Query: Art objects -- Collectors and collecting
Herbert Baker photographs
Creators:
Baker, Herbert
Dates:
1950-1965
Size:
184 Photographic prints ((1 box), color)
223 Slides (photographs) ((1 volume), color)
109 Photographic prints (color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
13 Photographic prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1978-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects at various museums taken and assembled by Herbert Baker.

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William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials
Creators:
Oldman, W. O. (William Ockleford), 1879-1949
Dates:
1902-1916
Size:
1,789 Digital images (7 digitized ledgers)
Collection ID:
NMAI.RM.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials are comprised of digital surrogates of the business records of Oldman held by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. William Ockleford Oldman (1879 – 1949) was a British collector and dealer of ethnographic art and European arms and armour. His business W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London was active between the late 1890s and 1913. These records include detailed information about his purchases and sales of objects including names of original sources for objects he acquired and sold. Oldman dealt extensively with the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, the predecessor institution to the National Museum of the American Indian between 1909 and 1937. This provenance information is critically important to documentation of NMAI's collections and related research.

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Teodoro Vidal Collection
Creators:
Vidal, Teodoro
Dates:
1592-1992
Size:
4 Cubic feet (15 boxes, 10 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0712
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Maps, prints, posters, religious articles, publications and photographs, relating to the history and culture of Puerto Rico. Mr. Vidal's family and personal papers are also included.

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William Brill photographs
Creators:
Brill, William, 1918-2003
Dates:
circa 1983
Size:
479 Photographic prints (object copy prints; black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller )
17 Photocopies
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of photographs collected by William W. Brill to document his personal collection of African art objects, which primarily contains masks, sculpted figures, and tools.

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in EEPA.1985-001 for Art objects -- Collectors and collecting
"Art of Cameroon" study photographs
Dates:
circa 1980s
Size:
136 Photographic prints ((1 box; 2 folders), black and white, 8 x 10 inches or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-017
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs from various museums assembled by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) for use in the traveling exhibition entitled, "Art of Cameroon" (on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History from February 1, 1984-June 17, 1984). The exhibition was described on the Smithsonian website in these words: "On view are 153 objects, including figural sculptures, thrones, stools, elephant masks, bowls, baskets, calabashes (gourds), drinking horns, textiles, and more. Many objects are on loan from museums and collectors in the U.S., Europe, and Africa. "A crossroads for the migrations of many peoples, the diversity of Cameroon's population is reflected in the great variety and richness of art forms. Objects from the steppes and the forest are shown, but the primary focus of the exhibition is the art of the West African kingdoms of the Cameroon grassfields."

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Edward M.M. and Mary Whelan Warburg papers
Creators:
Warburg, Edward M. M.
Warburg, Mary Whelan
Dates:
1931-1980
Size:
3 Linear feet
1 Photograph (Reel N70-61)
Collection ID:
AAA.warbedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical sketches; photographs; lists; a card catalog; and files concerning the acquisition, exhibition and sale of objects.

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Douglas Ralph Emlong Papers
Dates:
1943-1980
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7348
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Emlong's work as a collector of marine mammal fossils, his association with NMNH, and his personal life. Included is correspondence between Emlong and NMNH paleontologists A. Remington Kellogg and Clayton E. Ray documenting his early interest in fossil collecting and the development and sale of his collection …

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African Art in American Collections study photographs
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
329 Photographic prints (1 box, 10 folders, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes 329 black and white photographic prints, measuring 8 x 10 inches or smaller, that depict African art objects and were published in Warren M. Robbins' book, African Art in American Collections (New York, Washington, London: Praeger, 1966).

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in EEPA.1991-006 for Art objects -- Collectors and collecting
A.W. Bahr Papers
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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in FSA.A2001.14 for Art objects -- Collectors and collecting
Maxwell and Betty Stanley study photographs
Creators:
Stanley, Betty, Mrs
Roy, Christopher D.
Stanley, C. Maxwell, 1904-1984 (collector and philanthropist)
Dates:
1985
Size:
120 Slides (photographs) (1 volume , color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects collected by Maxwell C., 1904-1984, and Betty Stanley. The Stanley's had begun to collect African art objects during a business trip to West Africa in the 1960s, and they gradually acquired nearly 600 pieces. The objects are found today in the University of Iowa Museum. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Art works include figures, masks, musical instruments, sculptures and staffs.

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