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Record Unit 7007

Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973

Leonard Carmichael Papers, 1758-1964

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973
Title: Leonard Carmichael Papers
Dates: 1758-1964
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 7007
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Descriptive Entry

Leonard Carmichael (1898-1973) was the seventh Secretary of the Smithsonian, serving from 1953 to 1964. Most of Carmichael's papers are at the American Philosophical Society. This material has been retained because it relates to his work at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7007, Leonard Carmichael Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Calendar - 1963

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Calendar - 1961

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Calendar - 1960

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Calendar - 1959

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Calendar - 1958

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Calendar - 1957

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Appointment books - 1953, 1954, 1955 (3 books)

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Appointment books - 1956, 1957, 1958 (3 books)

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Appointment books - 1959, 1960, 1961 (3 books)

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Appointment books - 1962, 1963, 1964 (3 books)

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Bibliography

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Appointment and Retirement

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Miscellaneous Correspondence and Notes

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Speeches

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Nomination of Dr. Ripley to the American Philosophical Society

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Letters from Waldo Schmitt

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Box 2

"Ten Times One is Ten: The Possible Reformation." By Col. Frederic Ingham. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. INSCRIBED: Leonard.

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"The Bramble." By John Gregory. Published by an Association of Gentlemen in Woburn, Massachusetts, 1837.

"The Book of Common Prayer." Oxford: Printed at the Oxford University Press for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. (Possibly 1889). INSCRIBED: From Frank G.

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"Favorite Poems." By William Wordsworth. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877. INSCRIBED: Emily Leonard College Hill, Mass 1846.
"Favorite Poems." By Felicia Hemans. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877. INSCRIBED: Emily Leonard.

"Outlines of History; with Original Tables, Chronological, Genealogical and Literary." By Robert H. Labberton. Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Heffelfinger, 1872. INSCRIBED: T. H. Carmichael.

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"Enoch Arden." By Alfred Tennyson, D. C. L. Poet Laureate. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. INSCRIBED: P. A. (C. H.?) Leonard

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"Philip Van Artevelde: A Dramatic Romance in Two Parts." Vol I. By Henry Taylor, Esq. Cambridge and Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1835.

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"The World of Moral and Religious Anecdote. Illustrations and Incidents Gathered from the Words, Though, and Deeds in the lives of Men, Women, and Books." By Edwin Paxton Hood. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1872.

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"The Rose of Sharon: A Religious Souvenir." Edited by Miss S. C. Edgarton. Boston: A. Tompkins, 1847.

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"History of the Rise and Influence of the Spirit of Rationalism in Europe." Vol. I. By Edward Hartpole Lecky. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1872. INSCRIBED C. H. Leonard

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"History of the Rise and Influence of the Spirit of Rationalism in Europe." Vol. II. By Edward Hartpole Lecky. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1872. INSCRIBED C. H. Leonard

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"Books and Reading or What Books Shall I Read and How Shall I Read Them? With an Appendix Containing a Select Catalogue of Books." By Noah Porter, D. D., LL. D. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1887. INSCRIBED: C. H. Leonard

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"The Apocryphal New Testament." Boston: Colby and Rich, Publishers, 1875.

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Box 3

"The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated out of the Original Tongues, and With the Former Translations Diligently Compared ad Revised." New York: American Bible Society, 1845. INSCRIBED: C. H. Leonard Divinity School Tufts College.

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"Visits to Remarkable Places; Old Halls, Battle Fields, and Scenes Illustrative of Striking Passages in English History and Poetry." By William Howitt. Philadelphia: Corey and Hart, 1842.

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"The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; Translated out of the Original Greek." London: Printed by G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, Printers to the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, For the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1877. INSCRIBED: To my Dear Daughter on her Seventeenth Birthday. CHL Emily H. Leonard - Woban (?) - Wellesley College - Wellesley, Mass.

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"Half Hours in the Far East: Among the People and Wonders of India." New York: Dodd, Mead and Company.

"The Rise of the Dutch Republic. A History. In Three Volumes. Vol. I." By John Lothrop Motley. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1855.

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"The Rise of the Dutch Republic. A History. In Three Volumes. Vol. II." By John Lothrop Motley. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1855.

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"The Rise of the Dutch Republic. A History. In Three Volumes. Vol. III." By John Lothrop Motley. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1855.

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"Prayers and Hymns for the Church and Home: With Selections of Psalms." Boston: New England Universalist Publishing House, 1865.

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"Locksley Hall." By Alfred Tennyson. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1869.

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Box 4

"Copious and Critical Latin-English Lexicon, Founded on the Larger Latin-German Lexicon of Dr. William Freund: with Additions and Corrections from the Lexicons of Gesner, Facciolati, Scheller, Georges, etc." By A. E. Andrews, LL. D. New York: Harper and Brothers, Publishers, 1872. INSCRIBED: Thomas H. Carmichael.

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"The Life and Epistles of St. Paul Vol. I." By the Rev. W. J. Canybeare, M. A. & the Rev. J. S. Howson, M. A. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1860.

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"The Life and Epistles of St. Paul Vol. II." By the Rev. W. J. Canybeare, M. A. & the Rev. J. S. Howson, M. A. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1860.

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"A Book of Prayer for the Church and the Home; with Selections from the Psalms." Boston: Uniersalist Publishing House, 1864. INSCRIBED: to Prof. C. H. Leonard affectionately C. B. Lynn Xmas 1886.

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"Men and Women." By Robert Browning. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1856. INSCRIBED: CHL C. H. Leonard Tufts College.

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"Child’s History of Rome: From Tarquinius Superbus to Camillus; 365 Years B. C.; The Heroes of the Seven Hills." By Mrs. C. H. B. Laing. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1873.

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"Biblia Hebraica." Sumtibus et Typis Caoli Tauchnitii, 1839. INSCRIBED: C. H. Leonard.

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"Handfibel Zum Leefenlernen Nach Der Lautirmethode. Von Dr. Heinrich Stephani." New York: Wilhelm Radde, 1871. INSCRIBED: T. Carmichael.

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Box 5

"Poems by Alfred Tennyson in Two Volumes. Vol. I." Boston: William D. Ticknor & Company, 1849. INSCRIBED: P. A. Leonard Presented Jan. 1849 by C. H. Leonard.

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"Poems by Alfred Tennyson in Two Volumes. Vol. II." Boston: William D. Ticknor & Company, 1849. INSCRIBED: P. A. Leonard Presented Jan. 1849 by C. H. Leonard.

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"Common Prayer for Christian Worship: In Ten Services for Morning and Evening, with Special Collects, Prayers, and Occasional Services." Boston: Walker, Wise, and Company, 1863.

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"Concerning Heaven and its Wonders, and Concerning Hell; From Things Heard and Seen. Translated from the Latin of Emanuel Swedenborg Originally Published at London, in the Year 1758." Boston: Otis Clapp, 1758. INSCRIBED: C. H. Leonard.

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"A Book of Prayer for Church and Home; with Selections from the Psalms and a Collection of Hymns." Boston: Tompkins and Company, 1865. INSCRIBED: C. H. Leonard.

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"Natural history. A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General Reader." By Sanborn Tenney, A. M. New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1872. INSCRIBED: Thomas H. Carmichael 1535 N. 12th St. Phila.

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"A Manual of Greek Literature, From the Earliest Authentic Periods to the Close of the Byzantine Era." By Charles Anton, LL. D. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1859. INSCRIBED; E. R. H.

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"The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised." New York: American Bible Society, 1860. INSCRIBED: Presented to Leina by her affectionate Father Nov. 30th 1863.

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"French Conversation-Grammar by Emil Otto Revised by Ferdinand Bocher New Edition, Enlarged by Full Vocabularies by L. Pylodet." New York: Henry Hold and Company, 1875. INSCRIBED: Emily W. Leonard - College Hill - Mass. Leonard.

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