[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Knabenshue, A. Roy (Augustus Roy), 1876-1960
Dates:
circa 1890s-1960s
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet (8 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0136
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains approximately three and a half cubic feet of material relating to the life and career of A. Roy Knabenshue. The collection includes correspondence, photographic material, drawings of aircraft, and flight records.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Orchard, William C.
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
circa 1899-1937
bulk 1900-1902
Size:
27 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
324 Photographic prints (black and white)
34 Lantern slides (color)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.020
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The majority of the images are individual and group portraits of Southwestern tribes, photographed between 1900-1902, including Laguna Pueblo, Hopi Pueblo, Zuni Pueblo, Taos Pueblo, San Juan Pueblo, White Mountain Apache, Ute, San Carlos Apache, and Navajo Indians.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Geological Survey. Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy
Dates:
1894-1956 and undated
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7327
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soils, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when no longer need...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Myers, Frank Harmon, 1899-1956
Dates:
1891-1976
Size:
2.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 5 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.myerfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, writings, sketches and drawings, printed material, and a typescript biography.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Zolnay, George Julian, 1862 or 3-1949
Dates:
1899-1992
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.zolngeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL 494: Memoirs (212 p. typescript), written in 1929 for his daughter. Zolnay writes of his youth, studying sculpture in Vienna, living and working in Chicago, New York City, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. impressions of Rodin, travels in Europe, and other reflections.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Baker, Richard Brown
Dates:
1941-1979
Size:
1.2 Linear feet ((ca. 560 items partially microfilmed on 7 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bakerich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily material relating to Baker's contemporary art collection. Also included are taped excerpts from journals, and 3 family letters from Alphaeus P. Cole.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Suttman, Paul, 1933-1993
Dates:
1947-1998
Size:
9.9 Linear feet
8 Items (rolled docs)
Collection ID:
AAA.suttpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, subject and teaching files, photographs, works of art, financial records, motion picture film and video recordings, and printed material concerning Suttman and his career as a sculptor and educator.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Serrell, Edward Wellman
Dates:
1865-1867
Size:
0.73 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Edward Wellman Serrell Aeronautical Papers contains material related to the efforts, during and after the American Civil War, of Brigadier General E. W. Serrell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to design and build the Valomotive, a steam-powered helicopter.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Baber, Alice
Dates:
1934-1983
Size:
3.6 Linear feet ((ca. 120 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.babealic
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reels 4030-4032 A passport, 1951; 5 biographical accounts; 2 lists of exhibitions; correspondence, 1958-1983; the will of Dexter Baber; an inventory of possessions; income tax returns; loan applications; price lists, 1966-1981; contracts, 1968-1980; consignment agreements, 1976-1981; miscellaneous business records, 1962-1982; notes on poetry; noteb...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland. A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.

Found In