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Martin Johnson Heade papers
Creators:
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904
Dates:
1853-1904
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.headmart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of painter Martin Johnson Heade measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1853 to 1904. The bulk of the collection consists of letters from his friend and fellow artist, Frederic Edwin Church between 1866-1899. Within the papers is an annotated sketchbook, circa 1853-1877, and a detailed handwritten notebook about hummingbirds dating from circa 1864 and circa 1881. Also found are a few letters and notes from others, deeds, and an 1865 exhibition catalog.

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Reginald Marsh papers
Creators:
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954
Dates:
1897-1955
Size:
9.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.marsregi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) measure approximately 9.3 linear feet and date from circa 1897 to 1955. The collection documents the life and work of the artist, who was best known for his paintings and illustrations depicting scenes of vaudeville, night clubs, burlesque, and New York City. Marsh was a lifelong free-lance illustrator for the New Yorker, Esquire and many other national magazines. Papers include correspondence, diaries, notebooks, sketches, scrapbooks, business and financial papers, and photographs, as well as some biographical and printed material.

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Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate papers
Creators:
Louis, Morris, 1912-1962
Dates:
circa 1910s-2007
bulk 1965-2000
Size:
17.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.louimorr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate papers measure 17.8 linear feet and date from circa 1912-2007, with the bulk of the material dating from 1965-2000. The collection documents Morris Louis' career as a Color Field painter and founding participant in the Washington Color School, as well as the subsequent administration of his estate by his wife Marcella Brenner. Found within Morris Louis' papers are biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, scattered financial records, notes, writings, printed materials, and a canvas sample. The Morris Louis Estate papers include records of gallery exhibitions, mostly André Emmerich Gallery; artwork inventories; legal records concerning the lawsuit Bernstein v. Brenner; financial records of the sale of Louis' artwork; printed materials; writings about Louis; photographs of exhibition installations and artwork; and project files which include documentation of film projects by Robert Pierce Productions, a catalog raisonne, documentation of PBS documentaries, video recordings of the exhibition "Morris Louis Now", and numerous sound recordings of interviews with artists discussing Morris Louis conducted by Anita Faatz.

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French Balloon Scrapbook
Dates:
1700s to 1930s
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0254
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook, largely concerned with ballooning in France. Many items in the scrapbook are illustrations of early balloon flights, and there are illustrations of imaginary air vehicles, some of which are quite fanciful. The scrapbook also contains content pertaining to airships and aircraft.

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Charles A. Lindbergh Banquet Program
Dates:
June 14, 1927
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (2 items)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0362
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of an invitation to and a menu (program booklet) from the "WE" banquet sponsored by the Mayor's Committee on Receptions held at the Hotel Commodore in New York City on June 16, 1927, commemorating Charles A. Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight.

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Dornier Do X Photograph Album [Ben M. Anderson]
Dates:
1929
Size:
0.28 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0653
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photo album containing 23 photographs, probably taken during the rollout and initial taxiing and flight tests of the original Dornier Do X on July 12, 1929.

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William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann Papers
Dates:
circa 1885-1981
Size:
14.41 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (20 document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7293
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Materials in this record unit were donated to the Archives by Lucile Quarry Mann and the National Zoological Park between 1977 and 1988. During 1980 and 1981, Lucile Mann narrated the 16mm motion picture on audiotape with scripts by Pamela M. Henson, Oral Historian. In 1985, the motion picture was transferred to a 3/4" videotape and the …

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Oral history interview with Sidney B. Felsen
Creators:
Felsen, Sidney B., 1924-
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter
Dates:
2009 Oct. 23-Nov. 20
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording, master: 4 memory cards (3 hr., 10 min.), digital, 1.25 in.)
76 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.felsen09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sidney B. Felsen conducted 2009 Oct. 23 and Nov. 20, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art at Gemini G.E.L. Print Studio in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Oral history interview with Nell Blaine
Creators:
Blaine, Nell, 1922-1996
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1967 June 15
Size:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.blaine67
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Nell Blaine conducted 1967 June 15, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Sylvan Cole
Creators:
Cole, Sylvan
Berman, Avis
Dates:
2000 June-October
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cole00
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sylvan Cole conducted 2000 June-October, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art.

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