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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1961-circa 2005
Size:
6567 Slides (photographs) (11 Binders, color)
14 Documents (1 Binder)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 6,567 color slides taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg during various field studies among the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria between 1961 and circa 2005. The images depict Yoruba art and culture with a special focus on artisans, art objects, body arts, costume, festivals, hairstyles, indigenous photography, weaving and textiles. Cultural events depicted include Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art and wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles are also available in this collection.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Product Development and Licensing
Dates:
circa 1974-1999
Size:
39 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar correspondence, design concepts, solicited bids, and production information; product development and marketing information, licensing contracts, and royalty agreements with private manufacturers; records documenting the American Pacific Enterprises quilt controversy; p...

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Creators:
Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886
Dates:
1844-1868
Size:
64 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.perkchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketches, watercolors, sketchbook, a photograph and an illustrated journal.

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Creators:
Meredith, Janet
Westerfield, Liz
Dates:
2011-2016
Size:
0.98 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.merejane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection consists of digital recordings of interviews with fourteen retired art museum directors, and measures 0.980 GB. The interviews were conducted by Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield in 2011-2013 as part of the 21st Century Voices Oral History Project. Each audio interview is accompanied with a transcript.

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Creators:
McLaughlin, John, 1898-
Dates:
1922-1979
bulk 1936-1976
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mclajohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Southern California art dealer and abstract painter John McLaughlin measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1979. The collection documents John McLaughlin's personal life and career through biographical material, correspondence, writings, Tamarind Lithography fellowship files, scattered personal business records, printed materials, artwork, and photographic material.

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1955-2001
Size:
7.07 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity and legal history of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and its activities and exhibitions as well as the Joseph H. Hirshhorn family and collections. Well-documented topics include the design and construction of the museum; the museum's collections; Mr. Hirshhorn's ...

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Creators:
Hutchinson, John
Dates:
circa 1898-1900
Size:
Partial microfilm reel (11 frames)
Collection ID:
AAA.hutcjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

23 photographs from an album of photographs taken on the Isles of Shoales, New Hampshire, compiled and captioned by an unidentified woman pictured in the album. Included are Childe Hassam painting, Mrs. Hassam, Celia Thaxter's house and garden, and J. Appleton Brown and his studio.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1976-2001
Size:
3.27 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (0.58 non- standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the development and execution of projects by the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC). The bulk of the records document VIARC's activities relating to the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary Program. VIARC developed various marketing tools to promote anniversary ...

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Creators:
Heldman, Marilyn
Dates:
1965-1996
Size:
179 slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2013-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of 179 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Eritrea, and Cameroon. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Anuak, Dorze, Falasha, Fulani, Gurage, Tigre, Falasha .

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Creators:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Dates:
1981 June 18- Nov. 20
Size:
6 Items (microcassettes and 9 sound cassettes;(partially transcribed and microfilmed on 3 partial reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sanfrmma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews of California photographers conducted by curator Louise Katzman or Irene Borger in connection with the 1984 exhibition and catalog "California Photography: 1945 to the Present," organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Interviewees include John Brumfield, David Fahey, Hal Fischer, Robbert Flick, Jack Fulton, John Gutmann, Mik...

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