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Eames, Charles and Ray

Collection Creator:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-circa 1979
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Research material including correspondence, writings and notes, photographs, and printed material on Cezanne, Thomas Eakins, and Picasso: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from Ruth Bowman. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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Collection Citation:
Ruth Bowman papers, 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ruth Bowman papers / Series 4: Subject Files / Artists' Files
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The Eames House, exterior view

Subject:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray Kaiser  Search this
Eames House (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Architecture, American  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11112
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Aline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977
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Archives of American Art
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Interior view of the windows at the Eames House

Subject:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray Kaiser  Search this
Eames House (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Architecture, American  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14595
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Aline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977
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Interior decor at the Eames House

Subject:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray Kaiser  Search this
Eames House (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Art in interior decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14596
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Aline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977
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Archives of American Art
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Interior view of the Eames House with staircase

Subject:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray Kaiser  Search this
Eames House (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Architecture, American  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14598
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RAR (Rocking Armchair)

Primary manufacturer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
fiberglass (shell material)
steel (base material)
rubber (shockmounts material)
birch (rockers material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 1/2 in x 24 1/2 in x 27 1/4 in; 67.31 cm x 62.23 cm x 69.215 cm
overall: 68.5 cm x 63.5 cm; 26 15/16 in x 25 in
overall: 70 cm; 27 9/16 in
Object Name:
rocking chair
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Zeeland
Place shell made:
United States: Michigan, Kalamazoo
Date made:
1959
Design date:
1950
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Bruce Gross
ID Number:
2002.0327.01
Accession number:
2002.0327
Catalog number:
2002.0327.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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dolly, chair

Maker:
Herman Miller, Inc.  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 cm x 64 cm x 64 cm; 5 7/8 in x 25 3/16 in x 25 3/16 in
Object Name:
Chair Dolly
dolly, chair
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Zeeland
Date made:
1970
Year designed:
1955
Subject:
Commercial Furnishings  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Bernard E. (Eugene) Benassi
ID Number:
2000.0061.01
Accession number:
2000.0061
Catalog number:
2000.0061.01
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National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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CTW (Coffee Table Wood)

User:
Board, David B.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Evans Products Company  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
plywood, ash (overall material)
dye, aniline (finish material)
Measurements:
overall: 40 cm x 86.4 cm; 15 3/4 in x 34 in
overall: 15 1/2 in x 34 1/8 in; 39.37 cm x 86.6775 cm
Object Name:
table, coffee
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Venice
Place purchased; place used:
United States: Minnesota, Saint Paul
Date made:
1947
Owner's inscription date:
1942-12-25
Dates used:
1947 - 1963
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous
ID Number:
1998.0145.01
Accession number:
1998.0145
Catalog number:
1998.0145.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7a6a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_214294
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LCW (Lounge Chair Wood)

User:
Board, David B.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Evans Products Company  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
plywood, ash (overall material)
dye, aniline (finish material)
rubber (shockmounts material)
Measurements:
overall: 66.7 cm x 55 cm x 62 cm; 26 1/4 in x 21 5/8 in x 24 7/16 in
overall: 26 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in x 23 in; 67.31 cm x 55.245 cm x 58.42 cm
Object Name:
chair, side
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Venice
Place purchased; place used:
United States: Minnesota, Saint Paul
Date made:
1947
Owner's inscription date:
1942-12-25
Dates used:
1947 - 1963
Year designed:
1946
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous
ID Number:
1998.0145.02
Accession number:
1998.0145
Catalog number:
1998.0145.02
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Domestic Furnishings
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National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7a69-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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LCW (Lounge Chair Wood)

User:
Board, David B.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Evans Products Company  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
plywood, ash (overall material)
dye, aniline (finish material)
rubber (shockmounts material)
Measurements:
overall: 66.7 cm x 55 cm x 62 cm; 26 1/4 in x 21 5/8 in x 24 7/16 in
Object Name:
Side Chair
Eames state chair
chair, side
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Venice
Place purchased; place used:
United States: Minnesota, Saint Paul
Date made:
1947
Owner's inscription date:
1942-12-25
Dates used:
1947 - 1963
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous
ID Number:
1998.0145.03
Accession number:
1998.0145
Catalog number:
1998.0145.03
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7a6b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Transportation Leg Splint (S2-1790)

Maker:
Evans Products Company  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (wrapping; label material)
ink (label material)
plywood, mahogany or birch (splint material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 21 cm x 107 cm; x 8 1/4 in x 42 1/8 in
overall: 3 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in x 42 1/2 in; 9.8425 cm x 20.6375 cm x 107.95 cm
Object Name:
splint, leg
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
ca 1942
1943
Subject:
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
1992.0089.01
Catalog number:
1992.0089.01
Accession number:
1992.0089
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Military
Health & Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-6318-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Sheet, IBM Form I.T.S. 1000 A 1033

Maker:
IBM  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21.5 cm x 28 cm; 8 15/32 in x 11 1/32 in
Object Name:
sheet
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Psychological Tests  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of David Gold
ID Number:
1989.0710.63
Accession number:
1989.0710
Catalog number:
1989.0710.63
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5488-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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FSW-6 (Six-Panel Folding Screen Wood)

Manufacturer; distributor:
Herman Miller Furniture Company  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
plywood, birch (overall material)
cloth (cotton-nylon tape) (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 172 cm x 24.5 cm; 67 11/16 in x 9 5/8 in
overall (folded): 67 3/4 in x 9 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in; 172.085 cm x 25.0825 cm x 14.9225 cm
overall (panel): 67 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 172.085 cm x 24.13 cm x 7.3025 cm
Object Name:
screen, folding
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Zeeland
Place used:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1946
1946 - 1955
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0141.01
Catalog number:
1989.0141.01
Accession number:
1989.0141
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4b52-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1054909
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DKR-1 Chair

Maker:
Herman Miller Furniture Company  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
wire (overall material)
fabric (upholstery material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 3/4 in x 19 in x 19 3/4 in; 80.645 cm x 48.26 cm x 50.165 cm
Object Name:
chair
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Zeeland
Place used; place found:
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Date made:
1950 - 1951
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. and Jane Griffin Yeingst
ID Number:
1987.3054.01
Catalog number:
1987.3054.01
Accession number:
1987.3054
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National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a8a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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vest

Worn by:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Object Name:
Vest
Other Terms:
Vest; Upper Body; Main Dress; Male
Date made:
1966 - 1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Ray Eames
ID Number:
1981.0891.00002
Accession number:
1981.0891
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-9ba8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_372799

shirt

Wearer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Referenced:
Herman Miller Furniture Company  Search this
Object Name:
Shirt
Other Terms:
Shirt; Upper Body; Main Dress; Male
Date made:
1958
Subject:
Architecture  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ray Eames
ID Number:
1981.0891.00003
Accession number:
1981.0891
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-9ba9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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shirt

Wearer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Referenced:
Herman Miller Furniture Company  Search this
Object Name:
Shirt
Other Terms:
Shirt; Upper Body; Main Dress; Male
Date made:
1953 - 1957
Subject:
Architecture  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ray Eames
ID Number:
1981.0891.00004
Accession number:
1981.0891
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Clothing & Accessories
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National Museum of American History
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PAC-1 Swivel Armchair

Maker:
Herman Miller, Inc.  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (shell material)
fiberglass (shell material)
fabric (upholstery material)
aluminum (base material)
steel (base material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 7/8 in x 24 3/4 in x 23 in; 80.9625 cm x 62.865 cm x 58.42 cm
Object Name:
armchair, swivel
Other Terms:
Chair; Furniture; Arm; Upholstered; Swivel
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Zeeland
Date made:
1980
Design date:
1950
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Herman Miller Incorporated (through Max De Pree)
ID Number:
1981.0421.01
Accession number:
1981.0421
Catalog number:
1981.0421.01
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National Museum of American History
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Aluminum Group EA316 Swivel Lounge Chair

Maker:
Herman Miller, Inc.  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (back material)
fabric (seat material)
aluminum (frame material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 1/4 in x 24 3/4 in x 28 in; 86.995 cm x 62.865 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
chair, lounge
Other Terms:
Chair; Furniture; Arm; Upholstered; Swivel
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Zeeland
Date made:
1980
Design date:
1958
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Herman Miller Incorporated (through Max De Pree)
ID Number:
1981.0421.02
Accession number:
1981.0421
Catalog number:
1981.0421.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0f23-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_315338
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LTR (Low Table Rod Base)

Maker:
Herman Miller, Inc.  Search this
Designer:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Physical Description:
laminate (top material)
poplar (top material)
steel, chrome-plated (base material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 7/8 in x 13 1/8 in x 15 1/2 in; 25.0825 cm x 33.3375 cm x 39.37 cm
Object Name:
table
Other Terms:
Table; Furniture
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Zeeland
Date made:
1980
Design date:
1950
Subject:
Furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Herman Miller Incorporated (through Max De Pree)
ID Number:
1981.0421.04
Accession number:
1981.0421
Catalog number:
1981.0421.04
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9f88-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_315340
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