Original drawings for The Marcel Breuer Coloring Book
Sixteen original drawings, many with text, that comprised the "Marcel Breuer Coloring Book" (ca. 1962). Included are notes by donor Lorry Roeder explaining the "in" humor and office personalities of the Breuer New York office of the early 1960s. The drawings and cryptic text make humorous reference to various Breuer projects, colors …
Army-Navy Aircraft Standard Colors Books
This collection consists of two Army-Navy Aircraft (ANA) Standard Colors books (6.5 by 5.5 inches): Army-Navy Aircraft Camouflage Standard Colors, June 1943 -June 1944; and Army-Navy Aircraft Color Standards, March 1945.
Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings
Fashion drawings and the photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun while as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist.
This accession consists of the flag subject files of Rear Admiral William Rea Furlong, which were used by Dr. Harold D. Langley, Curator of Naval History, in editing a book on the history of the United States flag begun by Admiral Furlong and Commodore Byron McCandless in October 1962. The files …
This accession consists of audiovisual program conservation instruction booklets. Materials also include presentation color slides and audio cassettes to the booklets, which document conservation issues such as the care of paintings, treatment of metal artifacts, textile cleaning, protecting objects in exhibitions, preservation of rare books and paper objects, and reconstruction …
Architecture and Construction Files
This accession consists of records documenting architectural design, construction and renovation of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) facilities during the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990- . Materials include correspondence and memoranda, leases and agreements, reports, and other supporting documentation. Facilities include the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in …
Lyman B. Smith Papers
This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and related materials documenting Lyman B. Smith's career as a Curator in the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History and his research on flowering plants of South America. Materials also include photographs and slides.
Riccardo Giacconi Papers
This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), including materials surrounding Giacconi's winning of the Nobel Prize in 2002. Additional topics include the European Southern Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, and x-ray telescopes.
These records consist of one published slide set, "Vision of Einstein," which includes 57 slides and accompanying scripts, and concern the work of the Einstein Observatory of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
Donald S. Erdman Papers
These papers document Erdman's field work in the Persian Gulf and Red Sea and include a journal and account book; notes, lists, and collection data; and color photographs, slides, and negatives.