Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
5,760 documents - page 1 of 288

Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1971 Nov. 24-1974 May 1

Interviewee:
Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1915-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13286
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212934
AAA_collcode_mother71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212934
Online Media:

Cigarette Box

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
glass (overall material)
gold (overall material)
stone (ornament material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
box, cigarette
Place made:
Europe
Date made:
1900 - 1950
Subject:
Birds  Search this
Personal Accessories  Search this
Smoking  Search this
Tobacco Use  Search this
Credit Line:
Judge and Mrs. Samuel Jordan Graham
ID Number:
DL.204484.0006
Catalog number:
204484.0006
Accession number:
204484
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-1764-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_313641
Online Media:

Garmin StreetPilot III portable global positioning system navigation unit

Maker:
Garmin Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
box: 5 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 21.59 cm x 29.21 cm
receiver: 3 in x 7 in x 3 in; 7.62 cm x 17.78 cm x 7.62 cm
dongle: 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.81 cm x 23.495 cm
mount bracket: 4 in x 3 in x 3 in; 10.16 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
mount clip (adhesive): 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.985 cm x 8.89 cm
mount clip (weighted): 1 in x 7 in x 7 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 17.78 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
global positioning system receiver
Date made:
2002
Credit Line:
from William E. Worthington, Jr.
ID Number:
2019.0314.01
Accession number:
2019.0314
Catalog number:
2019.0314.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-2a24-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968993
Online Media:

Garmin StreetPilot C550 portable global positioning system navigation unit

Maker:
Garmin Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
box: 6 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 16.51 cm x 16.51 cm
receiver: 3 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.255 cm x 11.43 cm x 5.3975 cm
windshield bracket: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 6.35 cm x 5.715 cm x 6.6675 cm
dashboard bracket: 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in; .635 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
global positioning system receiver
Date made:
2006
Credit Line:
from William E. Worthington, Jr.
ID Number:
2019.0314.02
Accession number:
2019.0314
Catalog number:
2019.0314.02
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-2a25-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968995
Online Media:

New Jack City

Designer:
Art Sims, American, b. 1954  Search this
Firm:
11:24 Design, Playa Del Rey, California, USA  Search this
Company:
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., Burbank, California, USA  Search this
Producer:
Jackson/McHenry Productions, USA  Search this
Doug McHenry, American, b. 1952  Search this
George Jackson, American, 1958–2000  Search this
Director of Production:
Mario Van Peebles, Mexican, b. 1957  Search this
Author:
Thomas Lee Wright, American, b. 1953  Search this
Barry Michael Cooper, American  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Date:
1991
Credit Line:
Gift of Art Sims
Accession Number:
1996-92-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq464713e42-56e0-457f-b012-1f792f5e261e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1996-92-8
Online Media:

Cigarette card photograph of actor Henry E. Dixey from the 1900 play The Adventures of Francois, part of a series of cards showing popular actors and actresses issued by Newbegin's Cigarettes.

Collection Donor:
Graneto, Phillip  Search this
Container:
Flat-file 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1901
Scope and Contents:
Dixey was a popular actor in late-19th century burlesque and comic theater, renowned for his good looks and charm. He was best known as the star of the burlesque musical Adonis, which ran for a Broadway record 603 consecutive performances at New York's Bijou Theatre beginning in 1884. The Adventures of Francois was written by Langdon Elwyn Mitchell, an adaptation of a novel by his father, the noted physician S. Weir Mitchell.
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:
Phillip Graneto Broadway Theater Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Phillip Graneto Broadway Theater Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1486-ref3

You Wake Up And Breakfast On A Cigarette

Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 35 (Series 1), Folder 5-7
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
see oversize
Collection Restrictions:
The 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.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.3: B Titles / BEGGAR'S HOLIDAY
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37724

Satin doll [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Arranger:
Nelson, Oliver  Search this
Jackson, J. Calvin  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 37 cm.)
74 Items (parts (photocopies), 33 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 33 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
81 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
11 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
27 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 31 cm.)
2 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 29 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 29 cm.)
13 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
29 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Manuscripts
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
226 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Satin doll is contained in sixteen folders consisting of 1 part in G Major concert, 2 seven-page conductor scores, 1 fourteen-page conductor score, 1 one-page conductor score, 1 three-page short score, 1 one-page short score, 1 four-page short score, 2 published four-page piano conductor scores, 1 two-page piano conductor score, 1 published three-page piano vocal score, 2 published two-page piano vocal scores, 1 two-page piano vocal score, 1 published one-page piano vocal score, 1 lead sheet, 25 published parts and 183 parts in C Major concert, 6 parts in F Major concert, 10 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 three-page piano vocal score in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, ME, Whaley, Sanders, Jones, Tizol, Moten, Henderson, others?).
Folder A contains parts in C Major for 2 violins - A (2), B (2); 2 cellos - 1, 2.
Folder B contains parts in C Major for 15 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, flute 3, flute 4, oboe 1, oboe 2, oboe 3, oboe 4, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet, bassoon 1, bassoon 2, contrabassoon; 5 horns - 1, 2,3, 4, 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; tuba; drums; vibes (4) harp (2); piano (2).
Folder C contains parts in C Major for 3 violins - A (8), B (8), C (8); viola (6); cello (9); bass (7).
Folder D contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 6 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3 (2), tenor (2), tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - trumpet, 2, 3, 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2); bass. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - tenor, baritone (2); 2 trumpets - 1 (2), 3 (2); trombone. Parts appear to reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- (iii) One page piano vocal score in C Major, lead sheet in C Major, parts in Bb Major and part in G Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Cigarette holder which wigs me ...". Score appears incomplete. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Parts in Bb Major for 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 2, 3. Part in G Major for 1 trumpet - 1.
Folder E contains three page short score and part in C Major. Short score indicates part for bass. Part for 1 trumpet - Herb.
Folder F contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto2 (2), tenor 1 (2), tenor 2, baritone (2); 2 trumpets - 2 (2), 4; 4 trombones -1 (2), 2, 3 (2), 4 (2).
Folder G contains parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, clarinet tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone; 1 trumpet - 1. A full set of parts in F Major wasapparently intended. This folder contains several sheets marked with instrumentation and key signatures, but no music is notated.
Folder H contains 2 seven page conductor scores in C Major. Scores indicate parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above. Scores appear incomplete.
Folder I contains three page piano vocal score in Db Major and one page short score in C Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder J contains fourteen page conductor score in C Major. Score indicates parts for 3 flutes, 3 oboes, 4 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 5 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, vibes, harp, piano, 3 violins, viola, cello, bass.
Folder K contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for trumpet; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Part in C Major (?) for drums. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder L contains parts in C Major for 1 trombone - 1; bass.
Folder M contains parts in C Major in 9 groupings -- (i) Part forunidentified bass instrument (trombone?). -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Pro, Rick Hamilton, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Terry, unidentified, Nance; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iii) Parts for 2 trombones - Butter, Tizol. -- (iv) Part for 1 reed - baritone. -- (v) Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 2 trumpets - trumpet, Cat; 2 trombones - 1, Tizol. -- (vi) Part for 1 trumpet - Nat. -- (vii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto (2), tenor; 2 trumpets - trumpet, bass trumpet; trombone. -- (viii) Parts for 3 reeds - alto (2), tenor, baritone (2); 2 trumpets - trumpet,bass trumpet; bass. -- (ix) Parts for unidentified Bb transposing instrument (trumpet?) - 1, 2; 2 trombones - Britt, Butter.
Folder N contains one-page conductor score in C Major and published piano vocal scores. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Score appears incomplete. Piano vocal score lyricsbegin as above.
Folder O contains published piano conductor scores and published parts in C Major. Piano conductor scores do not indicate instrumentation. Scores include lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto3/tenor 4 (2), tenor 2, baritone, baritone/trombone 3; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3/4, 4; 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3; 2 violins - A/B (2), C; bass (2); drums; guitar. Some parts are noted 2 parts per sheet. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto 1, tenor 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1 (2).
Folder P contains two page piano conductor score, two page piano vocal score, four page short score and part in C Major concert. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Piano vocal score appears incomplete. Short score indicates part for trumpet. Short score appears incomplete. Part for drums. -- All items except Folder D, Folder F, piano vocal score in Folder I, Folder L, and Folder M, grouping viii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Piano vocal score in Folder I from the Presentation Album, vol. F. Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 20, 75.
General:
One-page conductor score in Folder N (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Come Sunday." A part for "In a mellow tone" is noted on the verso of a part in Folder D, grouping ii. A lead sheet for "S'bout time" is noted on the bottom of the lead sheet in Folder D, grouping iii. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Publication:
New York, NY, Tempo Music, Inc., 1964
Collection Restrictions:
The 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.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.20: S / Satin Doll
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref52045

[Beggar's holiday scores] [music]

Topic:
Beggar's holiday
Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Lyricist:
Latouche, John  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
12 Items (parts (photocopies), 34 cm.)
16 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm.)
21 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
2 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Beggar's holiday scores is contained in five of forty seven folders for "Beggar's holiday" consisting of 1 three page short score, 2 seven page piano vocal scores, 2 three page piano vocal scores and 1 five page piano vocal score in C Major concert, 1 one page piano conductor scores, 3 two page piano vocal scores, 1 one page piano vocal score, 1 one page short score, 1 twopage piano conductor score, 4 three page piano vocal scores and 1 six page piano vocal score in F Major, 2 one page piano vocal scores, 2 three page pianovocal scores, 1 one page piano conductor score, 1 eight page short score, 1 twopage short score, 1 twelve page short score, 1 five page piano vocal score and 1 six page piano vocal score in Bb Major concert, 1 two page piano vocal score,1 one page short score 1 two page short score, 1 three page piano vocal score and 1 part in Eb Major concert, 2 two page piano vocal scores in Ab Major concert, 1 three page short score, 1 one page piano vocal score and 1 two page piano vocal score in Db Major concert, 1 one page piano conductor score and 1 two page piano vocal score in D Major concert, 1 six page piano vocal score in G Major concert, 1 part in a minor concert, 1 four page piano vocal score in d minor, 3 three page piano vocal scores in e minor concert, 4 three page piano vocal scores and 1 thirteen page short score in c minor concert, and 1 one page piano vocal score, in g minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains items (primarily in DE? hand) in 8 groupings --(i) 1 one page piano vocal score in Bb Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Bible of my days, I kiss you and close you ...". Score appears incomplete. --(ii) 1 one page piano conductor score in F Major. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (iii) 1 four page piano vocal score in d minor. Piano vocal score includes partial lyrics. Lyrics begin "Your heart ...breeze to blow ...". Score appears incomplete. -- (iv) 1 three page short score in C Major and 1 one page short score in Eb Major. Short score in C Major indicatesparts for flute, clarinet, trombone, viola, cello, bass. Score appears incomplete. Short score in Eb Major indicates parts for saxes. -- (v) 1 one page piano vocal score in F Major. Score does not include lyrics and appears incomplete. -- (vi) 1 three page piano vocal score in Bb Major. Lyrics begin "Back, oh, oh, Sweet Lucy ...". -- (vii) 1 one page short score in F Major, 1 one page piano conductor score in Bb Major, and 1 two page piano conductor score in F Major. Scores do not indicate instrumentation and appear incomplete. -- (viii) 1 thirteen page short score in c minor (?). Score indicates parts for flute, clarinet, trombone, cello, bass. Score appears incomplete or fragmentary. Score may reflect a compilation.
Folder B contains items (in DE? hand) in 2 groupings -- (i) 1 onepage piano conductor score in D Major. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (ii) 1 eight page short score in Bb Major. Score appears incomplete or fragmentary. Score may reflect a compilation.
Folder C contains items (primarily in BS? hand) in 4 groupings --(i) 1 three page short score in Db Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab,Jim, baritone, trombone. -- (ii) 1 two page short score in Bb Major. Score indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, Ray, Rex, Wallace, Tricky, Brown, Tizol.-- (iii) 1 twelve page short score in Bb Major. Score indicates parts for bassoon, violin, cello, bass, harp. Score appears incomplete or fragmentary. Score may reflect a compilation. -- (iv) 1 two page short score and 1 part in Eb Major. Score indicates parts for 2 altos, clarinet, baritone. Part for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder D contains items (in Whaley, others? hands) in 13 groupings -- (i) 1 three page piano vocal score in Bb Major. Lyrics begin "Bible of my days, I kiss you and close you ...". -- (ii) 3 three page piano vocal scores in F Major. Lyrics begin "First I whispered I am too young ...". - (iii) 1 one page piano vocal score in Bb Major. Lyrics begin "Daddy's in thehospital ...". -- (iv) 1 one page piano vocal score in g minor concert. Lyricsbegin "Mac promised me a paradise to be ...". -- (v) 1 trhee page piano vocal score in c minor. Lyrics begin "Through all the employments of life ...". -- (vi) 1 two apge piano vocal score in Ab Major. Lyrics begin "This is awful I'mhis lawful ever roving faithful wife ...". -- (vii) 2 two apge piano vocal scores in F Major. Lyrics begin "Git out, git out, I've done told you oft ...". -- (viii) 1 two page piano vocal score in F Major. Lyrics begin "I once knew a guy name of Macheath ...". -- (ix) 2 seven page piano vocal scores in C Major. Lyrics begin "My grandmother dreamed when she had time to dream ...". - (x) 1 three page piano vocal score in Eb Major. Lyrics begin "Between the twilight and nightfall ...". -- (xi) 1 two page piano vocal score in D Major. Lyrics begin "In my frivolous youth I was one for the chaps ...". -- (xii) 1 three page piano vocal score in C Major. Lyrics begin "You wake up and breakfast on a cigarette ...". -- (xiii) 1 one page piano vocal score in Db Major. Lyrics begin "It's a most peculiar thing ...".
Folder E contains items (in Whaley, other? hands) in 11 groupings-- (i) 1 six page piano vocal score in G Major. Lyrics begin "If you like to live, live for the moment ...". -- (ii) 1 five page piano vocal score in Bb Major. Lyrics begin "I lunch on the succulent olives that grow in a martini dry ...". -- (iii) 1 three page piano vocal score in F Major. Lyrics begin "A virgin's like ore from a gold mine ...". -- (iv) 1 five page piano vocal score in C Major. Lyrics begin "What a nice fate for junior ...". -- (v) 1 two page piano vocal score in Ab Major. Lyrics begin "Silky harpy, smirking sharpie ...". -- (vi) 1 six page piano vocal score in F Major. Lyrics begin "You're like a rooster in the barnyard ...". -- (vii) 1 three page piano vocal score inC Major. Lyrics begin "In the scrimmage of life you are certain to win ...". - (viii) 1 two page piano vocal score in Db Major. Lyrics begin "If you go downby Sweet Lucy's put your money in your sack ...". -- (ix) 1 six page piano vocal score in Bb Major. Lyrics begin "We brighten lives that are otherwise drab ...". -- (x) 3 three page piano vocal scores in e minor and 2 three page piano vocal scores in c minor. Lyrics begin "We don't want the wings of an angel ...". -- (xi) 1 two page piano vocal score in Eb Major and 1 part in a minor. Lyrics begin "But beware for women, women, women ...". Part for voice. Lyrics begin "The atom we split, we walk undersea ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
General:
26 separate titles from "Beggar's holiday" and a number of untitled items comprise the materials described above. 20 of the titles are unique to this entry. Refer to the finding aid for further detail. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, stained, tape. Folder A -- 14p., folder B -- 12p., folder C -- 15p., folder D -- 35p., folder E -- 24p. Folder A -- 10p., folder C -- 1p., folder D -- 4p. Folder A -- 2p., folder D -- 9p., folder E -- 28p.
Collection Restrictions:
The 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.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Dramatic music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref52287

Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell

Interviewee:
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
110 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1971 Nov. 24-1974 May 1
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Robert Motherwell, conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at the artist's home in Greenwich, Connecticut November 24, 1971 - May 1, 1974.
Motherwell speaks of his relationship with his parents; attending prep school; studying philosophy at Stanford University and Harvard University; his theory of automatism; European and American painters in post-war New York; teaching at Black Mountain College; teaching at Hunter College; his retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art and other exhibitions; his collages with Gauloise cigarette packages; the photograph The Irascibles; his membership in American Abstract Artists; his marriage to Helen Frankenthaler; his use of color and light in his paintings; spending summers in Provincetown, MA; beginning printmaking; playing poker; working with the art dealers Kootz, Janis, and Frank Lloyd of Marlborough; his series Elegy for the Spanish Civil War, Je t'aime, Beside the Sea, Open, and Lyric Suite. Motherwell also recalls Peggy Guggenheim, Marcel Duchamp, Meyer Shapiro, Betty Parsons, Sam Kootz, Frank O'Hara, Clement Greenberg, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Lippold, Tanya Grosman, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) was a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hrs., 9 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mother71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mother71

Dale-Patterson Family collection

Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
P.H. Polk, 1898-1984  Search this
Names:
Barry, Marion, 1936-2014  Search this
Dale, Almore M., 1911-1984  Search this
Dale, Dianne  Search this
Dale, John Henry, Jr., 1888-1973  Search this
Dale, Lucille Emma Patterson, 1889-1973  Search this
Dale, Marie Howard, 1914-2011  Search this
Dale, Norman Edward, 1908-1991  Search this
Garner, Araminta Dale, 1913-1987  Search this
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988  Search this
Patterson, Wilhelmina Bessie, 1888-1962  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1866 - 1990.
Summary:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 2010 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892.
Scope and Contents note:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 1990 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892. The collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and ephemera.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged in four series:

Series 1: Dale-Patterson Family papers Series 2: Charles Qualls papers Series 3: Community Organizations Series 4: Subject Files
Biographical/Historical note:
The Dale family came to Washington, DC in 1886 when John Henry Dale, Sr., a gifted self-taught man, obtained a position as clerk in the newly contracted Pension Bureau building at 5th and G Streets, NW. First they lived near 13th Street and Florida Avenue, NW, then moved to Howard Road in Anacostia. Dale built a house at 2619 Nichols Avenue, now Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, drawing the plans and supervising the construction. The Dales and only one other family lived in this solidly built house for 100 years before it was sold to a church group and demolished.
General Note:
Finding Aid Note: This finding aid is associated with a MARC collection-level record.361883
Provenance:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection was donated to the Anacostia Community Museum on April 07, 2013.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is 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.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American families  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-074
See more items in:
Dale-Patterson Family collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-074
1 Page(s) matching your search term, top most relevant are shown: View entire project in transcription center
  • View Dale-Patterson Family collection digital asset number 1
Online Media:

Grace Nicholson: Inventories and Clippings

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Collection Director:
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Collection Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Container:
Box 262A, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928 - 1968
Restrictions:
Image number 011 "Holiday Handcraft" has been removed from the slideshow due to culutral sensitivity.
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 6: Collectors
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-ref14859
1 Page(s) matching your search term, top most relevant are shown: View entire project in transcription center
  • View Grace Nicholson: Inventories and Clippings digital asset number 1

Charles Weston

Publisher:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Maker:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.2 cm x 6.2 cm; 2 27/32 in x 2 7/16 in
Object Name:
card, billiards
Place made:
United States: New York
Subject:
Professional  Search this
Sports  Search this
Billiards  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0213.203
Accession number:
1996.0213
Catalog number:
1996.0213.203
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-74da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1409009
Online Media:

Orlando C. Morningstar

Publisher:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Maker:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.2 cm x 6.2 cm; 2 27/32 in x 2 7/16 in
Object Name:
card, billiards
Place made:
United States: New York
Subject:
Professional  Search this
Sports  Search this
Billiards  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0213.208
Accession number:
1996.0213
Catalog number:
1996.0213.208
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-74df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1409014
Online Media:

E. H. Killian and Edward Fitzpatrick

Maker:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12.5 cm x 5.5 cm; 4 29/32 in x 2 5/32 in
Object Name:
card, baseball
Date made:
1911
Subject:
Sports  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Professional  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0213.155
Accession number:
1996.0213
Catalog number:
1996.0213.155
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2296-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1418399
Online Media:

Prince Albert Cigarette Tobacco Can

Manufacturer:
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company  Search this
Maker:
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, aluminum (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 4 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
Can, Tobacco
Place made:
United States: North Carolina, Winston-Salem
Subject:
Tobacco Use  Search this
ID Number:
1993.0245.001
Catalog number:
1993.0245.001
Accession number:
1993.0245
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Community Life Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-0e35-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1172611

Orlando C. Morningstar

Publisher:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Maker:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.2 cm x 6.2 cm; 2 27/32 in x 2 7/16 in
Object Name:
Card, Billiards
sports card, billiards
Date made:
ca 1910
Subject:
Billiards  Search this
Sports  Search this
Professional  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0568.167
Accession number:
1982.0568
Catalog number:
1982.0568.167
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d5b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_665003
Online Media:

Johnny Summers

Publisher:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Maker:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
card, boxing
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Subject:
Boxing  Search this
Professional  Search this
Sports  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0568.172
Accession number:
1982.0568
Catalog number:
1982.0568.172
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-323a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_665193
Online Media:

Willie Lewis

Publisher:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Maker:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 in; 6.35 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
card, boxing
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Subject:
Boxing  Search this
Professional  Search this
Sports  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0568.174
Accession number:
1982.0568
Catalog number:
1982.0568.174
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b3e0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_665195
Online Media:

Philadelphia Jack O'Brien

Publisher:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Maker:
Mecca Cigarettes  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
card, boxing
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Subject:
Boxing  Search this
Professional  Search this
Sports  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0568.175
Accession number:
1982.0568
Catalog number:
1982.0568.175
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b3e1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_665196

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By