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Creators:
United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Dates:
1870-2010
bulk 1962-1985
Size:
39 slides (photographs)
35 negatives (photographic)
257 Photographic prints
14 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.072
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Indian Arts and Crafts Board accession records collection includes documents and photographs related to works of art accessioned into the IACB collection from it's inception in 1935 to 1999. The collection also includes docuements related to objects accessioned into the IACB's run Southern Plains Indian Museum. The collection is nearly comprehensive and includes works of art from Alaska Native artists to Catawba pottery, and includes artwork from several renowned artists including, Maria Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), James Kivetoruk Moses (Inupiaq), and Don Morse "Lelooska" Smith (Cherokee).

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Creators:
Siegriest, 1899-1989
United States. Works Progress Administration
Dates:
1939
Size:
7 Posters
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4883
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Titles: "Antelope Hunt from a Navaho Drawing, New Mexico;" "Pomo Indian Basket, California;" "Apache Devil Dancer from an Indian Painting, Arizona;" "Pueblo Turtle Dancers from an Indian Painting, New Mexico;" "Eskimo Mask, Western Alaska;" "Blanket Design of the Haida Indians, Alaska;" and "From an Indian Painting on Elkskin, Great Plains."

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Creators:
Forbes, Anne, 1919-
United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Dates:
1948-1977
Size:
472 Photographic prints
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.060
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Anne Forbes collection includes documents and photographs pertaining to her research on Indian arts in the Southwest, United States conducted during 1948-1948 and revisited in 1958. The work culminated in the dissemination of a survey titled "Survey of American Indian Arts and Crafts, Southwest and Northern Plains." Forbes focused mostly on Pueblo paintings having developed personal relationships with several Pueblo painters including Joe Herrera (Cochiti Pueblo), Velino Herrera (Zia Pueblo) and Jose Rey Toledo (Jemez Pueblo).

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
undated
Size:
8 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1175
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968
Dates:
1921-1983
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dharrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art curator, lecturer, and museum director, René d'Harnoncourt (1901-1968), document d'Harnoncourt's activities, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly as they relate to Mexican and Native American art. D'Harnoncourt's career, including his arrival in Mexico in 1925, his curation of the exhibitions, Mexican Art (1930-1932), and Indian Art of the United States (1941), and his work for the Department of the Interior's Indian Arts and Crafts Board from 1937-1944, are documented in small amounts of biographical material and correspondence, published writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs of d'Harnoncourt and colleagues, and photographs of works of art. The collection also contains a drawing of d'Harnoncourt, and photocopies of caricatures of d'Harnoncourt and others.

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Creators:
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
4 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.thomgilc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four volumes of North American Indian ledgers containing drawings and pictographs.

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Creators:
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1944-1946
Size:
26 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.amermuse
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of Harry L. Shapiro, Chair of the Dept. of Anthropology, with Barnett Newman and Betty Parsons, and registrar's records, concerning loans of objects to two exhibitions of American Indian art: "Pre-Columbian Stone Sculpture," Wakefield Gallery, 1944, and "Northwest Coast Indian Painting," Betty Parsons Gallery, 1946. Also included are...

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Creators:
Chapman, Kenneth M.
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Dates:
1963 December 5
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 7 in.)
16 Pages (Transcript: (on one microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.chapma63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Kenneth M. Chapman conducted on 1963 December 5, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Jacobson, Oscar Brousse, 1882-1966
Asah, Spencer, approximately 1908-1954
Hokeah, Jack, 1902-1969
Mopope, Stephen, 1898-1974
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Dates:
Santa Fe, New Mexico :, Bell Editions,, 1979
Size:
30 Leaves (silk screened plates, 38 x 28 cm.)
1 Item (in leatherette portfolio )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2008-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A portfolio of 30 drawings by Spencer Asah, Jack Hokeah, Stephen Mopope, Monroe Tsatoke, and Lois Smoky--members of the Kiowa Five. This is a facsimile of the 1929 limited edition portfolio of pochoir prints published in France by C. Szwedzicki with introductory text by Oscar Brousse Jacobson. An introduction by Jamake Highwater was written for the...

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Creators:
Cirillo, Dexter
Dates:
1991-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dexter Cirillo received her B.A. and M.A. in English from San Diego State University and a Ph.D. in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her early career focused on teaching and researching the literature and culture of minority groups in the United States. In 1981, Cirillo left the world of academia and pursued...

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