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Creators:
Garvin, Thomas
Vines, Gail
Dates:
1951-1953
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0756
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One scrapbook of fourteen pages consisting of hand-drawn illustrations cut from envelopes and glued to the scrapbook pages.

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Creators:
Pleissner, Ogden M.
Dates:
1928-1976
Size:
3.2 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pleiogde
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Ogden M. Pleissner measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928-1976. Found within the papers are biographical material, scattered letters, artwork, nine scrapbooks, over one foot of printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1941-1942
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Ellerton Lodge, Director, documenting relations with the National Resources Planning Board Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, the creation of a bombproof storage space, and the temporary relocation of works of art during World War II. Materials include corresponden...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1942-1943
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting relations with other government agencies connected to the war effort. Materials include correspondence and English translations of Japanese documents done by museum staff. Translations are primarily of hydrographic and geographic informational materials. Correspondents and translators include John...

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Creators:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Dates:
circa 1920, 1943
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters written by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The three notebooks and notebook fragments contain Pippin's World War I memoirs written in the 1920s, one of which is illustrated by Pippin with six drawings of war scenes. Two letters are dated 1943 and circa 1943. One of the letters is written to "Dear Friends" and begins with "life story of art."; the other is written to dealer Robert Carlen about showing his painting Domino [Game] Players.

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Creators:
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966
Dates:
1921-1982
bulk 1943-1950
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rorijame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator and museum director James J. Rorimer measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1921 to 1982, with the bulk from 1943-1950. The papers include documentation of James J. Rorimer's World War II service in the Monuments, Fine Art and Archives Section of the U.S. Army and his activities protecting historic and cultural sites from bombing, and locating and recovering art work and cultural icons stolen by the Nazis. Found within the papers are scattered biographical materials and correspondence, writings include draft versions of Rorimer's book Safe-Keeping or Survival: The Salvage and Protection of Art in War, financial records, photographic materials including a photo album containing photographs of European art work and cultural sites where Rorimer worked, newsclippings and additional printed materials, and one scrapbook of clippings dating from World War II.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution., Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-255
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website, maintained by the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, as it existed on June 22, 2011. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resource...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website as it existed on January 24, 2014. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resources about cultural property provenance research. Object data is not included ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website as it existed on March 9, 2016. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resources about cultural property provenance research. Object data is not included ...

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Creators:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Dates:
circa 1840-1993
bulk 1935-1961
Size:
88 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Rockwell Kent papers measure 88.0 linear feet and date from circa 1840 to 1993 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1935 to 1961. The collection provides comprehensive coverage of Kent's career as a painter, illustrator, designer, writer, lecturer, traveler, political activist, and dairy farmer.

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