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Oral history interview with Nina Cullinan and Mary Boice, 1980 January 15

Interviewee:
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12676
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214085
AAA_collcode_cullin80
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214085
Online Media:

Nina Cullinan scrapbooks, 1937-1978

Creator:
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Topic:
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7564
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209724
AAA_collcode_cullnina
Theme:
Art Market
Architecture & Design
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209724

James S. Plaut papers, [ca. 1929]-1980

Creator:
Plaut, James S. (James Sachs), 1912-1996  Search this
Plaut, James S. (James Sachs), 1912-1996  Search this
Subject:
Adenauer, Konrad  Search this
Bernstein, Leonard  Search this
Breuer, Marcel  Search this
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)  Search this
Gandhi, Indira  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Gropius, Walter  Search this
Peirce, Waldo  Search this
Ruckstull, F. W. (Fred Wellington)  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Berman, Eugene  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln  Search this
Kokoschka, Oskar  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Institute of Modern Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
World Crafts Council  Search this
Expo 67 (Montréal, Québec)  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Place:
Israel
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9561
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211762
AAA_collcode_plaujame
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211762

Oral history interview with Phyllis Crawford, 1964 August 27

Interviewee:
Crawford, Phyllis  Search this
Crawford, Phyllis  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11616
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213386
AAA_collcode_crawfo64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213386

Oral history interview with Ann Cronin, 1965 March 30

Interviewee:
Cronin, Ann  Search this
Cronin, Ann  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12124
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213398
AAA_collcode_cronin65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213398

Elizabeth Cowan papers relating to the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York, 1912-1952

Creator:
Cowan, Elizabeth  Search this
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York  Search this
Cowan, Elizabeth  Search this
Subject:
Knobloch, Isabelle S.  Search this
Keramic Society of Greater New York  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women ceramicists  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7532
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209691
AAA_collcode_cowaeliz
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209691

Phyllis Crawford papers relating to the Index of American Design, 1936-1963

Creator:
Crawford, Phyllis  Search this
Crawford, Phyllis  Search this
Subject:
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Topic:
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8508
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210685
AAA_collcode_crawphyl
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210685

Phyllis Crawford papers relating to the Index of American Design

Creator:
Crawford, Phyllis  Search this
Names:
Index of American Design  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Extent:
54 Items ((on 3 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1963
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, lists and printed material collected by Crawford relating to the Index of American Design and her position there.
Reel 2814: Printed material: "Index of American Design" (an introduction), "Index of American Design Portfolios and Proposed Groupings," and "Supplement No. 1 to the Federal Art Project: Manual Instructions to the Index of American Design" (January 1936). (Microfilmed as Index of American Design records).
Reel NDA 3: Lists, reports and correspondence concerning the administration of the Index of American Design in New York. Included are two lengthy comments written to Holger Cahill in 1949; pamphlets; press clippings; and material related to the controversy surrounding her resignation as Senior Project Supervisor.
Reel NDA 14: Lists, correspondence, press clippings, pamphlets relating to the Index of American Design and the controversy surrounding Crawford's resignation.
Biographical / Historical:
Senior Project Supervisor at the Index of American Design in New York, 1936-1949. The Index was a research division of the Federal Art Project which produced approximately 20,000 reproductions (photographs and original drawings) and classifications of a wide variety of American art, paintings, sculptures, handicrafts, and folk art during the 1930's.
Other Title:
Index of American Design (microfilm title).
Provenance:
Donated by Phyllis Crawford, 1963-1964.
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:
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Women arts administrators  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.crawphyl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-crawphyl

Oral history interview with Phyllis Crawford

Interviewee:
Crawford, Phyllis  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 August 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Phyllis Crawford conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 August 27 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Phyllis Crawford is an art administrator and director of the Index of American Design living in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.crawfo64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-crawfo64
Online Media:

Elizabeth Cowan papers relating to the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York

Creator:
Cowan, Elizabeth  Search this
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York  Search this
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York  Search this
Names:
Keramic Society of Greater New York  Search this
Knobloch, Isabelle S., b. 1879  Search this
Extent:
28 Items ((on partial microfilm))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1952
Scope and Contents:
Constitution and history of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York, as well as printed material including pamphlets, a clipping, and a membership list for 1938, 13 photographs of exhibitions, most occurring in 1927, and one of Isabelle Knobloch, a founder of the Society; and four photographs of the Washington Square Art Show, ca. 1935.
Biographical / Historical:
Cowan was President of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York,1948-1952.The Society was founded in 1912 as the Keramic Society of Greater New York to promote better design in decoration of china. It expanded it's goals to include textiles and allied design and was renamed in 1924.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Elizabeth Cowan.
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:
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Ceramicists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women ceramicists  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.cowaeliz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cowaeliz

Jean Zaleski papers, 1957-1979

Creator:
Zaleski, Jean, 1920-  Search this
Zaleski, Jean, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Weinstein, Joyce  Search this
Baker, Dina Gustin  Search this
Roser, Ce  Search this
Women in the Arts Foundation, Inc.  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6926
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209055
AAA_collcode_zalejean
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209055

Oral history interview with Nina Perera Collier, 1964 October 23

Interviewee:
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Eleanor  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
Columbia University  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Handicraft  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12358
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213366
AAA_collcode_collie64
Theme:
Craft
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213366

Oral history interview with Dorothy Collins, 1964 July 7

Interviewee:
Collins, Dorothy, 1893-  Search this
Collins, Dorothy, 1893-  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13184
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213373
AAA_collcode_collin64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213373

Lenita Manry papers, 1931-1968

Creator:
Manry, Lenita, 1902-1969  Search this
Manry, Lenita, 1902-1969  Search this
Subject:
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Lenita Manry Fund  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9035
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211224
AAA_collcode_manrleni
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211224

Nina Perera Collier papers, 1934-1950

Creator:
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Writers' Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7490
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209649
AAA_collcode_collnina
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209649

Dorothy Collins papers, 1939-1942

Creator:
Collins, Dorothy, 1893-  Search this
Collins, Dorothy, 1893-  Search this
Subject:
Hardy, Merlin C.  Search this
Lehman, Carlton  Search this
Overmyer, Grace  Search this
Stackpole, Adele  Search this
Zakheim, Bernard Baruch  Search this
Kerr, Florence  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- California
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- California
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Art and state -- California  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7491
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209650
AAA_collcode_colldoro
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209650

Oral history interview with Nina Perera Collier

Interviewee:
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Columbia University -- Students  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 October 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Nina Perera Collier conducted 1964 October 23, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.
Collier speaks of her background and parental influence; her education at Columbia University; coming to Washington in 1932; working for the Public Works of Art Project on a survey of Indian arts and crafts work; her work for the Index of American Design; work on other Federal Art Project programs; her post-W.P.A. career, including working for the Cultural Relations division of the State Department; going to Bolivia and working on educational programs; her feelings about government support for the arts; political problems with the project; and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Biographical / Historical:
Nina Perera Collier (1907- ) is an art administrator in Alcade, New Mexico. Worked on various federally supported art programs during the Depression.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 53 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Handicraft  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.collie64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-collie64

Nina Perera Collier papers

Creator:
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Writers' Project (U.S.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
1,500 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Date:
1934-1950
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence and records regarding the Index of American Design, Federal Art Project, Federal Recreation Project, National Symphony Orchestra Summer Concerts, Washington Summer Concerts Association; New York World's Fair, National Fact Finders Exhibition, Federal Writer's Project, Federal Music Project, Federal Theater Project, and the movement for permanent government art programs.
Biographical / Historical:
Administrator for the Section of Professional and non-Manual Projects of Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA), Washington, D.C. Became publicist for the Information Service of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). FERA was the forerunner of the WPA.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Nina Perera Collier.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.collnina
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-collnina

Jean Zaleski papers

Creator:
Zaleski, Jean  Search this
Names:
Women in the Arts Foundation, Inc.  Search this
Baker, Dina Gustin, 1924-  Search this
Roser, Ce  Search this
Weinstein, Joyce, 1931-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Date:
1957-1979
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues, and correspondence about feminist art and art groups; notes, essays and drafts of articles; photos of family, friends and associates, including Women in the Arts Foundation, Inc. members, and photos of art work; invoices, receipts and price lists; catalogs, announcements, clippings and printed materials. Also included are two untranscribed interviews: one of Dina Gustin Baker and Joyce Weinstein conducted by Zaleski in New York City, 1976; and another of Jean Zaleski and Ce Roser conducted by Vivian Southerland for radio station WBAI, New York City, 1976.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, art administrator; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated September 1979 and January 1980 by Jean Zaleski.
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:
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.zalejean
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zalejean

Oral history interview with Virgil Ellsworth Poling, 1980 February 8

Interviewee:
Poling, Virgil Ellsworth, 1908-2001  Search this
Poling, Virgil Ellsworth, 1908-2001  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
United States. Agency for International Development  Search this
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Artisans -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12645
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211980
AAA_collcode_poling80
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211980
Online Media:

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