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Creators:
Xunling, 1874-1943
Dates:
undated
Size:
44 Items
Collection ID:
FSA.A.13
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Cixi (慈禧太后), Empress Dowager of China, 1835-1908, Photographs. Forty-four glass plate negatives depicting the Empress Dowager of China, Cixi of the Qing dynasty, taken between 1903 to 1905 by the photographer Xunling (勋龄; ca.1880-1943). Scenes include the empress dowager on the imperial barge, in the Summer Palace (颐和园) with attendants, and individ...

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Creators:
Salem China Company
American Limoges China Co.
Sebring Pottery Company
Crescent China Company
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Dates:
1930s-1981
Size:
10.15 Cubic feet (26 boxes, 9 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0325
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes records of the Salem China Company relating to the administration of the company, its sales and art department, and other material relating to plant operations prior to 1960, when the company ceased manufacturing and became a distributor only. Includes photographs of various promotions, Salem China patterns, factory buildings, sales staff, show rooms, etc. as well as extensive advertising material of the Salem China Co. and its competitors. Another series contains blueprints and drawings of the Salem China Company's plant and equipment. Another series contains bulletins issued by the Associated Industries of Cleveland from 1977 to 1981.

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Creators:
Kumler, Robert and Betty
Dates:
1983
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.kumlrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

17 video taped interviews conducted by Betty and Robert Kumler with china painters including, Sonie Ames, Jean Bushnell, Barbara Duncan, Valerie Frost, Phyllis Galik, Hazell Gibbons, Lorna Gould, Jean Harper, Kay Knapp, Annette Krum, Vi Lane, Gigi Leavelle, Wilma Leighton, Brenda Morgan, Jane Marcks, Kari Unn Paye, Octavia Payne, Lolita de Smith, R...

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Ekvall, Robert B. (Robert Brainerd), 1898-1983
Dates:
circa 1925-1940
Size:
146 color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Robert Brainerd Ekvall and Betty Ekvall while missionaries on the China-Tibet border. The photographs document Tibetan, Chinese, and Vietnamese people, ceremonies, dances and musicians, shrines, traders, boats, towns, agriculture, and scenery. The collection also includes images of the Ekvalls and other missionaries and a map of...

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Creators:
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), b. 1886 (photographer and collector)
Dates:
1920-1925
Size:
3 Albums
1,000 Items (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-3
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs compiled by Frederick K. Morris documenting his travels in China, 1920-1923; Mongolia, 1922-1923; and Japan and Korea, 1923 and 1925. The photographs were made or collected by Frederick and Florence Morris in Shanghai, Yokohama (after an eathquake), Tianjin, Beijing, Zhangjiakou, Kyoto, Nara, Nikko, Seul, and Kaijo, as well as various v...

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Creators:
Edson, Dorothy Graham. interviewee
Dates:
1993
Size:
8 audiotapes (reference copies). audiotapes (originals)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9571
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1993, William W. Moss, director, and Pamela M. Henson, historian, at Smithsonian Institution Archives conducted four interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson, who was writing a biography of her father using resources in Smithsonian Institution Archives. These interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson and reminiscences of family members and friends ...

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Creators:
McDonnell, J. M.
Dates:
circa 1930-1949
Size:
1 Colored positive
180 Negatives (circa 180 negatives: nitrate (mostly stereographic))
38 Film positives (nitrate (mostly stereographic))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made and collected by J. M. McDonnell in China, Peru, and the Philippines, as well as Florida, Cape Cod, Ohio, Paris, and Washington, DC. They include images of people, markets, harbors, architecture, transportation, and tourist sites such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall in China. Many photographs were likely made while McDonne...

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Creators:
Cox, John Hadley, b. 1913
Dates:
circa 1936-1939
Size:
105 lantern slides (approximate count)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Period latern slides taken in the mid to late 1930's pertaining to objects in Mr. Cox's collection, namely ceramics, bronzes, lacquer and figures found at archaeological sites in Changsha, Hunan province, dating primarily from the Zhou and Han Dynasties and from the Warring States period.

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Creators:
La Vove, Arthur., 1909-1993
Dates:
bulk 1930-1946
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of an original draft manuscript for "Hump Drivers" written by Arthur La Vove around 1946. The story is structured as a series of vignettes and recalls La Vove's experiences in the China-Burma-India (CBI) theater during World War II. A print made from an original drawing by La Vove introduces many of the chapters. There are ...

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Creators:
Savage, John L., 1879-? (civil engineer)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0227
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials concerning dams, power plants, and materials testing in China, for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It consists of a bound volume of preliminary reports, with maps, prepared for China's National Resources Commission by John L. Savage, consulting engineer. Includes a report on the Yangtze River Gorge Project (11/1944) and several other Chin...

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