Panel discussion: "Glimpses of some early departments of the history of art in the U.S.A."
76 Pages (Transcript)
11 Pages (Paper, by P. Askew)
A panel discussion held 1987 Feb. 13 sponsored by the College Art Association of America, on the topic of art history education in early American colleges and universities, including Columbia, Harvard, New York University, Princeton, Smith, and Vassar. The participants include Pamela Askew, Julius Held, Craig Hugh-Smith, George Kubler, Marilyn Lavin, Phyllis …
Photographs of artists in their Paris studios
47 photographs of 43 artists in their Paris studios. Artists include: Louise Abbema, Albert Aublet, Riene Bellcourt, Jean Beraud, Paul Albert Besnard, Maurice Bompard, Leon Joseph Florentin Bonnat, Gustave Rodolphe Clarence Boulanger, William Adolphe Bouguereau, Frederick Arthur Bridgman, Alexandre Cabanel, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Georges Jules Victor Clairin, Louis Joseph Rapheal Collin …
Wayne Andersen papers
0.2 Linear feet (Addition)
Primarily research material used for Andersen's book American Sculpture in Process, 1930-1970. Included are sculpture files, containing photographs and printed materials; writings and research notes; and 663 letters and ca. 50 statements of purpose from prominent American sculptors, among them Calvin Albert, Oliver Andrews, Leonard Baskin, Wolfgang Behl, Charles Biederman, Helen Beling, Harry …
Oral history interview with Ginny Ruffner
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
An interview of Ginny Ruffner conducted 2006 September 13-14, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Seattle, Washington.
MS 634 Nevome (Pima) vocabulary
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Contents: 634-a. Nevome Piman vocabulary in Comparative Vocabulary in hand of George Gibbs. From an original owned by Smith. 6 pages. 634-b. Nevome Piman vocabulary in hand of George Gibbs. Marked "Superceded by one more complete." Old Bureau of American Ethnology card states "Published in History Magazine." 2 pages.
Alexander Smith Account and Letter Book
Correspondence of Alexander Smith, a merchant living in Alexandria, Virginia, correspondence consists of copies of his letters to other merchants. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1796 November 9, from Smith to George Washington concerning Smith's loan repayment.
MS 596 Mikasuki vocabulary
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Original recorded in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary schedule. Includes autograph signed note by Smith: "This vocabulary was taken by me from the lips of a Seminole of the Mikasuke tribe the 19th May 1886, at Washington." Also includes a six-page copy by George Gibbs in the schedule Comparative Vocabulary.
Deborah Goldsmith commonplace books
Two commonplace books or albums kept by Deborah Goldsmith prior to her marriage to George Addison Throop containing drawings; poems, verses, passages written by Goldsmith, and by her friends; and some later annotations by descendants.
Photographs of works of art by George Inness compiled by Julia G. Smith
The photographs of works of art by landscape painter, George Inness, measure 1 linear foot, and date from circa 1926-1929. The collection comprises a comprehensive set of photographs of Inness's artwork compiled by his widow, Julia Goodrich Smith, shortly after his death. Smith's photographs are accompanied by a numbered index and also include one photograph of Inness, photographs of biographical items such as diplomas and certificates, and photographs of Inness's coffin and the Inness family grave site.
MS 597 Hitchiti vocabulary
MS 597-a: Vocabulary taken by Buckingham Smith, copied by George Gibbs in printed schedule issued (1863) by the Smithsonian Institution. MS 597-b: Copy of Gibbs of 597-a. Copied by George Gibbs on schedule with heading "Comparative Vocabulary."