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Embroidery Design: Man's

Manufacturer:
Fabrique de Saint Ruf  Search this
Artist:
Mademoiselle Montalent  Search this
Mademoiselle Anteleme  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, over graphite Support: white laid paper
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1920-36-75
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1920-36-75

Design for a Stained Glass Window: Grammatica

Artist:
Hans Kaspar Lang the Elder, Swiss, 1571 – 1645  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash
Type:
glasswares
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Date:
1606
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-129
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1911-28-129

Crevices in Minnewaski, N.Y.

Medium:
Glass
Object Name:
Slide
Type:
Slide
Date:
20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances Morris
Accession Number:
1945-201-152
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1945-201-152

Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka

Creator:
Clarke, Arthur C., Sir (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008  Search this
Extent:
95.02 Cubic feet (188 legal size boxes; 5 15 x 12 x 3 flat boxes; 1 16 x 20 x 3 flat box; 4 12 x 8 x 5 shoeboxes)
88.55 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-2012
bulk 1950-2008
Summary:
Sir Arthur C. Clarke is one of the preeminent science-fiction writers of the 20th century.
Scope and Contents:
Contains personal and business correspondence, manuscripts of most of Clarke's fiction works in various draft states, short stories, articles, addresses, speeches, movie outlines, Apollo 11 broadcast material, datebooks & notebooks, reference materials, business cards of visitors & contacts, photos & slides. There is some material by people other than the creator such as manuscripts and film/TV scripts.

This collection also includes audio-visual material. Please contact the Media Archivist for access.
Arrangement:
Series were based on the creator's original arrangement of material.

Arranged into 7 Series:

Series 1: Correspondence

Series 2: Original Writing

2.1: "Clarkives"

2.2: Non-"Clarkives"

2.3: Articles, Short Stories

2.4: Lectures, Speeches

Series 3: Media & Publicity

Series 4: Awards & Tributes

Series 5: Manuscripts written by others relating to Clarke's Literary Works

Series 6: Miscellaneous

Series 7: Images

7.1: Photos

7.2: Slide Albums
Biographical / Historical:
Born on December 16, 1917, in Minehead, England, Arthur Charles Clarke became obsessed with science fiction and astronomy at a young age. He was the eldest of four children born into a farming family, however he would become, with his brother Fred Clarke acting as a business associate, one of the leading names in science fiction.

During World War II Clarke served as a radar instructor and in his free time became one of the early members of the British Interplanetary Society. In 1945, Clarke made one of his earliest predictions (he called them "extrapolations") when he came up with the idea of communication satellites. He became known for this uncanny prescience which is seen in so much of his work.

In 1948 Clarke graduated from King's College, London with honors in math and physics. By 1951, Clarke had gained respect as both a fiction and non-fiction writer with Interplanetary Flight and Prelude to Space, respectively.

In 1956, Clarke emigrated to Sri Lanka, then known as Ceylon, where he could indulge a new obsession - skin diving. He remained in Sri Lanka for the rest of his life, creating a diving company and funding many science education programs in the country.

Perhaps Clarke's most recognizable feat came when he was able to work with Stanley Kubrick over a course of 4 years in order to create the book and film 2001: A Space Odyssey which was loosely based on the earlier Clarke story "The Sentinel."

Clarke accomplished an amazing amount of writing, speaking tours, TV appearances and humanitarian work despite suffering from post-polio syndrome for decades. He won numerous awards, mostly for his science fiction but also for popularizing science. He was knighted in 1998. He died, age 90, March 19, 2008.
Provenance:
Arthur C. Clarke Trust, gift, 2014
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Permissions Requests
Topic:
Underwater archaeology -- 1960's  Search this
nonfiction novels  Search this
Interplanetary voyages  Search this
Artificial satellites  Search this
Manned space flight  Search this
Apollo 11 Flight  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Science fiction  Search this
Citation:
Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka, Acc. 2015-0010, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0010
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Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0010
Online Media:

Man's coat/jacket

Culture/People:
Ponca  Search this
MAI agent:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Man's coat/jacket
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
74 x 136 x 75.3 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
3/6483
Barcode:
036483.000
See related items:
Ponca
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68377eda9-d751-494b-9f5e-299f81f421d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_38984
Online Media:

Man's breechcloth

Culture/People:
Iowa  Search this
Previous owner:
Ben Holloway (Ben Hallaway/Benjamin Hallaway), Iowa  Search this
Collector:
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923  Search this
Leo Walker, Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)  Search this
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Man's breechcloth
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Dimensions:
68 x 50.5 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Catalog Number:
2/7462
Barcode:
027462.000
See related items:
Iowa
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cae379a6-5198-45e3-b6be-d33455dc597e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_28855
Online Media:

Man's turban part/fragment

Culture/People:
Oto  Search this
Previous owner:
John Black Bear, Oto  Search this
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973  Search this
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-  Search this
Collector:
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973  Search this
Object Name:
Man's turban part/fragment
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, brass bell/bells, metal brooches, hide thong/babiche, paint, twine/string
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, painted
Dimensions:
77.5 x 11.7 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Nebraska; USA
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
24/1797
Barcode:
241797.000
See related items:
Oto
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws672e03f9d-0e50-48c6-b19f-df4c7e472091
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_257521
Online Media:

Untitled collage

Creator:
Perkoff, Stuart Z., 1930-1974  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1960 May 2
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19621
See more items in:
Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19621

Untitled collage ("Mother")

Creator:
Alexander, Robert, 1923-1987  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19622
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Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19622

Portrait photograph of Robert Alexander

Subject:
Alexander, Robert  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
198-?
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19661
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Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19661
Online Media:

Marriage ceremony template

Creator:
Alexander, Robert, 1923-1987  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22939
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Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22939

Ordination certificate for Robert Alexander

Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1959 August 19
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22940
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Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22940

Bulletin regarding the role of the minister in the Temple of Man

Creator:
Alexander, Robert, 1923-1987  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
not before 1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22942
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Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22942

Temple of Man manifesto

Creator:
Alexander, Robert, 1923-1987  Search this
Meltzer, David, 1937-2016  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22943
See more items in:
Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22943

Mock-up of Temple of Man stationary

Creator:
Alexander, Robert, 1923-1987  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22944
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Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22944

Poster for the 3rd Los Angeles Film-Makers Festival

Creator:
Berman, Wallace, 1926-1976  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1964
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22945
See more items in:
Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22945

Photograph of Shirley and Wallace Berman

Photographer:
Brittin, Charles, 1928-2014  Search this
Subject:
Berman, Shirley  Search this
Berman, Wallace  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1960
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22946
See more items in:
Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22946

Untitled lithograph

Creator:
Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22947
See more items in:
Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22947

Untitled ink drawing

Creator:
Dailey, Bill  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1965
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22948
See more items in:
Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22948

Untitled print

Creator:
Herms, George, 1935-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22949
See more items in:
Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22949

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