Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
28 documents - page 1 of 2

Inter-Society Color Council Member Directories

Collection Creator:
Kreilick, Marjorie  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982-1992
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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.
Collection Citation:
Marjorie Kreilick papers, 1946-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Marjorie Kreilick papers
Marjorie Kreilick papers / Series 5: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97885d064-e293-4fce-bc98-b483c344fa02
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kreimarj-ref110

Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988

Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Subject:
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Zoller, Edwin W.  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Artist's Technical Research Institute  Search this
American Society for Testing and Materials  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Citation:
Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' materials  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6708
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208833
AAA_collcode_aachherb
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208833
Online Media:

Herbert Aach papers

Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Names:
American Society for Testing and Materials  Search this
Artist's Technical Research Institute  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Ferren, John, 1905-1970  Search this
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Rivers, Larry, 1925-2002  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-  Search this
Zoller, Edwin W., 1900-1967  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Date:
1942-1988
Summary:
The papers of New York painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1988. Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, scattered financial and legal records, notes and writings, subject files, a scrapbook, printed materials, photographs, and one videocassette.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1988. Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, scattered financial and legal records, notes and writings, subject files, a scrapbook, printed materials, photographs, and one videocassette.

Legal records include materials relating to a lawsuit against Larry Rivers for a lease termination. Letters are from colleagues including Emily Genauer and Edwin W. Zoller regarding exhibitions and other art-related matters and brief letters from Elaine DeKooning, John Ferren, Adolph Gottlieb, and Rufino Tamayo. Subject files are found for many organizations of which Aach was a member, including the American Society for Testing and Materials, the Artists Technical Research Institute, and the Inter-Society Color Council. Printed materials include one scrapbook, clippings, and exhibition catalogs. There is documentation of Aach's work translating and editing Goethe's Color Theory, one 55 minute videocassette entitled Herbert Aach by Albright Knox Gallery, and photographs of Aach and his artwork.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series. Records are generally arranged by material type and chronologically thereafter.

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1985 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1949-1988 (Box 1; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Financial Material, 1964-1981 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 4: Legal Records, 1951-1986 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Notes, 1961-1984 (Box 1; 6 folders)

Series 6: Writings, 1950-1985(Boxes 1-2; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Subject Files, 1942-1984 (Box 2; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 8: Photographs, 1952-1960 (Box 2; 3 folders)

Series 9: Scrapbook, 1951-1958 (Box 2; 1 folder)

Series 8: Printed Material, 1948-1988 (Boxes 2-3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 8: Videocassette, 25 April 1975 (Box 3; 1 folder)
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) worked primarily in New York City. Born in Cologne, Germany, Aach came to the United States in 1939. He taught at the Brooklyn Museum School (1947-1951), Pratt Institute (1966-1969), and at Queens College (1966-1985). In 1971 he was editor and translator of Goethe's Color Theory. Aach was president of the Artists Technical Research Institute, which was founded in 1959 by Bena Frank and Ralph Mayer to conduct scientific and educational research of materials and methods used in the visual arts.
Provenance:
Herbert and Doris Aach donated the papers to the Archives of American Art in 1984 and 1989.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Artists' materials  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Citation:
Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.aachherb
See more items in:
Herbert Aach papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91a3de332-eeec-4d36-8944-e50b3f1c29af
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-aachherb

Subject Files

Collection Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Box 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Subject files contain letters, notes, and printed material concerning the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the Artists Technical Research Insitute, Inc. (ATRI), the Color Forum, the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), the Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC), New York Bridges, and the "Structure of Color" exhibition at the Whitney Museum. Also included is the book Goethe's Color Theory, which is translated and edited by Aach. The ATRI file contains correspondence between Ralph and Bena Frank Mayer, Ralston Crawford, Rutherford J. Gettens, and others concerning the establishment of ATRI, a copy of the by-laws, technical reports, and minutes of meetings.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.aachherb, Series 7
See more items in:
Herbert Aach papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99aa9e04b-d2ca-4403-b8c6-d1e5c4480a90
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-aachherb-ref44

Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) Subcommittee 37

Collection Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1982
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Herbert Aach papers
Herbert Aach papers / Series 7: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw993889f80-d428-45e8-affc-e0defb9cc746
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-aachherb-ref53

Inter-Society Color Council

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1919-1933
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of this collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 5: Council Officers / 5.1: Presidents / Cass Gilbert (1926-1933)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96ac234aa-c0f5-4d3c-8842-348d44d3923f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-natiacad-ref249

Inter Society Color Council

Collection Creator:
Charlton, Maryette  Search this
Container:
Box 39, Folder 15-18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1951
Collection 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.

Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Maryette Charlton papers, circa 1890-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Maryette Charlton papers
Maryette Charlton papers / Series 6: Professional and Project Files / 6.2: Other Professional and Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92656d0ff-182e-49e9-b666-14387ff6a946
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-charmary-ref1648

Correspondence with Inter-Society Color Council

Collection Creator:
Bocour, Leonard, 1910-1993  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 8-13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1982, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Leonard Bocour papers and business records, 1933-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Leonard Bocour papers and business records
Leonard Bocour papers and business records / Series 5: Business Records for Bocour Artist Colors, Inc.
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c946a384-faf7-4732-81d7-6d1db903d983
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bocoleon-ref63

Comparative list of color terms, a report. [Comp. by Sidney M. Newhall and Josephine G. Brennan

Author:
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Physical description:
x, 94 p. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1949
Topic:
Color--Dictionaries  Search this
Call number:
QC495 .I57X
QC495.I57X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_74338

ISCC-NBS color-name charts illustrated with centroid colors : (supplement to NBS circular 553)

Title:
Color-name charts illustrated with centroid colors
Author:
Kelly, Kenneth Low 1910- Color : universal language and dictionary of names  Search this
Judd, Deane Brewster 1900-1972  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
United States National Bureau of Standards  Search this
Physical description:
[4] p., [18] leaves of plates : chiefly samples ; 27 cm
Type:
Terminology
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Date:
1964
1964]
Topic:
Color  Search this
Color--Standards  Search this
Call number:
QC495 .I77 1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_909259

Newsletter / Inter-Society Color Council

Title:
Inter-Society Color Council newsletter
ISCC newsletter 1933-67
News letter Oct. 16, 1933-
Author:
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council Report of the annual meeting  Search this
Subject:
Inter-Society Color Council Periodicals  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1933
1977
1933-1977
Topic:
Color  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453748

Minutes of the ... annual meeting / Inter-Society Color Council

Title:
Minutes of annual meetings
Author:
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council Report of the annual meeting (1958-1962)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1931
1957
[1931-1957]
Topic:
Color  Search this
Call number:
QC495 .I581
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453744

Glossary of color terms / compiled by FSCT Inter-society Color Council Committee, Ruth Johnston-Feller, chairman, in conjunction with FSCT Definitions Committee, Stanley LeSota, chairman

Author:
FSCT Inter-society Color Council Committee  Search this
Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology Definitions Committee  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 87 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1981
C1981
Topic:
Color--Dictionaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_472985

News

Author:
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Subject:
Inter-Society Color Council Periodicals  Search this
Physical description:
no. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Color  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453749

Inter-Society Color Council, 1956-1960, 1969-1974. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, information concerning relations with Cooper-Hewitt and Museum's Color Archive. (4 folders)

Container:
Box 47 of 56
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Series 3: CENTRAL MUSEUM FILES, 1968-1976, WITH MATERIALS FROM 1915. / Box 47
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0267-refidd1e18771

Inter-Society Color Council Reception, 4/16/1978

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa87-039-refidd1e4724

Survey of American color specifications, 1974 : a report of the Inter-Society Color Council, Subcommittee on Problem 7 of the Problems Committee

Author:
Inter-Society Color Council Problems Committee Subcommittee on Problem 7  Search this
Physical description:
54 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
[1974]
Topic:
Color  Search this
Call number:
QC495 .I612 1974
QC495.I612 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_340203

Precision of color measurement with the G.E. spectrophotometer / a report of the Inter-society Color Council, Subcommittee on Problem 22, "Material standards for the colorimetry of opaque, translucent, and transparent materials" ; Fred W. Billmeyer, Jr., Chairman

Author:
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Billmeyer, Fred W  Search this
Physical description:
28, [26] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1964
1964]
Topic:
Colorimetry  Search this
Spectrophotometer  Search this
Call number:
QC496.6 .B59 1964
QC496.6.B59 1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_315118

Loose-leaf edition of pseudo-isochromatic plates : comprising eighteen plates of charts selected for color testing under the quality of illumination accepted as standard by the Inter-Society Color Council Subcommittee [on Color Blindness] / Armin Jacobs & Co., Inc., N. Y., N. Y

Author:
Armin Jacobs & Co., Inc., New York  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Physical description:
1 v., [18] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1940
1949
[194-?]
Topic:
Color blindness  Search this
Eye--Examination  Search this
Call number:
RE921.A74
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_100162

Fundamentals and problems of color : II. analytical aspects of color : panel discussions / sponsored by the Federation of Societies for Paint Technology and the Inter-Society Color Council, and presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Federation in Atlantic City, New Jersey ; moderated by S. Leonard Davidson

Author:
Federation of Societies for Paint Technology  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Physical description:
p. 342-376 : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
1967]
Topic:
Colorimetry  Search this
Call number:
QD113 .F98
QD113.F98
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_139177

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By