Query: Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
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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Graham C. Boettcher artists' letters collection
Creators:
Boettcher, Graham
Dates:
1845-1991
Size:
27 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.boetgrah
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Graham Boettcher artists' letters collection consists of twenty letters, photographs and printed material and dates from 1845-1991. Letters are from Robert Walter Weir to General George P. Morris, October 24, 1851; Louis J. Boury to Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, endorsed by General Reece Newport at Baltimore, Maryland, September 29, 1865; Emanuel Leutze to …

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Henry Kirke Brown papers
Creators:
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886
Dates:
1836-1893
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.browhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and portrait painter Henry Kirke Brown measure 1 linear feet and date from 1836 to 1893. The collection includes Brown's correspondence with his wife, Lydia Louise Udall, his nephew, Henry Kirke Bush-Brown, and other family members. Also included are letters from artists George Catlin, George Fuller, Sanford R. Gifford, James Reid Lambdin, Louis Lang, Erastus Dow Palmer, Hiram Powers, Horatio Stone, and others; five news clippings; and miscellaneous notes.

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Photographic Collection
Dates:
1976-1995
Size:
11.6 cu. ft. (20 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-052
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contact sheets for photographs of events occurring mostly in the Washington, D.C., area. Many of these images were created for the annual exhibit "History as Seen from the National Museum of American History," later renamed "The Year in Pictures: As Seen from the National Museum of …

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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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Building Files
Dates:
circa 1850-2006
Size:
59 cu. ft. (59 record storage boxes) (10 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-225
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. These records were compiled by the Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation (OAHP), research associates, and volunteers. Items in brackets describe cross-references to other materials in the collection. Buildings …

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Ramsay Family Papers
Creators:
Ramsay, William, 1716-1785 (minister)
Dates:
1749-1924; 1957
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0088
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An extensive range of papers relating to the Ramsay family of Alexandria, Virginia.

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