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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1962-1982
Size:
44.54 cu. ft. (41 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 12x17 box) (2 16x20 boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 337
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the work of Susan A. Hamilton as Bicentennial Coordinator, acting under the direction of the Assistant Secretary for History and Art. They also cover preliminary planning for Bicentennial programs carried out between 1968 and the creation of the Office in 1971. For a fuller record of such activities, researchers should ...

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Creators:
Frankel, Godfrey
Foresta, Merry A.
Dates:
1993 Nov. 29
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording (90 min.), analog)
22 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.franke93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Godfrey Frankel conducted 1993 Nov. 29, by Merry Foresta, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Cecula, Marek, 1944-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 May 19-20
Size:
104 Pages (Transcript)
10 Items (Sound recording: 10 sound files (4 hr., 55 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.cecula09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marek Cecula conducted 2009 May 19-20, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cecula's studio, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Vose Galleries of Boston
Dates:
circa 1876
1890s-1996
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
25.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vosegall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Vose Galleries of Boston measure 25.6 linear feet and date from circa 1876, 1890s-1996 with the bulk of materials dating from 1920s-1930s. Nearly 90 percent of the collection documents the gallery's handling of American paintings and portraits through incoming and outgoing business correspondence with artists, clients, galleries, and museums, including considerable correspondence with portrait artist Alfred Jonniaux and clients regarding commissioned portraits. Other materials include client files; artists' biographies; records of sales, consignments, framing, restoration, and banking, mostly from the 1940s-1960s; and scattered exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, and postcards. Also found is a handwritten manuscript regarding the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA and a 1991 videotape about the Vose Galleries and its founding family.

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Creators:
55 Mercer St. Gallery
Dates:
1939-2007
bulk 1970-2007
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.55mercga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

55 Mercer Artists, Inc. records, 1939-2007, bulk 1970-2007, measure 5.1 linear feet. The records, which are incomplete with sizeable gaps, consist of administrative records, exhibition files, artists' files, financial records, scrapbooks, guest books, and printed material that document one of the most successful and long lived artist run cooperative galleries in SoHo. The only item pre-dating 55 Mercer Artists, Inc. is a 1939 newspaper clipping in the artists' files.

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Creators:
Claxton, William
Dates:
1955-1960.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (28 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0695
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs consist of 16 x 20 inch silver gelatin; selenium-toned archival photographic prints of jazz musicians performing and recording music throughout the United States.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian
Dates:
1984-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the transition of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation (MAI) to the Smithsonian Institution to become the National Museum of the American Indian. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, mission statements, budget records, meeting notes, news releases, exhibition lists, l...

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Creators:
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943
Dates:
1912
Size:
1 Copy negative
135 Prints (circa, silver gelatin and albumen)
2 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.9
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Front and profile images of Apache, Kiowa, Omaha, Osage, Teton, and Yankton people made for Ales Hrdlicka's use in preparing busts and physical anthropological exhibits for the Panama-California Exposition in 1915. Accompanying the photographs are notes produced under the supervision of Lucile Eleanor St. Hoyme; these include the tribe, age, sex, ...

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Dates:
circa 1899-1952
Size:
1.66 Linear feet (24 sheet music, 1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-005
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A toast to W.C. Handy; on the Occasionof his 79th Birthday dinner Waldorf Astoria hotel, N.Y.C. -- The Blues I've got poet -- Harlem Lullaby -- Ole Manny's Lullaby Songs; with an instrumental medley -- He's up against the real thing now -- Everytime I pick a sweetie; with Ukulele arrangement -- You're in the right Church but the wrong pew; The grea...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2003-2007
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of digital images used in the Office of Public Affairs publications, Inside Smithsonian Research and The Torch. Inside Smithsonian Research is a newsletter which documents research in art, history, and science at the Smithsonian Institution. The Torch is a newspaper for Smithsonian Institution employees and documen...

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