Query: Monuments -- Washington (D.C.)
Perry Townsend Rathbone papers
Creators:
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000
Dates:
1929-1985
Size:
4.3 Linear feet (5 boxes, 1 OV)
Collection ID:
AAA.rathperr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of museum director Perry Townsend Rathbone measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1985. The papers document Rathbone's career as museum director of the City Art Museum of St. Louis and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and his later work with Christie's New York office. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence with friends and colleagues, writings, professional and project files, printed materials, and photographs, mostly of exhibitions.

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Carl Milles papers
Creators:
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955
Dates:
1942-1970
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.millcarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twenty letters (1949-1955) include four from Albert Christ-Janer concerning financial matters and one from Milles' assistant Berthold Schiwetz. Photographs (1944-1954) show Milles at work (2 copyprints microfilmed on reel 1817, fr. 836-839), works of art by Milles and his wife Olga, and the Klockargardens Skola (1947). Other materials consist of clippings (1942-1970), five contracts (1948-1952), receipts (1955), and a …

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Joseph Maxwell Miller papers
Creators:
Miller, Joseph Maxwell, 1877-1933
Dates:
[ca. 1887-1931]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.milljose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Diploma from the Maryland Institute for the Promotion of Mechanical Arts, 1897; 2 awards, an Honorable Mention from the Society of French Artists, Salon 1902 and Silver Medal from the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri, 1904; correspondence, ca. 1900-1931; sculpture notes, sketches, and contract concerning his monument to the Confederate Women of Maryland; National …

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Austin Purves papers
Creators:
Purves, Austin, 1900-
Dates:
1939-1961
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.purvausp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Financial and business records relating to various commissions, including the decorative work on the S.S. America, the S.S. United States, and Grace Line ships Santa Rosa and Santa Paula; the mural decoration of the World War II battle monument in Draguignan, France; the decorative map in the Boston Federal Reserve …

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Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material
Creators:
Howe, Herbert Barber, 1882-1957
Dates:
1808-1930
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.howeherb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Pictures, clippings, and engravings; including a clipping file of pictures of historic places and people; clippings and postcards of New York City and Battery Park reproduced from the Blair Collection (City Museum of New York); HARPER'S WEEKLY illustrations; stereoscopes of American monuments, architecture, sites, and the Philadelphia Exposition of 1876; 10 color …

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1976, 1985-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Monumental Propaganda;" "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Visions of the Future on Film;" "300 Years of American Papermaking;" "Woody Guthrie's Legacy;" "Phone Philm;" "Men of Greatness, Feats of Daring;" "Covering the Environment: Front Page or Yesterday's News?;" "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention …

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Chaplain A.C. Oliver Jr. Lantern Slide Collection
Creators:
Oliver, Alfred Cookman, 1885-1952
Dates:
circa 1920's and 1930's
Size:
306 Lantern slides (black and white and color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1997.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Lantern slides and stereopticons, black and white and hand-colored, assembled by Chaplain Oliver (he appears in several), depicting monuments and scenes, especially in Beijing, such as Ming tombs, temples, the Summer Palace, landscapes, place views, military soldiers, Chinese people, Western visitors, and daily life. Also includes images of the Great …

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Robert Mills family letters
Creators:
Mills Family
Dates:
1813-1827
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.millfami
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of Robert Mills family letters date from 1813 to 1847 and measure 0.2 linear feet. Found here are 38 letters between architect Robert Mills and his wife Eliza, two letters to Mills from other family, and nine letters to Mills from business acquaintances, including architect John Skirving and engineer Louis Wernwag. Also found are six letters to Mills' daughter Anna from various family members.

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Millard Meiss Papers
Creators:
Meiss, Millard, 1904-1975
Dates:
circa 1918-circa 1977
bulk 1950-1975
Size:
11.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.meismill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, writer, and educator Millard Meiss measure 11.4 linear feet and date from circa 1918 to circa 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1975. The papers are comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writing projects and lectures, and professional files that document his post World War II work as chairman of the American Committee for the Restoration of Italian Monuments, among other work.

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Washington D.C.
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1840-1976
Size:
0.76 Cubic feet (consisting of 1.5 boxes, 2 folders, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.WashingtonDC
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Washington D.C. forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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