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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Program in African American Culture
Dates:
1983-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Niani Kilkenny, former Director of the Program in African American Culture (PAAC), which primarily document the planning for and the activities of the Duke Ellington Youth Project. The project is designed to introduce District of Columbia high school students to the legacy of Duke Ellington in order ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Assistant Director for Administration
Dates:
circa 1955-1988
Size:
29.5 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 335
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include correspondence and memoranda with NMAH curators, government agencies, collections committee for NMAH, professional associations, and academicians; information pertaining to the Doubleday Lectures; staff appointments; accounting ledgers; congressional budget submission reports and hearing files; five year funding prospectus; fed...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1966-1994
Size:
51.5 cu. ft. (51 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administration of Irwin I. Shapiro, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Director, and consist mostly of correspondence, memoranda, notes, publications, reports, project files, travel files, budget materials, directories, program files, recommendations, personnel files, grant pro...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1925-1963 and undated
Size:
8 cu. ft. (16 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 89
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of files created by Kellogg during his tenure as Director of the United States National Museum, 1948-1962. It includes smaller amounts of records kept by Kellogg as Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1958-1962, and as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, USNM, 1928-1948....

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Creators:
Munhall, Edgar
Dates:
1997
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.munhedga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two cards from Paul Cadmus to acquaintance Edgar Munhall. Topics include Nicolas Poussin's work, "The Arcadian Shepherds," artist Jared French, and the Oklahoma City Art Museum. Enclosed with one letter is a copy of a letter from Cadmus to Carolyn Hill, Director the of the Oklahoma City Art Museum. Also included is a brochure on "The Arcadian Sheph...

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Creators:
McKain, Bruce, 1900-1990
Dates:
1939-1980
Size:
18 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.mckabruc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twelve letters to McKain; a scrapbook containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; and 5 photographs of McKain.

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Creators:
Magriel, Paul David, 1906-
Dates:
1940-1967
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((350 items on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.magrpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters received, 1940-1967, from museum directors and curators, dealers and other collectors concerning the identification, exhibition, and sale of Magriel's collection, particularly Renaissance bronzes and American drawings, watercolors and still life paintings. Correspondents include Ira Glackens, Francis Watson (Magriel's purchasing agent in Lo...

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Creators:
Redfield, Edward Willis, 1869-1965
Dates:
1900 May 12
Size:
1 Item (folded sheet, 21 x 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.redfedwa2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handwritten letter, one folded sheet, dated May 12, 1900. Letter was written by landscape painter Edward Willis Redfield to Mr. Morris (possibly Harrison S. Morris, Director of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts). Redfield describes the highlights of the American sections of the Paris Exposition Universalle of 1900, including paintings loane...

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Creators:
Huntington, William Henry, 1820-1885
Dates:
1883
Size:
46 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.huntwmhp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

List of the items making up Huntington's gift to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, including 2 letters to the director, Luigi Palma di Cesnola, about their shipping, and including some personal remarks.

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Creators:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977
Dates:
1966-1972
Size:
22 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.bessforl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Mrs. Wanda K. Sivells, Director, J. M. Hodges Learning Center, Wharton County Junior College, Wharton, Texas, regarding Bess' paintings and the donation of his personal library to Wharton Library.

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