Mary Henry Diary Entry Foundling Left at the Castle Door, June 1, 1863

ID: SIA2013-02791 and SIA2013-02792

Creator: Henry, Mary Anna 1834-1903

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Date: June 18, 1863

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 51, Folder: 3

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Summary

Entry from the diary of Mary Henry, daughter of Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, which details her family discovering a foundling who was left at the Castle door, June 1, 1863.

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For the fully digitized diaries see negative numbers SIA2013-02704 through SIA2013-02816 (Diary 1858-1863) and negative numbers SIA2013-01937 through SIA2013-02126 (Diary 1864-1868).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 51, Folder: 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • June 18, 1863
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

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No restrictions

Topic

  • Diaries
  • Abandoned children
  • History

Place

United States

ID Number

SIA2013-02791 and SIA2013-02792

Physical description

Number of Images: 2 Color: Color ; Size: Size: 7.9w x 10.2h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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