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Mississippi Art Colony records

Creator:
Mississippi Art Colony  Search this
Names:
Allison Wells Art Colony  Search this
Barnes, Halcyone D.  Search this
Baruzzi, Peter  Search this
Beattie, George  Search this
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Conway, Fred, 1900-  Search this
Dawson, Bess  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Faiers, Edward Spencer, 1908-  Search this
Gelinas, Bob  Search this
Holmes, Ruth Atkinson  Search this
Hudson, Ralph M.  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Mitchell, Fred, 1923-  Search this
Sella, Alvin, 1924-  Search this
Trivigno, Pat, 1922-  Search this
Wolfe, Karl, 1904-  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Zoellner, Richard  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1954-1991
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbooks, an administrative file, and printed material.
Scrapbooks, 1958-1987, contain newspaper clippings, many focusing on the art work of colony members, especially Halcyone D. Barnes, Bess Dawson, Marie Hull and Ruth Atkinson Holmes, photographs of the faculty and students, including one of Fred Mitchell, letters, including one from Ida Kohlmeyer to Bill Broome, Colony President, 1974, and exhibition checklists. A file, 1963-1992, contains brochures, registration lists, board meeting minutes, and newsletters from Spring and Fall workshops. School catalogs, 1954-1964, provide historical information and biographical sketches of faculty members George Beattie, Peter Baruzzi, Andrew Bucci, Fred Conway, Lamar Dodd, Edward S. Faiers, Bob Gelinas, Ralph M. Hudson, Alvin Sella, Pat Trivigno, Karl Wolfe, Karl Zerbe and Richard Zoellner. Also found are magazine articles, 1980, 1988, and a book, Allison's Wells, The Last Mississippi Spa, by Hosford Latimer Fontaine (1981), containing many illustrations by Colony members (only title p. and illustrations were microfilmed).
Biographical / Historical:
Art colony; Utica, Miss. Founded 1948. Originally named Allison Wells Art Colony and located in Allison's Wells, Miss. Moved to Stafford Springs, Miss., 1963 and renamed the Mississippi Art Colony. Moved to Laurel, Miss. in 1970 and to Camp Henry Jacobs in Utica, Miss. in 1973.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1992 by Lallah Perry, member and archivist of the colony.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- Mississippi  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Mississippi  Search this
Function:
Artist colonies -- Mississippi
Identifier:
AAA.missart
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98e48e8a7-726b-4eb1-869d-2114f11a5ce4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-missart

Andrew Bucci papers

Creator:
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Names:
Allison Art Colony  Search this
Baker, Anna  Search this
Flavin, Dan, 1933-  Search this
Fontaine, Hosford  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1947-1985
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Bucci, works of art, a photograph, and printed material.
Letters, postcards, and handmade holiday cards to Bucci are from artists Anna Baker, Verda Berdich, Kathleen Blackshear, Marie Hull, Dan Flavin, Hosford Fontaine, Ethel Spears, and Paul Wieghardt. Also included is one letter from Jane Terrell, cousin of Blackshear, regarding the recent deaths of Blackshear and Spears and a photograph of them in Texas,1966.
Works of art are by Bucci, and include six figure drawings with fellow student H.C. Westermann modeling, from a life drawing class at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1947-48. Printed material relates to the artists and the Allison art colony in Way, Miss., and includes newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, brochures, programs and illustrated calendars.
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew Bucci (1922-2014) was a painter and watercolorist in Maryland.
Provenance:
Donated 2007 and 2011 by Andrew Bucci.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art students  Search this
Function:
Artist colonies -- Mississippi
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.buccandr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97efbe043-2be5-4ac7-83d0-90054bb5e575
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-buccandr

The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2021

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_69e80a771929fa706d2573f6b5165c28

Tougaloo Art Colony

Author:
Cannon, Carole  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Tougaloo Art Colony  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Mississippi
Jackson
Date:
2000
Topic:
Artists' retreats  Search this
Artist colonies  Search this
Call number:
E185.5 .A512
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_672218

Dreaming in clay on the coast of Mississippi : love and art at Shearwater / by Christopher Maurer with María Estrella Iglesias ; illustrated by Walter I. Anderson

Author:
Maurer, Christopher  Search this
Iglesias, María Estrella  Search this
Anderson, Walter Inglis 1903-1965  Search this
Subject:
Shearwater Pottery  Search this
Physical description:
357 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Mississippi
Ocean Springs
Date:
2000
Topic:
Potters  Search this
Artist colonies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_614753

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