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American Craftsmen's Council, 1967-1971

Container:
Box 86 of 117
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 313, National Collection of Fine Arts, Central Administrative File, Records
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Central Administrative File, Records
Central Administrative File, Records / Series 11: STATE AND FOREIGN COUNTRY FILES / Box 86
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folders 1-5 Contemporary American Ceramics (U.S. Ceramics for the Second International Ceramics Exhibition). Journals and catalogs from Exhibition Antwerp, 1960; catalogs from 1960 London exhibition and 1961 Madrid exhibition; photographs of exhibited ...

Container:
Box 63 of 287
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 321, National Museum of American Art, Office of Program Support, Records
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Records
Records / Series 16: Numbered Exhibitions, c. 1954-1981 / Box 63
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 22 American Craftsmen's Council, 1960-1969

Container:
Box 35 of 287
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 321, National Museum of American Art, Office of Program Support, Records
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Records
Records / Series 9: Professional Art Organizations, 1955-1978 / Box 35
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Oral history interview with Paul J. Smith, 2010 April 19-20

Interviewee:
Smith, Paul J., 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Herman, Lloyd E  Search this
Subject:
Museum of Arts and Design (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
American Crafts Council. Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Paul J. Smith, 2010 April 19-20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15795
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)288890
AAA_collcode_smith10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_288890
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Oral history interview with Paul J. Smith

Interviewee:
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Interviewer:
Herman, Lloyd E.  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
American Crafts Council. Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Museum of Arts and Design (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 April 19-20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paul J. Smith conducted 2010 April 19 and 20, by Lloyd E. Herman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in New York, N.Y.
Smith recalls his childhood; attending the Art Institute of Buffalo; working in display at the Flint & Kent department store in Buffalo; his interest in "hobby crafts" and greater exploration of jewelry and wood; exhibiting; joining the staff of the American Craftsmen's Council; becoming director of the Museum of Contemporary Crafts; developing the museum's program and international focus; organizing the "Objects: USA" exhibition in 1969; developing the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Crafts (in 1979 renamed the American Craft Museum); the 30th anniversary exhibition, "Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical," in 1986; becoming director emeritus; the "Craft Today USA" tour, 1989-1993; developing a consulting service; serving as guest curator; special projects; interest in photography; the current DIY movement as a continuum of the past.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul J. Smith (1931- ) is Director Emeritus of the American Craft Museum (now the Museum of Arts and Design) in New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 secure digital memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 17 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.smith10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw961a85139-de2c-4080-b271-6f87aa477bad
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-smith10
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Arthur J. Pulos papers, 1935-[ca. 1980s], bulk 1947-1960

Creator:
Pulos, Arthur J.  Search this
Subject:
Pulos Design Associates  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Creative Buildings (Firm)  Search this
Midwest-Designer Craftsmen Society  Search this
Syracuse University. Dept. of Industrial Design  Search this
Citation:
Arthur J. Pulos papers, 1935-[ca. 1980s], bulk 1947-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Industrial design  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8843
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211028
AAA_collcode_puloarth
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211028

The bed; [exhibition] September 23-November 6, 1966

Author:
American Craftsmen's Council Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged, chiefly illus.) 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1966
1966]
Topic:
Beds  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Call number:
NK2713 .A512
NK2713.A512
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_113158

American Craft Council (Seattle, Wash.) [Folder]

Additional name:
American Crafts Council  Search this
American Craftsmen’s Council  Search this
American Craftsmen’s Educational Council  Search this
American Craftsmen’s Cooperative Council  Search this
ACC  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Seattle (Wash.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_105799

American Craft Council [Folder]

Additional name:
American Crafts Council  Search this
American Craftsmen’s Council  Search this
American Craftsmen’s Educational Council  Search this
American Craftsmen’s Cooperative Council  Search this
ACC  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_99591

Michael Higgins papers, 1949-1973

Creator:
Higgins, Michael, 1908-  Search this
Subject:
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Michael Higgins papers, 1949-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7757
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209922
AAA_collcode_higgmich
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209922
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Margaret Merwin Patch papers, 1885-1986

Creator:
Patch, Margaret Merwin  Search this
Subject:
Ayers, Hester Merwin  Search this
Webb, Aileen O.  Search this
World Crafts Council  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sound recordings
Citation:
Margaret Merwin Patch papers, 1885-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Handicraft  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8327
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210499
AAA_collcode_patcmarg
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210499
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Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen records, 1937-1973

Creator:
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Subject:
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts  Search this
Wisconsin Artists Federation  Search this
Citation:
Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen records, 1937-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8769
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210952
AAA_collcode_wiscdesc
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210952

Charles Henry Sawyer papers, 1933-1977

Creator:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005  Search this
Subject:
Hayes, Bartlett H.  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Sciences  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Association of Art Museum Directors  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
Independent Schools Art Instructors Association  Search this
Museum Publishers Association  Search this
Upper Peninsula Crafts Council (Mich.)  Search this
Worcester Art Museum  Search this
Citation:
Charles Henry Sawyer papers, 1933-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9065
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211258
AAA_collcode_sawychar
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211258

Harvey K. Littleton papers, 1946-1975

Creator:
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Subject:
American Ceramic Society  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Jugtown Pottery (Firm)  Search this
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Citation:
Harvey K. Littleton papers, 1946-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Glass art  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9159
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211353
AAA_collcode_littharv
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211353

Olaf Skoogfors papers, [ca. 1947-1987]

Creator:
Skoogfors, Olaf, 1930-1975  Search this
Subject:
World Crafts Council. United States Committee  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Citation:
Olaf Skoogfors papers, [ca. 1947-1987]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Jewelry making  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9976
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212666
AAA_collcode_skooolaf
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212666

Arline M. Fisch papers, 1931-2015

Creator:
Fisch, Arline M.  Search this
Subject:
Antunes, Edith  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Boston University  Search this
Electrum (Gallery : London, England)  Search this
Lee Nordness Galleries  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
San Diego State University  Search this
Skidmore College  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
World Crafts Council  Search this
Internationale Handwerksmesse  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Video recordings
Citation:
Arline M. Fisch papers, 1931-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11056
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)245834
AAA_collcode_fiscarli
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_245834
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American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Carton 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1908-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Margret Craver Withers papers
Margret Craver Withers papers / Series 5: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9affb55e0-0525-4b7d-8c19-d8d1b5d7c1fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-withmarg-ref151

American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
De Patta, Margaret, 1903-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1961
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.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Margaret De Patta papers, circa 1930-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Margaret De Patta papers
Margaret De Patta papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cd1cb125-2d7c-4f81-9a7d-513d1ab67ca7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-depamarg-ref16

National Association of Women Artists

Collection Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 34
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1965
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website, with the exception of the 2017 and 2022 addition. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Louise Nevelson papers
Louise Nevelson papers / Series 3: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9aa9c3514-acae-444d-9662-b8cdfef1810a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-neveloui-ref118
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American Artist - American Jewish Tercentenary Committee

Collection Creator:
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949-1973
Scope and Contents note:
American Artist

American Artists Professional League

American Broadcasting Company (ABC)

American Center for Students and Artists

American Committee for Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem, Inc.

American Craftsmen's Council

American Federation of Arts

American Friends of the Hebrew University

American Fund for Israel Institutions

American Institute of Architects

American International Music Fund, Inc.

American-Israel World's Fair Corporation

American Jewish Committee

American Jewish Congress

American Jewish Tercentenary Committee
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual materials with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz / Series 1: Jacques Lipchitz papers / 1.2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c66e5ce9-d6c2-44c1-bfc0-fa18ef942127
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipcjacq2-ref32

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