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Creators:
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000
Dates:
1937-1992
Size:
4 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.lawrjaco2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection documents the artistic and teaching career of African American painter Jacob Lawrence. Included are biographical materials and awards; correspondence; writings and speeches by Lawrence, 1947-1962, and writings about Lawrence; photographs; scattered financial material, 1941-1957; and printed materials. Correspondence dat...

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Creators:
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000
Dates:
[ca. 1959-1997]
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rathpert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records kept by Perry Rathbone pertaining to the lawsuits and counter suits over the multi-million dollar estate of Mathilde Beckmann, widow of the painter Max Beckmann. Included are: documents of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the New York Surrogate's Court, and a State Court in Florida; correspondence, various wills and codicils to wills o...

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Creators:
Bachert, Hildegard
Long, Rose-Carol Washton
Dates:
1993 February 25-26
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes (2 hr., 4 min.), analog.)
42 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bacher93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Hildegard Bachert conducted 1993 February 25-26, by Rose-Carol Washton Long, for the Archives of American Art.

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Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Jan. 23
Size:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.newhal65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Beaumont Newhall conducted 1965 Jan. 23, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art. Newhall speaks of his education and first jobs in museums; his administration of the WPA Federal Art Project in Massachusetts; Berenice Abbott's photographs of New York; and the Farm Security Administration's photography project. He speaks ...

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Creators:
Jones, Wendell, 1899-1956
Dates:
1933-1969
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((200 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.jonewend
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, undated and 1937-1961, mostly dealing with Jones' mural in the Rome, N.Y. Post Office, done for the Section of Fine Arts; correspondence with Edward Bruce, Forbes Watson, Juliana Force, Edward Rowan, and Eugene Speicher; photographs of Jones, his family, his paintings, and of other Woodstock area artists including Philip Guston, Yasuo Kuni...

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Creators:
Vicente, Esteban, 1903-2001
Sandler, Irving, 1925-
Dates:
1968 August 26
Size:
86 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vicent68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Esteban Vicente conducted 1968 August 26, by Irving Sandler, for the Archives of American Art. Vicente speaks of the gallery activity of the 1940s and 1950s; The Club and the exhibition on 9th Street arranged by many of those artists; remembering Mark Rothko as a casual acquaintance and the society of artists living in the Hamptons; co...

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Willis, Bailey, 1857-1949
McGee, W J, 1853-1912
Dates:
circa 1903-1904
Size:
6 Prints (duplicates not counted, silver gelatin)
1 Color lithograph
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.121
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and a lithograph probably collected by W J McGee during the first decade of the 20th century. The photographs were probably made by Bailey Willis during his 1903 expedition to China and were collected by W. J. McGee for his US Department of Agriculture bulletin on Soil Erosion (1911). Photos document terraced rice fields in China. The l...

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Creators:
Maughan, Russell L., 1893-1958
Dates:
1917-1929
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0228
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a photograph album relating to Russell L. Maughan, covering the period from 1917 through 1929. There are images detailing his World War I experience, aerial photos of cities in upstate New York, and photos relating to air races Maughan participated in.

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Creators:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Dates:
1989-1994
Size:
159 Video recordings (U-matic 3/4" video recordings)
1 Video recording (VHS 1/2" video recording)
15 Linear feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-001
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1989 to 1994 and measures 15 linear feet, documents the reminiscences of elderly members of various African-American churches in the Atlanta area, as well as individual church histories, outstanding personalities of the South, religious expression in the South, and styles of singing and worship. The collection is co...

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Creators:
Marimekko, Inc.
Dates:
1951-1979
bulk 1957-1979
Size:
8.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-123-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection covers the period that Ratia was with Marimekko, 1951-1979.It includes scrapbook, press releases, correspondence, brochures, photographs, magazine articles, swatches, and trade catalogs. It contains extensive information about the company's affiliation with D/R and its operations in Finland. It includes a copy of "Phenomenon Marimekko," the catalog from a comprehensive exhibition that was held at the Museum of Applied Arts in Helsinki in 1986. The collection contains legal correspondence and contracts pertaining to D/R's representation of Marimekko in the United States, as well as numerous swatches, sample books, brochures for stockholders, and trade catalogs. Files pertaining to Marimekko's work in Finland is mostly in Finnish and consists of brochures, posters, articles, and sample books, as well as a copy of the publication, "Design in Finland 1983."Additional information on Marimekko's association with D/R can be found in the Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive's Design Research, Inc. Collection.

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