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Creators:
Frank-Rush, La Vern, 1918-2011
Dates:
1936-2007
bulk 1936-1942
Size:
0.2 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.franla
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The La Vern Frank-Rush papers regarding the WPA Art Center in Sioux City, Iowa, measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1936 to 2007 with the bulk dated 1936 to 1942. Two scrapbooks compiled by Frank-Rush between 1936 and 1942 contain introductory and concluding statements added by her in 2006. A memoir, circa 2007, documents activities, achievements, staff, and participants of the WPA Art Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Also included is a CD-ROM with images of the scrapbooks and memoir, along with seven images of Frank-Rush's artwork.

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Dates:
1865-1896 and undated
Size:
1.8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 63
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Publication of memoirs, or scientific papers, began in 1849 with the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. The papers in this record unit, apparently unpublished, consist of memoirs sent to or requested by the Smithsonian but for some reason not published. Many are undated, but nothing suggests that any of these papers predate the 1865 ...

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Creators:
Hervey, Wilna, 1894-1979
Dates:
1883-1985
Size:
4.9 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hervwiln
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist and silent film actress Wilna Hervey and her lifelong companion painter Nan Mason date from 1883 through 1985 and measure 4.9 linear feet. The collection is comprised mostly of letters to Hervey and Mason from friends, colleagues, and Mason's father, Dan Mason, also a silent film actor. Also found are personal photographs and snapshots, Hervey's handwritten memoirs, as well as twelve folders of Dan Mason's papers.

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Creators:
Berman, Avis
Dates:
1939-2006
Size:
3 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bermavis3
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Avis Berman research material on art dealer and curator Katharine Kuh measures 3.0 linear feet and dates from 1939 to 2006. The materials were compiled by art historian Avis Berman in preparing Katharine Kuh's memoir, which was published posthumously as My Love Affair with Modern Art: Behind the Scenes with a Legendary Curator. The collection includes Katharine Kuh's files; Kuh's drafts, manuscripts and interviews for her memoir; and Avis Berman's files relating to the book's publication. Also included is memorabilia.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1993-2006
Size:
15 Cubic feet (includes video and audio cassettes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1303
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of oral history interviews conducted between 1993 and 2006 with individuals in the computing industry.

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Creators:
Bahr, A. W.
Dates:
1919-1957
bulk 1947-1957
Size:
1.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Abel William Bahr was a coal merchant and general importer born in China who became an important collector of Chinese art. Several books and catalogues have been published about his collection. His papers include numerous drafts and notes about his memoirs as a collector, correspondence with other collectors and photographs of Chinese art objects, from jade to pottery to paintings.

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Creators:
Taylor, Miriam Price
Price, Edwin, 1829-1901 (locomotive engineer)
Dates:
1893
Size:
0.3 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0070
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents handwritten reminiscences of Edwin Price's experiences operating steam engines.

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Creators:
Dall, Mark H.
Dates:
circa 1821-1914, and data from 1942
Size:
6.69 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of the Healey and Dall family. Of importance are the diaries, journals, reports, sermons, and writings of Charles Henry Appleton Dall, circa 1830-1886, first Unitarian missionary to India. In addition there are genealogy notes; Mark and George Healey correspondence; Caroline Healey Dall correspond...

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Creators:
Knight, Charles Robert,1874-1953
Dates:
circa 1945-2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of materials compiled by Knight's granddaughter, Rhoda Knight Kalt. Papers include a brief biography of Knight, three sketchbooks published in 2002-2003, a memoir of Knight written by Kalt, and an unfinished autobiography of Knight.

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Creators:
Kihn, W. Langdon
Dates:
1904-1990
bulk 1904-1957
Size:
8.5 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kihnwlan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and illustrator W. Langdon Kihn measure approximately 8.5 linear feet and date from 1904-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1904-1957. Papers document Kihn's career and travels associated with his interests in documenting the native American tribal nations of the United States and Canada in portraiture and writings. Found here are biographical materials, voluminous correspondence, memoirs and writings, one travel diary, printed material, financial records, three sketchbooks, sketches, and photographs.

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