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NCFA records relating to Synchroma machine, 1969-1972

Creator:
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
Subject:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme
Elliott, Stanley B.
Guilbeau, Honore (Honore Cooke),
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
21 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Records relating to a possible demonstration and exhibition of a Synchroma machine at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Correspondence is between Adelyn Breeskin and Jan Mulhert of the museum's 20th century department and inventors Stanley Elliott and Honore Guilbeau. Photographs, descriptive statements, and clippings are also included.
Citation:
NCFA records relating to Synchroma machine, 1969-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3161 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
The National Collection of Fine Arts, a branch of the Smithsonian Institution, changed its name through an act of Congress to the National Museum of American Art in 1980. The Syncroma machine creates constantly changing visual images using sonic inputs supplied by the artist.
Provenance:
Adelyn Breeskin represented NCFA in this gift to the Archives.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Kinetic artists
Photographs
Synchroma
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8222
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210393
AAA_collcode_naticoll
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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