Weights of Gen. George Washington and his generals taken at West Point, August 19, 1783
Scope and Contents
Photographs, photocopies of the photographs, and CD-ROM of photographs of a handwritten list of the names and weights of generals, colonels, and lieutenant colonels in the United States Army in 1783. Included in the photograph are etchings of Washington's farewell to his officers and his resignation as commander of the United States Army. Also includes correspondence about the items between the Division of Manuscripts and the Library of Congress. The photograph was created by Jack V. Albretsen in 1968.
- Albretsen, Jack V., 1943- (creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
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Biographical / Historical
Jack V. Albretsen (1943-) was a photograph processor and printer.
Jack V. Albretsen was born on December 28, 1943 in San Mateo, California. He was a photographer processor and printer in Redwood City, California.
2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Item donated by Jack V. Albretsen around 1969.
Folder 2 donated by Jack V. Albretsen in May 2014.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Jack V. Albretsen; 1968.
Donated; Jack V. Albretsen; May 2014.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Processed; Rose Frank; 2011.
Processed; Erin Owens; May 2015.
- Register of Weights of Gen. George Washington and his generals taken at West Point, August 19, 1783
- Rose Frank
- 15 April 2011
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.