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"Preserving Ancient Statues" - 'Ain Ghazal Interactive Video

Container:
Box 5 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 9/27/2001 memorandum, Alers to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-346, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ancient Near Eastern Art, Curatorial Records
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Curatorial Records
Curatorial Records / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-346-refidd1e2026

A Material World. Dub from Exhibition Interactive Video Disc. 4/17/91. Dub Master. 3/4" U-matic Videotape

Container:
Box 5 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-199, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
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Productions
Productions / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-199-refidd1e826

Aaron Koblin and Vincent Morisset - Just A Reflektor Clip

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-02-10T20:59:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_toSbnZVAdCI

Ukeles, Mierle Laderman

Collection Creator:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Container:
Box 19, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1988
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference 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:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960s-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lucy R. Lippard papers
Lucy R. Lippard papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Correspondence by Name
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95f02fe06-c71b-4dc4-a46a-d4790ab69956
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipplucy-ref2036
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National Demonstration Lab 02

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 6 (Series 6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983, 1985-1986
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of contact information for IBM interactive video specialist, MacArthur Foundation drafts, memoranda regarding interactive videocomputing demonstration laboratory at NASM, and materials related to Smithsonian Institution World Outlines.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_06_006_005
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 6: Meetings and Organizations / 6.1: General Meetings and Organizations
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5630b9d44-c84d-427e-ba0a-30ba1590951e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref3183

National Demonstration Lab 04

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 6 (Series 6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of materials related to various videodisc and media-oriented technology projects, the formation of the Interactive Video Consortium, establishment of the National Demonstration Lab, summary description of Collections National Museum of American History, report on Smithsonian automation opportunities.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_06_006_007
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 6: Meetings and Organizations / 6.1: General Meetings and Organizations
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50d390b9f-0c27-4193-8cec-af7b352a7dd9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref3187

National Demonstration Lab 06

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 6 (Series 6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of briefing paper "Proposed Use of Interactive Videodisc Technology by NARA for Exhibition and Educational Purposes During the Commemoration of the Bicentennial", biographical sketch of Glenn Harris Hoptman, International Institute of Arts, Sciences and Technology membership materials, "CD/I At the Focal Point" by Larry D. Lowe, handwritten notes, materials related to the National Demonstration Laboratory from the Smithsonian and NAPHTALI, booklet from Butler, Raila and Company, Interactive Video Consortium fact sheet, collected texts, photograph of Glen Hoptman, press release, participant biographies.
Collection Restrictions:
Large portions of this collection are digitized, and while these materials are being prepared for public access through this finding aid, researchers can request digital copies by contacting the Rinzler Archives at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_06_006_009
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 6: Meetings and Organizations / 6.1: General Meetings and Organizations
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5975784d4-0425-47c2-b0cc-f710295908f6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref3191

Interactive Video Tape Annotation Techniques

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973 - 1974
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 5: Sanders Associates, Transitron, and Van Norman Industries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8de1804fb-b7dc-438f-b633-626f6c00b2c3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref248

Interactive Video Training System Circuit System Proposal

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979 - 1981
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 5: Sanders Associates, Transitron, and Van Norman Industries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8df08db45-7d35-4682-bda3-dbbb8346f5bb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref271

Sanders Associates' Interactive Video Training System

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 5: Sanders Associates, Transitron, and Van Norman Industries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87ebd724d-380d-4cac-a86d-2f93da093c7a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref272

Interactive Video Training System-Military Marketing Data

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979 - 1981
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 5: Sanders Associates, Transitron, and Van Norman Industries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80b23aee9-3337-4d46-8a92-7a5413da7ab0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref274

Interactive Video Playback System Patent

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 38, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1996
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 8: Legal and Patent Documents
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f5e4359c-1a59-44a8-b94e-ff9442ed7b38
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref562

"How Video Games Invaded the Home TV Set and Other Related Goings-on in the Interactive Video World"

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 40, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1999
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 9: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b1bfc10c-8855-481a-8b7b-0fad39a58ed0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref587

Ralph Baer Oral History

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2003 April 22-23
Scope and Contents:
Oral History Abstract Summary (overview):

Baer describes his flash of insight about an interactive video game and the memo he subsequently wrote outlining the idea. Baer demonstrates and describes several prototypes, the last of which was the "Brown Box" (eventually produced by Magnavox as the Odyssey). Baer discusses the process of selling this to manufacturers. He demonstrates and/or describes other inventions and innovations, both successful and unsuccessful (including Telstar, Simon, Maniac, Smartybear, Monday Night Football, a talking tape measure). He discusses the processes that led to their creation and efforts to secure contracts from manufacturers. Baer discusses inventing in general: the distinction between doing inventive work and actually thinking of himself as an inventor (pursuing patents, etc.), his own passion for the process of inventing, and his interest in creating financially feasible inventions. He mentions inventors and mathematicians whom he admires. Baer describes experiences of being persecuted in Nazi Germany and the role that these difficulties played in his development. He describes his family's immigration to America, the anti-Semitism he experienced in this country, and his military service. Various portions of the interview touch on Baer's habit of documentation, the many legal disputes concerning his inventions, and the complex relationship between Baer's work at Sanders and his inventive activity.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 1: Autobiographical Documents / 1.2: Other Media: CDs, VHS videos, periodical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ea6b4ad2-1c5c-4cdb-9fbb-1809ebe36f30
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref60

Marvin Goldberg, Interactive Video

Collection Creator:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 43, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2008 - 2010
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Ralph H. Baer Papers, 1943-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer Papers / Series 11: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8387522de-0c95-4205-a228-2e021ff2b6d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0854-ref641

Douglas Davis, "Sequences/Night Video"

Collection Creator:
Finch College. Museum of Art  Search this
Varian, Elayne H.  Search this
Extent:
1 Videoreels (1/2 inch)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 67, Item 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Recorded artifact of interactive video and sound installation.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art
Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art / Series 4: Exhibition Files / "Artists' Videotape Performances" (1971) / Video Recordings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91b28cc32-22ab-4320-8673-8025d0a49a13
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-finccoll-ref767

Smithsonian Institution

Collection Creator:
Knight, Gwendolyn  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1993
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers, 1816, 1914-2008, bulk 1973-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers
Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99653912a-c959-4728-9006-c535bda75302
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lawrjaco-ref200
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Interactive Video

Collection Creator:
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
December 1977-January 1978
Scope and Contents note:
Wendy Clarke
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.
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:
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1973-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records / Series 5: Exhibitions and Programs / 5.2: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93a93bbf3-945c-48f2-8d37-1173b4a1a04d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-losangin-ref228

Business Records

Collection Creator:
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
Extent:
1.3 Linear feet (Boxes 13-14 )
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-2001
Scope and Contents note:
This series contains tax records, correspondence, invoices, contracts, releases, and project files concerning the work Bassett produced under the auspices of the Jacques Lipchitz Art Foundation and Histor Systems, two organizations he founded. Both entities were concerned mainly with projects documenting the life and work of Jacques Lipchitz, and both contain materials related to the two main Lipchitz projects, namely the documentary and the interactive video installation. The Jacques Lipchitz Art Foundation was dissolved in part because of the Lipchitz family's concerns that its existence would confuse and complicate transactions involving Lipchitz artworks after his death.
Arrangement note:
The series is arranged as 2 subseries:

2.2.1: Jacques Lipchitz Art Foundation, 1968-1982

2.2.2: Histor Systems, 1991-2001
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual materials with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.lipcjacq2, Subseries 2.2
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Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz / Series 2: Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92753c3b0-985d-4105-b863-1a0b2adc4aa2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipcjacq2-ref763

Minutes

Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
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