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Search by library/museum or manuscript identifiers. Includes extensive bibliography of publications on Austrian manuscripts.
"The Montias database, compiled by late Yale University Professor John Michael Montias, contains information from 1,280 inventories of goods (paintings, prints, sculpture, furniture, etc.) owned by people living in 17th century Amsterdam."
"The Archives Directory for the History of Collecting is a pioneering resource created to help researchers locate primary source material about American collectors, dealers, agents and advisors, and the repositories that hold these records."
Use this site to search more than 2 million of the Smithsonian's museum, archives, imagees, library and research holdings and collections.
"The NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 700,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and ph
From this page you can choose from several resources:
The Libraries Catalog includes the Smithsonian 18 branch libraries, the National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery Library.
The Archival, Manuscripts and Photographic Collections c
Provides access to: an online catalog for archival and special materials, books, media and auction catalogs; the Union List of Artist Names (ULAN), a "database of biographical and bibliographical information on artists and architects;" the Getty Provenance Index; digital collections from the 15th century to the present and include books, photographs, manuscripts, archives, and works on paper.
The Archive documents "the history of women's involvement in architecture by collecting, preserving, storing, and making available to researchers the professional papers of women architects, landscape architects, designers, architectural historians and cr
"Thousands of primary and critical texts (including manifestos, newspaper articles, correspondence, artists' production sketches and notes, lectures, and other unpublished manuscripts) by notable Latin American and Latino artists, critics, curators, and others who have played an important role in the development of the art produced along this cultural axis"