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Dates:
1960-1987
Size:
29 photographic prints ((1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-023
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of Benin art objects in the Hirshhorn Museum that were intended to transfer to the National Museum of African Art. Also included in the collection of photographs are four installation shots. Two of these images, taken by O.E. Nelson of New York, NY, are of a Benin exhibition in the Carlebach Gallery in 1960. The remaining two installation shots were taken by Jahn & John Thomson of Los Angeles, California, of an exhibit at the African Art Center, Inc., in Los Angeles, CA.

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Creators:
Bischoff, Ilse, 1901-1990
Dates:
1893-1981
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.biscilse
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of illustrator, writer and collector Ilse Martha Bischoff measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1893-1981. Found are scattered personal and business records, correspondence, pencil and watercolor sketches, notes and writings, printed material and photographs. Correspondence is primarily with family members and colleagues including Paul Cadmus and Jared French. Photographs are of Bischoff, her family, and colleagues including Paul Cadmus and Jared French.

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Creators:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston
Dates:
circa 1969-1994
Size:
1,469 color slides
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in Nigeria from circa 1964-1994, and focus on ancestral altars; artists; art objects in museums, including bronze plaques and carved ivory tusks; ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, Olokun, title-taking, and Blackmun's initation ceremonies; and people, including Oba Erediauwa and chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide; and street and landscape scenes in Benin City, Ife, Lagos, Ishiago, and Mbarri, Owerri, Owo, among other locations in Nigeria.

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Creators:
Ivey, William, 1919-1992
Johns, Barbara
Dates:
1983 May 24-31
Size:
6 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
75 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ivey83
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William Ivey conducted 1983 May 24-31, by Barbara Johns, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project,

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1985-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inaugural events and museum history information surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) facilities on the National Mall in 1987. These records were created and maintained during the tenure of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996. Materials include news releases, photographs, correspon...

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Creators:
Walker, Roslyn A.
Dates:
1938-1972
Size:
6 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.walkros
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection contains letters and printed material relating to African American artist Allan R. Crite. Included are an illustrated letter from Crite to Roslyn Walker, February 27, 1972; an illustrated New Year's greeting, 1972; three pamphlets by Crite, "Towards a Rediscovery of the Cultural Heritage of the United States" (1968), "The Nativity o...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
1964-1999
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the curatorial activities of Lydia Puccinelli, Curator of Collections, National Museum of African Art, 1979-1999. Between 1964-1979, Puccinelli served as a curator at the Museum of African Art, prior to its joining the Smithsonian. A large portion of the correspondence is in response to public ...

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Creators:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
Dates:
1965-2004
Size:
33.1 Linear feet
1.27 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.ybartoma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The research material of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, measures 33.1 linear feet and 1.27 GB and dates from 1965-2004. The collection, amassed throughout Ybarra-Frausto's long and distinguished career as a scholar of the arts and humanities, documents the development of Chicano art in the United States and chronicles Ybarra-Frausto's role as a community leader and scholar in the political and artistic Chicano movement from its inception in the 1960s to the present day.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs
Dates:
circa 1977-1994
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Shirley E. Cherkasky, who served as Coordinator of Performance Programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Department of Public Programs, from 1983 to 1995. Also includes records that date back to when Cherkasky was Director of Museum Programs in the Division of Performing Arts, 19...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1955-1990 and undated
Size:
31.73 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 363
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains a variety of records documenting the planning, design, and production of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the NMNH. It also contains smaller amounts of records concerning exhibitions held at the National Museum of History and Technology, National Air and Space Museum, National Collection of Fine Arts, Anacostia ...

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