Query: Puppets
Tony Sarg papers
Creators:
Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942
Dates:
1904-1963
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 2000 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sargtony
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical sketches; published and unpublished writings including a lecture on puppetry and puppet play scripts by Sarg and Remo Bufano; sketches of marionettes; reports of audience reaction to puppet performances; business correspondence with Ernest Briggs; photographs of puppets and puppeteers; clippings; catalogs; programs; and printed materials.

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Paul McPharlin papers
Creators:
McPharlin, Paul, 1903-1948
Dates:
1905-1956
Size:
5,000 Items ((on 11 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mcphpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings on puppetry by McPharlin and others, 1879-1956; clippings concerning puppetry; puppet playscripts by McPharlin and others, 1915-1949; exhibition catalogs, programs, and photos from puppetry festivals and conferences, 1921-1952; Punch and Judy playscripts, bibliography, cartoons, and clippings, 1705-1951; correspondence, including some regarding the history of Punch and Judy puppets, 1927-1951; research material for PUPPETRY IN …

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Mary Jo Arnoldi videos of Bamana Puppet Masquerades
Creators:
Arnoldi, Mary Jo
Dates:
1978-1992
Size:
19 Videoreels (1/2 inch) (9.5 hours, black-and-white sound)
4 Videocassettes (4 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of video recordings of Bamana puppet masquerade performances taped in Markala, Segou Region of Mali and the village of Kirango, Mali. 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 …

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Slover Puppeteer Collection
Dates:
1880-1990
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1464
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to the Slover Family of puppeteers, and documents their lives and activities as they traveled the country with their show.

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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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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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Tom Newby Innovative Lives Presentation and Oral History
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bowers, Dwight Blocker
Newby, Tom
Dates:
August 5, 2006
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0941
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Interview of Tom Newby, conducted by Dwight Bowers for the Lemelson Center's "Innovative Lives" Program on August 5, 2006. Newby talks about his work with Jim Henson at the Creature Shops, and his work in motion pictures with animated figures.

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Ida Jervis papers
Creators:
Jervis, Ida
Dates:
1951-1996
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jervida
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of photographer and puppeteer Ida Jervis measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1951 to 1996. Found are files concerning Washington D.C. area artists, collectors, exhibitions, festivals, institutions and museums.

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Austin Merrill Mecklem and Marianne Greer Appel papers
Creators:
Mecklem, Austin Merrill, 1894-1951
Dates:
1910-2009
Size:
5 Linear feet
0.035 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.meckaust
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Austin Merrill Mecklem and Marianne Greer Appel papers measure 5.0 linear feet and 0.035 GB and date from 1910-2006, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1928-1977. Correspondence, writings, drawings, printed and digital material, miscellaneous items and photographs document Mecklem as an artist, muralist and art instructor and Appel as an artist, puppet designer and author and illustrator of children's books. A significant part of Appel's papers consists of drafts of two illustrated children's books. There is an unprocessed addition of 3.6 linear feet donated in 2019 relating to Marianne Greer Appel including biographical material, correspondence, writings, rare published and printed material, photographs, and preliminary works of art.

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J. Scott Odell folk music collection
Creators:
Odell, Scott, 1935-
Dates:
1964-1977
Size:
18 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ODEL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The J. Scott Odell folk music collection (1945-2016, inclusive) contains AV recordings, photographs, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Odell's career at the Smithsonian as a musical instrument conservator and researcher of American music traditions. The collection largely consists of materials relating to Odell's research trips (often combined with personal visits) throughout the Eastern United States. Research strengths of the collection include the history of the Appalachian dulcimer and banjo, the Smithsonian Folkways project "Black Banjo Songsters," musician and poet Burt Porter, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.

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