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Curatorial Records, 1996-2020

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Helena 1946-  Search this
Bryn Mawr College  Search this
Simmons College  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Graphic Arts  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Photographic History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Information Technology and Society  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Electronic mail
Date:
1996
1996-2020
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Papermaking  Search this
Prints--Technique  Search this
Printing  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Prints--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 21-090
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2036. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 09/16/2021 memorandum, Toda to File; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1847-2020 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404615

Margery Mann files on photography

Creator:
Mann, Margery  Search this
Names:
Group f.64  Search this
Bullock, Wynn  Search this
Graham, Martha  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Photographer:
Connor, Linda, 1944-  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976  Search this
Dater, Judy  Search this
Heinecken, Robert, 1931-  Search this
Noggle, Anne, 1922-  Search this
Rice, Leland, 1940-  Search this
Swedlund, Charles  Search this
Tress, Arthur  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry, 1934-  Search this
Walker, Todd  Search this
Welpott, Jack, 1923-  Search this
Weston, Brett  Search this
Extent:
8.2 Linear feet ((on 14 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1955-1978
Scope and Contents:
Over 600 subject files containing Mann's research on the history of photography; and an extensive interview conducted by Mann with Imogen Cunningham.
REELS 1860-1872: 630 files cover photographers, photo exhibitions, societies, publications, and collections and contain biographical information, correspondence, published and unpublished transcripts by Mann, exhibition catalogs and announcements, price lists, photographs, organization records, clippings and printed material along with Mann's interviews of Wynn Bullock, Imogen Cunningham (partial), and Edward Ruscha. Photographs are by Linda Connor, Imogen Cunningham (includes one of dancer Martha Graham), Judy Dater (of Cunningham), Robert Heinecken, Anne Noggle, Leland Rice, Charles Swedlund, Arthur Tress, Jerry Uelsmann, Todd Walker, Jack Welpott, and Brett Weston.
REEL 5051 (fr. 390-600): Interview (232 p. transcript from 3 sound reels, 3 in.) of Imogen Cunningham conducted by Mann, 1960-1973, in preparation for her book, Imogen Cunningham: Photographs. Cunningham speaks of the sale and exhibition of her prints; being a "darkroom slave"; portrait photography; photographs as documents; the "soft-focus era"; teaching; and the f/64 Group. Cunningham comments on 104 of her photographs, including her portraits of Edward Weston and Margrethe Mather, Martha Graham, Cary Grant, Alfred Stieglitz, Upton Sinclair, Adedee Ozenfant, Frieda Kahlo Rivera, Getrude Stein, Shen Yao, Lyonel Feininger, Morris Graves, Anna Freud, and Minor White. She recalls Diane Arbus, Arthur Fellig, Paul Strand, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer, photography historian and critic; Davis, Calif.
Related Materials:
Files of Margery Mann, 1919-1977, are also located at the National Gallery of Australia.
Provenance:
The Cunningham interview was donated by Mann in 1975; the remainder by Mann's husband, Thomas K. Vasey, 1978.
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:
Art critics -- California  Search this
Art historians -- California  Search this
Photographers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Photography -- History -- Sources  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mannmarg
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mannmarg

Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978

Creator:
Mann, Margery  Search this
Subject:
Graham, Martha  Search this
Bullock, Wynn  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Group f.64  Search this
Photographer:
Connor, Linda 1944-  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen 1883-1976  Search this
Dater, Judy  Search this
Heinecken, Robert 1931-  Search this
Noggle, Anne 1922-  Search this
Rice, Leland 1940-  Search this
Swedlund, Charles  Search this
Tress, Arthur  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry 1934-  Search this
Walker, Todd  Search this
Welpott, Jack 1923-  Search this
Weston, Brett  Search this
Physical description:
8.2 linear ft. (on 14 microfilm reels)
Type:
Sound recordings
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Date:
1941
1941-1978
1955-1978
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Photography--History--Sources  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Local number:
AAA 1860-1872
aaa 5051
AAA
AAA mannmarg
Restrictions & Rights:
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
See more items in:
Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_210151

Neil Allen Papers

Creator::
Allen, Neil  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Date:
1972-1976, 1985
Descriptive Entry:
Neil Allen of Neil Allen Productions worked on the audiovisual elements of the Hall of Photography at the National Museum of American History. The hall opened in 1972 and was organized by Eugene Ostroff, curator. Allen worked on installations of photographs broken down into seven broad categories: scientific photography, frontier photography, family photography, news and documentary photography, amateur photography, color photography, and applications of photography. Materials include correspondence, contracts, research notes, scripts, images, motion picture film, audio recordings, and clippings.
Topic:
Photography -- History  Search this
Photography -- Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Photography -- Scientific applications  Search this
Photojournalism  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-075, Neil Allen Papers
Identifier:
Accession 12-075
See more items in:
Neil Allen Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-075

An outline history of photography in Africa to ca. 1940 / David Killingray and Andrew Roberts

Author:
Killingray, David  Search this
Roberts, Andrew 1937-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Call number:
DT19 .H673
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_524377

An outline history of photography in Africa, to 1940 / David Killingray and Andrew Roberts

Author:
Killingray, David  Search this
Roberts, Andrew 1937-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1988
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Call number:
DT19.8 .P57 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526036

Photographs and African history / Andrew Roberts

Author:
Roberts, Andrew 1937-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Sources
Place:
Africa
Date:
1988
Topic:
Documentary photography--History  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .J858
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548164

Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978

Creator:
Mann, Margery, 1919-1977  Search this
Mann, Margery, 1919-1977  Search this
Subject:
Graham, Martha  Search this
Connor, Linda  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Dater, Judy  Search this
Heinecken, Robert  Search this
Noggle, Anne  Search this
Rice, Leland  Search this
Swedlund, Charles  Search this
Tress, Arthur  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry  Search this
Walker, Todd  Search this
Welpott, Jack  Search this
Weston, Brett  Search this
Bullock, Wynn  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Group f.64  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Photography -- History -- Sources  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7982
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210151
AAA_collcode_mannmarg
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210151

Beaumont Newhall and Gordon Hendricks lectures, 1962 May 30

Creator:
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993  Search this
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Topic:
Photography -- History  Search this
Motion pictures -- History  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10635
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214208
AAA_collcode_newhbeau
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214208

Xanthus Smith diaries, 1883-1892

Creator:
Smith, Xanthus, 1839-1929  Search this
Smith, Xanthus, 1839-1929  Search this
Subject:
Smith, Russell  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Photography -- History -- 19th century  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10873
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214643
AAA_collcode_smitxant
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214643

Unidentified European City

Maker:
Anonymous  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 cm x 13.1 cm; 4 11/32 in x 5 5/32 in
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0413
Accession number:
2013.0327
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0413
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5b14-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692305

Meløy, Norway

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 11.1125 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Norway
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0414
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0414
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/ng49ca746b2-5b15-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813358

Bergen, Norway

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 10.795 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Norway: Hordaland, Bergen
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0415
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0415
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/ng49ca746b2-5b17-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813359

Dresden, Germany

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Dresden
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0416
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0416
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/ng49ca746b2-5b18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813362

Wesermuende [sic], Germany

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 5/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 16.1925 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Germany: Bremen, Bremerhaven
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0417
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0417
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/ng49ca746b2-5b19-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813363

Graz, Austria

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 16.1925 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Austria: Steiermark, Graz
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0418
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0418
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/ng49ca746b2-5b1a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813364

Innsbruck, Austria

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 11.1125 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Austria: Tyrol, Innsbruck
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0419
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0419
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/ng49ca746b2-5b1b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813365

Düsseldorf, Germany from Rhine

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia, Dusseldorf
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0420
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0420
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/ng49ca746b2-5b1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813367

Innsbruck, Austria

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.4 cm x 16 cm; 4 1/2 in x 6 5/16 in
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Austria: Tyrol, Innsbruck
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
World War II  Search this
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0421
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0421
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/ng49ca746b2-5b1d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813369

Site of first Allied crossing Rhine River in Germany

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.1 cm x 15.8 cm; 4 3/8 in x 6 7/32 in
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Remagen
Date made:
before 1945
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0422
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0422
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/ng49ca746b2-5b1e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813370

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