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[Miscellaneous Images in Virginia]: photograph of an early 19th-century portrait of a man, possibly Grafton Dulany. The location of the portrait is unidentified.

Names:
Dulany, Grafton  Search this
Collection Photographer:
White, G. Howard, Dr., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 nitrate negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Nitrate negatives
Place:
United States of America--Virginia
United States of America--Virginia
Date:
[between 1890 and 1900]
General:
Original nitrate negative was digitized and transferred to off-site storage at the Library of Congress.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images 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.
Topic:
Men  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Nitrate negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHI, Item VA159086
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Dr. G. Howard White collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States of America / Virginia / VA159: Virginia garden images -- Miscellaneous Images in Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-whi-ref210

[Miscellaneous Images in Virginia]: portrait of an unidentified woman.

Collection Photographer:
White, G. Howard, Dr., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 nitrate negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Nitrate negatives
Place:
United States of America--Virginia
United States of America--Virginia
Date:
[between 1890 and 1900]
General:
Original nitrate negative was digitized and transferred to off-site storage at the Library of Congress.
This was possibly a photograph of an image originally made earlier in the 19th century.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Nitrate negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHI, Item VA159089
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Dr. G. Howard White collection
Dr. G. Howard White collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States of America / Virginia / VA159: Virginia garden images -- Miscellaneous Images in Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-whi-ref213

Building the empire state political economy in the early republic Brian Phillips Murphy

Author:
Murphy, Brian Phillips http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://viaf.org/viaf/311473004  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic book
Electronic books
History
Place:
New York (State)
United States
Date:
2015
1801-1861
1789-1801
19th century
18th century
1775-1865
Topic:
Finance, Public  Search this
HISTORY--State & Local--Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)  Search this
Economic history  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F123 .M93 2015 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145594

James Madison

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Joseph Wood, c. 1778 - 1830  Search this
Sitter:
James Madison, 16 Mar 1751 - 28 Jun 1836  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Sight: 21.3 x 16.2cm (8 3/8 x 6 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
James Madison: Male  Search this
James Madison: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
James Madison: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Statesman\Signer of Constitution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
32487 NMAH1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a874253a-4c9a-4e27-9c41-4129b452f8af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_32487_NMAH1

Thomas Jefferson

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75cm x 61cm (29 1/2" x 24"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Thomas Jefferson: Male  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Education\Founder\University  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Lemon Hill Mansion (Pennsylvania Colonial Dames)
Object number:
PA270002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4058ef3e4-d361-415d-9d4f-bfb7291fe135
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA270002

Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
E. C. Lewis, 19th Century  Search this
Sitter:
Edgar Allan Poe, 19 Jan 1809 - 7 Oct 1849  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
41.5cm x 34.3cm (16 5/16" x 13 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1850-1875
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Male  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Literary  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Detective  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
29 UVA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43b933bb3-f64a-4389-8b8d-256909f19259
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_29_UVA

Edgar Allan Poe

Artist:
W. T. Ogle, born mid 19th Century  Search this
Sitter:
Edgar Allan Poe, 19 Jan 1809 - 7 Oct 1849  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
Sight: 65.2 x 52.7cm (25 11/16 x 20 3/4")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1891
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Male  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Literary  Search this
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Detective  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
VA160084
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4039cd738-d4df-44c8-abf1-4c61efbdd4d6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA160084

Mary Virginia Donnell

Attribution:
George Markham, 19th Century  Search this
Sitter:
Mary Virginia Donnell, 1839 - 1924  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 90.8cm x 76.2cm (35 3/4" x 30"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1841
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog  Search this
Nature & Environment\Mountain  Search this
Architecture\Stairs\Step  Search this
Mary Virginia Donnell: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Missouri Historical Society
Website: www.mohistory.org
Object number:
1965.34.1 (MOHS)
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm473d31657-5a1a-4274-90d1-3da4defd53c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1965.34.1__MOHS_

James Huston Gilmore

Artist:
Flavius James Fisher, 1832 - 1905  Search this
Sitter:
James Huston Gilmore, born early-mid 19th Century  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
68cm x 54.5cm (26 3/4" x 21 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1888
Topic:
James Huston Gilmore: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
158 UVA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm424b3d11b-4d0f-49ec-9c6c-04ada56432dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_158_UVA

John Randolph

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Randolph, 2 Jun 1773 - 24 May 1833  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60.9cm x 50.8cm (24" x 20"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
John Randolph: Male  Search this
John Randolph: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
John Randolph: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia  Search this
John Randolph: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Website: https://www.vmfa.museum/
Object number:
37.2.1 VMFA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm460343fd5-dc78-46c6-a33b-1ebd80ead790
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_37.2.1_VMFA

Frances Jessup Allen

Artist:
Louis Mathieu Didier Guillaume, 1816 - 1892  Search this
Sitter:
Frances Jessup Allen, born first quarter 19th Century  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
67cm x 52cm (26 3/8" x 20 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1850-1860
Topic:
Frances Jessup Allen: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
950.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cf7ca902-3ebd-4547-bf8b-2566e295ff03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_950.16

George Washington

Artist:
R. Orlandi, 19th Century  Search this
Copy after:
Dominico Canova, active c. 1825 - 1866  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
100.3cm (39 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1820-1900
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
922.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49325ce1f-66b0-402f-98d8-604225b5b43a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_922.1

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Artist:
M. Muller, 19th Century  Search this
Possible attribution:
Charles Müller  Search this
Sitter:
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 25 May 1803 - 27 Apr 1882  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
49cm x 36cm x 19cm (19 5/16" x 14 3/16" x 7 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
mid 19th-mid 20th Century
Topic:
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Male  Search this
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Humanities and Social Sciences\Philosopher\Transcendentalist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
35 UVA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41518af93-74e8-4fb3-a8e2-bf4cd7fc1dcb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_35_UVA
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Thomas Jefferson

Attribution:
Jane Stuart, 1812 - 1888  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
120.2cm x 98cm (47 5/16" x 38 9/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
mid-late 19th Century
Topic:
Thomas Jefferson: Male  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Education\Founder\University  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Strawberry Banke, Inc.
Object number:
73.113
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4161d53ad-0d6c-4c26-a174-6c0ee1ac26f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_73.113

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
36cm x 41cm x 18.5cm (14 3/16" x 16 1/8" x 7 5/16"), Sight
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Benjamin Franklin: Male  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Printer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Virginia
Website: www.virginia.edu/
Object number:
49 UVA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e458ee9a-3697-4d7c-a5f4-5ccba52316c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_49_UVA
Online Media:

Thomas Jefferson

Artist:
Jane Stuart, 1812 - 1888  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
109.6cm x 91.6cm (43 1/8" x 36 1/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Thomas Jefferson: Male  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Education\Founder\University  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: U.S. Department of State
Website: www.state.gov/
Object number:
63.83
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46cf2eae0-e976-40cc-a992-29437e545936
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_63.83

Robert Edward Lee

Attribution:
W. B. Cox, 19th Century  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Edward Lee, 19 Jan 1807 - 12 Oct 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
54.6cm x 44.5cm (21 1/2" x 17 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1864-1870
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove\Gloves  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash  Search this
Nature & Environment\Mountain  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Male  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
957.29
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f2420b8f-f3dc-4d68-8c0e-15112793f528
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_957.29

Thomas Jefferson

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Medium:
Positive cut, black paper and ink
Dimensions:
9.2cm x 7.2cm (3 5/8" x 2 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Thomas Jefferson: Male  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Education\Founder\University  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
CA140465
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c7a1af74-31ee-4d7b-af7c-02e5ce137933
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA140465

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records

Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Author:
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884  Search this
Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry), 1807-1878  Search this
Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Extent:
33 Cubic feet (75 boxes, 46 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tracings
Correspondence
Drawings
Date:
1827-1987
Summary:
The collection consists of correspondence, invoices, drawings, photographs, and negatives and other printed literature documenting the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad from its inception in 1827 to its merger with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in the 1960s.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of correspondence, engineering drawings, notes, photographs, transparencies, negatives, glass plate negatives, printed materials, and newspaper clippings documenting the Baltimore and Ohio railroad from its inception in 1827 to its merger with the Chesapeake and Ohio in the 1960s.
Arrangement:
The records are arranged into ten series.

Series 1, Historical Background, 1827-1987

Series 2, Bridge Histories, 1867-1966

Series 3, President's Office, 1826-1880

Series 4, Correspondence, 1826-1859

Series 5, Business Records, 1894-1914, and undated

Series 6, Agreement, 1870

Series 7, Drawings, 1858-1957, and undated

Subseries 7.1, Indices and Lists, 1924-1943, undated

Subseries 7.2, Bailey's Station, 1887; 1899; 1901

Subseries 7.3, Baltimore Belt Railroad, 1895, undated

Subseries 7.4, Bay View and Canton Bridges, 1884-1885

Subseries 7.5, Big Seneca Creek Viaduct, 1905

Subseries 7.6, Bollman Bridges, undated

Subseries 7.7, Boyds, Maryland Station, 1886; 1927

Subseries 7.8, Bridewell Station, undated

Subseries 7.9, Bridges (general), 1893-1917

Subseries 7.10, Brunswick, Maryland, 1890-1907

Subseries 7.11, Building Materials List, undated

Subseries 7.12, Building Signs, 1911-1912

Subseries 7.13, Camden Station, 1881-1942 (not inclusive)

Subseries 7.14, Camden Station (related), 1881-1915

Subseries 7.15, Centenary Bridge Models, 1927

Subseries 7.16, Central Office Building, undated

Subseries 7.17, Chestnut Street Station, 1925-1952

Subseries 7.18, Coaling facilities, water tanks, turntables, and miscellaneous structures, 1888-1912

Subseries 7.19, Cumberland Station, 1910-1955

Subseries 7.20, Curtis Bay Branch, 1900-1911

Subseries 7.21, Frederick Station, 1908-1915

Subseries 7.22, Hyattsville Station, 1913

Subseries 7.23, Keedysville Station, undated

Subseries 7.24, Laurel Station, undated

Subseries 7.25, Ledger, undated

Subseries 7.26, Lieperville Station, 1889

Subseries 7.27, Locust Point, 1881-1957

Subseries 7.28, Maps, 1862; 1918

Subseries 7.29, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1913-1927

Subseries 7.30, Miscellaneous Buildings, 1875-1956

Subseries 7.31, Miscellaneous Large Photographs, undated

Subseries 7.32, Miscellaneous Structures, 1890-1916

Subseries 7.33: Mt. Clare (general)

Subseries 7.34, Mt. Clare New Blue Line Stable, 1899; 1905

Subseries 7.35, Mt. Clare New Car Shops, undated

Subseries 7.36, Mt. Royal Station, undated

Subseries 7.37, Newton Falls and Fairpoint, Ohio, 1909

Subseries 7.38, Patapsco River Bridge, 1883

Subseries 7.39, Plans for house no. 1846 (N. Gay Street, Baltimore, Maryland), undated

Subseries 7.40, Point of Rocks Station, 1951

Subseries 7.41, Scales, 1903

Subseries 7.42, Signal towers, 1900-1908

Subseries 7.43, Stations (general), 1866-1907

Subseries 7.44, Sykesville Station, undated

Subseries 7.45, Untitled, undated

Subseries 7.46, Warnings, 1894-1911

Subseries 7.47, Woodstock Station, undated

Subseries 7.48, Miscellaneous (rolled), 1858-1930 (not inclusive)

Series 8, Photographs and Copy Prints, 1872-1980s (not inclusive)

Subseries 8.1, Photographs, 1872-1980s

Subseries 8.2, Copy prints, 1901-1931, undated

Subseries 8.3, Indices and Lists, 1909-1920

Series 9, Negatives, 1850-1983 (bulk 1920s-1930s)

Subseries 9.1, Glass plate negatives (unidentified), undated

Subseries 9.2, Glass plate negatives (numbered), 1850-1957 (bulk 1920s-1930s)

Subseries 9.3, Negatives by number, undated

Subseries 9.4, Negatives by location, 1870; 1978-1983

Subseries 9.5, Negatives by subject, 1922-1930s, undated

Series 10, Stations and Buildings, 1884-1982
Biographical / Historical:
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) was the nation's first extensive steam powered railroad. It was founded by Baltimore merchants in 1827 as a means of promoting trade and making Baltimore competitive with other east coast ports. The original intent of the founders was to provide direct and fast access to the Ohio River, and the markets that the river reached. The railroad, however, went beyond the Ohio River and its lines went as far west as St. Louis and Chicago. The B&O was also known for its use of an electric locomotive in the mid 1890s. It also had a completely air conditioned train, and it was a forerunner in the use of diesel-electric locomotives. Company activities paralleled those of other American railroads and over the course of its life included expansion, near bankruptcy, innovations, regulations, and finally buy out. In February 1963, the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) completed its purchase of the B&O. Today, B&O is part of the CSX Transportation (CSX) network.

John Work Garrett president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 1858-1884, was born in Baltimore, Maryland July 31, 1820. He was the second son of Elizabeth Stouffer and Robert Garrett. He married Rachel Ann Harrison, the daughter of Thomas Harrison, a Baltimore merchant. They had one daughter, Mary and two sons Robert and Thomas Harrison Garrett.

After attending Lafayette College (Pennsylvania) for two years John W. Garrett left in 1836 to become associated with his father's commission business in Baltimore. The commission house which dealt in wholesale groceries, produce, forwarding and a commission business expanded to establish direct connections with Latin America, seek outlets in Europe and develop its own banking operations. In time its financial operations overshadowed the commission and shipping business.

When John W. Garrett began to invest heavily in Baltimore and Ohio Railroad stock, the road was in competition with the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and the stock was not popular. Its value rose steadily over the years. Mr. Garrett was elected a director of the railroad in 1855. His report as chairman of a subcommittee on the need for additional funds to complete the line to the Ohio River led to his election to the presidency of the road on November 17, 1858, a position he held for 26 years. New policies with emphasis on economy, personal supervision and gradual expansion were inaugurated and consistently maintained, in spite of a general financial crisis, Mr. Garrett's first year in office showed a net gain in earnings.

Sympathetic to his southern friends during the Civil War, Mr. Garrett nevertheless supported the Union. He recognized the inevitability of Confederate defeat by superior northern resources. Confederate leaders blamed him for their inability to seize Washington and he received warm appreciation for his services to the Union cause from President Lincoln. The railroad stretched along the theater of war and twice crossed Confederate territory. It was, therefore, a main objective for southern attack. Branches were frequently damaged by Confederate raids, but the main line to Washington became important for the transport of troops and supplies. The Baltimore and Ohio carried out the first military rail transport in history and the transfer of 20,000 men from the Potomac to Chattanooga in 1863 was a major triumph for its president.

With the advent of peace Mr. Garrett turned to rebuilding and strengthening the railroad. He replaced equipment and track damaged by the war, then extended the system by securing direct routes to Pittsburgh and Chicago and arranging an independent line into New York. Wharves were built at Locust Point for ocean liners and a system of elevators erected. The B&O. built its own sleeping and dining cars, established hotels in the mountains and created its own express company. By 1880, after battles over rates with other trunk lines, a costly rivalry with the Pennsylvania Railroad over the eastern route and charges of discrimination against local shippers Mr. Garrett was at the height of his success. He cooperated in establishing the B. and 0. Employees Relief Association for accident and life insurance, a hospital system, saving and building funds, and arrangements for improving sanitation in the work place. He was on friendly terms with Johns Hopkins, a trustee of John Hopkins Hospital, and with George Peabody, founder of the Peabody institute of which he was also a trustee. Garrett County, Maryland was named in his honor.

John W. Garrett died on September 26, 1884 within a year of his wife's death in a carriage accident. During his connection with the railroad the stock increased from $57 to $200; at the outbreak of the Civil War the railroad was operating 514 miles of rail, gross earnings were $4,000,097 and net per mile was $4246.1 By 1864 gross earnings were $10,138,876 and net per mile, $7113.2 By the end of his presidency mileage had increased to 1711 miles and net earnings were $4535 per mile.3

References

1 -- National Cyclopedia of American Biography -- Vol. 18:3

2 -- National Cyclopedia of American Biography -- Vol. 18:3

3 -- National Cyclopedia of American Biography -- Vol. 18:3
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Provenance:
This collection was donated to the National Museum of American History by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in the 1960s.
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Topic:
Railroads  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Tracings
Correspondence -- 19th century
Drawings -- 1860-1890
Citation:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1086
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

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Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
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Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
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(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
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