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Burroughs, Margaret and DuSable Museum

Collection Creator:
White, Charles, 1918-1979  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1949-circa 1971
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:
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Collection Citation:
Charles W. White papers, 1933-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Charles W. White papers
Charles W. White papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw927053dab-75f8-4821-8e0d-9448653ae1e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-whitchar-ref52
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Guy Palazzola letter, 1944 May 27

Creator:
Palazzola, Guy, 1919-1978  Search this
Subject:
Robinson, Francis W. (Francis Waring)  Search this
Citation:
Guy Palazzola letter, 1944 May 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5648
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208482
AAA_collcode_palaguy
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208482

Julius Rolshoven papers, 1873-1985

Creator:
Rolshoven, Julius, 1858-1930  Search this
Citation:
Julius Rolshoven papers, 1873-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7141
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209275
AAA_collcode_rolsjuli
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209275

Walter Midener papers, 1938-1973

Creator:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Subject:
Ascoli, Max  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
McVey, William Mozart  Search this
Citation:
Walter Midener papers, 1938-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7909
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210076
AAA_collcode_midewalt
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210076

Marian V. Loud papers, ca.1905-1956

Creator:
Loud, Marian V. (Marian Violet), 1880-1956  Search this
Subject:
Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors  Search this
Detroit Federation of Women's Clubs  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Marian V. Loud papers, ca.1905-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7915
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210083
AAA_collcode_loudmari
Theme:
Diaries
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210083

Carl Milles papers, 1942-1970

Creator:
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Subject:
Christ-Janer, Albert  Search this
Schiwetz, Pete  Search this
Citation:
Carl Milles papers, 1942-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American -- Michigan  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8003
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210172
AAA_collcode_millcarl
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210172

Charles Pollock papers, 1875-1994

Creator:
Pollock, Charles C. (Charles Cecil), 1902-1988  Search this
Subject:
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sketches
Cartoons (humorous images)
Citation:
Charles Pollock papers, 1875-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8942
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211128
AAA_collcode_pollchar
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211128
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Richard Thomas papers, 1968-1979

Creator:
Thomas, Richard C., 1917-1988  Search this
Subject:
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Citation:
Richard Thomas papers, 1968-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
American studio craft movement  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9244
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211439
AAA_collcode_thomrich
Theme:
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211439

Percy Ives papers, circa 1890-1994, bulk circa 1890-circa 1930

Creator:
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928  Search this
Subject:
Detroit Museum of Art. School  Search this
Type:
Glass negatives
Photographs
Sketches
Citation:
Percy Ives papers, circa 1890-1994, bulk circa 1890-circa 1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching--Michigan--Detroit  Search this
Artists' studios--Photographs  Search this
Arts administrators--Michigan--Detroit  Search this
Portrait painters--Michigan--Detroit  Search this
Portrait painting--United States  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9282
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211477
AAA_collcode_ivesperc
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211477
Online Media:

Carl and Olga Milles papers, 1933-1951

Creator:
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967  Search this
Subject:
Mussolini, Benito  Search this
Milles, Ruth Anna Maria  Search this
Citation:
Carl and Olga Milles papers, 1933-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9802
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212240
AAA_collcode_millecar
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212240

Zubel Kachadoorian letter, 1955 Nov. 8

Creator:
Kachadoorian, Zubel John, 1924-2002  Search this
Subject:
Reeve, Claire  Search this
Citation:
Zubel Kachadoorian letter, 1955 Nov. 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10375
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213709
AAA_collcode_kachzube
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213709

Oral history interview with Harlan Butt

Interviewee:
Butt, Harlan W., 1950-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
American Craft Council  Search this
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Enamelist Society  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Penland School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design -- Faculty  Search this
San Diego State University -- Faculty  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale -- Students  Search this
Tyler School of Art -- Students  Search this
University of North Texas -- Faculty  Search this
Brooks, Jan  Search this
Glantz, Ken  Search this
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013  Search this
Lechtzin, Stanley, 1936-  Search this
Moty, Eleanor  Search this
Paley, Albert  Search this
Pijanowski, Eugene, 1938-  Search this
Pijanowski, Hiroko Sato, 1942-  Search this
Pujol, Elliot  Search this
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Shirk, Helen Z., 1942-  Search this
Snyder, Gary, 1930-  Search this
Staffel, Rudolf, 1911-2002  Search this
Winokur, Robert, 1933-  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 sound files (5 hr., 19 min.), digital, wav)
90 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
2009 July 27-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Harlan W. Butt conducted 2009 July 27-28, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Butt's studio, in Ptarmigan Meadows, Colorado.
Harlan Butt speaks of the influence of Asian art on his work; the use of text and imagery in his work; the use of pattern in his work; his undergraduate minor in weaving; the influence of Asian religion and mythology; series The Earth Beneath Our Feet , Garden Anagogies, and Snakes in Heaven; his childhood growing up in Hopewell, New Jersey, near Princeton; undergraduate work at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; discovery of Buddhism and Eastern religions; his mother's death when he was 20; studying with Stanley Lechtzin and Elliot Pujol at Tyler; graduate school at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; interest in Japanese tea ceremony; more exploration of Zen Buddhism; use of color in his work; studying with L. Brent Kington; reliquary series; move to Connecticut in 1974; second trip to Japan in 1984 to co-curate Kyoto Metal: An Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Art Metalwork; introduction to Japanese system of artisan apprenticeship; early efforts as a writer and poet; the influence of poet Gary Snyder; summer teaching position at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; teaching job at San Diego [California] State University in the mid-1970s; rattles and pipes series; exploring the Western landscape; the power of the snake image; taking a teaching position at University of North Texas, Denton (1976- ); first trip to Japan in 1980; differences in artisanal/metalworking practices in Japan and the United States; teaching workshops at various craft schools, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina; Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine; and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, compared with teaching in a university; the pros and cons of the gallery system; work with the Nancy Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan; the challenge of commission work; National Parks Project, Denton Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas; the role of haiku and text in his pieces; series 1,001 Views of Mt. Mu; series Snakes in Heaven; the influence of his wife and children; trip to India and organizing Colour & Light: The Art and Craft of Enamel on Metal, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, 2001; trip to Australia; involvement with the Society of North American Goldsmiths, Enamelist Society, and American Craft Council; subtle issues of environmentalism in his work; his affinity for metalsmithing and enameling. He also recalls [Rudolf] Staffel, Robert Winokur, Italo Scanga, Jan Brooks, Mike Riegel, Rachelle Thiewes, Eleanor Moty, Albert Paley, Shumei Tanaka, Ken Glantz (Ken Chowder), Randy Thelma Coles, Sandy Green, Mickey McCarter, Gene Pijanowski, Hiroko Pijanowski, Toshihiro Yamanaka, Helen Shirk, Ana Lopez, and Sarah Perkins.
Biographical / Historical:
Harlan W. Butt (1950- ) is an artist, metalsmith, and educator in Denton, Texas. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a writer and independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound mini discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 19 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Metal-workers -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Japanese tea ceremony  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.butt09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw990c0174f-3e27-4a2f-bccb-8d302a50d30d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-butt09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jean Charlot

Interviewee:
Charlot, Jean, 1898-1979  Search this
Interviewer:
Lesley, Miriam L.  Search this
Hollis, Alice  Search this
Names:
Hendrickson, Paul  Search this
Roberts, James, Brother  Search this
Extent:
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1961 August 18
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jean Charlot conducted by Miriam L. Lesley and Alice Hollis on 1961 August 18 for the Archives of American Art.
Charlot speaks of a fresco painting for Our Lady of Sorrows church in Farmington, Michigan; how he decides upon a fresco design and subject; the technical aspects of the work; his feelings about Asian art; church architecture and its relation to art; teaching art history; the influences in his past which directed him into painting. Also present during the interview are Paul Hendrickson and Brother James Roberts.
Biographical / Historical:
Jean Charlot (1898-1979) was a painter, illustrator, lithographer, and teacher in Honolulu, Hawaii. Full name Louis Henri Jean Charlot.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 54 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- Hawaii -- Interviews  Search this
Art teachers -- Hawaii -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Muralists -- Hawaii -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.charlo61
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96856b263-49d8-4ecf-af00-70fb0a20eb83
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-charlo61
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Glen Michaels, 1981 July 1

Interviewee:
Michaels, Glen, 1927-  Search this
Interviewer:
Rospond, Mary Chris  Search this
Subject:
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Glen Michaels, 1981 July 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12291
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212095
AAA_collcode_michae81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212095
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Glen Kaufman, 2008 January 22-February 23

Interviewee:
Kaufman, Glen, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shea, Josephine, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Allrich, Louise  Search this
Constantine, Mildred  Search this
Cook, Camille J.  Search this
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Johnston, Meda Parker  Search this
Lambert, Ed  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor  Search this
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
McCutchen, Earl  Search this
Page, Charlene  Search this
Rossbach, Ed  Search this
Strengell, Marianne  Search this
Thompson, Bill  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Reserve Officers Training Corps  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Denmark -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Illinois -- Chicago -- Description and travel
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Ohio -- Description and travel
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Glen Kaufman, 2008 January 22-February 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Japan -- Kyoto  Search this
Textile artists -- Georgia -- Athens  Search this
Textile artists -- Japan -- Kyoto  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16155
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366203
AAA_collcode_kaufma08
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366203
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3

Interviewee:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12737
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212148
AAA_collcode_midene81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212148
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Aarre K. Lahti, 1964

Interviewee:
Lahti, Aarre K., 1908-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Ehrlich, Heyward  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Aarre K. Lahti, 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12368
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212817
AAA_collcode_lahti64
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212817

Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1974 July 10-17

Interviewee:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1974 July 10-17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13295
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212903
AAA_collcode_midene74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212903

Oral history interview with Guy Palazzola, 1974 June 16

Interviewee:
Palazzola, Guy, 1919-1978  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Guy Palazzola, 1974 June 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11921
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212986
AAA_collcode_palazz74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212986

Oral history interview with Richard Thomas, 1978 May 5-17

Interviewee:
Thomas, Richard C., 1917-1988  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard Thomas, 1978 May 5-17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- Michigan -- Bloomfield Hills -- Interviews  Search this
Metal-workers -- Michigan -- Bloomfield Hills -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12006
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213158
AAA_collcode_thomas78
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213158

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