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Creators:
Weir, Thomas
Dates:
1960-1966
Size:
48 photographic prints ((1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
2,330 slides (photographs) ((2 v.), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Thomas Weir in Liberia to document Liberian culture, 1960-1966. The photographs document the architecture, arts, events and peoples of Liberia, particularly the Bassa, Kru and Vai. Activities documented include blacksmithing, ivory carving, the making of a dugout canoe, pottery, market vending and basket and cloth weaving. Architectural images include government ministries, hospitals, schools and numerous street scenes in Monrovia, as well as Bassa houses and villages. Art works depicted include paintings on houses and signs, as well as paintings, sculptures and textiles created as tourist art. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Liberians portrayed include President William V.S. Tubman and the people of Monrovia and other towns.

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Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2010
Collection ID:
Accession 11-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the accounts of the Sm...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2011-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 12-495
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the accounts of the Ar...

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Creators:
Popenoe, Helen
Dates:
1942-1947
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1156
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In the 1940s, during Helen Popenoe's elementary school years, she collected and played with paper dolls. This collection consists of the dolls that she enjoyed as a child.

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Creators:
Bouché, Adrien M., Jr. 1923-
Dates:
1992
Size:
1 audiotape (reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9567
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Eaton (photographer and/or collector)
Dates:
ca. 1906
Size:
20 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4579
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Subjects: Chilkat Indians, surveyors' camp on Chilkat River, Alaska, and geological and scenic views in Chilkat Valley, Alaska, made and/or collected by a Mr Eaton. U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, apparently in connection with a boundary survey, ca. 1906.

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Creators:
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Dates:
ca. 1900 - ca. 1920
Size:
255 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The photographs document prehistoric through fifth century A.D. architecture in India, Java, and Burma (now Myanmar), including religious and secular structures and engineered works. There are also landscapes showing the sites of early structures in Kashmir. Structures shown include bridges, Buddhist temples (with sculptures), dwellings (such as ca...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Historian's Office
Dates:
1972-1984
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 556
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the activities of the Office's first three Historians. Most of the records were created during Marc Pachter's tenure. They include much correspondence between Pachter and art historians, artists, national and international art institutions, and funding organizations. There is also correspondence with Amy E. Henderson...

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Creators:
Goshorn, Shan
Dates:
2018
Size:
1.75 Linear feet
1 Item (Artwork)
Collection ID:
NAA.2019-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Study for Two Views is a woven reproduction of before-and-after portraits of Tom Torlino (1879), a Diné student at the Carlisle Indian School. The two portraits are woven together, creating one face out of two portraits. Ink-jet print and acrylic paint on paper mounted on board. Signed, titled, and dated on mount recto.

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Creators:
Rosen, Charles, 1878-1950
Dates:
1896-1971
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rosechar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, sketchbooks, diaries, writings, printed material, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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