Query: Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Archives of American Art Miscellany
Creators:
Weissinger (Harry) Tobacco Co.
King, Marian
Dates:
circa 1933-1945
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0850
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily unmounted photographs, plus an illustrated souvenir tourist book on Washington, "Washington Album" (ca. 1890), and a text-only anti-trust broadside. The most interesting group is a set of 5 photoprints related to the Boston Globe newspaper, especially several which illustrate the practice of displaying handwritten newspaper headlines for passersby on blackboards.

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in NMAH.AC.0850 for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Spanish-American War Peace Jubilee Scrapbook
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
Dates:
1899
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0460
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scrapbook compiled by unidentified persons containing materials relating to the Spanish-American War Peace Jubilee of 1899.

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in NMAH.AC.0460 for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie Glass Plate Negatives
Creators:
Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917
Talman, Hugh (photographer)
MacCormack, Forrest (intern)
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Dates:
circa 1888-1899, 1906, 1993
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0416
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty glass plate negatives and reference copy prints of the images taken between the late 1880s and the early 1900s by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie. The images depict the skyline of Washington D.C., views from the 1893 World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, blueprints for the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, and an unidentified orchestra.

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in NMAH.AC.0416 for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Washington Postcards
Creators:
Washington News Co.
Buckingham, C. O.
North Carolina Museum of History
Dates:
circa 1906
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0413
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three picture postcards of Washington, D.C., one postmarked 1906; all are photomechanical reproductions of photographs: two color photolithographs of: (1) the Library of Congress (printed in Germany, addressed, with Christmas greeting, postmarked 1906); (2) the Lincoln Memorial (publ. Washington News Co., copyright C.O. Buckingham, no message, unmailed); and (3) a black-and-white advertising postcard of a …

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in NMAH.AC.0413 for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Frank Lemon papers
Creators:
Lemon, Frank, 1867-1943
Dates:
1890-1943
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lemofran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Frank Lemon measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1890 to 1943. The collection includes biographical material, letters, photographs, and printed material.

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in AAA.lemofran for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Cass Gilbert Collection
Creators:
Valentine, P. O. (33 Homestead, Park, Newark)
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
Dates:
1897-1963
bulk 1897-1936
Size:
15 Cubic feet (71 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0214
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few …

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in NMAH.AC.0214 for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Faber Birren papers
Creators:
Birren, Faber, 1900-
Dates:
1924-1968
Size:
36 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.birrfabe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Stanton Macdonald-Wright, 1963-1968, regarding Birren's book on color expression. Also included is a photocopy of Macdonald-Wright's A TREATISE ON COLOR, 1924, and 2 Macdonald-Wright exhibition announcements.

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in AAA.birrfabe for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Creators:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902
Dates:
1870 - 1890
Size:
12.5 Cubic feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0984
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mongomery C. Meigs, an Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Meigs's papers include scrapbooks and photographs relating primarily to his work on the Pension Building and the Washington Aqueduct in Washington, D.C. but also his interest in politics, military affairs, construction, Native Americans, inventions, real estate, and financial matters.

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in NMAH.AC.0984 for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Thomas Ustick Walter papers
Creators:
Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887
Dates:
1829-1887
Size:
20 Linear feet ((on 19 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.waltthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers documenting Ustick's work in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Venezuela, and other locations, and include detailed information on Girard College, Philadelphia, and the U.S. Capitol Building. Included are letters from Randolph Rogers, Robert Mills, and M.C. Meigs regarding the Capitol.

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in AAA.waltthom for Washington (D.C.) -- 1890-1900
Windsor and Ford Business Records
Creators:
Windsor & Ford (Brick Manufacturing Company).
Charles Ford (company).
Ford & Brother
Dates:
1859-1906
Size:
4.3 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0019
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of invoices and receipts documenting the sale of bricks, purchase of supplies, and expenses for the real estate business; account books, ledgers, and a business diary showing employment records and the shipment of bricks by land and water. Records of Ford and Brother are primarily represented by …

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