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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1978-1979
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 2" master tapes to various performances and albums published by the Division of Performing Arts. Recordings include the Waller /Johnson concert, the Hutchinson Family, the Dick Hyman concert, Classical Rags and Ragtime Songs, and the Smithsonian Jazz Ensemble.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1978-1979
Size:
0.88 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of video recordings of "Jazz Workshop at the Smithsonian" (one 2" Quad videotape; three 3/4" U-Matic videocassettes), recorded March 6, 1979 and December 17, 1978 respectively. They were originally produced by Martin Williams for the Division of Performing Arts, and maintained by the Office of Telecommunications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1967-1980
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and inter-office memoranda concerning Division of Performing Arts (DPA) activities; sales reports; photographs; flyers for the Black American Culture program; records concerning the Festival of American Folklife; newspaper and journal articles on DPA activities and other cultural events.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1966-1979
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Performing Arts (DPA). Materials document a variety of public performances, concerts, touring shows, and festivals. Particularly well documented are activities surrounding the annual Festival of American Folklife. Records include correspondence, memoranda, bu...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
circa 1973-1976
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes some correspondence of Janet B. Stratton, Art Director in the Division of Performing Arts; graphic art designs for the Grand Centennial Puppet Show, featuring the Nicolo Marionettes (as part of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in the Arts and Industries Building); architectural drawings of the Smithsonian Puppet Theater, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1967-1983
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This Collection contains the records from the discontinued Division of Performing Arts, which began in 1967 and ended in 1983. The Division of Performing Arts was formed with the creation of the first Festival of American Folklife, and handled such events as music and theater performances, festivals, holiday celebrations, and the Children's ...

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Creators:
Japan Ueda Performing Arts Company
Dates:
1920s
Size:
1 Sheet (79 cm x 108 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7166
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Shows sketches of a variety of circus acts and includes a photomechanical portrait of Ueda, perhaps the head of the circus company.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1983-1987
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of clippings of promotional materials produced by the Resident Associate Program. The clippings include advertisements for individual Performing Arts programs, the Performing Arts Series, courses, films, lectures, and Young Associates programs. Materials also include publicity reports and the Discovery Theater's 1985-1986...

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Creators:
Bob & Bob
Shishim, Francis
Velik, Paul
Dates:
1968-2017
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bobbob
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of performance artists Francis Shishim and Paul Velik known as Bob & Bob measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1975-2017. Included is material related to their performance art as Bob & Bob consisting of project files, correspondence with friends and correspondence between Shishim and Velik, photographs and slides of Bob & Bob and of perf...

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Creators:
8BC (Organization: New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1983-1985
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.8bc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Articles (mostly photocopies) and magazines about 8BC; photographs, mainly of club performances; slides; scrapbooks, and a 331/3 recording, "Poo Poo Bomb." The material was compiled by Cornelius Conboy, and mostly relates to publicity of the club's events. Also found are books and articles on the East Village scene, and other clubs, galleries, and ...

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