Query: Performing arts
Audiovisual Records
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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in Accession T90054 for Performing arts
Records
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, budget records, event listings, program brochures and …

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in Accession T90055 for Performing arts
Records
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, as …

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in Accession 98-113 for Performing arts
Records
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

This accession consists 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 schedule.

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in Accession 92-017 for Performing arts
Audiovisual Records
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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in Accession 90-152 for Performing arts
Records
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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in Accession 82-006 for Performing arts
John Emigh films of Indian performing arts
Creators:
Emigh, John
Dates:
1980
Size:
Film reels (8 hours, color sound)
Videocassettes (5 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video of masked dance performances of East India and Hajari Bhand, a former court jester and street performer of Rajasthan. Collection includes sound recordings. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its …

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in HSFA.1984.02 for Performing arts
Performance Files
Dates:
1993-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-187
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning and administration of performances given in the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Auditorium. Materials include programs, correspondence, and related materials.

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in Accession 01-187 for Performing arts
MS 7166 Circus poster
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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Edward Weiss papers relating to The Onyx Fool
Creators:
Weiss, Edward
Dates:
1984
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weisedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A script and table of contents for thirteen episodes of the serial, "The Onyx Fool," performed at 8BC club and Playhouse, in New York; an event calendar for 8BC featuring "The Onyx Fool"; original artwork and poster advertisements for the performance; two photographs and one negative of the performance; and 3 slides used …

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