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Creator:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Mason, Alice Trumbull  Search this
Bengelsdorf, Rosalind  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Sloan, Helen Farr  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Diller, Burgoyne  Search this
Eakins, Thomas  Search this
Levine, Les  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
MacDonald, Duncan  Search this
Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland)  Search this
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock  Search this
Wilfred, Thomas  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram  Search this
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav  Search this
Holtzman, Harry  Search this
McNeil, George  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York University  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Newark Museum  Search this
American Association of Museums  Search this
Craft and Folk Art Museum  Search this
Long Beach Museum of Art  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
KUSC (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Canadian Museums Association  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
26.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of art historian and museum educator Ruth Bowman are dated 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999, and measure 26.7 linear feet. Professional correspondence and subject files document Bowman's relationships with colleagues and reflect her interests, activities including curatorial work, and accomplishments as a museum educator. Writing and related research materials include her thesis, "Thomas Pollock Anshutz, 1851-1912" (M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1971), and unfinished projects. Also found are interviews conducted by Bowman with a wide range of individuals for a variety of purposes.
Citation:
Ruth Bowman papers, 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Research material including correspondence, writings and notes, photographs, and printed material on Cezanne, Thomas Eakins, and Picasso: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Ruth Bowman, 200 East 66th Street, Apt. B-2101, New York, NY 10021.
Biography Note:
Ruth Bowman (1923- ) is an art historian and museum educator who worked in New York City and Los Angeles.
Provenance:
Donated by Ruth Bowman in 2004.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sound recordings  Search this
Scripts (documents)  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11586
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249278
AAA_collcode_bowmruth2
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_249278