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Creators:
Bowditch, Nancy Douglas
Dates:
circa 1860-1985
Size:
6.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bowdnanc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, author, and designer Nancy Douglas Bowditch and the George de Forest Brush family measure 6.2 linear feet and date from circa 1860 to 1985. The majority of the collection consists of Bowditch's correspondence with family and friends and her notes and writings, particularly concerning her biography of her father George de Forest Brush The Joyous Painter, and her unpublished biography of her husband painter William Robert Pearmain. Brush family material includes scattered correspondence of George de Forest Brush and other family members, notes, sketches, clippings, and the family home building files, five scrapbooks, including two on William Robert Pearmain, and numerous photographs of the Brush family, Bowditch, and William Robert Pearmain. There is also correspondence between William Robert Pearmain and his family and artwork by Pearmin.

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Creators:
Singer Manufacturing Company
Singer Company (The), (Fairfield, New Jersey)
Dates:
1927-1983
bulk 1960-1977
Size:
11 Cubic feet (3 oversize folders, 20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0169
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of the collection consists of renderings of sewing machines and related products by industrial designers such as Henry Dreyfuss, Robert P. Gersin, Eliot Noyes, and Malcolm S. Park; by designers of Singer's in-house design department; and by consultants to the firm. Materials include decals, photographs, negatives, patents, and renderings and sketches. This collection documents the influence of industrial design on Singer sewing machines as well as other household products such as vacuum cleaners.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
1.38 cu. ft. (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists Smithsonian Institution logo design guidelines and related materials, proofs and finals, as prepared by the design firm of Chermayeff & Geismar Associates. The Office of Public Affairs used these guidelines in Smithsonian logo letter heading presentations in offices. Materials also include a "Smithsonian Magazine" ...

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Creators:
Schreder, Richard E. "Dick"
Dates:
bulk 1930-2000
Size:
11.67 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of eleven cubic feet of archival material chronicling the aviation career of Richard E. Schreder. Included are the following types of material: 95 drawings of Schreder's kit designs; logbooks; correspondence; photographs; awards; military paperwork; and Schreder interview tapes with CD copies.;

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Creators:
Pietenpol, Bernard H.
Dates:
1933-1982
Size:
0.03 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Pietenpol Air Camper is a two-seat, open cockpit, plans-built aircraft designed by Bernard H. Pietenpol and first flown in 1928. This collection consists of fifteen drawings relating to the Pietenpol Air Camper.

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Dates:
1943-1945
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0089
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of engineering drawings for the V-2. The material consists of a complete set of production blueprints for the V-2 rocket powerplant and directly related accessories. The drawings are identified as 'Engineering Records File Copy' (in English).

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Creators:
Vassos, John, 1898-1985
Dates:
1915-1989
Size:
18.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vassjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of designer, illustrator, and muralist John Vassos measure 18.7 linear feet and date from 1915 to 1989. The papers include biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, writings and writing project files, Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) files, Radio Corporation of American (RCA) files, Silvermine Guild of Artists files, general professional and committee files, printed materials, four scrapbooks, photographic materials, and artwork.

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Exhibition and Design
Dates:
1963-1973
Size:
23 cu. ft. (46 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 314
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include research, correspondence, and photographs concerning the design and installation of exhibitions; information on national art conferences; Harry Lowe's correspondence as curator of exhibits; correspondence with art galleries, museums, and private collectors who loaned art work to NCFA; exhibition schedules and research ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Department of Applied Arts and Industrial Design
Dates:
1978-1994
Size:
20.08 cu. ft. (19 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of files created by the Department of Applied Arts and Industrial Design for exhibitions held at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum from 1982 through 1991, particularly "Design in the Service of Tea," and "L'Art de Vivre: Decorative Arts and Design in France, 1789-1989." Exhibition records include ...

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Creators:
Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rothlinc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, interviews, printed materials, writings, correspondence, art work, and photographs.

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