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Emily Nathan papers, circa 1943-1985

Creator:
Nathan, Emily S., 1907-1999  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Subject:
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970  Search this
Spyropoulous, Jannis  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
McLanathan, Richard B. K.  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward)  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Towle Mfg. Company  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Emily Nathan papers, circa 1943-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Roosters -- Pictorial works  Search this
Roosters -- Anecdotes  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Inventors -- Interviews  Search this
Archives -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8071
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210242
AAA_collcode_nathemil2
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210242

Emily Nathan papers

Creator:
Nathan, Emily  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970  Search this
Names:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution -- Public relations.  Search this
Towle Mfg. Company -- Public relations  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
McLanathan, Richard B. K.  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980  Search this
Spyropoulous, Jannis, 1912-  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Photographer:
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
circa 1943-1985
Scope and Contents:
The papers of public relations consultant and journalist Emily Nathan measure 5.0 linear feet and date from circa 1943-1985. Included are files on clients, among them Towle Manufacturing and its gallery; the Smithsonian Institution, including the Archives of American Art, Radio Smithsonian and the National Portrait Gallery.
Interviews conducted by Nathan for Radio Smithsonian include New York, N.Y. cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883-1970), 1970; art historian and writer Richard B. K. McLanathan, 1970; Director of the Archives of American Art William E. Woolfenden, 1970, Abram Lerner, Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, and art collector Joseph Hirshhorn, 1969. Also found is an interview of William Woolfenden May 6, 1983 upon his retirement as Director of the Archives of American Art.
Among the correspondence are letters to Georgia O'Keeffe regarding a pending oral history with the sculptors Dorothy Dehner and David Smith and a letter from museum administrator and lecturer Daniel Catton Rich expressing his pleasure at having met Jannis and Zoe Spyropoulous in Athens, Greece and describes the painting by Jannis that he purchased for the Worcester Art Museum. The majority of the photographs are of personalities long associated with the Archives of American Art. There are two photographs of Jasper Johns, and one each of Mark Rothko and Tony Smith, all taken by Hans Namuth, 1960.
Also found is a folder of material assembled by Nathan regarding Jose de Creeft's story, as told to Nathan, of his pet rooster, intended by Nathan to be submitted for publication under the title "Roosty Was My Friend." Included are an introduction by Nathan, providing biographical information on de Creeft; sample text for the story (2 pages) and an outline for the remainder (3 pages), 24 drawings by de Creeft illustrating the story; and a photograph of de Creeft with a wire sculpture of Roosty, 1957, taken by Budd studio.
Biographical / Historical:
Emily Nathan (1907-1999) was a journalist and public relations consultant specializing in arts and cultural heritage institutions.
Provenance:
Donated 1973-1988 by Emily Nathan and in 2000 by the Emily Nathan estate, via Edgar S. Nathan, III, executor. The letter to Nathan from Daniel Catton Rich was donated by Rich, 1977.
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:
Cartoonists -- Interviews  Search this
Public relations consultants  Search this
Topic:
Roosters -- Pictorial works  Search this
Roosters -- Anecdotes  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Inventors -- Interviews  Search this
Archives -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.nathemil2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9630e4aee-2164-448c-a093-eae54416f3df
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nathemil2

Wild Flower Preservation Society of America, Washington, D.C. Chapter: 'Nature Lovers' cartoon; used by Wildflower Preservation Society of America for educational purposes.

Cartoonist:
Williams, Gaar  Search this
Provenance:
Wild Flower Preservation Society of America, Washington, D.C. Chapter  Search this
Publisher:
Tribune Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hblack and white, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Reproductions
Place:
Wild Flower Preservation Society of America, Washington, D.C. Chapter (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Date:
Oct 22, 1922
General:
Text reads: Will you help save the wild flowers by not picking them and help protect the trees by not breaking branches. Keep them for next year and every year. Garden Club of America
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Environmental protection  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Reproductions
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item DC005014
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / District of Columbia / DC005: Washington -- Washington D.C. Chapter Wildflower Preservation Society of America
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f77b09d5-0daa-4124-af64-a7146daa7508
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5965

ʻAe Kai: A Culture Lab on Convergence

Creator:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-06-27T17:27:11.000Z
YouTube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
Topic:
Asian Americans  Search this
See more by:
apacenter
Data Source:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
YouTube Channel:
apacenter
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_LRoQGJa6rZM

Bearden, Romare

Collection Creator:
Cinque Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986-2007
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:
Cinque Gallery records, 1959-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Cinque Gallery records
Cinque Gallery records / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw952982fd6-8f98-4329-97d5-f1d2757ce572
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cinqgall2-ref572
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Burnett, Calvin, 1921-2007  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1941-1979
Scope and Contents:
The correspondence series consists of letters both to, and from Burnett, and also includes drafts of letters. Correspondence is primarily to and from other artists, galleries, curators, etc. and is related to Burnett's artwork. There is additional correspondence that relates to his teaching responsibilities, as well as some letters from family and friends, including cartoonist Art Wood. This series is arranged chronologically, with the undated correspondence at the end. Some fragments of letters were included with the undated correspondence. When possible, these fragments have been identified and filed appropriately. Remaining fragments are in the first (circa 1950s) undated folder.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Calvin Burnett or his heirs. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Calvin Burnett papers, 1920-1979, bulk 1960s-1970s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.burncalv, Series 2
See more items in:
Calvin Burnett papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a31a146f-475f-4e59-834a-a2bd0334a43e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-burncalv-ref2

Oral history interview with Romare Bearden

Interviewee:
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988  Search this
Interviewer:
Ghent, Henri, 1926-  Search this
Names:
Grosz, George, 1893-1959  Search this
Holty, Carl, 1900-1973  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 June 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Romare Bearden conducted 1968 June 29, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.
Bearden speaks of his childhood in New York; the development of his artistic interests and ability; studying with George Grosz; his transition from cartoonist to painter; his first gallery show in Washington, D.C.; the influence of the Dutch masters; reactions to his work; his interest in gypsy culture; his travels; being a black artist; his work methods; and his future plans. He recalls the artist Carl Holty.
Biographical / Historical:
Romare Bearden (1911-1988) was painter from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 15 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:
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bearde68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b3b8e004-55a2-44f2-bee2-e2fc703bbb30
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bearde68
Online Media:

Ad Reinhardt papers, 1927-1968

Creator:
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Subject:
Brooklyn College  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Ad Reinhardt papers, 1927-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5659
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208493
AAA_collcode_reinad
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208493
Online Media:

Isidore Klein papers, 1921-1975

Creator:
Klein, I. (Isadore), 1897-1986  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Isidore Klein papers, 1921-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5701
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208537
AAA_collcode_kleii
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208537

Edward Windsor Kemble drawings, 1888 [and undated]

Creator:
Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933  Search this
Citation:
Edward Windsor Kemble drawings, 1888 [and undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Century illustrated monthly magazine  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5703
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208539
AAA_collcode_kembe
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208539

William Gropper letter to Jane SoRelle, 1964

Creator:
Gropper, William, 1897-  Search this
Subject:
SoRelle, Jane  Search this
Citation:
William Gropper letter to Jane SoRelle, 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Painting -- Social conditions -- New York (State)  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5711
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208549
AAA_collcode_gropwill2
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208549

Hananiah Harari papers, circa 1939-2000

Creator:
Harari, Hananiah, 1912-2000  Search this
Citation:
Hananiah Harari papers, circa 1939-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5734
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208573
AAA_collcode_harahana
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208573

Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960

Creator:
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Subject:
Brown, Samuel Joseph  Search this
De Rivera, José Ruiz  Search this
Hopkins, Harry Lloyd  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor  Search this
Abbott, Berenice  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Scaravaglione, Concetta  Search this
Speck, Walter  Search this
Ward, Lynd  Search this
Weisenborn, Rudolph  Search this
Morris, Carl  Search this
Segal, George  Search this
Olds, Elizabeth  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cartoonists Guild  Search this
Federal Art Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
American Council of Learned Societies  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Shakers  Search this
American Artists' Congress  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
The Design Laboratory (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Type:
Prints
Government records
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Photograph albums
Drawings
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Citation:
Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Public officers  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6730
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208855
AAA_collcode_cahiholg
Theme:
New Deal
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208855
Online Media:

Eugene Zimmerman papers, 1932-1970

Creator:
Zimmerman, Eugene, 1862-1935  Search this
Citation:
Eugene Zimmerman papers, 1932-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6930
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209059
AAA_collcode_zimmeuge
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209059

Winsor Z. McCay: Aspects of American art nouveau: typescript, 1973

Creator:
O'Sullivan, Judith  Search this
Subject:
McCay, Winsor  Search this
Citation:
Winsor Z. McCay: Aspects of American art nouveau: typescript, 1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art nouveau  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6977
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209106
AAA_collcode_osuljudi
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209106

Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators, 1870-1938

Creator:
Card, Helen L. (Helen Luise)  Search this
Subject:
Abbey, Edwin Austin  Search this
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett)  Search this
Keller, Arthur Ignatius  Search this
Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor)  Search this
Reinhart, Charles Stanley  Search this
Remington, Frederic  Search this
Smedley, W. T. (William Thomas)  Search this
Citation:
Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators, 1870-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7049
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209182
AAA_collcode_cardhele
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209182

Robert Laurent home movies [motion picture], 1933-1938

Creator:
Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970  Search this
Subject:
Blanch, Arnold  Search this
Dirks, Rudolph  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Ganso, Emil  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan  Search this
Walters, Carl  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Citation:
Robert Laurent home movies [motion picture], 1933-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7085
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209218
AAA_collcode_laurrobv
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209218

Ben Goldstein letters, 1967-1971

Creator:
Goldstein, Ben  Search this
Subject:
Becker, Maurice  Search this
Citation:
Ben Goldstein letters, 1967-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Social problems in art  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Prisoners as artists  Search this
Political cartoons  Search this
Politics in art  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7258
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209408
AAA_collcode_goldben
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209408

William Frederick Stecher papers, 1889-1918

Creator:
Stecher, William Frederick, 1864-1940  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
William Frederick Stecher papers, 1889-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7337
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209490
AAA_collcode_stecwill
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209490

Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers, 1917-1972

Creator:
Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, 1892-  Search this
Subject:
Fitzgerald, Richard  Search this
Citation:
Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers, 1917-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Masses (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Liberator (New York, N.Y.: 1918)  Search this
Political cartoons -- California  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7365
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209520
AAA_collcode_chamkenn
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209520

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