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Mary Fuller McChesney papers, 1949-2011

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Creator:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
Varda, Jean
Reinhardt, Ad
Jefferson, Jack
Morehouse, William Paul
Bothwell, Dorr Hodgson
Kelly, James
Briggs, Ernest
Brown, Joan
Weeks, James
Hultberg, John
Pollakoff, Leonard
Goya, Jorge
Dugmore, Edward
Parker, Raymond
Martin, Madeline
Saccaro, John M.
Remington, Deborah Williams
Anderson, Jeremy Radcliffe
Grillo, John
Kuhlman, Walter Egel
Shoemaker, Peter
Roeber, Phil
Schueler, Jon R.
MacAgy, Douglas
Dixon, James Budd
Smith, Hassel Wendell
Corbett, Edward
Grachis, Dimitri
Locks, Seymour
Calcagno, Lawrence
Spohn, Clay Edgar
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
43.3 linear feet
Sound recordings: 35 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, artists' files, financial records, photographs, artwork, printed material, and reel-to reel sound recordings documenting the career of sculptor, art historian, and author, Mary Fuller McChesney.
Among the sound recordings are interviews conducted by McChesney between 1965 and 1966, and used as the primary research for her book. Interviewees include Jeremy Anderson, Dorr Bothwell, Ernest Briggs, Joan Brown (2), Lawrence Calcagno (2), Edward Corbett (2), James Budd Dixon, Edward Dugmore, Jorge Goya, Dimitri Grachis, John Grillo (1966, 1972), John Hultberg, Jack Jefferson, James Kelly, Walter Kuhlman, Seymour Locks, Douglas MacAgy, Madeleine Martin, William Morehouse, Raymond Parker, Leonard Pollakoff, Ad Reinhardt, Deborah Remington, Phil Roeber, John Saccaro, Jon Schueler, Peter Shoemaker, Hassel Smith, Clay Spohn, Jean Varda, and James Weeks.
Citation:
Mary Fuller McChesney papers, 1949-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Replies (filled out questionnaires) to a questionnaire sent out by McChesney for Artforum magazine, and correspondence from artists of the FAP in California, microfilmed on reels Reel NDA 1, frames 728-741 & 930-943 and eight publicity photographs for an exhibition microfilmed on reel 1329, available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibray loan.
Biography Note:
Mary Fuller McChesney (1922- ) is a sculptor, art historian, and author in San Francisco and Petaluma, California.
Provenance:
A majority of the collection donated 2015 by Mary Fuller McChesney. Photographs on reel 1329 donated 1973 and sound recordings donated 1994 by McChesney. Material on reel NDA 1 (fr. 728-741) lent for microfilming 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache; material on NDA 1 (fr. 930-943) lent 1964 by Mary F. McChesney.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sculptors
Photographs
Authors
Art historians
Sound recordings
Women artists
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6528
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370975
AAA_collcode_mcchmary
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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