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Mary Beattie Brady, New York, N.Y. letter to Inez Cunningham Stark, Chicago, Ill.

Creator:
Brady, Mary Beattie  Search this
Stark, Inez Cunningham  Search this
Brady, Mary Beattie  Search this
Subject:
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Countee, Samuel  Search this
Johnson, Sargent  Search this
Harlem Artists Guild  Search this
Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
12 November 1936
Topic:
African American art  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
African American painting  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17655
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The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago records, 1917-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17655
Online Media:

Milton Morriss James papers, 1923-1980

Creator:
James, Milton Morriss, 1926-  Search this
James, Milton Morriss, 1926-  Search this
Subject:
Tanner, Henry Ossawa  Search this
Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen)  Search this
Brady, Mary Beatty  Search this
Waring, Laura Wheeler  Search this
State Teachers College at Cheyney  Search this
Harmon Foundation  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
African American universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10255
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213387
AAA_collcode_jamemilt
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213387

Milton Morriss James papers

Creator:
James, Milton Morriss, 1926-  Search this
Names:
Harmon Foundation  Search this
State Teachers College at Cheyney  Search this
Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen), 1888-1966  Search this
Brady, Mary Beatty  Search this
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937  Search this
Waring, Laura Wheeler, 1887-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Sketchbooks
Date:
1923-1980
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection consists of papers compiled by Milton Morriss James on African American artists Laura Wheeler Waring and Henry Ossawa Tanner, as well as on artist Julius Bloch.

The compiled papers related to Laura Wheeler Waring include correspondence (1923-1946) regarding commissions, exhibitions, honorary positions, and activities related to State Teachers College at Cheyney, as well as a letter from J. O. Tanner offering to sell an H. O. Tanner painting to Waring for Cheyney; teaching materials, including course outlines, exams, and reports for music and art appreciation, handwriting, visual education, and other art classes; a sketchbook; and printed material (1948-1977).

Julius Bloch material (1950-1980) includes correspondence regarding James' effort to purchase a Bloch painting, as well as an article on Bloch.

James' correspondence (1948-1977) relates to efforts to get a Philadelphia public school named after Laura Wheeler Waring and to organize exhibitions of Waring's work. Research correspondence conserns publications on Warring and Henry O. Tanner. Also included is correspondence with Mary Beattie Brady of the Harmon Foundation regarding works of art for Cheyney and the Laura Wheeler Waring Public School.
Biographical / Historical:
Milton Morriss James (1926-) is a teacher and author in Yeadon, Pennsylvania. James taught in the Philadelphia Public School System and publishes books and articles on African American artists. He was acquainted with Laura Wheeler Waring in the 1940s.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. James collected the Waring papers from Dr. Waring after Laura Wheeler Waring's death for his research.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Authors -- Pennsylvania -- Yeadon  Search this
Educators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
African American universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.jamemilt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jamemilt

The Harmon Foundation and the sponsorship of contemporary African artists, 1947-67

Author:
Walter, John C (John Christopher) 1933-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Brady, Mary Beattie  Search this
Brown, Evelyn S  Search this
Ntiro, Sam Joseph  Search this
Sekoto, Gerard 1913-1993  Search this
Mvusi, Selby 1929-1967  Search this
Tessema, Mamo 1935-  Search this
Harmon Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
[22] leaves
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
2003
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Artists--General
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_830389

Mission strategies, anthropologists, and the Harmon Foundation's African film projects : presenting Africa to the public : inter-war years, 1920-1940

Author:
Weber, Charles William 1945-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Brady, Mary Beattie  Search this
Ross, Emory  Search this
Harmon Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
p. 201-223
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
2001
Topic:
Anthropologists' writings  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
In motion pictures  Search this
Foreign public opinion  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Films, Motion Pictures
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752204

Breaking racial barriers : African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection / preface by David C. Driskell ; introduction by Tuliza K. Fleming

Author:
Fleming, Tuliza K  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Subject:
Waring, Laura Wheeler 1887-1948 Exhibitions  Search this
Reynau, Betsy Graves Exhibitions  Search this
Brady, Mary Beattie Exhibitions  Search this
Harmon Foundation, inc Art patronage Exhibitions  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
126 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Portraits
Exhibitions
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
African Americans--Biography--Exhibitions  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.W272 F5 1997
E185.96 .B74 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_507368

William H. Johnson : works from the collection of Mary Beattie Brady, Director of the Harmon Foundation : [exhibition] September 14-November 11, 1995

Author:
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970  Search this
Brady, Mary Beattie  Search this
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970 Exhibitions  Search this
Brady, Mary Beattie Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
[1995]
Call number:
N40.1.J695 M6 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_487138

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