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Emily Nathan papers, circa 1943-1985

Creator:
Nathan, Emily S., 1907-1999  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Subject:
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970  Search this
Spyropoulous, Jannis  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
McLanathan, Richard B. K.  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward)  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Towle Mfg. Company  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Emily Nathan papers, circa 1943-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Roosters -- Pictorial works  Search this
Roosters -- Anecdotes  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Inventors -- Interviews  Search this
Archives -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8071
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210242
AAA_collcode_nathemil2
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210242

Emily Nathan papers

Creator:
Nathan, Emily  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970  Search this
Names:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution -- Public relations.  Search this
Towle Mfg. Company -- Public relations  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
McLanathan, Richard B. K.  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980  Search this
Spyropoulous, Jannis, 1912-  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Photographer:
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
circa 1943-1985
Scope and Contents:
The papers of public relations consultant and journalist Emily Nathan measure 5.0 linear feet and date from circa 1943-1985. Included are files on clients, among them Towle Manufacturing and its gallery; the Smithsonian Institution, including the Archives of American Art, Radio Smithsonian and the National Portrait Gallery.
Interviews conducted by Nathan for Radio Smithsonian include New York, N.Y. cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883-1970), 1970; art historian and writer Richard B. K. McLanathan, 1970; Director of the Archives of American Art William E. Woolfenden, 1970, Abram Lerner, Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, and art collector Joseph Hirshhorn, 1969. Also found is an interview of William Woolfenden May 6, 1983 upon his retirement as Director of the Archives of American Art.
Among the correspondence are letters to Georgia O'Keeffe regarding a pending oral history with the sculptors Dorothy Dehner and David Smith and a letter from museum administrator and lecturer Daniel Catton Rich expressing his pleasure at having met Jannis and Zoe Spyropoulous in Athens, Greece and describes the painting by Jannis that he purchased for the Worcester Art Museum. The majority of the photographs are of personalities long associated with the Archives of American Art. There are two photographs of Jasper Johns, and one each of Mark Rothko and Tony Smith, all taken by Hans Namuth, 1960.
Also found is a folder of material assembled by Nathan regarding Jose de Creeft's story, as told to Nathan, of his pet rooster, intended by Nathan to be submitted for publication under the title "Roosty Was My Friend." Included are an introduction by Nathan, providing biographical information on de Creeft; sample text for the story (2 pages) and an outline for the remainder (3 pages), 24 drawings by de Creeft illustrating the story; and a photograph of de Creeft with a wire sculpture of Roosty, 1957, taken by Budd studio.
Biographical / Historical:
Emily Nathan (1907-1999) was a journalist and public relations consultant specializing in arts and cultural heritage institutions.
Provenance:
Donated 1973-1988 by Emily Nathan and in 2000 by the Emily Nathan estate, via Edgar S. Nathan, III, executor. The letter to Nathan from Daniel Catton Rich was donated by Rich, 1977.
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.
Occupation:
Cartoonists -- Interviews  Search this
Public relations consultants  Search this
Topic:
Roosters -- Pictorial works  Search this
Roosters -- Anecdotes  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Inventors -- Interviews  Search this
Archives -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.nathemil2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9630e4aee-2164-448c-a093-eae54416f3df
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nathemil2

Symposium Perspectives

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-10-25T16:17:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_J90qyRg7-MM

CrossLines Trailer

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-05-18T13:02:50.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianVideos
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Jvili_XyPgw

Smithsonian Institution Castle: The Great Hall

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-10-29T20:00:18.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Museum administration  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianCastle
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianCastle
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_XQqXAqDZioQ

Willi Smith: On the Record (with Audio Description)

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-01-11T15:34:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Z4x-4JIzbqc

Willi Smith: On the Record

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-09-25T07:31:43.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_qTIyQcpK7pw

Aukeran at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival: "Arin Geltokia"

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-11-14T22:34:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Travel & Events  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_FTIHgz5pgkU

Agency history, 1881-1957

Creator:
United States National Museum Department of Engineering and Industries  Search this
Subject:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Mitman, Carl Weaver 1889-  Search this
Ravenel, W. de C (William de Chastignier) 1859-1933  Search this
Graf, John Enos  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Arts and Industries  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Medicine  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Textiles  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Graphic Arts  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Engineering  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Aeronautics  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Crafts and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Medicine and Public Health  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Aeronautics  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1881
1881-1957
Topic:
Engineering--History  Search this
Science and industry  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Industries--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00240
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_222793

Lavandula × intermedia

Life Form:
Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Characteristics:
Spikes of purple flowers are 1-1.7" (2.5-4.3 cm) long.
Foliage Characteristics:
Narrow, gray-green leaves are up to 2.5" (6.4 cm) long.
Fragrance:
Lavender
Range:
SE France to NE Spain
Topic:
Display Gardens  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Lavandin
Lavender
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Lamiaceae
Genus:
Lavandula
Species:
× intermedia
Accession Number:
2021-0624A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display:
Arts and Industries Building
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax76954aab7-fc5a-418b-a5d2-f962867aa419
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2021-0624A

Lavandula × intermedia

Life Form:
Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Characteristics:
Spikes of purple flowers are 1-1.7" (2.5-4.3 cm) long.
Foliage Characteristics:
Narrow, gray-green leaves are up to 2.5" (6.4 cm) long.
Fragrance:
Lavender
Range:
SE France to NE Spain
Topic:
Display Gardens  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Lavandin
Lavender
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Lamiaceae
Genus:
Lavandula
Species:
× intermedia
Accession Number:
2021-0626A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display:
Arts and Industries Building
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7ed6d03ce-8c4f-4b28-bdb3-ffc5fda84ede
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2021-0626A

Lavandula × intermedia

Life Form:
Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Characteristics:
Spikes of purple flowers are 1-1.7" (2.5-4.3 cm) long.
Foliage Characteristics:
Narrow, gray-green leaves are up to 2.5" (6.4 cm) long.
Fragrance:
Lavender
Range:
SE France to NE Spain
Topic:
Display Gardens  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Lavandin
Lavender
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Lamiaceae
Genus:
Lavandula
Species:
× intermedia
Accession Number:
2021-0635A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display:
Arts and Industries Building
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7daada683-cfaf-47ff-932b-5879dd9f696c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2021-0635A

Lavandula × intermedia

Life Form:
Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Characteristics:
Spikes of purple flowers are 1-1.7" (2.5-4.3 cm) long.
Foliage Characteristics:
Narrow, gray-green leaves are up to 2.5" (6.4 cm) long.
Fragrance:
Lavender
Range:
SE France to NE Spain
Topic:
Display Gardens  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Lavandin
Lavender
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Lamiaceae
Genus:
Lavandula
Species:
× intermedia
Accession Number:
2021-0639A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display:
Arts and Industries Building
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax75f1e665d-ed84-4f29-a636-aa9460e1726c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2021-0639A

Lavandula × intermedia

Life Form:
Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Characteristics:
Spikes of purple flowers are 1-1.7" (2.5-4.3 cm) long.
Foliage Characteristics:
Narrow, gray-green leaves are up to 2.5" (6.4 cm) long.
Fragrance:
Lavender
Range:
SE France to NE Spain
Topic:
Display Gardens  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Lavandin
Lavender
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Lamiaceae
Genus:
Lavandula
Species:
× intermedia
Accession Number:
2021-0641A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display:
Arts and Industries Building
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax795d6288f-082f-496a-ac58-d9d418785df0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2021-0641A

Lavandula × intermedia

Life Form:
Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Characteristics:
Spikes of purple flowers are 1-1.7" (2.5-4.3 cm) long.
Foliage Characteristics:
Narrow, gray-green leaves are up to 2.5" (6.4 cm) long.
Fragrance:
Lavender
Range:
SE France to NE Spain
Topic:
Display Gardens  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Lavandin
Lavender
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Asteranae
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Lamiaceae
Genus:
Lavandula
Species:
× intermedia
Accession Number:
2021-0645A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display:
Arts and Industries Building
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax71ed57f3a-2d73-465e-9b32-becf45f51f0e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2021-0645A

Chariot shaft fitting in the form of a dragon head

Medium:
Bronze with gilding and silvering and glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.9 x 23.1 x 17 cm (5 1/16 x 9 1/8 x 6 11/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Jincun, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 4th century BCE
Period:
Late Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.14a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 18: Art and Industry: China's Ancient Houma Foundry
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3931f70d0-4b14-478e-8cd6-c9b6300d6d3e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1932.14a-c
Online Media:

Langley Aerodrome A

Manufacturer:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage: Steel Tubing
Wings and Tail: Wood with Percaline (light-weight cotton) Covering
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 14.8 m (48 ft 5 in)
Length: 16.0 m (52 ft 5 in)
Height: 3.5 m (11 ft 4 in)
Weight: 340 kg (750 lb), including pilot
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1903
Credit Line:
On deposit from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum
Inventory Number:
A19180001000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Pre-1920 Aviation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9ce27099d-d73c-4d7b-80b6-f64b60864414
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19180001000

Balistes capriscus

Collector:
John Sutherland  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Illustration
Place:
New York, United States, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Tetraodontiformes, Tetraodontoidei, Balistidae
Published Name:
Balistes capriscus
Accession Number:
000000
USNM Number:
15233
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e462efe4-9e44-4e50-a5b3-92d431542266
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5202380

2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony Highlights

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-07-03T14:35:23.000Z
YouTube Category:
Travel & Events  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_IoSSSs3yJhM

Mapping the Landscape of Native Shorts Filmmaking

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-02-03T20:41:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_WrVc-y7plTU

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