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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1988-2014
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), previously known as the National Museum of American Art, 1980-2000, as well as exhibitions displayed in the Renwick Gallery. These materials were primarily ...

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Dates:
circa 1899-1955
Size:
126 chromolithographs (126 trade cards (13 sets))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of 126 chromolithographic trade cards (13 sets) published by the Leibig Company between 1899 and 1955. These trade cards were included with products sold in Europe, such as chicken soup and chocolate. The cards focus on African art and material culture and showcase distinctive ethnic types, artistic and craft traditions, cultural performance, dress/costume and leadership. Sets include In Transvaal, In Abyssinia, Scenes of Africa, In East Africa I, Madagascar, In East Africa II, Life Among the Congolese People, Wild Animals of the Congo, The Italian Empire, Congolese Craftsmanship, Hunting and Fishing in the Belgian Congo, Peoples of the Belgian Congo, and History of the Belgian Congo I-III. Captions on the cards appear in French, Italian and German.

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Creators:
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968
Dates:
February 17, 1963
Size:
1 Item (sound recording (49 min, 30 sec.), digital)
Collection ID:
AAA.millricha
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Lecture on CD of Marcel Duchamp at the Munson-Williams Proctor Institute in Utica, N.Y. marking the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1913 Armory Show. Duchamp summarizes the art historical heritage leading up to the Armory Show, including such artists as Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Gustave Courbet, Honore Daumie...

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Creators:
Pickhardt, Rosamond Forbes, 1908-2004
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1995 Feb. 13
Size:
1 Sound cassette ((90 min.), analog.)
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.pickha95
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Rosamond Forbes Pickhardt conducted 1995 Feb. 13, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Freed, Frank, 1906-1975
Freed, Eleanor, 1914-1992
Dates:
1923-1990
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (ca. 1400 items (on 5 microfilm reels))
2 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.freefran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material, guestbooks, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, video tapes, and cartoons and sketches.

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Creators:
Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 August 20-25
Size:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.alan70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Alan conducted 1970 August 20-25, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910
Dates:
1900-1904
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mknoeco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of twenty-two letters written by painter and illustrator Winslow Homer to his art dealer, M. Knoedler and Company, date from 1900 to 1904. These letters to the New York gallerist concern the logistics of selling his paintings and also reference agents, collectors, and art institutions where his work was being exhibited.

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Creators:
Davis, Leroy
Langdale, Cecily
Berman, Avis
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation
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Dates:
2007 June 26-August 7
Size:
119 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.davis07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Leroy Davis and Cecily Langdale conducted 2007 June 26-August 7, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Diamond, Hester
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2017 October 4-5
Size:
87 Pages (Transcript)
2 Items (sound files (3 hr., 14 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.diamon17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Hester Diamond conducted 2017 October 4-5, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Diamond's home in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Maril, Herman
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1965 September 5
Size:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.maril65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herman Maril conducted 1965 September 5, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

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