Query: Ceramics -- 20th century
Richard Steele Papers
Creators:
Steele, Richard, 1916-1980
Dates:
1948-1963.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0080
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection, which consists of notebooks, journals, photographs, correspondence, memos, brochures, and technical drawings, is divided into three series: Sketches, Drawing Journals and Tests; Ram Company Materials; and Photographs. The papers were selected from among Mr. Steele's files by his son, Christopher. As a result, the papers included are somewhat …

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Commercial Decal, Incorporated Corporate Records
Creators:
Commercial Decal, Inc.
Seliger, Charles, 1926-2009
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978
Dates:
1926-1993, undated
Size:
4.62 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0477
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Commercial Decal, Incorporated records consist of decals, photographs and advertising materials that trace the business transactions of Commercial Decal, Incorporated from its early creation through its closing in 1992. Most of the actual decals and patterns are from the early 1970s through 1992. The records of product orders, however, date back to …

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Carlos and Rhoda LeBlanc Lopez papers
Creators:
Lopez, Carlos, 1908-1953
Lopez, Rhoda LeBlanc, 1912-
Dates:
1932-1973
Size:
392 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lopecarp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical data; journal; sketchbook and sketches; photographs; and printed material.

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Frans Wildenhain grant application
Creators:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980
Dates:
1974
Size:
1 Item ((13 p. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wildfrga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Wildenhain's application for a National Endowment for the Arts grant, 1974, in which he asks for support to work in a new medium, porcelain. A 12-page resume which lists training, exhibitions, prizes and awards, and other activities is included.

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Hanna Lore Hombordy Papers
Creators:
Hombordy, Hanna Lore
Dates:
[194-]-1955
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1273
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The project files include booklets: "Elements of Design" (1953-54); "Appearance Design" (1954); packaging and label designs and prototypes, photographs of drawing machinery, clippings, and misc. designs and printed advertisements for shoes, antennas, and candies.,This collection documents Hombordy's work as a graphics designer in the late 1940s and 1950s while employed at A.W. Lewin …

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Freda Diamond Collection
Creators:
Diamond, Freda, 1905-
Dates:
1945-1998
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 4 folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0616
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials relating to Diamond's career as an industrial designer, including various client files (especially Libbey Glass) containing photographs, designs, sketches, and other papers; articles by and about Diamond; magazines; awards; and a scrapbook.

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Andre Piette Collection
Creators:
Piette, Andre, 1934-1984 (ceramic designer, artist)
Dates:
1954-1979
Size:
8 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0129
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Andre Piette's career as an illustrator and designer. The materials include sketches, drawings, tracings, photographs (color transparencies, slides, and prints), and samples of wallpaper, designs for gift wrap, and a few textiles.

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Oral history interview with James Melchert
Creators:
Melchert, Jim, 1930-
Jones, Mady
Dates:
1991 Apr. 4-5
Size:
90 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.melche91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of James Melchert conducted in Oakland, Calif., 1991 Apr.4-5, by Mady Jones, for the Archives of American Art.

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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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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Custom Craft
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
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Dates:
1929-1989
Size:
87 Boxes
The subseries consists of black and white silver gelatin negatives.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Subseries 4.6 consists of black and white silver gelatin negatives. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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