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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Director of Development
Dates:
1987
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials relating to the inaugural events surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art building in the Quadrangle in 1987. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, invitations, invitation lists, and black and white photographs.

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Creators:
Szalay, Louis, 1911- (art director)
Dates:
1963-1968.
Size:
2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0412
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original artwork produced under Mr. Szalay's supervision as Art Department Manager at Ted Bates & Co., 1965-1967. Series 1 consists of 36 comprehensives or "ad comps", circa 1965. Original artwork and mechanicals created for the Blue Bonnet margarine account make up the largest part of the collection, which also includes original artwork and mec...

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Creators:
Lassonde, Omer Thomas, 1903-1980
Dates:
1935-1942
Size:
500 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lassomer
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Clippings, photographs and other documents relating to the work of the New Hampshire Federal Art Project, 1935-1942, directed by Omer Lassonde.

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Creators:
Vanderburgh, Ernest D.
Dates:
1965-1968
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vanderne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

13 letters and 9 clippings relating to the Center. In addition there are three copper engraving plates.

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Creators:
Yenawine, Philip
Rosenbloom, Kathy
Dates:
circa 1971
Size:
26 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.yenawi71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Philip Yenawine conducted in circa 1971, by Kathy Rosenbloom, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Varga, Margit, 1908-2005
Dates:
1931-1985
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.vargmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Seven scrapbooks (1931-1982), annotated sketchbooks and other materials cover Margit Varga's career. One scrapbook documents the activities of the Painters and Sculptors' Gallery, 2 contain photographs of Varga and printed material concerning her work as Art Director at LIFE magazine, and 4 have photographs of Varga's paintings, clippings, exhibiti...

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Creators:
Carandente, Giovanni
Dates:
1962-1963
Size:
130 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.caragiov
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with sculptors Alexander Calder, Herbert Ferber, Boris Lurie, and David Smith, conveying information about their works included in the Festival of Two Worlds, "Sculpture in the city" exhibition. The festival was held in Spoleto, Italy in 1963, and Carandente was the art director.

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Creators:
Klonis, Stewart, 1901-1989
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 Feb. 3
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recordings (3 hours 40 min.), 7 in.)
59 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.klonis70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Stewart Klonis conducted 1970 Feb. 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1985
Size:
1 Item (videocassette (ca. 25 min.), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.archiv98
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Video documentary on the Archives of American Art, a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution holding original source material and microfilm relating to American artists and art history. The video describes the holdings of the archives, the collecting process and the value of the resources to researchers. Appearing in the video are director Richard Mu...

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Creators:
New Pacific Productions
Dates:
c1986
Size:
1 Item (videocassette (VHS) (ca. 20 min.), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.newpacif
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reviews the history of the San Francisco Coit Tower from its building, the commissioning of the often controversial murals by the Public Works of Art Project in 1933, and their significance in both artistic and political terms, through to the more recent problems of restoration and the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the murals in 1984. Ap...

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