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Oral history interview with Anna Hyatt-Huntington

Creator:
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Names:
Huntington, Archer M., 1870-1955  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
53 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Anna Hyatt-Huntington conducted circa 1964, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Hyatt-Huntington speaks of having no formal art training; studying animals and their anatomy; first piece with her sister; Balchalx Circus; New York at age 24 sculpting and selling pieces; her stays in France and Naples; use of old Daubigny studio; sources of animals for models; New York studio; methods of work; process of enlarging pieces; period of illness; her marriage to Archer Huntington; sculptures, "Joan of Arc," "Don Quixote," "Touch of Arrow," "Lion"; realism in her work; travels in Spain, North Africa; and Thomas W. Lawson, Archer Huntington, and Brookgreen Gardens.
Biographical / Historical:
Animal sculptor, Bethel, Conn., b. 1876; d. 1973
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Animal sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.huntin64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92233de2d-0470-4160-a6c7-0853fda9f01d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huntin64
Online Media:

Frederick George Richard Roth papers

Creator:
Roth, Frederick George Richard, 1872-1944  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1937
Scope and Contents:
The papers of sculptor Frederick George Richard Roth measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1910-1937. Included are biographical information consisting of club and society membership information and award letters, professional correspondence, financial records, writings including manuscripts and lectures, and annotated sculpture elevations.
Biographical / Historical:
Frederick G. Roth (1872-1944) was a sculptor, specializing in animal sculpture, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 2018 by Mary Castner, Frederick Roth's daughter.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Animal sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rothfred
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw976322074-6b7f-487b-bf24-815818a6f51a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rothfred

Anna Hyatt-Huntington papers

Creator:
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1902-1967
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; photographs; manuscripts; exhibition catalog; clippings; and printed material.
REEL 3890: Business letters, bills, receipts and shipping records, 1902-1923, concerning the casting of Huntington's sculptural works.
REEL 3891: Ten letters; 3 manuscripts, consisting of "Anna Hyatt Huntington, Sculpteur de la Vie" by Emile Schaub-Koch, "Sybil Ludington and Her Historic Ride" by Rosetta Bohnert, and "Anna Hyatt Huntington and Her Sculptural Work" by Dr. Rosaura Garcia Tuduri; six photographs of Huntington; a photograph of a painting of Huntington by Herbert Bohnert; 182 photographs of works of art by Huntington; miscellaneous photographs including one showing Huntington's exhibition at the Hispanic Society, 1958; clippings; an exhibition catalog from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; a copy of ANNA HYATT HUNTINGTON AND THE HINDU PEOPLE by Emile Schaub-Koch, 1960; and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Material on reel 3890 donated 1976 by A. Hyatt Mayor, material on reel 3891 transfered 1979 by the National Collection of Fine Arts Library to the Archives of American Art.
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:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Animal sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Animal sculpture  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.huntanna
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9125e7dd0-2d80-4a6c-bc22-0eb83786e37a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huntanna

Bessie S. Callender papers

Creator:
Callender, Bessie Stough, 1889-1951  Search this
Names:
Callender, Harold, 1892-1959  Search this
Extent:
1,300 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1913-1953
Scope and Contents:
Family letters and get well cards; Callender's passport, address book and "marriage" record book; FUN TOMORROW: THE STORY OF AN ARTIST AND AN ARTIST'S WAY OF LIFE, a biography of Callender by her husband, Harold Callender, 1953; personal photographs and photographs of works of art; a volume of poetry; a clipping; and a receipt.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor.
Provenance:
Transfer from the National Collection of Fine Arts, June 6, 1979.
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.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Animal sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.callbess
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw973ec7797-9a72-414b-8988-4e78b51beb34
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-callbess

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