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Creators:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1962-1976
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.seckdoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Dorothy Gees Seckler collection of sound recordings relating to art and artists measures 1.6 linear feet and dates from 1962 to 1976. Recordings include 17 interviews conducted by Seckler, one interview by John Jones, and 17 additional recordings of mostly contemporary art-related programs and interviews taped from radio and television broadcasts. Recordings are on 26 sound cassettes and 25 sound tape reels.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division
Dates:
1996-2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of exhibits, including Collection in Context: Raymond Duchamp-Villon's 'The Horse'; Faces of Friendship: The Art World Circle of Joseph and Olga Hirshhorn in Documentary Photographs; Brice Marden Work of the 1990s: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints; and Dali's Optical...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1993, 1999-2002
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting objects used in exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages; Robert Gober: Drawings + Sculptures; Dali's Optical Illusions; Biennale di Venezia; H. C. Westermann; Regardi...

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Creators:
Brownrigg, T. Parks
Dates:
circa 1907-1908
Size:
312 lantern slides (circa 312 lantern slides (many colored))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs, possibly part of a travelog, depicting mostly American landscapes (particularly tourist destinations), transportation (railroads, roads, and boats), towns, and hotels. A few photographs of American Indians include images of a Crow burial, a Pueblo ceremony, and men on horseback at Eagle Butte on the Yellowsto...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1978
Size:
0.38 cu. ft. (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual records created to promote the exhibition, "Past and Present: A Century and a Half of a National Collection," documenting 100 years of the National Collection of Fine Arts. Materials include optical negative, sound negative, and A and B rolls, all on 16 mm film.

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Creators:
Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980
Dates:
1848-1979
bulk 1923-1979
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thomdani
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art conservator and historian, engineer, and professor Daniel Varney Thompson (1902-1980) are dated 1848-1979, with the bulk of the material dated 1923-1979. The collection measures 10.1 linear feet and consists of biographical material, correspondence, subject files, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1999-2001
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity of exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Faces of Friendship: The Art World Circle of Joseph and Olga Hirshhorn in Documentary Photographs; Hirshhorn Collection at 25: Celebrating Modern and Contemporary Art; D...

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Creators:
Shaffer, Mary
Dates:
1969-2002
Size:
4.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shafmary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of internationally renowned glass artist and sculptor, Mary Shaffer, measure 4.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 2002. Through correspondence, subject files, printed material and photographs the collection provides an overview of many aspects of Shaffer's career, including commissions, exhibitions, her teaching appointments, and the day-to-day administration of her affairs.

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Creators:
Thread Waxing Space (Gallery)
Dates:
1980s-2001
bulk 1991-2001
Size:
36.7 Linear feet
3.86 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.threwaxs
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the New York City gallery Thread Waxing Space measure 36.7 linear feet and 3.86 GB and date from 1980s-2001 (bulk 1991-2001). Exhibitions and events held at the gallery are documented through correspondence, artists' bios, printed and digital materials, shipping records, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, and other administrative records. Also found are a handful of artist research files, clippings, and press books.

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Creators:
Liebhold, Peter
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1995-1996
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0609
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Gerber Fabric Cutter S-70 is part of a systematic approach to layout and cutting that has revolutionized the needle trades. This video history contains original, master, and reference videos, Dictaphone microcassettes, and tape digests and notes documenting the development, operation and use of the Gerber Fabric Cutter S-70 in three locations: H.I.S., Inc., in Bruceton, Tennessee (Chic blue jeans use of cuter); General Motors in Grand Rapids, Michigan (automotive use of the cutter); and Gerber Scientific Instrument Company in Hartford, Connecticut (Gerber corporate office and invention factory). The video footage documents H. Joseph Gerber, engineers, assembly workers, operators, and other technicians who worked with the cutter at the three locations. The footage from the Tennessee and Michigan sites provides insight into the complexity of introducing a new technology into the workplace and documents operators and managers discussing the effect of the cutter on workflow, quality, personnel, and attitudes towards the job. The footage from the Connecticut site documents the engineers who developed the cutter and provides valuable insight into the invention process. This collection includes oral history audio tapes, original, master, and reference videos, and notes documenting visits to Bruceton, Tennessee, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Hartford, Connecticut.

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