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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1967-1977
Size:
4 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 00-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document additions and renovations to the house which served as the Museum of African Art and Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History located in the 300 block of A Street, NE, Washington, DC. This museum was later absorbed by the Smithsonian Institution and became the National Museum ...

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Creators:
Hines, Felrath, 1913-1993
Dates:
1967-1983
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.hinefelr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Felrath Hines papers contain correspondence; condition and treatment reports; printed material; slides; photographs; and miscellany concerning Hines's work as a conservator of paintings. His clients include Georgia O'Keeffe; the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa Collection); Waddell Gallery, New York; Museum of Modern Art; Hudson Walker; Fisk ...

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Creators:
Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-1998
Dates:
1922-1992
Size:
5 Microfilm reels (27 volumes on 5 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.jonelois
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection contains Lois Mailou Jones' scrapbooks documenting her career as an African American artist and educator. Scrapbooks contain correspondence (1928-1992) primarily regarding Jones' exhibitions, Howard University, and her art education in Paris, and include a letter and photograph from Emile Bernard; photographs of Jones in h...

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Dates:
circa 1991-1995
Size:
1 Photographic print (b&w, 16 x 20 inches.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-124.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
circa 1969-1990
Size:
1 Watercolor (framed)
3 Prints (black and white, 1 framed, 2 matted)
1 Portfolio
28 Posters
7 Documents ((brochures))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Robbins Center Collection includes posters advertizing the Museum of African Art (now the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution) and its exhibits, exhibit brochures, a watercolor painting and photographs by Eliot Elisofon, and museum signage.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1964-1984
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 634
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist mostly of the correspondence of Warren H. Robbins, which documents activities of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) since its inception. Also included are some correspondence and memoranda of Jean M. Salan, John E. Reinhardt, and David L. Stratmon, a previous Associate Director of MAA (Museum of African Art). ...

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Creators:
Barnett-Aden Gallery
Dates:
1954-1989
bulk 1961-1977
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2014.63.32
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Historical Records of the Barnett-Aden Gallery showcases one of the first galleries owned and operated by African Americans. The work of the Gallery was invaluable as they opened the exhibition space to established and unknown artists regardless of race or gender.

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Creators:
Geary, Christraud M.
Dates:
1999
Size:
32 prints (visual works) ((1 v.), color, 8 x 10 in.)
32 negatives (photographic) (color, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Thirty-two color photographs of the South African Display on the mall in Washington, DC, during the Smithsonian Institution's Folklife Festival, June-July, 1999.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1970-1989
Size:
1 Boxe (26 folders)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-018
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Exhibition documents (1970-1989) collected by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, to support the research of the museum's curators.

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
329 Photographic prints (1 box, 10 folders, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes 329 black and white photographic prints, measuring 8 x 10 inches or smaller, that depict African art objects and were published in Warren M. Robbins' book, African Art in American Collections (New York, Washington, London: Praeger, 1966).

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