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Dates:
circa 1853-1904
Level:
series
Size:
0.3 Linear feet (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.headmart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection consists of forty letters, some illustrated, from Frederic Church discussing his paintings, his studio, trips abroad to Rome, Syria, and Mexico, his health and his family, and other artists. Church also responds to Heade's letters and provides advice on various subjects. Letters from others include a letter expressing thanks from May...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1978-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special programs and other educational activities and products created by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, usually in conjunction with special exhibitions. Special exhibitions documented in this accession include "African Voices;" "Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost B...

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item
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0433
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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item
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0433
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Contains study notes on Arabic historical inscriptions in Damascus (a few in Hamah) (see also N-99). The folder also contains (1) corrected galley proofs of a text by van Berchem for a selection of von Oppenbeim's photographs of buildings in Damascus; (2) an outline in Herzfeld's writing of a method proposed for the publication of historical Arabic...

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Dates:
1926-1930
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.ameracar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence and printed matter relating to conferences attended by Stevens: Archaeological Congress in Palestine and Syria 1926; International Archaeological Congress, Rhodes, 1928; Archaeological Institute of Germany, Berlin, 1929; International Archaeological Congress, Algeria, 1930)

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1947
Size:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.

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Dates:
1933-1958
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.meiemari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Series contains 81 motion picture films shot by Hildreth Meiere while traveling between 1933 and 1958. Many of the same trips are represented in the footage as are shown in the slides in the collection, including the 1946 trip to Mexico and Guatemala, the 1947 trip to South America (Columbia, Ecuador, Peru), the 1949-1950 trip to Europe (France, Sw...

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Bengough, W.
Dates:
August 10, 1895
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (6.3" x 5.3".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Depicts Little Syria in New York City. Includes man wearing fez, smoking a hookah. Original color art work by W. Bengough published in Harper's Weekly, August 10, 1895.

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Dates:
[1951-1993]
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-29
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Original and duplicate print motion picture films and video transfer copies from anthropologist Ralph S. Solecki related to his archaeological field work in Iraq, Syria and Turkey from 1953-1965. These A-V materials form part of the Ralph S. Solecki papers at the National Anthropological Archives. The film footage documents several archaeological s...