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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1947
Size:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.

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Creators:
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945
Dates:
circa 1850s-1988
bulk 1900-1945
Size:
6.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.33
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The John Calvin Ferguson Family papers measure 6.4 linear feet, and date from circa 1850s to 1988, with the bulk dating from 1900 to 1945. The bulk of the papers consists of John Calvin Ferguson's personal, professional, and family correspondence, and correspondence between other members of the Ferguson family. The papers also include biographical materials; sermons, speeches, and writings by Ferguson and others; printed materials, both collected and given to Ferguson; and photographs, including five photograph albums.

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Creators:
Muḥaṣṣiṣ, Ardashīr, 1938-2008
Dates:
1981-1985, undated
Size:
1.8 Cubic feet (Two tall legal size flip top boxes, one 30 in. x 21 in. oversize folder)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2019.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Drawings and lithographs by Ardeshir Mohasses. All dated materials are from the early 1980s, after he decided to permanently reside and work in New York City. Subjects include commentary on and satire of the Iranian political situation, but also animal figures and street scenes.

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Creators:
Plumer, James Marshall
Dates:
circa 1930's-1960
Size:
250 Photographs (black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers of the collection include: printed material, correspondence, drawings, and maps.

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Creators:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
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Dates:
1860 - ca. 1900
Size:
616 Items (approximate count)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Assembled by collectors Dr. Henry D. Rosin and Nancy Rosin to document nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century photography of Japan. Includes albumen prints, portions handcolored, some signed and numbered in the negative. Taken by photographers Felice Beato (b. ca. 1825), Baron Raimon von Stillfried (1938-1911), Kusakabe Kimbei (active 1880s...

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Creators:
White, J. Claude (John Claude), b. 1853
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (carbon, 10 x 3.5 cm.; mounted 16 x 5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection consists of one carbon print by John Claude White, depicting a panoramic view of the Tsangpo River (Yarlung Zangbo) Valley, Tibet, circa 1904.

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Dates:
1977
Size:
2 Items (one medal with accompanying certificate)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One medal of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Third Grade, presented to Harold Philip Stern, Director of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, by the Emperor of Japan. The imperial seal was affixed at the Imperial Palace on April 3, 1977. There is also a certificate and various photo negatives.

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Dates:
early 1970s
Size:
1 Color print
Collection ID:
FSA.A1990.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One color print, number 14/50, outside dimensions of 14 x 18 3/4 inches, of original watercolor created in the early 1970s by William A. Bostick.

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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Dates:
1876-1931
Size:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.

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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 pasted paper corners. . Album is likely a Yokohama stu...

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