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Poster

Type:
Poster
Made in:
USA and others
Accession Number:
1967-74-117
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1967-74-117

Sheep

Designer:
David Virgien  Search this
Medium:
Screenprint on ivory paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs
Accession Number:
1993-53-7-5
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1993-53-7-5

Preparatory Drawing for "American Airlines to New York" Poster

Designer:
Edward McKnight Kauffer, American, active England, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
American Airlines, Fort Worth, Texas, USA  Search this
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Place depicted:
New York City, New York
Date:
ca. 1948
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-161
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-161

Printed Materials

Collection Creator:
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet (Boxes 3-4, OV 23)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1891-1945
Scope and Contents note:
This series contains magazine and newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, circulars, bulletins, reports, books, pamphlets, and brochures.

Clippings in this series are often duplicated in Scrapbooks, especially those dating to Alexander's lifetime. Later clippings are unique to this series. The scope of subjects found in this series is also greater, including not only stories about Alexander's career, but also about other artists, family matters, and Elizabeth Alexander's career before and after her husband's death.

Exhibition catalogs are found for Alexander's solo exhibitions, before and after his death. Scattered catalogs for other artists' exhibitions are also found. The 1905 catalog of a Pratt Institute exhibition contains prices, and a 1915 catalog for his memorial exhibition is marked with scattered corrections and sales. Additional exhibition catalogs are found in Scrapbooks.

Circulars include an unsigned, printed letter of protest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art related to an exhibition of European modernists. Entire issues of a variety of magazines are found, several of which contain major articles related to Alexander and his artwork. See details in the folder listing. Bulletins and reports relate to organizations in which Alexander was involved or exhibited. Miscellaneous printed materials include calling cards, a magazine subscription, and a civil defense poster.
Arrangement note:
Additional printed materials are found throughout the collection, especially in Artwork and Scrapbooks. See series descriptions for more details. The bulk of this series has been scanned. Items not scanned include newspaper and magazine clippings, and for some published items, only the covers have been scanned.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
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:
John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.alexjohn, Series 9
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John White Alexander papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-alexjohn-ref195

Exhibition Poster and Wall Text

Collection Creator:
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Oversized items housed in OV 23
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
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:
John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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John White Alexander papers
John White Alexander papers / Series 9: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-alexjohn-ref208

Oversized Exhibition Poster and Wall Text

Collection Creator:
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Container:
Box OV 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Items scanned with Box 4, f25
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
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:
John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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John White Alexander papers
John White Alexander papers / Series 9: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-alexjohn-ref228

Poster, Sculpture, and Drawing (circa 1880-1915)

Collection Creator:
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
not scanned
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
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:
John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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John White Alexander papers
John White Alexander papers / Series 10: Photographs / Photographs of Works of Art
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-alexjohn-ref322

Oversized Photographs of Drawings and Poster

Collection Creator:
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Container:
Box OV 43
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
not scanned
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
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:
John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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John White Alexander papers
John White Alexander papers / Series 10: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-alexjohn-ref357

Exhibition Posters

Collection Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Container:
Box 43, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1985
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website, with the exception of the 2017 addition. Use of material not digitized 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:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Louise Nevelson papers
Louise Nevelson papers / Series 7: Books and Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-neveloui-ref1291

Exhibition Announcements, Posters

Collection Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Extent:
(4 folders; see also OV 28; not scanned)
Container:
Box 12, Folder 15-18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1977
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website, with the exception of the 2017 addition. Use of material not digitized 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:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Louise Nevelson papers
Louise Nevelson papers / Series 7: Books and Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-neveloui-ref293

Oversize, Exhibition Announcements, Posters

Collection Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Extent:
(Not scanned)
Container:
Oversize 28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1977
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website, with the exception of the 2017 addition. Use of material not digitized 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:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Louise Nevelson papers
Louise Nevelson papers / Series 7: Books and Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-neveloui-ref338

Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records

Creator:
Lopez, Joe, 1945-  Search this
Names:
Gallista Gallery  Search this
Extent:
1.7 Linear feet
32.93 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Date:
1966-2016
Summary:
The Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records measure 1.7 linear feet and 32.93 GB and date from 1966 to 2016. The collection is comprised of biographical records that include interviews with Lopez, autobiographical writings by Lopez and writings by others, printed and digital materials, artwork, and photographic and moving image materials. Records for the Gallista Gallery include trademark files and legal records pertaining to the lawsuit against Lopez by E and J Gallo Winery over the use of the word "gallo."
Scope and Contents:
The Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records measure 1.7 linear feet and 32.93 GB and date from 1966 to 2016. The collection is comprised of biographical records that include interviews with Lopez, autobiographical writings by Lopez and writings by others, printed and digital materials, artwork, and photographic and moving image materials. Records for the Gallista Gallery include trademark files and legal records pertaining to the lawsuit against Lopez by E and J Gallo Winery over the use of the word "gallo."
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as six series.

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1966-2013 (Boxes 1, 3; 6 folders, ER01-ER06; 19.32 GB)

Series 2: Writings, circa 1997-2002 (Box 1; 6 folders)

Series 3: Gallista Gallery Records, 1990-2016 (Boxes 1, 3; 0.8 linear feet, ER07; 7.53 GB)

Series 4: Printed Materials, circa 1975-2015 (Boxes 1-3; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 5: Artwork, circa 1990-2008 (Boxes 2-3; 5 folders)

Series 6: Photographic and Moving Image Materials, circa 1985-circa 2010 (Box 2; 0.2 linear feet, ER08-10; 6.10 GB)
Biographical / Historical:
Joe Lopez (1945- ) is a painter and founder of the Gallista Gallery (1996-2016) in San Antonio, Texas.

Lopez grew up in El Barrio Escondido, a neighborhood in San Antonio. He was introduced to art through his Uncle Basilio, a folk artist. While a student at St. Anthony Shrine School, Lopez gained the attention of one of the nuns which led to a scholarship to attend the Witte Museum Art School. He also attended La Villita School of Art, the San Antonio School of Art, and was awarded a scholarship to McNay Art Museum school. Lopez trained with artists Warren Hunter, John Squire Adams, Finis Collins, and Jesus "Chista" Cantu. Because Lopez was born with one hand, artist Jesse Treviño was an inspiration to Lopez for his ability to paint with one hand.

Lopez's paintings often feature gallos, the Spanish word for roosters, because they symbolize strength and pride in Chicano and Mexican American culture. Lopez opened his own gallery in 1996 because he was having difficulty booking exhibitions at other galleries. The original name of the gallery was Puro Gallo, and he changed the name to Gallista Gallery in 1998. Gallista was coined by Lopez to describe those who supported him during a five year court battle with E and J Gallo Winery. The wine company initiated the lawsuit against Lopez over the use of the word "gallo." The gallery became a bedrock of the community, fostering the talents of local Latino artists long after the lawsuit ended.

Early in his career, Lopez worked in the art department for Dillard's and Centeno's supermarket before becoming employed in the graphics department at Fort Sam Houston, a U.S. Army post in San Antonio. He retired in 2007 from Fort Sam Houston after 22 years.

Lopez's work has been exhibited at the McNay Art Museum, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, and other museums throughout Texas. His paintings have been featured on posters and covers of music albums including Taquachito Nights: Conjunto Music from South Texas produced by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Puro Gallo by Los Padrinos.
Provenance:
The Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records were donated by Joe Lopez in 2016.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that he or she 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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Chicano art movement  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas -- San Antonio
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records, 1966-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.lopejoe
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Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lopejoe

Printed Materials

Collection Creator:
Lopez, Joe, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet (Boxes 1-3)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1975-2015
Scope and Contents:
Printed materials contain art reproductions, booklets and pamphlets, Lopez's first business card, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, flyers, magazines, newsletters, and posters relating to Lopez, his career, and Gallista Gallery.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that he or she 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:
Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records, 1966-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.lopejoe, Series 4
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Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-lopejoe-ref4

Posters

Collection Creator:
Lopez, Joe, 1945-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1997
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that he or she 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:
Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records, 1966-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records
Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records / Series 4: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-lopejoe-ref53

Posters

Collection Creator:
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014  Search this
Container:
Box OV 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1967-1991
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.
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:
Mel Casas papers, 1963-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Mel Casas papers
Mel Casas papers / Series 4: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-casamel-ref30

Printed Materials

Collection Creator:
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2, OVs 3-4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1998
Scope and Contents:
Printed material includes brochures, newspaper and magazine clippings, event programs, exhibition announcements and catalogs, invitations, and posters relating to Casas, his artwork, and exhibitions.

Clippings provide coverage of some of the main highlights of Casas's career from the 1960s to the 1990s. The history of Con Safo is also documented in clippings, announcements, and catalogs including a 1972 brochure for a group exhibition at the Mexican American Cultural Center in San Antonio, Texas, which includes the first appearance of Con Safo (C/S) Artists: A Contingency Factor.

There are posters for exhibitions including Humanscapes (1979) at San Antonio College Department of Art; Mel Casas: 22 Paintings at Texas Lutheran College, circa 1967; and a solo exhibition at Boehm Gallery, Palomar College (1973).

Also found is a press kit for the influential exhibition The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States, 1920-1970; Casas was invited to lecture as part of a special program developed to accompany this exhibition at the El Paso Museum of Art.
Arrangement:
Records are arranged by material type and chronologially thereafter.
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.
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:
Mel Casas papers, 1963-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.casamel, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Lester Burbank Bridaham papers

Creator:
Bridaham, Lester Burbank  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Colonial Craft Survey for Massachusetts  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Society for Contemporary American Art  Search this
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
Barton, Macena, 1901-1986  Search this
Biesel, Charles, 1865-1945  Search this
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
De Diego, Julio, 1900-  Search this
Eboli, Jules  Search this
Florsheim, Richard A., 1916-1979  Search this
Krans, Olof, 1838-1916  Search this
Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970  Search this
Nicolaïdes, Kimon, 1892-1938  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Extent:
7.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1912-1986
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, art works, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and files on Julio De Diego and Kimon Nicolaides and other topics, related to Bridaham's career as an artist and writer.
REEL 8: Printed material, including articles written by Bridaham for periodicals (1950-1957), 15 exhibition catalogs (1928-1968), clippings by and about Bridaham (1930-1959), 6 press releases (1956-1957), a transcript of a radio discussion which included Bridaham (1951), 2 advertisements, a lecture announcement (1957), instructions on using egg tempera for Bridaham's students, a guide book to the Louisiana State Museum (1956), brochures about Strathmont Museum (1958), and resumes.
REEL 3: Material related to Kimon Nicolaides, including a radio address given by him, 1933; publicity for his book THE NATURAL WAY TO DRAW; exhibition catalogs; clippings; press releases; and a photograph of one of his sculptures. [Microfilm title: Kimon Nicolaides papers]
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence with Kimon Nicolaides and Henry Schnackenberg (1921-1923), Julio De Diego (1941-1952), Ethel Spears (1961), Isabel Bishop (1975), and George and Edith Rickey. Letters to Mamie Harmon concern a Nicolaides exhibition and book (1938-1941). Writings include nine v. of diaries (1946-1954) kept during his tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago, and notes and drafts for an unpublished book (1938-1982).
Subject files concerning Ivan Albright's poetry, the Colonial Craft Survey for Massachusetts (1935), Olof Krans (1939), the reorganization of the Metropolitan Museum's photographic department (1949), Romanesque and Gothic sculpture and the Society for Contemporary American Art. A file (1921-1983) on Julio De Diego contains Bridaham's research materials, sketches and drawings by the artist, a journal kept by De Diego in New York (1932) and photographs of De Diego, his family including third wife Gypsy Rose Lee, friends and art works. Kimon Nicolaides' file (1921-1986) contains his writings and drawings (1928), drawings by Vivian Gordon and Howard Ahrens (1923-1986), photographs and other research materials.
Printed materials consists of clippings (1930-1972), "The Chicago Artist" newsletter (1938), press releases, a book cover, Artists Equity publications (1952-1953), posters, exhibition catalogs and anouncements and membership cards. Photographs show Bridaham, friends, National Art Week activities with Macena Barton, Charles Biesel, Jules Eboli and Richard Florsheim, his studio and drawings (1928-1949). Other materials include over 150 prints and drawings (1927-1977) of Moroccan scenes, Colorado wildflowers and other subjects, resumes, an illustrated notebook of Bridaham's plans for art works (1931-1932) and a list of his works (1974).
ADDITION: Material concerning the latter part of Bridaham's life, including original works of art, photographs, a dream sketchbook (1945), a notebook devoted to Julio de Diego; Bridaham's letters to Jeanette Fowler, 1989-1990 and other correspondence, 1940s-1950s; and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director, art historian, painter, and printmaker; d. 1992. Bridaham received a degree in chemical engineering from M.I.T. and studied art history at Harvard's Fogg Museum from 1936-1937. He received a 1931 American Field Service fellowship for study in France and Morocco, and studied studio art at the Art Students League under Kimon Nicolaides and Kenneth Hayes Miller. Between 1938 and 1954, Bridaham was a staff officer at the Art Institute of Chicago. He was also the director of the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, and of the Strathmont Museum, Elmira, N.Y. He is the author of Gargoyles, Chimeras and the Grotesque in French Gothic Sculpture.
Related Materials:
Lester Bridaham photographs and papers relating to gargoyles, 1895-1987, are located at The Getty Research Institute Special Collections.
Provenance:
Donated 1974-1987 by Lester Burbank and Dorothy Bridaham. In 1996, an additional 0.8 ft. was donated from the Jeanette Fowler estate.
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.
Occupation:
Art historians  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Painters -- United States  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.bridlest
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bridlest

Posters

Collection Creator:
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970-2004
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in OV 14.
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 copy requires advance notice. One box of letters from Jim Nutt are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
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:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ray Yoshida papers
Ray Yoshida papers / Series 7: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-yoshray-ref338

Oversized Posters digitized with Box 6, Folder 8

Collection Creator:
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Container:
Box OV 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970-2004
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 copy requires advance notice. One box of letters from Jim Nutt are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ray Yoshida papers
Ray Yoshida papers / Series 7: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Collection Creator:
Clarke, Arthur C., Sir (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008  Search this
Container:
Box 198
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995-2007
Scope and Contents:
"Thank You Dr. Clarke" children's card; laminated photograph; laminated poster commemorating the 50th Annual Reunion of wartime staff of No 9 Radio School, RAF Yatesbury; 90th birthday letter with enclosed photo and CD-ROM; and rolled International Space University Summer Session 1999 poster (signatures on back)
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka, Acc. 2015-0010, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka
Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka / Series 6: Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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