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Creators:
Ley, Willy, 1906-1969
Dates:
1859-1969
bulk 1930-1969
Size:
48.29 Cubic feet (107 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0098
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Willey Ley's personal files, including his business correspondence, book contracts, and galley proofs, as well as publicity concerning Dr. Ley and his activities, and inquiries and comments from Ley's readership during his tenure as columnist for Galaxy Magazine (1952-1969). The material also includes articles gathered by Ley on topics ranging from astronomy and space travel to biology and natural parks to mythology, psychic phenomena, and UFOs.

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Creators:
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight), 1890-1954
Dates:
1915-1954
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-134-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Kauffer's work as a theater designer, and graphic designer from 1915-1954.The collection includes allusions to correspondences between Kauffer in America to T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) in London, between 1930 and 1955. (There are no letters between the two men in the collection.) Although Kauffer and Eliot were to become friends after 24 July 1930, they were professionally related before that time. Kauffer illustrated the Ariel edition of Eliot's "Marina." Kauffer and Eliot met in London. In the collection are also posters of Kauffer's works, biographical pieces, and obituaries as well as photographs of the artist.

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Creators:
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1985-1989
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kirwliza
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs, slides, and video of self-taught artist taken by Liza Kirwin, Southeast Regional Collector, Archives of American Art, when traveling for the Archives.

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Creators:
Stillman, Rufus
Dates:
1959-1973
Size:
50 Items ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.stilrufu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; scrapbooks of photographs; and copyprints made from slides of Calder and his work.

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Creators:
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998
Dates:
1961
Size:
5 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.voserobt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings and printed material.

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Creators:
Meyer, Fred
Dates:
1959-1982
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.meyefred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thirty-eight letters (1975-1982) include correspondence from Midtown Galleries, the Allentown Art Museum, Gallery St. Paul, and the National Academy of Design concerning Meyer's work, letters from theaters reviewing scripts submitted by Meyer, 2 letters from friends, and 3 letters from his son Michael. The collection also contains outlines for teac...

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Creators:
Curtis, Benjamin F.
Dates:
1910-1925
Size:
16 Items ((partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.curtbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Miscellaneous letters and photographs from the files of art photographer Benjamin F. Curtis of the firm of Curtis & Cameron, Inc. The items mainly relate to portrait painter John Singer Sargent.

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Creators:
Wetherill, John
Dates:
1892
Size:
42 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.106
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains glass lantern slides shot by rancher and explorer John Wetherill (1866-1944). The photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites in southwestern U.S., as well as photos of Diné (Navajo) and Ute men and women.

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Creators:
Galt, Francis L., 1831 or 1832-1915
Dates:
1870-1874
Size:
607 Pages
2 Volumes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3975
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Volume 1: Notes concerning the beginning of the trip, July-August, 1870, and diary, September 1-October 5, 1870. 213 pages. (including end papers and inside covers.) Volume 2: Diary, October 4, 1870-September 1, 1873; and entries for March 18 and April 28, 1874. 298 pages. Notes and observations on temperature, rainfall, plants, animals, and nativ...

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Creators:
Redstone Arsenal
Dates:
1960
Size:
0.07 Cubic feet (4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Redstone engine is one of the most significant developments in US rocket technology. This collection consists of 36 pages of 17 x 11 inch schematic drawings of the Redstone launch vehicle's advanced electrical systems.

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