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Subseries A, Scrapbooks, 1890-1920 (#122.1-122.2) provide extensive information about architectural projects in Washington and New York along with family information and obituaries. The scrapbook dated ca. 1890-899 includes clippings related to architectural projects in New York and Washington; Library of Congress and other projects; controversy over Edward Pearce Casey as architect for Library; also personal and family clippings; obituary for Robert W. Weir; of funeral of Lt. Edward Wanton Casey; certificates from École des Beaux Arts for Edward Pearce Casey; memorial to Thomas Lincoln Casey with detailed listings of ranks and assignments; invitation to Edward Pearce Casey from Society of the Cincinnati, State of New York, to attend centennial anniversary celebration of the death of George Washington, 1899. The second scrapbook, dating 1890-1920, includes clippings related to projects including the Memorial Bridge across the Potomac, DAR Memorial Hall, Grant Monument; personal clippings about Thomas Lincoln Casey Jr.; obituary for Bernard Richardson Green (1843-1913) describing association with Thomas Lincoln Casey and the building of the Library of Congress, State War and navy Building, and other projects; obituary for J. Alden Weir; obituary and articles about Smithmeyer, 1908.

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Collection Name
Casey family papers
Collection Code
MS008
Dates
1890-1920
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Sub-series
GUSN
297986
Reference Code
MS008.23.01

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Location Note
Folders 122.1-122.2

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