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Creator:
White, Robert W. (Robert Winthrop), 1921-2002  Search this
White, Robert W. (Robert Winthrop), 1921-2002  Search this
Subject:
White, Bessie Chanler  Search this
Matthiessen, Peter  Search this
Huntington, Willard R.  Search this
Pope, Laura Spencer  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
White, Lawrence Grant  Search this
Oxman, Katja  Search this
Oxman, Mark  Search this
Lowe, David  Search this
O'Cain, Walker  Search this
Hobbs, Susan  Search this
Harrison, Jim  Search this
Kean, Rebekah Harkness  Search this
Ames, Amyas  Search this
Lamb, Ward  Search this
Platt, Frank C. (Frank Cheney)  Search this
Resika, Ellen  Search this
Lessard, Suzannah  Search this
White, Claire Nicolas  Search this
La Farge, Bancel  Search this
Cremer, Theodore  Search this
Fosburgh, Hugh  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland  Search this
Fleischmann, Patricia  Search this
Resika, Paul  Search this
Russotto, Paul  Search this
Styron, William  Search this
Franklin, Gilbert  Search this
Parsons School of Design  Search this
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Graham Modern (Gallery)  Search this
American Battle Monuments Commission  Search this
Graham Gallery  Search this
United States. Coast Guard  Search this
State University of New York at Stony Brook  Search this
Parsons School of Design  Search this
Suffolk Museum  Search this
Heckscher Museum  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Steuben Glass (Firm)  Search this
American Academy in Rome  Search this
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Peabody Museum  Search this
Davis Galleries  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Diaries
Drawings
Essays
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Lectures
Notebooks
Sketches
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8.4 Linear feet; 0.846 Gigabytes
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into ten series: Series 1: Biographical Material, 1939-2002 (Box 1; 0.1 linear feet) Series 2: Correspondence, 1923-2002 (Boxes 1-4; 3.8 linear feet) Series 3: Project Files, 1952-2003 (Boxes 4-5, OV 10; 1.2 linear feet) Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1889, 1946-2003 (Boxes 5-6, OV 10; 1.3 linear feet) Series 5: Notes and Writings, 1915, circa 1946-2002 (Boxes 6-7; 0.6 linear feet) Series 6: Sketchbooks and Sketches, circa 1965-1972 (Boxes 7, 9; 0.3 linear feet Series 7: Printed Material, 1937-2003 (Boxes 7, 9; 0.5 linear feet) Series 8: Audiovisual Material, 1973 (ER01; 0.846 GB) Series 9: Artifacts, circa 1965 (Box 7; 0.1 linear feet) Series 10: Photographs, circa 1940s-2001 (Box 8; 0.5 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of New York sculptor Robert White measure 8.4 linear feet and 0.846 GB and date from 1889-2003, with the bulk of the material from 1915-2003. The collection documents White's varied career as a sculptor, educator, painter, and illustrator through biographical material; extensive correspondence; project files; personal business records; notes and writings; sketchbooks and sketches by Robert White and others; printed and digital material; audiovisual material; artifacts; and photographs.
Citation:
Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk 1915-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Robert Winthrop White (1921-2002) lived and worked in St. James, New York and was primarily known as a sculptor and educator.
Language Note:
Some records are in Dutch, French, German, and Italian.
Provenance:
The Robert W. White Papers were donated in 2003 by Claire Nicolas White, widow of Robert White.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Sculpture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11144
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)246988
AAA_collcode_whiterobe
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_246988