Query: Silverwork
Firestone Silver Collection Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary (Richard Hubbard Howland)
Dates:
1982-1983
Size:
4.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (4 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence file of Christine Minter-Dowd, who worked for Richard H. Howland (Special Assistant to the Secretary), and pertain to the Firestone Silver Collection catalog project. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes, and architectural drawings and sketches.

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MS 146 Navajo words collected on reservation in 1892 by James Mooney (from unrevised notes)
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
1892 and after 1897
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS146
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: general Navajo vocabulary; vocabulary of silver work; a few short Navajo sentences; Navajo names for other tribes and places; names of traders Cotton, Charles and Lorenzo Hubbell; and a list of Navajo gentes cross-referenced with Washington Matthews' list of the same published in "Navajo Legends," JAFL, volume 5, 1897, pages 29-31.

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Teunis DuBois account book
Creators:
DuBois, Teunis Denise, 1773-1843
Dates:
1794-1823
Size:
1 Volume
Collection ID:
AAA.schajohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An account book containing a listing of clients and business transactions, mostly repairs, making or selling jewelry and table silver. Also records transactions involving forging anvils, making hammers, selling corn, flax and other vegetables and grains, sugar, chocolate, other staples, and clothing. No location is indicated.

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Silver pattern brochures
Creators:
Frank W. Smith, Inc. (Gardner, Mass.)
Dates:
1938-1940
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.franw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Descriptions and price lists for silver patterns offered by Frank W. Smith, Inc., including Puritan, Edward VII, Bostonia, Winslow, Pilgrim, Martha Washington, Countess, Fiddle Thread, Chippendale, and George VI. Also includes a brochure for Tulipan sterling silver.

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Loopholes: A Memoir / Leah Curtiss-Gould, with Alberta Kelly
Creators:
Curtiss-Gould, Leah, 1893-1979
Dates:
[ca. 1975]
Size:
204 Pages (ill.)
Collection ID:
AAA.curtleah2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Unpublished memoir of the life of Leah Curtiss Gould.

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Productions
Dates:
1992-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-234
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video elements created during the production of "Masters of Silver" and "Rescue in the Wild: Endangered Species and Habitat Protection at the Smithsonian Institution." Completed in 1992, "Masters of Silver" (12:47) was produced to accompany a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services show of the handwrought silver of Englishman …

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Leah Curtiss-Gould papers
Creators:
Curtiss-Gould, Leah, 1893-1979
Dates:
1918-1985
Size:
200 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.curtleah
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Leah Curtiss-Gould relate primarily to silversmith Arthur J. Stone, his company of silversmiths, Stone Associates, and their business relationship with the Curtiss Gallery.

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Oral history interview with Herman Glendenning
Creators:
Glendenning, Herman W., 1906-1997
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1979 Aug. 9-Oct. 31
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
76 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.glende79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herman Glendenning conducted 1979 Aug. 9-Oct. 31, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Herman Glendenning papers
Creators:
Glendenning, Herman W., 1906-1997
Dates:
1958-[ca. 1965]
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.glenherm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Included are Glendenning's designs and templates for trays and dishes for Leah Curtiss (Leah Curtiss-Gould); and a book of illustrated twentieth century American silver flatware patterns.

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Thomas Seligman films
Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1977 and 1988
Size:
5 Film reels (90 minutes, color sound; 1,600 feet; Super8, 8mm)
4 Video recordings (7 hours, color sound; VHS)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Films shot by anthropologist Thomas Seligman in Papua New Guinea, Algeria, and Nigeria in 1977 and 1988. Collection contains supplementary materials. 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 …

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