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Dates:
1968-1981
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.nordlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found are records documenting the development and final disposition of the Objects: USA collection and the accompanying traveling exhibition. Materials include appraisal records, correspondence, index cards for artists, tour records, and voluminous newspaper clippings. Artist's files related to Objects: USA are found in subseries 1.2.

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Dates:
1960s-1975
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.nordlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found are materials documenting the development of the Metromedia (Mr. X) art collection. Nearly half of the materials are artist's files containing biographies, correspondence, and scattered clippings, exhibition materials, inventory records, and photographic materials. Many artists files are empty, but have notations about paintings written on th...

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Dates:
circa 1958-1985
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.nordlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found are disassembled accounting ledgers, artist's statements, bank statements, check stubs, consignment sheets, paid bills, sales invoices, index cards for sold artwork, and tax records.

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Creators:
Fox Movie Flash
Selle, Joseph, 1906-1988
Rose, Bob
Dates:
circa 1930-1975
bulk 1945-1975
Size:
4 Cubic feet ((6 boxes))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0853
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the professional activities of Joseph Selle (1906-1988), a photographer and proprietor of Fox Movie Flash, a street photography business in San Francisco, California. There are a few documents relating to Selle's personal life, but the bulk of the papers relate to his street photography business. Most of the documents date from between 1945 and 1975 and include insurance papers, correspondence, legal documents, receipts, tax records, cashbooks, employment applications, newspaper clippings, licenses and permits, payroll materials, and bank statements, as well as samples of photographs from the business.

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Creators:
Hann, Catherine (Huynh bach Thuy)
Dates:
1953-2006
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0921
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Catherine Hann's life in Vietnam (1953-1981), her flight by boat to Malaysia and stay at Pulau Bidong refugee camp (February --September 1981), her immigration to the United States (September 1981), and her work in Maryland as a circuit board assembler, manicurist and esthetician.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Business Ventures. Product Development and Licensing
Dates:
1985-2008
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the processes of Product Development and Licensing at Smithsonian Business Ventures. The unit's primary function is to generate revenue for the Smithsonian Institution through the licensing and development of products related to collections within the Smithsonian museums. Some of these pro...

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Dates:
1916-1952
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 4, OV 13; 0.3 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.currjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains documents related to John Steuart Curry's business transactions and personal finances. Records include contracts, account books, receipts, notes, correspondence, bills, bank statements, tax forms, stock certificates, deeds, copyright certificates, photographs, and lists of artwork. Curry's expenses in Chicago as a student are i...

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Dates:
1883
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Shoes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two tokens, a small branded mirror, 4 cards each with a pair of Holdfast shoe-lace ties.

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Dates:
1878 April 30
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Food
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Office
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The "Secretary" wallet book, budget envelopes, Addressograph address plate, [unknown metal object], A.A. Weeks Bill Holder (filled with invoices for Sheahan, M. - note: invoices folded and brittle), fasteners including card and calendar suspending devices (7 samples missing from board).