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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:
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of Carl Whiting Bishop (1881-1942) document his Gallery-sponsored travels to China from 1923 to 1934 and include an unpublished manuscript describing his archaeological research in China; line drawings; rubbings; maps; note cards; and nearly 4,000 glass and film negatives with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:
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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Creators:
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:
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:
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:
Hare, Raymond A.
Dates:
1930s -1960s
Size:
6 Linear feet (2300 photographs)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Ambassador Raymond A. Hare (1901-1994) created this collection to document the architecture, cities, and landscapes of the Middle East, including Afghanistan, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Jordan, Israel and Palestine, Iran, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen.A photograph album of 90 silver-gelatin photographs depicts minarets in Cairo, Egypt, with annotations in Arabic and English describing the date and title of each minaret. Two portfolios of photographs presented to Ambassador Hare in 1965 by the senior staff of the U.S. Agency for International Development Mission to Turkey to commemorate his service as Ambassador to Turkey from 1961-1965. Included are 52 matted photographs, many signed by the photographer Ara Guler and dated and captioned, documenting the art and architecture of the Seljuks and the Armenians at the Armenian center of Ani. The slides, 1930s - 1960s, created by Hare document Islamic architecture and people and place views of North Africa, Turkey, Egypt, and Syria.

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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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