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Toga Nu and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-04-28T16:56:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_kF3F5xfUEKM

Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965

Creator:
Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950  Search this
Subject:
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph)  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Loring, Charles Greely  Search this
James, Henry  Search this
Smith, Corinna Lindon  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Ross, Denman Waldo  Search this
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Brush, George de Forest  Search this
Carson, Kit  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart  Search this
Académie Julian  Search this
Type:
Notebooks
Photographs
Prints
Interviews
Drafts (documents)
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Place:
Egypt -- Antiquities
Egypt -- description and travel
Citation:
Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Historical drama  Search this
Community theater  Search this
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Art, Ancient  Search this
Art, Egypt  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8473
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210649
AAA_collcode_smitjose
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210649
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Audio Log Sheets

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 9: Ojibwa Culture / 9.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5acbdfb22-5b3d-413c-b971-b64ba1cf465c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref979
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Audio Log Sheets

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk502d8fe58-e9aa-4a44-b935-3273a9c9157f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref981
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Newspaper Clippings: "Jim Thorpe Day"

Collection Creator:
Thorpe, Grace F.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Grace F. Thorpe Collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Grace F. Thorpe Collection
Grace F. Thorpe Collection / Series 5: Jim Thorpe and His Legacy
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4d430a128-8dc0-4465-bada-2c9ec4005351
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-085-ref139
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Playbill for Your Arms Too Short to Box With God

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

for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Created by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Subject of:
Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Janet League, American  Search this
Aku Kadogo, American  Search this
Trezana Beverley, American, born 1945  Search this
Paula Moss  Search this
Risë Collins  Search this
Laurie Carlos, American, 1949 - 2016  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 1/2 in. (22.9 x 14 cm)
Type:
playbills
theater programs
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.32
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53aa141c3-f3cf-47c6-af99-be7726636819
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.32
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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Used by:
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions:
9 x 5 5/8 x 1/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
playbills
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dow B. Ellis
Object number:
2012.152.1213
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51ab3730e-e1bf-4147-a63e-74b05c4b3209
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.152.1213
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Fighter Plane on Exhibit at Opening of ANM

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1967
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Openings  Search this
Children  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Standard number:
91-520
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10248

Face mask

Maker:
Yaure artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38.5 x 15.1 x 7.6 cm (15 3/16 x 5 15/16 x 3 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Early-mid 20th century
Topic:
antelope  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
91-21-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys721f8dcfb-bbff-4d4e-8fce-0ab51f49dc7f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_91-21-1

Theatre program for Grand Hotel

Used by:
Davide T. Nederlander Theatre, American, founded 1921  Search this
Subject of:
Walter Vonnegut, American, 1884 - 1940  Search this
Sig Ruman, German American, 1884 - 1967  Search this
Hortense Alden, American, 1902 - 1978  Search this
Rafaela Ottiano, Italian American, 1888 - 1942  Search this
Henry Hull, American, 1890 - 1977  Search this
Sam Jaffe, American, 1891 - 1984  Search this
Walter Baldwin, American, 1889 - 1977  Search this
Lester Alden  Search this
Romaine Callener, British, 1883 - 1976  Search this
Harry Southard, American, 1886 - 1939  Search this
Frank Taylor  Search this
Joseph Calleia, Maltese, 1897 - 1975  Search this
William Nunn  Search this
Elena Miramova, Russian, 1901 - 1992  Search this
Fred Eckhart  Search this
Audrey Bauer  Search this
Florence Pendleton  Search this
Harry Hanlon  Search this
Stephen Irving  Search this
Richard Lloyd  Search this
Milton LeRoy  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 5/8 x 7 in. (24.4 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1931
Topic:
African American  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.104
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53bf9da9c-6edd-4d97-ac4e-4bda0b9ba244
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.104

Theatre program for Othello

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
José Ferrer, Puerto Rican, 1912 - 1992  Search this
Uta Hagen, German, 1919 - 2004  Search this
Margaret Webster, American, 1905 - 1972  Search this
James Monks, American, 1913 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 7/8 x 9 in. (30.2 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Tragedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.105
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57cd3b5ab-8cb8-450a-ac1a-fe8edceb15f1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.105

Theatre program for A Soldier's Play

Used by:
Negro Ensemble Company, American, founded 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Graham Brown, American, 1924 - 2011  Search this
David Davies  Search this
O. L. Duke, American, 1953 - 2004  Search this
Eugene Lee, American, born 1953  Search this
James Pickens Jr., American, born 1954  Search this
Steven A. Jones  Search this
Samuel L. Jackson, American, born 1948  Search this
John Dewey-Carter, American, born 1941  Search this
Charles Brown, American, 1946 - 2004  Search this
Ben E. Epps  Search this
Danny Goldring, American  Search this
Stephen Zettler, American  Search this
Dan Lutzky  Search this
Cedric Turner, American, born ca. 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.106
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1983 George Fenmore Associates, Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd549dc043a-f38d-4d64-ad48-a7c85b6c3a3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.106

Theatre Program for As Thousands Cheer

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Marilyn Miller, American, 1898 - 1936  Search this
Clifton Webb, American, 1889 - 1966  Search this
Helen Broderick, American, 1891 - 1959  Search this
Ethel Waters, American, 1896 - 1977  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (24.8 x 18.4 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1933
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd545b9d2fd-c642-4b94-a2af-2c6710cfc3e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.5
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Concert program for Porgy and Bess

Used by:
The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, American, founded 1842  Search this
Subject of:
Kevin Deas, American  Search this
Marvis Martin, American  Search this
Camellia Johnson, American  Search this
Michael Forest, American  Search this
Lester Lynch  Search this
Indira Mahajan, Indian American  Search this
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1998-1999
Topic:
African American  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.81
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d4bbc6e2-05d6-46b8-9437-d37cc16ccd88
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.81
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Theatre program for Song of the Lusitanian Bogey and Daddy Goodness

Created by:
Negro Ensemble Company, American, founded 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Graham Brown, American, 1924 - 2011  Search this
William Jay  Search this
Rosalind Cash, American, 1938 - 1995  Search this
Judyann Elder, American, born 1948  Search this
David Downing, American, born 1943  Search this
Denise Nicholas, American, born 1944  Search this
Frances Foster, American, 1924 - 1997  Search this
Esther Rolle, American, 1920 - 1998  Search this
Arthur French, American, born 1931  Search this
Allie Woods Jr., American, born 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 14 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 30, 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.93.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55bdc9058-6bf7-4ded-83aa-c6890190caa8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.93.1
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Herb Wong Presents: Woody Herman Concert

Collection Performer:
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Collection Collector:
Siefert, Jack William, 1918-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording
Container:
Box 31
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound recordings
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
Berkley Community Theater, Oakland
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but a portion of the collection is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Jack Siefert Woody Herman Collection, 1913-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Jack Siefert Woody Herman Collection
Jack Siefert Woody Herman Collection / Series 6: Audio Visual / 6.4: Open Reel Audio Tape
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep860ccf4cf-375a-4f22-ae38-4f2ba3ee597b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0659-ref898

Joy McLean Bosfield papers

Creator:
Bosfield, Joy McLean , 1924-1999  Search this
Names:
Bosfield, Joy McLean , 1924-1999  Search this
Extent:
3.41 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Contracts
Correspondence
Certificates
Financial records
Phonograph records
Radio scripts
Programs (documents)
Scrapbooks
School records
Photographic prints
Place:
Chapala (Jalisco, Mexico)
London (England)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1923-1995
bulk 1945-1985
Summary:
The Joy McLean Bosfield papers, which dates from 1923 to 1995 and measures 3.41 linear feet, documents the professional life of Joy McLean Bosfield. The papers are comprised of personal and professional correspondence, concert programs, contracts, newspaper clippings, photographs, radio scripts, and record albums.
Scope and Contents note:
The collection which dates from 1923 to 1995, bulk dates 1945-1985, documents the professional career of Joy McLean Bosfield. The papers document Ms. McLean's professional career as a singer and vocal teacher through photographs and recital programs. In particular, there are two scrapbooks which focus on Ms. McLean's employment with a traveling theater production of Porgy and Bess. There are also radio scripts from Ms. McLean's stint with the British Broadcasting Corporation and phonograph records that captured her vocal talent.
Arrangement note:
The papers are arranged into five series. Folders are arranged alphabetically within series, while documents are organized chronologically. Undated material appears in the front of folders. Oversized material appears in the Career Series.

Series 1: Biographical Files

Series 2: Career

Series 3: Correspondence

Series 4: Music Collection

Series 5: Photographs
Biographical/Historical note:
Joy McLean Bosfield was born on January 27, 1924 to John and Florence Mearimore. Her mother, an immigrant from Demerara, Guiana, married McLean's father, a prominent New York businessman, in March of 1923 in New Jersey. She lived with her family in Paramus, New Jersey until 1940, when she graduated from Ridgewood High School. During that same year McLean was accepted to the prestigious Hunter College, in New York. Her mother moved with her to New York City where they lived with Mrs. Mearimore's older brother. During her time in New York, McLean developed important relationships that helped shape her professionalism and creativeness.

On February 26, 1945, McLean performed in her first recital at St. Martin's Little Theatre. It was the beginning of a long and distinguished career as a soprano opera singer. Three years after graduating and making her debut, she went on to perform at Carnegie Hall. In June of 1948, McLean married Charles McLean and moved to England. Mr. McLean, originally from British Guiana, wished to study law at London University, while Ms. McLean continued to develop her career by working for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) as a solo soprano for several of their programs.

In 1952 Ms. McLean toured with an American company of Porgy and Bess. Through the production she travelled all over the world including eastern and western Europe and the Middle East. When she returned to the United States, McLean joined several musicals and continued to give recitals and public appearances. At some point, McLean married Samuel Bosfield and began being known as McLean Bosfield. She claimed the name change reflected her many years as a public figure and the importance of the associated reputation it generated.

Later in life, McLean moved to Washington D.C. with her husband where she continued to work on her career by giving recitals and performing as a piano accompanist. She also began working for the Frederick Wilkerson Studio of Voice as a vocal coach. After the death of Wilkerson, McLean took over the studio in the 1980s. She called it the McLean Bosfield Vocal Studio. Besides vocal training she also produced public recitals for her students. The final student concert of the studio was held on March 17, 1985. It was not only the final concert for the studio (Ms. McLean retired and closed the studio in 1985) but it would also be Ms. McLean's final public performance. With the death of her husband, Samuel Bosfield, and her mother in 1983 and 1984 McLean found no reason to stay in D.C.

She moved to Chapala, Mexico in 1985 after reconnecting with an old family friend she knew when she lived in New York City while attending college. Upon moving to Mexico, McLean married her long time friend, Bill Jackson who was several years her senior and had moved to Chapala years earlier with his deceased first wife. Jackson and McLean spent several fruitful years together, participating in community theater productions and other community functions until his death in 1991 at the age of 91. On April 4, 1999, Joy McLean Bosfield died.
Provenance:
The Joy McLean papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in September 1985.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Joy McLean papers are 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 American singers  Search this
British Broadcasting Corporation  Search this
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy & Bess  Search this
African American theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Contracts
Correspondence
Certificates
Financial records
Phonograph records
Radio scripts
Programs (documents)
Scrapbooks
School records
Photographic prints
Citation:
The Joy McLean Bosfield papers, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Joy McLean Bosfield.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-008
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Joy McLean Bosfield papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa763ddb744-eb2b-44db-b3a3-2594c20f9639
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-008
Online Media:

Scrapbooks--Book II

Collection Creator:
Bosfield, Joy McLean , 1924-1999  Search this
Container:
Box 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1985
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Joy McLean papers are 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.
Collection Citation:
The Joy McLean Bosfield papers, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Joy McLean Bosfield.
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Joy McLean Bosfield papers
Joy McLean Bosfield papers / Series 2: Career / Oversize
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7713dddd4-d46d-437f-a877-a927c866b903
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-008-ref37
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National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico

Collection Creator:
Ojeda, Naúl, 1939-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000-2001
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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:
Naúl Ojeda papers, circa 1960-2004, circa 2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Naúl Ojeda papers
Naúl Ojeda papers / Series 3: Exhibition and Gallery Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw921858b60-9f44-4f87-87f3-57007f532bba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ojednaul-ref95
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