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Creators:
Hills, Patricia
Dates:
1997-1999
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.hillpatr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers compiled by Patricia Hills concerning the restructuring of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) including the dismissal of Jonathan L. Fairbanks as Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture and the dissolution of his department at the MFA in 1999. Included are a bound volume of MFA's strategic plan, "One Museum-New Museum-Great Muse...

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Creators:
Pierson, William H. (William Harvey), 1911-2008
Dates:
1935-1970
Size:
12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pierwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A file of selective bibliographies, lectures, notes, and syllabi by art historians for courses at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, ca. 1935-1940; and one typed manuscript and four galley proofs for Pierson's book AMERICAN BUILDINGS AND THEIR ARCHITECTS, Vol. I (1970). Also included is a catalog card file used in the preparation of A...

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Creators:
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013
Dates:
1944-2012
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kinglbre
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of influential blacksmith, sculptor, metalsmith and educator, L. Brent Kington, measure 9 linear feet and date from 1944 to 2012. The collection provides a valuable overview of Kington's career through correspondence relating primarily to exhibitions, subject files, drawings, photographs of Kington and his artwork, printed matter and audiovisual material. An additional 5.2 linear feet of papers was accessioned from 2007 to 2012 and remains unprocessed.

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Creators:
Campbell, Louisa Dresser, 1907-1989
Dates:
1934-1935
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dresloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Carbon of the manuscript of a catalogue for an exhibition "Seventeenth Century Painting in New England," compiled and edited by Dresser for an exhibition held at the Worcester Art Museum in collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society, July-August 1934. Included are a report by Alan Burroughs on X-ray examination of the paintings on exhibit ...

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Creators:
Wadsworth Atheneum
Dates:
1899-1963
Size:
40 Items ((on 12 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wadsathe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

40 scrapbooks containing letters, photographs, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and clippings.

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Creators:
Potamkin, Meyer, 1909-2001
Potamkin, Vivian, 1915-2002
Dates:
[ca. 1950-2002]
Size:
9.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.potameye
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; files on works of art; photographs; writings; printed material; audio-visual material; and miscellany regarding the Potmakin's collection of 19th and 20th century American art.

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Stone Associates (Gardner, Mass.)
Arthur J. Stone (Firm : Gardner, Mass.)
Stone Silver Shop (Gardner, Mass.)
Dates:
1824-1958
Size:
15.1 Linear feet
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.stonasso
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records documenting silversmith production by Arthur J. Stone, his workshop, and Stone Associates.

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Creators:
Hipkiss, Edwin James, 1885-1955
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dates:
1928-1964
Size:
40 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hipkedwi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical and career material; 14 letters to and from Hipkiss, Harold Edgell and G. E. P. How, regarding acquisition of works for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; clippings; photographs of Hipkiss and works acquired by him; articles and lectures.

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Creators:
Willis, Elizabeth Bayley (collector and photographer)
Dates:
circa 1950-1965
Size:
33 color slides
1 color postcard
53 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting indigenous peoples, antiquities, implements, textile types, and scenery in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and other areas of northeastern India. Represented photographers include Elizabeth Bayley Willis, Verrier Elwin, Panna Pal, R. Pyngrope, and other photographers.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer
Dates:
1904
Size:
31 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian,...

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