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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1998
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Dates:
1943-01 - 1943-02
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0450
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Poston Arizona Blk. 229 Brk. 11A Valley of the Desert Queen. (interior) 1943 Dear Miss Cox, Desert Queen are the mesquite trees which grows in low valley around us. In storm and in heat it grow as though all was the same, because it have its great foundation. (Root of mesquite tree is 40' to 60' ...

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Creators:
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964
Dates:
1904-1986
bulk 1930-1964
Size:
19.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.archalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Alexander Archipenko papers measure 19.5 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1986, with the bulk of materials dating from 1930 to 1964. The sculptor's personal and professional life is documented by correspondence, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs documenting his art, exhibitions, travel, teaching activities, and the Archipenko Art School. Archipenko wrote and lectured extensively about his philosophies of art and the relationship between art and nature. The papers include drafts, notes, and final manuscripts of published and unpublished writings, and notes, outlines, transcripts, and audio recordings of some of his lectures.

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Gates, Elmer, 1859-1923
Dates:
1894-1988
bulk 1894-1910
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1123
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document the life of Elmer Gates (1859-1923), an independent American inventor and psychologist. Gates developed ideas related to experimental psychology and inventions in fields such as metallurgy, electricity, microscopy, X-rays, and pedagogy. Papers include correspondence, photographs, patents, articles and clippings, writings, and estate documents.

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Creators:
Gilbert, Gladys
Dates:
circa 1870-1950
Size:
2 Mounted prints (2 mounted prints that have been painted)
131 Postcards (collotype (including tinted), halftone, color halftone, and photogravure)
1,580 Prints (circa 1580 mounted and unmounted prints, silver gelatin and albumen (including cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards))
200 Postcards (circa 200 photographic postcards)
24 Prints (Album :, collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs in albums acquired or compiled by Gladys Gilbert depicting Indians and Nepalese people, as well as prominent Europeans. Most of the photographs are portraits of Indians and Nepalese, including the Rana family, who ruled as prime ministers of Nepal, kings of Nepal, the Maharajah of Jaipur, and men in military uniform, as well as members ...

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Beck, Walter, d. 1954
Beck, Walter, d. 1954
Beck, Marion, d. 1960
Collins, Lester, -1993
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folders include worksheets, garden plans, correspondence, and photocopies of correspondence, articles, and brochures about the garden.

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Creators:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Dates:
circa 1840-1993
bulk 1935-1961
Size:
88 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Rockwell Kent papers measure 88.0 linear feet and date from circa 1840 to 1993 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1935 to 1961. The collection provides comprehensive coverage of Kent's career as a painter, illustrator, designer, writer, lecturer, traveler, political activist, and dairy farmer.

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Creators:
Stella, Frank
Dates:
1941-1993
bulk 1978-1989
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.stelfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Frank Stella papers measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1941 to 1993, with the bulk of the records spanning the period 1978 to 1989. The collection documents the professional and personal life of abstract artist, Frank Stella. Among the papers are correspondence, a small cache of records from his years as an undergraduate at Princeton University, writings by and about Stella, interview transcripts, sketchbooks, registers and inventories, financial records, printed matter, and photographs.

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