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Archives of American Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-299, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-299-refidd1e2305

Archives of American Art (AAA)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-289, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-289-refidd1e1637

Willem Volkersz interviews

Creator:
Volkerz, Willem  Search this
Names:
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001  Search this
Howard, Jesse, 1885-1983  Search this
St. EOM, 1908-1986  Search this
Extent:
2.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1975-1985
Summary:
The Willem Voklersz interviews measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1975-1985. The collection consists of twenty-nine sound cassettes containing thirty-one interviews of folk artists conducted by Volkersz for a personal research project, a monologue, and readings by Volkersz of notes on individual artists. Subjects include folk artists such as Howard Finster, Jesse Howard, and St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin). Also found are thirty-seven transcripts of the recordings.
Scope and Contents:
The Willem Voklersz interviews measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1975-1985. The collection consists of twenty-nine sound cassettes containing thirty-one interviews of folk artists conducted by Volkersz for a personal research project, a monologue, and readings by Volkersz of notes on individual artists. Subjects include folk artists such as Howard Finster, Jesse Howard, and St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin). Also found are thirty-seven transcripts of the recordings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Willem Volkersz is a teacher, collector, and sculptor of Bozeman, Montana, who was born in Holland and came to the United States following World War II. He completed his education at the University of Washington in 1965, and completed a Masters of Fine Art at Mills College in 1967.

Volkersz began researching and collecting work by visionary and naive artists while a professor at the Kansas City Art Institute. His collection is now at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and the Missoula Art Museum, in Missoula, Montana.
Provenance:
Sound recordings of the Willem Volkersz interviews were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1986 by Willem Volkersz, who made them primarily for his own use as a researcher, collector and teacher of folk art. They were transcribed in 1989 for the Archives of American Art by Toni Reineke.
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 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:
Educators -- Montana -- Bozeman  Search this
Collectors -- Montana -- Bozeman  Search this
Sculptors -- Montana -- Bozeman  Search this
Topic:
Folk artists -- United States  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
Identifier:
AAA.volkwill
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration drawings

Creator:
Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration  Search this
Extent:
22 Reels (ca. 20,000 items (on 22 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
[ca. 1820]-1943
Scope and Contents:
Drawings, ca. 1820-1943, by 225 American artists from the drawing collection in the Cooper Union Museum. A description is included for each drawing.
Biographical / Historical:
Art museum, N.Y., N.Y. Founded 1897. Name changed to Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Housed in the Carnegie Mansion, home of Andrew Carnegie.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1963-1964 by Cooper Union Museum.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Drawing -- United States  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State) -- New York
Identifier:
AAA.coopunio
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coopunio

Corcoran Gallery of Art records

Creator:
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Names:
Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888  Search this
Extent:
44 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 19 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1860-1947
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; letterpress books; journals; and an account book.
REELS 246-264: Letterpress books, 1869-1945, containing copies of letters sent and each containing an alphabetical index, 1869-1908; a letterpress book of treasurer's reports; a journal of official proceedings of the trustees, continued as minutes; and a curator's journal.
REELS 702-721: ca. 20,000 letters received, 1870-January 1908.
REELS 830-832: Letters to William Wilson Corcoran and members of the board of trustees, regarding the formation of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1860-1874. The letters concern the design and construction of the building, the acquisition of works of art, appointment of staff, and shipment of works. Also included are correspondence and minutes of meetings, 1906-1907, regarding the 1907 painting exhibition.
REEL 1473: Register of letters received, 1869-1908, listing the name and place of the correspondent, the date the letter was written, received, and answered, and the subject of the letter.
REEL 2679 (fr. 1068-1109): An account book with records of American paintings sold in Corcoran's biennial exhibitions, 1907-1947, including titles of the works, the artist's name, catalog numbers for the paintings, the entry price, the purchase price and buyer's name.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1971-1982 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art -- Exhibitions -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art -- Marketing  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Washington (D.C.)
Identifier:
AAA.corcgall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-corcgall

Coward-McCann book illustrations

Creator:
Coward-McCann, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Circa 80 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[circa 1930-1950]
Scope and Contents:
Circa 80 original illustrations, in some cases with proofs, for 24 books published by Coward-McCann.
Biographical / Historical:
Coward-McCann is a publishing house, now a part of Penguin, in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1959 by Coward-McCann.
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:
Illustrators  Search this
Topic:
Illustration of books  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.cowamcca
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cowamcca

Coalition of Women's Art Organization papers

Creator:
Coalition of Women's Art Organizations  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1982
Scope and Contents:
Subject files concerning the interests and activities of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations. Files include correspondence; members' resumes; address lists; business records; statistical reports; drafts for lectures; minutes from meetings; 3 untranscribed cassette tape recordings of meetings; and printed material including clippings, newsletters, press releases, programs, and brochures.
Biographical / Historical:
Women's art organization; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1982 by Gertrude Barnstone, president of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations, 1982.
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.
Topic:
Women artists -- United States  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.coalof
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coalof

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center records

Creator:
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Names:
Broadmoor Art Academy  Search this
Bartlett, Fred S. (Frederic Stewart), 1905-  Search this
Byrnes, James B.  Search this
Lothrop, Stanley B., d. 1944  Search this
Parker, Paul, 1905-  Search this
Penrose, Spencer, 1865-1939  Search this
Stoner, Stanley  Search this
Wilder, Mitchell A.  Search this
Extent:
26 Reels (circa 25,000 items)
0.2 Linear feet (Gift)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1919-1983
Scope and Contents:
Administrative records, correspondence and exhibition files, and printed material.
Loan: Administrative records, 1919-1974, including the Memorandum of Affiliation and Resolutions (1926) whereby the Broadmoor Art Academy became the Arts Department of Colorado College, Colorado Springs; files, 1925-1955, of Broadmoor Art Academy Director Stanley Stoner and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Directors Stanley Lothrop, Paul Parker, Mitchell A. Wilder, and James B. Byrnes containing correspondence with artists and organizations, financial records, annual reports, insurance reports, price lists, exhibition lists, membership lists, clippings, exhibition catalogs, press releases, art school applications, contracts, and photographs; exhibition files, 1945-1955, containing correspondence, lists of artists participating in exhibitions, artists' biographies, installation lists, price lists, drafts of catalog essays, shipping receipts, invoices, loan forms, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, and photographs of works of art; calendars of events, 1936-1958, and exhibition catalogs for "New Accessions USA," 1946-1974.
Annual reports, 1970 and 1976; corporate reports, 1981 and 1982; a Governor's Award program, 1979; decorative arts catalog from the Golden Gate Exposition, 1939; 11 biennel catalogs, 1950-1972; and miscellaneous catalogs.
Biographical / Historical:
Founded 1919 as the Broadmoor Art Academy by Mr. And Mrs. Spencer Penrose. The Academy became affiliated with Colorado College in 1926 and was reincorporated as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in 1936.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1984-1985, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Unmicrofilmed material was donated 1984 by Fred Bartlett, former director of the Center.
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 -- Exhibitions  Search this
Function:
Art centers -- Colorado -- Colorado Springs
Identifier:
AAA.colospri
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-colospri

Craig Kauffman papers

Creator:
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010  Search this
Extent:
4.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950-1997
Scope and Contents:
Included are personal and professional correspondence; daily journals (1974-1984); photographs and slides; financial records, including consignment agreements and price lists; and exhibition catalogs and other printed material. Among the correspondents are Lisa Adams, Billy Al Bengston, Alan Lynch, Ed Moses, and Babe Shapiro.
Biographical / Historical:
Craig Kauffman (1932-2010) was an artist in Los Angeles, Calif. His full name was Robert Craig Kauffman. Kauffman was born in Los Angeles. He worked for several years in San Francisco, eventually returning to Los Angeles where he joined, as an original member, the Ferus Gallery group. Beginning as an abstract expressionist artist, his work turned to a minimalist style with his vacuum-formed work in the 1960s and 1970s, and as one of California's leading light and space artists. Kauffman died in Angeles, Phillipines in 2010.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Craig Kauffman.
Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- California  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.kaufcrai2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kaufcrai2

Archives of American Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-087, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-087-refidd1e1621

Archives of American Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-145, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
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Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Christian Brinton papers

Creator:
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942  Search this
Names:
Chester County Art Association (Chester County, Pa.)  Search this
Extent:
12 Linear feet ((on 8 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1874-1967
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information, including passports, marriage and divorce papers, a copy of Brinton's will, diaries, 1922, 1925, 1926, and 1928, and an autobiography; correspondence with artists and museums; a Chester County Art Association file containing correspondence, catalogs and a scrapbook; and a file containing research notebooks kept by Brinton on art and artists including personal observations; artist files containing notes and printed material; exhibition files from exhibitions Brinton curated or helped curate; writings, manuscripts, and typescripts of Brinton's work; and invitations, printed material and manuscripts from various lectures given by Brinton.
Biographical / Historical:
International curator, art critic; West Chester, Pennsylvania. Born 1870. Died 1942. Co-founded and was the first president of the Chester County Art Association.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art critics -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism -- United States  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Curators -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.brinchri
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brinchri

Cincinnati Art Museum records

Creator:
Cincinnati Art Museum  Search this
Extent:
27 Reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1882-1929
Scope and Contents:
Reels 2498-2519 and 2912-2913: 54 volumes of letterpress books, 1882-1929, containing copies of letters sent from the office of the director. Each volume contains an index of correspondents. Reels 2914-2916: Director's correspondence, 1894-1929, including selected incoming correspondence, 1894-1929.
Provenance:
Donated 1982-1983 by the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Function:
Art museums -- Ohio -- Cincinnati
Identifier:
AAA.cincart
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cincart

Claribel and Etta Cone letters

Creator:
Cone, Etta  Search this
Cone, Claribel  Search this
Names:
Fiene, Ernest, 1894-  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Silbert, Ben, 1893-  Search this
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
6 microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1898-1949
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence between Claribel and Etta Cone and Cone family members; forty letters from Henri Matisse, 1929-1949, and letters from Marguerit Matisse Duthuit, Leon Kroll, Walter Pach, L. R. Pissaro, Ben Silbert, Gertrude Stein, John Rewald, Jack Tworkov, Vincent van Gogh, William and Marguerite Zorach, and others. Enclosed with the letters are typescripts of essays by Ben Silbert, "Landscape-My First Watercolor" and "Concerning Some of My Drawings"; a draft typescript of a talk by Gertrude Stein, "The Value of College Education for Women"; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Claribel (1864-1929) and Etta Cone (1870- ) were art collectors in Baltimore, Maryland.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1987 by the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from the Archivist at the Baltimore Museum of Art Library.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.coneetta
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coneetta

Chris K. Ishii papers

Creator:
Ishii, Chris K., 1919-2001  Search this
Extent:
23 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
[ca. 1940] - 1999
Scope and Contents:
Newpaper articles (1944-1997), original drawings of illustrations for "Gourmet" magazine, photocopies of propaganda leaflets distributed by U.S. Intelligence in the Burma, China, India theatre during World War II, photographs of Ishii at work in his studio; and slides.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, animator, illustrator; Los Angeles, Calif. and New York, N.Y. Chris Ishii was born in 1919 in Carruthers, Calif. He attended Chouinard School of Art (now Cal Arts, Valencia, California) in Los Angeles and upon graduation worked for Walt Disney Studios until WWII. He was interned at Granada (Colorado) Concentration Camp and in 1943 joined the U.S. Army Intelligence service (1943-1946). During the war he participated in illustrating propaganda leaflets for the Burma, China, and India theatre. After the war, he returned to Los Angeles and worked for Disney Studios furnishing art and designs for "Fantasia." "The Reluctant Dragon," "Dumbo," and other short subjects. After leaving California for New York, he first worked for UPN and later as an independent animator. In 1951 he traveled to Paris on the GI Bill to study at the Académie Julian with Fernand Léger. He designed and directed countless commercials, industrial, educational, live-action and feature films. His designing credits include James Thurber's "A Unicorn in the Garden," Ludwig Bemelmans' "Madeline," and Academy Award winning "Gerald McBoing Boing." He also designed and directed several "Mr. McGoo" short subjects. One of his animations appeared in Woody Allen's "Annie Hall" (the Snow White sequence). He died in Westchester County, NY, on November 6, 2001.
Provenance:
Donated 2001 by Chris K. Ishii and his daughter, Naka Ishii. Additions are expected.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Animators  Search this
Illustrators -- United States  Search this
Painters -- United States  Search this
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.ishichri
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ishichri

Chuzo Tamotzu papers

Creator:
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975  Search this
Names:
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973  Search this
Ribak, Louis, 1902-1979  Search this
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Shonnard, Eugenie Frederica, 1886-1978  Search this
Sloan, John, 1871-1951  Search this
Tamotzu, Louise Kates  Search this
Extent:
12 microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1920-1982
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; biographical data; list of works of art; photographs; sketchbook; annotated books; financial material; a diary; sketches; prints; and printed material.
REEL SW 6: Correspondence, including 2 letters from Philip Evergood; biographical data; photographs; list of paintings sold; sketches; prints; catalogs; and clippings.
REELS 3031-3041: Biographical information; a list of works of art; correspondence, 1930-1975; photographs of Tamotzu, his family, friends and works of art; a sketchbook, 1945-1946; annotated books; files on his trips to Japan and his work about Hiroshima, New Mexico and its artists' community, galleries, museums, art associations, collectors and artists Philip Evergood, Louis Ribak, Olive Rush, Eugenie Shonnard, John Sloan and others; financial material; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; printed material; and a diary kept by Tamotzu's wife Louise Kates Tamotzu.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Santa Fe, N.M. Born in Japan. Came to U.S. in 1920. Moved to Santa Fe in 1948. Birthdate also listed as 1888.
Provenance:
Reels 3031-3041: Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Material on reel SW 6 lent for microfilming 1970 by Chuzo Tamotzu and material on reels 3031-3041 lent for microfilming 1983 by Louise Kates Tamotzu, widow of Tamotzu. All material subequently donated to the University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest research.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.tamochuz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tamochuz

Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera

Creator:
Wight, Clifford, 1900-ca.1960  Search this
Names:
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph, 1885-1973  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1990
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence between Wight, Rivera, and Rivera clients; technical documents including a chemical analysis of the fresco process, and proposals, cost analyses, work schedules and specifications relating to Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Rockefeller Center; writings by George Biddle, Edgar P. Richardson, Rivera and Wight; photographs of Rivera, Wight and others; photographs of work by Rivera, Ralph Stackpole and Wight (?); articles, newspaper clippings and other printed material; and sketches by unidentified artists including a layout for a mural(?).
Biographical / Historical:
Wight, a sculptor and epigrapher; San Francisco, Calif.; acted as Mexican muralist Diego Rivera's technical assistant, translator, and secretary during his soujourn in the United States, ca. l931-1934, while Rivera completed murals for the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Rockefeller Center in New York (destroyed), and the Coit Tower in San Francisco.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Syracuse University Library, Special Collections, 1992. The arrangement devised by the lender has been maintained.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Syracuse University Library, Special Collections.
Occupation:
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Public art  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Hispanic American art  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.wighclif
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wighclif

Archives of American Art (AAA)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-135, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
See more items in:
Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-135-refidd1e2241

Archives of American Art (AAA)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-009, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Administrative Records
See more items in:
Administrative Records
Administrative Records / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa05-009-refidd1e2299

Charles Stanley Reinhart drawings

Creator:
Reinhart, Charles Stanley, 1844-1896  Search this
Names:
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911  Search this
Extent:
36 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1867-1879]
Scope and Contents:
34 drawings by Charles Reinhart done in pencil, pen, white chalk and gouache. They are chiefly of figures but also include a few landscape sketches. Inscriptions were added by Margaret Mellor Risk ("Auntie Peg"), great niece of the artist. Also included is a sketchbook by Reinhart drawn while in Paris which contains quick sketches, notes on paintings, and notes of sources of historic costumes. The other sketchbook is by Edwin A. Abbey and is signed, "Edwin A. Abbey, New York, exchanged with C.S. Reinhart." This sketchbook, too, contains sketches from Paris and was apparently traded for Reinhart's own Paris sketchbook.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, illustrator.
Provenance:
Margaret Mellor Risk, great niece of the artist, gave these drawings to her sister, Laura Gault McKean. Mrs. McKean divided them among her three children: Robert Mellor Gault, Louise Mellor Gault, and another son. Louise gave her share to her brother, Robert, who lent this collection for filming. He is a great-great nephew of the artist.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Illustrators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.reinchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-reinchar

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