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Creators:
DeMott, Helen, 1920-1997
Dates:
1896-1997
Size:
7.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.demohele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Helen DeMott measure 7.9 linear feet and date from 1896-1997. DeMott's painting career from 1940-1996 is documented through her numerous sketchbooks and original artwork. Also found is biographical material, correspondence, writings and poems, scrapbooks, printed material, photographic material, audio and video recordings, and scattered material from collagist Ray Johnson.

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Creators:
McGrath, James A.
Dates:
1950-2011
Size:
5.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgrjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts educator James A. McGrath measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1950-2011. Included are McGrath's papers concerning his artist's residencies and workshops for the United States Information Agency (USIA) in the Yemen Republic, Saudi Arabia, and the Republic of the Congo, 1990-1995. Also found are McGrath's papers concerning artist William Wiley. These papers date from Wiley's high school days and includes correspondence, writings, student files, printed materials, photographs, and artwork. Letters from Wiley to McGrath span several decades and provide details about his artwork, family, and travels.

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Dates:
1896, 1926-1958
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.mccaeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Subseries consists of files stemming from various research projects, some of which resulted in a finished product (such as articles, books, other published works) and some of which were only planned and never completed, and other research activities, such as speaking engagements and consulting jobs. Files include correspondence, notes, manuscripts,...

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Dates:
2013 July 05
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2013
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Belanus, Betty (presenter); Glyn, Gwyneth (singer-songwriter, poet, guitar); Morys, Twm (poet, Musician, vocalist, harp, guitar, harmonica); Nagy-Sander, Zsuzsa (Hungarian volunteer, for one poem with Twm); Saer, Owen (Welsh Language teacher, for one poem with Twm) Quechuan music, discussion of Quechuan clothing

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Dates:
2013 July 06
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2013
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Cadaval, Olivia (presenter); Ipuana, Luis Misael Socarras (palabrero expert in the Waruu system of oratory conflict resolution); Bruges, Joaquin Ramon Prince (traditional game expert) Original poems by Twm and Gwyneth, Welsh folk songs, and trilingual poem (Welsh, Hungarian, English)

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Creators:
Brown, Solomon G., 1829?-1906
Dates:
1894
Level:
item
Size:
4 Pages (20cm)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-030
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The first African American employee of the Smithsonian Institution, Solomon G. Brown (1829?-1906) dedicated 54 years of service to the Smithsonian under three Secretaries: Joseph Henry, Spencer Baird, and Samuel P. Langley. The Social Habits of Insects, his first public lecture, was given before the Young People's Literary Society on January 10, 18...

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Dates:
circa 1927-1984
Level:
series
Size:
(Boxes 1-3; 2.1 linear ft.)
Collection ID:
AAA.greebalc2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The writings of Balcomb Greene include articles, novels, short stories, poems, journal entries, lecture notes, student writings, and a thesis. Notes drafts, notes and partial manuscripts of two books - "The Villain and the School" and a book "about what happens ? when an artist joins a university faculty" - several novels, and short stories, are a...

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Dates:
1897-1962
Level:
series
Size:
0.7 Linear feet (Box 5, OV 11)
Collection ID:
AAA.cramkonr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes the notes and writings of Florence Ballin Cramer and Konrad Cramer, along with scattered notes and writings by others. Types of material include essays, notebooks, poems, a movie scenario, and notes. Some of the notebooks include drafts of outgoing correspondence. Konrad Cramer's essays mostly concern technical aspects of pai...

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Dates:
2016 July 04
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

DC Youth Slam Team; Joseph Green; Eliamani Ismail; Bobby Johnson; Gaelyn Smith; Zahra Wardrick D.C.'s poetry organization Split This Rock will offer several immigration poems and ask visitors to talk about what the poems mean to them. Visitors will be invited to also respond in verse. Want to join the conversation online? Use the hashtag #PoetryOTM...

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Creators:
Vidal, Teodoro
Dates:
1592-1992
Size:
4 Cubic feet (15 boxes, 10 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0712
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Maps, prints, posters, religious articles, publications and photographs, relating to the history and culture of Puerto Rico. Mr. Vidal's family and personal papers are also included.

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