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Creators:
Smith, Myron Bement, 1897-1970
Dates:
circa 1901
Size:
18 Glass negatives (black and white, 12.5 x 17.8 cm. each)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographic glass plate negatives taken of architectural monuments in Beijing post Boxer Rebellion (1898-1901). Details regarding the attributed photographer, Philip Miles, are yet to be confirmed. He was an amateur photographer, perhaps part of the American or British troops sent in response to the uprising. Images include : 286) Wan Shou Shan, J...

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Dates:
1899-1913, 1949, 1960-1978
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (13 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 637
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain project files, blueprints, contract and work files, photographs, and correspondence related to several renovation projects. Included are renovation and restoration plans for the Arts and Industries Building, the Patent Office Building (home to the National Collection of Fine Arts and National Portrait Gallery), and the ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Programs
Dates:
1971-1972
Size:
0.06 cu. ft. (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of architectural drawings documenting the exhibit World War I Fighters. This exhibit opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1972 as one of the first exhibits for the National Air and Space Museum. Many of these materials were created by Louis S. Casey. Materials include architectural drawings, exhibit layout...

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Dates:
circa 1955-1994
Size:
0.24 cu. ft. (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of architectural drawings of the National Museum of American History, mostly of its interior, and floor plans of exhibitions at the Museum. Some exhibition floor plans document the exhibitions Nation of Nations, Engines of Change, and Pain and Its Relief. In addition there are architectural proposals to the exhibitio...

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Creators:
Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887
Dates:
1829-1887
Size:
20 Linear feet ((on 19 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.waltthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers documenting Ustick's work in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Venezuela, and other locations, and include detailed information on Girard College, Philadelphia, and the U.S. Capitol Building. Included are letters from Randolph Rogers, Robert Mills, and M.C. Meigs regarding the Capitol.

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Creators:
Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-2002
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1982 October 21-1983 March 10
Size:
146 Pages (Transcript)
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 14 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.hammar82
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Olav Hammarstrom, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on October 21, 1982, December 16, 1982, and March 10, 1983.

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Creators:
Smith, Myron Bement, 1897-1970
Dates:
circa 1910-1970
Size:
192 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Myron Bement Smith collection consists of two parts, the papers of Myron Bement Smith and his wife Katharine and the Islamic Archives. It contains substantial material about his field research in Italy in the 1920s and his years working on Islamic architecture in Iran in the 1930s. Letters describe the milieu in which he operated in Rochester NY and New York City in the 1920s and early 1930s; the Smiths' life in Iran from 1933 to 1937; and the extensive network of academic and social contacts that Myron and Katharine developed and maintained over his lifetime. The Islamic Archives was a project to which Smith devoted most of his professional life. It includes both original materials, such as his photographs and notes, and items acquired by him from other scholars or experts on Islamic art and architecture. Smith intended the Archives to serve as a resource for scholars interested in the architecture and art of the entire Islamic world although he also included some materials about non-Islamic architecture.

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Dates:
circa 1975-2010
Size:
3.22 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-215
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions produced by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Materials include signage correspondence, memoranda, signage proof prints, exhibition drawings, object lists, condition reports, label text, checklists, research materials, object images, installation images, floor plans, brochures...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1987, 1994-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions during the tenures of Milo Cleveland, 1987-2001, and Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics include exhibition partnerships, committee notes, exhibit installation plans, analysis, and relevant exhibitio...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1995-2007
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the day-to-day administration of the National Zoological Park during the tenure of Mary R. Tanner, Deputy Director, 2002- . Major subjects include exhibits, animal programs, pest control, project planning, personnel management, and the Friends of the National Zoo. Materials include correspondence,...

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