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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1964-1984
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 634
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist mostly of the correspondence of Warren H. Robbins, which documents activities of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) since its inception. Also included are some correspondence and memoranda of Jean M. Salan, John E. Reinhardt, and David L. Stratmon, a previous Associate Director of MAA (Museum of African Art). ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs
Dates:
1968-1992
Size:
41 cu. ft. (41 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 584
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records mostly consist of staff correspondence and memoranda documenting administrative and program-oriented activities of the Department of Public Programs. The records pertain to fundraising, social history lectures and seminars, the Senior Series Program, budget, educational outreach proposals, grant information, planning for the...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Public Affairs and Communications Department
Dates:
1994, 2000-2013
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consist of records documenting the activities of the Public Affairs and Communications Department as well as press coverage of the National Zoological Park and its animals, facilities, exhibits, staff, events, and research. Materials include clippings, correspondence, reports, brochures, and related materials. This department ...

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Creators:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Dates:
1817-2012
Size:
92.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiacad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of New York City's National Academy of Design measure 92.7 linear feet and date from 1817-2012. The records pertain to all three constituents of the tripartite organization consisting of the Academy, a membership body of artists founded in 1825; the school, founded at the same time to promote arts education; and the exhibition program, inaugurated in 1826. Extensive administrative records include minutes, committee files, director files, annual reports, constitutions, and correspondence and subject files of council officers. Exhibition records, also substantive, date to the Academy's first annual exhibition and include gallery and special exhibitions, as well as exhibitions at the Academy's museum, established in 1979. The collection also includes gifts and funding files, especially relating to endowments and prizes; membership records; National Academy Association records; Ranger Fund assignments; extensive files pertaining to the school's administration, courses of instruction, registrations, and attendance; twenty scrapbooks containing clippings and ephemera; Society of American Artists records; correspondence and ephemera from other organizations; transcripts from oral histories with Academy members; extensive photographic material documenting artists, members, the school, exhibitions, buildings, and artwork created by Academy members; artist files containing correspondence, writings, and sketches from those associated with the Academy; and assorted printed material and ephemera.

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Creators:
Rettig, John, 1858-1932
Dates:
[ca. 1840-1965]
Size:
900 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.rettjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials including passport, business card, and membership cards; correspondence, ca. 1887-1965, including letters from Frank Duveneck and Auguste Rodin; writings; inventories of works of art; lists of picture owners and exhibition visitors; list of contents of his Dutch room in Ohio; one painting by Rettig and a sketch of Rettig by E...

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Creators:
Dougherty, Paul, 1877-1947
Dates:
1896-1946
Size:
10.4 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dougpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; biographical material; notes; sketchbooks; sketches and drawings; a reproduction; exhibition catalog; and clippings.

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Creators:
McComas, Francis John, 1874-1938
Dates:
1898-1965
Size:
122 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mccofrjo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbook, catalogs, photographs, and clippings.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian Summer Showdown" website and selected associated social media. The Smithsonian Summer Showdown was a competition for which many of the museums, research centers, and zoo chose one iconic item to be voted upon by the public. Competitors included the National Museum of Natural History, the National ...

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Creators:
Meyers, Ron (Ronald), 1934-
Dates:
[ca. 1967-1979]
Size:
35 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.meyeron
Repository:
Archives of American Art

28 letters (one written on an exhibition announcement) and 5 postcards to Meyers from Wildenhain, sent from Wildenhain's home in Pittsford, N.Y. and while traveling in Florida, Mexico, and Europe. The letters describe his travels and daily activities.

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Creators:
Solomon, Hyde, 1911-
Poindexter Gallery
Dates:
1911-1983
Size:
3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.solohyde
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, records, catalogs, biographical material, photographs, and printed materials.

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