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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1987-1990
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of proposals for contracts and grants submitted by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory primarily to other Federal agencies. Many of the proposals were submitted to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This list is organized by Grant Title, Funding Agency and Principle Investigator.

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Creators:
Perls, Frank
Dates:
circa 1920-1983
bulk 1949-1975
Size:
23.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perlfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Frank Perls papers and Frank Perls Gallery records measure 23.8 linear feet and date from 1920-1983, with the bulk dating from 1949-1975. Personal papers include writings, military records, appointment calendars, and photographs. Gallery records date from its opening in 1939 until its closure in 1981 and consist of financial, sales, and legal records; exhibition files; exhibition catalogs and announcements; subject files that contain a variety of correspondence with artists, dealers, galleries, museums, and friends and family, as well as reference materials and photographs; and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1841-1986, undated
Size:
98 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 11: Entertainment contains more than 12,500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards entertainers and entertainment in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Dates:
1813-1953
bulk 1915-1925
Size:
4.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.archamea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily exhibition catalogs for modernist art exhibitions held in New York City during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Also included are catalogs for Boston exhibitions, mainly pre-1900, and a few other locales; exhibition announcements; gallery publications; and other printed material.

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Creators:
Borgatti, Jean
Dates:
1971-2003
Size:
3617 slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm)
166 contact sheets ((2 binders))
3555 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35 mm)
4 Notebooks ((1 box))
1 cassette tape ((2 boxes))
25 Film reels (Super 8)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Jean Borgatti's collection dates from 1971 to 2003 and was created in Nigeria and Ghana. Much of the collection documents masquerades, shrines, festivals, market scenes, and ceremonies, and includes images of Urhobo, Uzairue, Ishan (Esan), Etsako, and Otuo peoples.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art. Superintendent
Dates:
1935-1970
Size:
1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Bundy, Superintendent, 1921-1939, Weldon N. Rawley, Superintendent, c. 1939-1955, and Russell C. Mielke, Superintendent, c. 1955-1977, documenting personnel matters, time and attendance of building maintenance staff, funding for building and ground operations, and building repai...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Special Events Coordinator
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to special events held at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, including annual auctions, major exhibition openings, the opening of the Design Resource Center, and the 1998 visit of New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Materials include auction catalogs, brochures, invitations, contact sheets, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1880-1888
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 501
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of payroll sheets for Smithsonian and United States National Museum employees whose salaries were derived from federally appropriated funds for "Preservation pf Collections," "Furniture and Fixtures," and "Heating and Lighting." Also included are records for employees paid from special funding for expositions and oth...

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Creators:
Chase, Alexander W.
Dates:
circa 1870
Size:
9 Photographic Prints (albumen, mounted on paper)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Studio portraits of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa Indians made by surveyor Alexander W. Chase while working for the US Coast Survey. Also included are photographs of artifacts from his ethnographic and archaeological collection. The photographs are mounted on brown paper with handwritten descriptions; two newspaper articles, including Alexander Chase'...

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Creators:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982
Aga-Olgu, Kamer, 1903-
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)
Mayuyama, Junkichi, 1913-1999
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Dates:
circa 1925-1982
Size:
45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The John Alexander Pope papers contain limited biographical, personal and professional information. The bulk of the collection consists of published and unpublished writings, research materials and correspondence.

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