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Dates:
circa 1871 - 2001
bulk 1963-2001
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
SAAM.NJP.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The subseries includes clippings from newspapers, books and magazines that pertain to Nam June Paik and his career. Included are published reviews of solo and group exhibitions in which he was a participant. There are also clippings that appear to have been compiled by the artist as possible source materials for his writings or artistic creations. ...

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1869-1872
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1795AB
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Manuscript 1795a (original) Volumes 1-11 (Numbers 6, 7. missing). Number 1 "Journal of Canon trip of 1869." 37 pages (Note). Number 2. "Geological Notes and sections, and Astronomical Record of 1869." 84 pages. Number 3. "Stewart's [John F. Steward ?] Notes and Sections." 81 pages. Number 4. "Notes on Language, Songs, & Mythology of the Pai-Utes fo...

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Creators:
Hill, W. W. (Willard Williams), 1902-1974
Taa, Hastin
Thick Man
Yaja, Asta Tohitlini Alsai
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Dates:
June-July 1933
Size:
820 Items (ca. 820 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7101
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Field notes, in typescript, largely concern hunting and agriculture but also concern to a greater and lesser extent subjects shown in cross references. The subjects are distributed throughout the manuscript. Informants were Hastin Taa (Thick Man), Asta Tohitlini Alsai Yaja (Little Woman), Chis Chilley, Chick Sandoval, Ace Moon, Atitsai Bige (Interp...

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Dates:
1988-2001
Level:
subseries
Size:
5.4 Linear feet (Boxes 10-15)
Collection ID:
AAA.cherburt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Notes and writings consist mainly of drafts and revisions of Christo and Jeanne-Claude: A Biography, written by Burt Chernow. Also found are later drafts made by editors after Chernow's death in 1997 and in the process of preparing the book for publication, and a proof and galley of Wolfgang Volz's epilogue, both in German. In a recording found i...

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Colorado Fuel and Iron Company
Elk Rapids Iron Company
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Rust Boiler Company
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Dates:
1890-1928
Size:
5 Cubic feet (14 boxes and 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1070
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers, comprised mostly of business correspondence (typescript, handwritten, and letter press books), from Edwin Rust's career as an engineer, specializing in boilers and steam engines. Also included are agreements, receipts, telegrams, blueprints, sketches, job cost records, rate of wages (Antrim Iron Company), daily labor reports (Elk Rapid Iron...

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Creators:
Fisher, Richard
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1902-1968
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes , 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1045
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Fisher Collection of Panama Canal materials contains materials collected by Richard Fisher, who lived in the Panama Canal Zone during its construction. Materials include books and pamphlets, stereographs, postcards, and panoramic photographs detailing the construction and history of the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005
Dates:
1933-1977
Size:
2.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sawychar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, addresses by Sawyer and others, and printed material relating primarily to Sawyer's involvement in the areas of design and crafts, and committees which studied methods of teaching art and the arts in colleges and universities.

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Model, Elisabeth D. (Elisabeth Dittmann), 1897-1993
Dates:
1939-1976
Size:
0.7 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.modeelis
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reminiscences, letters, a scrapbook, interviews, printed material, and photographs document Model's career as a sculptor, and her friendship with German author Hermann Hesse.

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Creators:
O'Brien Galleries (Chicago, Ill.)
Dates:
1811-1970
Size:
3 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.obrigall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, business records, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs chart the gallery's history.

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Dates:
1840-1961
Level:
series
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (Box 1-2)
Collection ID:
AAA.rossthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thomas Prichard Rossiter and Rossiter family members papers include letters, artwork, writings, and a scrapbook. Letters are from artists, writers, and other prominent figures of the nineteenth and early twentieth century to members of the Rossiter family. Letters to Thomas Prichard Rossiter include letters from Adam Badeau, John Britton, James Fen...