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Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers

Creator:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964  Search this
Arquin, Florence  Search this
Aubin, Barbara, 1928-2014  Search this
Biesel, Fred, 1893-1954  Search this
Foy, Frances M., 1890-1963  Search this
Gardner, Helen, d. 1946  Search this
Halstead, Whitney  Search this
Kapsalis, Thomas Harry, 1925-  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Extent:
8.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1920-1990
Scope and Contents:
Spears papers (ca. 0.5 ft.) include photographs of Spears and her work; writings about Spears; letters, 1935-1967; a file on the WPA; and travel notes. Blackshear's papers include: writings by and about Blackshear, including an unpublished manuscript by Blackshear, SURVEY OF ART, 1926, and an editor's proof of Helen Gardner's ART THROUGH THE AGES (3rd ed.); photographs of Blackshear and her work; travel diaries, 1920 and undated; ca. 80 sketches; a sketchbook; letters, 1925-1986; address books, 1947-1963 and undated; clippings, 1926-1967; exhibition announcements, 1929-1965; files on Gertrude Abercrombie, Alexander Archipenko, Florence Arquin, Helen Gardner, Whitney Halstead, Tom Kapsalis, Ray Yoshida, and others, containing letters, printed material, photographs of works of art, and personal photographs; and 2.0 ft. of notebooks on art.
Also included are 2.0 ft. of handmade Christmas cards to both Blackshear and Spears from Barbara Aubin, Fred Biesel, Frances Foy, Rockwell Kent, Ray Yoshida, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, lecturer, writer, educator; Chicago, Ill. As a graduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Blackshear worked as a teaching assistant under Helen Gardner and then continued to teach there for 35 years. She had a lifetime friendship with painter and instructor Ethel Spears.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by William Terrell, Blackshears' nephew and executor.
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:
Art teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Women painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.blackath
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Arquin, Florence

Collection Creator:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928-1966
Collection 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.
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Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers
Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers / Series 5: Artist Files
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Archives of American Art
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Itinerary for Florence Arquin

Creator:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
ca. 1952
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1179
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1179

Florence Arquin, Chicago, Ill. to Walt Disney, Hollywood, Calif.

Creator:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Disney, Walt, 1901-1966  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1944 Aug. 09
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1182
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1182

Florence Arquin photographing a Peruvian woman

Subject:
Arquin, Florence  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Peru
Date:
between 1945 and 1951
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1185
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1185
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Portrait of Frida Kahlo

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1948 January 24
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1204
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1204

Portrait of Frida Kahlo on the patio of her house in Coyoacán, Mexico

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
1948 January 24
Topic:
Artists' homes  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1206
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1206

Portrait of Frida Kahlo

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1948 January 24
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1209
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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Portrait of Frida Kahlo

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1948
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1213
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1213

Photograph of Diego Rivera on studio roof

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
between 1932 and 1939
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1216
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1216
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Henry Ringling North letter to Florence Arquin

Creator:
North, Henry Ringling  Search this
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1951 February 8
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1220
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1220

Foreword to a Florence Arquin exhibition catalog

Creator:
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Subject:
Arquin, Florence  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1943 Mar. 23
Topic:
Art criticism  Search this
Art--Technique  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1221
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1221
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Sketchbook of scenes from Mexico

Creator:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Place:
Mexico
Date:
194-
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12365
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12365

Photograph of Frida Kahlo with The Love Embrace of the Universe, the Earth (Mexico), Myself, Diego, and Señor Xolotl

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
194-?
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19797
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19797

Portrait of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera with dog

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
194-?
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19798
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19798

Carlos Merida

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Mérida, Carlos  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5463
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5463

Carlos Merida

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Mérida, Carlos  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5464
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5464

Portrait of Frida Kahlo on the patio of her house in Coyoacán, Mexico

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
1948 January 24
Topic:
Artists' homes  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)721
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_721

Portrait of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Coyoacán, Mexico

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
1948 January 24
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)724
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_724

Portrait of Frida Kahlo on the patio of the Blue House, Coyoacán, Mexico

Photographer:
Arquin, Florence, 1900-1974  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
195-?
Topic:
Artists' homes  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)727
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Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_727

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