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Creators:
Brown, James Templeman
Dates:
circa 1883-1884
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers consist of a manuscript concerning the various boats, harpoons, cutting tools, and other instruments used by the United States whaling fleets, circa 1883.

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Creators:
Martyl, 1917-2013
Dates:
1918-1977
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.martyl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Martyl Langsdorf, professionally known by just her first name, Martyl, date from 1918 to 1977 and measure 2.6 linear feet. Included within the collection is correspondence; subject files; biographical data; writings and notes; sketches; photographs; exhibition catalogs and announcements; guest books; price lists; receipts; reproductio...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
circa 1979-1995
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include exhibition research files of Judith K. Zilczer, Curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture, 1990- , as well as records from her tenure as Historian and Associate Curator at the Hirshhorn, 1976-1987, and Associate Curator of Painting, 1987-1990. The records primarily document planning of the exhibition, Willem ...

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Creators:
Collier, Nina Perera
Dates:
1934-1950
Size:
1,500 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.collnina
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence and records regarding the Index of American Design, Federal Art Project, Federal Recreation Project, National Symphony Orchestra Summer Concerts, Washington Summer Concerts Association; New York World's Fair, National Fact Finders Exhibition, Federal Writer's Project, Federal Music Project, Federal Theater Project, and the movement f...

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Creators:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division
Dates:
circa 1920-1965
bulk 1935-1942
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection dates from circa 1920-1965, with the bulk of the records spanning the active years of the Federal Art Project (FAP), 1935-1942. The collection comprises 12.4 linear feet of mostly photographic prints and negatives that document primarily artwork produced by artists employed by the FAP. A smaller number of photographs also document other programs of the FAP, such as art classes and community centers, exhibitions by children and adults, artwork installed in public buildings, project divisions, and demonstrations of art processes by FAP artists.

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Creators:
Atwater, W. O. (Wilbur Olin), 1844-1907
Dates:
circa 1883-1889
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7391
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, scripts, and labels from Atwater's work on a USNM exhibition on the chemical composition of foods.

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American Society of Contemporary Artists (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Society of Artists (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1917-1985
Size:
3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.amersoci
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, (1951-1970), business records (1917-1980), scrapbooks (1949-1970), and printed material (1933-1985).

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Creators:
Perls, Frank
Dates:
circa 1920-1983
bulk 1949-1975
Size:
23.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perlfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Frank Perls papers and Frank Perls Gallery records measure 23.8 linear feet and date from 1920-1983, with the bulk dating from 1949-1975. Personal papers include writings, military records, appointment calendars, and photographs. Gallery records date from its opening in 1939 until its closure in 1981 and consist of financial, sales, and legal records; exhibition files; exhibition catalogs and announcements; subject files that contain a variety of correspondence with artists, dealers, galleries, museums, and friends and family, as well as reference materials and photographs; and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
FY 1995-FY 2002
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting design, printing, repair, and construction projects performed by the Office of Exhibits Central for museums and units, including the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service; the Office of the Secretary; the National Museum of Natural History; the National Museum of American History; ...

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Creators:
Tobias, Abraham Joel, 1913-1996
Dates:
1913-2000
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tobijoel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Abraham Joel Tobias papers date from 1913 to 2000 and measure 2.8 linear feet. Through project and exhibition files, printed material, correspondence, and photographs, the collection provides an overview of Tobias's career as a painter and muralist in New York City.

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