Charles Hapgood papers
The papers of educator and arts administrator Charles Hapgood measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1938 to 1950. The majority of the collection relates to Hapgood's role as the executive secretary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Crafts Commission working to establish a national crafts plan. The collection includes correspondence, reports, notes on meetings and conferences, and research material in files for William Boogar, John Collier (Commissioner of Indian Affairs), René d'Harnoncourt, R. W. Hudgens (Farm Security Administration), Mary LaFollette, Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert Wood, and others.
George Sugarman papers
The papers of painter and sculptor George Sugarman measure 12.22 linear feet and 21.83 GB and date from 1912 to 2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1959 to 1999. The collection documents Sugarman's career as a sculptor primarily through correspondence, project files, exhibition files, writings, and photographs. The collection also includes address and appointment books, business and financial records, and printed material. A partially processed addition consisting of audio (3 sound cassettes) and video recordings (1 video reel, 1/2", 11 videocassettes, 7 U-matic and 4 VHS), and one Super 8 mm motion picture film, as well as digital copies of the film and video recordings, includes lectures by Sugarman, documentaries about Sugarman and his sculptures, and radio and television appearances by Sugarman.
Lockwood de Forest papers
The papers of New York and California based interior designer, architect, collector and painter Lockwood de Forest measure 3.8 linear feet and date from 1858 to 1980, bulk dates 1870 to 1930. The collection includes correspondence, writings, diaries, journals, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, sketchbooks, drawings, and photographs.
This accession consists of records documenting the planning, development and production of the exhibition Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which, prior to 2000, was known as the National Museum of American Art. The exhibition featured daguerreotypes from public and …
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Oral history interview with Sam Perry
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Viola Frey Oral History Project
115 Pages (Transcript)
An interview with Sam Perry conducted 2014 April 29 and May 1, by by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Perry's studio and home in Oakland, California.
Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology
This collection consists of field notes; drawings and sketches; photographs; manuscripts; research notes; and specimen lists relating to invertebrate zoology, especially crustacea. Also included is a small amount of correspondence of Wesley Roswell Coe, 1950-1951, and Harriett Richardson, 1906-1914. Of special interest are photographs of the United States Fish Commission's laboratories at …
Special Events Records
This accession consists of records that document major openings and receptions held at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), 1987-1989. Featured exhibitions and events include: Gerhard Richter Paintings (Opened 12/4/1988); DIRECTIONS - Walter Pichler: Works on Paper (10/26/1988 - 1/22/1989); WORKS - Krzysztof Wodiczko (10/25/1988 - 1/22/1989); Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966 (Opened 9/15/1988); Alberto Giacometti: An International Symposium (10/28/1988); Russian and Soviet Paintings …
This accession consists of the records of the American Arachnological Society and includes the correspondence of David B. Richman, annual meeting photographs, annual meeting programs, and slides of field trips and other functions. Of particular note are 10 engraving plates used for B. J. (Benjamin Julian) Kaston's Spiders of Connecticut, 1948. Materials …
James Cameron letters
Letters to Cameron's mother and wife; 37 letters from wood engraver, landscape and genre painter Thomas B. Ashton, 1846-1850; and 5 letters from sculptor Joseph Mozier, 1846-1847.