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Lecture on symbolism

Creator:
Finkelstein, Louis, 1923-2000  Search this
Finkelstein, Louis, 1923-2000  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1966 February 17
Topic:
Symbolism in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14776
See more items in:
Louis Finkelstein papers, 1930-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14776

Alphaeus P. Cole papers, 1885-1988

Creator:
Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988  Search this
Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988  Search this
Subject:
Borglum, Solon Hannibal  Search this
Buffalo Bill  Search this
Cole, Timothy  Search this
Benjamin-Constant  Search this
Curran, Charles C. (Charles Courtney)  Search this
Drake, Alexander  Search this
Ertz, Edward Frederick  Search this
Higgins, Eugene  Search this
Laurens, Jean-Paul  Search this
Pennell, Joseph  Search this
Rio, Anita  Search this
Steichen, Edward  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee)  Search this
Young, Mahonri Sharp  Search this
Angel, John  Search this
Bransom, Paul  Search this
Coolidge, Calvin  Search this
Crane, Bruce  Search this
Low, Will Hicok  Search this
Murphy, Hermann Dudley  Search this
Ryder, Chauncey F.  Search this
Strode, Hudson  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5723
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208561
AAA_collcode_colealph
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208561

Mo-Mz

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1968-1971
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 086
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq492a9254d-7d63-45cf-8db0-3454b09bb6e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_086

Rosalind Jeffries: Themes of African Art

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeffries, Rosalind  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Africa
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Rosalind Jeffries talks about themes for exhibitions, traditional African art, symbolism, and roles of symbolism in art and African culture.
Lecture/discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003263: part 1. AV003053: part 2. Dated 19780605.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003053
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art  Search this
African culture  Search this
Symbolism  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Rosalind Jeffries: Themes of African Art, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003263
See more items in:
Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-023-ref554

Alphaeus P. Cole papers

Creator:
Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988  Search this
Names:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Angel, John, 1881-1960  Search this
Benjamin-Constant, 1845-1902  Search this
Borglum, Solon Hannibal, 1868-1922  Search this
Bransom, Paul, 1885-  Search this
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931  Search this
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933  Search this
Crane, Bruce, 1857-1937  Search this
Curran, Charles C. (Charles Courtney), 1861-1942  Search this
Drake, Alexander, 1843-1916  Search this
Ertz, Edward Frederick, 1862-1954  Search this
Higgins, Eugene, 1874-1958  Search this
Laurens, Jean-Paul, 1838-1921  Search this
Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932  Search this
Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Rio, Anita, 1873?-1971  Search this
Ryder, Chauncey F., 1868-1949  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Strode, Hudson, 1892-1976  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee), 1878-1954  Search this
Young, Mahonri Sharp, 1911-1996  Search this
Extent:
4.5 Linear feet ((on 12 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1885-1988
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material; diaries; correspondence, financial material; notes; writings; art work; printed material; and photographs
REEL D30 (fr. 420, 521, 542): Three letters from Bruce Crane, 1930, mentioning his election to the Allied Artists of America, from Will Hicok Low, 1930, concerning Cole's election into an art organization, and from Chauncey Foster Ryder, 1921, saying "You may count on me."
REEL 420 (fr. 453-652): Letters written by Timothy Cole, 1885-1928, primarily to Alphaeus and to painter Edward Ertz of Sussex, England, discussing engraving, work for the CENTURY, World War I, and personal matters; a letter to Alphaeus from sculptor John Angel, 1946, discussing Alphaeus' portrait of him; a poem and notes for a speech by Timothy Cole; writings by Alphaeus describing his engraving techniques and his recollections of his father; printed material, including a program for a dinner honoring collector Alexander Wilson Drake, 1913, an address by Timothy to the National Arts Club, 1916, 11 exhibition catalogs for Timothy, 1927-1931, and for Alphaeus, 1922-1952, a catalog from the Grand Central School of Art, and a few clippings; and 2 photos of Alphaeus, ca. 1912 and 1970.
REEL 3481 (fr.467-700): 64 letters, 1910-1927, and 2 sonnets from his father Timothy Cole and a letter to his future daughter-in-law regarding her upcoming marriage to Alphaeus; a letter to Timothy Cole from Calvin Coolidge thanking him for an engraved bookplate; 12 letters to Cole, 1931-1964, from Maurice Bloch, Paul Bransom, A. B. Butts, Will H. Low, Hermann Dudley Murphy, Hudson Strode, R. P. Tolman, and Mahonri Young; a typescript of an article by Cole on Charles C. Curran; 2 photographs of Cole at work, and a photograph of 26 members of the National Academy of Design, ca. 1925, including 19 autographs on the mat; and miscellaneous printed material and writings.
REELS 4783-4791: Biographical accounts and documents; 70 diaries, 1889-1982, containing accounts of Cole's daily activities and 7 photographs; correspondence, 1891-1988, including letters from his father, Timothy Cole, and other family members, 2 notes from Jean Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant, comments by Cole about his colleagues in 1901-1902, Solon Borglum, Joseph Pennell, Edward Steichen, and a Mr. Yeats, and a description of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, 1902; receipts for art expenses and doctor bills; 4 income tax returns, 1936-1980; an address book, ca. 1933; 6 notebooks on the German language, travels in Orvieto, religious symbols in art, and art history, 1889-1898;
writings by Cole and others, including poems to Eugene and Anita Higgins; prints and drawings by Cole, 1899-1958, including a self-portrait and a portrait drawing of Jean Paul Laurens; 2 prints by John W. Evans, 1935, and Keith Shaw Williams; 26 prints of religious paintings by Italian masters; printed material, including clippings, exhibition catalogs for others, reproductions of art work, material concerning Anita Rio, a postcard album, 1901-1934, and picture postcards, and miscellany; and photographs of Cole, Anita Rio, family, friends, models, residence, travels, art work by Cole and others, and gallery installations.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, portrait painter; New York, N.Y. Born in New Jersey, Cole was the son of wood engraver Timothy Cole. After studying under Isaac Craig in Italy, he began studies at the Academie Julian in 1892, under Jean Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant. His painting of Dante was exhibited in the Paris Salon of 1900. He moved to England and married sculptress Margaret Ward Walmsley in 1903. They moved to the United States in 1911, where Cole joined the Salmagundi Club, 1918, and served as president of the New York Water Color Club from 1931 to 1941. He taught at Cooper Union, 1924-1931, and was elected a National Academician in 1941. A widower in 1962, Cole married Anita Rio, the widow of painter Eugene Higgins.
Provenance:
Material on reel D30 donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of the Archives of American Art. Material on reels 420, 3481, and 4783-4791 donated 1965-1989 by Alphaeus Cole, in part through his nephew Orlando, and by his estate.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.colealph
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-colealph

Herbert Friedmann Oral History Interview

Creator::
Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987, interviewee  Search this
Extent:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 5 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Date:
1975
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conduct interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also interviews conducted by researchers or students on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Friedmann was interviewed for the Oral History Program because he made significant scholarly and administrative contributions of the Smithsonian during 28 years of service at the National Museum of Natural History.
Descriptive Entry:
Friedmann was interviewed by Pamela M. Henson on April 22, 1975. The interview includes his reminiscences of his education, research interests, career and colleagues in the Division of Birds, administration of the United States National Museum, and work in the exhibits modernization program.
Historical Note:
Herbert Friedmann (1900-1987), ornithologist, received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1923. He taught biology and ornithology at Brown University and Amherst College for several years. In 1929 he was appointed Curator of the Division of Birds in the United States National Museum, a position held until 1957 when he was appointed Head Curator of the Department of Zoology. Friedmann left the Institution in 1961 to become Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History until his retirement in 1970. Friedmann's research focused on the birds of Africa and South America, parasitic birds, and the symbolic use of birds in art.
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Museum curators -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9506, Herbert Friedmann Oral History Interview
Identifier:
Record Unit 9506
See more items in:
Herbert Friedmann Oral History Interview
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru9506

"I Shall Expect Every Man Who is Not a Slacker to Be at My Side Throughout This Great Enterprise." Woodrow Wilson ... This Plant is Executing a Contract for the United States Navy ... U.S

Issuing body:
U.S. Navy Department  Search this
Artist:
Paus, Herbert Andrew  Search this
Creator:
U.S. Navy Department  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (Full size; Multi-color, 110.5 x 74 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 357
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
United States
Image:
Main Image: An arm representing "LABOR" handing a sword to Columbia. Naval dockyard and factories in background
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 2881
General:
Issued by: Navy Department

Artist(s): Herbert Andrew Paus
Printing Info:
Printer: H. C. Miner Litho. Co., New York
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:
Copyright status of items varies. 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:
War production  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Posters -- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 2: World War One / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref7870

Legend in Japanese art a description of historical episodes, legendary characters, folk-lore myths, religious symbolism, illustrated in the arts of old Japan by Henri L. Joly

Author:
Joly, Henri L  Search this
Physical description:
xliii, [1] pages, 1 leaf, 453 pages illustrations, plates (some color) 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1908
Topic:
Art, Japanese--Themes, motives  Search this
Legends in art  Search this
Legends  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Call number:
709.52 J75
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278950

A vanitas self-portrait book Oriole Farb Feshbach

Author:
Feshbach, Oriole Farb  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[28] pages illustrations (some color), portraits 26 cm
Type:
Books
Art
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Limited editions
Offset lithographs
Pamphlet bindings
Specimens
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
20th century
Topic:
Autobiography in art  Search this
Death in art  Search this
Families in art  Search this
Mortality in art  Search this
Personal belongings in art  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Shapes--In art  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Vanitas (Art)  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Shapes  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F394 F41 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_387069

Arts de cour en Afrique noire / Michèle Coquet

Author:
Coquet, Michèle  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Portraits
Place:
Africa
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Narrative art  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Court and courtiers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_519810

African royal court art / Michèle Coquet ; translated by Jane Marie Todd

Author:
Coquet, Michèle  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 181 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Portraits
Place:
Africa
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Narrative art  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Court and courtiers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_560926

Yoruba brasscasting and the importance of the Ogboni cult by William Joseph Dewey

Author:
Dewey, William Joseph  Search this
Physical description:
184 leaves illustrations, map 28 cm
Type:
Books
Academic theses
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1981
Topic:
Art, Yoruba  Search this
Brass founding  Search this
Brasswork  Search this
Ogboni (Cult)--Art  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1007599

Iconocom: cross-cultural iconography for the community

Author:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
140 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
California
Santa Barbara
Date:
1973
1973]
Topic:
Symbolism in art  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
N7740 .S33 1973X
N7740.S33 1973X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39735

Symbolist illustrated books & graphics : [catalog] / Bag Art

Author:
Bag-Art (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
[59] p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
France
Belgium
Date:
1975
19th century
Topic:
Symbolism in art--Catalogs  Search this
Illustrated books--History  Search this
Prints--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
N6465.S9B14
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_96447

The reality of symbols : studies in the iconology of Netherlandish art 1400-1800 / Jan Baptist Bedaux

Author:
Bedaux, J. B (Jan Baptist)  Search this
Physical description:
296 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pays-Bas
Date:
1990
Topic:
Art, Flemish  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Art, Dutch  Search this
Art chrétien  Search this
Symbolisme chrétien  Search this
Symbolisme dans l'art  Search this
Art  Search this
Signos y símbolos--En el arte  Search this
Arte holandés--Iconografía  Search this
Schilderkunst  Search this
Iconologie  Search this
Symboliek  Search this
Allegorieën  Search this
Peinture flamande--Critique et interprétation  Search this
Signes et symboles--Dans l'art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548784

The mystic North : symbolist landscape painting in Northern Europe and North America, 1890-1940 / Roald Nasgaard

Author:
Nasgaard, Roald  Search this
Art Gallery of Ontario  Search this
Cincinnati Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
253 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Europe, Northern
Canada
United States
Date:
1984
C1984
20th century
19th century
Topic:
Landscape painting--Exhibitions  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Symbolism in art--Exhibitions  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Call number:
ND1349.6 .N24
ND1349.6.N24
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_196588

Dictionary of subjects and symbols in art / James Hall ; introd. by Kenneth Clark

Author:
Hall, James 1917-  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 345 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Date:
1974
C1974
Topic:
Art--Themes, motives  Search this
Symbolism in art--Dictionaries  Search this
Call number:
N7560 .H34 1974bX
N7560.H34 1974bX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_48780

Tra mito e allegoria : immagini a stampa nel '500 e '600 / introduzione di Stefania Massari ; schede di Stefania Massari e Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò

Author:
Istituto nazionale per la grafica (Italy)  Search this
Massari, Stefania  Search this
Prosperi Valenti Rodinò, Simonetta  Search this
Subject:
Istituto nazionale per la grafica (Italy) Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 591 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Italy
Rome
Date:
1989
Topic:
Engraving, Italian  Search this
Prints, Italian--Catalogs  Search this
Prints, Renaissance--Catalogs  Search this
Symbolism in art--Catalogs  Search this
Art and mythology--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
NE659 .I87 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_473663

Kkum kkunŭn uri minhwa / Yun Yŏl-su chiŭm

Title:
꿈 꾸는 우리 민화/ 윤 열수 지음
Author:
Yun, Yŏl-su 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Korea
Date:
2005
To 1900
Topic:
Painting, Korean  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Painting, Korean--Themes, motives  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Call number:
ND1060 .Y86 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_832827

Minhwa iyagi / Yun Yŏl-su chiŭm

Title:
민화 이야기 / 윤 열수 지음
Tales of Korean folk painting, minhwa
Author:
Yun, Yŏl-su 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
336 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Korea
Date:
1996
To 1900
Topic:
Painting, Korean  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Painting, Korean--Themes, motives  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Call number:
ND1063 .Y86 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_892261

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