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Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp papers

Creator:
Camp, Jeffrey Thomas, 1944-  Search this
Camp, C. Jane (Catherine Jane), 1953-  Search this
Names:
American Folk Art Company  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Billups, Patsy  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Blasdel, Gregg N.  Search this
Cardinal, Roger  Search this
Carpenter, Miles B. (Miles Burkholder), 1889-  Search this
Cavin, Shari  Search this
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001  Search this
Gillespie, Russell  Search this
Gleason, Charles T.  Search this
Hammer, Carl  Search this
Hankla, Susan  Search this
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Jack, Uncle, 1912-1978  Search this
Jones, S. L. (Shields Landon), 1901-  Search this
Kind, Phyllis, 1933-2018  Search this
Longhauser, Elsa Weiner  Search this
Meaders, Lanier  Search this
Morgan, Gertrude  Search this
Morris, Randall  Search this
Musgrave, Victor  Search this
Payne, Leslie J., 1907-1981  Search this
Rowe, Nellie Mae, 1900-1982  Search this
Shelton, Edwin  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 5 reels))
5.4 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1969-[ca. 1990]
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, slides, files, consigment of works of art to Cavin-Morris, Inc., and an account book for works of art by Howard Finster and Miles B. Carpenter, printed material concerning the Camp's interest and business in American folk art.
REELS 4067-4070: Correspondence with dealers, artists, and others, including Miles B. Carpenter, S.L. Jones, Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr., Randall and Shari (Cavin) Morris, Phyllis Kind, Carl Hammer, Robert Bishop, Susan Hankla, Victor Musgrave, Roger Cardinal, Gregg Blasdel, Edwin Shelton, Elsa Weiner, and John Beardsley; files on artists Howard Finster, S.L. Jones, Carpenter, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Nellie Mae Rowe, Uncle Jack Dey, Lanier Meaders, Leslie J. Payne, Patsy Billups, and others; photographs of Miles Carpenter, his wood sculpture, and his family, and autobiographical writings by Carpenter; printed material on the American Folk Art Company; clippings, articles, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material about American folk art; and ca. 2,000 photographs of folk art.
REEL 4080: Ca. 50 letters from Howard Finster to Jeffrey Camp; writings by Finster; Camp's notes on Finster; price lists of works by Finster; receipts; and a letter from Camp's lawyer concerning Finster.
UNMICROFILMED: Slides, 1973-1983, of works of art and artists including Patsy Billups, Miles B. Carpenter, Howard Finster, Russell Gillespie, Charles T. Gleason, S.L. Jones, Sister Gertrude Morgan and Leslie J. Payne taken by Camp.
ADDITION: Papers, received in 1999, are primarily a donation of the material previously lent and microfilmed on reels 4067-4070, although some additional material was also donated. The addition most likely does not include material on reel 4080 relating to Howard Finster.
Biographical / Historical:
Folk art dealers, collectors; Richmond, Va. Owned and managed the American Folk Art Company, 1972-1976, Richmond and Tappahannock, Virginia, whose stock included paintings and sculpture by self-taught artists Howard Finster, Miles B. Carpenter, S.L. Jones, Leslie J. Payne, Russell Gillespie and others. The Camps are recognized as key figures in the folk art market of the 1970s.
Provenance:
Papers on reels 4067-4070, and 4080 were lent for microfilming 1987 by Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp. The collection of slides was copied by the Archives. In 1999, the Camps donated much of the material previously lent on reels 4067-4070, as well as some additional papers.
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:
Self-taught artists  Search this
Art dealers -- Virginia  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.campjeff
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw985cfad4d-0fe0-4de4-a988-cf2f06a0b15d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-campjeff

Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp papers, 1969-[ca. 1990]

Creator:
Camp, Jeff, 1944-  Search this
Camp, Jane, 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Billups, Patsy  Search this
Carpenter, Miles B. (Miles Burkholder)  Search this
Jack, Uncle  Search this
Finster, Howard  Search this
Gillespie, Russell  Search this
Gleason, Charles T.  Search this
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Jones, S. L. (Shields Landon)  Search this
Meaders, Lanier  Search this
Morgan, Gertrude  Search this
Payne, Leslie J.  Search this
Rowe, Nellie Mae  Search this
Hankla, Susan  Search this
Kind, Phyllis  Search this
Morris, Randall  Search this
Cavin, Shari  Search this
Musgrave, Victor  Search this
Shelton, Edwin  Search this
Longhauser, Elsa Weiner  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Blasdel, Gregg N.  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Cardinal, Roger  Search this
Hammer, Carl  Search this
American Folk Art Company  Search this
Citation:
Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp papers, 1969-[ca. 1990]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210793
AAA_collcode_campjeff
Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210793

New discoveries in American quilts / Robert Bishop, Patricia Coblentz

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Coblentz, Patricia  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1975
Topic:
Coverlets  Search this
Call number:
NK9112 .B57 1975X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_72827

How to know American antique furniture [by] Robert Bishop

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Physical description:
224 p. illus. (part col.) 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
Topic:
Furniture  Search this
Furniture--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NK2405 .B57 1973X
NK2405.B57 1973X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39402

Mattie Lou O'Kelley, folk artist / by Mattie herself ; introduction by Robert Bishop

Author:
O'Kelley, Mattie Lou  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Subject:
O'Kelley, Mattie Lou  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 81 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 26 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Georgia
Date:
1989
Topic:
Primitivism in art  Search this
In art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.O413 O41 1989
N40.1.O413O41 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_378804

The Borden Limner and his contemporaries : an exhibition ... the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Nov. 14, 1976-Jan. 16, 1977 ... / organized by Robert C. H. Bishop ; with the support of the Michigan Council for the Arts

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
University of Michigan Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
x, 90 p. : ill. ; 21 x 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
New England
Date:
1976
1976, c1975
19th century
Topic:
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.B722 B6
N40.1.B722 B6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_89167

American folk sculpture / by Robert Bishop

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Physical description:
392 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1974
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Call number:
NK805 .B56X
NK805.B56X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_49443

The romance of double wedding ring quilts / Robert Bishop ; patterns and instructions by Carter Houck

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Houck, Carter  Search this
Museum of American Folk Art  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 85 p., [1] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Double wedding ring quilts--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
NK9112 .B575 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_487856

A gallery of Amish quilts : design diversity from a plain people / Robert Bishop and Elizabeth Safanda

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Safanda, Elizabeth  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
Topic:
Coverlets, Amish  Search this
Call number:
NK9112 .B62
NK9112.B62
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86126

Hands all around : quilts from many nations / Robert Bishop, Karey P. Bresenhan, and Bonnie Leman

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Bresenhan, Karey 1942-  Search this
Leman, Bonnie  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 106 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
Topic:
Quilts  Search this
Call number:
NK9104 .B62 1987
NK9104.B62 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_312730

The American clock : a comprehensive pictorial survey, 1723-1900, with a listing of 6153 clockmakers / William H. Distin and Robert Bishop

Author:
Distin, William H  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Physical description:
359 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1976
Topic:
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clock and watch makers--Directories  Search this
Call number:
TS543.U6 D57 1976X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86135

Lewis Miller's "Guide to Central Park" / [by Robert Bishop, editor]

Author:
Miller, Lewis 1796-1882  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Subject:
Miller, Lewis 1796-1882  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1977
C1977
Topic:
Parks in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.M64xB6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_104137

Quilts, coverlets, rugs & samplers / Robert Bishop, William Secord, and Judith Reiter Weissman

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Secord, William  Search this
Weissman, Judith Reiter  Search this
Physical description:
476 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Quilts  Search this
Coverlets  Search this
Rugs  Search this
Samplers  Search this
Call number:
NK9112.B58 1982X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_181383

Folk art : paintings, sculpture & country objects / Robert Bishop ... [et al.] ; with photographs by Schecter Me Sun Lee

Subject:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Physical description:
478 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Folk art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NK805.F62 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_181382

The American clock : a comprehensive pictorial survey, 1723-1900, with a listing of 6153 clockmakers / William H. Distin and Robert Bishop

Author:
Distin, William H  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Physical description:
359 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
1976
Topic:
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clock and watch makers--Directories  Search this
Call number:
TS543.U6D57 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_177195

Furniture 1 : prehistoric through rococo / Robert Bishop & Patricia Coblentz ; [art direction, design, Joseph B. Del Valle ; text editor, Joan Hoffman ; picture editor, Lisa Little]

Title:
Furniture one
Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Joint author:
Coblentz, Patricia.  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Furniture--History  Search this
Call number:
NK2270 .B48X
NK2270.B48X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_128039

Folk painters of America / Robert Bishop

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Physical description:
255 p., [20] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Call number:
ND205.5.P74 B57 1979X
ND205.5.P74B57 1979X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_127459

The American chair : three centuries of style / by Robert Bishop ; foreword by Charles F. Hummel

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Physical description:
526 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
1972
1983, c1972
Topic:
Chairs  Search this
Call number:
NK2715.B55 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_176968

American decorative arts : 360 years of creative design / Robert Bishop and Patricia Coblentz

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Coblentz, Patricia  Search this
Physical description:
405 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
Topic:
Decoration and ornament--History  Search this
Call number:
NK1403 .B57X
NK1403.B57X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_138688

The Borden Limner and his contemporaries / by Robert Charles Hudson Bishop

Author:
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Subject:
Borden Limner  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 323 leaves : ill
Type:
Books
Place:
New England
Date:
1980
1975
19th century
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.B722 B6b
N40.1.B722B6b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_135499

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