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Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
circa 1880
Size:
3 Items (watercolor paintings (2.5 linear inches )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2011-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three small watercolor paintings by William Henry Holmes depicting women sewing and a man mending sails. Item 2011-19.1 depicts two women sewing on the banks of the Tiber River. item 2011-19.2 ("Bead stringer, Venice") shows a woman sitting in a chair beading. Item 2011-19.3 ("Venice - mending sails") shows a man mending sails. All three paintings ...

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Creators:
Darby, S. Newman, 1928-2016 ((inventor))
Darby, Kenneth
Darby, Naomi
Dates:
1944-1998
Size:
2.65 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0625
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents S. Newman Darby's development of the sailboard, which became known as the windsurfer through sketches, mechanical drawings, plans, patent specifications, legal documents, photographs, correspondence, notebooks, clippings, periodicals, and an 8mm film.

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Creators:
Grant, Gordon, 1875-1962
Dates:
1948 and 1979
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.grangord
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter to A. I. Dill of the VIRGINIAN PILOT, August 3, 1948, critiquing an illustration of a sailing ship and including three sketches; and an issue (Winter 1979) of THE JOURNAL of the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia containing a reproduction of a lithograph by Grant, "The Seine Boat."

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1777-1965
Size:
10.22 Cubic feet (consisting of 20 boxes, 2 folders, 9 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, 3 flat boxes (2 full, 1 partial.))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steamboats
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: Accounting and Bookkeeping 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:
Pond Bureau
Dates:
circa 1920-1950
Size:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
37 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs mostly made on Matthew Williams Stirlingʹs New Guinea expedition, Edward A. Salisburyʹs expedition to Micronesia, as well as trips made by Irving Johnson, Ray Jewell, and Cyril von Baumann. They include images of expedition members, scenic views, and indigenous peoples of New Guinea, Micronesia, and other Oceanic islands.

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Creators:
Norton, William Edward, 1843-1916
Dates:
circa 1880
circa 1990
Size:
0.42 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nortwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The sixty-nine glass plate negatives of marine painter William Edward Norton (1843-1916) measure 0.42 linear feet and date from circa 1880 and include one image of Norton, and images of unidentified women and children, presumably members of Norton's family. Other negatives are of boats and sailing ships or show buildings and river and street scenes; two images are of paintings of ships. Also found is a folder of contact sheets, circa 1990, made from sixty-five of the negatives.

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Creators:
Rogers, John H.
Dates:
1917-1919, 1960s
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photo album, a memoir, memorabilia, and military records and certificates pertaining to John H. Rogers and his service with the 95th Aero Squadron during World War I.

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1994-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that document the design, production, and installation of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. Among those exhibitions represented include Edward Hopper: The Watercolors; Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art; Silver and Gold: Photographs of the California Gold Rush; P...

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Creators:
Reisner, Lewis.
Dates:
bulk 1929-1939
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet (5 film cans))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five 16 mm films taken by Lewis Reisner, 1929 - 1939. The films are essentially home movies, and include shots of travels in Paris, France, sailing, and family scenes including wedding and baby shots. There is also footage of aircraft shot at the National Air Races and while Reisner was on travel, as well as various Fair...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
2016
Size:
1 videodiscs (blu-ray disc)
1 videodiscs (dvd)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of two copies of the DVD "Arts of the Monsoon," (2016) one standard and one Blu-ray. Produced in 2016 by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, the film portrays how the dhows, in sailing across the monsoon winds of he Indian Ocwean between Oman and East Africa, brought cross-cultural influences along the coastal areas of Sur, Salalah, and Zanzibar.

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