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Elsa Schmid papers

Creator:
Schmid, Elsa, 1897-  Search this
Names:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Anrep, Boris, 1883-1969  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963  Search this
Chase, Helen  Search this
D'Arcy, Martin Cyril, 1888-1976  Search this
Dewey, John, 1859-1952  Search this
Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran, 1868-1951  Search this
Morgan, Barbara Brooks, 1900-1992  Search this
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970  Search this
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880-1965  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Wheelock, Warren, 1880-1960  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1967
Scope and Contents:
Personal and professional correspondence, files on artists, photographs, works of art, notes and lecture material, and printed material relating to Elsa Schmid's career as a mosaic artist.
Correspondents include Henry Varnum Poor, Max Weber, Boris Anrep, Helen Chase, Edward Waldo Forbes, Warren Wheelock, Abraham Walkowitz, Alfred H. Barr, Georgia O'Keeffe, Barbara Morgan and Josef Albers. Files are on artists Van Wyck Brooks, Father Martin D'Arcy, John Dewey, and Dikran Kelekian.
Photographs are of Schmid's mosaics. Works of art include drawings of mosaics. Printed materials includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles and catalogs.
Biographical / Historical:
Mosaicist, painter, sculptor; Rye, N.Y. Married to art dealer J. B. Neumann.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 by Peter Neumann, Schmid's son. Two additional mosaic transpsarencies of Abraham Lincoln received in 2010 as a transfer from the Musem of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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:
Mosaicists -- New York (State)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Mosaics -- 20th century -- New York (State)  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.schmelsa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw960ce0ecb-5b5f-49ee-9210-f5bedbeb3524
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schmelsa

The Black Dancer [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Collins, Murray  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Recreation--Dancing  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002507
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129224
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Sanctuary [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Collins, Murray  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Figure female--Bust  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002509
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129226
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Lectern [sculpture] / (photographed by Alfred Cohn)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Cohn, Alfred A. 1897-1972 or 1977  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1925
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Religion  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002511
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129228
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Adolescence [sculpture] / (photographed by G. W. Harting)

Title:
Adolescente [sculpture] / (photographed by G. W. Harting)
Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Harting, G. W. b. 1877  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Allegory--Life--Youth  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002512
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129229
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The Eternal Mother [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)

Title:
Comforter [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)
Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Collins, Murray  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1928
Topic:
Allegory--Life--Womanhood  Search this
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002514
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129231
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Lady Nicotine [sculpture] / (photographed by Alfred Cohn)

Title:
Tobacco Jar [sculpture] / (photographed by Alfred Cohn)
Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Cohn, Alfred A. 1897-1972 or 1977  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1922
Topic:
Figure female--Head  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Smoking  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002516
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129233
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Christ [sculpture] / (photographed by Alfred Cohn)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Cohn, Alfred A. 1897-1972 or 1977  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1924
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002518
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129235
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The Bride [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Collins, Murray  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Ceremony--Wedding  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002520
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129237
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Mother and Child [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Collins, Murray  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002522
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129239
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Embrace [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Collins, Murray  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002523
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129240
Online Media:

Spiritual Singer [sculpture] / (photographed by Murray Collins)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Collins, Murray  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Voice  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002525
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129242
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General Steuben, Model, Three-quarter View [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Subject:
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron von  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0119387
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119388

Whitman, Walt, Three-quarter View [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0119389
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119390

General Steuben, Model, Head [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Subject:
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron von  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0119390
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119391

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0119392
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119393

Abstract-Walnut [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0119396
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119397

Freedom of Religion [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0119399
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119400

Profile of Christ [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0119401
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119402

Resignation [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Wheelock, Warren 1880-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0119402
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_119403

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