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Emily Nathan papers

Creator:
Nathan, Emily  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution -- Public relations.  Search this
Towle Mfg. Company -- Public relations  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
McLanathan, Richard B. K.  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980  Search this
Spyropoulous, Jannis, 1912-  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Photographer:
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
circa 1943-1985
Scope and Contents:
The papers of public relations consultant and journalist Emily Nathan measure 5.0 linear feet and date from circa 1943-1985. Included are files on clients, among them Towle Manufacturing and its gallery; the Smithsonian Institution, including the Archives of American Art, Radio Smithsonian and the National Portrait Gallery.
Interviews conducted by Nathan for Radio Smithsonian include New York, N.Y. cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883-1970), 1970; art historian and writer Richard B. K. McLanathan, 1970; Director of the Archives of American Art William E. Woolfenden, 1970, Abram Lerner, Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, and art collector Joseph Hirshhorn, 1969. Also found is an interview of William Woolfenden May 6, 1983 upon his retirement as Director of the Archives of American Art.
Among the correspondence are letters to Georgia O'Keeffe regarding a pending oral history with the sculptors Dorothy Dehner and David Smith and a letter from museum administrator and lecturer Daniel Catton Rich expressing his pleasure at having met Jannis and Zoe Spyropoulous in Athens, Greece and describes the painting by Jannis that he purchased for the Worcester Art Museum. The majority of the photographs are of personalities long associated with the Archives of American Art. There are two photographs of Jasper Johns, and one each of Mark Rothko and Tony Smith, all taken by Hans Namuth, 1960.
Also found is a folder of material assembled by Nathan regarding Jose de Creeft's story, as told to Nathan, of his pet rooster, intended by Nathan to be submitted for publication under the title "Roosty Was My Friend." Included are an introduction by Nathan, providing biographical information on de Creeft; sample text for the story (2 pages) and an outline for the remainder (3 pages), 24 drawings by de Creeft illustrating the story; and a photograph of de Creeft with a wire sculpture of Roosty, 1957, taken by Budd studio.
Biographical / Historical:
Emily Nathan (1907-1999) was a journalist and public relations consultant specializing in arts and cultural heritage institutions.
Provenance:
Donated 1973-1988 by Emily Nathan and in 2000 by the Emily Nathan estate, via Edgar S. Nathan, III, executor. The letter to Nathan from Daniel Catton Rich was donated by Rich, 1977.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Cartoonists -- Interviews  Search this
Public relations consultants  Search this
Topic:
Roosters -- Pictorial works  Search this
Roosters -- Anecdotes  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Inventors -- Interviews  Search this
Archives -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.nathemil2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9630e4aee-2164-448c-a093-eae54416f3df
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nathemil2

Exciting the learning in everyone communications style guide written by Rachel Wexler ; designed by Aurélie Beatley ; with the help of the entire OCEA team

Title:
Smithsonian communications style guide
Smithsonian exciting the learning in everyone
Author:
Wexler, Rachel  Search this
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Communications and External Affairs  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Public relations  Search this
Physical description:
23 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 28 cm
Type:
Style manuals
Date:
2012
Topic:
Social media--Authorship  Search this
Public relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1027764

Untitled

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Doodles, Drafts, and Designs: Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian Institution (Public relations files only)
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 9/27/1984 memorandum, Glenn to Loar; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-059, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa08-059-refidd1e1314

Exhibitions and their audiences [electronic resource] : actual and potential

Author:
Doering, Zahava D  Search this
Pekarik, Andrew  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Policy and Analysis  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Public relations  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
2002
Topic:
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum techniques--Evaluation  Search this
Art exhibition audiences  Search this
Call number:
AM124 .E94 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_708015

Reflections of a culture broker : a view from the Smithsonian / Richard Kurin

Author:
Kurin, Richard 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Management  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Public relations  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 315 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1997
Topic:
Anthropological museums and collections--Management  Search this
Museum exhibits--Political aspects  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Culture conflict  Search this
Cultural policy  Search this
Call number:
GN36.U62 D5775 1997X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525632

Towards a shared vision : U.S. Latinos and the Smithsonian Institution : final report of the Latino Oversight Committee / Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, Chair and Ana Sol Gutiérrez, Co-Chair

Title:
U.S. Latinos and the Smithsonian Institution
Final report of the Latino Oversight Committee
Author:
Smithsonian Institution Latino Oversight Committee  Search this
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás 1938-  Search this
Sol Gutiérrez, Ana  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Task Force on Latino Issues  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Officials and employees  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Personnel management  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Public relations  Search this
Physical description:
86 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1997
Topic:
Hispanic Americans--Museums  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Employment  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Call number:
AM121.S655 S65 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526086

Willful neglect : the Smithsonian Institution and U.S. Latinos, report of the Smithsonian Institution Task Force on Latino Issues / Raúl Yzaguirre and Mari Carmen Aponte

Title:
Report of the Smithsonian Institution Task Force on Latino Issues
Smithsonian Institution and U.S. Latinos
Author:
Smithsonian Institution Task Force on Latino Issues  Search this
Aponte, Mari Carmen  Search this
Yzaguirre, Raúl  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Officials and employees  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Personnel Management  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Public relations  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 53 p. : ill., charts ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1994
Topic:
Hispanic Americans--Employment  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Museums  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
Discrimination in employment  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Call number:
AM121.S655 S658 1994
HD4903.3.M93 Y99 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_475830

From sea to shining sea : Smithsonian services to the nation, 1992-1996 / [compiled by Krista Farber ; edited and formatted by Darryl Stephens and Jim Stone ; final text written and edited by Emily Levine assisted by Mari Lu White]

Title:
Smithsonian services to the nation, 1992-1996
Services to the nation, 1992-1996
Author:
Levine, Emily  Search this
Farber, Krista  Search this
White, Mari Lu  Search this
Stephens, Darryl  Search this
Stone, Jim  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Development  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Public relations  Search this
Physical description:
[350] p. in various pagings : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Call number:
Q11.S8 F93 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_485975

An author, title, and subject check list of Smithsonian Institution publications relating to anthropology [by] Mamie Tanquist Miller. Published in coöperation with the School of American Research ..

Author:
Miller, Mamie Ruth Tanquist  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.)  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
218 p. 23 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Date:
1946
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Call number:
Z5111 .M649
Z5111.M649
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_49209

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