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Lamson of the Gettysburg : the Civil War letters of Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, U.S. Navy / edited by James M. McPherson and Patricia R. McPherson

Author:
Lamson, Roswell Hawks  Search this
McPherson, Patricia R  Search this
McPherson, James M  Search this
Subject:
Lamson, Roswell Hawks Correspondence  Search this
United States Navy Officers Correspondence  Search this
Gettysburg (Ship)  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 240 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Personal narratives
Biography
Place:
United States
Oregon
Date:
1997
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
History  Search this
Naval operations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_544801

A Black woman's Civil War memoirs : reminiscences of my life in camp with the 33rd U.S. Colored Troops, late 1st South Carolina Volunteers / Susie King Taylor ; edited by Patricia W. Romero ; with a new introduction by Willie Lee Rose

Author:
Taylor, Susie King b. 1848  Search this
Romero, Patricia W  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Susie King b. 1848  Search this
United States Army Colored Infantry Regiment, 33rd (1864-1866) Biography  Search this
Physical description:
154 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Personal narratives
Biography
Place:
South Carolina
United States
Date:
1988
1902
C1988
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
African Americans--Biography  Search this
History  Search this
Regimental histories  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Participation, African American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.T2376 A1 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_497571

W. L. (William Lees) Judson papers

Creator:
Judson, W. L. (William Lees), 1842-1928  Search this
Names:
Judson Studios (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Los Angeles College of Fine Arts  Search this
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 21st (1861-1865)  Search this
University of Southern California. College of Fine Arts  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Date:
1861-1957
Scope and Contents:
Civil war diaries, letters, teaching materials, publications by Judson and pamphlets on early Los Angeles history.
The three diaries (1861-1864), consist of brief daily entries chronicling Judson's experiences as a private in Company C of the Twenty-first Regiment of Illinois Volunteers, moving through Illinois, Missouri, and Tennessee. The diaries from 1862 and 1863 are illustrated with small pencil sketches of faces, animals, and landscapes. The diaries are accompanied by a typewritten transcript and a 1957 clipping, "Judson Saw Debut of Tecumseh Park".
Letters consist of ten letters (1910-1941), primarily to and from ex-students concerning their coursework at the University of Southern California's College of Fine Arts. Also found are; a grade book (1902-1919) and 2 payment ledgers (1900-1910 and 1911-1919) from the Los Angeles College of Fine Arts; Judson's A Tour of the Thames (London, Ontario: Advertiser Steam Presses, 1881), written under the pseudonym of Professor Blot; the October 1909 issue of Arroyo Crafsman (v. 1); three pamphlets on Los Angeles history published by the Security First National Bank of Los Angeles, including The Five Friendly Valleys: The Story of Greater Highland Park (2nd ed., 1923), which briefly mentions Judson, Six Collegiate Decades: The Growth of Higher Educationin Southern California (1929), and La Reina: Los Angeles in Three Centuries (1931); and three blueprints of the Los Angeles College of Fine Arts and one of Judson Studios (1941).
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and instructor William Lees Judson (1842-1928), born in Manchester, England, came to the U.S. in 1852 and later settled in California in 1893. Under his leadership a group of craftsmen and artists published the ARROYO CRAFTSMAN (1909). He also established the Los Angeles College of Fine Arts, forerunner of the University of Southern California's College of Fine Arts, where Judson later served as dean.
Provenance:
Diaries and related typescript and clipping were donated 1987 by Paul Judson, and the remainder in 1987 by Walter W. Judson, both great-grandsons of William Lees Judson.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Artisans -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.judsw
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-judsw

Henry Mosler papers

Creator:
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Names:
Beard, James Henry, 1812-1893  Search this
Dupré, Julien, 1851-1910  Search this
Ferrier, Gabriel, 1847-1914  Search this
Flameng, François, 1856-1923  Search this
Howe, William Henry, 1846-1929  Search this
Hébert, Ernest, 1817-1908  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930  Search this
Pelouse, L. G., 1838-1891  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Extent:
4.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Illustrated notebooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Journalists
Date:
1856-1929
Summary:
The papers of painter Henry Mosler (1841-1920), who began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, lived in Germany and Paris for at least 2 decades, and finally settled in New York, measure 4.8 linear feet and date from 1856-1929. The collection documents Mosler's life and career through biographical material, personal and professional letters from members of the military, museums, family, friends and colleagues, writings including an 1862 Civil War diary, personal business records, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographs of Mosler, his family, colleagues and artwork.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter Henry Mosler (1841-1920), who began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, lived in Germany and Paris for at least 2 decades, and finally settled in New York, measure 4.8 linear feet and date from 1856-1929. The collection documents Mosler's life and career through biographical material, personal and professional letters from members of the military, museums, family, friends and colleagues, writings including an 1862 Civil War diary, personal business records, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographs of Mosler, his family, colleagues and artwork.

Biographical material includes passports for Mosler's travel during the Civil War and to the American West in 1875-1876, as well as identification cards and awards from Mosler's years in Germany and Paris, including the Ordre National Légion d'Honneur awarded to him in 1892.

Letters record Mosler's service as an aide-de-camp for the Army of Ohio and his activities as an artist correspondent for Harper's Weekly from 1861-1863 in the Western Theater of the Civil War. However, the bulk of the letters document Mosler's career from the 1880s onward. Found are letters from museums, art associations, government agencies including the Minsistere de l'Instruction Publique et des Beaux-Arts, and colleagues in Europe and the United States including artists James Henry Beard, Julien Dupré, Gabrier Ferrier, Ernest Hébert, William Henry Howe, William Ordway Partridge, and Leon Germain Pelouse, among others. There are also scattered letters from Mosler.

Writings and notes include an 1862 Civil War diary and two illustrated notebooks from 1862 and 1863 containing sketches, and travel and financial notes. Also found are two biographical accounts of Mosler's career and poems by various authors, many inspired by Mosler's paintings.

Personal business records include an account book documenting Mosler's income and expenses from 1869-1878 and 1886-1892, and Library of Congress copyright certificates for four of Mosler's pictures.

Printed material documents Mosler's career in the United States and Europe through news clippings, a brochure, and an exhibition catalog for an 1897 exhibition of his paintings at Galleries of Pape Bros.

Artwork and sketchbooks include six sketches and an engraving by Mosler, and two books containing sketches by Mosler and other artists including James Henry Beard. The series also contains one ink drawing each by Leon Germain Pelouse and E. Hillery.

Photographic material includes albums and individual photographs of Mosler in his studio and with others including his immediate and extended family, and students. Also found are photos of artists including Gabriel Ferrier, Ernest Hébert and Thomas Buchanan Read, Brigadier General R. W. Johnson and opera singers Emma Nevada Palmer and Renée Richards. Photographs of artwork are primarily found in 2 oversized albums dedicated by Mosler to his children, Edith Mosler and Gustave Henry Mosler respectively.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1863-1892, 1921 (Box 1, OV 10; 4 folders)

Series 2: Letters,1861-circa 1920 (Boxes 1-2; 1.3 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings and Notes, circa 1860-circa 1900 (Boxes 2-3, 6; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1869-1905 (Box 3; 4 folders)

Series 5: Printed Material, circa 1860s-1929 (Box 3; 10 folders)

Series 6: Artwork and Sketchbooks, 1856-1917 (Box 4, OVs 10-11; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 7: Photographic Material, 1860-circa 1910 (Boxes 5-9, BV 12; 2.0 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Henry Mosler (1841-1920) worked primarily in Ohio, New York City, and Europe as a painter of portraits and scenes of rural life in Europe. Mosler served as an artist correspondent for Harper's Weekly during the Civil War.

Born in Silesia (Poland) in 1841, Henry Mosler immigrated to New York City with his family in 1849. In the early 1850s the family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where Mosler received art instruction from James Henry Beard, becoming an accomplished portrait painter and an active participant in the Cincinnati art scene.

Following the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, Mosler became an artist correspondent for Harper's Weekly, documenting the Western Theater in Kentucky and Tennessee. He served as a volunteer aide-de-camp with the army of Ohio from 1861-1863 and was present at the engagement at Green River, and "present and under fire" at the battles of Shiloh and Perryville.

Immediately thereafter, Mosler relocated to Dusseldorf for two years and attended the Royal Academy, followed by six months in Paris where he studied with painter Ernest Hébert. In 1866 Mosler returned to Cincinnatti where his portraits and genre scenes enjoyed growing popularity.

In 1875 Mosler traveled to Munich and two years later settled in Paris from where he enjoyed critical and financial success both in Europe and in the United States. Mosler was known for his genre paintings of peasant life in rural Brittany and he became a regular participant in Salon exhibitions and won honorable mention in the Salon of 1879, when his painting Le Retour, became the first work by an American artist to be purchased by the French government. In 1888 he won the gold medal at the Paris Salon and in 1892 he was made chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur and officier de l'Académie.

Mosler returned to the United States temporarily during this period, including a trip in 1885-1886 to visit the West and collect material for paintings of Native American life.

In 1894 Mosler returned to the United States and settled in New York, where he became a popular teacher and an active participant in the New York art scene. In 1895 he was made an associate member of the National Academy of Design, and in his last decades took up landscape painting during summers in the Catskill mountains, and produced genre paintings depicting scenes from colonial and rural life. Mosler continued to enjoy widespread popularity until his death in 1920.
Provenance:
The bulk of the collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by J. F. McCrindle, a great-grandson of Mosler, in 1976 and 1977, having been previously lent to AAA for microfilming. A photograph album was donated in 1993 by Paul M. Hertzmann, a dealer who acquired it through purchase. Additional materials were donated in 2008 and 2009 by McCrindle via John T. Rowe, president and CEO of the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Henry Mosler papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Illustrated notebooks
Drawings
Sketches
Citation:
Henry Mosler papers, 1856-1929. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.moslhenr
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moslhenr
Online Media:

Martial deeds of Pennsylvania. By Samuel P. Bates ..

Author:
Bates, Samuel P (Samuel Penniman) 1827-1902  Search this
Physical description:
1116 p. incl. front. pl., port., maps (1 fold.) 26 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Personal narratives
Place:
Pennsylvania
United States
Date:
1875
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Gettysburg Campaign, 1863  Search this
History  Search this
Regimental histories  Search this
Call number:
E527 .B32
E527.B32
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_87948

W. L. (William Lees) Judson papers, 1861-1957

Creator:
Judson, W. L. (William Lees), 1842-1928  Search this
Subject:
United States  Search this
Judson Studios (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Los Angeles College of Fine Arts  Search this
University of Southern California  Search this
Place:
United States -- history -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9594
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211796
AAA_collcode_judsw
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211796

Henry Mosler papers, 1856-1929

Creator:
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Subject:
Beard, James Henry  Search this
Dupré, Julien  Search this
Ferrier, Gabriel  Search this
Flameng, François  Search this
Pelouse, L. G.  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan  Search this
Howe, William Henry  Search this
Hébert, Ernest  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Illustrated notebooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
United States -- history -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Journalists
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9068
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211261
AAA_collcode_moslhenr
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211261
Online Media:

The Brothers' war Civil War letters to their loved ones from the Blue and Gray edited by Annette Tapert

Author:
Tapert, Annette  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 242 pages illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Personal narratives
History
Personal correspondence
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
1988
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Soldiers  Search this
Amerikaanse burgeroorlog  Search this
Soldaten  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114169

The Confederate mail carrier or, From Missouri to Arkansas through Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. An unwritten leaf of the "Civil War". Being an account of the battles, marches and hardships of the First and Second brigades, Mo., C. S. A. Together with the thrilling adventures and narrow escapes of Captain Grimes and his fair accomplice, who carried the mail by "underground route" from the brigade to Missouri By James Bradley

Author:
Bradley, James 1835-  Search this
Subject:
Missouri Militia (C.S.A.)  Search this
Physical description:
275 pages 19 cm
Type:
Books
Personal narratives, Confederate
History
Personal narratives
Place:
Missouri
United States
Mo. (C. S. A.)
Date:
1894
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Regimental histories  Search this
Militia (C. S. A.)  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E569.4.B81X 1894
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273275

Frontier days a true narrative of striking events on the western frontier by Judge W. L. Kuykendall

Author:
Kuykendall, William Littlebury 1835-  Search this
Subject:
Kuykendall, W. L (William Littlebury) 1835-  Search this
Physical description:
251 pages [1] leaf of plates front. (portrait) 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Personal narratives
Autobiographies
Biographies
History
Memoirs
Place:
West (U.S.)
United States
West United States
Date:
1917
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Mormon pioneers  Search this
Mormons  Search this
Pioneers  Search this
Slavery--Extension to the territories  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F591 .K97 1917
F591.K97 1917
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273295

Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant ..

Author:
Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. front. (ports.) plates, maps, facsims. 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
1885
1886
1885-86
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Mexican War, 1846-1848  Search this
History  Search this
Campaigns  Search this
Call number:
CT275.G76 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_14776

The last battleground : the Civil War comes to North Carolina / Philip Gerard

Title:
Civil War comes to North Carolina
Author:
Gerard, Philip  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 362 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Personal narratives
History
Place:
North Carolina
United States
Date:
2019
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106497

General Butler's campaign on the Hudson

Author:
Hudson, Henry Norman 1814-1886  Search this
Subject:
Butler, Benjamin F (Benjamin Franklin) 1818-1893  Search this
Physical description:
62 p. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
1883
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
E441 .C598
E441.C598
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_128879

Personal memoirs of P.H. Sheridan : general United States Army : in two volumes

Author:
Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-1888  Search this
Cartographer:
Glümer, J. v.  Search this
Lithographer:
D'Avignon, Francis 1813-  Search this
Author:
Gillespie, G. L  Search this
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries) MsSM  Search this
Publisher:
Charles L. Webster and Company  Search this
Printer:
Jenkins & McCowan  Search this
Engraver:
H.B. Halls Sons  Search this
Subject:
Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-1888  Search this
Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-1888 Military leadership  Search this
United States Army  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes : illustrations, maps (some folded), portraits ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Personal narratives
Autobiographies
History
Maps
Place:
United States
Date:
1888
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Generals  Search this
History  Search this
Campaigns  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_200286

A Grand army of Black men : letters from African-American soldiers in the Union Army, 1861-1865 / edited by Edwin S. Redkey

Author:
Redkey, Edwin S  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 302 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
African American soldiers  Search this
History  Search this
Participation, African American  Search this
Call number:
E540.N3 G74 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_445098

This business of war : recollections of a Civil War quartermaster / William G. Le Duc ; foreword by Adam E. Scher

Author:
Le Duc, William Gates 1823-1917  Search this
Scher, Adam 1960-  Search this
Subject:
Le Duc, William Gates 1823-1917  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 167 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Personal narratives
History
Place:
Minnesota
United States
Date:
2004
1963
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Soldiers  Search this
History  Search this
Logistics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101737

The women of the South in war times, comp. by Matthew Page Andrews

Author:
Andrews, Matthew Page 1879-1947  Search this
Physical description:
xvii pages, 2 leaves, 3-466 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits 20 cm
Type:
Books
Personal narratives, Confederate
Personal narratives
History
Place:
Confederate States of America
United States
Date:
1920
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Women  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094731

Field of battle : the Civil War letters of Major Thomas J. Halsey / by K.M. Kostyal

Author:
Kostyal, K. M. 1951-  Search this
Halsey, Thomas J  Search this
Subject:
Halsey, Thomas J Correspondence  Search this
Physical description:
156 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Pictorial works
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
C1996
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Soldiers  Search this
History  Search this
Campaigns  Search this
Call number:
CT275.H186 K67 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_601041

The American Civil War [electronic resource] : letters and diaries

Title:
CWLD
Civil war letters and diaries
Author:
University of Chicago  Search this
Alexander Street Press  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Personal narratives
Databases
Biography
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
History  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Available to subscribers only.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1052593

The personal memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant : the complete annotated edition / edited by John F. Marszalek with David S. Nolen & Louie P. Gallo

Author:
Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885  Search this
Editor:
Marszalek, John F. 1939-  Search this
Nolen, David S.  Search this
Gallo, Louie P.  Search this
Subject:
Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885  Search this
United States Army  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 784 pages ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Personal narratives
Autobiographies
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Generals  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Mexican War, 1846-1848  Search this
History  Search this
Campaigns  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088065

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