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Creators:
Kern, George Robert, 1894-1962 (cabinet maker, machinist)
Kern, George Robert, Jr., 1919-1987
Dates:
1936-1970
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0479
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Blueprints, drawings, patent applications, patents, product photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, advertising, and published articles related to the Kerns' products. The bulk of the material, 1949-1958, is from George Kern's files. It primarily relates to the development and marketing of the Dentagraph and high speed dental drills before the formation of the Fairfax Manufacturing Company in 1957.

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Creators:
Sander, Ludwig, 1906-
Dates:
1910-1975
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sandludw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of American New York School painter Ludwig Sander measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1910 to 1975. Found are biographical materials primarily consisting of army records; correspondence with family and colleagues discussing exhibitions and other art-related activities; diaries; personal scattered business records; address books and art history typescripts; sketchbooks and illustrations for magazines; photographs of Sander, his colleagues, his travels, and exhibition openings; and miscellaneous printed material. The collection documents Sander's career and interactions with some of the most important modern artists of twentieth century.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1953-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the donation and exhibition of the Martha Jackson Collection to the National Museum of American Art. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence of Harry Rand, Curator, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture; biographical information about Martha Jackson; photocopies of articles; a ...

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Freeman, Richard B., 1908-
Dates:
1934-1986
Size:
1 Linear foot ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.freerich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Freeman's research materials on Ralston Crawford and Niles Spencer include biographical material, letters (1941-1983), writings and notes by Freeman (1967-1970) and Crawford (1953-1966), clippings, exhibition catalogs and photographs.

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Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004
Dates:
1923–1992
Size:
33 Cubic feet (77 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of correspondence, appointment books, business records, music manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting the activities of Duke Ellington and the management of Tempo Music, Incorporated. There is a small amount of material relating to the Ellingotn family.

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Brooks, Warwick
Coffin, Ernest Edwin
Steckel, Geo. (George), 1864-
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.), 1853-1925
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Dates:
1889-1954
Size:
11.5 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1152
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Eugen Sandow and other bodybuilders through correspondence and photographs.

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Brecher, Samuel, 1897-
Dates:
1909-1983
Size:
69 Items ((microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.brecsamp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical notes; a typescript of newspaper and magazine reviews of Brecher's work, 1933-1982; 39 letters received, 1933-1982 and a letter of condolence to Mrs. Brecher, 1983; newspaper and magazine clippings, undated and 1938-1979, and 3 scrapbooks, 1921-1983, containing biographical notes, photographs, correspondence, catalogs, and clippings.

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Creators:
Kahn, Max
Dates:
1949-1993
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.kahnmax
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, works of arts, printed material and financial records regarding artists Lee Gatch, J.B. Neumann, Curt Valentine and Max Beckmann. Also included are letters to Kahn regarding museum gifts.

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Creators:
Kaufmann, Robert D., 1913-1959
Dates:
1954-1962
Size:
1.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.kaufrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed materials, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and a card file.

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Bloom, Hyman, 1913-
Durlacher Bros. (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1936-1980
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bloohyma2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Dorothy Canning Miller, R. Kirk Askew (of Durlacher Bros.), Henry Allen Moe, Ala Story and others; financial and business records; printed material, including an exhibition catalog, announcements for an exhibit at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a 1949 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship; a typescript of an article ...

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