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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:
Levitan, Israel, 1912-1982
Dates:
1955 Oct. 5
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.leviisra
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter from Levitan to Director of the Annual Exhibition for Michigan Artists, Detroit Institute of Arts, sending entry forms for the competition.

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Creators:
Springs Improvement Society
Dates:
1962-1980
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.spriimpr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, lists of paintings exhibited, price lists, exhibition announcements, invitations, and press releases.

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Creators:
Kennedy, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1879-1968
Dates:
1925-1946
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kennalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A resume; published and unpublished manuscripts on New York Settlements and Federal Arts Projects; annual reports, exhibition catalogs, photos, clippings, correspondence, and notes concerning the Children's Art Center of the University Settlement; press releases and correspondence with Abbo Ostrowsky and Stuart Davis regarding the WPA/FAP in New Yo...

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Creators:
Architectural League of New York
Dates:
1880s-1974
Size:
114.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.archleag
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Architectural League of New York measure 114.9 linear feet and date from 1880s-1974 (bulk 1927-1968). The League's mission "to advance the art of architecture" is documented through administrative and business records, committee records and officers' files, exhibition files, records of functions and events, correspondence, publicity files, photographs, lantern slides, and 16 scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Watercolor
3 Prints (silver gelatin)
120 Items (circa 120 line drawings)
20 graphite drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-51
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Mostly images of artifacts, architecture, peoples, and some maps published in various Bureau of American Ethnology publications, particularly the Annual Reports. Most of the line drawings were made by Henry Hobart Nichols, while most of the graphite drawings were possibly created by Edward Schumacher.

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Creators:
Lovet-Lorski, Boris, 1894-1973
Dates:
1945-1966
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lovebori
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The journals of New York City sculptor and graphic artist, Boris Lovet-Lorski, measure 0.4 feet and a date from 1945-1966. The volumes consist of ten appointment diaries, which document aspects of Lovet-Lorski's daily life, such as medical appointments, dates with friends and other typical activities. The journals do not cover the entire period of 1945-1966 but are a random selection of annual volumes from this period.

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Research and Scholars Center
Dates:
1972-2013
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the programs created and organized by the Research and Scholars Center. The records in this collection are partial; an earlier set of records can be found in Record Unit 596. Included among the programs documented is the lunchbag program which serves as a venue for art historians, archivists, ...

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Creators:
Washington Society of Landscape Painters
Dates:
1917-2000
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.washsocl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters measure 1 linear foot and date from 1917 to 2000. The collection documents the activities of the society through scrapbooks, general records, printed matter, correspondence, and photographs.

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Creators:
Moore College of Art and Design
Dates:
1850-1990
Size:
7 microfilm reels (Records)
1990 panel discussion: 1 video cassette + 2 sound cassettes
Collection ID:
AAA.moorcoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business records, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and a video and related sound recordings.

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