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Creators:
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Dates:
1863-1906, circa 1940
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.whisjame2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and provides scattered documentation of the career of American-born British-based painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) through 39 items from Whistler to various recipients, including 25 letters, 9 telegraphs, 3 invitations, one thank you card and a postcard. The collection also contains 4 letters from others, 7 catalogs of Whistler exhibitions, a note from the back of Whistler's painting The Beach at Selsey Bill, and a 1906 copy of Wilde v. Whistler: being an acromonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler, a pamphlet containing letters originally published in London newspapers between 1885 and 1890.

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Creators:
Small, Gordon B., Jr.
Dates:
circa 1972-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7414
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of notes, data sheets, and check lists concerning Small's research on the butterflies of Panama and the development of his collection. Also included is correspondence with colleagues, and a copy of a lecture on Panamanian butterflies. Some materials are in Spanish.

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Creators:
Wunderlich, Rudolf
Dates:
1903-1935
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wundrudo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Rudolf Wunderlich collection of James McNeill Whistler exhibition catalogs date from 1903 through 1935. The collection consists of 0.2 linear feet of 19 exhibition catalogs listing artwork by James McNeill Whistler, and one periodical article analyzing Whistler's famous butterfly icon.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1843-1955
Size:
0.98 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Milk
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Milk forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Thielhart, Otto
Dates:
[ca. 1920s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The donor's father, Otto Thielhart, worked at L.W.F. Engineering Company during the early 1920s, and these 81 prints were copied from the father's scrapbook. The subjects include scenes from L.W.F. Engineering Co. and aircraft built there or of the period, including: Aeromarine M-1; Albatros D V; Arens Biplane; Bleriot XI Type; Curtiss CR-1, CR-2, ...

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Dates:
1882-1927
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7101
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1998-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, management, marketing, and activities of the Butterfly Pavilion. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, architectural drawings, floor plans, specifications, reports, planning documents, scripts, schedules, press packets, clippings, and related materials. Some...

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Creators:
Haydon, Walton B.
Dates:
circa 1883
Size:
11 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.150
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Vignetted portraits of Cree, Ojibwa (Chippewa), and Inuit people made by Walton B. Haydon, while he was stationed at Moose Factory on James Bay in Ontario, Canada. The prints are annotated with identifications and other information.

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Creators:
Rudolph Wurlitzer Company
Dates:
1860-1984
Size:
56 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0469
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the history and development of the Wurlitzer Company and consists of company publications, business records, employee files, manufacturing records, sales and marketing records, product information, publicity, advertising, photographs, audiovisual materials, and organ installation drawings.

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Creators:
Ailey, Alvin
Mitchell, Jack, 1925-2013
Dates:
1961-2004
Size:
16 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2013.245
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Jack Mitchell (1925- 2013) was an acclaimed photographer who began chronicling the work of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1961. Alvin Ailey (1931- 1989), one of the most influential African American choreographers of modern dance, dedicated himself and his dance company to creating ballets that not only accelerated the careers of young African American dancers, but also stole the attention of national and international audiences in displaying the racial perspective of dance in the African American experience. This collection serves as Mitchell's documentation of the dance company's evolution while capturing the true idiosyncrasies and physicality of movement through still images. Through Alvin Ailey and Jack Mitchell's partnership, they were able to collaborate and produce a unique production of art, fusing the meaning and movements of dance and the techniques of photography.

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