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Creators:
Zisfein, Melvin B.
Dates:
circa 1944-1995
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an addition to the papers of Melvin B. Zisfein. It includes grades, diplomas, photographs, articles, speeches, reports, and correspondence.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1960-1994
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the career of Robert G. Stewart, Senior Curator in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), and art historian. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1954, Stewart worked for the National Park Service as historical architect. From 1961 to 1964 he was Director of Properties for the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1982-1990
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 461
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and memoranda documenting the activities of the Curatorial Department and its predecessors. Included are general correspondence; correspondence with artists, dealers, and institutions; and the files of Harry Rand concerning his research and curation of The Art of Paul Manship.

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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1771-circa 1879
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection measures 0.3 linear feet and consists of 19 items dated 1771-circa 1879, relating to expatriate painter Benjamin West. West, who settled in London and was renowned for his portraits and his paintings of historical events, was the first internationally known American painter. The collection provides scattered documentation of West's activities including during the time of his appointment as historical painter to King George III, and contains letters from West, artwork including 2 engravings of the artist, 2 pages of West's accounts, and a ticket to a lecture at the Royal Academy of Art.

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Briggs, Berta N. (Berta Nabersberg), 1884-1976
Dates:
1908-1976
Size:
1.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brigbert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, writer and educator Berta N. Briggs measure 1.3 linear feet and date from 1908-1976. Found within the papers are biographical material, scattered letters primarily discussing her activities with various arts organizations, notes and writings, artwork including sketchbooks and drawings, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs primarily of her artwork.

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Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1961-1986
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the tenures of Rainer Zangerl (1964-1965), Stanley J. Olsen (1965-1966), John A. Dorr, Jr. (1966-1967), and Jason A. Lillegraven (1985-1986) as past presidents of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. The records also contain some working files of 'Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology' editors Jiri Zidek and Clayton ...

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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1976-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the general administration of the History of Science Society (HSS) and its many committees. Materials include correspondence, meeting planning materials, reports, agendas, minutes, notes and related materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1994-1996
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-025
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of newspaper clippings about the Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1991-1993
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of news releases produced by the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) and news clippings collected by OPA to document Smithsonian activities.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
circa 1971-1984
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 496
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection includes correspondence, memoranda, brochures, announcements, background materials, audiotapes, videotapes, grant contracts, program reports, reading files, schedules, photographs, and expense reports concerning the following symposia: Kin and Communities: The Peopling of America; Family Policy Forum; Festival of India; Ma...

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