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Creators:
McCrindle, Joseph F.
Dates:
1877-2013
Size:
5.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art collector and philanthropist, Joseph F. McCrindle, measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1877-2013. The collection documents McCrindle's art collecting, art donations, philanthropy, family affairs, and personal estate. Found are extensive art inventories, sales receipts, gift and loan documentation, and photographs of artwork. The papers also include Joseph McCrindle's estate records and wills, family papers, records from the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, correspondence with museums and galleries, and photographs of McCrindle and family members.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Exhibitions
Dates:
1974-1979
Size:
10.86 cu. ft. (20 document boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the Cooper-Hewitt Museum exhibitions from 1974 to 1979, especially the Museum's "Museum Without Walls" project, Immovable Objects / Lower Manhattan, 1975, and the Museum's first exhibition show at the Carnegie Mansion, MAN transFORMS / Aspects of Design, 1976. These materials were assembled by Dorothy Twining Globus, Ex...

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University of Chicago. Renaissance Society
Dates:
1917-1981
Size:
9.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.univchic
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and business records.

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Creators:
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971
Dates:
1930-1972
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 11 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.pereiric
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; writings and notes; scrapbooks; business material; biographical data; photographs; inventories; exhibition catalogs; and printed material.

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Creators:
Robinson, Francis W. (Francis Waring), 1907-1985
Dates:
1934-1971
Size:
50 Items (ca. 50 items; loan: 6 reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.robifran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research material, correspondence, notes, and biographical information.

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Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1788 January 28
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0216
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A promissory note of January 28, 1788 to Robert Stubbe for the sum of eighteen shillings and six pence, Pennsylvania currency. See Rumsey's article, "A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen against rapid currents with great ...

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Creators:
Schapiro, Meyer, 1904-
Dates:
1949-1982
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.schameye
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating to painters Gandy Brodie and Forrest Bess.

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Creators:
Avery, Milton, 1885-1965
Dates:
1926-1982
bulk 1950-1982
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.avermilt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of abstract painter Milton Avery measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1926 to 1982, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1950 to 1982. Almost the entire collection consists of records of the Milton Avery Trust (2.4 linear feet) maintained by Avery's wife Sally, who served as a trustee. Milton Avery's business and personal correspondence (five folders) contains letters from friends and fellow artists, including a few from George Duthuit, Louis Eilshemius, Marsden Hartley, Wallace Putnam, and Mark Rothko. Also found are scattered writings about Avery, price lists, estate records, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and news clippings.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1972-1977
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence; exhibition scripts and captions; excerpts from books, journals, articles and other published sources; news releases; loan agreements; newspaper clippings; brochures; pamphlets; photographs and prints; and negatives for the exhibition The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-...

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Creators:
Dibner Library
Dates:
1984-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files created or maintained by Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Special Collections Chief, Ellen B. Wells. The records document activities of the Dibner Library, including correspondence, collections management information, loan files, exhibition records, funding records, and public inquiries.

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