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Bennington College Visual Arts Department records, 1948-1982

Creator:
Bennington College. Visual Arts Dept  Search this
Bennington College. Visual Arts Dept  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Vermont -- Bennington  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related  Search this
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8448
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210623
AAA_collcode_benncoll
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210623

Bennington College Visual Arts Department records

Creator:
Bennington College. Visual Arts Dept  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels (circa 2500 items )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1948-1982
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed Bennington College Visual Arts Department records contain 164 exhibition files. Included in these files are biographical data; correspondence; a list of Bennington art majors from 1936 to 1956; a list of art faculty from 1942 to 1969; loan agreements; price lists; checklists; entry forms; press releases; exhibition catalogs and announcements; printed material; and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Bennington College (founded 1932) is a private liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont. Founded as a women's college in 1932, it became co-educational in 1969. Bennington claims to be the first college in the country to put the visual and performing arts at the center of a liberal arts education.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1982 by Bennington College Visual Arts Department.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Vermont -- Bennington  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Function:
Universities and colleges -- Departments
Citation:
Bennington College Visual Arts Department records. Owned by Bennington College. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.benncoll
See more items in:
Bennington College Visual Arts Department records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-benncoll

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 Churchhill Lathrop, 1982 Feb. 25-1983 Jan. 26

Interviewee:
Lathrop, Churchill P., 1900-1995  Search this
Lathrop, Churchill P., 1900-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Dartmouth College  Search this
Dartmouth College. Museum  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12156
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215924
AAA_collcode_lathro82
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215924
Online Media:

Laurence E. Schmeckebier papers, 1909-1988

Creator:
Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli, 1906-1984  Search this
Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli, 1906-1984  Search this
Subject:
Grosz, George  Search this
Lebrun, Rico  Search this
Meštrović, Ivan  Search this
Nordhausen, A. Henry  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Rood, John  Search this
Roysher, Hudson  Search this
Schreckengost, Viktor  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Gropius, Walter  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Mexican  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Greeting cards  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8724
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210905
AAA_collcode_schmlaur
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210905

Drexel Institute of Technology records, 1892-1935

Creator:
Drexel Institute of Technology  Search this
Drexel Institute of Technology  Search this
Subject:
Pyle, Howard  Search this
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10601
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214077
AAA_collcode_drexinst
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214077

Michael P. Church papers, 1934-1984

Creator:
Church, Michael P., 1908-1991  Search this
Church, Michael P., 1908-1991  Search this
Subject:
Black, Joe  Search this
Bradshaw, Glenn Raymond  Search this
Conrad, Rupert  Search this
Gee, Ronald C.  Search this
Kachadoorian, Zubel  Search this
Lee, James  Search this
Levitt, Edward  Search this
Longman, Lester Duncan  Search this
Sawyer, Phil  Search this
Yaeger, Edgar L.  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
University of Michigan. Extension Service  Search this
University of Wisconsin  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Slides
Topic:
Adult education  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art in education  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Artists -- Michigan  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7423
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209581
AAA_collcode_churmich
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209581

Boston University Program in Artisanry records, 1974-1985

Creator:
Boston University. Program in Artisanry  Search this
Boston University. Program in Artisanry  Search this
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Decorative arts -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Handicraft -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related  Search this
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8844
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211029
AAA_collcode_bostuniv
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211029

Glimpses of some early departments of the history of art in the U.S.A. : panel discussion, 1987 Feb. 13

Creator:
College Art Association of America  Search this
College Art Association of America  Search this
Subject:
Kubler, George  Search this
Mongan, Agnes  Search this
Lavin, Marilyn Aronberg  Search this
Lehmann, Phyllis Williams  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
Askew, Pamela  Search this
Held, Julius Samuel  Search this
Hugh-Smith, Craig  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10349
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213567
AAA_collcode_collaaap
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213567

Laurence E. Schmeckebier papers

Creator:
Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli, 1906-1984  Search this
Names:
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968  Search this
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973  Search this
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969  Search this
Grosz, George, 1893-1959  Search this
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964  Search this
Meštrović, Ivan, 1883-1962  Search this
Nordhausen, A. Henry, 1901-  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Rood, John, 1902-1974  Search this
Roysher, Hudson, 1911-  Search this
Schreckengost, Viktor, 1906-2008  Search this
Extent:
13.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1909-1988
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials, correspondence, files, notes, writings, art works, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials relating chiefly to Laurence E. Schmeckebier's academic career and to his publications.
Professional and personal correspondence with artists, publishers, art historians, museum curators, and students including Adolf Dehn, Philip Evergood, Walter Gropius, George Grosz, Rico Lebrun, Ivan Mestrovic, A. Henry Nordhausen, Jose Clemente Orozco, Anton Refregier, John Rood, Hudson Roysher, and Viktor Schreckengost. Extensive research files relating to published and unpublished writings on A. Henry Nordhausen, Ivan Mestrovic, Mexican art, urban art in Minnesota, German medieval art and other topics contain preparatory notes, drafts, correspondence and photographs of art. Additional files relate to Schmeckebier's academic career, and to the Syracuse University mural project. Also included are appraisals, royalty statements, undergraduate writings, a published Ph.D. dissertation, encyclopedia articles, book reviews, lecture notes, speeches, notes on wood sculpture, transcript of a Latin-American Studies Conference (1943), notes for a book on Boris Margo, and travel notebooks. Three scrapbooks, compiled by Mrs. Schmeckebier and Karen L. Bakke, contain correspondence, sketches, clippings and photographs dating back to Schmeckebier's childhood. There are also loose scrapbook pages from the 1930s; personal photographs; photographs of work; art work by students; and printed materials, including exhibition notices.
An addition of 0.2 linear feet donated 2016 includes an unpublished typescript (photocopy) circa 1982, of a new edition of Schmeckebier's book "John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America" (1943) and correspondence between Schmeckebier's daughter Xenia S. Sterling and Joseph S. Czestochowski, regarding the new edition, 1982-1988; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Laurence Eli Schmeckebier (1906-1984) was an art historian, educator, administrator, and sculptor in Syracure, New York and Cleveland, Ohio. Schmeckebier was Director and Professor of Art History at The Cleveland Institute of Art, 1946-1954 and Professor of Fine Arts, Dean of the School of Art, Syracuse University, 1954-1971. His publications include: "Handbook of Italian Renaissance Painting", "Modern Mexican Art", "John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America", "Art in Red Wing", "Ivan Mestrovic"' "Sculptor and Patriot", and "The Art of A. Henry Nordhausen".
Provenance:
Donated 1977 by Laurence Schmeckebier. The bulk of the collection was donated 1985-1986 by his children, Peter Schmeckebier, Nina S. Gardner, Xenia S. Sterling, and Marina S. Steinhouse. Additional material donated 2016 by Xenia Schmeckebier Sterling.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Arts administrators  Search this
Educators  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Mexican  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Greeting cards  Search this
Function:
Art Schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.schmlaur
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schmlaur

Glimpses of some early departments of the history of art in the U.S.A. : panel discussion

Creator:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Names:
Askew, Pamela  Search this
Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-  Search this
Hugh-Smith, Craig, 1915-  Search this
Kubler, George, 1912-  Search this
Lavin, Marilyn Aronberg  Search this
Lehmann, Phyllis Williams, 1912-  Search this
Mongan, Agnes  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
Extent:
4 Sound cassettes
76 Pages (Transcript)
11 Pages (Paper, by P. Askew)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Date:
1987 Feb. 13
Scope and Contents:
A panel discussion sponsored by the College Art Association of America, on the topic of art history education in early American colleges and universities, including Columbia, Harvard, New York University, Princeton, Smith, and Vassar. The participants include Pamela Askew, Julius Held, Craig Hugh-Smith, George Kubler, Marilyn Lavin, Phyllis Williams Lehman, Agnes Mongan, and Edward Warburg. Also found is an 11 p. paper about the panel discussion by Pamela Askew. Panel discussion is best understood in conjunction with Askew's paper.
Biographical / Historical:
Founded in 1912 as the College Art Association, it changed its name in 1915 to the College Art Association of America.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by College Art Association.
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:
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.collaaap
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-collaaap

Boston University Program in Artisanry records

Creator:
Boston University. Program in Artisanry  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1985
Scope and Contents:
Files contain inter-University correspondence concerning fundraising and the merger of the Franklin School and Boston University (1974-1977), 3 statements of goals and a development plan (1974-1977), budget projections (1975-1977) and fundraising memos (1974-1978), and printed material regarding the cessation of support and affiliation with Boston University (1984-1985).
Biographical / Historical:
The Program was established in 1975 as an outgrowth of Boston University's affiliation with the Franklin Institute of Boston. In 1985, Boston University discontinued support of and affiliation with the Program. In September 1985, the Program was acquired by the Swain School of Design in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Related Materials:
Program in Artisanry records also located at Swain School of Design, New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
The donor, Robert L. Cardinale, directed the Program in Artisanry at Boston University until 1985.
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:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Decorative arts -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Handicraft -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bostuniv
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bostuniv

Drexel Institute of Technology records

Creator:
Drexel Institute of Technology  Search this
Names:
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1892-1935
Scope and Contents:
Material relating to the art department including, excerpts from the history of the institute; excerpts from the records of the registrar (no complete register of students has been preserved); excerpts from exhibition catalogs; excerpts from ECCENTRIC, the student yearbook, 1896 and 1897; scholarships and prizes, 1903-1904; a copy of CATALOGUE OF PAINTINGS, 1935; a list of Howard Pyle's students; and a 10 page bibliography on Pyle.
Biographical / Historical:
Art school; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Howard Pyle taught at the Drexel Institute from 1894-1900.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1954, by Drexel Institute of Tecnology.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Function:
Art Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Identifier:
AAA.drexinst
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-drexinst

Oral history interview with Churchhill Lathrop

Interviewee:
Lathrop, Churchill P.  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Dartmouth College -- Faculty -- Interviews  Search this
Dartmouth College. Museum  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Extent:
10 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
121 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 Feb. 25-1983 Jan. 26
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Churchill Lathrop conducted 1982 Feb. 25-1983 Jan. 26, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Lathrop discusses his childhood in Montclair, N.J.; college at Rutgers; various jobs in the 1920s; attending Princeton University where he received his M.A. in art history and his teachers there, including Charles Rufus Morey and Frank Jewett Mather. He reviews his tenure at Dartmouth, discussing work with Artemas Packard, involvement with Dartmouth alumnus Nelson Rockefeller and his mother, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller in building a collection of modern art at Dartmouth, visiting artist José Clemente Orozco and his mural painted for Baker Library, his directorship of the Dartmouth art galleries and work in planning the Hopkins Art Center, and Mrs. Aileen Osborn Webb's attempts to establish a graduate level design school at Dartmouth in the 1940s. He recalls acquaintances and colleagues, including Alfred Stieglitz, Adelbert Ames, A. Conger Goodyear, Dorothy Miller, Alfred Barr, Jr. and others at the Museum of Modern Art, and Hilla Rebay and others involved in the Guggenheim Museum of Non-Objective Paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Churchill P. Lathrop (1900-1995) was an art historian at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H. Full name Churchill Pierce Lathrop, but often known as Jerry Lathrop. Lathrop joined the Art Department at Dartmouth in 1928, serving as chair 1932-1936, 1940-1948, and 1962-1965, before retiring in 1966. In addition to teaching, Lathrop was director of the college's art galleries, custodian of Dartmouth's art collections, and founder of its Sherman Art Library.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hrs., 17 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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 administrators.
Occupation:
Art historians -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lathro82
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lathro82

Michael P. Church papers

Creator:
Church, Michael P. (Michael Paul), 1907-1991  Search this
Names:
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
University of Michigan. Extension Service  Search this
University of Wisconsin  Search this
Black, Joe  Search this
Bradshaw, Glenn Raymond, 1922-  Search this
Conrad, Rupert, 1907-1979  Search this
Gee, Ronald C.  Search this
Kachadoorian, Zubel, 1924-  Search this
Lee, James  Search this
Levitt, Edward  Search this
Longman, Lester Duncan, 1905-1987  Search this
Sawyer, Phil  Search this
Yaeger, Edgar L., 1904-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Culture:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Date:
1934-1984
Summary:
The papers of art educator and administrator Michael P. Church measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes biographical material, letters, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art educator and administrator Michael P. Church measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes biographical material, letters, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.

Letters include material from Michigan artists and other colleagues.

Notes and writings contains resumes and minutes of meetings on adult and extension education as well as typescripts of "The Role of the University of Wisconsin in the Development of State-Wide Cultural Arts" by Ronald C. Gee, "Cultural Activities Programs" and "Criteria in Criticism of Contemporary Art" (1959) by Lester D. Longman and a script for the television program THE OPEN MIND: "The State of Culture in the United States Today" (1962).

Printed material includes clippings (1953-1984), exhibition announcements and catalogs (1960-1980), three press releases (1965-1976), newsletters (1956-1974), primarily from the University of Michigan Extension Service and three booklets (1955-1968).

Photographs contains nine photographs (1934-1973) with Church, Joe Back (1973), Glenn R. Bradshaw, Zubel Kachadoorian (1964), James Lee, Edward Levitt and Edgar Yaeger, Phil Sawyer working on a CWA project at the Textile High School (1934), an unidentified mural, and a slide of Rupert Conrad.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Michael P. Church (1907-1991) was an arts administrator in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

A native of Michigan, Michael P. Church studied at Wicker Art School, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, and in the studios of Ralston Crawford, Philip Guston, and Nicholas Marcicano. For over 30 years he was the Director of Cultural Activities for the Extension Service of the University of Michigan where he also served on the faculty in the College of Architecture and Design. He also served on the staff of the National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan, and was on the Board of the Michigan Council for the Arts under four governors.
Related Materials:
Michael P. Church papers are also located at the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University and at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.
Provenance:
The Michael P. Church papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Michael P. Church in 1976 and 1981.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor  Search this
Arts administrators -- Michigan  Search this
Topic:
Adult education  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art in education  Search this
Artists -- Michigan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Slides
Citation:
Michael P. Church papers, 1934-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.churmich
See more items in:
Michael P. Church papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-churmich

The Paul A. Anderson Art History Collection / introduction and essay by Dr. Catherine Carter Goebel, catalogue list by Sherry Case Maurer, general editing for multiple contributors by Dr. Catherine Carter Goebel

Author:
Goebel, Catherine Carter  Search this
Maurer, Sherry Case  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 126 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Art--History  Search this
Art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Art in education  Search this
Art appreciation  Search this
Call number:
N85 .G64 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742568

MFA programs in the visual arts

Author:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Physical description:
21 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1976
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Art--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Art--Graduate work  Search this
Call number:
N328.C69 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_106017

CAA news : the newsletter of the College Art Association of America

Author:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Subject:
College Art Association of America Periodicals  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1990
1990-
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Call number:
AP1 .C693
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_678771

The place of fine arts in the East African universities / by Kiure Francis Msangi

Author:
Msangi, K. F  Search this
African Studies Association Annual Meeting (18th : 1975 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
17 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Eastern
Date:
1975
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_530583

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