Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The collection consists of essays, diary entries, letters and ephemera pertaining to the life and work of Fernand Lungren. All essays and journal entries were authored by Lungren and principally address artistic topics. Most of the correspondence is addressed to Lungren and is from fellow artists, authors, and periodical editors. Subjects addressed within the collection include Elizabeth Bacon Custer, Hamlin Garland, Charles Fletcher Lummis, Stewart Edward White, William Allen White, Owen Wister, 20th century art in California, 19th and 20th century art in the United States, art schools in Pennsylvania, Impressionism in the United States, Indians of the Yucatan Peninsula, the rubber industry and trade in the Yucatan, the water-supply of Los Angeles and water transfer from the Owens River Valley
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of records that publicize the exhibitions, acquisitions, events, lectures, and other related public programs of the National Portrait Gallery. Also included are materials produced when the office was known as the Office of External Affairs. Materials include media clippings, press releases, press kits, advertisements, brochures, and images.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of records which document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in the preparation and development of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, particularly the movement of art objects on loan both to and from the museum. Exhibitions documented include "Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963;" "Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States;" "Image of the Presidency: Photographs by George Tames, 1944-1974;" "Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorialist Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery;" "Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century;" "Hans Namuth: Portraits;" "Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective;" "Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II;" "Celebrity Caricature in America;" "Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America;" "Faces of Time: 75 Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits;" "George C. Marshall: Soldier of ... Read More
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of records created and maintained by Linda Merrill, Curator of American Art, documenting interactions with the public, scholars, and colleagues. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and enclosures.
Descriptive Entry These records consists of the curatorial records of Kenneth Myers, Associate Curator. Included are general and professional correspondence, Charles Lang Freer materials, and development files. Additionally there is a file of material from Linda Merrill which documents her activities as Curator.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of one website and two blogs maintained by the Archives of American Art. The Archives of American Art website, crawled on January 8, 2016, and again on April 18, 2016, consists of general information, collection information, exhibition descriptions, event information, news, and related materials. In these captured versions of the website, collection information may be incomplete and some features may not function as expected. The Archives of American Art blog, crawled on January 8, 2016, and again on April 18, 2016, was established in December 2009. The blog highlights individual collection items as well as archival processes and the greater world of American art. The Archives of American Art Tumblr blog, crawled January 19, 2016, was established in March 2012. It features artifacts and documents from the archival collections. Materials are in electronic format.
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of records documenting the activities and the administration of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) under the tenure of Deputy Director Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Materials include correspondence and memoranda; information files; reports; brochures; notes; and other administrative records detailing the Museum's relations amongst departments within the Smithsonian and with non-Smithsonian organizations.