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Creators:
Frazee, John, 1790-1852
Dates:
1819-1966
bulk 1819-1893
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.frazejoh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and architect John Frazee measure 0.6 linear feet, and date from 1819-1966, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1819-1893. These scattered papers contain documentation of Frazee's early career as a gravestone carver, his commission to design the New York Customs House, and his busts of John Jay, the Marquis De Lafayette, and other famous figures. There is also correspondence with family members, genealogical materials, sketches of Frazee monuments and stone engravings, poems and notes by Frazee, printed materials, a few financial documents, photographs of works of art, and a plaster cast of a medal.

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Dates:
1906-1978, undated
Level:
series
Size:
Reels 5249-5252, 5741
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, art work, miscellaneous items, and photographs were received from the Estate of Sally Kent Gorton in 2001. Although not physically integrated with the main portion of the collection, this addition to the Rockwell Kent papers is described with the appropriate series in the online edition of the finding aid. Writings consist of Kent's cont...

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Dates:
1920, 1951-1987
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 4; 0.3 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.dehndoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Series consists of the writings of Dorothy Dehner, including articles, poems, lectures and speeches, and other pieces, as well as some writings of others. Writings document some of the influences on Dehner's art, some of her ideas about art in general and certain works in particular, and some of her other creative and more scholarly endeavors, as w...

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Dates:
1839
circa 1923-1986
Level:
series
Size:
2.9 Linear feet (Box 3-5, OV 13)
Collection ID:
AAA.grahjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains writings by Graham and others in the form of book-length manuscripts, annotated books, card files, essays, lists, notes, notebooks, poetry, and handwritten prayers. Books and notebooks comprise the bulk of materials. Books are generally found in multiple drafts in the form of manuscripts and annotated typescripts. Two works ar...

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Creators:
Shuster, Will
Dates:
[undated] and 1914-1970
Size:
12 Reels (ca. 3000 items (on 12 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.shuswill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with John Sloan and others, writings, poems, original art works, scrapbooks, photographs, and Shuster's own descriptions of his work.

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Creators:
Miller, Flora Whitney
Dates:
1915-1982
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.millflor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of papers (168 items) of socialite, art collector and patron Flora Whitney Miller document Miller's life-long friendship with surrealist artist Kay Sage measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1982. Found within the papers are 79 letters written to Miller by Sage; four letters written to Miller after Sage's suicide about Sage, and one reply letter; typescripts of 63 poems written by Sage, one handwritten poem by Sage, two Sage exhibition catalogs, and 18 snapshot photographs of Sage, Miller, and their friends. Documentation of Miller's career is not found within the papers.

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Creators:
King, D. Ward
Dates:
1902-2005
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet ( 2 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1332
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs, publications and correspondence related to D. Ward King's invention the King Road Drag, or the Split-Oak drag, which improved rural travel in the early 20th century by introducing a simple design and low-effort system for grading poor-quality roads. The King Road Drag was promoted heavily across the United States and Canada via the "Good Roads Campaign" originally sponsored by the railroad companies in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1811-1937
Size:
3.66 Cubic feet (consisting of 5.5 boxes, 1 folder, 9 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Temperance
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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