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Agency history, 1906-

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Marsh, George Perkins 1801-1882  Search this
Stanley, John Mix 1814-1872  Search this
King, Charles Bird 1785-1862  Search this
Catlin, George 1796-1872  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Johnston, Harriet Lane 1830-1903  Search this
Evans, William T. 1843-1918  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Mellon, Andrew W (Andrew William) 1855-1937  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Stebich, Stephanie A  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Patent Office Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Institute  Search this
Library of Congress  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
District of Columbia Supreme Court  Search this
National Museum of Natural History Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1906
1906-
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217768

Oral history interview with Henry Geldzahler

Interviewee:
Geldzahler, Henry  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Bellamy, Richard  Search this
Bingham, Lois A.  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Hale, Robert Beverly, 1901-1985  Search this
Hoving, Thomas, 1931-  Search this
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966  Search this
Scull, Robert C.  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Stevens, Roger L.  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 7 in.)
76 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 Jan. 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Henry Geldzahler conducted 1970 Jan. 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Geldzahler speaks of his youth and family background; his early interests; his education at Yale and Harvard; the decision to pursue an art career; working with the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Robert Beverly Hale; working with James Rorimer; his first exhibit; artists and curators he has been associated with; working with Roger Stevens at the National Endowment for the Arts; public interest in museums; working with Thomas Hoving; his opinion of critics; and how he selects works for exhibitions. He recalls Richard Bellamy, Harry Lowe, Lois Bingham, Robert Scull, Leo Castelli, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, and Rene D'Harnoncourt.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry Geldzahler (1935-1994) was a curator in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is 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:
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State) -- New York
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.geldza70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw930961b87-e75b-4509-b6de-2f4dadabd532
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-geldza70

Harry Lowe papers, 1938-1982

Creator:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Edmondson, William  Search this
Flagg, James Montgomery  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Dahl-Wolfe, Louise  Search this
Mabry, Thomas D.  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American sculptors  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9173
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211368
AAA_collcode_loweharr
Theme:
African American
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211368

President Reagan at the Catlin Exhibit, NMAA

Author:
Nielsen, Kim  Search this
Subject:
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Catlin, George 1796-1872  Search this
Jameson, John F III  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
United States President  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1981
Topic:
Celebrities and Dignitaries  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
81-8750-7 or SIA81-8750-07
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8655

Harry Lowe

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Department of Exhibits Design and Production  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
96-1384
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8813

Restoration of Stuart Davis Mural

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Davis, Stuart 1892-1964  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1965
Topic:
Restoration  Search this
Cross, Harold  Search this
Art--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Art restorers  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Standard number:
95-20301
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9141

National Collection of Fine Arts Staff

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Dunn  Search this
McClelland, Donald R  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Zichterman, Harry  Search this
Wunder, Richard P  Search this
Carvill  Search this
Munsing, Ms  Search this
Moss, Ms  Search this
Stein  Search this
Breen  Search this
Moore, Ms  Search this
Robinson, Louise W  Search this
Chrapp  Search this
Abel, Mr  Search this
Bratley  Search this
Randle, Mr  Search this
Underwood  Search this
Despertt  Search this
Bingham  Search this
Hood  Search this
Barakzai  Search this
Martin, Ms  Search this
Botton-Smith, Robin L., Jr  Search this
Wolff  Search this
Latham, Mr  Search this
Allara  Search this
Booth, Abigail  Search this
Lucas, Linwood E  Search this
Harren, Shirley A  Search this
Blair, ?  Search this
Walker, William  Search this
Franz, Waunita E  Search this
Kaye  Search this
Kilbourne  Search this
Duggins  Search this
Anderson  Search this
Cameron  Search this
Lyon, Rowland 1904-1966  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group
Date:
c. 1965
Topic:
Women  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art museums--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
94-4411
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9426

"100 Books from Finland" in National Museum of Natural History

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Mumford, L. Quincy (Lawrence Quincy) 1903-1982  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Library of Congress  Search this
Natural History Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1964
Topic:
Finland  Search this
100 Books from Finland (Exhibition)  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Foyer Gallery  Search this
Entrance halls  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Bako, Elemer  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
MNH 330-D or MNH330D
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9442

"The Navy Today: Operation Palette II" Exhibition in National Museum of Natural History

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Natural History Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Ross, Alexander  Search this
Navy Today: Operation Palette II, The (Exhibition)  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art--Exhibitions  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
MNH511C
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9443

Preparing for Stuart Davis Exhibition

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Davis, Stuart 1892-1964  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Natural History Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1965
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Cross, Harold  Search this
Art--Exhibitions  Search this
Art objects--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Standard number:
94-6788
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9446

White House Festival of the Arts

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1965
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Presidents' spouses  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art--Exhibitions  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
94-9284
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9449

White House Festival of the Arts

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1965
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Presidents' spouses  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art--Exhibitions  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
94-9285
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9450

Opening of "Dead Sea Scrolls"

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Natural History Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Patterson, Pat  Search this
Openings  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
94-8313
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9474

Irene Rice Pereira papers

Creator:
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971  Search this
Names:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Extent:
2 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
A letter to Harry Lowe, December 5, 1965, and an unpublished typescript, "Information in Relation to Writings on Space," by Pereria, 40 pages.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, writer, educator; New York, N.Y. Died 1971.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by Harry Lowe, curator of National Museum of American Art.
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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.pereirip
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw939fd49cd-8a9d-4571-8d07-0399eddcf699
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pereirip

Samuel Adler letter to Harry Lowe

Creator:
Adler, Samuel, 1898-  Search this
Names:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (item (on partial reel of microfilm))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1972 Oct. 17
Scope and Contents:
A letter to Harry Lowe, Assistant Director of the National Museum of American Art, October 17, 1972, thanking Lowe for meeting with him, and enclosing an invitation to Adler's 25th anniversary exhibition at the Rehn Gallery.
Biographical / Historical:
Collage artist; New York, N.Y. Died in 1979.
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Museum of American Art/National Portrait Gallery Library, 1981.
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.
Topic:
Art -- Exhibitions -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.adlesamu2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ba481ecf-9e5d-496d-b6de-a0512c9ae2c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adlesamu2

Harry Lowe papers

Creator:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964  Search this
Dahl-Wolfe, Louise  Search this
Edmondson, William, 1882?-1951  Search this
Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960  Search this
Mabry, Thomas D.  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1982
Scope and Contents:
Letters, photographs, slides, and printed materials on art exhibits and subjects.
REEL 3134: Papers accumulated by Lowe while Director of the Tennessee Fine Arts Center regarding an exhibit on the work of African American sculptor William Edmondson, 1964. Included are 12 letters, 1961-1964, from Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Thomas D. Mabry and others concerning works loaned to the exhibit; a photograph of Edmondson and 12 of his sculpture; an undated exhibition announcement; and 10 clippings.
UNMICROFILMED: Letters and photocopies of letters; files, containing photographs, slides, and negatives relating to a Alexander Archipenko exhibition, Paris, France, 1969, exhibition of Mexican Folk Art from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, Museum of Primative Art, 1969, and the Art Embassies Program, 1966; photos of Lowe; slides of Cranbrook Academy of Art installations; articles and photocopies of articles, regarding Nelson Rockefeller, and his art collection, James Montgomery Flagg, and others; printed material, including press releases and exhibition catalogs; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Arts administrator and designer; Washington, D.C. Worked at Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1951-1953; was Director of the Tennessee Fine Arts Center, 1959-1964; a curator, Department of Exhibitions & Design, National Collection of Fine Arts, 1964-1972.
Provenance:
Donated 1971 & 1984 by Harry Lowe.
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:
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Designers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.loweharr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw929f23a60-cc17-448b-93a7-b9e577adfc77
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-loweharr

Portrait of Harry Lowe (1922-)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 7 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1960
Circa 1960s
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_030]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Undetermined
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404012
Online Media:

"George Caleb Bingham" Exhibition

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1967
October 18, 1967
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1097]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372084

Portraits of Harry Lowe and Martin H. Moynihan

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Moynihan, M  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1966
March-April, 1966
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1653R2]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372696

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1892-2007, 2010-2016

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Physical description:
24.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
12.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Electronic mail
Date:
1892
1892-2016
1892-2007, 2010-2016
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00817
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Correspondence and Memoranda 1892-2007, 2010-2016 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225686

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