Oral history interview with Jon Eric Riis
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
An interview with Jon Eric Riis conducted 2009 June 27and 28, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Riis' home and studio, in Atlanta, Georgia. Riis discusses recent visit to South Korea for the inauguration of new museum …
Philippines Bureau of Science photographs of Philippine peoples
Photographs relating to Philippine peoples, including Ifugao, Ilongot, Philippine Negrito, Hanunoo (Mangyan), Subanun, Igorot, Tinguian, Samal Moro, and Bagobo. Images depict clothing, body decoration, and scenery, and many are frontal and profile portraits of individuals. The collection also includes some lantern slides of maps of the Philippines, as well as …
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and design of exhibitions at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. The majority of the material consists of images of objects on loan or considered for loan to the museum for unspecified exhibitions. The remainder of the material includes correspondence, checklists, label text …
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These records document, for the most part, the Department under the administration of Calvin S. Hathaway, Curator, 1946-1951, and Director, 1951-1963. Included is correspondence of Hathaway with members of the exhibition staff and with collectors and institutions concerning the exhibits in the museum; exhibit files, arranged alphabetically by exhibition titles and including …
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Henry Augustus Lukeman papers
Biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed material relating to Henry Augustus Lukeman's career as a sculptor.
This accession consists of publications created by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum documenting educational programs, collections, and special events as well as the museum in general. Materials include brochures, pamphlets, flyers, announcements, invitations, program listings, holiday cards, activity booklets, menus, stationary, copper printing plates, and related materials. A small amount …
Ivan Livingstone photographs
The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.
Foster Brothers records
The records of Boston picture frame company Foster Brothers measure 13 linear feet and date from 1875-1973 with the bulk of the material falling between 1893 and 1942. Correspondence, stock records, financial records, writings, miscellaneous business records, printed material, scrapbooks, and photographs document the history of this company that operated a factory, retail store, and wholesale and mail order businesses between 1893 and 1942. A small number of family papers are included, with items pre-dating and post-dating the business.