Query: When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
Curatorial Records
Dates:
1987-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Ann C. Gunter, Curator of Ancient Near Eastern Art, documenting the development of exhibitions and programs. The two exhibitions featured are "When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre" (1992) and "Nomads and Nobility: Art of the Ancient …

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in Accession 01-252 for When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
Program Files
Dates:
1988-2009
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting educational programs and activities related to exhibitions and collections at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Programs include multiple visit programs; teacher workshops and events; and school programs. Materials include handouts, activity sheets, student artwork, programs objectives, schedules, correspondence, program …

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in Accession 11-062 for When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Dates:
1984-1999
Size:
8.69 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials created and maintained by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, documenting exhibition planning and production, including "Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period," "Rise to Power: Art of Ancient Japan," "Timur and the Princely Vision," "Yani: The Brush of Innocence," "Crushed Lapis and Burnished …

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Henri Vever Papers
Creators:
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942
Dates:
1867-1932
Size:
2.5 Linear feet (circa 35 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The papers of Parisian jeweler and art collector Henri Vever (1854-1942) include six diaries; a ledger of his art acquisitions; original oil paintings by Vever; and photographs. The materials document Vever's circle of friends, patrons, and other art collectors in turn-of-the-century Paris.

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Subject Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
circa 1985-1992
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of three projects of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities. The majority of the records document the Special Exhibition Fund, established by Office Memorandum (OM) 833 dated October 26, 1984. The OM decreed that the Fund was meant only to fund significant exhibitions beyond the normal …

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in Accession 96-006 for When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers
Creators:
Johnson, Ellen H.
Dates:
1872-2018
bulk 1921-1992
Size:
61.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.johnelle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, art critic, author, librarian and educator Ellen Hulda Johnson measure 61.5 linear feet and date from 1872-2018, with the bulk of the material dating from 1921-1992. The papers include biographical materials; personal and family files; personal, professional, and business correspondence; extensive research and writing files; teaching files; subject files; professional and curatorial files; and artists' files. Johnson's papers reflect the full range of her career, interests, and close relationships with many artists. There is a 0.2 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes letters to Ellen Johnson from others, letters from Johnson to Carl Gerber, and a sketch by Johnson. Materials date from circa 1956-1991.

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Records
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, and …

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Paul Zakoian photographs of Dickson Mound burials
Creators:
Zakoian, Paul
Dates:
circa 1964, 1976
Size:
32 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of excavated burials at Dickson Mound site in Lewiston, Illinois.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.99-26 for When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
Clippings
Dates:
1915-1998
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the publicity generated by, for, and about the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, their collections, exhibitions, and events. Please note that clippings and notices carried in a variety of media are recorded in these records. "Press Reports" are a compilation of clippings …

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Perry Townsend Rathbone papers
Creators:
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000
Dates:
1929-1985
Size:
4.3 Linear feet (5 boxes, 1 OV)
Collection ID:
AAA.rathperr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of museum director Perry Townsend Rathbone measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1985. The papers document Rathbone's career as museum director of the City Art Museum of St. Louis and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and his later work with Christie's New York office. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence with friends and colleagues, writings, professional and project files, printed materials, and photographs, mostly of exhibitions.

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