The Samuel Adams Papers document a surgeon's perspective on several major battles and events occurring during the United States Civil War.
This collection contains three scrapbooks filled with Civil War propaganda primarily from the North's perspective. The scrapbooks include illustrated envelopes as well as clippings from envelopes, magazines, and almanacs.
This accession consists of the "Civil War 150: A Commemoration by the Smithsonian" website as it existed on June 2, 2014. This website serves as a portal for Civil War resources, exhibitions, events, and objects across the Smithsonian Institution. Materials are in electronic format.
This collection contains sheet music themed in support of the Confederacy. Many pieces were printed within the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1861-1865). It also contains one Confederate bond and early twentieth century facsimiles of Confederate broadsides from the Chicago Historical Society.
The majority of the collection was compiled by Mrs. W. Sumpter Smith and consists of newspaper clippings and photos. The clippings come primarily from newspapers in and about the Birmingham, AL region and deal with general aviation news from the time period 1918-1935. There are clippings dealing with Sumpter and his activities throughout the collec...
Dr. Jerome Walker's papers discuss the United States Sanitary Commission, its creation, and its role during the Civil War. The papers also discuss Walker's meeting with Abraham Lincoln at the field hospital in City Point, Virginia.
The papers document the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.
This accession consists of three websites maintained by the Smithsonian Associates. The primary Smithsonian Associates website, crawled June 16, 2015, includes a general overview of its continuing education programs and serves as the ticketing portal for individual programs. The Civil War Studies website, crawled June 19, 2015, uses photogra...
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 2: Armed Forces contains circa 3,400 pieces of sheet music and song folios documenting the military history of the United States; there are only a handful of foreign imprints. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
This collection contains biographical material on both Feltons; a handwritten bound report by Felton on the construction of the Norfolk Co. Railroad, 1847 1849; correspondence, 1861 1927, to and from both Feltons; various reports on military railroads during the World War years; and news clippings and articles on the Feltons, 1889-1930.