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Dates:
2011
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9630
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924
Prendergast, Charles, 1863-1948
Dates:
[ca. 1887-1940]
Size:
95 v. and 14 p. (on 6 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.prenmaus
Repository:
Archives of American Art

TOTAL: Eighty-four sketchbooks, a facsimile sketchbook, and 14 sketchbook pages by Maurice Brazil Prendergast; and 11 sketchbooks, by Charles E. Prendergast.

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Creators:
Belkin, John N.
Dates:
circa 1930-1980
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7381
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of notes and collection information gathered about mosquitoes from all over the world, as well as field notebooks and data used for The Mosquitoes of the South Pacific. Also included is the typed manuscript, illustrations, and galley proofs of The Mosquitoes of the South Pacific, Belkin's professional correspondence d...

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Creators:
American Philosophical Society
Dates:
1784-1954
Size:
3 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.amerphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Selected art related letters, committee reports, registrars' and curators' records, pamphlets and exhibition catalogs from the Archives of the American Philosophical Society. Many of the letters are to the Society's secretary and librarian John Vaughan; a few are to the Society's presidents Thomas Jefferson and Peter S. Du Ponceau, and officials Jo...

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Creators:
Milkman, Jerome, b. 1884
Dates:
1930-[ca. 1959]
Size:
2.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.milkjero
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbooks on artists.

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Creators:
Champney, James Wells, 1843-1903
Dates:
1802-1904
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (ca. 1000 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.chamjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; diaries; lists of paintings, bills, and receipts; sketchbook and sketches; clippings; tintype photograph; and printed material.

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Dates:
1923-1986
Level:
series
Size:
5.3 Linear feet (Boxes 1-6, OV 47; Reels 5708-5717)
Collection ID:
AAA.breumarc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondents in this series include a wide range of international architects, designers, and artists who interacted with Breuer. The letters discuss his training and the execution of his hundreds of architectural projects and designs for furnishings. Researchers will find the letters between Breuer and his Bauhaus colleagues, including Josef Albe...

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Creators:
Mead, Caleb
Mead, Jeremiah
Mead, Edmund
Mead, Edmund, Jr.
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes a worksheet, garden plan, and photocopies of articles and illustrations about the old sawmill and the house/garden.

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Creators:
Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892
Whitefield, Wilfred, 1839-1926
Dates:
1854-1918
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.whitedwi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters (1856-1918), diaries (1863-1866), writings (1856-1863), printed material (1854-1857), and photographs document the activities of Edwin Whitefield and his son Wilfred and early settlement in Minnesota.

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Creators:
Cornell, Joseph
Dates:
1804-1986
bulk 1939-1972
Size:
24.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cornjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) measure approximately 24.9 linear feet and date from 1804 to 1986 with the bulk of the material dating from 1939-1972. The collection documents the life, work, interests, and creative activities of the self-taught artist, who was best known for his shadow box constructions, assemblages, and collages. Papers include correspondence, diaries, source material, notes, writings, photographs, printed material, two- and three-dimensional ephemera, art works, and books, as well as a limited amount of legal and financial records, and some miscellaneous personal and family papers. The collection also includes the papers of his sister, Betty Cornell Benton, relating to the handling of Cornell's estate and the personal papers of his brother, Robert Cornell.

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