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Use Fleming's Mikado Cologne [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Fleming Bros. (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color illus.; Ink on paper, 4-3/8" x 3")
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2: Fleming Bros.
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Date:
[ca. 1890-1900?]
Scope and Contents:
Printed color image of a woman, presumably Japanese, wearing a yellow kimono, holding a fan, with flowers and plants in background. Text on verso includes "Harry H. Ink & Co., / Pure Drugs & Mikado Cologne, / Leetonia, Ohio" at bottom; also a testimonial for Dr. C. McLane's Liver Pills, also produced by Fleming Bros.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000108-1.tif & AC0060-0000108-2.tif
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Cosmetics  Search this
Cologne  Search this
advertising -- Perfumes industry  Search this
Orientalism  Search this
Perfumes  Search this
Kimonos  Search this
Eau de Cologne  Search this
Fans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Cosmetics
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Cosmetics / 1: Manufacturers, Distributors, and Retailers / Fleming Brothers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8884f651a-05c3-455f-bf8f-93bae0dffe65
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-cosmetics-ref549
Online Media:

Plummer-Arnold Family papers

Creator:
Plummer-Arnold family  Search this
Names:
Plummer-Arnold family  Search this
Plummer, Henry Vinton, 1844-1905  Search this
Extent:
1.44 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters
Certificates
Family papers
Photographic prints
Dvds
Letters (correspondence)
Place:
United States -- Navy -- Chaplain Corps
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans
United States -- Army -- Cavalry, 9th
Date:
circa 1880-2005
circa 2005
bulk 1880-1955
Summary:
The collection, spanning the late 19th century to 2005 with the bulk from circa 1880 to circa 1955, measures 1.44 linear feet and documents the daily lives and activities of the Plummer-Arnold family and the military career of Henry Vinton Plummer. The collection consists of 48 color and black-and-white photographs and a framed certificate, letter, and two DVDs regarding the honorable discharge of Henry Vinton Plummer. The photographs are undated.
Scope and Contents:
The Plummer-Arnold family papers span the late 19th century to 2005, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1880 to circa 1955. The collection contains 48 black-and-white and color photographs, one letter, one certificate, and two DVDs. The black-and-white and color photographs, mostly undated, depict the daily lives and activities of descendants of the Plummer and Arnold families. The collection also features a letter, certificate, and DVDs relating to the honorable discharge of U.S. Army chaplain Henry Vinton Plummer (1844-1905). The collection is organized into two series, Series 1: Family photographs and Series 2: Henry Vinton Plummer military service.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Plummer-Arnold family has a long and notable history. Adam Francis Plummer (1819-1905) and Emily Saunders Arnold (1815-1876) were enslaved African Americans who married in 1841. The couple was separated on different Maryland plantations for the first 22 years of their marriage. They had eighteen children, only nine of whom survived to adulthood. Their eldest son, Henry Vinton Plummer (1844-1905), escaped slavery in 1862 to become a Civil War chaplain and founder of the Bladensburg Union Burial Association. His descendents' successful battle to upgrade his 1894 dishonorable discharge from the U.S. Army is documented in this collection.

In 1862, Henry Vinton Plummer escaped from a Maryland plantation to the District of Columbia, where he joined the Union Navy as a chaplain. He was honorably discharged in 1865 and began his studies at Wayland Seminary, which educated freedmen to enter the Baptist ministry. Upon completion of his studies he became the pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Bladensburg, Maryland, founded by his sister, Sarah Miranda Plummer, on October 19, 1866. Henry Vinton Plummer married Julia Lomax of Virginia in 1867 and their marriage produced nine children.

Henry Vinton Plummer founded the Bladensburg Union Burial Association in 1870, a society that ensured that its African American members would receive a proper funeral by collecting dues and pledges. It was formed in response to a white undertaker's refusal to conduct a funeral because the family of the deceased could not afford to pay. Plummer interceded on behalf of the family and paid their debt. The Bladensburg Union Burial Association remained an active and successful organization into the 20th century.

In 1884, Plummer was appointed as the first black chaplain in the 9th Calvary, one of the Buffalo Soldier units of the Regular Army. Amidst controversy, Plummer was accused of conduct unbecoming an officer and dishonorably discharged from his post in Fort Robinson, Nebraska, by a military court in 1894. In 2005, Plummer's descendants successfully petitioned the Army Board for Correction of Military Records to eradicate his dishonorable discharge. They were issued a certificate from the Army that retroactively grants Plummer the honorable discharge he was denied during his life.
Related Archival Materials note:
These Smithsonian collections and digital exhibits contain related material:

Plummer-Arnold Collection, Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. The Bladensburg Union Burial Association records, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Reverend L. Jerome Fowler. Plummer Diary Website Project, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution. For a description of the preservation of the diary, see the Smithsonian blog post "A Sense of Place."

These items held by the Smithsonian are related material:

"Out of the Depths or The Triumph of the Cross" by Nellie Arnold Plummer, Gift of the descendants of Adam and Emily Plummer. Plummer Family Diary, Gift of the Descendants of Adam and Emily Plummer. United States flag Of Henry Vinton Plummer, Gift of the descendants of Adam and Emily Plummer.

These items are held outside the Smithsonian:

Interview with Reverend L. Jerome Fowler, PTIP Interview Transcripts, Center for Heritage Resource Studies, Department of Anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Images of America: Riverdale Park by Donald Lynch, Tom Alderson, and Melissa Avery, Arcadia Publishing, 2011.
Provenance:
The Plummer-Arnold family papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum on October 14, 2004, by Reverend L. Jerome Fowler.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use of the collection requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Plummer-Arnold Family papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Fraternal organizations  Search this
African American women  Search this
Portraits -- African American women  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
African American families  Search this
Family reunions  Search this
Military chaplains  Search this
African American women -- Societies and clubs  Search this
Discrimination in the military  Search this
Military discharge -- United States  Search this
Racism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Certificates
Family papers
Photographic prints
DVDs
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Citation:
The Plummer-Arnold family papers, undated-2005, bulk circa 1880-1955, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Reverend L. Jerome Fowler.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-038
See more items in:
Plummer-Arnold Family papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa748f43ca7-c5b2-49c3-9c96-9be1e80b672d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-038
Online Media:

Caroline Winn Memorial Mourning Picture; Susan Winn; ca. 1816

Maker:
Winn, Susan  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (ground material)
wood, gilded (frame material)
glass (mat material)
chenille (threads material)
gold spangles (overall color)
blue-green (overall color)
browns (overall color)
grey-green (overall color)
ivory (overall color)
satin, long and short, stem and couching stitches used (joint piece production method or technique)
gilded wood with rope turning (frame production method or technique)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
silk (thread material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 25 1/4 in x 25 1/4 in; 64.135 cm x 64.135 cm
Object Name:
embroidered picture
Other Terms:
embroidered picture; Circa 1815; Memorial to Carolyn Winn
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Lititz
Date made:
ca 1816
Associated dates:
1938
Related Publication:
Dillmont, Thérèse de. Assisi Embroideries
Lubar, Steven, and Kathleen M. Kendrick. Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian
Ring, Betty. Girlhood Embroidery, American Samplers & Pictorial Needlework
Herr , Patricia T.. "The Ornamental Branches," Needlework and Arts from the Lititz Moravian Girls' School Between 1800 and 1865
Credit Line:
Gift of Albert Adsit Clemons
ID Number:
TE.T08266
Catalog number:
T08266
Accession number:
148588
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Religion
Art
Embroidered Pictures
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-cdcc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1148275
Online Media:

Columbia -- Hampton-Preston House and Garden

Former owner:
Hall, Ainsley  Search this
Hampton, Wade General, 1818-1902  Search this
Hampton, Mary Cantey  Search this
Preston, John  Search this
Moses, Emma  Search this
Moses, Franklin J.  Search this
Ursuline Convent (Columbia, South Carolina)  Search this
Chicora College for Women  Search this
Presbyterian Institute for Women (Columbia, South Carolina)  Search this
Westerveldt Children's Academy  Search this
Landscape designer:
Hampton, Mary Cantey  Search this
Landscape architect:
Dargan, Hugh  Search this
Architect:
Yates & Phillips  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Hampton-Preston House and Garden (Columbia, South Carolina)
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Richland County -- Columbia
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, garden designs, narrative histories of the house and garden and its restoration, photocopies of publications featuring the garden, and other information.
General:
Originally built in 1818, the Hampton-Preston House has been restored to reflect the years 1835-1855. Likewise, the gardens have been restored to reflect the ante-bellum period. During the 19th century the garden was described as one of the most extensive and elaborate town gardens in the United States, and included rare plants, shrubs, trees, fountains, and arbors. Plantings included magnolias and cedars. Destroyed in the 1940s, the garden was restored in the 1980s; landscape architect Hugh Dargan spent three years on the project. Plant material known to have been used during the residency of Mary Cantey Hampton in the 19th century dominates the landscape.
Persons and organizations associated with the property include: Ainsley Hall (former owner, 1820-1823); General Wade Hampton (former owner, 1823-1848); Mary Cantey Hampton (former owner and landscape designer, 1823-1848); John Preston (former owner, ca. 1848); Franklin J. and Emma Moses (former owners, ca. 1870); Hugh Dargan (landscape architect, 1980s); Yates & Phillips (architects); the Ursuline Convent (former owners, 1890-1915); the Presbyterian Institute for Women (former owner); Chicora College for Women (former owner); and Westerveldt Children's Academy (former owner).
Related Materials:
Hampton-Preston House and Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (13 35 mm. slides)
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 -- South Carolina -- Columbia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File SC032
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6e2d978f5-170a-4fe2-a53a-951e0ed768e1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12467

Mcallister House Museum

Creator:
Mcallister, Henry  Search this
Mcallister, Matilda  Search this
Shepard's Citation  Search this
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America  Search this
Architect:
Summers, George  Search this
Provenance:
Broadmoor Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Colorado -- Colorado Springs
United States of America -- Colorado -- El Paso County -- Colorado Springs
Date:
08/01/1982
General:
Restored late 19th century garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Lilacs  Search this
Barns  Search this
Women  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CO023003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Colorado / CO023: Colorado Springs -- Mcallister House Museum
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69f86f527-c829-419a-90c9-2e8527f95365
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5795

Mrs. Harry C. Norcross Collection of Early Photographs of Japan, circa 1890's

Creator:
Norcross, Henry C.  Search this
Norcross, Henry C., Mrs.  Search this
Ogawa, Kazumasa, 1860-1930  Search this
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??  Search this
Extent:
13 Albumen prints (color, 27.9 x 19.2 cm or smaller)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albumen prints
Place:
Japan -- 1890-1900
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Unmounted and hand-colored albumen prints created by unidentified commercial studios for the export market, portraying the people, sites and daily life of Japan during the Meiji period. Photographers identified: Tamamura Kozaburo and Ogawa Kazumasa. Images include: Women looking at a sign ; Women enjoying tea on a balcony ; Geikos on a leisure boat ; Cherry trees along Koganei Banks ; A row of Japanese cedar trees along the Nikko Road ; Statue of nio ; Nobi great earthquake
Arrangement:
prints: organized in 1 box (less than 0.25 linear ft.)
Local Numbers:
FSA A2003.13
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Photography -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albumen prints -- 19th century
Citation:
Mrs. Henry C. Norcross Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Jean Leslie Norcross, 2003.
Identifier:
FSA.A2003.13
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc324b3c6ff-d6ac-45dc-b22a-bc24746c9f4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2003-13

Poor Oppressed / or the / Contraband Schottisch [sheet music]

Composer:
Benson, E. A.  Search this
Collector:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Donor:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Broadcast Music, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 13.3" x 10.5".)
1 item, 13.3" x 10.5".
Ink on paper.
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Place:
Confederate States of America
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Music -- 19th century
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music
Confederate States of America
Date:
1862
Scope and Contents:
Cover image: Elegantly dressed African American woman with parasol. Above title: "To Miss / Dinah Dobson / of / Nashville, Tenn."
Cover image: Elegantly dressed African American woman with parasol. Above title: "To Miss / Dinah Dobson / of / Nashville, Tenn."
Arrangement:
In box 1, folder 12.
General:
Includes dedication: "To Miss Dinah Dobson of Nashville, Tenn."--Cover Pg.
Local Numbers:
AC1258-0000001-1.jpg (AC Scan: front cover)

AC1258-0000001-2.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000001-3.jpg (AC Scan)

AC1258-0000001-4.jpg (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
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:
Parasols  Search this
Schottishes  Search this
Civil war  Search this
Schottisches  Search this
Parasols  Search this
Contraband  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 19th century
Sheet music -- 19th century
Collection Citation:
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection
BMI Archives Confederate Sheet Music Collection / Series 1: Sheet Music
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8da58cda6-8161-449e-b492-7883d4d65212
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1258-ref68
Online Media:

[Celine Swarts Baekeland sitting on a log] [photograph]

Photographer:
Baekeland (Family)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper, 4.3 x 5.2 inches)
Container:
Box 40, Envelope 9-12
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
circa 1890
Scope and Contents:
In Central Park, Baekeland leans on a railing made out of log that looks over the water. She is looking away from the camera.
Local Numbers:
AC0005-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with 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:
Nature  Search this
Women -- History -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives
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 / 11.3: Photoprints / Celine Baekeland
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e08d62e8-3417-41b9-8ba5-1e909e698166
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref3094

About Lippard

Collection Creator:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Container:
Box 45, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950s-circa 1990s
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 5
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960s-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers
Lucy R. Lippard papers / Series 6: Printed Material / 6.1: Lippard Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9155f6f2b-1299-4add-8241-be9c27f5863f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipplucy-ref2954
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Slave Market of America

Publisher:
American Anti-Slavery Society  Search this
Maker:
Dorr, William S.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 25 1/2 in x 19 1/8 in; 64.77 cm x 48.5775 cm
overall: 28 in x 21 1/2 in; 71.12 cm x 54.61 cm
Object Name:
Engraving
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1836
Subject:
Chronology: 1830-1839  Search this
Economy  Search this
U.S. National Government, legislative branch  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
Blacks  Search this
Architecture, Domestic Buildings  Search this
Communication, broadsides  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Slavery  Search this
abolitionism  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2397
Catalog number:
60.2397
Accession number:
228146
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
American Civil War Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-0723-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_324732

Cutting a Fashionable Fit: Dressmakers' Drafting Systems in the United States

Author:
Kidwell, Claudia B.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1979
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_113145

Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers

Creator:
MacDowell, Helen Sandford, 1889-  Search this
Pease, L.F.  Search this
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915  Search this
Sandford Greeting Card Company  Search this
Gilman, Georgiana Sandford, 1887-1982  Search this
Sandford, Frank S., 1853-1924  Search this
Sandford, Mary Elizabeth, 1852-1936  Search this
Sandford, Ruth, 1879-1972  Search this
Names:
American Red Cross  Search this
Women's Christian Temperance Union  Search this
Donor:
Gilman, R. Thompson  Search this
Extent:
8 Cubic feet (37 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Cartes-de-visite
Clippings
Travel diaries
Photograph albums
Programs
Advertising
Photographs
Letters (correspondence)
Dvds
Business cards
Trade catalogs
Genealogies
Diaries
Design drawings
Business records
Account books
Calling cards
Cabinet photographs
Daguerreotypes
Memoirs
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1831-2004
Summary:
Collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company and include the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immediate family.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company primarily in the early part of the century. It includes product designs and samples; advertising and marketing materials, as well as, correspondence and financial papers. In addition, there are the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immediate family. These materials consist primarily of diaries, photographs, correspondence, family histories and genealogies. The collection is arranged into four series. Series one documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company. Series two contains the personal papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, her husband Frank Sherman Sandford and their children. Series three is the personal papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford's parents and siblings. Series four is the personal papers of extended family members mostly by marriage.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1: Sandford Card Company Records, 1880-1967; undated

Subseries 1.1: Correspondence, 1909-1936; undated

Subseries 1.2: Financial Records, 1880-1926; undated

Subseries 1.3: Product Designs and Samples, 1911-1941; undated

Subseries 1.4: Advertising and Marketing Materials, 1924-1967; undated

Series 2: Sandford Family Papers, 1831-2003; undated

Subseries 2.1: Frank Sherman Sandford, 1870-1925; undated

Subseries 2.2: Mary Elizabeth Kennedy Sandford, 1868-2003; undated

Subseries 2.3: Ruth Louise Sandford, 1900-1972; undated

Subseries 2.4: John Joseph Sanford, 1900-1987; undated

Subseries 2.5: Georgiana Kennedy Sandford Gilman, 1870-1973; undated

Subseries 2.6: Helen Louise Sandford McDowell, 1899-2000; undated

Subseries 2.7: Family Papers, 1831-1992; undated

Subseries 2.8: Frances Rohe, 1913, 1920; undated

Series 3: Kennedy Family Papers, 1861-2003; undated

Subseries 3.1: James Frank Kennedy, 1861-1920s; undated

Subseries 3.2: Mary Jane Durkee Kennedy, 1867-1882

Subseries 3.3: Lillian Frances Kennedy Pease, 1875-2003

Subseries 3.4: Emma Jane Kennedy, 1877-1883; undated

Subseries 3.5: Georgiana Kennedy Prince, 1878-1915; undated

Subseries 3.6: Family Papers, 1934-1992; undated

Series 4: Other Family Papers, 1840s-2004; undated

Subseries 4.1: Durkee Family, 1864-2004; undated

Subseries 4.2: Gilman Family, 1840s-1902

Subseries 4.3: Gilman Family, 1916-2004; undated

Subseries 4.4: McDowell Family, 1920; undated

Subseries 4.5: Pease Family, 1953-1984; undated
Biographical / Historical:
Mary Elizabeth Kennedy Sandford founded the Sandford Card Company in Dansville, New York in 1907. The Sandford Card Company was intended to provide consumers a means to send messages to family and friends. Such products contained more thought out verses and images than the typical postcards that were available during this time period. Initially, Mary Elizabeth created four verses with images and had five thousand of each printed by the F. A. Owen Publishing Company. The four samples were sent to two hundred bookstores and drugstores. Sales were later made with distributors and agents in various cities throughout the country. In addition, the company also sold cards to fraternal organizations using their symbols or mottos in the design. Eventually, fraternal organizations became a big part of the company's customer base expanding to more than fifty groups. The company grew as a mail order business. All card shipments were made directly from Dansville, New York to forty-eight states and countries including Canada, Alaska, Cuba, Japan, Guam, Philippines, Hawaii, Panama, and Netherlands, West Indies, England and Scotland. Although the Sandford Card Company started as a greeting card business it eventually offered place cards, calling cards, calendars, program folders, napkins, banquet supplies, gifts and souvenirs to its product line. All printing work was contracted out to lithographic businesses in New York, Boston and Cincinnati. With the death of Mary Elizabeth Sandford and her husband Frank Sherman Sandford the company continued to be operated under the guidance of their daughter Ruth Louise Sandford. In 1948, Ruth Sandford hired John G. Holden as business manager. In 1965, the company moved from Dansville to Baldwinsville, New York under the management of the third generation of the founding family. It continued to operate as a family business until it was sold to John G. Holden. The company was later purchased by Rodney Pease the grandson of Mary Elizabeth Sandford's sister Lillian Frances Pease. Pease eventually changed the name and direction of the company.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Lillian Pease Card Company Records (AC1251)
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2011 by R. Thompson Gilman, Executor for the estate of Elizabeth G. Essley.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Women-owned business enterprises  Search this
Women -- Political activity  Search this
Women -- Organizations  Search this
Postcards -- 20th century  Search this
Greeting cards -- 20th century  Search this
Greeting card industry  Search this
Family-owned business enterprises  Search this
Women's suffrage -- United States  Search this
Temperance  Search this
Health resorts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cartes-de-visite
Clippings -- 20th century
Travel diaries -- 20th century
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Programs -- 20th century
Advertising -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 19th century
DVDs
Business cards
Trade catalogs -- 20th century
Genealogies
Photographs -- 19th century
Diaries -- 20th century
Design drawings -- 20th century
Business records -- 20th century
Account books -- 20th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Calling cards
Cabinet photographs
Diaries -- 19th century
Daguerreotypes
Memoirs
Citation:
Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers, circa 1839-2000; undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1252
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Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81b1ccf0d-eb81-4700-87bc-1b731a16572a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1252
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The Goddess Chang'e in the Lunar Palace

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Zhou Wenju (傳)周文矩 (active mid-10th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 29.5 x 29.1 cm (11 5/8 x 11 7/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
rabbit  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
woman  Search this
cloud  Search this
palace  Search this
Chang'e  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.244a
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c0d4d2bc-75fa-46b6-94c6-2088c59fc188
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.244a

Love across color lines : Ottilie Assing and Frederick Douglass / Maria Diedrich

Author:
Diedrich, Maria  Search this
Subject:
Douglass, Frederick 1818-1895 Friends and associates  Search this
Assing, Ottilie  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 480 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
19th century
Topic:
Abolitionists  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
Journalists  Search this
Women journalists  Search this
African Americans--Relations with Germans--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565295

Rocket and Gantry

Artist:
Paul Calle  Search this
Medium:
Drawing, Ball Point Pen on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 26.7 x 20.3cm (10 1/2 in. x 8 in.)
Type:
ART-Drawings
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751098000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9549f1cb4-a3cf-4d69-bc74-3d796d82c3f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19751098000
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Road Block 17 Cape Canaveral

Artist:
Paul Calle  Search this
Medium:
Drawing, Ball Point Pen on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 21.6 x 26.7cm (8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)
Type:
ART-Drawings
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751099000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9dd7b0bfc-3bdb-4f2e-8e01-bec6254e24a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19751099000
Online Media:

Jean Pierre Blanchard

Publisher:
John Sewell  Search this
Medium:
Print, Engraving on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 17.8 x 12.7cm (7 x 5 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Purchased from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19772705000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e55a4941-df64-44c3-88e9-3b4ceeb5f415
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19772705000
Online Media:

Jean Pierre Blanchard

Medium:
Plaque, Commemorative, Blanchard
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 4 5/8in. x 3 3/4in. (11.75 x 9.53cm)
Type:
ART-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Gift of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19772706000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv965609bf8-58d0-4327-8211-8167dc788d87
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19772706000
Online Media:

Material Related to Senga Nengudi and Maren Hassinger Seminar

Collection Creator:
Nengudi, Senga, 1943-  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2002
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Senga Nengudi papers, 1947, circa 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Senga Nengudi papers
Senga Nengudi papers / Series 5: Professional Activities
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cb7df187-ae3f-4e85-a66e-4d4af50179f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nengseng-ref304
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Female figure

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.8 × 9.5 × 8.9 cm (14 1/2 × 3 3/4 × 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Early 19th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71e3724a0-9782-4dd3-abac-7f84a30c6beb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-3
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