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Creators:
Weiss, Helena M., 1909-2004
Dates:
1908-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of Helena M. Weiss and documents her life in Washington, DC, her family, and her work and colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution, such as Ray S. Bassler and E. O. Ulrich. Also documented are Weiss' trips to Thailand, Nepal, and India. Of particular note is a scrapbook containing images of ...

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Creators:
Macdonald, Claude, Major General
Dates:
circa 1895
Size:
135 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
135 photographic prints (albumen, black & white, 14 x 21 cm.)
135 photographic prints (copy prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-019
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic album formerly belonging to Major General Claude Maxwell Macdonald (1852-1915), Commissioner, Oil Rivers Protectorate, in West Africa, circa 1895. The album contains photographs of the consulate general in Old Calabar, Opobo and Bonny. Images, such as the arrival of Lady Macdonald in 1895 (returning from a home leave), interiors of British residences, and (named) group portraits of the British reflect colonial life and infrastructure. Native and British troops are depicted as well. Several images show the results of the British attacks on Brass and Nembe, in retaliation for King Nana's unwillingness to cooperate. Several images were taken of chiefs, among them a copy photograph of a 1882 image of King Nana of the Benin River, King Jaja of Opobo, King Koko of Brass, King Duke IX of Old Calabar, and King George Pebble of Bonny. Perhaps the most outstanding imagery is a series "On the way to Benin," which contains the photograph of an altar, a crucified woman, a forest path, and a contingent of British colonials. Several remarkable photographs depict Cross River masquerades with head crests, dances of Kru "Boys," and portray women of the Niger Delta. One photograph, showing the bronze sculpture of a Benin horseman placed on a rug in front of a wall (very likely taken in Nigeria), is of great interest for art historians. This particular figure left Benin before the city was ransacked and destroyed by the British Punitive Expedition in 1987, and, according to William B. Fagg, eminent historian of Nigerian art, came to the Merseyside County Museums, Liverpool, UK, as early as 1892 (note that Macdonald arrived in the Oil Rivers Protectorate in 1891).

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Creators:
Pearis, Ella B. Howard., interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy). 2 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9540
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:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1850-1957
Size:
55 Boxes (approximately.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. Series 2 materials include cinema lobby cards, fire insurance maps, photographs and scrapbooks of liquor and wine labels. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

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Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries
Dates:
1858-1969
bulk 1919-1968
Size:
21.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.franrehg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records measure 21.8 linear feet and are dated 1858-1969 (bulk 1919-1968). The records consist mainly of business correspondence with collectors, artists, museums and arts organizations, colleagues, and others. A small amount of Frank K. M. Rehns personal correspondence and a few stray personal papers of individual artists are interfiled. Also included are financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, miscellaneous records, and photographs documenting most of the history of a highly regarded New York City art gallery devoted to American painting.

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United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)
Dates:
circa 1900-1914
Size:
0.21 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.250
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains booklets and correspondence circa 1900-1914 related to the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania and collected by George Conner (Tse-da-ha), a former alumnus.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for External Affairs. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Media
Dates:
1986-1990
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, Robert A. Dierker. They deal largely with media-related subjects, especially the visual media.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Press
Dates:
1970-1992
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of the Read Files of Smithsonian Institution Press (SIP) from 1985-1989. The files are composed of photocopies of outgoing correspondence from various SIP staff, and of intra- and inter-office memoranda. In addition, there is a file of Miscellaneous Correspondence from the Director's Office, which dates from ...

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Creators:
Vitone, Joseph
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)
Dates:
2011
Size:
2 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1253
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs by twelve students of Joseph Vitone, Professor of Photocommunications, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas, documenting various aspects of the town of Lockhart, its people and environment. All prints are digital, from digital camera image files.

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Creators:
Lachmann-Spivak, Caroline
Dates:
1989-2004
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Caroline Lachmann-Spivak was a pilot for New York Helcipter and later ERA / Alaska Helicopters. This collection consists of eight color snapshots relating to her career.

This collection is in English.

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