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Louis Finkelstein papers
Creators:
Finkelstein, Louis
Dates:
1930-2001
Size:
11.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.finkloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, educator, and writer Louis Finkelstein measure 11.2 linear feet and date from 1930 to 2001. The papers document his career in New York through biographical material; correspondence with friends and colleagues; printed material such as exhibition catalogs, announcements, and published articles; sketches and sketchbooks; and professional material, including exhibition records and documents related to his time on the board of directors of the National Academy of Design. Also found are teaching materials and extensive writings, including notes and lecture outlines in over 40 notebooks and draft articles and lectures written by Finkelstein and others. The collection also includes over 40 sound recordings of lectures and audio notes by Finkelstein. Photographic materials include personal photographs, photographs of artwork, and slides used for lectures.

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Schneider-Gabriel Galleries records
Creators:
Schneider-Gabriel Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1918-1953
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schngall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Schneider-Gabriel Galleries records measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1918 to 1953. The collection is comprised mostly of photographs of paintings that span the European and American continent, dating from the 13th century to the mid-20th century. The collection also includes correspondence relating to the sale, conservation, and legitimacy of the New York gallery's artwork; a folder of papers concerning the immigration of artist Grigory Gluckmann and his wife, Anna, to the United States in 1941; financial records comprised of scant bills, checks, and statements; the catalog draft from a Walter Pach exhibition; and correspondence, printed material, and provenance records concerning portraits of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart.

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Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers
Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stirling, Marion
Dates:
1876-2004, undated
bulk 1921-1975
Size:
37.94 Linear feet (84 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, 1876-2004 (bulk 1921-1975), document the professional and personal lives of Matthew Stirling, Smithsonian archaeologist and Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology (1928-1957), and his wife and constant collaborator, Marion Stirling Pugh. The bulk of the material is professional in nature and includes material from Matthew's early career in the 1920s, the careers of Matthew and Marion together from when they married in 1933 to Matthew's death in 1975, and Marion's life and work from 1975 until her death in 2001. The majority of the documentation relates to the investigation of the Olmec culture in Mexico by the Stirlings, including the discoveries of eight colossal Olmec heads. In addition, the collection documents their work in Panama, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, looking for connections between Mesoamerica and South America. Materials include field notes, journals, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, ephemera, articles, and scrapbooks.

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 6, 2014
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2014
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie Glass Plate Negatives
Creators:
Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917
Talman, Hugh (photographer)
Dates:
circa 1888-1899, 1906, 1993
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0416
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty glass plate negatives and reference copy prints of the images taken between the late 1880s and the early 1900s by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie. The images depict the skyline of Washington D.C., views from the 1893 World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, blueprints for the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, and an unidentified orchestra.

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Records
Dates:
1930-1932, 1937-1984 and undated, with related records from 1882
Size:
17.56 cu. ft. (35 document boxes) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 328
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives would like to thank Frederick J. Collier and Martin A. Buzas for their assistance in the transfer of these records to the Archives.

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Philippine Civil Aviation Scrapbook [Edith Dizon]
Creators:
Dizon-Fitzsimmons, Edith Albaladejo, 1922-
Dates:
1965-1967
Size:
0.24 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0281
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Edith Albaladejo Dizon Fitzsimmons (1922--2014) was a music teacher, writer, and pilot in the Philippines and later Australia. This collection consists of a scrapbook created by Edith Albaladejo Dizon Fitzsimmons that documents both her life and career, but also civil aviation in the Philippines more generally.

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Amaylia Castaldo papers
Creators:
Castaldo, Amaylia Chlarina, 1906-1987
Dates:
circa 1930-1970
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.castamay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of portrait painter Amaylia Castaldo measure 0.3 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1970. Found are a resume and 54 photographs of portraits painted between 1931 and 1970 by Castaldo. Many are labeled and depict children. Of note is a clipping of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. posting with their daughter's portrait painted by Castaldo.

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
1972-1989
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-034
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operations of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration during the tenure of John F. Jameson, including his time as Acting Treasurer in 1983.

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Thomas Ofcansky collection
Creators:
Ofcansky, Thomas P., 1947-
Dates:
1678-circa 2005
Size:
1 Booklet (sheet music)
30 Engravings
6 Photographic prints
6 Posters
1 Drawing
2 Documents
12 Maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection dates from 1678 to circa 2005 and consists of 58 maps, engravings, posters, original documents and photographs related to East, Central and South Africa. There is a special focus on Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Tanzania and the Sudan, and the collection's subjects include East African geography, history, political affairs and African leaders, as well as European (German, Italian, British) and American colonization, exploration and warfare in Africa.

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