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Washington, George, 1732-1799
Gretter, Michael, fl.1780s
McKaig, W. Wallace
Fitzgerald, John, fl. 1780s
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Dates:
1786-1787.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0085
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bill to John Fitzgerald from Michael Gretter. Three different dates shown: March 13, 1786; December 12, 1786; and January 3, 1787. The bill was for confinement for servants, passed and signed by George Washington, John Fitzgerald, and George Gilpin.

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Gilpin, George, fl. 1780s
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Kearsley, John, fl. 1780s
McKaig, W. Wallace
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Dates:
1786-1787.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0086
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A bill from Potomac Company to John Kearsley, May 17, 1786. John Kearsley asked William Hartshorne to pay account to Col. William Drake. On January 3, 1787 it was passed and signed by George Washington, John Fitzgerald, and George Gilpin.

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Creators:
Foulke, Dr.
Dates:
1784
Size:
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0524
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a ticket from Doctor Foulke to George Washington for Foulke's pneumatics lecture and the first balloon exhibit in America. Framed with the ticket is a letter from Washington, regretting that he cannot attend the lecture.

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Smith, Alexander, fl. 1790s
Dodd, Jean M., Mrs.
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1792-1797
Size:
1 Volume (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0083
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1792-1797, Alexander Smith, a merchant living in Alexandria, Va., kept a record of dry goods purchased and sold. Most of the 1797 correspondence is copies of his letters to other merchants. Of particular interest is a letter dated 9 November 1796, from Smith to George Washington concerning Smith's loan repayment. Washington's response of 14 Nove...

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United States National Museum
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Prints (color halftone)
2 Prints (halftone)
1 Print (photogravure)
7 Negatives (nitrate)
13 mounted prints (albumen)
40 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-41
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of various artifacts and specimens in the United States National Museum's collections, including George Washington's uniform and camp chest; the Franklin Press; Samuel P. Langley, third Secretary of the Smithsonian, supervising the installation of the Easter Island stone figures; zoological, ornithological, entomological, and botanical speci...

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Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Ramsay, William, 1716-1785 (minister)
Dates:
1749-1924; 1957
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0088
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original and photocopied correspondence, financial papers, newspaper clippings, legal documents, insurance policies, account book, genealogical notes, wills, lottery tickets, and currency, documenting the activities of the Ramsay family of Alexandria, Virginia and related families.

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Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Dates:
circa 1820-1932
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pealremb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection of papers measures 0.2 linear feet, dates from circa 1820-1932, and provides scattered documentation of the lives of painter Rembrandt Peale and his wife Harriet. There are seven letters from Peale which discuss his Patriae Pater portrait of George Washington and his subsequent attempts to gain a commission from Congress for his equestrian portrait of the first president, as well as illuminating his opinion on patronage for the arts. The collection also contains a copy of Peale's lecture on "Washington and his Portraits," a page with drawings of Roman coins by Peale, two codicils to Harriet Peale's will, printed material including a pamphlet for Peale's The Court of Death and a catalog of sale for Harriet Peale's estate, and photographs of Rembrandt and Harriet Peale.

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Custom Craft
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
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Dates:
1928-1994
Size:
320 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.05
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The materials document the orders placed by the clients of the Scurlock Studio. The photographs primarily depict individual portrait sittings but there are also portraits of children, groups, and other subjects.

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Dates:
circa 1870-1910
Size:
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
AAG.STR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
circa 1810-1980
Size:
62 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 2: Armed Forces contains circa 3,400 pieces of sheet music and song folios documenting the military history of the United States; there are only a handful of foreign imprints. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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