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Creators:
Smythe, Nicholas D., interviewee
Dates:
1990
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9585
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:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Dates:
undated
Size:
140 Lantern slides
1 Drawing
29 Prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
1 Color lithograph
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs originally made or collected by Jesse Walter Fewkes, the bulk of which relate to the American Southwest, including images of Native Americans of the Southwest, archeological sites and artifacts, and landscapes. The collection also includes some images of the West Indies and Mexico, coral islands and atoll formations, and archeological s...

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Creators:
Beatty, William Gedney
Dates:
circa 1892-1900
Size:
5 Glass plate negatives
1 Contact print
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.160
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection contains 5 photographs depicting Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwelling sites at Mesa Verde, Colorado prior to restoration, circa 1892-1900. The collection was photographed or collected by architect and artist W. Gedney Beatty.

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Creators:
Sánchez, Juan, 1954-
Dates:
circa 1972-2010
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sancjuan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker, muralist, painter and teacher Juan Sánchez measure 5.4 linear feet and date from circa 1972 to 2010. The collection documents Sánchez's career through professional files that include three video recordings for a project, one video recording of an interview for the University of Colorado, correspondence, proposals, and a file regarding Sánchez's Louis Armstrong mural. Also found are printed materials, such as exhibition announcements and catalogs, invitations, magazines and journals, and posters relating to Sánchez and other artists; and artwork that includes prints and mock-ups for various projects.

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Dates:
circa 1880s-2002
Size:
13 Cubic feet (51 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0468
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of miscellaneous late nineteenth/early twentieth century scrapbooks containing postcards, trade cards, greeting cards, decals, and other ephemera.

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Creators:
Metcalf, Bruce, 1949-
Cooke, Edward S., 1954-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 June 10
Size:
96 Pages (Transcript)
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (4 hr., 10 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.metcal09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Bruce Metcalf conducted 2009 June 10, by Edward S. Cooke, Jr., for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Metcalf's home, in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Mr. Metcalf discusses his early years in Amherst, Massachusetts; beginnings as a maker with modeling cla...

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Creators:
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982
Dates:
1933-circa 1954
1933-circa 1954
Size:
17 Boxes
17 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4516
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The processed material in this collection concerns work before 1955. Included are field notebooks, printed material, drafts of manuscripts, notes, catographic material, drawings, photograhs, writings, historical documents, and copies of United States government documents. Incorporated are notes (often comments and suggestion regarding Drucker's work) by Alfred Louis Kroeber, photographs of Nootka by R. Maynard, copies of papers by William Beynon and Viola Garfield, a catalog of an Alaskan Collection of Edward G. Fast, a field notebook relating to the British Columbia coast archeology survey by Richard King Beardsley, notes on Alsea by John Albert, and miscellaneous papers of various authors concerning Micronesia. The latter includes material by Harry K. Uyeharan on Angaur clan organization, J.E. Tobin on the Bikini, and George E. Thompson on education in American Samoa.

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Dates:
1990
Size:
13 videotapes (Reference copies). 39 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9553
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Olyphant, Robert M., 1824-1918
Dates:
1873
Size:
1 Item (album (47 photographic prints), b&w, 20 1/2 x 16 inches.)
Collection ID:
AAA.olyprobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photograph album presumably owned by Robert M. Olyphant, containing 47 installation views of the John Frederick Kensett Memorial Exhibition, National Academy of Design, March 24-29, 1873.

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Creators:
Huppler, Dudley, 1917-1988
Dates:
1945-1956 and undated
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.huppdudl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

139 pen-and-ink stipple drawings on postcard-sized board by artist Dudley Huppler. The drawings are of mice, owls, birds, and other animals, plants, flowers, birds, and human figures, created from tiny tonal pen and ink or pencil dots. Most of the postcards are signed; some are dated and annotated. Several are photographic reproductions. Twelve pos...

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