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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:
Pollack, Peter, 1909-1978
Dates:
1939-1979
Size:
6.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pollpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; writings and lecture notes; and printed material; and a scrapbook.

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United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin Willits,...

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Creators:
Taylor, Robert, 1925-2009
Dates:
l952-1990
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Ca. 600 letters, 1961-1990, from artists, authors, poets, editors, curators, publishers, critics and others, primarily in response to Taylor's reviews, columns, and books, and some supplying information for his columns. Among the correspondents are Darby Barnard, Claire Leighton, Will Davenport, Fritz Eichenberg, Clement Greenberg, Jack Levine, Pat...

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Creators:
Nagel, Charles, 1899-1992
Dates:
ca. 1927-1992
Size:
3.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nagechar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The bulk of the papers consist of Nagel's files on his various positions and projects (ca. 3.3 ft), containing a variety of materials, including correspondence, writings, notes, art works, clippings, photographs and printed material. Also included are files pertaining to Nagel's father, lawyer and statesman Charles Nagel, and to his mother, Anne; a...

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Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971
Dates:
1965
Size:
2 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pereirip
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter to Harry Lowe, December 5, 1965, and an unpublished typescript, "Information in Relation to Writings on Space," by Pereria, 40 pages.

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Creators:
Rosenthal, Henry M., 1906-1977
Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961
Dates:
1952-1980
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rosehenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1952-1961, from Ivins to Rosenthal; and a memoir "Portrait Sketch of William Ivins," by his daughter Barbara Ivins, 1980.

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Creators:
Ketner, Joseph D.
Dates:
1980 Sept
Size:
18 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ketnjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thesis (M.A.)--Faculty of Fine Arts, Indiana University, 1980.

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Guiot, Marcel
Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1891-1965
Dates:
1929-1937
Size:
3 Items ((10 p. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.guiomarc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three letters concerning Heintzelman's exhibition arrangements with Guiot. In the first and second letter, Heintzelman postpones a proposed exhibition because of ill health; and in the final letter, Heintzelman conveys the shipping specifics of the prints to be exhibited.

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Creators:
Downs, Linda Anne, 1945-
Dates:
1978 Feb. 6
Size:
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.downlind
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of E. P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson conducted by Linda Downs.

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