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Decorative arts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered comprehensive works on the various art forms having some utilitarian as well as decorative purpose, including furniture, woodwork, silverware, glassware, ceramics, textiles, the decoration of buildings, etc.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Applied and Decorative Arts Lantern Slide Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 2200
Abstract: Collection consists of black and white glass lantern slides of American and European applied and decorative arts, including arms and armor, calligraphy, ceramics, commercial design, enamels, furniture, gems, glass, illuminated manuscripts, industrial design, intarsia, ivory, medals, metalwork, mosaics, musical instruments, numismatics, rugs, seals, stage design, tapestry, textiles, wallpaper, wood carving. Classical Greek and Roman materials in all applicable media are located in the...
Dates: 1900-1960

Applied and Decorative Arts Medium Format Photograph Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 9
Abstract:

Collection of medium format mounted black and white and color reproductions of Western applied and decorative arts, predominantly European. Content varies from original photographic prints to reproductions from magazines and other published sources. Some sections have accompanying clippings folders.

Dates: circa 1900-2005

Applied and decorative arts photograph collection (medals-musical instruments)

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 6.2
Abstract:

Collection of mounted black and white and color reproductions of applied and decorative arts, predominantly European and American. Content varies from original photographic prints to reproductions from magazines and other published sources. Some sections have accompanying clippings folders.

Dates: circa1900-2005

Applied and decorative arts photograph collection (armor-manuscripts).

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 6.1
Abstract:

Collection of mounted black and white and color reproductions of applied and decorative arts, predominantly European and American. Content varies from original photographic prints to reproductions from magazines and other published sources. Some sections have accompanying clippings folders.

Dates: circa 1900-2005

Applied and decorative arts photograph collection (rugs-woodworking)

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 6.4
Abstract:

Collection of mounted black and white and color reproductions of applied and decorative arts, predominantly European and American. Content varies from original photographic prints to reproductions from magazines and other published sources. Some sections have accompanying clippings folders.

Dates: circa 1900-2005

Applied and Decorative Arts Slide Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 1300
Abstract:

Collection consists of color and black and white 35 mm slides of American and European applied and decorative arts, including arms and armor, book arts, calligraphy, ceramics, commercial design, enamels, furniture, gemanuscripts, glass, illuminated manuscripts, industrial design, intarsia, ivory, medals, metalwork, mosaics, musical instruments, numismatics, rugs, seals, stage design, tapestry, textiles, wallpaper and wood-carving.

Dates: ca. 1960-2005

Tom and Judy Dawson Collection of Playing Card Ephemera

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1608
Scope and Contents: This collection contains playing card-related material collected by Tom and Judy Dawson over 35 years. Its focus is on the playing card industry but also explores the popular culture of playing card imagery and its social impact. A highlight of the Dawsons' collection is early standard American and Canadian playing cards and ephemera related to the cards and their makers. Ephemera includes sample books, billheads, correspondence, advertising materials, trade cards, calendars, invitations,...
Dates: 1650-2014

Anna Marble-Pollock cat collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1541
Abstract:

The collection contains photographs and other visual materials, objects, papers, printed material, and sound recordings relating to cats, Anna Marble-Pollock, and Carl Van Vechten.

Dates: 1827-circa 1966