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Annita Delano papers, 1909-1975

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Creator:
Delano, Annita, 1894-1979
Subject:
Albers, Anni
Delaunay, Robert
Delaunay, Sonia
Morgan, Barbara Brooks
Neutra, Richard Joseph
Weston, Edward
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1066 items.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Résumés; correspondence with museums, galleries, universities, artists Sonia and Robert Delaunay, Richard Neutra, Anni Albers, Barbara Morgan, Edward Weston, and others; photographs of Delano and others, her paintings and the works of Sonia and Robert Delaunay; a travel journal and other mementoes from Delano's 1928, 1930-1933, European trips; writings and notes, including lecture notes and extensive analytical writings about artists and works of art; poems by Barbara Morgan; 69 sketches in pencil, ink, and water color; price lists; and receipts.
Citation:
Annita Delano papers, 1909-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm rolls 2999-3001 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, designer, and teacher (Los Angeles, Calif.); went to Europe in 1928, meeting and befriending Robert and Sonia Delaunay. In 1930-31, she returned to Europe on a Barnes Founation scholarship, spending some time with the Bauhaus faculty and other architects (Joseph Albers and Richard Neutra). She was also a founding member of the U.C.L.A. Art Department.
Provenance:
Donated 1975 and 1977 by Annita Delano.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Drawings
Financial records
Painters
Photographs
Sketches
Women artists
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7480
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209638
AAA_collcode_delaanni
Theme:
Diaries
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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