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Creators:
American Art Association
Dates:
circa 1853-1929
bulk 1885-1922
Size:
27.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerarta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The American Art Association records measure 27.8 linear feet and date from circa 1853-1929, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1885-1922. The records include auction and sales files, general financial and legal files, inventory and stock records, client files, printed materials, photographic materials, artwork, and the personal papers of founder Thomas Ellis Kirby.

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Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1917-1973
bulk 1930-1968
Size:
5.35 Cubic feet (5 document boxes, 4 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Basil Lee Rowe (1896-1973) enjoyed a long and successful career in aviation, initially as a military exhibition pilot, barnstormer, air racer, charter operator, flight instructor, aircraft salesman, and rumrunner, before moving to the West Indies to start an airline, the short-lived West Indian Aerial Express, bought out by Pan American Airways in 1928. Rowe became a pioneering senior pilot for Pan Am, flying with them for 28 years before his retirement in 1956. This collection includes scrapbooks, photo albums, memorabilia, and first day covers, in addition to the draft manuscript for Rowe's 1956 autobiography, Under My Wings.

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Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937
Dates:
1860s-1978
bulk 1890-1937
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tannhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the expatriate African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from the 1860s to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1890 to 1937. Found in the papers are scattered biographical, family, and legal materials; twenty-seven folders of correspondence with family, friends, patrons, and galleries; writings and notes by Tanner and others; a small amount of printed material; numerous photographs of Tanner, his studio in Paris and home in Trepied, Normandy, his family, friends, fellow artists, and his artwork. Additional photographs include a circa 1890 shot of Tanner with fellow students at the Académie Julian and another depicting Tanner with members of the American Art Club in Paris, circa 1900. Also found are a few sketches and drawings.

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Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872
Dates:
1806-1896
Size:
6 Reels (ca. 2,020 items (on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.kensjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, register of paintings sold, financial material, photographs, a diary, biographical information, a sketchbook, and printed material.

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Creators:
Whitman Chocolates
Dates:
1878 - 1954
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0437
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials trace the evolution of product packaging and advertising of Whitman's Chocolates. Includes business records and photographs of early product displays.

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Creators:
Kingman, Dong, 1911-
Andersen, Irene Poon
Dates:
1996 Jul. 3-4
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording (60 min.), 2 x 1-1/4 in.)
18 Pages (Transcript: supplementary material)
Collection ID:
AAA.kingdong2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview conducted by Stan and Irene Poon Andersen on July 3-4, 1996, New York City, with Dong Kingman. Accompanying the interview are a few newspaper and magazine articles, and a photograph of Kingman, taken by Irene Poon Andersen, 1996. The material was compiled following the 1995 exhibition "With New Eyes: Toward An Asian American Art Histor...

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Creators:
Greene, Balcomb, 1904-1990
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 Mar. 13
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording (3 hours 30 min.), 5 in.)
56 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.greene72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Balcomb Greene conducted 1972 Mar. 13, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Greene speaks of his background as the son of a minister and growing up in various parish towns in Iowa; attending Syracuse University as a psychology major; beginning to draw and write; teaching at Dartmouth College; going to Paris in 1930-19...

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Creators:
Ho, Ron
Herman, Lloyd E.
Dates:
2017 May 9
Size:
2 Items (sound files (2 hrs., 5 min.), digital, wav)
38 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ho17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Ron Ho conducted 2017 May 9, by Lloyd Herman, for the Archives of American Art, at Ho's home in Seattle, Washington.

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Creators:
Okada, Kenzo, 1902-1982
Selvig, Forrest
Dates:
1968 November 22
Size:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.okada68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Kenzo Okada conducted 1968 November 22, by Forrest Selvig, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985
Dates:
1936-1984
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rotharth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, notes and writings concerning photography, art work, printed material, subject files, and a slide set.

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