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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Creators:
Gambaro, Stephen
Dates:
circa 1942
Size:
35 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R80-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Stephen Gambaro while stationed with the United States military in Alaska during World War II. They include images of buildings, boats, native Alaskans, United States military personnel, and scenery in and around Akhiok, a small city on Kodiak Island in Alaska.

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Creators:
Zakoian, Paul
Dates:
circa 1964, 1976
Size:
32 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of excavated burials at Dickson Mound site in Lewiston, Illinois.

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Creators:
Shoberg, John B.
Dates:
1918
Size:
5 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Portraits of Chief Curly Bear, Chief Big Spring, Chief Shoots, Chief Little Chief, and the wives of Curly Bear, Little Chief, and Little Light. The chiefs wear war bonnets and medals and were among "the last of the 1870-1880s Indian Chiefs of the Indian/White wars, and their squaws. . . brought to Minneapolis to have oil paintings made. . . for the...

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Creators:
Wells, Oliver, 1907-1970
Dates:
circa 1967
Size:
2 color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Mary Peters (Interior Salish) weaving a tapestry with a two-bar loom and Mrs. William Kelley (Coast Salish) spinning yarn with a spinning wheel. Photographs made in Sardis, Chilliwack, British Columbia.

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Creators:
Fau, Petrus Buleni
Dates:
1985
Size:
19 color copy slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Petrus Buleni Fau documenting the funeral ceremony for Samogo Fau, a noble elder of Bawomataluo village in South Nias. They include images of processionals, spectators, and Fau's grave.

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1912-1965
Size:
28.5 cu. ft. (57 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 312 was transferred from the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Archives to the Smithsonian Institution Archives in October 1984. The NMAA Archives, which was created in January 1975, and located in the Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Building, came under the daily administration of the NMAA, with technical supervision and ...

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Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
1879-1955
Size:
0.2 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.holmwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The artists' files of William Henry Holmes, curator and director of the Smithsonian's National Collection of Fine Arts (now the Smithsonian American Art Museum) in Washington, D.C., measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1879 to 1955. The artists' files consist mostly of correspondence, but also include a few photographs, artwork in the form of sketches, and printed material. There is also one file relating to Holmes' affiliation with the Washington Water Color Club.

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Creators:
Kitao, Masayoshi, 1764-1824
Dates:
Yatai(?) Ryūkō, 1810
Size:
1 Page (38 cm x 56 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7168
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map is a pictorial view of Tokyo, including Tokyo Bay and the Sumida River. It includes watercraft, dwellings and other structures, and townspeople.

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Creators:
Shufeldt, Robert Wilson, 1822-1895
Dates:
circa 1884
Size:
1 glass positive
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-64
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph depicting Americans Dr. Horace N. Allen, Lucius Foote, and Mrs. Foote with their Korean interpreter and other Korean officials in front of the American Legation in Seoul.

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