Freda Diamond Collection
Archival materials relating to Diamond's career as an industrial designer, including various client files (especially Libbey Glass) containing photographs, designs, sketches, and other papers; articles by and about Diamond; magazines; awards; and a scrapbook.
Oscar P. Fitzgerald research files on furniture makers
The papers of author, consultant, and historian Oscar P. Fitzgerald measure 0.2 linear feet and are dated circa 2000. The collection consists of Fitzgerald's research material on furniture makers that includes over 100 completed Furniture Maker's Questionnaires recording the histories and accomplishments, influences, and marketing shop practices of respondents, and a paper by Fitzgerald titled "The Movers and Shakers and How They Got There."
This accession consists of exhibition posters which were used as indoor signage for exhibitions at the National Collection of Fine Arts and the Renwick Gallery. Exhibitions include H. Lyman Sayen 1875-1918; Jasper F. Cropsey (1823-1900); Romaine Brooks: "Thief of Souls"; Two American Painters: Fritz Scholder and T. C. Cannon; John Marin; Hidden …
This accession consists of sound and film recordings pertaining to National Museum of American Art (NMAA) exhibitions. These materials document the exhibitions Medieval Frescoes from Yugoslavia, George Catlin's Indian Gallery, Stuart Davis Memorial Exhibition, Shaker: Furniture and Objects from the Edward Deming Andrews Collection: Commemorating the Bicentennial of the American …
Oral history interview with Faith Andrews
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Faith Andrews conducted 1982 January 14-1982 April 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. Staff represented include Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Senior Curator, Painting and Sculpture, SAAM; Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, Renwick Gallery; Louise Reeves, Exhibitions Coordinator, SAAM …
Charles Sheeler papers
The papers of painter, photographer, lithographer and industrial designer Charles Sheeler measure 4.9 linear feet and date from circa 1840s to 1966, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923-1965. The collection documents Sheeler's family, personal life and career through financial and medical records, awards, correspondence, writings, an autobiography, journal and notebooks, scrapbooks, exhibition catalogs and announcements, printed materials, photographs, funeral records and artwork by Sheeler and others. The collection is particularly rich in Sheeler's writings, and also includes Sheeler's industrial designs and manufactured artwork. Notable photographs include Sheeler with Edward Weston, Edward Steichen, and John Marin.
This record unit primarily documents the tenure of Lloyd Herman, Director of the Renwick Gallery, but also contains the records of David W. Scott, Robert Tyler Davis, and Joshua C. Taylor, directors of the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA). The records pertain to temporary exhibitions as well as the …
This accession consists of records documenting the design, fabrication and installation of exhibitions at the Renwick Gallery which is part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, formerly known as the National Museum of American Art. Exhibitions include Glass! Glorious Glass!; Shaker: Furnishings for the Simple Life; and USA Clay. Materials …
Marcel Breuer papers
The Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986, contain biographical material, correspondence, business and financial records, interviews, notes, writings, sketches, project files, exhibition files, photographs, and printed material that document the career of architect and designer Marcel Breuer.