Reference Request

* required
Please succinctly provide us with any information pertinent to your inquiry. If you are writing to us about a research request, provide as much detail as possible about the collections in which you are interested (including collection numbers, box numbers, and folder titles).
(if known)

The Smithsonian Institution Archives is using Constant Contact, a third-party contact management software vendor, to manage contacts and send eNewsletters. Please be advised that Constant Contact's Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions apply to your use of these services. The Smithsonian Institution Archives has access to your name and email address which is subject to our privacy statement.

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 87-057

Dall, Mark H.

Mark H. Dall Collection, 1574-1963

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Dall, Mark H.
Title: Mark H. Dall Collection
Dates: 1574-1963
Quantity: 7.72 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection: Accession 87-057
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of information about the Healey family; personal and business correspondence of Mark Healey, maternal grandfather to William Healey Dall; poetry, correspondence, publications, photographs, and sermons by and pertaining to Charles Henry Appleton Dall, first Unitarian minister in India, and father of William Healey Dall; and correspondence, photographs, publications, awards, and certificates pertaining to William Healey Dall, and in particular, his interest in Alaska.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of information about the Healey family; personal and business correspondence of Mark Healey, maternal grandfather to William Healey Dall; poetry, correspondence, publications, photographs, and sermons by and pertaining to Charles Henry Appleton Dall, first Unitarian minister in India, and father of William Healey Dall; and correspondence, photographs, publications, awards, and certificates pertaining to William Healey Dall, and in particular, his interest in Alaska.

Top of Page

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Top of Page

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-057, Mark H. Dall Collection

Top of Page

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Incoming correspondence to William H. Dall, 1891-1899. Includes letters from George Kennan, Stearns, and Rathbun.

Box 1 of 8

Folder 2 Correspondence to W. H. Dall from relatives, 1865-1896

Box 1 of 8

Folder 3 W. H. Clarke, Whitney Dall and Family to W. H. Dall, 1876-1897

Box 1 of 8

Folder 4 Correspondence from other relatives to W. H. Dall, 1865-1912

Box 1 of 8

Folders 5-8 Annette W. Dall to W. H. Dall, 1879-1890

Box 1 of 8

Folders 9-11 Charles Henry Appleton Dall to W. H. Dall and Nettie Dall, 1867-1886

Box 1 of 8

Folders 12-15 Correspondence with Sarah Dall Munro, 1885-1908

Box 1 of 8

Folder 16 H. D. Chichester, "Seals and the Seal Islands," 1898, includes photographs on Unalaska

Box 1 of 8

Folder 17 W. H. Dall, "The Essentials of Civilization," a speech given before the student body at the University of Pennsylvania, 1904.

Box 1 of 8

Folder 18 William J. Rhees, The Smithsonian Institution: Origin and History, Vol. I, 1835-1887

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Folder 1 William J. Rhees, The Smithsonian Institution: Origin and History, Vol. II, 1887-1899

Box 2 of 8

Folder 2 Frederick Whymper, Travel and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska, 1868

Box 2 of 8

Folder 3 W. H. Dall poetry; project for the Brimmer School which Dall attended; William H. Holmes to Dall about the Powell monument, 1914; W. H. Dall Alaskan literature; Fernow poetry about W.H. Dall

Box 2 of 8

Folder 4 W. H. Dall, Tribes of the Extreme Northwest, Part I, 1876; Dall, Coal and Lignite of Alaska, 1896

Box 2 of 8

Folder 5 George Tsaroff drawing, "Scene on Yukon River Alaska;" W. H. Dall, Map of Northwest Territory, 1869; Photographs: Bogoslof Volcano, Old Bogoslof, Michael LeBarge (2 photographs), LeBarge Home at Chateaugay, and Birdseye view of Sitka, Alaska

Box 2 of 8

Folder 6 Drawings by Georg Tsaroff

Box 2 of 8

Folder 7 George A. Dorsey, The Cheyenne, 1905; the Southwest Society of the Archaeological Institute of America journal with an article on the Luis Library, 1906

Box 2 of 8

Folder 8 Washington magazine with articles about Alaska, 1906

Box 2 of 8

Folder 9 W. H. Dall, "Reminiscences of Yukon Exploration," 1906

Box 2 of 8

Folder 10 "Access to an Open Polar Sea," 1853, about the search for Sir John Franklin and his companions

Box 2 of 8

Folder 11 Quackenbush, L. S., "Notes on Alaskan Mammoth Expeditions of 1907 and 1908"

Box 2 of 8

Folder 12 House of Representatives report on the population and resources of Alaska, 1880

Box 2 of 8

Folder 13 W. H. Dall, "Alaska as it Was and Is, 1865-1895"

Box 2 of 8

Folder 14 Report of the cruise of the U.S. Revenue (steamer?), Arctic Ocean, 1880

Box 2 of 8

Folder 15 Frobese, F. E., "Origin and Meaning of the Totem Poles in Southeastern Alaska," 1898

Box 2 of 8

Folder 16 Davis, Andrew McFarland, "Indian Games: An Historical Research," 1896

Box 2 of 8

Folder 17 Kelley, Hall J., "Geographical Sketch of the Oregon Territory," 1830

Box 2 of 8

Folder 18 Brinton, Daniel G., "Ikonomatic Method of Phoenetic Writing," 1886

Box 2 of 8

Folder 19 Wilkes, Charles, "Western America," 1849

Box 2 of 8

Folder 20 George Melville, "Jeannette Expedition," 1882

Box 2 of 8

Folder 21 W. H. Dall, "Scientific Results of the exploration of Alaska," article IV, 1865-1874

Box 2 of 8

Folder 22 "Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska," 1885

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Folder 1 Goode, George Brown, The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896

Box 3 of 8

Folder 2 W. H. Dall, The Harriman Expedition, Vol. II, 1901 (2 copies)

Box 3 of 8

Folders 3-4 Hayden, F. V., United States Survey of Colorado, 1873-1874, 2 vols., a report

Box 3 of 8

Folder 5 Pacific Coast Pilot, Alaska, Part I, 1883

Box 3 of 8

Folder 6 History of Mammalia, Vols. I and II, 1849

Box 3 of 8

Folder 7 W. H. Dall, "Reminiscences of Alaskan Volcanoes," 1881

Box 3 of 8

Folder 8 Bartsch, et. al., biographical sketch of Dall, 1946

Box 3 of 8

Folder 9 Science, obituary on Dall, 1927, by C. Hart Merriam

Box 3 of 8

Folder 10 Certificate presented to W. H. Dall from the Wagner Free Institute of Science, 1899

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Folder 1 Appleton's Guide to Alaska, 1893, includes photographs

Box 4 of 8

Folder 2 Dictionary of Commerce and Commercial Navigation, 1834

Box 4 of 8

Folder 3 Boss, et. al., The Zoological Taxa of William Healey Dall, 1968

Box 4 of 8

Folder 4 Herron, Edward A., First Scientist of Alaska, William Healey Dall, 1958

Box 4 of 8

Folder 5 Harriman Alaska Expedition publication series, Vol. V, cryptogamic botany

Box 4 of 8

Folder 6 Harriman Alaska Expedition publication series, Vol. VIII, insects, part I

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Folder 1 Harriman Alaska Expedition publication series, Vol. IX, insects, part II

Box 5 of 8

Folder 2 Harriman Alaska Expedition publication series, Vol. XI, nemerteans

Box 5 of 8

Folder 3 Harriman Alaska Expedition publication series, Vol. XII, annelids

Box 5 of 8

Folder 4 Confederate war record of Ball provided Dall by William Gouveneur Morris, Sitka, 1882; copies of correspondence between Dulany Ball and the Secretary of War, President David (?); regarding his status as a prisoner of war (Civil War); information on Ivan Petroff as an army deserter

Box 5 of 8

Folder 5 Mark Healey correspondence, vouchers, deeds, 1850s-1970s

Box 5 of 8

Folder 6 Mark Healey correspondence, 1814-1866

Box 5 of 8

Folder 7 Correspondence with Caroline Dall regarding Mark Healey's ancestry, 1870-1874

Box 5 of 8

Folder 8 C. H. A. Dall correspondence, 1840s

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Folder 1 Mark Healey correspondence, 1870s, regarding property

Box 6 of 8

Folder 2 Mark Healey correspondence concerning holdings of southern land, 1860s-1870s

Box 6 of 8

Folder 3 C. H. A. Dall to William and Nettie Dall, from Calcutta, 1880s; notice of C. H. A. Dall's death and a photograph of his grave in India

Box 6 of 8

Folder 4 C. H. A. Dall correspondence while a minister at large, 1840s

Box 6 of 8

Folder 5 Correspondence to C. H. A. Dall, 1830s-1850s

Box 6 of 8

Folder 6 C. H. A. Dall Correspondence with his father and brothers, 1810-1880

Box 6 of 8

Folder 7 Copies of C. H. A. Dall's wills; India newspaper clippings, 1840s-1880

Box 6 of 8

Folder 8 Letters to C. H. A. Dall, 1850s-1880s

Box 6 of 8

Folder 9 C. H. A. Dall poems, correspondence, and burial prayers

Box 6 of 8

Folder 10 Letters from Indian friends to C. H. A. Dall, 1850s-1880s

Box 6 of 8

Folder 11 Letters from Clergymen to C. H. A. Dall, 1840s-1850s

Box 6 of 8

Folders 12-14 C. H. A. Dall, sermons and records of preaching, 1840-1846

Box 6 of 8

Folder 15 W. H. Dall, "Remains of Labor Pre-historic Man," 1878

Box 6 of 8

Folder 16 W. H. Dall, "Masks, Labrets," 1885

Box 6 of 8

Folder 17 V. I. Bering, "Early Exploration to the region of the Bering Sea and Strait," translation by W. H. Dall, 1891, with map

Box 6 of 8

Folder 18 W. H. Dall, "Tribes of the Extreme Northwest," 1876

Box 6 of 8

Folder 19 W. H. Dall, "The Discovery and Exploration of Alaska," vol. II

Box 6 of 8

Folder 20 W. H. Dall, 'The Song of the Innuit"

Box 6 of 8

Folder 21 Symonds genealogy, 1574-1846

Box 6 of 8

Folder 22 Cyrus Adler, "The Shofar - Its Use and Origin," 1893

Box 6 of 8

Folder 23 The Alaskan Boundary Question, 1888-1889

Box 6 of 8

Folder 24 University of Pennsylvania, "Proceedings of 'University Day,'" 1904

Box 6 of 8

Folder 25 Science and the New York Times obituaries on W. H. Dall, 1927

Box 6 of 8

Folder 26 W. H. Dall, "Alpheus Hyatt," 1902

Box 6 of 8

Folder 27 Maps drawn by Brimmer classmates, 1860

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Folders 1-4 "Precepts of Jesus," in Hindu (4 copies)

Box 7 of 8

Folder 5 "Our Indian Mission and Our First Missionary," a memorial service in honor of C. H. A. Dall, 1887

Box 7 of 8

Folder 6 Julius Cornet, A Manual of Russian and English Conversation, 1857

Box 7 of 8

Folder 7 Alaskan Commercial Company, "Russo-American Primer," 1871

Box 7 of 8

Folder 8 C. H. A. Dall, From Calcutta to London by the Suez Canal, 1869

Box 7 of 8

Folder 9 The Bhagvat-Geeta, 1845

Box 7 of 8

Folder 10 Drawing: "Indian Village, Sitka," from sketch by F. Whymper; photograph by Bradley and Rulofson (Jeannette, a ship); I. W. Taber photographs: Blue Canon, Muir Glacier, Hotel at Blue Canon, Totem Poles, Sub-glacial stream (Muir Glacier), Junction of Morain and Muir Glacier, Ancon steamer, in Glacier Bay; two unidentified photographs

Box 7 of 8

Folder 11 Awards, memberships, fellows: Alaska Historical Society, 1890; British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1888; Boston Society of Natural History, 1863; National Geographic Society of Natural History, 1863; California Academy of Natural Sciences, 1865; American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1912; constitution and by-laws of the Society of Alaska Natural History & Ethnology; biographical sketch of C. H. A. Dall; The Illustrated London News, 1869

Box 7 of 8

Folder 12 Alaska sketches by W. H. Dall and F. Whymper

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Folder 1 Grant to Francis Bernard to be the collector of duties, 1764

Box 8 of 8

Folder 2 Two Russian engravings

Box 8 of 8

Folder 3 Drawings by George Tsaroff

Box 8 of 8

Folder 4 Drawings by F. Whymper

Box 8 of 8

Folder 5 Photograph of painting of schooner, Yukon, by W. A. Cortlin, San Francisco, 1875

Box 8 of 8

Folder 6 Photographs: Bogoslof Volcano; of group by Watkins; E. J. Muybridge, "Helios;" Russian lithograph, 1851; photograph of a Russian Church in Sitka; Sketches of an Indian village in Sitka and St. George's Island; 2 photographs of painting by Gracy Carbons; 4 photographs, Lone Rock, California (2 views), Lasser Peak, California (from the cinder cone), camp scene

Box 8 of 8

Folder 7 Deeds, maps, and certificates

Box 8 of 8

Folder 8 Memberships, fellowships, and awards: National Geographic Society, Life member, 1917; Special United States Passport, 1878; Essex Institute, 1866; California Academy of Sciences, 1874; American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1897; Naturalist Society, Leipzig, 1900; National Academy of Sciences, 1897; International Zoological Congress, Paris, 1889; Geographical Society, Sweden, 1885; Honorary Curator, Bishop Museum, 1899; Wesleyan University; Berlin Society for Geographers, 1882; Zoological and Botanical Society, Wein, 1870

Box 8 of 8

Folder 9 W. H. Dall certificate as delegate to the International Zoological Congress, 1907; Department of State passport, 1906; Letter of Safe conduct to England from G. Brown Goode, 1888

Box 8 of 8
Oversize

1832, Henry A. Breeds Deed

Oversize

1869, diagram of Dennings Point Property

Oversize

Map of Dennings estate

Oversize

1862 certificate to C. H. A. Dall

Oversize

Map, B, H & E Ferry Extension R.R. Co.

Oversize

Map, Land granted to Erie Railway Co.

Oversize

Certificate, National Academy of Sciences, 1897

Oversize

Certificate, Department of the Interior, 1900

Oversize

Diploma of Participation, International Congress of Zoology, 1889

Oversize

Diploma, Wesleyan University

Oversize

2 German certificates, W. H. Dall

Oversize