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Creators:
Trunk, Herman, 1894-1963
Dates:
circa 1926-1950
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.trunherm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, writings, photographs, printed material, and a DVD videorecording relating to Trunk's career as a modernist painter. Letters are from Juliana Force, Arthur E. McFarlane, Henry McFee, author B.F. Morrow, and Charles J. Simpson, secretary of the American Veterans Society of Artists, Harry C. Richardson, Gertrude Herdle Moore, Holger Cahill, ...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company
New York Central Railroad Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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Dates:
1914-1923
Size:
12 Cubic feet (36 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1072
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photographic negatives relating to a valuation study of the New York Central Railroad dating from 1914 to 1923.

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Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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Creators:
Thomas, William Radford, 1930-
Dates:
1973-1975
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thomwilr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, notes; business records, and printed material relating to art at Expo '74 in Spokane Washington and an exhibition at Eastern Washington State College, "Sightings".

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Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Creators:
Rosenthal, Mel, 1940-
Perry Mapp, Roberta
Dates:
circa 1975-2010
Size:
49 Items (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1307
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black-and-white photoprints from two documentary projects: "In the South Bronx of America" and "Refuge". Mel Rosenthal's mission in the Bronx project was to record the deterioration and poverty there. Some photographs from the Bronx project have also been used in the "Refuge" project, because they document immigrants who moved into the Bronx.

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Solomon, Hyde, 1911-
Poindexter Gallery
Dates:
1911-1983
Size:
3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.solohyde
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, records, catalogs, biographical material, photographs, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Ruth White Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1936-1970
Size:
8 Linear feet ( (partially microfilmed on 8 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.ruthwhit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, business records, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Creators:
MacDowell, Helen Sandford, 1889-
Pease, L.F.
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915
Sandford Greeting Card Company
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Dates:
1831-2004
Size:
8 Cubic feet (37 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company and include the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immediate family.

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Creators:
Ponce de Leon, Michael, b. 1922
Dates:
1943-1979
Size:
1.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.poncmich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; sketchbooks; writings; photographs; drawings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.

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