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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary (Richard Hubbard Howland)
Dates:
1982-1983
Size:
4.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (4 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence file of Christine Minter-Dowd, who worked for Richard H. Howland (Special Assistant to the Secretary), and pertain to the Firestone Silver Collection catalog project. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes, and architectural drawings and sketches.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1849
Tokyo, Japan, Fujiya Kichiz┼Ź, 1849
Size:
1 Page (96.5 cm x 71.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7146
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map oriented to the west. It has a few illustrations to show ships in Edo Bay and some buildings. A large hollyhock family crest identifies Edo Castle, the seat of the Tokugawa shogunate government. The locations of residences of lords of the fiefs are identified with their family crests. Included is a chart that shows dist...

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Creators:
Piazzoni, Gottardo, 1872-1945
Dates:
1900-1976
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.piazgott
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical essay; a postcard to Piazzoni, an illustrated letter from Granville Redmond, and 3 letters from Leo Eloesser, John Moxan, and Ralph S. Stackpole to Piazzoni's daughter, Mireille, about her father; an inventory of his paintings; clippings; and photographs of Piazzoni, including two by Arnold Genthe, of his work, and a photograph of a sk...

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Creators:
Muir, Emily, 1904-
Muir, William H. (William Horace), 1902-1964
Dates:
[ca. 1930]-1996
Size:
1 Linear foot
0.8 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.muiremil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence; photographs of Emily and William Muir, her work, and houses she designed; a scrapbook containing letters, photographs of work, and clippings about Muir and her husband; price list of paintings by Muir; a publisher's agreement for a book, "Two Cents an Acre"; illustrations by Muir of a novel, "Small Potatoes" (...

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Creators:
Taylor, Charles Edward, 1868-1956
Dates:
1928-1966
bulk 1928-1956
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This accession includes Taylor's correspondence with his son, Rueben W. Taylor, (1928-1948), and the Garrison Machine Works, (1953-1956), makers of gears used in the Wright flyer engines. The letters to Rueben Taylor are originals, while the Garrison Machine Works correspondence are mostly xerox copies. Also included are brief biographical sketches...

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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Dates:
1906-1975
Size:
4 Reels (ca. 600 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bentthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; an interview with Benton concerning his Truman Library mural; correspondence, including many illustrated letters to his parents written while he was in school, studying in Paris, and in the Navy in Virginia; a letter from Thomas Craven and one from Stanton Macdonald-Wright; manuscripts, including "An American in Art," "An Art...

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Creators:
Tortue Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Dates:
1971-1974
Size:
4 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.tortgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

3 letters to David Nellis, collector, from Stanton Macdonald-Wright, 1971-1972. Macdonald-Wright encloses a sketch of the repainting of "Yoku O Hi" which had been scratched, describes his new home in Hawaii, and explains his feelings about the selling price of his work. Also included is a letter to Mallory Freeman, director of the gallery, from Tho...

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Creators:
Shrady, Henry Mervin, 1871-1922
Dates:
1901-1972
Size:
79 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.shrahenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

28 letters to Shrady, mostly about his Ulyssses S. Grant monument in Washington, D.C., from Karl Bitter, Edward Penfield, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (photocopies), members of the Grant family, and others; 16 sketches; printed material, including 6 clippings and 12 magazine articles; and 17 photographs of Shrady and his work.

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Creators:
Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966
Dates:
1946-1962
Size:
68 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lilljosi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Frank Vining Smith concerning Smith's painting; photographs; Smith's autobiographical sketch; and obituary; and a list of Smith paintings owned by Lilly at the time of his death in 1966.[microfilm title-Frank Vining Smith papers]

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Creators:
Canning, Tony
Dates:
1799, 1818, 1901
Size:
4 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.canntony
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers regarding painter John Trumbull collected by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning, including:

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