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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dr. Sterling Brown reads poems which illustrate certain things he believes should be said about the poetry of American negroes. He speaks about spirituals and African American poets, including Phillis Wheatley, James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, and Margaret Walker; and reads their poems. John Kinard provides introduction.

Poetry reading. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1969
Level:
item
Size:
5 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Gaston Neal talks about what poetry is and the origins of it. He begins with a discussion of Egyptian writing, continues through to the oral tradition of Africa, and finally with poetry from African Americans. Neal reads folk tales and poetry from Africa; and poetry by African Americans, including Phillis Wheatley, Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldo...

Lecture and poetry reading. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Some of the content repeats over assets. AV003446: dated 19690217. AV003519, AV003515, AV003532, AV003445: undated.

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Dates:
1896, 1926-1958
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.mccaeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Subseries consists of files stemming from various research projects, some of which resulted in a finished product (such as articles, books, other published works) and some of which were only planned and never completed, and other research activities, such as speaking engagements and consulting jobs. Files include correspondence, notes, manuscripts,...

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Creators:
Fisk, Edward, 1886-1944
Dates:
1887-1990
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fiskedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, letters, a subject file on Genevieve Taggard, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.

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Dates:
circa 1927-1984
Level:
series
Size:
(Boxes 1-3; 2.1 linear ft.)
Collection ID:
AAA.greebalc2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The writings of Balcomb Greene include articles, novels, short stories, poems, journal entries, lecture notes, student writings, and a thesis. Notes drafts, notes and partial manuscripts of two books - "The Villain and the School" and a book "about what happens ? when an artist joins a university faculty" - several novels, and short stories, are a...

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Creators:
Vargas, Alberto, 1896-1982
Dates:
1914-1985
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vargalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of illustrator Alberto Vargas measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1985. The collection is comprised of awards and certificates; beauty pageant judging records; correspondence; a diary from 1915; a notebook and poems; pencil drawings; clippings, magazines, music album covers, and artwork reproductions; and photographs of Vargas, his family, at work related events, and works of art.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 part

Blue pepper is contained in one of four folders for "Far east suite" consisting of 1 lead sheet in eb minor concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand.

Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. -- from the Ruth Ellignton Collection.

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Creators:
Brown, Solomon G., 1829?-1906
Dates:
1894
Level:
item
Size:
4 Pages (20cm)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-030
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The first African American employee of the Smithsonian Institution, Solomon G. Brown (1829?-1906) dedicated 54 years of service to the Smithsonian under three Secretaries: Joseph Henry, Spencer Baird, and Samuel P. Langley. The Social Habits of Insects, his first public lecture, was given before the Young People's Literary Society on January 10, 18...

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Dates:
1944-1946, undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.berrfami
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes lecture notes, manuscripts for speeches, poems, typescripts of writings by others, and miscellaneous writings.

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Dates:
1934-circa 1960s
Level:
series
Size:
2.8 Linear feet (Boxes 2-4)
Collection ID:
AAA.langjule
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Among the 2.8 linear feet of the writings of Jules Langsner are a large number of articles that he wrote for many different publications, as well as essays, lectures, poems, drafts, notes, jottings of ideas, proposals and published and unpublished manuscripts. There are drafts and unpublished versions of "Painting in the Modern World", and numerous...