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Stanton L. Catlin papers, 1911-1998, bulk 1930-1994

Creator:
Catlin, Stanton Loomis, 1915-1997  Search this
Subject:
Sandoval, Judith Hancock de  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Paternosto, César  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Rasmussen, Waldo  Search this
Rockefeller, David  Search this
Sebastián, Santiago  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Ades, Dawn  Search this
Torruella Leval, Susana  Search this
Paz, Octavio  Search this
Obregón, Alejandro  Search this
Williams, Amancio  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Syracuse University  Search this
Columbia Records, Inc  Search this
Hunter College  Search this
Universidad de Chile  Search this
Type:
Transcripts
Photographs
Diaries
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Latin American  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Curators  Search this
Educators  Search this
Gallery directors  Search this
Art  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Minnesota  Search this
Czech Republic  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5453
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214549
AAA_collcode_catlstan
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214549
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Stanton L. Catlin papers

Creator:
Catlin, Stanton L. , 1915-1997  Search this
Names:
Columbia Records, Inc.  Search this
Hunter College -- Faculty  Search this
Syracuse University -- Faculty  Search this
Universidad de Chile -- Faculty  Search this
Ades, Dawn  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Obregón, Alejandro, 1920-  Search this
Paternosto, César, 1931-  Search this
Paz, Octavio, 1914-  Search this
Rasmussen, Waldo  Search this
Rockefeller, David, 1915-  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Sandoval, Judith Hancock de  Search this
Sebastián, Santiago  Search this
Torruella Leval, Susana  Search this
Williams, Amancio  Search this
Extent:
56.4 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Interviews
Transcripts
Diaries
Place:
Czech Republic -- description and travel
Date:
1911-1998
bulk 1930-1994
Summary:
The papers of curator, gallery director, educator, and Latin American art historian Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) measure 56.4 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1994. The papers are comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, teaching and project files, professional files, research files, exhibition and subject files, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of curator, gallery director, educator, and Latin American art historian Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) measure 56.4 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1994. The papers are comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, teaching and project files, professional files, research files, exhibition and subject files, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical material includes six address books, two annotated calendars, four day books, curriculum vitae, interview transcripts, records of Catlin's personal book collection, and his work as a student. Correspondence is with Catlin's family and prominent artists and colleagues, such as Dawn Ades, Dore Ashton, Alfredo Boulton, Robert Motherwell, Alejandro Obregon, César Paternosto, Octavio Paz, Waldo Rasmussen, David and Nelson Rockefeller, Susana Torruella Leval, Judith Sandoval, Santiago Sebastian, and Amancio Williams. Correspondence with Columbia Records concerns Catlin's Grammy Award for best album.

There are writings and notes by Catlin and others on Latin American art, and three journals kept by Catlin during his time in the Czech Republic and Minnesota.

Teaching files document some of Catlin's work as an art history professor at Hunter College, Syracuse University, and the University of Chile. The project files document his work as a consultant or contributor on various projects abd the professional files include records of Catlin's positions as art gallery curator and director, professional memberships, conference participation, and other professional activities. Research and subject files consist of annotated material related to Latin American art, European art, and various artforms and artists.

Exhibition files are found for Art of Latin America Since Independence (1966) and other exhibitions of Latin American art. Printed materials include books with an inscription, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, magazines, and publications. There are photographs of Catlin, family and friends, colleagues, and artwork.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 10 series.

Series 1: Biographical material , 1933-1989 (1 linear foot; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1914-1994 (4.5 linear feet; Box 2-6)

Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1930-1993 (4.5 linear feet; Box 6-10, OV 57)

Series 4: Teaching Files, 1941-1991 (1.5 linear feet; Box 10-12)

Series 5: Project Files, 1940-1993 (3.5 linear feet; Box 12-16)

Series 6: Professional Files, 1939-1994 (13.1 linear feet; Box 16-28, OV 58, 60)

Series 7: Research and Subject Files, 1938-1998 (8.0 linear feet; Box 28-36)

Series 8: Exhibition Files, 1941-1993 (15.6 linear feet; Box 37-51, OV 58-60)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1944-1993 (4.2 linear feet; Box 52-56)

Series 10: Photographs, 1911-1991 (0.5 linear feet; Box 56)
Biographical / Historical:
Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) was a curator, gallery director, educator, art historian, and expert on Latin American Art.

Catlin studied art history at Oberlin College and graduated in 1937. After graduation, he studied painting and art history at the Academy of Arts in Prague, Czech Republic for two years. Catlin received a Fogg Museum Fellowship in Modern Art at Harvard University to survey collections of art in Europe. However, the project was canceled because of World War II.

During the war, Catlin served as a Cultural Relations Representative for the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs where he assisted with exhibition arrangements throughout Latin America. In 1942, he also began teaching the history of art in the United States at the University of Chile. After the war, Catlin served in the Field Operations Division of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, working in the Displaced Persons Operation from 1945-1946.

From 1947 to 1950, Catlin served as the executive director of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He received his graduate degree in art history from New York University in 1952, and shortly thereafter became editor and curator of American art at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. From 1958 to 1967, Catlin was the assistant director of the Yale University Art Gallery. While there, he curated the landmark exhibition Art of Latin America Since Independence in 1966, the first exhibition to include only Latin American art and the accompanying catalog remains a standard reference source. That same year, Catlin won a Grammy Award for best album notes for an essay on Mexican mural painting.

In 1967, Catlin left Yale to take a position as director of the Art Gallery at the Center for Inter-American Relations before joining the faculty of Syracuse University in 1971 and becoming director of the university's Art Gallery. He remained at Syracuse for the rest of his career.

Catlin was a consultant on the major retrospective exhibition of the work of Diego Rivera at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1986. He also worked on a project to document Mexican murals in the United States. Catlin died in Fayetteville, New York in 1997.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview conducted by Francis V. O'Connor with Stanton L. Catlin from July 1 to September 14, 1989.

The University of Texas at Austin holds a significant collection of Stanton Loomis Catlin's papers, some of which are duplicates of the papers held by the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
The collection was donated from 1992 to 1995 to by Stanton L. Catlin.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Stanton L. Catlin 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:
Art historians -- New York  Search this
Minnesota -- Description and travel  Search this
Gallery directors -- New York (State)  Search this
Curators -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Art, European  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Educators -- New York (State)  Search this
Art, Latin American  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Interviews
Transcripts
Diaries
Citation:
Stanton L. Catlin papers, 1911-1998, bulk 1930-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.catlstan
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Boulton, Alfredo

Collection Creator:
Catlin, Stanton L. , 1915-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 29, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1980s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Stanton L. Catlin 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:
Stanton L. Catlin papers, 1911-1998, bulk 1930-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Stanton L. Catlin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-catlstan-ref1062

Boulton, Alfredo

Collection Creator:
Catlin, Stanton L. , 1915-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1978
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Stanton L. Catlin 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:
Stanton L. Catlin papers, 1911-1998, bulk 1930-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Stanton L. Catlin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-catlstan-ref66

Soto / [texto, Alfredo Boulton]

Author:
Soto, Jesús Rafael 1923-2005  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Galería Theo  Search this
Subject:
Soto, Jesús Rafael 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpated) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
[1990]
Call number:
N6739.S65 A4 1990b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742661

Trayectoria de Francisco Narvaez

Author:
Narváez, Francisco  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas  Search this
Subject:
Narváez, Francisco Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
52 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
[1976]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_611151

La pintura en Venezuela / Alfredo Boulton

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Physical description:
82 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
Topic:
Art, Venezuelan--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
N6730 .B6 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644792

Reverón en cien años de pintura en Venezuela = Reveron in one hundred years of painting in Venezuela / [curaduría y textos, Alfredo Boulton]

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Reverón, Armando 1889-1954  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas  Search this
Physical description:
132 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1989
20th century
Topic:
Art, Venezuelan  Search this
Call number:
N6735 .B68 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644822

Soto space art

Author:
Soto, Jesús Rafael 1923-2005  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Center for the Fine Arts (Miami, Fla.)  Search this
Hispanic Heritage Festival Committee  Search this
Subject:
Soto, Jesús Rafael 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Venezuela
Date:
1985
Topic:
Relief (Art)--Exhibitions  Search this
Optical art  Search this
Call number:
N6739.S65 A4 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644915

Soto / Alfredo Boulton

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Soto, Jesús Rafael 1923-2005-  Search this
Subject:
Soto, Jesús Rafael 1923-2005  Search this
Physical description:
220 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Call number:
N6739.S65 B68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644916

Poleo / [estudio y texto de Alfredo Boulton]

Author:
Poleo, Héctor  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas  Search this
Subject:
Poleo, Héctor Exhibitions  Search this
Poleo, Héctor Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1986
[1986]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Venezuelan  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Call number:
ND439.P6 A4 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_651531

Bárbaro Rivas, la intuición pictórica / Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas

Author:
Rivas, Bárbaro 1893-1967  Search this
Boulton, Alfredo Bárbaro Rivas, la intuición pictórica  Search this
Da Antonio, Francisco 1930- Bárbaro Rivas en el arte del siglo XX  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas  Search this
Subject:
Rivas, Bárbaro 1893-1967 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Venezuela
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Primitivism in art--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
ND439.R5 A4 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_654766

Cruz-Diez / Alfredo Boulton

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Subject:
Cruz Diez, Carlos 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
230 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
[1975]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655009

Homenaje a Alfredo Boulton : una visión integral del arte venezolano

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas  Search this
Subject:
Boulton, Alfredo Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
152 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1987
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR646.V42 C373 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655696

Fuentes biblio-hemerográficas sobre Alfredo Boulton / Juan Carlos Palenzuela

Author:
Palenzuela, Juan Carlos 1954-  Search this
Subject:
Boulton, Alfredo Bibliography  Search this
Physical description:
202 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
Call number:
Z8110.44 .P36 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_559929

Historia de la pintura en Venezuela

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Physical description:
v. illus. (part col.) 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Venezuela
Date:
1964
1964-
Topic:
Painting, Venezuelan--History  Search this
Painting--History  Search this
Call number:
ND430.B76 1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_306856

Historia de la pintura en Venezuela / Alfredo Boulton

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
1975-
Topic:
Painting, Venezuelan--History  Search this
Call number:
ND430 .B76 1975
ND430.B76 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_292806

Arte de Venezuela / Alfredo Boulton ... [et al.]

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Distrito Federal (Venezuela) Concejo Municipal  Search this
International Association of Art Critics Capítulo Venezolano  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1977
Topic:
Art, Venezuelan  Search this
Call number:
N6730 .A75X
N6730.A75X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_110831

El arte en la cerámica aborigen de Venezuela : [catalogo de la exposición, Febrero 1979], Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas / Alfredo Boulton

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas  Search this
Physical description:
[42] p. : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Venezuela
Date:
1979
[1979]
Topic:
Indian art--Exhibitions  Search this
Indian pottery--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
F2230.1.A7 B76
F2230.1.A7B76
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_122655

El arte en la cerámica aborigen de Venezuela = Art in aboriginal Venezuelan ceramics / Alfredo Boulton ; [colaboración fotográfica de Oscar Ascanio]

Author:
Boulton, Alfredo  Search this
Physical description:
253 p. : ill. ; 35 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Venezuela
Date:
1978
Topic:
Art  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Call number:
F2319.3.A7 B68X
F2319.3.A7B68X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_127405

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