Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Collection consists of slide sets from the Oregon State System of Higher Education General Extension Division's Visual Instruction Department. The sets, which pertain to a variety of topics, were made available for loan to schools, churches, and other organizations in Oregon. Most sets include a typescript lecture (indicated on the inventory) which provides a general background on the set's topic as well as information on each slide. Topics include many related to Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, such as "Oregon Birds," "Oregon Industries," "Northwest Indians," "Old Oregon Trail," "Oregon State College," and "Salmon Industry." Several sets have biblical themes, and others pertain to U.S. history and cultures in Europe. Most of the slides were commercially produced by companies such as Underwood & Underwood, Keystone View Co., McIntosh Stereopticon Co. (Chicago), and Pilgrim Photoplay Exchange. Some of the Oregon related slides were taken by Oregon photographers such as Gifford & ... Read More
Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
The Magic Lantern Slide Collection consists of several sets of magic lantern slides and one set of glass-mounted 2x2 slides that were likely used for home entertainment or educational purposes. The magic lantern slides are primarily mounted in wood frames; some have descriptive information on the long edge of the frame. Most of the lantern slides are approximately 4x8 inches; some are 13 inches long. Some of the slides may be hand-painted. The condition varies from good to poor. The collection includes images of artwork; a series of 8 slides titled The Evils of the Drink (Cruikshank); and several movable, animated slides for children. One set of 12 slides are not mounted in wood frames; this set depicts a children's story with inscriptions in French. A handwritten translation into English accompanies the slides. A Set of Twelve Natural History Sliders depicts drawings of wildlife (animals and birds), with 4 images per slide. A set of 10 items from the American Civil War Series ... Read More
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The Ross and Dorothy Lake Gregory Moffett papers measure 7.8 linear feet and date from circa 1870 to 1992. Because Dorothy Moffett's papers were received separately they are filed together in Series 13. Series 1-12 deal primarily with the life and career of Ross Moffett. The collection documents Ross Moffett's participation in the Provincetown community as an artist and resident through correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks and printed material, including published writings, news clippings, press releases, and exhibition catalogs. The papers of Dorothy Moffett include family letters, photographs, a journal and original artwork providing scattered documentation of her life and career as an a printmaker and illustrator
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Thirty-five letters from Wood to Stein, six of them handwritten and two illustrated with a cat; two photographs; one reproduction of a drawing by Wood; an invitation to Wood's 105th birthday party; an announcement to Wood's memorial service; and one newspaper article
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
85 pencil and charcoal sketches of Hopi Indians of Arizona, their villages and countryside by Earle; 20 watercolors of masked Hopi Kachinas by Earle; and 12 watercolors of masked Hopi Kachinas by Hopi children
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Material assembled by Emily Nathan regarding de Creeft's story, as told to Nathan, of his pet rooster, intended by Nathan to be submitted for publication under the title "Roosty Was My Friend." Included are an introduction by Nathan, providing biographical information on de Creeft; sample text for the story (2 pages) and an outline for the remainder (3 pages), 24 drawings by de Creeft illustrating the story; and a photograph of de Creeft with a wire sculpture of Roosty, 1957, taken by Budd studio
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Biographical material; letters; artworks; sketchbook; sketches; etching plates; photographs; and miscellany
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Biographical notes; correspondence; diaries; sketchbooks; art works; photographs; sales ledger; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and printed material
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Biography and catalogue raisonné of J. Francis Murphy by Emerson Crosby Kelly, M.D., and correspondence relating to Dr. Kelly's interest in Murphy. Personal papers of J. Francis Murphy and Adah Clifford Smith Murphy include diaries and notebooks, correspondence, Smith and Murphy family documents, financial records, printed matter, artifacts, photographs, and works of art
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Resumes, correspondence, notes, an interview on a phonograph record, art work, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs document Gurr's career as well as that of her husband, Joseph Biel

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