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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1977-1982
Size:
0.15 cu. ft. (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of posters documenting the following National Portrait Gallery exhibitions: American Portrait Drawings; Champions of American Sport; Benjamin West and His American Students; Code Duello in America; We Never Sleep: The First Fifty Years of the Pinkertons; We Were but a Handful; Time: Art and Entertainment; Return to...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1880-1888
Size:
1.72 cu. ft. (4 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 501
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of payroll sheets for Smithsonian and United States National Museum employees whose salaries were derived from federally appropriated funds for "Preservation of Collections," "Furniture and Fixtures," and "Heating and Lighting." Also included are records for employees paid from special funding for expositions and oth...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Environmental Management and Safety
Dates:
FY 1979-FY 1991 and undated
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the identification, sampling, clean up, removal, and replacement of electrical transformers and lighting ballasts containing Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB's), throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, sampling logs, test analyses, certificates of di...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1962-1982
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of correspondence and memoranda documenting the administration of the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC). Included are files on budgets; special projects including lighting, film, and audio-visual materials; and the rearticulation of the staff.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of Public Programs
Dates:
1985-2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Exhibits represented in these records include: Power of maps, Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light, and Catalan Spirit: Gaudi and His Contemporaries. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes and materials, gran...

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Creators:
Soyer, Moses, 1899-1974
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.soyemosl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter to Herbert S. Schimmel on the subject of the avant-garde and critics, in which Soyer points out that the materials of the Abstract Expressionists are so perishable that the art may not stand the test of time. He recalls the unembellished beauty of unframed and unstretched paintings by Rembrandt, Corot, and Van Gogh, and asks how the canvasse...

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Creators:
McDonald, Jonathan Stickney, 1829-1917
Dates:
1850-1858
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.mcdojona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 13-page funeral address written by McDonald, to be read at his death; a diary, 1850-1858, containing an account of his trip from Illinois to California, financial accounts, and miscellaneous notes; and an undated notebook with notes, mathematical equations, and copies of McDonald's letters to T.M. Johnson, president of the Hermetic Brotherhood of...

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Creators:
Hodgson, S. P. (Sylvester Phelps), 1830-1906
Dates:
1856-1878
Size:
4 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hodgs
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data sheet, handwritten copy of his obituary, and two sketchbooks which also contain a few watercolor sketches, as well as a draft of an article entitled "Thoughts on the Effects of Light and Shade as influenced by the atmosphere, showing a rule by which you may know how to manage detail in distance," Feb. 1856.

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Creators:
Graves, Morris, 1910-
Dates:
1932-1963
Size:
100 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.gravmorp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

44 personal letters to Merita Mills from Graves, 1932-1937, and 3 letters to his sister, Celia, 1935-1936; photographs of Graves, his family, an unidentified woman, and a painting, "Millenium Light"; notes and writings; printed material; and clippings.

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Creators:
Rollins, Warren Eliphalet, 1861-1962
Dates:
[ca. 1900-1984]
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.rollwarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 144 page draft of an unpublished biography of Rollins by his grandson Warren Griffin, entitled A CIRCLE OF LIGHT; negatives and photographs of Rollins' home in Antioch, Calif., his art work, Rollins in his studios, his wife, Birdella Rollins, and a self portrait by Rollins.

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