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Silversmith's model

Medium:
Ivory
Type:
models and prototypes
Decorative Arts
Silversmith's model
Credit Line:
Gift of L. Rydes
Accession Number:
1958-90-5-g
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1958-90-5-g

Oral history interview with Edna Coll

Interviewee:
Coll, Edna, 1906-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (videocassettes (Betacam))
2 Items (video files (28 min), digital, mov)
8 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25- November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Edna Coll conducted by Marimar Benitez, 1997 October 25- November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Edna Coll (1906-2002) was an educator and author as well as the founder of the Academy of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico. Marimar Benitez is a critic and art historian, and Chancellor of the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico, a public university for the visual arts.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 beta videocassettes.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Delta Bravo de Pico, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, and Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.coll97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coll97

William Ehrich papers

Creator:
Ehrich, William, 1897-1960  Search this
Names:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Place:
Germany -- description and travel
Date:
circa 1918-1975
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, research files, financial records, photographs, artwork, printed material and a scrapbook documenting the life of sculptor and educator William Ehrich.
Biographical material includes forms of identification, resumes, family genealogical records, travel notes, one award, and biographical notes. Research files include William Ehrich's 1955 trip to Germany and files compiled by Roger Ehrich and others regarding William Ehrich and WPA artists. Financial records include receipts, purchase orders, inventories, and mortgage records pertaining to Ehrich receiving money from a local art patron to purchase a home. Photographs are of Ehrich, Ehrich with his students, his sculpture and exhibitions. Artwork includes Ehrich's sketchbooks and sketches of anatomy. Printed material includes newspaper clippings. One scrapbook contains Ehrich's professional correspondence.
Biographical / Historical:
William Ehrich (1897-1960) was a sculptor and educator in Rochester, New York. Ehrich was born in Königsberg, East Prussia. He studied sculpture at the State Art School in Königsberg. In 1929 he immigrated to Buffalo, New York. He taught at the Art Institute of Buffalo from 1931 to 1937 and directed the creation of public sculpture at the Buffalo Zoo as part of the WPA's Federal Arts Project. In 1939, Ehrich began teaching at the College for Women at the University of Rochester and the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York.
Provenance:
Donated 2017 by Roger Ehrich, William Ehrich's son.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Art patrons  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- Rochester  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Rochester  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.ehriwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ehriwill

Oral history interview with Delta Bravo de Picó

Interviewee:
De Picó, Delta Bravo  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Reference copy: 2 video files (50 min.), digital, mov)
2 Items (Master: 2 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25-November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Delta Bravo de Picó conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 October 25-November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, José A. Torres Martino, Antonio Martorell, and Noemi Ruíz.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.depico97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-depico97

Oral history interview with Demi

Interviewee:
Demi, 1955-  Search this
Interviewer:
Martínez, Juan A.  Search this
Names:
Rodríguez, Arturo, 1956-  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 November 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Demi conducted 1997 November 20, by Juan A. Martínez, in Demi's home/studio, Miami, Florida, for the Archives of American Art.
Demi speaks of her birthplace, Camaguey, Cuba; the death of her father in 1960, and being sent to Puerto Rico in 1971; her move to New York, and arrival in Miami in 1978; her theater studies at Miami Dade Community College. She recalls an opening at the Meeting Point Gallery in Coral Gables in 1980, where she met her husband, painter Arturo Rodriguez. She talks about her first painting in 1984, the role Arturo plays in her life, her first exhibition at the Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture in 1987, and the importance of touching the human spirit.
Biographical / Historical:
Demi (1955- ) is a painter from Miami, Florida. Demi (who uses only her first name) is a self-taught artist born in Cuba. Her husband is the painter Arturo Rodriguez.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 9 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.
Topic:
Artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- Cuba -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American women artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Cuban American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.demi97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-demi97

Oral history interview with Cundo Bermúdez

Interviewee:
Bermúdez, Cundo, 1914-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Martínez, Juan A.  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound cassettes, analog.)
33 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 December 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Cundo Bermúdez conducted 1997 December 13, by Juan A. Martínez, in Bermudez's home/studio, Miami, Florida, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Cundo Bermúdez (1914-2008) was a Cuban American painter. Born in Havana, 1914.
General:
Originally recorded 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 45 min.
Poor sound quality.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators. Funding for this interview provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.
Topic:
Painters -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- Cuba -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Cuban American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Cuban American art -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bermud97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bermud97

The Garden Club of America collection

Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Names:
New York Flower Show  Search this
Extent:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 lantern slides
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Slides (photographs)
Date:
circa 1920-present
Summary:
This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland.

A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Garden Club of America was established in 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the Garden Club of Philadelphia and eleven other garden clubs met to create a national garden club. Its purpose is to foster the knowledge and love of gardening and to restore and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and gardening and conservation efforts. The GCA was incorporated in Delaware in 1923, with its headquarters established in New York City. Today, local clubs are organized under twelve regional zones. The GCA continues its tradition of hosting flower shows and publishing material related to gardening in the United States.

The GCA's glass lantern slides were used by The GCA for presentations and lectures about notable gardens throughout the United States dating back to colonial times. An effort was made in the late 1980s, in preparation of the 75th anniversary of the Garden Club of America's founding, to collect the disbursed slides. These slides were to eventually form the Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens. The informational value of this collection is extensive since a number of images of the more than 4,500 gardens represented show garden designs that have changed over time or no longer exist. While the majority of images document a range of designed upper and upper-middle class gardens throughout the U.S., the scope of the collection is expanding as volunteers photograph and document contemporary gardens including community and vernacular gardens.

The gardens illustrate the design work of dozens of landscape architects including Marian Coffin, Beatrix Farrand, Lawrence Halprin, Hare & Hare, Umberto Innocenti, Gertrude Jekyll, Jens Jensen, Warren Manning, the Olmsted Brothers, Charles Platt, Ellen Biddle Shipman, and Fletcher Steele. Because of their proximity to the gardens, works of notable architects and sculptors may also be featured in the images.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- France  Search this
Gardens -- Italy  Search this
Gardens -- Japan  Search this
Gardens -- Mexico  Search this
Flower shows  Search this
Gardening -- United States -- societies, etc  Search this
Gardens -- England  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- Spain  Search this
Gardens -- Scotland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Lantern slides
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-gca
Online Media:

MS 934 Vocabulary of the Mandan Collected at Ft. Berthold, D. T., During September 1881

Creator:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Mandan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Drawings
Date:
September 1881
Scope and Contents:
200 entries, with 3 ink sketches of tools.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 934
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
Topic:
Tools and implements -- Mandan  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 934, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS934
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms934

MS 933-b Biloxi vocabulary with some cognate forms in Catawba, Santee, Yankton and Teton Dakota, Hidatsa, Kansa and Tutelo In Department of the Interior schedule

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Annotator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Kansa Indians  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Tutelo Indians  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Santee Indians  Search this
Dakota -- Yankton  Search this
Lakota -- Teton  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Yankton Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Vocabulary
Date:
October 1886 - November 1886
Scope and Contents:
173 entries in printed U. S. Geographical and Geological Survey "Comparative Vocabulary" form. Corrections of entries 92 and 93 by J. Owen Dorsey.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 933-b
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
General:
Previously titled"Biloxi vocabulary (collected October - November, 1886) with some cognate forms in Catawba, Santee, Yankton and Teton Dakota, Hidatsa, Kansa and Tutelo."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Kansa (Kaw)  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 933-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS933B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms933b

Apollo Stowage Lists

Creator:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Space History  Search this
Extent:
0.39 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reports
Date:
bulk 1969-1972
2019
Summary:
This collection consists of a complete set of printed stowage lists, including revisions lists, from the Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 missions. The collection also includes fully searchable pdf files of the lists created in 2019 by a special project initiated by the National Air and Space Museum's Department of Space History and executed by the Smithsonian's Transcription Center.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a complete set of printed stowage lists, including revisions lists, from the Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 missions. The collection also includes fully searchable pdf files of the lists created in 2019 by a special project initiated by the National Air and Space Museum's Department of Space History and executed by the Smithsonian's Transcription Center.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged by mission.
Biographical / Historical:
At the time of each Apollo mission launch, NASA prepared a set of printed "as flown" stowage lists to document what items were stored on the spacecraft (both the Command Module and Lunar Module), as well as which items were to be transferred from one spacecraft to another.
Provenance:
NASM's Space History Department, Transfer, 2015, NASM.2015.0018
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Manned space flight  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Apollo 17 Flight  Search this
Apollo 16 Flight  Search this
Apollo 15 Flight  Search this
Apollo 12 Flight  Search this
Apollo 11 Flight  Search this
Apollo 14 Flight  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Citation:
Apollo Stowage Lists, NASM.2015.0018, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0018
See more items in:
Apollo Stowage Lists
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0018
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Felix Rodríquez Báez

Creator:
Rodríguez Báez, Félix, 1926-2013  Search this
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Interviewee:
Rodríguez Báez, Félix, 1926-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (video cassettes (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (1 hr., 33 min), digital, mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25-November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Felix Rodríguez Báez conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 October 25-November 1 for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Felix Rodríguez Báez (1929/04/26-2013/03/31) was a puerto rican painter, artist, graphic designer, set designer, cartoonist, and art teacher.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 Betacam video cassette. Reformatted in 2018 to a 4 digital video files.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include Ricardo E. Alegria, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives encourages the use of this interview for non-commercial, educational, and personal use. Please refer to the Smithsonian Institution's Terms of Use for additional information. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers should quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers should quote from the audio or video recording.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.baezf97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baezf97

Ten huize Jan Cox [videorecording] / Belgium Radio and Television ; interviewer, Joos Florquin

Creator:
Cox, Jan, 1919-1980  Search this
Radiodiffusion télévision belge  Search this
Names:
Cox, Harry  Search this
Cox, Jan, 1919-1980  Search this
Florquin, Joos, 1916-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (u-matic) (videocassette (U-matic PAL) (55 min), sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes (u-matic)
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
A video interview, "At home with Jan Cox," of the painter Jan Cox and his brother, pianist Harry Cox, conducted by Joos Florquin for Belgium Radio and Television
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Brussels : Belgium Radio and Televison, 1976.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Adriaan Raemdonck.
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.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from Adriaan Raemdonck.
Occupation:
Painters -- Belgium  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.coxjanvr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coxjanvr

Oral history interview with Ricardo E. Alegria

Interviewee:
Alegría, Ricardo E., 1921-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (video cassettes (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (1 hr., 42 min), digital, mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25- November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ricardo E. Alegría conducted 1997 October 25- November 1, by Luis Cancel, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Ricardo E. Alegría (1921-2011) was an anthropologist, historian, and educator in Puerto Rico. He founded the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña and the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe. Luis R. Cancel is an artist, arts administrator, and public servant.
General:
Originaly recorded on 4 beat videocassettes.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed includ Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.alegri97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-alegri97

Florence Millner Arnold papers

Creator:
Arnold, Florence M. (Florence Millner), 1900-1994  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Sketchbooks
Date:
1900-1994
Scope and Contents:
Biographical documents, correspondence, notes, scattered business records, art work, photographs, video interviews, and printed material.
REELS 3979-3980: Four resumes; award certificates; correspondence; notes, 1954-1975; receipts and certificates of authenticity for Arnold's silkscreens; miscellaneous business records; 45 preliminary drawings for paintings and prints in ink, pencil, crayon & watercolor on paper, mostly signed (28 x 21.6 cm. or smaller), 1960-1970; two spiral sketchbooks (17.4 x 12.3 cm.), 1947-1950, with charcoal, ink & pencil sketches of landscapes and still lifes, signed; newsletters; clippings, 1923-1980; press releases; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1954-1980; programs; miscellaneous printed material; photographs and slides, undated and 1948-1980, of Arnold, her works of art, an exhibition in Rome, 1962, and two photographs of awards. Also included are two transcripts, and one videotape of interviews of Arnold conducted by D. M. Hackbarth and Dona Berkhimer, 1970, and by Anne Riley, 1974, and a videotaped interview with Lyn Gamwell, gallery director, Fullerton College, California, 1975.
ADDITION: Correspondence, photographs, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Serigrapher, painter; Fullerton, Calif. Died 1994. Arnold turned to painting and printmaking after 3 decades of teaching music. Her work is in the Hard-Edge tradition, and has been exhibited in the U.S., and in Madrid, Copenhagen, Florence, Rome, Milan and Venice. She is a charter member of the Los Angeles Museum of Art, and was involved in the Orange County (Calif.) Art Association.
Provenance:
Videos and material on reels 3979-80 donated 1975-1980 by Florence Arnold. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1994 by Arnold's daughter, Adrienne Chakerian.
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 -- California  Search this
Printmakers -- California  Search this
Serigraphers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Women artists -- California  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions -- Italy -- Rome  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.arnoflor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-arnoflor

Oral history interview with José Bedia

Interviewee:
Bedia, José, 1959-  Search this
Interviewer:
Martínez, Juan A.  Search this
Extent:
159 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1998 February 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of José Bedia conducted 1998 February 13, by Juan A. Martínez, in Bedia's studio/home, Miami, Florida, for the Archives of American Art.
Bedia discusses his early inclination toward drawing and interest in cartooning; receiving rigorous academic training at San Alejandro Art Academy in Havana and being introduced also to non-western art; attending graduate school at the Instituto Superior del Arte, 1976-1981; participating upon graduation in the Volumen I exhibition which was a turning point for Cuban artists; travel outside of Cuba to Budapest via Berlin, to New York, to an Indian reservation in the Southwest where he became acquainted with North American native art and artists, and to Angola with the Cuban military, where he came into contact with African roots of Cuban culture; moving to Mexico City and then to Miami; his art and inspirations; religion; his collection of African and American Indian art; and exhibitions in which he has participated.
Biographical / Historical:
José Bedia (1959-) is a painter from Miami, Florida.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 15 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators. Funding for this interview provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Artists -- Cuba  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bedia98
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bedia98

Stanlislaus F. Danko Collection

Creator:
Danko, Stanislaus F.  Search this
Danko, Anita  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Patents
Publications
Awards
Date:
1943-1988.
Scope and Contents note:
Archival materials documenting Danko's career as an inventor of computer components, including writings and publications, biographical material, patent files, papers pertaining to employment, photographs, and miscellaneous.
Arrangement:
Divided into 5 series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Inventor and designer of computer components.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Work and Industry holds related objects. See accession 1998.0191.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Anita Danko, daughter of Stanislaus Danko and Scott P. Rafe, grandson of Stanislaus Danko, 1998.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Electric circuits  Search this
Computer components  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Patents
Publications
Awards
Citation:
Stanlislaus F. Danko Collection, 1943-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0667
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Julio de Diego papers

Creator:
De Diego, Julio, 1900-  Search this
Extent:
1.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1931-1971
Scope and Contents:
Notes, consisting primarily of addresses; 17 sketchbooks, containing works in ink, pencil, water color, crayon and other media; loose sketches in various media; a scrapbook, containing letters, clippings and printed material; and other clippings and articles about de Diego.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; born in Madrid; d. 1979.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Kiriki de Diego Metzo, daughter of de Diego.
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
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.dedijuli
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dedijuli

MS 3153 Jeremiah Evarts Papers

Creator:
Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831  Search this
Extent:
1,044 Items (ca 1044 pages)
1 Item (box )
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newsclippings
Date:
1818-1825
Scope and Contents:
Probable author, Jeremiah Evarts. Includes records of slave conditions, experiences of various individuals with the Indians, etc. Miscellaneous reports of Missions in the following countries: India (Bombay and Ceylon), Palestine, South America, Sandwich Islands, and among the American Indians. Miscellaneous correspondence, accounts, etc., etc. Reports, approximately 1044 pages. Other papers approximately 50 pages. Also a copy of the New York Observer, August 14, 1830, containing articles on the Choctaw and the Cherokee Indians. Evarts' journal: Trip [from Savannah ?] through Athens, Jefferson, the Chattahoochee River, Spring Place, a place 16 miles from Taloney [Talona ? , Cobsawathe [Georgia] and Brainerd [Tennessee].
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3153
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Diaries -- Evarts ?, Jeremiah  Search this
Missions -- India  Search this
Missions -- Ceylon  Search this
Missions -- Palestine  Search this
Missions -- South America  Search this
Missions -- Sandwich Islands  Search this
Missions -- Hawaii  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Missions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsclippings
Citation:
Manuscript 3153, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3153
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3153

April Kingsley and Budd Hopkins papers

Creator:
Hopkins, Budd, 1931-2011  Search this
Kingsley, April  Search this
Names:
Long Point Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Pindell, Howardena, 1943-  Search this
Rosenblum, Robert  Search this
Extent:
11 Linear feet
0.209 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
circa 1945-2017
Summary:
The papers of art critic, curator, and educator April Kingsley and painter, sculptor, writer, and educator Budd Hopkins measure 11 feet and 0.209 Gigabytes, and date from circa 1945-2017. Kingsley's papers are comprised primarily of artist files for figures that April had a significant engagement with, project files, interviews with artists, subject file index cards, biographical materials, and miscellaneous correspondence. Hopkins' papers are comprised of biographical material, as well as correspondence with various prominent art world figures including Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Motherwell, Carl Andre, Howardena Pindell, and Robert Rosenblum. Hopkins' personal business records include correspondence and sale and consignment information. Also found are writings, printed material, including exhibition invitations and catalogs and press clippings, and photographic material depicting Hopkins and his artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art critic, curator, and educator April Kingsley and painter, sculptor, writer, and educator Budd Hopkins measure 11 feet and 0.209 Gigabytes, and date from circa 1945-2017. Kingsley's papers are comprised primarily of artist files for figures that April had a significant engagement with, with contents ranging from correspondence to printed material, including invitations and catalogs and press clippings, as well as notes and manuscript material including reviews. Project files include various topics of interest and research for tentative and actualized exhibitions, as well as writing projects and committee work related to Kingsley's tenure at the American Craft Museum and the Kresge Museum at Michigan State University. Also found are recorded interviews with artists and other figures conducted by April Kingsley between the years of 1988 and 1990, most of which are affiliated with the Abstract Expressionist movement. The subject file index cards are comprised of various sets of notes and citations regarding themes, movements, and artists central to Kingsley's ongoing research throughout her career. Also included are various biographical materials and miscellaneous correspondence that comprise the personal papers subseries.

Hopkins' papers are comprised of biographical material including biographies and a chronology, correspondence with various prominent art world figures including Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Motherwell, Carl Andre, Howardena Pindell, and Robert Rosenblum. Personal business records include correspondence and sale and consignment information related to particular galleries, as well as records regarding the Long Point Gallery co-founded by Hopkins and twelve other artists on Cape Cod in 1977. His writings include manuscript material regarding one of Hopkins' titles on UFO abductions, as well as various typescripts for reviews and essays written by Hopkins, as well as one audio recording for a lecture regarding his essay "Modernism and the Collage Aesthetic." Printed material including exhibition invitations and catalogs and press clippings are also found. Photographic materials include images of Hopkins, exhibition installations, and artwork in various formats, such as photographic prints, negatives, slides, and transparencies.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in two series:

Series 1: April Kingsley papers, circa 1960s-2017 (7.7 Linear Feet; Boxes 1-8, 0.209 Gigabytes; ER01)

Series 2: Budd Hopkins papers, circa 1945-2010 (3.3 Linear Feet; Boxes 7, 9-11)
Biographical / Historical:
April Kingsley (1941- ) is an art historian, critic, and curator living in Harwich, Massachusetts. Budd Hopkins (1931-2011) was an Abstract Expressionist artist and writer of both art criticism and UFO and abduction phenomena accounts, who lived primarily in New York City and Cape Cod.

Following a short-lived career as a nurse while married to her first husband, Kingsley completed a Masters of Fine Arts from New York University, and later a PhD in Art History from the City University Graduate Center. Kingsley studied in depth the Abstract Expressionist art movement, and also focused heavily on women artists and contemporary craft art. Kingsley held curatorial positions at a range of institutions including at The Museum of Modern Art, The American Craft Museum, and at the Pasadena Art Museum. She has written major monographs on numerous artists including Jean Miotte and Alice Dalton Bown, and contributed to the catalogs of more than 75 artists. Among her most notable publications are The Turning Point: The Abstract Expressionists and the Transformation of American Art (1992) and Emotional Impact: American Figurative Expressionism (2013). Kingsley and Hopkins were married from 1973-1991, and had one daughter, Grace Hopkins-Lisle. Kingsley currently resides in Harwich, Massachusetts with her husband Donald Spyke, who she married in 2005.

Born Elliott Budd Hopkins in 1931 in Wheeling West Virginia, Hopkins survived an early battle with polio as a toddler, following which a period of convalescence made an early engagement with drawing possible. He graduated from Oberlin College with an art history degree where he heard a lecture from a future mentor Robert Motherwell. After college Hopkins moved to New York City and became a fixture of the Abstract Expressionist circle, and by 1956 had his first solo show of paintings. In 1976 he earned a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1979. His paintings, which range from gestural Abstract Expressionism to color plane geometric compositions are held in major museum collections ranging from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the British Museum. In the 1980s Hopkins turned to making large scale sculptures evocative of ancient ritualist architecture, an addition to his well-known painting practice. Hopkins also published a number of reviews of the work of other artists which were very well received at the time. As much as his art career perhaps, Budd Hopkins is known for spreading the word about alien abduction in his popular books on the subject, following a UFO sighting he recounts in Cape Cod in 1964. While Hopkins does not claim to have been abducted he regularly held support groups for others to share their stories. He passed in 2011 in his home in New York City.
Provenance:
The bulk of April Kingsley and Budd Hopkins papers was donated in 2018 by Grace Hopkins, their daughter. Portions of the Budd Hopkins papers were donated by Budd Hopkins between 1980 and 1983.
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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
April Kingsley and Budd Hopkins Papers, circa 1945-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kingapri
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Frederic Jean Thalinger papers

Creator:
Thalinger, Frederic Jean, 1915-1965  Search this
Names:
Thalinger, Ciel Frampton  Search this
Thalinger, E. Oscar, b. 1885  Search this
Thalinger, Ernest  Search this
Extent:
3.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
[ca. 1929-1988]
bulk 1935-1965 dates
Scope and Contents:
A family history, an interview with Ciel Frampton, Thalinger's Senior Thesis for Antioch College, letters between Thalinger and his wife Ciel Frampton during World War II, sketches and drawings, photographs and other materials document the lives and careers of sculptor Frederic Jean Thalinger and his painter father, E. Oscar Thalinger. Biographical material includes a family history written by Thalinger's son Ernest, resumes, certificates, address books, notes and clippings on both Frederic and Oscar, an inventory of Oscar's paintings and Ernest's March 1987 audio tape of his mother's reminiscences about meeting Frederic.
Correspondence between Thalinger and his wife forms the bulk of the correspondence. Letters between family members refer predominately to conditions during World War II, Thalinger's tour of duty in the U.S. Merchant Marines, the effects of Thalinger's lengthy separations from his wife and son, the state of their mental and physical health, and their lack of financial security. Writings include Thalinger's thesis on the relevance of his college experience to his future career, notes, poems and essays. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs pertaining to both Frederic and Oscar. Photographs show Thalinger, family, friends and sculpture.
Numerous photographs of sculpture, many taken by Thalinger, are included in project files, along with notes, clippings, correspondence, price lists, and a set of blueprints for play sculpture intended to replace conventional playground structures.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, born in St. Louis, Missouri. Father, E. Oscar Thalinger, was a painter and served as registrar at the City Art Museum, St. Louis.
Provenance:
Ernest Thalinger assembled, collected and annotated his father's papers. He compiled the family history and updated resume. The placement of photographs of sculpture into subject files is based on Ernest Thalinger's prior arrangement and annotations of the papers.
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:
Merchant mariners -- United States  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Painters -- Missouri -- St. Louis  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- Missouri -- Saint Louis  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.thalfred
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-thalfred

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