Oral history interview with Nelson Aldrich
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Nelson Aldrich conducted 1982 January 22-1985 April 4 at Marablehead, Massachusetts, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Amelia Earhart Microfilm Collection
This collection consists of twelve reels of microfilm from the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlessinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College. The reels consist of the papers of Amelia Earhart and related collections. The film includes two large collections: the papers of Amelia Earhart, which were saved …
Therese Bonney photographs
This collection contains4,300 black and white photographs that document architecture and design in Paris from 1925-1937.These silver-gelatin prints, mostly 8 x 10, depicting French industrial art objects, interior settings, and window displays were amassed by Bonney who lived most of her life in Paris. Many of the photographs were done by Bonney. She collected others from news agencies, photographers, and stock photograph vendors. Many of the photographs are accompanied by captions composed in a conversational manner by Bonney.
National Systematics Laboratory Records
Isabel C. Pérez Farfante (married name Canet) was born in Havana, Cuba on July 24, 1916. She received her Ph.D. from Radcliffe College in 1948. She was a professor and researcher at the University of Havana; director of the Cuban Centro de Investigaciones Pesqueras; and associate in Invertebrate Zoology, Museum of Comparative Zoology …
Margaret Bouton papers
Papers relating to Bouton's research on Augustus Saint-Gaudens, including the typescript of Bouton's dissertation, "Early Works of Augustus Saint-Gaudens," Radcliffe College, 1946; a card file bibliography; notes on Saint-Gaudens' late works; letters from John Flanagan, Virginia Gerson, and others about work by Saint-Gaudens; and a typescript of a lecture delivered by …
Letter from Homer Saint-Gaudens and clippings
Short, affectionate letter from museum director Homer Saint-Gaudens in Vermont to his "Aunt Genie," (Eugenie Homer Emerson), 1909, thanking her for her letter, mentioning he's sorry she'll be so far away as East Providence, and closing by saying, "There is no special news here ...". Clippings relate to sculpture by Homer's father …
Agnes Rindge Claflin papers concerning Alexander Calder
The papers of arts administrator, collector, and educator Agnes Rindge Claflin concerning Alexander Calder measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1936-circa 1970s. Included are five letters, two of which are illustrated, and one postcard from Alexander Calder to Claflin; two handwritten manuscripts by Calder, one untitled and "A Propos of Measuring a Mobile," 1943; an invitation to a Calder exhibition at Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1952; and 14 photographs of Calder, of Calder and Claflin in Calder's studio, of Calder's art work, and of a Calder exhibition installation at Vassar Art Gallery, 1942. Transcriptions of three of the letters and both manuscripts are also included.
Cynthia Irwin-Williams papers
Cynthia Irwin-Williams' papers document her work as a field archaeologist and teacher as well as her professional activities at the Society for American Archaeology and Africa Tomorrow Corp. through correspondence, computer files, class lectures, field notes, manuscripts, photographs, reports, reprints, scrapbooks, and student papers. Also included are class notes from …
Doris Holmes Blake Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.
Cynthia A. Hoover Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …