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Curatorial Records, 1847-2020

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Subject:
Langley, Harold D  Search this
Lubar, Steven D  Search this
Daniel, Pete  Search this
Jones, Lu Ann  Search this
Mitman, Carl Weaver 1889-  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Kendall, Edward C  Search this
Sharrer, G. Terry  Search this
Schlebecker, John T  Search this
Lewton, Frederick L (Frederick Lewis) 1874-1959  Search this
Chapelle, Howard Irving  Search this
Johnson, Paula J. 1954-  Search this
Gilbert, Chester Garfield  Search this
Bishop, Philip W  Search this
Hoffman, John Nathan 1923-  Search this
Houston, Charles O (Charles Orville) 1918-2001  Search this
Wyer, Samuel S. 1879-1955  Search this
Walther, R. G (Robert G.)  Search this
Wessel, Thomas R  Search this
Doyle, Aida M  Search this
Rosson, Mrs. E. W  Search this
Roche, Francis D  Search this
Wright, Helena 1946-  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of the History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Industry and Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Arts and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Transportation and Civil Engineering  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Technology  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Engineering  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Crafts and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Mineral Technology  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Science and Technology  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Extractive Industries  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Manufacturing  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Mining  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Forest Products  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Industrial Cooperation  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Organic Chemistry  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Manufacturers  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Textiles  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Arts and Manufactures  Search this
Physical description:
17 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
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Date:
1847
1847-2020
Topic:
Technology--History  Search this
Military history  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Agriculture--History  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Mining engineering  Search this
Mineral industries--History  Search this
Production engineering  Search this
Chemical engineering  Search this
Agriculture machinery  Search this
Forest products  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Committees  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00390
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Curatorial Records 1847-2020 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry]
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219965

Window blind

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Ralph Higbee  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic, metallic, wood Technique: hand woven plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 284.3 x 94.5 cm (9 ft. 3 15/16 in. x 37 3/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind
Made in:
USA
Date:
1952–54
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4b87af5b7-e306-4408-880b-66265dd4fbb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-10

Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: wool fiber Technique: two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth: warp ratio 1:1; weft ratio 2:2)
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 15.9 x 26.7 cm (6 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
1967
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-103
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4df4a90f8-5e4f-437f-9184-4e1bd579f634
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-103
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Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic and cotton fibers Technique: 2/2 twill woven with supplementary weft
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 25.4 x 29.2 cm (10 in. x 11 1/2 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1948
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-104
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f29f39a0-13b4-42f7-bab5-6b001e2ba091
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-104
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Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton and synthetic fiber Technique: 2/2 twill woven with supplementary warp
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 15.2 cm (7 x 6 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1949
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-105
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ff2e06fc-0186-42b9-8eb9-0b39113e63fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-105
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Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton and synthetic fiber. Technique: 2 and 2 twill woven with designated warps pulled up for pile (velvet)
Dimensions:
Warp: 17.5cm (6 7/8in.). Weft: 20cm (8in.) cut edges.
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1949
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-106
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48ac2cd4d-126b-4d75-8f53-6f40d6b6c675
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-106
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Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton and synthetic fiber Technique: 2 and 2 twill woven with designated warps pulled up for pile (velvet).\
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft (sample): 26 × 18.4 cm (10 1/4 × 7 1/4 in.)
H x W (card): 31.8 × 27.9 cm (12 1/2 in. × 11 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1949
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-107
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4b9bcacdc-57e8-4c93-b9c6-c8c440e2e6a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-107
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Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton and synthetic fiber Technique: 2/2 twill woven with designated warps pulled up for pile (velvet)
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 18.5 x 20 cm (7 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-108
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e8f43fab-985d-41bc-acb5-42e432441a6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-108
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Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic fiber Technique: plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 20.3 x 19.1 cm (8 in. x 7 1/2 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1948
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-109
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4d17da5dc-a10d-4fd1-8f2f-0fcffab3cf69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-109
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Window blind

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic, metallic, reeds Technique: hand woven plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 280 x 170 cm (9 ft. 2 1/4 in. x 5 ft. 6 15/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq44909ec1a-e501-404b-b475-e87621162a04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-11
Online Media:

Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton or synthetic Technique: plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 21.5 x 19 cm (8 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1948
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-110
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4916b9ad9-a508-4846-8187-6da1982aaf68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-110
Online Media:

Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: wool (?), synthetic Technique: 2/2 broken twill woven with paired wefts with plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 28 x 26 cm (11 x 10 1/4 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
1967
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-111
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4832fd18f-964d-4e6b-9eeb-9269a138b59e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-111
Online Media:

Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: leather Technique: plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 20 x 11.4 cm (7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
New York, USA
Date:
1958
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-112
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48f32fea3-da31-4661-ae9b-c9dba0bf60b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-112
Online Media:

Sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: leather Technique: plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 27 x 24 cm (10 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Made in:
New York, USA
Date:
1958
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-113
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c68c6763-66b3-4c41-8650-a5a57186471b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-113
Online Media:

Window blind sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton, reeds, wooden slats Technique: plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 20 cm (12 in. x 7 7/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1948
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-115
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46a27c56f-ff66-4923-a673-7d402b32a2ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-115
Online Media:

Window blind sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic yarns, reeds Technique: plain weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 13.5 x 17 cm (5 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-119
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41e249229-1389-4c1d-8b1e-ad7ce3bc08e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-119
Online Media:

Window blind sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic yarns, reeds Technique: plain weave with paired warps
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 27 x 20 cm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-120
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ba591eef-a97c-42c9-8127-dc5534520ac9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-120
Online Media:

Window blind sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic and plastic yarns, wooden slats Technique: plain weave with paired and unpaired warps
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 31 x 20 cm (12 3/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
1950–51
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-121
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ec51f9dc-4cc9-419d-bef7-f8bb77f2970e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-121
Online Media:

Window blind sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic threads, metallic braid, painted reeds Technique: plain weave with paired and unpaired warps
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 20 x 13 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1951
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-122
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq400ed37c1-6541-4fc1-9658-733481a98e51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-122

Window blind sample

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Weaver:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Medium:
Medium: synthetic threads, reeds Technique: plain weave with unpaired and grouped warps
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 18 x 18 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Window blind sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1953
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-123
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4539b329f-47f6-44cd-a8f2-3d921587e137
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-123
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