Query: Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the National Museum of the American Indian (Exhibition) (1996-1997: New York, N.Y.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces
Dates:
1987-2007
Size:
22 cu. ft. (22 record storage boxes) (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials related to the development, research, and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), both at the Mall museum site and at the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in New York, New York. Exhibitions covered include The Art of Being Kuna …

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Collections Research and Information
Dates:
1990-2006
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Mary Jane Lenz, Curator, documenting her activities relating to exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibitions include "Agayuliyararput (Our Way of Making Prayer): The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks"; "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and …

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Project Files
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibits Media Office
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-242
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created for exhibitions as well as recordings of performances, conferences, or lectures done in conjunction with exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include: Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds; Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the National Museum of the American Indian; and …

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Project Files
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibits Media Office
Dates:
1992-2001
Size:
2.56 cu. ft. (2.56 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-294
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of laserdiscs created by the Exhibits Media Office for use in exhibitions. Exhibitions include All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture; Ancestral Memories: A Tribute to Native American Survival; The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama; Memory and …

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Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1979-2003
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the activities of the curatorial staff of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Subjects covered include the exhibition master plan, workshops, repatriation, exhibitions, councils, collections management, collection research, conservation treatment, budgetary matters, and research. Staff represented include Kathleen E. Ash-Milby, Assistant …

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in Accession 08-029 for Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the National Museum of the American Indian (Exhibition) (1996-1997: New York, N.Y.)
George Hight collection of negatives and slides
Creators:
Hight, George C.
Dates:
circa 1963-1964
Size:
23 Slides (photographs) (color)
38 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.039
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Images include domestic and ceremonial scenes of Navajo Indians. Ceremonies include Blessing Way Ceremony, Enemy Way Ceremony,and Hoop Ceremony.

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in NMAI.AC.039 for Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the National Museum of the American Indian (Exhibition) (1996-1997: New York, N.Y.)
Luis Cancel papers
Creators:
Cancel, Luis R.
Dates:
circa 1900-1998
bulk 1970-1996
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
0.947 Gigabytes (ER01-ER04)
Collection ID:
AAA.cancluis
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Puerto Rican arts administrator and artist Luis Cancel measure 10.1 linear feet and .947 gigabytes and date from circa 1900 to 1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1970 to 1996. The collection is comprised of biographical material, professional files, arts administration records documenting his directorship at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and as Commissioner for the Department of Cultural Affairs in New York, subject and artist's files, files for the exhibition Legacy / Legado, printed materials, word processing documents, digital photographs, and unidentified sound recordings.

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Helga Teiwes photograph collection
Creators:
Teiwes, Helga
Dates:
1965-2002
Size:
3775 Negatives (photographic)
3126 Slides (photographs)
433 Photographic prints
196 Transparencies
16 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.070
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Helga Teiwes photograph collection contains over 7,000 negatives, slides and prints made by Teiwes between 1965 and 2002. For over thirty years Teiwes worked as a staff photographer for the Arizona State Museum, photographing and documenting Native American communities across the American Southwest. During this time, Teiwes also privately took photographs and built personal relationships among members of the Akimel O'odham, Tohono O'odham, Apache, Diné (Navajo) and Hopi tribes. These photographs include portraits of artists at work, families in their homes, daily life on the reservation, special events and landscape photography. Additionally, the Teiwes collection includes photographs from a 1975 trip to Peru and photographs of the Tarahumara (Rarámuri) community in Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Chuck and Jan Rosenak research material
Creators:
Rosenak, Chuck
Dates:
circa 1938-2008
Size:
17.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rosechuc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Chuck and Jan Rosenak research material dates from circa 1938-2008 and measures 17.6 linear feet. The collection contains research files for four books by the Rosenaks and includes letters, writings, notes, printed matter, tape-recorded interviews with artists, and photographic material.

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Joseph C. Farber photographs of Native American life
Creators:
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-
Dates:
circa 1970-1975
Size:
6,000 Contact prints (circa 6000 contact prints (proof sheets))
6,000 Acetate negatives (circa)
8 Color transparencies
1,000 Items (circa 1000 enlarged prints: silver gelatin (some mounted for exhibition))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made as part of Joseph C. Farber's project to document modern NAtive American everyday life. Represented tribes include the Acoma, Apache, Blackfoot, Chehalis, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Cocopa, Dakota, Eskimo, Haida, Kiowa, Kutenai, Lummi, Mohave, Mohawk, Navaho, Northern Athabascan, Onandaga, Pima, Pueblo, Quinalt, Seminole, Taos, Tlingit, and Zuni. Subject coverage …

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