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Sidney Janis Gallery exhibition catalogs

Creator:
Sidney Janis Gallery  Search this
Janis, Sidney, 1896-1989  Search this
Extent:
2.8 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1951-1998
Summary:
The Sidney Janis Gallery exhibition catalogs measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1951 to 1998. Found here is a complete set of catalogs published by the New York gallery.
Scope and Contents:
The Sidney Janis Gallery exhibition catalogs measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1951 to 1998. Found here is a complete set of catalogs published by the New York gallery.

Researchers should note that this collection only includes published catalogs and not related exhibition documentation. The gallery did not publish a catalog for every exhibition, especially during the early years of the gallery's operation.
Arrangement:
This collection has been arranged into one series.

Series 1: Exhibition Catalogs, 1951-1998 (Boxes 1-7; 2.8 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Sidney Janis Gallery (est. 1948-1999) was an art gallery in New York, N.Y., specializing in contemporary avant-garde art. Sidney Janis opened the gallery with his wife Harriet at 15 E. 57th Street in Manhattan. The gallery became a leading exhibitor of Pop art after the groundbreaking exhibition New Realists in 1962. The gallery moved to 110 W. 57th Street in the 1980s, and after Janis's death in 1989 the gallery was directed by his son, Carroll Janis.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art are two oral history interviews with Sidney Janis. One interview conducted March 21-September 26, 1972, by Paul Cummings, and one interview conducted on October 15 and November 18, 1981, by Avis Berman.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1999 by Carroll Janis, son of Sidney Janis.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Sidney Janis Gallery exhibition catalogs 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:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition catalogs
Citation:
Sidney Janis Gallery exhibition catalogs, 1951-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.sidnjani
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Sidney Janis Gallery exhibition catalogs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sidnjani
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To Achieve These Rights Exhibition Display 2: Frederick Douglass narration

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Narration that weaves together excerpts from a speech by Frederick Douglass from April 1883 on the anniversary of Emancipation in Washington, D.C. Douglass speaks about Emancipation, status and future of the negro, and prejudice despite freedom. He also states that negroes should be American citizens to the fullest extent, including the right to a fair trial, vote, serve on a jury, and attend public schools.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003340
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
Activists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Collection Citation:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV003339
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To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-033-ref506

Around Town: To Achieve These Rights

Creator:
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Around Town, which presented video segments of events happening around Washington, D.C. on public television station WETA, profiled the Anacostia Museum's exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Other topics included in this episode: new feature film 'Daughters of the Dust,' new adaption of 'Frankenstein' by the Washington Shakespeare Company, and an international art exhibition and auction at the 'Very Special Arts' gallery. After brief clips or description of each topic, there was a short roundtable discussion.
News program with roundtable discussion. Related to exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Dated 19920227.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Home rule  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Around Town: To Achieve These Rights, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV002641
See more items in:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-033-ref509

14th-Century Steam Bath Found in Mexico City

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:42:32 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_2b76f498924c12d0e80acd0ac2ef09e9

Australia Rains Bring Relief From Fires—and a Surge in Deadly Spiders

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:38:38 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_87382f106fb58189b65e02ac1db608ff

Trove of Stunning Dance Photography Now Online

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_9c0ea163b0dfd46da96a9f6c56b004e1

Twelve Anniversaries and Events Worth Traveling for in 2020

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Lectures
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:50:45 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_acafd53c6b59caf0d664ea794abb13e4

Listen to the Recreated Voice of a 3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:30:54 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_ff63f71833e479dc9380864536c08f68

Beyond the Studio with Rock Paper Plant

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:55:04 -0500
Topic:
Art  Search this
See more posts:
Eye Level Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_01d6444c5ed586df8d01e0a6053ce3ae

Beyond the Studio with Carlos Carmonamedina

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:42:34 -0500
Topic:
Art  Search this
See more posts:
Eye Level Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_339c04e3543b831040c61d5cee54649b

Chips

Creator:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:48:53 +0000
Topic:
Design  Search this
See more posts:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Data Source:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_519ff08815c58a1f3fa13d6acc21bcbd

Interview with Margaret Craver on The Kuhns radio program

Creator:
National Broadcasting Company  Search this
Kuhn, Irene, 1900-  Search this
Subject:
Kuhn, Rene?  Search this
Withers, Margret Craver  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1948 July 24
Topic:
Silversmiths  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10998
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10998

Wally Findlay Galleries commercials on Paul Gibson Show, unedited

Creator:
WBBM (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Wally Findlay Galleries  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
195-?
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10999
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10999

Charles Withers on Your Personal Reporter radio program

Creator:
Kuhn, Irene, 1900-  Search this
Withers, Charles C.  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
195-?
Topic:
Silverwork  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11000
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11000

Baron Erik Fleming at the National Silversmithing Workshop Conference for Teachers

Creator:
World Wide Broadcasting Foundation  Search this
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-2010  Search this
Subject:
Fleming, Erik  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
circa 1949
Topic:
Silversmiths  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11001
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11001

Interview with Margaret Craver Withers

Creator:
American Broadcasting Company  Search this
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-2010  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1945 September 6
Topic:
Silversmiths  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11002
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11002

Handwrought silver

Creator:
Handy & Harman (Firm)  Search this
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-2010  Search this
Type:
Motion Picture Film
Date:
circa 1948
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13016
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13016

Dishes and jewelry designed by students of Margret Craver Withers at the Wichita Art Association

Subject:
Withers, Margret Craver  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1951-1955
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15377
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15377
Additional Online Media:

Silver jewelry made by Walter Reed Army Hospital patients

Subject:
Handy & Harman (Firm)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
between 1944 and 1946
Topic:
Art and war  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Silverwork  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15378
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15378
Additional Online Media:

Contemporary silversmithing: The stretching method

Creator:
Handy & Harman (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Withers, Margret Craver  Search this
Type:
Motion Picture Film
Date:
circa 1960
Topic:
Silversmiths  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20749
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2011
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20749

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