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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Public Programs
Dates:
1970-1994
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials recorded or collected by the Office of Public Programs to be used in programs at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Some of the materials come from when the office was known as the Department of Education and from when the museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts (N...

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Creators:
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993
Hendricks, Gordon
Dates:
1962 May 30
Size:
1 sound tape (7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.newhbeau
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Talks given by Beaumont Newhall and Gordon Hendricks before an unidentified group at the Shorham [Hotel] in Washington, D.C. Newhall's talk is about daguerreotypes; Hendricks' talk is about the development of motion pictures.

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Creators:
Allen, Neil.
Dates:
1972-1976, 1985
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Neil Allen of Neil Allen Productions worked on the audiovisual elements of the Hall of Photography at the National Museum of American History. The hall opened in 1972 and was organized by Eugene Ostroff, curator. Allen worked on installations of photographs broken down into seven broad categories: scientific photography, frontier photography, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History
Dates:
circa 1985-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence between the Division of Photographic History curatorial staff and outside museums, college professors, professional/amateur photographers, publishers, and photographic equipment manufacturers. Most of the correspondence refers to famous photographers, collections of the Division, pioneers of photograph...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Photography Initiative
Dates:
1972-2012
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the funding and projects of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative (SPI). Many materials document the creation of website and print publications. Materials include correspondence, grant and funding information, reports, budgets, background information, and clippings. Some materials are in electron...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History
Dates:
circa 1883-1984
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 529
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist mostly of curatorial and staff correspondence and memoranda documenting activities of the Division and its predecessors, especially during the tenures of Thomas W. Smillie, Alexander J. Wedderburn, and Eugene N. Ostroff. The records also include information on the Hall of Photography, organized by Ostroff; newspaper ...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1905-2005
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to photography. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Army Signal Corps and the United States War Department. The files also include images and other information used in ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1953-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting staff exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date back to when the photographic ...

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Creators:
Mann, Margery
Dates:
1955-1978
Size:
8.2 Linear feet ((on 14 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mannmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Over 600 subject files containing Mann's research on the history of photography; and an extensive interview conducted by Mann with Imogen Cunningham.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
1933-2016
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial and professional activities of photographic history collection staff in the Division of Culture and the Arts at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), with earlier records dating back to when the staff was in the Division of Information Technology and Society, the Division ...

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