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Creators:
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
Dates:
1866-1934
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.eakithom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The letters of Thomas Eakins measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1866 to 1934. They primarily document the period between 1866 and 1869 that he spent studying art in Paris, as well as his career as a portrait artist.

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Creators:
Hutton, William R., 1826-1901
Dates:
1830-1965
Size:
30 Cubic feet (33 boxes, 21 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0987
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and work of William R. Hutton, a civil engineer during the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Materials include diaries, notebooks, correspondence, letterpress copy book, printed materials, publications, specifications, photographs, drawings, and maps that document the construction of several architectural and engineering projects during this period. Most notable are the records containing information related to the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Hudson River Tunnel, the Washington Aqueduct, the Kanawha River Canal, and the Washington/Harlem River Bridge. There are also several records about railroads in the state of Maryland, the District of Columbia and elsewhere, including the Western Maryland Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Colorado Midlands Railway, Baltimore and Drum Point Railroad, the Northern Adirondack Railroad, and the Pittsfield and Williamstown Railroad. The records can be used to track the progression of these projects, and engineering innovation during the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Creators:
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000
Dates:
1929-1985
Size:
4.3 Linear feet (5 boxes, 1 OV)
Collection ID:
AAA.rathperr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of museum director Perry Townsend Rathbone measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1985. The papers document Rathbone's career as museum director of the City Art Museum of St. Louis and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and his later work with Christie's New York office. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence with friends and colleagues, writings, professional and project files, printed materials, and photographs, mostly of exhibitions.

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Dates:
June 16-30, [sic] June 16- July 31, 1896
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kurtchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(Laura B. Starr, John W. Beatty?, C. Klackner, D.C. Thomson-Goupil Gallery, Augustus Koopman, Harrison S. Morris, E.A. Walton, Fritz Thaulow, Alexander Harrison, Henry Farrer, Emil K. Kegel, Charles M. Kurtz, Halsey C. Ives, Frank Russell Green, Allen B. Pond, Robert Minor, Ellen Thompson, Sara Hallowell, Emil K. Kegel, Angelo del Mero, Alfred C. H...

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Quimby, George I. (George Irving), 1913-2003
Dates:
circa 1935-circa 1978
Size:
0.21 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists entirely of Quimby's correspondence. Correspondents include: Glenn A. Black, Douglas S. Byers, Henry B. Collins, Jr., Fay-Cooper Cole, Claude Desgoffe, Frederick H. Douglas, Gordon F. Ekholm, Charles H. Fairbanks, R. A. Gibson, Gutorm Gjessing, John M. Goggin, E. M. Greenman, Carl E. Guthe, A. Irving Hallowell, Robert F. He...

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Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1907-1959 (some earlier)
Size:
683 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Harrington was a Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist involved in the study of over one hundred American tribes. His speciality was linguistics. Most of the material concerns California, southwestern, northwestern tribes and includes ethnological, archeological, historical notes; writings, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, biological specimens, and other types of documents. Also of concern are general linguistics, sign language, writing systems, writing machines, and sound recordings machines. There is also some material on New World Spanish, Old World languages. In addition, there are many manuscripts of writings that Harrington sketched, partially completed, or even completed but never published. The latter group includes not only writings about anthropological subjects but also histories, ranging from a biography of Geronimo to material on the history of the typewriter. The collection incorporates material of Richard Lynch Garner, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and others. In his field work, Harrington seems sometimes to have worked within fairly firm formats, this especially being true when he was "rehearing" material, that is in using an informant to verify and correct the work of other researchers. Often, however, the interviews with informants (and this seems to have been the case even with some "rehearings") seem to have been rather free form, for there is a considerable intertwining of subjects. Nevertheless, certain themes frequently appear in his work, including annotated vocabularies concerning flora and fauna and their use, topography, history and biography, kinship, cosmology (including tribal astronomy), religion and philosophy, names and observations concerning neighboring tribes, sex and age division, material culture, legends, and songs. The fullness of such materials seems to have been limited only by the time Harrington had to spend with a goup and the knowledge of his informants.

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Dates:
1804-1951
Level:
series
Size:
(Boxes 2-5; 3.6 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.veddelih
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Series consists of Vedder's personal, professional, and family correspondence, comprised mostly of incoming letters as well as some copies or drafts of outgoing letters. Correspondents include family, friends, artists, dealers, collectors, admirers, and publishers. The bulk of the business correspondence was written by Caroline R. Vedder on behalf ...

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