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Creators:
Lanyon, Ellen
Dates:
circa 1880-2015
bulk 1926-2013
Size:
62.6 Linear feet
84.47 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.lanyelle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist Ellen Lanyon measure 62.6 linear feet and 84.47 GB and date from circa 1880-2015, bulk 1926-2013. Biographical material; correspondence; interviews; writings; journals; project files; teaching files; exhibition files; personal business records; printed and broadcast material; scrapbooks; photographic material; artwork; sketchbooks; as well as sound and video recordings and digital material, provide a comprehensive view of Lanyon's career and of art circles in Chicago and New York. Correspondence with artists and friends make up a significant portion of the collection. Project and exhibition files reflect her professional and artistic career. Thousands of slides and photographs document her life and artwork over seven decades, and over seventy sketchbooks are filled with student sketches, portraits of friends and family, and preliminary drawings.

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Creators:
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984
Dates:
circa 1914-1984
bulk 1942-1984
Size:
16.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.polljack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of abstract expressionist painters Jackson Pollock and wife Lee Krasner measure 16.1 linear feet and date from circa 1914 to 1984, with the bulk of the material dating from 1942 to 1984. The collection documents their personal and professional lives, as well as the legacy of Jackson Pollock's work after his death. Found are biographical material, correspondence, writings by Krasner and others, research material, business and financial records, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork by others, photographs, interview transcripts, audio and video recordings, and motion picture film.

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Creators:
Multhauf, Robert P., interviewee
Dates:
1974
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 6 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9502
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:
National Museum of American History. Division of Political History
Dates:
1977-2015
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of William L. Bird, Curator, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Political History. Earlier records date back to when the division was known as the Division of Politics and Reform, the Division of Social History, and when it was part of the Department of Social and ...

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Creators:
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007
Dates:
circa 1900-2004
bulk 1930-1995
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smithass
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Southern California painter and instructor Hassel Smith measure 4 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 2004 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930-1995. Found within the papers are correspondence, a transcript of an interview conducted by Jan Butterfield in the 1980s, personal business files, teaching files, writings by Smith and others, sketches, printed materials, and photographs of Smith, his family and friends, and his artwork. There are audio recordings of a lecture series organized by Smith and of reviews of Smith's work. Correspondents include Paule Anglim, Elmer Bischoff, Andre Emmerich, Clyfford Still, Wayne Thiebaud, and many others.

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Creators:
Butterfield, Jan
Dates:
1950-1997
Size:
15 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.buttjan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Jan Butterfield measure 15 linear feet and date from circa 1950 to 1997. Papers contain hundreds of recorded interviews with and lectures by artists, panel discussions of artists and art historians, as well as extensive writings by Butterfield. Also found are project files, personal business records, printed materials, photographs, and additional sound and video recordings related to art subjects.

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Creators:
MacCormack, Forrest (intern)
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917
Talman, Hugh (photographer)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
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Dates:
1993 - 1993
circa 1888-1899, 1906
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0416
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty glass plate negatives and reference copy prints of the images taken between the late 1880s and the early 1900s by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie. The images depict the skyline of Washington D.C., views from the 1893 World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, blueprints for the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, and an unidentified orchestra.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1997-2004
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Ira Michael Heyman (IMH) and Lawrence M. Small (LMS) during their tenures as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, staff, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. ...

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National Museum of History and Technology. Section of Mathematics
Dates:
circa 1954-1968
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of weights and measurements records. Materials include articles, clippings, photographs, lists of objects, and a small amount of correspondence. See also Record Unit 332 for Section of Mathematics records.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1983-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Steven D. Lubar, Curator, documenting his curatorial and professional activities. Materials primarily include Lubar's papers on public history, museums, and material culture of technology which he presented at conferences, professional societies, associations, and the Smithsonian Institution. Also ...

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