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Oral history interview with Amy Bess Miller, 1985 July 10

Interviewee:
Miller, Amy Bess Williams  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Shakers  Search this
Hancock Shaker Village  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Arts administrators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12012
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212068
AAA_collcode_miller85
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212068
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Oral history interview with Amy Bess Miller

Interviewee:
Miller, Amy Bess Williams, 1912-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Hancock Shaker Village  Search this
Shakers  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound files (1 hr., 11 min.), digital, wav file)
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1985 July 10
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Amy Bess Miller conducted 1985 July 10, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Miller speaks of her awareness of the Shakers in her childhood, through visits to their communities; her further acquaintance with them, and her interest in collecting Shaker objects upon moving to Pittsfield, Mass. in the 1930s; her involvement in a group which purchased the Shakers' property in Hancock, Mass. in the late 1950s; restoration and educational programs developed at Hancock since then; current plans to establish a library and research center at Hancock.
Biographical / Historical:
Amy Bess Miller was the administrator at the Hancock Shaker Village in Hancock, Mass.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 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:
Arts administrators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.miller85
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-miller85

Journal of cultural heritage

Physical description:
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
2000
2000-
Topic:
Cultural property--Protection--Research  Search this
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Call number:
N8554 .J687
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_604430

Science, technology, and European cultural heritage : proceedings of the European symposium, Bologna, Italy, 13-16 June 1989 / edited by N.S. Baer, C. Sabbioni, A.I. Sors

Author:
Baer, Norbert S (Norbert Sebastian) 1938-  Search this
Sabbioni, C  Search this
Sors, A. I (André I.)  Search this
Commission of the European Communities  Search this
Physical description:
xxxxii, 980 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Europe
Date:
1991
Topic:
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Architecture--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_492786

The conservation of archaeological sites in the Mediterranean region : an international conference organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, 6-12 May 1995 / edited by Marta de la Torre

Title:
Proceedings, the conservation of archaeological sites in the Mediterranean region
Author:
De la Torre, Marta 1946-  Search this
Getty Conservation Institute  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 164 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Mediterranean Region
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Collection and preservation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_528881

Preserving the Great Plains & Rocky Mountains / Elaine Freed ; foreword by Clark Strickland

Title:
Preserving the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains
Author:
Freed, Elaine  Search this
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 434 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Local history
Illustrated works
Place:
Great Plains
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains Region
Date:
1992
©1992
Topic:
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Architecture--Conservation and restoration  Search this
History, Local  Search this
Call number:
F591.F85 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_446572

Kindai Nihon no shiseki hozon jigyō to akademizumu Saitō Satoshi cho

Title:
近代日本の史蹟保存事業とアカデミズム / 齋藤智志著
Author:
Saitō, Satoshi 1980-  Search this
Physical description:
421, 11 pages illustrations, charts 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
2015
Topic:
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Bunkazai hogo-Rekishi  Search this
Bunkazai-Hozon shūfuku-Rekishi  Search this
Shiseki meishō  Search this
Historical geography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043046

Memoria del Ier Congreso Nacional del Patrimonio Cultural

Title:
Memoria del Primer Congreso Nacional del Patrimonio Cultural
Author:
Congreso Nacional del Patrimonio Cultural (1st : 1992 : Museo Antropológico Reina Torres de Araúz)  Search this
Instituto Nacional de Cultura (Panama)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Panama
Date:
1994
Topic:
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Cultural policy  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_475480

The power of place, Los Angeles / by Dolores Hayden, Gail Dubrow, and Carolyn Flynn

Author:
Hayden, Dolores  Search this
Dubrow, Gail  Search this
Flynn, Carolyn  Search this
Power of Place (Organization)  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet : ill., map ; folded to 26 x 10 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
1985
1987
[198-]
Topic:
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
History  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
F869.L83 H414 1985
F869.L83H414 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_445494

Preservation of historic sites / research staff: David S. Atwater, Michael B. Mooney, Anne A. Renick

Author:
Atwater, David S  Search this
Ohio General Assembly Legislative Service Commission  Search this
Author:
Mooney, Michael B.  Search this
Renick, Anne A.  Search this
Physical description:
26 pages ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ohio
Date:
1966
Topic:
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Monuments--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Call number:
F492 .A88
F492.A88
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36208

Xizang Zizhiqu quan guo zhong dian wen wu bao hu dan wei jian shu ming jing / Xizang Zizhiqu wen wu ju bian

Title:
西藏自治区全国重点文物保护单位简述明镜 / 西藏自治区文物局编
Editor:
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) Wen wu ju  Search this
Physical description:
2, 4, 145 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
Date:
2015
Topic:
Historic preservation  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Protection  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1091725

Preservation forum

Title:
Forum
Author:
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States  Search this
Physical description:
4 v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
1990
1987-1990
Topic:
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic preservation  Search this
Call number:
E159 .P932
AP1 .P862
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_346610

Reflections on conservation / Canadian Conservation Institute

Title:
Réflexions sur la conservation
Author:
Canadian Conservation Institute  Search this
Subject:
Canadian Conservation Institute  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Canada
Date:
2010
Topic:
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Art objects--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Collection and preservation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_963478

Reviews in conservation / the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Author:
International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
2000
C2000-
Topic:
Art--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Art objects--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Call number:
N8554 .R485
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_614346

A bibliography on historical organization practices / edited by Frederick L. Rath, Jr. and Merrilyn Rogers O'Connell

Author:
Rath, Frederick L  Search this
O'Connell, Merrilyn Rogers  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 24 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Place:
United States
Date:
1975
C1975-
Topic:
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Call number:
Z1251.A2 R35X
Z1251.A2 R35
Z1251.A2R35X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_187392

America's historic landscapes : community power and the preservation of four national historic sites / Ary J. Lamme III

Author:
Lamme, Ary J. 1940-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 213 p. : illus. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
National parks and reserves  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Landscape protection  Search this
Landscapes  Search this
Call number:
E160.L36 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_388500

Protecting cultural landscapes : planning, treatment and management of historic landscapes / Charles A. Birnbaum

Author:
Birnbaum, Charles A  Search this
United States National Park Service Preservation Assistance Division  Search this
Physical description:
20 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
[1994]
Topic:
Landscapes  Search this
Landscape archaeology  Search this
Landscape protection  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Call number:
SB472.8 .B57 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548989

Kao gu xian chang chu zhi yu wen wu bao hu ji shu / Li Cunxin zhu

Title:
考古现场处置与文物保护技术 / 李存信著
Author:
Li, Cunxin 1959-  Search this
Physical description:
3, 2, 306 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
2016
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic preservation  Search this
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Conservation and restoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1078287

Cultural landscape report for Gettysburg National Military Park / prepared by Timothy W. Layton [and three others]

Author:
Layton, Timothy W (Timothy William) 1974-  Search this
Issuing body:
Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes : illustrations, maps (some fold out) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Landscape assessment  Search this
Landscape protection  Search this
Landscape architecture--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863  Search this
Management  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106680

Technical brief / Archeological Assistance Program, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service

Title:
Archeological Assistance Program technical brief
Brief -no. 16
Author:
United States National Park Service Archeological Assistance Division  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
1994
[1988-1994]
Topic:
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Collection and preservation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_811142

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