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Creators:
Van Valen, Alexander
Dates:
1849-1850
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0935
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers of Alexander Van Valen documenting his participation in the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850.

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Creators:
Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting
Dates:
1911-1978
Size:
3 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.oxbosumm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; scrapbook; printed material; and clippings.

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Creators:
Faul, Jan, 1945-
Dates:
1991
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0441
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is a set of twenty-four black-and-white silver gelatin prints entitled "Potomac: East and West," by Jan Faul, 1991. They include agricultural landscapes, cemeteries, industrial buildings commercial buildings in rural areas, etc., in the Potomac River region of Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each image contains a small area hand-colored by the photographer, providing a subtly mysterious, often whimsical or humorous effect.

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Creators:
Whorf, John, 1903-1959
Dates:
[ca. 1880-1961]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.whorjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; sketches and pages from a sketchbook; drawings; certificates; notes; a book; and clippings.

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Creators:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology.
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 painted photographs
8 Prints (halftone and color halftone)
56 Photographic prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
10 copy prints
1 Stereograph (albumen)
2 Engravings
2 color lithographs
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2P
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of identified American Indians and some government officials and interpreters. It includes cabinet cards, other mounted prints, newspaper articles, illustrations, and a photographic postcard. Depicted individuals include American Horse, Oglala; Black Hawk, Sauk; Bob Tail, Cheyenne; Crowfoot, Hunkpapa...

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Dates:
1943-1969
Size:
0.25 Linear feet (papers)
1 Linear foot (Framed painting)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2014-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection primarily relates to Smith's time in New Guinea. It includes sketches of people and the natural environment, watercolors, one framed painting, photographs, hand and type-written folktales, and letters including correspondence with Dr. C.A. Schmitz. Much of the written material is in Tok Pisin.

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Creators:
Otis, George Demont, 1879-1962
Dates:
1931-1974
Size:
172 Items ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.otisgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; writings; printed material; miscellaneous papers regarding Otis and his work collected by his niece, Grace J. Hartley.

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Creators:
Rowe, Reginald, 1920-
Dates:
1952-1981
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 500 items (on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.roweregi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three sketchbooks containing studies for paintings; photographs of works of art and of exhibit openings; a list of exhibitions; clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; and a booklet, ARTIST'S STATEMENT IN TWO IMAGINARY INTERVIEWS, by Rowe, 1971, for the Mexican American Cultural Exchange Institute.

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Creators:
Freeman, Richard B., 1908-
Dates:
1934-1986
Size:
1 Linear foot ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.freerich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Freeman's research materials on Ralston Crawford and Niles Spencer include biographical material, letters (1941-1983), writings and notes by Freeman (1967-1970) and Crawford (1953-1966), clippings, exhibition catalogs and photographs.

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Creators:
Barile, Xavier J., 1891-1981
Dates:
1901-1973
Size:
2 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.barixavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twenty-two letters and postcards; photographs of Barile, of his family, his art classes and his work; 40 sketches and a sketchbook; a 1965 calendar with notes; catalogs; clippings; teaching brochures; and 30 newsletters by Barile "La Voix de L'Artiste," and "A Collection of Art News and Views."

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