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Creators:
Porter, Fairfield
Dates:
1888-2001
bulk 1924-1975
Size:
9.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.portfair
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York-based painter, lithographer, art critic, and poet Fairfield Porter measure 9.3 linear feet and date from 1888 to 2001, with the bulk of material dating from 1924 to 1975. Papers document Porter's life and career through correspondence, writings, business records, printed materials, photographs, and artwork.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1855-1940
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Poets
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: Poets 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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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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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-023
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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Dates:
circa 1924-1945
Level:
series
Size:
(1.5 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.dovearth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes logs, diaries, notes, essays, and poetry written by Arthur Dove, his wife, and others. The Dove diaries begin in 1924 with Arthur Dove's "Log of the Mona," the boat on which he and Reds lived at the time. The log records weather conditions, daily activities, and occasionally his thoughts about art. From late 1924 until 1945, R...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1969
Level:
item
Size:
5 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-023
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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Creators:
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930
Dates:
1879-1920
1957
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.partwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, author, and poet, William Ordway Partridge, who was active in New York City and Washington, D.C., measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1879-1920, and 1957. This small collection consists primarily of letters to Partridge from artists, political figures, art historians, and authors; drafts and typescripts of Partridge's poems; and two clippings about Partridge's sculpture.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1924, 1964-2016
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-379
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press and Smithsonian Books. Materials include books and serial publications.

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Dates:
circa 1800 - circa 1898
Size:
3.4 Linear feet ((30 books))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-107
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from the 19th century, contains 30 books written by or concerning African-Americans. The books are largely non-fiction and include material relating to African-American churches and evangelists, fraternal organizations, prominent members of the African-American Community, former slaves, education and self-improvement. Also present are several volumes of poetry, a tax ledger and a volume concerning patents.

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