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Creators:
United States. Centennial Commission
Dates:
1876
Size:
70 Pages (ill., 21 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.unitstac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Catalog describing the art installations of the United States Centennial Commision's International exhibition in Philadelphia, Penn.,1876. The exhibition included works in a range of media from painting and sculpture to industrial design with twelve countries represented. Contents are as follows: Plan of exhibition grounds -- Subject index, nationa...

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Creators:
Rhoden, John (John W), 1918-
Ghent, Henri, 1926-
Dates:
1968 July 21
Size:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rhoden68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of John W. Rhoden conducted 1968 July 21, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1964 June-1965 Jan. 14 and undated
Size:
61 Pages (Partial transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.nevels64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Louise Nevelson, conducted by Dorothy Gees Seckler for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, June 1964 - 1966 and undated.

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Creators:
Washington, James W., 1911-2000
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1987 June 29
Size:
90 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.washin87
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of James W. Washington conducted 1987 June 29, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
De Rivera, José Ruiz, 1904-1985
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1968 February 24
Size:
60 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.derive68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of José de Rivera conducted 1968 February 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. De Rivera recalls his childhood on sugar plantations in Louisiana; his early work in New Orleans and Chicago as a mechanic; his training as a commercial artist at Chicago's Studio School and taking life drawing classes with John Norton. He...

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Creators:
Wirz, Dadi
Dates:
circa 1952-1955
Size:
133 Prints (silver gelatin and color)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.109
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a trip that Dadi Wirz made with his father to New Guinea, 1952-1955. The photographs depict artifacts, including sculptures, masks, and paintings, as well as people and architecture. Additionally, there are some photographs of activities, including canoeing, construction, and painting.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Educational Programs
Dates:
1993-1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes video and audio elements of three films produced for the National Museum of American Art's five-part interdisciplinary series called "America Past and Present." Series titles in this accession are "Public Sculpture: America's Legacy," "Land & Landscape: Views of America's History and Culture," and "Latino Art and C...

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Creators:
Zolnay, George Julian, 1862 or 3-1949
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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Creators:
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Dates:
1866
Size:
8 Pages (25 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.sumnchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Speech by Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner questioning the Senate's selection of sculptor Vinnie Ream to create a commissioned sculpture of Abraham Lincoln to be placed in the Capitol Building.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1974-1984,with related records from 1954
Size:
24.43 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 510
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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