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Creators:
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965
Dates:
circa 1840s-1966
bulk 1923-1965
Size:
4.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sheechar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, photographer, lithographer and industrial designer Charles Sheeler measure 4.9 linear feet and date from circa 1840s to 1966, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923-1965. The collection documents Sheeler's family, personal life and career through financial and medical records, awards, correspondence, writings, an autobiography, journal and notebooks, scrapbooks, exhibition catalogs and announcements, printed materials, photographs, funeral records and artwork by Sheeler and others. The collection is particularly rich in Sheeler's writings, and also includes Sheeler's industrial designs and manufactured artwork. Notable photographs include Sheeler with Edward Weston, Edward Steichen, and John Marin.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1892-1893, 1900-1947
Size:
3.75 cu. ft. (7 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 49
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the Smithsonian budget process during the tenures of Secretaries Samuel Pierpont Langley, Charles Doolittle Walcott, Charles Greeley Abbot, and Alexander Wetmore. They consist of budget calls by the Secretary; submissions from the various divisions; correspondence with congressional budget committees and the Smithsonian'...

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Creators:
Peters, Carl William, 1897-1980
Dates:
1915-1982
Size:
3.5 Linear feet (ca. 450 items (on 10 microfilm reels))
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.petecarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Resumes; biographical material; correspondence, mainly with galleries; notebooks with notes, diagrams, calendar entries, names and addresses, and pencil sketches; several loose sketches; 115 sketchbooks, mostly done in pencil or charcoal; annotated working plans for murals, some washed with watercolor; scrapbooks containing clippings, letters, exhi...

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Creators:
Engelhardt, George P. (George Paul), 1871-1942
Dates:
1910-1942
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1921-1974
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, captions, and press releases related to modern physics, with emphasis on atomic physics and accelerators. These files were originally part of the research files compiled by and for journalists who worked at Science Service from the 1920s through the 1960s. The informational "morgue" files were organize...

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Creators:
Bloom, Hyman, 1913-
Durlacher Bros. (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1936-1980
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bloohyma2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Dorothy Canning Miller, R. Kirk Askew (of Durlacher Bros.), Henry Allen Moe, Ala Story and others; financial and business records; printed material, including an exhibition catalog, announcements for an exhibit at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a 1949 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship; a typescript of an article ...

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Arias, Roger
United States. Dept. of State
Arias, Clotilde, 1901-1959
Thompson, J. Walter (advertising agency).
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Dates:
1919-1957
2009
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1164
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the life and career of Peruvian musician, composer, and translator Clotilde Arias. Her work includes a Department of State-commissioned translation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" titled "El Pendón Estrellado", advertising jingles, original compositions, and translations of music originally written in English. She also was heavily involved in numerous Pan-American organizations including La Unión de Mujeres Americanas/United American Women.This collection contains correspondence, music manuscripts, photographs,newspaper clippings and printed materials, and four compact discs.

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Creators:
Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970
Dates:
1903-1970
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.peirwald
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; scrapbooks; photographs and photo albums; art works; sketchbooks; catalogs; and clippings.

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Creators:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947
Dates:
bulk 1930-1933
circa 1920-1947
Size:
1 Print (photochrom)
443 Negatives (nitrate)
235 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-21
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The photographs primarily document ceremonies, people, and lands of American Indians in the Plains and Southwest, taken during Mekeel's field research from 1929 to 1936. A large portion of the collection depicts Mekeel's research during the early 1930s among the Oglala of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Another large portion of the coll...

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Dates:
circa 1873-1946 and undated
Size:
5.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7364
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of papers documenting the professional career and personal life of Edward William Nelson. A smaller amount of material was created by Edward Alphonso Goldman and relates to both professional and private matters. Apparently, Goldman assumed control of Nelson's papers after the latter's death, probably for...

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