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Stanton L. Catlin papers, 1911-1998, bulk 1930-1994

Creator:
Catlin, Stanton L., 1915-1997  Search this
Subject:
Paternosto, César  Search this
Williams, Amancio  Search this
Obregón, Alejandro  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Torruella Leval, Susana  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Sebastián, Santiago  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Sandoval, Judith Hancock de  Search this
Rockefeller, David  Search this
Ades, Dawn  Search this
Rasmussen, Waldo  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Paz, Octavio  Search this
Universidad de Chile  Search this
Columbia Records, Inc.  Search this
Syracuse University  Search this
Hunter College  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Interviews
Transcripts
Diaries
Place:
Czech Republic -- description and travel
Topic:
Art, European  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Educators -- New York (State)  Search this
Art, Latin American  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5453
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214549
AAA_collcode_catlstan
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214549
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Stanton L. Catlin papers

Creator:
Catlin, Stanton L. , 1915-1997  Search this
Names:
Columbia Records, Inc.  Search this
Hunter College -- Faculty  Search this
Syracuse University -- Faculty  Search this
Universidad de Chile -- Faculty  Search this
Ades, Dawn  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Obregón, Alejandro, 1920-  Search this
Paternosto, César, 1931-  Search this
Paz, Octavio, 1914-  Search this
Rasmussen, Waldo  Search this
Rockefeller, David, 1915-  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Sandoval, Judith Hancock de  Search this
Sebastián, Santiago  Search this
Torruella Leval, Susana  Search this
Williams, Amancio  Search this
Extent:
56.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Interviews
Transcripts
Diaries
Place:
Czech Republic -- Description and Travel
Date:
1911-1998
bulk 1930-1994
Summary:
The papers of curator, gallery director, educator, and Latin American art historian Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) measure 56.4 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1994. The papers are comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, teaching and project files, professional files, research files, exhibition and subject files, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of curator, gallery director, educator, and Latin American art historian Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) measure 56.4 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1994. The papers are comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, teaching and project files, professional files, research files, exhibition and subject files, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical material includes six address books, two annotated calendars, four day books, curriculum vitae, interview transcripts, records of Catlin's personal book collection, and his work as a student. Correspondence is with Catlin's family and prominent artists and colleagues, such as Dawn Ades, Dore Ashton, Alfredo Boulton, Robert Motherwell, Alejandro Obregon, César Paternosto, Octavio Paz, Waldo Rasmussen, David and Nelson Rockefeller, Susana Torruella Leval, Judith Sandoval, Santiago Sebastian, and Amancio Williams. Correspondence with Columbia Records concerns Catlin's Grammy Award for best album.

There are writings and notes by Catlin and others on Latin American art, and three journals kept by Catlin during his time in the Czech Republic and Minnesota.

Teaching files document some of Catlin's work as an art history professor at Hunter College, Syracuse University, and the University of Chile. The project files document his work as a consultant or contributor on various projects abd the professional files include records of Catlin's positions as art gallery curator and director, professional memberships, conference participation, and other professional activities. Research and subject files consist of annotated material related to Latin American art, European art, and various artforms and artists.

Exhibition files are found for Art of Latin America Since Independence (1966) and other exhibitions of Latin American art. Printed materials include books with an inscription, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, magazines, and publications. There are photographs of Catlin, family and friends, colleagues, and artwork.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 10 series.

Series 1: Biographical material , 1933-1989 (1 linear foot; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1914-1994 (4.5 linear feet; Box 2-6)

Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1930-1993 (4.5 linear feet; Box 6-10, OV 57)

Series 4: Teaching Files, 1941-1991 (1.5 linear feet; Box 10-12)

Series 5: Project Files, 1940-1993 (3.5 linear feet; Box 12-16)

Series 6: Professional Files, 1939-1994 (13.1 linear feet; Box 16-28, OV 58, 60)

Series 7: Research and Subject Files, 1938-1998 (8.0 linear feet; Box 28-36)

Series 8: Exhibition Files, 1941-1993 (15.6 linear feet; Box 37-51, OV 58-60)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1944-1993 (4.2 linear feet; Box 52-56)

Series 10: Photographs, 1911-1991 (0.5 linear feet; Box 56)
Biographical / Historical:
Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) was a curator, gallery director, educator, art historian, and expert on Latin American Art.

Catlin studied art history at Oberlin College and graduated in 1937. After graduation, he studied painting and art history at the Academy of Arts in Prague, Czech Republic for two years. Catlin received a Fogg Museum Fellowship in Modern Art at Harvard University to survey collections of art in Europe. However, the project was canceled because of World War II.

During the war, Catlin served as a Cultural Relations Representative for the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs where he assisted with exhibition arrangements throughout Latin America. In 1942, he also began teaching the history of art in the United States at the University of Chile. After the war, Catlin served in the Field Operations Division of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, working in the Displaced Persons Operation from 1945-1946.

From 1947 to 1950, Catlin served as the executive director of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He received his graduate degree in art history from New York University in 1952, and shortly thereafter became editor and curator of American art at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. From 1958 to 1967, Catlin was the assistant director of the Yale University Art Gallery. While there, he curated the landmark exhibition Art of Latin America Since Independence in 1966, the first exhibition to include only Latin American art and the accompanying catalog remains a standard reference source. That same year, Catlin won a Grammy Award for best album notes for an essay on Mexican mural painting.

In 1967, Catlin left Yale to take a position as director of the Art Gallery at the Center for Inter-American Relations before joining the faculty of Syracuse University in 1971 and becoming director of the university's Art Gallery. He remained at Syracuse for the rest of his career.

Catlin was a consultant on the major retrospective exhibition of the work of Diego Rivera at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1986. He also worked on a project to document Mexican murals in the United States. Catlin died in Fayetteville, New York in 1997.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview conducted by Francis V. O'Connor with Stanton L. Catlin from July 1 to September 14, 1989.

The University of Texas at Austin holds a significant collection of Stanton Loomis Catlin's papers, some of which are duplicates of the papers held by the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
The collection was donated from 1992 to 1995 to by Stanton L. Catlin.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Stanton L. Catlin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York  Search this
Minnesota -- Description and travel  Search this
Gallery directors -- New York (State)  Search this
Curators -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Art, European  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Educators -- New York (State)  Search this
Art, Latin American  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Interviews
Transcripts
Diaries
Citation:
Stanton L. Catlin papers, 1911-1998, bulk 1930-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.catlstan
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Houghton Cranford Smith papers, 1890-1991

Creator:
Smith, Houghton Cranford, 1887-1983  Search this
Subject:
Lhote, André  Search this
Ozenfant, Amédée  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Smith, Laura Gilbert Williams  Search this
Webster, E. Ambrose (Edwin Ambrose)  Search this
University of Kansas  Search this
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Académie Julian  Search this
Butler Institute of American Art  Search this
Cape Cod School of Art  Search this
Passedoit Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pratt Institute. Art School  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Postcards
Notebooks
Notes
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Place:
Chile -- description and travel
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Provincetown (Mass.) -- description and travel
Topic:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Color in art  Search this
Color guides  Search this
Art, American -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Art teachers -- Kansas  Search this
Art students -- France -- Paris  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6424
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215521
AAA_collcode_smithoug
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215521
Online Media:

Tectonics of the Scotia Arc, Antarctica : Punta Arenas, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina, January 1-February 1, 1989 / leader, Ian W.D. Dalziel

Author:
Dalziel, Ian W. D. 1937-  Search this
Author:
American Geophysical Union  Search this
International Geological Congress (28th : 1989 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (ix, 206 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Guidebooks
Guides
Electronic books
Place:
Scotia Ridge
Scotia, Région de l'arc de la
Antarctique
Atlantic Ocean
Scotia, arc de la
Date:
1989
Topic:
Geology, Structural  Search this
Géologie  Search this
Tectonique  Search this
Géologie--Guides  Search this
Tectonique--Guides  Search this
Descriptions et voyages  Search this
Guides  Search this
Call number:
QE350 .T43 1989 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1131961

The captive in Patagonia, or, Life among the giants a personal narrative by Benjamin Franklin Bourne

Author:
Bourne, Benjamin Franklin 1816-1874  Search this
Former owner:
Friesema, H. Paul 1936-2013 DSI  Search this
Subject:
Bourne, Benjamin Franklin 1816-1874 Captivity, 1848  Search this
Physical description:
233 pages illustrations 19 cm
Type:
Books
Captivity narratives
Place:
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
South America
Patagonia
Date:
1853
Topic:
Indian captivities  Search this
Gigantism  Search this
Indians, South American  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F2936 .B79X 1853
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973658

A voyage to South-America describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c. on that extensive continent : interspersed throughout with reflections on the genius, customs, manners, and trade of the inhabitants : together with the natural history of the country : and an account of their gold and silver mines undertaken by command of his Majesty the King of Spain, by Don George Juan, and Don Antonio de Ulloa, both captains of the Spanish Navy, members of the Royal Societies of London and Berlin, and corresponding members of the Royal Academy at Paris ; translated from the original Spanish ; illustrated with copper plates ; in two volumes

Author:
Ulloa, Antonio de 1716-1795  Search this
Author:
Juan, Jorge 1713-1773  Search this
Former owner:
Peters, Richard DSI  Search this
United States Department of State Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume, VII leaves of plates (6 folded) illustrations (etchings), maps, plans 21 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Sources
Early works to 1800
Early works
History
Place:
Andes Region
Chile
Colombia
Peru
South America
Spain
America
Date:
1758
18th century
To 1810
To 1820
Topic:
Incas--History  Search this
Spanish colonies  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Call number:
F2221 .U4213 1758
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_955280

Reports of the Princeton University Expeditions to Patagonia, 1896-1899. J. B. Hatcher in charge. Edited by William B. Scott

Author:
Princeton University Expeditions to Patagonia, 1896-1899  Search this
Hatcher, J. B (John Bell) 1861-1904  Search this
Scott, William Berryman 1858-1947  Search this
Physical description:
8 v. in 13. illus. (part col.) maps (part fold., part col.) tables. 34 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Date:
1901
1932
1901-32 [v. 1, 1903]
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Birds  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
Q115.P9X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_190035

Houghton Cranford Smith papers

Creator:
Smith, Houghton Cranford, 1887-1983  Search this
Names:
Académie Julian  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students  Search this
Butler Institute of American Art  Search this
Cape Cod School of Art  Search this
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art  Search this
Passedoit Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pratt Institute. Art School -- Students  Search this
University of Kansas -- Faculty  Search this
Lhote, André, 1885-1962  Search this
Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer, b. 1880  Search this
Smith, Laura Gilbert Williams  Search this
Webster, E. Ambrose (Edwin Ambrose), 1869-1935  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Postcards
Notebooks
Notes
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Place:
Chile -- description and travel
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Provincetown (Mass.) -- Description and Travel
Date:
1890-1991
Summary:
The papers of painter Houghton Cranford Smith measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1890-1991. They consist of eight scrapbooks compiled by his widow containing correspondence with family and friends, biographical materials, sketches, school work, extensive clippings, exhibition catalogs, travel documents and numerous photographs of family and friends.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter Houghton Cranford Smith measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1890-1991. They consist of eight scrapbooks compiled by his widow containing correspondence with family and friends, biographical materials, sketches, school work, extensive clippings, exhibition catalogs, travel documents and numerous photographs of family and friends.

Biographical materials include photographs of Smith, of his artwork and of friends and family in Provincetown and New Mexico, school documents from the Foebel Academy, the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and the Art Students' League, autographed menus, correspondence, including postcards and letters to family and friends sent from Bermuda and Jamaica, customs declarations, exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, a passport to Chile, newsletters, and Smith's teaching contract from the University of Kansas. Additionally, there are significant photographs and letters documenting Smith's art studies with E. Ambrose Webster at the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

The collection also includes Smith's correspondence from France and South America. A significant portion of the collection includes papers from his time in France from 1913-1914, where he studied at the Parisian art school Academie Julian. These include a log from a tandem bicycle trip with classmate Harold P. Browne, an invitation to the Bal Randolphe, a Browne Art Class brochure and a narrative entitled "A Party of Fugitives from France," which describes Smith's forced fleeing from France after the French mobilization in 1914. There are also papers describing his South American travels which include notes and correspondence about Argentina, Uruguay and his time in Chile, which spans five years.

Materials documenting Smith's return to France and studies at the Academie Ozenfant from 1926 to 1933 include Smith's passport, ship passenger lists and other travel documents, correspondence with family, French identification letters, exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings and his Academie Ozenfant list of classes and student card. Of particular note are correspondence from and a picture of Sir Walter Kitchener, governor of Bermuda, and letters from wife Elena Peralta to her parents-in-law. Topics covered in the correspondence of this scrapbook include sons Houghton Jr. and Gerrit and the birth of daughter Florence, financial difficulties, art teachers Amadee Ozenfant and Andree L'hote and the family's travels to Bermuda, New Mexico and New York City.

Materials from later in Smith's life include correspondence from Smith to second wife Laura Gilbert Williams, exhibition catalogs and registers, photographs of artwork, newspaper clippings of reviews received for Smith's exhibited paintings and congratulatory letters from family and friends on Smith's successful exhibits and feature article in The American Artist. Additionally, there is significant correspondence with the Passedoit Gallery, Homer Saint-Gaudens of the Carnegie Institute regarding the exhibition and purchase of Smith's artwork and Smith's gifted painting to the Butler Institute of American Art. Additionally, there are several biographical newspaper articles and a biographical sketch written by his wife Laura after his death.

Of note is the artist's original handwritten notes and final published version of his reminiscence "The Provincetown I Remember," notes about painting with various colors and color charts, related assignments from Smith's Color Theory Class, a signed copy of the book Color by E. Ambrose Webster, Smith's former art teacher, pencil sketches, a class notebook about lettering and an address book.
Arrangement:
As requested by the donor, the original arrangement has been maintained, but the collection has been rehoused for preservation purposes. The collection is arranged as 4 series.

Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1890-1991 (Boxes 1-2; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Writings, 1963-1991 (Box 2; 2 folders)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1916-1991 (Box 2, OV 4; 6 folders)

Series 4: Miscellany, circa 1920s-1977 (Box 2, OV 3; 7 folders)
Biographical Note:
Painter Houghton Cranford Smith (1887-1983) traveled extensively and painted throughout his life. He lived and studied art in France, South America, New York City and Provincetown. He had three children, Houghton Jr., Gerrit and Florence with his first wife, Elena Peralta. He held the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas department of Drawing and Painting from 1921-1925.

Smith became widely recognized for his artwork in the 1940s. He married his second wife, Laura Gilbert Williams, in 1941. He has exhibited at many venues including the Passedoit Gallery, Corcoran Gallery, Richmond Museum, Columbia Art Museum, Walker Memorial Gallery, Art Institute of Kansas City and the Provincetown Art Association. For six consecutive years he was represented at Carnegie Institute's annual invitation exhibition.
Provenance:
Florence Cranford Smith Shepard donated her father's papers in 1993-1994.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Houghton Cranford Smith papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Color in art  Search this
Color guides  Search this
Art, American -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Art teachers -- Kansas  Search this
Art students -- France -- Paris  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Notebooks
Notes
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Houghton Cranford Smith papers, 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.smithoug
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival Moves into Your Living Room

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:08:45 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_efa11848bbb8753040d46cc71f69f466

Group of Horsemen in Regional Costume, Chile

Artist:
Carl Folke Sahlin, born Stockholm, Sweden 1885-died Miami, FL 1976  Search this
Medium:
watercolor
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Travel\land\horse  Search this
Landscape\Chile  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1985.66.386,627
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk723ee1d98-87e6-47e3-ab56-51bb166ab1d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.386_627

Janet Longcope photographs of world travels

Creator:
Longcope, Janet, ca. 1886-1974  Search this
Extent:
600 mounted prints (circa 600 mounted prints, silver gelatin)
4,000 color slides (circa)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Color slides
Photographs
Place:
Pakistan -- Description and Travel
Fiji -- Description and Travel
Ethiopia -- Description and Travel
Easter Island -- Description and Travel
Yemen -- Description and Travel
Honduras -- Description and Travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
Vietnam -- Description and Travel
Solomon Islands -- Description and Travel
Colombia -- Description and Travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Jordan -- Description and Travel
Uzbekistan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Bhutan -- Description and Travel
Afghanistan -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Australia -- Description and Travel
Lebanon -- Description and Travel
Iraq -- Description and Travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
New Guinea -- Description and Travel
Syria -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Hong Kong -- Description and Travel
Cambodia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Mongolia -- Description and Travel
New Zealand -- Description and Travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Macau (China) -- Description and Travel
Malaysia -- Description and Travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Indonesia -- Description and Travel
Date:
1954-1971
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Janet Longcope during trips to countries around the world. They depict landscapes, buildings, markets, dances, agriculture, arts and crafts, ceremonies, children, cooking, musicians, and transportation. Locations depicted include Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Greece, Guatemala, Hawaii, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, New Guinea, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Siberia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, and Yucatan. Longcope used many of these photographs in lectures.
Biographical/Historical note:
Janet Longcope (1886-1974) was a bookbinder and world traveler who gave informal lectures about her travels. Ater the death of her husband Dr. Warfield T. Longcope in 1953, she visited countries all over the world, returning to some, such as India, as many as nine times.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-26
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Markets  Search this
Dance  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 75-26, Janet Longcope photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-26
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-26

Hamilton Wright Jr. photographs

Creator:
Wright, Hamilton M., Jr.  Search this
Names:
Hamilton Wright Organization  Search this
Extent:
4,700 color slides (circa)
250 lantern slides (circa)
500 color transparencies (circa)
7 color prints (theatrical motion picture one-sheets)
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Tarahumara Indians  Search this
Hindus  Search this
Nubians (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Lantern slides
Color transparencies
Color prints
Prints
Posters
Photographs
Place:
Colorado -- description and travel
New Hampshire -- Description and Travel
Virgin Islands -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Philippines -- Description and Travel
Korea -- Description and Travel
South Africa -- Description and Travel
Ecuador -- Description and Travel
Lebanon -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Hong Kong -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Italy -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Venezuela -- Description and Travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
Alaska -- description and travel
Haiti -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Bolivia -- Description and Travel
Date:
circa 1923-1925, 1950-1970
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Hamilton Wright Jr. in Egypt, South Africa, India, Lebanon, Taiwan, the Philippines, Korea, Hong Kong, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Haiti, the Virgin Islands, Canada, Alaska, Colorado, and New Hampshire. They include images of modern and ancient structures and monuments, artifacts, industries, cities, markets, caves, festivals, beaches, scenery, and sporting events. Most appear to have been made for the Hamilton Wright Organization, an international agency that made films and photographs to support public relations campaigns of foreign governments. Also included are some early lantern slides depicting historical sites in Egypt, directed by Hamilton Wright, Sr., and one-sheets for motion picture films produced by the Hamilton Wright Organization. Additional material includes slide narration for a lecture and short news stories relating to the images in the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
In 1908, Hamilton Wright Sr. founded the Hamilton Wright Organization, a public relations firm that specialized in making travelog and newsreel film and distributing it to motion picture houses around the world, often on behalf of domestic and foreign governments. Wright's son, Hamilton Wright Jr., managed the company after his father and expanded it's work. In 1963, a Senate committee criticized the Hamilton Wright Organization for hosting press junkets and distributing its photographs, newsreels, and stories in American news media without reporting its sources. The Hamilton Wright Organization was closed by Hamilton Wright Jr.'s son in the late 1960s.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 76-35
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Films by the Hamilton Wright Organization can be found in the Human Studies Film Archive in HSFA 94.19.
The Film and Television Archive at the University of California at Los Angeles holds the motion picture film and related material of the Hamilton Wright Organization.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Beaches  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Pyramids -- Egypt  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Industries  Search this
Markets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Photographs
Lantern slides
Citation:
Photo lot 76-35, Hamilton Wright Jr. photographs, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-35
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels

Creator:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998  Search this
Names:
Webb, Elizabeth N. (possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
53 Slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 color slides (circa)
1,500 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 Items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Prints
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Serbia -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Spain -- description and travel
South Africa -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Somalia -- description and travel
Palestine -- description and travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Norway -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Portugal -- description and travel
Romania -- description and travel
Philippines -- Description and Travel
Poland -- description and travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
China -- Description and Travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Mozambique -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Montenegro -- description and travel
Croatia -- description and travel
Denmark -- description and travel
Czech Republic -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Bulgaria -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Borneo -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
France -- description and travel
Ecuador -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Greece -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Hungary -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Switzerland -- description and travel
Yugoslavia -- description and travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1938-1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal); the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Israel, and Palestine); Africa (Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Mozambique, and South Africa); South America (Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Yucatan, and Guatemala); and North America (Canada, Florida, Washington state, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah). The photographs largely document architecture and art, including historical sites, though there are additional images of parades, transportation, cities, villages, markets, waterways, and people.

Commercial slides in the collection are by Swiss-Foto, E. Djupdraet, Herz-Color-Dias, Hong Kong Color Slide Service, SK Slide Co., Lehnert & Landrock, Douglas Whiteside, Vacation Films, Arctic Circle Enterprise, HI-FI Color Slides, Pana-Vue Slides, CP Inc., Jordan's Colour Lab, Hawaii Chrome, Syon House, John Decopoulos, La Goelette, and Zerkowitz. Notes by Robert Webb and original photograph albums are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Watkins Webb (1906-1998) graduated from Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1933. Before starting his psychiatry practice in Dallas, Webb traveled around the world, returning on the SS Normandie to New York (1938). An amateur photographer, Webb documented this and subsequent foreign trips, later submitting some of his photographs to the Dallas Museum of Art. He served four years in the Army during World War II,stationed primarily in Port Moresby, New Guinea. He later became chief psychiatrist of the Veterans Administration clinic in Washington, DC, from 1946-1950. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Nutting, a psychiatric social worker, while cruising the Mediterranean.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University holds Robert W. Webb photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-9, Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-9

Three years in the Pacific; including notices of Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru. By an officer of the United States Navy

Author:
Ruschenberger, W. S. W (William Samuel Waithman) 1807-1895  Search this
Printer:
Bailey, Lydia R. 1779-1869  Search this
Subject:
Ruschenberger, W. S. W (William Samuel Waithman) 1807-1895 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xi, [2], 10-441, [1] p. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
South America
Brazil
Peru
Chile
Bolivia
Date:
1834
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Blacks  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F2213 .R87 1834
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_818696

A Diary of the wreck of His Majesty's ship Challenger, on the western coast of South America, in May, 1835 : with an account of the subsequent encampment of the officers and crew, during a period of seven weeks, on the south coast of Chili

Author:
Rothery, G. A  Search this
Lithographer:
Walton, W. L. active 1834-1855  Search this
Printer of plates:
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph 1789-1850  Search this
Former owner:
Library of Congress DSI  Search this
Subject:
Challenger (Ship : 1826-1835)  Search this
Physical description:
[4], 160 pages, [4] leaves of plates (3 folded) : illustrations (lithographs), map, plan ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Chile
Arauco (Chile : Province)
Date:
1836
Topic:
Shipwrecks  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F3126 .D53X 1836
F3126.D53X 1836
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_408695

Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle between the years 1826 and 1836 : describing their examination of the southern shores of South America and the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe : in three volumes

Title:
Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle
Author:
Fitzroy, Robert 1805-1865  Search this
King, Philip Parker 1793-1856  Search this
Darwin, Charles 1809-1882 Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle  Search this
Subject:
Adventure and Beagle Expedition (1826-1830)  Search this
Beagle Expedition (1831-1836)  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., [56] leaves of plates (7 folded) : ill., maps ; 24 cm. + e appendix to v. 2 (352 p., [8] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill., maps ; 24 cm.)
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
South America
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Date:
1839
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Fuegians  Search this
Patagonians  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F2936 .F56X 1839
F2936.F56X 1839
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_395203

Extracts from a journal, written on the coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, in the years 1820, 1821, 1822 / by Captain Basil Hall ; in two volumes

Author:
Hall, Basil 1788-1844  Search this
Physical description:
2 v., [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 20 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Chile
Peru
Mexico
Date:
1824
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F2213 .H15 1824
F2213.H15X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_260050

Life, adventures and travels in California. By T.J. Farnham. To which are added the Conquest of California and Travels in Oregon

Author:
Farnham, Thomas Jefferson 1804-1848  Search this
Subject:
Farnham, Thomas Jefferson 1804-1848  Search this
Physical description:
468 p. front., pl. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
California
Oregon
Pacific Coast (Mexico)
Pacific Coast (Taiwan)
Pacific Coast (Colombia)
Pacific Coast (Or.)
Pacific Coast (Wash.)
Pacific Coast (Central America)
Pacific Coast (China)
Pacific Coast (Asia)
Pacific Coast (B.C.)
Pacific Coast (Alaska)
Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Pacific Coast (Calif.)
Pacific Coast (Peru)
Pacific Coast (Chile)
Pacific Coast (South America)
Pacific Coast (Japan)
Pacific Coast (Ecuador)
Date:
1849
Topic:
History  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F864 .F23 1849
F864.F23 1849
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_291969

A voyage to South America : describing at large, the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c. on that extensive continent / undertaken by command of the king of Spain, by Don George Juan, and Don Antonio de Ulloa, both captains of the Spanish Navy ... ; translated from the original Spanish

Author:
Ulloa, Antonio de 1716-1795  Search this
Juan, Jorge 1713-1773  Search this
Adams, John Esq. of Waltham Abbey  Search this
Former owner:
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe 1793-1864 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 v., VII folded leaves of plates : ill., map ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Electronic resources
Early works to 1800
Place:
South America
Spain
Peru
Colombia
Chile
Latin America
Brazil
Date:
1772
MDCCLXXII [1772]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Call number:
F2221 .U4213 1772
F2221.U4213 772
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_303261

Viaje a la puna de Atacama; de Salta á Caurchari, por Juan B. Ambrosetti

Author:
Ambrosetti, Juan B (Juan Bautista) 1865-1917  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. illus. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Salta (Argentina : Province)
Antofagasta (Chile)
Atacama (Chile)
Date:
1904
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F3131 .A49
F3131.A49
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_153018

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