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Nina Howell Starr papers, 1933-1996

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Creator:
Starr, Nina Howell, 1903-2000
Subject:
Sherwood, Maggie
Siskind, Aaron
Szarwarski, John
Evans, Walker
Ringgold, Faith
Daitz, Evelyne Z.
Kanaga, Consuelo
Brandt, Helene
Kruger, Louise
Morgan, Barbara Brooks
Lippard, Lucy R.
Ghent, Henri
Kernan, Margo
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton
Rose, Ruth Starr
Putnam, Wallace
Cohen, Stephanie
DiSpirito, Henry
Coke, Van Deren
Savage, Naomi
Mainardi, Patricia Madelena
Evans, Minnie
Uelsmann, Jerry
Strand, Paul
Connor, Linda
Museum of American Folk Art
Southern Regional Council
Photographic Historical Society of New York
Sharon Arts Center
Professional Women's Photographers, Inc
International Women's Art Festival
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
21.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of photographer and art historian Nina Howell Starr measure 21.2 linear feet and date from circa 1933 to 1996. The papers contain research files about various art historical topics, museums and galleries, photography, and artists. There are extensive files documenting Starr's relationship as researcher, dealer, and friend of folk painter Minnie Evans. Additionally, the papers include biographical materials, writings, speeches, project files, printed material collected or authored by Starr, and hundreds of artistic and documentary photographs and negatives created by Starr depicting her travels, Minnie Evans' paintings, roadside folk art, and other topics.
Citation:
Nina Howell Starr papers, 1933-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Some of the sound recordings in this collection have been digitized for research access and are available in the Archives of American Art offices.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian's Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Biography Note:
Nina Howell Starr (1903-2000) was a photographer, art dealer, and art historian who worked primarily in New York City.
Provenance:
Nina Howell Starr donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1996.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Folk art
Photographs
Interviews
Drawings
Prints
Sketches
Art dealers
Civil rights
Photographers
Transcripts
Photography
African American art
Scrapbooks
Art historians
Sound recordings
Women photographers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6053
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216034
AAA_collcode_starnina
Theme:
African American
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216034

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