Alexandra S. Watkins papers relating to Miye Matsukata

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.watkalex
Creators:
Watkins, Alexandra Solowij, 1933-
Dates:
1969-1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Forty slides (1969-1979) taken by Watkins of jewelry and a bathroom frieze designed by Miye Matsukata, two press releases (1980), and three photocopies of clippings (1979) concerning Matsukata and her work, one is an obituary.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Watkins is a jeweler, goldsmith, Boston, Mass. who headed jeweler Miye Matsukata's workshop for many years and photographed pieces as they were returned for cleaning or repair.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1985 by Alexandra Solowij Watkins.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Jewelry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewelry making Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asian American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewelers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goldsmiths Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewelers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Matsukata, Miye, 1922-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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