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[Ella Fitzgerald's American Express Company credit card]

Collector:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Names:
American Express (New York) -- card issuer  Search this
Collection Creator:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (unmounted, 2" x 3-1/2")
Container:
Box 61
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Credit cards
Date:
[expired October 1961.]
Scope and Contents:
Blue, purple, and white card.
Local Numbers:
AC0584-0000057.tif (AC Scan No.)
Exhibitions Note:
Included in Archives Center Jazz Appreciation Month display, April 1-May 31, 2010, "Jazz at the Philharmonic-Bringing Jazz to the World," curated by Wendy Shay.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center can provide reproductions of some materials for research and educational use. Copyright and right to publicity restrictions apply and limit reproduction for other purposes. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
African American singers -- 1950-1960  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Credit cards
Collection Citation:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers
Ella Fitzgerald Papers / Series 9: Ephemera / 9.2: Miscellaneous / I.D.s, Passports
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a2e830e1-1f35-4a5d-9d81-e520d933b156
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0584-ref2801

Before Going Abroad--Secure American Express Travelers Cheques Acceptable Everywhere as Cash (November 1918)

Creator:
American Express (New York)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (Oversize; Multi-color, 91.5 x 142.5 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 584
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Travelers' checks
Place:
United States
Date:
1918 Nov
Image:
Main Image: Photograph of three U.S. soldiers looking at a book of American Express Cheques
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 10598
General:
Issued by: American Express

Artist(s): Anon
Series:
A - 747 - M
Printing Info:
Printer: The National Printing & Eng. Co., Chicago; New York; St. Louis Other Printing Info: 010936
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Advertisement  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Travelers' checks
Posters -- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 2: World War One / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep826d4b2a9-82ad-403a-809d-b942aa5db554
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref7115

Biographies, Resumes, and Chronologies

Collection Creator:
Clark, Edward, 1926-2019  Search this
Extent:
1 Electronic discs (CD) (Includes one CD, possibly containing a digital copy of Ed Clark's resume.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Electronic discs (cd)
Date:
circa 1969-2007
undated
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 and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Ed Clark papers, 1923-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ed Clark papers
Ed Clark papers / Series 1: Biographical Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f5accad9-c2dd-4875-8d65-747aa14cbc1a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-clarked-ref11
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Annie Leibovitz Color Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, [color photoprint]

Manufacturer:
American Express (New York)  Search this
Photographer:
Leibovitz, Annie, 1949-  Search this
Names:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (1 folder, 15" x 12," in mat with Mylar overlay, 21-3/8" x 18-1/8")
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Chromogenic color prints
Color prints (photographs)
Chromogenic processes
Photographs
Date:
1988.
Scope and Contents:
Image shows Ella Fitzgerald in red dress and hat with fur (designed by Don Loper), posed with a Mercedez-Benz automobile. The picture was created for an American Express Card advertisement, ca. 1987, part of a popular "portraits" campaign for American Express, for which the photographer won the Clio Award and the Campaign of the Decade Award from Advertising Age magazine. Color printing process unidentified.
Arrangement:
1 series (single Item).
Biographical / Historical:
Born in Westport, Connecticut. Fine arts degree, San Francisco Art Institute, 1971. Leibovitz's career began in 1970, when she began photographing for Rolling Stone magazine; in 1973, she became the chief photographer. Later worked for Life, Vogue, Esquire, Time and Newsweek. In 1983 a 60-print show of her work toured Europe and the United States. The accompanying book, "Annie Leibovitz: Photographs," was a best-seller. Currently works for Vanity Fair. Published "Olympic Portraits," in June 1996 during Summer Olympic Games. Based in New York City.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Annie Leibovitz, May 19, 1997.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Photographer retains copyright. Not available from the Archives Center for reproduction.
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Mercedes automobile  Search this
Genre/Form:
Chromogenic color prints
Color prints (photographs)
Chromogenic processes
Photographs -- 1980-2000
Citation:
Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald by Annie Leibovitz, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0588
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep871fbfe49-c910-4e12-bd0c-1c00c6524e8e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0588
Online Media:

American Express, New York Central and Hudson Railroad, station plans and elevations, Schenectady, New York

Collection Author:
Railway Express Agency.  Search this
Collection Donor:
Karl, Roger F. R.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1906-08-15
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Railway Express Agency Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Railway Express Agency Records
Railway Express Agency Records / Series 9: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8fb9bcb0e-40ef-4275-b63d-eef02aa83a5a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0260-ref681

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