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"Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture" Curator's Video Tour

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-04-20T13:59:25.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_D-p96np-Pw4

Frank Hamilton Cushing photograph collection relating to excavations on the west coast of Florida

Collector:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Photographer:
Sawyer, Wells, 1863-1960  Search this
Extent:
300 Prints (circa, albumen and silver gelatin (some copy prints))
1 Drawings (visual works)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Drawings (visual works)
Photographs
Place:
Marco Island (Fla. : Island)
Tarpon Springs (Fla.)
Florida -- Antiquities
Date:
1895-1896
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of photographs collected by Frank Hamilton Cushing that document archeological sites at Key Marco and Tarpon Springs, Florida. Photographs include views of scenery, sites, excavations, a few objects in situ, and other objects after excavation and cleaning. The photographs may have been made by Wells Moses Sawyer, photographer and artist for Cushing's expeditions in Florida.
Biographical/Historical note:
Frank Hamilton Cushing (1857-1900) was curator of the ethnological department of the United States National Museum and an ethnologist for the Bureau of American Ethnology (1876-circa 1886), best known for his work with at Zuni. In 1895 and 1896, he went to Florida due to ailing health and undertook archeological work on Florida's western coast with the joint sponsorship of the Bureau of American Ethnology and Dr. William Pepper of the University of Pennsylvania. He embarked on reconnaissance in May-June 1895 and conducted large-scale explorations in December 1895-April 1896.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The original negatives for the prints and some additional negatives not printed are in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 14 subject and geographic file of negatives.
The artifacts depicted in these photographs were probably divided between the Department of Anthropology collections at the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Pennsylvania's museum.
The National Anthropological Archives also holds Cushing's papers (MS 2009-06, MS 4780, and MS 1847), photographs (MS 1839), and manuscripts relating to Cushing's work in Florida (MS 2527, MS 2526, MS 1849-b, MS 1849-a, MS 1848, MS 1846, MS 1844-b, MS 1844-a, MS 1842, MS 1841, and MS 1840)
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University also holds some of the Frank Hamilton Cushing papers, 1876-1892.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 2, Frank Hamilton Cushing photograph collection relating to excavations on the west coast of Florida, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2
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Frank Hamilton Cushing photograph collection relating to excavations on the west coast of Florida
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3577a8a5f-7e32-43b0-8489-cd6246ebfdba
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2

MS 2526 Manuscripts relating to archaeological sites in Florida

Creator:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Florida -- Archaeology
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Several manuscripts and parts thereof, as follows: (1) Untitled manuscript, apparently a narrative account of a survey of Florida archaeological sites. 708 pages, typed on half-sheets. (2) Section of a manuscript, "Tomahawk and Calumet; Shield and Gorget." 50 pages typed on half-sheets, numbered 680-729. (3) Beginning of typescript identical with Cushingʹs published paper, "Preliminary Report on the Exploration of Ancient Key-Dwellersʹ Remains on the Gulf Coast of Florida," American Philosophical Society Procs., Volume 35, 1897, page 329-448; typescript covers published pages 329-338 only.
(4) Miscellaneous pages of unidentified manuscripts. 28 pages, typed on half-sheets.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2526
Other Title:
Tomahawk and Calumet; Shield and Gorget
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2526, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2526
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw379b23bb0-72f2-4df9-af18-336690e5e1cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2526

Portraits of anthropologists

Depicted:
American Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
United States De Soto Expedition Commission  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bond, Q. M.  Search this
Cammerer, Arno B.  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Geary, James A.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Knez, Eugene I. (Eugene Irving), 1916-2010  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Le Plongeon, Augustus, 1826-1908  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Rink, Signe  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Royce, Charles C., 1845-1923  Search this
Stephenson, Robert L. (Robert Lloyd), 1919-  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Struever, Stuart  Search this
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Upham, E. P. (Edwin Porter), 1845-1918  Search this
Washburn, Wilcomb E.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Photographer:
Bachrach & Brother  Search this
Blackstone Studios  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Bailey, Vernon Orlando  Search this
Dana (of New York)  Search this
Garrett, Gene  Search this
Gilbert, C. W.  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Kemethy, Kets  Search this
Koby, Paul  Search this
McDonough, David  Search this
Parker, Charles  Search this
Phillips, H. C.  Search this
Rice (of Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Shuck, J. A.  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Artist:
Nicholson, Grace, -1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (photogravure)
8 Prints (halftone (including one newspaper clipping))
124 Prints (circa, silver gelatin, albumen, and platinum)
50 Copy prints (circa)
3 copper printing plates
1 Color print
1 Print (wood engraving)
3 Copy negatives (glass)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Copy prints
Color prints
Copy negatives
Photographs
Date:
circa 1860s-1970
Scope and Contents note:
This collection is an artificial collection of photographs, copper plates, and a few notes, all of which depict or relate to anthropologists, many of which were associated with the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Included are portraits of Franz Boas, Q. M. Bond, Arno B. Cammerer, Frank Hamilton Cushing, Edwin Hamilton Davis, J. Woodbridge Davis, Frances Densmore, James Owen Dorsey, Philip Drucker, Jesse Walter Fewkes (including photographs of his home by Frances Densmore), Albert Samuel Gatschet, James A. Geary, De Lancey W. Gill, George Brown Goode, Horatio Hale, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt, John K. Hillers, William Henry Holmes, William Henry Jackson, Eugene Irving Knez, Alfred Louis Kroeber, Pere Albert Lacomb, Augustus Le Plongeon, James Mooney, Lewis Henry Morgan, Carl Oschsicanes, James Constantine Pilling, John Wesley Powell, Frau Signe Rink, Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., Charles C. Royce, Robert Lloyd Stephenson, James Stevenson, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, Julian Haynes Steward, Steward Struever, James Gilchrist Swan, John Reed Swanton, Edwin P. Upham, Wilcomb E. Washburn, and Gordon Randolph Willey. Groups depicted include the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1936; the De Soto Commission; officers of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1885; a 1920 expedition group to Hawikuk; staff of the Great Lakes Division, United States Geological Survey, in Salt Lake City, 1882; a group at Moundville, Alabama, 1932; the University of Nebraska archeological field party, 1920; the Pecos conference, 1927; John Wesley Powell with Wild Hank, Kentucky Mountain Bill, and Jesus Aloiso; and the United States Geological Survey staff, ca. 1894.

Among photographers represented are Vernon Orlando Bailey, Blackston Studios of New York, Dana of New York, Frances Densmore, Gene Garrett, C. W. Gilbert, De Lancey W. Gill, John K. Hillers, William H. Jackson, Kets Kemethy, Paul Koby, David McDonough, H. C. Phillips, Rice of Washington, D. C., and J. A. Shuck of El Reno, Oklahoma.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 33
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Four photographs with negatives by Matilda Coxe Stevenson have been relocated to Photo Lot 23.
This collection includes photographs that have been removed from other collections in the National Anthropological Archives, including MS 4970, MS 4851, MS 4780, MS 4250, MS 4751, MS 4516, MS 4860, MS 4695, MS 4970, and MS 4558.
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Portraits of anthropologists, 1860s-1960s
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.33
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Portraits of anthropologists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw315fa853c-2f6b-4db6-9f01-be3010ee1f93
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-33
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James Stevenson (1840-1888) with Southwest Indians, including infant in cradleboard, and drying racks

Creator:
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey of the Territories (U.S.) (1862-1872) (Hayden Survey)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (003 in x 004 in mounted on 004 in x 005 in)
Culture:
Shoshone  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1872
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02870600

OPPS NEG.48430
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Idaho ?
Wyoming ?
Utah ?
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Topic:
Shoshone  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Portraits of anthropologists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw373684a09-1b58-45d6-8562-33f7db86460a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-33-ref671
Online Media:

Eumops glaucinus glaucinus

Collector:
W. T. March  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Caribbean Sea  Search this
Preparation:
Remainder in Fluid
Skull
Remarks:
basioccipital, exoccipitals, and part of supraoccipital missing
Sex:
Unknown
Type Citation:
Allen, H. 1889 Dec 3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 26 (Advance sheet): 4.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Spanish Town, Saint Catherine, Jamaica, North America
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Chiroptera, Molossidae, Molossinae
Published Name:
Eumops glaucinus glaucinus
Eumops glaucinus
Nyctinomus orthotis Allen, 1889
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
Other Catalog Number : A0037447
USNM Number:
9397
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3774ecc0a-d37d-4222-9ecb-eec204d683be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7225945
Online Media:

Nyctinomops laticaudatus europs

Collector:
C. F. Hartt  Search this
Preparation:
Remainder in Fluid
Skull
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Allen, H. 1889 Dec 3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 26 (Advance sheet): 1.
Type Status:
Lectotype
Place:
[restricted to Corumba by Cabrera (1958:121)], Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, South America
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Chiroptera, Molossidae, Molossinae
Published Name:
Nyctinomops laticaudatus europs
Nyctinomus europs Allen, 1889
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
101498
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3420f6e3a-34d1-4f63-9254-4bfd395d3960
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7240328
Online Media:

OUTGOING LETTERS

Collection Photographer:
James, George Wharton  Search this
Cook, W. A.  Search this
Chapman, John W. (John Wight), 1858-1939  Search this
Chandlee, W. E.  Search this
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Carbonell, Jose  Search this
Brown, S. C.  Search this
Abbott, William Louis, 1860-1936  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Bartleman, Richard M.  Search this
Boleter, Frank M.  Search this
Dinwiddie, William, 1867-1934  Search this
Moorhouse, Lee, 1850-1926  Search this
Gilfillan, J. A. (Joseph Alexander), 1838-1913  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Ward, Fanny B.  Search this
Worcester, Dean Conant  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Russell Brothers  Search this
Niblack, Albert P. (Albert Parker), 1859-1929  Search this
Pilsudski, Bronislaw  Search this
Rice, Arthur P.  Search this
Robertson, Mrs. T. C.  Search this
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944  Search this
Sigourney, W. S.  Search this
Spencer, S. A.  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Doty, Charles Edward, 1862-1921  Search this
Miller, E. Y.  Search this
Matteson, Sumner W., 1867-1920  Search this
Mindeleff, Cosmos, 1863-  Search this
Miller, Hugo H.  Search this
Turner, Lucien M. (Lucien McShan)  Search this
Moore, Riley Dunning, 1883-  Search this
Moros, E.  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Jacobs, Melville  Search this
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Clark, Charles Upson, 1875-1960  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973  Search this
Cambiaso, R. D.  Search this
Brown, O. M.  Search this
Briggs, C. F.  Search this
Abbot, Charles G.  Search this
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson), 1870-1961  Search this
Beckwith, Frank  Search this
Blumentritt, Ferdinand  Search this
Boekelman, H. J.  Search this
Costells, J. Martinez  Search this
Booy, Theodore de  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Cressman, Luther S., 1897-1994  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Felts, Wayne M.  Search this
Drierden, J. E.  Search this
Franco, Jose L.  Search this
Harding, H. T.  Search this
Harris, J. R.  Search this
Granberry, Julian  Search this
Higgins, B. B.  Search this
Setzler, Frank M. (Frank Maryl), 1902-1975  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Thomas, E. H.  Search this
Stern, T. B.  Search this
Spinden, Herbert J.  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980  Search this
Wright, L. S.  Search this
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964  Search this
Nicholson, Grace, -1948  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Packard, E. L.  Search this
Palm, Erwin W.  Search this
Parkes, George A.  Search this
Sexton, Charles E.  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Skinner, H. D.  Search this
Langille, W. A.  Search this
Laudermilk, J. D.  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Lashmitt, Ivan de  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Lawrence, Donald B.  Search this
Folkmar, Daniel, 1861-1932  Search this
Moberg, Gosta  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970  Search this
Collection Author:
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1925-1955
Scope and Contents note:
Arranged chronologically. Includes answers to lay and professional inquiries that range from information on silk applique to the identification of artifacts. Also includes material of an administrative nature and reviews of applicant's grants from the American Philosophical Society.

For correspondence relative to the Columbia River region and the West Indies area see the correspondence subseries under those respective series.
Collection Citation:
Herbert William Krieger papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.XXXX.0171, Series 1
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Herbert William Krieger papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw321733dbf-aaf0-4417-8911-0fcc716bc060
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0171-ref12

Fgts. Of Pottery, Bones, Arrow-Heads, Flakes,

Collector:
Dr. Charles Rau  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Charles Rau  Search this
Object Type:
Sherd
Place:
Chickies, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, North America
Accession Date:
10 Dec 1887
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
019931
USNM Number:
A138790-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b335ee47-9644-4072-bac9-5f0adbab5f3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8018112

Jacob Kainen papers

Creator:
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Kainen, Ruth Cole (1922-2009)  Search this
Names:
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
Australian National Gallery  Search this
Baltimore Museum of Art  Search this
British Museum  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Corcoran School of Art (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Middendorf Gallery  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Acton, David, 1953-  Search this
Agee, William C.  Search this
Berman, Avis  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Butler, Bryce  Search this
Cole, Phoebe  Search this
Fine, Ruth, 1941-  Search this
Fort Wayne Museum of Art  Search this
Frohlich, Newton, 1936-  Search this
Gilkey, Gordon  Search this
Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948  Search this
Halasz, Piri  Search this
Harrison, Carol  Search this
Holden, Donald  Search this
Holladay, Wilhelmina Cole, 1922-  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
Jackson, John Baptist, 1701-1780?  Search this
Jordon, Jim  Search this
Kalonyme, Louis  Search this
Lunn, Harry, 1933-1998  Search this
Morse, Peter  Search this
Nordland, Gerald  Search this
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Pollack, Jerome  Search this
Powell, Richard J., 1953-  Search this
Purcell, Ann  Search this
Rand, Harry  Search this
Reynolds, Jock  Search this
Ries, Martin, 1926-  Search this
Solman, Joseph, 1909-2008  Search this
Steinberg, Leo  Search this
Taylor, Joshua Charles, 1917-  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991  Search this
Tejera, V. ((Victorino))  Search this
Thornton, Valerie  Search this
Weber, Joanne  Search this
Extent:
33.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Diaries
Transcripts
Videotapes
Visitors' books
Lectures
Prints
Greeting cards
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Date:
1905-2009
bulk 1940-2001
Summary:
The papers of painter, printmaker, and curator Jacob Kainen measure 33.3 linear feet and date from 1905 to 2009, with the bulk of the material from 1940-2001. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence/subject files including personal correspondence to and from friends and family members and professional correspondence and records concerning Kainen's activities as an artist, curator, teacher, and art collector. The collection also contains biographical material, writings, diaries, calendars, inventories, interview transcripts, printed material, photographs, works of art by other artists, and nine scrapbooks.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter, printmaker, and curator Jacob Kainen measure 33.3 linear feet and date from 1905 to 2009, with the bulk of the material from 1940-2001. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence/subject files including personal correspondence to and from friends and family members and professional correspondence and records concerning Kainen's activities as an artist, curator, teacher, and art collector. The collection also contains biographical material, writings, diary and journal entries, calendars, inventories, interview and "dialog" transcripts, printed material, photographs, works of art by other artists, and nine scrapbooks.

Biographical materials include items concerning Kainen's career as a curator and artist, in addition to a useful bibliography, detailed biographical outline, and a copy of an FBI report compiled on him. Also included are five videocassette recordings of Kainen.

Alphabetical correspondence/subject files comprise the bulk of the collection and include both Jacob's and Ruth's correspondence with family, friends, colleagues, artists, art critics, curators, museums, arts organizations, galleries, and many others. There is a significant amount of correspondence with David Acton, the Addison Gallery of Art and Jock Reynolds, William Agee, Australian National Gallery, Baltimore Museum of Art, Avis Berman, the British Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth Broun and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bryce Butler, Pheobe Cole, the Corcoran Gallery and School of Art, Richard Field, Ruth Fine, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Newton Frohlich, Gordon Gilkey and the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Arshile Gorky, Piri Halesz, Carol Harrison, Donald Holden, Wilhelmina Holladay, John Baptist Jackson, Jim Jordon, Lou Kantor, Harry Lunn Jr., Middendorf Gallery, National Gallery of Art, Peter Morse, Gerald Nordland, Francis O'Connor, Jerome Pollack, Richard Powell, Ann Purcell, Harry Rand, Martin Ries, Joseph Solman, Leo Steinberg, Prentiss Taylor, Victorino Tejera, Valerie Thornton, Joanne Weber, and numerous family members.

Writings are by and about Jacob Kainen. Kainen's writings include articles, lectures, exhibition catalog essays, notes, travel notebooks, short stories, poems, and written statements about his artistic motivations and justifications. There are writings about Kainen by Avis Berman, Ruth Cole Kainen, and others. The bulk of the numerous diary entries are from Ruth Cole Kainen's diaries, many of which concern Jacob and their family. There are also annotated and revised diary entries. There is one folder of diary entries and one folder of journal entries by Jacob Kainen and two dismantled journal-like notebooks. The papers include daily calendars and travel itineraries from 1972 through 2001.

The papers include transcripts of formal interviews and informal conversations with Jacob Kainen. Transcripts are of informal dinner, telephone, and general conversations between friends, colleagues, artists, and Ruth Cole Kainen. Included are conversations with Avis Berman, Walter Hopps, Harry Rand, Joshua Taylor, and several others. Many of these transcripts were also annnotated by Jacob and Ruth Kainen. Also found are numerous transcripts of more formal interviews with Kainen by art historians, art critics, and students.

There are inventories, appraisals, and lists of sold and not sold paintings, as well as color photographs of some of Kainen's works of art. Also found are inventories of the Kainens' art collection. Printed materials include Kainen's exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings of articles by and about Jacob Kainen, and an exhibition guestbook.

Photographs are of Kainen with his family and friends, at exhibition openings, and working in his studios. Works of art by others includes handmade greeting cards, limited edition prints, and portfolios given to Jacob Kainen. Nine scrapbooks containing news clippings and exhibition publications document the entirety of Kainen's career as an artist.
Arrangement:
The Jacob Kainen papers are arranged into 11 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1938-2001 (Boxes 1, 32; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence/Subject Files, 1936-2003 (Boxes 1-12, 32-33; 11.8 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1920s-2002 (Boxes 12-13, 33; 1.6 linear feet)

Series 4: Diaries, circa 1952-2002 (Boxes 13-18, 33-38; 10.0 linear feet)

Series 5: Calendars, 1953-2008 (Boxes 18-20, 38; 1.7 linear feet)

Series 6: Transcripts, circa 1975-1994 (Boxes 20-21, 38; 1.4 linear feet)

Series 7: Inventories, 1927-2001 (Boxes 21-22; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 8: Printed Material, 1938-2003 (Box 22, 38, OV 31; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 9: Photographs, 1905-2000 (Boxes 22-25, 38, OV 31; 3.3 linear feet)

Series 10: Works of Art by Others, 1942-2000 (Boxes 25-26, OV 31; 1.2 linear foot)

Series 11: Scrapbooks, 1936-1998 (Boxes 27-30, 38; 1.3 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Jacob Kainen (1909-2001) was a painter, printmaker, and curator who worked primarily in Washington, D.C.

Born on December 7, 1909 in Waterbury, Connecticut, Jacob Kainen moved with his family to New York City in 1918. Kainen studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn from 1927 until 1930, and at the Art Student's League. In the early 1930s, Kainen became involved in social causes and formed close friendships with the early abstractionists, including John Graham, Arshile Gorky, and Stuart Davis. He joined the Artists' Union and a contributor to its journal, Art Front, along with Stuart Davis and Harold Rosenberg. Jacob's participation in the Artists' Union was later investigated by the FBI.

From 1935 until 1942, Kainen worked for the Graphic Arts Division of the Works Progress Administration in New York City and began exhibiting with the New York School. It was during this period that he married Bertha Friedman. Jacob and Bertha had two sons together, Dan and Paul, and divorced in 1968.

In 1942, Kainen made a life-changing decision to leave New York City and move to Washington, D.C. to accept what he thought would be a temporary position as a scientific aide in the Division of Graphic Arts at the Smithsonian Institution. Kainen quickly became Assistant Curator and Curator in 1946. He served as Curator for twenty years, completely reshaping the department and building the graphic arts collection. His print exhibitions brought the work of S.W. Hayter, Josef Albers, Adja Yunkers, Louis Lozowick, Karl Schrag, José Guerrero, Louis Schanker, Werner Drewes, and Boris Margo to Washington audiences - graphic work that might not have been shown that early in the area.

1947 marked the opening of the Washington Workshop Center for the Arts, where Kainen served as a teacher and guide to several important artists, helping to make the workshop a magnet for new talent and instrumental in furthering the careers of several artists. Although Kainen taught Gene Davis and Alma Thomas and introduced Morris Louis to Leon Berkowitz, he never considered himself a member of the "Washington Color School."

In 1949, the Corcoran Gallery of Art held a retrospective of Kainen's prints and three years later Kenneth Noland organized Kainen's first painting retrospective at Catholic University. Kainen's paintings from the 1940s illustrated a shift away from social realism toward abstract expressionism. In 1956, Jacob Kainen received a grant from the American Philosophical society to conduct research in Europe for his monograph on the English woodcut artist, John Baptist Jackson. He traveled to Europe again in 1962 to study paintings and prints from the Mannerist Period.

From 1966 until 1970, Kainen worked as the Curator of prints and drawings at the National Collection of Fine Arts (now the Smithsonian American Art Museum). He married Ruth Cole in February of 1969. Kainen retired from the Smithsonian a year later to devote himself full-time to his art, but continued to serve as a special consultant to the Smithsonian American Art Museum for nineteen years. In 1971 and 1972, Kainen taught painting and the history of printmaking at the University of Maryland. A retrospective of Kainen's paintings was held in 1993 at the National Museum of American Art (SAAM).

Throughout his artistic career, Kainen experimented with different mediums and explored different styles, yet he identified himself as a painter. Jacob Kainen participated in at least twenty-five one man shows and several group exhibitions. His works are in collections across the United States and abroad, including the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the British Museum. He worked in his studio up until the time of his death on March 19, 2001 at his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Related Material:
Found among the holdings of the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview of Jacob Kainen conducted by Avis Berman in 1982 for the Archives' "Mark Rothko and His Times" oral history project. Also found are microfilm copies of Bertha Kainen's correspondence with Avis Berman regarding Berman's essay about Jacob Kainen.
Separated Material:
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reels 565, 2147-2149, and 2200) including correspondence, writings by Kainen, and papers relating to the Smithsonian Institution Loyalty Board's investigation of Jacob Kainen from 1942-1954. Most, but not all, of the loaned materials were included in later gifts. Loaned materials not donated at a later date remain with the lender and are not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Provenance:
Jacob and Ruth Kainen first lent the Archives of American Art material for microfilming from 1973-1981, the bulk of which was included in the later gifts. Papers were then donated in multiple accretions between 1981-2007 by Jacob and Ruth Kainen, and in 2009 from the estate of Ruth Kainen via executor Teresa Covacevich Grana. Also in 2003, eight photographs of Jacob and Ruth Kainen were transferred from the National Portrait Gallery to the Archives of American Art.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Curators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art teachers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Printmakers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Diaries
Transcripts
Videotapes
Visitors' books
Lectures
Prints
Greeting cards
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2008, bulk 1940-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kainjaco
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Jacob Kainen papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw974ec158d-d417-4d06-931d-44a4af17ab27
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kainjaco
Online Media:

American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Container:
Box 1 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-128, National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Office of the Registrar, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-128-refidd1e770

Samuel Vaughan

Artist:
Robert Edge Pine, c. 1730 - 1788  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Vaughan, 1720 - 1802  Search this
Formerly identified as:
Francis Hopkinson, 1737 - 1791  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.7cm x 73.7cm (36 1/8" x 29"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1785-87
Topic:
Samuel Vaughan: Male  Search this
Samuel Vaughan: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American Philosophical Society
Object number:
58.P.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm402fea9f6-fd07-4fdb-aa22-187d62f873b8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_58.P.3

Unidentified Man

Alternate Title:
Simeon De Witt [formerly]
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Formerly identified as:
Simeon De Witt, 1756 - 1834  Search this
Medium:
Plaster and white paint
Dimensions:
66.5cm x 35cm (26 3/16" x 13 3/4"), Accurate [includes base]
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1850-1950
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American Philosophical Society
Object number:
58.S.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm466ae9afa-6dfe-4bc6-a75d-6476628dbc3e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_58.S.13

MS 2446-f Timucua text "Jesus Maria" and Spanish translation

Creator:
Escudero, Alonso  Search this
Annotator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Culture:
Timucua (archaeological)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes photograph of the Timucua, 4 pages; photograph of the Spanish, 3 pages; handwritten transcript of the Timucua, 5 pages (4 lvs.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2446-f
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 2446-f, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2446F
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3405ab0c2-9e3d-477b-9872-ad8034168581
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2446f

MS 4120 Source materials on the Caddo

Creator:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Culture:
Caddo  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Extracts from printed historical sources and photocopies of manuscripts. [Assembled before 1941.] Typescript document with annotations. Approximately 332 pages. Photostat copies of manuscript document approximately 68 pages. Speck, Frank G. Letter to John R. Swanton enclosing Caddo terms from a manuscript in the [American] Philosophical Society Library. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 16, 1940. Autographed letter signed, 2 pages. Enclosure, 2 pages.
Arrangement:
Alphabetically arranged by author or other source.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4120
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4120, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4120
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3788d18f4-c21d-4ebe-96eb-77e767ace8fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4120

MS 286 Gibbs' copy of Gallatin's Chetimachas vocabulary

Collector:
Duralde, Martin  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Chitimacha  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
From Duralde's manuscript in the American Philosophical Society Library, Philadelphia.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 286
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 286, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS286
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3413224b8-94c3-42ec-bc5a-20c95b748843
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms286

MS 4630 A Grammar of the Western Dialect of the Cherokee Language of the Iroquoian Family. Based upon field work in Oklahoma and North Carolina

Creator:
Gillespie, John D.  Search this
Names:
Sequoyah, 1770?-1843  Search this
Extent:
136 Pages
Culture:
Caddo  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1949-1954
Scope and Contents:
First portion brings together material on Sequoyah and the syllabary; there is some discussion of Caddoan-Iroquoian relationships; the grammar is approximately the last third of the manuscript.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4630
Local Note:
Microprint of typed manuscript
Topic:
Writing systems -- Cherokee  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern states  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4630, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4630
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw327304ec2-2c99-4130-b705-1d4522aada98
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4630

Carollia castanea Allen, 1890

Collector:
J. C. Zeledon  Search this
Preparation:
Remainder in Fluid
Skull
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Allen, H. 1890 Feb 25. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 28: 19.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Angostura [see Pine (1972:18)], San Jose, Costa Rica, North America
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae, Carolliinae
Published Name:
Carollia castanea Allen, 1890
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
Other Catalog Number : A0036384
USNM Number:
12914
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31e688b99-b7f5-489e-a80f-df6ba7f776d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7226373
Online Media:

Portrait (Front) of Q. M. Bond

Depicted:
Bond, Q. M.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 008 in mounted on 008 in x 010 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02854400
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Washington, DC
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Portraits of anthropologists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b9d44b0e-017f-45a8-aa55-dd08592fb9ac
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-33-ref512
Online Media:

Portrait (Front) of Arno B. Cammerer, Third Director of National Park Service

Creator:
Blackstone Studios  Search this
Depicted:
Cammerer, Arno B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (008 in x 010 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1939
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02854500
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
New York -- New York
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Portraits of anthropologists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw372006edf-5948-4e0a-8f65-b76206f1c112
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-33-ref513
Online Media:

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