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Creators:
Criss, Francis, 1901-1973
Dates:
1916-1975
bulk 1940-1969
Size:
1.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.crisfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Francis Criss papers comprise 1.9 linear feet of material dating from 1916 to 1975 (bulk 1940-1969). The collection documents the painting and teaching career of modernist painter Francis Criss mainly through correspondence, handwritten notes for class lectures, exhibition files, newsclippings, scrapbooks, and photographs. Oversized reproductions of his commercial artwork are also found.

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Creators:
Swarzenski, Hanns, 1903-1985
Dates:
1942
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.swarhann
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Swarzenski's "The art museum is in the doghouse," an annotated essay commenting upon Sanford Low's pamphlet, THE MUSEUM AS A SOCIAL INSTRUMENT.

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1991-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-275
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the planning, development and production activities of exhibitions for the International Gallery. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of International Gallery directors Eileen Rose and Anne R. Gossett; scripts; press releases; agreements; budget summaries; loan informatio...

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Creators:
Phillips Collection
Dates:
1920-1960
Size:
68 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.philcoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence files, arranged chronologically and alphabetically; gallery records; operational records; music program files; and exhibition files.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
1925-1968
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three ledgers containing invoices of specimen loans from the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey, and later the United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. The specimens documented in the ledger form part of the National Museum of Natural History, Division of ...

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Creators:
Bermingham, Peter
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
22 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.bermpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to an exhibition, "China Revisited: Ink Paintings by Thomas George," at the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1977. Included are letters to Bermingham from Thomas George, Betty Parsons Gallery, and Paul Boorstin, a list of paintings in the exhibition, notes, George's résumé and statement for the catalogue, a...

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French Institute in the United States
Dates:
1912-1939
Size:
1 microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.freninst
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Catalogs of the French Institute in the United States held at the Museum of French Art.

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Creators:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
1765-1826
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 3 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pealchar2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Diaries and an exhibition announcement.

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Creators:
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957
Dates:
1935-1937
Size:
6 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.taylfrah
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between Francis Henry Taylor, director of the Worcester Art Museum, and Charles Sawyer, curator of the Addison Gallery of American Art regarding the WPA Federal Art Projects in New England. Included are: a letter from Sawyer to Taylor, Sept. 11, 1935, regarding "the Government art projects. ... I am anxious to keep these projects fro...

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1968-1993, with related records from 1956
Size:
66 cu. ft. (66 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 481
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning, development, and installation of exhibitions by the Department of Painting and Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). Included are biographical and bibliographical research files on artists; correspondence with museums, galleries, and artists concerning loan of artwork; loan reports; ...

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