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Buell Mullen papers
Creators:
Mullen, Buell, 1901-
Dates:
1942-1982
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mullbuel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of muralist Buell Mullen measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1982. Found are scattered biographical material, professional correspondence, information on mixing epoxy resins, printed material, and photographs.

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Violet Oakley papers
Creators:
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961
Dates:
1841-1981
Size:
56.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.oaklviol
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, stained glass artist, and muralist Violet Oakley measure 56.4 linear feet and date from 1841-1981. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and business correspondence; writings, including essays, lectures, and project drafts; diaries and journals; financial material; artwork; printed material, including scrapbooks; and photographs, 3 albums, 322 glass plate negatives, and 1600 film negatives of Oakley, her family and friends, and her work.

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Oral history interview with Nina von Eckardt
Creators:
von Eckardt, Nina, 1940-
Berman, Avis
Dates:
2012 July 31 and August 13
Size:
114 Pages (Transcript)
1 Item (4 sound files (5 hrs. 56 min))
Collection ID:
AAA.voneck12
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Nina von Eckardt conducted 2012 July 31 and August 13, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, at von Eckardt's home, in West New York, N.J.

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Katherine Cheung Collection [Leschenko]
Creators:
Cheung, Katherine
Dates:
1930-2017
Size:
0.92 Cubic feet (2 flat boxes, 11 VHS tapes)
0.18 Gigabytes (7 digital images)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Katherine Cheung (1904-2003) was the first woman pilot of Chinese descent to earn a pilot's license in the United States. This collection consists of material documenting the aviation career of Katherine Cheung.

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Website Records
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Portrait Gallery's "Portal to American Portraits" website as it existed on November 18, 2013. The website allows visitors to search more than 100,000 portrait records from the Catalog of American Portraits (CAP), a survey of American portraits in public and private collections across the United States and …

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Website Records
Dates:
2008-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-241
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites, three subsites, and a blog maintained by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). The primary NPG website was crawled on October 20, 2015, and January 22, 2016 and again on February 21, 2016, shortly after the website was redesigned. The website includes information on exhibitions, visiting, educational activities, and publications. The …

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Edith Emerson papers
Creators:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981
Dates:
1839-1981
bulk 1894-1971
Size:
2.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.emeredit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, illustrator, and curator Edith Emerson measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1839 to 1981, with the bulk of the material dating from 1894-1971. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters from friends and colleagues; writings and notes by Emerson and others; artwork, including three sketchbooks; subject files; photographs of Emerson, family, friends, and artwork; and scattered printed material.

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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1869
Dates:
1865–1869
Size:
36 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1027
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 36 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1027. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–69. The records consist of 43 bound volumes and 10.8 meters of unbound documents. The bound volumes include letters and endorsements sent, orders and circulars issued and received, registers of letters received, and other records. The unbound documents consist primarily of letters and reports sent and received.

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Oral history interview with Laurie Simmons
Creators:
Simmons, Laurie
Lyon, Christopher
Dates:
2017 May 25-September 27
Size:
4 Items (sound files (2 hrs., 41 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.simmon17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Laurie Simmons conducted 2017 May 25 and September 27 by Christopher Lyon, for the Archives of American Art, at Simmons' home and studio in Brooklyn, New York.

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William Wildschut Photograph Collection
Creators:
Wildschut, William
Dates:
1870-1930
bulk 1917-1928
Size:
183 Negatives (photographic)
21 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.033
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The William Wildschut photograph collection contains 183 photographic negatives, and 89 post cards. From 1917 to 1928 William Wildschut studied the Apsáalooke people through interviews, photography, and the collection of cultural objects. In 1921 Wildschut was hired as a field man by George Gustav Heye the director of the Museum of the American Indian, Wildschut officially collected and conducted field expeditions in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Canada, and North Dakota on behalf of the Museum until 1928. Wildschuts photographs include portrait style photos of Apsáalooke people, special events, daily reservation life, interments, and encampments. Tribes represented in this collection are primarily Apsáalooke, the postcard collection consists of other tribes including Lakota, Arapaho, and other unidentified tribes.

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