Query: Design Is . . . (Exhibition) (1973-1975: Washington, D.C.)
Michael Higgins papers
Creators:
Higgins, Michael, 1908-
Dates:
1949-1973
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.higgmich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Illinois glass artist Michael Higgins measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1949 to 1973. The collection documents Higgins's role in founding and furthering craft organizations in the Midwest through correspondence, professional files, exhibition records, transcripts, organizational files for several craft organizations including Midwest Designer-Craftsmen, and printed materials.

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Exhibition Records
Dates:
1970-1983
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the exhibitions Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen; Design Is . . .; and Craft Multiples. Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen was the major inaugural exhibition at the Renwick Gallery and was on display from January 28 - July 19, 1972. It featured handmade furniture by five …

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Womanspace Gallery records
Creators:
Womanspace Gallery (Los Angeles, California)
Dates:
1970-1974
Size:
1.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.womagall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Womanspace Gallery, a cooperative gallery for feminist activities in Los Angeles, California, measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1974. The bulk of the collection consists of exhibition files. Also found are administrative files, correspondence, publishing files, financial records, printed material, and photographic material.

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Miu Eng Eastern Wind Collection
Creators:
Eng, Miu, 1955-
Dates:
1973-1983
Size:
2.1 Linear feet (consisting of 1 oversized box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-102
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Miu Eng Eastern Wind Collection, which dates from 1973-1983 and measures 2.1 linear feet, speaks to Ms. Eng's role as an activist and artist in Washington D.C.'s early Asian American movement. The collection includes newsletters, photographs, and booklets documenting Ms. Eng's activities with Eastern Wind, a pan-Asian American youth organization formed in 1973 that sought to document and address Asian American issues in the D.C. area. The collection also includes posters designed by Ms. Eng for several D.C. Asian American community programs of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Oronzo Gasparo papers
Creators:
Gasparo, Oronzo, 1903-1969
Dates:
1909-1975
Size:
9 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.gasporon
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, biographical material, printed material, writings, sketchbooks, artwork, financial records, photographs, and motion picture film and video.

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John Robinson Frazier papers
Creators:
Frazier, John Robinson, 1889-1966
Dates:
1920-1969
Size:
1.52 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.frazjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, slides, typescripts of writings, and printed materials.

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Gropper Art Gallery records
Creators:
Gropper Art Gallery
Dates:
1951-1975
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gropart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Gropper Art Gallery measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1951 to 1975. The records document the history of the gallery through official gallery correspondence of director Joseph Gropper; artist files containing letters, biographical sketches, and price lists; and exhibition files containing announcements and catalogs, newspaper clippings, and reviews.

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Trudy Sween papers
Creators:
Sween, Trudy
Dates:
1965-1983
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sweetrud
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A resume; a graduation program, 1967; 6 letters, 1967-1981; clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; theater announcements and programs, 1974-1982, illustrated by Sween; press releases; posters, undated and 1976-1977, designed by Sween; 5 sketches, undated and 1975-1977; an award medal, "Main Street '75 Commemorative Medallion" designed by Sween; a transcript of an interview, undated, conducted by Anita Davidson; poems …

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Ralph Fabri papers
Creators:
Fabri, Ralph, 1894-1975
Dates:
circa 1870s-1975
bulk 1918-1975
Size:
26 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fabrralp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Ralph Fabri papers measure 26.0 linear feet and are dated circa 1870s-1975, with the bulk of the material dated 1918-1975. Biographical information, correspondence, subject files, writings, art work, financial records, miscellaneous records, scrapbooks, printed material, a videotape of Fabri in his studio, and photographs document the professional career and personal life of the painter, printmaker, commercial artist, writer, and teacher.

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Eugene Kingman papers
Creators:
Kingman, Eugene, 1909-1975
Dates:
1932-1975
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.kingeuge
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four loose-leaf books documenting Kingman's career containing biographical information, letters, clippings and photographs of Kingman and his paintings and lithographs; newspaper clippings, magazine articles and exhibition catalogs; a transcript of an interview of Kingman by his daughter Elizabeth A. Kingman, 1970, "Art, Environment, and Museums: A Well-Known Artist Defends Generality;" a …

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