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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Decorative Arts
Dates:
1941-1992
Size:
39 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 506
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the administrative, correspondence, and exhibition files of the Department of Decorative Arts. Curator David R. McFadden and his predecessors created most of the records, but some were compiled by assistants in the department, guest curators, and exhibition organizers. Some files were created before the department ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Department of Applied Arts and Industrial Design
Dates:
1978-1994
Size:
20.08 cu. ft. (19 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of files created by the Department of Applied Arts and Industrial Design for exhibitions held at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum from 1982 through 1991, particularly "Design in the Service of Tea," and "L'Art de Vivre: Decorative Arts and Design in France, 1789-1989." Exhibition records include ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-225
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of six websites of the Smithsonian Associates as they existed on July 6, 2011. Included is the main website for the Smithsonian Associates as well as websites for the Art Collectors Program, Civil War Studies, the Discovery Theater, the Masters of Arts in the History of Decorative Arts, and Smithsonian Sleepovers. The ...

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Creators:
Society of Decorative Art of California
Dates:
1881
Size:
87 Pages (15 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.socideca
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Cook, Lia, 1942-
Baizerman, Suzanne
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2006 August 22-29
Size:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cook06
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Lia Cook conducted 2006 August 22-29, by Suzanne Baizerman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in the artist's studio, in Berkeley, California.

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Creators:
Taylor, Arlene
Dates:
[ca. 1938-1965]
Size:
5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylarle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; clippings; publicity materials; scrapbooks; business papers; photographs; and miscellaneous items accumulated by Arlene Taylor as a result of her association with the Meyercord Decal Company.

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Creators:
Solberg, Ramona
Dates:
circa 1923-2005
Size:
7.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.solbramo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of jeweler, Ramona Solberg measure 7.7 linear feet and date from circa 1923-2005. Included is biographical material, correspondence, photographs and slides of travels and jewelry, writings, artwork, printed material and miscellany.

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Creators:
Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Department of Exhibitions
Dates:
1930-1969
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 280
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document, for the most part, the Department under the administration of Calvin S. Hathaway, Curator, 1946-1951, and Director, 1951-1963. Included is correspondence of Hathaway with members of the exhibition staff and with collectors and institutions concerning the exhibits in the museum; exhibit files, arranged alphabetically by ...

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Creators:
Prahar, Renee, 1880-1962
Dates:
1912-1938
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.prahrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An award; a few letters; writings; printed material and photographs relating to Prahar's work as a sculptor, and to a lesser degree, her work as a stage actress.

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Creators:
Garvan, Mabel Brady
Garvan, Francis Patrick, 1875-1937
Dates:
1912-1953
1867
Size:
44.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.garvfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art collector Francis Patrick Garvan measure 44.9 linear feet and date from 1912 to 1953, with one document from 1867. The papers provide extensive documentation on the Garvan collection which included rare books, ceramics, glass, paintings, prints, and furniture. The majority of the collection consists of inventory records that give descriptive information regarding each piece in the collection; in many cases the files also include a photograph of the object. Also found are correspondence and subject files; auction records for sales at the American Art Association, Parke-Bernet Galleries, and Plaza Art Galleries; loan records; estate records; and a small amount of printed material, writings, and photographs. Approximately half of the Garvan papers were created posthumously by Mabel Brady Garvan and the managers of Garvan's estate.

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