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American Academy in Rome records, 1855- 2012

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Creator:
American Academy in Rome
Subject:
Faulkner, Barry
Kendall, William M.
Pope, John Russell
Vedder, Elihu
Stevens, Gorham Phillips
Marquand, Allan
Ely, Theo. N.
Aldrich, Chester Holmes
Guernsey, Roscoe
Dinsmoor, William B.
Millet, Francis Davis
McKim, Charles Follen
Hewlett, James Monroe
Mowbray, Harry Siddons
Roberts, Laurance P.
Boring, William
Platt, Charles A.
Smith, James Kellum
Breck, George
Vitale, Ferrucio
La Farge, C. Grant (Christopher Grant),
Egbert, J. C. (James Chidester),
Ward, John Quincy Adams
Morey, Charles Rufus
Mead, William Rutherford
American Academy in Rome
American School of Classical Studies in Rome
American School of Architecture in Rome
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
66.1 linear feet
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:
Correspondence, treasurers' records, officers' records, miscellaneous records, printed mater, legal documents, Board of Trustees committee minutes, staff records, rosters, photographs, and personal papers and ephemera.
Citation:
American Academy in Rome records, 1855- 2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 5749-5800, ITRO 2-3, and ITRO 11-13 available at Archives of American art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels ITRO 2-3 & 11-13: Originals in American Academy in Rome Rome, Italy.
Related Materials:
Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming (reels ITRO 2-3 and 11-13) including annual reports, exhibition catalogues, a history of the American Academy in Rome, the American Academy in Rome at the World's Fair and the Golden Gate Exposition and newsletter.
Chaloner Prize Foundation records, 1915-1974 (microfilm reels 5664-5669) were received with the American Academy in Rome records. The records have been arranged and described as a separate collection.
Valentine, Lucia and Alan Valentine. The American Academy in Rome, 1894-1969. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1973.
Biography Note:
The American Academy in Rome is an art school in Rome, Italy and New York, N.Y. Organized in 1894 as the American School of Architecture in Rome. In 1897, it was dissolved and its assets turned over to the newly established American Adademy in Rome, not a traditional school, but a place where architects, painters, and sculptors could work in close association. After merging with the American School of Classical Studies (f. 1895) on the last day of 1912, the American Academy in Rome consisted of the School of Fine Arts and the School of Classical Studies. The School of Fine Arts soon expanded its scope to include fellowships in landscape architecture (1915), musical composition (1920), and history of art (1947). The Academy's New York office is now located at 7 East 60th St., New York, N.Y. (2001).
Provenance:
Material on reels ITRO 2-3 & 11-13 were lent for microfilming at the Academy in 1965. Records of predecessor institutions, the Board of Trustees, and the New York office, including photographs and personal papers were donated 1982 by the American Academy in Rome, through Calvin G. Rand, president. An addition of Rome office records and personal papers of Gorham Phillips Stevens was donated 1990 by the Academy via Calvin G. Rand, President, and an addition of New York office records donated 2014 by the Academy via Adele Chatfield-Taylor, Director.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architecture, Classical
Photographs
Art schools
Architecture
Art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6320
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)225063
AAA_collcode_ameracar
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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