Query: Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Walker Hancock papers
Creators:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998
Dates:
1911-1995
Size:
21.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hancwalk
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with artists including Cecilia Beaux, Timothy Crouse, Carl Paul Jennewein, Henry Kreis, Paul Manship, Booth Tarkington, William Zorach, and others; project and commission files including the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial in Georgia among others; committee files; personal business records; writings; sketches; photographs and negatives of Hancock, works of art …

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Salt Mines and Castles : lecture, by Lamont Moore
Creators:
Moore, Lamont
Dates:
1983 October 11/
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.moorlamo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A tape recording of a lecture delivered by Lamont Moore entitled "Salt Mines and Castles" and 51 accompanying slides. Moore speaks of the history of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Historic Monuments in War Areas, and its efforts toward recovery of art looted during World War II …

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Robert Aitken papers
Creators:
Aitken, Robert, 1878-1949
Dates:
circa 1900-1960
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.aitkrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California-born sculptor Robert Aitken measure 0.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1960. The collection primarily consists of photographs of Aitken in his studio and photographs of his sculpture including fountain figures, mausouleum doors, medallions, refliefs, and portrait busts. Also found is a photograph of Theodore Roosevelt at the dedication of the Navy Monument in Union Square, San Francisco, in 1902. The collection also includes one 1904 letter from Benjamin Wheeler to Robert Aitken thanking Aitken for a bust of George Washington, and scattered clippings and postcards reproducing works of art by Aitken.

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Website Records
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Smithsonian Institution. "The Written in Rock Project" website, crawled May 7, 2014, documents a joint project between the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Policy and Analysis, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Gobustan National Historical Artistic Preserve. The Written in Rock …

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Thomas Crawford papers
Creators:
Crawford, Thomas, 1813 or 14-1857
Dates:
1841-1856
Size:
5 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.crawthop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four letters, 1841-1856, including a letter to lawyer Charles Sumner from George Washington Greene, the American Consul in Rome, enclosing a contract signed by Crawford for his statue of ORPHEUS, March 31, 1841; a letter to Greene from Crawford in Paris, September 4, 1845, concerning his travels and his Roman studio; a letter to Sumner …

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William F. Meggers Aerial Photography Collection
Creators:
Meggers, William F., 1888-1966
Dates:
1918-1920
Size:
2.71 Cubic feet (4 photo albums, 384 glass plate negatives)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0280
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists predominantly of aerial photography of the Washington, D.C. area created by Dr. William F. Meggers (1888 - 1966), a noted physicist and spectroscopist at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), as part of a research project on sensitizing glass plate negatives which he carried out during the period 1918 to 1919. The collection includes 384 glass negatives (predominantly 4 x 5 inches, with some 5 x 7 inches), four photo albums, several folders of loose photographs, and a document.

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[Carl Milles] / O. H. Lindstead, photographer
Creators:
Lindstead, O. H.
Dates:
1934
Size:
1 Photographic print (b&w, 46 x 41 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.lindoh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Portrait photograph of Milles by O.H. Lindstead. Shows Milles in his studio with his sculpture. The photograph is autographed by Milles to art critic Florence Davies.

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William Walcutt papers
Creators:
Walcutt, William, 1819-1882
Dates:
1852-1882
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.walcwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A handwritten journal regarding his voyage from New York City to London, England, in 1852 (with a transcription by David Walcutt) and a notebook containing notes made during the voyage; a sketchbook, ca. 1853, containing pen and ink and pencil sketches of European monuments, buildings, bridges, and street scenes; and ten letters …

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Alexander Doyle papers
Creators:
Doyle, Alexander, 1857-1922
Dates:
1852-1937
Size:
80 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.doylalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Doyle's letters to his wife, Fannibelle, 1879-1881, brief correspondences with members of the Beauregard Monument Committee, New Orleans, and with Judge Henry Wade Rogers regarding a Lincoln statue by Doyle, and occasional business letters. Also included are family letters, some concerning the locations of Doyle statuary. Clippings, obituary notices, photographs of …

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Robert Indiana postcard to Multiples Gallery
Creators:
Indiana, Robert, 1928-
Dates:
1968 Sept. 17
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.indirobe2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Postcard of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Indianapolis. Note on back reads simply: Indiana; autumn.

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