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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1999-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting efforts to trace the provenance of Nazi Era works of art. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, articles, clippings, and object lists from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as well as other institutions.

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Creators:
Ferguson, Duncan, 1901-1974
Dates:
1920-1990
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fergdunc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Ferguson's wives, family and friends, among them political cartoonist for The Militant, Laura Gray, ceramist Cleo Bell, and mathematician Frederick Rodney Holt, one of the founders of Apple Computers; photographs of Ferguson, his family, his sculptures and reliefs, and studio pictures; several issues of The Militant and the Inte...

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Creators:
Barschel, Hans Joachim, b. 1912
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1994 September 14
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (2 hrs., 1 min.), analog)
50 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.barsch94
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Hans Joachim Barschel conducted 1994 September 14, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Goldstein, Ben
Dates:
1967-1971
Size:
0.2 Items (linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.goldben
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sixty-four letters from Maurice Becker to Ben Goldstein, apparently in response to Goldstein's inquiries related to organizing an art exhibition with some emphasis on the work of artists associated with MASSES and LIBERATOR, in which Becker describes some of the art works he would be willing to sell. The political circumstances and intent of the ar...

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Creators:
Hirsch, Stefan, 1899-1964
Rogo, Elsa, 1901-1996
Dates:
1851-1986
bulk 1920-1960
Size:
19.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hirsstef
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artists and educators Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo measure 19.6 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1986, with the bulk of the material dating from 1920s to the 1960s. Together, they traveled throughout Mexico and Latin America where they became involved in the social and art scenes. Hirsch and Rogo's artistic, teaching, and journalism careers are documented through biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, professional files, printed materials, photographs and motion picture films, and sketchbooks and other artwork.

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Creators:
Survey Associates
Dates:
1891-1952
Size:
2 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.survasso
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Lewis Hine, Roy Stryker, Paul Taylor and Dorothea Lange concerning the publication of photographs and articles. Hine correspondence is with Paul and Arthur Kellogg, 1918-1940, and concerns Hine's work for the American Red Cross and many other projects. Stryker correspondence, 1934-1948, is mainly with managing editor Florence Ke...

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Creators:
Tuchman, Maurice
Dates:
1985
Size:
11 Items (sound cassettes (270 p. transcript) + 1 cassette edited for educational tours)
Collection ID:
AAA.tuchmaur2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Tape recording of a discussion on "The Artist as Social Designer" held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Participants include Maurice Tuchman (moderator), Maria de Herrera, Scott Burton, Siah Armajani, Nancy Holt, Mary Miss, Elyn Zimmerman, Alan Sonfist, and Calvin Tomkins.

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Creators:
Morey, Robert
Dates:
1938
Size:
1 Item (game (51 playing cards, 2 informational cards, 1 instruction sheet), paper, col., 9 x 6 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.morerobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A card game designed by social scientist Robert Morey created to teach socialism to Americans in the 1930s. Artists Rockwell Kent, Peggy Bacon, Esther Vance, William Gropper, and George Schreiber designed the deck of cards. There are two special cards, Honesty and Kindness and five suits consisting of six numbered cards and four face cards represen...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Social History
Dates:
1965-1975, 1992-1997
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-237
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting curatorial activities in the Division of Social History and, prior to 1994, in the Division of Ceramics and Glass at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), and when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History and Technology, respectively...

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Creators:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Dates:
2014-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's Twitter account as it existed on January 5, 2015, less than a month after the museum's post-renovation reopening on December 12, 2014. Twitter is a microblog used by the museum to promote its activities including the reinstallation of the collections and events related t...

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