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Creators:
Gates, Bill, 1955-
Buffett, Warren
Giving Pledge, LLC
Dates:
2010 - 2015
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1360
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of letters or statements from 62 persons agreeing to Warren Buffett's and Bill Gates's challenge to donate 95% of their wealth to charities.

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Creators:
Betty Stanley, Mrs
Roy, Christopher D.
Stanley, C. Maxwell, 1904-1984 (collector and philanthropist)
Dates:
1985
Size:
120 slides (photographs) (1 volume , color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects collected by Maxwell C., 1904-1984, and Betty Stanley. The Stanley's had begun to collect African art objects during a business trip to West Africa in the 1960s, and they gradually acquired nearly 600 pieces. The objects are found today in the University of Iowa Museum. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Art works include figures, masks, musical instruments, sculptures and staffs.

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Creators:
De Ferrari, Gabriella
New School University
Dates:
1931-2011
bulk 1975-2011
Size:
7.7 Linear feet
0.012 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.defemari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian Gabriella De Ferrari measure 7.7 linear feet and 0.012 GB and date from 1931-2011, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1975-2011. The collection provides an overview of her activities as an arts administrator, writer, and philanthropist through biographical materials, correspondence, interviews, extensive writings and notes, subject files, printed and digital material, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Creators:
McCrindle, Joseph F.
Dates:
1877-2013
Size:
5.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art collector and philanthropist, Joseph F. McCrindle, measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1877-2013. The collection documents McCrindle's art collecting, art donations, philanthropy, family affairs, and personal estate. Found are extensive art inventories, sales receipts, gift and loan documentation, and photographs of artwork. The papers also include Joseph McCrindle's estate records and wills, family papers, records from the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, correspondence with museums and galleries, and photographs of McCrindle and family members.

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Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997
Dates:
1837-1984
bulk 1935-1979
Size:
4.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fleilawr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art collectors, art patrons, and philanthropists Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1837 to 1984, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1935-1979. The papers are comprised mostly of correspondence with artists, museums, and arts organizations. Also found are scattered biographical materials, artists' autograph letters purchased by the Fleischmans, exhibition files, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.

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Dates:
1932-1938
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-288
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions papers documenting the research activities of Fred Charles Ziesenhenne, a zoologist from the University of Southern California who participated in the expeditions during the early 1930s. Ziesenhenne, along with other scientists that included biologist Waldo LaSalle Schmidt of ...

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Creators:
Head, Howard, 1914-1991 (inventor, business executive)
Dates:
1926-1991
bulk 1955-1991
Size:
11 Cubic feet (25 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0589
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Head Papers, 1926-1991, consist of correspondence, calendars, notes, company records (Head Ski Company and Prince Manufacturing Inc.), drawings, sketches, advertisements, product information, photographs, and slides documenting the development and design of both the Head ski and Prince oversized tennis racket. The collection is arranged into ei...

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Creators:
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899 (probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1867-1871
Size:
22 negatives (glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of studio portraits of men, probably American Indians and Indian agents. The photographs were probably made by Antonio Zeno Shindler, though they may have been made by De Lancey W. Gill, and may relate to those commissioned by William Henry Blackmore.

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Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Crimmins, John Daniel, 1844-1917 (contractor)
Dates:
1880-1919
Size:
1.8 Cubic feet (6 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0398
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is comprised primarily of menus. There are also programs, seating plans, invitations, announcements and admission cards from functions attended by John D. Crimmins. Some material bears autographs of other guests and/or rotations made by Mr. Crimmins. There are many items from civic, political, business, Roman Catholic and Irish A...

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Creators:
Museum of Mankind
Dates:
circa 1850s-1870s
Size:
159 copy prints
800 photocopies (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R80-54
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and correpospondence relating to a 1970s project that correlated William Blackmore photograph collections in the National Anthropological Archives and the Museum of Mankind (Ethnography Department, British Museum). The collection includes photocopies of photographs of American Indians (mostly portraits) collected by William Blackmore an...

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