Desk

Location:
1 Ethan Allen Homestead Ste 2,Vermont,Burlington,05408
Identifier:
E101-00018
Institution:
Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

MacDonough Desk

Made in Britain, this walnut desk belonged to Commodore Thomas MacDonough. His name is engraved on a brass plate on the lid.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0045
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Portable Writing Desk

Date:
c. 1861

This portable writing desk belonged to Lieut. John L Wright, Co K, 34th Pennsylvannia Volunteers. Wright, from Lancaster County, PA was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in Company K, 34th PA Regiment on May 15, 1861. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 21, 1861, and Adjutant on May 27, 1863.

Description (physical):

Wood, cloth, brass. W 51.8 cm, L 46 cm, H 13.7 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0001
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Eisenhower Desk

Date:
1954
Creator:
White House Carpenters

This desk was a reproduction of a desk used by President George Washington. It was made from pine boards salvaged from The White House during the 1948-1952 renovations.  The White House Ushers presented this desk to President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a Christmas gift in 1954.  In the top drawer at the left, Eisenhower kept a card catalog of his personal library.  

Description (physical):

Wood, bronze.  L 152.4, W 82.2, H 91.5 cm

Location:
250 Eisenhower Farm Drive Gettysburg,Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
EISE 2988
Institution:
Eisenhower National Historic Site