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Creators:
Cotton Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)
National Cotton Council
Dates:
1939-1994, undated
Size:
38 Cubic feet (91 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1176
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Maid of Cotton (MOC) beauty pageant was sponsored by the National Cotton Council, Memphis Cotton Carnival, and the Cotton Exchanges of Memphis, New York, and New Orleans from 1939-1993. The contest was held annually in Memphis, Tennessee until the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International moved to Dallas, Texas. Beginning with the 1985 pageant (held December 1984) the competition was held in Dallas. The pageant was discontinued in 1993 due to lack of funds, a sponsor, and changes in marketing strategies. The records include files on contestants, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - American Art
Dates:
1986-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Linda Merrill, Curator of American Art, documenting interactions with the public, scholars, and colleagues. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and enclosures.

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Creators:
Parish Gallery
Dates:
1940-2013
bulk 1991-2013
Size:
6.4 Linear feet
11.73 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.parigall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Parish Gallery, located in Washington, D.C., measure 6.4 linear feet and 11.73 gigabytes and date from 1940 to 2013, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1991 to 2013. This collection consists primarily of exhibition files, but also includes administrative files, as well as some biographical material related to Norman Parish's career before opening the gallery.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Dates:
1985-1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document receptions for exhibition openings and other special events at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include invitations, invitation lists, lenders lists, photographic negatives/contact sheets of the events, and financial information.

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Creators:
Smithsonian-Peace Corps Environmental Program
Dates:
1970-1979
Size:
19.5 cu. ft. (39 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 264
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The SI-PCEP records fall into two main areas: Those about the program in general and those about the various environmental projects. The administrative records provide a broad understanding of the scope of SI-PCEP, especially as revealed through the contract files. These administrative records document the creation and continued efforts t...

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Creators:
Moore, Gene, 1910-1998
Dates:
1955-1995
Size:
10 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1280
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collected display window photographs assembled by Gene Moore, artistic director of Tiffany & Company from 1955 to 1995, documenting window displays at Tiffany & Company's flagship store in New York City, New York.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1970-1996
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records thaht document the publicity that promoted and supplemented exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press kits, press releases, brochures, clippings, photographs, slides, fact sheets, magazines, notes, and related material.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1976, 1988-1999
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the publicity that promoted and supplemented exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. There is also a smaller amount of material in boxes 5 and 6 that document general museum activities and events. Materials include press releases, brochures, clippings, fact sheets, notes, ...

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Creators:
Ailey, Alvin
Mitchell, Jack, 1925-
Dates:
1961-2004
Size:
16 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2013.245
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Jack Mitchell (1925- 2013) was an acclaimed photographer who began chronicling the work of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1961. Alvin Ailey (1931- 1989), one of the most influential African American choreographers of modern dance, dedicated himself and his dance company to creating ballets that not only accelerated the careers of young African American dancers, but also stole the attention of national and international audiences in displaying the racial perspective of dance in the African American experience. This collection serves as Mitchell's documentation of the dance company's evolution while capturing the true idiosyncrasies and physicality of movement through still images. Through Alvin Ailey and Jack Mitchell's partnership, they were able to collaborate and produce a unique production of art, fusing the meaning and movements of dance and the techniques of photography.

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Creators:
Hutchins, Louis W., 1916-1957
Dates:
circa 1939-1957 and undated
Size:
3.36 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (1 5x8 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7248
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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