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Dale-Patterson Family collection

Creator:
Dale, Dianne  Search this
Polk, P. H., 1898-1985  Search this
Names:
Barry, Marion, 1936-2014  Search this
Dale, Almore M., 1911-1984  Search this
Dale, Dianne  Search this
Dale, John Henry, Jr., 1888-1973  Search this
Dale, Lucille Emma Patterson, 1889-1973  Search this
Dale, Marie Howard, 1914-2011  Search this
Dale, Norman Edward, 1908-1991  Search this
Garner, Araminta Dale, 1913-1987  Search this
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988  Search this
Patterson, Wilhelmina Bessie, 1888-1962  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1866 - 1990.
Summary:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 2010 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892.
Scope and Contents note:
The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 1990 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892. The collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and ephemera.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged in four series:

Series 1: Dale-Patterson Family papers Series 2: Charles Qualls papers Series 3: Community Organizations Series 4: Subject Files
Biographical/Historical note:
The Dale family came to Washington, DC in 1886 when John Henry Dale, Sr., a gifted self-taught man, obtained a position as clerk in the newly contracted Pension Bureau building at 5th and G Streets, NW. First they lived near 13th Street and Florida Avenue, NW, then moved to Howard Road in Anacostia. Dale built a house at 2619 Nichols Avenue, now Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, drawing the plans and supervising the construction. The Dales and only one other family lived in this solidly built house for 100 years before it was sold to a church group and demolished.
General Note:
Finding Aid Note: This finding aid is associated with a MARC collection-level record.361883
Provenance:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection was donated to the Anacostia Community Museum on April 07, 2013.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Dale-Patterson Family collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American families  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Postcards
Citation:
Dale-Patterson Family collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Dianne Dale.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-074
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Dale-Patterson Family collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7c29572e9-2bd6-4b2a-8982-b527693b7885
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-074
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Pearl Bowser Audiovisual Collection

Names:
Andrade-Watkins, Claire  Search this
Bambara, Toni Cade  Search this
Dash, Julie  Search this
Gerima, Haile  Search this
Greaves, William, 1953-2005  Search this
Gunn, Bill, 1934-1989  Search this
Jafa, Arthur  Search this
Jones, Robert Earl, 1904-2006  Search this
Massiah, Louis  Search this
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951  Search this
Moses, Ethel  Search this
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976  Search this
Sanchez, Sonia, 1934- (poet, reader)  Search this
Snead, James A., 1953-1989  Search this
Spence, Louise, 1945-  Search this
Tucker, Lorenzo  Search this
Donor:
Bowser, Pearl, 1931-  Search this
Extent:
approximately 100 Motion picture films
213 Sound cassettes (7 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Sound cassettes
Sound cassette
Oral histories (document genres)
16mm motion picture film
Vhs (videotape format)
Place:
England
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Memphis (Tenn.)
Date:
bulk 1920-2001
Biographical / Historical:
Pearl Bowser is a filmmaker, producer, author, lecturer, and highly acclaimed scholar of African American film who is recognized as an authority on the works of Oscar Micheaux, a noted writer, director, and producer of race films from 1919 to 1948.

Born Pearl Johnson on June 25, 1931, in Sugar Hill, Harlem, New York, she was named after her mother (also Pearl Johnson), a domestic worker who had been raised in a Catholic nunnery. On occasional Saturdays, the younger Pearl would accompany her mother to work in apartments in lower Manhattan, where she would assist her by folding handkerchiefs for a small allowance. After moving to a lower part of Harlem when she was about four years old, she met Harlem entrepreneur "Bumpy" Johnson, for whom she and other children in the neighborhood did odd jobs such as counting coins or attending to his ice-cream stand. Johnson, who would sometimes give the children joy rides in his Cadillac, occasionally allowed Pearl and the other children to borrow books from his extensive library, provided that they read them and submitted to a quiz.

As a child, Bowser had several racist encounters. For example, one of her white kindergarten teachers at her elementary school wore gloves in the classroom as to not touch Black pupils. She was also occasionally teased for having a gap between her teeth but felt insulated from sustained bullying because she had several older brothers who sometimes protected her. On a separate occasion, when she was about nine years old, her mother sent her on a trip from New York to the South to visit relatives. Although her mother had purchased tickets for her to be in a Pullman car, when she changed trains in Washington, DC., she was forced to ride in the car behind the engine, which left her covered in soot.

An avid reader, Pearl excelled in elementary and high school and received a scholarship to attend Brooklyn College, where she majored in biology. She supplemented her income by recording the numbers in one of Bumpy Johnson's shops. Disappointed with the quality of the education she was receiving, Bowser withdrew from Brooklyn College, eventually landing a job at CBS where she worked on a team that analyzed Nielsen ratings.

In 1955, Pearl married fellow New Yorker LeRoy Bowser. By the mid-1960s, although Pearl and LeRoy Bowser had separate interests, they both were working simultaneously in the civil rights movement. While LeRoy was active in Brooklyn CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) and went to the South in the summer to teach for what was the beginning of HeadStart, Pearl, along with other production activists, took to the streets documenting African American culture and issues—working to bring these films to schools. Additionally, Bowser wanted to write a cookbook to earn funds for Brooklyn's CORE organization. She was approached by David Davis, the editor of Tuesday Magazine. Tuesday had distribution in the Herald Tribune across the country as a Sunday supplement. As the urban-world magazine exploded in Black communities, "Joan" Bowser's two-page pictorials on Southern cooking with a set of recipes became very popular in the five years she wrote them. Bowser retained copyrights to the articles, and easily completed her cookbook a short time later.

Bowser's colleague at ABC, Charles Hobson, found a used book written by Peter Noble about Black films and Oscar Micheaux. The volume was slim and contained what little information contained in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) files. Hobson and his colleagues wanted to write a book about the topic, and they assigned Bowser to begin the research. As part of the project, Bowser went to California to interview actors who may have been in early Black films or may have worked with Micheaux. What she learned began her intensive scholarship into Micheaux and his fellow filmmakers.

In 1971, she organized her first film festival, the Black Film History Series. In 1979, she organized the nation's first American women's film festival in New York City. She also presented a major retrospective, Independent Black American Cinema 1920-1980, which toured the country during 1981 and 1982. She also directed the Journey Across Three Continents film and lecture series, which toured the country from 1983-1985. Bowser also served as president of the prestigious Flaherty Film Seminar in 1987. In 1989, she, alongside Grant Munro, programmed the 35th Flaherty Film Seminar, which featured films such as Finzan, Zajota and the Boogie Spirit, Daughters of the Dust, and many more. She has also been a judge at the world-renown Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESCPACO) in Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta).

In the 1980s Bowser was awarded an independent artists grant by the Ford Foundation to travel west and collect oral histories from individuals in Oscar Micheaux's orbit, loosely following the route he would have travelled decades earlier. Stopping in cities such as Roanoke, Virginia; Memphis, Tennessee; and Jackson, Mississippi, she collected dozens of oral histories from actors, actresses etc. that knew Oscar Micheaux. Through this research she became an eminent figure in the Black independent film industry. Working as a programmer, she travelled around the United States and the world showing films by domestic and Black filmmakers within the Diaspora.

Despite her wealth of experience working as a programmer, it wasn't until the 1990s that Bowser made her directorial debut with the documentary film Midnight Ramble. Funded by American Experience, the film looks at African Americans and Hollywood movies from 1910 through the 1950s. In 2000, she, along with Louise Spence, co-authored Writing Himself into History: Oscar Micheaux, His Silent Films and His Audiences, a book about the pioneering filmmaker. Additionally, she is founder and director of Chamba Educational Film Services, a film distribution company that specialized in distributing films by African American filmmakers. In the early 1980s, she renamed her company/collection as African Diaspora Images, a collection of historical and contemporary films documenting Black film history. She subsequently joined Third World Newsreel, where she was director of their theater department.

In 2012, Pearl Bowser donated her extensive collection of books, sound cassettes, films, film memorabilia, and papers to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Sources:

1940 United States Federal Census; New York, New York, New York, population schedule, p. 61B, house number 1486, family 195, Pearl Bowser; Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012 accessed: 10 Sept 2022); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm: m-t0627-02665

Bowser, Pearl. Pearl Bowser Oral History. Interview by Tuliza Fleming and Jennifer Lyon, July 21, 2011.
Provenance:
Acquired as a donation from Pearl Bowser in 2012.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access to collection materials requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Filmmakers  Search this
Actors -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Film festivals  Search this
African American actors  Search this
African American actresses  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Race films  Search this
African American motion picture producers and directors  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
Meetings  Search this
Conferences  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Amateur films  Search this
Motion picture soundtracks  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Radio broadcasts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound cassette
Oral histories (document genres)
16mm motion picture film
VHS (videotape format)
Citation:
Pearl Bowser Collection, National Museum of African American History and Culture
Identifier:
NMAAHC.A2012.79.AV
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Pearl Bowser Audiovisual Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io3209e9c6d-3045-4a0a-941e-6519385b18d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmaahc-a2012-79-av

Untitled scrapbook

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes very colorful mages of children, flowers, young women, rural scenes, landscapes, seascapes, cats and dogs, and birds on heavy weight paper stock, probably from greeting or advertising cards.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c8583a7d-a556-448b-bc2f-2ee0548f4ab1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0468-ref517

Untitled scrapbook

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1880s
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook has cloth pages with applied colorful cut-outs. Ranging in size from about 1" to 14' in size. The subjects include birds, flowers, flags, babies, animals, people, vehicles, fruit, vegetables, scenes, and cartoons.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a7e8048f-65c8-4c95-91cd-022f13008541
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0468-ref529

Thomas De La Rue and Company

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1882-1883
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook is a catalog of the Christmas and New Year's cards produced by a British Company from 1882-1883. It consists of 121 pages with samples of eah design. Attached to the first page is a letter and complete list of contents. The scrapbook is stamped "Norcross, Inc. 244 Madison Avenue, New York, New York." Subjects include women and children, birds, plants, and flowers amd biblical figures.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d14e58c1-43bb-45d0-bc2f-d6331dc86d26
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0468-ref551

Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Ladakh, India (86.13.3-1OP)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Schecter, Steven  Search this
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
Extent:
Slides (color, 35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1978 July 18
Scope and Contents:
Slide photographs shot in Mathoo Monastery, Mathoo Village, Ladakh, India. Numbers 1Art, buddhist diety with white face and clouds of blue and green behind him, mostly wearing red, a dragon with a birds face is beside him, has hat of red with a tuff of white hair coming out of top; 2 Art, a buddhist diety with an orange face holding an orange stick with smoke all around him, set in a landscape; 3 Art, a buddhist diety with a red face and clouds of blue and greent behind him holding a gold cup with a gold lid, has a gold crown with a red hat; 4 Art, a buddhist painted woman without a shirt on, a crown with snakes and holding a red, orange, and white object, is on edge of painting so part of red border is in photo; 5 Art, painted hand strumming guitar that has a dragon painted on it; 6 Art, three statues of monks with large red hats, middle one holding its hand up in mudras (hand gestures); 7 Art, Buddha statue in yellow with white scarf on his lap and two monk statues aon either side of him, infront of statues from #6; 8-9 monk statue in tall red hat with white scarf over his arm and offerings infront of him; 10 Art, low shot of #7; 11 boy monk walking under a covered area of the courtyard past a paingint on the wall carrying 2 pots; 12 column details and ceiling with a boys back in the foreground; 13 column with a monk walking past; 14 boys sitting on ledge of balcony, shot across courtyard; 15-16 monk in foreground with back to camera, out of focus, behind him a monk is talking to someone; 17 monk talking, looking at camera; 18 boy partially lit by sunlight holding pots and looking past the camera; 19 two men standing, one with long hair, the other with a tan cap and tan sweater; 20 Art, gilded sculpture of buddhist diety with crown of turquoise; 21-22 building with lions painted on the outside (temple??); 23 landscape, village in valley; 24 building in foreground, valley in background; 25 monks leaning out of window into courtyard, yellow building; 26 valley, green fields from top of village (stacked buildings and terraces on hillside);27 mountain with little vegetarian and marjo erosion; 28 landscape of mountain and valley fields with building in foreground, shot through a window; 29 details of top of column; 30 casted objects of metal and stone (offerings?) infront of painting of red, white and black dancing skeletons; 31 two men leaning against faded painted walls, one has tan cap on, other one wearing red robe; 32 four children standing infront of stone raised porch; 33 long shot of valley turning around mountains with green firles and vilalge in foreground; 35-36 whitewashed buildings with woman and child standing infront of them; 37 woman washing child in small stream
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 86.13.3-1OP
See more items in:
National Anthropological Film Center films and slides of Ladakh
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9cc9eb9fe-b67e-46cd-b0e5-809c99283913
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13ldkh-ref11

Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Ladakh, India (86.13.3-3OP)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Schecter, Steven  Search this
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
Extent:
Slides (color, 35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1978 July 18
Scope and Contents:
Slide photographs shot in Mathoo Monastery, Mathoo Village, Ladakh, India. Numbers 1 girl leading three sheep through field past a man who is crouching onthe path; 2-4 buddhist diety carving on the cliff face of a mountain, in foreground white washed building; 5-8 buddhist diety carving on the cliff face of a mountain; 9 valley with road and small whitewashed buildings along the road in a line; 11-16 landscape, vilalge and monastery on hill in valley; 18 art, wheel design with three eyed red faced diety above the circle, a red center with a bird, snake and dark animal, landscape in design; 20 Art, a buddhist diety with a red face and blue and green clouds behind him, holding a gold object, wearing a gold crown and a red hat; 21 Art, painting of man with white cloth over his hair holding a white horn and not wearing a shirt, holding a blue basket of colorful fruit; 22 Art, painting of face of a dragon with an orange face and green curls with a cloth in its mouth; 23 painting of peacock on a white background with peacock feather pattern in background; 26 Art, same dragon as in 22 but resting chin on cloth; 27 Art, painting of buddhist diety with a large mouth and fangs, orange with flowing red hair with a raised staff; 29-32 boy sitting on ledge of balcony of yellow building, shot from patio below and across courtyard; 34-36 old man in purple robe with tall black hat; 37 long shot of valley with white washed buildings

Time: 10am
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 86.13.3-3OP
See more items in:
National Anthropological Film Center films and slides of Ladakh
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc921d34834-f883-4a98-ba07-598a6ceb4a32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13ldkh-ref13

Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Ladakh, India (86.13.3-11OP)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Schecter, Steven  Search this
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
Extent:
Slides (color, 35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1978 July 20
Scope and Contents:
Slide photographs shot in Mathoo Monastery, Mathoo Village, Ladakh, India. Numbers 1-2 walled courtyard with buildings, bundled plants, ladders, and wood; 3-4 4 children infront of raised porch; 6-16 old monk standing in doorway talking to the camera and smiling; 18 Art, painting or tapestry with circular design with hog, bird and snake in celter and three eyeed face above circle; 19-31 boy monk standing between column and painted wall, talking and gesturing towards the painting of landscape, people, and boots; 32 old fresco painting of buddhist diety, faded and chipped with green circle behind the head; 33-35 old fresco painting on wall of a city

Time: 2:25pm
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 86.13.3-11OP
See more items in:
National Anthropological Film Center films and slides of Ladakh
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9abdaa08d-b046-480a-9507-32dcb59f9e40
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13ldkh-ref21

American art auction catalog collection

Collector:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Names:
A.Levy (Firm)  Search this
Allen B. Miner (Firm)  Search this
American Art Association  Search this
Anderson Galleries, Inc.  Search this
Associated Auctioneers  Search this
Bangs & Co.  Search this
Barker (Firm)  Search this
Benjamin S. Wise (Firm)  Search this
Birch & Son  Search this
Bleecker & Van Dyke (Firm)  Search this
C.F. Libbie & Co.  Search this
C.F. Wetmore (Firm)  Search this
C.G. Sloan & Company  Search this
C.W. Brown (Firm)  Search this
Chicago Book & Art Auctions  Search this
Clarke's Art Galleries  Search this
Daniel A. Mathews (Firm)  Search this
Davis & Harvey (Firm)  Search this
E. A. Haaseman Galleries  Search this
Elder Coin & Curio Company  Search this
Elliott Blakeslee & Noyes  Search this
Field, Morris, Fenner & Co.  Search this
Fifth Avenue Art Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Fifth Avenue Auction Rooms  Search this
Freeman, Son & Potter (Firm)  Search this
G.R. Leonard & Co.  Search this
Galton-Orsburn Co  Search this
George A. Leavitt & Co.  Search this
Haseltine Galleries  Search this
Henry A. Hartman (Firm)  Search this
Henry D. Miner (Firm)  Search this
Henry H. Leeds & Co.  Search this
Henry H. Leeds & Miner (Firm)  Search this
Hiram H. Parke (Firm)  Search this
House of Duveen  Search this
Howe, Leonard & Co.  Search this
Hudson's (Firm)  Search this
J.C. Morgenthau & Co.  Search this
James P. Silo  Search this
Kende Galleries  Search this
Knickerbocker Auction Rooms  Search this
Kreiser Gallery  Search this
Leonard & Cunningham  Search this
Leonard Galleries  Search this
Levy & Spooner  Search this
Lewis J. Bird & Co.  Search this
Lihou Art Gallery  Search this
M. Thomas & Sons Auctioneers  Search this
Merwin Sales Company  Search this
Merwin-Clayton Sales Company  Search this
Metropolitan Art Association  Search this
Miller & Morris (Firm)  Search this
Miner & Somerville (Firm)  Search this
Monarch Auction Co  Search this
Monarch Auction Rooms  Search this
Moore's Auction Rooms  Search this
National Art Galleries  Search this
O. Rundle Gilbert (Firm)  Search this
Ortgies & Co.  Search this
Parke-Bernet Galleries  Search this
Philadelphia Art Galleries and Auction Rooms  Search this
Plaza Art Auction Galleries  Search this
Rains Galleries  Search this
Ritter Galleries  Search this
Ritter-Hopson Galleries  Search this
Samuel T. Freeman & Co.  Search this
Savoy Art & Auction Galleries  Search this
Schenck's Art Gallery  Search this
Scott & O'Shaughnessy (Firm)  Search this
Stan. V. Henkels (Firm)  Search this
Swann Auction Galleries  Search this
Thomas J. Miller (Firm)  Search this
Thos. E. Kirby & Co.  Search this
Walpole Galleries  Search this
William B. Norman (Firm)  Search this
Wm. D. Morley (Firm)  Search this
Young's Art Galleries  Search this
Extent:
ca. 30,000 items (on 559 microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1785-1962
Scope and Contents:
Auction catalogs from the holdings of various libraries and auction houses in the United States, borrowed for microfilming for AAA's Auction Catalog Project, 1961-1965.
The majority of the catalogs are for auctions held in New York City and Philadelphia, although other locales are represented. Firms with significant numbers of catalogs include: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Associated Auctioneers, Bangs & Co., Barker, Benjamin S. Wise, Birch & Son, Bleecker & Van Dyke, C.F. Wetmore, C.G. Sloan & Co., Charles F. Libbie & Co., Chicago Book & Art Auctions, Clarke's Art Galleries, C.W. Brown, Daniel A. Mathews, Davis & Harvey, E. A. Haaseman Galleries, Elder Coin & Curio Company, Elliott, Blakeslee & Noyes, Field, Morris, Fenner & Co., Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, Galton-Orsburn Co., George A. Leavitt & Co., Haseltine Galleries, Henry A. Hartman, Leeds, Miner, Hiram H. Parke, Duveen, Leonard & Co., Hudson's, James P. Silo, J.C. Morgenthau & Co., Kende Galleries, Knickerbocker, Kreiser Gallery, Levy & Spooner, Lewis J. Bird & Co., Lihou Art Gallery, Merwin-Clayton Sales Company, Metropolitian Art Association, Miller & Morris, Monarch, Moore's, M. Thomas & Sons, National Art Galleries, Ortgies & Co., O. Rundle Gilbert, Parke-Bernet, Philadelphia Art Galleries, Plaza Art Auction Galleries, Rains Galleries, Ritter Galleries, Samuel T. Freeman & Co., Savoy, Schenck's Art Gallery, Scott & O'Shaughnessy, Stan V. Henkels, Swann Auction Galleries, Thomas Kirby, Walpole Galleries, William B. Norman, William D. Morley, and Young's Art Gallery; many others were also microfilmed.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming for AAA's Auction Catalog Project, 1961-1965. Among the institutions who participated are the American Antiquarian Society (29 reels), Art Institute of Chicago (2 reels), Boston Public Library (1 reel), Brooklyn Museum (16 reels), Cleveland Museum of Art (2 reels), Cooper Union (21 reels), Enoch Pratt Free Library (1 reel), Huntington Library (1 reel), Library Co. of Philadelphia (1 reel), Library of Congress (1 reel), Metropolitan Museum of Art (25 reels), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, New York Historical Society (23 reels), New York Public Library (284 reels), New York State Library (1 reel), Parke-Bernet Galleries (128 reels), Pennsylvania Historical Society (2 reels), Philadelphia Museum of Art (10 reels), Walters Art Gallery (1 reel), and others.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American -- Catalogs  Search this
Art objects -- Catalogs  Search this
Art auctions  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.archaaac
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9139e6f98-5a38-415f-b057-770b53ee83f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-archaaac

Paintings by Anna Richards Brewster

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
February 1-13, 1915
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Recent paintings by Helen Watson Phelps, Alice Schille, Adelaide Deming and Emma Lampert Cooper

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
March 1-13, 1915
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
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Archives of American Art
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Paintings, Landscapes and Portraits by Elizabeth Curtis

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 7-14, 1915
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
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Archives of American Art
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Association of Women Painters and Sculptors Exhibition of Small Pictures and Sculptures

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 20-December 24, 1915
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90e99c2a6-7142-4561-a596-550cd2640b69
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Recent Paintings and Sculptures by Harriette Bowdoin, Edith Penman, Jane Peterson, Alice Preble Tucker De Haas, Agnes M. Richmond, Alethea Hill Platt, Clara T. MacChesney, Clara Davidson Simpson, Harriet W. Frishmuth

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
January 17-29, 1916
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
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Archives of American Art
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Paintings by Robert Spencer, A.N.A.

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 3-23, 1916
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96bcbe068-e0c5-4911-9ea9-22b93f86b360
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ead_component:sova-aaa-archamea-ref105

Association of Women Painters and Sculptors

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
December 2-24, 1916
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95588d233-c0f4-4f1d-a844-38ca6d55669c
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Paintings and Sketches by Matilda Browne

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
January 31-February 14, 1917
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91af823b5-5af1-4278-9329-6d0a44928537
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Paintings in Oil and Tempera by Maxwell Armfield

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
February 19-March 3, 1917
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97ac17e89-385a-495a-8ae2-9e5c5514b1a7
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ead_component:sova-aaa-archamea-ref108

National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
December 16, 1919-January 3, 1920
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c4d588e4-bfff-46d0-a65b-bdfd05c019d0
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Paintings by Robert Vonnoh, N.A.

Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23, Item 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
January 5-22, 1921
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Arlington Galleries, 274 Madison Ave., New York City
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw972fd349b-3ba1-4279-8ba0-898c0bc82671
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-archamea-ref110

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