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Creators:
Benton, Fletcher, 1931-
Dates:
1934-2014
Size:
8.7 Linear feet
1.47 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.bentflet
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and painter Fletcher Benton measure 8.2 linear feet and 1.47 GB and date from 1934 to 2014. They document his career as a sculptor with international presence through certificates, personal photographs, legal papers, correspondence, exhibition and commission documentation, clippings, exhibition-related printed materials, broadcast materials, publications about his work, an editioned kinetic Christmas card, and photographs, sound and video recordings, and motion picture film documenting his work and career.

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Creators:
Haas, Richard, 1936-
Dates:
1937-2012
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.haasrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Richard Haas papers measure 6 linear feet and are dated 1937 to 2012, bulk 1970-2012. His work and career as a muralist, printmaker, and educator are documented by correspondence, writings, printed material, sketchbooks, and photographs.

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Creators:
Lazzell, Blanche, 1878-1956
Dates:
1893-1986
bulk 1901-1940
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lazzblan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker, etcher, and painter Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1986, with the bulk of the material dating from 1901 to 1940. Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings; five diaries; scattered personal business records; printed material; artwork; photographs; and artifacts.

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Creators:
Mesches, Arnold, 1923-
Dates:
1939-2015
Size:
13.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mescarno
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City and Gainesville, Florida based painter Arnold Mesches (1923-2016) measure 13.6 linear feet and date from 1939-2015. The collection documents Mesches' politically-engaged career and work process through biographical material, correspondence, writings, gallery and exhibition files, project files, subject files, teaching files, personal business records, printed material, and photographic material. Project files comprise a bulk of the collection and include grant files, activism files, project notebooks, and over 100 art project files containing drawings, source material, and photographic material for individual artworks.

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Creators:
Abbott, Jackson Miles.
Dates:
1914-1991
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (0.58 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Jackson Miles Abbott, noted bird watcher and authority on the American bald eagle and the birds of Virginia. Materials include correspondence concerning bird sightings; correspondence, manuscripts, and illustrations relating to articles published by Abbott; and correspondence, photographs, and related ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1970-1990
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the various exhibitions that were shown at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) between 1973 and 1988, such as "Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940," "The Art of Henry Inman," "The Artist's Mother: Portraits and Homages," "Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788," "Masterpieces ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1987-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the administrative records of Sharon E. Shaffer, Executive Director of the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; SEEC Board of Directors meeting minutes; information on the National Dissemination Project; playground site plan information; articles of incorpor...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution., Office of International Relations
Dates:
1975-1997
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program (SFCP) and Smithsonian International Exchange Program (IEP) grant review files, both accepted and rejected, which document international funding requests for development in museum collections, scholarly research initiatives, and public programs. The material consists of correspondenc...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1987, 1994-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions during the tenures of Milo Cleveland, 1987-2001, and Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics include exhibition partnerships, committee notes, exhibit installation plans, analysis, and relevant exhibitio...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Division of Exhibits Interpretation
Dates:
1974-1996
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production, documenting horticulture activities and plantings throughout the various zoo facilities and exhibits. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, species lists, contractual information, ...

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