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Creators:
Wilson, Susanna De Maria, 1940-
Dates:
1960-1966
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.wilssusa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, and a work of art relating to Susanna De Maria Wilson and her relationship with artist Walter De Maria.

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Creators:
Henshaw, Julia
Dates:
[ca. 1880-1900]
Size:
12 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 18 x 27 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
AAA.hensjuli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Joseph Jefferson, family group portraits, and scenes of Orange Island, La., where Jefferson's family had a home. Some prints are annotated, and appear to have been used for publication. Photographer(s) unidentified.

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Creators:
Smith, Pamela Colman
Dates:
1896-1900
Size:
20 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitpame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Smith to "Bobby" and "Maysie", many illustrated, describing her activities and acquaintances, the sale of her art work, and a meeting with Howard Pyle. Includes transcription of the play "Henry Morgan."

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Creators:
Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965
Dates:
1872-1965
Size:
2.4 Linear feet ((480 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.aikechar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; a financial record book; bank statements, bills and receipts; writings and notes, including notes on artists; a pencil drawing on vellum of a woman playing a cello; exhibition catalogs and announcements; 3 guestbooks, two of them from the Fifteen Gallery, New York City; transcripts of 3 radio interviews; and printed materials, 1940-...

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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)
Dates:
1911-1978, undated
Size:
12 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1: Correspondence, 1932-1977 is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. In 1965, Marx gave the Library of Congress a portion of his correspondence with well-known personages. The majority of the correspondence in this collection dates from the post World War II era (Marx's early correspondence is located at the Library of Congress.) Th...

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Creators:
Adams, Joe, 1922-
Morehead, Howard, 1926-2003
Dates:
1948-1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0908
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting the career of Joe Adams, a Los Angeles radio announcer and movie and television actor, who later became Ray Charles's manager.

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Creators:
Brown, Ray (Jazz musician)
Dates:
circa 1940-2010
Size:
8 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1362
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ray Brown was an African-American musician, composer, bandleader, manager, music teacher and promoter. He became best known for his collaborative work with Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, the Oscar Peterson Trio and Norman Granz' s Jazz at the Philharmonic. Over the course of his career, Brown received awards and accolades from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jazz Hall of Fame, Down Beat and Playboy. Brown's papers document his professional music career from 1944 to 2002 and include music compositions and notes, publicity materials, photographs, and some recordings of his performances.

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Creators:
Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974
Dates:
1833-1979
1686
bulk 1909-1974
Size:
45.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shawchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 45.7 linear feet and and documents the life of American abstract artist, writer, poet, and illustrator Charles Green Shaw. The papers date from 1833-1979 with the bulk of the material spanning 1909-1974 and a single item of ephemera dating from 1686. Records include biographical information and correspondence with family, colleagues and several artists and writers. The papers also contain writings and extensive diaries, sketchbooks and scrapbooks spanning Shaw's entire career, scattered financial records and other printed material.

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Creators:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014
Harrison, William
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2009-08-15-2009
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1179
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In a moderated conversation about his life and work, Baer reenacts, with his partner William Harrison, the first time he played "Oddyssey", the first home video game for the consumer market, which he invented, and answers questions from the audience.

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Lincoln, Abbey, 1930 -
Adderly, Nat, 1931-
Wilson, Nancy, 1937-
Mbulu, Letta
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Dates:
1916-2010, undated
Size:
23.6 Cubic feet (96 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1221
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Levy's short career as a musician, his longer career as a manager, and the careers of some of his clients. The client most well represented in the collection is Nancy Wilson, with recordings, photographs, correspondence, financial statements, and contracts included. Papers relating to other clients include business records ...

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