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Dates:
2009
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9623
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth, (John Elfreth),1852-1903
Dates:
1869, 1881-1903, 1953, 1966 and undated
Size:
0.3 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7268
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of Watkins' official and personal correspondence concerning the efforts of the Smithsonian to obtain federal appropriations for the establishment of a section of steam transportation in the USNM, the construction of ship models for an exhibit at the Cotton States and International Exposition, Watkins' research on the ...

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Creators:
Kinard, John, 1936-1989 interviewee
Dates:
1987
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9538
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:
Johnson, Buffie
Dates:
circa 1920-2010
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.johnbuff
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York-based painter Buffie Johnson measure 3.4 linear feet and date from circa 1920-2010. While the collection is primarily composed of printed materials that document her career and exhibition history, a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, writings, exhibition and project files, and photographic material provide more in depth documentation of her personal and professional life.

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Creators:
Heiss, Alanna
McElhinney, James, 1952-
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2010 June 15-October 28
Size:
80 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.heiss10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Alanna Heiss conducted 2010 June 15 and October 28, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Art International Radio, on Leonard Street, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1984, 1991-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes and audiotapes created during the production of the videos "Perpetual Campaign: The President, The People, and The Court;" "Low Road to High Office?;" "Negative Campaigns;" "Workers and Managers;" and "SI Political Collection." The first three videos were likely associated with a traveling exhibition ...

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Creators:
Society of American Graphic Artists
Dates:
1916-1992
Size:
6.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sociamga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical material on artists; reports; financial records; photographs; slides; scrapbooks, and printed material.

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Creators:
Brod, F. (Fritzi), 1900-
Dates:
1932-1977
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.brodf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs, clippings, books and exhibition catalogs documenting Fritzi Brod's career and the Chicago art scene from the early 1920s to the early 1950s.

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Creators:
Moore, Gertrude Herdle, 1896-1993
Herdle, Isabel
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1979 July 27
Size:
55 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.moore79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Gertrude Herdle Moore and Isabel Herdle conducted 1979 July 27, by Robert F. Brown.

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Creators:
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973
Dates:
1941-1945
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0553
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 442 copy photographs including color dye coupler photo transparencies and silver gelatin photo-negatives which document U.S. Navy aircraft and aviation activities during World War II. They include aerial combat, aircraft carrier landings and takeoffs, bombings, explosions, flights, and signal exchanges. Aircraft shown in...

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