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Creators:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1927-circa 1985
bulk 1947-1967
Size:
36 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.instcona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Washington, D.C. arts and educational organization, Institute of Contemporary Arts, measure 36 linear feet and date from 1927-circa 1985, with the bulk of the material spanning the organization's active years, 1947-1967. The collection documents the arts and cultural programming organized by the ICA through correspondence, artists' files, program and exhibition files, administrative and financial records, printed materials and photographs. Also found are administrative, student, and teacher records of the ICA school; records of the Fine Arts Committee of the People-to-People Project; and some personal papers of the ICA's founder, Robert Richman.

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Dates:
1934-2014
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet (1 box, 4 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-078
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Donald Murray, Jr. papers consists of 2.4 linear feet of mixed archival materials. The materials speak to Mr. Murray's role as a manager and Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), his involvement in DC politics and family history. Documents include photographs, ephemera from various organizations and some videotaped materials of local social events.

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Creators:
Kopta, Emry
Dates:
1907-1924
Size:
413 Photographic prints (black and white)
103 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.036
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Emry collection contains images of Hopi ceremonies, including the Soyaluna Ceremony, the Niman Ceremony, Katsina dances, the Snake Dance, the Butterfly Dance and the Buffalo Dance.

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Creators:
American Association of Museums. Registrars Committee
Dates:
1991-2001
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-273
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records of the Registrars Committee (RC) of the American Association of Museums (AAM). The Registrars Committee's mission is to foster understanding, communication, and cooperation among registrars and other museum professionals; increase professionalism through training, education, and promotion ...

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Creators:
Patch, Margaret Merwin
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 Oct. 16-1984 Sept. 25
Size:
149 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.patch80
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Margaret Merwin Patch conducted 1980 Oct. 16-1984 Sept. 25, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Gibran, Kahlil, 1922-
Dates:
circa 1945-2008
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gibrkahl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and arts organizer, Kahlil Gibran, measure 6.0 linear feet and date from circa 1945-2008. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings,subject files, exhibition files, financial records, photographs and printed material relating to Gibran's art and his community involvement with Arab immigrants in the United S...

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Creators:
National Institute
Dates:
1839-1863 and undated
Size:
11.43 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of records, mostly 1840-1844, concerning the founding and operation of the National Institute by Joel Roberts Poinsett, Peter Force, John James Abert, Francis Markoe, Jr., and others, particularly efforts to obtain federal subsidies, to collect specimens of natural history and manufactures, to provide space for housing...

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Creators:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1899-1960
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.sociofac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Boston-based Society of Arts and Crafts measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1899 to 1960. The scattered documentations contain administrative records, correspondence, writings and notes, printed materials including twenty-two issues of Handicraft, and a photograph.

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Creators:
Plummer-Arnold family
Dates:
circa 1880-2005
circa 2005
bulk 1880-1955
Size:
1.44 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-038
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, spanning the late 19th century to 2005 with the bulk from circa 1880 to circa 1955, measures 1.44 linear feet and documents the daily lives and activities of the Plummer-Arnold family and the military career of Henry Vinton Plummer. The collection consists of 48 color and black-and-white photographs and a framed certificate, letter, and two DVDs regarding the honorable discharge of Henry Vinton Plummer. The photographs are undated.

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Creators:
Community Life, Div. of (NMAH, SI)
Sims, George W.
National Anthropological Archives
Dates:
1896-1981.
Size:
5 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0127
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Sims's activities as a traveler and his interest in historic restoration. It includes forty-one notebooks, 6,000 color slides, a smaller number of photographic prints, forty-one stereo view cards, and three boxes of personal papers and ephemera. While some images are personal, the majority form a documentary record of various subjects and places and provide biographical information on Sims.

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