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Creators:
Louise Nevelson Foundation
Lippincott, Inc.
Dates:
2019
Size:
26.49 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.louineve
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection of The Welders of Lippincott Foundry Oral Histories measures 26.49 GB and dates from 2019. All materials in this collection are in born-digital format and include video and audio recordings, transcripts and one photograph.

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Creators:
Chicago Society of Etchers
Dates:
1933-1972
bulk 1940-1959
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chicetch
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily correspondence and a scrapbook kept by several of the Society's secretaries including F. L. Thompson and James Swann. Correspondence mostly with members concerning activities, sales, and exhibitions. Several letters inquire about the status of the Society and whether it will continue. The scrapbook, 1937-1972 (bulk 1937-1948), contains ex...

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Creators:
Challis Galleries (Laguna Beach, Calif.)
Dates:
1950-1994
Size:
2.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chalgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Challis Galleries located in Laguna Beach, California, measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1950 to 1994. The bulk of the records consist of artists' files and sales ledgers. Also included are a few administrative files and business correspondence.

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Creators:
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1938-2011
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2009 June 23-24
Size:
49 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.oppenh09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dennis Oppenheim conducted 2009 June 23-24, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Oppenheim's studio, in New York, N.Y. Oppenheim speaks of his work in the past 15 years; the evolution of his work and its lack of continuity; his use of writing as a catalyst for constructing works and the importance of languag...

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Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
1 Photograph
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-124.2
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Area X Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1977-1988
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.areax
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The East Village Area X Gallery records measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1977-1988. The collection consists primarily of artists files for fifteen artists represented by or of interest to the gallery. The files are varied but may include biographical information, correspondence, financial and inventory records, printed materials, and photographs. Gallery records include scattered financial records, publicity files, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 30-July 11, 2011
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2011
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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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1947
Size:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.

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Creators:
Steir, Pat, 1940-
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2008 March 1-2
Size:
92 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.steir08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Pat Steir conducted 2008 March 1-2, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Steir's home, in New York, N.Y.

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