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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass
Dates:
1961-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document planning and funding for the publication "Catalogue of the Hans Syz Collection: Meissen Porcelain and Hausmalerei (Volume I)" and subsequent volumes about the collection that were never published. The first volume was authored by Hans C. Syz, J. Jefferson Miller, and Rainer Ruckert. Volumes two ...

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Creators:
Potter, Frederick B.
La Farge, John, 1835-1910
Dates:
1909
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.pottfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter dated Dec. 1909 from John La Farge to Frederick B. Potter about the stained glass windows he made for the First Unitarian Church on Woodward Ave. in Detroit, Michigan. La Farge informs Potter, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the church, that he has referred his letter and "other letters before to the glass men who do my work" and that t...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art ...

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Oakleaf, Jonathan
Dates:
2005-2006
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.oakljona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jonathan Oakleaf photograph albums relating to Josh Simpson's Megaplanet was compiled by glass collector Jonathan Oakleaf and dates from 2005-2006. Photographs in three albums document glass artist Josh Simpson's work in his Shelburne, Massachusetts studio to create Megaplanet, a 100-pound paperweight, commissioned by the Corning Museum of Glas...

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Nickelsen, Ralf E. (Ralf Edgar), 1903-1990
Dates:
1929-1993
Size:
1.3 Linear feet
4 Items (rolled docs)
Collection ID:
AAA.nickralf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, business records, writings, art works, photographs, and printed material.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art. Superintendent
Dates:
1939-1940
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Weldon N. Rawley, Superintendent, documenting the construction design and details of the roof of Freer Gallery of Art (FGA) and of the typical and special exhibition cases found in the building. Materials include glass negatives.

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Knight, J. Brookes (James Brookes), 1888-1960
Dates:
1928-1959 and undated
Size:
1.3 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials relating to J. Brookes Knight's research on Paleozoic gastropods, and includes glass plate negatives of specimens; research notes; manuscripts; lectures; project files; and a small amount of correspondence.

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Dates:
1915 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 25 glass plate negatives of Symphysurina trilobites which are found in the Canadian Rockies. Additionally there are various black-and-white transparencies, negatives, and prints of unidentified trilobites.

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Washington, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1867-1934
Dates:
1890-1909
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-254
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of Henry Stephens Washington, a noted geochemist, who, along with Whitman Cross, Joseph Paxson Iddings, and Louis V. Pirsson, created a system of normative nomenclature for the classification of igneous rocks, which became known as the CIPW Norm. Notable correspondents include James Furman Kemp and...

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Creators:
Van Brunt, Jessie, 1863-1947
Dates:
1910-1942
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vanbrun
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating mainly to over 40 windows designed by Van Brunt. Included are 2 scrapbooks and unbound scrapbook material containing photographs, watercolor designs, correspondence and dedication brochures. Also included are clippings, a review of her book CALIFORNIA MISSIONS, 1932, color proofs for reproductions of her work, and a drawing depict...

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