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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1998-2008
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-070
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Deputy Directors Charles J. Robertson (1986-2001) and Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some of the materials date to when the museum was kno...

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Creators:
Donahue, Kenneth
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Dates:
1981 March 18-April 17
Size:
71 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.donahu81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Kenneth Donahue conducted 1981 March18-April 17, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Plant Services
Dates:
1965-1986
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of fiscal year budgetary/estimate reports, museum maintenance operation attendants, blueprints and drawings, museum exhibit records, correspondence, memoranda, fiscal year employment plans, and construction records pertaining to museum repairs. Museums, buildings and events documented in this collection include: the Na...

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Creators:
Parker, Harry S., 1939-
Schwartz, Barry N.
Dates:
1972
Size:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.parker72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Harry S. Parker III conducted in 1972, by Barry Schwartz, for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.

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Creators:
MacAgy, Jermayne, 1914-1964
Dates:
1952-1959
Size:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.macajerm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six director's statements and a report to the board of the Contemporary Arts Association by MacAgy, 1952-1959 and a preface, table of contents, and a list of illustrations for MacAgy's dissertation, THE FOLK ART OF THE WESTERN RESERVE, Western Reserve University, 1939.

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Creators:
Crockwell, Douglass, 1904-1968
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 February 21
Size:
14 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.crockw65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Douglass Crockwell conducted 1965 February 21, by Joseph S. Trovato, for the Archives of American Art. Crockwell speaks of his role as director of the Hyde Art Collection in Glens Falls, New York; his background and education in commercial art; painting murals; his involvement in the WPA Federal Art Project, and its effect on his ca...

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Creators:
Colt, Thomas Clyde, 1905-
Dates:
1853-1979
Size:
4 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.coltthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; scrapbooks; business and financial records; exhibition announcements; and clippings.

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Creators:
Bear, Donald, 1905-1952
Dates:
1923-1960
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.beardona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, catalogs, printed material, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art
Dates:
1883-1962
bulk 1885-1962
Size:
265.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carninst
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art measure 265.8 linear feet and date from 1883-1962, with the bulk of the material dating from 1885-1940. The collection includes extensive correspondence between the museum's founding director, John Beatty, and his successor, Homer Saint-Gaudens, with artists, dealers, galleries, collectors, museum directors, representatives abroad, shipping and insurance agents, and museum trustees. The collection also includes Department of Fine Arts interoffice memoranda and reports; loan exhibition files; Carnegie International planning, jury, shipping, and sale records; Department of Fine Arts letterpress copy books, and a copy of the original card catalog index to these records.

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Creators:
Taylor, Joshua C. (Joshua Charles), 1917-1981
Dates:
1931-1982
Size:
20.3 Items (linear ft. (partially microfilmed))
Collection ID:
AAA.tayljosh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of museum director and art historian Joshua Charles Taylor, measure 20.3 linear feet and date from 1931-1982 and include biographical information, correspondence, writings, works of art, a scrpabook, photographs, teaching material and printed material. Biographical information consists of curriculum vitae, bibliographies, and a military ...

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