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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:
McCombs, Solomon, 1913-1980 (Creek)
Dates:
1941-1974
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1974.0401
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reflecting the professional activity of Solomon McCombs, Creek Indian artist, and promoter of his people's culture, these papers include correspondence, lectures, unpublished writings, photographs, and various other items collected by the artist. The bulk of the correspondence consists of two categories of incoming letters pertaining to McCombs' ...

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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:
University of Pennsylvania. University Museum
Dates:
1938
Size:
Partial microfilm reel.
Collection ID:
AAA.univpenn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typewritten list of portraits exhibited, loan forms, and display labels for the exhibit, "American Indian Portraits," held at the University Museum, Feb. 12-Mar. 26, 1938.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer
Dates:
1904
Size:
31 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian,...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibits Media Office
Dates:
1992-2001
Size:
2.56 cu. ft. (2.56 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-294
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of laserdiscs created by the Exhibits Media Office for use in exhibitions. Exhibitions include All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture; Ancestral Memories: A Tribute to Native American Survival; The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama; Memory and Imagination: The Legacy of Ma...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces
Dates:
1976-2008
Size:
3.88 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the design of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Major exhibits include: "Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories;" "Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities;" "Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian;" "Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser;" ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces
Dates:
1999-2007
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, design, and execution of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibitions documented include "Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast," " Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories," "Windows on Collections," and the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-229
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) as they existed in May and June 2011. The main NMAI website, crawled May 4, 2011, includes visitor and programmatic information; exhibition information and online exhibitions; press releases; resources for museum professionals; collection i...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibits Media Office
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-242
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created for exhibitions as well as recordings of performances, conferences, or lectures done in conjunction with exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include: Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds; Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the Na...

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