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Dates:
1906-1948
bulk 1907-1928
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection contains letters, telegrams, brochures, photographs and miscellaneous ephemera pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included with the correspondence are letters written to William J. Hammer, who was an aeronautical pioneer and associated with the Wright Brothers, as well as other individuals including C. R. Peterkin. Additional i...

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Creators:
Gardner, Iva Towsley
Dates:
1854-1859
Size:
2 ambrotypes (photographs) (1/4 plate)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.100
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 2 hand-colored ambrotypes that depict portraits of Potawatomi Chief Shabbona, circa 1854-1859. The ambrotypes were given to Iva Towsley Gardner when she served as a nurse within the Potowatami community. The ambrotypes are housed in a union case that features a horse and rider motif. The photographs may have been shot on di...

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Dates:
1920s-2000s
Size:
0.49 Cubic Feet (Legal Document Box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of mostly copies of material documenting the aviation career of Katherine Cheung.

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Creators:
Rinehart, Frank Albert
Bell
Dates:
undated
Size:
17 prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4560
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

There are 6 prints of Crow Indians by F. A. Rinehart, Omaha, 1900, and photographic prints (11) of Chippewa (?) by Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, no date.

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Creators:
O' Sullivan, Timothy H.
Moran, John
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Dates:
undated
Size:
40 mounted prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4801
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains: Photos relating to the Darien Expedition [1870, 1871, 1873] (28 prints); by W, H. Jackson on the Hayden Survey [1870's] (5 prints); and by others (6 prints).

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Creators:
Bagby, Robert, d. 1972
Dates:
1919 - 1970
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1185
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Robert Bagby was a professional photographer and professor of photography at Rochester Institute of Technology. These slides depict the photographer himself, models, monuments in the Washington, DC area, and countryside scenes.

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Creators:
Ellington, Edward
Richardson, Deborra A.
Ellington, Gaye
Dates:
1899-1981
Size:
9.5 Cubic feet (32 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0704
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the activities of the Duke Ellington Orchestra under the leadership of both Edward Kennedy (Duke) Ellington and his son Mercer Ellington. Materials include music manuscripts, business records, lyrics, scripts, and other writings, magazine articles, newspaper clippings and photographs.

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Dates:
circa 1911
Size:
1.35 Gigabytes (10 digital images)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital image scans made from ten glass negatives depicting aviation related activities in the Boston, Massachusetts, area circa 1911. The first six images are views of a homebuilt version of a Santos-Dumont 20 Demoiselle (without an engine) on the ground. The remaining four images were taken from the grandstands during the 1911 Harvard-Boston Aero Meet held August 26 through September 4, 1911; two of these provide distant views of a Burgess F (Wright Model B) Moth biplane in flight.

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Creators:
Weir family
Dates:
1809-circa 1961
bulk 1830-1920
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weirweir
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the prominent New York and Connecticut Weir family of artists measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1809-circa 1961, with the bulk of the material dating from 1830-1920. The papers are a collection of correspondence and photographs that constitute a small but vivid record of the influence and relationships of this family of Hudson River School, landscape, and miniature painters. Correspondence consists primarily of letters to painter John Ferguson Weir when he was director of the Yale School of Fine Arts, with scattered letters to his daughter Edith Weir (Perry), and a small amount of correspondence of Robert Weir, his daughter Carrie M. Mansfield, son-in-law Lewis William Mansfield, and Julia Bayard. Letters to John F. Weir are from many late-19th century artists, as well as actors, poets, lawyers, scholars, and clergymen, often concerning arrangements for visiting lectures at the school. Photographs are of Robert Walter Weir, Susan Bayard Weir, Julian Alden Weir, and artwork.

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Creators:
Viola, Herman J.
Dates:
1970-1991
Size:
120 Negatives (circa, 35 mm)
31 color slides
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
310 Negatives (circa, acetate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Herman J. Viola, depicting the 1973 Institute of American Indian Art meeting, Wolf Robe Hunt and his Acoma pottery, the transfer of Blue Eagle collection from Mae Abbott home to National Anthropological archives, and the 1974 Star Hawk Pow Wow in Watonga, Oklahoma. Additionally, there are photographs of NAA staff and the 1974 A...

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