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Feature films as history / edited by K.R.M. Short

Author:
Short, K. R. M (Kenneth R. M.)  Search this
Universität Bielefeld Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1981
Topic:
Motion pictures and history  Search this
Historical films--History and criticism  Search this
Call number:
PN1995.2.F38X 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_279124

60 years of the Oscar : the official history of the Academy Awards / Robert Osborne

Author:
Osborne, Robert A  Search this
Subject:
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences  Search this
Physical description:
319 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Academy Awards (Motion pictures)  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Call number:
PN1993.5.U6O78 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_393430

Officially Designed by American Red Cross as a Member of the Allied Theatrical and Motion Picture Team ...

Creator:
American Red Cross  Search this
Second War Fund  Search this
American Red Cross.. Allied Theatrical and Motion Picture Team  Search this
Artist:
Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (Full size; Multi-color, 107 x 71.5 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 355
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
United States
Date:
1918 May 20-27
Image:
Main Image: Spirit of Red Cross Nurse pointing toward battlefield with two strecher [[stretcher]] bearers in background looking at her. Caption: "NOT ONE SHALL BE LEFT BEHIND"
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 2861
General:
Issued by: American Red Cross; Allied Theatrical and Motion Picture Team

Issued for: Second American Red Cross War Fund

Artist(s): James Montegomery Flagg
Printing Info:
Printer: H. C. Miner Litho. Co., New York
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. 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:
Exhibitions, Films, Publications  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Relief and volunteer organizations  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Spirits  Search this
Battlefields  Search this
Nurses  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work  Search this
Motion pictures -- History -- 1910-1920  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Posters -- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 2: World War One / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref8262

Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham : dances in literature and cinema / Hannah Durkin

Title:
Josephine Baker & Katherine Dunham
Author:
Durkin, Hannah  Search this
Subject:
Baker, Josephine 1906-1975 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Dunham, Katherine Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Europe
Date:
2019
Topic:
African American women dancers--Biography--History and criticism  Search this
African American women dancers  Search this
Dance in literature  Search this
Dance in motion pictures, television, etc  Search this
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114436

Beaumont Newhall and Gordon Hendricks lectures

Creator:
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993  Search this
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape (7 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tapes
Sound recordings
Date:
1962 May 30
Scope and Contents:
Talks given by Beaumont Newhall and Gordon Hendricks before an unidentified group at the Shorham [Hotel] in Washington, D.C. Newhall's talk is about daguerreotypes; Hendricks' talk is about the development of motion pictures.
Biographical / Historical:
Newhall is an art administrator and photograph historian; Rochester, N.Y. Died 1993, and Hendricks is an photography historian.
Provenance:
Donated by Romana Javitz.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- Rochester  Search this
Topic:
Photography -- History  Search this
Motion pictures -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.newhbeau
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-newhbeau

G. Charles Niemeyer Motion Picture Research Papers

Collaborator:
Niemeyer, G. Charles, Dr. (Grover Charles)  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Research
Date:
ca. 1960-1990.
Summary:
G. Charles Niemeyer was a Broadway actor and later a professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. In the 1960s he began to research and write a new history of motion picture technology entitled From Shadow Play to Photoplay. It was never published.
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes manuscript and slides for a book on the early history of motion pictures, From Shadow Play to Photoplay, which was never published. Many of the slides are of objects in the museum's Division of Photographic History, ordered from the Smithsonian Photographic Services Division.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in two series.

Series 1, Original Manuscripts, 1967-1981, undated

Series 2, Slides, 1972-1975
Biographical / Historical:
As a young man, Niemeyer was a professional actor on Broadway in New York, appearing in the original production of, The Cradle Will Rock, Golden Boy, and Mother, among other productions between the years of 1935-1938. He obtained his Ph.D., from Yale University. Later he was a professor of Speech and Drama at the University of Maryland, College Park where he directed numerous productions. He was also an associate professor of film. In the 1960s he began work on a new history of motion picture technology, inspired by the work of Gordon Hendricks, and relying on the motion picture collections of the NMAH Division of Photographic History, as well as the Library of Congress motion picture history collections.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Dr. G. Charles Niemyer, Date Unknown.
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:
Motion pictures -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Research
Citation:
G. Charles Neimeyer Motion Picture Research Papers, ca. 1960-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0679
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G. Charles Niemeyer Motion Picture Research Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0679

Herbert W. Carleton Motion Picture Stills Collection

Creator:
Carleton, Herbert W., d. 1992  Search this
Carleton, Herbert Oswald  Search this
Names:
Barrymore, Ethel (actress)  Search this
Bushman, Francis X. (actor)  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film stills
Motion picture stills
Photographs
Date:
1912-1919
Scope and Contents:
The Carleton Collection is a series of 461 feature film still photographs taken during the years 1912-1919. The stills are arranged alphabetically according to film titles. Most of the stills are in excellent condition, although some are torn or cracked at the edges. Only two of the films (The Awakening of Helena Richie and Birth of a Race) from which the stills were taken appear to exist. The stills are probably most notable for the wide array of early screen and stage actors from the period, including Lionel and Ethel Barrymore, Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne, and a very young Frank Morgan.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged chronologically and by title.
Biographical / Historical:
Herbert Oswald Carleton was born in Rochester, N.Y. In his early life he worked as a mechanic and small time inventor, then worked as a motion picture projectionist before getting involved in camera work. Not a cinematographer in the modern sense, Carleton worked primarily with one director and shot only what the director asked for. The height of his output was 1915, when he photographed a number of Francis X. Bushman films. His career tapered off quickly after the release of Birth of a Race, the most expensive, but poorly made film of the silent period. Carleton later turned up doing short films and feature length documentaries in the 30's, before disappearing from the film scene.
Provenance:
Apparently these stills from H. O. Carleton's films were passed on to Herbert W. Carleton at the former's death. They were donated to the Archives Center by Herbert W. Carleton on October 9, 1992.
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.
Occupation:
Cinematographers  Search this
Topic:
Silent films -- Photographs  Search this
Motion pictures -- History -- Photographs -- 1910-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Film stills
Motion picture stills
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Herbert W. Carleton Motion Picture Stills Collection, 1912-1919, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0465
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Herbert W. Carleton Motion Picture Stills Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0465

Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers

Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Names:
Dickson, William Kennedy Laurie  Search this
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931  Search this
Extent:
27 Cubic feet (55 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Clippings
Field notes
Notes
Flip books
Professional papers
Date:
1895-1970
Summary:
Contains Gordon Hendricks's collection of clippings, correspondence, and research notes, and other professional papers related to his books and articles on motion picture history. Includes files on Edison, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, and other pioneers in motion picture inventions.
Scope and Contents note:
This large collection contains correspondence, notes, and copies of documents from many repositories, which were used as research materials for Hendricks's publications in this field, as well as black-and-white photographs. Copies of photographs come from the Edison National Historic Site archives, Eastman House, the Smithsonian, and other museums. Gordon Hendricks stored his research material in grey binders, orange manuscript boxes, clay-colored folders, and black binders, hence the grey, orange, clay and black series. It is not certain whether this arrangement represented an identification or coding system related to separate projects or whether it simply reflects the chronology of his work through a succession of filing and boxing systems.

Hendricks's arrangement has been retained generally, and the series arrangement of the collection reflects Hendricks's original groupings. Series 1 consists of Lantern slides, Series 2 of material found in grey binders, Series 3 of material found in orange boxes, Series 4 of material in clay-colored folders, Series 5 of material in black binders and Series 6 is the miscellaneous series. [These groupings have been identified, as David Burgevin conducted an inventory while the collection was in its original containers.]

These papers contain much correspondence and other materials relating to Hendricks's books in the field of motion picture history, such as copies of manuscripts, and galley proofs. Photographs: Graphic materials included in the collection, such as photographs, frequently are not original but are copies of items from repositories in which Hendricks did research. However, there are a few noteworthy original items, such as examples of motion picture flip books (one partly intact, plus loose fragments from this flip book and others).
Biographical/Historical note:
Hendricks was an art historian who wrote works on painters such as Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Eakins, as well as on early motion picture history, including analyses of inventors of apparatus and technology; in his book THE EDISON MOTION PICTURE MYTH he showed how Edison's assistant, W. K. L. Dickson, and other inventors actually were responsible for the development of cinematic technology for which Edison unfairly took credit. Hendricks apparently was born in 1917 and died in 1980.
Related Materials:
Some materials from this collection, primarily photographs of apparatus, are in the Division of Work and Industry, History Photographic History Collection.

129 black-and-white photographs, many copy prints used as illustrations in Gordon Hendricks books, and other images of early motion picture apparatus are in the Gordon Hendricks Collection in the Photographic History Division. The Collection also includes 240 glass plate negatives, which appear to have been taken in Europe, and a binder of contact prints of the negatives.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Gordon Hendricks, through Guido Castelli, February 13, 1990.
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:
Motion pictures -- History -- 1890-1930  Search this
Motion picture devices -- 1890-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Clippings
Field notes
Notes
Flip books
Professional papers
Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0369
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0369
Online Media:

Yachting

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1000

Woodward's Gardens, S.F. [Includes notes on gardens]

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1001

S[an].F[rancisco].

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1002

Binder 13 [Originally labeled "Stereos #2: S.F. & Bay"]

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1003

Hand-drawn or copied map of S. F. Bay area/counties

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1004

S.F.

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1005

S.F. May and Missions

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1006

PMSS Co. [Steamship company]

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1007

Mills Seminary

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1008

S.F.

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1009

Cliff House

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1010

Point Bonita

Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers / Gray Binders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref1011

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