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Oral history interview with Kenneth M. Adams, 1964 April 23

Interviewee:
Adams, Kenneth M., 1897-1966  Search this
Adams, Kenneth M., 1897-1966  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Baumann, Gustave  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Bisttram, Emil  Search this
Jonson, Raymond  Search this
Nash, Willard Ayer  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New Mexico  Search this
Public art -- New Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11704
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213341
AAA_collcode_adams64
Theme:
New Deal
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Oral history interview with Clinton Adams, 1974 March 29

Interviewee:
Adams, Clinton, 1918-2002  Search this
Adams, Clinton, 1918-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
Antreasian, Garo Z.  Search this
Berman, Eugene  Search this
Charlow, Jean  Search this
Funk, Joseph  Search this
Grosman, Tatyana  Search this
Hollander, Irwin  Search this
Horak, Bohuslav  Search this
Kistler, Lynton R.  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Sommers, John  Search this
Tyler, Kenneth E.  Search this
Viesulas, Romas  Search this
Wayne, June  Search this
Tamarind Lithography Workshop  Search this
University of New Mexico. College of Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Printmakers -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11669
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216442
AAA_collcode_adams74
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Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938

Creator:
Adams, Kenneth M., 1897-1966  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Adams, Kenneth M., 1897-1966  Search this
Subject:
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Jones, Cecil H.  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Place:
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Kansas  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New Mexico  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Kansas  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- Kansas  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208447
AAA_collcode_adamkenn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Taos Indian Woman

Artist:
Kenneth M. Adams, born Topeka, KS 1897-died Albuquerque, NM 1966  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 5/8 x 21 3/8 in. (65.1 x 54.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920-1930
Topic:
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Taos Pueblo  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arvin Gottlieb
Object number:
1993.48.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 32B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Deer Track (Pa-ee-na)

Artist:
Kenneth M. Adams, born Topeka, KS 1897-died Albuquerque, NM 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Pa-ee-na  Search this
Deer Track  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (51.5 x 41.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
after 1924
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arvin Gottlieb
Object number:
1991.205.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 32B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Evening

Artist:
Kenneth M. Adams, born Topeka, KS 1897-died Albuquerque, NM 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Dona Ascensione  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 30 1/4 in. (61.0 x 76.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1950-1960
Topic:
Landscape\time\evening  Search this
Allegory\life\old age  Search this
Portrait female\elderly  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\window  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arvin Gottlieb
Object number:
1991.205.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 32B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Juan Duran

Artist:
Kenneth M. Adams, born Topeka, KS 1897-died Albuquerque, NM 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Juan Duran  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. (102.0 x 76.5 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1933-1934
Topic:
Ethnic\Mexican  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Mexico  Search this
Portrait male\knee length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.148
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Harvest

Artist:
Kenneth M. Adams, born Topeka, KS 1897-died Albuquerque, NM 1966  Search this
Printer:
George C. Miller, born New York City 1894-died Burlington, VT 1965  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 10 7/8 x 9 in. (27.6 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1940
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Landscape\farm  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Maltby Sykes
Object number:
1976.103.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fc069b16-7228-475e-8c37-0ac5841c2c2b
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Abbey-Augur

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 63, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1828-1965
Scope and Contents:
Abbey, Edwin A.

Abbey, Mary Gertrude

Adams, Kenneth M.

Agate, F. S.

Aiken, Charles A.

Aldrich, Chester

Alexander, John W.

Allen, Charles Curtis

Allen, Thomas

Ames, Joseph

Anderson, Harry

Angel, John

Anshutz, Thomas P

Arms, John Taylor

Atterborg

Audubon, V. G

Auerbach-Levy, William

Augur, Hezekia
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of 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:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 18: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Dasburg, Andrew, 1887-1979  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1906-1979
Scope and Contents note:
Found here is Andrew Dasburg's extensive correspondence which spans over seventy years, documenting both his personal and professional life. One third of the correspondence is between Dasburg and his first wife, Grace Mott Johnson. most of which was written during their marriage. These candid letters discuss daily activities, social events, travels, including Dasburg's time in Paris in 1910 and trip to Europe in 1914, news of mutual friends, artwork, and problems with their relationship.

Also found is Dasburg's correspondence with his second wife, Nancy Lane around the time of their marriage in 1928, and correspondence with his third wife, Marina Wister Dasburg during the periods that she visited her family in Pennsylvania; most of these letters are written by Marina. Dasburg's correspondence with his son, Alfred, consists of brief letters sharing news of their travels, family, and personal matters.

General correspondence primarily consists of Dasburg's correspondence with other family members, friends, colleagues, scholars, universities, and galleries. Where they exist, Dasburg's outgoing letters are interfiled with letters he received in a chronological arrangement. Dasburg was friends with many artists who, like him, were part of regional art colonies in Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Woodstock, New York. He also maintained friendships with artists he met in Europe and other travels and at the Art Students' League. Correspondents includes Kenneth Adams, Thomas Hart Benton, George Biddle, Dorothy Brett, Alexander Brook, Lucienne Chinard Clemens, Howard Cook, Russell Cowles, Vida Hunt Francis, Lewis Garrison, Marsden Hartley, Norbert Heerman, Richard Hollander, Lila Wheelock Howard, Charles Kassler, Mary Aubrey Keating, Carl Eric Lindin, Ward Lockwood, Erle Loran, Hayes Lyon, Henry Lee McFee, John Gaw Meem, Loren Mozley, Dickson Reeder, Louis Ribak, Paul Rohland, Alfred Stieglitz, Earl Stroh, Carl Van Vechten, Alice Morgan Wright, and Stanton Macdonald-Wright, among many others. Dasburg also corresponded with many former students including Edwin Gamble, Willard Nash, Alice Naylor, and Earl Stroh. Also found are letters from writers John Howard Griffin, Witter Bynner and Miriam Hapgood De Witt as well as art critics and historians such as Robert M. Coates, Oliver Larkin, and Stanley Lothrop. Dasburg maintained extensive correspondence with close friend, art patron and Taos resident, Mabel Dodge Luhan.

A small amount of correspondence with galleries, universities, museums, curators, and scholars concerns exhibitions, sales, or research. Additional topics found within his correspondence are American Indian rights in New Mexico and his medical treatment for Addison's disease.

See Appendix A for a list of correspondents from Series 1.2.
Appendix A: Correspondents from Series 1.2: Andrew Dasburg Papers, General Correspondence:
Acker, Alice: 1972

Adams, Kenneth M.: 1934, 1937, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1949, 1953, 1958

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.: 1979

Aiello, Stan: 1973

Albuquerque Art Gallery: 1948

Allen, Arthur: 1948

Allen, Robert F.: 1974

American Artist -- : 1977, 1979

Apodaca, Jerry & Clara: 1976-1978

American Federation of Arts: 1946

Artists of the Rockies: 1975, 1976

Atkinson, Carla: 1929, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1941

Bakos, Teresa: 1936

Barker, William J.: 1935

Barnouw, A. J.: 1942

Beaudette, Barbara: 1973, 1974

Bell, Larry: 1978

Benjamin, Stanton: 1973

Bennett, Wells: 1953

Benton, Thomas Hart: 1937, 1939

Biddle, George & Constance: 1934-1936, 1938

Blumenschein, Ernest L.: 1951

Bonham, Valeria Langeloth: 1949

Bradenburgh, Beulah A.: 1944

Bradenburgh, Margaret Caspar: 1910, 1941-1949, 1951

Bradenburgh, Mathilda: 1940

Bradley, John H. (Jack): 1934, 1935, 1955

Breithut, Florence: 1952, 1953

Brett, Dorothy: 1934, 1953

Brinig, Myron: 1943

Brook, Alex: 1971, 1972, 1974

Browning, Hattie Louise: 1972

Burkhard, Paul: 1954

Bynner, Witter (Hal): 1934, 1939

Bywaters, Jerry: 1948

Carlin, E. J.: 1940

Carnegie Institute: 1928

Caspar, Angela: 1917

Catron, Fletcher A.: 1947

Chapellier Gallery: 1963

Clark, Henry P.: 1952

Clemens, Lucienne Chinard: 1941-1943, 1945, 1946, 1973, 1977

Coates, Robert M.: 1950

Cook, Howard: 1939, 1950, 1971-1978

Comeau, Martin F.: 1946

Cowles, Russell: 1934

Cramer, Florence Ballin: 1945

Creese, Walter L.: 1949

Crown, Keith: 1973

Cutting, Bronson: 1934

Dasburg, Mrs. Donald: 1962

Dasburg, Margaret (Mother): 1909, 1928-1930, 1934-1939, 1942-1948

Dasburg, Matilda: 1942, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1952

Davenport, Florence: 1941

Davis, Herbert: 1935

Dedrick, Philip: 1953

De Loache, Ben: 1936, 1951

de Schulthess, Mimi: 1954, 1955, 1958

De Witt, Miriam Hapgood: 1972

Diamond, Martin: 1972, 1973

Dietrich, Margretta S.: 1947

Dorman, Teresa & Jo: 1928

Douglass, Ralph: 1953

Dozier, Otis: 1952

Dunne, Brian Boru: 1933

Eastman, Dan: 1928

Eckert, Josephine (Jo): 1941-1943, 1950

Ellis, Bob: 1971

Ellis, Erendira: 1976

Erickson, R. J.: 1953

Erwin, Dorothy Sanford: 1972, 1973, 1977

Etting, Emlen: 1936

Everingham, Mill: 1945

Fergusson, Erna: 1949

Ferren, John: 1931

First National Bank: 1954, 1958

Fisher, Alan: 1953, 1974

Francis, Vida Hunt: 1952, 1953, 1955

Gamble, Ed: 1950-1954, 1959, 1972, 1976, 1977

Gardner, Virginia: 1972-1978

Garrison, Lewis: 1948-1951, 1953

Goodwin, Mary: 1972

Graham, Donald S.: 1971-1976, 1978

Griffin, Mrs. H. S.: 1952-1954

Griffin, John H. (Howard): 1954

Guthrie-Smith, Emily: 1975

Hagerman, H.: 1929, 1933

Hall, Robert M.: 1944, 1945

Hamlin, Mary: 1953

Harper, Pauline: 1950, 1953

Harper, Larry: 1948, 1953

Hartley, Marsden: 1932

Hausner, Eric P.: 1951

Hayes, Marian: 1954

Heerman, Norbert: 1945, 1946

Hollander, Richard (Dick) & Gertrude: 1942, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1972-1974, 1976, 1977

Howard, Lila Wheelock: 1910, 1911, 1914, 1932, 1939-1943, 1951, 1957-1967

Humphrey, Robert: 1972

Hurt, Bessie: 1975, 1977

Jackson, Jack T.: 1972

Johnson, Frances H.: 1919

Johnson, Helena McClure: 1954

Johnson, Van Cleve: 1914

Jones, Hester: 1949

Kassler, Charles: 1932, 1935, 1936, 1978

Kearns, John J.: 1928

Keating, Mary Aubrey: 1941, 1944, 1945, 1949

Kerr, Katherine: 1967

Keyes, Walter A.: 1919

King, Clinton: 1934

Kostka, Bob: 1973, 1977

La Farge, Oliver (Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial): 1933

Landreth, John: 1974

Larkin, Oliver W.: 1948

Lee, Freddie Dohle: 1914

Lerenby, Frieda: 1973-1976

Light, Gertrude: 1940, 1941

Lindin, Carl Eric: 1937

Linn, Ruth S.: 1973

Lockwood, Ward: 1934, 1937, 1946, 1950, 1952-1954

Loran, Erle: 1938, 1973, 1977

Lothrop, Stanley: 1942

Luhan, Mabel Dodge: 1924, 1928, 1935, 1937-1939, 1947, 1950-1952

Lyon, Hayes: 1936, 1938-1948, 1950, 1953, 1973-1978

M. O'Brien & Son: 1912

Macdonald-Wright, Stanton: 1944

Maclown, Eugene: 1934

Macomb, Edith H.: 1937, 1938, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1949

Mangravite, Peppino: 1938, 1939

McCarty, Jacqueline Quinn: 1972, 1977

McFee, Henry Lee: 1913, 1937-1943, 1945, 1949, 1950, 1952

McKinney, Roland: 1944

Mechau, Frank: 1937, 1943

Meem, John Gaw: 1934, 1953

Merrick, Vaughn: 1946

Miller, Francis: 1947

Modrall, Constance C.: 1974

Mondragon, Joe E. & Lucila: 1937-1940

Montenegro, Enrique: 1948

Montgomery, Arthur: 1950-1952

Morton-Morris, Mattie Sevier: 1949

Mozley, Loren: 1971, 1974, 1976

Museum of New Mexico: 19491976

Nabut, Frances: 1943

Nadejena, Lydia: 1952

Nash, Willard: 1933, 1935

Naylor, Alice: 1941

Nebraska Art Association: 1976

New Mexico Association of Indian Affairs: 1947

Newton, George N.: 1977

Norman, Dorothy: 1949

Oakland Art Gallery: 1943, 1945, 1948

Park, Deborah: 1971, 1973, 1977-1979

Peters, Fritz: 1953

Pijoan, Michel: 1954

Pollock, Duncan: 1974

Posey, Samuel Felton: 1935

Post, Alan: 1952

Putnam, Phelps: 1935

Pyle, William Scott: 1935, 1937

Rayburn, Dorothy: 1976

Reed, Henry M.: 1972

Reeder, Dickson: 1954

Ribak, Louis: 1953, 1954

Rodakiewicz, Henwar: 1936

Rogoway, Marjorie: 1954, 1973

Rohland, Paul & Caroline: 1915, 1949

Ronnebeck, Arnold: 1934

Roswell Museum and Art Center: 1974

Rowntree, Leonard G.: 1938, 1940-1942, 1945, 1950, 1952-1954

Santa Fe Festival of the Arts: 1978-1979

Saunders, Sallie: 1953

Saylor, Jeannette: 1978

Schriever, George (The Anschutz Collection): 1973-1976

Schwalbe, Diana: 1967, 1971, 1975, 1977

Seres, Monique: 1970, 1973

Shearer, Ivy: 1950, 1952, 1953

Shearer, Augustus Hunt (Chuck) & Sally: 1957

Simonson, Lee: 1914

Simonson, Omar: 1914

Slusser, Jean Paul: 1947, 1948

Smith, Judson: 1952, 1953, 1956

Solomon, Hyde: 1972

Sternberg, Edward: 1943

Stieglitz, Alfred: 1931

Stokes, Mrs. Walter (Fanny): 1939-1944

Stroh, Earl: 1948-1950, 1952, 1954

Stuart, John: 1935

Swaine, Ruth: 1945

Swift, Florence Alston: 1928

Swingle, W. W.: 1938, 1940, 1947, 1948

Thompson, Shirley & Les: 1972, 1973

Thompson, Vallie: 1954

Trego, Charlotte: 1971-1978

Trentham, Eugene (Steve): 1940, 1941, 1945

Udell, Susan: 1978

University of Delaware: 1974

University of Kansas Museum of Art: 1973

University of New Mexico: 1958

Van Vechten, Carl: 1924, 1938

Waldrum, Harold, 1971

Walker, Maynard (Walker Galleries): 1941, 1942, 1947

Walker, Bob & Mariella: 1971-1975, 1977

Wardwell, Alice: 1951

Watkins, Franklin: 1938, 1939

Western Gallery of Fine Art: 1974

Western States Arts Foundation: 1978

White, Victor: 1939, 1941, 1943, 1944, 1974, 1977

Whitney Museum of American Art: 1946, 1951, 1963, 1977, 1978

Wiegand, Margarith: 1910

Wilson, Kathy: 1951

Wister, Frances A.: 1940

Wister, Owen: 1933-1936, 1938-1940, 1942, 1948-1952, 1955

Wister, Mrs. W. R.: 1937, 1940

Wolman, Cecil & Leo: 1947, 1949, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977

Woodstock Artists Association, Inc.: 1975, 1977

Woodstock Weekly -- : 1924

Wright, Alice Morgan: 1928, 1938

Wurlitzer, Helene: 1954

Yaple, Dixie Lee: 1948
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Andrew Dasburg and Grace Mott Johnson papers, 1833-1980 (bulk 1900-1980). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dasbandr, Subseries 1.2
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Adams, Kenneth M.

Collection Creator:
Bulliet, C.J. (Clarence Joseph), 1883-1952  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1888-1959
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
The C. J. Bulliet papers, circa 1888-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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C. J. (Clarence Joseph) Bulliet papers / Series 4: Artist Files
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Hervey, Wilna, 1894-1979  Search this
Extent:
3.8 Linear feet (Box 1-10, OV 13)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890-1985
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence is mostly personal letters and covers subjects such as personal matters, updates on the lives of Woodstock residents, and the careers of artist friends. Early correspondence highlights Wilna Hervey's film career and travels. Other than the letters written by Nan Mason to Wilna Hervey, there are very few letters in this series written by either Hervey or Mason.

Notable correspondents include artists and friends Albert Heckman, Georgina Klitgaard, Manuel Komroff, Leon Kroll, Doris Lee, Fred Dana Marsh, Henry Lee McFee, William Pachner, Caroline and Paul Rohland, Andrée Ruellan, Eugene Speicher, and Dorothy Varian. There are over 250 letters from Elsie Speicher, wife of portrait artist Eugene Speicher. The bulk of Elsie Speicher's correspondence is from the months of November - March; between April to October each year the Speichers were usually in Woodstock with Hervey and Mason. Speicher occasionally sends correspondence from friends in common, notably Louise Lindin, Daphne Mattson, Caroline Rohland, Jean Rosen, and Andrée Ruellan.

Early correspondence from Karin Whiteley concerns a project to publish Hervey's memoirs (which were never published). Whiteley's correspondence also includes numerous enclosed newspaper clippings regarding Dan Mason's acting career. Additional correspondence from Karin Whiteley regarding the memoirs is located in Series 3: Memoir Book Production, 1883-1959. Other items of interest in this series includes a letter from Robert Pollack (1918) that includes a Smileage Book (movie coupons from the Military Entertainment Service), a New York City subway ticket, and caricatures drawn by Wilna Hervey, illustrated letters by cartoonist John Striebel, and occasional snapshots of artists and friends. Correspondence to Dan Mason from Hervey and Nan Mason has been separated and is filed with the other personal files of Dan Mason in Series 6, 1919-1928.

This series also includes correspondence that was neither written by Hervey or Mason, nor sent to them. It may be that the letters were sent to Hervey and Mason as enclosures in other correspondence. Such correspondence is arranged at the end of this series as Miscellaneous Collected Correspondence.

See Appendix for list of selected correspondents in Series 2.
Arrangement note:
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by the correspondent's last name and then chronologically within folders; undated letters are located at the end of the folder. Correspondents with fewer than five letters are filed by last name in folders labeled alphabetically. Letters from unidentified correspondents are filed at the end of the series.
Appendix: Selected Correspondents in Series 2:
Adams, Kenneth M.: 1955

Antenucci, Margaret: 1961

Arndt, Paul Wesley: 1976

Baumann, Mag and George: 1964, 1970

Bellows, Emma: 1948-1958

Bentley, John W. (Jack): 1922, 1931

Bettels, Kathryn: 1926

Blanch, Lucile and Arnold: 1931, 1955

Booth, Jean Bellows: 1945-1978

Cannon, Eleanor Rixson: 1950-1954

Capra, Frank: 1935, 1973

Carlson, Margaret: 1958

Cator, Bruce: 1948-1959

Cator, Eleanor: circa 1924

Cator, Thomas Vincent: 1928-1929

Chavez, Edward and Jenne: 1950-1952

Clark, Susan: 1960-1966

Clement, Jean: 1931, undated

Currie, Bruce: 1946, circa 1951-1952

De La Vergne, Gladys Hurlbut: 1959, undated

Eddy, Ruth: 1934-1959

Ganso, Emil and Nina: 1933

Gonzales, Betty (Mrs. Boyer Gonzales): 1959

Gonzales, Nell (Mrs. Boyer Gonzales): 1936

Harris, Alexandrina (Allie): 1926, 1931, 1959

Harrison, Jenny (Mrs. Birge Harrison): 1941, 1945

Heckman, Albert and Florence: 1949-1964

Hervey, Anna: 1908-1922

Hervey, W.R.: 1913-1925

Hervey, Wilna: circa 1919-1961

Hitzig, William M.: 1940-1972

Holt, Percy W.: 1923-1930, 1953

Karoly: 1939

Kesselring, Joe and Charlotte: 1949-1952

Klitgaard, Georgina: 1933, 1974, undated

Komroff, Odette and Manuel: 1945-1978

Kroll, Leon: 1939, 1963

Laufman, Beatrice (Mrs. Sidney Laufman): 1970

Lee, Doris: 1950-1953

Lindin, Louise (Mrs. Carl Lindin): 1936-1968

Loederer, Richard: 1923-1924

Magafan, Ethel: 1957

Marsh, Fred Dana: 1948-1952

Mason, Dan: 1921-1929

Mason, Nan: 1919-1921

Mattson, Henry and Daphne: 1931-1959

McFee, Aileen (Mrs. Henry Lee McFee): circa 1928-1936

McFee, Henry Lee: 1931-1936

Mearns, Hughes and Fagley: 1942, circa 1952-1960

More, Edna (Mrs. Hermon More): 1930-1943

Pachner, Lorraine "Zombie" (Mrs. William Pachner): 1949-1978

Pachner, William: circa 1950-1975

Petersham, Maud and Miska: circa 1930s-1959

Pollock, Muriel "Mollie" (Donaldson): circa 1916-1959

Rheinish, Arthur: 1920-1921

Rohland, Caroline Speare: 1926-1960

Rohland, Paul: circa 1931, 1935

Rosen, Jean (Mrs. Charles Rosen): 1936-circa 1961

Rosen, M. (Mrs. Charles Rosen): 1924-1927

Rosen, Polly: before 1959

Ruellan, Andrée (Mrs. John Taylor): 1943-1977

Search, Frederick Preston: 1933

Shore, Henrietta: 1933

Smith, Georgine Wetherell: 1951-1953

Speicher, Charles: 1931-1945

Speicher, Elsie (Mrs. Eugene Speicher): 1926-1959

Speicher, Eugene: 1935-1961

Striebel, Fritzi (Mrs. John H. Striebel): 1946-1978

Striebel, John H.: 1961

Summers, D.: 1952-1961

Summers, Pauline "Paul": 1952-1961

Varian, Dorothy: 1954-1977

Webster, Florence: 1954, 1978

Weston, Brett: 1958

Weston, Edward: 1935, 1951

Whiteley, Karin: 1945-1981
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers 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:
Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason papers, 1883-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hervwiln, Series 2
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Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hervwiln-ref19

Oral history interview with Kenneth M. Adams

Interviewee:
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Baumann, Gustave, 1881-1971  Search this
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Nash, Willard Ayer, 1898-1943  Search this
Extent:
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 April 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Kenneth Miller Adams conducted 1964 April 23, by Sylvia Glidden Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Adams discusses his involvement with federal art projects in Taos, New Mexico, including easel painting and mural painting for the Treasury Relief Art Project (TRAP) and the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP). He describes the contracts and methods of TRAP; he recalls Gustave Baumann, George Biddle, Emil J. Bisttram, Raymond Jonson, Willard Nash, and other associated with the federal projects of the WPA. He also reflects on his role as artist-in-residence at the University of New Mexico.
Biographical / Historical:
Kenneth M. Adams (1897-1966) was a painter, mural painter, and educator from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 51 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New Mexico  Search this
Public art -- New Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.adams64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adams64

Kenneth Miller Adams papers

Creator:
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Jones, Cecil H.  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel (21 items on partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Place:
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
Date:
1933-1938
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection of the Kenneth Miller Adams papers consists of a letter, dated December 1933, from a Public Works of Art Project official on a routine matter, and a letter, dated May 1933, from Cecil H. Jones of the Treasury Relief Art Project in which Jones tells Adams he is trying to have him transferred to the WPA Federal Arts Project. Also included is correspondence, 1936-1937, with Edward Rowan and others of the Section of Fine Arts regarding Section mural competitions. This correspondence includes contracts for two murals painted by Adams – one in Goodland, Kansas (1936) depicting a scene with a figure and a buggy, and one in Deming, New Mexico (1937) entitled Mountains and Yucca. A photograph of each of the murals is also included.
Biographical / Historical:
Kenneth Miller Adams (1897-1966) was a painter, muralist, and lithographer in New Mexico. Born in Topeka, Kansas, he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League before serving in World War I. In 1924 he moved to Taos, New Mexico and joined the Taos Society of Artists. In 1933 he worked for the Treasury Relief Art Project and the Public Works of Art Project. He moved to Albuquerque in 1938 and later taught at the University of New Mexico until he retired in 1963. Adams was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1961.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the oral history interview with Kenneth M. Adams, 1964 April 23 conducted by Sylvia Glidden Loomis.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Kenneth Miller Adams.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Kansas  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- New Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- Kansas  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Kansas  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New Mexico  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Kansas  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- Kansas  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.adamkenn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adamkenn

Oral history interview with Clinton Adams

Interviewee:
Adams, Clinton, 1918-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Tamarind Lithography Workshop  Search this
University of New Mexico. College of Fine Arts  Search this
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
Antreasian, Garo Z., 1922-2018  Search this
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972  Search this
Charlow, Jean  Search this
Funk, Joseph, 1917-1981  Search this
Grosman, Tatyana, 1904-1982  Search this
Hollander, Irwin  Search this
Horak, Bohuslav, 1914-2004  Search this
Kistler, Lynton R., , 1897-1993  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Ray, Man, 1890-1976  Search this
Sommers, John, 1927-  Search this
Tyler, Kenneth E.  Search this
Viesulas, Romas, 1918-  Search this
Wayne, June, 1918-2011  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages (Transcription)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 March 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Clinton Adams conducted 1974 March 29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Adams speaks of how he got involved with the Tamarind Lithography Workshop; how and why Tamarind came about; the lack of artists doing lithographs; the need for the artist to collaborate with the printmaker in order to make a good print; writing a book about the workshop; how in order to interest American Artists into making lithographs, there needs to be a market for it; how it was difficult collecting works of art for the University of New Mexico (UNM); the current art scene in Albuquerque; the arts programs at UNM; moving the workshop to UNM in order to make Tamarind a permanent institute and get more funding; and how more women are becoming printers. He recalls June Wayne, Lynton R. Kistler, Man Ray, Jean Charlow, Eugene Berman, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Garo Antreasian, Joe Funk, Romas Viesulas, Tatyana Grosman, Irwin Hollander, Ken Tyler, Julie Duristo, Bohuslav Horak, Kenneth Adams, John Sommers, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Clinton Adams (1918-2002) was a printmaker, painter, and art administrator from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 57 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Printmakers -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.adams74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adams74

Juan Duran, (painting)

Painter:
Adams, Kenneth M. 1897-1966  Search this
Subject:
Duran, Juan  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Mexican  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1964.1.148
Date:
Ca. 1933-1934
Topic:
Portrait male--Knee length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08582862
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_391972

Kenneth M. Adams: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Adams, Kenneth M. 1897-1966  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000016
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_136693

Portrait of a Lady [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Adams, Kenneth M. 1897-1966  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1941
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0087045
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_87046

Portrait of Hilda [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Mrs. Adams [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Adams, Kenneth M. 1897-1966  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Hilda  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0087046
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_87047

Kenneth M. Adams [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Photographer:
Juley, Paul 1890-1975  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Kenneth M  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0087047
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_87048

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