Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927
Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957
Abbey, Edwin Austin
Aitken, Robert Ingersoll
Bell, Edward August
Blashfield, Edwin Howland
Brown, Roy H.
Browne, George Elmer
Brunner, Arnold W. (Arnold William),
Calder, Alexander Stirling
Chapman, Carlton T. (Carlton Theodore)
Clinedinst, B. West (Benjamin West),
Cole, Alphaeus Philemon
Couse, E. Irving (Eanger Irving)
Curran, Charles C. (Charles Courtney),
De Haven, Franklin
Derrick, William Rowell
Dessar, Louis Paul
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer
Dunsmore, John Ward
Flagg, Jared B. (Jared Bradley)
Flannagan, John Bernard
French, Daniel Chester
Fry, Sherry Edmundson
Hawthorne, Charles Webster
Howe, William Henry
Hubbell, Henry Salem
Hyde, William H. (William Henry),
Jewett, William S. (Smith),
Jones, Francis Coates
Kieth, Dora Wheeler
Kline, William Fair
Low, Will Hicok
MacMonnies, Frederick William
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis)
Mowbray, Harry Siddons
Neilson, Raymond P. R. (Raymond Perry Rodgers),
Newell, G. Glenn (George Glenn),
Nisbet, Robert H.
Olinsky, Ivan G. (Ivan Gregorewitch)
Paddock, Willard Dryden
Palmer, Walter Launt
Paxton, William McGregor
Potthast, Edward Henry
Rittenberg, Henry R.
Roth, Frederick G.
Rungius, Carl Clemens Moritz
Sartain, John W.
Snell, Henry Bayley
Swartwout, R. E. (Robert Egerton)
Vonnoh, Bessie Potter
Vonnoh, Robert William
Watrous, Harry W. (Harry Willson)
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander)
Weldon, Charles D.
Whittemore, William J.
Wiles, Irving Ramsay
Williams, Frederick Ballard
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
3 microfilm reels.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Transcripts and handwritten drafts of interviews of 86 artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, conducted by Lockman. Also included are a few biographical sketches.
Interviewees include: Mrs. Edwin Austin Abbey, Wayman Adams, Robert I. Aiken, Ernest Albert, Alonzo R. Beal, Edward A. Bell, Edwin H. Blashfield, Roy H. Brown, George E. Browne, Arnold Brunner, Alexander S. Calder, Carleton T. Chapman, Benjamin West Clinedinst, Alphaeus Cole, Timothy Cole, Irving E. Couse, Robert B. Crane, Charles C. Curran, B. Franklin De Haven, William R. Derrick, Louis P. Dessar, Thomas W. Dewing, Frederick I. Dielman, Edward Dufner, John W. Dunsmore, Jared B. Flagg, John G. Flanagan, August R. Franzen, Daniel C. French, Sherry E. Fry, Edward Gay, Cass Gilbert, Walter Granville-Smith, Chester Harding, Childe Hassam, Charles W. Hawthorne, William H. Howe, Henry S. Hubbell, William H. Hyde, William S. Jewett, Francis C. Jones, Dora Wheeler Kieth, William Fair Kline, Jonas Lie, Louis Loeb, Will H. Low, Edward McCartan, Frederick MacMonnies, Herman A. MacNeil, Gari Melchers, Francis Luis Mora, H. Siddons Mowbray, Raymond P. R. Neilson, George G. Newell,Robert H. Nisbet,
Ivan G. Olinsky, Willard Dryden Paddock, Walter L. Palmer, Arthur Parton, William McGregor Paxton, Ernest C. Peixotto, Joseph Pennell, Edward H. Potthast, Henry Prellwitz, Wilhelm F. Ritschel, Henry Rittenberg, Frederick Roth, Carl Rungius, Emily Sartain, John Sartain, William Sartain, Henry B. Snell, Robert Spencer, Egerton Swartwout, Douglas Volk, Bessie & Robert Vonnoh, Horatio Walker, Harry Watrous, Adolph Weinman, Charles D. Weldon, William Whittemore, Irving Wiles, Frederick B. Williams, and Cullen Yates.
Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 502-504 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals and microfilm master negative in New York Historical Society, Manuscript Division.
DeWitt Lockman was a portrait painter, New York, N.Y. He studied in Europe, 1891-1892 and 1901-1902; a pupil of James H. Beard, Nelson N. Bickford and William Sartain; and was president of the National Academy of Design and records secretary of the New York Historical Society.
Lent 1973 by the New York Historical Society.
Architecture & Design
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