The American Historical Society was founded in 1835 in Washington, D.C., to "Discover, procure, and preserve, whatever may relate to the natural, civil, literary, and ecclesiastical history of America in general, and the United States in particular." In 1840 the Society became the Department of American History and Antiquities of the National …
This accession consists of the general correspondence files of Deputy Director Douglas E. Evelyn. The files represent correspondence Evelyn had with the general public, historical societies, and other organizations and museums.
Columbia Historical Society records
Charles H. Huber & Bro
Records of the Columbia Historical Society concern the Christian Heurich Mansion, which houses the Society. Includes:
This accession consists of publications produced by the History of Science Society (HSS). Publications include an HSS membership directory (1995-1996), meeting programs (1982, 1998-2001), and one specialty publication entitled Topical Essays for Teachers (1995).
Anacostia Historical Society records
The Anacostia Historical Society records, which date from 1974 to 1992, document the history and activities of the Anacostia Historical Society. The records are comprised of correspondence, financial records, museum catalogs, newsletters, clippings and slides.
History of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia : a paper read before the Photographic Society, December 3, 1883 / by John C. Browne
Browne describes a January, 1860 meeting convened to discuss the formation of the Society. He lists officers Constant Guillou, Fairman Rogers, S. Fisher Corlies, Coleman Sellers, and Frederick Graff; early photographic developments such as the globe lens, dry plates, and magnesium light; excursions made, an 1867 exhibit of prints by Salomon and …
This record unit includes correspondence (1871-1968), minutes (1871-1965), records of investments and other fiscal records (1871-1968), publications (1871-1962), newspaper clippings, and photographs. Documentation is full before 1950, with some significant gaps. Most of the records deal with administration of the Society: nomination and election of officers, adoption of and changes in the constitution and by-laws …
History of the Dallas Print and Drawing Collectors Society / by Violet Hayden Dowell
These records include membership lists, rules and regulations, and a committee report on the revision of the Club constitution.
MS 4990 Menominee vocabulary
Recorded in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Includes 5 pages of notes at end on wild rice gathering, burial of an Indian girl, names of chiefs, etc,; these are in a different handwriting and dated September 29, 1885.