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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1997-2009
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in various aspects of exhibition development, planning, design, and publicity. Exhibitions documented include Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings; American Women; Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews ...

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Creators:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
[ca. 1767-1904]
Size:
7 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.pealchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Autobiographical and biographical material, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, a sketchbook, drawings and notebooks belonging to Charles Willson Peale and the Peale family, with notes and writings by Horace Wells Sellers.

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Bengtz, Ture, 1907-1973
Dates:
1935-1978
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bengture
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketchbooks, cassette recording, biographical information, photographs, writings and notes, correspondence, sketches, and printed material.

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Creators:
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
Dates:
1979-1984
Size:
200 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.hartlynd
Repository:
Archives of American Art

In his correspondence with Hartigan (1979-1984), Harnly discusses Cornell, the Levy Gallery, the Index of American Design, his own career, and other artists such as Howard Taft Lorenz. Hartigan's correspondence concerning the exhibition includes letters from Harnly's friend Henry Warshaw. Hartigan's research materials on Harnly include her typed in...

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Creators:
Temple, Latane, 1914-
Dates:
[ca. 1934]-1983
Size:
1.2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.templata
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Journals; sketchbooks; art works; inventory of art investments; material relating to donations given to museums and institutions; photographs; writings; a file on the Houston Artists' Forum; exhibition catalogs; and announcements.

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Creators:
Geldzahler, Henry
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 Jan. 27
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 7 in.)
76 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.geldza70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Henry Geldzahler conducted 1970 Jan. 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Geldzahler speaks of his youth and family background; his early interests; his education at Yale and Harvard; the decision to pursue an art career; working with the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Robert Beverly Hale; working with James Rorim...

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Creators:
Brooks, James, 1906-1992
Dates:
1909-2010
bulk 1930-2010
Size:
20.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.broojame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Abstract Expressionist painters James Brooks and Charlotte Park measure 18.7 linear feet and are dated 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010. Correspondence, subject files, personal business records, printed material, and a sound recording document his painting career, interests, professional and personal activities. Also found are biographical materials, interviews, writings, and art work. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Abstract Expressionist painter Charlotte Park, regarding her painting career, personal life, activities as executor of James Brooks' estate, and some material concerning the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation. There is a 1.4 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2017 that includes 58 "week-at-a-glance" appointment books, three journals and one address/ telephone book of Charlotte Park; a hand written chronology with significant dates and notes; postcards and exhibition announcements sent to Charlotte and James; doodles; and a sketch, possibly by Don Kingman.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Naval History
Dates:
circa 1950-1971
Size:
5.58 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the flag subject files of Rear Admiral William Rea Furlong, which were used by Dr. Harold D. Langley, Curator of Naval History, in editing a book on the history of the United States flag begun by Admiral Furlong and Commodore Byron McCandless in October 1962. The files were loaned to Langley around 1971, and lat...

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Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784
Dates:
1560-1786
bulk 1721-1786
Size:
10 Volumes ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dusipier
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to natural history and Du Simitière's collection of specimens; material collected on the history of the West Indies and Colonial American affairs in New England, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, including the Lancaster Treaty, 1744, and Indian treaties, 1721-1756; letters, 1560-1781; journals, pamphlets and extracts; a broadsi...

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Creators:
Arensberg, Walter, 1878-1954
Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson), 1879-1953
Dates:
1912-1982
bulk 1917-1982
Size:
2 Microfilm reels (558 items on 2 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.arenwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Walter and Louise Arensberg papers contain correspondence (1917-1982) with Marcel Duchamp (1917-1968), Beatrice Wood (1952-1982), Charles Sheeler (1953-1955), and others. A few letters are illustrated or include photographs, poetry, and printed material. Some correspondence with Marcel Duchamp is in French. Also included in the pape...

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