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Creators:
Diamond, Martin
Dates:
1928-2013
Size:
3.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.diammart2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art dealer, writer and teacher Martin Diamond measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928 to 2013. The materials involve to a limited degree Diamond's wife, Harriette Diamond, co-owner and co-operator of Martin Diamond Fine Arts, Inc. Their gallery work and relationships with artists they represented are documented by writings, subject and artist files, and photographic materials. Subject files concern American abstract art, particularly the 20th century Transcendental abstract painters, and include printed materials, correspondence and photographic materials. Artists' files include similar materials and some writings by artists. Photographic materials are of artworks and exhibition installations.

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Creators:
Reisman, Philip, 1904-
Dates:
1904-1994
Size:
2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.reisphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material, correspondence, sketchbooks, photographs, and a complete listing of work by Reisman.

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Creators:
Laffal, Florence
Laffal, Julius.
Dates:
1982-2000
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.laffflor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of Florence Laffal regarding the quarterly newsletter the "Folk Art Finder" (1980-2000); photographs (photocopies); correspondence with John Turner concerning his book manuscript on Finster; photographs of self-taught artists; and printed material concerning exhibitions of the Flo and Jules Laffal collection; and miscellany. Correspo...

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Creators:
Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939
Holman's Print Shop
Goodspeed's Book Shop
Dates:
ca. 1870-1977
Size:
2.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.holmloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, writings, a scrapbook, printed material, and files on printmakers documenting Holman's career as a Boston print dealer at Goodspeed's Book Shop and the Holman Print Shop.

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Creators:
Betbeze, Yolande
Dates:
1910 - 2003
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0888
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Yolande Betbeze was crowned Miss America in September, 1950. During and after her reign she was influential in both the Civil Rights and Feminist movements. Her papers document her reign as Miss America, her life after Miss America, and the Miss America pageant itself.

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Creators:
Millsaps, Daniel
Dates:
[ca.1938]-1982
Size:
14 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.milldani
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material, correspondence, writings, business records, subject files, photographs, a scrapbook, and audio tapes concerning government and the arts, art patronage, and Millsaps' career as a dealer and artist.

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Creators:
Onderdonk family
Dates:
1840-1980
Size:
5 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.ondeonde
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 2685-2685: Genealogical and biographical notes; primary and secondary research material gathered by Cecilia Steinfeldt for her book THE ONDERDONKS; A FAMILY OF TEXAS PAINTERS, and the exhibition held at the Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, 1975, including correspondence, registrar records, printed material and photographs; family letters a...

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Creators:
Beaudoin, Rayne
Karr, Leonard, 1913-1995
Dates:
1930-1995
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0762
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mostly photographs illustrating Leonard Karr's hunting and fishing activities in the Pacific Northwest; plus letters from Karr, photographs of his inventions, articles and other printed information, drawings and patterns for a kayak that Karr designed, clippings, scrapbooks, and albums. Personal materials relate to his personal life and his employment as a sign painter.

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Creators:
Frank Hubbard
Dates:
1930-2003
bulk 1949-2003
Size:
30 Cubic feet (76 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1256
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents approximately fifty years of the Hubbard Harpsichord business. The records include correspondence, financial and accounting materials, sales and promotional materials, records, newsletters, dealer files, project files, photographs, research files on European instruments, kit manuals, and design drawings.

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Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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