This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Records include American Library Association materials, correspondence, a vertical file, and acquisitions and exchanges from the early 20th Century.
Cynthia Johanson photographs of artists and works of art
Photographs (color snapshots) and slides of American folk and self-taught artists and their artwork taken by Cynthia Johanson, a Folk Art Society of America and American Library Association member. The photographs were used as resource material for two reference books, "20th Century American Folk, Self Taught, and Outside Art," Neal Schuman …
Gordon Lester Ford papers
Correspondence, business records and printed material primarily relating to activities of the Brooklyn Art Association.
Ladies' Art Association records
The 1871 Constitution, publicity materials (1876-1888), published lists of members, a petition to the State of New York for financial aid, and correspondence (1887-1914). A 1914 letter from a member outlines the history of the Association.
National Association of Women Artists records
The records of the National Association of Women Artists measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1926 to 1971. Found are administrative and membership records from the 1960s, exhibition records, printed material, and three scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection consists of catalogs and correspondence regarding the Association's annual exhibition from 1926 to 1971.
Belle Kogan, "first American woman industrial designer"
Belle Kogan Associates
Banet, Bernard A.
A collection of magazine and newspaper articles, academic papers, advertisements, press releases, typed and hand-written correspondence, speeches, drafts, and other materials relating to Belle Kogan and her career as an industrial designer.
Union League of Philadelphia Art Association records
Book of minutes; notebook, "List of articles loaned to the Union League" (commonly known as [James] Claghorn's notebook) contains titles, owners, and insurance values for art works; printed materials, consisting of Art Reception exhibition catalogs, printed circulars, annual reports, tickets and invitations, "Catalogue for the Exhibition of Pictures of Scenes …
Detroit Artists' Association records
Letters; lists; business records; writings; and exhibition catalog and announcement.
Chester County Art Association records
Correspondence regarding exhibitions, lectures, and art classes; business records containing a constitution, by-laws, minutes, and lists of officers and members; printed matter including exhibition checklists and exhibition catalogs, most written by Christian Brinton.
Associations, Committees and Councils Records
These records consist of materials which document the participation of Elizabeth Broun, Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1989- , in various Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian associations, committees and councils. Such entities include The Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO), the Consortium for the Computer Interchange of Museum Information (CIMI), the Cosmos Club, the Council …