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Alaskan Eskimo carvers of Gambell

Author:
Southern Plains Indian Museum and Crafts Center (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet (6 p.) : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1982
[1982?]
Topic:
Eskimos--Art  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Bone carving  Search this
Ivory carving  Search this
Call number:
E98.A7 A32 1982
E98.A7A32 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_446716

Tallas y máscaras africanas (Africa subsahariana) / catálago exposición, Marta Sierra Delage

Author:
Sierra Delage, Marta  Search this
Museo Nacional de Etnología (Spain)  Search this
Physical description:
76 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1986
Topic:
Carving (Decorative arts)--Exhibitions  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Wood-carved figurines--Exhibitions  Search this
Masks (Sculpture)--Exhibitions  Search this
Masks  Search this
Call number:
NK9788.75.A1 T14 1986
NK9788.75.A1T14 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_361568

Hotunui : the restoration of a meeting house / Gerry Barton and David Reynolds

Author:
Barton, Gerry  Search this
Reynolds, David  Search this
Physical description:
19 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Zealand
Date:
1985
Topic:
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Architecture--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Call number:
NA109.N45 B293 1985
NA109.N45B293 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_332131

Sitna plastika u staroj srpskoj umetnosti / Bojana Radojković ; [prevod na francuski jezik Mara Kordić ; fotografije crno-bele Branislav Nikolić ... et al. ; fotografije u boji Branislav Nikolić]

Title:
Objets sculptés d'art mineur en Serbie ancienne
Author:
Radojković, Bojana  Search this
Physical description:
122 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Serbia
Date:
1977
Topic:
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Call number:
NK5671.Y8 R32X
NK5671.Y8R32X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_135920

Susanne Anderson photographs of Native Americans

Creator:
Anderson, Susanne  Search this
Names:
American Indian Movement  Search this
Banks, Dennis  Search this
Extent:
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1970-1980
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Susanne Anderson, depicting Dennis Banks, Chippewa cofounder of the American Indian Movement; a Zuni woman; and Northwest Coast people, one an older man carving a totem pole.
Biographical/Historical note:
Susanne Anderson is a Washington, DC, photographer whose images of Native Americans have been on exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution and published in Smithsonian publications.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 83-19
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 83-19, Susanne Anderson photographs of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-19
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d1202c80-261e-444a-b039-9ea308d8cb84
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-83-19

George Crews McGhee photograph collection relating to Papua New Guinea

Creator:
McGhee, George Crews, 1912-  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages (Report :)
62 Mounted color prints
154 Color prints (Album :)
Culture:
Abelam (Papua New Guinean people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Mounted color prints
Color prints
Photographs
Place:
New Guinea
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs possibly made by George McGhee depicting people, dwellings, carvings, masks, and ceremonies in Papua New Guinea. The collection also includes an album of photographs portraying artifacts purchased by McGhee from dealers in New Guinea; McGhee's collection of artifacts was donated to the National Museum of Natural History along with these photographs. There is also a report, possibly written by McGhee, describing the yam ceremony in Maprik.
Biographical/Historical note:
George Crews McGhee (1912-2005) was a geologist and United States diplomat. He worked with oil companies in the United States and established his own McGhee Production Company before joining the U.S. foreign service after World War II. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Turkey (1952-1953), Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs during the Kennedy Administration and U.S. Ambassador to West Germany (1963-1968). During the 1970s, McGhee purchased artifacts from Papua New Guinea, the Trobriand Islands, New Britain, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu from dealers in New Guinea, Vanuatu, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2003-08, USNM ACC 390923
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Artifacts collected by McGhee held in the anthropology collections of the National Museum of Natural History, in accession 390923.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Masks  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2003-08, George Crews McGhee photograph collection relating to Papua New Guinea, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-08
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c3818569-2841-4b54-9693-ac3eedef19e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2003-08

Carving gourds Sokoto

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Sokoto
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Carving Gourds, Sokoto."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright: The C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos.; This is a Real Photograph. Printed in England."
Items EEPA NR-04-21 and EEPA NR-04-22 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-22
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA NR 1995-001-0013
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a473b439-dcf2-4d52-946a-ead0f3f8c548
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6895

Nigeria wood carving

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  Search this
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Mexichrome  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Nigeria; 4.241 - Wood Carving."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'C.M.S.' (Nigeria) Bookshops; P.O. Box 174 - Lagos; Mexichrome." Publisher's logo on verso: "Hoa-Qui."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-03-08
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA NR 2010-020-0009
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d5a00dd6-df09-48a8-ab52-b4c57baa19db
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6949

Carvings outside the Federal Government Pavilion at the Nigerian Trade Fair

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Carvings outside the Federal Government Pavilion at the Nigerian Trade Fair."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Photograph by courtesy of Federal Ministry of Information; Produced and printed for C.M.S. (Nigeria) Bookshops by Storey Evans & Co. Ltd. Rawdon, Leeds, England."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-03-09
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA NR 2010-020-0012
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo72c1678b4-b29c-4437-8d53-d1e1553d5362
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6950

Nigeria Calabash carver, Bichi, Northern Nigeria

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  Search this
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Mexichrome  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 15 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Kano -- Bichi
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Nigeria; 4 507 - Calabash carver, Bichi, Northern Nigeria."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'C.M.S.' (Nigeria) Bookshops; P.O. Box 174 - Lagos; Mexichrome." Publisher's logo on verso: "Hoa-Qui."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-16
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA NR 2012-001-1665
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo784525df3-9a48-46c2-b775-075a470034e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6978

Carving gourds Sokoto

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Sokoto
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Carving Gourds, Sokoto."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright: The C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos.; This is a Real Photograph. Printed in England."
Items EEPA NR-04-21 and EEPA NR-04-22 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-21
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA NR 2012-001-1667
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ae73848e-b427-4228-a9ae-ca896c4be3fc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6980

Andrew Dreselly papers

Creator:
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Names:
Angel, John, 1881-1960  Search this
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Keen, Edgar  Search this
Kirchmayer, John, 1860-1930  Search this
Pellegrini, Ernest, 1889-1955  Search this
Extent:
1.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1900-1981
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, notes, art works, clippings, and photographs document the sculptural projects, primarily for churches, undertaken by Andrew Dreselly and his colleagues.
Correspondence (1927-1972), primarily letters exchanged with sculptors, architects, and other colleagues, concerning sculpture projects; two pages of writings, and 2 drawings (one annotated) concerning the ornamentation of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Va.; eight pencil outlines for crucifixion figures will related reproductions; an outline and 2 rubbings depicting a memorial stone for Katherine Sullivan (1938); and several clippings (1929-1933).
Photographs include one, taken by his son David, of Dreselly (ca. 1981) and prints and ca. 1000 unprinted negatives (1900-ca. 1960) of Dreselly's work and that of his colleagues, including John Angel, Arcangelo Cascieri, Edgar Keen, Johann Kirchmayer, and Ernest Pellegrini. Among the projects are the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, St. James Cathedral, and the Riverside Baptist Church in New York City; the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Va.; the Washington Cathedral in Washington, D.C.; and the East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, wood carver; Cambridge, Mass. Born in Cambridge to Bavarian immigrant parents. In 1907, he was apprenticed to Johann Kirchmayer at W. F. Ross Company, becoming foreman of the woodcarving and modeling shop upon Kirchmayer's retirement in 1921. During the 1920s and 1930s, Dreselly worked, through the Ross Company, on many large church projects in New York, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, and Boston. Ancangelo Cascieri was Dreselly's apprentice. In 1943, Dreselly moved to the Schwamb Company and from 1948 until his retirement in 1967, he was head of carving and modeling at Irving & Casson.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by Andrew Dreselly; a photograph of Dreselly was donated 1985 by his son, David Dreselly.
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:
Wood-carvers  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Carving (Decorative arts) -- United States  Search this
Church decoration and ornament -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.dresandr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9061664d8-50eb-4363-949a-bcc777be8393
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dresandr

Yoruba Crafts

Creator:
Bascom, William Russell, 1912-1981  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, color silent; 400 feet)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, West
Nigeria
Date:
1950-1951
Scope and Contents:
Edited film shot in Oyo, Nigeria during field research. This visual record reflects Bascom's approach to the study of African aesthetics, one which integrated an analysis of the social role, status, and function of the artist with his/her individual style, ideas, and technique. Footage records traditional Yoruba craft techniques including pottery making, spinning cotton, dyeing thread and cloth, weaving of ikat cloth on a men's loom, and woodcarving. Also filmed is master Yoruba woodcarver, Duga of Meko, carving and painting a ritual effigy of Shango.

Legacy Keywords: Pottery manufacture of Nigeria ; Spinning of cotton thread Nigeria ; Textiles dyeing of Nigeria ; Weaving laying of warp Nigeria ; Carving woodcarvers Nigeria ; Effigies carving of Shango Nigeria

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Number:
HSFA 1989.19.1
Provenance:
Received from Berta Bascom in 1989.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Weaving  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Yoruba Crafts, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1989.19
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9e8ac6c80-a595-4493-a9a3-6cf762a7da36
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1989-19

Ivory Coast Mask Carver film

Extent:
1 Film reel (color silent; 700 feet, 16mm)
Culture:
Senufo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
West Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1969-1970
Scope and Contents:
Footage documents a Senufo carver making a mask: 1) chopping a block of wood from a log, 2) carving the mask using hand adzes and knives and 3) painting the finished mask. Also documented is the ceremony in which the mask is used and other dance sculptures are shown.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 2011.13.1
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Anita J. Glaze in 2011.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Masks  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Ivory Coast Mask Carver film, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2011.13
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9150a36e2-6e97-427a-bd04-ff6cd570f8b0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2011-13

Barbara Honeyman Roll collection

Creator:
Roll, Barbara Honeyman  Search this
Extent:
3 Film reels (color silent; 1162 feet, S8mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Oceania
Papua New Guinea
Date:
1969-1975
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of roughly edited film of a 1975 visit to Pere Village, Manus Province, Papua New Guinea which documents anthropologist Margaret Mead's Mead's last return to a village that she studied and wrote about over a span of decades.

Also included is a copy of footage shot by Lenora Foerestal of John Kilepak's September 1969 visit to Carmel, Ca. when Kilepak stayed with Barbara and Fred Roll.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Ritchie Honeyman was born in 1910 in Portland, Oregon. She attended Smith College, graduating in 1932. Honeyman did her graduate work at New York University in the early 1950s. In 1953 She married Scott Alexander Heath. After his death in 1974, she married G. Frederick Roll. Barbara Honeyman Heath Roll was a leading authority on somatotyping (the study of human physical types in relation to culture and society) challenging the work of her former mentor, anthropologist William Sheldon. In 1958, Margaret Mead asked Roll to conduct a somatype study of the Pere villagers to compliment Mead's own longitudinal study of social change on the Manus Island. Roll's collaboration with Mead resulted in 16 visits to Pere village over the next 30 years. Roll died in 1998 in Carmel, California.
Related Materials:
Smith College is the repository for the Barbara Honeyman Heath Roll papers which contain the field notes, photographs and somatotypes of Pere Village.

The William Sheldon papers are in the National Anthropoogical Archives.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Barbara Honeyman Roll in 1990.
The film was gifted to the Smithsonian by Dr. Barbara Roll in 1990.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Barbara Honeyman Roll collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1990.15
See more items in:
Barbara Honeyman Roll collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc987755c61-3236-4ddc-95dc-c7b67ac48a1e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1990-15

Oral history interview with Andrew Dreselly

Interviewee:
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Krichmayer, Johann  Search this
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 June 26
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Andrew Dreselly conducted 1981 June 26, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Dreselly speaks of his childhood, apprenticeship, work with several different building firms based in Boston, Massachusetts, and his work with various donors and architects. He contributed craftwork to cathedrals and churches throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic States, as well as construction projects. He also recalls his time as a charter member of the Lexington Arts and Crafts Association. He recalls Johannes Kirchmayer, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Arcangelo Cascieri.
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew Dreselly (1893-1985) was a wood carver and sculptor from Cambridge, Massachusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 34 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 others.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Church decoration and ornament -- United States  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts) -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.dresel81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99ca153e6-717e-4262-9bec-bd7a479d00f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dresel81
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Andrew Dreselly, 1981 June 26

Interviewee:
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Cascieri, Arcangelo  Search this
Krichmayer, Johann  Search this
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Church decoration and ornament -- United States  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts) -- United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13153
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212229
AAA_collcode_dresel81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212229
Online Media:

Andrew Dreselly papers, 1900-1981

Creator:
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Subject:
Angel, John  Search this
Cascieri, Arcangelo  Search this
Keen, Edgar  Search this
Kirchmayer, John  Search this
Pellegrini, Ernest  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Carving (Decorative arts) -- United States  Search this
Church decoration and ornament -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9781
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212208
AAA_collcode_dresandr
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212208

Planting Fields Arboretum

Creator:
Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952  Search this
Byrne, James, Mrs  Search this
Coe, William Robertson  Search this
Coe, Mai Rogers  Search this
Coe Hall  Search this
Planting Fields  Search this
State University Of New York  Search this
Long Island State Park Comm  Search this
Architect:
Walker & Gillette  Search this
Landscape architect:
Lowell & Sargent  Search this
Greenleaf, James L., 1857-1933  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Engineer:
Greenleaf, James L., 1857-1933  Search this
Nurseryman:
Lewis & Valentine  Search this
Provenance:
Library of Congress  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
New York (State) -- Oyster Bay
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- Oyster Bay
Date:
1930
General:
The original house of W. R. Coe was destroyed by a fire in 1918. Between 1918-1921, Coe Hall was designed by the New York firm, Walker and Gillette. The house was derived from famous Engish Tudor Homes of the 16th and 17th century. Frances B. Johnston, Library of Congress, #17735-LC-J70-NY1033Q and 1022Q.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Arches  Search this
Colonnades  Search this
Sundials  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Relief  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY279031
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY279: Oyster Bay -- Planting Fields Arboretum
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6187360e9-3a6d-4edd-ba01-c5c5181b1e79
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref29156

[Blair Glen]: antique carved panels set into the bridge between two wings of the house allow a view of the courtyard garden.

Photographer:
Harris, Lawrie R.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image (JPEG file, col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Blair Glen (Northeast Harbor, Maine)
United States of America -- Maine -- Hancock -- Northeast Harbor
Date:
2014 Jul.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Maine -- Northeast Harbor  Search this
Houses  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Porches  Search this
Ferns  Search this
Hydrangeas  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item ME188003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Maine / ME188: Northeast Harbor -- Blair Glen
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65402f6c8-9a21-4686-abd1-0a5daaf1095c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref8426

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