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Dates:
1957
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(Diego Rivera's letter "to Rockwell Kent and all artists and men of culture" calling for an end to nuclear weapons; correspondence with National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, William Gropper, Rivera, and Norman Cousins about how to bring widespread attention to the appeal; text of address by Pablo Neruda to World Council of Peace, Ceylon, ...

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Dates:
1923, 1948-1949
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence and proposals in support of a cultural platform for a new political party, with miscellaneous printed matter, including: "A Party Platform for the Arts"; "Rsum of Still-Born Address to World Congress for Peace, April 1949"; jury for National Council of Arts and Sciences Christmas card competition; see also: Campaign, 1948; Internati...

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Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Duration: 4:50 minutes, ΒΌ" open reel)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0800
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertisement for WXTC as a Christian Programming Radio Station: -Purpose of station to bless listeners. -Serves Washington, DC and Baltimore and Annapolis, Maryland. -Examples of music played include Blackwood Brothers Quartet, Michelson Symphonic Strings, Western/ Spiritual/ Old Church Hymns by choir or chorus. Program shedule -9:45 a.m., Mo...

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Dates:
circa 1920s-1980s
Level:
series
Size:
7.4 Linear feet (Boxes 21-28, 36)
Collection ID:
AAA.refranto
Repository:
Archives of American Art

1.5 linear feet of printed material documenting Refregier's career can be found here, including invitations to events, exhibition announcements and catalogs and news clippings about the artist. Also found is printed material in which illustrations by Refregier were published. The remainder of the series consists of printed material reflecting Refr...

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Creators:
Patch, Margaret Merwin, 1894-1987
Dates:
1885-1986
Size:
10.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.patcmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator Margaret Merwin Patch measure 10.9 linear feet and date from 1885 to 1986. The bulk of the collection consists of material from Patch's involvement with the American Craftsmen's Council and the formation and administration of the World Crafts Council. Also found are scattered biographical materials from Patch and the Merwin and Patch families; correspondence; three diaries; writings and notes by Patch and by others; subject files regarding various other organizations and activities with which Patch was involved; printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 30-July 11, 2011
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2011
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Dates:
1935-1966
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.shahben
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings found here, primarily in the form of transcripts, are on subjects of interest to Shahn many of which were presumably used as source material for his artwork, sparked his interest in a particular commission such as those by John Barlow Martin, or were given to him as possible commissions for illustrations. See Appendix for a list of writin...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, International and Environmental Programs
Dates:
1962-1975
Size:
32.5 cu. ft.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 218
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Leach, Jerry W. (Jerry Wayne)
Dates:
1969-1978
Size:
1.9 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
42 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Jerry Leach was one of the founding faculty members of the University of Papua New Guinea, serving as lecturer at the university from 1969 to 1973. During this period he studied folklore and culture change in the Trobriand Islands, which he described in his thesis "The Kabisawali Movement in the Trobriand Islands" (1978) and in his documentary film, "Trobriand Cricket: An Ingenious Response to Colonialism." This collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of Trobriand Folklore recorded by Jerry Leach between 1969 and 1974 as well as audio recordings of the Kula Conference held at King's College, Cambridge, England, in July 1978.

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