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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Assistant Director (Management)
Dates:
1956-1967
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (25 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of records maintained by Assistant Director Carlton W. Tillinghast, 1961-1969, with smaller amounts created by his predecessor Kenneth H. Drummond, 1959-1961, and the executive officer, Vaughan Harmon. Also included is correspondence and memoranda addressed to Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Dire...

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence and administrative files maintained by Assistant Directors Kenneth H. Drummond, 1959-1961, and Carlton W. Tillinghast, 1961-1969. Records prior to 1959 were created mostly by the executive officer, Vaughan Harmon. Correspondents include astronomers and scientists, SAO and Smithso...

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Creators:
Gordon, Elizabeth, 1906-2000
Dates:
1958-1987
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers, 1959-1987, of Elizabeth Gordon, editor of the periodical, House Beautiful from 1941-1964, mostly related to her research for the August and September 1960 issues of House Beautiful regarding the Japanese aesthetic concept of "shibui", and the subsequent travelling "shibui exhibition" from 1961-1964. Included are correspondence, some photocopies, 1959-1963; notes; drafts for articles and lectures; printed material including magazine and newspaper clippings, 1959-1987; 2 books, and exhibition announcements; drawings of paper and foil art; a photo album containing photos of exhibition installations; and photographs, slides, color transparencies, and lantern slides depicting people, sites, and objects reflecting the "shibui" aesthetic.

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Dates:
1923-1989, undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.hurdpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This subseries includes letters from Walter Annenberg, Julie Eisenhower, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks, and Prince Ranier of Monaco. Six letters from Pat Nixon include photographs of Henriette Wyeth Hurd finishing Mrs. Nixon's portrait. See Appendix for a list of correspondents from Series 2.3.

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Creators:
American Federation of Arts
Dates:
1895-1993
bulk 1909-1969
Size:
79.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerfeda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) provide researchers with a complete set of documentation focusing on the founding and history of the organization from its inception through the 1960s. The collection measures 79.8 linear feet, and dates from 1895 through 1993, although the bulk of the material falls between 1909 and 1969. Valuable for its coverage of twentieth-century American art history, the collection also provides researchers with fairly comprehensive documentation of the many exhibitions and programs supported and implemented by the AFA to promote and study contemporary American art, both nationally and abroad.

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Dates:
1909-1991
undated
Level:
series
Size:
3.6 Linear feet ((Boxes 1-4))
Collection ID:
AAA.cunnimog
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence found in this series is with both family members and business colleagues, reflecting both aspects of Cunningham's life. See Appendix for a list of notable correspondents from Series 2.

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Dates:
1926-1974, undated
Level:
series
Size:
22 Linear feet (Boxes 1-22; Reels 5488-5545)
Collection ID:
AAA.downgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series consists of the business and personal correspondence of Edith Gregor Halpert and the Downtown Gallery. For the most part, this series is general business correspondence concerning routine activities of the Downtown Gallery, including the American Folk Art Gallery and the Daylight Gallery, both operated by the Downtown Gallery on the sam...