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Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Tomb

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 247 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Simms, April 1915

 Item — Box 31: Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: HPC - Box 31
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: April 1915

Charles Simms, April 23, 1917

 Item — Box 31: Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: RP-98 ; PG-5053
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: April 23, 1917

Copy photograph, Ambrotype of Visitors at Tomb, copy made - May 3, 1941

 Item — Box 32: Series HPC - Box 32
Identifier: RP-1121 (retro) ; Photo-5569
Scope and Contents

Photograph print copied from ambrotype made in 1858, during the wedding trip of Mr. and Mrs. Warren O. Nettleton of Fair Haven, Connecticut. Photograph furnished by Walker O. Nettleton (grandson) on May 3, 1941/

Dates: copy made - May 3, 1941

Copy photograph of an ambrotype of visitors at the tomb, Undated, Original photograph - 1863

 Item — Box 15: Series HPC - Box 15; Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: RP-1793 ; Photo-6256
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: Undated; Other: Original photograph - 1863

Damage Along Walk to Tomb, March 7, 1932

 Item — Box 19: Series HPC - Box 19
Identifier: RP-2091 ; Photo-6553a ; BW-443a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: March 7, 1932

(F)-5619-Tomb of America's greatest citizen, Washington, at Mount Vernon, Virginia., 1903

 Item — Box HPC - Stereorgraphs - Box 2: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: 2019-VR-027.021
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1903

French and British Missions during a wreath laying ceremony at Washington's tomb, April 29, 1917

 Item — Box 32: Series HPC - Box 32
Identifier: RP-98 ; PG-5062c
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: April 29, 1917

(FW) Tomb of America's Greatest Citizen. Washington, at Mount Vernon, Virginia., 1904

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 213
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and an international collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first...
Dates: Copyright: 1904

Gen: Washington's Tomb. Front View., 1860s

 Item — Box 1: Series HPC - Box 1; Series HPC - Cartes de visite
Identifier: RP-1819 ; Photo-6282a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1860s

Gen: Washington's Tomb. Side View., 1860s

 Item — Box 1: Series HPC - Box 1; Series HPC - Cartes de visite
Identifier: RP-1819 ; Photo-6282b
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1860s

General Plutarco Elias Calles of Mexico Departing the Tomb of Washington, November 2, 1924

 Item — Box 33: Series HPC - Box 33
Identifier: RP-98 ; PG-5043/a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: November 2, 1924

George Ford, c. 1932

 Item — Box 31: Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: BW-905
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: c. 1932

George Ford, February 18, 1929

 Item — Box 31: Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: 2018-VR-008
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: February 18, 1929

George Washington Tomb., 1866-1875

 Item — Box 1 - Waldsmith - cabinet cards: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; Waldsmith CC54
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and an international collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first...
Dates: 1866-1875

Governors' Conference Visiting Washington's Tomb at Mount Vernon, April 28, 1932

 Item — Box 33: Series HPC - Box 33
Identifier: BW-337a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: April 28, 1932

Group of Visitors in Front of George Washington's Tomb, bulk: 1920s

 Item — Box 33: Series HPC - Box 33
Identifier: RP-2273 ; Photo-6731e
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920s

Guard Thomas Bushrod at the New Tomb, c. 1898-1902

 Item — Box 31: Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: RP-98 ; PG-5054
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: c. 1898-1902

Japanese Mission at Washington's Tomb, August 26, 1917

 Item — Box 32: Series HPC - Box 32
Identifier: RP-1129 (retro) ; Photo-5577b
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: August 26, 1917

Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 May 21

 Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.05.21
Identifier: W-774/D
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Alexandria. Examined wall and vault again and sketched design he thinks most appropriate--describes designed he intends--cannot give estamate of cost yet--screen of ornamental iron as sketched $50-$60. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed "Respecting vault at Mount Vernon," part of cover torn off. On reverse are sketches of iron gates and vaults.

Dates: 1839 May 21

Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 June 1

 Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.06.01
Identifier: RM-848; MS-5361
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Concerning repair of the New Tomb, including the arch. Mentions a carpenter named Skidmore.

Dates: 1839 June 1

Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 June 3

 Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.06.03
Identifier: W-774/E
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Alexandria to Woodlawn. Business takes him to Washington--may go to Baltimore until Wed.--will meet him Thursday at Mount Vernon [concerns work on New Tomb]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed by L. L., directed "Pr Sam," laminated. Name on original manuscript appears as "W. Yeaton."

Dates: 1839 June 3

Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 June 13

 Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.06.13
Identifier: W-774/F
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Alexandria to Woodlawn. No bricks to be had [for work on New Tomb]--the New Court House and New Meeting House have taken them all--in two weeks may be plenty--can get them in Washington and have them sent down with the lime in boats that run wood--Mrs. [Jane] Washington's project, unless it is done before the abutments are raised, hopes it will be suspended as it will be dangerous after the arch is finished--wants $100 to pay workmen etc.--his own salary--will save money by...
Dates: 1839 June 13

Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 June 20

 Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.06.20
Identifier: W-774/G
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Alexandria to Woodlawn. About bricks for the new tomb--Mr. Brockett's kiln [in Alexa.]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, watermark (R. Amies). Name on original manuscript appears as "W. Yeaton."

Dates: 1839 June 20

Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 July 4

 Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.07.04
Identifier: W-774/H
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 1 page. To Woodlawn. Announcing his agreement with Mr. [Joseph] Dudley, the bricklayer [for work on new tomb]--requirement for workmen, lime, nails, planking etc.--need for money to pay the workmen Saturday night--must he buy supplies from Mr. Smoot, or can he get them where most suitable? Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed by Lewis "Yeaton stating the terms on which Dudley is employ'd; also "4 1/2 day working on new wall the balance of the time of 2 weeks in painting,"...
Dates: 1839 July 4

Letter, William Yeaton to Lawrence Lewis, 1839 July 6

 Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.07.06
Identifier: W-774/I
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 2 pages. Alexandria to Woodlawn. Lawrence has selected Mr. Hoop his cashier to pay--Y. will now select material--fears Smoot has no Carolina yellow heart pine needed for the ribs of the arch [for the new tomb]--cement from Smoot--workmen will want a room in one of the out houses--details about work--will see Thos. W. Smith about having screen [fancy iron gate for new tomb]--air-slacked lime. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, laminated, on cover is notation "Judge Washington...
Dates: 1839 July 6

Lloyd George and Party visit Tomb of George Washington, 1924

 Item — Box 33: Series HPC - Box 33
Identifier: HPC - Box 33
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1924

Lord Reading and Archbishop of York at Washington's Tomb, April 2, 1918

 Item — Box 32: Series HPC - Box 32
Identifier: RP-98 ; PG-5046a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: April 2, 1918

Members of the French and British Missions at Washington's Tomb, April 29, 1917

 Item — Box 32: Series HPC - Box 32
Identifier: RP-98 ; PG-5062g
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: April 29, 1917

Memorandum account, Lawrence Lewis, 1837-1839

 Item — Box 62, Folder: 1837.00.00
Identifier: W-774/A
Scope and Contents

A.D. 1 page. For hauling sarcophagus to Mt. Vernon, pd hire of hack for Struthers and workmen to Mt. V. to put up ditto, clothing for Gabriel, "ditto for 1839 to 9th June when he died deduct his meal 7 bushels from his usual allowance to him for the half year", for coffin and digging grave, etc., with amounts given. Fragment. See reverse of letter to Lewis from M. Snyder, dated Dec. 31, 1838, asking for taxes due on house.

Dates: 1837-1839

Mount Vernon Estate, Path to Tomb, Undated

 Item — Box 15: Series HPC - Box 15; Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: RP-1822 ; Photo-6285
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: Undated