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Ruth Bowman papers, 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999

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Creator:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Subject:
Mason, Alice Trumbull
Bengelsdorf, Rosalind
Albers, Josef
Lipchitz, Jacques
Holty, Carl
Noguchi, Isamu
Sloan, Helen Farr
Eakins, Thomas
Reinhardt, Ad
Ferren, John
Diller, Burgoyne
Levine, Les
Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland)
Bolotowsky, Ilya
MacDonald, Duncan
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock
C├ęzanne, Paul
Wilfred, Thomas
Lassaw, Ibram
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav
Holtzman, Harry
McNeil, George
Picasso, Pablo
American Federation of Arts
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
New York University
Brooklyn Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Newark Museum
American Association of Museums
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Long Beach Museum of Art
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
KUSC (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Canadian Museums Association
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
21.1 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 access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of art historian and museum educator Ruth Bowman are dated 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999, and measure 21.1 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:
Art
Photographs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Scripts (documents)
Art historians
Art, American
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
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