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Book

Designer:
Johann Michael Hoppenhaupt II, 1709–ca. 1750  Search this
Type:
ornament
Book
Made in:
Germany
Date:
1753
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-221
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-221

Photographs of Eastman Johnson portraits, 1963

Creator:
Thieme, A. C.  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Eastman  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10428
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213815
AAA_collcode_thiea
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213815

Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956

Creator:
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924  Search this
Subject:
Indy, Vincent d'  Search this
Sterne, Maurice  Search this
Hale, Philip Leslie  Search this
Modjeska, Helena  Search this
Slade, Irene  Search this
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey  Search this
Damrosch, Walter Johannes  Search this
Mosby, John Singleton  Search this
Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary  Search this
Slade, C. Arnold (Caleb Arnold)  Search this
Hooper, Edward W.  Search this
Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Donoghue, John  Search this
Balch, Anne L.  Search this
Barnard, George Grey  Search this
McComas, Francis John  Search this
Zorn, Anders  Search this
Cook, Walter W. S. (Walter William Spencer),  Search this
Warren, Fiske  Search this
Rothenstein, Will  Search this
Jaccaci, Augusto Floriano  Search this
Draper, Ruth  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue  Search this
Gardner, William Amory  Search this
Sears, Sarah C.  Search this
Story, Julian  Search this
Wheelwright, Edmund March  Search this
Aïdé, Hamilton  Search this
Brimmer, Martin  Search this
Anisfeld, Boris Israelevich  Search this
Chalfin, Paul  Search this
Norton, Andrews  Search this
Byard, Theodore  Search this
Mather, Frank Jewett  Search this
Ross, Denman Waldo  Search this
Norton, Richard  Search this
Agassiz, Louis  Search this
Thayer, William Roscoe  Search this
Guiney, Louise Imogen  Search this
Cross, Sally  Search this
Brown, J. Appleton  Search this
Blake, William P. (William Phipps),  Search this
Ladd, Anna Coleman Watts  Search this
Cram, Ralph Adams  Search this
Abbott, Lyman  Search this
Arliss, George  Search this
Chapman, Conrad Wise  Search this
Ward, Humphry  Search this
Barnes, Grace Edith  Search this
Lowell, James Russell  Search this
Macomber, Mary L. (Mary Lizzie),  Search this
Carter, Morris  Search this
Bigelow, William Sturgis  Search this
Terri, Ellen  Search this
Dole, Nathan Haskell  Search this
Berenson, Mary  Search this
Dwight, Theodore F.  Search this
Godkin, Edwin Lawrence  Search this
Hammond, Richard P.  Search this
Higginson, Henry Lee  Search this
French, Daniel Chester  Search this
Bunker, Dennis Miller  Search this
De Wolfe, Elsie  Search this
Prichard, Matthew Stewart  Search this
Pater, Walter  Search this
La Farge, John  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Sleeper, Henry Davis  Search this
Walker, Francis Amasa  Search this
Quinn, John  Search this
Sargent, Charles Sprague  Search this
Curtis, Ralph W. (Ralph Wormeley),  Search this
Huntington, Archer M.  Search this
Gardner, John Lowell  Search this
Burroughs, Bryson  Search this
Rodin, Auguste  Search this
Peirce, Waldo  Search this
Collins, Alfred Quinton  Search this
Fry, Roger Eliot  Search this
Pennington, Harper  Search this
Story, Waldo  Search this
Zorn, Anders  Search this
Howe, Julia Ward  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Kronberg, Louis  Search this
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
Thaxter, Celia  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Adams, Brooks  Search this
Cox, Kenyon  Search this
Pennell, Joseph  Search this
Manship, Paul Howard  Search this
Mansfield, Richard  Search this
Faure, Gabriel  Search this
Woodbury, Charles H. (Charles Herbert)  Search this
Dexter, Mary  Search this
Davis, Richard Harding  Search this
Smith, George Warren  Search this
Wister, Owen  Search this
O'Connell, William  Search this
Perry, Lilla Cabot  Search this
Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway  Search this
Norton, Lily  Search this
Faulkner, Barry  Search this
Fiske, Minnie Maddern  Search this
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir)  Search this
Irving, Henry  Search this
Wadsworth, Adelaide E.  Search this
Van Rensselaer, Schuyler  Search this
Smith, Joseph Lindon  Search this
Lamb, Charles R. (Charles Rollinson)  Search this
Gordon, Leon  Search this
Bode, Wilhelm von  Search this
St. Denis, Ruth  Search this
Russell, Lillian  Search this
Hale, Edward Everett  Search this
Roberts, Elizabeth Wentworth  Search this
Gregory  Search this
Hinckley, Robert C.  Search this
Hale, Mary  Search this
Dyer, Louis  Search this
Andrew, A. Piatt (Abram Piatt),  Search this
Chapman, John Jay  Search this
Dwight, J. S.  Search this
Helleu, Paul  Search this
Blashfield, Edwin Howland  Search this
Hoffman, Malvina  Search this
Agassiz, Alexander  Search this
Hampden, Walter  Search this
Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin),  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill  Search this
MacKnight, Dodge  Search this
Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles),  Search this
Lanman, Charles  Search this
Pavlova, Anna  Search this
Spaulding, Albert  Search this
Agostini, Luigi  Search this
Swift, Henry  Search this
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth  Search this
Cushing, Howard Gardiner  Search this
Hazelton, George C.  Search this
Gilder, Richard Watson  Search this
Coolidge, Archibald Cary  Search this
Kittredge, William  Search this
Zogbaum, Rufus Fairchild  Search this
Whitman, Sarah de St. Prix Wyman  Search this
Eliot, Charles William  Search this
Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion),  Search this
Murray, Gilbert  Search this
Gimpel, René  Search this
Hale, Philip Leslie  Search this
Gabrilowitsch, Ossip  Search this
Copeland, Charles Townsend  Search this
Cushman, Charlotte  Search this
Smith, Francis Hopkinson  Search this
Monteux, Pierre  Search this
Crosby, Raymond Moreau  Search this
Melba, Nellie  Search this
White, Margaret  Search this
Oliver, Jean Nutting  Search this
Stillman, William James  Search this
Frick, Helen Clay  Search this
Rives, Amélie  Search this
Reid, Robert  Search this
Gaugengigl, I. M. (Ignaz Marcel)  Search this
Symonds, John Addington  Search this
Okakura, Kakuzo  Search this
Millet, Francis Davis  Search this
Pitman, Sophia L.  Search this
Loring, Charles Greely  Search this
Tiffany, Mary A. (Mary Adeline)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum  Search this
Duveen Brothers  Search this
Wildenstein Galleries  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Renaissance  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Painting, Renaissance  Search this
Art  Search this
Art, Italian  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8959
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211146
AAA_collcode_gardisab
Theme:
Diaries
The Art Market
Art Collectors
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211146

Henry-Russell Hitchcock papers, 1919-1987

Creator:
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987  Search this
Subject:
Soby, James Thrall  Search this
Sterner, Albert  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Smith, E. Baldwin (Earl Baldwin),  Search this
Gill, Brendan  Search this
Summerson, John Newenham  Search this
Howe, George  Search this
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David)  Search this
Berman, Eugene  Search this
Kaufmann, Edgar  Search this
Barr, Alfred H.  Search this
Johnson, Philip  Search this
Oud, J. J. P. (Jacobus Johannes Pieter),  Search this
Mumford, Lewis  Search this
Berman, Leonid  Search this
Vanderbilt, Paul  Search this
Abbott, Jere  Search this
Wittkower, Rudolf  Search this
Scully, Vincent Joseph  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Schindler, Rudolph Michael  Search this
Austin, Jr., A. Everett  Search this
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln Edward  Search this
Francis, Henry Sayles  Search this
Gaudí, Antoni  Search this
Goldwater, Robert John  Search this
Washburn, Gordon B. (Gordon Bailey)  Search this
Pevsner, Nikolaus  Search this
Sizer, Theodore  Search this
Thomson, Virgil  Search this
Doesburg, Theo van  Search this
Panofsky, Erwin  Search this
Erffa, Helmut von  Search this
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9728
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212014
AAA_collcode_hitchenp
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212014
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Fritz Bultman papers, 1928-2016, bulk 1940s-1990s

Creator:
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
Subject:
Ponsold, Renate  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Boghosian, Varujan  Search this
Manso, Leo  Search this
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Sills, Thomas Albert  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Ossorio, Alfonso A.  Search this
Speyer, Nora  Search this
Kees, Weldon  Search this
Hopkins, Budd  Search this
Rothschild, Judith  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Windham, Donald  Search this
Reynal, Jeanne  Search this
Drexler, Sherman  Search this
Cicero, Carmen  Search this
Bultman, Jeanne  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Vevers, Tony  Search this
Hofmann, Maria  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Newman, Annette  Search this
Graham, John D. (John Dabrowsky)  Search this
Fromboluti, Sideo  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Sculptors  Search this
New York school of art  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6839
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208966
AAA_collcode_bultfrit
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208966
Online Media:

William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers, 1821-1901

Creator:
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878  Search this
Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904  Search this
Subject:
Cranch, Christopher Pearse  Search this
Edmonds, Francis William  Search this
Jefferson, Joseph  Search this
Benson, Eugene  Search this
Adams, Herbert  Search this
Gignoux, Régis François  Search this
Hicks, Thomas  Search this
Miller, Charles Henry  Search this
Thompson, Cephas Giovanni  Search this
Dix, Charles Temple  Search this
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson)  Search this
Noble, Louis L.  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon  Search this
Bispham, William  Search this
Smillie, James David  Search this
Hall, George Henry  Search this
Hutton, Lawrence  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington  Search this
Brown, Henry Kirke  Search this
Beard, W. H. (William Holbrook)  Search this
Laurence, Samuel  Search this
Robbins, Horace Wolcott  Search this
Alexander, John White  Search this
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby)  Search this
White, Edwin D.  Search this
Ehninger, John Whetten  Search this
Mayer, Frank Blackwell  Search this
Brown, John George  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)  Search this
Lippincott, William H. (William Henry),  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams  Search this
McEntee, Jervis  Search this
La Farge, John  Search this
Noble, Thomas Satterwhite  Search this
O'Donovan, William Rudolph  Search this
Taylor, Bayard  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison)  Search this
Howland, Alfred Cornelius  Search this
Huntington, Daniel  Search this
Rowse, Samuel Worcester  Search this
Brown, George Loring  Search this
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter  Search this
Brackett, Edward Augustus  Search this
Cozzens, Frederic S. (Frederic Swartwout),  Search this
Wood, Thomas Waterman  Search this
Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Greenough, Horatio  Search this
Lang, Louis  Search this
Johnson, Eastman  Search this
Thompson, Launt  Search this
Rogers, John  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9868
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212369
AAA_collcode_bryawill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212369

George Deem papers, 1904-2015, bulk 1960-2008

Creator:
Deem, George, 1932-2008  Search this
Subject:
Bal, Mieke  Search this
Evans, John  Search this
Copy, Richard  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Rosenblum, Robert  Search this
Wheeler, Arthur K.  Search this
Lazlo, Jean-Noel  Search this
Tanning, Dorothea  Search this
Guilliatt, Lee  Search this
Molesworth, Charles  Search this
Sassu, Antonio  Search this
William, Patricia  Search this
Andrews, Benny  Search this
Komar, Vitaly  Search this
Wiener, Sam  Search this
Dydo, Ulla E.  Search this
Fattal, Simone  Search this
Liedtke, Walter A.  Search this
Vermeer, Johannes  Search this
New Britain Museum of American Art  Search this
Nancy Hoffman Gallery  Search this
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Pavel Zoubok Gallery  Search this
Topic:
Mail art  Search this
Educators  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Painters  Search this
Authors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16139
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)363835
AAA_collcode_deemgeor
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_363835
Online Media:

Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds(in HIGH DEFINITION)

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2008-05-29T04:27:21Z
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
cxcpub
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_BSPw_1-jRtQ

Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2008-05-20T23:45:45Z
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
cxcpub
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_evrlihLqyc4

Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-03-29T05:32:58Z
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
See more by:
cxcpub
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_hHfu7jxXwwg

Hubbard Harpsichord Records

Creator:
Frank Hubbard  Search this
Names:
Hubbard Harpischords, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
30 Cubic feet (76 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Newsletters
Photographs
Project files
Financial records
Legal documents
Account books
Correspondence
Research
Manuals
Design drawings
Place:
Framingham (Mass.)
Massachusetts
Date:
1930-2003
bulk 1949-2003
Summary:
The collection documents approximately fifty years of the Hubbard Harpsichord business. The records include correspondence, financial and accounting materials, sales and promotional materials, records, newsletters, dealer files, project files, photographs, research files on European instruments, kit manuals, and design drawings.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the approximately fifty years of the Hubbard Harpsichord business. The records include correspondence, financial and accounting materials, sales and promotional materials, records, newsletters, dealer files, project files, photographs, research files on European instruments, kit manuals, and design drawings.

Series 1, Correspondence, 1949-2003, consists of letters among representatives of the company, individuals, churches, seminary schools, musical societies, companies, universities, harpsichord owners and enthusiasts. The correspondence is rich with information about historical issues, construction techniques, ownership genealogy, the early music movement, and Hubbard's importance to the historical building movement. The correspondence is handwritten and typed. There are some loose papers, notes, and postcards. Requests for information on the harpsichord manual kit, harpsichord purchases, and questions/answers pertaining to the building of harpsichords comprise the majority of the series. There are also invoices, checks, and publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Review, and Saturday Review. Correspondents include the Smithsonian Institution, Harvard University, Yale University, a number of professional harpsichordists, and dealers of the company. The series is arranged in chronological order, then alphabetically by correspondent's last name or business name.

Series 2, Business Files, 1965-2000, is divided into three subseries: Subseries 1, Annual Meetings and Reports, 1965-2000; Subseries 2, Corporate Affairs, 1960-1997, and Subseries 3, Employee Files, 1967-1997.

This series documents both the development of Frank Hubbard Harpsichords Kit, Inc., the company created to sell "do-it-yourself" kits, and Frank T. Hubbard Harpsichords, the finished instruments company. Hubbard headed the finished instruments company, officially established in 1973, until his death, while Lawrence C. Erdmann headed the kits company. The issue of what role the two separate companies should take was a prominent question before and after Hubbard's death. Diane Hubbard, Hubbard's wife, began running the company after Hubbard's death in 1976 until her retirement in 2000. This series is arranged topically, then in chronological order.

Subseries 1, Annual Meetings and Reports, 1965-2000, documents many of the issues the company faced at the corporate level. Minutes, corporate resolutions, and correspondence highlight yearly financial and operational activities, financial and operations projections, consolidation of the two companies, review of leadership positions, proposed investments, incoming stockholders and activities of the board of directors, and acquired leases.

Subseries 2, Corporate Affairs, 1960-1997, includes property leases the company held from its founding at Moody Street in 1959, until the 1980's. This subseries documents stockholder, stock purchases by Phil Cooper, a major shareholder in the company in the 1990's. Other items include the Hubbard Memorial Committee which documents a memorial concert, the establishment of the Historical Harpsichord Monograph essays, and some of Hubbard's publications. Dr. Howard Schott, author of the Historical Harpsichords series, and Dr. John D. Montgomery, chairman of the Frank Hubbard Memorial Committee are frequent correspondents. A finished instruments schedule documents (Box 21/folder 9), through notes and correspondence, the length of time it took to complete building the harpsichord. The same box holds records of the company's acquisition of a clavichord business (Box 21/folder 10), and a 1997 business plan (Box 21/folder 11).

Subseries 3, Employee Files, 1967-1996, consists of correspondence among representatives of the company, college students searching for internships, and job applicants seeking positions. The materials document the continually changing structure and hierarchy of the company through notes and correspondence. There are materials relating to the employment of Michel Van Hecke, an apprentice craftsman in the late 1960's, and Robert A. Murphy, a piano craftsman, in 1984, which document the company's hiring process over time.

Series 3, Frank Hubbard Harpsichords Kit, Inc., 1964-1997, is divided into three subseries: Subseries 1, Kit Instructions, 1964-1989, undated, Subseries 2, Price Lists and Costs, 1974-1999, undated, and Subseries 3, Catalogues of Hubbard Harpsichords, 1984-1997.

Determined to offer instruments of authenticity and perfection, Hubbard initially created a finished instruments company. In 1963, Hubbard also developed a kit manual which anyone with basic woodworking skills could follow in order to build their own harpsichord. This series is arranged topically, then chronologically.

Subseries 1, Kit Instructions, 1964-1989, undated, consists of the pioneering kit manuals Hubbard promoted while waiting for finished instrument orders. The earliest manual, 1964, is a general purpose harpsichord manual that is most likely an early kit for a French harpsichord. Others include the Flemish harpsichord, fortepiano by Johann Andreas Stein, a German maker of keyboard instruments, English bentside spinet, 17th century Flemish Ottavino, Flemish virginal-museler spinet, and Flentrop chamber organ.

Subseries 2, Price Lists and Costs, 1974-1999, undated, consists of the costs, price, and inventories related to the production of kit manuals.

Subseries 3, Catalogues of Hubbard Harpsichords, 1984-1997, contains Hubbard harpsichord catalogues and price list booklets. Orders for kits are with the packing lists under sales and promotional materials.

Series 4, Research, 1930-1973, is divided into eight subseries: Subseries 1, Notebooks, 1932-1973, undated; Subseries 2, Correspondence and Notes, 1955-1956, undated; Subseries 3 Drawings, 1950-1959; Subseries 4, Publications and Manuscripts, 1930-1974, undated; Subseries 5, Photographs, undated; Subseries 6, Card Files, undated; Subseries 7, Samples, undated; and Subseries 8, Miscellaneous, 1934-1960, undated.

Research files document Hubbard's efforts to perfect his skills building harpsichords in the 1940's and 1950's. Hubbard journeyed to archives in small towns and gathered information there. He also worked as an apprentice at Arnold Dolmetsch's workshop and later with Hugh Gough in England. This research eventually resulted in instruments that had all the qualities of their older models. This series is arranged topically, then chronologically.

Subseries 1, Notebooks, 1932-1973, includes Work and Ideas of Arnold Dolmestch, which paved the way for building harpsichords based on historical principles. Other notebooks include the Ruckers Taskin (an eighteenth century Flemish harpsichord) and Hubbard's notebook on the alteration of a Hemsch Harpsichord in 1972. There are some notebooks titled by volume that relate to the Hubbard and Dowd Company.

Subseries 2, Correspondence and Notes, 1955-1961, undated, consists of letters and technical notes such as workshop methods, the Ruckers Taskin, and notes from the Harding Museum. The majority of correspondence and notes are unidentified.

Subseries 3, Drawings, 1950-1959, undated, consists of tracings, rubbings, templates, and Hubbard and Dowd drawings of harpsichord designs and harpsichord parts. Some drawings depict the construction of harpsichords by earlier builders. The drawings are unprocessed.

Subseries 4, Publications and Manuscripts, 1930-1974, undated, includes loose pages of an "Ars Organi sketch," articles by Edwin W. Ripin, and loose pages of the French Encyclopedia. There are publications in French, such as a biographical note on the "Blanchet" describing Parisian harpsichord makers. Illustrated London News, Le Soir Illustre, Christian Science Monitor, and Cincinnati Enquirer magazine articles are also included.

Subseries 5, Photographs, undated, consists of unidentified photographs of harpsichords.

Subseries 6, Card Files, undated, consists of index cards documenting instruments examined and instrument makers. There is an index for the cards.

Subseries 7, Samples, undated contains DeQuoco harpsichord iron strings, wood samples, DeQuoco harpsichord wire, and soft iron wire samples.

Subseries 8, Miscellaneous Items, 1934-1960, undated, includes a map of Central Europe, sheet music, museum procedure forms, concert programs, Successor Brocco Instruments, a 1950's instrument maker of the fortepiano, and promotional material for instrument makers.

Series 5, Sales and Promotional Materials, 1961-2000, is divided into six subseries: Series 1, Sales Journals, 1983-1998, Series 2, Instruments on order, 1968-1987, Series 3, Dealer files, 1975-1990, Series 4, Packing lists, 1970-2000, Series 5, Promotional files, 1961-2001, and Series 6, Catalogs of Other Instruments. It is arranged topically then chronologically.

Subseries 1, Sales Journals, 1983-1998, consists of loose pages of expenses and receipts for the instruments produced by the company in the 1980's and 1990's. These include the French harpsichord, the English Bentside Spinet, fortepiano, virginal, ottavino, and organ.

Subseries 2, Instruments on Order, 1968-1987, includes correspondence between representatives of the company and individuals, companies, musical societies, and colleges relating primarily to orders for finished instruments. Requests for kit orders and replacement parts are included. There are also instrument-on-order tracking sheets, invoices, and shipping orders and forms that document the orders that were placed.

Subseries 3, Dealer Files, 1975-1990, contains correspondence between Hubbard representatives and dealers, both domestic and international, who promoted Hubbard harpsichords. The customs broker company, T.D. Downing, is also represented. Other materials include tracking sheets, shipping forms invoices, bills, checks, inventory lists, mail, telegrams, and certificates of insurance between the Hubbard Harpsichords Company and dealers. Dealers include Japanese companies like Arai and Company and German individuals like Klevers. Dealers from Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and United States are also represented.

Subseries 4, Packing Lists, 1970-2000, consists of the kit orders placed for the French harpsichord, English bentside spinet, fortepiano, virginal, ottavino, and organ the company produced. Some packing lists indicate the number of kits the company packed each year. The numbers on the folders indicate the number of kits produced by the company.

Subseries 5, Promotional Files, 1961-2001, includes correspondence and catalogs from festivals, exhibitions, workshops, and projects that helped the company reach out to the wider public. The Boston Early Music Festival, for which Diane Hubbard was a board member, is well represented. Workshops in skills such as voicing, tuning, repair, and general woodworking classes helped amateur craftsman receive instructions for harpsichord-related activities. The special projects document other activities and venues, such as high school projects, and other activities by the Hubbard's to share their knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, harpsichords.

Subseries 6, Catalogs of Other Instruments, undated, consists of competitors' catalogs for early instruments. Hubbard's notable competitors include Wallace Zuckerman (Zuckerman harpsichords), and Hubbard's former business partner, William Dowd. The subseries is arranged alphabetically by competitor name.

Series 6, Financial Records, 1976-2000, consists of general financial documents, balance sheets, tax information, and payrolls.

Materials include account receivables, kits work in progress, monthly expense budgets, accounts payable, cash disbursements, write-offs and cancellations, bad debts, finished instrument orders and sales, miscellaneous income, monthly totals from sales journals, cash disbursements petty cash statements, kits ordered and shipped, restorations and fixed assets. Balance sheets, tax information, payroll documents, and related income statements complement the general financial documents to document the company's finances. The materials are arranged chronologically, then topically.

Series 7, Legal Records, 1959-1987, undated, consists of memoranda, notes, correspondence, and financial materials relating to legal cases and commercial acquisitions for the Hubbard Harpsichord Company from the 1970's to 1980's. The series is divided into five subseries: Subseries 1, Notes of John Ashby, 1968-1977; Subseries 2, Notes of Henry S. Healy, 1973-1978; Subseries 3, Belt v. Hubbard, 1963-1977; Subseries 4, Correspondence, 1963-1979; and Subseries 5, Acquisitions and Mergers, 1959-1987.

Subseries 1, Notes of John Ashby, 1968-1977, consists of notes of the company's lead attorney John H. Ashby pertaining to legal agreements between Hubbard and Erdmann, Hubbard's estate, Belt v. Hubbard, and general financial matters.

Subseries 2, Notes of Henry S. Healy, 1973-1978, consists of the notes of Henry S. Healy regarding the company's acquisition of commercial real estate and leases.

Subseries 3, Belt v. Hubbard, 1963-1977, consists of correspondence, memos, notes, affidavits, pleading matters, and pending matters used in the Belt v. Hubbard case.

Subseries 4, Correspondence, 1963-1979, consists of general correspondence. Wallets five through nine deal with merger acquisitions and sublease agreements during the 1970's and 1980's. Reviews of the company's financial operations are included in accountant reports, tax returns, and documents for the board of directors meetings.

Series 8, Soundboard Newsletters, 1979-1999, consists of a yearly newsletter with information about the company's activities for harpsichord enthusiasts.

Series 9, Photographs, 1968-1993, undated, consists of two albums of harpsichord photos and slides at events and concert halls.

Series 10, Drawings, undated (unprocessed)
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into nine series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1949-2003

Series 2: Business Files, 1965-2000

Subseries 2.1: Annual meetings and reports, 1965-2000

Subseries 2.2: Corporate Affairs, 1960-1997

Subseries 2.3: Employee Files, 1967-1996

Series 3, Frank Hubbard Harpsichord Kits, Inc., 1964-1997, undated

Subseries 3.1: Kit Instructions, 1964-1989, undated

Subseries 3.2: Price lists and costs, 1974-1999, undated

Subseries 3.3: Instruments on order, 1968-1987

Subseries 3.4: Catalogues of Hubbard Harpsichords, 1984-1997

Series 4: Research, 1930-1974

Subseries 4.1: Notebooks, 1932-1973, undated

Subseries 4.2: Correspondence and Notes, 1955-1961, undated

Subseries 4.3: Drawings, 1950-1959, undated (partially processed)

Subseries 4.4: Publications and Manuscripts, 1930-1974, undated

Subseries 4.5: Photographs, undated

Subseries 4.6: Card Files, undated

Subseries 4.7: Samples, undated

Subseries 4.8: Miscellaneous, 1934-1960, undated

Series 5: Sales and Promotional Materials, 1961-2001, undated

Subseries 5.1: Sales Journals, 1983-1998

Subseries 5.2: Dealer Files, 1975-1990

Subseries 5.3: Instruments on Order, 1968-1987

Subseries 5.4: Packing Lists, 1970-2000

Subseries 5.5: Promotional Files, 1961-2001

Subseries 5.6: Catalogs of Other Instruments, undated

Series 6: Financial Records, 1976-2000

Series 7: Legal Records, 1959-1987, undated

Subseries 7.1: Notes of John Ashby, 1968-1977

Subseries 7.2: Notes of Henry S. Healy, 1973-1978

Subseries 7.3: Belt v. Hubbard Materials, 1963-1977

Subseries 7.4: Correspondence, 1963-1979

Subseries 7.5: Acquisitions and Mergers, 1959-1987

Series 8: Soundboard Newsletters, 1979-1999

Series 9: Photographs, 1968-1993, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Frank Twombly Hubbard (1920-1976) was an American early instruments maker who with William R. Dowd (1922-2008) and the German harpsichord maker Martin Skowroneck, resurrected historical methods of harpsichord building. Many harpsichord makers in the United States are in debt to Frank Hubbard, his research, and his work with Dowd which became central to the twentieth century revival of harpsichord building in the United States.

Born on May 15, 1920, in New York, Hubbard graduated from Harvard University (Bachelor's, 1942; Master of Arts, 1947). At Harvard, Hubbard met William Dowd (1922-2008) who also had an interest in early instruments. Together they constructed a clavichord, an early stringed keyboard instrument used during the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries. Hubbard and Dowd both decided to leave Harvard to pursue instrument making. In 1947, Dowd went to work with John Challis in Michigan, while Hubbard went to England and became an apprentice at the workshop of Arnold Dolmetsch in Haslemere. Not learning much about the historic harpsichord, Hubbard worked with Hugh Gough in London in 1948. During his one-year stay with Gough, he was able to visit collections of early keyboard instruments around Europe and study the instruments of fifteenth to eighteenth century harpsichord makers.

Hubbard returned to the United States in 1949 and founded a workshop with Dowd, called Hubbard and Dowd, Inc., in Boston, Massachusetts, which was dedicated to building harpsichords on historical principles. Hubbard and Dowd restored harpsichords in public and private collections (including the Smithsonian) which helped improve their own techniques of design and construction. In 1958 the partnership ended and Hubbard formed his own workshop, Frank Hubbard Harpsichords, Inc. on the Lyman Estate in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dowd opened a larger workshop in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Hubbard held several fellowships--a Fulbright Fellowship (1957), American Philosophical Society Grant (1958) and the Belgium American Educational Foundation CRB Fellowship (1958)--to examine instrument collections in Europe. From 1967 to 1968, he set up the restoration workshop for the Musee Instrumental at the Paris Conservatoire. In the 1970s, he taught courses at Harvard and Boston Universities. Hubbard wrote Three Centuries of Harpsichord Making in 1965. Ralph Kirkpatrick, a harpsichordist, wrote, "Hubbard unquestionably knows more about the history and construction of harpsichords than anyone alive today."

Hubbard developed a harpsichord in 1963 based on a 1769 French harpsichord which was sold as a "do-it-yourself" kit. It included a manual and all the crucial parts. Any person with a good grasp of woodworking and basic knowledge of harpsichord making, with dedication and careful work, was able to produce a fine instrument. Other kit designs followed in subsequent decades, and were marketed and sold under the name of Frank Hubbard Harpsichord Kits, Inc.

Frank Hubbard died on February 26, 1976 in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Operations at the Hubbard shop continued under the direction of Hubbard's wife, Diane Hubbard until 2000. Diane Hubbard died in 2009. Approximately 300 instruments were built in the shop, and nearly 4,000 kits were sold to customers around the world.
Related Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

Materials in the Archives Center

Dowd Harpsichord Collection, 1949-1997 (AC0593)

The Division of Culture and the Arts

The division has a Hubbard clavichord and harpsichords built by other makers.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Hendrik Broekman, President, Hubbard Harpsichords, Inc., on September 20, 2011.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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.
Topic:
Musical instrument makers  Search this
Harpsichord makers  Search this
Harpsichord  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 20th century
Newsletters -- 20th century
Photographs -- 1950-2000
Project files
Financial records -- 20th century
Legal documents -- 20th century
Account books -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Research -- 20th century
Manuals
Design drawings -- 20th century
Citation:
Hubbard Harpsichord Records, 1930-2003, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1256
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Hubbard Harpsichord Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1256
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Gilman Manufacturing Company Photograph Album

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Gilman Manufacturing Company. (Janesville, Wisconsin)  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Photographs
Place:
Janesville (Wis.)
Wisconsin
Date:
1930s
Summary:
An album of photographs of mining equipment manufactured by Gilman Manufacturing Company, Janesville, Wisconsin, including factory scenes and forges.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of a photographic album, probably created in the 1930s, including images of pneumatic rock drills and related parts made by the Gilman Manufacturing Company. Many of the photographs are captioned with the name of the tool or tool part, size, and part number. Other photographs document Gilman automatic heat treating machines which hardened and tempered steel drill bits. The album includes images of the Central Drill Steel Shop of the Commerce Mining and Royalty Company in Cardin, Oklahoma, where steel bits from fourteen mines were brought for heat treatment. Photographs at the end of the album document operations in Gilman's manufacturing plant, including heat treating, milling and grinding machines, and lathes. These machines were operated by a system of overhead belts. A few loose photographs are housed in a folder.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in one series.

Series 1, Photograph Album, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Gilman Manufacturing Company was founded in 1936 by George Gilman. The company moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, in 1946 and remained Gilman Engineering and Manufacturing Company until 1948 when it was purchased by Parker Pen Company. It was later bought by Gisholt and then Giddings and Lewis. The company is currently associated with Johann A. Krause Maschinenfabrik of Bremen, Germany. Key products include custom, automated assembly equipment, manual stations, modular and lean cells, simultaneous engineering service, and both light and heavy duty transport systems.

Source: http://www.usitoday.com/article_printview.asp?Articleid=732 (Last viewed September 25, 2008)
Provenance:
Unknown.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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.
Topic:
Factories  Search this
Drilling and boring  Search this
Forges  Search this
Forge shops  Search this
Manufacturing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
Gilman Manufacturing Company Photograph Album, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1057
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Gilman Manufacturing Company Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1057

Nobel Voices Video History Project

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (20 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Oral history
Videotapes
Betacam sp (videotape format)
Vhs (videotape format)
Date:
2000 - 2001
Summary:
Thirty-three videotaped interviews of Nobel Prize laureates, conducted in Lindau, Germany, Washington, D.C., and elsewhere in the United States. The interviews form the core of the Nobel Voices Video History Project and the exhibition "Nobel Voices." Documents and preserves examples of the quest for innovation and its important messages for future generations.
Scope and Contents:
The thirty-three interviews total approximately twenty-six and one half hours in length and exist in five formats: digital, BetaCam SP, 1/2" VHS, cassette audio tapes, and transcripts. All five formats document the same interview content for each interviewee. The collection contains original, master, and reference videos, audio tapes, transcripts, production footage (stock and b-roll) and compact disks, documenting thirty-three Nobel laureates. All interviews were conducted by Neil Hollander. The production footage is from a variety of non-profit and commercial sources and there are no transcripts or time logs. The production footage was used in the exhibition interactive Ask the Prizewinners and the Nobel Prize: 100 Years of Creativity and Innovation (interactive CD-ROM). This CD-ROM explores the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Nobel and his prize. This CD-ROM is a resource for educators and others interested in interdisciplinary approaches to stimulating creativity. The Ernst Otto Fischer (Chemistry 1973) interview was not conducted in English and there is no transcript. The Hans-Uno Bengtson interview documents a Swedish physicist and there is no transcript. Five interviews include laureate spouses: Kirsten Fischer Lindahl, Isabella Karle, Margaret Kroto, Nancy Mullis, and Phyllis Osheroff. The video interviews and transcripts are unedited. A three minute edited version of the interviews appears on the web at http:///www.NOfestiBEL.com.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into six series.

Series 1: Original Videos, 2000

Series 2: Master Videos, 2000

Series 3: Reference Videos, 2000

Series 4: Audio Tapes, 2000-2001

Series 5: Transcripts, 2000

Series 6: Production Footage, undated
Biographical / Historical:
The National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution and the Deutsches Museum collaborated in June 2000 to conduct video interviews with thirty-three Nobel Laureates. Interviews were conducted in Lindau, Germany, Washington, D.C., and elsewhere in the United States. The video documentation subsequently formed the core of the Nobel Voices Video History Project and the exhibition Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize. The interviewees were asked about their motivations, visions for the future, and opinions on the nature of creativity and innovation. In the interviews, the laureates speak about their passion for their work, their childhood inspirations, the spirit of discovery, and the personal meaning of the Nobel Prize.

The Nobel Voices Video History Project documents and preserves examples of the quest for innovation and its important messages for future generations. Interviewees were: Werner Arber, Hans-Uno Bengton, Gunther Blobel, Paul Boyer, Claude Cohen-Tannouudji, Johann Deisenhofer, Kristen Lindahl Deisenhofer, Manfried Eigen, Richard Ernst, Edmond Fischer, Ernst Otto Fischer, Paul Greengard, Jerome Karle, Isabella Karle, Klaus von Klitzing, Walter Kohn, Harold Kroto, Robert B. Laughlin, David Lee, Rudolph A. Marcus, Kary B. Mullis, Nancy Mullis, Erwin Neher, Douglass D. Osheroff, Phyliss L. Osheroff, William D. Phillips, John Polanyi, John Pople, Gerardus t'Hooft, Robert C. Richardson, Jack Steinberger, Samuel C.C. Ting, Charles Townes, Martinus Veltman, and Jody Williams.

The Lemelson Center received generous support for the Nobel Voices exhibit from the Lemelson Foundation. The exhibit was developed in collaboration with the Deutsches Museum, Bonn, Germany, and the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, with the cooperation of the Meetings of Nobel Prize Winners in Lindau, Germany, annually convened by Countess Sonja Bernadotte of Wisborg, Sweden. Nobel Voices explores the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Nobel and his prize. It features personal video interviews of laureates, candid photographic portraits, and original artifacts, including Albert Einstein's pipe and William Faulkner's tweed jacket and typewriter.

Visitors to the exhibition pass through eight sections telling the story of the Nobel Prize and those who have achieved it: The Nobel Prizes, Nobel Encounters, Inventing the Future, Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Prize, The World of the Laureates, Through Young Artists' Eyes, The Nobel Laureates in Lindau, and Images of Nobel Prize Winners from the National Portrait Gallery. For more information about the Nobel Prize and Nobel Laureates see http://nobelprize.org/ administered by the Nobel Foundation.
Provenance:
The collection was transferred from the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, May 18, 2001.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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. Signed release forms on file.
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Physics  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Nobel Prizes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history -- 2000-2010
Videotapes -- 2000-2010
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
VHS (videotape format)
Citation:
Nobel Voices Oral History Project, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0771
See more items in:
Nobel Voices Video History Project
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0771
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Stockholm from Johannes Church. 1583 photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Underwood, Elmer, 1859-1947  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Stockholm (Sweden)
Sweden
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 10060

Video number 09332
General:
Company catalog card included
Currently stored in box 2.1.12 87
Copy and Version Identification Note:
77819; 517
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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.
Topic:
Architecture -- Sweden  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 10036-10069, Cards AS 1488-AS 1594
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref6738

Dowd Harpsichord Collection

Creator:
Dowd, William R.  Search this
Extent:
33 Cubic feet (81 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Design drawings
Date:
1949-1997
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents Dowd's career as a maker and scholar of harpsichords through correspondence, photographs, drawings, notes, and financial materials. The collection contains templates and drawings for harpsichords built or restored by Dowd. The collection also documents the activities of small business and its owner in Boston from 1959-1988.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into ten series.

Series 1: William Dowd (Boston Office), 1958-1993

Subseries 1.1: Background Matreials, 1965-1993

Subseries 1.2: Desk Calendars, 1982-1989

Subseries 1.3: Wall Calendars, 1964-1985

Subseries 1.4: Address Books, undated

Subseries 1.5: Telephone Logs, 1985-1988

Subseries 1.6: Catalogs, 1962-1988

Subseries 1.7: Shop Books, 1949-1986

Subseries 1.8: Maintenance, 1981-1993

Series 2: General Files, 1949-1993

Series 3: Design Notes and Drawings, 1952-1990

Subseries 3.1: Drawings, 1952-1990

Subseries 3.2: Design Notes, 1959-1987

Series 4: Suppliers/Services, 1958-1988

Series 5: Owner's Files, 1960s-1980s

Subseries 5.1: Owners Files (alphabetical)

Subseries 5.2: Former Owners (alphabetical)

Series 6: Antique Files, 1949-1979

Series 7: Financial Records, 1961-1987

Series 8: Photographs, 1949-1988

Series 9: Publications, 1969-1994

Series 10: William Dowd (Paris Office), 1971-1985

Series 11: Newspaper Clippings, 1949-1993
Biographical / Historical:
William Richmond Dowd (1922–2008) was an American harpsichord maker. Dowd graduated from Harvard University (1948) and apprenticed with John Challis, a harpsichord maker in Detroit. In 1949, Dowd partnered with Frank Hubbard (1920-1976), a fellow Harvard classmate and harpsichord maker to form Hubbard and Dowd in Boston, operating the Boston School of Harpsichord from 1949-1958. Dowd and Hubbard built harpsichords based on historical principles and dedicated themselves to research and restoration techniques of historical keyboard instruments. The first harpsichords built by Dowd were based on the 1637 Johannes Ruckers single harpsichord. In 1956, Charles Fisher joined the firm as a third partner.

Dowd formed Dowd Harpsichord Shop in 1959, building the Pascal Taskin model of harpsichord. Taskin (1723-1793) was a French harpsichord and piano maker. In 1972, Dowd established an office in Paris in association with Reinhard von Nagel. The Paris office closed in 1985. Dowd closed his workshop in Boston on September 1, 1988 and died in November 1988.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Culture and the Arts contains two harpsichords built by William Dowd. See accessions 1980.0274.1 (Compass: FF - f3. Copy of 1730 Blanchet instrument) and 2009.0229.01 (double manual, serial number 336-75).
Provenance:
The collection was donated by William R. Dowd and Pegram Dowd on June 12, 1997.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
Topic:
Musical instrument makers  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Harpsichord  Search this
Harpsichord makers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Design drawings
Citation:
Dowd Harpsichord Collection, 1949-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0593
See more items in:
Dowd Harpsichord Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0593
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Benny Goodman Ephemera Collection

Creator:
Edelson, Rachel Goodman  Search this
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897  Search this
Source:
Division of Musical History, NMAH  Search this
Former owner:
Division of Musical History, NMAH  Search this
Names:
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (1 oversize file folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheet music
Broadsides
Posters
Place:
Japan -- 1960-1970
Date:
circa 1964
Scope and Contents note:
A poster documenting Goodman's 1964 tour to Japan and the published sheet music for Brahms's QUINTET FOR CLARINET IN A and SONATA FOR CLARINET IN B.
Arrangement:
1 series. Unarranged.
Biographical/Historical note:
Goodman was a big band jazz musician and classically trained clarinetist who studied with James Sylvester and Franz Schoepp; toured Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Russia (1950-64). Recipient of 1982 Kennedy Center Honors Award for his major contribution to "big band"and "swing" jazz and its impact on 20th-century popular American music.
Related Archival Materials:
Related materials accessioned by Division of Musical History as accession no. 1990.0058.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Ms. Rachael Goodman Edelson,and Benjie Goodman Lasseau, May 25, 1990.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.
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.
Topic:
Big bands  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Clarinetists -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music
Broadsides -- 1940-1980
Posters -- 1960-1980
Citation:
Benny Goodman Ephemera Collection, ca. 1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0381
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0381

Margaret Whetten Dean

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Margaret Whetten Dean, 1760 - 1851  Search this
Medium:
Pigmented wax and oil paint on glass
Dimensions:
11.5cm (4 1/2")
Frame: 19.1 x 15.9 x 3.8cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 1 1/2")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1800
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Sculpture\Relief  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap\Mobcap  Search this
Margaret Whetten Dean: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Elizabeth Dean Gray Wroth
Object number:
S/NPG.2000.11
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b232d1f3-74e2-45b0-8952-12e5f30bb051
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2000.11

Mary Pickford

Alternate Title:
Stakkels Johanne
Joanna Enlists
Artist:
Sven Brasch, 1886 - 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Mary Pickford, 8 Apr 1892 - 29 May 1979  Search this
Medium:
Linocut poster
Dimensions:
Image: 81 x 59.5cm (31 7/8 x 23 7/16")
Sheet: 81 x 61.6cm (31 7/8 x 24 1/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
1921
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Military  Search this
Weapon\Cannon  Search this
Poster  Search this
Poster\Movie  Search this
Mary Pickford: Female  Search this
Mary Pickford: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Mary Pickford: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion Pictures  Search this
Mary Pickford: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Mary Pickford: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.370
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1900-1930 (re-installation 2012)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 321
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4bde8465f-4f9b-4a4f-9f42-47b04d60da9b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.370

Art Crusade: An Analysis of American Drawing Manuals, 1820-1860

Author:
Marzio, Peter C.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1976
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_113137

The Antarctic Treaty: Toward a New Partnership

Author:
Lang, Michael A.  Search this
Walton, David W. H.  Search this
Young, Oran R.  Search this
Berkman, Paul Arthur  Search this
Huber, Johannes  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2011
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_98953

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