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Merchant Seamen Art Exhibition

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1944-1945
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of this collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 7: Exhibitions / 7.2: Gallery Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-natiacad-ref757

Merchant Seamen Art Exhibition

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Folder 46
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of this collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 7: Exhibitions / 7.2: Gallery Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-natiacad-ref761

Correspondence with Alaska Survey Data and Expedition Logistics

Collection Creator:
Waugh, Donald.  Search this
Waugh, Leuman Maurice, 1877-1972.  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934
Restrictions:
Some material in this folder has been restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Leuman Maurice Waugh collection, 1909-1963. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Leuman Maurice Waugh collection
Leuman Maurice Waugh collection / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-003-ref53
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Interviews

Collection Creator:
Ya-Ching, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1940 - 1943
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Lee Ya-Ching Papers, NASM.2008.0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lee Ya-Ching Papers
Lee Ya-Ching Papers / Series 2: Professional
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2008-0009-ref133
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Scrapbook

Creator:
Peterson, Isabel  Search this
Peterson, Isabel  Search this
Type:
Albums
Date:
1943-1945
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9728
See more items in:
Isabel Peterson papers, 1942-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9728
Online Media:

Isabel Peterson papers, 1942-1980

Creator:
Peterson, Isabel  Search this
Peterson, Isabel  Search this
Subject:
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Kappel, Philip  Search this
Topic:
Art -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Merchant marine  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6937
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209066
AAA_collcode_peteisab
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209066

Portrait of Mrs. Barbara Baker Murphy (Wife of Sea Captain)

Artist:
Joshua Johnson, born ca.1763-died after 1826  Search this
Sitter:
Barbara Baker Murphy  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
21 3/4 x 17 5/8 in. (55.3 x 44.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1810
Topic:
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Sol and Lillian Koffler
Object number:
1983.95.56
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7047173ae-70c3-4ea0-a9bc-95fde3cb410e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.95.56

Portrait of Sea Captain John Murphy

Artist:
Joshua Johnson, born ca.1763-died after 1826  Search this
Sitter:
John Murphy  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
21 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (54.6 x 44.5 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1810
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation\transportation\captain  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Leonard and Paula Granoff
Object number:
1983.95.57
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ceef9b93-d2a4-41e0-a7bc-be10db5c4d29
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.95.57

"Sun" Cholera Tablets, Modified (No Opiate)

Physical Description:
ext. stramonium (drug active ingredients)
tr. rhubarb (drug active ingredients)
tr. capsicum (drug active ingredients)
po. kino (drug active ingredients)
po. ipecac (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil of peppermint (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 5 cm x 2 cm; 2 3/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 13/16 in
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 4.7625 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Drugs
Place Made:
United States: New York, Norwich
Date made:
after 1938
Subject:
Diarrhea Drugs  Search this
ID Number:
MG.293320.1382
Catalog number:
293320.1382
Accession number:
293320
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d096-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298333
Online Media:

Greek Merchant Seamen read of Germany's Surrender

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1945
Subject:
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1037
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1037
Accession number:
2013.0327
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-12af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814118

Boat Compass

Captain of Alcoa Guide:
Cobb, Samuel  Search this
Maker:
Marine Compass Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 4 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
compass
Alcoa Guide sank:
United States: North Carolina, Cape Hatteras
Alcoa Guide sailed from:
United States: New Jersey
Alcoa Guide sailed to:
Guadeloupe
Date made:
late 1930s
Alcoa Guide sank:
1942-04-16
Related event:
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Waldemar Semenov
ID Number:
2005.0295.01
Accession number:
2005.0295
Catalog number:
2005.0295.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Maritime
Military
On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d597-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301746
Online Media:

Signaling Mirror

Maker:
Burton Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
glass (overall material)
textile (part: cord material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 5 in x 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 12.7 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
emergency signaling mirror
German submarine sunk SS Alcoa Guide 300 miles east of Cape Hatteras:
United States: North Carolina, Cape Hatteras
Date made:
1955-1956
SS Alcoa Guide sank:
1942-04-16
Related event:
Postwar United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Waldemar Semenov
ID Number:
2005.0295.02
Catalog number:
2005.0295.02
Accession number:
2005.0295
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Maritime
Military
On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-dc25-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301749
Online Media:

Emergency Signaling Mirror (ESM/1), 1940s

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
black (back color)
Measurements:
overall: 13 cm x 10 cm x 1 cm; 5 1/8 in x 3 15/16 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
emergency signaling mirror
Used:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Credit Line:
Gift of Julia Child
ID Number:
2001.0253.0236
Catalog number:
2001.0253.0236
Accession number:
2001.0253
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Cultural and Community Life: Occupations
Julia Child's Kitchen
Food
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition:
Food: Transforming the American Table
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-21a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_895936
Online Media:

Sextant

Maker:
H. Hughes & Son, Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
mahogany (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
radius: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall in case: 5 5/8 in x 10 3/8 in x 10 9/16 in; 14.2875 cm x 26.3525 cm x 26.82875 cm
Object Name:
sextant
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1940-1945
Subject:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Steven Memoli
ID Number:
1989.0548.01
Catalog number:
1989.0548.01
Accession number:
1989.0548
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Navigation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-fc01-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1057582
Online Media:

Skylight and Plaster Panels from RMS Majestic

Architect:
Robinson, George Thomas  Search this
Physical Description:
plaster (overall material)
lead (overall material)
glass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 1/2 ft x 6 1/2 ft x 4 ft; 4.7244 m x 1.9812 m x 1.2192 m
four panels: 24 1/2 in x 34 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 87.63 cm
four panels: 24 1/2 in x 39 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 100.33 cm
glass dome: 18 in; x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
skylight
Ship sailed to and from:
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1890
Ship was broken up:
1914
Lantern and panels were donated to the Smithsonian:
1970s
Related event:
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of Thos. W. Ward Limited, through G. W. Page, Director.
ID Number:
TR.336295
Accession number:
1978.0206
Catalog number:
336295
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Maritime
Art
On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-6bd2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1342683

Cape Verde fieldwork: Interview with Exxon merchant seamen by Laura Pires-Hester tape 1

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1994 December 20
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1995, Item FP-1995-CT-0660
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The Cape Verdean Connection / 2.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1995-ref723

Cape Verde fieldwork: Interview with Exxon merchant seamen by Laura Pires-Hester tape 2

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1994 December 20
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1995, Item FP-1995-CT-0661
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The Cape Verdean Connection / 2.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1995-ref724

Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection

Creator:
Porter, John C.  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Armed Forces  Search this
Navarre, Jack B., 1925- (merchant seaman)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Armed Forces  Search this
Names:
San Mateo Coast Guard Station  Search this
United States. Merchant Marine  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newspapers
Oral history
Scrapbooks
Identity cards
Menus
Correspondence
Military passes
Photographs
Diaries
Passports
Place:
San Mateo (Calif.)
Date:
1943-2001
Summary:
The collection documents individuals who served in the Merchant Marine's and Navy between 1943 and 1946.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of primarily of reminscenes with individuals who served n the Merchant Marine and Navy.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Individual Reminiscences, 1945-1997

Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1943-2001-08
Provenance:
Collection donated by Delia Porter, date unknown, and Jack B. Navarre, August 24, 1990.
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:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Merchant Marine  Search this
Ships -- Manning  Search this
Merchant Marine -- Manning of vessels -- United States  Search this
Merchant Marine -- United States  Search this
Seamen -- 1940-1950  Search this
Merchant seamen  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean  Search this
Marine engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newspapers -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Oral history -- 1940-1950
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950
Identity cards -- 1940-1950
Menus -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Correspondence -- 1940-1950
Military passes -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1940-1950
Diaries -- 20th century
Passports
Citation:
Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection, 405, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0405
See more items in:
Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0405

Biographical Material, circa

Collection Creator:
Winslow, Earle (Earle B.), b. 1884  Search this
Extent:
(Box 1; 1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1944-1969
Scope and Contents note:
Biographical material consists of a chronology of Winslow's life and certificates of appreciation from military organizations, including the Club for Merchant Seamen and the U.S.O club.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Earle B. Winslow papers, 1898-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.winsearl, Series 1
See more items in:
Earle B. Winslow papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-winsearl-ref12

Isabel Peterson papers

Creator:
Peterson, Isabel  Search this
Names:
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Kappel, Philip  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet (ca. 600 items (on microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1980
Scope and Contents:
Materials relating to the annual art exhibitions of paintings by U.S. merchant seamen, organized and directed by Peterson. Included are: a 4 page typescript carbon describing Peterson's involvement with the exhibitions; rough drafts of her curriculum vitae and her resume; correspondence with museum directors, government agencies, artists, John Taylor Arms, Leon Kroll, Philip Kappel, and others; writings by Peterson and others; photographs of the seamen, their art work, and the exhibitions; a scrapbook with exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings; photographs, and other material regarding the exhibitions; loose clippings and news releases; a book, ART IN THE ARMED FORCES, 1944, edited by Aimee Crane; and one issue of HERITAGE VILLAGER MAGAZINE, 1978.
Biographical / Historical:
Curator, exhibition designer; Conn. Asked by Vice Admiral Emory S. Land, of the War Shipping Administration to establish a recreation department for wartime merchant seamen. Developed, organized, and directed 5 annual exhibitions of paintings of merchant seamen of the U.N. (1943-1946). Juries for these shows included John Taylor Arms, chairman, Leon Kroll, Reginald Marsh, Jo Davidson, Raphael Soyer, and other well-known artists. The exhibitions were shown in the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. and other museums around the country.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Isabel Peterson.
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.
Occupation:
Museum curators  Search this
Topic:
Art -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Merchant Marine  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.peteisab
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-peteisab

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