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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1952-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Curator, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Engineering and Industry. Earlier records date back to when the division was known as the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), and when the ...

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Creators:
Welsbach, Carl Auer von, Baron
Forscher, Frederick
Dates:
1890.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0438
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter, written by Carl Auer Von Welsbach to the Austrian Gas and Electric Company, February 23, 1890. It records his sale to that utility of the gaslight mantle he invented.

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Creators:
Cox, Robert S.
Dates:
1908-1917
Size:
7 Drawings (pencil on paper)
0.21 Linear feet (1 box)
113 Photographic prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2016-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Album of photographs and sketches relating to voyages, primarily in the arctic. Includes photographs from the steamer Neptune's 1917 rescue of Donald MacMillan and other members of the Crocker Land Relief Expedition, as well as the Northern Ventures Expedition, ca 1912. Photographs depict Inuit men, women, and children from Greenland and Baffin Isl...

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Creators:
Johnson, William H., 1901-1970
Dates:
1922-1972
bulk 1926-1956
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.johnwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter William H. Johnson date from 1922 to 1971, with the bulk of the material dating from 1926 to 1956, and measure 1.5 linear feet. The collection documents Johnson's career as an artist in New York and in Europe and his marriage to textile artist Holcha Krake through scattered biographical material, including eight letters regarding the sale and exhibition of his work - one from Langston Hughes and two are from Alonzo Aden of the Barnett Aden Gallery. Also found are exhibition catalogs, news clippings, other printed material, and photographs of Johnson, Krake, and their artwork. One scrapbook contains news clippings, letters, and additional photographs. Another scrapbook contains travel postcards. Also found are a few scattered records and research notes compiled by the Harmon Foundation regarding William H. Johnson.

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Creators:
World House Galleries
Dates:
1927-1991
bulk 1953-1980
Size:
9.8 Linear feet (11 boxes, 1 OV)
Collection ID:
AAA.worlhoug
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of New York City World House Galleries measure 9.8 linear feet and date from 1927 to 1991, with the bulk of them dating from 1953 to 1980. The collection documents the gallery's general business affairs, sales, and relationships with artists from 1953-1968, and later gifts and sales by founder entrepreneur and art collector Herbert Mayer. Artists for which files are found include Jean Dubuffet, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee and Georgio Morandi, among many others. Additional records include correspondence, inventory records, sales and purchase records, records of gifts and auctions, and shipping and consignment records.

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Creators:
Jefferson, Yvonne Runtz
Jefferson, Maceo
Cargill, Thomas
Cargill, Darlene Johnson
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Dates:
1800s-1974
Size:
8 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of jazz musician, arranger, songwriter, and bandleader Maceo Jefferson. It includes biographical documents such as birth and marriaige certificates and passports; letters, mostly relating to the music business and including carbon copies of letters sent by Jefferson; photographs, many inscribed, includin...

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Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
circa 1880
Size:
3 Items (watercolor paintings (2.5 linear inches )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2011-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three small watercolor paintings by William Henry Holmes depicting women sewing and a man mending sails. Item 2011-19.1 depicts two women sewing on the banks of the Tiber River. item 2011-19.2 ("Bead stringer, Venice") shows a woman sitting in a chair beading. Item 2011-19.3 ("Venice - mending sails") shows a man mending sails. All three paintings ...

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Creators:
Navarro Latorre, José
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
November 22, 1948
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4327
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Encloses copies of documents encountered by Latorre on the course of his study of the relations between Spain and the Indian of the southeastern U.S., 1783-1795, and his biography of William Augustus Bowles. Madrid, Spain. Enclosures 39 pages.

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1991-1999
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Treasurer's records of the History of Science Society (HSS) and includes correspondence, committee minutes and reports, auditors' reports, financial reports, Treasurer's reports, budget worksheets, audit and financial statements, and financial data on one grant.

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Creators:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies
Dates:
1965-1980
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document activities of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (KIARS). Materials include reports by Blair A. Ruble and Arcadius Kahan, correspondence, research files, and manuscripts.

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