Albert Gallatin papers
Letters from curators and dealers of antiquities, including Bernard V. Bothmer, and Henry George Fischer; and fourteen object cards for works in Gallatin's collection. Several of the letters received from Bothmer respond to an interest Gallatin expresses in an Egyptian statuette of King Piankhi (made ca. dynasty XXV) that has …
Division of Old World Archeology collection of photographs of ancient sculpture, architecture, and art
1 Print (halftone)
Photographs depicting classical art and architecture from Rome, Egypt and elsewhere. They include images of classical sculpture in Rome, an Egyptian papyrus, as well as additional sculpture, coins, and other items. There is also a postcard from A. C. Haddon that shows Smart & Copley's photograph of the Matopos in Zimbabwe …
MS 2500 Extract from "Outlines of the ancient history of medicine: being a view of the progress of the healing art among the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Arabians"
Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, Watercolors
This collection consists of 84 watercolor paintings of Egyptian Bombyliids, or bee flies, executed by three Russian artists, Roman Strekalovsky, Nicholas Strekalovsky, and E. Kassessinoff. The paintings were done for a planned manuscript on the Bombyliids of Egypt by H. C. Efflatoun. Also included is a copy of Efflatoun's unpublished manuscript …
Joseph Lindon Smith papers
The papers of Boston and New Hampshire painter Joseph Lindon Smith date from 1647-1965, with the bulk of papers dating from 1873-1965, and measure 8.8 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from family members, artists, museums, and art patrons; seven diaries by Smith and two by his wife Corinna, personal business records, notes and writings, files concerning charitable theatrical productions, one sketchbook and other art work, a scrapbook, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings of radio interviews and a radio program on Smith.
Suzanne E. Chapman papers
The scattered papers of watercolorist Suzanne Chapman measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1991. Found are biographical material, correspondence, three photographs, printed material, and a project file.
Adolphe Braun photographs of art in European museums
Photographs depicting Roman, Greek, Assyrian, and Egyptian sculpture in European museums. Most of the images were made in the British Museum, but others were made at the Vatican, the Louvre, and in Florence.
Origins Gallery records
The records of the Origin Gallery measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1961 to 1982. The records primarily consist of sales records cards and either business cards or index cards for galleries and dealers, and for experts in specific subject matter such as woodworking, Egyptian jewelry, and Japanese masks. The sales records cards contain information including buyer contact information, invoice number, description of item purchased, price, and whether item was purchased in full or in installments.
Egyptian Postcard Album
120 Postcards (color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller.)
Postcards of Lower and Upper Egypt published in the first decade of the 20th century. The majority of the postcards are unused, but some of them had been posted between 1900 and 1906.
Guy Ederheimer photographs
Photographs taken by Guy Ederheimer from 1930 to 1931 in Egypt and South Africa. Images taken in South Africa are portraits and include a Zulu wedding dance. Pictured are the best man, the bride, dancers, mothers with their children. The Egyptian images show Cairo and the Nile River.