Query: Columbian Institute
Records
Dates:
1816-1841, with related papers, 1791-1800
Size:
2.61 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 half document box) (2 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of records, mostly dated 1816-1830, concerning the founding and operation of the Columbian Institute by Edward Cutbush, Thomas Law, and others. Records document efforts to raise money for a building, publishing projects, and a botanical garden; and to collect natural history specimens. Also included are minutes of meetings …

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MS 7217 List of figures and costumes for exhibition at World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago
Creators:
Bergmann, C.
Dates:
undated
Size:
113 Pages
1 Notebook
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7217
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes title of each case, articles of clothing and catalog numbers for each, collectors, and miscellaneous notes. At the end of the notebook are notes about losses and damages made at the end of the exposition and some notes on a shipment of material.

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Benjamin West Kilburn photograph of Native American model at World's Columbian Exposition
Creators:
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909
Dates:
1893
Size:
1 Stereograph (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stereoview of a Smithsonian Institution display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1893). which showed a Plains man (possibly Lakota) on horseback wearing regalia and carrying shield and spear.

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Brandon B. Fortune research material on the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Creators:
Brandon Fortune
Dates:
1977-1993
bulk 1987-1991
Size:
6.75 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NPG.CAP.00004
Repository:
National Portrait Gallery

Research material gathered by Brandon B. Fortune regarding two exhibitions and one exhibition catalog about the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago; including correspondence with museums and collectors, and photocopied book pages. The exact title of the first exhibition is now unknown, but it was likely similar to "World's Columbian Exhibition, 1893: Department of Fine Arts." The second exhibition was entitled "American Art at the 1893 World's Fair-Revisiting the White City," which was accompanied by a book with the same title.

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MS 1981 Letters regarding the Guatemalan project, "Por los Aborígenes" at the World's Columbian Exposition
Creators:
Solís, Ignacio, 1839-1912
Dates:
undated
Size:
62 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1981
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Regarding the Guatemalan Commission, Chicago in 1892, at the World's Fair. Mostly addressed to the Secretary of the Commissioner, Senor Solis, from various individuals in Mexico. Includes project proposal.

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MS 1903 List of Cheyenne specimens in the Field Columbian Museum, Chicago, Illinois
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Voth, H. R. (Henry R.), 1855-1931
Simms, Stephen C. (Stephen Chapman), 1863-1937
Dates:
1903
Size:
7 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1903
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catalog Numbers are not listed except for specimens on the last page.

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MS 1792 Report on Natchez Trace, or Columbian Highway
Creators:
Marshall, Park
Smith, Frank H. (Frank Harrison), 1848-1915
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
undated
Size:
30 Items (ca. -40 ca. 30-40 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1792
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Miscellaneous data in regard to the true location of Natches Trace. True copy of Report of Committee of the Tennessee Historical Society appointed to report on the course of the Natchez Trace; extracts from various reports; copy of letter to Park Marshall from Frank H. Smith, Secy. Maury Co. Historical …

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MS 7513 Certificate naming Walter Hough a caballero of the Spanish order of Isabela the Catholic
Creators:
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935
Dates:
1893
Size:
1 Sheet (ca. 18 x 24 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7513
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The award was for Walter Hough's work on the Columbian Historical Exposition in Madrid, 1892.

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Records
Dates:
1839-1863 and undated
Size:
11.43 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of records, mostly 1840-1844, concerning the founding and operation of the National Institute by Joel Roberts Poinsett, Peter Force, John James Abert, Francis Markoe, Jr., and others, particularly efforts to obtain federal subsidies, to collect specimens of natural history and manufactures, to provide space for housing its collections …

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MS 2420 Photographs by unidentified photographer of cliff ruins, Rio Mancos, Colorado, and other Mesa Verde ruins, collected by H. Jay Smith when preparing the "Cliff Dwellers" exhibit at the Worldʹs Columbian Exposition, 1894
Creators:
Smith, H. Jay
Dates:
circa 1894
Size:
33 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2420
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

No identifications on photographs. Tentative identifications are: #500 Mesa Verde cliff dwelling. #501 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #508 Mesa Verde cliff dwelling: Spruce Tree. #509 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #511 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings: Cliff Palace. #514 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #515 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #516 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #520 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #525 Mesa Verde cliff …

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