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Creators:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982
Dates:
circa 1925-1982
Size:
45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The John Alexander Pope papers contain limited biographical, personal and professional information. The bulk of the collection consists of published and unpublished writings, research materials and correspondence.

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Creators:
Pearson, Adelaide
Dates:
1938-1939
Size:
1 Film reel (27 minutes, black-and-white silent; 717 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of a trip to Asia to view a variety of pottery techniques. The film concentrates on Indian pottery making, primarily in the Delhi Pottery Works and Puri, but also includes brief sequences of pottery making in Burma, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Japan. Film was shot in 1938-1939 by Adelaide Pearson, founder of Rowantree Pottery in Blue Hill, M...

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Creators:
Peeler, Richard
Peeler, Marjorie
Dates:
1966
Size:
2 Film reels (color sound print; 1,137 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2005.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

"Potters of Japan" parts one and two, 1966, made by Richard and Marjorie Peeler. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive t...

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Creators:
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979
Dates:
circa 1934-1937
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 2000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Bernard Leach's film of Mashiko village pottery (1937) and his scenes of Japan, Hong Kong and Shanghai (1934-1935). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and ter...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
25 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7218
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes some Japanese items. The back part of the notebook (7 pages) are notes on Roman numerals by Claude Matthews.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1810-1965
Size:
3.92 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 14 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Pottery
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Pottery forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Meggers, Betty Jane
Dates:
circa 1933
Size:
2 photographic postcards
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-73A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Collection of two postcards, including a hand-tinted image of two Japanese women bowing to one another and an image of the "Hakurin-tei" pavillion, an example of Korean Buddhist-style architecture, at Fujiyama Garden, Shirongane, Shiba district, Tokyo. The postcards were sent to Betty Meggers in Washington, DC, circa 1933.

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Creators:
MacKenzie, Warren, 1924-2018
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979
Dates:
1960-1966 [and undated]
Size:
10 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.mackwarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Bernard and Janet Leach to Warren MacKenzie from their home in England and while traveling in Japan. The letters describe their exhibitions of pottery, the progress of their work, and their travels. Four of the letters are illustrated and one includes a rough draft of an article on pottery by Janet Leach.

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Creators:
Bahr, A. W.
Dates:
1919-1957
bulk 1947-1957
Size:
1.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Abel William Bahr was a coal merchant and general importer born in China who became an important collector of Chinese art. Several books and catalogues have been published about his collection. His papers include numerous drafts and notes about his memoirs as a collector, correspondence with other collectors and photographs of Chinese art objects, from jade to pottery to paintings.

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Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor), 1874-1945
Dates:
1917-1920
Size:
7 Film reels (1 hour 58 minutes, black-and-white silent; 4050 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of films collected by Roland S. Morris while he was U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Films include BEAUTIFUL JAPAN, '17-18 film made by Benjamin Brodsky of travels through Japan and copies of two Pathe newsreel stories about the Morris family in Japan, c. late teens. Collection also includes a map, article, shot logs, and translation...

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