Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Collection consists of photographic prints from negatives by the eminent jazz photographer Francis Wolff, depicting such greats as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and other important artists.
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of the videodiscs "Uptown Blues" and "Downhome Blues." Materials include correspondence, scripts, image permissions, promotional materials, clippings, background information on artists, notes, and lists and photocopies of images.
Jonas Bernholm Rhythm and Blues Collection
Collection documents Jonas Bernholm's interest and work promoting African American Music, specifically rhythm and blues.
Acee Blue Eagle films
Collection consists of two films. These films form part of the Acee Blue Eagle Collection in the National Anthropological Archives. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its …
This accession consists of the records of Lee Woodman-Cioffi, Audio-Visual Production Specialist for the Office of Telecommunications (OTC), 1985- . Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, and notes documenting OTC audio-visual productions such as "Downhome & Uptown Blues," "Diversity Endangered," "Buried Mirror," "Crow Affair," "Montserrat," "Reel Jungle," and "Science in American Life." In addition …
This accession consists of a reference set of the newsletter Blue Bulletin (Vols. 14-18), the official publication for Smithsonian Institution staff.
W. C. Handy Collection
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958
1948 - 1948
A photograph, letters written, and pieces of music by African American composer William Christopher "W.C." Handy (1873-1958) sometimes called the "Father of the Blues".
Acee Blue Eagle papers
30 Linear feet (55 document boxes and 8 oversize boxes)
Acee Blue Eagle was a Pawnee-Creek artist, poet, dancer, teacher, and celebrity. The papers relate to both Blue Eagle's personal and professional life. Also included are some materials of Blue Eagle's friend Mae Abbott and a collection of art by other Indians.
MS 2418 One large tracing and one large blue print of "Old Dam" in Animas Valley, New Mexico
James Lithgow Ewin Patents
This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.