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[Trade catalogs from Erie Foundry Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Women in advertising  Search this
Company Name:
Erie Foundry Co.  Search this
Notes content:
hydraulic presses, for elevators, forging presses, drop hammers, trimming presses
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10224
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10224

[Trade catalogs from High Speed Hammer Co., Inc.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, women in advertising  Search this
Company Name:
High Speed Hammer Co., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Hammer with the human stroke ; high speed riveting hammer
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Rochester, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Topic:
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10235
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10235

[Trade catalogs from Jas. H. Matthews & Co.]

Variant company name:
Multiple locations: Newark, NJ  Search this
Company Name:
Jas. H. Matthews & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
James H. Matthews & Co. [?] ; Matthews of Pittsburgh ; Matthews of New York  Search this
Notes content:
Rubber stamps, steel stamps, steel dies, bronze tablets, grave markers and vases, marking machines, stencil cutting machine and stencil paper, nameplate press, metal marking electric typewriter, offset printer, steel band printer, and bar and tube printer. Castings ; metal marking systems ; stencils ; signs ; stencil ink ; product marking ; nameplate marking products ; "Matthews" stencil paper ; "Matthews" marking machines ; bronze memorials and grave markers ; bus and trolley tokens ; other products...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Matthews stencil paper .
Physical description:
46 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Topic:
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Metals  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Packaging machinery  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30072
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30072

[Trade catalogs from Joshua Hendy Iron Works]

Variant company name:
Filed under H ; Est. 1856  Search this
Company Name:
Joshua Hendy Iron Works  Search this
Related companies:
Pomona Pump Co. (div.) ; Crocker-Wheeler Electric Mfg. Co. (div.)  Search this
Notes content:
Industrial pumps, deep well turbine pumps, mine pumps, mine-dewatering pumps, gasoline fuel pumps, fire pumps, vertical pumps, crushers, autocrane, hydraulic suction dredges, tangential water wheels and water motors, electric hoists, gravel elevators, hydraulic giants, Matteson cars, stationary and marine diesel engines, Hendy Larsson reamer and cutter grinder, gears and power units. "Westco" industrial turbine type pumps ; hydraulic and mining machinery...this comprises the uncataloged portion ; during World War I and World War II, produced engines for marine propulsion ; produced the portable "Tiny Tim" rocket launchers ; "The foundry and machine shops also produced many of the ornate arches and municipal fixtures for San Francisco, such as street lamps, hydrants, and the oriental lamp posts...in Chinatown." cited in "Joshua Hendy Iron Works...A National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark." (Am.Soc. of Mech. Eng, 1978)
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Sunnyvale, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_20776
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_20776

[Trade catalogs from John Wilkinson]

Company Name:
John Wilkinson  Search this
Related companies:
John Wilkinson Co.  Search this
Notes content:
One envelope OVERSIZE ; Machine tools and woodworking equipment ; scroll saws ; lathes ; drills ; "velocipede saw" ; bow drill ; hardware ; tents ; hammocks ; engraving supplies ; drawing instruments ; clocks ; carving tools ; target guns ; air guns ; bows ; archery equipment ; baseball equipment; croquet equipment ; velocipedes ; "bat and trap" sets ; roller skates ; "Eureka" parlor rowing machine ; lawn tennis supplies ; catalog includes an engraving of "The First Grand Annual Meeting of Archers. Under the control and management of THE NATIONAL ARCHERY ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES" which took place in 1879 ; "Graves' Patent Target Gun" ; "Bradley's" game of "Authors" and "The Checkered Game of Life" [ Milton Bradley , Source: http://www.hasbro.com/default.cfm?page=ci_history_mb ] ; blocks ; "Crandall's" toys ; "dissected" puzzles ; models ; play sets ; mechanical banks ; wagons and carts ; sleds ; sporting goods ; other toys and games ; bicycles ; bicycle accessories ; tennis supplies ; shooting supplies ; poker ; police badges ; pocket knives ; shaving equipment ; fishing supplies ; exercise equipment...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Bicycles  Search this
Camping equipment  Search this
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Police and Prison Equipment and Supplies  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Topic:
Amusements  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Camping equipment industry  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Correctional institutions  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Firearms industry and trade  Search this
Games  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Hobbies  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Novelties  Search this
Outdoor recreation  Search this
Police -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Prison industries  Search this
Recreation industry  Search this
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Tools  Search this
Toy making  Search this
Toys  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28433
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28433

[Trade catalogs from J. F. Helmold & Bro., Inc.]

Company Name:
J. F. Helmold & Bro., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
1968 catalog and other product bulletins ; benders ; bridgers ; steel rule cutter ; cutting plates ; dies ; jackets ; jig saw blades ; mallets ; miter machines ; nickers ; notchers ; paper knives ; plates ; rule pullers ; punches ; rules ; bevels ; rotary rule ; steel rule joiners...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
8 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Topic:
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Tools  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34964
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34964

David Smith miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1940]-1964

Creator:
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Subject:
Blake, William J. (William James)  Search this
Stead, Christina  Search this
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- New York (State)  Search this
Medals -- United States  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10463
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213874
AAA_collcode_smithdav
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213874

David Smith miscellaneous papers

Creator:
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Names:
Blake, William J. (William James), 1894-1968  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Stead, Christina, 1902-  Search this
Extent:
4 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1940]-1964
Scope and Contents:
Writings; printed material, including an exhibition catalog, Medals for Dishonor, for an exhibition of Smith's antiwar and violence medals and writings at the Willard Gallery, November, 1940, including a forward by authors William Blake and Christina Stead and a photograph of Smith; a typescript of Smith's essay, "Modern Sculpture and Society"; and a copy of Smith's essay, edited, as it appeared in Francis V. O'Connor's book, Art for the Millions; a 1942 press photograph of Smith at work on a marble sculpture; and a note written by Dorothy Dehner explaining the photograph.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Bolton Landing, N.Y. Smith's Medals for Dishonor, completed in 1940, were explicit statements of protest against the horrors of war and violence. Smith befriended the writers, Williams Blake and his wife Christina Stead, after having read and been influenced by Blake's novel, THE PAINTER AND THE LADY. Dorothy Dehner, painter and sculptor, was Smith's first wife. They were married in 1927 and divorced in 1952. ART FOR THE MILLIONS, edited by Francis V. O'Connor, was originally intended to be published by the Federal Art Project but went unfinished. O'Connor took up the project and completed it in 1972.
Provenance:
Material on frames 54-89 provenance unknown. Material on frames 89-96 donated by Katharine Kuh, art critic, consultant, and friend of Dorothy Dehner.
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:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Bolton Landing  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- New York (State)  Search this
Medals -- United States  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.smithdav
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smithdav

[Trade catalogs from Hearst Business Communications, Inc.]

Company Name:
Hearst Business Communications, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
1992 - 1993 Electronic Engineers Master Catalog, volume A, B, C, D ; capacitors ; coils ; chokes ; inductors ; cores ; magnets ; ferrites ; crystals ; oscillators ; crystal and piezoelectric filers ; delay lines ; power filters ; RF & signal filters ; integrated circuits ; hybrid circuits ; function modules ; microwave components ; microwave systems ; microwave equipment ; resistors ; potentiometers ; trimmers ; controls ; rheostats ; discrete semiconductors ; transformers ; military components ; military equipment ; displays ; readouts ; CRTs ; lamps ; lights ; indicators ; fiber optic equipment & accessories ; motors ; drives ; rotating equipment ; electro-optical equipment ;protective components ; relays ; solenoids ; switches ; keyboards ; keypads ; thermal components ; transducers ; encoders ; cabinets ; enclosures ; racks ; chassis ; chemical compounds ; circuit boards ; connectors ; terminals ; sockets ; panel hardware ; hardware components ; mechanical components ; fans ; blowers ; cooling equipment ; heat exchangers ; insulators ; insulating equipment ; interconnection systems ; prototype boards ; shields ; shielding ; soldering equipment ; desoldering equipment ; power tools ; manual tools ; wire ; cable ; amplifier assemblies ; instrumentation ; antennas ; audio equipment ; communications equipment ; telemetry equipment ; computer peripheral equipment ; computers ; computer software ; control systems ; data acquisition ; handling systems ; environmental test equipment ; test & measuring instruments ; panel meters ; oscilloscopes ; graphic recording instruments ; batteries ; DC power supplies ; AC power supplies ; production equipment ; manufacturing services ; servomechanisms and robotic equipment...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
4 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34966
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34966

[Trade catalogs from Harvey Titanium Ltd.]

Company Name:
Harvey Titanium Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
nickel base alloys ; stainless steels ; titanium...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Santa Monica, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34968
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34968

Dictionnaire des bijoux de l'Afrique du Nord Maroc, AlgeĢrie, Tunisie, Tripolitaine par Paul Eudel

Author:
Eudel, Paul 1837-1911  Search this
Physical description:
242 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Place:
Africa, North
North Africa
Date:
1906
Topic:
Art metal-work  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1003015

[Riverview Ranch]: late summer flowers looking toward porch and greenhouse, Monarda, sweet peas, holly hocks, Hops vine that shade the greenhouse.

Photographer:
McGlothin, Ariel C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image (color, JPEG)
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Gardens -- Wyoming -- Wilson
United States of America -- Wyoming -- Teton County -- Wilson
Riverview Ranch (Wilson, Wyoming)
Date:
2018 August 2
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:
Log cabins  Search this
Birdhouses  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Greenhouses  Search this
Plants, Protection of  Search this
Garages  Search this
Porches  Search this
Stairs, stone  Search this
Succulent plants  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WY002019
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Wyoming / WY002: Wilson -- Riverview Ranch
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32820

Art Metal Works toys

Collection Creator:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.  Search this
Container:
Box 151, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1919-1929
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must use microfilm copy. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audiovisual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Technical Access: Viewing the film portion of the collection without reference copies requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to audio discs requires special arrangement. Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. Publication and production quality duplication is restricted due to complex copyright, publicity rights, and right to privacy issues. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff. Potential users must receive written permission from appropriate rights holders prior to obtaining high quality copies.
Collection Citation:
NW Ayer & Sons, incorporated Advertising Agency Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records / Series 2: Proof Sheets
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0059-ref6483

Art Metal Works,toys

Collection Creator:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.  Search this
Container:
Box 422, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1925
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must use microfilm copy. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audiovisual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Technical Access: Viewing the film portion of the collection without reference copies requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to audio discs requires special arrangement. Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. Publication and production quality duplication is restricted due to complex copyright, publicity rights, and right to privacy issues. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff. Potential users must receive written permission from appropriate rights holders prior to obtaining high quality copies.
Collection Citation:
NW Ayer & Sons, incorporated Advertising Agency Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records / Series 2: Proof Sheets
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0059-ref7853

American metalsmithing and jewelrymaking in the 1940s and 1950s symposium records

Creator:
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Names:
American metalsmithing and jewelrymaking in the 1940s and 1950s (1982 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Adler, Allan  Search this
Baldridge, Mark S., 1946-  Search this
Bates, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Francis), 1904-  Search this
Cardinale, Robert L.  Search this
Christensen, Hans, 1924-1983  Search this
Eikerman, Alma  Search this
Fisch, Arline M.  Search this
Husted-Andersen, Adda  Search this
Miller, Frederick A.  Search this
Miller, John Paul, 1918-  Search this
Pearson, Ronald H. (Ronald Hayes), 1924-1996  Search this
Penington, Ruth, b. 1905  Search this
Prip, John, 1922-2009  Search this
Pulos, Arthur J.  Search this
Smith, Carlyle H., 1912-2004  Search this
Thomas, Richard C., 1917-1988  Search this
Vierthaler, Arthur A., 1916-  Search this
Von Neumann, Robert  Search this
Winston, Robert, 1915-  Search this
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Date:
1979-1983
Scope and Contents:
Records of the symposium "American Metalsmithing and Jewelrymaking in the 1940s and 1950s" sponsored by the Renwick Gallery, Sept. 24-25, 1982
Biographical / Historical:
Symposium was organized by Mark Baldridge and Lloyd Herman.
Provenance:
Transferred 1982 and 1985 from the Renwick Gallery. An additional file of records was donated 1995 by organizer Mark Baldridge.
Restrictions:
Unmicrofilmed and untranscribed; use requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. office.
Occupation:
Jewelers  Search this
Enamelers  Search this
Goldsmiths  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Silversmiths  Search this
Topic:
Jewelry making  Search this
Art metal-work -- United States  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.renwgall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-renwgall

Oral history interview with William Underhill

Interviewee:
Underhill, William, 1933-  Search this
Interviewer:
Carney, Margaret, 1949-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Alfred University -- Faculty  Search this
Lee Nordness Galleries  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Extent:
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2002 June 8
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Underhill conducted 2002 June 8, by Margaret Carney, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Wellsville, N.Y.
Underhill speaks of being born in Berkeley, California, to parents who were art teachers; the differences between the West Coast Bay Area arts and crafts movement and that of the east coast; attending California College of Arts & Crafts for two years and then transferring to the University of California at Berkeley, in 1953, to enter the architecture program; building a dome out of aluminum for the city of Oakland's parks department with other students during the summer of 1956; being drafted into the Army in 1957; working for the U.S. Army headquarters in Germany as a draftsman; prominent and influential craft artists that he knew; marrying Linn Baldwin [Underhill], a fellow classmate, in 1957, and starting a family; re-entering UC Berkeley, finishing his B.A. degree in 1960 and completing his M.A. in 1961; his studies with Peter Voulkos; making bronze bowls, which led to his idea of casting wax, modeling wax fabrication, using sheet wax, and making textured sculpture and geometric shapes; having one of his bowl pieces in the Museum of Contemporary Crafts; the Oakland Museum buying a piece of his work; his teaching position at Highlands University in Las Vegas, N.M.; being in the "Young Americans" exhibit and receiving the "Best of Show" award in 1962; most teachers trying to "emulate" the style of Peter Voulkos; moving to New York; showing at the Blumenfeld Gallery; sharing a studio next to the Clay Arts Center in Port Chester, N.Y.; building a foundry and a melting facility; teaching part-time at a community adult art center in White Plains, N.Y.; his financial difficulties; teaching part-time at Pratt Institute in 1965; J. Gordon Lippincott, of the industrial firm Lippincott and Margolies, commissioning him to do large scale steel sculptures for major corporations; working as a draftsman in an architect's office in New York City to pay for rent and groceries in 1966; teaching a summer session at Columbia's Teacher's College; teaching full-time as an instructor at New York University in 1967; teaching a workshop at Alfred University, in 1963; interviewing for a teaching position at Alfred at the College Art Association meeting, in Boston, in 1968; moving in the summer of 1969 to Alfred to teach; his counter-culture lifestyle and consequent decrease in his artistic production; showing at the Lee Nordness Gallery in the 1960s; exhibiting at the Perimeter Gallery, Helen Drutt Gallery, Twining Gallery, and Garth Clark Gallery in the 1980s; creating the bronzed statue of King Alfred for Alfred University and selling his copyright to them; his signature stamp; having pieces in the American Craft Museum and in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's collection; teaching at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, the Anderson Ranch, and the Mendocino Art Center; various craft magazines including Craft Horizons and Metalsmith; being a member of the American Craft Council [ACC]; his retirement in 1997; and working at the Berkeley Art Foundry in the summer of 2002. Underhill also recalls Robert Arneson, Josephine Blumenfeld, Diane Cox, Val Cushing, Peter Dodge, Jack Earl, Andrew Jevremovic, Manuel Neri, Bill Parry, Ted Randall, Dan Rhodes, Glenn Zweygardt, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
William Underhill (1933- ) is a metalsmith from Wellsville, N.Y. Margaret Carney is an art historian from New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 7 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Art metal-work -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art metal-work -- Technique  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Bronze founding -- Technique  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.underh02
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-underh02

Oral history interview with Carlyle H. Smith

Interviewee:
Smith, Carlyle H., 1912-2004  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
University of Kansas -- Faculty  Search this
Bennett, William E.  Search this
Rose, Augustus F. (Augustus Foster), 1873-1946  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound cassettes (1 hr., 46 min.), analog.)
59 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1994 August 8
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Carlyle H. Smith conducted 1994 August 8, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Smith discusses his childhood in Torrington, Connecticut, his early interest in jewelry design, education at the Rhode Island School of Design in jewelry making and silversmithing, and teaching at the Rhode Island College of Education. He recalls working in the metal craft shop of Augustus Rose on jewelry design and repair, and studying with English master silversmith, William Bennett, at his workshop in 1947. Smith speaks of teaching metal arts in the Providence, R.I., public schools and setting up the first American university-level metal arts curriculum at the University of Kansas, 1947-1977. He describes his liberal approach to teaching by setting general assignments and working alongside students. He comments on his work, 1930-1993.
Biographical / Historical:
Carlyle H. Smith (1912-2004) was a metal worker, jewelry designer, silversmith, and educator of Providence, R.I. and Lawrence, Kansas
General:
Originally recorded 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 46 min.
Accompanied by 14 illustrations (7 slides and 7 photocopies).
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire audio recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art metal-work -- Study and teaching  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Silverwork  Search this
Jewelry makers -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Metal-workers -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.smith94
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smith94

Oral history interview with C. Carl Jennings

Interviewee:
Jennings, C. Carl (Cecil Carl), 1910-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
42 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1994 Dec. 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of C. Carl Jennings conducted 1994 Dec. 20, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Jennings discusses growing up in the Midwest with his blacksmith father and grandfather; moving to California and discovering his artistic talent; working for John Foster on his Temple Emanuel Commission as a welder and on various projects for the Golden Gate Int'l Exhibition (1939); studying at the California College of Arts and Crafts with Jacques Schnier and Harry Dixon; his business, El Diablo's Forge, which produced fireplace equipment, gates and lighting fixtures; building his home in Sonoma; people who have influenced him, including Sam Maloof, Harry Dixon, Dirk van Erp, Frederic and Letitia Meyer, and others; the California Blacksmith Association and the ABANA (Artist Blacksmith Association of North America); art vs. craft; and friends and colleagues Albert Paley, Hoss Haley, and Tom Joyce.
Biographical / Historical:
C. Carl Jennings (1912-2003) was a metalworker from Sonoma, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassette tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Blacksmiths -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Metal-workers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Blacksmithing  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jennin94
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jennin94

Oral history interview with Robert Ebendorf

Interviewee:
Ebendorf, Robert, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Rosolowski, Tacey A.  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
96 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 April 16-18
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Robert Ebendorf conducted 2004 April 16-18, by Tacey Rosolowski, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Greenville, N.C.
Ebendorf speaks of growing up in Topeka, Kansas; spending time in his grandparents' tailor shop; his relationship with his parents; having difficulties in school; making jewelry in arts and crafts class; meeting Carlyle Smith and deciding to study art at the University of Kansas; staying at the University of Kansas to get his MFA in Three-Dimensional Design; taking part in important early exhibitions including the "Wichita National"; collaging in his artwork and letters; how his art professors including, Robert Montgomery, mentored him; studying metal craft in Norway on a Fulbright; getting a job teaching at Stetson University; returning to Norway on a Tiffany Grant and working in a goldsmith shop; rebuilding the metals program at the University of Georgia; traveling to Norway once again and designing for the David Anderson Firm; experimenting with mixed media and found objects in his work; exhibiting at the Susan Cummins Gallery; hunting for objects with his daughter Brittany; teaching at SUNY New Paltz; using the ColorCore material; expressing both the masculine and feminine in his art; and making crafts with his mother.
Ebendorf also speaks of his current daily routine and the importance of a home studio; the influence of Scandinavian art on his work, especially the art of Claus Bury; doing work on commission; teaching at Penland School of Crafts and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts; taking part in the founding of the Society of North American Goldsmiths and serving as President; teaching at East Carolina University; preparing students for a career in metalsmithing; the changing trends in American and European jewelry; organizing the "Conversations" series of workshops at SUNY New Paltz; reading various art publications and the need for more critical writing about craft; selling work at craft fairs; the challenges of working with various galleries and museums; the importance of his work Lost Souls and Found Spirits; his recent retrospective "The Jewelry of Robert Ebendorf: A Retrospective of Forty Years;" and his current work and plans for the future. Ebendorf also recalls Kurt Matzdorf, Fred Woell, Bill Brown, Philip Morton, Ronald Pearson, L. Brent Kington, Linda Darty, Jamie Bennett, Earl Krentzin, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Ebendorf (1938- ) is a metalsmith from Greenville, North Carolina. Tacey A. Rosolowski is an art historian from Washington, D.C.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 29 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art metal-work  Search this
Metal-work -- Economic aspects  Search this
Metal-work -- Study and teaching  Search this
Metal-work -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Metal-workers -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Jewelers -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Jewelry making -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Jewelry making -- Technique  Search this
Jewelry making -- Study and teaching  Search this
Jewelry -- Design  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ebendo04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ebendo04

Sheila Tabakoff correspondence with Harry Bertoia

Creator:
Tabakoff, Sheila K.  Search this
Names:
Bertoia, Harry  Search this
Extent:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1975 Jan. 7-Jan. 13
Scope and Contents:
Carbon copy of a letter, Jan. 7, 1975 from Tabakoff to Harry Bertoia inquiring about a silver tea set made by Bertoia which the Institute was interested in accessioning; and Bertoia's letter Jan. 13, 1975, responding to Tabakoff and stating that the set was executed in 1938 or 1939 at Cranbrook Academy of Art where it was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. George Kamperman.
Biographical / Historical:
Associate curator of European Decorative Arts, Detroit Institute of Art; Detroit, Mich. Bertoia was a sculptor and metalsmith. He lived in Michigan.
Other Title:
Harry Bertoia papers
Provenance:
Donated 1975 by Sheila Tabakoff.
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:
Museum curators -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Topic:
Art metal-work -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.tabashei
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tabashei

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