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Creators:
Binns, Charles Fergus, 1857-1934
Dates:
1875-1934
Size:
6 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.binnchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, including an autobiographical sketch, brief biographies by family members, and certificates of naturalization and membership; correspondence, 1897-1931, with family members, ceramic manufacturers, potters, art educators, museum curators and administrators, and former students; subject files on: the American Ceramic Society, ...

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Creators:
Horwitt, (George) Nathan, 1889-1990.
Dates:
[193-]-[196-]
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-127-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Horwitt's major projects from the 1930s to the 1960s.Project files include drawings, sketches, blueprints, correspondence, patents, legal correspondence, clippings, financial reports, and advertisements for Horwitt's projects. Samples of logos and letterheads he designed are included as well. The most thorough documentation pertains to the Braquette, the Cyclometer, the Museum Watch, and the Beta Chair. Drawings, sketches, blueprints, and plans are boxed separately, mostly flat. Interviews with individuals who worked with and knew Horwitt are on audio cassettes, "Recollections of Nathan Horwitt." Two short videos, "The Legend behind the Museum Watch" and "Movado Worldwide Museum" are stored on 3/4 in. video cassettes.

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Creators:
Wallance, Don, 1909-1990
Dates:
1936-1990
Size:
6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-81-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Wallance's career from his enrollment in the Design Laboratory School in 1936 to his death in 1990.Included are his designs for tableware, furniture, and household accessories, as well as material on his research and writings. This collection consists of sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and reference materials, in addition to publicity and promotional materials. Extensive documentation exists on Wallance's pioneering designs for stainless steel flatware for H. E. Lauffer Company and his experimental furniture for the U.S. Army, Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center, and the Hard Manufacturing Company. Thorough documentation of his research for his landmark book, "Shaping America's Products," is included. The collection also contains a substantial amount of information on the Design Laboratory School, the first industrial design school in the United States to be patterned after the Bauhaus.

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Creators:
Porter, Richard W. (Richard William), 1913-1996
Dates:
circa 1930s-1980
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet (6 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0037
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six feet of material documenting Porter's many scientific contributions. The following types of material are included: photographs, lecture notes, correspondence, trip notes, newspaper clippings, symposium programs, papers, and periodicals, circa 1930s-1980s.

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Creators:
Galloway, Eilene M.
Dates:
bulk 1940s-2000s
Size:
30.52 Cubic feet (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of twenty-eight cubic feet of the professional papers of Eilene M. Galloway, concentrating mostly on space law. The following types of material are represented: correspondence, memorandum, press releases, news clippings, policy papers by Galloway and others, conference materials, and congressional reports. There is a great ...

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Creators:
Russell, Frank, 1868-1903
Dates:
undated
Size:
21 Items (typed pages )
105 Items (handwritten pages )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1302B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Piman myths as follows: Typescript (pages 1- 21): "Origin of Light" pages 1- 8. "The Fox and the Wildcat" pages 9- 10. Note on page 9: "Tales recorded on pages 141-152 of accompanying notebook should be inserted here." This notebook is filed as Manuscript Number 1302-a. "Fox and Deer." page 10. "Fox and Kingfisher" pages 10- 13. "Fox and Mountain L...

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Creators:
Swinney, Holman J
Dates:
circa 1926-1991
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document many aspects of Swinney's life and career. They contain income tax returns dating from 1943; report cards from primary school; documentation of his WWII military service; and records of his home ownership. In addition, the papers include correspondence from Swinney's directorships of the Adirondack Museum and the Str...

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Creators:
Friedlander, Leo, 1890-1966
Dates:
1900-1990
Size:
20.9 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
9 Items (rolled docs)
Collection ID:
AAA.frieleo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, writings, printed material, and motion picture film.

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Creators:
Wilder, Mitchell A.
Dates:
1946-1979
Size:
1.6 Linear feet ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wildmitc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; writings; speeches and notes for lectures; photographs; and files on museums and institutions in the U.S.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1984
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a press kit including photographs and biographical data on Secretaries Robert McCormick Adams and S. Dillon Ripley; chronology of the Ripley years; fact sheets on the Smithsonian; excerpts from September and October 1984 issues of Smithsonian with profiles on Ripley and Adams; transcripts of speeches by Ripley, ...

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