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Creators:
DeWitt, John, 1910-1984
Dates:
1962-1979
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dewijohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of federal arts administrator John DeWitt date from 1962-1979, and measure 1.4 linear feet. The collection primarily documents 1970s arts programs sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, an agency of the Department of the Interior. Found within the papers are correspondence concerning the department's art projects and exhibition files for The American Artist and Water Reclamation, 1972, and America 1976.

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Dates:
circa 1976-1985, 1989-1992, 1997-2011
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting press coverage of exhibitions, events, programs, staff, films, and general news at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include clippings, media reports, press releases, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some materials were created while the unit ...

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Creators:
McCombs, Solomon, 1913-1980 (Creek)
Dates:
1941-1974
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1974.0401
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reflecting the professional activity of Solomon McCombs, Creek Indian artist, and promoter of his people's culture, these papers include correspondence, lectures, unpublished writings, photographs, and various other items collected by the artist. The bulk of the correspondence consists of two categories of incoming letters pertaining to McCombs' ...

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Creators:
Lerner, Abram
Cummings, Paul
Diller, Burgoyne, 1906-1965
Dates:
1975 Dec. 9-1976 Jan. 27
Size:
179 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lerner75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Abram Lerner conducted 1975 Dec. 9-1976 Jan. 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Cleff, Bernie, b. 1927
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((ca. 1300 photonegatives))
Collection ID:
SAAM.Photo.CLE
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The collection is comprised of approximately 1,300 photonegatives taken by noted Philadelphia photographer Bernie Cleff (b. 1927) documenting the work of American sculptor Daniel Chester French.

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Creators:
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), 1907-2006
Dates:
1922-1981
bulk 1950-1976
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.faislane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and Monuments Man S. Lane Faison measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1981, bulk from 1950-1976. Faison was an art history professor at Williams College, Massachusetts and, during World War II, he was a member of the Art Looting Intelligence Unit (ALIU) of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services. The collection includes scattered correspondence; writings; teaching files; subject files on exhibitions and projects; artists files; and printed materials. There are two folders of documents and photographs related to Faison's World War II work in the U.S. Art Looting Intelligence Unit.

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Creators:
Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976
Dates:
1913-1990
Size:
5.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sipomitc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, correspondence, photographs, writings, research and subject files, works of art, motion picture film, interview transcripts, financial material, printed material and miscellany relating to Mitchell Siporin.

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Creators:
Sheldon Ross
Dates:
circa 1970-2007
bulk 1976-1995
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shelrosg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Sheldon Ross Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, measure 2.6 linear feet and are dated 1970-2007, with the bulk of materials dating from 1976-1995. The majority of the collection consists of artists' files. About half of the materials relate to Romare Bearden's work and his relationship with Sheldon Ross, the gallery owner. Also included are artists' files regarding George Grosz and Michigan artists. The contents of artists' files vary but generally include biographical information, printed materials and photographic images. The collection also contains correspondence, exhibition files, and photographs documenting the gallery's activities. There is a 0.8 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2022 that includes project, exhibition and estate files regarding Romare Bearden containing correspondence, financial records, lists of works of art, price lists and printed material. Materials date from circa 1967-1997.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
circa 1972-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs of object and exhibition preparation and installation at the Arts and Industries Building and the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Building as well as a few events. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Exhibition Flight, Air Transportation, General Aviation, Air Traffic Control, World...

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Creators:
Barnett-Aden Gallery
Dates:
1954-1989
bulk 1961-1977
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2014.63.32
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Historical Records of the Barnett-Aden Gallery showcases one of the first galleries owned and operated by African Americans. The work of the Gallery was invaluable as they opened the exhibition space to established and unknown artists regardless of race or gender.

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