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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
DuBois, J. Harry, 1903-1986
Dates:
circa 1900-circa 1975
Size:
2.66 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0008
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

J. Harry DuBois (1903-1986) was an industrial consultant in the field of petrochemicals and plastics. In 1927 at General Electric his studies resulted in extending the use of laminated plastics.

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Kelly, James Edward, 1855-1933
Dates:
1880-1957
Size:
1.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.kelljame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business correspondence; correspondence between Robert Bruce and George Hope Ryder (Kelly's patron) concerning Ryder's collection of sculpture by Kelly; a bound typescript of Kelly's memoirs with descriptions of New York City from the Civil War period to the 1930s and impressions of HARPER'S and SCRIBNER'S magazines, the National Academy of Design,...

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Creators:
Humphrey, Joseph
Humphrey, Marion
Humphrey Family
Dates:
ca. 1905-1906.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1196
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of postcards dating from 1903 to 1907, including some that are unsent and undated. Many are addressed to members of the Humphrey family, but the individual who created the album is unknown.

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Adomeit, George G. (George Gustav), 1879-1967
Dates:
1880-1968
Size:
174 Items (Reels 1051, 1159, and 2786)
1.2 Linear feet (Unmicrofilmed)
Collection ID:
AAA.adomgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to Adomeit's involvement in Cleveland, Ohio art organizations, primarily the Cleveland Society of Artists.

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Creators:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976
Dates:
1905-1983
bulk 1920-1976
Size:
25.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.conswmgp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and museum curator W.G. (William George) Constable measure 25.7 linear feet and date from 1905 to 1981, with the bulk of the material from 1920 to 1976. The papers include biographical material; professional and personal correspondence; extensive lectures, writings, and notes; exhibition and book research files; printed materials; and photographs, glass plate negatives, and slides. There is substantive correspondence related to Constable's participation in the American Defense Harvard Group and about the formation of the Roberts Commission, including correspondence with Ralph Perry, Hugh Hencken, Paul Sachs and George L. Stout. There are numerous official reports prepared by Constable after World War II for the U. S. Office of Military Government for Germany.

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Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943
Dates:
1875-1966
bulk 1903-1943
Size:
206.71 Linear feet (294 boxes, 138 folders, 9 rolled items, and 4 folios)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Aleš Hrdlička, curator in the Division of Physical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, offer considerable insight into the development of physical anthropology in the first half of this century. The papers include honors bestowed on Hrdlička, autobiographical notes, correspondence with many of the leading anthropologists of the day, anthropometric and osteometric measurements and observations (forming most of the collection), extensive photographs of Hrdlička's field work, manuscripts, research materials, and "My Journeys" (essentially a diary Hrdlička kept of his field work). In addition, there is material of a personal nature. The papers date from 1875 to 1966, but the bulk of the materials date from 1903 to 1943, the time of Hrdlička's career at the USNM.

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Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean), 1907-1976
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
20 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 10 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.walkhuds
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical material; artists files; files on organizations; business and financial records; photographs; writings and notes; diaries; scrapbooks; appointment calendars; exhibition catalogs and announcements; printed material; and miscellany.

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Dates:
1880-1936
Level:
series
Collection ID:
AAA.clarthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Book 1 (1880-1884, 73 pages) consists of clippings regarding art news and events, the National Academy of Design's Clarke award, coverage of private art collections and auctions, exhibition openings, artists, art related charity events, and art museums and societies. There is one booklet of the Lincoln Club's charter and by-laws, and additional mis...

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Creators:
Artists' Fellowship
Dates:
1872-1980
Size:
5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.artifell
Repository:
Archives of American Art

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, membership files, minutes, historian's records, financial material, subject files, and miscellany.

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Creators:
Bird, William L.
Dates:
1877 - 2010
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of archival materials assembled by National Museum of American History Curator William Lawrence Bird. The materials were used as background research for the publication of his book Holidays on Display (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007), and as exhibit objects for the exhibit by the same name that opened shortly after the museum's architectural renovation (November 2009-September 2010). The materials include advertising and trade literature, especially for department stores and with emphasis on the display of toys; catalogs; photographs and slides; postcards; parade programs; design drawings; correspondence; stock certificates, and miscellaneous items relating to department stores and their displays, parades and the amusement industry.

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