Query: Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Departmental Records
Creators:
Renwick Gallery
Dates:
1957, 1961-1989, 1997-2003
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Topics covered include art organizations; craft fairs and craft schools; correspondence with museums within and outside of the United States and …

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in Accession 10-128 for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Louisa Dresser manuscript on 17th century painting in New England
Creators:
Campbell, Louisa Dresser, 1907-1989
Dates:
1934-1935
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dresloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Carbon of the manuscript of a catalogue for an exhibition "Seventeenth Century Painting in New England," compiled and edited by Dresser for an exhibition held at the Worcester Art Museum in collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society, July-August 1934. Included are a report by Alan Burroughs on X-ray examination of the …

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in AAA.dresloui for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Oral history interview with Tommy Simpson
Creators:
Simpson, Tommy
Cooke, Edward S., 1954-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 May 6-July 2
Size:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (3 hr., 54 min.), digital, wav)
89 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.simpso04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Tommy Simpson conducted 2004 May 6-July 2, by Edward S. Cooke, Jr., for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

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in AAA.simpso04 for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Detroit Institute of Arts records
Creators:
Detroit Institute of Arts
Dates:
1882-1979
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 21 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.detrinst2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, annual reports and bulletins, scrapbooks, photographs, catalogs, clippings and a telegram.

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in AAA.detrinst2 for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Dates:
circa 1869-1925
Size:
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
AAG.STR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.

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in AAG.STR for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Dates:
1970-1983
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the exhibitions Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen; Design Is . . .; and Craft Multiples. Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen was the major inaugural exhibition at the Renwick Gallery and was on display from January 28 - July 19, 1972. It featured handmade furniture by five …

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in Accession 16-149 for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers
Creators:
Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957
Gaylor, Adelaide Lawson, 1889-1986
Artists Coordination Committee (New York, N.Y.)
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
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Dates:
1866-[circa 1986]
Size:
2.56 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gaylwood
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, journals, notebooks, address books, business records, writings, sketchbooks, exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, photographs, and subject files relating to the artistic careers of Wood Gaylor and Adelaide Lawson, to Gaylor's work as a fashion pattern desiger, and, more broadly, to the New York art scene from the …

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in AAA.gaylwood for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Alexander Raymond Katz papers
Creators:
Katz, A. Raymond (Alexander Raymond), 1895-1974
Dates:
1927-1974
Size:
1.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.katza
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, notes, writings, 3 scrapbooks, printed material, and 60 photographs document Katz' career as a painter, muralist, and stained glass artist of primarily Jewish and religious subjects.

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in AAA.katza for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
Garry Knox Bennett papers
Creators:
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-
Dates:
1917-2017
bulk 1960-2017
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.benngarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of woodworker, sculptor, and furniture designer Garry Knox Bennett measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1917 to 2017 with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2017. The collection documents the artist's life and career through biographical materials, correspondence with family and friends including other artists, exhibition files, professional files, financial and legal records, and printed material and scrapbooks recording his exhibition history and more, including photographs from his youth.

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in AAA.benngarr for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
C. Malcolm Watkins Papers
Creators:
Watkins, C. Malcolm
Dates:
1935-1979 and undated
Size:
12.59 cu. ft. (23 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7322
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of C. Malcolm Watkins provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career from 1934 to 1980. The collection documents his interest in early American culture; his research on ceramics, historic archeology, and early California history; his curatorial and administrative activities in the Department of Anthropology, USNM, and the Departments of Civil …

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in Record Unit 7322 for Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture Since the 17th Century (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)
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