exhibition, 1851

Subseries 8.2, Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, 1853-1853

Subseries 8.3, International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine or Centennial International Exhibition, 1876

Subseries 8.4, World's Columbian Exposition or Chicago World's Fair, 1893

Subseries 8.5, Exposition Internationale D'Anvers, Antwerp, Belgium

Subseries 8.6, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition, 1897

Subseries 8.7, Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, 1898

Subseries 8.8, Expositions, 1901

Subseries 8.9, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1906

Subseries 8.10, Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition, 1907

Subseries 8.11, Alaska, Yukon, Pacific Exposition, 1909

Subseries 8.12, Panama-California Exposition, 1915-1916

Subseries 8.13, Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts, and Industries, 1918

Subseries 8.14, Sesquicentennial Exposition, 1926

Subseries 8.15, Barcelona International Exposition, 1929

Subseries 8.16, L'Exposition Coloniale, Paris, 1931

Subseries 8.17, Olympics, 1932

Subseries 8.18, A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933

Subseries 8.19, Expositions, 1933-1935

Subseries 8.20, Expositions, 1936-1937

Subseries 8.21, Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, 1937

Subseries 8.22, Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939

Subseries 8.23, Festival of Britain, Britain, London, United Kingdom, 1951

Subseries 8.24, Milan Fair, 1955

Subseries 8.25, Exposition Universelle et venti Internationale de Bruxelles, 1958

Subseries 8.26, American National Exhibition, 1959

Subseries 8.27, New York's World Fair, 1961-1977, undated

Subseries 8.28, Century 21 Exhibition, 1961-1962

Subseries 8.29, International and Universal Exposition or Expo 67, 1967

Subseries 8.30, Long Beach, California, 1967-1968

Subseries 8.31, HemisFair 68, 1968

Subseries 8.32, Expo 70 or Japan World Exposition, 1970

Subseries 8.33, Expo 74 or International Exposition on the Environment

Subseries 8.34, Expo 75 or International Ocean Exposition, 1975

Subseries 8.35, American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976, 1976

Subseries 8.36, Queen's Bicentennial Festival, 1975-1976

Subseries 8.37, Plovdiv International Exhibition of 1981 or Expo 81

Subseries 8.38, Kobe Port Island Exposition or Portopia 81, 1981

Subseries 8.39, Knoxville International Energy Exposition or 1982 World's Fair, 1982

Subseries 8.40, Louisiana World Exposition, 1984

Subseries 8.41, Games of the XXIII Olympiad, 1984

Subseries 8.42, The International Exposition, Tsukuba, Japan or The International Science Technology Exposition, 1985

Subseries 8.43, Queen's Festival, 1985

Subseries 8.44, 1986 World Exposition on Transportation and Communication or Expo 86, 1986

Subseries 8.45, World Expo 88, 1988

Subseries 8.46, Universal Exposition of Seville or Expo 92, 1992

Subseries 8.47, Expo 2000, 2000

Subseries 8.48, Other Events and Celebrations, 1886-1989

Subseries 8.49, Combined Fairs, 1968-1994

Subseries 8.50, General information about world's fairs, 1964-1980

Series 9, Ephemera, 1892-1989, undated

Subseries 9.1, New York and New York World's Fair, 1892-1989, undated

Subseries 9.2, Other States and Countries, 1835, 1939, undated

Subseries 9.3, Motion Picture Film and Entertainment, 1937-1981, undated

Series 10, Audio Visual Materials, 1939, 1964-1965, undated

Subseries 10.1, Moving Images, 1939, 1964-1965, undated

Subseries 10.2, Sound Recordings, undated

Series 11, Oversize, 1835-1992, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Biographical / Historical

Edward Joseph Orth grew up with a strong interest in history, particularly the history of the 1939 New York World's Fair. Orth's visit to the fair as a twelve-year-old boy led to a life-long passion of collecting. At the time of his death, he had amassed enough materials to fill two homes in California. Orth also collected materials from several other fairs. In addition, he saved some of the records of the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and the World's Fair Collector's Society.

Orth was born April 19, 1927, to Andrew Joseph Orth and Florence Minnie Gordon Orth in Glendale, New York. In the 1930s, the Orth family lived in several locations in New York including Ridgewood, Brooklyn, Glendale, and Queens. The home that made the most impact in young Orth's life came in 1935 when the family moved to St. Albans, Queens seven miles from Flushing Meadow Park, the future site of the 1939 fair. Sadly in 1939 there were several deaths in the family including three grandparents. The severe loss of life limited family social activities but a drive by the future site of the fair provided Orth a glimpse of the Trylon and Perisphere. He would later remark that the sight appeared to be magic. In the summer of 1939, he went to the fair with his classmates from Public School 136. The next summer Orth and his father purchased a 10-admission ticket from an elementary school in Hollis, Queens, New York. He saved every souvenir and any information he could find about the fair. He filled scrapbooks with images from newspapers and postcards from the Curt Teich and Manhattan Postcard companies. When his family moved from an apartment to a house, he acquired a fair bench which was kept in the backyard.

In 1941, Orth attended Newton High School in Elmhurst, and Queens, New York. The high school offered a college preparatory program with heavy emphasis on mathematics, science, mechanical drawing, and workshop courses. Orth's education and training combined with the knowledge he gained from motion picture films viewed at the fair, including Thomas Edison's "The City of Light," Ford Motor Company's "Road of Tomorrow," "Democracy," and General Motors' "Futurama" provided the foundation and inspiration for a career in architecture and landscaping. He ultimately became a city planner for the state of California. By 1943, Orth was exploring used magazine and bookstores in New York City to acquire more fair materials before enlisting in the United States Army in 1945. Upon his discharge he resumed buying and trading fair postcards. From 1948-1953, Orth attended the University of California and the University of Connecticut where he studied architecture and landscape design. During these years he posted advertisements in various publications in his continued pursue for fair materials.

In March 1953, Mr. Orth moved to Los Angeles, California. There he formed lasting friendships with other collectors. By 1967, Orth and several of his closest friends including Peter Warner, Oscar Hengstler, David Oats, Larry Zim, and Ernest Weidhaas conceived the idea of a fair collector's organization. By the summer of 1968, the group had formally created the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO).

As time passed Orth became increasing concerned about the welfare of his collection. He wanted it to go to a museum rather than be sold in parts. In his will he stipulated that the collection would be given to the Smithsonian Institution upon his death. Jon Zackman, former Smithsonian employee, interviewed Orth's brother George and fair collector Peter Warner. Orth and Warner corresponded and traded objects over many years. Mr. Orth primarily covered the west coast area while Peter Warner was his east coast counterpart. Edward Orth died on September 6,1989 in Los Angeles, California at the age of sixty-two.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

New York World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0134

Landor Design Collection, NMAH.AC.0500

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subject Category, World Expos, NMAH.AC.0060

Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0519

Alice R. Hillis World's Fair Film, NMAH.AC.0531

Borden Company 1939 New York World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.1063

Memories of the New York World's Fair, NMAH.AC.0592

Archives Center World Expositions Collection, NMAH.AC.0825

Daniel H. Meyerson World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0745

Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection, NMAH.AC.1132

Princeton University Posters Collection, NMAH.AC.0433

Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records, NMAH.AC.0395

Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project, NMAH.AC.0417

Messmore and Damon Company Records, NMAH.AC.0846

Thomas Norrell Railroad Collection, NMAH.AC.1174

William L. Bird Holidays on Display Collection, NMAH.AC.1288

Wurlitzer Company Records, NMAH.AC.0469

Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, NMAH.AC.0200

Materials at Other Organizations

New York Public Library The New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated Records, 1935-1945, MssCol 2233.

New York City 1939 World's Fair architectural drawings, circa 1935. Museum of the City of New York. Museum of the City of New York.

New York City 1939 World's Fair Collection, 1939-1940. Museum of the City of New York. New York World's Fair 1939/40 Collection. Queens Museum.

1939 New York World's Fair Postcards, Identifier: 1972-320, Audiovisual Collections Repository, Hagley Museum & Library
Separated Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

Artifacts from the collection include several thousand souvenirs and examples of memorabilia commemorating the fair to include buttons and badges, ceramics, glassware, clothing, costume jewelry, coins and medals, commemorative spoons and flatware, toys and games, and philatelic material which are all part of the Division of Home and Community Life's holdings (now Division of Cultural and Community Life).
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment, please inquire. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
Exhibitions -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Amusement parks--History  Search this
Amusement parks--New York (State)--History  Search this
Architecture--Exhibitions  Search this
Architecture--New York (State)--New York  Search this
Architecture--United States--Designs and plans  Search this
Burlesque shows--New York (State)--New York--1930-1940  Search this
Business history Business enterprises--United States--History  Search this
Chicago's Century of Progress  Search this
Construction and civil engineering  Search this
Construction industry--United States--Management--History  Search this
Corporate culture--History  Search this
Corporate culture--United States  Search this
Engineering--History--20th century  Search this
Exhibition buildings – New York (State) – New York  Search this
Exhibition buildings--1920-1940  Search this
Exhibitions -- Design  Search this
Fairs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History  Search this
Fashion--History--20th century  Search this
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (New York, N.Y.)--History  Search this
Food in popular culture--New York (State)--New York  Search this
Graphic arts--United States--History--20th century  Search this
International exhibitions  Search this
International Exhibitions Bureau  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative--History--20th century  Search this
Technology -- United States -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Transportation--New York Metropolitan Area--Planning  Search this
Transportation--New York (State)  Search this
United States --Foreign relations --1933-1945  Search this
Urban parks--United States--History  Search this
Urban design  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States  Search this
Consumerism  Search this
Consumers--History--20th century  Search this
General Motors Corporation  Search this
Grand Central Parkway extension  Search this
Organizational behavior--United States--History  Search this
Public relations--History  Search this
New York World's Fair Commission  Search this
Queens (New York, N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Souvenirs -- 1930-1940
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1930-1940
Pamphlets -- 1930-1940
Guidebooks -- 1930-1940
Exhibition posters--1930-1940
Diaries
Ephemera -- 20th century
Film transparencies
Motion picture film
Posters -- 1930-1940
Citation:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0560
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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep808504c62-92bb-48b1-8a76-f9d279516c33
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0560
Online Media:

MS 7145 Illustrated map and chart concerning Commodore Perry's landing at Uraga in Tokyo Bay

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Depicted:
Adams, Henry A., 1800-1869  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858  Search this
Extent:
1 Page (48 cm x 69 cm)
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Maps
Charts
Place:
Tokyo Bay -- Maps, Pictorial -- Japan
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
The document is divided into four parts. The lower left-hand portion shows two American "black boats," steamer-sail ships that were used by Perry. Annotations show the dimensions of the ships, the size of their crews, and other information. The rest of the lower portion is a map showing the region at which Perry landed, including the locations of Japanese defensive installations. A central strip through the document depicts "American sailors marching [to] Yokohama" and includes Commodore Perry and Commander Henry H. Adams. The upper portion of the document includes the names of lords of various fiefs belonging to Izu and Bōshū provinces together with their respective crests and the number of men they assigned to harbor defense units.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7145

NAA INV 10000001
Local Note:
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology, NMNH.
Black and white woodblock print, paper mounted, with cloth backing.
Topic:
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Charts
Citation:
Manuscript 7145, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7145
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32201123d-662a-46cd-b1d3-45995dd28866
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7145

Encounter at Shimoda : search for a new Pacific partnership / edited by Herbert Passin and Akira Iriye

Author:
Passin, Herbert  Search this
Iriye, Akira  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 257 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Congresses
Place:
United States
Japan
East Asia
Date:
1979
1945-1989
1989-
Topic:
Relations  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
E183.8.J3E5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_189034

The American military and the Far East proceedings of the Ninth Military History Symposium, United States Air Force Academy, 1-3 October, 1980 edited by Joe C. Dixon

Author:
Military History Symposium (U.S.) (9th : 1980 : United States Air Force Academy)  Search this
Dixon, Joe C  Search this
United States Air Force Academy  Search this
United States Air Force Office of Air Force History  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 318 pages maps, portraits 23 cm
Type:
Books
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Military history
Place:
East Asia
United States
Southeast Asia
Date:
1981
20th century
Topic:
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
DS518.8 .M58 1980X
DS518.8.M58 1980X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_142633

The Oxford handbook of comparative foreign relations law / edited by Curtis A. Bradley

Title:
Comparative foreign relations law
Editor:
Bradley, Curtis A.  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxiv, 856 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2019
Topic:
International law  Search this
International relations  Search this
Call number:
KZ3410 .O923 2019 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1152791

The wretched atom : America's global gamble with peaceful nuclear technology / Jacob Darwin Hamblin

Author:
Hamblin, Jacob Darwin  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (x, 314 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2021
20th century
Topic:
Nuclear industry--History  Search this
Nuclear energy--Government policy  Search this
Nuclear energy--Economic aspects  Search this
Nuclear nonproliferation--International cooperation  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
International economic relations  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Foreign economic relations  Search this
Call number:
HD9698.U52 H25 2021 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151364

Great power rising : Theodore Roosevelt and the politics of U.S. foreign policy / John M. Thompson

Author:
Thompson, John M. 1977-  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919 Political and social views  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Case studies
Electronic books
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Political leadership  Search this
HISTORY--State & Local--General  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Political and social views  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
E756 .T49 2019 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151062

The Whaling issue in U.S.-Japan relations / edited by John R. Schmidhauser and George O. Totten III

Author:
Schmidhauser, John R (John Richard) 1922-  Search this
Totten, George O (George Oakley) 1922-  Search this
USC Conference on the Whaling Issue in the United States-Japanese Relations (1976 : University of Southern California)  Search this
Symposium on Whaling and Ocean Issues in Japanese-American Relations (1977 : Tokyo)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 275 p. : graphs ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Japan
Date:
1978
Topic:
Whaling  Search this
Fishery management, International  Search this
Fishery policy  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
SH383.2 .W49X
SH383.2.W49X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_110512

Robert W. Shufeldt photograph of American Legation in Seoul

Collector:
Shufeldt, Robert Wilson, 1822-1895  Search this
Names:
Allen, Horace Newton, 1858-1932  Search this
Foote, Lucius Harwood, 1826-1913  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass positive
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Glass positives
Photographs
Place:
United States -- Foreign relations -- Korea
Seoul (Korea)
Date:
circa 1884
Scope and Contents note:
Photograph depicting Americans Dr. Horace N. Allen, Lucius Foote, and Mrs. Foote with their Korean interpreter and other Korean officials in front of the American Legation in Seoul.
Biographical/Historical note:
Commodore Robert Wilson Shufeldt (1822-1895) was an American naval officer and diplomat in Asia. He was sent to China, Japan, and Korea on a commercial and diplomatic mission between 1878 and 1887. In 1882, he and Korean commissioners signed the Treaty of Peace, Amity, Commerce and Navigation, which, among other stipulations, provided for the appointment of diplomatic and consular representatives. While there, may have come into contact with Lucius Foote and Dr. Horace N. Allen. Foote was the first Minister to Korea, appointed in 1883 and Allen became United States Minister Plenipotentiary (Ambassador) to the Korean Empire and consul general in 1897.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-64, USNM ACC 38151
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs and manuscripts collected by Shufeldt can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97, MS 211195, and MS 7356.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 81-64, Robert W. Shufeldt photograph of American Legation in Seoul, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-64
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a7e2e0a2-c981-4d91-a023-2d7ffc2f7afc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81-64

Ruth Law Scrapbook

Collection Creator:
Law, Ruth  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916-1918
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Ruth Law Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0387, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ruth Law Collection
Ruth Law Collection / Series 1: Ruth Law Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg23c516b67-e52c-4a50-88d4-a1b5e84eba83
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0387-ref517
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Newsclippings (see also oversized, Box 163)

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.3: Materials Arranged by Posting / 2.3.14: Air Task Force 13 (Provisional) (Taipei, Taiwan), Commanding Officer and Vice-Commander, Thirteenth Air Force
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25042d74c-9014-4f76-8057-5bfc97053893
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1932
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Press Releases

Collection Creator:
Ya-Ching, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1937 - 1945
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Lee Ya-Ching Papers, NASM.2008.0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lee Ya-Ching Papers
Lee Ya-Ching Papers / Series 2: Professional
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Breaking open Japan : Commodore Perry, Lord Abe, and American imperialism in 1853 / George Feifer

Author:
Feifer, George  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858 Travel  Search this
Abe, Masahiro 1819-1857  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 389 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
2006
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_810722

Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan : performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States / compiled from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his officers, at his request, and under his supervision, by Francis L. Hawks ; with numerous illustrations ; published by order of the Congress of the United States

Title:
Expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan DSI
Expedition to the China Seas and Japan DSI
United States Japan expedition by Com. M.C. Perry DSI
United States Japan expedition by Com. M.C. Perry
Author:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Hawks, Francis L (Francis Lister) 1798-1866  Search this
Jones, George 1800-1870  Search this
United States Navy Department  Search this
Comp:
Lilly, Lambert 1798-1866  Search this
Possible former owner:
Temple, William G (William Grenville) 1824-1894 DSI  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858 Travel  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., [137] leaves of plates (7 folded) : ill. (lithographs, wood engravings), charts, maps, ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Japan
China Sea
United States
Date:
1856
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
DS809 .P46 1856
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_903675

Japan in the American century / Kenneth B. Pyle

Author:
Pyle, Kenneth B.  Search this
Physical description:
457 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
2018
1945-
20th century
Topic:
Civilization  Search this
American influences  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102892

A History of America's Ever-Shifting Stance on Tariffs

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Lectures
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:40:17 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_132a7b4e4f28a1edf6a632a2a50e8037

Man of the hour : James B. Conant, warrior scientist / Jennet Conant

Author:
Conant, Jennet  Search this
Subject:
Conant, James Bryant 1893-1978  Search this
Manhattan Project (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
x, 587 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
20th century
Topic:
Educators  Search this
College presidents  Search this
Chemists  Search this
Atomic bomb--History  Search this
Cold War--Decision making--History  Search this
Science and state--History  Search this
Technology and state--History  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088066

The history of US-Japan relations : from Perry to the present / Makoto Iokibe, editor ; Tosh Minohara, English translation editor

Title:
History of U.S.-Japan relations
History of United States-Japan relations
Editor:
Iokibe, Makoto 1943-  Search this
Minohara, Toshihiro 1971-  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 352 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Japan
Date:
2017
1865-
1868-
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1084392

From the Telegram to Twitter, How Presidents Make Contact With Foreign Leaders

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:00:08 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_0fa698dedca03fa38fcbb0d81b61283e

Introducing a Special Report on Energy

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 23 May 2013 03:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_16ab5b74a1b742e4f539940b87a2cecb

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