John A. Halderman photograph collection of political figures and a Hermann Kretzschmer painting, undated
NAA.PhotoLot.164

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.164
Creators:
Halderman, John A., collector
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 mounted prints
albumen
1 mounted print
halftone
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The bulk of the collection comprises portraits of American political figures, including Ulysses S. Grant, John Russell Young, and John A. Halderman. The collection also includes a photomechanical reproduction of Hermann Kretzschmer's painting, "Patience," depicting a boy holding yarn for an old woman spinning, with two boys calling from doorway. This print may have hung in John A. Halderman's office or residence during his service as United States minister to Siam (Thailand).

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Collector John A. Halderman (1833?-1908) was a lawyer in Kentucky and a member of the Kansas House of Representatives and Senate. In 1880 he was appointed Consul at Bangkok, later Consul-General. In 1883, he was the first U.S. Minister to Siam, where he was decorated as Knight Commander of the Order of the White Elephant, and later Commander of the Royal Order of Cambodia. He resigned in 1885 and returned to Leavenworth, KS.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 164
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USNM ACC 27737

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 164, John A. Halderman photograph collection of political figures and a Hermann Kretzchmer painting, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
This collection has been relocated from Photo Lot 82-3 and Photo Lot 125.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs collected by Halderman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Artifacts donated by Halderman can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 27737.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by John A. Halderman to the United States National Museum in 1894 (accession 27737). Transferred to the National Anthropological Archivees by the National Museum of American History's Division of Domestic Life, Cultural History, in 1981.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cullen, Frank J., 1867-, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kretzschmer, Hermann, 1811-1890, artist Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mora, José Maria, ca. 1846-1926, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taber, I. W., (Isaiah West), 1830-1912, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Young, John Russell, 1840-1899 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Genre painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Germans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photomechanical prints Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland , 20746
Phone: 301.238.1300
naa@si.edu