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Creators:
Gassner, Mordi, 1899-1995
Pennington, Estill Curtis
Dates:
1982 Apr. 16
Size:
3 Items (sound files Sound recording, digital, wav file)
24 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gassne82
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Mordi Gassner conducted 1982 Apr. 16, by Buck Pennington, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Harmon, Mamie, 1906-1993
Dates:
1935-1985
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harmmami
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; a sketchbook, loose sketches and studies; lists of works of art; printed material; a scrapbook; photographs; and miscellany concerning Nicolaides. Also included are papers collected by Mamie Harmon for the purpose of editing Jules Heller's book manuscript Printmaking Today published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1973. Nicolaï...

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Creators:
Davis, Robert Tyler
Dates:
1924-1960, 1979
Size:
0.94 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Robert Tyler Davis (1904-1978) was born in Los Angeles, California. He was a museum administrator and an educator in art and art history, specializing in Pacific Northwest Native American art, and decorative arts, particularly tapestries. He graduated from Franklin High School, Los Angeles, and studied art history, drawing, and painting at the...

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1954-1985
Size:
29.69 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 402
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the development of the Archives of American Art (AAA), chiefly the period since acquisition of AAA by the Smithsonian in 1970, though some records from its earlier history in Detroit and New York are also included. These records contain minutes, files, and correspondence of the Board of Trustees and the Advisory ...

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Creators:
Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987
Dates:
1946-1979
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
13 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.baurjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, talks, lectures, and contributions to publications, notably his work on the book, NEW ART IN AMERICA; correspondence, writings, memos, and clippings concerning museums (other than the Whitney Museum of American Art), galleries, colleges, the American Federation of Arts, and others; correspondence, printed material, and miscellany relating...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1895-1975
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 550
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of archival items purchased from Miss Mary P. Plummer in 1969, as well as correspondence and other material from NCFA files. The records were maintained by the Director until 1972, when they were deposited in the NCFA Library. This record unit consists of photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Gellatly, reprints of several journal ...

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Creators:
Pratt, Harry Noyes, 1879-1944
Dates:
1941
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pratharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, July 29, 1941 to August 4, 1941, with Stanton Macdonald-Wright. Macdonald-Wright asks Pratt what he considers the common denominator of various styles of art. Pratt responds and Macdonald-Wright thanks him.

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Creators:
Cincinnati Art Museum
Dates:
1882-1929
Size:
27 Reels
Collection ID:
AAA.cincart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reels 2498-2519 and 2912-2913: 54 volumes of letterpress books, 1882-1929, containing copies of letters sent from the office of the director. Each volume contains an index of correspondents. Reels 2914-2916: Director's correspondence, 1894-1929, including selected incoming correspondence, 1894-1929.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1975, 1986-1987, 1991, 2000-2005
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records related to George Washington: A National Treasure, a traveling exhibition which included the recently acquired Lansdowne portrait of George Washington painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. This traveling exhibition went to the following venues: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (February 15-June 1...

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Creators:
Dinkins, Fitzhugh D., 1919-1993
Boykin, Randson
Tyler, Anna, 1933-
South Side Community Art Center
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Dates:
1989 February 10-July 12
Size:
192 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.dinkin89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Fitzhugh Dinkins conducted 1989 February 20-July 12, by Randson Boykin and Anna Tyler, for the Archives of American Art African-American artists in Chicago oral history project (1988-1989).

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