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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Political History
Dates:
circa 1960-1982
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 473
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to acquisitions, collections management, restoration of specimens, and exhibition proposals and installation. Also included are public inquiries concerning exhibits, political campaign items, presidential information, American politicians, and inaugural gowns of t...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
circa 1834-1923
Size:
2.23 Cubic feet (consisting of 4.5 boxes, 6 folders, 2 oversize folders, 2 map case folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Thread
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: Thread 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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Creators:
Thread Waxing Space (Gallery)
Dates:
1980s-2001
bulk 1991-2001
Size:
36.7 Linear feet
3.86 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.threwaxs
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the New York City gallery Thread Waxing Space measure 36.7 linear feet and 3.86 GB and date from 1980s-2001 (bulk 1991-2001). Exhibitions and events held at the gallery are documented through correspondence, artists' bios, printed and digital materials, shipping records, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, and other administrative records. Also found are a handful of artist research files, clippings, and press books.

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Creators:
Katzenbach, William
Dates:
1948-1970
Size:
3.7 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.katzwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibition material, correspondence, photographs, financial records, scrapbooks, catalogs, and printed material.

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Creators:
Adedze, Agbenyega
Dates:
1989
Size:
375 slides (photographs) (includes notes. (1 volume), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Agbenyega Adedze in 1989 documenting textile marketing and production among the Ewe people in Togo and southeastern Ghana, as well as an Ewe festival in Togo. The trip was funded by the National Museum of African Art.

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Creators:
Setzler, Frank M. (Frank Maryl), 1902-1975
Dates:
April 8, 1949
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7437
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The letter reports a lack of research at the Smithsonian into tapestries, silks, and velours and makes recommendations for pursuing the subjects. Enclosures are statements and bibliographies that were being distributed by the Department of Anthropology--The Arts of the Thread (statement regarding the collection of textile arts in the United States ...

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Creators:
Setley, Jacob (storekeeper)
Dates:
1832-1848.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0190
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Included are papers, 1832-1848, found in the daybook concerning the operation of a brick kiln, receipts, a property lease, notes about construction work, and accounts of merchandise bought and sold. The daybook, 1832-1840, records the buying and selling of general merchandise such as butter, sugar, molasses, thread, potatoes, and coffee. It also ...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1848-1923
Size:
1.45 Cubic feet (consisting of 3 boxes. 2 folders, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Needles
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: Needles and Needlework 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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Creators:
Bransten, Rena, 1933-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Viola Frey Oral History Project
Dates:
2014 May 29-2015 July 10
Size:
5 Items (sound files (3 hrs., 57 min.), digital, wav)
99 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.branst14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Rena Bransten conducted 2014 May 29- 2015 July 10, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Bransten's home in San Francisco, California.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Textiles
Dates:
circa 1947-1982
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 472
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For the most part, this record unit documents curatorial and staff activities of the Division of Textiles after the creation of the Museum of History and Technology in 1957; however, some records also date from the time the Division was a Section of the Division of Crafts and Industries in the United States National Museum. These records cons...

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