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Record Unit 312,  National Collection of Fine Arts, Office of the Director,  Records, 1912-1965

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Collection of Fine Arts, Office of the Director
Title: Records
Dates: 1912-1965
Quantity: 9.9 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 312
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document, for the most part, the administration of Thomas M. Beggs, Director of the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1948-1964. Some records were pulled from the files of previous directors.

Records consist of administrative memoranda, budget, travel, and personnel files; lectures by NCFA staff; correspondence with art collectors and institutions; photographs of temporary exhibitions and accessions; exhibition material including brochures, correspondence, and photographs (the exhibition, The Art and Archeology of Vietnam is particularly well documented); and information on the proposed Smithsonian Gallery of Art (never constructed), and the Eliel Saarinen design, 1939.

Important NCFA and Smithsonian staff whose material appears include William Henry Holmes, William deC. Ravenel, Ruel P. Tolman, and Charles D. Walcott.

Historical Note

The charter creating the Smithsonian Institution (SI) includes a provision for collecting works of art. The earliest collection of the Gallery of Art consists of prints and drawings collected by George Perkins Marsh and paintings of Indians by John Mix Stanley and Charles B. King. In 1865, a fire in the Smithsonian building destroyed most of the collection. Surviving paintings and sculptures were transferred to the Corcoran Gallery and the prints and drawings were transferred to the Library of Congress. All of the collections were transferred back to SI in 1895 and added to the George C. Catlin collection, which had been acquired in 1879.

In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt recommended to Congress that the SI establish a National Gallery of Art and to accept additions to its collection. Congress failed to take action on the recommendation. In 1906, the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, interpreting the original provision in the SI charter, defined the Gallery of Art to be in fact the National Gallery of Art. Substantial additions of works of art by Harriet Lane Johnston and William T. Evans to the collection of the newly renamed National Gallery of Art (NGA) during 1906 and 1907 formed the nucleus of the new Gallery. In 1937, NGA became the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) when its old name was assigned to the new museum created by Andrew W. Mellon. In 1980, NCFA was renamed the National Museum of American Art (NMAA).

The Gallery was administered by the United States National Museum (USNM) from 1906 to 1920. William Henry Holmes, Chief of the American Bureau of Ethnology, 1902-1909, and Head Curator of Anthropology, 1910-1920, served, concurrently, as Curator of NGA, 1907-1920. In 1920, Congress granted money to the NGA to become a separate Smithsonian bureau. Holmes resigned from the USNM, and served as Director until his retirement in 1932. From 1932 to 1946, Ruel P. Tolman, who previously was Curator of the Division of Graphic Arts, USNM, served as Acting Director (NGA, 1932-1937; NCFA, 1937-1946) and Director (1946-1948, at his retirement). The directors after Tolman were Thomas M. Beggs (1948-1964), David W. Scott (1965-1968), Robert Taylor Davis (interim, 1969), Joshua C. Taylor (NCFA, 1970-1980; NMAA, 1980-1981), Harry Lowe (interim, 1981-1982), and Charles C. Eldridge (1982-1988).

Prior to 1906, the art exhibits were displayed in a room in the SI Building. From 1907 to 1909, the exhibits were split between the Arts and Industries Building and the Corcoran Gallery. From 1910 to 1968, the exhibits were held in the second floor in the Natural History building (just off the Rotunda, behind the escalator). In 1939, Architect Eliel Saarinen drew plans for a Smithsonian Gallery of Art on the site where the National Air and Space Museum now stands. In 1968, the Museum opened its first permanent gallery in the renovated Old Patent Office building, which it co-occupies with the National Portrait Gallery. The building was known as the Fine Art and Portrait Gallery (1968-1981), and the American Art and Portrait Gallery (since 1981).

Record Unit 312 documents for the most part the administration of Thomas M. Beggs, Assistant Director (1947-1948) and Director (1948-1964).

Thomas M. Beggs (1899-1990, born in Brooklyn, New York) graduated from Pratt Institute, 1920; Yale University, BFA 1924; attended the Ecole Americaine des Beaux Arts, Fountainbleau; and did graduate studies at the Fogg Museum, Harvard University.

From 1926 to 1947, Beggs served successively as Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of Art at Pomona College, Claremont, California. He also served as the head of the Art Department prior to coming to NCFA.

In 1964, Beggs was appointed Special Assistant to the Secretary for Art of the Smithsonian Institution and served in this capacity until his retirement in 1965.

Introduction

Record Unit 312 was transferred from the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Archives to the Smithsonian Institution Archives in October 1984. The NMAA Archives, which was created in January 1975, and located in the Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Building, came under the daily administration of the NMAA, with technical supervision and assistance provided by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The NMAA Archives was discontinued in October 1984.

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of administrative memoranda, budget, travel, and personnel files; correspondence with art collectors and institutions, mostly inquiries on the identification and preservation of works of art, including photographs; lectures and newspaper articles written mostly by Beggs and Rowland Lyon, NCFA's Curator; information on restoration or preservation methods; and information on the proposed Smithsonian Gallery of Art, and the Eliel Saarinen design, 1939. Also included are files culled from previous NCFA directors, which includes a script by William Henry Holmes (read on radio by Austin H. Clark, 1923) and administrative memoranda, 1908-1918.

Smithsonian Art Commission materials include minutes of meetings, NCFA annual reports, and lists of members, 1948-1964; and correspondence with Lloyd Goodrich and with caterers.

Photographic materials consist of black-and-white prints and negatives of NCFA exhibit halls; objects in or formerly in NCFA's collections, 1950-1956; the Cultural Anthropology exhibit, 1950; NGA exhibit halls; and the SI building's Upper Main Hall.

Special exhibition files concern the exhibitions of individual, local, and international works of art held monthly at the NCFA between 1948 and 1965. Included are correspondence and memoranda, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and photographs. The 1962 "Art and Archaeology of Viet Nam" exhibit is well-documented in this collection.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, National Collection of Fine Arts, Office of the Director, Records

Container List

Series 1

GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND CORRESPONDENCE FILES, 1908-1965, ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.

This series consists of administrative memoranda, budget, travel and personnel files; correspondence with art collectors and institutions, mostly concerning the identification and preservation of works of art, with photographs; lecture and newspaper articles written by NCFA staff, mostly by Thomas M. Beggs and Rowland Lyon; notes on restoration or preservation methods; and information on the proposed Smithsonian Gallery of Art (never constructed), and the Eliel Saarinen design, 1939. Also in this series are files culled from previous NCFA directors, which include administrative memoranda, 1908-1918, and a script by William Henry Holmes (read on radio by Austin H. Clark, 1923).

Box 1

Folder 1 Abajian - Adams

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Folder 2 Addressograph, 1955. Recommendation for establishing a central addressograph service for Smithsonian lectures and exhibits, by Paul H. Oehser

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Folder 3 Admission fees, 1954. Proposed admission fees to Smithsonian; copy of questionnaire to heads of bureaus, offices and divisions

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Folder 4 Agar - Amdur

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Folder 5 The Albertype Company and the Artvue Post Card Company, 1943-1956. Postcards and supplies

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Folder 6 Amateur - American Library

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Folder 7 American Philosophical Society, 1957, 1959. Grant application sponsor

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Folder 8 American Psychological Association, 1958. Speech by Thomas M. Beggs

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Folder 9 American Society of Fine Arts - Angelini

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Folder 10 Ancient and medieval art, reference on, 1944

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Folder 11 Antiques, Pate-sur-Pate, 1948

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Folder 12 Antiques, sales of, 1960

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Folder 13 Anton - Argentina

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Folder 14 Arkansas, Department of Education, State of, 1949-1951. Plans for exhibitions at NCFA

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Folder 15 Arlington - Arrue

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Folder 16 Art Digest - Artist Equity Association

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Folder 17 Artmobile, 1953-1956. Artmobile sponsored by the Virginia Museum. Beggs gave opening statement

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Folder 18 Art Rental Gallery - Ashton

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Box 2

Folder 1 Asia Month, 1957. Various activities pertaining to Asia, planned by the Museum's Committee for Asia Month

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Folder 2 Asia Society Newsletter, December 1959

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Folder 3 Asian Glass, 1956. Glass works by Asian artists exhibited at NCFA

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Folder 4 Association of Federal Architects - Azarenko

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Folder 5 Auctioneer (Ward-Price), newsletter, 1960

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Folder 6 Auditorium Commission, 1955-1956. Plans for creation of an auditorium-civic center for Washington, DC

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Folder 7 Authentication of oil paintings, 1942. Includes a mimeographed manual by the Whitney Museum, 1942

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Folder 8 Authentication of works of art, 1962-1964

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Folder 9 Bacon, Henry, 1950. Correspondence concerning the whereabouts of Bacon's Lincoln Memorial drawings

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Folder 10 Bach - Barnum

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Folder 11 Barney House catalogue, 1961. Drafts of introduction for catalogue

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Folder 12 Baron - Beauchamp

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Folder 13 Beck, Walter, 1948-1953

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Folder 14 Becker - Bedford

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Folder 15 Beggs, Thomas M. Draft report concerning the NCFA, new NCFA building, American art, and preservation of works of art

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Folder 16 Beggs, Thomas M., "Care of Paintings," lecture notes, 1951

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Box 3

Folders 1-5 Beggs, Thomas M., Travels, 1948 -1964. Includes correspondence, memoranda, itineraries, and travel reports

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Box 4

Folder 1 Beighol - Belle Arte

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Folder 2 Belleek Porcelain, undated. A summary by Malcolm Watkins

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Folder 3 Bellinger - Beymer

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Folder 4 Bibbie - Bieber

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Folder 5 Biennale (Venice), 1956

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Folder 6 Bigelow - Billingham

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Folder 7 Billings, Penny, 1963

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Folder 8 Birdwell - Blair

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Folder 9 Blair House, 1962

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Folder 10 Blanchard - Bloor

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Folder 11 Boatner - Bolton

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Folder 12 Bonner, Paul Hyde, 1952

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Folder 13 Bonnet - Bonsteel

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Folder 14 Book Reference

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Folder 15 Books and Manuscripts, Illumination of, 1944

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Folder 16 Born - Boynton

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Folder 17 Bradford - Bristow

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Folder 18 Bronze casting - Lost Wax Method, 1950

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Folder 19 Broda - Bryce

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Folder 20 Buchanan - Burton

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Folder 21 Budget allotments, 1942-1950

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Folder 22 Budget data, 1945-1961

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Folders 23-24 Budget materials, 1957-1965

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Folder 25 Building program, NCFA and SI, 1952. Proposal for Smithsonian Gallery of Art

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Folder 26 Building program, SI, report, 1952-1955

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Folder 27 Bury, Edmund, 1949-1956

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Folder 28 Bussing - Byrnes

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Box 5

Folder 1 Cadbury - Capitol

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Folder 2 Caracotch - Carmel

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Folder 3 Carmichael, Leonard, 1953-1961

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Folder 4 Carnegie - Cartwright

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Folder 5 Casanova - Cawse

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Folder 6 Cepilli - Centre

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Folder 7 Chabot - Chaw

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Folder 8 Checchi - Chyet

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Folder 9 Ciesla, Julia, 1948-1954

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Folder 10 City Chemical - Clinton

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Folder 11 Coak - Conway

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Folder 12 Cooley - Cozens

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Folder 13 Craft - Crumley

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Folder 14 Cultural Research - Czech

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Box 6

Folder 1 Calendar, proposed, 1959

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Folder 2 Camellia Japonica

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Folder 3 Catalogues, distribution of, FY 1952-1956

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Folder 4 Catalogue, 1964. Proposal for decorative arts catalogue

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Folder 5 Ceramic Convention, 1956

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Folder 6 Claims, 1957-1959

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Folder 7 Collections, 1942

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Folder 8 Collections, care of, 1964-1965

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Folder 8A Collins, Mrs. James L., 1956 (Accession 06-278)

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Folder 9 Columbia Broadcasting Company

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Folders 10-22 Committees:

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Committee on Future Policies, 1946
Condemnation Committee, 1958-1961
Downtown Washington Committee, 1961
Executive Committee, 1955
Flag Committee, 1954
Committee on Government and Art, 1952-1954 (Report to the President)
Ad Hoc Committee on Honorary Titles, 1954
Modernization Committee, circa 1950-1963
Ad Hoc Committee - Pennell Fund, 1960-1961
Planning Committee, Sub-Committee and Public Relations, 1948-1954
Ad Hoc Committee on Preservation, 1959-1960
Committee for the Preservation of American Art, 1948-1959 (2 folders)

Box 7

Folders 1-2 Committees (cont'd):

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Public Relations Planning Committee
S.I. Committees, 1957-1959

Folder 3 Congressional bills regarding the Arts, 1921, 1930, 1956-1957

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Folders 4-5 Congressional correspondence, 1926-1961

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Folder 6 Congressional record, 1937-1959

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Folder 7 Congressional resolution (Klein-Cellar), 1951

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Folder 8 Cooperation Sales Promotion Company, 1948

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Folder 9 Copyright law, 1932-1948

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Folder 10 Cosmos Club, 1957

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Box 8

Folder 1 Dailey - Days

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Folder 2 Dean - DeVoe

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Folder 3 Dickout - Doyle

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Folder 4 Draghi - Dysken

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Folder 5 Damascening

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Folder 6 Dayton Art Institute, 1965

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Folder 7 Dudley, Frank E., 1958

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Folder 8 Damages (in packing, etc.)

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Folder 9 DeAtley, C. Everard, 1949-1956

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Folder 9A Drury, Arthur P., 1957 (Accession 06-278)

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Folder 10 Duty on artworks, 1919-1947

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Folder 11 Eastman - Elzea

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Folder 12 Elliott - Erickson

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Folder 13 Etchinson, Bruce, 1949-1962

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Folder 14 Etchinson, W. - Eyres

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Folder 15 Efficiency rules, 1944, 1953

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Folder 16 Employment policy, 1953, 1955

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Folders 17-18 Evacuation, 1942, 1951-1952

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Box 9

Folder 1 Exhibitions, 1963-1964

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Folder 2 Exhibitions, 1952-1964. Plans for and data about organization

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Folder 3 Exhibitions, press releases, 1964-1965

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Folder 4 Exhibitions, proposed exhibitions, 1954-1958

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Folder 5 Expositions, 1876-1915

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Folder 6 Eye on the Arts, 1957

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Folder 7 Facchia - Ferrell

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Folder 8 Field - Floud

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Folder 9 Fogg - Fox

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Folder 10 Franc - Frye

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Folder 11 Fuhrman - Furman

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Folder 12 Fabrics, 1947-1950

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Folder 13 Fair employment, 1953

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Folder 14 Federal Security Agency, 1949

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Folder 15 Fields of Fine Arts, definitions of, 1946

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Folder 16 Films

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Folder 17 Fine Arts Library, 1949. Suggestions for creating a library

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Folder 18 Finger paint

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Folder 19 Finland, 1951

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Folder 20 Florida Artists Group, Inc., 1954-1960

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Folder 21 Forms for recording telephone messages, 1959

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Folder 22 Frames, directions for applying gold leaf or gold paint

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Folder 23 Frames, directions for cleaning gold leaf or gold frames

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Folder 24 French Legion of Honor, Inc., American Society for the, 1954-1955

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Folder 25 Funds, FY 1959-1960

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Folder 26 Fulbright Fellowship applications, 1954

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Box 10

Folder 1 Gadwell - Garde

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Folder 2 Gardner, Paul V., 1949-1951

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Folder 3 Gardner, R. - Geigle

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Folder 4 Geller, Hans, 1951-1955

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Folder 5 General Federation of Women's Club, 1952-1956

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Folder 6 Gentry - Getty

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Folder 7 Gfeller - Gloss

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Folder 8 Goddard - Gowda

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Folder 9 Grabow - Gryczt

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Folder 10 Gundmunsen - Gwin

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Folder 11 Gellatly Catalogues, 1953-1955

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Folder 12 Gellatly Collection, 1952-1953

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Folder 13 Gifts/purchases - declined/abortive, 1942-1963

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Folder 14 Glass

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Folder 15 Cameo glass

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Folder 16 Stained glass

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Folder 17 Guides, SI and A&I buildings, circa 1917-1927

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Folder 18 Gunther, Louisa Brown: Foreign claims, 1958

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Box 11

Folder 1 Haas - Haptonstall

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Folder 2 Harder - Hazel

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Folder 3 Health - Heyer

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Folder 4 Hicken - Hoeke

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Folder 5 Hoelzer, C. Fritz, 1940-1956

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Folder 6 Hoemann - Hogarth

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Folder 7 Holaas - Holt

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Folder 8 Homer - Horvath

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Folder 9 Hough - Hoyt

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Folder 10 Huang - Hydeman

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Folder 11 Handling museum objects in public areas

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Folder 12 Hobby Show - Golden Age, 1954

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Folder 13 Holmes, William Henry, administrative memoranda, 1908-1918

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Folder 14 Holmes, William Henry, List of art publications

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Folder 15 Holmes, William Henry, National Portrait Gallery

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Folder 16 Holmes, William Henry, National Collection of Fine Arts, radio script (read on radio by Austin H. Clark, 1923)

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Folder 17 Huntington Hartford

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Box 12

Folder 1 Icelandic Arts - Inter-com

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Folder 2 International Art Market - Inverarity

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Folder 3 Iowa - Ivey

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Folder 4 Identification of works of arts

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Folder 5 Indestructible pictures, 1960

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Folder 6 Inquiries, responses, mostly by David W. Scott, 1964

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Folder 7 International Committee on Ancient Glass, 1954

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Folder 8 Invitation lists

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Folder 9 Irish Legation, 1951

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Folder 10 Italian painters, 13th century - 18th century

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Folder 11 Jacksier - Jansen

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Folder 12 Jarvis - Jex

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Folder 13 Johansen - Johnston

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Folder 14 Jolley - Jurecka

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Folder 15 Japanese artists of colored prints, list of

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Folder 16 Japanese exhibitions, 1950-1957

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Folder 17 Kahn - Kayser

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Folder 18 Keddy, John L., 1948-1959

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Folder 19 Keester - Kelly

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Folder 20 Kellogg, Remington, 1950-1958

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Folder 21 Kellogg, Royal S., 1958-1962

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Folder 22 Kemp - Ketterer

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Folder 23 Khayat - Kitzmiller

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Folder 24 Klapthor - Knox

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Folder 25 Koenig - Kowzan

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Folder 26 Kragh - Kwaitkoski

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Box 13

Folder 1 La Barge - Lawson

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Folder 2 Lea - Lewison

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Folder 3 Libby - Livingston

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Folder 4 Lloyd - Lowing

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Folder 5 Luchsinger - Lyon, E. (Lyon, Rowland: See Box 14)

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Folder 6 Labor Department, 1962

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Folder 7 Latin American exhibits, 1933-1934

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Folders 8-9 Lending Collection, 1952, 1964

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Folder 10 Library (NCFA) book purchases, 1952-1957

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Folder 11 Lighting in Gallery, 1952

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Folder 12 Lindsay, G. Carroll, memoranda, 1960-1962

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Folder 13 Lists of works of art for postcards, 1945

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Folder 14 Lists of information sources for works of art

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Folder 15 Loan, inter-museum loan procedures, 1949

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Box 14

Folder 1 Lyon, Rowland, art show, Santa Margherita, July 1956

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Folder 2 Lyon, Rowland, art shows; career outlines; articles

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Folders 3-8 Lyon, Rowland, correspondence, 1951-1964

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Folder 9 Lyon, Rowland, "Puzzlement as to the Direction of Art Today"

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Folder 10 Lyon, Rowland, "Ralph Earl: Troubled Painter in a Turbulent Time," 1964

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Box 15

Folder 1 Maas - Madsen

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Folder 2 Magliocchi, Teofilo, 1957-1959

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Folder 3 Mahoney - Manship

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Folder 4 Marconi - Mayersek

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Folder 5 McCabe - McPherson

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Folder 6 Meagher - Meltzer

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Folder 7 Mendelowitz - Meyer

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Folder 8 Michaels - Mitchell

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Folder 9 Modern - Mowinkle

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Folder 10 Mudd - Myers

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Folders 11-13 Management improvement reports, 1950-1954

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Folder 14 Management intern program, 1957

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Box 16

Folder 1 Marble, treatment of iron stains on

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Folder 2 Martin, Glenn J. Invoices for renovations of works of art

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Folder 3 Massachusetts, lists of famous artists born in Massachusetts between 1737 and 1862

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Folder 4 McComb, Solomon, exhibits, 1954-1955

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Folder 5 Meissen and Other German Porcelain, catalogues, 1957

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Folder 6 Memoranda, miscellaneous, 1963-1964

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Folder 7 Meriden Gravure Company, 1943-1949

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Folder 8 Merit promotion plan, 1959

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Folder 9 Mexican arts, bibliography

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Folder 10 William T. Mitchell statue, 1947-1957

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Folder 11 Moss Photo Service, 1943-1950

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Folder 12 Mounting documents on crepelene

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Folder 13 Mounting cloth on paper

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Folder 14 Mounting old canvas

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Folder 15 Mural paintings and decorations, references

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Folder 16 Mural project for rotunda, 1955

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Folder 17 Museum publications

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Folder 18 Nachmanson - Naval

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Folder 19 Needler - Nimy

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Folder 20 Noble - Nyman

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Folder 21 National Archives, 1944

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Folder 22 NCFA: Checklist of Collection, circa 1930's-1940's

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Folder 23 NCFA: Floor plans, 1963

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Folder 24 NCFA: History of, 1962-1963

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Folder 25 NCFA: Outstanding events and highlights, reports to the Smithsonian Art Commission and the Board of Regents, 1933-1962

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Folder 26 NCFA: Plans

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Folder 27 NCFA: "Recommendations for administrative actions," by Thomas M. Beggs, March 31, 1964

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Folder 28 National exhibitions of small paintings, 1962

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Folder 29 New York Public Library: Method of preserving newspapers and manuscripts

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Box 17

Folder 1 News releases, 1953-1959

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Folder 2 Niehaus, Marie J., 1939-1959

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Folder 3 Oakland - Odorn

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Folder 4 Oesher, John, 1950-1959

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Folder 5 Oldach - Olive

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Folder 6 Oliver, L. L., 1948-1959

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Folder 7 Oliver, Lawrence - Olthoff

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Folder 8 Onderdonk - Over

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Folder 9 Occidental landscape paintings: Lists of books

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Folders 10-11 Operations Coordinating Board, 1957-1958

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Box 18

Folders 1-2 Operations Coordinating Board, 1959-1960

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Folder 3 Opinions: Dr. Venture, Dr. Suida, and Dr. Richter, 1939

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Folder 4 Paarlberg - Parke

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Folder 5 Parker - Pascor

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Folder 6 Pathfinder - Payne

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Folder 7 Pearce - Peyton

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Folder 8 Pfieger - Plourde

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Folder 9 Po - Pomeroy

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Folder 10 Pope - Powys

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Folder 11 Prasad - Pryor

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Folder 12 Puckett - Pyne

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Folder 13 Paper Can Be Split, 1940

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Folder 14 Parian

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Folder 15 Pass list, 1954

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Folder 16 Patent information, 1949

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Box 19

Folders 1-2 Personnel: General

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Folder 3 Personnel:

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Bailey, Worth
Christisen, Muriel
Whitehead, James

Folders 4-6 Personnel:

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Billings, Penelope
Burton, Barbara
Castrodale, Anne

Folder 7 Personnel: Civil Service Administration, Museum Series (tentative), 1949

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Folders 8-12 Personnel:

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Paul Vickers
Jackson, William Henry
Martin, Glenn J.
Pope, Annmarie
Tolman, Ruel Pardee

Folder 13 Personnel: Work Project Administration

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Box 20

Folder 1 Plastic spray

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Folder 2 Physically handicapped, 1956

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Folder 3 Photograph Orders

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Folder 4 Postcards

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Folder 5 Potter's Craft: Bibliography

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Folder 6 Preservation and care of leather bookbinding

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Folder 7 Preservation and care of paintings

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Folder 8 Preservation and cleaning of carpets and rugs

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Folder 9 President's Scientific Research Board, 1946-1947

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Folders 10-12 President's Special International Program, 1956-1962

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Folder 13 Priming of printer's canvas, 1954

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Folder 14 Procedures

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Folder 15 Projects in progress, 1963

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Folder 16 Protection of works of art during wartime, 1939-1941

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Folder 17 Publicity

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Folder 18 Quandt - Quitgaard

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Box 21

Folder 1 Rabenou - Rayn

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Folder 2 Reagan - Reynolds

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Folder 3 Rhoads - Ritenour

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Folder 4 Robbins - Romyn

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Folder 5 Roosevelt (Mrs. Kermit) - Roy

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Folder 6 Rubin - Ryan

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Folder 7 Henry Ward Ranger Collection, 1916-1959

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Folder 8 Regents: NCFA exhibits, 1957-1958

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Folder 9 Remington Rand, 1955

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Folder 10 Reports (NCFA), 1948-1954

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Box 22

Folder 1 Reports (NCFA), 1955-1959

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Folder 2 Reproduction and Reproduction Rights for Museum-Owned Objects, by The American Federation of Art, 1962

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Folder 3 Research project reports, 1949-1957

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Folder 4 Repairs, 1963-1964

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Folder 5 Sabatino - Saltonhall

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Folder 6 Salvatore, Victor, 1946-1955

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Folder 7 Salzano - Sawicki

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Folder 8 Sawyer - Sayer

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Folder 9 Scalamander - Schill

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Folder 10 Schindler - Schweitzer

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Folder 11 Sears - Setzler

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Folder 12 Shakespeare Quarterly - Shuck

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Folder 13 Shumway, Mrs. J. J., 1948-1949

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Folder 14 Shupe - Sizer

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Folder 15 Skutch - Slinger

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Folder 16 Smathers - Smith, G.

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Folder 17 Smiths, Harry W., 1948-1950

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Folder 18 Smith, Hillen - Smithson

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Folder 19 Snead - Snyder

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Folder 1 Sobhani - Southwick

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Folder 2 Sovary, John, 1957-1960

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Folder 3 Soviet - Soxman

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Folder 4 Spanel - Sprinkle

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Folder 5 Staber - Stanhope

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Folders 6-8 State, United States Department of, 1937, 1949-1961

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Folder 9 Steadman - Stivers

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Folder 10 Stocking - Styron

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Folder 11 Suhren - Symanski

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Folder 1 Saarinen, Eliel: Smithsonian Gallery of Art building design, 1939

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Folder 2 Science fairs, 1949-1959

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Folder 3 Sculpture, bibliography

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Folder 4 Sculpture in rotunda, 1958

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Folder 5 Sheepskin straightening, method of, 1936

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Folder 6 Sketching in the Gallery, 1953

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Folder 7 Slides: Reproduction and sales, 1948-1954

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Folder 8 Sloane, Sir Hans (founder of the British Museum). Display of portrait, 1953

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Folder 9 Smithson, James: "A Method of Fixing Crayon Colours," 1825

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Folder 10 Smithsonian Art Commission, 1959

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Folder 11 Smithsonian Gallery of Art: Congressional resolutions, 1938

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Folder 12 Smithsonian Gallery of Art: Washington Star articles, 1953

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Folder 13 Sources of reproductions of Western paintings, 1964

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Folder 14 Spectrochemical analysis of glass, 1962

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Folder 15 Storage and relocation of paintings, 1962

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Folder 16 Staffordshire pottery, 1950

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Folder 17 The Strong Fund, 1942-1948

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Folder 18 Supersonics, 1957

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Folder 19 Taabor, Henry, 1954-1955

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Folder 20 Tack - Taynton

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Folder 21 Teckenburg - Textile

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Folder 22 Tharp - Thornton

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Folder 23 Tiktin - Tisher

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Folder 24 Tolbert - Townsend

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Folder 25 Tracy - Trygger

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Folder 26 Tschaegle - Tyler

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Folder 27 Tax deduction regulations, 1957

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Folder 28 Teleprompter, 1959

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Folder 29 Television, 1953

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Folder 30 The Three Lions, Inc., 1948-1953

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Folder 31 Thompson, Frank, materials concerning NCFA

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Folder 32 Titles

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Folder 1 Tolman, Ruel Pardee: Antique articles, 1937, 1948

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Folder 2 Tolman, Ruel Pardee: Biographical materials

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Folder 3 Tolman, Ruel Pardee: Lecture on George Washington, January 9, 1939

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Folder 4 Tours, 1962, 1964

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Folder 5 Truman, Harry S: Correspondence concerning family photographs, 1952-1953

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Folder 6 Typewriter

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Folder 7 Uber - Urgo

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Folder 8 UNESCO, 1949-1959

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Folder 9 USIA: Decorating USIA foreign offices, 1955-1957

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Folder 10 Vacarro - Vaughan

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Folder 11 Veerhoff - Vennersten

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Folder 12 Vick - Vivrette

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Folder 13 Vomacka - Vose

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Folder 14 Vredenburgh - Vuncannon

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Folder 15 Value of NCFA and Freer collections, circa 1920

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Folder 16 Varnishes, 1951

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Folder 17 Vocational rehabilitations, 1953-1954

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Folder 18 Wager - Waikart

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Folder 19 Wale, Herbert E., 1958-1959

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Folder 20 Walker - Wall

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Folder 21 Wallack, Nathan N., 1949

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Folder 22 Walling - Wanderstock

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Folder 23 Wang Chi-Yuan, 1961-1962

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Folder 1 Warneke - Watrous

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Folder 2 Watson - Watters

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Folder 3 Weathersby - Wein

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Folder 4 Weinberg, Gladys D., 1953-1954

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Folder 5 Weinberg, H. - Weinstein

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Folder 6 Weiss, Helena, 1948-1958

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Folder 7 Weldon - Werner

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Folder 8 Wessels - Western

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Folder 9 Wetmore, Alexander, 1949-1951

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Folder 10 Weyher, Harry F., 1957

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Folder 11 Whaley, Mrs. R. S. (formerly Mrs. R. M. Barksdale), 1950-1951

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Folder 12 What's New - Whyte

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Folder 13 Wick - Wilding

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Folder 14 Wiley - Willett

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Folder 15 Williams, B. - Williams, W.

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Folder 16 Williams, M. Woodbridge, 1950-1953

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Folder 17 Williamsburg - Wilson

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Folder 18 Winfield - Witthoft

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Folder 19 Woeltz - Woods

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Folder 20 Woodward, Katherine, 1948-1953

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Folder 21 Wosk - Wyeth

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Folder 22 Wills

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Folder 23 Work program analysis, 1946-1950

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Folder 24 Yarbo - Yugoslavia

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Folder 25 Zarnick - Zumaglini

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Series 2

SMITHSONIAN ART COMMISSION, 1948-1964.

The Gallery of Art Commission was created by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution on December 8, 1925. In 1937, the name was changed to the National Collection of Fine Arts Commission following the creation of a separate National Gallery of Art. On January 13, 1938, the Commission was renamed the Smithsonian Art Commission (SAC).

The function of the Commission was to consider all art matters concerning fine arts under SI's jurisdiction. The SAC submits its findings to the Board of Regents.

The SAC members are appointed by the Board of Regents. The members consist of five artists, five fine arts experts, and five businessmen or fine arts professionals. The Secretary of SI is an ex officio member. The term of service is four years, and each member may be reappointed.

This series consists of minutes of the SAC meetings, 1948-1964; NCFA annual reports, 1948-1964; correspondence, mostly with caterers and with Lloyd Goodrich; and lists of SAC members, 1948-1964.

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Folder 1 Smithsonian Art Commission meetings, 1949-1953

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Folder 2 Smithsonian Art Commission meeting, 1954, including correspondence with Lloyd Goodrich

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Folders 3-5 Smithsonian Art Commission meetings, 1954-1959

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Folders 1-3 Smithsonian Art Commission meetings, 1960-1964

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Series 3

PHOTOGRAPHS.

This series consists mostly of black and white prints of NCFA collections; exhibit halls; drawing of a site plan for a proposed Smithsonian Gallery of Art; objects in or formerly in NCFA's collections, 1950-1956; the Cultural Anthropology exhibit in the Smithsonian Institution building, 1950; National Gallery of Art exhibit halls; and the SI building's Upper Main Hall.

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Folder 1 Cultural Anthropology exhibit, Smithsonian Institution building, December 1950

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Folders 3-5 NCFA collection photographs, undated. Descriptions on reverse side

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Folder 6 National Gallery of Art exhibits, Natural History building, undated

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Folder 7 Objects formerly in the NCFA collection or not in the collection, 1950-1956

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Folder 8 Smithsonian Gallery of Art, site plan, 1939

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Folder 9 Smithsonian Institution building, Upper Main Hall, undated

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Folder 10 "Laboring Youth" by Hermann Blumenthal (Accession 06-278)

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Series 4

SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS, 1948-1965.

This series documents the NCFA's monthly exhibitions for individual, organization, and international works of art. Documents include correspondence and memoranda, mostly concerning exhibition preparations and shipments of works of art; exhibition pamphlets, announcements, and catalogues; newspaper and journal articles; and photographs.

Also included in this series is correspondence with donors whose donations of art works were accepted or rejected by the Smithsonian Art Commission.

This series is arranged alphabetically by artist's name or exhibit title.

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Folder 1 Chase, Joseph Cummings, Portraits of Soldiers of Two World Wars, August 1948

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Folder 2 Grandma Moses, November 1948

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Folder 3 Hoosier Salon, April 1949

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Folder 4 Juarez, Benito, portrait, 1949

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Folder 5 Louisiana State Society, March 1949

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Folder 6 Metropolitan State Art Contest, November 1948

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Folder 7 Polish Manual Arts, January 1949

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Folder 8 Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers, February 1949

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Folder 9 Washington Water Color Club, May 1949

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Folder 10 American Society of Miniature Painters, April - May 1950

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Folder 11 Belgian Lace, cancelled, February 1950

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Folder 12 British Information Service, Queen Mary's Carpet Exhibit, March-April 1950

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Folder 13 Deichmann, Dr. Christian, Watercolors from Greenland. Includes photographs, July 1951

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Folder 14 Despujois, Jean, Indo-China Collection, February 1950. Includes photographs

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Folder 15 Evans Collection, William T., March 1950

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Folder 16 French artists, January 1950

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Folder 17 Metropolitan State Art Fair, November 1949

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Folder 1 Miniature Painters, Sculptors, and Gravers, June 1950

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Folder 2 National League of American Pen Women, April 1950

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Folder 3 Reuchlin, Mme. Henriette J., September 1949

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Folder 4 Smith, Joseph Lindon, paintings of ancient Egyptian monuments, June 1950

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Folder 5 Society of Washington Artists, December 1949

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Folders 6-7 Adams-Clement Exhibition. Includes photographs, April 1951

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Folder 1 Artists from San Salvador, March 1951

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Folder 2 Artists' Guild of Washington, October 1950

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Folder 3 Dewing, Thomas Wilmer. Includes photographs, May - July 1951

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Folder 4 Florida Artist Group. Includes photographs, June 1951

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Folder 5 The Kiln Club of Washington, DC, August 1950

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Folder 6 Metropolitan State Art Contest, November 1950

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Folder 7 Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, May 1951

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Folder 8 The R. W. Norton Foundation

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Folder 9 Pictorial Art of the American Indians. Includes photographs, September 1950

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Folder 10 Ryder Exhibition

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Folder 11 Society of Washington Artists, February 1951

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Folder 12 Swiss Posters. Includes photographs, June 1951

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Folder 13 Washington Water Color Club, December 1950

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Folder 14 Washington Sculptors Club, August 1950

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Folder 1 Art and Magic of Arnhem Land, Australia, January - February 1952

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Folder 2 Finnish Arts and Crafts. Includes photographs, June 1952

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Folder 3 Kiln Club of Washington, DC. Includes photographs August-September 1951

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Folder 4 Metropolitan State Art Contest, November 1951

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Folder 5 The Miniature Painters, Sculptors, and Gravers Society, May 1952

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Folder 6 National League of American Pen Women, April 1952

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Folder 7 National Science Fair, May 1952

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Folder 8 Society of Washington Artists, March 1952

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Folder 9 Washington Sculptors Group, August 1951

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Folder 10 Washington Water Color Club, May 1952

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Folder 1 Artists Guild of Washington, December 1952 - January 1953

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Folder 2 Audubon Society, May 1953

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Folder 3 Contemporary Indian Arts and Crafts Exhibition, January 1953

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Folder 4 Hardesty, Marguerite S., Citizen of Japan Exhibit, August 1952

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Folder 5 Kiln Club of Washington, DC. Includes photographs, September 1952

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Folder 6 Metropolitan State Art Contest, November 1952

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Folder 7 Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers of Washington, DC, May 1953

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Folder 8 Norwegian Decorative Paintings. Includes photographs, October 1952

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Folder 9 Post, Charles Johnson. Includes photographs, December 1952 - January 1953

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Folder 10 Potomac Craftsmen (Swedish), July 1952

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Folder 11 Sims, Lt. Col. Harold H., February 1953

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Folder 12 Society of Washington Artists, March 1953

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Folder 13 Washington Sculptors Group, September 1952

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Folder 14 Washington Water Color Club, June 1953

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Folder 1 British Memorial Committee. Includes photographs, September 1953

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Folder 2 Bulloch - Willis, Virginia, paintings presented as gift to NCFA

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Folder 3 Children's Art, District of Columbia Public Schools, December 1953

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Folder 4 Dolls and Related Objects, May 1954

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Folder 5 Ferrell, Josephine Tarbell, paintings of Edmund C. Tarbell loaned to NCFA. Includes photographs, 1949-1962

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Folders 6-9 From the Land of the Bible. Includes photographs, January 1954

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Folder 10 Inter-service Photography Contest, July - August 1953

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Folder 11 The Kiln Club of Washington, DC, September 1953

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Folder 12 Per Krough. Includes photographs, June - July 1954

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Folder 1 McCullock, Spencer R., offer to donate sketches in polychrome wax, (not accepted)

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Folder 2 Metropolitan State Art Contest, November 1953

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Folder 3 The Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers of Washington, DC, May 1954

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Folder 4 National League of American Pen Women, April 1954

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Folder 5 The Society of Washington Artists, February 1954

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Folder 6 Washington Water Color Club, March 1954

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Folder 7 American Association of University Women, offering 8 drawings to NCFA. Includes photographs

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Folder 8 Artists' Guild of Washington, December 1954

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Folder 9 Audubon Society, April 1955

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Folder 10 Carl Bodmer Paints the Indian Frontier, January 1955

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Folder 11 Gift from the German People. Includes photographs, January 1955

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Folder 12 History Under the Sea, July - August 1954

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Folder 13 Inter-service Photography Contest, February 1955

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Folder 14 Jewish Tercentenary, May 1955

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Folder 2 Metropoltan State Art Contest, November 1954

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Folder 3 The Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, April 1955

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Folder 4 Netherlands Exhibition, October - November 1954

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Folder 5 Society of Washington Artists, June 1955

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Folder 6 Washington Sculptors Group, October 1954

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Folder 7 Washington Water Color Club, March 1955

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Folder 8 Seal Island Paintings by Henry Wood Elliott, April - May 1956

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Folder 10 Kiln Club of Washington, DC, September 1955

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Folder 11 Metropolitan State Art Contest, October - November 1955

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Folder 12 The Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, June 1956

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Folder 13 National League of American Pen Women, March - April 1956

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Folders 1-2 Peru: Past and Present, July - August 1955

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Folder 3 Plant Portraits. Includes photographs, November - December 1955

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Folder 4 Watercolor and Prints by Pierre Joseph Redoute. Includes photographs, January - February 1956

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Folder 5 Society of Washington Printmakers, January - February 1956

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Folder 6 United Nations Exhibit, October 1955 - February 1956

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Folder 7 Washington Sculptor Group, February - March 1956

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Folder 8 Washington Water Color Club, June 1956

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Folder 1 Artist Guild of Washington, March 1957

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Folder 3 Demetrios J. Kokotsis paintings, December 1956

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Folder 4 Metropolitan State Art Contest, November 1956

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Folder 5 The Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers of Washington, DC, May - June 1957

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Folder 6 Contemporary Paintings of Life in Pakistan. Includes photographs, April 1957

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Folder 7 Contemporary Persian Miniatures, December 1956

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Folder 8 Portraits in Plaster, February 1957

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Folder 9 Five Hundred Years of Turkish Border Tiles, April 1957

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Folder 10 Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, June - July 1956

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Folder 11 The Society of Washington Artists, October 1956

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Folder 12 Society of Washington Printmakers, January 1957

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Folder 13 Washington Sculptors Group, March 1957

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Folder 14 Washington Water Color Club, May - June 1957

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Folders 1-2 Paintings by Winston Churchill. Includes photographs, April - May 1958

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Folder 3 Recent Works by Cock van Gent. Includes photographs, July 1957

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Folder 4 Glass from the Ancient World, December 1957 - January 1958

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Folder 5 Contemporary Paintings of Indonesia, June - July 1957

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Folder 6 Kiln Club of Washington, DC, August - September 1957

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Folders 7-8 Sculptures by Paul Manning. Includes photographs, February - March 1958

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Box 41

Folder 1 Metropolitan State Art Contest, October - November 1957

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Folder 2 Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, May - June 1958

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Folder 3 National League of American Pen Women, March - April 1958

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Folder 4 Photography Club, June - July 1957

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Folder 5 Society of Washington Printmakers, January - February 1958

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Folder 6 Society of Washington Artists, November - December 1957

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Folder 7 Swedish Textile Today, April - May 1958

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Folder 8 Washington Water Color Club, May - June 1958

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Folder 9 American Art League, December 1958 - January 1959

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Folder 10 American Indian Ethnohistoric Conference, November 1958

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Folder 11 Anthropology and the Nation's Capital, November 1958 - January 1959

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Folder 12 Photographs of Angkor Wat, April - May 1959

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Folder 13 Stone rubbings from Angkor Wat, April - May 1959

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Folder 14 Photographs of Argentina, March - April 1959

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Folder 15 Contemporary glass and textiles of Argentina. Includes photographs, March - April 1959

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Box 42

Folder 1 Barrett, Paul, sculpture works donated to NCFA. Includes photographs

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Folder 2 British artist craftsmen, January - February 1959

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Folder 3 Bachrach, Walter K. and Mildred R., donation of painting, "Fisher Boys," to NCFA

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Folder 4 Third Biennial Exhibition of Creative Crafts, August - September 1958

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Folder 5 William T. Evans Collection, April - June 1959

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Folder 6 Fulbright painters, February - March 1959

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Folder 7 Fulbright designers, February - March 1959

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Folder 8 Haskell, Jean re: paintings by Seymour Thomas. Includes photographs

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Folder 9 Hill, Cornelia, gift of a painting by H. Boesce

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Box 43

Folder 1 Langhorne bequest

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Folder 2 Mayer, Louis, bronze bust of Albert Schweitzer. Includes photographs

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Folder 3 Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, May - June 1959

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Folder 4 Children's paintings from Morocco, June 1959

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Folders 5-7 Profiles of the time of James Monroe. Includes photographs, October - November 1958

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Folder 8 Inter-service Photography Contest, June - July 1959

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Folders 1-3 Henry Ward Ranger Centennial Includes photographs, 1958-1959

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Folders 4-5 Sculptures, oils, watercolors, and drawings by Charles M. Russell October - November 1958. Includes photographs

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Folder 1 Society of Washington Artists, February 1959

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Folder 2 Washington Board of Trade: Festival of the Arts and Music

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Folder 3 Washington Water Color Club, May 1959

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Folder 4 American Art League, Inc., October - November 1959

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Folder 5 Archeological Society of Maryland Annual Meeting, October 1959

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Folder 6 The art of animation, July - August 1959

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Folder 7 Three Danish printmakers, February - March 1960

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Folder 8 Greek costumes and embroideries, April 1960

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Folder 9 Ikebana International

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Folder 10 Contemporary Indian crafts, August - September 1959

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Folder 11 The Kiln Club of Washington, August - September 1959

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Folder 12 National League of American Pen Women, March - April 1960

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Folder 13 Norweigian tapestries, December 1959 - January 1960

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Folder 14 Society of Washington Printmakers, January - February 1960

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Folder 15 The Tennessee Art League, June - July 1960

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Folder 1 United Nations, October 1957

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Folder 2 United States Air Force Art Collection. Includes photographs, May 1952

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The Art and Archeology of Viet Nam, 1954-1964

Folder 3 The art and archeology of Viet Nam, October 1960

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Folder 4 Catalogue: Draft

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Folder 5 Catalogue: Dummy catalogue

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Folder 6 Catalogue: Olov Janse's notes

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Folder 7 Catalogue: Requests, acknowledgements, and receipts

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Folders 8-9 General correspondence, 1954-1960

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The Art and Archeology of Viet Nam, 1954-1964

Folders 1-2 Inventory lists

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Folders 3-4 Museums

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Folder 5 Museums, French

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Folder 6 Museum rejects

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Folder 7 Newspaper articles

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Folder 8 Press releases

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The Art and Archeology of Viet Nam, 1954-1964

Folder 1 Requests for grants

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Folder 2 Publication: L'Art Vietnamien, by L. Bazacier

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Folder 3 State Department; Navy Department

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Folders 4-5 Substantiation for loss items

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Folders 6-7 Transportation and insurance

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Folder 8 Miscellaneous

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Folders 1-12 Art and archeology of Viet Nam, 1954-1964, photographs: exhibit installation; exhibit opening ceremony; photographs of collection

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Box 50

Folders 1-4 Art and archeology of Viet Nam, 1954-1964, color slides, mostly of the exhibition collection. Also includes two boxes of glass transparencies.

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Box 51

Folder 1 Walters, Emile, 1959-1961. Offer to bequeath his paintings of Iceland, Greenland, and Norway (Vineland Collection) pending approval from the Smithsonian Art Commission

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Folder 2 Washington Water Color Club, February - March 1960

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Folder 3 American Artists Professional League, April 1961

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Folder 4 America on Stone - Department of Civil History, January - February 1961

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Folder 5 American Art League, November 1960 - January 1961

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Folder 6 Aviation paintings and drawings by Charles Hubell, December 1960 - January 1961

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Folder 7 Bartlett, Paul Wayland, memorabilia. Regarding miniature bronzes donated to SI

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Folder 8 Creative Craft Exhibition, August - September 1960

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Folder 9 Danish Deep Sea Research, October - November 1960

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Folder 10 Inter-service Photography Contest, June 1961

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Folder 11 Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society, May 1961

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Folder 12 Numismatic Society, April 1961

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Folder 13 New theaters in Germany, May 1961

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Folder 14 Religious Art Exhibit, June 1961

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Folder 15 Folk Art From Rumania, July - August 1960

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Folder 16 Society of Washington Artists, September - October 1960

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Folder 17 Tagore Commemorative Exhibit, May 1961

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Folder 18 Washington Watercolor Association. Includes photographs, March - April 1961

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Box 52

Folder 1 World of Werner Bischof, February - March 1961

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Folder 2 Society of Washington Artists, October - November 1961

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Folder 3 American Art League, November - December 1961

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Folder 4 Americans - Views from the Far East. Includes photographs, December 1961 - January 1962

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Folder 5 George Catlin Exhibit, December 1961 - January 1962

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Folder 6 Hidden World of Crystals, April 1962

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Folder 7 John Baptist Jackson Exhibit, June 1962

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Folder 8 Kiln Club of Washington, September - October 1961

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Folder 9 Character of Korea, January - February 1962

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Folder 10 Magnificent Enterprise - Education Opens the Door, August 1961

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Folder 11 Miniature Painters, Sculptors, and Gravers Society, May 1962

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Folder 12 National League of American Pen Women, April 1962

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Folder 13 Okinawa - Continuing Traditions. Includes photographs, May 1962

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Folder 14 Ornithological Union, October 1961

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Folder 15 Recchia, Richard. Regarding donation of bronze works of art to SI. Includes photographs

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Box 53

Folder 1 Society of Federal Artists. Includes photographs, June 1962

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Folder 2 Society of Washington Printmakers. Includes photographs, February - March 1962

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Folder 4 Washington Water Color Association, March 1962

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Folder 5 Art Directors' Show, June 1963

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Folders 6-7 Art of Thailand, December 1962

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Folder 1 Contemporary German books, March 1963

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Folder 2 Creative Crafts Exhibition, September - October 1962

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Folder 3 Daniells in India, November - December 1962

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Folder 4 Eskimo graphic arts, February - March 1963

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Folder 5 European posters, January - February 1963

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Folder 6 100 books From the Grabhorn Press. Includes photographs, January - February 1963

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Folder 8 National Coin Week, April 1963

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Folder 9 Metropolitan Art Exhibit, December 1962 - January 1963

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Folder 10 Pre-Hispanic Mexico, September - November 1962

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Folder 11 John Sloan Exhibition. Includes photographs, May 1963

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Folder 12 Society of Washington Artists, October - November 1962

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Folder 13 Sumi-E paintings. Includes photographs, November - December 1962

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Folders 1-2 Edmund C. Tarbell Exhibition. Includes photographs, July - September 1962

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Folder 3 Washington Water Color Association, April 1963

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Folder 4 African folkways in Angola and Mozambique by Volkmar Wentzel. Includes photographs, January 1964

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Folder 5 American Artists Professional League, November 1963

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Folder 6 Juan de Avalos' Exhibition. Includes photographs, May - June 1964

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Folder 7 Craftsmen of the Eastern States, March 1964

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Folder 8 Prints by Antonio Frasconi, February - March 1964

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Folder 1 Graphics '63. Includes photographs, April 1964

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Folder 2 Hearts and Flowers, December 1963 - January 1964

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Folder 3 Interservice Photography Contest, July - August 1963

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Folder 5 The Kiln Club, September - October 1963

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Folder 6 Metropolitan Art Exhibition, December 1963 - January 1964

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Folder 7 Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, DC, May 1944

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Folder 8 Nation's Capital Coin Club, April 1964

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Folder 9 National League of American Pen Women, April 1964

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Folder 10 The Nile. Includes photographs, May 1964

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Folder 11 Ninth Annual Painting of the Year, January - February 1964

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Box 57

Folder 1 Pakistan stone rubbings, September 1963

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Folder 2 Society of Washington Artists, October 1963

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Folder 3 Society of Washington Printmakers, February - March 1964

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Folder 4 Tuscany in the 19th Century, June - July 1963

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Folder 5 Washington Water Color Association, May 1964

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Folder 6 XVI International Congress of Zoology, September 1963

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Folder 7 Army art, July - August 1964

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Folder 8 Ancient rock paintings and engravings. Includes photographs, September - October 1964

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Folder 9 Brazilian tapestries. Includes photographs, cancelled, May 1965

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Folder 10 Creative Crafts Councils, August - September 1964

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Folder 11 The Landscape Club of Washington, DC, September - October 1964

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Folder 12 Kokoscka, April 1965

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Folder 13 Nevada State Society, not held

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Folder 14 Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, July - August 1964

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Folder 15 Religious Art Festival, cancelled, November - December 1964

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Folder 16 Society of Federal Artists, not held, April 1965

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Folder 17 Swedish folk art, February 1965

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