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Pipestem

Culture/People:
Lake Superior Chippewa  Search this
Previous owner:
White Feather, Lake Superior Chippewa  Search this
Albert Green Heath (Albert G. Heath), Non-Indian, 1888-1953  Search this
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Seller:
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Object Name:
Pipestem
Media/Materials:
Pewter, wood
Techniques:
Cast
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Wisconsin; USA
Date created:
1880-1900
Catalog Number:
22/4847
Barcode:
224847.000
See related items:
Lake Superior Chippewa
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d1c3ec9b-b958-4a06-874a-6bea51697314
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239710
Online Media:

Pipe tomahawk

Culture/People:
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Previous owner:
George Bull Child, Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation, Browning, Montana], 1893-1969  Search this
Albert Green Heath (Albert G. Heath), Non-Indian, 1888-1953  Search this
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Seller:
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe tomahawk
Media/Materials:
Iron/steel head, wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Montana; USA
Date created:
1860-1880
Catalog Number:
22/4846
Barcode:
224846.000
See related items:
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64506ca65-638d-4579-82d9-199af262ad6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239709
Online Media:

Cradleboard

Culture/People:
Odawa (Ottawa)  Search this
Previous owner:
Albert Green Heath (Albert G. Heath), Non-Indian, 1888-1953  Search this
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Seller:
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Object Name:
Cradleboard
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Place:
Michigan; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
22/4849
Barcode:
224849.000
See related items:
Odawa (Ottawa)
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws692846948-7c96-411d-934e-149e1c974b25
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239713
Online Media:

Pipe tomahawk head

Culture/People:
Lake Superior Chippewa  Search this
Previous owner:
White Feather, Lake Superior Chippewa  Search this
Albert Green Heath (Albert G. Heath), Non-Indian, 1888-1953  Search this
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Seller:
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe tomahawk head
Media/Materials:
Pewter, wood
Techniques:
Cast
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Wisconsin; USA
Catalog Number:
22/4847
Barcode:
224847.001
See related items:
Lake Superior Chippewa
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61fa89396-a005-4cba-a86b-704706916d03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239711
Online Media:

Necklace (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Previous owner:
Crow Collar, Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Albert Green Heath (Albert G. Heath), Non-Indian, 1888-1953  Search this
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Seller:
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Otter skin/fur, deerhide/deerskin
Techniques:
Strung
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Montana; USA
Catalog Number:
22/4848
Barcode:
224848.000
See related items:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61e1b9167-b676-47e3-9950-bdc10311a628
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239712

Prosper Wetmore letters, 1834-1847

Creator:
Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876  Search this
Subject:
Greatorex, Henry Wellington  Search this
Inman, Henry  Search this
Cummings, Thomas Seir  Search this
Sketch Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9687
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211901
AAA_collcode_wetmpros
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211901

Prosper Wetmore letters

Creator:
Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876  Search this
Names:
Sketch Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894  Search this
Greatorex, Henry Wellington  Search this
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846  Search this
Extent:
2 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1834-1847
Scope and Contents:
A March 21, 1834 letter from painter Henry Inman thanking Prosper Wetmore for influence on his behalf, reporting the election of town officers and offering to forward Wetmore's letters to the Capitol; and a December 20, 1847 letter from painter Thomas Seir Cummings to Wetmore describing the selection of new members into the New York Sketch Club at the home of H. W. Greatorex and congratulating Wetmore on achieving honorary membership.
Biographical / Historical:
Merchant, military official, legislator and educational administrator.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisc.
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.
Identifier:
AAA.wetmpros
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wetmpros

MS 3404 Copy of report to Dr. C. G. Abbott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, on field work done in North Dakota under the direction of the Logan Museum of Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, at the Greenshield and Hensler or Van Oosting sites

Creator:
Bowers, Alfred W.  Search this
Names:
Logan Museum of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages (12 photographs)
Culture:
Mandan Indians  Search this
Arikara Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
December 31, 1929
Biographical / Historical:
The Greenshield site was an Arikara village occupied from 1795-1799 and 1835-1837, and the Hensler or Van Oosting site was a Mandan village, occupied and abandoned before white contact.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3404
Local Note:
One photograph missing (January 31, 2006).
Typescript document
Topic:
Greenshield site (North Dakota) -- Archeology  Search this
Hensler site (North Dakota) -- Archeology  Search this
Van Oosting site (North Dakota) -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3404, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3404
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3404

Beloit College archeological expedition members. Jordan Jeptha Markham (1916-2001), Thomas G. Coleman (1918-2007), Andrew Hunter Whiteford (1913-2006), Paul Homer Nesbitt (1904-1985), Barbara Rivet (1914-1990), Shirley Webb Kretschmer (1914-2016), and John William Bennett (1915-2005)

Subject:
Markham, Jordan Jeptha 1916-2001  Search this
Coleman, Thomas G. 1918-2007  Search this
Whiteford, Andrew Hunter  Search this
Nesbitt, Paul H (Paul Homer) 1904-1985  Search this
Rivet, Barbara 1914-1990  Search this
Kretschmer, Shirley Webb 1914-2016  Search this
Bennett, John W (John William) 1915-2005  Search this
Beloit College  Search this
Logan Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Gila National Forest (N.M.)
Date:
1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0497]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_395103

Spencer Baird Nichols and Nichols family papers

Creator:
Nichols, Spencer Baird, 1875-1950  Search this
Names:
Nichols, Henry Hobart, b. 1836  Search this
Nichols, Hobart, 1869-1962  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1870-1994
Scope and Contents:
Letters, photographs, clippings, and business records relating to the art careers of Spencer Baird Nichols, his brother Hobart Nichols, and their father Henry Hobart Nichols, in the New York and Connecticut area.
Letters, 1923-1974, concern Spencer's exhibitions and family matters, business-related correspondence and letters between Nichols daughter, Helen Jacobs, and the Theodore Lyman Wright Art Center, Beloit College, the Smithsonian and collector James Blinder, pertaining to Nichols' work. Photographs include one of the Jay-Oakley-Nichols family (1870); two tintypes of Hobart, ca. 1880, and one of Spencer, 1899; photos of Spencer's artwork and a few of Hobart's; and Spencer's house and studio. Business records consist of inventories and receipts from Spencer's exhibits in New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Spencer Baird Nichols was a portrait painter, landscape painter, muralist, book illustrator, and educator; Connecticut. He taught illustration at the Art Students League. In 1934, he became director of art at Marot Junior College, Thompson, Connecticut. Nichols' works include a portrait of Andrew Stephenson painted for the House of Representatives and murals executed in Connecticut.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 by Hobart Nichols, son of Spencer Baird Nichols and by Helen Jacobs, daughter of Spencer Baird Nichols, 1989, 1990, and 1994.
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:
Landscape painters -- Connecticut  Search this
Portrait painters -- Connecticut  Search this
Illustrators -- Connecticut  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- Connecticut  Search this
Painting -- New York (State)  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.nichspen
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nichspen

Oral history interview with Ray Metzker, 1991 Apr. 30

Interviewee:
Metzker, Ray K., 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Hunter, Anne S.  Search this
Subject:
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Photography, Artistic -- United States  Search this
Photographers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12267
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214620
AAA_collcode_metzke91
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214620

Spencer Baird Nichols and Nichols family papers, 1870-1994

Creator:
Nichols, Spencer Baird, 1875-1950  Search this
Subject:
Nichols, Hobart  Search this
Nichols, Henry Hobart  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- Connecticut  Search this
Painting -- New York (State)  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9577
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211778
AAA_collcode_nichspen
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211778

Oral history interview with Ray Metzker

Interviewee:
Metzker, Ray K.  Search this
Interviewer:
Hunter, Anne S.  Search this
Names:
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Extent:
152 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1991 Apr. 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ray Metzker conducted 1991 Apr. 30, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Metzker discusses his family and German heritage; childhood in Milwaukee, Wis.; early interest in photography; attending Beloit College; military service in Korea; studies at Illinois Institute of Technology; his series "My Camera and I in the Loop"; life in Chicago and traveling to Europe; moving to Philadelphia and teaching at the Philadelphia College of Art; his disenchantment with using the single image and moving into double frames; his landscapes of the 1980's; and his retrospective at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 1984.
Biographical / Historical:
Ray Metzker (1931- ) is a photographer from Philadelphia, Pa.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 46 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: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Photography, Artistic -- United States  Search this
Photographers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.metzke91
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-metzke91

Color Apparatus

Maker:
Von Nardroff  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 25.4 cm; 7 1/2 in x 10 in
overall: 7 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 1/8 in; 19.05 cm x 22.86 cm x 18.0975 cm
Object Name:
Color Apparatus
Credit Line:
Gift of Colby Collect Department of Physics & Astronomy
ID Number:
CH.329683
Catalog number:
329683
Accession number:
273104
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e8b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2579
Online Media:

Von Nardroff Color Apparatus

Measurements:
overall: 18.5 cm x 19 cm x 25.4 cm; 7 5/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 10 in
overall: 7 in x 7 in x 9 3/4 in; 17.78 cm x 17.78 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
Color Apparatus
Credit Line:
Gift of Beloit College, Department of Physics and Astronomy
ID Number:
CH.334641
Catalog number:
334641
Accession number:
312090
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ed6e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2949
Online Media:

laboratory support

Measurements:
center hole: 9.5 mm; x 3/8 in
wrench: 1/4 in; x .635 cm
overall: 5.1 cm x 17.8 cm x 15.7 cm; 2 in x 7 in x 6 3/16 in
legs: 10.2 cm; 4 in
overall: 18 13/16 in x 7 in x 6 1/8 in; 47.78375 cm x 17.78 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
Tripod Base, Laboratory Support
laboratory support
Credit Line:
Gift of Beloit College, Department of Physics and Astronomy
ID Number:
CH.334642
Accession number:
312090
Catalog number:
334642
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e7db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2950
Online Media:

Spectrometer

Maker:
Bausch & Lomb  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in; 29.21 cm
overall: 11 1/2 in x 14 in x 16 5/8 in; 29.21 cm x 35.56 cm x 42.2275 cm
Object Name:
spectrometer
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Beloit College
ID Number:
PH.334639
Catalog number:
334639
Accession number:
312090
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Optics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2204-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1463298
Online Media:

Spectrometer

Maker:
Gaertner  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 in; 27.94 cm
overall: 11 7/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 30.1625 cm x 34.29 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
spectrometer
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1900-1920
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Beloit College
ID Number:
PH.334638
Catalog number:
334638
Accession number:
312090
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Optics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6d20-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1463309
Online Media:

The view from here : contemporary perspectives from Senegal / editor, Joseph L. Underwood

Title:
Contemporary perspectives from Senegal
Interviewer:
Underwood, Joseph L.  Search this
Host institution:
Waru Studio  Search this
Wright Museum of Art  Search this
Kent State University School of Art Galleries  Search this
Stony Brook University Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery  Search this
Author:
Dak'art (Exhibition) (13th : 2018 : Dakar, Senegal)  Search this
Physical description:
94 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Senegal
Date:
2018
21st century
Topic:
Art, Senegalese  Search this
Artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1099873

Playbill for Your Arms Too Short to Box With God

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Neil Simon Theatre, American, founded 1927  Search this
Subject of:
Vinnette Justine Carroll, American, 1922 - 2002  Search this
Patti LaBelle, American, born 1944  Search this
Al Green, American, born 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (21.6 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.100
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54e23e18d-1f67-4ee9-b519-11f13e4d3f26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.100
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