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A new generation from SAIC

Author:
Art Institute of Chicago School  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
33 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1986
C1986
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N6535.C5 N4 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_785991

School of the Art Institute of Chicago newsletter, volume one, issue 2

Creator:
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Subject:
Halstead, Whitney  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1965
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18073
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Whitney B. Halstead papers, 1920-1982
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18073
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Catalog of the Art School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Creator:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Subject:
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1924-1925
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15724
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C. J. Bulliet papers, circa 1888-1959
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15724

Cleo Dorman scrapbook

Creator:
Cleo, 1908-1990  Search this
Subject:
Cleo  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Type:
Albums
Date:
1927-1950
Topic:
Artists' models  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15778
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Cleo (Cleo Dorman) papers, ca. 1930s-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15778
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Whitney B. Halstead papers, 1920-1982

Creator:
Halstead, Whitney, 1926-1979  Search this
Subject:
Yoakum, Joseph  Search this
Nutt, Jim  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Topic:
Sound recordings  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Journals (accounts)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9542
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211742
AAA_collcode_halswhit
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211742
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Paul and Nelli Bar Wieghardt papers, 1925-1987

Creator:
Wieghardt, Paul, 1897-1969  Search this
Wieghardt, Nelli Bar, 1904-2001  Search this
Subject:
Bosworth, Francis  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
Refugees  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10131
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213038
AAA_collcode_wiegpaul
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213038

Paula Gerard papers, 1885-1989

Creator:
Gerard, Paula, 1907-1991  Search this
Subject:
Aubin, Barbara  Search this
Bentley, Claude Ronald  Search this
Olson, Douglas John  Search this
Garrett, Lillian  Search this
Berenson, Mary  Search this
Schwalb, Susan  Search this
Gerard, Helen  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Graphic artists  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10452
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213858
AAA_collcode_gerapaul
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213858

Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990

Creator:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1902 or 03-1974  Search this
Subject:
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Biesel, Fred  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Abercrombie, Gertrude  Search this
Aubin, Barbara  Search this
Foy, Frances M.  Search this
Arquin, Florence  Search this
Kapsalis, Thomas Harry  Search this
Gardner, Helen  Search this
Halstead, Whitney  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Topic:
Diaries  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Travel diaries  Search this
Christmas cards  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10522
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213992
AAA_collcode_blackath
Theme:
Women
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213992

Vera Berdich papers, 1947-1989

Creator:
Berdich, Vera, 1915-2003  Search this
Subject:
Halstead, Whitney  Search this
Spears, Ethel  Search this
Webster, Lynn  Search this
Blackshear, Kathleen  Search this
Aubin, Barbara  Search this
Kucera, Kathryn  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Topic:
Sketchbooks  Search this
Slides (photographs)  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Illustrated letters  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10847
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214595
AAA_collcode_berdvera
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214595

Helen Weinrich Knaths photograph album, 1879-1976

Creator:
Knaths, Helen Weinrich, 1876 or 7-1978  Search this
Subject:
Knaths, Helen Weinrich  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Weinrich, Agnes  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6047
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216015
AAA_collcode_knathele
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216015

Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Subject:
Blackshear, Kathleen  Search this
Kim, Jin Soo  Search this
Nilsson, Gladys  Search this
Berdich, Vera  Search this
Nutt, Jim  Search this
Kapsalis, Thomas Harry  Search this
Rossi, Barbara  Search this
Spears, Ethel  Search this
Brown, Roger  Search this
Ramberg, Christina  Search this
Ito, Miyoko  Search this
Wirsum, Karl  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Phyllis Kind Gallery  Search this
Topic:
Scrapbooks  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Art  Search this
Collagists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Video recordings  Search this
Prints  Search this
Educators  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Collages  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16081
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)360857
AAA_collcode_yoshray
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Asian American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_360857
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Albert Henry Krehbiel papers, 1893-1985

Creator:
Krehbiel, Albert Henry, 1873-1945  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Krehbiel, Dulah Evans  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Topic:
Mural painters  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8912
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211097
AAA_collcode_krehalbe
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211097

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago / Thomas C. Buechele and Nicholas C. Lowe

Author:
Buechele, Thomas C.  Search this
Lowe, Nicholas C.  Search this
Subject:
Art Institute of Chicago School History  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago School  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago History  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Physical description:
127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
History
Date:
2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105736

Ray Yoshida papers

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago. School -- Faculty  Search this
Phyllis Kind Gallery  Search this
Berdich, Vera, 1915-2003  Search this
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Brown, Roger, 1941-1997  Search this
Ito, Miyoko, 1918-1983  Search this
Kapsalis, Thomas Harry, 1925-  Search this
Kim, Jin Soo, 1950-  Search this
Nilsson, Gladys, 1940-  Search this
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Ramberg, Christina  Search this
Rossi, Barbara, 1940-  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Wirsum, Karl, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
10 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Collages
Drawings
Interviews
Prints
Sketches
Transcripts
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1895-2010
bulk 1950-2005
Summary:
The papers of Chicago artist and educator Ray Yoshida measure 10 linear feet and date from circa 1895 to 2010, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 2005. Yoshida's career as a painter and collagist as well as his long tenure as a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are documented through biographical material, personal correspondence, notebooks and writings, teaching records, personal business records, printed material, source material, photographs, sketchbooks, artwork by Yoshida and others, and scrapbooks. Items within the collection also document Yoshida's personal interest in collecting folk art and artifacts.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Chicago artist and educator Ray Yoshida measure 10 linear feet and date from circa 1895 to 2010, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 2005. Yoshida's career as a painter and collagist as well as his long tenure as a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are documented through biographical material, personal correspondence, notebooks and writings, teaching records, personal business records, printed material, source material, photographs, sketchbooks, artwork by Yoshida and others, and scrapbooks. Items within the collection also document Yoshida's personal interest in collecting folk art and artifacts.

Biographical material about Ray Yoshida includes award certificates, identification records, student records, and interview transcripts. Also found is one video recording of a documentary short about Yoshida's art and object collection at his Chicago home.

Correspondence includes letters, postcards, and greeting cards from friends, colleagues, and artists, including Roger Brown, Jim Nutt, Gladys Nilsson, Christina Ramberg, Karl Wirsum, Miyoko Ito, Jin Soo Kim, Barbara Rossi, Vera Berdich, and Tom Kapsalis.

Notebooks contain notes on art history, art technique, Japanese language, travel, and other subjects. Many of the notebooks include sketches and contain loose items.

Writings by Yoshida consist of college papers, fragments of writings on art and other subjects, and notes. Writings by others include essays by Yoshida's students, exhibition essay drafts, and poetry.

Teaching records primarily document Yoshida's tenure as a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, though a few records of guest professorships at other schools are included. These records include course evaluations, employment records, teaching notes, and letters of recommendation for students. Miscellaneous teaching records include department memos, course summaries, correspondence, and notes.

Personal business records consists of documentation regarding the sale, exhibition, and loan of artwork by Ray Yoshida, including his business dealings with the Phyllis Kind Gallery. Additionally there are several files regarding the estate of artist Roger Brown.

Printed material includes exhibition catalogs, announcements, news clippings, newsletters and press releases documenting Yoshida's career and other subjects.

Source material consists of material that Yoshida gathered and intended to use for his art. Collected printed material includes postcards, comics and comic books, mail order catalogs, magazines, product labels, and advertisements. Also found are many small clippings from comics collected for collages.

Photographs depict Ray Yoshida, friends, students, travel, and artwork. Also found are a few photographs of Karl Wirsum's studio, as well as photographs of various subjects collected by Yoshida. Additionally, there is one photograph album from the early 1910s of an unidentified family.

Sketchbooks include pencil and ink sketches of various subjects.

Artwork by Ray Yoshida includes collages on paper, pencil sketches, and ink drawings. Artworks by others include numerous prints by Kathleen Blackshear, Ethel Spears, and Vivian Mayers, and collages, drawings, and prints given to Yoshida by students and friends. Some work by unidentified artists is included as well. Other artwork, such as handmade picture and alphabet books, appears to have been created by children and collected by Yoshida.

Scrapbooks include volumes that were created by Yoshida as well as books created by others. Three of the scrapbooks containing source images, clippings, and comics appear to have been created by Yoshida. Additional scrapbooks were created by others and collected by Yoshida.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 12 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1950-2005 (0.5 Linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1952-2009 (2 Linear feet; Boxes 1-3, 11, 15)

Series 3: Notebooks, circa 1956-circa 2000 (0.3 Linear feet; Box 3)

Series 4: Writings, circa 1950-2003 (0.3 Linear feet; Box 3)

Series 5: Teaching Records, circa 1960-2003 (0.6 Linear feet; Boxes 3-4)

Series 6: Personal Business Records, circa 1960-2010 (0.4 Linear feet; Box 4)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1906-2010 (1.8 Linear feet; Boxes 4-6, 11, OV 14)

Series 8: Source Material, circa 1940-circa 2005 (0.7 Linear Feet; Boxes 6-7, 11)

Series 9: Photographs, circa 1910-circa 2005 (0.5 Linear feet; Box 7)

Series 10: Sketchbooks, circa 1960-circa 2000 (1.1 Linear feet; Boxes 7-8, 11-13)

Series 11: Artwork, 1903-2009 (0.7 Linear feet; Boxes 8, 13)

Series 12: Scrapbooks, circa 1895-circa 2005 (1 Linear feet; Boxes 8-10, 13)
Biographical / Historical:
Ray Yoshida (1930-2009) was a painter, collagist, and educator in Chicago, Illinois.

Raymond Kakuo Yoshida was born in Kapaa, Hawaii, in 1930. He attended the University of Hawaii for two years and completed a B.A. in Arts Education at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1953. He also served in the U.S. Army for two years during the Korean War. In 1957 he recieved his M.F.A from Syracuse University and became a faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1959. He was named Frank Harold Sellers Professor in the Department of Painting and Drawing in 1971, retired as professor emeritus in 1998, and continued to teach until 2003.

Yoshida was a member of the Chicago Imagists, a loose and informal group of representational artists from the late 1960s to early 1970s who were influenced by Surrealism and connected to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Yoshida's friends and contemporaries among this group include but are not limited to Roger Brown, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, and Barbara Rossi. Yoshida was an inspiring teacher and he mentored many of the later Chicago Imagists such as Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, and Karl Wirsum.

Yoshida's paintings and collages were strongly influenced by comics as well as his own collection of folk and outsider art. He regularly exhibited at Phyllis Kind Gallery in Chicago from 1975 to 1996, and a major retrospective of his work was organized by the Contemporary Museum of Honolulu in 1998. He retired to Hawaii in 2005 where he lived until his death in 2009 due to cancer. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Sullivan Galleries held a posthumous retrospective exhibition of Yoshida's work from 2010-2011 and the John Michael Kohler Art Center had an exhibition of Yoshida's personal collection of art and artifacts in 2013.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 2012 by Ray Yoshida via Terri Yoho of the Kohler Foundation, representing Yoshida's estate, and in 2013 and 2015-2016 by Jennifer Sabas and Shayle Miller, estate executors.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice. One box of letters from Jim Nutt are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Rights:
The Ray Yoshida papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Educators -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Collagists -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Collages
Drawings
Interviews
Prints
Sketches
Transcripts
Video recordings
Citation:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.yoshray
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yoshray
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Whitney Halstead papers

Creator:
Halstead, Whitney  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Yoakum, Joseph, 1886-1972  Search this
Extent:
7.1 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Sketches
Sound recordings
Journals (accounts)
Drawings
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1920-1982
Summary:
The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives of primitive art, including American Indian art by Southwest tribes.
Scope and Content Note:
The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives depicting primitive art, mostly native American Indian art by Southwest tribes.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 11 series by either type of material or subject file, and chronologically within each series. Oversized material from various series has been housed in OV folder 8 and is noted in the Series Description/Container Listing Section at the appropriate folder title with see also/see references.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1966-1977 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Personal Correspondence, circa 1933-1978 (Box 1; 6 folders)

Series 3: Diary and Travel Journals, 1957-1975 (Box 1; 3 folders)

Series 4: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Files, circa 1920-1982 (Box 1-2; 1.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Notes and Writings, circa 1923-1978 (Box 2-5; 3.4 linear feet)

Series 6: Artist Files, 1967-1977 (Box 5-6, OV 8; 36 folders)

Series 7: Hyde Park Art Center File, circa 1960-1977 (Box 6; 4 folders)

Series 8: Exhibition Files, 1966-1975 (Box 6, OV 8; 17 folders)

Series 9: Art Work, circa 1932-1970 (Box 6, OV 8; 21 folders)

Series 10: Photographs, circa 1949-1976 (Box 7; 0.9 linear feet)

Series 11: Printed Material, 1966-1975 (Box 7; 5 folders)
Biographical Note:
Art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead was born in 1926. After receiving a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Halstead worked as an assistant in the Field Museum's anthropology department. He also taught art history at several Chicago-area universities, including the Art Institute, where he developed a series of courses on primitive art. Some historians have indicated that these courses were an important influence on the work of several artists of the "Chicago School" who studied with Halstead, including Roger Brown, Phil Hanson, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, and Karl Wirsum, among others. Halstead also played a prominent role in the 1965 Art Institute's faculty strike that resulted in better working conditions for the instructors, and by 1967, he had become Chairman of the Division of Fine Arts. In 1970, he assumed the position of Graduate Advisor.

Halstead wrote critical reviews for Artforum, the Chicago Daily News, and numerous articles and essays promoting local and primitive art, including the work of Jim Nutt and naïve artist Joseph E. Yoakum. He also curated several exhibitions, including Made In Chicago and Ulu/Inua: Form and Fantasy in Eskimo Art. Halstead's own art work, exhibitied primarily during the 1950s and early 1960s, was in a variety of media and reflected his interest in Dadaism and Surrealism.

Whitney Halstead died in 1979.
Related Material:
Additional Whitney Halstead papers are held by the Art Institute of Chicago.
Provenance:
The Whitney Halstead papers were donated by Theodore Halkin, the executor of Halstead's estate in 1986.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Whitney Halstead papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Art historians -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Art critics -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Sketches
Sound recordings
Journals (accounts)
Drawings
Citation:
Whitney Halstead papers, 1920-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.halswhit
See more items in:
Whitney Halstead papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-halswhit
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Art Institute of Chicago. School [Folder]

Additional name:
Chicago Academy of Fine Arts  Search this
School of the Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
SAIC  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_98562

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Extent:
(boxes 1-2, OV 12; 1.2 linear feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920-1954
Scope and Contents note:
Series consists of Marsh's personal and professional correspondence. Among the correspondents are vaudeville performers and producers, artists, museums, galleries, publishers, greeting card companies, government officials, admirers, and former students, as well as family and friends. Correspondence largely concerns Marsh's career as a painter and illustrator, and his relationships with family, friends, and colleagues.

Correspondence documents his work as a vaudeville reviewer for the New York Daily News from 1922 to 1925; the sale and exhibition of his art work; the publication of his illustrations and caricatures in various magazines; his book illustrations; and the reproduction of his art work on greeting cards produced by American Artists Group and Living American Art, Inc. There are also extensive files (which also contain scattered business, financial, and travel documents) relating to his work on two federal art projects, murals in the Post Office Department, Washington, D.C. (1935) and the Customs House in New York (1937), and his assignment as an artist correspondent in Brazil during the Second World War (1943). Similar materials are also found amongst the business and financial papers in Series 7.

Correspondence documents his relationships with his father, Fred Dana Marsh, his first wife, Betty Burroughs, and his second wife, Felicia Meyer Marsh, as well as his relationships with friends and colleagues, including the English writer, Llewelyn Powys, the artists, Yasuo and Katherine Kuniyoshi, and the U.S. Senator (and former Yale classmate), William Benton, who ended up being one of the largest collectors of Marsh's work.

Letters from artists, such as Edward Laning, and curators, such as Lloyd Goodrich, provide some sense of Marsh's methods and techniques for creating art work (especially his use of the "Maroger medium") and his views on art and current art movements (especially Abstract Expressionism). Correspondence pertaining to the award competition for the U.S. Building at the New York World's Fair, which includes versions of Marsh's letters to and letters from Edward Bruce of the Treasury Department Section of Painting and Sculpture, is especially suggestive of Marsh's strong feelings of "despair" over the lack of originality in contemporary art.

General correspondence is typically arranged in chronological files, interspersed with files named according to correspondent. Letters are typically to Marsh, unless otherwise noted. Project correspondence is arranged according to the name of the project on which Marsh worked or to which correspondence pertains. Envelopes, which had at some earlier point been separated from correspondence, and greeting cards are arranged in files at the end of the series. An appendix of significant correspondent's names from the chronological files is included in this finding aid.

See Appendix for a list of selected correspondents from Series 2.
Appendix: Selected Correspondents from Series 2:
This list represents only a selection of correspondents and does not include names of family.

General CorrespondenceAmerican Artists Group, Inc.: 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1941, 1942

Archer, Edmund: 1944, 1949

Arms, John Taylor: 1945, 1948, 1951

Art Institute of Chicago (School): 1945

Arts Bureau of Gartner and Bender, Inc.: 1947

Associated American Artists, Inc.: 1940

Barrymore, Lionel: 1949

Bartlett, Clay: 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, undated

Baum, Richard F.: 1953, 1954

Bishop, Isabel: 1942, 1950, undated

Book-of-the-Month Club: 1945, 1946

Bork, Jacob: 1936

Burroughs, Alan: 1930, 1953

Carnegie Institute: 1947

Coates, Robert M.: 1921, 1922, 1954, undated

Corcoran Gallery of Art: 1945, 1954

Cornelius, Marty: 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952

Coutts, Jeane: 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951

Dreiser, Theodore: 1939

Eakins, Susan: 1928, 1929

Genauer, Emily: 1952

Goodrich, Lloyd: 1927, 1940, 1951, undated

Gregory, Alyse: 1936, 1938, 1940, 1945, 1947, 1952, 1953

Hallmark Cards (Hall Brothers Inc.): 1950, 1951

Harper's Magazine: 1953

Hartmann, Sadakichi: 1939

Hopkins, Peter: 1951

Houghton Miflin Company: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1954

Huntley, Victoria Hutson: 1948

Kelly, Augustus: 1942, 1943, 1944

Kinsey, Alfred C.: 1950

Kuniyoshi, Katherine (Schmidt): 1922, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, undated

Kuniyoshi, Yasuo: 1922, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, undated

Laning, Edward: 1943, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952

Larkin, Oliver: 1951

Life -- Magazine: 1943

Limited Editions Club: 1953, 1954

Living American Art, Inc.: 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941

Mandel, Estelle: 1951

Maroger, Jacques: 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, undated

Merton, Owen: 1927, 1928

Merton, Thomas: 1932, undated

Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1951, 1954

Museum of the City of New York: 1953, 1954

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts: 1942

Miller, Kenneth Hayes: 1929, 1933, 1943

National Academy of Design: 1944

National Institute of Arts and Letters: 1954

New York Times: 1942

Nordmark, Olle: 1939

Overton, Richard C.: 1951, 1952, 1954

Pantheon Books Inc.: 1951, 1954

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts: 1941

Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1944

Pierpont Morgan Library: 1951

Powys, Llewelyn: 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, undated

Pratt Institute: 1949

Redelius, Frank: 1952, 1953

Rehn Galleries (Frank K. M. Rehn, Inc.): 1948

Rose, Billy: 1950

Rothschild, Lincoln: 1950

Royal Society of Arts, London: 1947

Soyer, Raphael: 1951

Treasury Department, Washington: 1944, 1952

University of Rochester, College of Arts and Sciences: 1940

Weyhe Gallery (E. Weyhe): 1943

Whitney Museum of American Art: 1944, 1953, 1954

Wilder, Thornton: 1923

Worcester Art Museum: 1951

Wyeth, Andrew: 1952, 1953

Project CorrespondenceBiddle, George: 1935, 1943

Bruce, Edward: 1938

Dows, Olin: 1935, 1936

Jones, Cecil H.: 1936, 1937, 1938

Nordmark, Olle: 1935, 1936, 1937, 1941, 1942

Owen, William B.: 1936

Rowan, Edward B.: 1935, 1936

Sharkey, Alice M.: 1936

Watson, Forbes: 1936, 1937
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of the collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Reginald Marsh papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Reginald Marsh papers, 1897-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.marsregi, Series 2
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-marsregi-ref35

Schipper, Merle - School of the Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit)

Collection Creator:
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 87
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1982
Scope and Contents note:
Schipper, Merle

Schloss, Edith

Schmidt Publications

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)

School of the Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit)
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Jack Tworkov papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jack Tworkov papers, 1926-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jack Tworkov papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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The Harrison High School walkouts

Author:
Resendiz, Jose  Search this
Author:
Art Institute of Chicago School  Search this
Funder:
Caxton Club  Search this
Subject:
Harrison Technical High School (Chicago, Ill.) History  Search this
Chicago Public Schools History  Search this
Physical description:
1 box (assorted contents) ; 38 x 28 x 7 cm
Type:
Specimens
Artists' books (books)
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Wood printings (Printing)
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Pilsen (Chicago, Ill.)
South Lawndale (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
2016
Topic:
Student strikes--History  Search this
High school students--History  Search this
Discrimination in education--History  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081544

Imperfect sutures / Sally Alatalo & Anne Wilson

Author:
Alatalo, Sally  Search this
Wilson, Anne 1949-  Search this
Illinois Wesleyan University School of Art  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago School  Search this
Subject:
Alatalo, Sally  Search this
Wilson, Anne 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Specimens
Artists' books (books)
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4.A43 I47 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_952763

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