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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
1988-2006, 2013
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Dwight Blocker Bowers, Curator, documenting his exhibition planning, development and production activities in the Division of Culture and the Arts, including records that date from when he was public programs specialist, 1995-1997, and historian of theater and film, 1997-2012, in the Division of C...

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Dates:
[circa 1904-1919]
Size:
101 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 18 x 30 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Linen covered family album of dark-brown album stock with 24 page and 101 photographic images ranging from small silver gelatin to large toned albumen ones. There are also several postcards and a pencil-drawing showing the owner on the last page. The album was compiled by the German merchant Paul Schaff, who lived and worked in German East-Africa (now Tanzania) in the years between c. 1904-1915. According to an entry in the album, he was awarded the Iron Cross 1st class for serving as a machine gun gunner under the command of General Lettow-Vorbeck in WWI in East-Africa, when the British fought the Germans and ultimately took over the region. According to a caption and a picture in the album, Schaff returned to Germany in 1919. The captions of the images give several locations in Tanzania, typical for the travels of somebody who worked in the colony. There is a caption under a postcard of a street in Dar es Salaam stating "Daressalam, my old domicile." Other photographs show Schaff in Tanga (1904), in Bukoba (1909), and in Kifumbiro as a soldier (1915). The photographs reflect various subjects to include landscapes (Lake Victoria), towns (Dar es Salaam) personal experiences (such as a Christmas celebration), and Africans. Among the latter are stunning high quality depictions of the Luo, here referred to by the German ethnological term Wagaia, and Maasai with an emphasis on dress and adornment. Another set of pictures shows life in a German military post. There are a few, large albumen prints towards the end of the album, which seem to depict German South-West Africa --judging by the dress of women in two images. These photographs might have been presents. Perhaps the owner of the album took a trip to that colony. Inscribed on the album cover are the words, "Zur Erinnerung an Deutsch-Ost-Afrika" [In memory of German East Africa] and a Maasai shield drawn in china ink and colors in the lower corner of the cover. On one of the last pages, there is the halftone color print of a bugle playing Askari, captioned "Deutsche vergesst nicht Eure Kolonien" [Germans do not forget your colonies]. The pencil portrait of the owner on the last page concludes the story line.

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Creators:
Salak, Dorothy E.
Ware, Dorothy
Miller, Elinor S.
Dates:
circa 1909-1940
Size:
0.03 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1110
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of paper dolls, cut figures from magazines, and magazines belonging to Elinor S. Miller and Dorothy Ware from circa 1909-1940.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1967-1989
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 390
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records include incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda from Zora Martin-Felton and other staff of the Education Department, as well as program reports, budget justifications, and planning statements. These materials are scattered throughout the records and have many chronological gaps. The records also describe the development ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art
Dates:
circa 1989-1990, 1994-1995, 2000-2010
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-383
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Debra Diamond, Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art, 2000- , documenting the development of exhibitions. Documented exhibitions include "Muraqqa': Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin;" "Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure;" "Tibetan Healing Mandala for ...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1995-2014
Size:
29 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and visual recordings of Lemelson Center special events, exhibitions, symposia, and general activities used for broadcast. Major programs documented within this collection include "Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize;" "Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man;" "Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing ...

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Creators:
Mondschain, Bruce
Dates:
2005 November 3
Size:
10 Digital images (5 shots; each shot has a sepia-toned version and a black and white version. )
10 Photographic prints (5 shots; each shot has a sepia-toned print and a black and white print.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.MOND
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Bruce Mondschain Photographs compiled by Illinois-based photographer Bruce Mondschain are a collection of 5 photographs of Pete Seeger taken at his home in Beacon, NY, on November 3, 2005.

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Creators:
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926
Dates:
1890-1926
Size:
52 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.pennjosl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Pennell to various individuals.

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Creators:
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988
Dates:
circa 1910-2000
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.luciluig
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, writings, printed material, and artifacts a relating to painter Luigi Lucioni.

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Creators:
Burdick, Horace Robbins, 1844-1942
Dates:
1914-1932
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.burdhora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A diary, Jan. 1, 1931-Jan. 1, 1932, containing daily, detailed entries regarding art and personal activities; a vol., "Constitution and By-Laws of the Boston Art Club," June 1, 1914; and a sketch identified as "Cow Boy Pool, Boston Art Club," by an unidentified artist, depicting men playing billiards at the Boston Art Club.

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