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Creators:
Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1907-1983
Size:
30 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.castgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

20 feet, chiefly gallery records and some personal papers of gallery owner, Giovanni (John) Castano, including correspondence, legal material, subject files, notes, writings, financial material, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.

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Creators:
Held, John, 1947-
Dates:
bulk 1973-2013
1947-2018
Size:
12.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.heldjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of rubberstamp and artistamp artist, performance artist, collector of mail art, and fine arts librarian John Held, Jr. date from 1947-2018, bulk 1973-2013, and measure 12.9 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material, 18 printed diaries, letters received by Held from mail artists around the world, art work consisting of artistamps designed by miscellaneous mail artists, interview transcripts, writings, project and event files, printed material, mail art sent for the Gutai Historical Survey Exhibition held at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2013, and a collection of biographical material presented by Held at a Mail Art Study Day held at the Archives of American Art in 2018.

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Creators:
Mattil, Edward L.
Dates:
1973 - 1977
Size:
1 Linear foot
67 photocopies
22 color transparencies
316 slides (photographs)
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.381
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 316 35mm color slides, 67 color photocopies, 12 exhibition labels, 2 catalog booklets, and 1 audio cassette representing the lives, culture, and arts of the Guna peoples of the Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (formerly San Blas), Panama. The photographs were taken by Edward L. Mattil during visits between 1973 and 1977, and depict Guna people in their daily lives, as well as a wide variety of mola textiles that they had made.

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Creators:
Jopling, Carol F.
Dates:
1981-1984
Size:
74 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including some mounted for exhibition))
442 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
326 contact prints (326 contact prints (on proof sheets))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Carol F. Jopling documenting the Kuna, Choco, and Guaymi Indians of Panama, as well as the Panama Canal and scenery. Jopling's photographs depict Choco and Kuna dwellings (including their construction), Choco people waiting to receive vaccinations from Navy personnel, agriculture (including coconut harvesting), boats in the Pana...

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Creators:
Tuttle, Richard, 1941-
Dates:
circa 1935-2019
Size:
26.6 Linear feet
4.14 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.tuttrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City and New Mexico based postminimalist artist Richard Tuttle date from circa 1935-2018. The collection measures 26.6 linear feet and 4.14 GB. The evolution of Tuttle's art practice is well documented through biographical material; paper correspondence and email; writings and over 200 richly illustrated notebooks; exhibition and gallery files; residency and visiting artist files; book projects and print edition files; personal business records; printed material; photographic material; and sketches. The illustrated notebooks comprise a significant bulk of the collection and document Tuttle's visual explorations, travel, language studies, and inner life over six decades. Paper correspondence, particularly Tuttle's frequent letters to his parents over four decades, communicate personal and professional developments in detail. Other notable collection material includes biographical items documenting Tuttle's childhood, high school, and college life, as well as limited edition and one of a kind artist books. The collection contains born-digital material, consisting of emails, writings, images of artwork and installations, a presentation, and video recording. There is a 2.1 linear feet unprocessed addition to the collection including fabric samples for projects, receipts, printed material, sketches, installation photographs, notes and notebooks, and correspondence. A portion of the addition contains electronic media.

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Creators:
Cordry, Donald Bush
Dates:
1941-1974
Size:
1 mounted color print
11 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of masks, mask making, and use of masks in various parts of Mexico. Also includes photograph of a painting by Donald Cordry depicting use of a mask and musical instruments.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1968-1989
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records produced by the Office of Public Affairs, National Museum of American Art (NMAA). These records include outgoing and incoming correspondence of Margery Byers, former Chief of the office of Public Affairs, from 1977 to 1989; NMAA exhibition publications, brochures, and posters; lists of exhibition ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Program Support
Dates:
1947-1981
Size:
146.04 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (280 document boxes) (1 5x8 box) (1 film box) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 321
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the Office of Program Support, National Museum of American Art, 1965-1981, with related records from 1947, were received in the Archives from 1981 through 1994.

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Creators:
Hord, Donal, 1902-1966
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 June 25-30
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hord64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Donal Hord conducted 1964 June 25-30, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909
Dates:
1843-1990
bulk 1884-1909
Size:
27.74 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kurtchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator, museum director, collector, dealer, and editor Charles M. Kurtz (1855-1909), measure 27.74 linear feet and date from 1843-1990 (bulk dates 1884-1909). The bulk of the collection consists of detailed chronological correspondence between Kurtz and his wife and family, friends, colleagues, and business associates that documents many notable exhibitions, galleries, museums, private collections, as well as cities, people, and events of the period. Also found in the collection are Kurtz's diaries, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs.

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