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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Director General of Museums. Afro-American Cultural History Project
Dates:
1967-1970
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes program records of the Afro-American Cultural History Project (AACHP), which reported to the Director General of Museums and was located in the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), later known at the National Museum of American History. In later years AACHP would evolve into the Program in African Amer...

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Creators:
Wiseman, Fred, 1875-1961
Dates:
1909-1968
bulk [ca. 1910s, 1950s]
Size:
0.59 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0618
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Fred Wiseman, along with J. W. Peters and D.C. Prentiss, built a biplane named the Wiseman-Peters. During July 1910, both Peters and Wiseman flew the Wiseman-Peters and the following year Wiseman entered the 1911 Aviation Meet at Selfridge Field, Michigan. On February 17, 1911, Wiseman made the first airplane-carried mail flight officially sanctioned by any local U.S. post office and made available to the public when he carried mail, a bundle of newspapers and a sack of groceries from Petaluma, CA, to Santa Rosa, CA. After the 1911 season, Wiseman gave up flying. This collection consists of a large scrapbook. Inside the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, correspondence, 1st Day Covers, race tickets, and photographs chronicling both Wiseman's automobile and aviation careers.

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Dates:
1924
Size:
2 negatives (photographic) ((dupe negs), black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
1 print (visual works) (black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
1 negative (photographic) (black & white, 8 x 11.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1994-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photograph by Major John Noble White of a mask worn by the Tetela people, Kasongo village, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1924. The mask pictured in the photograph was received by the National Museum of African Art in 1984 and is assigned the registration number 84-6-6.

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Creators:
Nesbitt, Esta
Dates:
circa 1942-1981
bulk 1964-1975
Size:
10.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nesbesta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of illustrator, xerography artist, filmmaker, and educator Esta Nesbitt measure 10.05 linear feet and date from circa 1942-1981. Found within the papers are biographical material, correspondence, writings, xerography research files, project and exhibition files, and printed material. Much of the collection relates to Nesbitt's xerography art work. Additionally, the collection includes motion picture film and sound recordings related to her film and performance work.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film, videotape and audio elements documenting "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna," a film that premiered in 1982 in conjunction with "Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks" an exhibition at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Kalila WA Dimna was a popular book in the ancient ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
2011-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a section of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery website dedicated to the exhibition "Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds" as it existed on November 4, 2015. The exhibition was jointly organized by the galleries, the National Heritage Board of Singapore, the Singapore Tourism Board, ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Conservation and Scientific Research
Dates:
1989, 1991-1992, 1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the condition of objects displayed in the exhibitions, "Rise to Power: Art of Ancient Japan;" "Court Arts of Indonesia;" "Ancient Cities of the Indus Valley;" and "Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century." Materials include condition reports, object photogra...

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Creators:
Elmer, Maud Valona, 1879-1963
Dates:
1899-1977
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.elmemaud
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL 124: A small childhood drawing book by Edwin Romanzo Elmer; four letters received by Edwin's neice, Maud V. Elmer, 1952-1953; a page of notes by Maud V. Elmer; a book, ELMER-ELMORE GENEAOLOGY, 1899; 14 pages of mounted clippings; three exhibition catalogs from Smith College, the Corcoran, and American Federation of Arts, 1953; one bulletin fro...

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Creators:
Eng, Miu, 1955-
Dates:
1973-1983
Size:
2.1 Linear feet (consisting of 1 oversized box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-102
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Miu Eng Eastern Wind Collection, which dates from 1973-1983 and measures 2.1 linear feet, speaks to Ms. Eng's role as an activist and artist in Washington D.C.'s early Asian American movement. The collection includes newsletters, photographs, and booklets documenting Ms. Eng's activities with Eastern Wind, a pan-Asian American youth organization formed in 1973 that sought to document and address Asian American issues in the D.C. area. The collection also includes posters designed by Ms. Eng for several D.C. Asian American community programs of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Creators:
Metzger, Evelyn Borchard, 1911-
Dates:
1959-1968
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.metzevel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, list of museums and institutions owning Metzger's paintings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, published articles about Metzger, photographs and reproductions of Metzger's paintings, and miscellaneous items.

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