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Accession 16-254

Washington, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1867-1934

Henry Stephens Washington Papers, 1890-1909

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Washington, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1867-1934
Title: Henry Stephens Washington Papers
Dates: 1890-1909
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 16-254
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the correspondence of Henry Stephens Washington, a noted geochemist, who, along with Whitman Cross, Joseph Paxson Iddings, and Louis V. Pirsson, created a system of normative nomenclature for the classification of igneous rocks, which became known as the CIPW Norm. Notable correspondents include James Furman Kemp and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Fridtjof Nansen. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence; a glass negative; and other related materials.

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This accession consists of the correspondence of Henry Stephens Washington, a noted geochemist, who, along with Whitman Cross, Joseph Paxson Iddings, and Louis V. Pirsson, created a system of normative nomenclature for the classification of igneous rocks, which became known as the CIPW Norm. Notable correspondents include James Furman Kemp and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Fridtjof Nansen. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence; a glass negative; and other related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-254, Henry Stephens Washington Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Letter of Agreement, December 3, 1890

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G. Washington, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1892

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G. Washington, Bella Vista, Florida, December 13, 1892

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G. Washington, Bella Vista, Florida, January 1, 1893

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G. Washington, Bella Vista, Florida, January 15, 1893

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G. Washington, Bella Vista, Florida, January 29, 1893

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G. Washington, Bella Vista, Florida, March 10, 1893

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G. Washington, Bella Vista, Florida, May 7, 1893

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G. Washington, Bella Vista, Florida, July 3, 1893

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Travel Registration Document, Venice, Italy, July 1893

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Richard Norton, August 8, 1893

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S. R. Beckwith, East Orange, New Jersey, August 15, 1893

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Dr. A. Rohrig, Chemist, Leipzig, Germany, August 31, 1893

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G. Washington, Savannah, Georgia, December 19, 1893

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Dr. A. Rohrig, Chemist, Leipzig, Germany, August 10, 1894

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F. Livkel, Bonn, Germany, September 14, 1894

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F. Fouque, College de France, March 23, 1895

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F. Fouque, College de France, June 25, 1895

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F. Fouque, Paris, France, July 10, 1895

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F. W. Putnam, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, September 17, 1895

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F. Fouque, College de France, December 26, 1895

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J. P. Iddings, University of Chicago, January 3, 1896

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Unknown Author, Leipzig, Germany, January 26, 1896

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L. V. Pirsson, The Graduates Club, New Haven, Connecticut, February 22, 1896

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J. P. Iddings, University of Chicago, April 29, 1896

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L. V. Pirsson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), May 16, 1896

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S. L. Penfield, Catskill, New York, August 10, 1896

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Bryn Mawr College, October 2, 1896

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Hovey, American Museum of Natural History, New York, November 9, 1896

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L. V. Pirsson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), November 20, 1896

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L. V. Pirsson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), January 19, 1897

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L. V. Pirsson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), January 30, 1897

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F. Ferkel, Leipzig, Germany, February 10, 1897

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L. V. Pirsson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), February 16, 1897

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H. W. Turner, United States Geological Survey (USGS), March 1, 1897

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirsson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), March 3, 1897

Box 1 of 1

H. Rosenbusch, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, 1897

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J. P. Iddings, December 20, 1897

Box 1 of 1

S. Penfield, Cleveland, Ohio, December 31, 1897

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirsson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), January 4, 1898

Box 1 of 1

B. K. Emerson, January 15, 1898

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F. Leslie Ransome, USGS, January 15, 1898

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, January 16, 1898

Box 1 of 1

Whitman Cross, Washington, District of Columbia (D.C.), January 17, 1898

Box 1 of 1

F. Leslie Ransome, USGS, January 24, 1898

Box 1 of 1

J. J. H. Teale, London, January 26, 1898

Box 1 of 1

Fridtjof Nansen, February 5, 1898

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, February 6, 1898

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, February 11, 1898

Box 1 of 1

Alfred Harker, St. John's College, Cambridge, England, February 20, 1898

Box 1 of 1

F. Leslie Ransome, USGS, April 9, 1898

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, May 11, 1898

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, May 31, 1898

Box 1 of 1

Frank D. Adams, Montreal, June 7, 1898

Box 1 of 1

Fridtjof Nansen, June 11, 1898

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), June 27, 1898

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J. P. Iddings, July 9, 1898

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J. P. Iddings, August 3, 1898

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Henry A. Ward, Rochester, New York, Ward's Natural Science Establishment, August 24, 1898

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The Boston and Colorado Smelting Company, August 24, 1898

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W. O. Crosby, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), August 28, 1898

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Dr. Richard Lepsius, Darmstadt, Germany, September 1, 1898

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, November 3, 1898

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), November 22, 1898

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, November 26, 1898

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S. Dana, The American Journal of Science, November 28, 1898

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C. R. Van Hise, University of Wisconsin, November 29, 1898

Box 1 of 1

Alfred C. Lane, Michigan Geological Survey, November 30, 1898

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, December 1, 1898

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, December 6, 1898

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, December 21, 1898

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J. P. Iddings, January 8, 1898

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Charles Stein, King's College, November 1, 1899

Box 1 of 1

J. J. H. Teale, Geological Survey of England and Wales, December 12, 1899

Box 1 of 1

Fridtjof Nansen, January 7, 1900

Box 1 of 1

John D., January 9, 1900

Box 1 of 1

Frank Adams, McGill University, February 10, 1900

Box 1 of 1

J. F. Kemp, April 7, 1900

Box 1 of 1

L. Monaco, November 23, 1900

Box 1 of 1

George I. Finley, Columbia University, December 22, 1900

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Alfred E. Barlow, Geological Survey of Canada, December 31, 1900

Box 1 of 1

J. F. Kemp, Columbia University, January 9, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. F. Kemp, Columbia University, January 14, 1901

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Alfred E. Barlow, Geological Survey of Canada, January 17, 1901

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H. S. Washington to J. P. Iddings, January 18, 1901

Box 1 of 1

H. S. Washington to J. P. Iddings, January 24, 1901

Box 1 of 1

H. S. Washington to L. V. Pirrson, January 29, 1901

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Alfred E. Barlow, Geological Survey of Canada, February 1, 1901

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Frank D. Adams, McGill University, February 2, 1901

Box 1 of 1

H. S. Washington to J. P. Iddings, February 10, 1901

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Alfred E. Barlow, Geological Survey of Canada, February 14, 1901

Box 1 of 1

Joseph Clark Hoppin, Bryn Mawr College, March 5, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, March 8, 1901

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H. S. Washington to Pirrson, Cross, and Iddings, March 9, 1901 (larger mylar)

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Boston Museum of Fine Arts, April 1, 1901

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Verlagsbuchhandlung Gebruder Borntraeger (Scientific Publisher), April 15, 1901

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George W. Card, Geological Survey Branch, Department of Mines and Agriculture, Sydney, April 30, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. B. Card, May 7, 1901

Box 1 of 1

H. S. J., May 12, 1901

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London, May 14, 1901

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J. F. Kemp, Columbia University, May 20, 1901

Box 1 of 1

C. R. Vantisse, University of Wisconsin, May 20, 1901

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John H. Wright, Harvard University, May 24, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. F. Kemp, May 27, 1901

Box 1 of 1

Joseph Clark Hoppin, June 21, 1901

Box 1 of 1

Joseph Clark Hoppin, July 1, 1901

Box 1 of 1

Robert Lilly, July 8, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, August 2, 1901

Box 1 of 1

Ordonez, July 15, 1901

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J. D. Harrison, August 24, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. L. Ransome, USGS, September 30, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. B. Harrison, November 25, 1901

Box 1 of 1

H. Stanley Jevons, July 11, 1901

Box 1 of 1

J. D. Harrison, November 25, 1901

Box 1 of 1

H. Stanley Jevons, November 29, 1901

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L. Monaco, 1902

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J. D. Harrison, February 13, 1902

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, February 22, 1902

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Ralph Arnold, Stanford University, March 17, 1902

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Oliver Farrington, Field Museum, April 9, 1902

Box 1 of 1

H. S. Washington to Geheimath, April 12, 1902

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J. P. Iddings, April 16, 1902

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John H. Sears, Field Museum, April 25, 1902

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, April 30, 1902

Box 1 of 1

J. F. Kemp, May 18, 1902

Box 1 of 1

George Finlay, May 23, 1902

Box 1 of 1

George Finlay, June 10, 1902

Box 1 of 1

George Finlay, July 5, 1902

Box 1 of 1

J. F. Kemp, September 30, 1902

Box 1 of 1

Whitman Cross, October 22, 1902

Box 1 of 1

George W. Card, November 3, 1902

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E. O. Hovey, November 17, 1902

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H. S. Washington to E. O. Hovey, November 24, 1902

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H. S. Washington to J. B. Card, December 8, 1902

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J. P. Iddings, December 10, 1902

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H. S. Washington to E. O. Hovey, December 13, 1902

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H. S. Washington to Professor H. L. Fairchild, December 17, 1902

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Ulysses Sherman Grant, Northwestern University, January 16, 1903

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Edward B. Matthews, January 24, 1903

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H. S. Washington to E. B. Matthews, January 24, 1903

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T. L. Walker, February 6, 1903

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W. T. Bayley, February 21, 1903

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John W. Evans, February 24, 1903

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George W. Card, February 26, 1903

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C. F. Goodrich, U. S. R. S. Minneapolis, April 8, 1903

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H. S. Washington to P. C. Warman, April 8, 1903

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H. S. Washington to "Colleagues," April 18, 1903

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P. C. Warman, USGS, May 7, 1903

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Charles Walcott, USGS, May 18, 1903

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Frank D. Adams, May 20, 1903

Box 1 of 1

H. S. Washington to P. C. Warman, June 5, 1903

Box 1 of 1

Frank D. Adams, June 10, 1903

Box 1 of 1

H. S. Washington to Frank D. Adams, June 17, 1903

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Alfred C. Lane, August 9, 1903

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C. L. Whittle, August 11, 1903

Box 1 of 1

H. Stanley Jevons, August 20, 1903

Box 1 of 1

W. W. H. Hobbs, August 27, 1903

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John E. Wolff, September 2, 1903

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J. C. Brenner, September 2, 1903

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George M. Mood, September 3, 1903

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George H. Kunz, September 9, 1903

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H. S. Washington to George H. Kunz, September 11, 1903

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George H. Kunz, September 12, 1903

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Frank D. Adams, September 17, 1903

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, October 1, 1903

Box 1 of 1

J. P. Iddings, October 15, 1903

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George D. Louderback, January 20, 1904

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H. S. Washington to George D. Louderback, January 31, 1904

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George D. Louderback, February 12, 1904

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J. P. Iddings, April 8, 1904

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W. G. Woolhough, April 13, 1904

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C. M. Washington, September 2, 1904

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H. S. Washington to the Agent-General for Victoria, September 4, 1904

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George W. Card, November 10, 1904

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John C. H. F., November 10, 1904

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L. V. Pirrson, February 1, 1905

Box 1 of 1

Bryn Mawr College, February 28, 1905

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, March 11, 1905

Box 1 of 1

Salvador Calderon, July 8, 1905

Box 1 of 1

F. Zirkel, December 31, 1905

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirrson, January 12, 1906

Box 1 of 1

J. W. Clarke, USGS, January 17, 1906

Box 1 of 1

Salvador Calderon, February 25, 1906

Box 1 of 1

A. Dannenberg, March 16, 1906

Box 1 of 1

W. F. Hillebrand, March 20, 1906

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Museum D'Historie Naturelle, Mineralogie, March 26, 1906

Box 1 of 1

F. Zirkel, April 4, 1906

Box 1 of 1

Mineralogisches Institut der Universitat Frieburg i. B., April 10, 1906

Box 1 of 1

Ordonez, April 23, 1906

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A. Lucas, May 2, 1906

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Salvador Calderon, May 2, 1906

Box 1 of 1

J. B. Harrison, May 9, 1906

Box 1 of 1

F. Zirkel, June 5, 1906

Box 1 of 1

B. Von Aber, June 6, 1906

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Whitman Cross, June 16, 1906

Box 1 of 1

F. Zirkel, October 5, 1906

Box 1 of 1

The Royal Society, London, October 12, 1906

Box 1 of 1

Orville A. Derby, October 16, 1906

Box 1 of 1

Sam W. Reyburn, December 1, 1906

Box 1 of 1

B. F. Hall, February 25, 1909

Box 1 of 1

John Irving, undated

Box 1 of 1

George W. Card, undated

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, undated

Box 1 of 1

J. F. Kemp, undated

Box 1 of 1

Martha Rose Washington, undated

Box 1 of 1

C. Waldstein, undated

Box 1 of 1

E. S. Dana, undated

Box 1 of 1

L. V. Pirsson, undated

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S. Lacroix, undated

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Henry Stephens Washington, Glass Plate Negative, undated

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