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Dates:
2006
Size:
11 compact discs (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9620
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, 1932-
Dates:
1969-1976
Size:
56 Items (interviews (1,712 p. transcribed))
Collection ID:
AAA.hosmchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Charles B. Hosmer with 54 persons involved in American historic preservation (used in preparation for his book Preservation Comes of Age) and restoration in the United States. Among the topics discussed are the development of the National Park Service, Williamsburg, National Trust, and projects in California, Charleston, S.C...

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Creators:
Washington Conservation Guild
Dates:
1967-2006
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7477
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Washington Conservation Guild (WGC) is a nonprofit organization of conservation professionals, based in Washington, D.C. While serving primarily as a forum for exchange of information among its members, the Guild also seeks to help non-conservators learn more about caring for their own art and artifacts. This collection includes newslette...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-254
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website of the Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation, part of the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, as it existed on June 10, 2013. The website includes online exhibitions, reports, historical information about facilities, and select issues of the "Smithsonian Preservation ...

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Creators:
Heritage Preservation (Organization)
Dates:
1973-2014
Size:
39.1 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (0.1 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the history and activities of Heritage Preservation from its very beginnings as the National Conservation Advisory Council and the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property. Among those areas documented include board meetings, workshops, the SOS! program, conservation awa...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1890-1993
Size:
0.67 cu. ft. (1 document box) (0.17 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files relating to various historical research projects conducted by National Zoological Park (NZP) staff. The bulk of the materials were created or compiled by Sybil (Billie) E. Hamlet, Public Information Officer. Other materials were created or compiled within the Office of Graphics and Exhibits or the Smithsonian ...

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Creators:
Hoover, Cynthia A. (Cynthia Adams)
Dates:
1986
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9608
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Cleff, Bernie, b. 1927
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((ca. 1300 photonegatives))
Collection ID:
SAAM.Photo.CLE
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The collection is comprised of approximately 1,300 photonegatives taken by noted Philadelphia photographer Bernie Cleff (b. 1927) documenting the work of American sculptor Daniel Chester French.

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Creators:
Ames, Winslow
Dates:
1787-1989
bulk 1960-1979
Size:
929 Items ((on 5 microfilm reels))
11 Linear feet (Unmicrofilmed)
Collection ID:
AAA.ameswins
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; research material; writings; diaries; family papers; and printed material.

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Creators:
Belluschi, Pietro, 1899-1994
Clausen, Meredith L.
Dates:
1983 August 22-September 4
Size:
78 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bellus83
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Pietro Belluschi conducted 1983 August 22-September 4, by Meredith Clausen, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project.

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