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Dates:
1921-1947
undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., was contracted by John M. Schiff, son of American banker Mortimer L. Schiff, to handle the disposition of his father's vast collection of artwork. The 1937-1938 sale was arranged through the auction house of Christie's of London, as Germain Seligman believed that the type of artwork in the collection would generate mo...

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Creators:
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942
Dates:
1915-1933
Level:
series
Collection ID:
FSA.A.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This series contains images from Bishop's travels on different media. There are small amounts of oversize photos, line drawings, rubbings and maps, and a few collected photo postcards, 1915-1933. The bulk of this series consists of original, undated silver prints (nearly three-quarters have corresponding glass and film negatives in Series 4). The n...

The papers concern Bishop's Gallery-sponsored travels to China, 1923 to 1927 and from 1929-1934, while acting as Associate Curator at the Freer Gallery of Art. The collection includes a large collection of still prints and maps.The earliest still photographic prints in the Bishop Papers date from his employ at the University of Pennsylvania Museum,...

Carl Whiting Bishop, Series 2: Photography Prints

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Creators:
Marshall, John Murray
Marshall, John Murray, Mrs.
Yoch, James J.
Coate, Roland E. Sr
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Dates:
2017
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

20 digital images and 1 folder. The folder includes worksheets.

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Creators:
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942
Dates:
1923-1934
Size:
20 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An associate curator and associate in archaeology at the Freer Gallery of Art from 1922 to 1942, the collection of Carl Whiting Bishop (1881-1942) document his Gallery-sponsored travels to China from 1923 to 1934 and include an unpublished manuscript describing his archaeological research in China; line drawings; rubbings; maps; note cards; and nearly 4,000 glass and film negatives with corresponding original silver prints. These document his expeditions in northern and central China, illustrating archaeological sites in Henan, Shanxi, and Hebei provinces. Specific digs include the large neolithic site at Wanquan, Shanxi, and sixth century C.E. tombs near Fenyin. Additional images show Chinese cityscapes, daily life and customs, topography, temples, pagodas, caves, and sculpture.

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Creators:
Weber, Marnie
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter
Dates:
2016 February 10
Size:
6 Items (sound files (3 hrs., 5 min.), digital, wav)
70 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.weber16
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marnie Weber, conducted 2016 February 10, by by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art at Weber's studio in Los Angeles, California.

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Creators:
Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945
Dates:
circa 1878-1982
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.murpherm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and frame maker Hermann Dudley Murphy measure 2.8 linear feet and date from circa 1878-1982. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed materials, a scrapbook, photographs, and original artworks, including sketchbooks.

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Creators:
Frimkess, Michael, 1937-
Frimkess, Magdalena Suarez
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
2001 March 8-April 17
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.frimke01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Michael Frimkess and his wife, Magdalena Suarez Frimkess, conducted 2001 March 3-April 17, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in the Frimkesses' studio/home, Venice, California.

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Ben Tré, Howard, 1949-2020
Shea, Josephine, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2007 July 7
Size:
63 Pages (Transcript)
3 Sound discs (Sound recording (4 hr., 3 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.bentre07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Howard Ben Tré conducted 2007 July 7, by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's studio, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

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Creators:
Newport Garden Club
Codman, Martha
Langley, Jane Pickens
McCormack, Marcella
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Dates:
undated
1904-1977
Level:
series
Size:
35 Linear feet (Boxes 175-252)
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., maintained extensive files to track important clients and collectors in the art world. The files within this series reflect the wide scope of contacts and collector references maintained by the firm throughout its operating years. The series is further subdivided into several subseries based on type of reference file....

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