Heritage Gallery records
The records of Los Angeles Heritage Gallery measure 13.8 linear feet and date from 1944-2000 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960-1998. The majority of the collection consists of artists' files containing a wide variety of materials documenting the gallery's representation of its contemporary artists and gallery exhibitions, including biographical information, correspondence, and printed materials. About half of the artists' files are related to artist Charles White. Gallery records also include business correspondence, business records and additional printed materials.
Charles W. White papers
The papers of Los Angeles painter, printmaker, and educator, Charles W. White, measure 12.9 linear feet and date from 1933 to 1987, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s to the 1970s. The collection contains biographical material, including a sound recording of an interview with White; personal and professional correspondence; writings by White and others about his philosophy of art, his life, and career; professional files documenting White's participation in a variety of boards, committees, juries, symposiums, professional projects, and commissions; teaching files documenting White's tenure at Otis Art Institute; extensive printed material charting White's career from the 1930s until his death; scrapbooks primarily documenting his early career; and a small series of photographs.
Piotrovsky Medal Presented to Julian Raby
One medal presented to Julian Raby.
William Gropper papers
The papers of painter, illustrator, muralist, and political activist William Gropper measure 3.3 linear feet and date from 1916-1983. Almost one-half of the collection consists of printed materials, including full issues of New Masses, Liberator, and Der Hammer, all featuring illustrations by Gropper. Circa 600 letters include those written to Gropper by Frank Crowninshield, Robert Henri, Louis Lozowick, Raphael Soyer, and others. Also found are photographs of Gropper, his family, colleagues, and friends, as well as scattered writings and notes, business records, biographical information, three drawings, and a fabric sample designed by Gropper.
This accession consists of the correspondence and records of Margaret Cogswell, Special Audience Coordinator of the Office of Educational Programs. Records pertaining to DC Cultural Consortium, 1990-1995; Artist's Equality, 1993-1996; Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, 1990-1992; Hispanic Heritage Month, 1991-1993; National Museum of American Art (NMAA)/National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Safety Committee, 1992-1995; Smithsonian Institution …
Manuel Quiles Films
Quiles, Manuel, 1908-1989
Home movies documenting various events in a small, close-knit, South Bronx, New York community of Puerto Ricans who came to the mainland U.S. in the 1920s and 1930s. The films depict birthdays, weddings and Christmas celebrations.
This accession consists of a section of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery website dedicated to the exhibition "Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds" as it existed on November 4, 2015. The exhibition was jointly organized by the galleries, the National Heritage Board of Singapore, the Singapore Tourism …
Collected Smithsonian Publications (Braille)
This accession consists of Braille versions of The Smithsonian Institution: An Establishment for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men (6 chapters) by Walter Karp, published by the Smithsonian and American Heritage Magazine; Seeing the Smithsonian: The Official Guidebook to the Smithsonian Institution, Its Museums and Galleries (2 volumes); and two …
This accession consists of the "Smithsonian Music" website as it existed on March 7, 2016. The website brings together information about the Smithsonian Institution's incredibly diverse music-related collections. Museums and units contributing content to the website include the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Center for Folklife and …
This accession consists of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Freer and Sackler Galleries) website and blog as well as individual web pages related to the IlluminAsia Festival, October 14-15, 2017, celebrating the reopening of the Freer Gallery of Art. The Freer and Sackler Galleries website includes online …