I Have Considered the Days

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Adler's autobiography includes reminiscences of early family history, education, work on the Chicago Exposition, travels abroad, and work at the United States National Museum as librarian and curator; recollections of the staff, including George Brown Goode, Samuel P. Langley, and Charles D. Walcott; establishment of the National Collection of Fine Arts; Langley's aerodrome experiments; the Roosevelt African Expedition; and the construction of the National Museum Building.


  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Children's Room
  • Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)


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




  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Secretaries
  • Aeronautics
  • Museums
  • History
  • Langley Aerodrome
  • Library science
  • Langley Aerodrome Tests
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Judaism
  • Exhibitions
  • Libraries
  • National Collections
  • Art--History
  • Biography
  • Libraries and museums
  • Building
  • Buildings


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