Scrapbooks

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1890-1920

Location Note

Folders 122.1-122.2

GUSN

GUSN-297986

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Description

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.

Details

Collection Code

MS008

Collection Name

Casey family papers

Reference Code

MS008.23.01

Record Details

Description Level

Sub-series

Location Note

Folders 122.1-122.2