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Washington (D.C., United States)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Development of Wheat Seedlings in Aqueous Soil, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1360
Scope and Contents Photograph of four samples of the development of wheat seedlings in aqueous soil with two from Takoma Park, Washington DC and two from Statesville, North Carolina in the mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Horse Leaping - "High O'er the Fence", 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1914
Scope and Contents Photograph of Helen McLanahan of Washington, DC, 'taking the fence in perfect style at the National Capitol Horse Show' in the early/mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from James Hilleary, 04 September 1949

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2224
Scope and Contents Letter, 4 September 1949, Washington D. C, James Hilleary to Mary Grierson. Explaining the influence that Edinburgh University music faculty had on Hilleary and other American soldiers. Holograph signed.
Dates: 04 September 1949

Letter to Lady Thomson from Leonard Carmichael, Smithsonian Institution, 15 Mar 1955

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Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/29
Scope and Contents Carmichael recalls Thomson's ability to explain complicated things clearly.

Lady Thomson has inscribed this letter, I wondered whether to include some of these letters or not, presumably with regards to her projected biography of Thomson.
Dates: 15 Mar 1955

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 06 June 1891

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/18
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton thanking him for his comments on his memoir The Charleston Earthquake of August 31, 1886, ( 1889) telling him that he is now employed by the War Department rather then the United States Geological Survey. He expresses dismay that he is being transferred to Texas from Washington, where he can see no role for himself. He tells Geikie that he is considering writing a cowboy novel or possibly an historical...
Dates: 06 June 1891

Page mounted with two photographs from Alan Greenwood's trip to America, 1953

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Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/46
Scope and Contents The first photograph shows J.E Wilson standing next to the Wye Oak (the largest white oak in the United States), Maryland; the second photograph shows J.E Wilson and Richard M. Fraps at the Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC.
Dates: 1953

President Wilson Leads Parade, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3261
Scope and Contents Photograph of United States President Woodrow Wilson leading a parade in honour of the returning soldiers from fighting in World War I in Washington, DC in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

R[obert] W[allace] Delegate to World's Dairy Congress, Washington, D.C., October, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3200
Scope and Contents Photograph of Professor Robert Wallace as a delegate to the World's Dairy Congress in Washington, D.C. [USA] in October, 1923.
Dates: 1870s-1930s