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Creators:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Dates:
1851-1999
bulk 1881-1950
Size:
5.12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thayabbo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and naturalist, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and the Thayer family date from 1851 to 1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1881 to 1950, and measure 5.12 linear feet. Thayer's painting career, interest in concealing coloration (camouflage) in nature, and relationships with artists, patrons, family, and friends are documented through correspondence, writings, scattered legal and financial records, printed materials, and a scrapbook. Photographs are of Thayer, his family, studio, and friends, including artists. The collection also contains family papers created by his second wife, Emma Beach Thayer, his son Gerald, his daughters Mary and Gladys, and Gladys' husband David Reasoner, who managed Thayer's estate after his death.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Administrative Assistant
Dates:
1885-1914
Size:
14.26 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (22 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records consist of outgoing letterpress book correspondence concerning general fiscal matters, estimates of appropriations, appropriation and expenditure statements; certified vouchers for the disbursement clerk; and personnel matters including leaves of absence, appointments, promotions, terminations, and salaries; also included are fiscal ...

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Creators:
Fogel, Seymour, 1911-1984
Mary Ryan Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Mortimer Levitt Gallery
Dates:
1926-1984
Size:
5.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fogeseym
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials including awards and resumes; correspondence, 1934-1979, regarding his mural work for the Federal Work Agency in New York and elsewhere, with his wife, Barbara, while traveling and working across the country, between Barbara and their children, and with the Mortimer Levitt and Ryan galleries and others; mailing lists of perso...

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Creators:
Isaacson, Robert
Robert Isaacson Gallery
Durlacher Bros. (New York, N.Y.)
Hewitt Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
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Dates:
1952-1967
Size:
1.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.isaarobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating to the three New York City galleries owned by Isaacson: Hewitt Gallery, Robert Isaacson Gallery and Durlacher Bros.

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Creators:
Miller, Richard McDermott, 1922-
Dates:
1962-2001
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.millrimc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Richard McDermott Miller measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1962 to 2001. The papers document his work as an artist and teacher in New York City through biographical material, financial and business records, writings, subject files, and correspondence. His personal records about the National Academy of Design, of which he was an active member and president, are included.

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Creators:
Safko, Lon S.
Dates:
1984 - 1996
Size:
12.6 Cubic feet (34 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0911
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records of Safko International, Inc., document an assistive computer technology company created by Lon S. Safko to produce and sell the environmental control systems he invented for the physically disabled, specifically quadriplegics. Through the use of a computer and alternative input devices, the physically disabled were able to overcome physical barriers which inhibited them from attaining an autonomous lifestyle.

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Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Blumenthal, M.L.
Blumenthal, Joseph
Blumenthal, Barbara B.
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Dates:
1856-2010
bulk 1900-1969
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1344
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records from Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company, manufacturers of chocolate and cocoa products, including well-known candies such as Snocaps, Raisinets, and Goobers. They were located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The company was sold to Ward Foods Incorporated in 1969. This collection also includes material collected by and about the Blumenthal family and from M.L. Blumenthal, noted illustrator of the early 20th century.

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Martin and Morris Music Company
Morris, Necey, Mrs.
Martin, Sallie
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-
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Dates:
circa 1930-1985
Size:
8.7 Boxes (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0492
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Martin and Morris Company Records date from ca. 1930 to 1985 and document a neglected part of the American music historical record. The collection is particularly important because of the company's contributions to the field of Gospel music. According to Horace Boyer (in We'll Understand It Better....), Martin and Morris Music Company was the o...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Treasurer
Dates:
1912-1979
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-025
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of financial reports, appropriation requests, correspondence and memoranda, and budgets.

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1950-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-187
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of treasurer's records from the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). Most materials date to the tenure of Marion Jenkinson (Treasurer, 1985-1993). Some items are from the tenures of Fred Sheldon (Treasurer, 1993-2000) and Jeff Brawn (Treasurer, 2000-2005). These records contain correspondence, reports, budget and finan...

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