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[Trade catalogs from California Redwood Assn.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American Home"  Search this
Company Name:
California Redwood Assn.  Search this
Includes:
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
San Francisco, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10157
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10157

[Trade catalogs from Kawneer Co.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Kawneer Co.  Search this
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Niles, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10451
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10451

[Trade catalogs from Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.  Search this
Notes content:
windows, furnishings, in dining rooms, kitches, bathrooms, bedrooms, breakfast rooms, solar housing, thermopane, plate glass, window conditioning, mirrors
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10471
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10471

[Trade catalogs from Gordon-Van Tine Co.]

Variant company name:
Modern American Home  Search this
Company Name:
Gordon-Van Tine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
for homebuilders, high quality millwork, lumber, roofing, paint and hardware
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10231
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10231

[Trade catalogs from Johns-Manville Corp.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, "Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Johns-Manville Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Canadian Johns-Manville Co., Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
touting the benefits of asbestos products, flexboard, insulating board, tiles, permanent walls, siding, shingles, and some home designs
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10450
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10450

Guardians of Detroit : architectural sculpture in the Motor City / Jeff Morrison

Title:
Architectural sculpture in the Motor City
Photographer:
Morrison, Jeffrey  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 316 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Place:
Michigan
Detroit
Date:
2019
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Relief (Decorative arts)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105354

Facility Files, 1983-1997

Creator:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Subject:
Dunne, Linda  Search this
Fox House (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
1983
1983-1997
Topic:
Facility management  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Museums--Safety measures  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01082
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Facility Files 1983-1997 [Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Office of the Deputy Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229710

Isidore Konti papers, 1879-1956

Creator:
Konti, Isidore, 1862-1938  Search this
Subject:
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins  Search this
Roth, Frederick G.  Search this
Daingerfield, Elliott  Search this
Eickemeyer, Rudolf  Search this
Keck, Charles  Search this
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis  Search this
French, Daniel Chester  Search this
Manship, Paul Howard  Search this
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander)  Search this
Type:
Exhibition catalogs
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Works of art
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Eclecticism in architecture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9160
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211354
AAA_collcode_kontisid
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211354

Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture

Creator:
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, Graf von, 1918-  Search this
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P.  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet (approximate: 1250 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Place:
Uzbekistan
Iran -- Antiquities
Turkey
Afghanistan
Date:
circa 1960-1968
Summary:
Photographs and negatives of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss. Mounted and unmounted color slides, transparencies, black and white negatives, mounted prints, contact sheets, and a photograph, circa 1960-1968. The majority of images, taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, appear in their publication, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, published by the, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1968. Countries depicted are Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
Scope and Contents of the Collection:
Photographs and negatives of Islamic monuments. Photos taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss and most appear in his and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss' publication, Design and color in Islamic architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey.

The mounted slides have been placed in cold storage due to preservation concerns and the transparencies and mounted photos have not yet been processed.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into three series by format: 1. Mounted slides, 2. Transparencies, and 3. Mounted photos. Only the mounted slides have been arranged and remain in their original order.
Biographical/Historical note:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II. Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award. In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection. Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss currently resides in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Biography of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II.

Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award.

In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection.

Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss currently resides in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Related Materials:
Other collections housed in the archives documenting Islamic monuments include: Ambassador Richard B. Parker Photographs of Islamic Monuments and the Lionel Bier Architectural Drawings.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Mounted slides are housed in cold storage but digital surrogates are available for reference purposes. Researchers wishing to view the original mounted slides must give a minimum of one week's notice.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Middle East  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Minarets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Citation:
Hans C. and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001.
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.15
See more items in:
Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-15

Janet Waring photographs, 1932

Creator:
Waring, Janet, 1870-1941  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Art historians  Search this
Stencil work  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6955
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209084
AAA_collcode_warijane
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209084

Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, [ca. 1955]

Creator:
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959  Search this
Subject:
Po, Ling  Search this
Schumacher and Company  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Architects  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10453
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213861
AAA_collcode_wrigfran
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213861

Austin Purves papers, 1939-1961

Creator:
Purves, Austin, 1900-1977  Search this
Type:
Financial records
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Designers  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8788
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210971
AAA_collcode_purvausp
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210971

Leo Friedlander papers, 1900-1990

Creator:
Friedlander, Leo, 1890-1966  Search this
Subject:
Pope, Arthur Upham  Search this
Keally, Francis  Search this
De Francisci, Anthony  Search this
Montana, Pietro  Search this
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich)  Search this
Ewing, Upton Clary  Search this
National Sculpture Society (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Works of art
Glass negatives
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7189
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209326
AAA_collcode_frieleo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209326

Robert Garrison papers, 1926-1939

Creator:
Garrison, Robert, 1895-1945  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8151
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210322
AAA_collcode_garrrobe
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210322

John Joseph and James F. Earley photographs and reproductions, 1890-1915

Creator:
Earley, John J. (John Joseph), 1881-1945  Search this
Earley, James Farrington, 1856-  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8856
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211041
AAA_collcode_earljohn
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211041

Dolly Curtis [videorecording] : fiber artist / produced by Victor Cromwell, c1985

Creator:
Curtis, Dolly Powers, 1942-  Search this
Subject:
Curtis, Dolly Powers  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Fiber artists  Search this
Wall hangings  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Fiberwork  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6234
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216542
AAA_collcode_curtdoll
Theme:
Women
Audio - Visual
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216542

Islamic architecture of the Swahili coast / Mark Horton

Author:
Horton, Mark (Mark Chatwin)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Indian Coast (East Africa))
Indian Coast (East Africa)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Architecture, Swahili  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Call number:
DT429.5.S94 S94 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1115900

Wutai Shan Han Zang fo si cai hua yan jiu / Chen Jie, Zhang Xin zhu

Title:
五台山汉藏佛寺彩画研究 / 陈捷, 张昕著
Author:
Chen, Jie (Writer on sculpture) http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2013013508 http://viaf.org/viaf/298135102  Search this
Zhang, Xin 1975- http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2011046835 http://viaf.org/viaf/164558124  Search this
Physical description:
170 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Wutai Mountains
Wutai Mountains (China)
Date:
2015
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Buddhist decoration and ornament  Search this
Painted woodwork  Search this
Buddhist temples  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059025

Handicrafts in the Mist Forest

Author:
Iida, Taku 1969-  Search this
Ueba, Yōko  Search this
Yoshimata, Shinobu  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Madagascar
Date:
2013
Topic:
Zafimaniry (Malagasy people)--Material culture  Search this
Woodwork, Zafimaniry  Search this
Wood-carving, Zafimaniry  Search this
Textile fabrics, Zafimaniry  Search this
Zafimaniry woodcarvers  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Wood-frame houses  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Decoration and ornamentation, Architectural  Search this
Dwellings--Design and construction  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Call number:
TT119.M28 K572 2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1115287

[Trade catalogs from Montgomery Ward & Co.]

Variant company name:
Shelve under M  Search this
Company Name:
Montgomery Ward & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Montgomery Ward  Search this
Notes content:
One envelope OVERSIZE ; Housewares ; hand tools ; farm and agricultural equipment ; clothing ; shoes ; household appliances ; building materials ; gas engines ; toys and games ; photographic equipment ; movies ; motion pictures ; fishing and hunting equipment ; poultry equipment ; poultry chicks ; "Riverside" motorcycles ; lawn and garden equipment ; plumbing equipment and supplies ; groceries ; tack ; horse supplies ; saddles ; harnesses ; wallpaper ; power tools ; radios ; automobile equipment ; truck tires ; bathroom fixtures and plumbing ; other products ; Wardway homes bungalows and cottages ; catalog home plans and mail-order homes ; "History and Progress of Montgomery Ward & Co." (1925) ; Reprint of 1898 catalog ; fabric samples
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Wallpaper samples
Physical description:
91 pieces; 12 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Carriages; wagons and accessories  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Fences  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Leather products; tanning and equestrian supplies  Search this
Livestock and fisheries  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Motorcycles  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Taxidermy; hunting and trapping supplies  Search this
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies  Search this
Television  Search this
Theatre and entertainment supplies  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Animal industry  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Carriage and wagon making  Search this
Carriages and carts  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32082
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32082

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