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Creators:
Muir, Emily, 1904-
Muir, William H. (William Horace), 1902-1964
Dates:
[ca. 1930]-1996
Size:
1 Linear foot
0.8 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.muiremil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence; photographs of Emily and William Muir, her work, and houses she designed; a scrapbook containing letters, photographs of work, and clippings about Muir and her husband; price list of paintings by Muir; a publisher's agreement for a book, "Two Cents an Acre"; illustrations by Muir of a novel, "Small Potatoes" (...

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Creators:
Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847
Dates:
[undated] / [by Jonathan Fisher]
Size:
16 Items (p. (on 9 frames of microfilm))
Collection ID:
AAA.fishjona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Treatise discussing materials, colors, techniques, and "receipts for those who paint in water colors." In addition, sketches begin an unfinished section on "Sketching." Hogarth's ANALYSIS OF BEAUTY is quoted.

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National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the National Museum of African American History and Culture as they existed on March 1, 2013. The main website for the museum includes information about the building design, collections, educational programs, and donating to the museum. The website also includes press releases. The "Smith...

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Creators:
Welliver, Neil
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1996 November 14
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (2 hr., 8 min.), analog)
45 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.welliv96
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Neil Welliver conducted 1996 November 14, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Welliver's home in Lincolnville, Maine.

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Creators:
McCoy, Esther
Dates:
circa 1876-1990
bulk 1938-1989
Size:
44.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccoesth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Southern California architectural historian, critic, and writer Esther McCoy measure 44.4 linear feet and date from 1876 to 1990 (bulk 1938-1989). McCoy was interested in both Italian and Mexican architecture as well as the folk art and crafts of Mexico and South America. The collection documents McCoy's career, as well as her family and personal life through biographical material, extensive correspondence, personal and professional writings, project files, Southern California architects' files, clippings and other printed material, a large collection of photographs and slides, and taped interviews of Southern California modern architects.

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Creators:
Favretti, Rudy J.
Dates:
circa 1950-2010
Size:
31.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.FAV
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The collection contains the project design records of Rudy J. Favretti. , a landscape architect and professor noted for his extensive work in historical restoration of gardens, parks, and landscapes. He donated his collection of garden design files, plans, and images to the Smithsonian's Archives of American Gardens in March 2011.

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Creators:
Wodell, Helen Page
Cottrell, Lois Page
Poinier, Lois W.
Dates:
circa 1920-1999
Size:
154 Lantern slides
1 Album
2,243 Color slides
2.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.PNR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Lois W. Poinier Collection documents the work of Lois W. Poinier, a self-taught garden designer who designed scores of gardens, most of them in New Jersey.

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Creators:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Sears & Wendell
Olmsted Brothers
Harvard University
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Dates:
1899-1964
Size:
44.5 Cubic feet (4,317 glass negatives. 363 film negatives. 182 glass lantern slides. 12 photograph albums. 56 plans and drawings. 3 monographs. )
Collection ID:
AAG.SRS
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Thomas Warren Sears Photograph Collection documents examples of the design work of Thomas Warren Sears (1880-1966), a landscape architect and amateur photographer from Brookline, Massachusetts. Sears, who was based for most of his career in Philadelphia, designed a variety of different types of landscapes ranging from private residences, schools, and playgrounds to parks, cemeteries, and urban housing developments located primarily in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New York. In addition to some of Sears' design work, images in the collection document Sears' domestic and foreign travels, design inspirations, and family. The collection includes over 4,800 black and white negatives and glass lantern slides dated circa 1899 to 1930. While most images show private and public gardens, there are a significant number of unidentified views and views photographed in Europe during two trips he took there in 1906 and 1908. Few images are captioned or dated. In addition, there are over 50 plans and drawings, most notably for Balmuckety in Pikesville, Maryland and Reynolda in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and 3 monographs by or about Sears.

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Creators:
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965
Dates:
1939-1958
Size:
19 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.sheechls
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters assembled from various sources written by Charles Sheeler. Included are four letters and a postcard to Dr. Helen W. Boignon, a collector and owner of a Sheeler painting; four, 1957-58, to George M. Craven, a graduate student in art history; and ten, 1939-1957 and undated, to the poet William Carlos Williams, a friend of Sheeler.

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Untermyer, Samuel, II
Lord And Burnham
Waring, John, b. 1820
Tilden, Samuel J., 1814-1886
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Dates:
circa 1940
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (119 glass 35mm slides; 1 photographic print (2 1/2 X 3 1/2 in). , 2" x 2")
Collection ID:
AAG.UNT
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Untermyer Family Slide Collection includes 119 glass 35mm slides documenting the grounds of Samuel Untermyer's estate, Greystone. In addition to general garden views, the images depict architectural features, vistas from the property, and interior shots of Greystone's greenhouse. The slides are not captioned or dated. The photographer was Samuel Untermyer II, the grandson of Samuel Untermyer.

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