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Creators:
Thompson, Eloise
Dates:
1965
Size:
20 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of twenty slides taken at the Kibo Art Gallery, which was run by Tanzanian artist Elimo Njau. Ten of the slides were published/distributed by the Kibo Art Gallery and depict art objects. The other ten slides were photographed by Peace Corps volunteer Eloise Thompson and portray people at a workshop at the Kibo Art Gallery in Marangu in 1965, including artist Elimo Njau.

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Creators:
Diamond, Martin
Dates:
1928-2013
Size:
3.2 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.diammart2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art dealer, writer and teacher, Martin Diamond measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928 to 2013. The materials involve to a limited degree Diamond’s wife, Harriette Diamond, co-owner and co-operator of Martin Diamond Fine Arts, Inc. Their gallery work and relationships with artists they represented are documented by writings, subject and artist files, and photographic materials. Subject files concern American abstract art, particularly the 20th century Transcendental abstract painters, and include printed materials, correspondence and photographic materials. Artists’ files include similar materials and some writings by artists. Photographic materials are of artworks and exhibition installations.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1906-1920
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inventories of the Charles Lang Freer Collection donated to the Smithsonian. Materials include bound inventories of the art collection signed and sealed by Freer and Smithsonian officials, and copies of inventories. Some records are duplicated in the records of the Office of the Secretary (Record Unit 45); and in ...

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Creators:
Archives of American Art.
Dates:
1813-1953
bulk 1915-1925
Size:
4.4 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.archamea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily exhibition catalogs for modernist art exhibitions held in New York City during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Also included are catalogs for Boston exhibitions, mainly pre-1900, and a few other locales; exhibition announcements; gallery publications; and other printed material.

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Creators:
Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects.
Dates:
1941
Size:
0.4 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.citicomf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects records are dated 1941 and comprise 0.4 linear feet. The records contain correspondence between Committee member and co-founder, Aline Davis Hays, and various organizations, artists, and museum professionals concerning support for the Committee in its efforts to preserve the continuation of the government arts projects under the WPA. The records also include writings about the importance of the WPA as well as a synopsis of the WPA from 1940 to 1941.

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Creators:
American Art Research Council.
Dates:
1935-1956
bulk 1942-1947
Size:
3 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerartr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Art Research Council, a cooperative research group headquartered at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, measure 3 linear feet and date from 1935 to 1956. The records include Chairman Juliana Force's correspondence, administrative correspondence, advisory committee files, miscellaneous administrative files, scattered financial records, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Masters Program in the History of Decorative Arts
Dates:
1975-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Newsletter of the Decorative Arts Society, Inc., formerly titled the Decorative Arts Society Newsletter.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art, Dept. of Graphic Arts
Dates:
1915, circa 1960-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of Martina R. Norelli, associate curator of Graphic Arts, and include original inventory sheets of works of art purchased from or donated by individuals and societies, including the Chicago Society of Etchers; minutes of meetings of professional societies; brochures from exhibitions; exhibition catalogues;...

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Creators:
O'Connor, Francis V.
Dates:
1920-2009
Size:
23.4 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.oconfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art historian Francis O'Connor measure 23.4 linear feet and date from 1920-2009. Found within the papers are artist and exhibition files, questionnaires, transcripts, writings, project files, and printed material that pertain to O'Connor's research and publications on the New Deal and the Federal Arts Project of the Works Progress Administration.

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Creators:
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968
Dates:
1921-1983
Size:
2.4 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dharrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art curator, lecturer, and museum director, René d’Harnoncourt (1901-1968), document d'Harnoncourt's activities, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly as they relate to Mexican and Native American art. D'Harnoncourt's career, including his arrival in Mexico in 1925, his curation of the exhibitions, Mexican Art (1930-1932), and Indian Art of the United States (1941), and his work for the Department of the Interior’s Indian Arts and Crafts Board from 1937-1944, are documented in small amounts of biographical material and correspondence, published writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs of d'Harnoncourt and colleagues, and photographs of works of art. The collection also contains a drawing of d'Harnoncourt, and photocopies of caricatures of d'Harnoncourt and others.

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