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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:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document significant events involving travel for Milo Cleveland Beach, Director (1987-2001), including extended trips to India, England, and Southeast Asia. A list of Beach's travels during each fiscal year is summarized in the first six folders of the collection. Materials include correspondence, itineraries, and related ma...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
1999, 2002-2003
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications published by the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and written by its staff. Publications include "Mr. Whistler's Gallery: Pictures at an 1884 Exhibition," by Kenneth Myers; "ARS Orientalis;" "Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930," edited by Frederick Nathaniel...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-1999
Size:
8.69 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials created and maintained by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, documenting exhibition planning and production, including "Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period," "Rise to Power: Art of Ancient Japan," "Timur and the Princely Vision," "Yani: The Brush of Innocence," "Crushed ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1924-1929
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the expeditions to China led by Carl Whiting Bishop. The February 20, 1923 through August 6, 1927 expedition was a joint effort between the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The November 16, 1929 through April 11, 1934 expedition was sponsored by the Freer Gallery of A...

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Dates:
1977
Size:
1 Item (one medal with accompanying certificate)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One medal of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Third Grade, presented to Harold Philip Stern, Director of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, by the Emperor of Japan. The imperial seal was affixed at the Imperial Palace on April 3, 1977. There is also a certificate and various photo negatives.

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Creators:
Covensky, Helen Ciesla, 1925-2007
Dates:
1942-1981
Size:
850 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.covehele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; ca. 120 catalogs; clippings; four files on exhibitions at the Detroit Institute of Art, Lim Art Gallery in Tel-Aviv, Livingstone-Learmouth Gallery in New York City, and London Arts Gallery in Detroit, containing letters, receipts for works of art, loan agreements, price lists, exhibition announcements, newspaper and magazine clip...

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Dates:
1960s-1970s
Size:
3 Linear feet (Approximately 1387 images. )
The collection had minimal arrangement when acquired.
Collection ID:
FSA.A2017.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photography taken by Mr. Schricker in Iran during the 1970s. His photography covers several topics: the opening of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in 1977, images of industrial buildings, and images of Iranian works of art from the Behshar Industrial Group and other artists. Materials consist of slides, positive film strips, transparencies, ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Installation
Dates:
circa 1989-1991
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design and installation of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include revisions to "Monsters, Myths and Minerals;" "Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century;" "India Along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh;" "Yokohama: Prin...

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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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