Query: Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Benjamin Forgey papers
Creators:
Forgey, Benjamin
Dates:
circa 1964-2015
Size:
28.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.forgbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A majority of the collection contains subject and research files documenting the writings of Benjamin Forgey and focuses on urban development, the art scene, and museum and monument building projects in Washington, D.C. Also included are administrative files, photographs, correspondence, and sound cassettes of lectures by Forgey on Washington architecture …

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George Julian Zolnay papers
Creators:
Zolnay, George Julian, 1862 or 1863-1949
Dates:
1899-1992
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.zolngeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL 494: Memoirs (212 p. typescript), written in 1929 for his daughter. Zolnay writes of his youth, studying sculpture in Vienna, living and working in Chicago, New York City, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. impressions of Rodin, travels in Europe, and other reflections.

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Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Dates:
circa 1869-1925
Size:
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
AAG.STR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.

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Edmondo Quattrochi papers
Creators:
Quattrochi, Edmondo, 1890-1966
Dates:
1927-1961
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (ca. 150 items)
Collection ID:
AAA.quatedmo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, correspondence, photographs of sculpture, and clippings. Much of the correspondence is an exchange of letters with Frederick MacMonnies concerning their collaboration on "The Battle of Marne," a sculptural monument in Meaux, France.

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Louis Arthur Ripley glass transparencies
Creators:
Ripley, Louis Arthur
Dates:
[ca. 1908-1918]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.riplloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

44 transparencies of sculptural monuments in the United States, primarily in New York City and Massachusetts.

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Oral history interview with John Gilmore
Creators:
Gilmore, John, 1910-1997
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1991 Sept. 5
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gilmor91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with John Gilmore conducted 1991 Sept. 5, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Records
Creators:
George Washington Memorial Association
Dates:
1890-1922
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7471
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history and organization of the GWMA and the planning for the George Washington Memorial Building - first in conjunction with the establishment of a National University in Washington, the construction of an administrative building and cultural center for Columbian College in the District of Columbia, and finally …

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Donald McClelland papers
Creators:
McClelland, Donald
Dates:
1857-1968
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccldona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers collected by McClelland concerning the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Renwick Gallery including: letters from Moses Ezekiel to Dr. William McLeod, George Riggs, and William W. Corcoran, 1877-1883; a letter from James Renwick to Dr. William MacLeod [sic], and one to Corcoran, 1881; clippings and printed material concerning Ezekiel, Corcoran, Renwick …

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Washington, DC, Aerial Photography Collection
Dates:
bulk 1922
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 45 black and white photographs, mostly 6.5 by 8.5 inches or 9 by 11 inches. Most of the photographs are aerial shots of the Washington, DC, area from 1922, including the following sites: Washington Monument (with aircraft exhibited about base); White House; Lincoln Memorial; United States Capitol; Union Station; Mount Vernon; Arlington …

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Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies
Creators:
De Vivo, Michael
Dates:
circa 1938-1939
Size:
0.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.devimich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies measure 0.04 linear feet and date from circa 1938 to 1939. The color transparencies depict the construction of the presidential portraits atop Mount Rushmore. Several show the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, and others at work on the project.

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