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Interview with Ralph Altman

Creator:
Altman, Ralph C.  Search this
Saltman, Molly, 1915-2010  Search this
Altman, Ralph C.  Search this
Subject:
KPAL (Radio station : Palm Springs, California)  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1966-1967
Topic:
Art museums, University and college  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20842
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Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" interviews, 1966-1967
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20842

University of Michigan Museum of Art records

Creator:
University of Michigan. Museum of Art  Search this
Names:
Willard Gallery  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Willard, Marian, 1904-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1855-1972
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; donor files; inventories; and printed material relating to the Museum's collection and exhibitions.
REELS 566-567: Correspondence relating to the museum's collections, particularly to the Albert M. Todd Collection, the Henry C. Lewis Collection, photography acquisitions, Randolph Roger's sculpture, and WPA prints loaned to the museum; files on 96 donors; manuscripts and notes for a history of Michigan museums and collections; an inventory of works in the museum and of works in the College of Architecture; proceedings of the University of Michigan Regents relating to exhibitions; six exhibition catalogs, 1857-1906; and typed extracts from the Michigan Alumnus.
REEL 74: Photocopies of correspondence, 1948-1962, regarding the Museum's purchase and later repair of David Smith's sculpture "Tahstvant." Correspondence is between Jean Paul Slusser, director, and Marian Willard of the Willard Gallery regarding the purchase of the sculpture and drawing, and between Slusser and Smith regarding its repair from damage which occurred in 1960. Also included are a photograph of the sculpture, a shipping invoice, and damage, publication and exhibition reports.
Other Title:
David Smith (microfilm title)
Provenance:
Material on reel 74 donated 1970; material on reels 566-567 lent for microfilming 1973 all by the University of Michigan, Museum of 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.
Function:
Art museums, University and college -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor
Identifier:
AAA.univmich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99a378453-3914-4d67-b104-39fd3dfe5b67
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-univmich

The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago records

Creator:
University of Chicago. Renaissance Society  Search this
Names:
Beisel, Frances Strain, 1898-1962  Search this
Bloch, Albert  Search this
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917  Search this
Hammer, Victor Karl, 1882-  Search this
Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Richter, Hans, 1888-1976  Search this
Sloan, John, 1871-1951  Search this
Extent:
9.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1917-1981
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and business records.
Files on exhibitions, lectures and special events including exhibitions of Edgar Degas, Victor Hammer, Fernand Leger, Jose Clemente Orozco, Hans Richter, John Sloan, Chicago artists, architects, and collectors. Files contain correspondence with director Frances Strain Beisel, museums, lenders, and artists; press releases, exhibition announcements and catalogs, reviews, checklists, photographs of artists and their work, loan records, and clippings; and files on "Artist Members" exhibitions and the Christmas exhibit and sale, "Contemporary Art for Young Collectors."
Correspondence; a record book, financial, membership, and administrative records, annual reports, and minutes from Board of Directors' meetings; photographs; clippings, press releases, exhibition announcements, brochures and newsletters; and one painting and a print by Albert Bloch.
A ledger, 1960-1964, containing brief entries for exhibitions and memberships.
Biographical / Historical:
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago (founded 1915) is an art society in Chicago, Illinois. Founded to advance understanding and appreciation of art in all forms. A non-profit organization presenting major shows by established and undiscovered artists.
Provenance:
Donated by the Rennaissance Society, 1979-1987.
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.
Function:
Arts organizations -- Illinois
Art museums, University and college -- Illinois -- Chicago
Identifier:
AAA.univchic
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw945d7dfb3-445b-428a-9ea1-a650b8f18801
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-univchic

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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97a6e3de0-dc3c-46c7-bcf8-a8f4b324c1cc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sawychar

Franklin W. Robinson interviews

Creator:
Robinson, Franklin Westcott  Search this
Interviewer:
Goodwin, George M.  Search this
Names:
Rhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound cassettes + 10 p. summary)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1992 Jan. 28 - Feb 26
Scope and Contents:
Interviews of Franklin W. Robinson conducted by George M. Goodwin. Also included is a ten page summary by Goodwin.
Robinson discusses his childhood in Providence, Rhode Island; years at Harvard where Paul Sachs was a role model; his career; various museum directors; and the Rhode Island School of Design.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director, historian. Director, Williams College Museum of Art, 1975-1979; Director, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1979-1992; Director, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 1992- .
Provenance:
Donated by Franklin W. Robinson and George M. Goodwin in 1992.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed interview; use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, D.C. office.
Topic:
Museum directors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums, University and college
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.robifrank
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98c4afd21-4f60-42cf-a515-8497ece9450a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-robifrank

Marguerite Wildenhain exhibition records

Creator:
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art  Search this
Names:
Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art  Search this
Marcks, Gerhard  Search this
Wildenhain, Marguerite  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1981
Scope and Contents:
Papers concerning the Marguerite Wildenhain Retrospective Exhibition, 1980, including correspondence with Wildenhain, Gerhard Marcks, lenders to the exhibition and others; biographical essays by Gerhard Marcks and Terry Weihs, exhibition coordinator; lists of requested works; lender's files; loan agreement forms; slides and photographs of pottery by Wildenhain; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum at Cornell University. Founded 1953. Formerly Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art.
Provenance:
Papers given through Gwendolyn Owens, Associate Curator, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Function:
Art museums, University and college -- New York (State) -- Ithaca
Art museums -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.herbf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94db00e95-f61c-4b2b-b891-f4eec86e4305
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-herbf

Olaf Brauner letters

Creator:
Brauner, Olaf M., 1869-1947  Search this
Names:
Cornell University. -- Faculty  Search this
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956  Search this
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951  Search this
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis, 1867-1915  Search this
Burroughs, Edith Woodman, 1871-1916  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918  Search this
Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932  Search this
Carlson, John F., 1874-1945  Search this
Crisp, Arthur, 1881-1974  Search this
Davey, Randall, 1887-1964  Search this
Dougherty, Paul, 1877-1947  Search this
Garber, Daniel, 1880-  Search this
Genth, Lillian Mathilde, 1876-1953  Search this
Glackens, William J., 1870-1938  Search this
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Hopkinson, Charles, 1869-1962  Search this
Hubbell, Henry Salem, 1870-1938  Search this
Johansen, John C. (John Christen), 1876-1964  Search this
Kendall, William Sergeant, 1869-1938  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Lie, Jonas, 1880-1940  Search this
Macbeth, William, 1851-1917  Search this
Mason, William, 1829-1908  Search this
Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932  Search this
Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925  Search this
Ochtman, Leonard, 1854-1934  Search this
Pratt, Bela Lyon, 1867-1917  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924  Search this
Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950  Search this
Redfield, Edward Willis, 1869-1965  Search this
Ritschel, William, 1864-1949  Search this
Sargent, Walter, b. 1868  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962  Search this
Spencer, Robert, 1879-1931  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925  Search this
Walker, C. Howard (Charles Howard), 1857-1936  Search this
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915  Search this
Waugh, Frederick Judd, 1861-1940  Search this
Extent:
200 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1895-1938
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Brauner, mainly from artists invited to participate in exhibitions arranged by Brauner at Cornell University. Prominent correspondents include: Giffford Beal, George Bellows, Frank Benson, Karl Bitter, Edith Burroughs, Emil Carlson, John Carlson, Charles Caffin, Arthur Crisp, Randall Davey, Paul Dougherty, Daniel Garber, Lillian Genth, William Glackens, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Charles Hopkinson, Henry Hubbell, John Johansen, William Sargent Kendall; Leon Kroll, Jonas Lie, William Macbeth, William Mason, Gari Melchers, Willard Metcalf, Leonard Ochtman, Bela Lyon Pratt, Maurice Prendergast, A. Phimister Proctor, Edward Redfield, William Ritschel, Walter Sargent, Eugene Speicher, Robert Spencer, D. W. Tryon, C. Howard Walker, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Judd Waugh, and others.
Arrangement:
Arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical:
Olaf Brauner (1869-1947) was a portrait painter, occasional sculptor, and first professor of art at Cornell University.
Provenance:
The donor, Erling Brauner, is Olaf Brauner's son.
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:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Function:
Art museums, University and college -- New York (State) -- Ithaca
Identifier:
AAA.brauolaf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91cefe275-d9a4-4690-910d-57c29748a23d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brauolaf

American University Fine Arts Department records

Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.). Fine Arts Dept.  Search this
Names:
Watkins Art Gallery (American University)  Search this
Extent:
10 Microfilm reels (circa 9,000 items on 10 microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1946-1980
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed American University Fine Arts Department records contain departmental files on faculty, visiting artists, students, fundraising events, and building projects. Also included are files on exhibitions held in the Watkins Gallery; photographs of exhibitions; collection files on permanent acquisitions and memorial gifts, containing photographs and insurance records; five scrapbooks and four guestbooks; and a bound volume of Right Angle (1947-1949). Researchers should note that this finding aid does not include an entry for every name found in the collection and that reels 2217-2219 are not represented in the finding aid.
Biographical / Historical:
American University is a private university in Washington, D.C. The Fine Arts Department (now the Department of Art) is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1981 by American University Fine 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 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Function:
Art museums, University and college -- Washington (D.C.)
Universities and colleges -- Departments -- Washington (D.C.)
Citation:
American University Fine Arts Department records. Owned by the American University Fine Arts Department. Filmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.ameruniv
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American University Fine Arts Department records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9146c0f33-04cf-4fc8-8f33-de410259e314
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ameruniv

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