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Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Arp, Jean  Search this
Cajori, Charles  Search this
Callahan, Eleanor  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Greenbaum, Jack  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László  Search this
Weber, Anne  Search this
Hall, Robert D.  Search this
Held, Annet  Search this
Hervochon, Yves  Search this
Kerouac, Jack  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Ward, Cora Kelley  Search this
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Crane, Barbara  Search this
Siegel, Arthur S.  Search this
Woelffer, Dina  Search this
Howard Wise Gallery  Search this
Clair Fox Gallery  Search this
Citation:
Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9330
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211526
AAA_collcode_webehugo
Theme:
Photography
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211526

Ornette Coleman

Artist:
Elaine de Kooning, 12 Mar 1918 - 1 Feb 1989  Search this
Sitter:
Ornette Coleman, 9 Mar 1930 - 11 Jun 2015  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 9.5cm x 7.3cm (3 3/4" x 2 7/8")
Sheet: 34.5cm x 28cm (13 9/16" x 11")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1965
Topic:
Ornette Coleman: Male  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.96.196
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Elaine de Kooning Trust
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm465a2cc21-ed65-46e9-b587-afdbe4e70e6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.196

Ornette Coleman

Artist:
Frederick J. Brown, 1945 - 2012  Search this
Sitter:
Ornette Coleman, 9 Mar 1930 - 11 Jun 2015  Search this
Medium:
Oil and charcoal on linen
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 121.9 x 101.6cm (48 x 40")
Frame: 124.5 x 105.4 x 7cm (49 x 41 1/2 x 2 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1992
Topic:
Ornette Coleman: Male  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Joel and Sherry Mallin and Sebastienne and Bentley Brown
Object number:
NPG.2006.112
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1992, Frederick J. Brown
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm475625726-f937-420b-b41e-85b9d0f03df0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2006.112

Ornette Coleman

Artist:
Elaine de Kooning, 12 Mar 1918 - 1 Feb 1989  Search this
Sitter:
Ornette Coleman, 9 Mar 1930 - 11 Jun 2015  Search this
Medium:
Graphite with stumping on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 30.2cm x 23.2cm (11 7/8" x 9 1/8")
Sheet: 34.5cm x 28cm (13 9/16" x 11")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1965
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Male  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Ornette Coleman: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.96.195
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Elaine de Kooning Trust
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40fde9e65-02f4-4432-aff6-ff4940ca2352
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.195

Hugo Weber papers

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Names:
Clair Fox Gallery  Search this
Howard Wise Gallery  Search this
Arp, Jean, 1887-1966  Search this
Cajori, Charles, 1921-2013  Search this
Callahan, Eleanor  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Greenbaum, Jack  Search this
Hall, Robert D.  Search this
Held, Annet  Search this
Hervochon, Yves  Search this
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Ward, Cora Kelley, 1920-1989  Search this
Weber, Anne  Search this
Photographer:
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Crane, Barbara, 1928-  Search this
Siegel, Arthur S.  Search this
Woelffer, Dina, 1907-  Search this
Extent:
6.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 9 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1971
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; photographs and photograph albums; diaries; writings; sketches and sketchbooks; biographical data; catalogs; material relating to the Artists Tenants Association; clippings; and miscellany.
REEL D388: Correspondence, 1945-1966; photographs; sketches; and clippings.
REELS N70-9-N70-10: 75 photographs by Weber and photographer Harry Callahan of Mies van der Rohe, taken from 1961-1964, with occasional photos of Weber, his studio, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and other friends, including one of Moholy-Nagy by Arthur Siegel, 1946. Also included are 30 letters from Clair Fox Gallery, Howard Wise Gallery, Harry Callahan, Jack Kerouac and other friends; and 2 sketchbooks, 1962.
REEL 671: 9 photograph albums and ca. 200 photographs of Weber, friends, family (including his artist wife, Anne Weber), studios, and his works of art. Among them are one of Weber by Barbara Crane, ca. 1960, a contact sheet of photographs of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and many photographs by Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Cora Ward, Robert D. Hall, Annet Held and Yves Hervochon, including photos of Charles Cajori and Jack Greenbaum by Cora Ward, and Ornette Coleman by Callahan.
REELS 841-845: Correspondence, 1932-1971; 3 diaries (written in German), 1941-1944, April 1942, and April to August 1964; poetry by Weber; writings on art, 1951-1968; writings on other artists; sketchbooks and drawings, 1945-1971; biographical material; material on the Artists Tenants Association; catalogs; clippings; and miscellany.
UNMICROFILMED: Three photos by Harry Callahan, including one each of Eleanor Callahan, Weber, and "Drawing in Space with a Flashlight"; and one of Jean (Hans) Arp by Dina Woelffer, 1957. One photo of Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe taken by Aaron Siskind, ca. 1950.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1918 in Basel, Switzerland; d. August 15, 1971.
Provenance:
Material on reel D388 and N70-9 (portion) lent for microfilming 1969 by Hugo Weber; and material on reel N70-9 (portion)-N70-10, 671 & 841-845 donated 1971 by Anne Weber, ex-wife of Hugo Weber.
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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.webehugo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw901289007-6c8e-4ad8-89e1-4e12c70f0361
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-webehugo

Ornette Coleman, 1972

Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Ornette Coleman, American, born 1930  Search this
Dewey Redman, American, 1931 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 3/16 in. (34.9 x 23.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 9 3/4 in. (35.5 x 24.8 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.123
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd529009b2c-639f-44ee-a84d-8ab50e090f8d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.123

Ornette Coleman with Beauford Delaney at Beauford Delaney

Subject:
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Delaney, Beauford  Search this
Galerie Darthea Speyer  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1973
Citation:
Ornette Coleman with Beauford Delaney at Beauford Delaney, 1973. Galerie Darthea Speyer records, 1953-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18634
See more items in:
Galerie Darthea Speyer records, 1953-2010
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18634

William Claxton Photographs

Creator:
Claxton, William  Search this
Names:
George Williams Brass Band.  Search this
Stan Kenton Band.  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Baker, Halima  Search this
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004  Search this
Charles, Roosevelt  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Evans, Bill, 1929-1980  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Jones, Elvin  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Rollins, Sonny  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Williams, Cootie, 1911-1985  Search this
Williams, Joe, 1918-  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (28 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1951-1970
Summary:
Photographic prints taken by photographer William Claxton (October 12, 1927-October 11, 2008) of jazz musicians.
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of twenty-eight photographic prints processed in 1999 by a professional laboratory for photographer William Claxton. The prints document jazz artists in recording sessions and performing throughout the United States. It is divided into two series: Series 1, Duke Ellington, 1955-1960, and Series 2, Other Artists, 1955-1970.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1: Duke Ellington, 1955-1960

Series 2: Other Artists, 1951-1970
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Duke Ellington Collection, NMAH.AC.0301

William H. Quealy Collection of Duke Ellington Recordings, NMAH.AC.0296

Duke Ellington Oral History Project, NMAH.AC.0368

Billy Strayhorn Ephemera Collection, NMAH.AC.0383

Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera and Related Audio-visual Materials, NMAH.AC.0386

Robert Udkoff Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera, NMAH.AC.0388

Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints, NMAH.AC.0389

New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society Collection, NMAH.AC.O390

Felix Grant Collection, NMAH.AC.0410

Carter Harman Collection of Interviews with Duke Ellington, NMAH.AC.0422

Archives Center Collection of Music Transcriptions of Duke Ellington Compositions, Carter Harman NMAH.AC.0430

Jazz Oral History Collection about Duke Ellington, NMAH.AC.0431

Herman Leonard Photoprints, NMAH.AC.0445

Don Brown Collection of Duke Ellington Recordings, NMAH.AC.0472

Betty McGettigan Collection of Duke Ellington Memorabilia, NMAH.AC.0494

Dr. Theodore Shell Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera, NMAH.AC.0502

Jay McCarter Phonograph Record Collection, NMAH.AC.0541

Tom Whaley Collection, NMAH.AC.0652

Edward and Gaye Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials, NMAH.AC.0704

Andrew Homzy Collection of Duke Ellington Stock Arrangements, NMAH.AC.0740

John Gensel Collection of Duke Ellington Materials, NMAH.AC.0763

W. Royal Stokes Collection of Music Publicity Photoprints, Interviews and Posters, NMAH.AC.0766 Milt Gabler Papers, NMAH.AC.0849

Paquito D'Rivera Music Manuscripts and Photograph, NMAH.AC.0891

Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, NMAH.AC.0979

Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection, NMAH.AC.1222

Al Celley Collection of Duke Ellington Materials, NMAH.AC.1240

James Moody Papers, NMAH.AC.1405
Provenance:
The National Museum of American History purchased the collection on March 31, 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
Topic:
Musicians -- 1950-1960 -- United States  Search this
Music -- West coast -- 1950-1960  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1950-2000
Citation:
William Claxton Photographs, 1951-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0695
See more items in:
William Claxton Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f806c04e-a0d9-46c4-8765-417e8e2084e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0695
Online Media:

Coleman, Ornette; Publicity

Collection Creator:
Dorn, Joel, 1942-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
October 1968
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Joel Dorn Papers, 1967-1982, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Joel Dorn Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ba4fd5e9-870b-4248-98f5-e869fb910182
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0536-ref53

Ornette Coleman at his September 9, 1966 session for "The Empty Foxhole" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16".; Silver gelatin on paper, 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
Coleman playing violin.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Violin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
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Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints / Series 1: Photoprints / Ornette Coleman at his Sept. 9, 1966 session for "The Empty Foxhole" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c6f848a4-342d-48aa-885f-49546330abcc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref545

Ornette Coleman : a harmolodic life / John Litweiler

Author:
Litweiler, John  Search this
Subject:
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Physical description:
258 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_462332

Playing in the register of light : Ornette in Jajouka

Title:
Ornette in Jajouka
Author:
Franklin, Drew  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Palmer, Robert 1945-1977  Search this
Physical description:
p. 24-26
Type:
Books
Place:
Morocco
Date:
1987
Topic:
World music  Search this
Rif musicians  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Musicians
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_778199

Ornette Coleman / Barry McRae ; selected discography by Tony Middleton

Author:
McRae, Barry  Search this
Subject:
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Physical description:
96 p., [8] p. of plates : ports. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
Topic:
Jazz--History and criticism  Search this
Musicians, Black  Search this
Blacks in the performing arts  Search this
Call number:
ML419.C692 M17 1988
ML419.C692M17 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_373956

Ornette Coleman Force No. 1, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Johnson, Daniel LaRue 1938-2017  Search this
Architectural firm:
James Stewart Polshek & Associates  Search this
Medium:
Painted metal
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by New York City Housing Authority New York New York 10023
Located Bethune Tower 650 Lenox Avenue Entrance New York New York
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage--Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87870211
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_307077

Smithsonian collection of classic jazz [sound recording] / [selected and annotated by Martin Williams]

Title:
Classic jazz
Author:
Williams, Martin T  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Division of Performing Arts  Search this
Physical description:
6 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm., mono., stereo. ; 12 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1973
P1973
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Piano music (Jazz)  Search this
Call number:
disc 000311
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646278

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