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Creators:
Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909
Dates:
1843-1990
bulk 1884-1909
Size:
27.74 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kurtchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator, museum director, collector, dealer, and editor Charles M. Kurtz (1855-1909), measure 27.74 linear feet and date from 1843-1990 (bulk dates 1884-1909). The bulk of the collection consists of detailed chronological correspondence between Kurtz and his wife and family, friends, colleagues, and business associates that documents many notable exhibitions, galleries, museums, private collections, as well as cities, people, and events of the period. Also found in the collection are Kurtz's diaries, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs.

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Dates:
1960s-2002
Level:
series
Size:
1 Linear foot (Boxes 3-4, 6-7, OV 8)
Collection ID:
AAA.ojednaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed and broadcast materials consist of booklets, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, flyers, magazines and newspapers, posters, and press releases that feature Ojeda and his artwork. Ojeda's illustrations for The Washington Post Book World section, the Washington Review, and other publications are also in this series. Three video ...

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Dates:
1930-2011
Level:
series
Size:
3 Linear feet (Boxes 1-3)
Collection ID:
AAA.castriva
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material includes address books and contacts, calendars and planners, passports, an oral history transcript conducted by Sharon Zane for the Museum of Modern Art, an interview transcript, high school and college ephemera including exhibition catalogs from the University of Iowa, and a few items relating to Castleman's family consisting...

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Creators:
Pollock, Charles C.
Dates:
1875-1994
Size:
3.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pollchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, muralist, and educator Charles Pollock measure 3.1 linear feet and date from 1875 to 1994. Found within the papers are biographical materials; family and personal correspondence; subject files on art and professional topics; writings; printed material; artwork, including political cartoons and figurative sketches; and photographs of Pollock, his family and friends, and his work.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.7 cm. x 13 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Kakh-i Sahib-Qaraniyya (Sahib-Qaraniyya palace complex) was built on the orders of Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar and by Yahya Khan-i Mushir al-Dawla in 1879. The complex was located in the village of Niavaran, which is in the northeast side of the current city of Tehran. The 1879 construction of the palace added to and expanded the small palace complex ...

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 3.6: Nazmieh - Scene in home." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1890-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 12.4 cm. x 8.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The bank was established as a result of Iran's agreement with Julius De Reuter in 1889. for the first year of its establishment the bank operated from its London headquarters after which it was moved to the building in Maydan-i Tupkhana. The old structure, depicted in this image was replaced by the new brick structure of National Bank in 1930s. Th...

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 1.12: Iran. Tehran? - maidan Sepah." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1890-1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, --.- cm. x --.- cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Based on the different inscriptions in the building, the earliest part of the structure can be dated to early 15th century. The building however has extensive renovations from Safavid and Qajar period. The visible inscriptions in the photo dates to 1307 (1890), therefore the photograph must have been taken after this date. The inscription bears th...

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1267."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1264."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 15.12: Kazvim. mosque of Shah Sultan Hussein. Entrance (sent to Prof. Varjavand, U. of Tehran)." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.7 cm. x 23.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The initial construction on the site of the holy shrine - with an octagonal plan - in Qum dates back to 13th century. In addition to northward expansion of the whole complex, the original octagonal dome was also modified into a round structure in the earlier years of Safavid dynasty. The southwest corner of the structure houses the tombs of more t...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass negative is broken with portions of the glass missing."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "66."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 35.2: Unknown, cracked." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991
Dates:
1920-2004
Size:
20.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.groschai
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City sculptor and teacher Chaim Gross measure 20.9 linear feet and date from 1920-2004. The collection provides comprehensive documentation of Gross's career through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence with family, artists, writers, galleries, museums, educational institutions, and religious and philanthropic organizations, writings, personal business records, extensive printed and published material including motion picture film and video recordings of four documentaries, one hundred and fifteen sketchbooks spanning the bulk of Gross's career, and photographs of Gross, his family, many friends and colleagues from the art world, his studio, personal art collection, and works of art.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.9 cm. x 12.9 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photo depicts a tent in a campsite with people sitting under the tent, on the edge of the carpet in front of it and standing on both sides of it. The focus of the image though seems to be the figures sitting in the darkest part of the image, under the tent. The most visible of these figures, sitting on the right side of the group under the ten...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The four sides are chopped off."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1076."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 56.11: Camp." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]