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Annual report of the Forest Commission of the State of New York

Title:
Report of the Forest Commission
Annual report of the New York Forest Commission
Annual report of the State Forest Commission
Author:
New York (State) Forest Commission  Search this
Physical description:
11 v. : plates (some folded) folded maps, folded tab. ; 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1885
1895
1886-1896
Topic:
Forests and forestry  Search this
Public lands  Search this
Call number:
SH11 .N73
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_985385

Municipal Art Society of New York records

Creator:
Municipal Art Society of New York  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1901-1960
Summary:
The records of the Municipal Art Society of New York, based out of New York City and established in 1893, measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1901 to 1960. The records include minutes from the annual and directors meetings, which incorporate reports, directors' files, committee files, and printed material. Financial reports to the Municipal Art Society Board that detail the organization's Permanent Fund are also present.
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Municipal Art Society of New York measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1901 to 1960. Minutes from annual and directors meetings, printed materials, and financial reports document the Municipal Art Society of New York's involvement in urban planning, city beautification, funding art for public spaces, and generally improving the quality of life in New York City.

Bound minute books from the annual and directors meetings incorporate annual reports, committee reports, membership lists, and by-laws, as well as some correspondence with business colleagues and fellow arts organizations. Printed materials are also integrated into the minute books and often relate to the content of the adjacent administrative files and include exhibition announcements and catalogs, event invitations, meeting announcements, bulletins, newsletters, magazine and newspaper clippings, and membership solicitation materials.

Financial reports to the Municipal Art Society Board detail the Permanent Fund and the organization's accounts.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 2 series.

Series 1: Annual and Directors Meetings Minutes, 1901-1960 (3.2 linear feet; Box 1-8)

Series 2: Permanent Fund Financial Records, 1913-1949 (1 folder; Box 8)
Biographical / Historical:
The Municipal Art Society of New York is a private organization that was founded in 1893 to beautify New York City streets, parks, and public places in ways both practical and artistic through projects supported by member dues. The society regularly held competitions for artists to create murals and sculptures to decorate public buildings, and exhibited artists' public works. Members of the society spearheaded efforts to preserve, improve, and maintain public buildings, monuments, and parks; create and maintain street signage and fixtures; regulate zoning; plan thoroughfares; and advocate for public housing. Interests of the society also included establishing a housing authority, slum clearance, and post-World War II planning. The Municipal Art Society of New York continues to influence urban planning and historic preservation into the 21st century, and is known for their architectural tours of New York CIty.
Provenance:
Donated 1968 by Municipal Art Society of New York.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Municipal Art Society of New York records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Public art -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Municipal Art Society of New York records, 1901-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.muniartn
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Theodore Roosevelt letter to Elliott L. Coues, 1882 Apr. 21

Author:
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Coues, Elliott 1842-1899  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
New York (State) Legislature Assembly  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Coues, Elliott 1842-1899  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
2 sheets ([4] p.) ; 23 x 14 cm
Type:
Catalogs and collections
Correspondence
Date:
1882
Topic:
Shrews  Search this
Animals  Search this
Call number:
MSS 001782 A
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976324

The pre-Iroquoian Algonkian Indians of central and western New York / by Alanson B. Skinner

Author:
Skinner, Alanson 1886-1925  Search this
Physical description:
37 p. : ill. ; 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1919
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E51 .I392 vol. 2 no. 1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_777045

New York State. Technical & Economic Maglev Evaluation

Collection Creator:
O'Neill, Gerard  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1991
Scope and Contents:
Final Report prepared for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Gerard K. O'Neill Collection, Acc. 2014-0005, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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New York Aquarium journal

Title:
New York Aquarium journal and guide
Author:
New York Aquarium  Search this
W.C. Coup & Reiche Bros  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 38 cm, in portfolio 38 x 62 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1876
1877
1876-1877
Topic:
Public aquariums  Search this
Aquariums  Search this
Call number:
QL79.N5 N56
QL79.N5N56
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_984753

New York State Teachers Association

Collection Creator:
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1969
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from Juliet Kepes Stone or Imre Kepes.
Collection Citation:
Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1909-2003, bulk 1935-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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New York State Speech Association

Collection Producer:
Haizlip, Ellis B., 1929-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1976
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Medical documents, financial materials and some correspondence in Career series are restricted. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Ellis B. Haizlip papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
Ellis B. Haizlip papers, Anacostia Communityh Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Doris Sanders.
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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New York State Thruway Authority Competition

Collection Creator:
National Society of Mural Painters (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1978
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The National Society of Mural Painters records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as posessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
National Society of Mural Painters records, 1895 - circa 2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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New York State Power Authority-Niagara Power Project (1993)

Collection Creator:
Antonakos, Stephen, 1926-2013  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 62-64
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992-1993
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Use of archival born-digital records with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Stephen Antonakos papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014, bulk 1960-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Report on the Adirondack and State land surveys to the year 1884 : with a description of the location of the boundaries of the great land patents and an account of the variation of the magnetic needle in northern New York, between the years 1766 and 1883 : with rainfall and temperature tables, and a list of the state lands / by Verplanck Colvin, superintendent of surveys

Title:
Report of Verplanck Colvin on state land survey
State of New York
Author:
New York (State) State Land Survey  Search this
Colvin, Verplanck 1847-1920  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Library of Congress DSI  Search this
Lithographers:
Weed, Parsons & Co.  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 343 p., [21] leaves of plates (8 folded) : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Surveys
Place:
New York (State)
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Date:
1884
Topic:
Surveying  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
GA61.N7 A3 1884
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1007421

Critic's choice / sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts and the State University of New York

Author:
New York State Council on the Arts  Search this
State University of New York  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 20-23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774546

"New Directions for the Teaching of Art History," New York State Council on the Arts Conference

Collection Creator:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Ruth Bowman papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. They may be used for research, study, and scholarship. Authorization to quote, publish or reproduce her unpublished writings and related research materials requires written permission from Ruth Bowman, 200 East 66th Street, Apt. B-2101, New York, New York 10021.
Collection Citation:
Ruth Bowman papers, 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Folder 26 New York State Atomic and Space Development Authority Annual Report, April 1, 1965, through March 31, 1966

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-134, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-134-refidd1e964

Botanical evaluation of Goat Island complex, Niagara Falls, New York / by P.M. Eckel

Title:
Botanical evaluation of the Goat Island complex, Niagara Falls, New York
Author:
Eckel, Patricia  Search this
New York (State) Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation  Search this
New York (State) Niagara Frontier State Park and Recreation Commission  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
New York (State)
Goat Island
Date:
1990
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Call number:
QK177 .E25 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565288

A brief description of the mountain drives of Mohonk Lake, New York : Lake Mohonk Mountain House / Albert K. Smiley, proprietor

Title:
Mountain drives of Mohonk Lake, New York
Lake Mohonk drives
Author:
Smiley, Albert K (Albert Keith) 1828-1912  Search this
Mohonk Mountain House  Search this
Physical description:
20 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill., map ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Mohonk Lake
Mohonk Lake (N.Y.)
Date:
1911
[1911?]
Topic:
Hotels  Search this
Resorts  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
TX941.M64 B75 1911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_998772

Anne Ryan papers

Creator:
Ryan, Anne, 1889-1954  Search this
Names:
McFadden, Elizabeth  Search this
Extent:
3.8 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Travel diaries
Diaries
Photographs
Drawings
Date:
circa 1905-1970
Summary:
The papers of New York-based painter, printmaker, collagist and writer Anne Ryan measure 3.8 linear feet and date from circa 1905 to 1970. The papers document her career as an artist and writer in New York, New Jersey and Spain through biographical material, correspondence, diaries and journals, writings, printed material, photographic material and artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York-based painter, printmaker, collagist and writer Anne Ryan measure 3.8 linear feet and date from circa 1905 to 1970. The papers document her career as an artist and writer in New York, New Jersey and Spain through biographical material, correspondence, diaries and journals, writings, printed material, photographic material and artwork.

Biographical material includes a mixture of legal and financial records as well as other personal documents. There are account books, art inventories, biographical statements, estate papers, exhibition lists, price lists, loan and consignments records, bills and receipts, banking and tax records, assorted travel documents, and other miscellaneous items.

Correspondence is with editors, museums, galleries, family and friends. Many of the letters have typed transcriptions that go along with the original handwritten correspondence. There is also correspondence with Anne Ryan's daughter, Elizabeth McFadden.

There are six diaries, journals, and travel diaries. The diaries and journals describe progress on artwork and writing, as well as daily appointments and activities.

Writings consists of notes, notebooks, poetry and manuscripts. The bulk of the series consists of handwritten and typescript drafts of books, short stories and essays. There are a few items written by others.

Printed material includes exhibition announcements, catalogs, clippings and magazines. Most of the periodicals include essays and stories written by Ryan. There are some printed materials such as postcards, travel brochures and clippings from Ryan's time in Spain.

Two family albums and photographs depict Anne Ryan, family, friends, colleagues, artwork, exhibition installations and houses.

Also found are materials Ann Ryan used to make artwork, such as engraved metal plates for prints, engraved woodcuts for woodblock prints, and handmade stencils. Some drawings are also included.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as seven series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1920-circa 1970 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1922-1968 (Box 1; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Diaries and Journals, 1924-1942 (Boxes 1-2; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, circa 1923-circa 1954 (Boxes 2-3; 1.4 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1925-1970 (Boxes 3-4; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographic Material, circa 1905-circa 1954 (Boxes 4-5; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 7: Artwork, circa 1930-circa 1954 (Box 5; 0.3 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Anne Ryan (1889-1954) was a painter, printmaker, collagist, graphic artist and author who primarily worked in New York City, but also in New Jersey and Spain.

Anne Ryan was born in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1889. She attended St. Elizabeth's Academy and College. She married lawyer William J. McFadden and had three children – William, Elizabeth and Thomas. They lived in Newark, New Jersey and divorced in 1923. Ryan often went to Greenwich Village in New York City and was something of a fixture in the arts and literary community. In 1925 she published a book of poetry, Lost Hills, and her novel Raquel was also published around this time.

Around 1931, Ryan moved to Spain and lived there for roughly four years, mostly in Mallorca and Ibiza, though she traveled to Paris as well. She then returned to New York City and moved into 124 West Fourth Street, which was occupied by many artists and writers. She opened a restaurant called The Hearthstone in the building's basement.

Ryan began painting around 1938. Artist Hans Hofmann lived nearby and visited her studio to provide encouragement, telling her to pursue her own course artistically and not to seek formal instruction. Ryan's first exhibition was in 1941. During this time she joined the printmaking studio Atelier 17 run by British artist William Stanley Hayter who had fled from Paris, France due to World War II. Thanks to the studio, Ryan befriended many European expatriate artists and started making woodblock prints and engravings.

In 1948, Ryan saw an exhibition of collages by Kurt Schwitters that inspired her to begin creating collages herself. During her late career, she made hundreds of collages and had multiple exhibitions at Betty Parsons Gallery in New York City. Ryan was also a prolific writer and many of her short stories and travel essays were published in magazines and periodicals. She died in 1954 in Morristown, New Jersey.
Provenance:
The Anne Ryan papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1971 by Elizabeth McFadden, Anne Ryan's daughter.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- Spain  Search this
Collagists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Collagists -- Spain  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- Spain  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- Spain  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists -- Spain  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travel diaries
Diaries
Photographs
Drawings
Citation:
Anne Ryan papers, circa 1905-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.ryananne
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Archives of American Art
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Elias Newman papers

Creator:
Newman, Elias, 1903-  Search this
Names:
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Notes
Date:
1922-1981
Summary:
The papers of New York painter, writer, and educator Elias Newman measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1981. Newman's participation in exhibitions and various art related organizations, notably Artists Equity Association, is documented through biographical material, correspondence, notes, writings, organizational records, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of New York painter, writer, and educator Elias Newman measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1981. Newman's participation in exhibitions and various art related organizations, notably Artists Equity Association, is documented through biographical material, correspondence, notes, writings, organizational records, printed material, and photographs.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 6 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1935-1975 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1927-1980 (Box 1; 8 folders)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1939-1976 (Box 1; 4 folders)

Series 4: Artists Equity Association Records, circa 1950-1979 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1922-1981 (Box 1, OV 2; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, 1923-1975 (Box 1; 9 folders)
Biographical Note:
Elias Newman (1903-1999) was a painter, writer, lecturer, and teacher in New York, N.Y. Born in Stashow, Poland in 1903, Newman arrived in the United States in 1913, and became a naturalized citizen in 1928. He studied at the National Academy of Design from 1919-1920, and at the Educational Alliance Art School from 1920-1925. He also studied at the Academie Chaumiere in Paris. After 1925, Newman participated in many exhibitions, acted as art director of the Palestine Pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1939, organized the Palestine Artists and Sculptors Association, and was director of the National Society of Painters in Casein in 1963 and 1967-1971. From 1970-1975, Newman served as president of the Artists Equity Association, the organization which played the most significant role in his career.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1977 and 1981 by Elias Newman.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Elias Newman papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Jewish artists  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Jewish  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Notes
Citation:
Elias Newman papers, 1922-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.newmelia
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Elias Newman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Momentary halt : produced at Artpark, Lewiston, New York, a New York State owned & operated facility, summer 1982 / by Andrea Blum

Author:
Blum, Andrea 1950-  Search this
Artpark  Search this
Subject:
Blum, Andrea 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Outdoor sculpture  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6537.B573 A4 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_672053

Postal route gazetteer. Part I. New York State, 1839 / compiled by Robert Dalton Harris

Author:
Harris, Robert Dalton  Search this
United States Post Office Department  Search this
Physical description:
86 p. : ill., 1 folded map, facsims. ; 28 cm
Type:
Maps
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1992
Topic:
Post roads  Search this
Postal service  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_684641

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