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Discussion on artist Samuel Frazer

Creator:
Falmouth Historical Society  Search this
Names:
Fitts, Florence C.  Search this
Frazer, Gertrude  Search this
Frazer, Samuel Wilson, 1866-1954  Search this
Otis, Mary Hamlin  Search this
Wood, George  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1989 Oct. 3
Scope and Contents:
Florence Fitts, Director, Falmouth Historical Society, discusses Samuel Frazer with Gertrude Frazer, daughter of Samuel Frazer, Mary H. Otis, great-niece of Samuel Frazer and George Wood, a volunteer at the the Falmouth Historical Society.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, airbrush artist, photographer; Mass.
Provenance:
Copied and donated 1991 by the Falmouth Historical Society, whose collection includes glass negatives of some of Frazer's work. The discussions took place to gain background information on Frazer.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Painting -- Massachusetts  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.falmhist
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-falmhist

Samuel Wilson Frazer papers

Creator:
Frazer, Samuel Wilson, 1866-1954  Search this
Names:
Scott Carbee School of Art -- Faculty  Search this
Extent:
2.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[circa 1880-1980]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information; correspondence; manuscript and notes for Frazer's book on air-brush techniques, Treatise on the Air Brush (1915); inventory of work; photographs of Frazer and of his work; orders for portraits; financial records, ca. 1933-ca. 1955; exhibition notices; brochures for the Scott Carbee School of Art, Boston; a work of art; and miscellaneous printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, air brush artist, photographer; Boston, Mass. Attended the Art Students League in N.Y. and studied under John Twachtman, J. Carroll Beckwith and Willard Metcalf. He was a charter member of the Brooklyn Pen and Pencil Club, and a member of the Boston Art Club. He was a pioneer in the field of air-brush art and published a book on the subject in 1915. He became an instructor at the Scott Carbee School of Art in Boston in 1943.
Provenance:
Lent 1991 by Gertrude Frazer, daughter of Samuel Frazer. She subsequently donated the material in March 1993.
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.
Topic:
Airbrush art -- Technique  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.frazsamu
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-frazsamu

Beverly Hallam papers

Creator:
Hallam, Beverly, 1923-2013  Search this
Names:
Ogunquit Art Association (Ogunquit, Me.)  Search this
Sarton, May, 1912-  Search this
Smart, Mary, 1915-  Search this
Extent:
24.2 Linear feet
2.73 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Video recordings
Motion picture film
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Date:
1899-2013
Summary:
The papers of painter, printmaker, photographer, and educator Beverly Hallam measure 24.2 linear feet and 2.73 Gigabytes, and date from 1899-2013. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, writings, journals, teaching materials, printed material, photographs, film, video, and sound recordings, guest books, and artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter, printmaker, photographer, and educator Beverly Hallam measure 24.2 linear feet and 2.73 Gigabytes, and date from 1899-2013. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, writings, journals, teaching materials, printed material, photographs, film, video, and sound recordings, guest books, and artwork.

Biographical material includes family histories for both Hallam and Mary-Leigh Smart, as well as Hallam's family estate management, in addition to résumés and travel documents. Correspondence is both professional and personal, including extensive letters with the writer May Sarton. Personal business records include gallery and exhibition records, including some consignments, loans and price lists, as well as donation records. Writings include a master's thesis, artist statements, articles and lectures by Beverly Hallam, as well as student assignments and writings by others. Hallam's journals include travel and artwork journals, as well as heavily annotated and interleaved yearly planners. Teaching materials date back to Hallam's earliest lessons delivered while obtaining her bachelor's degree of education Massachusetts College of Art, and include her work at Lassell Junior College and her tenure teaching at Massachusetts College of Art.

The printed material series includes extensive clippings regarding Hallam's career as well as family history and the careers of notable friends and colleagues, in addition to those regarding regional artists and the art scene in Maine. Also included are invitations and catalogs for Beverly Hallam's exhibitions, and early research into polyvinyl acetate. Photographs include those of Beverly and her friends and family, as well as artwork and albums documenting installations for exhibitions throughout Hallam's career. Some albums more closely document the homes and estates of Surf Point belonging to Hallam and Smart, as well as Wild Knoll belonging to May Sarton. Also included are photographs Hallam created as illustrations for writing projects by Sarton.

The film, video, and audio recording series includes numerous home movies documenting Hallam's family life and her home at Surf Point, as well as some reels documenting her artwork and exhibitions and a few audio recordings most likely of artist talks. Guest books document attendance for select exhibitions in Hallam's career, as well as of her various homes. The artwork series is comprised of sketchbooks including those detailing Hallam's airbrush works, holiday cards drawn and designed by Hallam, and prints of later computer-generated works.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in eleven series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1899-2012 (1.0 linear foot: Box 1; 0.349 GB: ER01)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1930s-2013 (4.3 linear feet: Boxes 2-6; 0.376 GB: ER02-ER11)

Series 3: Personal Business, circa 1952-2012, circa 1952-2012 (0.7 linear feet: Box 6; 0.066 GB: ER12-ER14, ER16)

Series 4: Writings, circa 1920s-2006 (1.4 linear feet: Boxes 7-8, 22; 0.001 GB: ER15)

Series 5: Journals, circa 1941-1999 (2.7 linear feet: Boxes 8-10)

Series 6: Teaching Material, circa 1944-1962 (0.7 linear feet: Box 11)

Series 7: Printed Material, circa 1920s-2010 (4.3 linear feet: Boxes 11-15, 22)

Series 8: Photographs, circa 1900-2013 (4.7 linear feet: Boxes 15-20; 1.95 GB: ER17-ER30)

Series 9: Film, Video, and Sound Recordings, circa 1970s-1990 (2.6 linear feet: Box 17, FC25-FC47)

Series 10: Guest Books, 1954-2004 (0.8 linear feet: Boxes 17, 21)

Series 11: Artwork, circa 1940s-2008 (1.0 linear foot (Boxes 21, 23-24)
Biographical / Historical:
Beverly Linney Hallam (1923-2013) was a painter, photographer, printmaker, and art educator in York, Maine. Hallam was born in Lynn, Massachusetts to parents Alice Linney Hallam and Edwin Hallam, who was an engineer. Beverly Hallam gravitated toward art making at a young age, and pursued a bachelor's degree in education from the Massachusetts College of Art. Shortly after graduation Hallam accepted a position at Lasell Junior College where she was Chairman of the Art Department until 1949. In 1948 she attended a summer study program at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. In 1953 she received her M.F.A. at Syracuse University where she wrote her thesis on the use of polyvinyl acetate as an artistic medium. For this and other early efforts she would be known as a pioneer for the medium of acrylic paint, which polyvinyl acetate would come to be known. From 1949-1962 Ms. Hallam was professor at the Massachusetts College of Art from 1949-1961 where she taught Painting, Drawing and Design, and Photography. She is particularly well known as a printmaker, and especially for her large-scale airbrush paintings of flowers.

Around the early 1960s with Hallam's departure from teaching, she relocated permanently to Ogunquit, Maine where she kept a studio and home known as Stonecrop, which is currently an art gallery by the same name. In 1971 Hallam and lifelong friend and companion Mary-Leigh Smart completed the construction of Surf Point, which served as both a home as well as a studio for Hallam. Surf Point was situated near the property known as Wild Knoll which was home to Hallam's close friend and correspondent, the poet and writer May Sarton, who lived there from 1974-1995. Sarton and Hallam Smart was a founder of The Barn Gallery, under the Ogunquit Art Association, for which both Hallam and Smart were board members. Smart also was also a collector and art consultant, passionate about Maine regional artists. In 1988 Mary-Leigh Smart established a Trust that would ensure their home and surrounding land would be turned into an artist residency upon their deaths, known as the Surf Point Foundation, modelled after the MacDowell Colony.
Related Materials:
The originals of some letters from May Sarton, 1954, and 1966-1994, included in this collection as photocopies, appear in the May Sarton papers held at New York Public Library's Archives and Manuscripts.
Provenance:
Material on reel 1428 was lent for microfilming in 1978. The majority of the collection was donated in 1992 and 1996 by Beverly Hallam, and in 2014 by the Beverly Hallam estate via executor Mary-Leigh Smart.
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. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Educators -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Painters -- Maine -- York  Search this
Photographers -- Maine  Search this
Printmakers -- Maine  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Acrylic painting  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Motion picture film
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Beverly Hallam Papers, 1899-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hallbeve
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hallbeve

Beverly Hallam papers, 1899-2013

Creator:
Hallam, Beverly Linney, 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Smart, Mary  Search this
Sarton, May  Search this
Ogunquit Art Association (Ogunquit, Me.)  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Motion picture film
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Acrylic painting  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9002
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211191
AAA_collcode_hallbeve
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211191
Online Media:

Samuel Wilson Frazer papers, [circa 1880-1980]

Creator:
Frazer, Samuel Wilson, 1866-1954  Search this
Subject:
Scott Carbee School of Art  Search this
Topic:
Airbrush art -- Technique  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10264
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213409
AAA_collcode_frazsamu
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213409

Discussion on artist Samuel Frazer, 1989 Oct. 3

Creator:
Falmouth Historical Society  Search this
Subject:
Frazer, Samuel Wilson  Search this
Fitts, Florence C.  Search this
Frazer, Gertrude  Search this
Otis, Mary Hamlin  Search this
Wood, George  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting -- Massachusetts  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10442
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213847
AAA_collcode_falmhist
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213847

Varga, the Esquire years : a catalogue raisonné

Author:
Vargas, Alberto 1896-1982  Search this
Subject:
Vargas, Alberto 1896-1982  Search this
Physical description:
176 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 32 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
©1987
Topic:
Airbrush art  Search this
Pinup art  Search this
Call number:
NC139.V37 A4 1987X
N40.1.V292 M3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_331161

Sprayed : works from 1929-2015 / editor: Jona Lueddeckens

Editor of compilation:
Lueddeckens, Jona  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Corbett, John 1946-  Search this
De Monchaux, Nicholas 1973-  Search this
Host institution:
Gagosian Gallery (London, England)  Search this
Physical description:
229 pages : illustrations (mostly colour) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2015
Topic:
Airbrush art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080470

Pssst! : air brush painting / an exhibition organized by the Brockton Art Center - Fuller Memorial

Title:
Air brush painting
Airbrush painting
Author:
Hoffman, Marilyn Friedman  Search this
Brockton Art Center--Fuller Memorial  Search this
Stamford Museum and Nature Center  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1972
1972?]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .P77 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_806639

Mio Kōzō ten : onna no iru gensō kūkan / [shusai Kokuritsu Kokusai Bijutsukan ... et al. ; henshū Ōsaka-fu, Ōsaka-fu Bunka Shinkō Zaidan]

Title:
三尾公三展 : 女のいる幻想空間 / [主催国立国際美術館 ... et al. ; 編集大阪府, 大阪府文化振興財団]
Onna no iru gensō kūkan
女のいる幻想空間
Author:
Mio, Kōzō 1924-  Search this
Osaka (Japan : Prefecture)  Search this
Ōsaka-fu Bunka Shinkō Zaidan  Search this
Kokuritsu Kokusai Bijutsukan (Japan)  Search this
Subject:
Mio, Kōzō 1924-  Search this
Physical description:
130 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Nude in art  Search this
Women in art  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Call number:
NC353.M55 A4 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_846179

Hip-hop graffiti art

Author:
Klopper, Sandra  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
South Africa
Western Cape
Date:
2000
Topic:
Graffiti  Search this
Street art  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Popular culture  Search this
Call number:
DT1971 .S46 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_756533

Airbrush technique of photographic retouching / by Walter S. King and Alfred L. Slade ; including four-page color reproductions of 21 original airpainting contributions by noted artists

Author:
King, Walter S  Search this
Slade, Alfred L  Search this
Physical description:
88 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
C1965
Topic:
Airbrush art--Technique  Search this
Call number:
NC915.A35 K56 1965
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602916

[Trade catalogs on air brushes ... ]

Author:
Air Brush Manufacturing Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<2> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1884
1884-
Topic:
Artists' tools  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Call number:
051519
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_671689

Petty : the classic pin-up art of George Petty / Reid Stewart Austin ; foreword by Hugh M. Hefner ; designed by Irving Freeman

Title:
Classic pin-up art of George Petty
Author:
Austin, Reid  Search this
Petty, George  Search this
Subject:
Petty, George  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Women in art  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Pinup art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.P5176x A97 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527612

RAMM-[Sigma] LL-Z [Sigma Sigma / tekst, Arno Vriends, RAMM- Sigma LL-Z Sigma Sigma]

Author:
Ramm-ell-zee 1960-  Search this
Vriends, Arno  Search this
Gemeentemuseum Helmond  Search this
Groninger Museum  Search this
Subject:
Ramm-ell-zee 1960- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Graffiti--Exhibitions  Search this
Airbrush art--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.R1648 V9 1986
N40.1.R1648V9 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_410135

Haynes on airbrush taxidermy painting / by Michael D. Haynes

Author:
Haynes, Michael D  Search this
Physical description:
[x], 100 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
Topic:
Taxidermy  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Call number:
QL63 .H42
QL63.H42
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_115499

Air powered : the art of the airbrush / Richard H. Childers Productions

Author:
Richard H. Childers Productions  Search this
Physical description:
222, [1] p. : chiefly ill ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Airbrush art  Search this
Call number:
NC915.A35 R5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_122135

A treatise on aquatint : including a new airbrush technique for graining etchings / André Béguin

Author:
Béguin, André 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
89 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1980
Topic:
Aquatint--Technique  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Call number:
NE2230 .B418 E1980
NE2230.B418 E1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_143121

Spray

Author:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
30 p. illus. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1971
1971]
Topic:
Airbrush art--Exhibitions  Search this
Airbrush art  Search this
Call number:
NC915.A35 S2X
NC915.A35S2X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_8717

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