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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Dates:
2017-2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "America's Presidents" website, maintained by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) as it existed on December 15, 2017, and again on April 2, 2018. The website accompanies a permanent exhibition of the same name which first opened at NPG in September 2017. The website and exhibition feature NPG's collection of ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1892-1952
Size:
10.75 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of early personnel records. Notable staff include C. G. (Charles Greeley) Abbot, Carl Whiting Bishop, John Wesley Powell, Mary Jane Rathbun, Richard Rathbun, William Jones Rhees, Robert Ridgway, Thomas W. Smillie, Leonhard Stejneger, Charles Doolittle Walcott, and Mary Vaux Walcott. Materials include offer letters, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1967-1975, 1982, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 454
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of a miscellaneous collection of items, some of which predate the official existence of the Office of Public Affairs. Included are announcements, press releases, newspaper clippings, and catalogues on the Sao Paulo Bienale for 1967, 1969, and 1973; the sixth Biennial of Paris of 1969, and the Venice Biennial of 1968, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film and 1" videotape documenting the 1979 production, "Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories," a companion film to the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution." The 28 minute film was a biography featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. The film won the ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dates:
circa 1996-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial activities of Ann Clyburn Gunter, Associate Curator, 1994-2008. Curatorial activities documented in this accession include organizing symposiums, collecting objects, and writing articles. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, notes, pamphlets, articles, newsletters, participa...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents
Dates:
1968-2005
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records which document the proceedings and various activities of the Board of Regents during the tenures of S. Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams, Ira Michael Heyman, and Lawrence M. Small as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and when James M. Hobbins served as Executive Assistant to the Secretary. Materials ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1983 and undated
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by the Office of Telecommunications. The production in this accession is "Telling Lives: That Damn Cowboy." It is the pilot program for a series on the art of biography, shot on location at Theodore Roosevelt's home, Sagamore Hill, and hosted by National Portrait Gallery Historian, ...

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Creators:
National Watercolor Society (U.S.)
Dates:
1920-1995
Size:
3.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiwate
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Articles of incorporation, newsletters, artist's biographies, slides for exhibitions (1980-1990) and rental slides (1990-1995), pamphlets and programs (1954-1995), six scrapbooks (1921-1994) containing printed materials and some with photographs and artists' resumes, three Presidents' books (1922-1995), a guidebook, group portraits from 1949 and 19...

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Creators:
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891
Dates:
1854-1880
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 3 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.lossbens
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Lossing from the following people: Henry Carey Baird, Mr. Barnard, William W. Belknap, Charles Campbell, L. L. Doty, Lyman C. Draper, Theodor F. Dwight, Charles W. Parsons, Anna T. Harrison, and James Grant Wilson. Most of the correspondents are historians, government officials, or relatives of prominent political figures.

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Creators:
Living American Art, Inc.
Dates:
1937
Size:
19 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.liviamer
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The manual describes the function of Living American Art, Inc., and gives information regarding the process by which paintings are chosen for printing and commercial purposes, the jury members, the artists and their rights to royalties, etc.

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