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Creators:
Duffy, Harry A.
Duffy, Duane A.
Dates:
1881-2005.
Size:
4 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1162
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the career of Harry Duffy, an appraiser and dealer in rare stringed instruments. Included are accounting records, correspondence, Duffy's files on certifications and appraisals, and articles and printed material.

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Creators:
Ranger, Henry Ward, 1858-1916
Dates:
1888-circa 1999
bulk 1904-1954
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.ranghenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The estate papers of New York tonalist painter Henry Ward Ranger, measure one linear foot and date from 1888-circa 1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1904-1954.The collection primarily documents the settlement of Ranger's contested will and the administration of his estate, but also provides scattered biographical information on Ranger's life, provenance information about his work, and documentation of the significance of his estate gift to the National Academy of Design. Records include appraisal information including an estate ledger, correspondence and memoranda including two letters from Ranger, court documents, financial and real estate records, news clippings, and two photographs and eight negatives of Ranger.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1929-1974
Size:
3 Cubic Feet (6 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1448
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document consulting engineer Morris Jacks and his work with the Empire State Building, Yankee Stadium, and the Third Avenue Transit Corporation.

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Creators:
Carlen Galleries
Dates:
1775-1997
bulk 1940-1986
Size:
10.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carlgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Carlen Galleries, Inc., records measure 10.4 linear feet (gift portions) and date from 1775 to 1997 (bulk 1940-1986). Correspondence, business records, subject files, a scrapbook, printed matter, and photographs document the operation and activities of Carlen Galleries, Inc., and its founder Robert Carlen.

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Creators:
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991
Dates:
circa 1830-1983
bulk 1930-1970
Size:
22.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sparvict
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Victor D. Spark papers measure 22.2 linear feet and date from circa 1830 to 1983, with the bulk of the material from 1930 to 1970. The papers document Spark's career as a New York City art dealer and appraiser who was most active from World War II through the 1970s, focusing on Old Masters paintings and 19th and early 20th century American art. Found within the papers are biographical materials, artist files, client files, financial records, legal records, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Academic Programs
Dates:
1966-1970
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include documentation on the pre- and post-doctoral internship program; academic appointment records; budget justifications; and correspondence, invitations, background information, lists of guest participants, tapes, and transcripts to the Smithsonian Institution conference on "Appraising the Museum's Effectiveness in Communicat...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Center for Earth and Planetary Studies
Dates:
circa 1983-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of the Research Working Group of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Also included are some records pertaining to the SI-wide Academic Hiring and Appraisal Committee.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of releases signed by individuals seeking information about their own objects. The program was known internally as "Show and Tell" and was intended as a means for the general public to have their objects appraised for probable age and attribution.

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Creators:
Mechanisms, Division of.
Instrument Society of America
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1911-1972
Size:
36 Cubic feet (98 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0215
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the history of instrumentation through catalogs, bulletins, specification sheets, price lists, and other publications of companies that produce instrumentation.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Administrative Office
Dates:
1982-1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These files were assembled by Barbara Hart, Executive Officer, and Eloise Harvey, Administrative Services Assistant, to document the administrative aspects of special initiatives undertaken by the National Portrait Gallery from 1982 to 1988. These initiatives include corporate sponsorship of special projects and events; a barter agreement; ...

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