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John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995

Creator:
Hatch, John Davis, 1907-1996  Search this
Subject:
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Browne, Henry Kirke  Search this
Bluemner, Oscar  Search this
Clark, Ezra  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis  Search this
Cranch, John  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Granger, C. H.  Search this
Guy, Seymour J.  Search this
Harvey, George W.  Search this
Hatch, Olivia Stokes  Search this
Henry, Edward Lamson  Search this
Inman, Henry  Search this
McNeill, Lloyd  Search this
Scott, Julian  Search this
Trumbull, John  Search this
Vanderlyn, John  Search this
University of Massachusetts  Search this
University of Oregon  Search this
St. John's College (Annapolis, Md.)  Search this
Type:
Essays
Reviews (documents)
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Notes
Lectures
Sketches
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Drawing, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art historians -- Massachusetts  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Study and teaching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7681
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209844
AAA_collcode_hatcjohn
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209844
Online Media:

John Davis Hatch papers

Creator:
Hatch, John Davis  Search this
Names:
St. John's College (Annapolis, Md.) -- Students  Search this
University of Massachusetts -- Faculty  Search this
University of Oregon -- Faculty  Search this
Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938  Search this
Browne, Henry Kirke  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth, 1905-1986  Search this
Clark, Ezra  Search this
Cranch, John, 1807-1891  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928  Search this
Granger, C. H.  Search this
Guy, Seymour J., 1824-1910  Search this
Harvey, George W., 1855-  Search this
Hatch, Olivia Stokes  Search this
Henry, Edward Lamson, 1841-1919  Search this
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846  Search this
McNeill, Lloyd  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Scott, Julian  Search this
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843  Search this
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852  Search this
Extent:
24.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Essays
Reviews (documents)
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Notes
Lectures
Sketches
Date:
1790-1995
Summary:
The papers of art historian, collector, educator, and museum administrator John Davis Hatch measure 24.9 linear feet and date from 1790-1995. Within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence; personal business and legal documents; diaries; research, organization, and teaching files; writings; printed materials; photographs; and works of art (mostly sketches) by American artists. Research files regarding artists and specific subjects comprise the bulk of this collection.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of art historian, collector, educator, and museum administrator John Davis Hatch measure 24.9 linear feet and date from 1790-1995. Within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence; personal business and legal documents; diaries; research, organization and teaching files; writings; printed materials; photographs; and works of art (mostly sketches) by American artists. Research files regarding artists and specific subjects comprise the bulk of this collection.

Scattered biographical materials include an invitation to the Hatch's anniversary party in 1964, short biographical sketches and resumes, certificates, report cards, a silhouette of the Hatch Family circa 1904, and a typecript of a diary written by Olivia Hatch as a child.

Correspondence includes professional correspondence between Hatch and colleagues; letters from family and friends; and some materials regarding exhibitions from the Hatch Collection. The bulk of correspondence spans Hatch's professional career although there are scattered letters from 1915-1943 from Hatch to his parents. Also found are letters addressed to an unidentified "Henry." Correspondence is also found in the research files.

Personal business and financial records consist of inventories, bills, receipts, and other records for artworks purchased, loaned, or donated by Hatch. Also found are records from the J. D. Hatch Associates Cultural Consultants, a draft of Hatch's will, stock and tax materials, and travel papers and passports.

Scattered diaries and journal fragments and a transcript date from 1925-1965. Thirteen "Daily Reflection Journals" date from 1975-1987.

Research files on artists and subjects are extensive, comprising one-half of the collection. Files are varied and may include primary research materials, correspondence, printed materials, notes, and writings. Some of the artists' letters and other materials dated from 1790-early 1800s may have been purchased by Hatch. Among many other items, there is an illustrated letter written by Oscar Bluemner and photographs of Bluemner; primary research materials dating from the early 1800s on John Vanderlyn including a will, receipts, and correspondence; a letter from Rembrandt Peale dated 1830, and an autograph letter from John Trumbull dated 1790. Also found is an index card file.

Organization files contain files and records related to Hatch's affiliations with many cultural organizations. A small amount of teaching and education files consist of Hatch's notes and lectures from the University of Oregon and the University of Massachusetts, and from his continuing education courses he took at St. John's College. Writings and notes include short essays by Hatch, mostly concerning art, exhibitions and museum administration; book reviews; general notes, lists, and reports.

Printed Materials are comprised of exhibition catalogs and announcements, including those from the American Drawing Annual in the 1940s-1950s; printed articles annotated by Hatch; clippings; pricelists; and published works.

A small number of photographs are of Hatch, some by Dorothy Frazer; of his family and friends; and of artists. The bulk of the photographs are of works of art including those owned by Hatch.

Artwork includes two sketchbooks - one by Kenneth Callahan and another by Lloyd McNeill; and additional drawings and sketches by Julian Scott, Henry Kirke Browne, Kenneth Callahan, Ezra Clark, John Cranch, Jasper Francis Crospey, F. O. C. Darley, C. H. Granger, Seymour J. Guy, George Harvey, Edward Lamson Henry, Henry Inman, as well as unsigned or illegible names.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 11 series:

Series 1: Biographical Information, circa 1900-1980s (Box 1; 8 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1903-1990s (Box 1-3; 2 linear feet)

Series 3: Personal Business and Legal Records, Date (Box 3; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4: Diaries and Journals, 1925-1987 (Box 3, 23; 1.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Research Files, 1790-1992 (Box 3-13, 20-21, 24; 12.7 linear feet)

Series 6: Organization Files, 1930s-1990s (Box 13-14; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 7: Teaching and Education Files, 1930s-1993 (Box 14-15; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 8: Writings and Notes, 1936-1990s (Box 15; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1870s-1990s (Box 15-19, 22, 25-26, OV1; 5.9 linear feet)

Series 10: Photographs, circa 1900-1990s (Box 22; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 11: Artwork, 1851-1973 (Box 22; 0.3 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Art historian, collector, educator, and museum administrator John Davis Hatch (1907-1996) worked in the Boston and New England area, as well as the Pacific Northwest, and New York state. Hatch served as director of the Art Institute of Seattle, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Albany Institute of Art and History, and the Norfolk Museum of Art and Sciences.

John Davis Hatch was born in San Francisco, California in 1907. His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were architects and Hatch studied landscape architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. He served as an apprentice to Lockwood de Forest. After abandoning landscape architecture, he accepted a position as director of the Seattle Fine Arts Society (1928-1931) at the age of twenty-one and taught art history courses at the University of Washington.

In 1932, Hatch accepted the position of assistant director of the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. He also directed the federal Public Works of Art Project in New England. Additionally, Hatch served from 1940-1948 as director of the Albany Institute of Art and History and from 1950-1959 of the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences. Hatch worked as an art advisor for exhibitions at five historically African-American colleges in Atlanta and in San Simeon in California. He founded the American Drawing Annual exhibition.

Hatch conducted extensive research on artists Oscar Bluemner and John Vanderlyn, American silverwork, and American drawing. In addition, Hatch collected American drawings and later donated many of works of art from his personal collection to the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. Aside from his early teaching in Washington state, Hatch taught at the University of Massachusetts and the University of Oregon. He was a member of numerous professional arts-related organizations.

In 1939, Hatch married Olivia Stokes with whom he had four children: Sarah, John, Daniel and James. He died in 1996.
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art holds two oral history interviews with John Davis Hatch: June 8, 1964 conducted by H. Wade White and 1979-1980 conducted by Robert F. Brown. Also found is a separately cataloged photograph of Hatch and Henry Francis Taylor from 1933.

Additional research materials complied by Hatch are located in the Albany Institute of History and Art, the Metropolitan Museum, the library of the National Gallery of Art, and the Senate House, Kingston, New York.

Hatch donated two hundred and seventy American drawings to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Separated Material:
Four books annotated by Bluemner, a letter from Bluemner, a letter from A. Stieglitz to Bluemner, photographs of works of art, and exhibition materials were removed from the papers and merged with the Oscar Bluemner papers at the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
John Davis Hatch and the John Davis Hatch estate donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in several installments between 1960-1996. Many of the primary materials relating to John Vanderlyn were acquired by Hatch from a photographer in Kingston, New York who received them from a niece of Vanderlyn. Robert Graham of James Graham and Sons gave Vanderlyn's will to Hatch.
Restrictions:
Use of originals requires an appointment.
Rights:
The John Davis Hatch papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Drawing, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art historians -- Massachusetts  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Essays
Reviews (documents)
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Notes
Lectures
Sketches
Citation:
John Davis Hatch, 1790-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hatcjohn
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-hatcjohn

Your silence will not protect you / Audre Lorde

Author:
Lorde, Audre  Search this
Subject:
Lorde, Audre  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 227 pages ; 20 cm
Type:
Poetry
Biography
Autobiographies
Essays
Date:
2017
20th century
Topic:
Lesbianism  Search this
Feminism  Search this
American poetry  Search this
African American women  Search this
Women, Black  Search this
Blacks--Race identity  Search this
Poets, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105222

Gauguin portraits edited by Cornelia Homburg, Christopher Riopelle ; with contributions by Elizabeth C. Childs [and five others]

Contributor:
Homburg, Cornelia http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr95028110 http://viaf.org/viaf/71551441/  Search this
Riopelle, Christopher http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr96043734 http://viaf.org/viaf/58983389/  Search this
Childs, Elizabeth C http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85195319 http://viaf.org/viaf/41889569/  Search this
Wright, Alastair 1965- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2003007126 http://viaf.org/viaf/59363066/  Search this
Jumeau-Lafond, Jean-David http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n92109346 http://viaf.org/viaf/64039301/  Search this
Goddard, Linda http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr2006031325 http://viaf.org/viaf/7354365/  Search this
Gamboni, Dario http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84084058 http://viaf.org/viaf/270842582/  Search this
Guitton, Claire http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2015049547 http://viaf.org/viaf/311189484/  Search this
Translator:
Terry, Judith http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85372564 http://viaf.org/viaf/126762128/  Search this
MacAvock, Jane http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no00098242 http://viaf.org/viaf/195119704/  Search this
Author:
Container of (work): Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903 Works Selections http://dbpedia.org/resource/Paul_Gauguin  Search this
Host institution:
National Gallery of Canada http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79043161 http://viaf.org/viaf/152365555/  Search this
National Gallery (Great Britain) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80081622 http://viaf.org/viaf/109197280/  Search this
Subject:
Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903 http://dbpedia.org/resource/Paul_Gauguin  Search this
Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903 Criticism and interpretation http://dbpedia.org/resource/Paul_Gauguin  Search this
Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903 Themes, motives http://dbpedia.org/resource/Paul_Gauguin  Search this
Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903 http://dbpedia.org/resource/Paul_Gauguin  Search this
Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903 http://id.worldcat.org/fast/fst00035648 http://dbpedia.org/resource/Paul_Gauguin  Search this
Physical description:
271 pages color illustrations, portraits 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Portraits
Illustrated works
Essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
France
Date:
2019
19th century
Topic:
Portraits, French  Search this
Post-impressionism (Art)  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Male artists  Search this
Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.G28 N38 2019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109878

The world between empires : art and identity in the ancient Middle East / Blair Fowlkes-Childs and Michael Seymour

Curator:
Fowlkes, Blair  Search this
Seymour, Michael (Michael John)  Search this
Host institution:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
xix, [3], 310 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, plans, portraits ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Illustrated works
Essays
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Middle East
Date:
2019
To 622
Topic:
Art, Middle Eastern  Search this
Art, Ancient  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111609

A different way to move : minimalismes, New York, 1960-1980 / les auteurs = the authors, Marcella Lista, Liz Kotz, Corrine Rondeau, Susan Rosenberg ; éditeur=editor, Marcella Lista ; traductions=translations, Jeanne Bouniort, Charles Penwarden

Title:
Minimalismes, New York, 1960-1980
Editor:
Lista, Marcella  Search this
Author:
Kotz, Liz  Search this
Rosenberg, Susan  Search this
Rondeau, Corinne  Search this
Translator:
Bouniort, Jeanne  Search this
Penwarden, Charles  Search this
Host institution:
Carré d'art/Musée d'art contemporain de Nîmes  Search this
Publisher:
Hatje Cantz Verlag  Search this
Printer:
Offsetdruckerei Karl Grammlich  Search this
Physical description:
222 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, photographs, portraits ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Essays
Exhibition catalogs
History
Illustrated works
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2017
20th century
Topic:
Minimal art  Search this
Minimal art--History and criticism  Search this
Dance--History  Search this
Performance art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096520

Chinua Achebe's legacy : illuminations from Africa / James Ogude (ed.)

Editor:
Ogude, James  Search this
Subject:
Achebe, Chinua Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Achebe, Chinua  Search this
Physical description:
x, 165 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064164

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