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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-091
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Director during the tenure of Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include files pertaining to meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, research trips, events, media interviews, and visits to foreign and domestic zoological parks and aquariums ...

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Creators:
Johnson, William H., 1901-1970
Dates:
1922-1972
bulk 1926-1956
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.johnwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter William H. Johnson date from 1922 to 1971, with the bulk of the material dating from 1926 to 1956, and measure 1.5 linear feet. The collection documents Johnson's career as an artist in New York and in Europe and his marriage to textile artist Holcha Krake through scattered biographical material, including eight letters regarding the sale and exhibition of his work - one from Langston Hughes and two are from Alonzo Aden of the Barnett Aden Gallery. Also found are exhibition catalogs, news clippings, other printed material, and photographs of Johnson, Krake, and their artwork. One scrapbook contains news clippings, letters, and additional photographs. Another scrapbook contains travel postcards. Also found are a few scattered records and research notes compiled by the Harmon Foundation regarding William H. Johnson.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of Education and Public Programs
Dates:
1973-2007
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files created and maintained primarily by Edward Lifschitz and Veronika Jenke. These records document public education programs in African art, history, and culture. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; workshop and program information; docent training information; docent newsletters; photographs, neg...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-2002
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records primarily documenting the professional activities of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996, and Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002, of the National Museum of African Art. Included is correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, and individuals in the field of African art ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration
Dates:
1977-1991
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of reports, correspondence, and memoranda documenting the functions and projects of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Finance and Administration, known before October 1990 as the Assistant Secretary for Administration. In addition to covering major Smithsonian Institution initiatives and management issues, the m...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1967-1982
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Charles Blitzer's involvement on several committees and councils. The materials pertain to Smith College, including the Committee on Planning and Resources, and Committee on Planning and Development; Dumbarton Oaks Advisory Committee; Exploration Board of Trustees; Yale Advisory Committee o...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. National Museum of African Art Branch
Dates:
1979-1999
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Janet L. Stanley, Branch Librarian, 1979- , documenting the activities of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, National Museum of African Art Branch. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence with the public, Smithsonian Institution staff, publishers, and other individuals and o...

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
1895-1921
Size:
160 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The major part of the collection, series 1-4, contains nearly 28,000 glass plates, including original stereoscopic negatives, interpositives, and both negative and positive non-stereoscopic plates used to produce lantern slides and paper prints. The photographs were taken all over the world. The majority are from the Underwood & Underwood active fi...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Administration
Dates:
1980-1985
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative files of offices and bureaus which reports to the Assistant Secretary for Administration during the tenure of John F. Jameson, as well as budget and fiscal reports.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
FY 1981-FY 1987
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Institution bureau activities between FY 1981 and FY 1987. Materials also include Under Secretary Phillip S. Hughes' appointment book for FY 1985.

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