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Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.) letter to Elie Nadelman, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Nadelman, Elie
Subject:
Nadelman, Elie
Physical description:
Letter : 3 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1937 Feb. 9
Topic:
Art commissions
Art dealers
Art--Prices
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9974
Summary:
Letter details the terms of sale of the contents of the Nadelman Museum of Folk Arts.
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Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969
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Archives of American Art
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National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.) letter to Dean Cornwell, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.)
Cornwell, Dean
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : carbon copy ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1940 July 28
Topic:
Clubs
Gifts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8846
Summary:
The letter has been written on onion skin paper.

A thank-you letter from the secretary of the National Arts Club for the painting The Pot Seller which was given to the club in response to the artist life membership bestowed upon Cornwell.
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National Arts Club records, 1898-1960
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Archives of American Art
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Dorothy Canning Miller, New York, N.Y. letter to Honoré Sharrer, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003
Sharrer, Honoré Desmond, 1904-2003
Subject:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1945 Sept. 13
Topic:
Exhibitions
Museums
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7816
Summary:
Miller inviting Sharrer to join an American exhibition in May, 1946.
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Honoré Sharrer papers, ca. 1927-2002
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.) letter to Harry Franklin Waltmann, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.)
Waltmann, Harry Franklin
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : carbon copy ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1921 Jan. 20
Topic:
Clubs
Gifts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8847
Summary:
The letter is on onionskin paper.

Letter from the Secretary of the National Arts Club informing Waltmann that he has been choosen for a lifetime membership provided
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National Arts Club records, 1898-1960
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Archives of American Art
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Messrs. E. Gimpel & Wildenstein, New York, N.Y. invitation to Mary Fanton Roberts, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Wildenstein and Company (New York, N.Y.)
Roberts, Mary Fanton
Subject:
Lemordant, Jean Julien
Physical description:
1 invitation : various media ; 11 x 14 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1918
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10213
Summary:
An invitation to meet the artist Lt. Jean-Julien Lemordant and have a private viewing of his paintings and drawings at the Wildenstein & Company Gallery.
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Mary Fanton Roberts papers, 1880-1956
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Archives of American Art
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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), New York, N.Y. memorandum to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt
Whitney Museum of American Art
Physical description:
Memorandum : 1 p. : typescript ; 26 x 21 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1942 May 18
Topic:
Death
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13584
Summary:
Identification at head of text (printed): Extract from the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Memo contains copy of a statement to be sent to the Whitney Museum expressing condolences and honoring the contributions of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk, 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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Alfred Stieglitz letter to Walt Kuhn, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946
Kuhn, Walt, 1864-1946
Subject:
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : signed ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1913 Feb 4
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8851
Summary:
A letter from Stieglitz to Kuhn about the entry of artwork into the Armory Show.
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Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1978, bulk 1900-1949
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Archives of American Art
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Students' and artists' protest letter to Bates Lowry, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Lowry, Bates
Subject:
Lowry, Bates
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Item : 3 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
ca. 1969
Topic:
Protesting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9965
Summary:
Two part document with a form to send to organizers, Tom Lloyd and Faith Ringgold and a protest letter to send to Bates Lowry, director of MoMA.
Document intended for students and artists wishing to protest to the Museum of Modern Art for a Martin Luther King, Jr. wing for Black and Puerto Rican art, noting "its default of cultural responsibility to the public and cultural integrity to itself and the art community of this city, nation and the world."
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Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk, 1960s-1990
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Archives of American Art
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Agnes Hart assisting students at the Art Students League, New York, N.Y.

Subject:
Hart, Agnes
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 09 x 13 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1965 Nov.
Topic:
Art schools
Art students
Art teachers
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9082
Summary:
Painter and instructor Agnes Hart assisting students in a studio of the Art Students League, New York, N.Y.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Art Students League 1965-66
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Agnes Hart papers, 1935-1978
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Archives of American Art
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Agnes Hart assisting students at the Art Students League, New York, N.Y.

Subject:
Hart, Agnes
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1965 Nov.
Topic:
Art schools
Art students
Art teachers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9083
Summary:
Painter and instructor Agnes Hart assisting students in a studio of the Art Students League, New York, N.Y.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Art Students League 1965-66
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Agnes Hart papers, 1935-1978
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Archives of American Art
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Walt Kuhn, New York, N.Y. letter to Vera Kuhn

Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949
Kuhn, Vera, 1877-1949
Subject:
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Letter : 4 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 26 x 21 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1912 Dec. 14
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)479
Summary:
In this letter to his wife, Vera Kuhn, Walt Kuhn describes the pine tree logo for the Armory Show of 1913, the first exhibition of modern art in the United States.
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Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1978, bulk 1900-1949
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Archives of American Art
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Byron Browne, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Alston

Creator:
Browne, Byron, 1907-1961
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1961
Subject:
Woodruff, Hale Aspacio
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 28 X 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
19--
Topic:
Artists in groups
Drawing
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7832
Summary:
Letter asking Byron Browne to invite Hale Woodruff to a drawing group.
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Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980
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Archives of American Art
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Marilyn Fischbach letter to Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)

Creator:
Fischbach, Marilyn Cole, 1931?-2003
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : carbon copy ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1969 May 28
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7557
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Fischbach Gallery records, 1937-1977, bulk 1963-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Walter Pach, New York, N.Y. telegram to Constantin Brancusi, Paris, France

Creator:
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958
Brancusi, Constantin, 1883-1958
Subject:
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
1 telegram : typescript ; 18 x 20 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1913 June 6
Topic:
Art market
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8853
Summary:
Telegram, in French, requesting that Brancusi's bronze sculpture Mademoiselle Pogany be sent right away, most likely because Pach was negotiating a sale of the work following display of a plaster version at the Armory Show.
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Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1978, bulk 1900-1949
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Archives of American Art
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Sash/Belt

Media/Materials:
Wool yarn, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Fingerwoven
Dimensions:
276 x 12 cm
Culture/People:
Iroquois
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
New York; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1870
Catalog Number:
2/9675
Collection History:
Formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); acquired by Heye in 1910.
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Ethnographic Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Birdstone (throwing stick/atlatl weight)

Media/Materials:
Banded slate
Techniques:
Pecked, ground, polished, drilled
Dimensions:
9 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm
Culture/People:
probably Late Archaic Tradition or Early Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Watertown; Jefferson County; New York; USA
Date Created:
2500 BC-AD 400
Catalog Number:
5/4385
Collection History:
Collected by E.M. Jackson at an unknown date; acquired by George Heye/MAI in 1916.
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Archaeological Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Doll with cradle/cradleboard

Artists/Makers:
Richard Chrisjohn (Dick Chrisjohn), Oneida [New York], 1921-1991
Donor:
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal, Non-Indian
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian
Media/Materials:
Wood, cotton cloth, commercial leather thong
Techniques:
Carved, sewn, wrapped, laced
Dimensions:
43.2 x 17.8 cm
Culture/People:
Oneida [New York]
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
New York; USA
Date Created:
Doll: 1890-1930; cradleboard: circa 1970
Catalog Number:
25/1279
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982); donated to MAI by Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (her daughter) and Harry W. Blumenthal circa 1983.
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Ethnographic Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Headstall

Media/Materials:
Commercially tanned leather, silver
Techniques:
Hammered, stamped
Dimensions:
47 x 17 cm
Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)
Object Type:
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place:
Arizona, New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1880-1890
Catalog Number:
1/473
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frank M. Covert (1858-ca. 1930, a New York dealer); purchased by George Heye in 1906.
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Ethnographic Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Female doll

Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, unknown stuffing
Techniques:
Sewn
Dimensions:
18.5 x 14.5 x 4.00 cm
Culture/People:
Catawba
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Rock Hill; York County; South Carolina; USA
Date Created:
circa 1930
Catalog Number:
20/5058
Collection History:
Collected by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI in 1941.
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Ethnographic Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Ear spool

Donor:
John S. Williams (John Stanton Williams), Non-Indian, 1901-1982
Media/Materials:
Jadeite
Techniques:
Cut, ground, drilled, polished
Dimensions:
2 x 3.5 cm
Culture/People:
Unknown archaeological culture
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Guatemala
Date Created:
1500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
22/8494
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John S. Williams (1901-1982, New York City stockbroker and MAI trustee); donated to MAI in 1960.
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Archaeological Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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