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Creators:
Caldwell, John, 1941-
Dates:
circa 1909-1996
Size:
1.7 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.caldjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers or curator and writer John Caldwell measure 1.7 linear feet and date circa 1909 to 1996. The collection documents Caldwell's life and career through a variety of materials, such as biographical material including legal papers relating to the Caldwell Estate, letters from friends and colleagues, writings by Caldwell such as a draft version of a speech and draft essays, printed material including articles written by Caldwell for the New York Times, photographs of Caldwell, family members, dealers, donors, and artists, as well as a video recording documenting the 1985 Carnegie International.

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Creators:
Macdonald, Claude, Major General
Dates:
circa 1895
Size:
135 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
135 photographic prints (albumen, black & white, 14 x 21 cm.)
135 photographic prints (copy prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-019
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic album formerly belonging to Major General Claude Maxwell Macdonald (1852-1915), Commissioner, Oil Rivers Protectorate, in West Africa, circa 1895. The album contains photographs of the consulate general in Old Calabar, Opobo and Bonny. Images, such as the arrival of Lady Macdonald in 1895 (returning from a home leave), interiors of British residences, and (named) group portraits of the British reflect colonial life and infrastructure. Native and British troops are depicted as well. Several images show the results of the British attacks on Brass and Nembe, in retaliation for King Nana's unwillingness to cooperate. Several images were taken of chiefs, among them a copy photograph of a 1882 image of King Nana of the Benin River, King Jaja of Opobo, King Koko of Brass, King Duke IX of Old Calabar, and King George Pebble of Bonny. Perhaps the most outstanding imagery is a series "On the way to Benin," which contains the photograph of an altar, a crucified woman, a forest path, and a contingent of British colonials. Several remarkable photographs depict Cross River masquerades with head crests, dances of Kru "Boys," and portray women of the Niger Delta. One photograph, showing the bronze sculpture of a Benin horseman placed on a rug in front of a wall (very likely taken in Nigeria), is of great interest for art historians. This particular figure left Benin before the city was ransacked and destroyed by the British Punitive Expedition in 1987, and, according to William B. Fagg, eminent historian of Nigerian art, came to the Merseyside County Museums, Liverpool, UK, as early as 1892 (note that Macdonald arrived in the Oil Rivers Protectorate in 1891).

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Creators:
Smith, Leon Polk, 1906-1996
Dates:
1938-1997
Size:
7.2 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smitleon
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York abstract painter Leon Polk Smith measure 7.2 linear feet and date from 1938 to 1997. The papers consist of biographical material, business and personal correspondence, interview transcripts and an interview video recording, writings, financial records for the corporate entity Leon Polk Smith, Inc., printed material, photographic material, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings.

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Creators:
Miller, Judith von D.
Miller, Norman N., 1933-
Dates:
undated
Size:
14 photographic prints (color)
141 photographic prints (black and white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs in this study collection are related to the publication of Judith Miller's book Art in East Africa: a Guide to Contemporary Art.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1984-1999
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting incoming loans for Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum exhibitions. Materials include condition reports, correspondence, loan agreements, color object photographs, object lists, shipping information, photocopies of images, catalogs, and contracts. A small portion of the records also document ...

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Creators:
Beatty, Donald Croom, 1900-1980
Carmichael, Mary Alice Beatty
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Dates:
ca. 1978
Size:
75 Pages
1 Map
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7124
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The artifacts were collected in the Oriente de Ecuador. The inventory includes a brief preface by Beatty and two lists compiled by Carmichael under Beatty's supervision and depending reportedly in part on Beatty's memory. One list is arranged by type of artifact and the descriptions are very brief. The second list is arranged by photograph number a...

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Creators:
Holm, Frits, 1881-1930
Dates:
bulk 1907 and 1909
Size:
5 Items (pages and 1 photographic print)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2004-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph of Frits V. Holm taken in 1907 in Sianfu, China during his second visit to the capital of Shensi. The back of the print is inscribed by Holm to Walter Hough. Also an article by Holm entitled, "An Expedition into the Interior of North China," published in The Travel Magazine in 1909.

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Lorence-Monk Gallery
Dates:
1961-1992
Size:
3.4 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.loremong
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Lorence-Monk Gallery measure normal="1957"> and scrapbooks documenting approximately ninety exhibitions and over 250 American and European artists represented by the gallery from its opening in 1985 until it closed its operation in 1992.

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National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Dates:
1977-1983
Size:
3 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 12-500
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document planning for the following exhibitions: Atom Smashers; Einstein: A Centenary Exhibition; FDR: The Intimate Presidency; and Atomic Clocks, an in-depth examination of the discoveries and developments that changed the international time standard ...

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Creators:
Wunderlich, Rudolf
Dates:
1903-1935
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wundrudo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Rudolf Wunderlich collection of James McNeill Whistler exhibition catalogs date from 1903 through 1935. The collection consists of 0.2 linear feet of 19 exhibition catalogs listing artwork by James McNeill Whistler, and one periodical article analyzing Whistler's famous butterfly icon.

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