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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
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 hand...

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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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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

These records consist 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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Creators:
Renwick Gallery
Dates:
1981, 1988, 1994-2003
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records related to the research and planning of exhibitions at the Renwick Gallery. The majority of the records document the research of Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge for the proposed exhibition, "Silver on the High Seas: United States Navy Presentation Silver Services" which was to open in fall 2004. Also...

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Creators:
Lang, Charles B.
Dates:
1894-1910
Size:
16 acetate negatives (Duplicates, 5 x 7 inches.)
16 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 4.5 x 6.5 inches.)
1 Photographic print (gelatin silver.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.048
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 16 glass plate negatives and 1 gelatin silver print taken by Charles B. Lang between 1894-1910. Also present are 16 duplicate acetate negatives. The images depict views of Canyon de Chelly and Monument Valley in Arizona, scenes of everyday life in Cochiti Pueblo, and a Navajo silversmith in Bluff, Utah.

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Creators:
Ball, Fred Uhl, 1945-1985
Dates:
1936-2002
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.ballfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of enamelist and sculptor, Fred Uhl Ball, measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1936 to 2002. The collection provides scattered documentation of Ball's career through biographical material, family photographs, photographs of artwork, and printed material. The collection also includes a small group of papers concerning Ball's father, ceramicist F. Carlton Ball, his mother, illustrator and enamelist Kathryn Uhl Ball, and his grandfather, silversmith George Uhl.

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Creators:
Hersh, Phyllis
Lensen-Tomasson, Nancy, 1931-
Dates:
1974-2008
bulk 1975-1980
Size:
89 negatives (photographic)
536 Photographic prints
1.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.023
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Phyllis Hersh collection consists of papers and photographs associated with a book project on contemporary Hopi, Navajo, Santo Domingo, and Zuni jewelry and jewelers. The collection measures 1.3 linear ft. of mansucript materials, 521 photographic prints, and 85 photographic negatives, and dates from 1974 to 2008, with the bulk of the material dating from 1975 to 1980. The papers primarily document Hersh's work on "The Indian Jewelers' Art," an unfinished book on contemporary Native American jewelry.

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Creators:
Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance
Hudson Museum (University of Maine at Orono)
Dates:
2006-2008
Size:
51 videocassettes (minidv)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.019
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Videotapes of interviews with basketmakers from the Maine Indian Basketmakers' Alliance (MIBA) documenting Maine Indian art forms. Created by the Hudson Museum in partnership with MIBA.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1823-1947
Size:
2.31 Cubic feet (consisting of 4.5 boxes, 1 folder, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial). )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Silver
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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Dates:
1924-1989
bulk 1955-1983
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chrihans
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of designer, silversmith, and educator Hans Christensen measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1924 to 1989 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1955 to 1983. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, teaching files for the Rochester Institute of Technology, printed and broadcast materials, artwork, photographic materials, and sound and video recordings.

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