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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, development and production of the exhibition Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which, prior to 2000, was known as the National Museum of American Art. The exhibition featured daguerreotypes from public and priva...

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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:
Stone Associates (Gardner, Mass.)
Arthur J. Stone (Firm : Gardner, Mass.)
Stone Silver Shop (Gardner, Mass.)
Dates:
1824-1958
Size:
15.1 Linear feet
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.stonasso
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records documenting silversmith production by Arthur J. Stone, his workshop, and Stone Associates.

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Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Custom Craft
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Dates:
1948-1954, undated
Size:
4 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S10
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, DC from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Series 10 documents the administrative activities of the school and the work of its students. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass
Dates:
circa 1938-1987, with related records from 1914
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 406
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include the correspondence and memoranda of Paul V. Gardner, J. Jefferson Miller II, and Susan H. Meyers pertaining to private donations, loans, exhibition planning, identification of ceramic and glass pieces, conferences and seminars, staff research, and administrative matters. Also included are inquiries from collectors, museum...

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Creators:
Rothman, Jerry, 1933-2014
Dates:
1989-2003
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rothjerr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, legal and financial records, photographs and slides, video, and printed material documenting Jerry Rothman's career as ceramicist.

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Creators:
Brown, Joan, 1938-1990
Dates:
1955-1974
Size:
142 Items
0.6 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.browjoan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 722-723: Correspondence, 1959-1974, chiefly with galleries and museums; biographical material, including lists of paintings and collections where Brown is represented; 21 catalogues and announcements; 29 clippings; a baby book, 1962-1971, about her son, Noel; 45 photographs, including photos of Brown, artists, her husbands Manuel Neri and Gor...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Keystone View Company
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
1882-1930
Size:
240 Stereographs (black and white, 9 x 22 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-022
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document African businesses, cities, industry, landscapes, peoples and resources. The collection documents various locations within Kenya, Tanzania, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Zimbabwe, Uganda and South Africa. Peoples represented include Kikuyu, Maasai, Bangi, Chagga, Ndombe, Poto, Bangala, Zulu, and Kongo peoples. There are many images of agriculture, hunting, making pottery, mining diamonds and gold, church services at a Catholic mission, a gathering of chiefs at a court, a lion-killing ceremony, and war dances. Businesses and industries shown include coffee plantations; the DeBeers Diamond Mine; a diamond mine compound and crushing mill; fishing boats; a hemp plantation; ivory trade; a market; and the stock market.

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Creators:
Holub, Leo, 1916-2010
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Art Schools in California Oral History Project
Dates:
1997 July 3
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (90 min), analog)
34 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.holub97
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Leo Holub conducted 1997 July 3, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in San Francisco, Calif.

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Creators:
Harris, Lyle Ashton, 1965-
Fialho, Alex, 1989-
Dates:
2017 March 27-29
Size:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (8 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
95 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.harris17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Lyle Ashton Harris, conducted 2017 March 27 and 29, by Alex Fialho, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Harris's studio and home in New York, New York.

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