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Creators:
Evans, Lucile, b. 1894
Dates:
1931-1967
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.evanluci
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Curriculum vitae; 18 letters, mostly from representatives of art organization, galleries and museums; a letter from Evans's daughter, Barbara Ferrell-Hero, enclosing an essay she has written about abstract art; 34 exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and a file on the Washington Workshop Center for the Arts. Also contains material on E...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
2005-2017
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) during the tenure of Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. Topics covered include strategic plans, NMAfA Visioning Day, customer surveys and attendance, events, and exhibits. Materials include notes, re...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research
Dates:
circa 1983-1993
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director for Collections and Research at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), from 1983 to 1993. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence with other museums, universities, private collectors, and the general public; information pertaining to NMAfA exhibitions,...

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Creators:
Swartz, Beth Ames, 1936-
Dates:
1970-1984
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.swarbeth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; a copy of a letter, 1983, from Swartz to John Perreault in which she discusses her work and her recent travels to sacred Indian healing sites in the Southwest and to the cave Font-de-Gaume in France; printed material; a masters thesis, BETH AMES SWARTZ' STYLISTIC DEVELOPMENT, 1960-1980, written by Mary Lou Reed, Arizona State Uni...

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Creators:
Smith, Carlyle H., 1912-2004
Dates:
1977-1981
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitcarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL 3340: A typescript, letters, and printed material.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1976
Size:
448 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 120 mm.)
44 prints (visual works) (contact prints (1 volume), black & white, 8x10 in.)
227 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.XXXX-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects and of Chaim Gross's art objects taken by Lisa Little and Delmar Lipp at the Museum of African Art, now the National Museum of African Art, for the exhibit entitled, "The Sculptor's Eye," 1976. Lisa Little images are all 120 mm while Delmar Lipp photographed solely 35 mm. The exhibit was held at Worcester Art Museum, Cincinnati Museum of Art and the University of Georgia Museum, 1976-1977.

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Creators:
Bahr, A. W.
Dates:
1919-1957
bulk 1947-1957
Size:
1.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Abel William Bahr was a coal merchant and general importer born in China who became an important collector of Chinese art. Several books and catalogues have been published about his collection. His papers include numerous drafts and notes about his memoirs as a collector, correspondence with other collectors and photographs of Chinese art objects, from jade to pottery to paintings.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1890-1910
Size:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of images of exhibits of anthropological material. These include Oceanic and African implements and artifacts exhibited at the Field Columbian Museum; a William Henry Holmes-designed diorama in Piney Branch (1895); costumed mannequins and busts at the United States National Museum; the Smithsonian Exhibit at the World Columb...

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Creators:
Cajori, Charles, 1921-2013
Dates:
1942-2011
Size:
5.8 Linear feet
0.07 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.cajochar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York painter, Charles Cajori measure 5.8 linear feet and 0.070 GB and date from 1942-2011. The collection documents Cajori's activities as a painter, educator, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery that was located on the Lower East Side in New York through correspondence; writings and notes; interviews, talks, and panel discussions, one digitized, on art and artists; and printed materials.

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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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