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Creators:
National Watercolor Society (U.S.)
Dates:
1920-1995
Size:
3.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiwate
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Articles of incorporation, newsletters, artist's biographies, slides for exhibitions (1980-1990) and rental slides (1990-1995), pamphlets and programs (1954-1995), six scrapbooks (1921-1994) containing printed materials and some with photographs and artists' resumes, three Presidents' books (1922-1995), a guidebook, group portraits from 1949 and 19...

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Creators:
Gates, Adelia
Dates:
1879-1898 and undated
Size:
3.07 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 327 watercolors of flowers painted by Adelia Gates. It represents a fragment of a collection of 502 Gates watercolors donated to the Smithsonian by Eleanor Lewis in 1913. Approximately 175 watercolors are missing. The paintings cover a wide range of native and exotic plants and a majority of the studies were made in...

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Creators:
Bach, Alfons, 1904-1999
Dates:
1934 - 1992
Size:
6 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1272
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Biographical files cover the period from 1938-1989 and include resumes, clippings, correspondence, certificates, awards, speeches, brochures for exhibitions, and artwork. Project files cover the period from 1934-1961 and contain clippings, catalogs, brochures, and scrapbooks. This collection documents Bach's work as an industrial designer, architec...

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United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Dates:
1940
Size:
1 Item ((10 p. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.unstdetr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An exhibition catalog of 200 American watercolors with a foreword by Edward Bruce and a listing of each artist and the title of his work. The paintings were chosen by a jury including Charles Burchfield, John Marin, Eliot O'Hara, and Buk Ulreich. They were then bought by the U.S. government and hung in the Carville, Louisiana, Marine Hospital.

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Creators:
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899
Dates:
circa 1887
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7371
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of four watercolor paintings of Funk Island by Shindler. The paintings were based on sketches by Captain Joseph William Collins, who led an 1887 voyage of the schooner Grampus to Funk Island, off the coast of Newfoundland, to collect skeletal remains of the Great Auk for the USNM.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Division of Fishes
Dates:
1874-1903 and undated
Size:
1 oversize folder.
Collection ID:
Accession 86-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a group of maps found in the Division of Fishes, and a watercolor painting of Unalaska by Henry Wood Elliott, 1874, marked as a gift to Mrs. Spencer F. Baird.

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Creators:
American Watercolor Society
Dates:
1867-1977
bulk 1950-1970
Size:
3.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerwate
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Watercolor Society measure 3.8 linear feet and date from 1867 to 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1970. The collection provides scattered documentation of the operations and activities of one of the oldest continuously operating artists' organizations in the United States and includes records of its administration and history, membership, and exhibitions, as well as printed material and photographs.

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Creators:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
Morse, John D., 1906-
Dates:
1959 August 19
Size:
54 Pages (Transcript)
1 Item (sound file (4 min. 24 sec.) Audio excerpt, digital)
Collection ID:
AAA.burchf59
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Burchfield conducted 1959 August 19, by John D. Morse, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Braasch, Theodor
Dates:
1953-1965
Size:
80 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.braatheo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Burchfield writes about his paintings, the ideas behind his work, prices his personal life, particularly his illnesses, his feeling about non-objective painting, critics, and museum people. Some of the letters are in the hand of Mrs. Burchfield.

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Creators:
Pollock, Merlin F., 1905-1996
Dates:
1936-1979
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pollmerl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; slides and photographs of art work; catalogs and clippings; photographs, watercolor studies, and a detailed listing of mural projects in civic buildings and schools done by Pollock and other artists, including Mitchell Siporin, for the Illinois Federal Art Project; clippings and photocopied correspondence concerning the portrait of ...

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