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Harvard University, Arnold Arboretum

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Smithsonian Institution. International Exchange Service  Search this
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Box 13 of 37
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Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Harvard University, General

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Box 13 of 37
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Harvard University, Law School

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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Harvard University, Library

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Box 13 of 37
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Harvard University, Medical School

Collection Creator::
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Container:
Box 13 of 37
Type:
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology

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Box 13 of 37
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Harvard University, Observatory

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Box 13 of 37
Type:
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Harvard University, Peabody Museum

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Box 13 of 37
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University

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Box 19 of 37
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Peabody Museum of Harvard University

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Box 8 of 21
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 502, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Records / Series 1: Director's domestic correspondence, arranged alphabetic by organization/person. / Box 8
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Harvard University

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Container:
Box 1 of 3
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Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-038, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
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Olin Dows letters

Creator:
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981  Search this
Names:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
United States. Department of the Treasury  Search this
Bruce, Edward, 1879-1943  Search this
Sterne, Maurice, 1878-1957  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1949
Summary:
This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson.
Scope and Content Note:
This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson.

Much of the correspondence is from 1941. Also of note is correspondence relating to the controversy over one of Maurice Sterne's murals for the Justice Department in 1940 and efforts to form a "Corps of Pictorial War Correspondents" in 1942. Some letters include attached documents including exhibition lists, announcements, news clippings, and reports.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 1 series:

Series 1: Olin Dows Letters, 1938-1949 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Olin Dows (1904-1981) was a painter and arts administrator; he primarily lived and worked in Rhinebeck, New York. Dows was born in Irvington-on-Hudson, NY. He graduated from Harvard University in 1926 and also studied at the Yale School of Fine Arts. In 1935 he was appointed director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, funded by the Works Progress Administration. In 1938 he painted a series of murals for the post office in Rhinebeck, NY, and in 1941 painted murals for the post office in Hyde Park, NY. From 1938 to 1941 Dows was on the Board of Directors of the American Federation of Arts. In 1942 he enlisted in the Army Engineers Corps and was commissioned as a war artist, covering the European Theater of Operations. An exhibit of works produced by this project was held in 1944, entitled "The Army at War." Dows was discharged from the army in 1945. A book of his watercolors, Franklin Roosevelt at Hyde Park, was published in 1949.
Related Material:
Also at the Archives of American Art is an interview of Olin Dows conducted on October 31, 1963, by Harlan Phillips.
Provenance:
Letters were donated in 1962 by Olin Dows; the provenance of one letter (on microfilm reel 2803) is unknown.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Olin Dows letters are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Arts administrators  Search this
Citation:
Olin Dows letters, 1938-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dowsolin
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Archives of American Art
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Arthur Coleman Danto papers

Creator:
Danto, Arthur Coleman, 1924-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1979-1998
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; notes; writings; articles; exhibition announcements and invitations; catalog; printed matter; and monographs. Letters from artists, Audrey Flack, Guerilla Girls, Dick Higgins, Robert Mangold, Cindy Sherman, among others, 1981-1997. Numerous letters from Robert Motherwell; a booklet, L'Humanisme De L'Abstraction" by Robert Motherwell, inscribed: "For Arthur Danto With Great Esteem, Robert Motherwell," 1991 (text in French). Typescripts (and chapter drafts) for The Transfiguration of the Commonplace, 1979, and The State of the Art 1987; and miscellaneous writings, 1988-1989. Also included are THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE COMMONPLACE, (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981), and THE STATE OF THE ART, (NY: Prentice Hall Press, 1987).
Biographical / Historical:
Art critic; New York, N.Y. Danto was Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. Since 1984, he has been art critic for The Nation.
Provenance:
Donated 1998 by Arthur C. Danto.
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:
Art critics  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism  Search this
Art, Modern -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dantarth
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Benjamin F. Curtis papers

Creator:
Curtis, Benjamin F.  Search this
Names:
Curtis & Cameron, Inc  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926  Search this
Fleischner, Otto, d. 1939  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924  Search this
Potter, Louis McClellan, 1873-1912  Search this
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925  Search this
Donor:
Parker, John A. (John Albert)  Search this
Extent:
16 Items ((partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1925
Scope and Contents:
Miscellaneous letters and photographs from the files of art photographer Benjamin F. Curtis of the firm of Curtis & Cameron, Inc. The items mainly relate to portrait painter John Singer Sargent.
Included are two letters to Curtis from Charles W. Eliot, President of Harvard University, February 26 and March 2, 1925, regarding portraits of him by painters John Singer Sargent and Louis Potter, and a photo of each portrait, 1910 and undated, (one taken by Curtis & Cameron, Inc.). Eliot requests that Curtis' print of Sargent's portrait of him not be used in publication as it "looks to me like a picture of a complacent fop seven feet tall" and that he prefers Charles Hopkinson's portrait instead. Of the Louis Potter bust, he writes "my family say unanimously that it is a good looking man but that it is not I."
Also included are two letters, undated, from Isabella Stewart Gardner (another of Sargent's sitters) to "Dear Sir" and "Dear Mr. Sears"; an undated letter (plus typescript) to Mr. [Otto] Fleischner, Assistant Librarian of the Boston Public Library, from Sargent regarding a complaint about his murals in the library, writing that he does not want to get into an argument with a woman who considers his murals "a bewildering, crowded, rotten world of dogmas, distress and medievalism"; four photographs of Sargent, including a portrait of him at age eight, Sargent receiving an honorary doctorate at Harvard University in 1916, and one dated 1925, Montreal; a photo by Keystone View Co. of Sargent's painting "Artist Sketching," and two of portraits of Sargent by Raymond M. Crosby and an unidentifed artist.
Biographical / Historical:
Curtis was a fine arts photographer; Boston, Mass. with the firm of Curtis& Cameron, Inc.
Provenance:
Donated 1995 by John A. Parker, Benjamin F. Curtis' son-in-law.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Photographers -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.curtbenj
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Inka Engineering Symposium 5: Khipu & the Inka Empire

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2013-11-19T17:05:33Z
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Strong Women/Strong Nations 6: Panel 2, Tribal Governance

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
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2016-03-25T16:26:45Z
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Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports 1

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2013-02-11T14:52:20Z
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Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports 1

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2013-02-13T18:57:39Z
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Stellar Connections: Explorations in Cultural Astronomy - Pt. 1, Gary Urton

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
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2012-10-24T13:46:40Z
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A Promise Kept: 3 – Dr. Gabrielle Tayac

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
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2019-09-25T19:56:10Z
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