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Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen records, 1937-1973

Creator:
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Subject:
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts  Search this
Wisconsin Artists Federation  Search this
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Handicraft -- Wisconsin  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8769
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210952
AAA_collcode_wiscdesc
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210952

Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen records

Creator:
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Names:
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Wisconsin Artists Federation  Search this
Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts  Search this
Extent:
800 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1973
Scope and Contents:
Organizational records including those of the Wisconsin Artists Federation and the Society of Applied Arts, the two predecessors of the Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen. Records contain correspondence; constitutions; minutes of regular meetings and of council and committee meetings; financial records; membership lists; biographical data sheets on members; exhibitors' lists; lists of awards; bulletins; newsletters; a scrapbook; five calendars which include the work of Wisconsin craftsmen; and some material on related organizations such as the American Crafts Council and Midwest Designer-Craftsmen.
Biographical / Historical:
Arts and crafts society; Milwaukee, Wisc. Founded as the Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts (1916-1936) then becoming the Wisconsin Artists Federation (1936). Its purpose is "to promote fellowship among the workers, and to raise the standards of beauty in objects of common use, to bring designer and worker into mutual relationship..."
Provenance:
Lent 1973 by Sister M. Rosemarita Huebner, president of the society.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Handicraft -- Wisconsin  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- Wisconsin
Identifier:
AAA.wiscdesc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wiscdesc

Charles Henry Sawyer papers, 1933-1977

Creator:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005  Search this
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005  Search this
Subject:
Hayes, Bartlett H.  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Sciences  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Association of Art Museum Directors  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
Independent Schools Art Instructors Association  Search this
Museum Publishers Association  Search this
Upper Peninsula Crafts Council (Mich.)  Search this
Worcester Art Museum  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9065
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211258
AAA_collcode_sawychar
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211258

Charles Henry Sawyer papers

Creator:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005  Search this
Names:
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Sciences  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Association of Art Museum Directors  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
Independent Schools Art Instructors Association  Search this
Museum Publishers Association  Search this
Upper Peninsula Crafts Council (Mich.)  Search this
Worcester Art Museum  Search this
Hayes, Bartlett H., 1904-1988  Search this
Extent:
2.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1977
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, addresses by Sawyer and others, and printed material relating primarily to Sawyer's involvement in the areas of design and crafts, and committees which studied methods of teaching art and the arts in colleges and universities.
REELS 644-646: Files on the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Conference, 1946; the American Humanities Seminar, 1958; the Association of Art Museum Directors, 1941-1973; Design as a Function of Management conference, 1951; Ford Foundation Studies and Grants to the Arts, 1948-1963; the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard, 1934-1956; the M.I.T. Study Committee for the Visual Arts, 1952-1954; the Museum Publishers Association, 1969-1970; the Salzburg seminar "The Visual Arts in American Life," 1955-1956; the Addison Gallery, 1940-1950; the Worcester Art Museum, 1940-1948; Columbia University Bicentennial; New York State Colleges and Universities; and the American Federation of Arts.
Included in the American Humanities seminar file are lists of participants (including Sawyer), correspondence, 8 p. of quotes from participants, texts of addresses, printed articles taken from papers, clippings, and correspondence of Maxwell Goldberg, chairman, requesting suggestions for participants in the 1959 seminar. The Addison Gallery file contains correspondence between Sawyer and Bartlett Hayes, director of the Gallery; a report of the activities of the Gallery during 1946-1947, 2 typescripts concerning its display of Edward Hopper's painting "Manhattan Bridge Loop," Feb. 1940, reports and minutes of the Visiting Committee, 1950-1951, and financial statements.
UNMICROFILMED: Files concerning Federal Art Projects in New England, 1933-1937; the Museum of Modern Art, 1940-1941; Andover Committee concerning the Phillips Academy, 1950-1956; "The Arts in Universities," 1955; Visual Art Programs of the Independent Schools Art Instructors' Association, 1946; the Addison Gallery, 1964-1970; the American Craftsmen Council, 1959-1963; the first through fourth Upper Peninsula Crafts and Native Industries exhibits, 1960-1963; and the Conference on Museum Training Programs, 1972.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director; Ann Arbor, Michigan. Director, Addison Gallery of American Art, the Worcester Art Museum, and the University of Michigan Museum of Art; Professor of Art History at Yale University and member of many committees.
Provenance:
Material on reels 644-646 lent for microfilming 1973 by Sawyer. Unmicrofilmed material donated by Sawyer 1977 and 1985. The 1985 donation included material previously filmed on reel 644, fr. 509-1071.
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 museum directors -- United States  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Gallery directors  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Function:
Art museums, University and college -- United States
Identifier:
AAA.sawychar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sawychar

Oral history interview with Paul J. Smith, 2010 April 19-20

Interviewee:
Smith, Paul J., 1931-  Search this
Smith, Paul J., 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Herman, Lloyd E., 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Museum of Arts and Design (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
American Crafts Council. Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15795
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)288890
AAA_collcode_smith10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_288890
Online Media:

Olaf Skoogfors papers, [ca. 1947-1987]

Creator:
Skoogfors, Olaf, 1930-1975  Search this
Skoogfors, Olaf, 1930-1975  Search this
Subject:
World Crafts Council. United States Committee  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art metal-work -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Jewelry -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9976
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212666
AAA_collcode_skooolaf
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212666

Arthur J. Pulos papers, 1935-[ca. 1980s], bulk 1947-1960

Creator:
Pulos, Arthur J., 1917-1997  Search this
Pulos, Arthur J., 1917-1997  Search this
Subject:
Pulos Design Associates  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Creative Buildings (Firm)  Search this
Midwest-Designer Craftsmen Society  Search this
Syracuse University. Dept. of Industrial Design  Search this
Topic:
Design, Industrial -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts -- United States  Search this
Handicraft -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8843
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211028
AAA_collcode_puloarth
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211028

Margaret Merwin Patch papers, 1885-1986

Creator:
Patch, Margaret Merwin, 1894-1987  Search this
Patch, Margaret Merwin, 1894-1987  Search this
Subject:
Ayers, Hester Merwin  Search this
Webb, Aileen O.  Search this
World Crafts Council  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sound recordings
Topic:
Handicrafts  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8327
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210499
AAA_collcode_patcmarg
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210499
Online Media:

Harvey K. Littleton papers, 1946-1975

Creator:
Littleton, Harvey K., 1922-2013  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K., 1922-2013  Search this
Subject:
American Ceramic Society  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Jugtown Pottery (Firm)  Search this
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- United States  Search this
Handicraft -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9159
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211353
AAA_collcode_littharv
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211353

Arline M. Fisch papers, 1931-2015

Creator:
Fisch, Arline M., 1931-  Search this
Fisch, Arline M., 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Antunes, Edith  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Boston University  Search this
Electrum (Gallery : London, England)  Search this
Lee Nordness Galleries  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
San Diego State University  Search this
Skidmore College  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
World Crafts Council  Search this
Internationale Handwerksmesse  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Video recordings
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Educators--California--San Diego  Search this
Jewelers--California--San Diego  Search this
Metal-workers--California--San Diego  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11056
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)245834
AAA_collcode_fiscarli
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_245834
Online Media:

Designed for silver. An exhibition of twenty-two award-winning designs from the International Design Competition for Sterling Silver Flatware. Co-sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Crafts of the American Craftsmen's Council and the International Silver Company. First shown at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, September 23 through December 4, 1960

Author:
American Crafts Council Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
International Silver Company  Search this
International Design Competition for Sterling Silver Flatware  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
68 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1960
20th century
Topic:
Silverware  Search this
Call number:
NK7110 .N53
NK7110.N53
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_62396

Organizations, American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
Cowles, Hobart E., 1923-1980  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 21-22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1972
Collection 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.
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:
Hobart E. Cowles papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Hobart E. Cowles papers
Hobart E. Cowles papers / Series 3: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cowlhoba-ref50

American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
Heino, Otto, 1915-2009  Search this
Heino, Vivika, 1910-1995  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1957-1961
Collection 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.
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:
Otto and Vivika Heino Papers, 1895-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Otto and Vivika Heino papers
Otto and Vivika Heino papers / Series 1: Personal and Professional Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-heinotto-ref5

American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Carton 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953
Collection 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.
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:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1908-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers
Margret Craver Withers papers / Series 5: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-withmarg-ref151

American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
Matsukata, Miye, 1922-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966-1980
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Miye Matsukata papers, circa 1900-1982, bulk 1964-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miye Matsukata papers
Miye Matsukata papers / Series 5: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-matsmiye-ref54

American Craftsmen's Council

Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1972
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Hans Christensen papers, 1924-1989, bulk 1955-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Hans Christensen papers
Hans Christensen papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chrihans-ref30

Artist-craftsmen of Western Europe : contemporary crafts from Austria, Belgium, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland / [organized by the Museum of Contemporary Crafts of the American Craftsmen's Council and the American Federation of Arts]

Author:
American Craftsmen's Council Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Physical description:
[52] p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Europe
Date:
1961
C1961
Topic:
Art objects, European  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Call number:
NK925 .A512
NK925.A512
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_112575

American Crafts Council/American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
Slivka, Rose  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958-1968
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original materials requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington D.C. research center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Rose Slivka papers, circa 1947-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rose Slivka papers
Rose Slivka papers / Series 5: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-slivrose-ref166

American Craftsmen's Council

Collection Creator:
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1957-1968
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Dorothy Liebes 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.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Liebes papers, circa 1850-1973 (bulk 1922-1970). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Dorothy Liebes papers
Dorothy Liebes papers / Series 3: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-liebdoro-ref30

American Craftsmen's Council, First World Congress of Craftsmen

Collection Creator:
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Dorothy Liebes 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.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Liebes papers, circa 1850-1973 (bulk 1922-1970). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Dorothy Liebes papers
Dorothy Liebes papers / Series 3: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-liebdoro-ref31

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