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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
circa 1963-1973
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, drafts, revisions, final copies, budgets, notes, and background data documenting proposals to outside organizations for contracts and grants to support the scientific research program of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). Included are records concerning proposals submitted ...

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Creators:
Olson, Storrs L.
Dates:
1970-2010
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-505
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of papers documenting the professional career of Storrs L. Olson, an avian paleontologist and curator in the Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History. Materials include correspondence, drafts, photographs, and illustrations concerning his published manuscripts; field notebooks; and electronic versions ...

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Creators:
Wilt, Richard, 1915-1981
Dates:
1938-1981
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wiltrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; letters and postcards received; copies of letters sent; Wilt's pilot flight record and log book; an illustrated manuscript of a children's book ALI BALI AND ALI DALI; a manuscript of a book, ART AND MOON MYTHS; typescripts and drafts of writings on art, including "The Painting Process" and "Instant Imagery"; lists of his exhibiti...

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Creators:
Yasko, Karel, 1911-1985
Dates:
circa 1933
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.yaskkare
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One 120 page typescript draft of essay entitled "History of Federal Construction Work Since the World War" describing in detail all federal construction under the Public Buildings Act of 1926. The essay is divided into sections by fiscal year from 1926 through 1931, with descriptions of appropriations and federal acts for each year. Other sections ...

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Creators:
Bechtle, Charles Ronald, Jr., 1924-2014
Dates:
1951-1998
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bechchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed material relating to the career of painter Charles Ronald Bechtle, Jr.

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Creators:
Gwathmey, Robert, 1903-1988
Dates:
[ca. 1960]
Size:
3 Items ((7 p. on partial microfim reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.gwatrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two brief essays by Gwathmey entitled, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and "Art for Art's Sake?" which, respectively, elaborate on the necessity in art to balance intellectual and intuitive tendencies, and, on the various philosophical and formal elements of painting as reflected in stylistic currents. Also included is a draft of a letter to "Dear Flo...

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Creators:
Esses, Samuel
Dates:
1979-2001
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.essesamu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers concerning the Graffiti Workshop including Esses's correspondence; notes and calendars regarding meetings and media contacts; a lease; financial records; loan agreements and contracts; photographic materials, including: 155 b&w and color reproductions made from digital copies of photographs of works of art and Workshop participants at work t...

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Creators:
Foster, John Arthur, 1900-1980
Dates:
[ca. 1935-1989]
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fostjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, business records concerning sales, loans, and exhibitions, undated and 1943-1981; writings, including lecture notes, articles and drafts, undated and 1938-1953; correspondence with professors, art and ceramic institutions, friends and colleagues, undated, and 1935-1977; printed material, including exhibition catalogs, announc...

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Creators:
Colin, Ralph F., 1900-1985
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-1985
Dates:
1960-1983
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.coliralp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Carbon copies and 1 draft of 59 letters from Colin to Dubuffet, 1960-1980; and 100 letters from Dubuffet to Colin, some also to Mrs. Colin, 1960-1983. Letters mostly regard personal matters as well as Dubuffet's exhibitions in America.

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Creators:
Wilkie, Ruth Kimball, 1903-
Dates:
[ca. 1953-1976]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wilkruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Draft of biography of painter Robert D. Wilkie, checklist of known works by Robert D. Wilkie, research notes on Giovanni Battista Troccoli, and 2 letters.

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