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Creators:
Merkel-Hess, Mary
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 August 24-25
Size:
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (4 hr., 11 min.), digital, wav)
86 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.merkel10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Mary Merkel-Hess conducted 2010 August 24 and 25, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Merkel-Hess' home, in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Creators:
Kronenberg, Max, 1894-
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0813
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes technical reports containing laboratory notes, charts, graphs, drawings, and diagrams relating to Kroenberg's career as a researcher and analyst in the field of machining of metals from the 1920s to the 1960s. The papers are in English, in Kronenberg's native German as well as in French, Russian and Spanish. They relate t...

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Creators:
Collins, Henry Bascom, 1899- interviewee
Dates:
1985
Size:
7 audiotapes (reference copies). 14 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9528
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Pareja, Francisco de, -1628
Movilla, Gregorio De Fr
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2401
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Pareja, Francisco. Catechismo, y Breve Exposicion de la Doctrina Christiana. Muy util y necessaria asi para los Espanoles, como para los Naturales, en Lengua Castellana, y Timuquana, en modo de preguntas, y repuestas, Copuesto por el P. F. Francisco Pareja de la Orden de N. Seraphico P. S. Fracisco, Padre dela Custodia de S. Elena de la F...

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Meek, F. B. (Fielding Bradford), 1817-1876.
Dates:
1843-1877 and undated
Size:
5.69 cu. ft. (10 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The collection consists of correspondence 1849-1876, mostly incoming, concerning specimens and geological observations; notebooks, 1846-1872 and diaries, 1871-1875, resulting from Meek's field work; manuscripts and original plate illustrations; and miscellaneous personal papers, including a catalogue of the Meek library made soon after hi...

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Creators:
Wyld, James Hart.
Dates:
bulk 1930-1939
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0051
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

A collection of items attributed to rocket pioneer James Hart Wyld dating from the 1930s and 1940s. The collection consists of two boxes, with one containing notes and prints attributed to Wyld and the other containing original negatives.

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Bradley, James C. 1910-1984 interviewee
Dates:
1974-1978
Size:
26 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9515
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Enders, Robert K. (Robert Kendall), 1899-1988 interviewee
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference tapes).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9562
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct and collect interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record ...

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Creators:
Purnell, Louis R., interviewee
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
13 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9578
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Marimekko, Inc.
Dates:
1951-1979
bulk 1957-1979
Size:
8.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-123-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection covers the period that Ratia was with Marimekko, 1951-1979.It includes scrapbook, press releases, correspondence, brochures, photographs, magazine articles, swatches, and trade catalogs. It contains extensive information about the company's affiliation with D/R and its operations in Finland. It includes a copy of "Phenomenon Marimekko," the catalog from a comprehensive exhibition that was held at the Museum of Applied Arts in Helsinki in 1986. The collection contains legal correspondence and contracts pertaining to D/R's representation of Marimekko in the United States, as well as numerous swatches, sample books, brochures for stockholders, and trade catalogs. Files pertaining to Marimekko's work in Finland is mostly in Finnish and consists of brochures, posters, articles, and sample books, as well as a copy of the publication, "Design in Finland 1983."Additional information on Marimekko's association with D/R can be found in the Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive's Design Research, Inc. Collection.

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