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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979-1989
Size:
4.58 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video elements (1 inch magnetic, 3/4 inch U-matic, VHS), 1/4 inch audiotape, and 16mm film documenting seven productions. The 1986 production "Looking at Earth" (also known as the "Radar Show") was a companion show to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition with the same name. The exhibit was concerned with ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1973-1984
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 records storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of telephone call logs, 1973-1983; notes from Joseph Coudon (Special Assistant to the Secretary) to S. Dillon Ripley, 1982-1984; Executive Committee meetings, 1982; black and white photographs, mostly of vines outside of the Smithsonian Institution Building; lists of guests to the luncheon and presentation of Nancy Reag...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of monthly Calendars of Events, maintained by the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center and used by volunteers at Smithsonian Information Desks and by staff and volunteers answering the Smithsonian Institution information telephones.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1976, 1985-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Monumental Propaganda;" "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Visions of the Future on Film;" "300 Years of American Papermaking;" "Woody Guthrie's Legacy;" "Phone Philm;" "Men of Greatness, Feats of Daring;" "Covering the Environment: Front Page or Yesterday's News?;" "...

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Creators:
Kurcfeld, Michael
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
AAA.kurcmich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A telephone interview conducted with Andy Warhol on August 25, 1978 by Michael Kurcfeld for New West Magazine. The intent of the interview was to discuss Warhol's exhibition at Ace Gallery in Los Angeles, California, but the conversation broadened to cover a variety of topics.

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Creators:
Dreyfuss, Henry, 1904-1972
Dates:
1927-1972
Size:
130 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1972-88-332-4
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This material does not cover all clients and projects undertaken by Dreyfuss. This collection consists of theater design materials, industrial design materials, primarily, though not exclusively, from the 1950s and 60s, draft copies of his books, including extensive research files for the "Symbol Sourcebook," texts of lectures delivered by Dreyfuss, and biographical material. Included is Dreyfuss's Brown Book which provides an outline of his achievements. Photographs and slides of many of his designs are included. Materials relating to three publications include original drafts of the books with author notes, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and research materials. Also contains materials relating to the symbols exhibition held at the Hallmark Gallery in New York City in 1972.This collection was the source of many of the objects and issues addressed in Cooper-Hewitt's 1997 exhibition, "Henry Dreyfuss: Directing Design", and companion book, "Henry Dreyfuss, Industrial Designer: The Man in the Brown Suit", both conceived by Russell Flinchum. 311 reels of microfilm documenting most of the projects undertaken by Dreyfuss Associates were created by the firm and added to the collection later.

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Creators:
Schueler, Jon, 1916-
Dates:
1942-1982
Size:
7.2 Linear feet
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.schujon
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Resumes; price lists for paintings, 1973, 1977, 1979-1981; a catalog of Schueler's paintings and corresponding slides; 30 notebooks; 11 appointment calendars; 8 telephone message books; 5 address books; 5 exhibition catalogs; a published article by Schueler, "Death and the Margaret Ann"; personal and business correspondence; biographical sketches; ...

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Creators:
Brooks, James, 1906-1992
Dates:
1909-2010
bulk 1930-2010
Size:
20.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.broojame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Abstract Expressionist painters James Brooks and Charlotte Park measure 18.7 linear feet and are dated 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010. Correspondence, subject files, personal business records, printed material, and a sound recording document his painting career, interests, professional and personal activities. Also found are biographical materials, interviews, writings, and art work. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Abstract Expressionist painter Charlotte Park, regarding her painting career, personal life, activities as executor of James Brooks' estate, and some material concerning the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation. There is a 1.4 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2017 that includes 58 "week-at-a-glance" appointment books, three journals and one address/ telephone book of Charlotte Park; a hand written chronology with significant dates and notes; postcards and exhibition announcements sent to Charlotte and James; doodles; and a sketch, possibly by Don Kingman.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Dates:
1957-1992
Size:
35.58 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 551
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of exhibition design, production, and installation information including proposals and narratives, scripts, schedules, graphic designs, construction contracts and specifications, floor plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, and photographs. The records also include Department of Exhibits administrative files such as corre...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)
Dates:
circa 1847-1989
Size:
36 Cubic feet (124 boxes, 3 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0069
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original documents and papers generated by William J. Hammer and by various companies and individuals with whom he was associated. Includes material related to the research and inventions of Edison, Bell, Tesla, the Curies, etc.

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