647 records — Page 1 of 65
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Whitney, Baxter D.
Winchendon Historical Society, Inc.
Dates:
1870-1957.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 vertical boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0267
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes many photographs and engravings of various types of Whitney wood working machines. These are mounted on stiff backings and include advertising and promotional materials for reproduction in trade journals and other publications. A historical summary, "The Baxter D. Whitney Story", is reprinted from the January 1957 issue of...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942
Dates:
1851-1975
bulk 1888-1942
Size:
36.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.whitgert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers measure approximately 36.1 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1975, with the bulk of the material dating from 1888 to 1942. The collection documents the life and work of the art patron and sculptor, especially her promotion of American art and artists, her philanthropy and war relief work, her commissions for memorial sculpture, and her creative writing. Papers include correspondence, journals, writings, project files, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material, two sound recordings, and miscellaneous personal papers.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Whitney, George Eli, 1862-1963 (engineer)
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1898-1957
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0463
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence includes about 3 dozen handwritten letters to John H. Bacon from Whitney. Bacon apparently undertook the task of collecting documentation of Whitney's career in the 1950s. Another 30 letters involve former associates of Whitney's, particularly Nathaniel Henry Cooledge (known as "Oliver") who was associated with Whitney as his trust...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886
Dates:
circa 1862
Size:
1 mounted print (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Carte de visite with portrait of Little Crow, a chief of the Mdewakanton Dakota Sioux and leader of the Sioux uprising in 1862. The photograph is copyrighted 1862 but this carte de visite was published through Whitney's studio Whitney & Zimmerman, active 1870-1871.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Miller, Flora Whitney
Dates:
1915-1982
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.millflor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of papers (168 items) of socialite, art collector and patron Flora Whitney Miller document Miller's life-long friendship with surrealist artist Kay Sage measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1982. Found within the papers are 79 letters written to Miller by Sage; four letters written to Miller after Sage's suicide about Sage, and one reply letter; typescripts of 63 poems written by Sage, one handwritten poem by Sage, two Sage exhibition catalogs, and 18 snapshot photographs of Sage, Miller, and their friends. Documentation of Miller's career is not found within the papers.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Pratt & Whitney Company
Mechanisms, Division of.
Dates:
1897-1906.
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (1,box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0093
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook kept by the Pratt & Whitney Company, Hartford, Connecticut, manufacturers of general purpose machine tools; contains correspondence, price lists and quotes, and sales literature from U.S. and foreign companies to Pratt and Whitney in reply to requests for information and prices of machinery and tools; copies of business cards from U.S. an...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909
Dates:
circa 1864-1865
Size:
4 cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.098
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of four cartes-de-visite portraits of Native American men involved in the Dakota War of 1862. Individuals were photographed by Joel Emmons Whitney between approximately 1864 and 1865. Reprints of these cartes-de-visite were later sold by Whitney and Charles Alfred Zimmerman in their St. Paul, Minnesota studio throughout the...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Halstead, Whitney
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.halswhit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives of primitive art, including American Indian art by Southwest tribes.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886 (probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1862
Size:
1 stereograph (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-4
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of Tomahee wearing medals and a blanket and seated in front of a tipi, probably in Minnesota.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
McGee, W J, 1853-1912
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
More …
Dates:
Ca. 1877; and 1903-1911
Size:
1 Portfolio
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3898
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Folder 1: Powell to Whitney, July 17, 1877 (Copy) Whiteney to Powell, July 25, 1877 (Draft) Powell to Whitney, July 31, 1877 (Draft) List of vowel and consonant symbols, with definitions, from Whitney (so identified in George Gibb's hand--MCB); undated copy of draft of Whitneyʹs manuscript which is also in the Yale manuscripts. It was subsequently ...

Found In
647 records — Page 1 of 65