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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1987-1993, 2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-247
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Quadrangle" and "Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright" as well as an assortment of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of American History and its exhibitions. "Quadrangle" documents the construction...

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Creators:
Vose Galleries of Boston
Dates:
circa 1876
1890s-1996
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
25.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vosegall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Vose Galleries of Boston measure 25.6 linear feet and date from circa 1876, 1890s-1996 with the bulk of materials dating from 1920s-1930s. Nearly 90 percent of the collection documents the gallery's handling of American paintings and portraits through incoming and outgoing business correspondence with artists, clients, galleries, and museums, including considerable correspondence with portrait artist Alfred Jonniaux and clients regarding commissioned portraits. Other materials include client files; artists' biographies; records of sales, consignments, framing, restoration, and banking, mostly from the 1940s-1960s; and scattered exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, and postcards. Also found is a handwritten manuscript regarding the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA and a 1991 videotape about the Vose Galleries and its founding family.

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Creators:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953
Dates:
1877-1958
Size:
3.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shinever
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collected papers of Everett Shinn measure 3.1 linear feet and date from 1877 to 1958. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with friends and colleagues; personal business records; art work, including two sketchbooks of designs for Belasco's Stuyvesant Theatre; notes and writings; eight scrapbooks; printed material; and numerous photographs of Shinn, his colleagues, and his work.

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Creators:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Dates:
[ca. 1920-1946]
Size:
17 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.sanfmmap
Repository:
Archives of American Art

17 photographs of Arthur Dove, his boat (the Mona), his homes in Geneva and Centreport, New York, and Helen Torr. The photographs were printed for the exhibition, "Arthur Dove" in 1974 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1867-1940
Size:
60.45 cu. ft. (91 document boxes) (7 half document boxes) (15 12x17 boxes) (3 16x20 boxes) (2 cu. ft. large oversize box) (67 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 70
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The exposition records of this collection provide an account of the Smithsonian's involvement in twenty-two domestic and foreign expositions between 1876 and 1908. The depth of coverage in the records is uneven, but they still convey a wealth of information about Smithsonian participation in expositions, chiefly during the last quarter of...

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Creators:
Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-
Dates:
1966-1971
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wheemonr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A brief biographical sketch of Monroe Wheeler, written in 1966 by Elizabeth McFadden for the EVENING NEWS of Newark, and a note from McFadden on Wheeler, dated 1971.

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Creators:
Tanager Gallery
Dates:
1952-1979
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tanagall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of contemporary New York City Tanager Gallery measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1952 to 1979. Found are administrative files, financial and legal records including detailed receipt books, scattered correspondence, artists' files for circa 70 artists that include price lists and biographies, two scrapbooks of printed materials, newsclippings, exhibition announcements and other printed materials, and five photographs of openings at the gallery and of the exterior of the building.

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Creators:
Dale, Chester, b. 1883
Dates:
circa 1883-2003
bulk 1920-1970
Size:
8.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.daleches
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art collector Chester Dale measure 8.4 linear feet and date from circa 1883-2003. Dale amassed one of the world's most complete collections of nineteenth and twentieth century French art, was a collector of eighteenth century American portraitists, and a patron and collector of twentieth American artists including George Bellows and Mary Cassatt. The bulk of the collection dates from 1920 to 1970 and documents Dale's activities through biographical material, correspondence, memoirs and other writings, purchase, sales and estate records, printed material, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Creators:
Quinn, John, 1870-1924
Dates:
1901-1925
Size:
26 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.quinjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, including letters from numerous art dealers, George Bellows, Arthur B. Davies, Sir Jacob Epstein, Walt Kuhn, Walter Pach, Ezra Pound, Man Ray, Alfred Stieglitz, and the Society of Independent Artists.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1987, 1994-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions during the tenures of Milo Cleveland, 1987-2001, and Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics include exhibition partnerships, committee notes, exhibit installation plans, analysis, and relevant exhibitio...

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