MS 101-b Navajo and Coppermine Apache vocabularies
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863
Turner, William W. (William Wadden), 1810-1859
Contents: Navajo vocabulary from Lieutenant Whipple, pages 1-5; Pinal Leno vocabulary [from Lieutenant Whipple], pages 6-7; a note on the Navajos, Apaches, and Coco-Maricopas by William W. Turner, pages 7-8; Navajo vocabulary from Colonel J. H. Eaton [published in H.R. Schoolcraft's History, volume 4, 1854, pages 416-429], pages 8-9; Coppermine Apache vocabulary from John R. Bartlett, page …
Connecting the Worlds of the African Diaspora: The Living Legacy of Lorenzo Dow Turner symposium records
Connecting the Worlds of the African Diaspora: The Living Legacy of Lorenzo Dow Turner was a symposium held at the Anacostia Community Museum November 12-13, 2010. The keynote speaker was Emory Shaw Campbell, and other participants included Alcione M. Amos, Herb Frazier, Thomas B. Klein, Livio Sansone, and Kevin A. Yalvington. The …
Artists' biographical questionnaires
Biographical forms completed by artists and illustrators for the Art League Publishing Company's ARTISTS YEAR BOOK. Each contains details written by the artist concerning parentage, exhibitions and collections containing his work, books illustrated, memberships in clubs, etc.
John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster
The John F. Turner collection of research material on visionary self-taught artist Howard Finster measures 6.9 linear feet and dates from circa 1928 to 2015, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 to 1990. John Turner is a California-based curator who compiled this collection in preparation for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions (1989). Found within the collection are correspondence; numerous interviews with Finster and Finster family members, curators and historians, collectors, and artists; draft manuscripts and research notes; compiled research files on other topics; printed materials and commercial broadcast video recordings; and photographic material, including polaroids annotated by Finster. There is also one series of Howard Finster's papers that include writings by Finster, sound and video recordings of Finster exhibitions and talks by Finster related to those exhibitions, recordings of other speaking engagements, sermons, and other events, a scattering of personal business records that includes a ledger and price list of artwork, and artwork.
Richard S. Cowan and Thomas R. Soderstrom Field Book
This accession contains one field book containing a list of botanical specimens collected by Richard S. Cowan, Thomas R. Soderstrom and others from March 22, 1959 to November 18, 1969. A list of identifiers and a color key for locations are on the title page verso. Identifiers: Lyman B. Smith, Ernesto Foldats, E. C …
Edwin Coupland Shaw papers
Correspondence with dealers, artists, museums, publishers, photography studios, and others regarding art purchases, loans, and Shaw's collection; and 16 v. of scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, and biographical information on artists. Much of the correspondence with artists relates to Shaw's requests for the information which was then used in the scrapbooks. Also …
Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project
Barnet, Charlie, 1913-1991
Bigard, Barney, 1906-1980
Briggs, Arthur, 1901-1991
160 7" reel-to-reel audiotapes and 12 transcriptions of 15 oral history interviews with prominent jazz musicians and their professional relationships with Duke Ellington. Tapes are copies of originals held at the at Institute for Jazz Studies, Rutgers University. Interviewees include Sonny Greer, Russell Procope, Clark Terry, Juan Tizol, Tom Whaley, Cootie Williams, Marshal Royal …
MS 101-a Navajo vocabulary
Recorded in Comparative Vocabulary in handwriting of a clerk. Copy from A.W. Whipple, Thomas Ewbank, and William W. Turner, Report upon the Indian Tribes, War Department, Washington, D.C., pages 81-83; the copy does not include the complete published vocabulary.
Artists' Fellowship records
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, membership files, minutes, historian's records, financial material, subject files, and miscellany.
Library of Congress Copyright Office photographs of Native Americans
The collection consists of photographs relating to Native Americans, which were submitted to the copyright office of the Library of Congress in and around the early 20th century. Many of the photographs are studio portraits as well as photographs made as part of expeditions and railroad surveys. It includes images of …