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Art and Religion

Collection Creator:
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920s-1990s
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 access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference 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:
Emily Genauer papers, circa 1920s-1990s. Archives of American art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Emily Genauer papers / Series 3: Research and Reference Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96a9e2496-ffd9-4905-83a9-4673782676c9
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Congdon, Art and Religion

Collection Creator:
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920s-1990s
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 access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference 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:
Emily Genauer papers, circa 1920s-1990s. Archives of American art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Emily Genauer papers
Emily Genauer papers / Series 3: Research and Reference Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw982443d29-0432-4b61-95b9-a38d6a634432
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-genaemil-ref94

Proceedings, Second International Seminar: Craft Art and Religion

Collection Creator:
Di Mare, Dominic, 1932-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1978
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
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:
Dominic Di Mare papers, 1950-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dominic Di Mare papers
Dominic Di Mare papers / Series 4: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93d6883da-9d17-4295-bc38-a69b4a0c02a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-dimadomi-ref45

Research and Reference Files

Collection Creator:
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Extent:
2.6 Linear feet (Box 4-6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920s-1990s
Scope and Contents:
Research and reference files date from circa 1920 to 1990 and include subject based source materials, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, notes, press releases, and letters. Subjects include art and religion, politics, museums, such at the MET and the Whitney, and individual artists, including Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, and Vincent Van Gogh.
Arrangement:
Research and reference files are arranged alphabetically by subject and labeled, where possible, with their original folder titles. Because the collection was minimally processed, contents of the folders were not checked against the original folder titles for accuracy, and all folders have the same date range.
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 access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference 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:
Emily Genauer papers, circa 1920s-1990s. Archives of American art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.genaemil, Series 3
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e0793fa4-5997-46cb-ba8e-548bc818664b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-genaemil-ref16

Writings

Collection Creator:
Grant, Dwinell, 1912-1991  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1948
Scope and Contents:
Writings include essays Grant wrote for academic courses and typescript writings expressing Grant's thoughts on art and religion.
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 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:
Dwinell Grant papers, 1930-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.grandwin, Series 3
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw961842133-6be3-4cbc-a098-c4e1ce703e8f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-grandwin-ref27

Lenore Tawney - Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-2007
Scope and Contents:
Oversized poster housed in OV 26, Folder 1.
Collection Restrictions:
The glaze recipes in the studio practice files are access restricted; written permission is required to view these documents. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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 Reference 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:
Toshiko Takaezu papers, circa 1925-circa 2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Toshiko Takaezu papers / Series 4: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ba118a6e-de20-4fef-a8ce-cae3ff6cf0de
EDAN-URL:
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Art and Religion Seminar (1 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979
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:
Linda Nochlin papers, circa 1876, 1937-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Linda Nochlin papers
Linda Nochlin papers / Series 6: Teaching Files / 6.1: Courses
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b9e80bf8-9a0d-4185-8edc-034865ac8afe
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nochlind-ref769

Art and Religion Seminar (2 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979
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:
Linda Nochlin papers, circa 1876, 1937-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Linda Nochlin papers
Linda Nochlin papers / Series 6: Teaching Files / 6.1: Courses
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92b70f30e-27bc-4c1a-974b-3ea3298163f0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nochlind-ref770

First Plymouth Church [Plymouth, KS], Exhibition in conjunction with Symposium on Arts and Religion

Collection Creator:
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 32
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1962
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual materials 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:
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz / Series 1: Jacques Lipchitz papers / 1.10: Photographs / 1.10.4: Exhibition Installations
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d818df26-b932-4b1f-a611-c2b9dd8e8c6b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipcjacq2-ref698

Kamekichi Tokita Papers

Creator:
Tokita, Kamekichi  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Seattle  Search this
Group of Twelve (Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Henry Art Gallery  Search this
Hotel Cadillac (Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Minidoka Relocation Center  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Seattle Art Museum  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth, 1905-1986  Search this
Tokita, Elsie  Search this
Tokita, Shokichi  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Photographs
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Date:
circa 1900-circa 2010
bulk 1900-1948
Summary:
The personal papers of Seattle area painter Kamekichi Tokita (1897-1948) measure 1.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to circa 2010 with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1910 to 1948. The papers include biographical materials, including documents about the closing of the War Relocation Authority's Minidoka Camp in Idaho; correspondence; three diaries written in Japanese documenting Tokita's war time experiences and forced relocation to Minidoka, two earlier notebooks, also written in Japanese, and scattered notes; a few personal business records; printed materials; one scrapbook; sketches; and one family photograph album.
Scope and Contents:
The personal papers of Seattle area painter Kamekichi Tokita (1897-1948) measure 1.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to circa 2010 with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1910 to 1948. The papers include biographical materials, including documents about the closing of the War Relocation Authority's Minidoka Camp in Idaho; correspondence; three diaries written in Japanese documenting Tokita's war time experiences and forced relocation to Minidoka, two earlier notebooks, also written in Japanese, and scattered notes; a few personal business records; printed materials; one scrapbook; sketches; and one family photograph album.

Biographical materials include a file on the Public Works of Art Project, a file on the War Relocation Authority and the closing of the Minidoka incarceration camp, an immigration document, and an essay on Tokita written by Shokichi and Elsie Tokita.

Correspondence is primarily professional in nature and concerns exhibitions at the Seattle Museum of Art (previously the Art Institute of Seattle) and other topics. Correspondents include Kenneth Callahan, Henry Gallery, the Seattle Art Museum, and others.

Tokita's writings consist of three diaries, two notebooks, and scattered general writings, most of which are in Japanese. The diaries were kept during World War II and document the family's incarceration at the Minidoka Relocation Camp in Idaho. Included is a transcript of the diaries which were translated from prewar to modern Japanese by Haruo Takasugi and from modern Japanese to English by Naomi Kusunoki-Martin.

Scattered business records include a patent application, records from the Cadillac Hotel, and a claim filed through the Department of Justice. A few published books in English and Japanese are about art and religion. Also found are exhibition catalogs for shows in which Tokita participated and clippings. There is one mixed media scrapbook about Tokita's exhibitions.

Artwork consists of unsigned pencil and watercolor sketches by Tokita. There is also a family photo album containing snapshots and portraits of the Tokita family and friends.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1934-1985 (Box 1; 5 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1920-1944 (Box 1; 8 folders)

Series 3: Diaries and Writings, 1923-circa 1950 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1928-1950 (Box 1; 3 folders)

Series 5: Printed Material, circa 1910-1940 (Box 1-3; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 6: Scrapbook, 1929-1933 (Box 2-3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Artwork, circa 1910-1940s (Box 2-3; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 8: Photograph Album, circa 1900-1930 (Box 2; 0.2 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Kamekichi Tokita (1897-1948) was a Japanese American painter and businessman who emigrated from Japan in 1919 and settled in Seattle, Washington. Tokita was a member of the Seattle area progressive artists' collective known as the "Group of Twelve" and widely exhibited his artwork throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Kamekichi Tokita was born in Shizouka City, Japan and immigrated to the United States at the age of twenty-two. He settled in the Japantown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington where he opened the Noto Sign Company with business partner Kenjiro Nomura. Nomura was also an artist and encouraged Tokita's interest in oil painting. They both used the sign shop as their studio after-hours. In 1936, the Noto Sign Company closed and Tokita took over management of the Cadillac Hotel, although he continued to paint commercial signs. Tokita married Haruko Suzuki in 1932 and together they had eight children.

As a child in Japan, Tokita studied calligraphy in China. Although he attended a few art school classes in in the U.S. and went on weekend painting trips with Nomura and other Seattle artists, Tokita is considered to be a largely self-trained artist. Support and recognition came from Dorothy V. Morrison of the Henry Gallery at the University of Washington who wrote to Tokita to inquire whether a "group of Japanese artists in the city" would be interested in exhibiting their work. Although the exhibition of Japanese artists did not happen, Tokita later loaned paintings to the gallery for inclusion in an exhibition sponsored by the American Federation of Arts. Throughout the late 1920s and 1930s Tokita exhibited widely in the Seattle area. In 1935, the Seattle Daily Times touted the work of Tokita and other painters in the "Group of Twelve" that also included Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, Walter F. Isaacs, and Ambrose and Viola Patterson, among others. In 1942, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Kamekichi Tokita and his family (five children at the time), along with the approximately 120,000 Japanese and Japanese American citizens living on the West Coast, were ordered under President Franklin Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 to be forcibly removed to one of several incarceration camps. For the first six months of their imprisonment, the family lived at a temporary Civilian Assembly Center in Puyallup, Washington. They were transferred to the Minidoka Relocation Camp in Hunt, Idaho where they remained until their release in 1945. While incarcerated in Minidoka, Tokita worked as a sign painter and continued to privately paint, using whatever materials he could find, including beaver board. His work was featured in art shows at the camp. Many of his camp scenes are now lost or were given away.

At the end of World War II, Tokita and his family (now seven children) moved back to the Seattle-area. Unable to find housing, the Tokitas lived at a Japanese language school until Tokita was able to re-establish his business. During this period he painted very little. In 1946 Tokita and his wife purchased the New Lucky Hotel in the Chinatown area of Seattle. Shortly thereafter, Tokita fell ill and died in 1948. Many of his works are believed to have been destroyed or lost. Some of his work remains, however, and is among the permanent collections of the Seattle Art Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Portland Art Museum.

Note: Much of this biographical note was taken from "A Biographical Resume" written by Shokichi and Elsie Y. Tokita.
Separated Materials:
A watercolor painting on paper by Kamekichi Tokita, Untitled (Still Life), 9 x 12 in. was transferred to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 2012.
Provenance:
The Kamekichi Tokita papers were donated by his son, Shokichi Tokita in 1990. He donated a third and final diary in 2017. They were collected as part of the Archives of American Art Northwest Asian American project in Seattle, Washington.
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.
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:
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Northwestern States  Search this
Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945 -- Diaries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Photographs
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Citation:
Kamekichi Tokita papers, circa 1900-circa 2010, bulk circa 1910-1948. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.tokikame
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a680d2f9-94bf-4350-9f34-69068917ef42
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tokikame
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Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Tokita, Kamekichi  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet (Box 1-3)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-1940
Scope and Contents:
Published books include an annotated copy of Modern French Painters by Jan Gordon and Japanese books on art and religion. There are exhibition catalogs for group shows in which Tokita participated including various annual exhibitions held at the the Seattle Art Museum and the Group of Twelve exhibition of 1937. Also found are clippings in English and Japanese, annual reports from the Seattle Art Museum, blank stationery from Tokita's Noto Sign Company, and reproductions of works of art by others.
Arrangement:
The material in this series is grouped together by type of printed material: books, clippings, exhibition catalogs, etc.
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.
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:
Kamekichi Tokita papers, circa 1900-circa 2010, bulk circa 1910-1948. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.tokikame, Series 5
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Kamekichi Tokita Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9681e18b0-b397-45f6-a05b-16e6f1dac72c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-tokikame-ref4

Diaries and Notes

Collection Artist:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Linear feet (Boxes 8-10, 98-99, 135; OV108, OV119)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1976, undated
Scope and Contents:
Diaries and notes document activities of the day; thoughts about art and religion; emotions and feelings related to memory or inspirations, as well as general mood; observations about people passing by; music listened to and books read; and planning and reflections on artwork. Written on seemingly any available surface, diaries, or "diary notes," are written on backs of receipts and old letters; paper bags from Woolworths', magazine shops, and record stores; manila envelopes and mailers; and napkins and torn fragments of paper. Cornell occasionally addresses a diary notation to an imaginary muse or drafts an unsent letter to someone he admired or corresponded with. As years passed, Cornell would often revisit his diaries and add review dates, sometimes commenting upon a memory or adding found scraps and objects, including clippings, dried leaves and flowers, toys, and stamps.

Especially rich in thoughts about Cornell's own artworks are the files "Art Notes Related to 'Objects.'" Here, Cornell writes about planning for an exhibition of various ephemera evoking nostalgia ("Metaphysique d'Ephemera") at Hugo Gallery in 1946, which most likely refers to planning for what was eventually called "Portraits of Women: Constructions and Arrangements by Joseph Cornell - The Romantic Museum." He includes ideas about an exhibition of Italian ephemera, "La Bella Napoli," as well as other exhibitions, such as the "Night Voyages" show (1953, Egan Gallery) and "The Philosophical Toy" exhibition. He refers to various admired artists and subjects of focused thought, such as: artists, Caravaggio, Willem de Kooning, Julio de Diego, Piero Dorazio, Marcel Duchamp, Piero della Francesca, Alberto Giacometti, Juan Gris, Parmigianino, Vermeer; poets, Apollinaire and Eluard; ballet dancers, Fanny Cerrito, Lucille Grahn, Zizi Jeanmaire, and Marie Taglioni; actresses, Lauren Bacall, Claire Bloom, Jennifer Jones, Hedy Lamarr, and Lois Smith. He also references works in progress and artwork series, such as: "Aviary" and "Cockatoo" boxes, "Dovecote" boxes, "Homage to the Romantic Ballet," "Hotel" boxes, "Medici" boxes, "Nostalgia of the Sea," "Pharmacy" boxes, "Pink Castles," and "Soap Bubble Sets." Other collecting projects and thematic projects noted include "Dennison boxes," "GC 44," and a "Scrapbook of Swizerland."

The "Cherubino #4, Writings – Notes" box is another large group of diary notes that were found together, placed in a cardboard box with painted label by Cornell. He wrote a disclaimer note about the "Cherubino" boxes, kept on top of this material, though the notes found within the box reference a wide number of artworks and subjects. References include "Andromeda" box, "Draco," "Fountain of Youth," "Sun Box," and "View at Ostend," among many other notations. A separate box of potentially related source material can be found in Series 8.2: Subject Source Files, "Cherubino #1." Other references to "Cherubino" can be found scattered throughout diary notes and jotted as annotations throughout the collection.

Within general chronological files of diaries and notes, topics include observations of Cornell's surroundings and emotions, including feelings of inspiration as well as "dullness," "sluggishness," and "endless monotony"; memories and pleasant feelings of nostalgia and "routine"; creative "sparkings" and time spent in "cellar" studio working on various works and ideas. Cornell also often makes reference to Joyce Hunter and her death, as well as occasional reference to religion and Christian Science, and in 1961, an "inspiration to work more for world condition." Notes about Cornell's backyard quince tree, music listened to, assistants or "helper" issues, and constellations observed in the night sky, also make frequent appearances.

Researchers should note that diaries and notes can be found scattered throughout the collection.
Arrangement:
Alphabetical groupings of diaries and notes were created after the artist's death by his estate or his sisters, though some files of subject-based notes were kept together by Cornell. The distinction between who grouped the materials is often indiscernible, thus subject groups have been maintained where found, and noted as grouped by Cornell's sister, when known. Other diaries and notes are arranged chronologically in general files where no subject grouping is apparent.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the collection requires an advanced appointment. Contact collection staff at least two weeks prior to preferred date, at AmericanArtCornellStudy@si.edu.

Series 9: Artifacts and Ephemera, Series 13: Personal Library and Book Collection, and Series 14: Record Album Collection, are still undergoing processing and preservation and may not be available for research use. Record albums are unavailable for playback. Contact collection staff for full lists of publications and record albums.
Collection Rights:
Unpublished materials are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Collection Citation:
Joseph Cornell Study Center collection, 1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972. Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Identifier:
SAAM.JCSC.1, Series 3
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Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ih7feae018c-7e13-46ae-9967-458280043740
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-jcsc-1-ref1098

Subject Files

Collection Creator:
Murray, Richard N., 1942-2006  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (Boxes 16-17)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967-2000
Scope and Contents:
Subject files are more general in nature and focus on a wide variety of art-related topics, such as American and European art history, advertising, art criticism, art training at the École des Beaux-Arts, artists' studios in New York City, the artist Delacroix, civic art and religion, French arts, German murals, the Guilded Age and Progressive Era, immigration, interior decoration, the Municipal Art Society, pageantry, progressivism, Puvis de Chavannes, and Reverend Phillips Brooks.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the 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:
Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States, 1896-2006, bulk 1970-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.murrrich, Series 3
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Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c3860c85-b67c-424c-8989-a4e57b6b6e7b
EDAN-URL:
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Civic Art and Religion

Collection Creator:
Murray, Richard N., 1942-2006  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the 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:
Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States, 1896-2006, bulk 1970-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States
Richard Murray research material regarding mural painting in the United States / Series 3: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw995cb7702-b661-4efe-a34a-16b7b3fb08c5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-murrrich-ref685

Subject Files

Collection Creator:
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013  Search this
Extent:
(box 1-3; 1.6 linear ft.)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-2005, undated
Scope and Contents note:
This series provides subject access to records concerning specific aspects of Kington's career. As in Series 1, the majority of the records found here are correspondence and researchers should note that supplementary material relating to any of these subjects may be found in Series 1.

Three folders of material relating to Kintgon's education at Cranbrook Academy of Art contain photographs of artwork by Kington including images of a commission for the Detroit auto show, furniture designs, silverware, and jewelry. Of particular note are several color sketches of jewelry designs done by Kington during his time at Cranbrook.

The series documents Kington's involvement with various professional organizations such as the American Craft Council (ACC), and the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG). ACC records include information regarding annual award ceremonies and symposiums, and various awards bestowed on Kington by the organization. SNAG records including minutes of the forming executive committee meetings and information about the founding of the society and annual conferences.

Kington's career as an educator is also documented here through records of arrangements for his conference presentations, his activities as a juror and a visiting artist at various institutions and craft schools, and his administrative and faculty duties as a professor at Southern Illinois University. The folder concerning the Penland School of Crafts, in which Kington participated in 1971, includes Kington's answers to a questionnaire which provide insight into his attitudes towards such opportunities to work alongside other artists.

Letters to Kington from SIU alumni, such as Elizabeth Y. Akamatsu, Phillip Baldwin, Jan Brooks, Harlan W. Butt, Stephen Miller, Noellyn Popos, Rachelle Thiewes and Claudia Widdis, can also be found in this series in addition to postcards from Phillip Baldwin, Robert Ebendorf, Glen Gardner, Paula Garrett, Mary Lee Hu, Arthur Johns, Liza Littlefield, Kris Patzlaff, Sarah Perkins, Mary Ann and Sam Scherr, Jim Wallace and others.

Consignments and sales of Kington's work at galleries such as J.J. Klejman, and The Sculptors Gallery, as well as his relationships with Lee Nordness Galleries, Gilman Galleries, and Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery during the 1960s, are also documented here. Records relating to Lee Nordness Galleries concern the gallery's interest in Kington's works as Nordness expanded his interest in contemporary American objects by "master craftsmen." This material also deals briefly with Kington's representation in the Objects USA crafts exhibition which opened at the Smithsonian Institution in 1969. Records relating to the Theo Portnoy Gallery document Kington's exhibition, The Weathervane: A Kinetic Form (1978), as well as other consignments and sales through the gallery from 1977 to 1981.

The series also includes a résumé, with a career summary and an artist statement. A folder of material on the Second International Seminar on Craft Art and Religion includes three photographs of Kington and other attendees.
Arrangement note:
Files are arranged alphabetically by subject using the basic arrangement supplied by Kington. In some cases, files have been further broken down and subject headings have been adapted for clarification and ease of access.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
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:
L. Brent Kington papers, 1944-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kinglbre, Series 2
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L. Brent Kington papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ce2cc7d0-a13d-4f6f-8ce6-36384ef1971a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kinglbre-ref18

Second International Seminar on Craft, Art and Religion

Collection Creator:
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 30-31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1978
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
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:
L. Brent Kington papers, 1944-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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L. Brent Kington papers
L. Brent Kington papers / Series 2: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9672c2d5d-b963-4e8e-90f3-98053177117a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kinglbre-ref46

Götter aus Afrika : klein Einführung in die afrikanischen und afroamerikanischen Religionen / alle Texte, wenn nicht anders vermekt: Claus Deimel ; Gestaltung: Andreas Behrens ; Fotos, wenn nicht anders vermekt: Ursula Stamme und Karl-Heinz Uhe

Author:
Deimel, Claus 1948-  Search this
Stamme, Ursula  Search this
Uhe, Karl Heinz  Search this
Subject:
Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover Völkerkunde-Abteilung  Search this
Physical description:
[10] p. : ill. ; 50 x 35 cm (25 x 35 fold.)
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Africa, West
America
Africa
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Photography  Search this
Black people  Search this
Art and religion  Search this
Gods in art  Search this
Call number:
N7380.5 .D45 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_515162

Framed Print: Jesus and a congregation

Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (black-and-white, 3 x 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Date:
circa 1900
General:
Possibly a reproduction of a painting by the French artist Joseph Wencker.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Art -- Reproduction  Search this
Art and religion  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item SRS024005
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Unidentified Locations or Subjects / SRS024: Unidentified Subjects (Print and Landscape)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb658300224-5f15-4344-b8f0-49c6357b1463
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref3403

Untitled

Maker:
Susanne Wenger, 1915-2009, born Austria  Search this
Medium:
Screen print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 76 x 50 cm (29 15/16 x 19 11/16 in.)
Type:
Print
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
ca. 1965
Credit Line:
The Collection of William and Mattye Reed
Object number:
2011-11-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1969 Susanne Wenger
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys728a6727d-4879-4f21-9ec6-47889c7870f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2011-11-2

Alfred James Tulk papers, 1923-1986

Creator:
Tulk, Alfred James, 1899-1988  Search this
Subject:
Rambusch (Firm)  Search this
Rambusch Glass and Decorating Company  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Place:
Africa, West -- Description and travel -- 1851-1950
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- Connecticut  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Landscape painting -- Connecticut  Search this
Art and religion  Search this
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Muralists  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9641
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211849
AAA_collcode_tulkalfr
Theme:
Diaries
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211849

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