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Creators:
Chace, Fenner Albert, interviewee
Dates:
1977
Size:
3 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9514
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))
Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))
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Dates:
ca. 1854-1975.
Size:
6 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0109
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes greeting cards primarily filed by season or occasion and by name of designer/manufacturer, e.g., Valentines, Christmas cards, and cards by Louis Prang, Raphael Tuck, Marcus Ward, and a number of 20th century designers and manufacturers. Includes mechanical, hand-drawn, cutout, and fringed cards. Also other types of material, such as postca...

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Creators:
Schreckengost, Viktor, 1906-
Dates:
1933-1995
Size:
0.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schrvikt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of industrial designer Viktor Schreckengost measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1933 to 1995. Largely, this selection of papers deals with Schreckengost's dinnerware design career, specifically with the American Limoges pottery firm of Sebring, Ohio. Found is correspondence with the American Limoges China Company and the Crockery and Glass Journal; printed materials featuring his designs; a photo of Schreckengost and his ceramics; sketches and large-scale renderings of dinnerware; and three VHS videocassettes. One videocassette dates from 1993 and contains an interview of Viktor and Don Schreckengost, a 1994 videocassette concerns the history of Schreckengost's art, and a third tape contains a slide show.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 1977-1990
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to the Facing the Lights: Historic American Portrait Daguerreotypes exhibition. Materials Include loan agreements with individuals, historical societies, university archives/libraries, and outside museums; lists of incoming loans, which register name of lender and transportation arrangements ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1976-1982
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-217
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, blueprints, and memoranda pertaining to exhibit preparation and design.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1876-1930
Size:
1 Cubic foot (consisting of 2 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Germany
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Germany forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843
Dates:
circa 1838-1839
Size:
0.6 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This material appears to be the product of J. N. Nicollet's 1838-1839 expedition to explore the triangle of land bordered by Canada and the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. It includes botanical and geographical observations.

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Creators:
Roux, Barbara A., 1946-
Dates:
circa 1979-2017
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rouxbarb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of environmental artist and sculptor Barbara A. Roux measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1979-2017. Included are biographical material and printed material consisting of press releases, exhibition catalogs and announcements relating to Roux's ecological and environmental themed installations and sculptures. Also found are two video recordings of televised interviews with Roux,1988 and 2000. Of note, is a letter featuring a drawing of a flower by Ray Johnson,"Poppy Day/ febr. 4, 1979" inscribed, "for Barbara R. from R. Johnson."

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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:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Publication Editor
Dates:
1967-1970
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 319
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of catalog specifications; correspondence with art magazines; proposals for publication funding; publication budget; price lists; copyright material; and administrative memoranda.

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