A Finding Aid to the Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies, circa 1938-1939, in the Archives of American Art
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Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.devimich
Creators:
De Vivo, Michael
Dates:
circa 1938-1939
Languages:
English
The collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.1 linear feet
Repository:
Archives of American Art
The Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies measure 0.1 linear feet and date from circa 1938 to 1939. The color transparencies depict the construction of the presidential portraits atop Mount Rushmore. Several show the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, and others at work on the project.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies measure 0.1 linear feet and date from circa 1938 to 1939. The color transparencies depict the construction of the presidential portraits atop Mount Rushmore. Several show the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, and others at work on the project.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged as 1 series.
Series 1: Photographic Materials, circa 1938-1939 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Michael De Vivo is a collector from Bedford Hills, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
The collection was digitized in its entirety in 2016 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Processing Information note
The collection was described and prepared for digitization by Judy Ng in 2016.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Judy Ng
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
The photographic transparencies were donated in 1988 by collector Michael De Vivo, who received the materials from the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency in New York.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies, circa 1938-1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Use note
The Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mount Rushmore National Memorial (S.D.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C., 20001
Phone: 202-633-7950
http://www.aaa.si.edu/askus