[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Myers, Denys Peter, 1916-2003
Dates:
1945-1951
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.myerdeny
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Administrative records pertaining to Denys Peter Myer's WWII service including war damage reports of the Wurzburg Residence in Germany that he was tasked to inspect, and seven essays written by Myers while at Columbia University on the subject of art history.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Stewart, Rex (William), Jr., 1907-1967 (cornetist)
Dates:
circa 1875-1890s, 1924-1988
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0424
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Rex Stewart Papers consist of book manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, genealogical records, newsclippings, periodicals, and ephemera materials that document the life and career of Rex Stewart, as well as the history of jazz from the perspective of one who witnessed first-hand the genre's "golden era". The collection is organ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Swanson, Jackie
Swanson, Janese
Dates:
1998
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes,)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0642
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Janese Swanson developed video game software, a website, and an array of toys and gadgets aimed at making technology more accessible to girls. The collection contains approximately six hours of original and reference video footage of Swanson's Innovative Lives Presentation, in which she discussed her background and demonstrated her inventions with her daughter, Jackie. The material also includes a brief interview.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Cheatham, Doc, 1905-1997
Cheatham, Amanda
Dates:
1939-1998
Size:
11 Cubic feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0814
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Cheatham's career as a jazz trumpeter. The papers include passports, appointment and address books; photographs, both personal and professional; a transcript of an interview of Cheatham; sheet music, including parts for various instruments; home movies from Cheatham's travels; awards and certificates; printed material including posters, programs, clippings.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-7/8" x 4-7/8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S05
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No ink on negative. Exterior view of Scurlock Studio, 900 U. St. location, in the morning or possibly evening. Negative underexposed. "Kodak Safety --Film" edge imprint. Unnumbered.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-7/8" x 4-7/8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S05
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No ink on negative. Exterior of Scurlock Studios (900 U St. location) at twilight. "Kodak Safety -- Film " edge imprint. Unnumbered.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Robinson, Robert David, 1962-
Parker, Shirl A., 1951-2000
Dates:
1984-2000
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1204
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the childhood, medical history, treatment, and educational assessments of Shaun D. Parker, a Washington D.C. resident born in 1984 to single mother Shirl A. Parker.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Forgey, Benjamin, art critic
Dates:
1989 Nov. 4-11
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gillia89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sam Gilliam conducted 1989 Nov. 4-11, by Ben Forgey for the Archives of American Art. Gilliam speaks of his decision to come to Washington, D.C., from Louisville, Ky.; his shift from figurative painting to abstract painting; meeting Washington painters Robert Gates and Tom Downing; the "stature" of Tom Downing in the Washington art ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Washington Society of Engineers
Remington, Charles E.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
More …
Dates:
1905-1985
bulk 1930-1979
Size:
13.1 Cubic feet (30 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0972
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Washington Society of Engineers was founded in 1905 with the objective to advance engineering knowledge and maintain a high professional standard among members. Membership was open to all individuals who were actively engaged in any branch of the engineering profession. The records contain membership records, meeting minutes and reports, financial records, correspondence, projects and events details, as well as research documents.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (4-7/8" x 3-7/8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Portrait of Doctor Ralph Bunche standing behind a globe. Probably by Robert Scurlock. Unnumbered. Edge imprint: "492 Kodak".