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Creators:
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906
Dates:
1851-1899
Size:
12 items
Collection ID:
AAA.johneast
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The letters of Eastman Johnson contain 12 items and date from 1851 to 1899. The letters provide scattered documentation of his career as a painter and printmaker.

Creators:
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988
Dates:
1914-1983
Size:
2.6 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bishisab
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of realist painter Isabel Bishop date from 1914 to 1983 and measure 2.6 linear feet. The collection documents Bishop's painting career, her friendship with other artists, and her participation in several arts organizations. There are scattered biographical documents, correspondence with fellow artists such as Peggy Bacon, Warren Chappell, Edward Laning, and R. B. Kitaj, and with writers, curators, museums, galleries, arts organizations, and others. Also found are arts organization files, Bishop's writings about Warren Chappell and friend Reginald Marsh, notes, exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material, photographs of Bishop and her artwork, and photographs of Reginald and Felicia Marsh. Original artwork includes 8 sketchbooks, loose sketches, prints, and watercolor figure studies.

Creators:
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902
Dates:
1860-1900
Size:
13 items
Collection ID:
AAA.bieralbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection comprises 13 letters written by renowned Hudson River School landscape painter Albert Bierstadt between 1860 and 1900. The majority of the letters were penned in the last two decades of his life and discuss his painting, the inspiration he found in nature, his studio, and concerns relating to commissions and finances.

Creators:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Dates:
circa 1920, 1943
Size:
8 items
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Collection consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters written by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The three notebooks and notebook fragments contain Pippin's World War I memoirs written in the 1920s, one of which is illustrated by Pippin with six drawings of war scenes. Two letters are dated 1943 and circa 1943. One of the letters is written to "Dear Friends" and begins with "life story of art."; the other is written to dealer Robert Carlen about showing his painting Domino [Game] Players.

Creators:
Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
Consolidation Coal Company
Dates:
1885-1940s
Size:
23 cubic feet (99 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1007
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the building, operation and daily life of coal mining communities in Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio between 1911 and 1946. The collection is a valuable for the study of mining technology and the social conditions of the time period and regions.

Creators:
Paredon Records
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010
Dane, Barbara
Dates:
1969-2007
Size:
8.85 cubic feet
1 cubic foot (Phonograph records)
6.6 cubic feet (Audiotapes)
1.25 cubic feet (Business records)
Collection ID:
CFCH.PARE
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Paredon Records audiorecordings consist of all 50 of the recordings released by Paredon, along with the master audiotapes. Many of the recordings have a file containing business records relating to their production. These business records include artist contracts, recording reports, various notes on records produced, photographs of artists, news articles both about and by Barbara Dane, Irwin Silber, and Paredon Records, correspondence by Barbara Dane, Irwin Silber and Paredon Records, and other miscellany. Many contracts are signed by both Paredon Records and the artist. Correspondence is primarily between business associates. A complete inventory of the business records is available.

Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
circa 1977-1978
Size:
15.25 linear feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-039
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on history of the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D. C. The show was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from March of 1977 to March 1978. Louise Daniel Hutchinson served as curator. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, posters, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Odell, Scott, 1935-
Dates:
1964-1977
Size:
18 cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ODEL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The J. Scott Odell folk music collection (1945-2016, inclusive) contains AV recordings, photographs, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Odell's career at the Smithsonian as a musical instrument conservator and researcher of American music traditions. The collection largely consists of materials relating to Odell's research trips (often combined with personal visits) throughout the Eastern United States. Research strengths of the collection include the history of the Appalachian dulcimer and banjo, the Smithsonian Folkways project "Black Banjo Songsters," musician and poet Burt Porter, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.

Creators:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Hamner, Lucile
Dates:
1935
Size:
0.25 linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.079
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection contains a U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs report written by Lucile Hamner (1901-1997) documenting the housing conditions in the Lovelock Indian Colony Reservation region in Nevada in 1935.

Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994
Dockstader, Frederick J.
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912
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Dates:
1890-1998
Size:
400 linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.

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