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James Marshall Plumer Collection
Creators:
Plumer, James Marshall
Dates:
1935-1949
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Manuscripts, translations, correspondence, notes, maps, drawings, and black and white photographic prints and negatives related to James Marshall Plumer's work with Chinese ceramics, primarily concerning the location and excavation of a Yue ware kiln site. Yüeh (sometimes Yueh) was the common romanization at the time of creation and is used …

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Mary Slusser Collection
Dates:
1933-2017
Size:
28.57 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.21
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Mary Slusser (1918-2017) was a prominent scholar of Nepalese art, architecture, and cultural history. This collection contains personal files, professional correspondence, research files, travel documents, and photographs. The research files relate to her study of specific subjects and contain mixed media. Photographic materials include prints, slides, negatives, contact sheets, and digital …

General & Mrs. Charles V. Bromley album of Photographs of Japan
Creators:
Bromley, General Charles V.
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
46 Albumen prints
Collection ID:
FSA.A2016.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One accordion album (19.5x x 15.5 x 3.5 cm.) of 46 hand tinted albumen prints of scenes and studio constructs of Japan. Covers are red lacquer with gold and silver decoration and ivory inlays. One inlay is lost and the covers are separated from the album. Prints are held loosely to the pages by …

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Stephen Arpee Collection of Sevruguin Photographs
Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (album (99 photoprints), b&w, 31.2 cm. x 41.6 cm. (sheet))
62 Albumen prints (b&w, 25 cm. x 20 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2011.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A large album of prints by photographer Antoin Sevruguin, likely dating from his early career in Iran in the 1870s and 1880s. The collection also includes a number of loose, unbacked prints, many duplicating the photographs in the album. Roughly half of the mounted prints have English handwritten captions.

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Henri Vever Papers
Creators:
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942
Dates:
1867-1932
Size:
2.5 Linear feet (circa 35 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The papers of Parisian jeweler and art collector Henri Vever (1854-1942) include six diaries; a ledger of his art acquisitions; original oil paintings by Vever; and photographs. The materials document Vever's circle of friends, patrons, and other art collectors in turn-of-the-century Paris.

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Xie Zhiliu Papers
Creators:
Xie, Zhiliu
Dates:
1951, 1961-1977
Size:
800 Items
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.34
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers, 1951; 1961-1977, and undated, in Chinese, Some recorded in brush calligraphy, including: biographical data; membership cards; over 30 honorary awards and appointments; a hospital diary recorded by Xie's nurses to document his last 100 day; nearly 50 letters (received 1981-1997) from colleagues and friends; a few personal journals; writings by Xie or copied by him …

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Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture
Creators:
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, Graf von, 1918-
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P.
Dates:
circa 1960-1968
Size:
4 Linear feet (approximate: 1250 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.15
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs and negatives of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss. Mounted and unmounted color slides, transparencies, black and white negatives, mounted prints, contact sheets, and a photograph, circa 1960-1968. The majority of images, taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, appear in their publication, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, published by the, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1968. Countries depicted are Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
Creators:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-
Dates:
1831-1979
Size:
73 Items (Letters, written in ink, ball point, graphite, typewriter)
26 Items (Stamps)
3 Items (Photographs)
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 the collection is a significant portion of letters from Abbott Thayer to correspondents from his circle of family, friends and art world figures such as Maria Oakey Dewing and Samuel …

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Li Chi Reports
Creators:
Li, Ji, 1896-1979
Dates:
1926-1931
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
FSA.A2003.10
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Li Chi was a prominent Chinese archaeologist, trained in the United States and one of the first Chinese archaeologists to conduct and teach scientific archaeology in China. This collection contains the manuscripts of the reports Li Chi prepared for the Freer Gallery when he was a member of the archaeological …

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Photograph of Duanfang and Colleagues
Creators:
Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S.)
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 17.5 x 23 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2004.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This photograph depicts Duanfang and other men surrounding a bronze altar set that was later acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The photograph was acquired by art historian Laurence Sickman, who lent if for many years to the Metropolitan where it was displayed in the galleries with the bronze …

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