Query: Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Collected Catalogs, Correspondence, and Specimen Lists on Mineral Sciences
Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1894-1910 and undated
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of accession catalogs maintained by the Department of Geology, 1900-1910, and by the Division of Mineralogy of the Department of Geology (prior to 1897, the Department of Minerals), 1894-1910; catalogs, specimen lists, and an alphabetic index of the Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection which was bequeathed to the United States …

Loading...
in Record Unit 7291 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Specimen Catalog Books
Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1943
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T89035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of microfilm copies of United States National Museum departmental and divisional specimen catalog books. The copies were made in 1943 by the National Archives in connection with the program for the protection of government records. Microfilm is 35mm panchromatic non-halation safety negative film. Catalog books concern crustacea, echinoderms, gems …

Loading...
in Accession T89035 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Photograph Collection
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
circa 1919-1976 and undated
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7421
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This photograph collection was maintained by the Department of Mineral Sciences and its predecessor, the Department of Geology. It includes photographs of curators and other departmental staff members, donors to the national collection of minerals and gems, geologists, paleontologists, mineralogists, and gemologists. Paul E. Desautels, William F. Foshag, Edward P …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in Record Unit 7421 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Dates:
1876-1931
Size:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in FSA.A.01 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
George P. Merrill Collection
Dates:
circa 1800-1930 and undated
Size:
11.79 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (3 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Series 1 includes photographs, portraits, and correspondence collected by Merrill for the above publications. Series 2 through 5 include photographs of groups, particularly of the United States Geological and Geographical Surveys of the Territories (Hayden Surveys); and photographs of geological formations and of buildings in the Washington, D.C. area. Series 6 includes Merrill's professional …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in Record Unit 7177 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Macbeth Gallery records
Creators:
Macbeth Gallery
Dates:
1947-1948
1838-1968
bulk 1892-1953
Size:
131.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macbgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Macbeth Gallery records provide almost complete coverage of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1892 to its closing in 1953. Through extensive correspondence files, financial and inventory records, printed material, scrapbooks, reference and research material, and photographs of artists and works of art, the records document all aspects of the gallery's activities, charting William Macbeth's initial intention to lease his store "for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures" through over sixty years of success as a major New York firm devoted to American art. The collection measures 131.6 linear feet and dates from 1838 to 1968 with the bulk of the material dating from 1892 to 1953.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in AAA.macbgall for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
William Healey Dall Papers
Dates:
circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927
Size:
32.36 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (51 document boxes) (1 half document box) (4 5x8 boxes) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in Record Unit 7073 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Coal
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1832-1959
undated
Size:
1.94 Cubic feet (consisting of 4 boxes, 2 folders, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Coal
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Coal forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Coal for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1904-1978
Size:
42 cu. ft. (42 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Records include American Library Association materials, correspondence, a vertical file, and acquisitions and exchanges from the early 20th Century.

Loading...
in Accession T90122 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
Records
Dates:
1902-1965
Size:
268.55 cu. ft. (79 record storage boxes) (372 document boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (3 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The bulk of this collection was processed by Jane Livermore, a devoted and tireless volunteer in the Smithsonian Institution Archives between 1995 and 2004. Livermore is a former Science Service employee. She worked in the organization's library, oversaw the educational project "THINGS of Science," and served as Assistant to the Director. The …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in Record Unit 7091 for Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
22 records — Page 1 of 3