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Creators:
Slayton, Ronald Alfred, 1910-1992
Dates:
1988
Size:
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
AAA.slayrona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A lecture delivered by Ronald Alfred Slayton at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1988. Slayton reminisces about his work and life while working on the WPA Federal Art Project in Burlington, Vermont in the 1930s.

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Creators:
Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick, 1802-1865
Dates:
1869
Size:
48 Pages (23 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.wisenich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Dedication to American workingmen -- The identification of the artisan and artist -- A plea for Froebel's kindergarten as the first grade of primary education.

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Creators:
Spalding, Elisabeth, 1868?-1954
Dates:
1944 Nov. 21
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.spaleliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 42 page lecture titled "A Portrait (of Henry McCarter)," delivered by Spalding at the Fortnightly Club in Denver. Spalding describes her life as a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' summer school, her studies, and memories of McCarter. Included are excerpts from McCarter's letters, notes taken in McCarter's class which describe...

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Creators:
Melzac, Vincent
Dates:
1971 July 11
Size:
1 sound tape (7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.melzvinc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A lecture delivered by Vincent Melzac at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Melzac speaks of his early friendships with Willem De Kooning and Franz Kline; the development of his art collection; his business career; his appointment to the board of trustees of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art and to the board of governors of the Corcoran Galle...

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Creators:
Godwin, Blake-More, 1894-
Dates:
1946 and 1969
Size:
2 Items ((42 p.) (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.godwblak
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Transcripts of two lectures by Godwin, "The Toledo Museum of Art," (24 p.), delivered at the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1946, and "Reminiscences of the Toledo Museum of Art," (18 p.) January 27, 1969.

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Creators:
Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964
Edel, Abraham, 1908-2007
Dates:
1928-1996
bulk 1928-1964
Size:
4.58 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2005-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

May Mandelbaum Edel (1909-1964) taught anthropology at Brooklyn College and the New School for Social Research, and founded the Anthropology Department at Rutgers University in 1960. She conducted fieldwork in Washington; Oregon; Uganda; and Brownsville, New York. The collection consists of field notes, lecture notes, language notes, manuscripts, books, correspondence, teaching materials, conference files, and personal papers. Included are lecture notes taken from courses with Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict, and extensive field notes for her work with the Okanagan Indians in Washington, the Bachiga (Bakiga) in Uganda, and Jewish families in Brownsville, New York.

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Creators:
Smithsonian National Associate Regional Events Program
Dates:
circa 1975-1986
Size:
6.1 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 557
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Shepard, Charles Upham, 1804-1886
Dates:
1830, 1842-1894 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7283
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of correspondence with mineralogists., collectors, and museums concerning Shepard's research on meteorites and the acquisition of specimens for his collection. Also included are notebooks, scrapbooks, catalogues, and lectures of Shepard; specimen lists; and newspaper clippings collected by Shepard mostly ...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Gittens, David
Dates:
May 7, 1997
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0598
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.

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Creators:
Boston, Orlan W.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1927-1950
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0811
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical, and chemical properties of metals, as determined by various cutting and other processes.

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