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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, International Center
Dates:
circa 1985-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For the most part, these records relate to the organization of the "Generations" exhibition and the International Center's involvement with associated public programs. They include planning and chron files of Cheryl LaBerge, Director, Office of Conference Services. Consists of special events request forms; newspaper clippings; proposal summari...

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Creators:
Claxton, William
Dates:
1955-1960.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (28 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0695
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs consist of 16 x 20 inch silver gelatin; selenium-toned archival photographic prints of jazz musicians performing and recording music throughout the United States.

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Creators:
Bertness, Darrell
Dates:
mid-20th century
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 371 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1190
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This is a small group of picture postcards.

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Creators:
DePasquale, Dolores
Ventura, Charlie, 1916-1992
Dates:
19XX
Size:
2 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1308
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of jazz saxophonist Charlie Ventura.

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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1961-circa 2005
Size:
6567 slides (photographs) (11 Binders, color)
14 Documents (1 Binder)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 6,567 color slides taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg during various field studies among the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria between 1961 and circa 2005. The images depict Yoruba art and culture with a special focus on artisans, art objects, body arts, costume, festivals, hairstyles, indigenous photography, weaving and textiles. Cultural events depicted include Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art and wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles are also available in this collection.

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Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Sidney, Corinne Entratter
Sidney, George, 1916-2002
Dates:
1885-2002
bulk 1940-1967
Size:
54 Film reels
96 Cubic feet (288 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0867
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George Sidney (1916-2002) was a film director during the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking (1927-1954). He spent the longest period of his career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) until the 1950s. He later produced and directed films for Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. He was a president of the Directors Guild of America and an avid photographer. He was the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar). The collection consists of photographs, photographic negatives, personal and business materials, and film. The collection also contains material created by George Sidney's uncle, George Sidney, vaudevillian and motion picture actor.

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Creators:
Cramer, Douglas S.
Dates:
circa 1970-2014
Size:
1.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cramdoug
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art collector Douglas Cramer measure 1.3 linear feet and date from circa 1970-2014. Papers include letters from artists, four guest books signed by visitors to Cramer's art collection and attendees of his parties, printed material documenting Cramer's career in television as well as his prominence as an art collector, and photographs of people and artists who attended his parties including Ellsworth Kelly, Ed Ruscha, Mary Boone, Leo Castelli, and others.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1987-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, slides, and negatives documenting National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) events, programs, exhibitions, collections, staff, and Board of Trustees. Materials also include captions and other descriptive information.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Office of the Director
Dates:
1973-1984
Size:
6.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 627
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
1989-2005 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials maintained by Manjula Kumar, Program Specialist, 1985-2015. Materials include videotapes and audiocassettes. Some materials are in electronic format.

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