The papers of painter Henry Mosler (1841-1920), who began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, lived in Germany and Paris for at least 2 decades, and finally settled in New York, measure 4.8 linear feet and date from 1856-1929. The collection documents Mosler's life and career through biographical material, personal and professional letters from members of the military, museums, family, friends and colleagues, writings including an 1862 Civil War diary, personal business records, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographs of Mosler, his family, colleagues and artwork.
The Edward Wellman Serrell Aeronautical Papers contains material related to the efforts, during and after the American Civil War, of Brigadier General E. W. Serrell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to design and build the Valomotive, a steam-powered helicopter.
This collection contains photographs and blueprints of the Powers (W. C.) Helicopter (1862).
Papers document General William Babcock Hazen's military career, primarily through correspondence, photographs, and publications.
Dr. Jerome Walker's papers discuss the United States Sanitary Commission, its creation, and its role during the Civil War. The papers also discuss Walker's meeting with Abraham Lincoln at the field hospital in City Point, Virginia.
These letters of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866) include two excellent letters to Roderick Ross MacFarlane of Winnipeg, in which Kennicott states his views on everything from the status of arctic zoology to the progress of the Civil War.
The Samuel Adams Papers document a surgeon's perspective on several major battles and events occurring during the United States Civil War.
The collection consists of thirty-eight letters which William Pettit wrote to his wife from Washington, D.C.; a letter written soon after Lincoln's assassination by Pettit's wife; a letter from Lucy Pettit (Pettit's daughter) to her grandparents describing her birth on February 2, 1843; and a first draft of "my family reminiscences" - consisting of...
Photographs made by Stanley J. Morrow depicting Plains Indians, agencies, and United States Army installations and expeditions. About half of the subjects relate to American Indians, including Arikara, Hidatsa, Mandan, Ponca, Crow, Cheyenne, Bannock, Hunkpapa, Oglala, and other Teton Sioux including "Loafer Band," Yanktonai, Santee, Sisseton and W...
This accession consists of three websites maintained by the Smithsonian Associates. The primary Smithsonian Associates website, crawled June 16, 2015, includes a general overview of its continuing education programs and serves as the ticketing portal for individual programs. The Civil War Studies website, crawled June 19, 2015, uses photogra...