MS 7278 Marjorie Merriweather Post Papers
Spinden, Herbert Joseph, 1879-1967
Leighton, Kathryn W.
1 Photographic print
Includes a photostat of a catalog of baskets, pots, and other artifacts by Herbert Spinden; Xerox copies of letters in a notebook regarding the collection of artifacts for the Post collection; two newclippings about Marjorie Merriweather Post, and a typescript of Fr. Juan Alberti's "How the Ona Squaws of Tierra …
Marjorie Meriweather Post photograph collection
1 Print (mounted in frame)
1 newspaper clipping in frame made from squirrel
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs collected by Marjorie Meriweather Post relating to NAtive Americans. They include images of Post's home at Camp Topridge, Geronimo, Buffalo Bill Cody, Native chiefs and US officials at Pine Ridge in 1891, and Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle. Additionally, there are lithographs of Caa-tou-see and Shin-Ga-Ba-Wossinis, and a B …
Hillwood Estate Files
This accession consists of alphabetic topical files pertaining to the Hillwood Museum as part of the Smithsonian Institution (SI), including records concerning gifts, donors, grounds and gardens, loans, vendors, docents, and curatorial correspondence and memoranda to and from Curator Marvin C. Ross. Also included are budget records, maintenance files, and …
This record unit documents the tenure of Charles Blitzer as assistant secretary for History and Art from 1973 to 1979. There are also records pertaining to the Office of Education and Training, 1965-1968, which Blitzer had directed. The celebration of the bicentennial of the American Revolution was a major Smithsonian project from 1972 to …
Biographical Information File
The Biographical Information File contains biographies of individuals associated with the Smithsonian as either administrative officers, curators, collectors, donors, regents, or research associates. Occasionally biographies of individuals less closely associated with the Institution are included.
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. measure approximately 203.1 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1978, with bulk dates from 1913 to 1974. The collection includes extensive correspondence files, reference material on American and European collectors and their collections, inventory and stock records, financial records, exhibition files, auction files, and the records of subsidiary companies. The collection is an invaluable resource in tracing the provenance of particular works of art and provides a comprehensive view of the activities of collectors and art dealers in the years leading up to and following World War II.
This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Office of the Treasurer during the tenures of Treasurers Edgar L. Roy, 1960-1964; Otis O. Martin, 1965; Betty J. Morgan, Assistant Treasurer, 1966-1968; and T. Ames Wheeler, 1969-1978. The Treasurer oversees the Smithsonian Institution's private endowment.
Lewis & Valentine company records
Lewis, Hewlett Withington
The Lewis & Valentine Company Collection contains records of the Lewis & Valentine Company dating from 1916 to 1971 including photographs, negatives, brochures, books, trade catalogs, company papers, letters from clients, customer lists and a history of the company written by Harold Carman Lewis. Photographs document the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia, estates in Long Island, New York, and the properties of Hugh D. Auchincloss, Eugene du Pont, Walter P. Chrysler, Otto H. Kahn, F. W. Woolworth, Pierre S. du Pont (Longwood Gardens), Charles M. Schwab and Edward T. Stotesbury. This collection contains only a sampling of the records of Lewis & Valentine and should not be considered comprehensive.
Perry H. Wheeler collection
Stengle, James M., Dr.
University of Georgia
Garden Club of America
3,958 Photographic items
The Perry H. Wheeler Collection includes the design, client and business records of Perry H. Wheeler, a landscape architect best known for his work on numerous townhouse gardens in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., during the 1960s as well as the redesign of the White House Rose Garden in collaboration with Rachel Lambert ('Bunny') Mellon during the Kennedy administration.
These records consist entirely of newspaper clippings concerning the Smithsonian Institution. Arrangement generally follows an alphabetic file plan. Clippings concerning the Sea-Link submarine disaster, the Smithson Bicentennial, and, in recent years, the Festival of American Folklife, were kept separately, but have been combined here with the main body of clippings …