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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1974-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the storage of U.S. Capitol sculptures at the Smithsonian. The statues were removed from the east front of the Capitol in 1958 and stored at the Capitol Power Plant until 1974, when the Smithsonian provided temporary storage for the deteriorating works. Statues included "Discovery of America," ...

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Creators:
Princeton University
Dates:
1863-1950
Size:
135 Cubic feet (10,690 posters)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0433
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily war-related posters.

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Creators:
Conley, Roy Gilbert
Dates:
ca. 1914-1960.
Size:
6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0851
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life of Seaman 2nd class Roy Conley, particularly his experiences during World War 1.

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Creators:
Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866
Dates:
1863-1865
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7072
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These letters of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866) include two excellent letters to Roderick Ross MacFarlane of Winnipeg, in which Kennicott states his views on everything from the status of arctic zoology to the progress of the Civil War.

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Hoffbauer, Charles, 1875-1957
Dates:
1891-1975
Size:
6.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hoffchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Charles Hoffbauer measure 6.5 linear feet and date from 1891 to 1975. The papers document his career through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, printed materials, and photographic materials.

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Doyle, Alexander, 1857-1922
Dates:
1852-1937
Size:
80 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.doylalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Doyle's letters to his wife, Fannibelle, 1879-1881, brief correspondences with members of the Beauregard Monument Committee, New Orleans, and with Judge Henry Wade Rogers regarding a Lincoln statue by Doyle, and occasional business letters. Also included are family letters, some concerning the locations of Doyle statuary. Clippings, obituary notice...

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Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950
Dates:
1924-1950
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.procalep
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers concerning Proctor's bronze statue THE PIONEER MOTHER, commissioned by Howard Vanderslice in 1924 and presented to the city of Kansas City, Mo. in 1927. The figures depicted in the sculpture are Vanderslice family members, including Major Daniel Vanderslice, a veteran of Indian wars and an appointed agent to tribes in Missouri; his son Thoma...

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Truax, W. B.
Manuelito, Chief
Lorenzo ?
Jesus
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Dates:
September 25, 1874
Size:
79 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3247
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of questions and answers on Navaho origin myth and other legends and customs.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
circa 1810-1980
Size:
62 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 2: Armed Forces contains circa 3,400 pieces of sheet music and song folios documenting the military history of the United States; there are only a handful of foreign imprints. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Fobes, Ramon D.
Dates:
Circa 1946-1954
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0027
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ramon D. Fobes collected a few items during his travels circa 1946-1954 while on active duty with the US Army. This collection contains six 35mm color slides of military aircraft at US bases in Puerto Rico, the Pacific, and Korea, and two items of ephemera Fobes probably picked up on his 1947 trip to Japan: a menu and a Naval Air Transport pamphlet.

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