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Creators:
Wortz, Melinda
Dates:
1958-1992
Size:
17.45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California art historian, writer, instructor, and curator, Melinda Wortz (1940-2002) date from 1958-1992, and measure 17.45 linear feet. The collection includes documentation of Wortz's tenure at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where she specialized in collecting and presenting the California "light and space" artists during the 1970s and 1980s. Wortz's papers include biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, interview transcripts and sound recordings, professional and student writings and notes, diaries of five trips abroad, UCI administrative, dossier, and teaching files, general subject and artist files, printed material, several pieces of artwork; and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1968-1983
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 549
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of a small group of photographs collected by the Office of Public Affairs for its various publications. It includes Smithsonian staff as well as a small number of photographs of Smithsonian buildings or their construction, exhibits, events, and important visitors.

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Creators:
Di Mare, Dominic, 1932-
Mayfield, Signe
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 June 4-10
Size:
60 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.dimare02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dominic Di Mare conducted 2002 June 4-10, by Signe Mayfield, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at his home and studio, in Tiburon, California.

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Creators:
Charcoal Club (Baltimore, Md.)
Dates:
1885-1988
Size:
6 Reels
Collection ID:
AAA.charclub2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Minute books, scrapbooks, membership records, correspondence, a sketchbook, treasurer records, and printed material.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Special Events
Dates:
circa 1971-1989
Size:
23.5 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 339
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of Special Events files. Also included is a small amount of administrative material and records of the annual Frisbee Festival, 1977-1983. Other Frisbee Festival materials can be found throughout the collection.

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Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Creators:
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973
Dates:
c1934
Size:
x, 101, [1] p., 1 l. (18 pl. (1 double) facsim., 16 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.mygatrac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Book describes the friendship between cousins Julia Rosa Newberry and Minnie Clapp (later Mygatt), and reproduces Julia's sketches in facsimile.

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Creators:
Boehler, Hans, 1884-1961
Dates:
[ca.1908-1973]
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.boehhans
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs, exhibition catalogs, sketchbooks, sketches, and printed material.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Education
Dates:
1969-1982
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 555
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:
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975
Dates:
1932-1964
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.stryroy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Archie Robertson to Stryker about traveling photographic exhibitions; 2 manuscripts on the origins of the FSA and containing biographical information of Stryker, the staff, and photographers on the project; a photograph of a poem, "Merry Christmas to Stryker"; "Stryker's Credo," a statement he made upon leaving the "Jersey Company" (S...

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