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American Academy of Arts and Letters records

Creator:
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
Names:
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936  Search this
Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948  Search this
Hambidge, Jay, 1867-1924  Search this
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935  Search this
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937  Search this
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919  Search this
Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944  Search this
Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-  Search this
Extent:
5 Microfilm reels (800 items on 5 microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1864-1942
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed American Academy of Arts and Letters records consist of artists' papers containing correspondence, notes, biographical material, exhibition catalogs, and other published material. Included is a volume of notes, drawings, and calculations made by George Bellows for a study of Jay Hambidge's theory of Dynamic Symmetry, as well as correspondence and biographical and critical material on George de Forest Brush, Childe Hassam, Francis D. Millet, Joseph Pennell, Elihu Vedder, and J. Q. A. Ward. The Hassam papers include letters from John Taylor arms, E. H. Blashfield, William Merritt Chase, Royal Cortissoz, J. Alden Weir, and Charles Erskine Scott Wood. All groups contain official Academy correspondence from its secretary Robert Underwood Johnson.
Biographical / Historical:
The American Academy of Arts and Letters is an honor society in New York comprised of artists, writers, architects, and composers. The Academy was created in 1904 by members of the National Institute of Arts and modeled on the Académie française. The Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and letters merged on December 30, 1976.
Provenance:
Lent to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1965. This is a collection of miscellaneous papers representing a gathering over the years of unsolicited documentary resources on American art given or addressed to the Academy.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Function:
Arts organizations -- New York (State)
Learned institutions and societies -- United States
Identifier:
AAA.ameracaa2
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American Academy of Arts and Letters records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9beef6315-ecbd-4f43-8e04-7862fed8fba4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ameracaa2

Research institutions and learned societies / editor-in-chief, Joseph C. Kiger

Author:
Kiger, Joseph Charles  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 551 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies--Dictionaries  Search this
Research institutes--Dictionaries  Search this
Research libraries--Dictionaries  Search this
Call number:
AS25 .R47 1982X
AS25.R47 1982X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_142812

Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History

Title:
Anthropological papers, American Museum of Natural History
Author:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill., plates ; 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1907
1907-
Topic:
Anthropology--Societies, etc  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_313714

Smithsonian International Exchange Program Commences

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Institution General History  Search this
International Exchange Service (IES)  Search this
Date:
July 21, 1851
Topic:
Exchanges, Literary and scientific  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
International exchanges  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12529

Ernst Kühnel Makes His Acceptance Speech of the Freer Bronze Medal

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Krapf, Franz  Search this
Zahedir, Ardeshir  Search this
Kühnel, Ernst 1882-1964  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
International Association for Iranian Art and Archeology  Search this
Charles Lang Freer Medal  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Event ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Event
Photographic print
Place:
Iran
Germany
Date:
May 3, 1960
Topic:
Ambassadors  Search this
Ceremonies  Search this
Medals  Search this
Art, Iranian  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Societies  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Associations, institutions, etc  Search this
Art history  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-2820 or 60-6199
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13276

Philosophical Society of Washington Established

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Philosophical Society of Washington  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
March 13, 1871
Topic:
Professional associations  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_77

American Philosophical Society selected records

Creator:
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Names:
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Artists' and Amateurs' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790  Search this
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Ord, George, 1781-1866  Search this
Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Vaughan, John, 1756-1841  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels (3 partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1784-1954
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed American Philosophical Society selected records contain art related letters; committee reports; registrar's and curators' records; pamphlets; and exhibition catalogs from the archives of the American Philosophical Society. Many of the letters are to the Society's secretary and librarian John Vaughan; a few are to the Society's presidents Thomas Jefferson and Peter S. Du Ponceau, and officials John K. Kane and J. Peter Lesley. Among the correspondents are Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin West, Charles Willson Peale, Jacob Perkins, Philip Tidyman, Charles B. Lawrence, John Trumbull, Thomas Sully, Joseph Delaplaine, Robert Patterson, John Quincy Adams, Titian Ramsay Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Victor G. Audubon, and Robert Fulton.

Also included are copies of the registrar's cards for portraits and busts owned by the Society, arranged alphabetically by sitter; "Preliminary Notes, Biographical Sketches, and Memoranda chronologically arranged, for insertion in the Curator's Catalog of Portraits, Busts, and Bas-Reliefs in the Collection of the American Philosophical Society. Illustrated by photographs taken from the originals by Mrs. Julius A. Sachese, member APS"; circa 25 exhibition catalogs and pamphlets (1811-1840) for exhibitions of the Society of Artists of the United States, Columbian Society of Artists, Artists' Fund Society, Artists' and Amateurs' Association, and for works by Thomas Sully, Gilbert Stuart, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Joseph Delaplaine, and others; and newspaper clippings (1917) about the controversy surrounding portraits by Albert Rosenthal hung in Independence Hall (reel P36, frames 372-401).
Biographical / Historical:
The American Philosophical Society (founded 1743) is a scholarly organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the American Philosophical Society "promotes useful knowledge" through research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.
Related Materials:
The American Philosophical Society holds the American Philosophical Society archives, 1743-1984.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art, 1955. The letters are mainly American Philosophical Society records, but many were pulled from ASP's Misc. Mss. and various other collections, and microfilmed in no apparent order. Descriptive cards microfilmed with each letter indicate location of originals.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Portraits -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- Pennsylvania
Learned institutions and societies
Identifier:
AAA.amerphil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c176adef-5e2c-4a3e-b4b9-b86acb745b22
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amerphil

Officers, act of incorporation, constitution, list of members, historical societies in the United States

Author:
American Historical Association  Search this
Subject:
American Historical Association  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1896
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Call number:
E172.A58O8X 1896
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_391560

The Smithsonian Institution

Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1964
Topic:
Science--Societies, etc  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Call number:
Q11 .S66 1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_923703

Prospectus of a national institution, to be established in the United States

Author:
Barlow, Joel 1754-1812  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1806
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Education--History  Search this
Call number:
AS25 .B37 1806
AS25.B15
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_91511

The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War / edited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown

Author:
Oleson, Alexandra 1939-  Search this
Brown, Sanborn Conner 1913-  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Sciences  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 372 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1976
C1976
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies--History  Search this
Call number:
AS25 .P98
AS25.P98
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_73581

List of the institutions, libraries, colleges, and other establishments in the United States in correspondence with the Smithsonian institution

Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907  Search this
Physical description:
3, 252 p. 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1872
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Exchange of publications  Search this
Call number:
AS8 .S65 1872
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_737610

The better New York [microform] / by Wm. H. Tolman and Charles Hemstreet ; afterword by Josiah Strong ; drawings by A.C. McHench and John Westerberg

Author:
Tolman, William Howe 1861-  Search this
Hemstreet, Charles 1866-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 320 p. : ill., map ; 18 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1992
1904
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
mfc 5047.04
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_451666

List of public libraries, institutions and societies in the United States and British provinces of North America / from "Manual of libraries," etc., by William J. Rhees

Author:
Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
[3], 586-665, [1] p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Canada
Date:
1859
Topic:
Libraries  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Call number:
Q11.S6 A22 1846
Q11.S6A22 1846
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_405211

Art-related archival materials in the Chicago area / Betty Blum

Author:
Blum, Betty  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Physical description:
v, 74 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Illinois
Chicago Metropolitan Area
Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Art, American--Sources  Search this
Art--Archival resources  Search this
Artists--History--Sources  Search this
Learned institutions and societies--Archives  Search this
Archival resources  Search this
Directories  Search this
Call number:
Z6611.A7 A672 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_433358

A Report to the Congress of the United States on the state of the humanities and the reauthorization of the National Endowment for the Humanities / by the American Council of Learned Societies

Author:
American Council of Learned Societies  Search this
Subject:
National Endowment for the Humanities  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 244 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
Humanities  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Call number:
AZ508.R46 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_404653

Directory of constituent societies, 1991-92 / American Council of Learned Societies

Author:
American Council of Learned Societies  Search this
Subject:
American Council of Learned Societies Directories  Search this
Physical description:
58 [ie, 130] p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Directories
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Learned institutions and societies--Directories  Search this
Call number:
AS29.5 .A512 1991
AS29.5.A512 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_424306

Desideratum in Washington : the intellectual community in the Capital City, 1870-1900 / by J. Kirkpatrick Flack

Author:
Flack, James Kirkpatrick 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 192 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1975
C1975
Topic:
Intellectual life  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Call number:
F199 .F56X
F199.F56X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_83734

Universities and scientific life in the United States, by Maurice Caullery ... tr. by James Haughton Woods and Emmet Russell ..

Author:
Caullery, Maurice 1868-1958  Search this
Woods, James Haughton 1864-1935  Search this
Russell, Emmet  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 269, [l] p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1922
Topic:
Universities and colleges  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Call number:
LA226 .C42X
LA226.C42X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86147

Directory of scientific societies of Washington, comprising an Anthroplogical, Biological, Chemical, Entomological, Geological, National Geographic, and Philosophic societies

Author:
Anthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Biological Society of Washington  Search this
Chemical Society of Washington, Washington, D.C  Search this
Entomological Society of Washington  Search this
Geological Society of Washington  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Philosophical Society of Washington  Search this
Physical description:
10 v. 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Directories
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1889
1898
Topic:
Scientific societies--Directories  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Call number:
Q11 .W35X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_322245

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