Guide to the Anthony W. Pendergast Collection
NMAH.AC.0882

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0882
Creators:
Pendergast, Anthony W., 1879-
Dates:
1920s-1970.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Correspondence, photographs, notes, clippings and other materials relating to Pendergast's research on cigar store Indians.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Illinois optometrist who was a collector, author, and authority on American folk art.

Administration
Processing Information note
Collection processed by Jason Nargis (intern), supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist, March 2006.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Jason Nargis
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Anthony W. Pendergast Collection, 1920s-1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center in 2005 by the Division of Music, Sports, and Entertainment.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cigar store Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Figure sculpture--United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folk art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood sculpture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu