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Joseph J. Greenberg papers

Creator:
Greenberg, Joseph J., 1915-1991  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1939-1989
Scope and Contents:
Two albums containing photographs of Greenberg's sculptures; loose photographs of Greenberg, his works, and exhibitions such as the Third International [Sculpture] Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949; a group photograph of artists on the main staircase of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; clippings, 1939-1986; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1962-1989; brochures and programs, 1959-1963; and a scrapbook, 1940-1984, containing 11 letters primarily announcing his acceptance into exhibitions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, 2 award certificates, and 2 resumes.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, wood-carver; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by Sheila Greenberg, Joseph's widow, except for the photograph albums which were lent for microfilming. Collected and microfilmed as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.greejose
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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John and Monica Haley papers

Creator:
Haley, John, 1905-1991  Search this
Haley, Monica E., 1907-1997  Search this
Names:
Booth, Cameron, 1892-1980  Search this
Hein, Joan  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Jensen, Alfred, 1903-1981  Search this
Loran, Erle, 1905-1999  Search this
Peterson, Margaret, 1903-  Search this
Rupprecht, Edgar A.  Search this
Ryder, Worth, 1884-1960  Search this
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864  Search this
Vytlacil, Vaclav, 1892-1984  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
2.4 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1927-1987
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, photographs, and exhibition catalogs, much of it relating to Hans Hofmann.
REELS 4178-4179: Correspondence between John and Monica Haley, 1937-1938 and 1987, and letters received from Earl and Clyta Loran, undated and 1950-1986, Vaclav Vytlacil, undated and 1966-1984, and Glen Wessels, undated and 1960-1982. Enclosed with a letter written by Vaclav Vytlacil in 1966 is a copy of a manuscript by him on Hans Hofmann. Correspondence from 1987 contains materials pertaining to the painter and teacher Margaret Peterson.
REEL 1355: Papers relating to Hans Hofmann, including five letters from Hofmann to Worth Ryder; three letters between Haley and Hofmann; two manuscripts, one in German, by Hofmann, "Creation in Form and Color - A Textbook for Instruction in Art" (1931); lecture by Hofmann; photographs taken in Germany (1927-1931) of Hofmann, Miz Hofmann, John Haley, Alfred Jensen, Ed and Isabell Rupprecht, Joan Hein, Cameron Booth, and the Hofmann School building in Munich; photographs of works by Hofmann students; brochures for the school; Hofmann exhibition catalogs; and miscellany.
ADDITION: Materials documenting Haley's studies with Hofmann, service in the Navy, and his many years teaching at UC Berkeley; letters from Haley to his wife sent from the South Pacific during World War II; sketchbooks; and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
John: Painter, sculptor and educator. Monica: Art educator; San Francisco Bay Area, California. Haley studied with Cameron Booth and Hans Hofmann. He taught at the University of California at Berkeley with other "modernists" Worth Ryder, Hofmann, Erle Loran and Margaret Peterson. John Haley died in 1991; Monica in 1997.
Provenance:
Material on reel 1355 lent by John Haley, 1978. He and Monica donated the material on reels 4178-4179 in 1987; Monica donated the remainder in 1992.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
Art teachers -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Modernism (Art) -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.halejohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-halejohn

Ridgway Hall research material on Josephine Miles Lewis

Creator:
Hall, Ridgway M., 1914-1982  Search this
Names:
Lewis, Josephine Miles, 1865-1959  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1887-1981
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, drawings, clippings, photographs and other materials collected by Ridgway Hall in the course of research on painter Josephine Miles Lewis. Included are biographical accounts of Lewis and two diplomas; fourteen business letters to Lewis; correspondence (1959-1981) with Hall primarily concerns Lewis (a 1959 letter contains a copy of Lewis' will); thirty-three sketches (1887-1891) and 3 pencil drawings of trees and a landscape; inventories of works; questionnaires from Hill's survey of Lewis' works of art; clippings (ca. 1910-1959); a 1900 exhibition catalog from the New Haven Paint and Clay Club, 1935 and 1955 exhibition announcements; photographs of Lewis, her family, studio, exhibitions and works of art.
Biographical / Historical:
Ridgway M. Hall (1914-1982) was a distant relative of Josephine Miles Lewis.
Other Title:
Josephine Miles Lewis papers, 1887-1891 (former title).
Provenance:
Donated 1980 and 1984 by Ridgway and Lucy W. Hall.
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.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.hallridg
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hallridg

John Haberle papers

Creator:
Haberle, John, 1856-1933  Search this
Names:
Benjamin-Constant, 1845-1902  Search this
Clairin, Georges, 1843-1919  Search this
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981  Search this
Gérôme, Jean Léon, 1824-1904  Search this
Munkácsy, Mihály, 1844-1900  Search this
Rochegrosse, Georges, 1859-1938  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1882-1985
bulk 1882-1931
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, letters, notes and writings, a monograph design, printed material, a scrapbook, and photographs.
REEL 2813: Eighteen letters to Haberle regarding the exhibition and sale of his work, 1891-1901; and a letter from J. William Middendorf to Haberle's son-in-law, Victor Demmer, concerning a Haberle exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art, 1966.
REEL 3753: 176 drawings, 1882-1931, and 24 commercially printed greeting cards.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material; an autobiographical account, 1925; letters to Haberle from colleagues discussing his work, 1870-1915; letters from Haberle to his wife Sarah "Sadie" Haberle, 1893-1898, and his daughter Vera, 1898; and letters to Vera and Victor Demmer and Gladys Haberle Fresnada concerning Haberle's work, 1960-1971, from Alfred Frankenstein and others; notes and writings including poems, 1925, musical annotations, a card file on writing, 8 pages from a travel journal, 1931, and "directions for finishing the painting donated to New Britain."
Also included are a monogram design, 1903; photographs of Haberle, members of his family, 1894, works of art, 1888, views of 2 houses, 1960, and artists in their studios including Georges Clairin, Benjamin Constant, Jean Léon Gérome, Mihaly Munkacsy, and Georges Rochegrosse; clippings, 1887-1970; a scrapbook containing greeting cards and stickers; and printed material, 1874-1932.
Biographical / Historical:
Still-life painter, art instructor; New Haven, Conn. Haberle was apprenticed to a lithography and engraving company during the 1870s, studied at the National Academy of Design between 1884 and 1885 and later founded the New Haven Sketch Club, where he also taught. He specialized in trompe l'oeil still-life paintings, producing most of this work between 1887 and 1900. Deteriorating eyesight caused him to paint broader, more traditional still-lifes and landscapes in later life.
Provenance:
Material on reel 2813 was donated 1969 by Mrs. Vera Haberle Demmer, the daughter of John Haberle. Material on reel 3753 lent, and unmicrofilmed material donated 1986 by James and Claudia Mize, descendants of Haberle.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
Occupation:
Painters -- Connecticut -- New Haven  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Trompe l'oeil painting  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Still-life painting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.habejohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-habejohn

Alan Gussow research material for A Sense of Place

Creator:
Gussow, Alan, 1931-  Search this
Names:
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery  Search this
Extent:
2.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1956-1994
Summary:
Research material for Alan Gussow's book, A Sense of Place: the Artist and the American Land, and the related Nebraska Public Television production, symposium, and exhibition at Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, measures 2.8 linear feet and dates from 1956 to 1994. Research files include correspondence, photographs and color transparencies, sound recordings of 17 interviews with artists, a draft manuscript, publicity, reviews, and fan mail. Exhibition and symposium related material includes the proposal, correspondence, and printed matter. Public television production material includes correspondence, publicity, transcripts, soundtrack tapes, and film footage.
Scope and Contents:
Research material for Alan Gussow's book, A Sense of Place: the Artist and the American Land, and the related Nebraska Public Television production, symposium, and exhibition at Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, measures 2.8 linear feet and dates from 1956 to 1994. Research files include correspondence, photographs and color transparencies, sound recordings of 17 interviews with artists, a draft manuscript, publicity, reviews, and fan mail. Exhibition and symposium related material includes the proposal, correspondence, and printed matter. Public television production material includes correspondence, publicity, transcripts, soundtrack tapes, and film footage.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 2 series.

1. A Sense of Place Research Material, 1956-1994 (2.1 linear feet; Boxes 1-3)

2: Exhibition and Symposium Files, 1970-1975 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 3-4, FC 5-6)
Biographical / Historical:
Alan Gussow (1931-1997) was a painter and writer in New York. He studied painting at Cooper Union and at the American Academy in Rome. Gussow honed a visionary blend of abstraction and representation with nature as his primary subject in his art. His book A Sense of Place: The Artist and the American Land, published in 1972, couples works by American landscape artists spanning four centuries with excerpts of their own writing.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by Alan Gussow in 1995.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
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.
Occupation:
Authors -- New York (State)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Alan Gussow research material for A Sense of Place, 1956-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.gussalan
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Archives of American Art
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Lena Gurr papers

Creator:
Gurr, Lena, 1897-1992  Search this
Names:
ACA Galleries  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
John Reed Club  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Allen, Mary Cecil, 1893-1962  Search this
Ascher, Mary G. (Mary Goldman), b. 1900  Search this
Baron, Herman, 1892-1961  Search this
Biel, Joseph, 1891-1943  Search this
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Ehrenreich, Emma, 1906-  Search this
Fabri, Ralph, 1894-1975  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Grosz, George, 1893-1959  Search this
Harkavy, Minna, b. 1895  Search this
Jones, Joe, 1909-1963  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Lozowick, Louis, 1892-1973  Search this
Model, Elisabeth D. (Elisabeth Dittmann), 1897-1993  Search this
Norman, Maria  Search this
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987  Search this
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970  Search this
Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985  Search this
Extent:
7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Christmas cards
Interviews
Phonograph records
Sketchbooks
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Date:
1908-1979
Summary:
The Lena Gurr (1897-1992) papers date from 1908 to 1979 and measure 7.0 linear feet. Gurr was a painter and printmaker who studied under John sloan and Maurice Sterne at the Art Students League between 1920-1922. She also studied in France and married painter and photographer Joseph Biel in 1931. The papers document both Gurr and Biel's careers through correspondence, notes, art work, printed material, scrapbooks, and photographs. The collection offers researchers a valuable resource for studying the New York art community of the pre-war era.
Scope and Content Note:
The Lena Gurr papers date from 1908 to 1979 and measure 7.0 linear feet. The collection presents a good overview of Gurr's career as a painter and printmaker, and her relationship with her husband, painter Joseph Biel. Through biographical material, correspondence, notes, an interview with Lena Gurr, original artwork by Gurr and others, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs of Gurr, family, and friends, and photographs of artwork by Gurr and others, the collection offers researchers a valuable resource for studying the New York art community of the pre-war era.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into eight series. Material within each series is arranged chronologically.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1968, undated (box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1921-1979, undated (boxes 1-4; 3.1 linear ft.)

Series 3: Notes, 1926-1972 (box 4; 4 folders)

Series 4: Interview, 1950 (box 4; 1 folder)

Series 5: Artwork, circa 1908-1951 (box 4; 36 folders)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, 1912-1948 (boxes 4-5, 8-11; 1.45 linear ft.)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1926-1978 (box 5; 21 folders)

Series 8: Photographs, 1912-1978 (boxes 5-7; 1.05 linear ft.)
Biographical Note:
Born October 27, 1897, in Brooklyn, New York, Lena Gurr was the daughter of Hyman and Ida (Gorodnick) Gurr. She attended the Maxwell Training School for Teachers from 1915 to 1917, then turned her energies toward art. She studied painting and printmaking at the Educational Alliance Art School in 1919, and at the Art Students League (1920-1922), where she was a student of John Sloan and Maurice Stern. She also studied art in Paris, Nice, and Mentone, France. Her first solo exhibition was in 1932 at the Brooklyn Museum.

On November 24, 1931, Gurr married painter and photographer Joseph Biel. He was born October 27, 1891 in Russia, studied at the Russian Academy in Paris, and at the Workman's College, Melbourne, Australia. He also established the first Jewish Library in Melbourne. Upon his arrival in the United States, he studied under George Grosz at the Art Students League. Biel died in April 1943 of a heart ailment.
Provenance:
The Lena Gurr papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Lena Gurr from 1966 to 1979.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Rights:
The Lena Gurr 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:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Artists' studios -- France -- Paris -- Photographs  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, American -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Prints
Photographs
Christmas cards
Interviews
Phonograph records
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Lena Gurr papers, 1908-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.gurrlena
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Karl Gruppe papers

Creator:
Gruppe, Karl, b. 1893  Search this
Names:
American Artists Professional League  Search this
Fine Arts Federation of New York  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
National Sculpture Society (U.S.)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis, 1867-1915  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-1978
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, art work, photographs, subject files, and printed material, relating to Gruppe's career as a sculptor, his involvement with the Public Works of Art Project, and his teacher Karl Bitter.
REEL 104: A list of monuments and fountains in New York City surveyed for renovation by Gruppe under the PWAP from 1934-1937. Each survey includes a general description, sometimes a photograph, a statement of its condition, repairs needed and renovation costs.
REEL N70-35: Correspondence, clippings, catalogs, 1920-1970, including items about the controversy over New York City's sculpture. Correspondents include Robert Moses, Edmond R. Amateis, Mary W. Harriman, Reginald Marsh, and Henry Wolf.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographies and resumes; correspondence, 1930-1976, concerning commissions and organizations; letters from Karl Bitter and family, 1905-1966; 21 sketches of designs for medals and coins; writings, including a report by Gruppe to the heads of the Pan-American Exposition, 1901, and "Art and the Church" by Lee Lawrie; and files (1.5 feet) on commissions, organizations, memorials, and other projects, containing printed material, business records, correspondence, writings and photographs. File headings include Alben W. Barkley Competition, American Federation of Arts, Architectural League, Art Commission Associates, Karl Bitter, Century Association, Commmittee on Government and Art, Competitions, Ecclesiastical Competion, Fine Arts Federation of N.Y.,
First Art Film Festival in America, Fort Clinton, Fund Raising, Henry Hudson Memorial, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Medallic Art Company, Medals & Memorials, Monumental Restoration Project, National Academy of Design, National Sculpture Society, Plaster Casts for Museums, Society of Medalists, U.S. Dept. of State, War Memorials, and William Rufus King Memorial.
Also included are a book, THE DREAM CITY, A PORTFOLIO OF PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF THE WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, 1893, [cover inscribed THE MAGIC CITY]; clippings, 1949-1978; photographs (0.5 ft.) of Gruppe, his family, and friends, including Laura Gardin (Fraser), Anthony de Francisci, Karl Bitter and the Bitter family, and of art works by Gruppe, Bitter, Daniel Chester French and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, medalist; New York, N.Y. Studied at the Royal Academy, Antwerp, Belgium and at the Art Students League of New York with Karl Bitter. Served as president of the National Sculpture Society, 1950-1951. He worked on the Monument Restoration Project, New York City Department of Parks, for the Public Works of Art Project from 1934-1937.
Provenance:
Material on reel N70-35 lent for microfilming by Gruppe, 1970; remainder donated by Gruppe 1970-1973, and by his daughter Elizabeth Gruppe Stover, 1986.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Medalists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Monuments -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Monuments -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture -- Conservation and restoration -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Medals  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Film festivals
Identifier:
AAA.grupkarl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grupkarl

Alfred Jensen : metaphysical and primitive

Creator:
Hadley, Leila  Search this
Names:
Jensen, Alfred, 1903-1981  Search this
Extent:
31 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
Unpublished manuscript on painter Alfred Jensen.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Leila Hadley.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Identifier:
AAA.hadlleil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hadlleil

Nancy Coonsman Hahn papers

Creator:
Hahn, Nancy Coonsman, ca. 1892-1976  Search this
Names:
Schulenberg, Adele, b. 1883  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-1966
Scope and Contents:
Eleven letters (1909-1962); notes, "Steps in Modeling a Head"; 62 drawings; clippings (1915-1966); two scrapbooks of clippings (1910-1948 and 1920-1944); five group exhibition catalogs (1912-1962); two of Hahn's calling cards; a catalog (ca. 1901) from Tiffany Studios' Ecclesiastical Department; photographs of Hahn (1900-1950); a photograph of sculptor Adele Schulenberg; an album and loose photographs of works of art.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor. Born St. Louis, Missouri. Pupil of Zolnay, Eberle and Grafly.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Charless Hahn, Nancy Coonsman Hahn's son.
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.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Missouri -- St. Louis  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hahnnanc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hahnnanc

Ida Guggenheimer correspondence with Walter Pach and related miscellaneous material

Creator:
Guggenheimer, Ida, 1866-1959  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Items (linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1951
Scope and Contents:
Fifty-seven letters from Walter and Magda Pach to Guggenheimer and a letter from Guggenheimer to Pach, discussing personal and art-related matters; a list of illustrations on art appreciation from the New York Women's Trade Union League; 3 lists of miscellaneous names and addresses; a 15-page essay "Tradition" by Walter Pach, 1934; 3 clippings, 1930-1950; an exhibition catalog for Pach from the Galerie Dru, Paris, 1932.
Biographical / Historical:
Ida Espen Guggenheimer (Mrs. Jay C. Guggenheimer) was a noted feminist. Walter Pach was a painter and critic.
Provenance:
The donor, Clara Binswanger, is the daughter of Ida Guggenheimer.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Feminists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.guggida
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-guggida

Hiram Samuel Gutsell papers

Creator:
Gutsell, Hiram Samuel, 1855?-1927  Search this
Names:
Cornell University. -- Faculty  Search this
Gutsell, Ida Squier, 1885-1951  Search this
Extent:
20 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1884-1928
Scope and Contents:
Two family trees; two condolence letters from Frederick S. Sommers and William A. Hammond, Dean of Cornell University, 1927; a letter to Dean Smalley from Gutsell's widow Ida containing a Syracuse University alumni questionnaire, 1928; obituaries; printed material, 1884-1928; and a photograph of Gutsell and of a portrait relief sculpture of him.
Biographical / Historical:
Art instructor; Ithaca, N. Y. Graduate of Syracuse University. He married painter Ida Squier in 1886 and became an instructor of industrial arts in Sibley College, Cornell University in 1888. When that department was transferred to the College of Architecture, he joined the architecture faculty as instructor of drawing and modeling. Gutsell illustrated several books by Dean Liberty Hyde Bailey of the College of Agriculture and designed several memorial tablets, most notably those of Prof. Ralph S. Tarr and Ezra Cornell. Gutsell retired in 1922 and produced some etchings.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by Mirian Sweeney, Gutsell's granddaughter. Photocopies were discarded after microfilming.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- Ithaca  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.gutshira
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gutshira

Mary Ascher papers

Creator:
Ascher, Mary G. (Mary Goldman), b. 1900  Search this
Extent:
1.8 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1980
Scope and Contents:
Biographical data; correspondence, photographs, printed material; writings; financial records; and guest books.
REELS 833 and 865: 33 letters received; 85 catalogs and announcements; 143 clippings; 83 photographs of her with works or friends; biographical material; a book of poetry and paintings by Ascher; and 2 photographic series with commentary entitled "Corridors of Power in Contemporary American Life" and "Women and the Bible."
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material; correspondence; photographs and slides of Ascher and her work; poetry; writings and notes by Ascher; a notebook of her project "Corridors of Power in Contemporary America Life," 1970; financial records; 4 guestbooks from galleries; exhibition catalogs, announcements, magazines, press releases and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, printmaker, stained glass artist; New York City. Awarded Huntington Hartford Foundation Fellowship in 1961 to complete 12 oil paintings on Women of the Old Testament and Aprocrypha.
Provenance:
Donated 1969 and 1981 by Mary Ascher.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Stained glass artists  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Arts in the Bible  Search this
Women in the Bible  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.aschmary
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-aschmary

Clifford W. Ashley papers

Topic:
Ashley, Clifford W., -- 1881-1947. -- Yankee whaler
Ashley, Clifford W., -- 1881-1944. -- Ashley book of knots
Creator:
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947  Search this
Photographer:
Sanborn Studio  Search this
Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942  Search this
Names:
Wyeth, Henriette, 1907-  Search this
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- Description and Travel
Date:
1903-1964
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence (ca. 900 letters), sketches, photographs, two exhibition catalogs, the manuscript of The Ashley Book of Knots, and miscellany. Much of the correspondence deals with Ashley's research for and the publication of his Yankee Clipper (1926). Among the correspondents are Henriette Wyeth, N.C. Wyeth (a 7 p. letter), Irving R. Wiles, Oliver LaFarge, Maxfield Parrish, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Booth Tarkington. One charcoal and three pencil sketches (34.8 x 24 cm. or smaller) are of a three mast sailing ship and pedestal for the Delano family cemetery monument designed by Ashley.
A pencil sketch and mechanical reproduction of an ink drawing (28 x 21.5 cm.) are of a map to Ashley's home near New Bedford used as an invitation to a party, 1936. Photographs are of Ashley, Ashley painting, works of art, artists' models, travels, and of a portrait of Ashley by Irving R. Wiles, 1926. Among the photos of Ashley are one taken by Robert H. Davis, ca. 1920's, and one by Sanborn Studio, Delaware, undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Marine painter, writer, illustrator. Dedicated most of his artistic and literary work to the subject of whaling.
Provenance:
Donated by Ashely's widow, Mrs. Stephen Delano, 1972.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford  Search this
Marine painters -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford  Search this
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Tombstones  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.ashlclif
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ashlclif

Ahl family scrapbooks

Creator:
Ahl family  Search this
Names:
Ahl, Eleanor Curtis, 1875-1953  Search this
Ahl, Henry Curtis, 1905-  Search this
Ahl, Henry Hammond, 1869-1953  Search this
Extent:
4 Volumes ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Scrapbooks
Date:
1890-1980
bulk, [ca. 1900]-1953
Scope and Contents:
Included in the Henry Hammond Ahl volume, 1890-1953, are: a membership certificate to the Phi Gamma Mu Honor Society and a business card; correspondence concerning painting assignments; 10 exhibition announcements; 17 drawings and 4 paintings; printed materials; and 42 photographs and prints of Ahl, his studios, his art works, and his house.
The scrapbook, 1901-1953, on Eleanor Curtis Ahl, wife of Henry Hammond Ahl, contains: one undated letter; writings; 6 drawings and 14 paintings; printed materials regarding exhibitions of her work; and two obituaries.
Two scrapbooks on Henry Curtis Ahl, 1916-1980, include: membership cards to New England art societies; letters (mostly photocopies) regarding exhibitions, gifts, and art directory entries; 2 drawings and 6 paintings; exhibition announcements; printed materials; and 3 photographs of the Ahl family house in Dedham, Massachusetts.
Biographical / Historical:
Family of painters; Massaachusetts, including Henry Hammond Ahl (1869-1953), Eleanor Curtis Ahl (1875-1953), and their son, Henry Curtis Ahl (b. 1905). The most accomplished painter in the Ahl family was Henry Hammond Ahl, who once had a studio at the Corcoran Gallery building in Washington, D.C. He was best known for his portraits of politicians and his Massachusetts landscapes. His painting, "In the Shadow of the Cross," drew crowds to its mysteriously appearing cross when it went on tour in 1899 and at the St. Louis Fair of 1904.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1985 by A. Everette James, Jr., a physician and art collector of Nashville, Tenn.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Women artists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Ahl family scrapbooks. Owned by Dr. A. Everette James, Jr. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.ahlfami
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ahlfami

Charles Gruppe letter to Eugenie Whitmore

Creator:
Gruppe, Charles Paul, 1860-1940  Search this
Names:
Whitmore, Eugenie  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Folder MMs027
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
19--, March 4
Scope and Contents:
A letter from Gruppe to Eugenie Whitmore regarding his portrait of her, and enclosing a photograph of the portrait.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Gruppe was a painter and portrait painter of New York, New York.
Provenance:
The Charles Gruppe letter to Eugenie Whitmore was donated to the Archives of American Art by the Joselyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, in 1987. The portrait referenced in the letter is not in the Joselyn Art Museum.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- 20th century  Search this
Citation:
Charles Gruppe letter to Eugenie Whitmore, 19--, March 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.grupchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grupchar

Maija Grotell papers

Creator:
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Names:
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1973
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials, correspondence, awards, photographs, and printed materials relating to the career of the noted ceramist and teacher who devoted the last quarter century of her life to the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Correspondence consists chiefly of letters received from museums, colleagues (including Charles Eames), friends and former students. Other materials include biographical sketches, resumes, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, scrapbook fragments, a file relating to students and colleagues, a register of funeral visitors, numerous personal and family photographs and five photo albums of Grotell and her work.
Biographical / Historical:
Ceramist and educator. Born 1899. Died 1973. After several years as a textile designer in her native Finland, Grotell immigrated to the United States in 1927. For a short time she studied with Charles Fergus Binns and from 1938 to 1966 she headed the ceramics department at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. During this period, the height of her career, she became one of the leaders in the development of ceramics as a medium of artistic expression. In addition, her research on glazes for Eero Saarinen made possible the widespread architectural use of colored glazed bricks.
Related Materials:
Slides of Grotell's work located at the George Arents Research Library for Special Collections, Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Order and arrangement is that of the George Arents Research Library for Special Collections, Syracuse University.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Ceramicists -- Michigan  Search this
Topic:
Pottery -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women artists -- Michigan  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.grotmaij
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grotmaij

John Groth papers

Creator:
Groth, John, 1908-1988  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
15 Items (ADDITION)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1930-1986
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, artwork, photographs, printed material and letters.
REEL D287: Biographical information; correspondence, primarily professional; clippings; book and art reviews; legal and personal documents; exhibition catalogs; photographs of Groth and his work; 8 small sketchbooks and a portfolio of sketches covering his artistic activities during World War II; and 10 sketchbooks and a portfolio of drawings on the Korean War.
UNMICROFILMED: Groth's birth certificate; art, education and military awards, 1948-1980; a few sketches, 5 sketchbooks, 2 watercolor paintings and many ink sketches; photographs of Groth's illustration class, works of art, Korea and Vietnam; and printed material, including newspapers, clippings, magazines, book covers and catalogs, 1930-1982.
ADDITION: Fifteen pen and ink and water color sketches by John Groth, ca. 1951.
Biographical / Historical:
Art instructor, painter, book illustrator, war correspondent; New York, NY; d. 1988.
Provenance:
Material on reel D287 lent for microfilming 1966 by Groth. Unmicrofilmed materials donated 1988 by Patricia Dowling, a relative of Groth. Addition donated by Anita MacGregor, wife of Greg MacGregor who was given the sketches by Groth.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
War in art  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.grotjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grotjohn

Gross McCleaf Gallery selected artists' files

Creator:
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Names:
Broderson, Morris, 1928-2011  Search this
Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952  Search this
Day, Larry, 1921-  Search this
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990  Search this
Lueders, Jimmy C., 1927-1994  Search this
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961  Search this
Piper, Jane, 1916-1991  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Tyson, Carroll Sargent, 1878-1956  Search this
Weidner, Roswell, 1911-1999  Search this
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1986
Scope and Contents:
Thirteen artists' files containing resumes, letters, consignment lists, photographs and slides of works, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs on Arthur B. Carles, Larry Day, Edith Emerson, Humbert Howard, Jimmy Lueders, Violet Oakley, Jane Piper, Hobson Pittman, Fairfield Porter, Carroll S. Tyson, Roswell Weidner, Neil Welliver, and Harold Weston. The Day, Howard, and Pittman files also contain photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Philadelphia, Pa. Founded in 1969 as the Marlin McCleaf Gallery. After Marlin McCleaf's departure in December 1969, the gallery was incorporated as the Gross McCleaf Gallery, with Estelle Gross as the sole proprietor.
Provenance:
Selected from gallery records for microfilming.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art dealers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Identifier:
AAA.grosmccl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grosmccl

Otto Lambert Grever and Grever family papers

Creator:
Grever, Otto Lambert, 1878-1936  Search this
Names:
H.C. Miner Lithographic Co  Search this
Grever, Barbara Ann, 1928-  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1907-1991
Scope and Contents:
Eight pencil drawings by Grever; biographical and legal papers; printed material from the Kit Kat Club, 1907-1923, and the Salmagundi Club, 1929; membership books from the Poster Artists Association of America, 1912, 1915, and 1923; photograph albums and photographs; letters of condolence upon Grever's death; and correspondence of Grever's widow and daughter, Barbara Grever, mainly relating to their efforts in documenting Grever's work after his death.
Biographical / Historical:
Theatrical poster artist, lithographer; New York, N.Y. Grever was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 16, 1878. He studied art at the Cincinnati Art Academy under Frank Duveneck and Vincent Nowottny. He began his career in lithography in Cincinatti, eventually settling in New York City in 1904 and working for the H.C. Miner Lithographic Co. where he specialized in theatrical posters for 29 years.
Provenance:
Donated by Grever's daughter, Barbara Ann Grever, 1993-1994.
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.
Topic:
Theater -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Theatrical posters  Search this
Lithography  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.grevotto
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grevotto

Rachael Griffin papers

Creator:
Griffin, Rachael  Search this
Names:
Contemporary Crafts Association  Search this
Friends of Timberline  Search this
Portland Art Museum (Or.)  Search this
Extent:
9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-1983
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, family, personal and business correspondence, 1919-1983, correspondence with Suzy Bradbury; photographs of Griffin; material on Timberline, Friends of Timberline, and Contemporary Crafts Association including committee reports, organizational bylaws, artists' correspondence, exhibition and publication files, ca. 1975-1983; files on artists, art organizations and art-related subjects; published and unpublished writings and lectures by Griffin; and material related to Griffin's interest in graphology.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum curator and art instructor. Born in 1906, died 1983. Griffin studied at the University of Oregon from 1924-1926, and at the Museum Art School in 1929. She was an art instructor and in 1960 became curator at the Portland Art Museum. For 20 years she produced weekly radio broadcasts entitled "At the Art Museum".
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Andrew Griffin, the son of Rachael Griffin.
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.
Topic:
Art, American -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Women museum curators -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Curators -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.grifrach
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grifrach

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