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James Cahill Papers
Creators:
Cahill, James, 1926-2014
Dates:
1945-1996
Size:
12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.11
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers created by Asian art historian, curator, and collector Dr. James Francis Cahill. Includes personal and professional correspondence and project files documenting his many publications, lectures and activities in the Asian art field. Documents span his early career at the Freer Gallery of Art, where he served as curator of Chinese art from 1957-1965, and his tenure 1965-1994 as Professor of the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley.

The Alice Roosevelt Longworth Collection of Photographs from the 1905 Taft Mission to Asia, 1905
Creators:
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980
McIntosh, Burr, 1862-1942
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Album (42 leaves, unbound, 38 x 52 cm.)
1 Album (8 leaves, Japanese bound cloth-covered boards with gilt edges, 28 x 37 cm.)
1 Album (8 leaves, embroidered cloth-covered boards with gilt edges and silk endpapers, 36 x 48 cm.)
1 Item (one photographic portrait, in a 55 x 45 cm. frame, image 23 x 17 cm.)
2 Items (two signed photographic portraits, in elaborately carved frames, 44 x 34 cm., images 28 x 21 cm.)
2 Items (two photographic portraits, in 48 x 40 cm. frames, images 27 x 22 cm.)
1 Item (one photographic portrait, in a 23 x 13 cm. frame, 14 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print (loose, 26 x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A collection of photographs and photographic albums obtained by Alice Roosevelt, daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, when she accompanied the Taft Mission to Asia in the summer of 1905. The collection contains 1.) One album of 8 leaves, embroidered cloth-covered boards with gilt edges and silk endpapers, 36 x 48 cm., containing 16 photographs of Alice …

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Charles Isaacs Collection
Creators:
Isaacs, Charles
Saché, John Edward, 1824-1882
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Kusakabe, Kimbei, 1841-1934
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Dates:
circa 1850-1900
Size:
73 Albumen prints (various sizes.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2002.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

73 albumen photo prints, some mounted, many signed and numbered in the negative and some with hadwritten penciled identifications, various sizes. A small number are hand-tinted. Images depict Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Japan and China. Subjects include portraits, people in daily activities, street scenes, city views, architecture, fauna and gardens, and landscapes …

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Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Creators:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992
Falk, Pauline
Dates:
1910-2002
bulk 1935-2000
Size:
25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2002.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers of art collectors Pauline Baerwald Falk (1910-2000) and Myron Samuel (Johnny) Falk Jr. (1906-1992). This collection includes correspondence; art collection documentation; research materials; photographs (slides and prints) and audiovisual materials; financial information; biographical data; records of philanthropic and social activities; travel records; and appointment books.

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Shirley Z. Johnson Papers
Dates:
1979-2015
Size:
4 Linear feet (consisting of 8 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2016.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Shirley Z. Johnson Papers, dating from 1979-2015, measure 4 linear feet and include an inventory, correspondence, and research files related to Johnson's collection of Chinese textiles.

Myron Bement Smith Collection
Creators:
Smith, Myron Bement, 1897-1970
Dates:
circa 1910-1970
Size:
192 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Myron Bement Smith collection consists of two parts, the papers of Myron Bement Smith and his wife Katharine and the Islamic Archives. It contains substantial material about his field research in Italy in the 1920s and his years working on Islamic architecture in Iran in the 1930s. Letters describe the milieu in which he operated in Rochester NY and New York City in the 1920s and early 1930s; the Smiths' life in Iran from 1933 to 1937; and the extensive network of academic and social contacts that Myron and Katharine developed and maintained over his lifetime. The Islamic Archives was a project to which Smith devoted most of his professional life. It includes both original materials, such as his photographs and notes, and items acquired by him from other scholars or experts on Islamic art and architecture. Smith intended the Archives to serve as a resource for scholars interested in the architecture and art of the entire Islamic world although he also included some materials about non-Islamic architecture.

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Robert and Louise Koke Collection
Creators:
Koke, Robert A., d. 1996
Koke, Louise G. (Louise Garrett)
Dates:
1933-1992
bulk 1935-1949
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2019.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The personal papers of Robert "Bob" and Louise Koke consist of 2.4 cubic feet and document the couple's years traveling and living in Asia before, during, and after World War II. The bulk of the material is from 1935 through 1949 and consists of correspondence, a travel diary, financial documents, and photographs. The papers concern their initial travels through Asia, their time running a hotel in Bali, Bob's military service in Sri Lanka and India during World War II, and their experiences in Shanghai after the war and before the Communist takeover of China, with a small number additional materials from the period following their return to the United States.

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Emily Callaghan photographs
Creators:
Callaghan, Lewis S.
Dates:
circa mid-20th century
Size:
60 Prints (color, various sizes, all mounted on board.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

60 color photographic prints, mounted on board, from the mid-20th century by Lewis S. Callaghan. Images depict various scenes of India, including people, architecture and the landscape.

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Felice Beato Photograph Album - "Photographs of Delhi"
Creators:
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Dates:
circa 1858
Size:
35 Items (albumen prints mouned into album (2.5 linear ft.), black and white)
1 Photograph (black and white)
1 Glass negative (black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1993.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

35 albumen prints by Felice Beato, mounted into album format with captions, entitled "Photographs of Delhi and c.," depicting views of the Indian Mutiny near Delhi, India, ca. 1858. The photographs are an important record of buildings in Delhi which were subsequently destroyed by the British.

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Dallas Finn Slide Collection of Meiji Architecture
Creators:
Finn, Dallas, 1919-2012
Dates:
1975-1990
Size:
5,500 Color slides
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This Collection contains in 24 albums over 5,500 color 35mm slides of Western-style architecture created during Japan's modernization, primarily druing Meiji Period (1868-1912). Taken throughout Japan between 1975-1990 by Dallas Finn, they were research materials in prepration for her book, Meiji Revisited: the Sites of Victorian Japan (New York, Weatherhill, 1995). Though the bulk of the …

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