Query: American Indians in art
Olive Rush papers
Creators:
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966
Dates:
1879-1967
Size:
6.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rusholiv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Olive Rush measure 6.3 linear feet and date from 1879 to 1967. They contain correspondence, artwork, photographs, writings, and other personal papers documenting Rush's education and career as an illustrator, portraitist, muralist, painter, teacher, and promoter of Native American art.

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Indian Arts and Crafts Board accession records
Creators:
United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Dates:
1870-2010
bulk 1962-1985
Size:
39 Slides (photographs)
35 Negatives (photographic)
257 Photographic prints
14 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.072
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Indian Arts and Crafts Board accession records collection includes documents and photographs related to works of art accessioned into the IACB collection from it's inception in 1935 to 1999. The collection also includes docuements related to objects accessioned into the IACB's run Southern Plains Indian Museum. The collection is nearly comprehensive and includes works of art from Alaska Native artists to Catawba pottery, and includes artwork from several renowned artists including, Maria Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), James Kivetoruk Moses (Inupiaq), and Don Morse "Lelooska" Smith (Cherokee).

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George Catlin collection from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
1840-1860
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Catlin to Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1840-1860, and 2 letters from Phillipps to Catlin; writings by Catlin; material on Catlin's Indian Gallery, including clippings, catalogs, handbills, invitations, Indian drawings, and printed material; a watercolor sketchbook; a list of paintings; Indian portrait sketches; and miscellany.

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Publications
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
1994, 2003, 2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Areas of coverage include NMAI, exhibitions, and Native American identity and culture. Publications include: National Museum of the American Indian: A Postcard Book; Meet Mindy: A Native Girl from the Southwest by Susan Secakuku; James Luna …

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Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-229
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) as they existed in May and June 2011. The main NMAI website, crawled May 4, 2011, includes visitor and programmatic information; exhibition information and online exhibitions; press releases; resources for museum professionals; collection information; membership and donation …

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René d'Harnoncourt papers
Creators:
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968
Dates:
1921-1983
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dharrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Austrian born curator, lecturer, and museum director, René d'Harnoncourt (1901-1968), document d'Harnoncourt's activities, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly as they relate to Mexican and Native American art. D'Harnoncourt's career, including his arrival in Mexico in 1925, his curation of the exhibitions, Mexican Art (1930-1932), and Indian Art of the United States (1941), and his work for the Department of the Interior's Indian Arts and Crafts Board from 1937-1944, are documented in small amounts of biographical material and correspondence, published writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs of d'Harnoncourt and colleagues, and photographs of works of art. The collection also contains a drawing of d'Harnoncourt, and photocopies of caricatures of d'Harnoncourt and others.

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Ledger of drawings
Creators:
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
4 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.thomgilc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four volumes of North American Indian ledgers containing drawings and pictographs.

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Hudson Museum/Maine Indian Basketmakers' Alliance video collection
Creators:
Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance
Hudson Museum (University of Maine at Orono)
Dates:
2006-2008
Size:
51 Videocassettes (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.019
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Videotapes of interviews with basketmakers from the Maine Indian Basketmakers' Alliance (MIBA) documenting Maine Indian art forms. Created by the Hudson Museum in partnership with MIBA.

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Dexter Cirillo Papers
Creators:
Cirillo, Dexter
Dates:
1991-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dexter Cirillo received her B.A. and M.A. in English from San Diego State University and a Ph.D. in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her early career focused on teaching and researching the literature and culture of minority groups in the United States. In …

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Photographs of Ellen Sharples' painting of an American Indian
Creators:
Sharples, Ellen, 1769-1849
Dates:
circa 1808
Size:
1 Color slide
1 Copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph of artist Ellen Sharples' miniature painting of an American Indian man. The man is depicted holding a flintlock rifle, and wearing a tomahawk tucked into his belt and silver trade crosses as ear ornamentation. This may be the "copy of the Indian chief" painting referenced by Sharples in her …

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