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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
1965-1969
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records relating to the Intertoys Multiexpo (the first international multiple museum exhibition of toys, play materials, and learning aids) of 1971, compiled by William W. Warner, Assistant Secretary for Public Service. It was a joint venture between the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Gallery of Ontario, UNICEF, ...

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Creators:
Loran, Erle, 1905-1999
Dates:
1976 May 25
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
AAA.loraerll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter from Erle Loran, Berkeley, Calif., to "Mr. Wattenmaker," Toronto, thanking him for sending "the magnificent catalogue of your Puvis de Chavannes exhibition. I realize how much we have forgotten about Puvis and how far reaching his influence on modern french painting was." He mentions Puvis' influence on Seurat and Cézanne, and congratulates ...

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Creators:
Solomon, Alan R., 1920-1970
Dates:
1907-1970
bulk 1944-1970
Size:
9.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.soloalan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art historian, museum director, curator, writer, and educator, Alan R. Solomon, measure 9.9 linear feet and date from 1907-1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1944-1970. Through biographical material, correspondence, interview transcripts, writings and notes, teaching and study files, subject files, exhibition files, business records, printed material, and photographs, the collection documents Solomon's education, his early teaching appointments at Cornell University, and his subsequent direction of many diverse curatorial and research projects relating to contemporary American art, particularly the transition from Abstract Expressionism to later modern movements, and the thriving New York City art scene.

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Creators:
Thomas, Jeff, 1956-
Dates:
1982-1994
Size:
5 Photographic prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.055
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The photographs include an image of Jack Moore, a Pima dancer, with the American flag painted on his face; a portrait of the dancer Kevin Haywahe (Assiniboine) wearing a wolf-hide and feather headdress with beaded sun wheel medallion and beaded appendage, elaborate face painting, pipe bead necklace and elaborately beaded breast ornament; an outdoor view of a young boy posed beside grafitti that reads "Cultural Revolution"; a young man standing in front of a grain elevator and wearing a t-shirt with an image of Christopher Columbus and the caption "Founder of the New World"; and a triptych documenting the urban Onondaga Iroquois experience in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Creators:
Bahr, A. W.
Dates:
1919-1957
bulk 1947-1957
Size:
1.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Abel William Bahr was a coal merchant and general importer born in China who became an important collector of Chinese art. Several books and catalogues have been published about his collection. His papers include numerous drafts and notes about his memoirs as a collector, correspondence with other collectors and photographs of Chinese art objects, from jade to pottery to paintings.

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Creators:
Schwartz, Kit
Dates:
1977-1978
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schwkit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A compendium of interviews for a project created by Kit Schwartz consisting of responses by 45 artists to the statement "People who live in glass houses should not throw stones" and responses from 90 artists to the question "Describe yourself as a person." Materials include sound recordings and corresponding transcripts of each response in two scra...

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Creators:
Jacobson, Marcus, 1930-2001
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
4 Letters (hand written)
1 Item (manuscript, hand written)
1 exhibition catalog (includes essays and photographs)
1 Item (exhibition post card, black and white, 11 x 35 cm)
2 Photographs (color, 20 x 25 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection was created and collected by the late Dr. Marcus Jacobson. It consists of materials relating to contemporary Chinese artist Gu Wenda, whom Dr. Jacobson supported in Gu's early days (mid-1980s) by purchasing works and trying to interest fellow US and Canadian academics (Dr. Jacobson was a well-known neuroscientist) in Gu's works. Thi...

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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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Creators:
Manigault, Middleton, 1887-1922
Dates:
1906-1950
Size:
116 Pages ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.manie
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; and account book, 1906-1919, listing Manigault's works, prices, and buyers, and catalogs. Includes Mrs. Manigault's correspondence with Kenneth Hayes Miller and Lloyd Goodrich.

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Creators:
Kind, Phyllis, 1933-2018
McElhinney, James, 1952-
Dates:
2007 March 28-May 11
Size:
2 Items (sound files (1 hr., 39 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kind07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Phyllis Kind, conducted 2007 March 28-May 11, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art at Kind's home in New York, New York.

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