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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1544-1988
Size:
1,108 Cubic feet (consisting of approximately 2,050 of boxes, approximately 336 oversize boxes, map case material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. Series 1 is organized into two sub-groups. The first is divided into 468 subject categories. The second sub-group is divided into 68 geographical categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 17.9 cm. x 12.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The show was usually accompanied by men in foreground playing musical instruments. The man sitting on the left side of the image and close to the scene is called Murshid. He is the one who speaks with the puppets and guides the play. The small carpet on top of the scene and on the curtain reads: Kaka Mahalla on its left. the right hand side writin...

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "512) Marionettes." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 24.1: Marionette (# 512)." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 23.8 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Dar al-Funun Institute was the first of its modern kind - institution of higher education in technology - in Iran. It owes its establishment - to a large extent - to Nasir al-Din Shah's teacher and chief minister, Mirza Taqi Khan Amir Kabir (b.1807-d.1852). It opened its doors in 1851 to cater, primarily, to the technological and medical needs of ...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "Black paper on the back and black ink on the front."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "290."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "70) Scene of Teheran." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 48.8: Tehran, general view (#70)." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sullivan family
Dates:
1860-1994
bulk 1920-1960
Size:
2.25 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-035
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Sullivan Family papers, which date from 1880 to 1994 and measure 2.25 linear feet, document the personal lives of four generations in the Sullivan Family. The papers are comprised of personal correspondence, school materials, legal documents, financial records, clippings, books, posters, and photographs.

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Creators:
Romero, Victor
Romero, Christine Solinski
Dates:
May 12, 1992
Size:
6 Film reels (16mm)
3 Sound tape reels (1/4 inch)
5 Videocassettes (Betacam)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.401
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains an unpublished documentary film shot on May 12, 1992 that depicts an interview with artist Allan Houser [Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache (New Mexico)] discussing his remembrances of painting murals at the U.S. Department of the Interior headquarters in Washington, DC in 1939-1940. The film was shot by Victor Romero (Isleta Pueblo) and Christine Romero.

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Creators:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-
Gibbs, Wolcott, 1902-1958
Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966
Hardin, Louis
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Dates:
1941-1970
Level:
series
Size:
10 Items (Letters, written in ink, ball point, graphite, typewritter)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection is an amalgamation of letters written and recieved by prominent figures in 19th and 20th century American art. Included in this folder are letters between the collector, Thomas Brumbaugh, and various artists, including American playwright and writer Oliver Wolcott Gibbs, mural artist Barry Faulkner, and Louis Hardin.

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Creators:
Freeman, Don, 1908-1978
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 June 4
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
19 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.freema65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Don Freeman conducted 1965 June 4, by Betty Hoag McGlynn, for the Archives of American Art, in his home, in Santa Barbara, Calif. Freeman speaks of his childhood in San Diego with his guardian; his high school years spent in St. Louis at a public school Prineipia (and his teacher Kathryn Cherry); the knowledge of his artistic destiny a...

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Creators:
Fischer, Ann K.
Fischer, John Lyle, 1923-1985
Dates:
ca. 1942-1985
Size:
31.71 Linear feet ((65 boxes, 1 manuscript folder, and 128 sound recordings) )
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains John and Ann Fischer's correspondence, field notes, manuscripts, microfilm, sound recordings, and photographs relating to their work in Micronesia, Japan, and New England. Most of the materials in this collection were produced or collected by John. Although some materials have been identified as Ann's work, not all folders containing her notes have been so identified. Since John and Ann often collaborated, some of their notes are also intermixed. Materials relating to Truk and Ponape make up the bulk of the series. They not only include John and Ann's field notes but also administrative materials relating to John's position as District Anthropologist and District Island Affairs Officer. Because they returned at various times to visit and update data, there are documents on Ponape from 1949 as well as from the 1970s and in between. The Fischers' work in Japan is also well-represented in the collection along with their research for John and Beatrice Whiting's Six Cultures Project. The collection also contains a number of psychological tests administered by John and Ann during their research in Ponape and Japan. The sound recordings are mostly related to Ponape, with additional recordings from Japan. Several of the photographs are from Micronesia, some of which were taken by Harry Clifford Fassett. There are also some photos from Japan as well as personal photographs. Additional items in the collection include John's correspondence and papers he wrote as a student.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
Ravnitzky, Michael
Dates:
circa 1900-present
Size:
29 Cubic feet (55 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0404
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains a variety of business ephemera similar to that found in the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana. The material in the Business Americana Collection is newly acquired ephemera received from many sources including curatorial units, the public, and Smithsonian Institution staff.

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Creators:
Kovan, Florice Whyte
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Dates:
1942-1948, 1991-1993
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes 7 VHS videotapes and 1 audio tape produced by Florice Whyte Kovan, containing interviews and recollections by some band members. Studio portraits and snapshot photographs in 3 scrapbooks, which also contain display advertisements and newspaper clippings from about the band, 1940s. Snapshots include documentation of the band's travels and l...

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