MS 7310 Material concerning a Roman sarcophagus

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7310
Creators:
Casanowicz, Immanuel M.
Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845
Harwood, A., Admiral
Gregory, H. D.
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Rhees, William Jones, 1830-1907
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
1916 (part)
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
14 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes notes; abstracts from letters of Commodore Jesse D. Elliott to the National Institute; Admiral A. Harwood to Joseph Henry; andH. D. Gregory to William J. Rhees; and a letter probably from Casanowicz to William Henry Holmes, March 27, 1916.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The sarcophagus was obtained in 1839 at Beirut by Commander J. D. Elliott (whose flag ship was the Constitution). It was the container for the remains of the Roman Emperor Alexander Severus. It was intended for the remains of Andrew Jackson, but he declined its use.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7310

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7310, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Sent to the archives by Gus Van Beek, November 2, 1981.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sarcophagi -- Roman Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Letters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roman Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Severus Alexander, Emperor of Rome, 208-235 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/