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Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies, [circa 1938-1939]

Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies, [circa 1938-1939]

De Vivo, Michael

Collector

Representative image for Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies, [circa 1938-1939]

This site provides access to the Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2016, and total 15 images.

Collection Information

Size: 0.1 linear feet

Summary: The Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies measure 0.1 linear feet and date from circa 1938 to 1939. The color transparencies depict the construction of the presidential portraits atop Mount Rushmore. Several show the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, and others at work on the project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Michael De Vivo is a collector from Bedford Hills, New York.

Provenance

The photographic transparencies were donated in 1988 by collector Michael De Vivo, who received the materials from the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency in New York.

A Finding Aid to the Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies, circa 1938-1939, in the Archives of American Art
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Author
Finding aid prepared by Judy Ng
Biographical/Historical note
Michael De Vivo is a collector from Bedford Hills, New York.
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged as 1 series.
Series 1: Photographic Materials, circa 1938-1939 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)
Scope and Contents note
The Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies measure 0.1 linear feet and date from circa 1938 to 1939. The color transparencies depict the construction of the presidential portraits atop Mount Rushmore. Several show the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, and others at work on the project.
Provenance
The photographic transparencies were donated in 1988 by collector Michael De Vivo, who received the materials from the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency in New York.
Processing Information note
The collection was described and prepared for digitization by Judy Ng in 2016.

Additional Forms Available

The collection was digitized in its entirety in 2016 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Mount Rushmore monument photographic transparencies, [circa 1938-1939]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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