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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Collections Management Services
Dates:
2005-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of grant records that document a variety of exhibitions and programs in modern and contemporary native arts at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Grants were received by NMAI from the Ford Foundation, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation and the Akaloa Resources Foundation. Materials include correspondence...

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Creators:
Yankowitz, Nina
Dates:
circa 1950-2017
Size:
5.6 Linear feet
0.689 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.yanknina
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of feminist and new media artist, Nina Yankowitz measure 5.6 linear feet and 0.698 GB, and date from circa 1950-2017. Included in the collection is a small amount of biographical material; letters and postcards from artist colleagues and friends; writings by Yankowitz and others; project files pertaining to artwork, proposals, and Yankowitz's involvement in the Heresies Collective; a few exhibition files; printed material including booklets, catalogs, poetry chapbooks, and announcements, generated mostly by Yankowitz and her circle of Feminist, Minimalist, and New Media artists; as well as photographs of Yankowitz and documentation of her artwork through thousands of photographs and slides. The collection also contains a small amount of born-digital material including video and sound recordings pertaining to projects, and spreadsheets relating to an exhibition. Notable correspondents include Ross Bleckner, Joyce Kozloff, Frances Lewis, Sol LeWitt, Ree Morton, Miriam Shapiro, Peter Schjeldahl, Blythe Sonfist, Marjorie Strider, Robin Tewes, and Susan Yankowitz.

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Creators:
Los Angeles County Museum
Dates:
1917-1938
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((104 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.losanm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of Los Angeles County Museum directors William A. Bryan and Frank S. Daggett, and their assistants Louise Upton, Mary Marsh, and Helen Wood, with artists Andrew Dasburg, Robert Henri, Dana Bartlett, Guy Rose, Carl Oscar Borg and others. The letters relate to exhibitions, artists' visits, thank you and congratulatory notes, and specif...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian Summer Showdown" website and selected associated social media. The Smithsonian Summer Showdown was a competition for which many of the museums, research centers, and zoo chose one iconic item to be voted upon by the public. Competitors included the National Museum of Natural History, the National ...

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Creators:
Heuston, George F. (George Franklin), d. 1906
Dates:
1943-1978
Size:
13 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.heusgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescripts of a biographical sketch of Heuston's grandfather, George Zell Heuston, and a "Catalog of Eight Watercolors by George Zell Heuston," 1978; a typescript of a biographical sketch of Heuston's father, Franklin Zell Heuston; and typescripts of a biographical sketch of George Franklin Heuston, a few excerpts from his World War II diary, clip...

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Creators:
Myers, Jerome, 1867-1940
Dates:
1911-1943
Size:
300 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.myerjero
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; notes; illustrations; manuscript; photographs; scrapbook; exhibition catalogs; and a bibliography.

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Creators:
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Color photoprints, matted, and housed in a portfolio entitled Iran, dated 1957, taken by Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979) of architecture, mostly in the city of Isfahan, including The Cihil Sutun; and the Darius relief momument at Bistun.

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Creators:
Hahn, Stephen, 1921-2011
Morgan, Susan Ford
Art Dealers Association of America
Dates:
2008 Mar. 14
Size:
2 Items (Sound recording, master: 2 sound discs (1 hr., 50 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
22 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hahn08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Stephen Hahn conducted 2008 Mar. 14, by Susan Ford Morgan, for the Archives of American Art, at Hahn's home, in Montecito, Calif.

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Creators:
Obata, Chiura
Dates:
1891-2000
bulk 1942-1945
Size:
3.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.obatchiu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Japanese-American artist and educator Chiura Obata measure 3.6 linear feet and date from circa 1891 to 2000 with the bulk of the material dating from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains biographical material primarily related to Obata's family's forced relocation from Berkeley to Tanforan detention center and incarceration at the Topaz Relocation center; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings by Chiura Obata and others; material related to the art schools Obata established at Tanforan and Topaz; teaching files and professional activities; exhibition files; printed material, including TREK, and Topaz Moon: Chiura Obata's Art of Internment; photographic material; and sketches and sketchbooks. There is a 1.0 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2020 that includes correspondence, writings, subject files and printed material.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture
Dates:
circa 1983-1992 and undated
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Program in African American Culture (PAAC), with earlier records dating back to when PAAC was known as the Program in African American History (PAAH), 1989-1992, and the Program in Black American Culture (PBAC), ...

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