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Creators:
Nesbitt, Esta
Dates:
circa 1942-1981
bulk 1964-1975
Size:
10.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nesbesta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of illustrator, xerography artist, filmmaker, and educator Esta Nesbitt measure 10.05 linear feet and date from circa 1942-1981. Found within the papers are biographical material, correspondence, writings, xerography research files, project and exhibition files, and printed material. Much of the collection relates to Nesbitt's xerography art work. Additionally, the collection includes motion picture film and sound recordings related to her film and performance work.

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Creators:
Wahbnum-Young, Emma "Mahkuk"
Dates:
circa 1880s - 1890s
Size:
8 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81E
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies of portraits of Potawatomi Indians, some by W. M. Oaks and W. R. Ireland. They include portraits of Bear Chief (Ma ko ko ma), John Young, Joe Cook (Ke so be tuk) and his wife Wkettchi, Wigwas and his wife Nancy, Frank Young, Willie Grey, Arthur Kitchkumee, and Wenbetoh.

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Creators:
Sharples, Ellen, 1769-1849
Dates:
circa 1808
Size:
1 color slide
1 copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph of artist Ellen Sharples' miniature painting of an American Indian man. The man is depicted holding a flintlock rifle, and wearing a tomahawk tucked into his belt and silver trade crosses as ear ornamentation. This may be the "copy of the Indian chief" painting referenced by Sharples in her diary in January 1808.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1979-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, documenting relations between the Sackler Family and the Freer Gallery of Art (FGA) and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (AMSG) through the Director, acquisitions to the Sackler collection, the Sackler/Smithsonian Institution Agreement, Sackler ...

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Creators:
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
Dates:
1895
Size:
1 copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R78-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of Thomas Eakins' oil painting of Emily Tennison Magill Cushing, wife of anthropologist Frank Hamilton Cushing.

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Creators:
Fonseca, Harry, 1946-2006 (artist and possible photographer)
Dates:
circa 1989
Size:
15 copy negatives
429 copy color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of art pieces by Harry Fonseca, many of which depict his representation of the mythical figure Coyote. Included are copies of the 115 color slides Fonseca used in his lecture at the Smithsonian in 1989. There are also images of his "Stone Poems" series, each Smithsonian-exhibited piece, and views of the exhibit as a whole.

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Creators:
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley), 1857-1922
Dates:
1911
Size:
12 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-69
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Arthur W. Dow during a trip to Arizona and New Mexico with photographer Alvin L. Coburn. They document the Laguna and Zuni Pueblos and cliff dwellings in Walnut Canyon National Monument.

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Creators:
Halstead, Whitney (collector and photographer)
Dates:
undated
Size:
27 Negatives (acetate)
140 Prints (silver gelatin (including proof sheets of contact prints))
1 Print (albumen)
11 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-43
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting pottery and pottery designs from historic Pueblo groups and archeological sites, including Nampeyo pottery and an image of Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and examples of her pottery. There are also some photographs that depict a pueblo, Southwest landscapes, cliff dwellings, rock art, craftspeople, and dwellings, mostly re...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1989
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes of Peter Pipim, Education Specialist at the National Museum of African Art, Department of Education, telling a story. Materials include original footage on Betacam.

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Creators:
Amiotte, Arthur (photographer and artist)
Dates:
circa 1963-1986
Size:
314 copy color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Arthur Amiotte's artwork, including stitchery and quilts, clothing and mocassins, wall hangings, and paintings. The collection also includes some images of exhibits of Amiotte's work, a powwow, and scenic views of the Great Plains area.

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