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Creators:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Dates:
circa 1820-1932
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pealremb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection of papers measures 0.2 linear feet, dates from circa 1820-1932, and provides scattered documentation of the lives of painter Rembrandt Peale and his wife Harriet. There are seven letters from Peale which discuss his Patriae Pater portrait of George Washington and his subsequent attempts to gain a commission from Congress for his equestrian portrait of the first president, as well as illuminating his opinion on patronage for the arts. The collection also contains a copy of Peale's lecture on "Washington and his Portraits," a page with drawings of Roman coins by Peale, two codicils to Harriet Peale's will, printed material including a pamphlet for Peale's The Court of Death and a catalog of sale for Harriet Peale's estate, and photographs of Rembrandt and Harriet Peale.

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Creators:
Fried, Mary Hill
Fried, Frederick, 1909-1994
National Carousel Association.
Dates:
circa 1895-1985
Size:
36 Cubic feet (89 boxes, 10 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0528
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Processed by Craig Orr, archivist, (1999); Jennifer Shaifer (intern), October-December 2008; Ramona Williamson (volunteer), November 2008; Sarah Allan, November 2008; supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist.

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ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Items (pieces , 20x8.2 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7597
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Chinese term jingyi (literally, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture) refers also to the paper money made for the dead. It is a rectangular piece of paper with the design of incised strings of coins in the center. It is burned so that the dead will receive holdy blessings and have money for use in the netherworld.

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Méliès, Georges,, 1861-1938
Dates:
bulk 1902
Size:
1.09 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0051
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a mutoscope reel containing a section of "Le Voyage dans la lune (A Trip to the Moon)" by Georges Melies (1902).

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of External Affairs
Dates:
2010-2012
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the benefit auction to create an endowment for the National Numismatics Collection (NNC) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) to help preserve and provide access to the collection. In partnership with Heritage Auction Galleries, collectors were asked to donate coins and currency ...

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-2010
Size:
2 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 16-329
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of proclamations and honors bestowed upon the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center, as well as a poster advertising an event at museum in honor of the release of a Native American $1 coin by the United States Mint. Materials include proclamations and a poster.

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Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2009-2010
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains publicity materials for traveling exhibitions. Exhibitions represented are "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music," "Suited for Space," "Zoonoses: Animals, Humans and Health," "Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey," and "Mint Condition: The Story of American Coins and Medals." Also included is the catalog "Update" ...

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Creators:
Caja, Jerome, 1958-1995
Dates:
1995
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.cajajerl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four letters and two postcards written to van der Meulen, Caja's closest friend and executor, during the final years of his life. Also included are Caja's handwritten "House Rules," coined by Caja for visitors coming into his studio/home.

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Creators:
Weinman, Robert A., 1915-
Dates:
1935-1971
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.weinrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; sketches; notes; catalogs and announcements; and clippings.

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Creators:
Arient, Beth, 1946-
Arient, James, 1946-
Dates:
1979-1988
Size:
147 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ariebeth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

23 letters from Howard and Pauline Finster to the Arients, 1979-1987; and photographs of folk artists, some with the Arients, and their work, 1980-1988. Among the artists photographed are Elijah Pierce, Mary Borkowski, Jesse Howard, Joe "The Welder" Janosik, Eunice McCloskey, Dow Pugh, Howard Finster, Minnie Black, Nellie Mae Rowe, Lanier Meaders, ...

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