Query: Asian American furniture designers
George Nakashima papers
Creators:
Nakashima, George, 1905-1990
Dates:
1950-1991
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.nakageor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of architect, craftsman, woodworker, and furniture designer George Nakashima measure 1.0 linear foot and date from 1950 to 1991. The collection is comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writings, subject files, and printed material that mostly relate to Nakashima's work in furniture design.

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Oral history interview with Mira Nakashima
Creators:
Nakashima, Mira
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 March 11
Size:
4 Items (wav files (2 hr., 57 min.), digital)
Collection ID:
AAA.nakash10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Mira Nakashima conducted 2010 March 11, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Nakashima's reception house, in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

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Lynn Schmidt interviews with Isamu Noguchi and Tom Nakashima
Creators:
Schmidt, Lynn, 1949-
Dates:
1980-1990
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schmlynn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Lynn Schmidt interviews with Isamu Noguchi and Tom Nakashima measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1980 to 1990. The collection consists of recorded interviews with Isamu Noguchi that were conducted 9 July and 5 August 1980 in his studio (now the Noguchi Museum), in Long Island City, N.Y.; as well as interviews with Tom Nakashima, conducted 31 July 1989 to 10 March 1990.

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Design Research, Inc. collection
Creators:
Design Research, Inc.
Dates:
1953-1979
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-123-2
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection consists ofcorrespondence, scrapbooks, catalogs, brochures, original drawings, photographs, financial records, resumes, legal documents, magazine articles, business records, press releases, artwork, and samples of boxes, bags, and buttons. Files documenting the company's history include a statement of the company's philosophy and records pertaining to the establishment of new stores in various cities. Project files document the furniture, fabrics, rugs, and accessories imported and design by Design Research, Inc. Bound reprints of articles that appeared in Interiors and International Design magazines are included. Clippings and other records documenting the design and construction of D/R stores are provided in the files pertaining to Benjamin Thompson & Associates, Inc. Also found in these files is a printed and bound presentation copy of Thompson's address, "The Craft of Design and the Art of Building", along with other articles by and about Thompson. Additional information pertaining to D/R's association with Marimekko can be found in the Cooper- Hewitt Design Archive's Marimekko Collection.

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Vickery, Atkins & Torrey records
Creators:
Vickery, Atkins & Torrey (Firm)
Dates:
[undated] and 1901-1930
Size:
12 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.vickatki
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs, sketches, drawings, and business records.

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Oral history interview with Val Laigo
Creators:
Laigo, Val M., 1930-1992
Lau, Alan Chong
Nakane, Kazuko
Dates:
1989 July 12
Size:
42 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.laigo89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Val Laigo conducted 1989 July 12, by Alan Lau and Kazuko Nakane, for the Archives of American Art Northwest Asian American Project, in Laigo's home, Seattle, Wash.

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Rudolph Schaeffer papers
Creators:
Schaeffer, Rudolph
Dates:
1880s-1997
Size:
13.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.scharudo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 13.3 linear feet, dates from the 1880s-1997 and documents the life and varied career of Rudolph Schaeffer, artist, designer, teacher, writer, collector of Asian art, and pioneer in the field of color study who founded the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design in San Francisco in 1926. The papers include biographical information, correspondence, subject files, writings, diaries, journals, artwork, scrapbooks, sound recordings, and photographs.

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Photographs
Dates:
1916-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily consist of Freer Gallery of Art photographs that depict early Museum plans and drawings; the ground breaking ceremony before construction of the Museum; exterior views during and after construction; and interior shots of the galleries, library, and art storage areas. Also includes Freer Gallery of Art renovation …

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Field Expedition Records
Dates:
1914, 1923-1942
Size:
10.69 cu. ft. (19 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the joint expedition made by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from February 20, 1923 to August 6, 1927, and also the Freer Gallery of Art sponsored expedition from November 16, 1929 to April 11, 1934. Both expeditions were led by Carl Whiting Bishop, Associate Curator …

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Kamekichi Tokita Papers
Creators:
Tokita, Kamekichi
Dates:
circa 1900-circa 2010
bulk 1900-1948
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The personal papers of Seattle area painter Kamekichi Tokita (1897-1948) measure 1.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to circa 2010 with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1910 to 1948. The papers include biographical materials, including documents about the closing of the War Relocation Authority's Minidoka Camp in Idaho; correspondence; three diaries written in Japanese documenting Tokita's war time experiences and forced relocation to Minidoka, two earlier notebooks, also written in Japanese, and scattered notes; a few personal business records; printed materials; one scrapbook; sketches; and one family photograph album.

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