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Oral history interview with John Paul Miller, 2004 August 22-23

Interviewee:
Miller, John Paul, 1918-  Search this
Miller, John Paul, 1918-  Search this
Interviewer:
Yager, Jan, 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Miller, Frederick A.  Search this
Cleveland School of Art  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Jewelry making -- Economic aspects  Search this
Jewelry making -- Technique  Search this
Metal-work -- Technique  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12877
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249013
AAA_collcode_miller04
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_249013
Online Media:

Lily Harmon papers, 1930-1996

Creator:
Harmon, Lily, 1912-1998  Search this
Harmon, Lily, 1912-1998  Search this
Subject:
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)  Search this
Algren, Nelson  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Avery, Sally  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Bruno, Phillip A.  Search this
Copley, Alfred L.  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy  Search this
Drew, Bettina  Search this
Driggs, Elsie  Search this
Hertzberg, Benjamin  Search this
Hutton, Leonard, Sir  Search this
Isaacs, Lewis  Search this
Kahn, Max  Search this
Knotts, Howard  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lamm, Johanna Neumann  Search this
Manacher, Frances  Search this
Neumann, Albrecht  Search this
Neumann, Peter  Search this
Nierendorf, Karl  Search this
Odets, Clifford  Search this
Rothbaum, Nolbert  Search this
Sapanel, Margarete  Search this
Schmid, Elsa  Search this
Schultz, Margarete  Search this
Solman, Joseph  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Stix, Hugh  Search this
Vogel, Ilse Margret  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7659
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209822
AAA_collcode_harmlily
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209822

Back to the future: Apis versus non-Apis pollination - a response to Ollerton et al.

Author:
Vaissière, Bernard E.  Search this
Neumann, Peter  Search this
Delaplane, Keith S.  Search this
Roubik, David Ward  Search this
Aebi, Alexandre  Search this
Van Engelsdorp, Dennis  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2012
Topic:
Tropics  Search this
Biology  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_109639
Online Media:

Oral history interview with John Paul Miller

Interviewee:
Miller, John Paul, 1918-  Search this
Interviewer:
Yager, Jan, 1951-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Cleveland School of Art -- Faculty  Search this
Cleveland School of Art -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Miller, Frederick A.  Search this
Extent:
104 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 August 22-23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of John Paul Miller conducted 2004 August 22-23, by Jan Yager, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Brecksville, Ohio.
Mr. Miller speaks of spending summers with his grandparents in central Pennsylvania; growing up in Cleveland, Ohio; taking art classes as a child at the Cleveland Museum of Art and in school; participating in theater and set design; attending the Cleveland School of Art and majoring in industrial design; meeting fellow student Fred Miller; working as a film editor; directing a documentary in Alaska; painting murals while in the army; exhibiting early jewelry in the "May Show;" traveling cross-country with silversmith Baron Erik Fleming; researching and experimenting with the granulation process; visiting museums in Europe; teaching at the Cleveland School of Art; being influenced by various books; choosing to work with metal; and pricing and selling his pieces. Mr. Miller also speaks of the enameling process; exhibiting in various local, national, and international shows; sharing a studio with Fred Miller; making gold granules; his work in museum collections; being inspired by Fabergé; making functional, wearable jewelry; the role of nature in his artwork; assembling his pieces; corresponding with German jeweler Elizabeth Treskow; working at Potter and Mellen; traveling throughout Europe; moving to Brecksville, Ohio, and building a home studio; participating in the American Craft Council; making films on metalsmith techniques; subscribing to craft publications; how crafts have changed since he started working; how American and international jewelry compare; his design philosophy; plans for the future; and balancing teaching with studio work. Mr. Miller also recalls Otto Ege, Kenneth Bates, Viktor Schrekengost, Harry Bertoia, Margret Craver, Alma Eikerman, Margaret De Patta, Toshiko Takaezu, Robert von Neumann, Peter Voulkos, Alexander Calder, John Marshall, William Harper, Solve Holquist, Anni Albers, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
John Paul Miller (1918- ) is a jeweler, enamelist, goldsmith, and educator from Brecksville, Ohio; Jan Yager is a jeweler and metalsmith from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hrs., 58 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:
Jewelry making -- Economic aspects  Search this
Jewelry making -- Technique  Search this
Metal-work -- Technique  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.miller04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-miller04
Online Media:

Lily Harmon papers

Creator:
Harmon, Lily, 1912-  Search this
Names:
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981  Search this
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)  Search this
Nierendorf, Karl  Search this
Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963  Search this
Schmid, Elsa, 1897-  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
Interviewee:
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Avery, Sally  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Bruno, Phillip A.  Search this
Copley, Alfred L.  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
Drew, Bettina, 1956-  Search this
Driggs, Elsie, 1898-1992  Search this
Hertzberg, Benjamin  Search this
Hutton, Leonard, Sir  Search this
Isaacs, Lewis  Search this
Kahn, Max, 1903-2005  Search this
Knotts, Howard  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lamm, Johanna Neumann  Search this
Manacher, Frances  Search this
Neumann, Albrecht  Search this
Neumann, Peter, 1928-  Search this
Rothbaum, Nolbert  Search this
Sapanel, Margarete  Search this
Schultz, Margarete  Search this
Solman, Joseph, 1909-2008  Search this
Stix, Hugh  Search this
Vogel, Ilse Margret  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1930-1996
Scope and Contents:
Primarily research files and notes, subject files, interview tapes and transcripts, correspondence, writings, and other materials compiled by Harmon for a never-published biography of art dealer J.B. Neumann, titled The Art Lover. Found are photocopies of J.B. Neuman's correspondence with Karl Nierendorf, Clifford Odets, Elsa Schmid, and Alfred Stieglitz; photocopies and other materials from the J.B. Neumann Collection at the University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Center, including photocopies of the magazine published by Neumann titled Art Lover Library, 1930-1957 (volume 1, 1930 is original bound volume), copyprints and photocopies of photographs of Neumann, his family, and of other subjects; interview transcripts and audio tapes with numerous artists conducted in the mid-1980s; research notes and files; and subject files on numerous artists (all photocopies).
Harmon's personal papers include resumes; copies of letters from friends, family, dealers and others; photographs of Harmon's paintings; writings, including poems, excerpts from diaries, autobiographical essays, and her autobiography FREEHAND; photocopies of various mss. drafts of Harmon's biography of Neumann, The Art Lover, and related writings by Harmon, including The Art Dealer and the Playwright, and Synopsis of Art Lover, ca. 1987-1990 ; a transcript of an interview of Harmon conducted by Karl Fortress, 1967; magazine and newspaper clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; and miscellany.
Interviewees include: Dore Ashton, Sally Avery, Alfred Barr, Phillip Bruno, Al Copley, Dorothy Dehner, Bettina Drew (about Nelson Algren), Elsie Driggs (also found is a video interview and transcript of Driggs by Merryman Gatch, n.d.), Ben Hertzberg, Leonard Hutton, Lewis Isaacs, Max Kahn, Katharine Kuh, Johanna Neumann Lamm, Frances Manacher, Peter Neumann, Albrecht Neumann, Nolbert Rothbaum, Margarete Schultz, Joseph Solman, Margarete Sapanel, Hugh Stix, Ilse Vogel with Howard Knotts, and Edward M.M. Warburg.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and sculptor; New York City. Harmon worked for the influential art dealer J.B. Neumann, and spent several years preparing a biography of him which was never published. As an artist, she lived in Europe in the early part of the century, and worked on WPA art projects in the 1930s.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 and 1998 by Lily Harmon.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.harmlily
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harmlily

Neumann, Peter

Collection Creator:
Eva Lee Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
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.
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:
Eva Lee Gallery records, 1921-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Eva Lee Gallery records
Eva Lee Gallery records / Series 3: Financial Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-evalee-ref333

Ethnographisches Mosaik : aus den Sammlungen des Staatlichen Museums für Völkerkunde Dresden / herausgegeben von Günter Guhr und Peter Neumann

Author:
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden  Search this
Guhr, Günter  Search this
Neumann, Peter 1928-  Search this
Subject:
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden  Search this
Physical description:
275 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Germany
Dresden
Date:
1985
Topic:
Ethnological museums and collections  Search this
Art, Primitive  Search this
Call number:
GN36.G322 D747 1985
GN36.G322D747 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_332217

Reefership : the art & science of supplying fresh produce to the world / text by Jack A. Somer ; photography by Peter Neumann

Author:
Somer, Jack A. 1935-  Search this
Neumann, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Dole Food Company History  Search this
Dole Chile (Reefer container ship)  Search this
Dole Columbia (Reefer container ship)  Search this
Physical description:
239 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), 1 col. map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Produce trade--History  Search this
Cargo ships  Search this
Refrigerated transport  Search this
Call number:
HD9009.D65 S65 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_733707

Algunos aspectos nuevos acerca de la consolidación histórica y la vida económica de los Negros de la selva de la Guayana Holandesa

Author:
Neumann, Peter 1928-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Suriname
Date:
1969
Topic:
Civilization  Search this
African influences  Search this
Call number:
GN4 .E78
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_795789

Ocean giants / text by Jack A. Somer, photographs by Peter Neumann

Title:
Ocean giants: the challenge to build the world's largest containerships
Author:
Somer, Jack A. 1935-  Search this
Neumann, Peter  Search this
Subject:
American President Lines, Ltd  Search this
Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG  Search this
Physical description:
174 p. : ill. (some col.), ports ; 25 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Container ships  Search this
Containerization  Search this
Shipbuilding  Search this
Call number:
HE566.C6 .S66 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_629803

Die Buschneger Surinames

Author:
Neumann, Peter 1928-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Suriname
Date:
1978
Topic:
Maroons  Search this
Call number:
GN36.G322 H478 1978X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_543849

Juliet : the creation of a masterpiece / photography, Peter Neumann ; text, Jack A. Somer

Author:
Neumann, Peter  Search this
Somer, Jack A. 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Juliet (Yacht)  Search this
Physical description:
175 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Boatbuilding--Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
VM331 .N48 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_558122

Ethnographisches Mosaik : aus den Sammlungen des Staatlichen Museums für Völkerkunde Dresden / herausgegeben von Günter Guhr und Peter Neumann

Author:
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden  Search this
Guhr, Günter  Search this
Neumann, Peter 1928-  Search this
Subject:
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden  Search this
Physical description:
275 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
Call number:
GN36.G322D747 1982X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278193

Indianer Museum Radebeul, von Peter Neumann

Author:
Indianer-Museum  Search this
Neumann, Peter 1928-  Search this
Physical description:
48, [24] p. illus. (part col.) 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
Call number:
E56 .N492 1970
E56.N492 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_130247

Karl May Museum Radebeul : völkerkundliche Ausstellung "Indianer Nordamerikas" / von Peter Neumann

Author:
Neumann, Peter 1928-  Search this
Subject:
May, Karl Friedrich 1842-1912  Search this
Karl-May-Museum Radebeul  Search this
Karl-May-Museum Radebeul  Search this
Physical description:
48 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Call number:
E76.85 .N48 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_927141

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