American University Fine Arts Department records
The microfilmed American University Fine Arts Department records contain departmental files on faculty, visiting artists, students, fundraising events, and building projects. Also included are files on exhibitions held in the Watkins Gallery; photographs of exhibitions; collection files on permanent acquisitions and memorial gifts, containing photographs and insurance records; five scrapbooks …
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection
Miller, Norman N., 1933-
Edited films, camera original film outtakes and uncut film footage (Afghanistan and Bolivia only), from the Faces of Change film series produced by the American University Field Staff. 27 edited films were created from filming projects in five diverse geographic locations: Afghanistan (the Maldar), Bolivia (Aymara), Kenya (Boran), Taiwan, and Soko …
William H. Calfee papers
Correspondence, undated and 1966-1982, mostly letters from friends, including Jack Tworkov, Karel Yasko, and others; photographs of Calfee's studio, of his work, of his designs for a Harrisonburg, Virginia WPA mural, and of paintings by Mary Orwen; notebooks, poetry and essays on numerous subjects, 1954-1981, some with illustrations; an illustrated travel diary …
Shawnee Minisink site files
American University (Washington, D.C.). Department of Anthropology
Contains field books, lab books, logs, transit books and remains records from the excavation of the Shawnee-Minisink Site, circa 1974-1978. One of the earliest dated Native American sites in the northeastern United States, the site is deeply buried and stratified, with occupations related to the Paleo-Indian, Archaic and Woodland periods. The …
The Only People in Town: Frederick Douglass Dwellings Video Project
14 Video recordings (9 miniDV video recordings; 4 DVD-R video recordings ; 1 CD-R data disk video recordings)
This is a collection of original and edited video materials created through a joint project with the Anacostia Community Museum Archives and the American University Center for Community Voice. The end product of the project is a video entitled "The Only People in Town," which includes interviews with former residents …
Audrey Brown PhD Dissertation Interviews
57 Sound recordings (57 audio cassette sound recordings)
This is a collection of original audio interviews conducted by Audrey Brown for her 1999 Ph.D. dissertation at American University entitled "Imagining a Nation: Late Twentieth Century African American Women's Participation in cultural Politics and Transformative Social Action."
Oral history interview with Willem De Looper
An interview of Willem De Looper conducted 1992 January 26 and February 29, by Benjamin Forgey, for the Archives of American Art. De Looper discusses growing up in the Hague, in Holland, during WWII; his family and educational background; moving to the United States in 1950; his U.S. Army service; his studies at American …
Eakins and photography reconsidered / by Robert R. Newlen
Thesis (M.A.)-American University, Washington, D.C., 1979.
Suzanne Mullett Smith papers
Primarily research material compiled by Smith for her MA Thesis on Arthur Dove (1944, American University), and for the American Art Research Council, and papers relating to Smith's personal life and career as a painter.
Robert Franklin Gates papers
The papers of Washington, D.C. area painter and art instructor Robert Franklin Gates date from 1910-1988, bulk 1928-1988, and measure 2.3 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from government agencies, museums, galleries, and colleagues; business records primarily concerning transactions with the Jack Rasmussen Gallery; artwork including scattered drawings by Gates and block prints by Joe Goethe and D. Neufeld; two scrapbooks; printed materials; and photographs of Gates, family members, models, artwork, and exhibition installations. There are also photograph albums and miscellaneous photographs documenting a 1936 voyage to the Virgin Islands commissioned by the U.S. Treasury Department.