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Creators:
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Dates:
1916-1946
Size:
1.04 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (2 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945), a pioneer in modern rocket research, was aided by the Smithsonian Institution at an early and crucial point in his work. This collection consists of copies of letters from Goddard to the Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Foshag, William F. (William Frederick), 1894-1956
Dates:
1930s
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-070
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of manuscripts and published materials on mineralogical studies in modern Mexico, gems, clay, and geology in general created and collected by William F. Foshag. Also included are maps.

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Creators:
Marsh, Fred Dana, 1872-1961
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.marsfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 4 p. letter to "My dear Albert [Sterner?]," describing a show where Marsh did not sell anything, but appreciated the opportunity to see all works together; and an 8 p. letter to an unidentified person describing Marsh's painting motifs, and stating that it is Marsh's object to show "the noble side of modern industry."

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Creators:
Mato, Dan
Dates:
1940-1943
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.matodan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibition catalog of La Tour's collection at the Steele Gallery in Bloomington, Indiana, October-November, 1940; handwritten descriptions of each painting in the show; and a photocopy of a review of the show.

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Creators:
Selchow, Roger H. (Roger Hoffman), 1911-1995
Dates:
circa 1940
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.selcroge
Repository:
Archives of American Art

17 ink and paint drawings on board, including color charts and studies, typography excercises, graphic design studies, and proposals.

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Creators:
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970
Dates:
[undated] and 1943
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.rothmark
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters, 1943, to Edward Alden Jewell, art editor of the New York Times, written in response to a published editorial in which Rothko attempts to explain modern art; handwritten notes and notebook with entries about art and the creative process; and 8 undated sketches. Microfilm title: Carson family papers.

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Creators:
Magriel, Paul David, 1906-
Dates:
1940-1967
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((350 items on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.magrpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters received, 1940-1967, from museum directors and curators, dealers and other collectors concerning the identification, exhibition, and sale of Magriel's collection, particularly Renaissance bronzes and American drawings, watercolors and still life paintings. Correspondents include Ira Glackens, Francis Watson (Magriel's purchasing agent in Lo...

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Creators:
Geske, Norman A.
Pribble, Easton, 1917-
Dates:
1955
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.gesknorm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Pribble initially requests a recommendation from Geske for a Huntington Hartford Foundation fellowship, to which Geske responds favorably, though requiring additional information. In the final letter Pribble relates that he has rethought the entire matter because of the antipathy recently expressed by Huntington Hartford towards modern artists.

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Creators:
Melzac, Vincent
Dates:
1971 July 11
Size:
1 Sound tape (7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.melzvinc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A lecture delivered by Vincent Melzac at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Melzac speaks of his early friendships with Willem De Kooning and Franz Kline; the development of his art collection; his business career; his appointment to the board of trustees of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art and to the board of governors of the Corcoran Galle...

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Creators:
Lauria, Jo
Dates:
April 28, 2012
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.laurjo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with San Francisco goldsmith Imogene "Tex" Gieling conducted by Jo Lauria, April 28, 2012 for her article on jeweler and designer Margaret De Patta, "Margaret De Patta: Pioneer of Modern Studio," in Ornament magazine, September 2012 issue.

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