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

Creator:
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928  Search this
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928  Search this
Subject:
Detroit Museum of Art. School  Search this
Type:
Glass negatives
Photographs
Sketches
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 American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9282
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211477
AAA_collcode_ivesperc
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211477
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Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1974 July 10-17

Interviewee:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
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 Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3

Interviewee:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
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 William Bostick, 1981 August 11-19

Interviewee:
Bostick, William A., 1913-2007  Search this
Bostick, William A., 1913-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Rospond, Mary Chris  Search this
Subject:
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan  Search this
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Founders Society  Search this
Scarab Club  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11715
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212082
AAA_collcode_bostic81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212082
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 November

Interviewee:
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973  Search this
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12459
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212566
AAA_collcode_burrou56
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212566

Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1961 June 1

Interviewee:
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973  Search this
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12348
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212567
AAA_collcode_burrou61
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212567

Guy Palazzola letter, 1944 May 27

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

First Board of Trustees of the Detroit Museum of Art

Artist:
Percy Ives, 1864 - 1928  Search this
Sitter:
William Henry Brearley, 18 Jul 1846 - 26 Mar 1909  Search this
Donald McDonald Dickinson, 1846 - 1917  Search this
Dexter Mason Ferry, 1833 - 1907  Search this
Lewis Thomas Ives, 3 Aug 1833 - 13 Dec 1894  Search this
James Mcmillan, 1838 - 1902  Search this
William Austin Moore, 17 Apr 1823 - 25 Sep 1906  Search this
Thomas Witherell Palmer, 25 Jan 1830 - 1 Jun 1913  Search this
James Edmund Scripps, 1835 - 1906  Search this
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
190.5 × 281.9cm (75 × 111")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1907
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookcase  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Home Furnishings\Globe  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Thomas Witherell Palmer: Male  Search this
Thomas Witherell Palmer: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Thomas Witherell Palmer: Politics and Government\Government Official  Search this
Thomas Witherell Palmer: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Thomas Witherell Palmer: Politics and Government\US Senator\Michigan  Search this
Thomas Witherell Palmer: Politics and Government\State Senator\Michigan  Search this
Dexter Mason Ferry: Male  Search this
Dexter Mason Ferry: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Dexter Mason Ferry: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker  Search this
Dexter Mason Ferry: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
Dexter Mason Ferry: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Insurance  Search this
James Edmund Scripps: Male  Search this
James Edmund Scripps: Communications\Publisher  Search this
James Edmund Scripps: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
William Henry Brearley: Male  Search this
William Henry Brearley: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
William Henry Brearley: Literature\Writer  Search this
William Henry Brearley: Communications\Publisher  Search this
William Henry Brearley: Military\Soldier\Civil War\Union  Search this
James Mcmillan: Male  Search this
James Mcmillan: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
James Mcmillan: Politics and Government\US Senator  Search this
James Mcmillan: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker  Search this
James Mcmillan: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Railroad  Search this
James Mcmillan: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
Lewis Thomas Ives: Male  Search this
Lewis Thomas Ives: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Lewis Thomas Ives: Visual Arts\Artist\Portraitist  Search this
Lewis Thomas Ives: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
William Austin Moore: Male  Search this
William Austin Moore: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Austin Moore: Politics and Government\Government Official  Search this
William Austin Moore: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker  Search this
William Austin Moore: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
William Austin Moore: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
William Austin Moore: Visual Arts\Benefactor  Search this
William Austin Moore: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Insurance  Search this
Donald McDonald Dickinson: Male  Search this
Donald McDonald Dickinson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Donald McDonald Dickinson: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
Donald McDonald Dickinson: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Detroit Institute of Arts
Object number:
07.4 DIA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4510ff010-eb2e-44b1-83c8-ee6d5e0ce3f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_07.4_DIA

William E. Woolfenden papers, 1938-1967

Creator:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Subject:
Sarkis  Search this
Miles, Cyril  Search this
Graves, Morris  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Exhibition for Michigan Artist-Craftsmen  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Handicraft -- Exhibitions  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8680
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210860
AAA_collcode_woolwill
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210860

W. Hawkins Ferry papers, 1947-1973

Creator:
Ferry, W. Hawkins, 1913-1988  Search this
Ferry, W. Hawkins, 1913-1988  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8110
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210281
AAA_collcode_ferrw
Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210281

Walter Midener papers, 1938-1973

Creator:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Subject:
Ascoli, Max  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
McVey, William Mozart  Search this
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7909
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210076
AAA_collcode_midewalt
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210076

William Bostick letters, 1947-1956

Creator:
Bostick, William A., 1913-2007  Search this
Bostick, William A., 1913-2007  Search this
Subject:
Dick, Robert W.  Search this
McPharlin, Paul  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Culver, Charles B. (Charles Beach)  Search this
Jungwirth, Irene G., 1913-  Search this
Kachadoorian, Zubel  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9970
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212660
AAA_collcode_bostwill
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212660

Clyde H. Burroughs letters and photographs from artists, 1915-1937

Creator:
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973  Search this
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973  Search this
Subject:
Fournier, Alexis Jean  Search this
Melchers, Gari  Search this
Olinsky, Ivan G. (Ivan Gregorewitch)  Search this
Ritschel, William  Search this
Rolshoven, Julius  Search this
Troubetzkoy, Pierre  Search this
Clark, Frank Scott  Search this
Parshall, DeWitt  Search this
Rader, Isaac  Search this
Reyneau, Betsy Graves  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Kendall, William Sergeant  Search this
Morgan, Arthur C.  Search this
Pancoast, Henry Boller  Search this
Lopez, Carlos  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5787
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208626
AAA_collcode_burrclyd
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208626

Smithsonian Institution

Collection Creator:
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 138
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965-1966
Collection 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.
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:
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Papers, 1837-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978476220-f15e-4d6c-9e78-77648b5596ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-fleilawr-ref589
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Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs

Collection Creator:
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014  Search this
Container:
Box OV 3, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979
1993
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:
Mel Casas papers, 1963-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Mel Casas papers
Mel Casas papers / Series 4: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b4370ed3-e374-4b48-9d44-21ddb42524fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-casamel-ref28
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Francis Sumner Merritt papers

Creator:
Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000  Search this
Names:
Bradford Junior College  Search this
Flint Institute of Arts  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Search this
Boyd, Fiske, 1895-1975  Search this
Extent:
5.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Date:
circa 1930-1980
Summary:
The papers of painter and arts administrator Francis Sumner Merritt measure 5.7 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1980. The bulk of the papers document his career as the founding director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Included are biographical materials, personal correspondence, writings and notes, professional files on Haystack and other institutions, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter and arts administrator Francis Sumner Merritt measure 5.7 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1980. The bulk of the papers document his career as the founding director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Included are biographical materials, personal correspondence, writings and notes, professional files on Haystack and other institutions, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical materials contain scattered records relating to Merritt's personal life and career including a scrapbook and a print by Fiske Boyd. Professional files create the bulk of the papers and focus on Merritt's arts administration career at Haystack and other institutions including the Flint Institute of Art and Bradford Junior College. Among the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts material are planning materials, correspondence with many craft artists, financial records, student information, printed material, photographs for various sessions held at the school, and one sound recording concerning a trip to Nigeria.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 6 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1936-1977 (Box 1; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1930-1978 (Box 1; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings and Notes, circa 1940s-1978 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4: Professional Files, 1940s-1980 (Box 1-5, 8; 4.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1939-1976 (Box 6-7; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, 1949-1970s (Box 7; 0.2 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Francis Sumner Merritt (1913-2000) was a painter, designer, and arts administrator. He was the first director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine.

Merritt was born in 1913 in Danvers, Massachusetts. He studied art at multiple schools, including Yale University School of Fine Arts and was a printmaker and painter. In addition to his art, Merritt taught painting at Colby Junior College, the Cranbrook Summer Institute, and Bradford Junior College. Merritt began his arts administrative career as director of the Flint Institute of Art in Detroit, Michigan. He was brought on to be the first director at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine. In this position, he encouraged the international study of craft.

Francis Merritt was married to Priscilla Merritt, with whom he had two sons. He died in Belfast, Maine in 2000.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts records, 1950-1969, and an oral history interview of Francis Sumner Merritt conducted 1979 May 25-June 25, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
Francis Sumner Merritt donated his papers in two accessions in 1980 and 1994.
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 copies requires advance notice.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Maine -- Deer Isle  Search this
Painters -- Maine -- Deer Isle  Search this
Topic:
American studio craft movement  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Francis Sumner Merritt Papers, circa 1930-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.merrfran
See more items in:
Francis Sumner Merritt papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ab41a6a2-6f21-4564-b615-3b3dcf0a5349
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-merrfran

Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs

Interviewee:
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1956 November
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Clyde H. Burroughs conducted 1956 November, by E.P. Richardson, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Clyde H. Burroughs (1882-1973) was an art administrator from Detroit, Michigan.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 29 min.
Provenance:
This interview was conducted by the founder of the Archives of American Art, E.P. Richardson, prior to the establishment of the Archives' 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.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.burrou56
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw968b9c92f-03c8-40a9-a089-890369aa9284
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-burrou56
Online Media:

Oral history interview with William E. Woolfenden and Irving Burton

Creator:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Burton, Irving F. (Irving Frederick), 1918-  Search this
Interviewer:
McCoy, Garnett  Search this
Names:
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1992 December 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William E. Woolfenden and Irving Burton conducted 1992 December 12, by Garnett McCoy for the Archives of American Art, concerning the development of the Archives of American Art.
Woolfenden speaks about E.P. Richardson and his intent in founding of the Archives of American Art; the earliest development and collecting activities; his role as assistant director and Richardson's role as director; receiving a Ford foundation grant and other early financial support; fundraising events; auctions; trustees; the founding of regional offices; early employees; forming an alliance with the Smithsonian Institution; and the impact of the AAA on American art history. Irving Burton discusses his involvement.
Biographical / Historical:
William E. Woolfenden (1918- 1995) was the director of the Archives of American Art from 1963-1983.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 35 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:
Arts administrators -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Arts -- Management  Search this
Art, American -- History -- Sources  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.woolfe92
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9df35d1c8-45e5-46b1-be94-c3e6de491832
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woolfe92
Online Media:

Oral history interview with William Woolfenden

Interviewee:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Extent:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1983 March 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Woolfenden conducted 1983 March 17, by Ruth Gurin Bowman, for the Archives of American Art, in Pacific Palisades, California.
Biographical / Historical:
William E. Woolfenden (1918- 1995) was the director of the Archives of American Art from 1963-1983.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 1 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- Management  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.woolfe83
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97669c25c-80f3-4a87-9693-8b68235e661c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woolfe83
Online Media:

Oral history interview with William Bostick

Interviewee:
Bostick, William A.  Search this
Interviewer:
Rospond, Mary Chris  Search this
Names:
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Founders Society  Search this
Scarab Club  Search this
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974  Search this
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 August 11-19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Bostick conducted 1981 August 11-19, by Mary Chris Rospond, for the Archives of American Art.
Bostick speaks of his childhood; his early interest in art; his education at the Carnegie Institute and the Detroit Academy of Art; studying at Cranbrook Academy with Zoltan Sepeshy and Maija Grotell; the beginning of his career in commercial art; his early museum career; becoming administrator of the Detroit Institute of Arts; the ART QUARTERLY; the growth of the Detroit Institute's collection and its administrative history; some of the Institute's more important exhibitions; his own artistic style and methods; the Scarab Club and the Founders Society. He recalls E.P. Richardson and William R. Valentiner.
Biographical / Historical:
William Bostick (1913-2007) was an art administrator from Detroit, Michigan.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav file. Duration is 4 hr., 18 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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:
Arts administrators -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Michigan -- Detroit
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bostic81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw928ac0cf1-8685-42d2-8f35-7d4c3290906b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bostic81
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