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Creators:
Matsukata, Miye, 1922-1981
Dates:
circa 1900-1982
bulk 1964-1981
Size:
13.45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.matsmiye
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of jewelry designer and metalsmith Miye Matsukata measure 13.45 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1964 to 1981.The papers include correspondence, interviews, journals, writings and lectures, exhibition files, Janiye business records, printed materials, scrapbooks, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographic materials that document Matsukata's work as a jeweler and owner of Janiye, an atelier located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Creators:
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)
Dates:
1915
Size:
2 Copies (Two copies of a bound volume of 226 typed pages, with 48 mounted silver gelatin prints with captions, 194p, 29 x 22 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1994.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A report prepared by archaeologist and art historian Langdon Warner on his travels of 1913-1914 to investigate the founding of an American school of Chinese archaeology to be established in Beijing. Warner's travels included Europe, Japan, Korea, China and Indo-China. Warner spoke with scholars, administrators and officials, and travelled to museum...

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Creators:
Albin, Edgar A., 1908-
Dates:
1954
Size:
1,700 Color slides
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Edgar A. Albin Slide Collection includes images of architecture and sights of India taken in 1954 by Professor Edgar A. Albin, A Fullbright Scholar. A second set shows notable contemporary Indian artists in their studios, as well as examples of their works.

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Creators:
Ralph Redford
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.4 Cubic feet (Color, 35mm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.11
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Wenley, A. G. (Archibald Gibson), 1898-1962
Dates:
1924-1926
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
FSA.A1996.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection consists of the field journals and maps created by A.G. Wenley when he accompanied Carl Whiting Bishop on his archaeological expedition to China on behalf of the Freer Gallery from 1924-1926. The journals are typewritten, with photographs and captions depicting the different sites Wenley visited. There are also duplicate copies with...

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Creators:
Maury, Curt
Dates:
1953-circa 1985
Size:
12.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Curt Maury papers, dating from 1953 to circa 1985, measure 12.7 linear feet and include writings and notes for planned and published books; travel files and expense ledgers for trips to India; photograph ledgers; and extensive photographs and slides of India.

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Creators:
Ridout, Elizabeth
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Album (Accordion album with 24 albumen prints; 24 postcards)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Items presented to the Archives by collector Elizabeth Candida Ridout (1938-2015). Includes a small Japanese accordion album with brocade covers and 24 hand-tinted albumen photographs, ca. 1880s. One side of the album shows studio constructs and portraits of Japanese women, either alone or in groups posed in daily activities; the other side shows p...

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Creators:
Miriam McNair Scott
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.09
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This Collection contains photographs, research notes, lectues, and journal articles.

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Creators:
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942
Dates:
1923-1934
Size:
20 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An associate curator and associate in archaeology at the Freer Gallery of Art from 1922 to 1942, the collection of Carl Whiting Bishop (1881-1942) document his Gallery-sponsored travels to China from 1923 to 1934 and include an unpublished manuscript describing his archaeological research in China; line drawings; rubbings; maps; note cards; and nearly 4,000 glass and film negatives with corresponding original silver prints. These document his expeditions in northern and central China, illustrating archaeological sites in Henan, Shanxi, and Hebei provinces. Specific digs include the large neolithic site at Wanquan, Shanxi, and sixth century C.E. tombs near Fenyin. Additional images show Chinese cityscapes, daily life and customs, topography, temples, pagodas, caves, and sculpture.

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Creators:
Shepherd, Dorothy
Dates:
undated
Size:
35 Items (mm color slides 23,500)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.12
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Images of Near Eastern art objects, world sites, and architectural sites. The slide collection contains irreplaceable images of textiles, art objects and architectural sites from the Middle East and Iran. Highlights of the collection are the textile, Sasanian metal works and Middle Eastern and Iranian architectural sites.

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