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William F. Potts/ William F. Potts, Sons & Co.

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1864-1869
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but 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:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Frick Company Records
Frick Company Records / Series 2: Correspondence, Receipts and Ledger Books / 2.1: Receipts and Business Correspondence: by Company
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0293-ref170

ARCO Center for Visual Art records, 1976-1984

Creator:
ARCO Center for Visual Art  Search this
ARCO Center for Visual Art  Search this
Subject:
Atlantic Richfield Company  Search this
Topic:
Corporations -- Charitable contributions  Search this
Art -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6623
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215933
AAA_collcode_arcocent
Theme:
Art Market
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215933

The Purple Scarf

Artist:
William Sherman Potts, 1876 - 1930  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.7cm x 8.1cm (4 3/16" x 3 3/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Brooklyn Museum
Object number:
31.758
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40262bb03-2cff-47b1-9719-7e8266c70678
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_31.758

Katherine Forest

Artist:
William Sherman Potts, 1876 - 1930  Search this
Sitter:
Katherine Forest  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on Ivory
Dimensions:
7.6cm x 6cm (3" x 2 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1915
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Katherine Forest: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Object number:
29.174.6 MMA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4655062ef-ecb0-4b6c-8662-3dc86edddda7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_29.174.6_MMA

Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Maker:
Potts, William Lukens  Search this
Measurements:
overall length: 14 1/4 in; 36.195 cm
needle: 5 in; 12.7 cm
overall in case: 3 13/16 in x 14 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in; 9.68375 cm x 36.83 cm x 18.7325 cm
Object Name:
Surveyor's Vernier Compass
surveyor's vernier compass
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Bucks county
Date made:
1807-1817
ID Number:
1985.0468.01
Accession number:
1985.0468
Catalog number:
1985.0468.01
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8652-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_745679
Online Media:

Potts, William – Mineral Sciences

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 21
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
RESTRICTED
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 28: Personnel / 28.4: SI Fellows, Research Associates, Student Trainees, and Visiting Scientists / S.I. Fellows
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref5450

Photographs of Department of Anthropology conservation and ceramic studies

Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Andrews, Andreas Joseph, d. 1992  Search this
Potts, William  Search this
Rye, Owen S.  Search this
Extent:
35 Negatives (acetate: 35mm)
10 Prints (silver gelatin)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs largely depicting Andreas Joseph Andrews, a conservator in the Department of Anthropology, working with pottery and other artifacts in his laboratory. There are also images of Dr. Owen Rye and William Potts conducting laboratory tests as part of an Ancient Technology Project study of ceramic firing. The photographs were made in May 1973, probably by a Smithsonian photographer.
Biographical/Historical note:
Andreas Joseph Andrews (d. 1992) was a sculptor and creator of plaster casts for the Smithsonian Institution and an artifact restorer for the Department of Anthropology. Dr. Owen S. Rye was an Australian scholar of Pakistani ceramics and pottery who participated in the Pakistani Culture Studies-Foreign Currency Program with Department of Anthropology staff Clifford Evans and Gus Van Beek. William Potts was a graduate student of paleo-archeology during the 1970s; during the 1971 and 1972 seasons, he worked at Tell Jemmeh in Israel as a square supervisor and then as an assistant to Dr. William Melson for his geological study of the surrounding area.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 91-6
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Andrews can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.
Rye's report on the Smithsonian-New South Wales Expedition to Pakistan can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7376.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 91-6, Photographs of Department of Anthropology conservation and ceramic studies, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-6
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-6

Potts, William Sherman

Collection Creator:
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art  Search this
Container:
Box 115, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1909-1910
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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:
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-carninst-ref6570

ARCO Center for Visual Art records

Creator:
ARCO Center for Visual Art  Search this
Names:
Atlantic Richfield Company  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1984
Scope and Contents:
Business correspondents and files on artists and exhibitions, containing photographs, announcements, catalogs, brochures, press releases, and résumés.
Biographical / Historical:
The ARCO Center for Visual Art, established in 1976, was a not-for-profit gallery funded by the Atlantic Richfield Company focusing on contemporary art. The gallery was located at the Atlantic Richfield Plaza, 505 South Flower Street in Los Angeles, until its closing in 1984. Among the exhibitors were Walter Gabrielson, Joseph Raffael, Craig Kauffman, Hassel Smith, Michael Todd, Ed Ruscha, Joe Goode, Carlos Almaraz, Peter Alexander, Larry Bell, Frank Romero, Liga Pang, Don Potts, William Crutchfield, George Herms, and Herbert Bayer.
Provenance:
Donated 1996 by Sue Maberry, Director, Otis School of Art and Design Library, which had received the records upon the Center's closing.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Artists -- California  Search this
Topic:
Corporations -- Charitable contributions  Search this
Art -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Function:
Art centers -- California -- Los Angeles
Identifier:
AAA.arcocent
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-arcocent

Potts, William

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Internships  Search this
Container:
Box 34 of 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2027. These records contain sensitive information and will be redacted by SIA before use by researchers. Boxes 38-54 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 8/19/2013 memorandum, Johnstone to Murphy; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-241, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Internships, Program Records
See more items in:
Program Records
Program Records / Box 34
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-241-refidd1e24851

Miscellaneous Records

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1865–67
Scope and Contents:
Unbound miscellaneous records, 1865–67, are arranged by type of record. The series consists of orders, bonds, reports of sick and wounded, and freedmen's accounts relating to the receipt of supplies.
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commerical use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M1909, File 4.16.15
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Records of the Field Offices for the State of North Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Records of the Field Offices for the State of North Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872 / Series 4: Subordinate Field Offices / 4.16: Greensboro (Subassistant Commissioner)
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m1909-ref243
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Folder 5 Potts, William T., 1973-1976 and undated

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Container:
Box 18 of 25
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 266, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences, Correspondence
See more items in:
Correspondence
Correspondence / Box 18
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0266-refidd1e2828

Volume 1 (41)

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Jan. 1, 1868–Aug. 2, 1869
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commerical use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org .
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M1056, Subseries 1.1
See more items in:
Records of the Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Records of the Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872 / Series 1: Fair Copies of Letters Sent
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m1056-ref3
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Guide to the study of tsetse-flies, by Professor R. Newstead ... with the collaboration of Alwen M. Evans ... (Vict.) and W.H. Potts ... (Cantab.) Foreword by Professor J.W.W. Stephens ..

Author:
Newstead, Robert 1859-  Search this
Evans, Alwen Myfanwy  Search this
Potts, William Herbert  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 332 p. illus., XXVIII pl. (3 col.) IV maps. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1924
Topic:
Tsetse-flies  Search this
Call number:
QL537.M7 N558
QL537.M7N558
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_155294

William Sherman Potts, 1876-1930 [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_39459

Rev. William S. Potts (1802-52), (painting)

Painter:
de Franca, Manuel Joachim 1808-1865  Search this
Subject:
Potts, William S  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1849
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 84740098
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_224417

Mrs. William S. Potts (Anne Benton) (1818-1887), (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Potts, William S., Mrs. (Anne Benton)  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 84740099
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_224418

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