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Dates:
2009
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9623
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009
Dates:
circa 1750-2009
bulk 1880-1960
Size:
43 Linear feet (35 document boxes and 39 oversize boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.2010.26
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Charlene Hodges Byrd collection measures 43 linear feet, and dates from circa 1750-2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1880-1960. The collection documents the personal life and professional career of Charlene Hodges Byrd, an African American teacher from Washington, D.C., along with material for several related families from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Family members prominently represented include Sarah A. Shimm, teacher and essayist under the name Faith Lichen; her daughters Erminie F. Shimm and Grace E. Shimm Cummings, both teachers; and Byrd's mother, Joyce Ethel Cummings Hodges, also a teacher. Correspondence and writings chiefly discuss family life, religion, race, education, and the relationship with Frederick Douglass and his family. The collection is arranged in 10 series: Biographical Material, Correspondence, Writings, Subject Files, Financial and Legal Records, Printed Material, Volumes, Memorabilia, Textiles, and Photographs.

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Creators:
Andre, Carl, 1935-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 September
Size:
68 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.andre72sep
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Carl Andre conducted 1972 September, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Andre speaks of his family and education at Phillips Andover Academy and Kenyon College and classes with Patrick and Maud Morgan. He discusses his interest in Brancusi; Ezra Pound as a critic of sculpture; the relationship between painting, sculptu...

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Creators:
Smith, Pamela Colman
Dates:
1896-1900
Size:
20 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitpame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Smith to "Bobby" and "Maysie", many illustrated, describing her activities and acquaintances, the sale of her art work, and a meeting with Howard Pyle. Includes transcription of the play "Henry Morgan."

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Creators:
Moses, Ed, 1926-
Dates:
1954-1980
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 1,000 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.moseed
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence with artists, galleries, and museums; photographs of Moses, Charles Eames, Frank Gehry, Kenneth Price, H. C. Westermann, members of the Tamarind Lithograph Workshop, 1968, and others; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.

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Creators:
DeMonte, Claudia, 1947-
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1991 February 13- April 24
Size:
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.demont91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Claudia DeMonte conducted 1991 February 13-1991 April 24, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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Nesbitt, Lowell, 1933-1993
Dates:
circa 1903-1993
bulk 1950-1993
Size:
50.2 Linear feet
0.001 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.nesblowe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, photographer and sculptor Lowell Nesbitt measure 50.2 linear feet and 0.001 GB and date from circa 1903-1993 (bulk 1950-1993). The collection documents Nesbitt's career through biographical material, correspondence, subject files, business and financial records, source material, artwork, photographs and audiovisual records, printed material and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Karnes, Karen, 1925-2016
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2005 August 9-10
Size:
65 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.karnes05
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Karen Karnes conducted 2005 Augest 9-10, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Morgan, Vermont.

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Creators:
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973
Dates:
1915-circa 1993
bulk 1930-1981
Size:
54.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chrialbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, educator, painter, and printmaker Albert Christ-Janer measure 56.3 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1993, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930 to 1981. The papers include biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, teaching files, exhibition files, financial and estate records, printed material, scrapbooks and scrapbook material, photographs, artwork, and artifacts.

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Creators:
Coggeshall, Calvert, 1907-1990
Dates:
1920-1999
bulk 1965-1989
Size:
1.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.coggcalv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Maine abstract painter and interior designer Calvert Coggeshall measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1920-1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1965-1989. They consist of scattered biographical material, personal and business related correspondence, writings, exhibition files, design business files, printed material, and photographs of Coggeshall, his friends, and his work.

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