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Dates:
1950-1994
Level:
series
Size:
2.3 Linear feet (Boxes 6-8)
Collection ID:
AAA.galechal
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains business files such as agreements about loans, consignments, sales and purchase ledgers, sale index card files, and shipping. Also included are receipts and invoices for works of art and Galerie Chalette publications. Additional business files may also be found in Series 1: Correspondence, Series 2: Artists' Files, and Series 7...

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Dates:
1945-1970
Level:
series
Size:
0.3 Linear feet (Boxes 7-8)
Collection ID:
AAA.soloalan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Solomon's business records offer scattered insight into his financial situation. His general business records include lists, notes, contracts, expense forms and vouchers, and purchase orders for Solomon's work in various capacities. Of note is an American Federation of Musicians agreement between the Institute of Contemporary Art and "Louis Reed," ...

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Creators:
Gates, Robert Franklin, 1906-1982
Dates:
1910-1988
bulk 1928-1988
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gaterobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Washington, D.C. area painter and art instructor Robert Franklin Gates date from 1910-1988, bulk 1928-1988, and measure 2.3 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from government agencies, museums, galleries, and colleagues; business records primarily concerning transactions with the Jack Rasmussen Gallery; artwork including scattered drawings by Gates and block prints by Joe Goethe and D. Neufeld; two scrapbooks; printed materials; and photographs of Gates, family members, models, artwork, and exhibition installations. There are also photograph albums and miscellaneous photographs documenting a 1936 voyage to the Virgin Islands commissioned by the U.S. Treasury Department.

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Creators:
Bransom, Paul, 1885-
Dates:
1862-1985
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.branpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of wildlife illustrator, painter, and cartoonist Paul Bransom measure 10.1 linear feet and date from 1862 to 1985. Almost half of the collection is comprised of Bransom's correspondence, which is particularly rich in documenting his early career as an illustrator, and his relationships with authors, art editors, and publishers from the 1900s to the 1940s. Correspondence also contains a wealth of cards, many of which bear reproductions or original artwork by his many artist friends. Also found in the papers are biographical essays, certificates and awards, memorabilia, writings and notes, business files, bibliographies, an artwork inventory, exhibition catalogs, clippings, printed illustrations, pamphlets, photographs, scrapbooks, and original artwork.

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Creators:
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007
Dates:
circa 1900-2004
bulk 1930-1995
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smithass
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Southern California painter and instructor Hassel Smith measure 4 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 2004 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930-1995. Found within the papers are correspondence, a transcript of an interview conducted by Jan Butterfield in the 1980s, personal business files, teaching files, writings by Smith and others, sketches, printed materials, and photographs of Smith, his family and friends, and his artwork. There are audio recordings of a lecture series organized by Smith and of reviews of Smith's work. Correspondents include Paule Anglim, Elmer Bischoff, Andre Emmerich, Clyfford Still, Wayne Thiebaud, and many others.

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Creators:
Wood, Arthur Bernie, 1921-1986
Dates:
1942-2001
bulk 1960-1969
Size:
10 Cubic feet (27 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0962
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A. (Arthur) Bernie Wood (1921-1986) was an advertising designer, consultant, and inventor actively involved in the development of the restaurant franchise industry in America during the 1960s and 1970s. Particularly notable is his work with marketing, promotion, and merchandising for the McDonald's Corporation during its formative years.

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Dates:
circa 1903-1984
Level:
series
Size:
4.5 Linear feet (Box 1-5)
Collection ID:
AAA.branpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes personal and professional correspondence of Paul Bransom from the beginning of his career until the end of his life. Correspondence includes letters from other artists, art directors and editors, writers, nature and wildlife conservators and zoologists, curators, collectors, printers, engravers, family, and friends. Also found ...

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Creators:
Refregier, Anton, 1905-
Dates:
circa 1900-circa 1990
Size:
35.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.refranto
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Woodstock area painter, muralist, and designer, Anton Refregier (1905-1979) date from circa 1900 to circa 1990 and measure 35.9 linear feet. The collection records Refregier's early commercial work and murals for the Works Progress Adminstration (WPA) and documents his career through to the 1970s with records of commissions for many public and private buildings, exhibitions in the United States and abroad, teaching positions, essays and publications, and extensive travel, particularly to the Soviet Union and Mexico. The collection contains scattered biographical material, personal and business correspondence, notes and writings, 15 diaries and journals, mural and tapestry files, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, 10 scrapbooks, artwork including sketches and cartoons for murals, and photographs of Refregier, his friends, family and travels.

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Dates:
circa 1870-1910
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Religion
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Subseries 8: Religious Poems and Hymns: circa 1870-1910 contains small booklets; most are undated. Many of these items are illustrated and may have been used as greeting cards, small gifts, or keepsakes. They are arranged alphabetically by title. Also included is a group of loose pages bearing poems or hymn lyrics.

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Dates:
1713 - 1987
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Matrimony
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Wedding documents such as wedding certificates (1828-1885), invitations (1835-1920), announcements (1889-1944), calling cards (undated), and memory books for brides (undated). Most of the wedding documents come from the weddings of specific couples. There are miscellaneous materials pertaining to the legal side of matrimony, including an oversize...