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Creators:
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972
Dates:
1894-1978
bulk 1912-1972
Size:
24.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.westharo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of modernist painter and activist Harold Weston (1894-1972) date from 1894 to 1978 and measure 24.3 linear feet. The papers focus on Weston's painting career and his involvement with humanitarian and artistic causes. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, association and organization records, commission and project files, materials relating to Weston's book Freedom in the Wilds, writings, artwork, printed materials, two scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1954-2006
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the management of the Naturalist Center collections, including the acquisition, cataloging, and disposition of objects. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. It was located within the museum building ...

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Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Dates:
circa 1960-1992
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, field notes, photographs, lists, bird observation and nesting records, and related materials documenting Walkinshaw's research on Sandhill Cranes.

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National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Dates:
1966-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession primarily includes records documenting the exhibition The Afro-American Tradition in the Decorative Arts, which was organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and staged by Richard E. Ahlborn, Curator in the Division of Community Life, at the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include the correspondence, mem...

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of guidebooks and other publications issued for the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Creators:
Markham, Charles
Berry, John
Dates:
1697
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0185
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A land deed between Charles Markham, the seller, and John Berry, the purchaser. Markham sold a certain parcel of land (approximately 200 acres of "English meadows") in the vicinity of the Saddle River, New Jersey. The sale was recorded on March 20, 1696/7 in Perth, Amboy, New Jersey and was witnessed by Thomas Lawrence.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1981-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of the Volcanoes exhibition. Additional records relate to contracts for audio productions by Smithsonian Productions Jazz Masterworks that accompanied "Beyond Category." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, budgets, loan agreements, itineraries, misce...

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Creators:
Page, Charles Grafton, 1812-1868
Poinier, Lois W.
Dates:
1844-1870
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0933
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relate to American inventor Charles Grafton Page, an early developer of electromagnetic machinery.

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Creators:
Bohm, Max, 1868-1923
Dates:
1873-1970
bulk 1880-1959
Size:
5.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bohmmax
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Max Bohm measure 5.6 linear feet and date from 1873-1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1880-1959. Biographical material includes a file concerning the Provincetown artist's club The Beachcombers. Also found is detailed family correspondence, as well as general correspondence that includes exchanges with patron Mary Beecher Longyear and dealer William Macbeth. The papers contain scattered business records; five diaries written by Bohm's wife Zella; other notes and writings; art work including fifteen sketchbooks, loose drawings, and oil paintings; printed material; and photographs of Bohm, his family, and colleagues including artists attending a Salmagundi dinner. There is also a motion picture film Six Foot Art, in Which Max Bohm, Member of the National Academy Tells How He Does It.

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Creators:
Organization of Independent Artists
Dates:
circa 1970s-circa 2003
Size:
28.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.orgainda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Organization of Independent Artists records measure 28.4 linear feet and date from circa 1970s to circa 2003. The records include administrative records, correspondence, exhibition and installation files, artists' files, financial and legal records, printed material, seven scrapbooks, and photographs.

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