8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Art museums.

  1. Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    29,000 items ; 88 containers ; 38 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

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  2. Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    2,400 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Art historian. Correspondence, an index to correspondence, genealogical notes, research material on artists and art collections, clippings, printed matter, and other papers.

  3. Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    28,000 items ; 81 containers plus 2 oversize ; 32.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable,...

  4. Bela Lyon Pratt papers, 1884-1918

    1,050 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Sculptor. Chiefly correspondence from Bela Lyon Pratt, to his mother, Sarah Whittlesey Pratt, relating to his work and family life.

  5. Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953

    26,500 items ; 87 containers ; 36.3 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Attorney general, associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court, and educator. Professional and family correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other material relating primarily to Stone's service on the Supreme Court.

  6. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    54,000 items ; 105 containers ; 33 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

  7. David E. Finley papers, 1921-1977

    31,000 items ; 92 containers ; 36 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Museum director and lawyer. Correspondence, subject files, financial papers, drafts of speeches and writings, family material, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to Finley's duties as special assistant to Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew W. Mellon, his role in the founding and his subsequent service as director of the National Gallery of Art, and his activities with numerous other...

  8. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items ; 201 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

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