Query: Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Project Files
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
32.48 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes) (17 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents various Office of Design and Construction projects. Materials include blueprints and specifications. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Quadrangle Building, the National Mall, National Museum of American History (formerly National Museum of History and Technology), Conservation Analytical Laboratory, National Museum of Natural History, National Museum …

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Records of the Robert Mills Papers Project, [xerographic and photographic copies]
Creators:
Evelyn, Douglas E.
Dates:
circa 1800-1860s, 1984-1989
Size:
23.3 Cubic feet (50 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0344
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is composed entirely of xerographic and photographic reproductions made for the Robert Mills Papers Project. The copies include correspondence, plans, federal legislation regarding proposed government construction projects, construction records, and material regarding people with a relation to Mills or one of his projects. The material is organized into …

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in NMAH.AC.0344 for Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock Studio Records
Creators:
Custom Craft
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
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Dates:
1888-1996
Size:
200 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes approximately 250,000 photonegatives, photoprints, color transparencies from the photographic business founded by Addison Scurlock in Washington, DC. Collection also includes business records and ephemera.

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Prentiss Taylor papers
Creators:
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991
Dates:
1885-1991
Size:
20.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 20.8 linear feet, dates from 1885 to 1991 (bulk dates 1908-1986) and documents the career of lithographer, teacher, and painter Prentiss Taylor. The collection consists primarily of subject/correspondence files (circa 16 ft.), reflecting Prentiss' career as a lithographer and painter, his association with figures prominent in the Harlem Renaissance, notably Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes, his activities as president of the Society of Washington Printmakers and other art organizations, his work in art therapy treating mental illness, and his teaching position at American University. The subject files contain mostly correspondence, but many include photographs and printed material. Also included are biographical, financial, legal and printed material; several hundred photographs; notes and writings; sketchbooks, drawings and a few prints by Taylor; and scrapbooks dating from 1885-1956.

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Millard Meiss Papers
Creators:
Meiss, Millard, 1904-1975
Dates:
circa 1918-circa 1977
bulk 1950-1975
Size:
11.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.meismill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, writer, and educator Millard Meiss measure 11.4 linear feet and date from circa 1918 to circa 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1975. The papers are comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writing projects and lectures, and professional files that document his post World War II work as chairman of the American Committee for the Restoration of Italian Monuments, among other work.

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Philip Martiny papers
Creators:
Martiny, Philip, 1858-1927
Dates:
1858-1973
Size:
2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.martphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, printed material, and lists of commissions. The material was compiled by Martiny's grandson, Raymond J. Linder.

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Henry Augustus Lukeman papers
Creators:
Lukeman, Augustus, 1871-1935
Dates:
circa 1891-1935
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lukehenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed material relating to Henry Augustus Lukeman's career as a sculptor.

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Rose Labrie papers
Creators:
Labrie, Rose
Dates:
1948- 2000
Size:
3.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.labrrose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, personal photographs, and printed material, such as gallery announcements, magazines featuring her articles and art work, clippings, flyers, relating to Labrie's work as a journalist, children's book author and illustrator, author onhistorical subjects, and self-taught artist. Among Labrie's correspondents are Robert Bishop, David O'Neil, Jay Johnson, Mattie Lou …

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Carl and Olga Milles papers
Creators:
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967
Dates:
1933-1951
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.millecar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters received by Olga Milles, primarily from her family, the Granners, in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1933-1951). Other correspondents include Kurt Messner (from prisoner of war camp), his father Adolf Messner (1944-1946), Carl Milles (1944-1951), his sister Ruth Milles (1940), and Signe Rutenskold (1944-1946). Three letters were written to Carl by Olga (1939). Other materials consist of …

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Clifford W. Ashley papers
Creators:
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947
Sanborn Studio
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947
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Dates:
1903-1964
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.ashlclif
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence (ca. 900 letters), sketches, photographs, two exhibition catalogs, the manuscript of The Ashley Book of Knots, and miscellany. Much of the correspondence deals with Ashley's research for and the publication of his Yankee Clipper (1926). Among the correspondents are Henriette Wyeth, N.C. Wyeth (a 7 p. letter), Irving R. Wiles, Oliver LaFarge …

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