Query: Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Exhibition Records
Dates:
1993-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Susan Yelavich, Assistant Director for Public Programs, documenting the development, funding, and publicity of the following exhibits: Power of maps; Czech Cubism: Architecture and Design; Memorial to Jan Palach; Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office; Angles of Repose …

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in Accession 02-166 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Exhibition Records
Dates:
1998-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design and installation of exhibitions, particularly "Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks;" "Two Views of Venice;" "Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection;" "Opening Our Doors: Selections from the Design Resource Center;" "Unlimited by Design …

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in Accession 02-138 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Exhibition Records
Dates:
circa 1998-2006
Size:
0.21 cu. ft. (5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the design of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard; Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era; Unlimited by Design; Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper; Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets; New Hotels …

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in Accession 09-206 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Exhibition Records
Dates:
circa 1985-2008
Size:
23.85 cu. ft. (21 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (2 tall document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-175
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting research, planning, design, execution, and installation of exhibitions during the tenure of David Revere McFadden, Curator, 1978-1993; Deborah Shinn, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-1996, and Assistant Curator, 1997-2002; and Sarah Coffin, Curator, 2004- . Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard;" "Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing …

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in Accession 09-175 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Lester Beall collection
Creators:
Beall, Lester, 1903-
Dates:
1933-[circa 1967]
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1278
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the career of Lester Beall, graphic designer and commercial artist from approximately 1933-1967.

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in NMAH.AC.1278 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Abril Lamarque papers
Creators:
Lamarque, Abril, 1904-1999
Dates:
1883-2001
bulk 1904-1999
Size:
6.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lamaabri
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Cuban born cartoonist, caricaturist, graphic designer, illustrator, and art director Abril Lamarque papers date from 1883-2001, with the bulk of the material ranging from 1904-1999, and measure 6.8 linear feet. His papers contain biographical material; correspondence; writings; files on the many seminars and workshop he taught; scattered financial records; files concerning his business Abril Lamarque Creations; subject files; clippings; printed illustrations of his comics, designs, illustrations, and other work; seven scrapbooks; two sketchbooks, sketches and drawings by him, and artwork by others, including his sister, his brother, Paul Hoffmaster, Enrique Riverón, and H. Portell Vilá; and photographs and negatives depicting Lamarque, Lamarque at work, Lamarque's magic shows, examples of advertising, and friends and colleagues.

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in AAA.lamaabri for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Eugene Berman papers
Creators:
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972
Dates:
1926-1975
Size:
6.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bermeuge
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and theatrical set designer Eugene Berman date from 1926-1975 and measure 6.7 linear feet. Found within the papers are scattered letters, primarily postcards, from various colleagues including Juliet and Man Ray and Berman's brother Leonid. There are also notes, scattered artwork, printed material, and extensive photographs, many of Mexico.

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in AAA.bermeuge for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints
Creators:
Ostroff, Eugene, d. 1999 (NMAH Curator)
Salo, Matt, Dr.
Haberstich, David E., 1941-
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015
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Dates:
1985 - 1986
1930 - 1943
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0204
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains 273 silver gelatin photoprints (Series 1), most of which apparently were made during the 1930s and early 1940s, contemporaneously with the original negatives. All are 8" x 10" or slightly smaller, unmounted except for flush mounted linen on the backs of some prints. The photographs were made primarily in two locations, New York …

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in NMAH.AC.0204 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Oral history interview with Rudolph de Harak
Creators:
Harak, Rudolph de
Larsen, Susan C.
Dates:
2000 April 27
Size:
Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes (270 min.) : analog + printed material and drawings
34 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.harak00
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Rudolph de Harak conducted 2000 April 27, by Susan Larsen, for Archives of American Art, in Trenton, Maine. Also received from De Harak at the time of the interview are a photocopy of an article reprinted in Design Culture that de Harak wrote for the American Institute of Graphic …

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in AAA.harak00 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)
Oral history interview with Raymond J. Horowitz
Creators:
Horowitz, Raymond J.
Berman, Avis
Dates:
2004 Oct. 20-Nov. 5
Size:
3 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (4 hrs. 30 min.), analog)
56 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.horowi04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Raymond Horowitz conducted 2004 Oct.20-Nov. 5, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, in New York, N.Y.

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in AAA.horowi04 for Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection (Exhibition) (1999: New York, N.Y.)