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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-076

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director

Exhibition Records, 1991-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1991-2005
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-076
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of exhibition records created by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, National Portrait Gallery (NPG), in the course of her work on the exhibition, "Hans Namuth: Portraits." This exhibition explored the forty-year career of Namuth as he photographed America's leading painters, sculptors, writers, musicians, and architects. Of note are photocopies of original Hans Namuth letters and their translations, some of which are of originals which have apparently been lost; compilations of photocopies of Namuth images found in magazines, some of which reveal variations in sittings that are not reflected in NPG holdings; and microcassette tapes of interviews of individuals who knew Namuth conducted by Carr. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photocopies of photographs and articles, photocopies of manuscript materials, research notes, clippings, color photographs and transparencies, transcripts of interviews, exhibition brochures, audiotapes, a floppy disk, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition records created by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, National Portrait Gallery (NPG), in the course of her work on the exhibition, Hans Namuth: Portraits. This exhibition explored the forty-year career of Namuth as he photographed America's leading painters, sculptors, writers, musicians, and architects. Of note are photocopies of original Hans Namuth letters and their translations, some of which are of originals which have apparently been lost; compilations of photocopies of Namuth images found in magazines, some of which reveal variations in sittings that are not reflected in NPG holdings; and microcasette tapes of interviews of individuals who knew Namuth conducted by Carr. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photocopies of photographs and articles, photocopies of manuscript materials, research notes, clippings, color photographs and transparencies, transcripts of interviews, exhibition brochures, audiotapes, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 2/28/1992 memorandum, Kirby to Bosier-Lyle; Contact reference staff for details.

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

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-076, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Hans Namuth: Portraits

Correspondence, memoranda, label text, and other materials, 1991-2003 (6 folders)

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Hans Namuth - Personal papers (2 folders)

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Hans Namuth - Letters and translations (2 folders)

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Hans Namuth - Microcasettes (completed) - Interviews of those who knew Namuth (2 folders)

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Hans Namuth - Microcasettes - Interviews of those who knew Namuth (2 folders)

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Hans Namuth catalog - Correspondence, memoranda, and permissions, 1995-2002 (3 folders)

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Hans Namuth catalog - Correspondence, transcripts of Namuth's diaries, and other materials, 2000-2002 (includes electronic records)

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Hans Namuth - Brochures

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Hans Namuth Books - Artists 1950 - 1981 A Personal View

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Hans Namuth Books - Darkroom II

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Hans Namuth Books - Early American Tools

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Hans Namuth Books - Fifty-Two Artists

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Hans Namuth Books - Todos Santos

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Hans Namuth - Clippings, reviews, and publicity, 1999

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NPG Permanent Collection - Edward Albee

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NPG Permanent Collection - Josef Albers

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NPG Permanent Collection - Leonard Baskin

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NPG Permanent Collection - Romare Bearden, 1998

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NPG Permanent Collection - Louise Bourgeois, 1997

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NPG Permanent Collection - Marcel Breuer

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NPG Permanent Collection - John Cage

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NPG Permanent Collection - Leo Castelli

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NPG Permanent Collection - Julia McWilliams Child

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NPG Permanent Collection - Joseph Cornell, 1998

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NPG Permanent Collection - Malcolm Cowley, 1997

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NPG Permanent Collection - Willem de Kooning, 1997

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NPG Permanent Collection - Richard Diebenkorn

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NPG Permanent Collection - Jim Dine

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NPG Permanent Collection - Marisol Escobar

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NPG Permanent Collection - Bobby Fischer

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NPG Permanent Collection - Sam Francis

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NPG Permanent Collection - Helen Frankenthaler

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NPG Permanent Collection - Buckminster Fuller

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NPG Permanent Collection - Hans Hoffman

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NPG Permanent Collection - Walter Gropius

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NPG Permanent Collection - Edward Hopper

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NPG Permanent Collection - Jackson Pollock

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NPG Permanent Collection - Lee Krasner

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NPG Permanent Collection - Louis Kahn

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NPG Permanent Collection - Philip Johnson

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NPG Permanent Collection - Jasper Johns

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NPG Permanent Collection - Roy Lichtenstein

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NPG Permanent Collection - Jack Lenor Larsen

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NPG Permanent Collection - Ellsworth Kelly

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NPG Permanent Collection - A. J. Liebling and Jean Stafford

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NPG Permanent Collection - Gian Carlo Menotti

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NPG Permanent Collection - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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NPG Permanent Collection - Robert Motherwell

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NPG Permanent Collection - Louise Nevelson

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NPG Permanent Collection - Barnett Newman

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NPG Permanent Collection - Isamu Noguchi

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NPG Permanent Collection - John O'Hara

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NPG Permanent Collection - Robert Rauschenberg

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NPG Permanent Collection - Larry Rivers and Frank O'Hara

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NPG Permanent Collection - Jerome Robbins, 1997

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NPG Permanent Collection - Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II

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NPG Permanent Collection - James Rosenquist

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NPG Permanent Collection - Eero Saarinen

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NPG Permanent Collection - David Salle

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NPG Permanent Collection - Julian Schnabel

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NPG Permanent Collection - Lucas Samaras, 1998

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NPG Permanent Collection - George Segal, 1998, 2005

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NPG Permanent Collection - Ben Shahn, 1998

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NPG Permanent Collection - Tony Smith

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NPG Permanent Collection - Stephen Sondheim, 1997

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NPG Permanent Collection - John Steinbeck, 1998-1999, 2003

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NPG Permanent Collection - Saul Steinberg

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NPG Permanent Collection - Frank Stella

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NPG Permanent Collection - Clyfford Still

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NPG Permanent Collection - Allen Tate, 1998

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NPG Permanent Collection - Andy Warhol

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NPG Permanent Collection - Frank Lloyd Wright, 1998

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NPG Permanent Collection - Andrew Wyeth

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Hans Namuth Associate - Barlow, Sam

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Hans Namuth Associate - Baumeister, Mary

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Hans Namuth Associate - Benjamin, Walter

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Hans Namuth Associate - Blake, Peter

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Hans Namuth Associate - Breitenbach, Joseph, 1998

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Hans Namuth Associate - Brodovitch, Alexey (1898-1971)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Bujese, Arlene (Gallery Owner)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Capa, Robert (1913-1954)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Casals, Pablo (1876-1973)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Dwight, George

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Hans Namuth Associate - Falkenberg, Paul, 1998

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Hans Namuth Associate - Feldman, Morton (1926-1987)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Freund, Gisele (1912-2000)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Fry, Varian

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Hans Namuth Associate - Gladstone, William

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Hans Namuth Associate - Goldman, Judith

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Hans Namuth Associate - Gumbel, Emil J.

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Hans Namuth Associate - Hale, Barbara

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Hans Namuth Associate - Hasenclever, Walter

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Hans Namuth Associate - Herrera, Philip

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Hans Namuth Associate - Hofer, Evelyn

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Hans Namuth Associate - Lawrence, Marjorie

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Hans Namuth Associate - Lieberman, Alexander

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Hans Namuth Associate - Lindner, Richard, 1998

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Hans Namuth Associate - Lowenhertz, Max G.

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Hans Namuth Associate - Lynes, George Platt

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Hans Namuth Subjects - Miscellaneous

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Hans Namuth Associate - McCabe, Cynthia, 1997

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Hans Namuth Associate - Museum of Modern Art (Barr, Wheeler)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Nierendorf, Karl

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Hans Namuth Associate - Nivola, Ruth

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Hans Namuth Associate - O'Doherty, Brian (American Masters)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Parsons, Betty

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Hans Namuth Associate - Pastre, Countess

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Hans Namuth Associate - Photojournalists (Man, Salomon, Weber)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Porter, Allen (Museum of Modern Art)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Porter, David

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Hans Namuth Associate - Potter, Jeffrey

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Hans Namuth Associate - Rand, Paul (architect)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Rathje, Professor

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Hans Namuth Associate - Reisner, Georg (and Konrad)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Reiff, Hal

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Hans Namuth Associate - Renger-Patzsch, Albert

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Hans Namuth Associate - Roth, Joseph

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Hans Namuth Associate - Russell, John

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Hans Namuth Associate - Sahl, Hans

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Hans Namuth Associate - Sahl, Hans and Goslar, Lotte Letters, 1999, 2002

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Hans Namuth Associate - Sakier, George (artist)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Sander, August

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Hans Namuth Associate - Seymour, David (Chim) Photographer

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Hans Namuth Associate - Spiro, Eugene, 1997

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Hans Namuth Associate - Steichen, Edward (Museum of Modern Art)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Various, Early Years

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Hans Namuth Associate - Vogel, Lucien

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Hans Namuth Associate - Welles, Sumner

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Hans Namuth Associate - Weschler, Judith

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Hans Namuth Associate - Wolfes, Felix (musician)

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Hans Namuth Associate - Zweig (various)

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Documentation - Archives of American Art (AAA)

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Documentation - Bibliography, 1998

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Documentation - Biographical information

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Documentation - Biographies - Miscellaneous, 1997-1998

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Documentation - 1965 World's Fair Group Exhibition, 1997

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Documentation - 1958 Brussels World Fair

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Documentation - Center for Creative Photography (CCP), 1997

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Documentation - Essays and articles about Namuth, 1997-1998

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Documentation - Military records, 1998

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Documentation - Films

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Documentation - Guggenheim Fellowship Application

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Documentation - Inventory Lists (CCP), 1998

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Documentation - Michael Auping interview, 1998

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Documentation - Paul Cummings interview (AAA)

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Documentation - Spanish Civil War (CCP), 1997-1998

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Documentation - Exhibition - Abstract Artists

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Documentation - Exhibition - 1992 Retrospective

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Documentation - Miscellaneous research

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Magazine clips - Advertisements

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Magazine clips - Architectural Digest

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Magazine clips - ARTnews

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Magazine clips - Connaissance des Arts

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Magazine clips - Harper's Bazaar

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Magazine clips - Holiday

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Magazine clips - Holiday (non-portraits)

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Magazine clips - Horizon

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Magazine clips - Miscellaneous

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Magazine clips - Vogue

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Magazine clips - Vulu

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Photographs - Hans Namuth's house, taken by Carolyn Carr, 1997

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Namuth show in Paris at Hotel du Sully (October 2001), 1999-2001

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