NCFA records relating to Synchroma machine

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.naticoll
Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
Dates:
1969-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
21 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Records relating to a possible demonstration and exhibition of a Synchroma machine at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Correspondence is between Adelyn Breeskin and Jan Mulhert of the museum's 20th century department and inventors Stanley Elliott and Honore Guilbeau. Photographs, descriptive statements, and clippings are also included.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The National Collection of Fine Arts, a branch of the Smithsonian Institution, changed its name through an act of Congress to the National Museum of American Art in 1980. The Syncroma machine creates constantly changing visual images using sonic inputs supplied by the artist.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3161 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Adelyn Breeskin represented NCFA in this gift to the Archives.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Synchroma Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinetic artists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elliott, Stanley B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guilbeau, Honore (Honore Cooke), 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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