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William Innes Homer papers

Creator:
Homer, William Innes  Search this
University of Delaware. Dept. of Art History  Search this
Delaware Art Museum  Search this
Names:
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Seurat, Georges, 1859-1891  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Walters, Carl, 1883-1955  Search this
Extent:
6.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1980
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, notes, forms, printed material, exhibition records, research material and photographs.
REEL 2814: frames 561-576: Photocopies of letters from George Barker to Homer, 1961-1965, regarding Thomas Eakins.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence with dealers, patrons and museum curators concerning an exhibition of the sculpture of Carl Walters, 1956-1958, including some notes and a few photographs of Walter's sculpture; letters, mainly from artists; and a photocopy of Shinn's "Everett Shinn Treatment, #1 and #2, 1945-1978. Among the correspondents are: Ansel Adams, Peggy Bacon, Saul Baizerman, Maurice Becker, Thomas H. Benton, Charles Burchfield, Faber Birren, Mrs. Homer Boss, Imogen Cunningham, Nell Daniel, Andrew Dasburg, Randall Davey, Stuart Davis, Theodore Lux Feininger, Lyonel Feininger, Laura Gilpin, Edith Halpert, Jay Hambidge, Emil Holzhauer, Lotte Jacobi, Mrs. William Sargent Kendall, Leon Kroll, Julien Levy, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Lewis Mumford, Georgia O'Keeffe, John H. Rhoades, Margery Ryerson, David Smith, Carl Sprinchorn, Edward Steichen, Mrs. Allen Tucker, and Carl Zigrosser. Also included are writings, notes, and printed material concerning the "Index of Dissertations and Theses in American Art" section of the Arts in America: A Bibliography (1979), edited by Bernard Karpel, covering years ca. 1930-1975.
Records of the 1975 exhibition "Avant-garde Painting and Sculpture in America, 1910-1925," organized by the Department of Art History and Division of Museum Studies, University of Delaware, in cooperation with the Delaware Art Museum. Included are correspondence regarding research, loans to the exhibition, and publicity; a grant proposal; photographs of artists, works of art, and installations of the exhibition; and an outline for the catalog.
Notebooks, 9 v. containing citations to dissertations and theses relating to American art, 1980-1997, compiled under Homer's direction, as a follow up to his "Index of Dissertations and Theses in American Art" section of the Bibliography of the Arts in America From Colonial Times to Modern Times (1979).
Homer's research material on Georges Seurat, ca. 1956-1980, including correspondence; essays, notes and draft writings; photocopies and microfilms of rare printed material; responses to questionnaires regarding ownership of paintings; bibliographies; biographical material on scientists and others who influenced Seurat; photographs and color transparencies of works by Seurat and his colleagues; and miscellany. Also included are correspondence and research notes on other Neo-Impressionists.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian, educator; Newark, Del.; b. 1929. William Innes Homer is an art historian whose areas of expertise include European and American painting from 1865 to 1925 and American art after World War II. He has taught at Princeton University and Cornell University, but is most closely associated with the University of Delaware, where he is Professor Emeritus. He taught there from 1966 until his retirement in 1999.
Related Materials:
William Inned Homer papers are located at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Michael S. Engl Family Foundation Library and Archive.
Provenance:
Donated 1980-2004 by William Homer. Photocopies of letters from Barker to Homer were discarded after microfilming.
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:
Art historians  Search this
Art historians -- Delaware  Search this
Educators -- Delaware  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.homewill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9290f992f-437e-46f1-8cd1-32602d24b7f6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-homewill

University of Delaware photographs of artists

Creator:
University of Delaware. Dept. of Art History  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
55 photographs of artists and other individuals associated with the Avant-Garde movement in America, 1910-1925.
Artists include Arensberg (apt in N.Y.), Tom Benrimo, Michael Brenner, D. Putnam Brinley, Arthur B. Carles, Konrad Cramer, Dada Ball, Charles Daniel, Mell Daniel, Manierre Dawson, Mabel Dodge, Arthur Dove, Katherine Dreier, Lorser Feitelson, Arthur B. Frost, Morris Kantor, Gaston Lachaise, Henry McBride, John Marin, Alfred Maurer, Gerald Murphy, Elie Nadelman, Georgia O'Keeffe, Katharine Rhodes, Morgan Russell, H. Lyman Sayen, Joseph Stella, Florine Stettheimer, Alfred Stieglitz, John Storrs, Jan Van Everen, Max Weber, Edith C. Williams, Beatrice Wood, Alice Wright, Marguerite Zorach, William Zorach. Group photos include Konrad Cramer and Florence Ballin, Cramer and Andrew Dasburg, Robert Laurent and Hamilton Easter Field, and Committee of American Students of the School of Beaux Arts, Paris.
Provenance:
These enlarged and mounted copy prints were donated in 1975 by William I. Homer, Chairman of the Department of Art History, University of Delaware. Homer co-curated the exhibit "Avant-Garde Painting and Sculpture in America 1910-25 at the Delaware Art Museum (April 4-May 18, 1975) for which the photographs were borrowed from various institutions. The copyprints were discarded after microfilming.
Topic:
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Painters, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.univdela
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bb5573c2-3bb4-4ae6-be8c-5db517664b88
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-univdela

University of Delaware photographs of artists, 1975

Creator:
University of Delaware. Dept. of Art History  Search this
University of Delaware. Dept. of Art History  Search this
Topic:
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Painters, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10091
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212972
AAA_collcode_univdela
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212972

William Innes Homer papers, 1938-1980

Creator:
Homer, William Innes, 1929-  Search this
University of Delaware. Dept. of Art History  Search this
Homer, William Innes, 1929-  Search this
Subject:
Walters, Carl  Search this
Eakins, Thomas  Search this
Seurat, Georges  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Delaware Art Museum  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7837
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210004
AAA_collcode_homewill
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210004

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