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Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Landscape designer:
London, Ruth  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet and a photocopy of an American Association of Museums directory entry about the museum.
General:
Since 1932 the Garden Club of Houston has been involved with the development and maintenance of the gardens at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In that year the original landscape plan drawn by Ruth London was given to the museum and executed, and the club's commitment to the gardens has remained to this day. The plantings are changed seasonally.
Persons associated with the property include Ruth London (landscape designer).
Related Materials:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston related holdings consist of 1 folder (8 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX015
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13501

Tom L. Freudenheim papers, circa 1970-1990

Creator:
Freudenheim, Tom L., 1937-  Search this
Freudenheim, Tom L., 1937-  Search this
Subject:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Worcester Art Museum  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
American Arts Alliance  Search this
Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Baltimore Museum of Art  Search this
Washington Project for the Arts (D.C.)  Search this
American Association of Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13614
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)270755
AAA_collcode_freutom
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_270755

Tom L. Freudenheim papers

Creator:
Freudenheim, Tom L.  Search this
Names:
American Arts Alliance  Search this
American Association of Museums  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Baltimore Museum of Art  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Washington Project for the Arts (D.C.)  Search this
Worcester Art Museum  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-1990
Scope and Contents:
Business correspondence and administrative records regarding Freudenheim's involvment as director, trustee, secretary, chairman and consultant for a variety of museums, art associations and foundations. Included are files on the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, the American Federation of Arts, the museum program at the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Association of Museums, the American Association of Museum Directors, the American Arts Alliance, Washington Project for the Arts, the Hand Hollow Foundation and the Textile Museum.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director; consultant; New York, N.Y. Freudenheim is a trustee of the American Federation of Arts and was Director of the Worcester Art Museum, 1982-1986, Director of the National Endowment for the Arts,1979-1982, Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, 1971-1978, Founder and board member of the American Arts Alliance, 1976, 1984-1986, and Secretary and Chairman of the Association of Museum Directors, 1976-1977 and 1983-1986. He held numerous other prestigous positions not found within the papers.
Provenance:
Donated 2007 by Tom L. Freudenheim.
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:
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Museum directors -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.freutom
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-freutom

American Association of Museums

Collection Creator:
Biddle, Livingston, 1918-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 27, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Livingston L. Biddle, Jr. papers, circa 1940-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Livingston L. Biddle, Jr. papers
Livingston L. Biddle, Jr. papers / Series 6: Committee and Political Campaign Files / 6.1: Committees
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biddlivi-ref290

Professional Files

Collection Creator:
Wittmann, Otto, 1911-2001  Search this
Extent:
5.2 Linear feet (Boxes 1-6, OV 18)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1986
Scope and Contents note:
Numerous files documenting Wittmann's professional work with the Toledo Musuem of Art, consulting work with the Owens-Illinois and Owens Corning Fiberglas Company, and his many professional affliations with organizations are found here. The files contain a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, printed materials, and receipts. Files are found for the American Association of Museums, American Society of the French Legion of Honor, Art Advisory Panel of the Commission of Internal Revenue, Art Dealers Association of America, Association of Art Museum Directors, The Century Association, College Art Association, International Council of Museums, The Museums Association of Great Britain, National Collection of Fine Arts Commission, National Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities.
Arrangement note:
These files reflect the creator's original order and folder titles. They are arranged primarily by name of organization or corporation.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
Otto Wittmann papers, 1932-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wittotto, Series 3
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Otto Wittmann papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wittotto-ref26

American Association of Museums

Collection Creator:
Wittmann, Otto, 1911-2001  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 19-21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1983
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
Otto Wittmann papers, 1932-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Otto Wittmann papers
Otto Wittmann papers / Series 3: Professional Files / Associations and Organizations
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wittotto-ref52

American Association of Museums

Collection Creator:
Wittmann, Otto, 1911-2001  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1983
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
Otto Wittmann papers, 1932-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Otto Wittmann papers
Otto Wittmann papers / Series 3: Professional Files / Associations and Organizations
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wittotto-ref54

Homage to the Square: Glow

Artist:
Josef Albers, American, b. Bottrop, Germany, 1888–1976  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on fiberboard
Dimensions:
48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1966
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
Accession Number:
72.3
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Geometric Abstraction
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py28e042dff-cda0-42d2-a69d-c623914c0aa8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_72.3

John Kinard panelist: Black Collecting: Challenge or Crisis

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
New Orleans (La.)
United States
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Panelists John Kinard of ANM, Marian Moore of Museum of African American History in Detroit, and Clifton Johnson of the Amistad Research Center in New Orleans discussed collecting artifacts of African and African American heritage. Specifically, they focused on the problems of collecting such artifacts, how the problems vary from institution to institution, and ideas to solve the problems. The panel discussion was part of the American Association of Museums (AAM) Conference in New Orleans in 1989.
Panel discussion. Audio only. Dated 1989.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV001125_B
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
African American museums  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Black Collecting: Challenge or Crisis, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV001125_A
See more items in:
Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-023-ref247

American Association of Museums

Collection Creator:
Baxter Art Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1979-1985
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Baxter Art Gallery records, 1962-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Baxter Art Gallery records
Baxter Art Gallery records / Series 1: Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-baxtart-ref118

American Association of Museums

Collection Creator:
Cox, Allyn, 1896-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1961
Collection 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. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and are closed to researchers,

Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Allyn Cox papers, 1856-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Allyn Cox papers
Allyn Cox papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.2: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-coxally-ref195

American Association of Museums

Collection Creator:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 34
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958-1963
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Institute of Contemporary Arts records
Institute of Contemporary Arts records / Series 4: Organizations / 4.1: General
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-instcona-ref320

[American Association of Museums Distinguished Service Award,]

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1996
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
John Canfield Ewers Papers / Series 11: Personal
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref482

American Association of Museums Conference Tapes

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
John Canfield Ewers Papers / Series 13: Audiovisual Materials / Audiotapes [90 minute cassettes]
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref5337

1) Collecting and Intepreting Ethnic History 23a

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
John Canfield Ewers Papers / Series 13: Audiovisual Materials / Audiotapes [90 minute cassettes] / American Association of Museums Conference Tapes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref5338

2) Native American Museums 28

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
John Canfield Ewers Papers / Series 13: Audiovisual Materials / Audiotapes [90 minute cassettes] / American Association of Museums Conference Tapes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref5339

A Conversation with Kathleen McLean

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-03-17T14:31:02.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianEducation
Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianEducation
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_0tr6tsytQTY

American Association of Museum Directors

Collection Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 18
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Boxes 6 and 8 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 545, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0545-refidd1e657

American Association of Museums

Collection Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 18
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Boxes 6 and 8 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 545, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Administrator, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0545-refidd1e668

[American Association of Museums Newsletters]

Collection Creator:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992  Search this
Container:
Box 181, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1958
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:
Paul E. Garber Collection, Acc. NASM.1991.0063, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Paul E. Garber Collection
Paul E. Garber Collection / Series 8: Organizations
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1991-0063-ref2891

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