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Creators:
Owen Gallery
Dates:
1929-2010
bulk 1980-2010
Size:
9.4 Linear feet
0.093 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.owengall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Owen Gallery measure 9.4 linear feet and 0.093 GB and date from 1929-2010, bulk 1980-2010. The gallery, which operated from 1986 to 2009 in New York, specialized in late nineteenth and early twentieth century American art with an emphasis on The Eight, Ashcan, and early American modernism. Michael Owen and James Yost owned and directed the gallery. Found within the records are exhibition files; inventory and sales records; printed and digital material; and records regarding painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Material dating from before 1986 when the gallery was established is research related to an artwork's provenance.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1991-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-230
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
McGuigan, Mary K.
Dates:
1794-1938
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgumary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection of artists' letters compiled by Mary and John McGuigan Jr. measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1794-1938. The collection is comprised of a group of letters, writings, and signed documents to and from a variety of artists, art administrators, art critics, historians, and art-related organizations assembled from multiple sources. It also includes associated printed material with some documents and a few photographs, including carte de visites and cabinet cards.

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Creators:
Hanson, John F.
Dates:
circa 1936-1977
Size:
2 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and drawings of John F. Hanson, an entomologist at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Creators:
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Dates:
1965, 1971-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities of Paul M. Marsh as well as the administration of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory. The Systematic Entomology Laboratory, part of the United States Dept. of Agriculture, is responsible for the identification of insect specimens. Marsh's specialty was parasitic ...

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Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials concerning Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) annual meetings, publications and committees. Records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters and other serial publications, photographs, and related materials documenting SPNHC activities.

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Creators:
Bryson, Bernarda
Dates:
1872-2004
bulk 1904-2004
Size:
14.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brysbern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, printmaker, and illustrator Bernarda Bryson Shahn measure 14.6 linear feet and date from 1872 to 2004, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1904-2004. Found within the papers are family and biographical materials, correspondence, writings including sound recordings of lectures by the Shahns, voluminous notebooks, five diaries, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, seven scrapbooks, one sketchbook and other art work, and photographs. Although the bulk of the collection documents Bernarda's work, there are materials about or created by Ben Shahn scattered throughout the collection. There is a 2.7 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2011 that includes administrative files regarding Bernarda Shahn's work on the board of Skowhegan correspondence of both Bernarda and Ben Shahn; an inventory ledger with names of works of art by Ben Shahn; a scrapbook regarding Ben Shan's work in Japan; photographs of Ben and Bernarda Shahn and images of works of art by Ben Shahn; sketchbooks and notebooks by Ben and Bernarda Shahn; and printed material.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Treasurer
Dates:
1970-2004
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were collected and maintained by Sudeep Anand, Treasurer, 1992- . Records cover administrative and financial issues, insurance, investments, annual reports, the Investment Policy Committee, and the purchase of the Victor Building. Materials include correspondence, reports, contracts, minutes, and brochures.

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Creators:
Yankowitz, Nina
Dates:
circa 1950-2017
Size:
5.6 Linear feet
0.689 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.yanknina
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of feminist and new media artist, Nina Yankowitz measure 5.6 linear feet and 0.698 GB, and date from circa 1950-2017. Included in the collection is a small amount of biographical material; letters and postcards from artist colleagues and friends; writings by Yankowitz and others; project files pertaining to artwork, proposals, and Yankowitz's involvement in the Heresies Collective; a few exhibition files; printed material including booklets, catalogs, poetry chapbooks, and announcements, generated mostly by Yankowitz and her circle of Feminist, Minimalist, and New Media artists; as well as photographs of Yankowitz and documentation of her artwork through thousands of photographs and slides. The collection also contains a small amount of born-digital material including video and sound recordings pertaining to projects, and spreadsheets relating to an exhibition. Notable correspondents include Ross Bleckner, Joyce Kozloff, Frances Lewis, Sol LeWitt, Ree Morton, Miriam Shapiro, Peter Schjeldahl, Blythe Sonfist, Marjorie Strider, Robin Tewes, and Susan Yankowitz.

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Creators:
Ciarrocchi, Ray, 1933-
Dates:
1953-2010
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ciarraym
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Raymond Ciarrocchi papers measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1953-2010. Correspondence and business records document Ciarrocchi's traveling exhibition, "The Nijinsky Series," and his relationships with Tibor de Nagy Gallery and Fischbach Gallery. Also found are four sketchbooks, a thesis about American landscape painting in which Ciarrocchi figures prominently, printed material, and photographs of Ciarrocchi.

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