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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Design and Exhibition
Dates:
1980, 1985-1986
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-235
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Patrick H. Sears, Head Exhibits Designer, documenting the construction of the South Quadrangle and the installation design of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Materials include project proposals, color slides of past projects done by contractors, written specifications, and progress ...

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Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland. A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.

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Creators:
Lippard, Lucy R.
Dates:
1930s-2007
bulk 1960-1990
Size:
56.5 Linear feet
0.454 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.lipplucy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York and New Mexico writer, art critic, and curator, Lucy R. Lippard, measure 56.5 linear feet and 0.454 GB and date from the 1930s to 2007, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence files documenting Lippard's professional relationships with artists, writers, galleries, art institutions, and political organizations, and her interest in conceptual and minimalist art, feminism and political activism. Also found are Lippard's notes and writings including sound recordings and interviews, teaching and exhibition files, printed and digital material, several works of art, and photographs of artwork and artists. Scattered throughout the collection are a small number of records concerning Lippard's personal life. An addition of 3.0 linear feet donated 2015 includes subject files on feminist and conceptual art as well as land use, development, and local politics and history in New Mexico.

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Creators:
Schuchert, Charles, 1858-1942
Dates:
1893-1904
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of Schuchert's incoming correspondence, with some outgoing correspondence, while employed by the USGS and the United States National Museum. The correspondence concerns Schuchert's field work with the USGS and the examination and exchange of specimens.

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Creators:
Erwin, Terry L. 1940-
Dates:
1950-1987
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Terry L. Erwin's professional correspondence documenting his research on Coleoptera; curatorial duties in the Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History; and professional activities.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1904-1911
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 225
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This material mostly contains Joseph Hannum Painter's incoming and outgoing correspondence with botanists and Smithsonian staff regarding the shipment of specimen collections; the identification of specimens; the mounting of collections and Painter's work on the yellow pond lily Nymphaea; also includes outgoing copies of payments made by Josep...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
1989-1990
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the former office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration. Topics include the search for the Office of Human Resources director; the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum; budget planning documents; and the Step Up 90 program.

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Creators:
Southern Iron & Equipment Company
Bond, Edward
Dates:
1903-1960
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0354
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document the rebuilding of locomotives by the Southern Iron & Equipment Company during the period circa 1903-1960. They consist of one folder of "Memorandum of Locomotive Numbers" and a number of 4" x 6" cards recording sales of rebuilt locomotives. The "Memorandum," (forty-eight pages) lists the locomotives by number and shows the ...

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Creators:
Lundeberg, Philip K.
Dates:
1962-2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-618
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Philip K. Lundeberg, Curator Emeritus at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), documenting his maritime history research, museum related projects, professional activities, and events such as his retirement. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; papers and articles; information about ...

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