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Dates:
circa 1842-1981
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Seed
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This material consists primarily of illustrated catalogues, bills/receipts, price lists, printed advertisements, advertising cards, almanacs, business cards, circulars, scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, lithographs, seed packages, pamphlets and guides from companies involved in the seed industry and trade. These businesses include ...

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Creators:
Becker, Richard
Bradford, Alex
Dates:
1950-1997
undated
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0761
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Alex Bradford's career as a composer of Gospel music. Included among the materials are playbills, published sheet music, music manuscripts, gospel song books, play scripts, newspaper clippings and articles, and one LP record.

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Creators:
Mason, Gregory, b. 1889
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1916-1931
Size:
86 acetate negatives (black and white, 4 x 6 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.029
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 86 black-and-white negatives taken by Gregory Mason from 1916-1931. The images depict scenes of Belize, Guatemala, Colombia and Mexico, including Mexico City, Cozumel, Chichén Itzá and other sites in Quintana Roo.

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Creators:
True, Allen Tupper, 1881-1955
Dates:
1841-1987
Size:
8.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.truealle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Allen Tupper True and True family papers date from 1841 to 1987 and measure 8.2 linear feet. The collection presents a good overview of True's personal life and and his career as mural painter and illustrator specializing in Western themes.

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Creators:
Linda Farris Gallery
Farris, Linda
Dates:
1969-1995
Size:
13.4 Linear feet (13 Boxes, 1 sol, 1 ov folder)
Collection ID:
AAA.lindfarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Seattle's avant-garde Linda Farris Gallery measure 13.4 linear feet and date from 1969-1995. The bulk of the records consist of artists' and exhibition files. Also found are gallery business correspondence, administrative files, event files, reference files, records of sales, scattered legal files, the personal papers of gallery owner Linda Farris, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968
Dates:
circa 1880-2010
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
3.18 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.fruealfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of caricaturist and illustrator Alfred J. Frueh measure 5.4 linear feet and 3.18 GB and date from circa 1880-2010. These papers consist of biographical information, including a sound recording of reminiscences about Frueh by his children; correspondence that includes many illustrated letters and greeting cards; notes and writings; numerous caricature sketches, cartoons, and 25 sketchbooks by Frueh; printed and digital material; and photographs of Frueh and his artwork.

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Creators:
Dixon, Joseph K. (Joseph Kossuth)
Wanamaker, Rodman, 1863-1928
Dates:
1909
Size:
0.25 Linear feet
17 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.111
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of seventeen photogravures from Joseph K. Dixon's 1913 published book, The Vanishing Race. These images are part of the larger work of Rodman Wanamaker in his expeditions (1908-1913) to document the lives and cultures of Native American peoples.

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Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
undated
1821-1904
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection comprises 2.3 feet of papers concerning George Catlin's creation and promotion of his famed "Indian Gallery" of paintings, drawings, and artifacts of North American Indians. Dating from 1821 through 1904, with one item dated 1946, the papers include letters, notebooks and journals, receipt books and loose receipts, printed materials, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Catlin's efforts to promote the sale of his gallery to the United States government through tours, including London and Paris, and petitions to various governments to purchase the Gallery. Among the rare printed catalogs and petitions in the collection are exhibition catalogs for the U.S., London, and Paris tours, the earliest dating from 1837. Letters and other documents include letters dating from the 1830s from Henry Clay, Thomas Sully, and William Henry Seward commending Catlin's work, as well as Catlin family correspondence and papers dating from 1821 through the 1870s.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Kuller, Sid
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 36 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
13 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see JUMP FOR JOY

13 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Nerves, nerves, nerves is contained in two of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 six page piano vocal score, 1 five page piano vocal score, 1 five page short score, and 13 parts in Bb Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (DE, Whaley) and unidentified hand.

Folder A contains piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "Nerves, nerves, nerves, nerves, opening night, opening night ...". Five page piano vocal score appears incomplete.

Folder B contains short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Ham, Paul, bass clarinet, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Ham, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Dates:
1975-1980
Level:
series
Size:
89 negatives (photographic)
536 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.023
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

From the start, Hersh considered photography integral to the realization of her objectives for her unfinished book about Native Southwest jewelers. The photographs in this collection were made for the purposes of illustrating Hersh's book. She accounted for photography costs in her Ford Foundation grant application and upon securing Foundation fund...