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Creators:
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, b. 1905
Parzinger, Tommi, 1903-1981.
Dates:
1935-1981
Size:
5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1998-19-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection does not represent the entire Parzinger archive. The German firm, K.P.M., has the drawings Parzinger produced for the line of ceramics and a part of the documentation for the work in the United States was damaged or lost in a 1951 flood in the Madison Avenue office. However, enough of the archive remains to document a significant part of the designer's work from the 1940s-1970s. Included in the collection are brochures, ad sheets, magazine pages, chart-like sheets of furniture designs, drawings or blueprints, clippings, photographs, press articles, and pages of notes. The collection does not include business papers which were deliberately excluded for space reasons.

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Creators:
Vassos, John, 1898-1985
Dates:
1915-1989
Size:
18.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vassjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of designer, illustrator, and muralist John Vassos measure 18.7 linear feet and date from 1915 to 1989. The papers include biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, writings and writing project files, Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) files, Radio Corporation of American (RCA) files, Silvermine Guild of Artists files, general professional and committee files, printed materials, four scrapbooks, photographic materials, and artwork.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production
Dates:
1991-2001, 2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda of the Department of Design and Production. The correspondence and memoranda represent sources both within and outside the Smithsonian Institution, as well as within the department. Materials include correspondence and memoranda.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production
Dates:
1984, 1988-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the departmental records of the Department of Design and Production and include materials regarding visitor comments, exhibition awards, and design awards.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1977-1992
Size:
42 cu. ft. (42 record storage boxes) (6 drawers oversize material)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents in-house projects of the Office of Design and Construction for various Smithsonian buildings. Documentation includes blueprints and architectural drawings, specifications, correspondence with contractors, and work progress reports. Museums and buildings documented in this collection include: Arts and Industries Buildin...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1966-1995
Size:
125 oversize drawings.
Collection ID:
Accession 96-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of design plans for exhibits at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Exhibits include: Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art, 1994-1995; The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life, 1993-1994; American Wicker: Woven Furniture from 1850-1930,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer
Dates:
1904
Size:
31 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (30 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files for various renovation and construction projects within Smithsonian Institution buildings. Box 20 contains microfilms and microfiches of documents, and of 1165 blueprints and architectural drawings. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian I...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files for repairs, renovation, and construction of various Smithsonian buildings and facilities, including the National Museum of Natural History, Arts and Industries Building, Renwick Gallery, Museum Support Center, National Museum of American History, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1967-1994
Size:
13 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 96-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition design and installation drawings of Val Lewton (Chief) and Georgine Reed. Exhibition designs include Tiffany Exhibition, 1989; West As America, 1990; William H. Johnson, 1991; Winslow Homer, 1990; Thomas Cole, 1993; African-American Quiltmaking, 1991; American Craft Collection, 1992; Paul Manship, 198...

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