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Raymond Jonson papers, 1910-1964

Creator:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Subject:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Bisttram, Emil 1895-1976  Search this
Bloch, Albert  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon 1886-  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew 1887-1979  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire 1898-1966  Search this
Levy, Beatrice S (Beatrice Sophia) 1892-1974  Search this
Nordfeldt, Bror Julius Olsson 1878-1955  Search this
O'Hara, Eliot 1890-1969  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia 1887-1986  Search this
Pelton, Agnes 1881-1961  Search this
Wells, Cady 1904-1954  Search this
Xceron, Jean 1890-1967  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
United States Dept. of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Jonson Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
10.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 13 reels)
Type:
Scrapbooks
Collection descriptions
Place:
New Mexico
Albuquerque
Date:
1910
1910-1964
20th century
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Local number:
AAA NDA 14
AAA 76
AAA RJ1-RJ10
AAA
AAA jonsraym
Restrictions & Rights:
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
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Raymond Jonson papers, 1910-1964
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_211484

Raymond Jonson papers

Creator:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Jonson Gallery  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976  Search this
Bloch, Albert  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon, 1886-  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew, 1887-1979  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966  Search this
Levy, Beatrice S. (Beatrice Sophia), 1892-1974  Search this
Nordfeldt, Bror Julius Olsson, 1878-1955  Search this
O'Hara, Eliot, 1890-1969  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Pelton, Agnes, 1881-1961  Search this
Wells, Cady, 1904-1954  Search this
Xceron, Jean, 1890-1967  Search this
Extent:
10 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 13 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1910-1964
Scope and Contents:
Photographs, correspondence, exhibition materials, sketchbooks, diaries, scrapbooks, slides, and an untranscribed interview.
REEL NDA 14: Photographs of Jonson's murals for the Public Works of Art Project in Albuquerque, N.M. and a chart showing the relative sizes of the murals.
REELS RJ 1-RJ 10: Biographical data; correspondence with family members, artists, and others, including Josef Albers, Emil Bisttram, Albert Bloch, Sheldon Cheney, Andrew Dasburg, Elaine de Kooning, Hilaire Hiler, Beatrice S. Levy, B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Eliot O'Hara, Georgia O'Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Cady Wells, Jean Xceron, and others; diaries, 1919-1926, with sketches; notebooks; scrapbooks; lectures; photographs; and exhibition records.
REEL 76: Catalogs; photographs; slides and schedule of exhibits, 1922-1962, of the Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico; and photographs of Jonson.
UNMICROFILMED: Photocopies of correspondence with administrators of the WPA Federal Art Project in New Mexico and the Treasury Section of Fine Arts regarding the design and execution of murals by Jonson and Willard Nash for the Library of the University of New Mexico; an untranscribed tape of an interview of Jonson conducted by Ed Garman, undated; and two color charts, one a color circle and the other showing the main colors Jonson used, both used by Jonson to illustrate a lecture delivered at the Chili Club, December 6, 1948 [lecture is on reel RJ 9, fr. 6343-6346.]
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Albuquerque, N.M. Painted murals for the WPA Federal Art Project and other New Deal art programs. He taught at the University of New Mexico where the Jonson Gallery was erected in his honor, housing the most complete permanent collection of Jonson's work.
Related Materials:
Raymond Jonson papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Material on reels RJ 1-10 was lent for microilming by Jonson c/o the Jonson Gallery, 1964-1965; all other material donated, 1966-1975, by Jonson and his brother Arthur, through the gallery.
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  Search this
Muralists -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.jonsraym
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c51b5e3c-1deb-4198-bb95-b7f3b95490ab
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jonsraym

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson, 1980 Aug. 9

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Platt, Susan Noyes, 1945-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New Mexico  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11766
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213587
AAA_collcode_jonson80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213587

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson, 1964 Apr. 23

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12574
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213594
AAA_collcode_jonson64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213594

Raymond Jonson papers, 1910-1964

Creator:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Subject:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Bisttram, Emil  Search this
Bloch, Albert  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire  Search this
Levy, Beatrice S. (Beatrice Sophia)  Search this
Nordfeldt, Bror Julius Olsson  Search this
O'Hara, Eliot  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Pelton, Agnes  Search this
Wells, Cady  Search this
Xceron, Jean  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Jonson Gallery  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9289
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211484
AAA_collcode_jonsraym
Theme:
Diaries
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211484

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Apr. 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raymond Jonson conducted 1964 Apr. 23, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal in the Arts Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Raymond Jonson (1891-1982) was a painter and gallery director from Albuquerque, N.M.
General:
An interview of Kenneth Adams conducted by S. Loomis is also on this tape.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jonson64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jonson64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Platt, Susan Noyes, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
50 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 Aug. 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raymond Jonson conducted 1980 Aug. 9, by Susan Platt, for the Archives of American Art.
Jonson speaks of his early work in theater design; the art scene in the 1920s; the inspiration of the Southwestern landscape; the importance of lighting in his work; the transition in his work from figurative to abstract; spirituality in his work; Santa Fe as an artistic community; arts critics; arts publications; and the social realist painters.
Biographical / Historical:
Raymond Jonson (1891-1982) was a painter from Albuquerque, N.M. During the Depression he painted murals for several New Deal art programs. He taught at the University of New Mexico where the Jonson Gallery was erected in his honor. It houses the most complete permanent collection of Jonson's work.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New Mexico  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jonson80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jonson80
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ed Garman

Interviewee:
Garman, Ed  Search this
Interviewer:
Cartwright, Derrick  Search this
Names:
Transcendental Painting Group (N.M.)  Search this
Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Lumpkins, William T.  Search this
Extent:
4 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (4 hrs.), analog)
74 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1998 Mar. 25-30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ed Garman conducted 1998 Mar. 25-30, by Derrick Cartwright, for the Archives of American Art, at Garman's studio, Imperial Beach, Calif.
Garman recalls his early childhood; experiences in rural Pennsylvania; studying theater design at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; coming in contact with Raymond Johnson, Emil Bisttram, and William Lumpkins, they eventually inviting him to join them in the Transcendental Painting Group. A second session dealt with Garman's activity in California where he has lived since about 1946. He provides insights into the context of Southern California art activity in Post-World War II years, and his role as an independently-minded artist who has painted in a non-objective manner for more than fifty years.
Biographical / Historical:
Ed Garman (1914-2004) was a painter in New Mexico and California. Garman became one of the chief spokespersons for the Transcendental Painting Group and has written a historical art study of member Raymond Jonson's work.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.garman98
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-garman98
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Richard Diebenkorn

Interviewee:
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Larsen, Susan C.  Search this
Names:
Bischoff, Elmer, 1916-1991  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Loran, Erle, 1905-1999  Search this
Mendelowitz, Daniel Marcus  Search this
Park, David, 1911-1960  Search this
Extent:
153 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1985 May 1-1987 December 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Richard Diebenkorn conducted 1985 May 1-1987 December 15, by Susan Larsen, for the Archives of American Art.
Diebenkorn speaks of his family background and early life; his education and his service in the Marine Corps; his introduction to modernism; his early abstract work; the formation of the Bay Area figurative school and the relationship between art in New York and in the Bay Area; teaching; critical and public reaction to his work; important exhibitions of his work; vacillating between the figurative and the abstract in his painting; his working methods. He recalls Daniel Mendelowitz, Erle Loran, Raymond Jonson, David Park, and Elmer Bischoff.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) was a painter from California.
General:
Originally recorded on 10 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 16 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hr., 43 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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 others. [Another interview of Diebenkorn was donated by Larsen, 1977].
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Painting -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.dieben85
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dieben85
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Kenneth M. Adams

Interviewee:
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Baumann, Gustave, 1881-1971  Search this
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Nash, Willard Ayer, 1898-1943  Search this
Extent:
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 April 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Kenneth Miller Adams conducted 1964 April 23, by Sylvia Glidden Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Adams discusses his involvement with federal art projects in Taos, New Mexico, including easel painting and mural painting for the Treasury Relief Art Project (TRAP) and the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP). He describes the contracts and methods of TRAP; he recalls Gustave Baumann, George Biddle, Emil J. Bisttram, Raymond Jonson, Willard Nash, and other associated with the federal projects of the WPA. He also reflects on his role as artist-in-residence at the University of New Mexico.
Biographical / Historical:
Kenneth M. Adams (1897-1966) was a painter, mural painter, and educator from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 51 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New Mexico  Search this
Public art -- New Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.adams64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adams64
Online Media:

Bror Julius Olsson (B.J.O.) Nordfeldt papers

Creator:
Nordfeldt, Bror Julius Olsson, 1878-1955  Search this
Names:
Arthur H. Hahlo (Firm)  Search this
Harriet Hanley Gallery (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Passedoit Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Albinson, Dewey, 1898-1971  Search this
Bidwell, Watson, 1904-  Search this
Candell, Victor, 1903-1977  Search this
Catlin, Stanton L. (Stanton Loomis)  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon, 1886-  Search this
Coke, Van Deren, 1921-  Search this
Cook, Howard Norton, 1901-1980  Search this
Davison, Edward L.  Search this
Devree, Howard, 1891-1966  Search this
Dickerson, William Judson, 1904-  Search this
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945  Search this
Forsyth, Constance, 1903-  Search this
Hale, John Douglass  Search this
Hanley, Harriet  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Knee, Gina, 1898-1982  Search this
Lester, William, 1910-1991  Search this
Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1901-1980  Search this
Nordfeldt, Emily Abbott, 1900-  Search this
Passedoit, Georgette  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer, b. 1880  Search this
Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean), 1907-1976  Search this
Extent:
3.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1909-1989
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence, business records, writings and notes, printed material, scrapbooks, and photographs document Nordfeldt's career as a painter and instructor, and his widow's involvement after his death in exhibitions, biographies, and sales of his work.
REELS D166-D167: Biographical material includes a biographical sketch by Stanton L. Catlin, several letters from Nordfeldt's first wife Margaret to his second wife, Emily, and his nephew, Leonard Olson, in response to requests for biographical information, and biographical documents; correspondence of Emily and B.J.O., 1909-1959, with museum directors, gallery owners, patrons, artists, friends, universities, and others, mainly regarding the sale and exhibitions of his paintings and his teaching positions; artists' statements; exhibition catalogs; photographs of Nordfeldt; an excerpt from The Man on the Hilltop, by Arthur Davison Ficke; 5 sketchbooks; 3 scrapbooks; and an extensive catalog of Nordfeldt's paintings compiled by Emily, containing photographs and descriptive information.
Among the correspondents are Dewey Albinson, Watson Bidwell, Gina Knee Brook, Victor Candell, Howard N. Cook, Edward L. Davison, Howard Devree, William Dickerson, Constance Forsyth, Harriet Hanley of Harriet Hanley Gallery, Raymond Jonson, William Lester, A. Hyatt Mayor, Georgette Passedoit of the Passedoit Gallery, his student Roberta Shelton, Homer Saint-Gaudens, and Hudson D. Walker. Some of the letters are illustrated.
UNMICROFILMED: Resumes; correspondence, undated, 1923-1979, includes excerpts of letters from Nordfeldt to Constance Forsyth, 1942-1943 and Emily Abbott Nordfeldt, 1944; Emily Abbott Nordfeldt's correspondence with art collectors, art dealers, galleries and museums regarding exhibitions, gifts and sales of Nordfeldt's work; with Nordfeldt's biographers F. Van Deren Coke and J. Douglas Hale; and with the University of Minnesota, University Gallery, 1970-1972 regarding a Nordfeldt exhibition and the Nordfeldt Fund established by Emily; receipts and other business records; 1944-1979; writings and notes by Emily, ca.1930-1950, and others including the preface by Sheldon Cheney for Nordfeldt, the Painter by Coke, 1972;
a transcript of an interview with Raymond Jonson by Coke; printed material, including clippings, 1912-1984, exhibition catalogs, posters and announcements, undated, 1915-1991, notably a catalog of Nordfeldt's etchings shown at the Arthur H. Hahlo & Co. with an introduction by Robert W. Bruere, 1915; reproductions of graphic work for The Outlook and Harper's Monthly Magazine, 1910; miscellaneous printed material; a scrapbook of clippings and printed material, 1971-1980; photographs of Nordfeldt, undated 1910-1955, of the Santa Fe Players' production of "Grumpy," 1921; 3 photo albums of works of art, ca. 1930-1940; 10 seconds of motion picture film; and 2 sketches by Nordfeldt.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, etcher, block printer, engraver, lithographer, watercolorist, teacher; Santa Fe, N.M. and Lambertville, N.J. Born in Tullstorp, Scania, Sweden, and came to the United States in 1891. Taught at the Minneapolis School of Art and the University of Texas. Moved to Lambertville, N.J. in 1937 from Santa Fe, N.M.
Provenance:
Material on reels D166-D167 lent for microfilming 1963 by Emily Abbott Nordfeldt, Bror's widow. In 1991 her estate donated additional material as well as portions of the previously microfilmed material. Material previously lent but NOT subsequently donated includes portions of the biographical material; several letters; artists' statements; a few personal photographs; the 5 sketchbooks; items from the scrapbooks; and the catalog of paintings. (The collection file contains a list of specific reel and frame numbers.)
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:
Watercolorists  Search this
Etchers  Search this
Painters -- New Jersey  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.nordbror
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nordbror

Emil J. Bisttram papers

Creator:
Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976  Search this
Names:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Berninghaus, Oscar E. (Oscar Edmund), 1874-1952  Search this
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981  Search this
Higgins, Victor, 1884-1949  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Phillips, Bert Geer, 1868-1956  Search this
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961  Search this
Ufer, Walter, Mrs  Search this
Extent:
2.3 Linear feet ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1902-1982
Scope and Contents:
Papers relating to work done for the Federal Art Project; business and personal letters; printed material; biographical data; correspondence; and photographs.
REEL 79: Correspondence, memoranda, and other material relating to federal art programs in New Mexico and Arizona. Includes correspondence with Public Works of Art Project administrators about a mural in Taos County Court House done by Bisttram, Bert G. Phillips, and Victor Higgins; memoranda; press releases and reports; catalogs of Treasury Department art projects shown at the Corcoran Gallery; and Federal Art Project dismissals and a proposal for a Bureau of Fine Arts.
REEL 581: Business and personal letters to and from Bisttram, including a letter from Lily and Eero Saarinen, and letters from Raymond Jonson; clippings; 91 catalogs; 22 reproductions of Bisttram's work; newspaper and magazine articles describing the artist colony at Taos and Santa Fe.
REEL 2787: Baptismal and naturalization records; correspondence; a photograph of Bisttram; clippings and printed material.
REELS 2892-2894: Biographical material; one or more letters from Ray Jonson, Stanton Macdonald-Wright; Oscar Berninghaus, Mrs. Walter Ufer, and other artists; correspondence with Olin Dows and others involved in the Treasury Relief Art Project, with galleries, museums, art organizations, and students; writings and notes; the draft for a book about Dynamic Symmetry; drafts for a book The Creative Process in the New Age; sketches and drawings; business, financial, and legal records; exhibition catalogs and announcements; certificates and awards; transcripts of interviews of Bisttram; and photographs of Bisttram and his paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Taos, N.M. Was an exponent of Dynamic Symmetry, a painting technique.
Provenance:
Papers microfilmed on reel 581were lent for microfilming 1973, and some was subsequently donated with a gift in 1983 (and refilmed on reels 2892-2894).
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 -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Arizona  Search this
Art and state -- Arizona  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Taos School of Art  Search this
Design  Search this
Symmetry  Search this
Proportion (Art)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bistemil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bistemil

Variations on a Rhythm-H, (painting)

Painter:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1986.92.61
Date:
1931
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08583757
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_395504

Raymond Jonson (1891-1982) : pioneer modernist of New Mexico / introduction by Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr

Author:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Cikovsky, Nicolai  Search this
Berry-Hill Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Jonson, Raymond 1891- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill., port. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
C1986
Call number:
ND237.J77 A4 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640019

Raymond Jonson, late abstractions

Author:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Gerald Peters Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Jonson, Raymond 1891- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
Call number:
ND237.J77 A4 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644224

Raymond Jonson, cityscapes : [exhibition] Jonson Gallery, University Art Museum [Albuquerque, N.M.], June 6-September 15, 1989

Author:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Wilson-Powell, MaLin  Search this
University of New Mexico Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Jonson, Raymond 1891- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p., [10] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Cities and towns in art  Search this
Call number:
ND237.J77 A4 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644340

The art of Raymond Jonson, painter / Ed Garman ; foreword by Elaine de Kooning

Author:
Garman, Ed  Search this
Subject:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 199 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
C1976
Call number:
N40.1.J799 G2
N40.1.J799G2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_77476

Raymond Jonson : a retrospective exhibition / edited by Van Deren Coke ; introduction by Ed. Garman

Author:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Garman, Ed  Search this
University of New Mexico Art Museum  Search this
Interviewer:
Coke, Van Deren 1921-2004  Search this
Subject:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Physical description:
32 pages : chiefly illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1964
©1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1057854

Arsuna : the culmination of an ideal, 1937-1942 : an exhibition organized by the Jonson Gallery of the University of New Mexico Art Museum, May 31-September 6, 2002 / [essay by Sharyn Udall]

Author:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Roerich, Nicholas 1874-1947  Search this
Udall, Sharyn Rohlfsen  Search this
Jonson Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Roerich, Nicholas 1874-1947  Search this
Arsuna School of Fine Arts History  Search this
Physical description:
32 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), facsims., ports. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N330.S45 A77 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_953423

To form from air : music and the art of Raymond Jonson / by Robert Ware ; with an essay by Malin Wilson ; foreword by E. Luann McKinnon

Title:
Music and the art of Raymond Jonson
Author:
Ware, Robert (Robert O.) 1948-  Search this
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982  Search this
Wilson-Powell, MaLin  Search this
University of New Mexico Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Jonson, Raymond 1891-1982 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
107 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
C2010
20th century
Topic:
Landscapes in art  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Art and music--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_962755

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