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Creators:
Baker, Mildred, 1905-
Dates:
1882
1923-1997
Size:
2.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bakemild
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator Mildred Baker measure 2.7 linear feet and date from 1882 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923 to 1997. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and professional correspondence; writings; files related to her work on the WPA Federal Art Project and other institutional art projects; printed material; photographs of Baker; and photographs and papers related to the work of her husband, Jacob Baker, who also administered programs for the WPA.

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Joseph Enterprises, Inc. (Location of Meeting--San Francisco, California; )
Pedott, Joseph
Dates:
circa 1976-2005, 2008
Size:
2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0898
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to products developed and marketed by Joseph Enterprises, Inc., including the Chia Pet and the Clapper. The collection includes internal business documentation including correspondence, design drawings, and photographs. Print advertising and packaging samples as well as audiovisual materials make up an important part of the collection. The video collection includes commercials for the Chia and Clapper products as well as clips of product mentions in popular entertainment. In addition, there are two recorded oral history interviews with Joseph Pedott.

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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Creators:
Whitmore, Frank C.
Dates:
1942-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-013
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscript notes, photographs and some plates and drawings pertaining to Frank C. Whitmore's paleontological research. Whitmore is a Research Associate with the United States Geological Survey.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Southwest Meteor Spectral Patrol
Dates:
1968-1972
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains material documenting the administrative and scientific work of Southwest Meteor Spectral Patrol (SWMSP) and includes budget and other fiscal records; project reports; correspondence and memoranda, mostly concerning the termination of SWMSP in 1972 and spectral data gathered during observations.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Secretary's Executive Committee
Dates:
1966-1981
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 616
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1966-1975
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T89023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of reports, correspondence, and meeting materials pertaining to the Flora North America (FNA) Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about the vascular plants of North America north of Mexico. Records pertain to Steering and Editorial Committees, research associates, and other FNA planning. ...

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division
Dates:
1957-1979 and undated
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-215
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, budget records, manuscripts, and publications documenting the operations and programs of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division.

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Creators:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949
Dates:
1859-1984
bulk 1900-1949
Size:
31 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kuhnwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records measure 31 linear feet and date from 1859 to 1984, with the bulk of material dating from 1900 to 1949. Papers contain records of the legendary Armory Show of 1913, also known as the International Exhibition of Modern Art, which introduced modern European painting and sculpture to the American public. Papers also contain records of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors (AAPS), the artist-run organization that mounted the Armory Show; records of the New York artists' clubs the Kit Kat Club (founded 1881) and the Penguin Club (founded 1917); and the personal and family papers of New York artist Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), one of the primary organizers of the Armory Show.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1998-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, management, marketing, and activities of the Butterfly Pavilion. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, architectural drawings, floor plans, specifications, reports, planning documents, scripts, schedules, press packets, clippings, and related materials. Some...

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