Query: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872
Matthew B. Brady photographs
Creators:
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896
Dates:
[ca. 1860-1880]
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.bradmath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four vintage prints of Blaine, Charles Butler, William Henry Harrison, and Andrew Jackson; and 7 copyprints of Salmon Portland Chase, Rose Greenough and her daughter in prison, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Pierce, and William Henry Seward.

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George Catlin papers
Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
undated
1821-1904
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection comprises 2.3 feet of papers concerning George Catlin's creation and promotion of his famed "Indian Gallery" of paintings, drawings, and artifacts of North American Indians. Dating from 1821 through 1904, with one item dated 1946, the papers include letters, notebooks and journals, receipt books and loose receipts, printed materials, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Catlin's efforts to promote the sale of his gallery to the United States government through tours, including London and Paris, and petitions to various governments to purchase the Gallery. Among the rare printed catalogs and petitions in the collection are exhibition catalogs for the U.S., London, and Paris tours, the earliest dating from 1837. Letters and other documents include letters dating from the 1830s from Henry Clay, Thomas Sully, and William Henry Seward commending Catlin's work, as well as Catlin family correspondence and papers dating from 1821 through the 1870s.

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Thomas Seir Cummings correspondence and printed material [microfilm]
Creators:
Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894
Dates:
1826-1893
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.cummthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, including a letterbook which contains some drafts of Cummings' own communications, and letters received; broadsides; and clippings.

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Anglo-American Telegraph Company Records
Creators:
Anglo-American Telegraph Company, Ltd.
Dates:
1862-1947
Size:
14 Cubic feet (51 volumes in 44 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0073
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records relating to the organization of the company, corporate and financial records. Corporate records include two volumes of the company's acts, charters, contracts and agreements, 1862-1883; minutes of board meetings relating to varied subjects, such as agreements between the company and other telegraph companies such as Western Union Telegraph concerning sales of property, details of trnsactions or purchases undertaken by the company. Financial records consist of nine volumes of "journals" showing monthly records of receipts, 1866-1912; nineteen volumes of ledgers reveal a detailed financial status of the company, 1866-1912; and nine volumes of cash books consist of the financial transactions of the company, 1904-early 1941. See also 1 folder of the Anglo-American Telegraph Company telegrams in the Warshaw Collection under the heading "Telegraphs".

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Spencer Fullerton Baird Papers
Creators:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
1833-1889
Size:
39.3 cu. ft. (74 document boxes) (3 half document boxes) (5 3x5 boxes) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Spencer F. Baird Papers are the combination of several different deposits. One group was originally labeled "Private" by the Smithsonian Institution Archives at the time they were received. Another group came to the Smithsonian from Lucy Hunter Baird (Baird's daughter), or from her estate after her death.

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