This accession consists of a website and Tumblr blog maintained by the Digitization Program Office, part of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, as they existed on December 1, 2017. The website focuses on three-dimensional digitization. It includes information about projects, staff, and the use of three-dimensional models in the classroom …
This accession consists of a Tumblr blog maintained by the Digitization Program Office within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The blog, crawled May 27, 2015, focuses on three-dimensional (3D) digitization efforts at the Smithsonian Institution. The blog launched in June 2014. Due to technical issues, some video content is missing or does …
This accession consists of the "Smithsonian X 3D" website as it existed on December 18, 2015. The website launches a set of use cases which apply various three-dimensional capture methods to iconic collection objects as well as scientific missions, indicating that this new technology has the potential not only to support the Smithsonian …
This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The Digitization Program Office website, crawled August 27, 2014, includes information about the office and digitization projects across the Smithsonian Institution. The website also includes a blog which dates from April 2014. The "Smithsonian X 3D" website, crawled July …
Historic gardens Stereograph collection
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.
Pepsi-Cola Advertising Collection
The collection consists largely of print ads, signs, decals and other marketing and promotional materials. Virtually all of the print ads are for the U.S. audience. The period since World War II is more fully documented than the earlier period, although there are some advertisements from the 1930s and earlier. Most …
Martin J. Weber Graphic Arts Collection
Weber, Martin J., 1905-2007
This collection features business documents, legal papers, and examples of prints from Martin J. Weber, who pioneered the "Weber Process."
Leonard Karr Collection
Karr, Leonard, 1913-1995
Mostly photographs illustrating Leonard Karr's hunting and fishing activities in the Pacific Northwest; plus letters from Karr, photographs of his inventions, articles and other printed information, drawings and patterns for a kayak that Karr designed, clippings, scrapbooks, and albums. Personal materials relate to his personal life and his employment as a sign painter.
American Bank Note Company Records
The collection includes correspondence with various banks and foreign governments, especially those of Canadian provinces, regarding their banknotes or postal stamps; client files, mostly with various companies that contracted with American Bank Note Company to engrave their stock certificates, but also including files regarding two engravers, Herman Ochs and Charles …
Contemporary Visual Expressions: The Art of Sam Gilliam, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Keith Morrison, William T. Williams exhibition records
19 Video recordings (VHS, 1/2")
3 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4")
1 Video recording (U-matic, 3/4")
Contemporary Visual Expressions was a 1987 exhibition on Black American artists of the 20th century. It featured the work of Washington artists Sam Gilliam, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, and Keith Morrison, as well as guest artist William T. Williams of New York City. It was the inaugural exhibition in the gallery space in the …