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Pampas Point

Photographer:
Davis, Mary  Search this
Sculptor:
Granum, Douglas  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington -- Gig Harbor
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Gig Harbor
Date:
1993 May.
General:
The grounds are designed in patterns of groundcover to house a collection of over 50 Japanese maples and pieces of outdoor sculpture.
Sculpture is "Bird Song" by Douglas Granum. (Basalt stone)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA023002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA023: Gig Harbor -- Pampas Point Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11480

Philadelphia -- Krisheim

Former owner:
Woodward, Gertrude  Search this
United Presbyterian Church  Search this
Woodward, George, Dr.  Search this
Ornamental ironwork designer:
Yellin, Samuel  Search this
Creator:
Mercer, Henry  Search this
Sculptor:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Selmer-Larsen, Johan  Search this
Landscape designer:
Fleming, Robert  Search this
Schneider, Nina  Search this
Landscape architect:
Dawson, James F. (James Frederick), 1874-1941  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Krisheim (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Philadelphia
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopy of articles and a DVD entitled, "John Selmer Larsen: The Truth of All Things Natural."
Varying Form:
Woodward Garden, formerly known as.
General:
The landscape design was planned for this property by the original owners and landscape architect James Frederick Dawson, consulting for 15 years before the half-timbered Jacobean Tudor mansion was finished. During that time Krisheim was an arboretum open to the public who could "respect the trees and shrubbery". Their vision was to create a garden suburb in the city comprising a densely wooded entrance with a long driveway leading to parkland in front of the house, sweeping lawns directly behind the house to give an unobstructed view of the Wissahickon Valley, formal gardens on three levels beside the house, more private lawn below as well as cutting and vegetable gardens, and woodland gardens. The massed trees and native Wissahickon schist used throughout for walls, paths and the house itself were to give the impression of a woodsy retreat rather than the great estate they actually built. The original 40 acre property has been reduced to 14 acres and beginning in 1988 features of the original Olmsted Brothers hardscape and plantings have been restored.
At the top level of the formal garden there is a long pool used for swimming laps, fed from the wall fountains above that are run by a contemporary recycling pump. Dogwood trees are espaliered on the Wissahickon schist wall behind the pool which has cantilevered steps so workers could climb in from the service area on the other side of the wall. A wooden arbor and benches in an alcove above that wall recently were rebuilt following the original Olmsted Brothers designs. The second level of the formal garden has a rectangular reflecting pool in the center planted with iris and tulips, with Walter K. Hancock's sculpture "Boy with Squirrel" placed on the rim of the pool. Four parterres surrounding the pool contain dogwood and crabapple trees with bordering boxwoods and clusters of arborvitae at the corners of the pool. The lowest level walled garden was designed for contemplation with a long bench and two large specimen euonymus trees. In the wall behind the bench a saying from the Songs of Solomon is carved: "Awake O North wind and come south. Blow upon my garden that the spices thereof may flow out." Walkways in the formal terraces are brick with a mosaic stone path at the upper level.
Other features include a log house copied from a vacation house in Wyoming under tall pine woodlands and a tea house at the end of a newly planted hydrangea walk at one side of the second formal terrace. Additional benches and Adirondack chairs are placed under the trees in the front park and around a fire pit. Artifacts from the Arts and Crafts era include a Moravian tile floor in the tea house depicting symbols of the zodiac, containers for planting, Samuel Yellin ironwork, and a bronze sculpture of a boy with a ball sited under the arbor, by Johan Selmer-Larsen.
Persons associated with the garden include Dr. George and Gertrude Woodward (former owners, 1895-1961); United Presbyterian Church (former owner, 1961-1983); Peabody & Stearns (architects, 1910-1911); James Frederick Dawson (1874-1941) (independent and with Olmsted Brothers) (landscape architect, 1895-1910); Samuel Yellin (ornamental ironwork designer); Henry Mercer (Moravian ornamental tiles in the tea house and house); Walter K. Hancock (1901-1998) (sculptor); Johan Selmer-Larsen (1876-1967) (sculptor); Robert Fleming (landscape designer, 1988-1989); Nina Schneider (landscape designer, 2011-2012).
Related Materials:
Krisheim related holdings consist of 2 folders (1 lantern slide, 9 photographic prints mounted on board and 51 digital images)
Additional materials also located in Olmsted Archives, Brookline, Massachusetts (job number 03223).
See others in:
J. Horace McFarland company collection, 1899-1974.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA213
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16520

Laurel Songs: Student Edition by M. Teresa Armitage

Collection Creator:
Falkenstein, Claire, 1908-1997  Search this
Extent:
(Property of Oakland Public Schools)
Container:
Box 40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1914
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:
Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Claire Falkenstein papers
Claire Falkenstein papers / Series 10: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-falkclai-ref1431

Zanzibar Arabic Song & Dance

Creator:
Capital Art Studio, Zanzibar  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 8.8 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Zanzibar
Date:
c. 1930
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "X. Arabic Song & Dance, Zanzibar. Capital Art Studio, Zanzibar."
Additional text on verso reads: "Post Card. Printed in Great Britain. Guaranteed Real Photograph."
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA TZ 1996-005-021
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8046

Sur le Pont d'Avignon, en forêt vierge

Creator:
Marichelle (Loango)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Sur le Pont d'Avignon, en forêt vierge."
Translated caption reads: "'Sur le Pont d'Avignon' [(song title: On the bridge of Avignon)], in virgin forest."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Loango, cliché Marichelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-14-02
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Landscapes -- natural  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Children  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 1985-140767
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2146

Souvenir de Diégo-Suarez

Creator:
Grand Bazar Charifou Jeewa  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 MG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Madagascar, -- Antsiranana province, -- Antsiranana (Diégo-Suarez)
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Memory of Diégo-Suarez."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Editeur Grand Bazar Charifou-Jeewa."
Continued caption reads: "Our Ramatoas, by Habouzit. Can be sung on the tune of "Come litle chick." Those who start the party. This is our marines also. Natually it is like me. They are not of wood. But a beautiful day with a prostiture. They are dead. They are angry. To have tasted. The love of Ramatoes. At the Hospice. Of the Liquorice. They are going taste the delights. Refrain. Ramatoa, Ramatoa go. Dream on that I'll kiss you. Ah, Ramatoa, Ramatoa. You can be sure, I swear. You won't see me at your place."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-44-03
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Recreation  Search this
Songs  Search this
Women  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MG 2012-001-2106
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5857

Manjakandriana Une Halte à l'Hôtel Barbe

Creator:
Maison Pierre Ghigiasso (Tamatave)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 MG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Madagascar, -- Antananarivo province, -- Manjakandriana
Date:
ca. 1912
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Manjakandriana - A Break at the Barbe Hotel." Postmarked and stamped on recto, "Tamatave, Madagascar, 3 October 1912."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Edition de la Maison P. Ghigiasso, librairie, articles de menage, Tamatave."
Original hand-written address on verso, "Monsieur Le Wauft, Bastion 91 Laripesso."
Original hand-written message on recto, "Dear Poreau, as I had promised you I send you though a little late a few postcards. I am in Tamatave since my arrival. I was supposed to go to Tananarive but they grabbed me to stay as a secretary and now I am pulling all the stops in order to get away. I have had my fill with this place. We are about twenty Europeans in a native infantry regiment. No fun no theatre no thing but Montel for songs you hear Myrella the merry widow and that is it."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-47-22
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Hotels  Search this
People  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MG 2012-001-2150
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5901

Morrocco The Sok Gate, Mogador

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Morocco
Morocco, -- Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz Region, -- Essaouira (Mogador)
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Morocco; The Sok Gate, Mogador."
Printed caption on verso reads: "The Sok Gate, Mogador. The Sôk or Market Gate in Mogador is the entry to a busy and narrow thoroughfare, full of typical figures of Moorish buyers and sellers. Mogador itself is a clean but not very interesting town, with a population largely Jewish. It does an important trade in ostrich feathers, gums, gold, and wax."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Wide-Wide-World' Morocco. Series II. / Raphael Tuck& Sons 'OILETTE' [Regd] Postcard No. 7428. / Art publishers to Their Majesties The King and Queen. Printed in England." Publisher's logo on verso and recto. Artist's signature on recto: "L. M. Song."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MR-16-23
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Marketplaces  Search this
Street scenes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MR 2012-001-0557
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 30: Morocco (MR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6264

Morrocco Saffi Market

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Morocco
Morocco, -- Doukkala-Abda Region, -- Safi
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Morocco; Saffi Market."
Printed caption on verso reads: "Saffi Market. Saffi is a town with a history of much bloodshed, and an aspect of much beauty. White houses rise upon red soil, and picturesque streets xentre in a picturesque market place, where fresh fruit and dry dates are sold, sweetmeats made, horses chaffered for, and wild-eyed Aissaweeyas pretend to fall on naked daggers in order to drag a few 'reals' out of the Moorish onlookers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Wide-Wide-World' Morocco. Series II. / Raphael Tuck& Sons 'OILETTE' [Regd] Postcard No. 7428. / Art publishers to Their Majesties The King and Queen. Printed in England." Publisher's logo on verso and recto. Artist's signature on recto: "L. M. Song."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MR-16-24
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Marketplaces  Search this
Street scenes  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MR 2012-001-0558
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 30: Morocco (MR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6265

Morrocco A Moorish Sainthouse

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Morocco
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Morocco; A Moorish Sainthouse."
Printed caption on verso reads: "A Moorish Saint-House. Here is a tomb shich is a rest-house for tired travellers, as well as a resort for the praying faithful. Some Sidi of renown-perhaps old Sidi Boukris, sleeps here, and promises wealth and good fortune to those who come to his shrine."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Wide-Wide-World' Morocco. Series II. / Raphael Tuck& Sons 'OILETTE' [Regd] Postcard No. 7428. / Art publishers to Their Majesties The King and Queen. Printed in England." Publisher's logo on verso and recto. Artist's signature on recto: "L. M. Song."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MR-22-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Shrines  Search this
Tombs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MR 2012-001-0623
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 30: Morocco (MR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6330

Indigènes du Kivu. Région des volcans Mikeno

Creator:
Collection M. Delhaye  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Nord-Kivu Province -- Volcan Mikeno
Date:
ca. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Indigènes du Kivu / région des volcans Mikeno." Translated caption reads: "Natives of Kivu. Area of the Mikeno volcano."
Manuscript message on verso, message reads: "Cher petit Charles. Nous te souhaitons tous les deux une bonne et heureuse fête, c'est peut-être un peu tard mais nous y avions tellement songé avant la date que finalement nous l'avons laissé passée. As-tu au moins eu ton gâteau, sinon il faudra aller le chercher de suite au reçu des trois poussekes qui se trouvent au verso. Nous te souhaitons en même temps un heureux anniversaire. Je crois que tu dois avoir dans les 20 à 25 ans je ne sais plus au juste combien, mais je crois que le coeur et le caractère sont toujours jeunes. Nous nous vieillissons beaucoup plus vite à cause du soleil. Un millier de gros baisers de nous deux." Translated message reads: "We both wish you a good and happy St Charles day. It may be a little late but we thought so often about it that in the end we let the day pass. Did you at least get your cake, if not you will have to go to get it upon receiving these "pousseke" which are on the back of this card. We also wish you a happy birthday. You must be 20 to 25 years old, I do not quite remember exactly but the heart and character are still quite young. We are aging must faster because of the sun. A million kisses from both of us."
Additional printed text on veros reads: "Collection M. Delhaye. / Déposé - Reproduction interdite." Publisher's logo on verso: "Nels."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-20-42
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0990
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2920

Leonard Gaskin Papers

Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Extent:
30 Cubic feet (129 boxes, 4 map folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Posters
Articles
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Papers documenting the life and career of bass player Leonard Gaskin, as well as documenting the numerous other musicians he was associated with in his long career. Gaskin's career encompasses a wide range of musical genres, including gospel, rock, folk, and Caribbean music. The papers include photographs, newspaper clippings, diaries, music manuscripts, scrapbooks, publicity materials, recordings, posters, fliers and handbills.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into nine series.

Series 1: Personal Papers, 1937-2006, undated

Series 2: Diaries and Planners, 1947-2004

Series 3: Business Records, 1939-2000, undated

Series 4: Photographic Materials, 1956-2003, undated

Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1923-2003, undated

Series 6: Music Manuscripts, Published Sheet Music, and Song Folios, 1895-1992, undated

Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials, 1920-2002

Series 8: Organizations and Associations, 1956-2001, undated

Series 9: Publications, 1956-1999
Related Materials:
Materials at the Smithsonian Institution

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Duke Ellington Collection, 1903-1989, undated

Dizzy Gillespie Collection, 1940-2006

Leslie Schinella Collection of Gene Krupa Materials, 1945-1970

Floyd Levine Jazz Reference Collection, 1880-2010, undated

John and Devra Levy Papers, 1916-2010, undated

Program in African American Culture, 1850-2003, undated

Tito Puente Papers, 1962-2001, undated

Duncan P. Scheidt Photograph Collection, 1900-2012, undated

W. Royal Stokes Collection of Photoprints and Interviews, 1970-2003

Bobby Tucker Papers, 1923-2008
Provenance:
Collection donated by Leonard and Mary Gaskin, through Poppy Gaskin.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
Topic:
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Posters -- 20th century
Articles
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Citation:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0900
See more items in:
Leonard Gaskin Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0900
Online Media:

Here We Go: Traditional American Children's Songs, Studiomedia, Evanston, Illinois

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Container:
Box 67
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
1990-10
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Leonard Gaskin Papers
Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002 / 7.4.2: Commercial Recordings, 1947-1993
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2028

Eddie Condon, "That Toddlin' Town," various songs first released as Warner Bros. WS 1315 with Leonard Gaskin on bass, remaining songs, Atlantic Records, re-issued 1985, George Avakian?

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Container:
Box 68
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
1959
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002 / 7.4.2: Commercial Recordings, 1947-1993
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2052

Mabel Lee on vocals featured on soundtrack made at Filmcraft Studios, in addition one song by the Barclay Sisters, Leonard Gaskin on bass

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Container:
Box 69
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
1988-08-16
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Leonard Gaskin Papers
Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002 / 7.4.2: Commercial Recordings, 1947-1993
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2110

Miscellaneous Materials, 1954-2002

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Contains material difficult to identify based on Leonard Gaskin's captions. In addition, there is a copy of the Duke Ellington Song Book and someone (probably Leonard Gaskin) experimenting on a bass. Materials are arranged in chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0900, Subseries 7.4.6
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Leonard Gaskin Papers
Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2398

Duke Ellington Song Book, side 1

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Container:
Box 78
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Leonard Gaskin Papers
Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002 / 7.4.6: Miscellaneous Materials, 1954-2002
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2400

The Great Songs of the Great Bands, Jerry Goldberg, big popular orchestras

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Container:
Box 49
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
1936-1937
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Leonard Gaskin Papers
Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002 / 7.4.1: Performances
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2406

Theme Songs and Songs of Big Bands, tape number 1

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Container:
Box 49
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
1936-1937
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Leonard Gaskin Papers
Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002 / 7.4.1: Performances
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2407

Theme Songs and Songs Big Bands of 1938-1940, Jerry Goldberg, tape number 2, two copies

Collection Creator:
Gaskin, Mary  Search this
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-  Search this
Container:
Box 49
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Leonard and Mary Gaskin Papers, 1923-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Leonard Gaskin Papers
Leonard Gaskin Papers / Series 7: Performance and Publicity Materials / 7.4: Audiotapes of Performances, Educational Programs, and Interviews, 1936-2002 / 7.4.1: Performances
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0900-ref2409

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