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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1987 October - 1988 October
Size:
27.63 Linear feet (63 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the growth of African American churches in the eastern United States. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Creators:
Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961
Dates:
1878-1964
Size:
20.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ivinwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers, 1878-1964 (20.5 linear feet) of museum curator, director, and art scholar William Mills Ivins (1881-1961) consist of correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, and Ivins family papers. Ivins was Curator of Prints, 1916-1946, Assistant Director, 1933-1938, and Acting Director, 1938-1940 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence with art historians, art dealers, museum curators, print and book collectors, and artists concerning the history of print making, book design and illustration, print collectors and collecting, exhibitions, and museum administration. Also found are Ivins' published and unpublished writings and lectures, and notes. The collection contains some Ivins' family papers including family correspondence, genealogies, and photographs.

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Creators:
Vanderbilt, Paul
Dates:
1854-1992
bulk 1945-1992
Size:
25.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vandpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of librarian, curator, and photographer Paul Vanderbilt (1905-1992) measure 25.2 linear feet and date from 1854 to 1992 with the bulk of the material dating from 1945 to 1992. The papers are comprised of biographical materials, personal and business correspondence, interviews, writings and notes, fourteen diaries and two diary fragments, reference and project files, photographic materials, sound recordings, and professional files.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 18 cm. x 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Built in mid 14th century on the road to Mashhad, the tomb houses a Mihrab inside. The photograph is the view towards north and from the southern façade of the structure." [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Curatorial Research Assistant]

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "711."

- On recto of the print, faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "267."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "26.9."

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "Persia; Khorasan; Tus; Mausoleum "Hauriyaniyeh"; Vol. I, Index to Sevruguian Collection identifies this as: "Imamzadeh Hauraniyeh (sic) in Tus"."

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Dates:
1930s-1990s
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.lipplucy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The series documents Lippard's writing activities, primarily from the 1960s to the 1990s, and provides insight into the content and process of her writing for books, columns, essays, and lectures. Lippard's most renowned writings from this period, including her seminal text on conceptual art, Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object (19...

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Creators:
Zisfein, Melvin B.
Dates:
1947-1995 and undated
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Included in this collection are articles, reports, notebooks, photographs, slides, and certificates and awards. There is very little personal correspondence, but papers written by Zisfein contained in this collection seem to represent some of his major writings. Of special note are 15 notebooks kept by Zisfein at NASM, which contain notes ...

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Dates:
1977-2018
Level:
series
Size:
1.4 Linear feet (Boxes 5-6, 17)
0.09 Gigabytes (ER04-05)
Collection ID:
AAA.tuttrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibition and gallery files date from 1977-2018 and contain correspondence, checklists, loan agreements, shipping receipts, sales records, floorplans, guest books, photographs, writings, notes, sketches, and printed material including announcements, brochures, and press clippings. A few digital photographs of recent Tuttle acquisitions by the Indi...

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 12.7 cm. x 17.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The only nitride film. The emulsion is peeling off."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 51.7: Nasr Din Shah (peeling)." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]