Washington, D.C. Bridges Collection
Photoprints and negatives documenting the construction of several Washington, D.C. bridges. The Washington Aqueduct Bridge is the subject of most of the images. The Washington Channel Bridge, the Potomac Highway Bridge, and the 11th Street Bridge are also included among the images. Additionally, there is a letterpress book, an employee time …
East of the River: Continuity and Change Exhibition Records
An exhibition to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Anacostia Community Museum, formerly known as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, organized by the museum and held there September 15, 2007 through November 9, 2008. The exhibit explored the development of community life of neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River, beginning with the original inhabitation by Native Americans up to the present.
Robert Lee Weide Photographs
Photographs and photograph albums documenting engineering projects with which Robert Weide was involved. They include the Potomac Electric Power Company plant in Washington, D.C.; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing building in Washington, D.C.;. a hydroelectric plant on the James River for Bedford City, Virginia; a power plant in Salem …
The Weekly News, (Anacostia [i.e. Washington] D.C.)
This collection of The Weekly News newspaper spans from August 7, 1909 to December 11, 1909, and measures 1.6 linear feet. The Washington, DC-based paper was "Devoted to the East Section of the Anacostia River," with the stated motto of "A Paper in Every Home." The Weekly reported on church news and society events, contained advertisements for neighborhood businesses, and listed places of interest, such as the Frederick Douglass Home and the Fort Stanton Civil War Fort.
MS 2600-d Correspondence relating to Edwin Thompson Denig and the publication of his "Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri River," Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 46, Washington, D.C., 1930
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Includes correspondence between Denig's descendents and James Mooney, J.N.B. Hewitt, and J.W. Fewkes; and correspondence between C.N. Kessler, Helena, Montana, and Mooney and Fewkes regarding Denig Manuscript.
Larry Rivers interviews
An interview of Larry Rivers conducted by an unknown interviewer in connection with his exhibition at the Gres Gallery, Washington, D.C., March 15 to April 16, 1960.
Walter Rivers writings
2 notebooks, "Landscape Painting, Volumes 1 and 2," from classes with George Demont Otis.
J. N. Nicollet's Notes, Reports, and Catalogues
This material appears to be the product of J. N. Nicollet's 1838-1839 expedition to explore the triangle of land bordered by Canada and the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. It includes botanical and geographical observations.
Jan Faul "Potomac : East and West" (portfolio of photoprints)
The collection is a set of twenty-four black-and-white silver gelatin prints entitled "Potomac: East and West," by Jan Faul, 1991. They include agricultural landscapes, cemeteries, industrial buildings commercial buildings in rural areas, etc., in the Potomac River region of Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each image contains a small area hand-colored by the photographer, providing a subtly mysterious, often whimsical or humorous effect.
Sam Hunter papers relating to Larry Rivers
Research materials collected for Hunter's monograph LARRY RIVERS (Harry Abrams, Inc., 1969).