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Edward Beatty Rowan papers

Creator:
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946  Search this
Names:
Little Gallery (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Iowa)  Search this
Stone City Colony and Art School (Stone City, Iowa)  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938  Search this
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965  Search this
Dornbush, Adrian  Search this
Dunton, W. Herbert, 1878-1936  Search this
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991  Search this
McCosh, David J., 1903-1980  Search this
Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970  Search this
Pyle, Arnold  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1946
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, business records and a diary.
REEL 103: Clippings, 1929-1932, on exhibitions and activities of the Little Gallery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, directed by Rowan (microfilm title: Little Gallery).
REEL 1208: Photographs used to publicize exhibitions at the Little Gallery, including 183 photographs of works of art, the Little Gallery Junior Art Club, Grant Wood, and William Herbert Dunton at work.
REEL D141-D142: Correspondence; a diary; business records of the Little Gallery, the Stone City Art Colony and Art School, and the Section of Fine Arts; photographs, including two of The Little Gallery, five of the Stone City Colony and Art School, six of Rowan and three of his paintings, and two photos showing Grant Wood, David McCosh, Arnold Pyle, Adrian Dornbush, and Marvin Cone; and catalogs, clippings and publications, including "A Report on Iowa Art Under Public Works of Art Jan. 20, 1934, under the direction of Grant Wood" containing reproductions of work, several clippings, a 2 p. report "three weeks after the beginning of work" and 2 p. typed "Notes" signed by Wood with a photograph attached.
Among the correspondents are Oscar Bluemner, Chaim Gross, Waldo Peirce, Henry Varnum Poor, Eleanor Roosevelt, Forbes Watson, and Grant Wood.
Biographical / Historical:
Gallery director, painter, sculptor, teacher; Falls Church, Va. and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Founder and director of The Little Gallery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1928-1934. The gallery was concerned with promoting education in the community. Because of his success with the Little Gallery, in 1931 he was chosen by the American Federation of Arts to be the director of a new experimental art center in Cedar Rapids. Rowan was affiliated with the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard before going to Cedar Rapids and served as Chief, Public Buildings Administration, 1930's-1940's.
Other Title:
Little Gallery records (microfilm title, reel 103)
Provenance:
Donated by Mrs. Edward Rowan, 1963.
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:
Gallery directors -- Iowa -- Cedar Rapids  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rowaedwa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95db62502-5d98-4e65-a4f3-0c15534f4c0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rowaedwa

Marvin Cone papers, 1908-1977

Creator:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965  Search this
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965  Search this
Subject:
Wood, Grant  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7498
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209657
AAA_collcode_conemarv
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209657

Marvin Cone papers

Creator:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965  Search this
Names:
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942  Search this
Extent:
650 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1908-1977
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, consisting of 322 letters; biographical material, including a resume; essays about art and other writings, including a play titled "Strings," ca. 1910, written by Cone and Grant Wood, then in high school; a typescript of radio broadcasts; a catalog of Cone's paintings; a photograph album; photographs of Cone and of works of art; bills and receipts; a scrapbook of clippings, catalogs, photographs, letters, and memorabilia; exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Lifelong friends with Grant Wood, and also acquainted with gallery director Ed Rowan.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1977 by Mrs. Marvin Cone.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Iowa  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.conemarv
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91a7cef7a-63bb-477d-bd7d-b5fba6609866
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-conemarv

Marvin D. Cone and Grant Wood : an American tradition / Joseph S. Czestochowki

Author:
Czestochowski, Joseph S  Search this
Cedar Rapids Art Association  Search this
Subject:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Wood, Grant 1891-1942  Search this
Cedar Rapids Art Association  Search this
Physical description:
227 p. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1989
1989, c1990
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Regionalism in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_767186

Grant Wood and Marvin Cone : an American tradition : [exhibition] April 11-June 9, 1989 from the collection of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art / editor, S. Ellen Dykes

Author:
Wood, Grant 1891-1942  Search this
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Czestochowski, Joseph S  Search this
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Wood, Grant 1891-1942  Search this
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Physical description:
11 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1989
[1989]
Call number:
ND237.W795 .A4 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_681103

Marvin D. Cone : a retrospective exhibition, with catalogue / by Joseph S. Czestochowski ; with impressions by Zora Duvall, Paul Engle, Robert Kocher, Conger Metcalf, Richard Pinney, Grant Wood

Author:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Czestochowski, Joseph S  Search this
Cedar Rapids Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Physical description:
[35] p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
Call number:
N40.1.C696 C3
N40.1.C696C3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_444031

Marvin D. Cone : an American tradition / Joseph S. Czestochowski ; foreword by Paul Engle

Author:
Czestochowski, Joseph S  Search this
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Subject:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
Call number:
N40.1.C696 C9
N40.1.C696C9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287257

Grant Wood and Marvin Cone; artists of an era [by] Hazel E. Brown

Author:
Brown, Hazel E  Search this
Subject:
Wood, Grant 1891-1942  Search this
Cone, Marvin Dorwart 1891-1965  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 150 p. illus. (part col.) 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
Call number:
N40.1.W87 B8
N40.1.W87B8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_22188

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