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Creators:
Stearns, Richard E. (Archaeologist)
Dates:
circa 1930-1960
Size:
26 Color prints
22 Sketches
600 Prints (circa, silver gelatin and contact prints (including stereographic images))
325 Negatives (circa)
3 Maps
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-40
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection includes photographs of excavations and artifacts relating to Stearns' archeological work in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia. There are also some sketches of artifacts and excavation sites, as well as notes on pictured artifacts. One photo album relates to Ste...

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Dates:
circa 1889-1894
Size:
3 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of William Henry Holmes and others, probably archeologists, at the paleoindian Piney Branch Quarry site in Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC.

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Creators:
Byard, John Kenneth, 1886-1959
Dates:
1908-1960
Size:
1,150 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.byarjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating mainly to Byard's business as a dealer in American antique furniture. Included are correspondence, 1950-1960, with Henry N. Flynt, Robert B. Hanan, A. M. Adler (Hirschl & Adler), Ellerton M. Jette, Cornelius C. Moore, Dr. J. Reed McClure, Otto M. Wasserman, Electra Webb (Shelburne Museum), and others; a scrapbook, 1908; notes from l...

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Dates:
1835-1841
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The American Historical Society was founded in 1835 in Washington, D.C., to "Discover, procure, and preserve, whatever may relate to the natural, civil, literary, and ecclesiastical history of America in general, and the United States in particular." In 1840 the Society became the Department of American History and Antiquities of the National ...

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Creators:
Farber, Joan C., Dr.
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-1994
Dates:
circa 1930-1990
Size:
15 Cubic feet (90 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0520
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Farber collection documents images of celebrated American buildings by photographer Joseph C. Farber.

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Dates:
circa 1898-1978
Size:
239 Postcards (black and white, color)
Collection ID:
AAG.PTC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes nearly 250 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and several sites in Washington, D.C. are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. About a dozen cards feature various views of Smithsonian Institution museums along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Nadelman, Elie, 1882-1946
Dates:
[ca. 1920]
Size:
158 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.nadeelie
Repository:
Archives of American Art

155 drawings and sketches by Nadelman, two letters from S. Moudzain to Nadelman and one draft of a letter, possibly from Nadelman.

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Creators:
Winchester, Alice
Dates:
[ca.1925]-1990
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wincalic
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, membership certificates, correspondence, writings, photographs (some photocopies) of Winchester and others, subject files, and printed material.

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Creators:
Koch, Robert, 1918-
Dates:
1913-2002
Size:
12.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kochrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, research files, course notes, writings, printed material, clippings, photographs and slides relating to Koch's career as an art historian specializing in decorative arts, an educator, and a collector of Tiffany works and art nouveau antiques.

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Creators:
Connoisseur, Inc.
Dates:
1910s-1981
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.conninc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Ruth Teschner Costantino papers and Connoisseur Inc. records measure 1.6 linear feet and date from the 1910s to 1981. The collection sheds light on the personal and professional life of fine art and antique dealer Ruth T. Costantino through correspondence, writings, printed material, and identification documents; and on her business Connoisseur Inc. through sales records, inventories, receipts, and scant correspondence.

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