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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [that is, 1932] Cullings, largely personal, from the scrap heap of three score years and ten, devoted to science, literature and art

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Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933 , author,

Neary, Ella, , contributor
Zilber, Susan, , contributor
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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1846-1932

Notes

Chiefly a typewritten manuscript, with additional related materials

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Additional documents in pockets in some volumes

Volume 12 has two parts: part 1 is a bound volume; part 2 (also known as the supplement to volume 12) is a paperboard portfolio containing additional documents relating to the Freer Gallery of Art

Volumes 17-20 (personal contents) not given to the library

The water color sketches from volume 20 are owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Contents: volume 1. Brief Biography, Positions Held, Loubat Prizes, Medals, etc., Societies and Clubs, Bibliography -- volume 2. Explorations, Episodes and Adventures, Expositions and Congresses -- volume 3, part 1. Yellowstone Explorations, 1872. Part 2. Yellowstone Explorations, 1878 -- volume 4, part 1. Colorado Explorations, 1873, 74, 75, 76 & 87. Part 2. The Cliff Dwellers -- volume 5. Europe 1879-80; Grand Canyon of the Colorado; Explorations in Mexico with Jackson and the Chains; Colorado with Powell and Langley, 1887 -- volume 6. Aboriginal Bowlder Quarries, Piney Branch, D.C., Soapstone Quarries, Paint Mines, and Lay Figure Groups -- volume 7. The Chicago Venture, University Exposition, Field Museum, Yucatan, Return to Washington,1892-97 -- volume 8. Cuba with Powell; Jamaica with Langley; Mexico with Gilbert and Dutton; California with McGee; Physical Anthropology, Hrdlicka, Current Work 1900

Contents: (continued) -- volume 9. Chief Period, Bureau of American Ethnology, 1902-1910; Visits to Stutgart and Chile, 1908 -- volume 10. Transfer to the Museum June 10, 1910, the Guatemalian Trip, Powell Monuments, Seventieth Birthday Celebration, 1920 -- volume 11. Director of the National Gallery of Art -- volume 12, part 1. The Freer Gallery of Art -- volume 12, part 2. The Freer Gallery of Art (continued) -- volume 13. Portraits, Smithsonian Institution -- volume 14. Portraits, Bureau of American Ethnology. National Gallery of Art, and Miscellaneous -- volume 15. Masterpieces of Aboriginal American Art -- volume 16. Various Articles on Art and the Art Gallery -- volumes 17-19. Personal -- volume 20. Personal. Water Color Sketches -- volume 21. Tables of contents, volumes 1-16

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(Charles Henry), , (Clarence Edward), , (Samuel Pierpont), , 1834-1902 , 1834-1906 , 1841-1912 , 1843-1942 , 1846-1933 , 1853-1912 , 1859-1928 , 1869-1943 , Anthropology , Bureau of American Ethnology , Discovery and exploration , Dutton, Clarence E , Freer Gallery of Art , Geological Survey of the Territories (U.S.) , Gilbert, Charles H , History , Holmes, William Henry, , Hrdlička, Aleš, , Jackson, William Henry, , Langley, S. P , McGee, W J, , Museums , National Gallery of Art (U.S. : 1906-1937) , North America , Powell, John Wesley, , Smithsonian Institution , United States , United States National Museum , West (U.S.)

BHL Collections

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Call Number

CT275.H75 A1

Identifiers

OCLC: 9158693

 

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