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Raymond Baxter and Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden papers, 1937-1996

Creator:
Dowden, Raymond Baxter, 1905-1982  Search this
Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907-2007  Search this
Subject:
Thomas, Byron  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Starr, Floyd Elliot  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Art School  Search this
Yale Summer Art School (Norfolk, Conn.)  Search this
Citation:
Raymond Baxter and Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden papers, 1937-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7589
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209751
AAA_collcode_dowdraym
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209751

Christopher Wilmarth papers, 1956-1987

Creator:
Wilmarth, Christopher, 1943-1987  Search this
Subject:
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Art School  Search this
Studio for the First Amendment  Search this
Citation:
Christopher Wilmarth papers, 1956-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' contracts  Search this
Minimal sculpture  Search this
Sculpture -- Exhibitions  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9598
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211802
AAA_collcode_wilmchri
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211802

Tapis et tissus / présenté par Sonia Delaunay

Author:
Delaunay, Sonia  Search this
Former owner:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p., 50 leaves of plates : chiefly ill. (some col.) : 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1929
[1929]
Topic:
Carpets  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Rugs  Search this
Call number:
NK2849 .D34 1929
NK2849.D34 1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_441003

R. Caldecott's first collection of pictures and songs ..

Author:
Caldecott, Randolph 1846-1886  Search this
Former owner:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1895
[1895?]
Topic:
Nursery rhymes  Search this
Illustrated children's books  Search this
Call number:
PZ8.3.C14 Fi 1895
PZ8.3.C14Fi 1895
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_450254

Éléments de bijouterie et de joaillerie modernes et anciens / dessinés et publiés par Charles Schlodhauer ; chromolithographie de B. Ch. Mathieu

Author:
Schlodhauer, Charles  Search this
Former owner:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[1] leaf, [48] leaves of plates in various foliations : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1864
[1864]
Topic:
Jewelry  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Call number:
NK7349 .S34 1864
NK7349.S34 1864
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_441843

Christopher Wilmarth papers

Creator:
Wilmarth, Christopher  Search this
Names:
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Art School  Search this
Studio for the First Amendment  Search this
Extent:
6.4 Linear feet ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1987
Scope and Contents:
Photographs, business correspondence, printed matter, writings, and miscellaneous files documenting Wilmarth's career as a sculptor and printmaker, 1956-1987, and his teaching activities at Cooper Union, 1970-1980.
Photographs, color transparencies, and color slides of pieces of Wilmarth's studio at the time of his death (with estate inventory), of works owned by collectors and museums, and of some destroyed pieces. Business correspondence concerns gallery representation, exhibitions, sales, proposals and commissions, and grants and awards; also documented is Wilmarth's "Studio for the First Amendment," and a dispute with Andre Emmerich Gallery in 1978. Miscellaneous files include information on artists' rights with sample contracts; notes on shipping, crating, framing, and related services, with invoices; detailed installation instructions, both general and for specific pieces; insurance and damage claims.
Printed matter consists mainly of reviews and criticism, exhibition catalogs, and invitations. Records concerning Wilmarth's teaching career include photographs of works by individual students, installation views of student exhibitions, class rosters and grade sheets, course descriptions, class assignments/problems, correspondence with college administrators, and ephemera (possibly souvenirs collected by students on a class trip).
Arrangement:
I. Works in the Wilmarth estate. II. Works owned by others. III. Awards and grants. IV. Commissions and proposals. V. Packing, shipping, and installation notes. VI. "Emmerich War." VII. Studio for the First Amendment. VIII. Studios. IX. Exhibitions. X. Writings. XI. Reviews. XII. Correspondence. XIII. Teaching. XIV. Miscellaneous. Exhibitions filed alphabetically by the name of the museum or gallery, and correspondence arranged alphabetically within the subcategories of publications, individuals, museums and galleries; all other material is arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, printmaker, and educator; New York, N.Y. d. 1987 B.F.A., Cooper Union, 1965.
Provenance:
Donated 1989. Material is from the artist's studio, and was donated by his widow, Susan Wilmarth.
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:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Artists' contracts  Search this
Minimal sculpture  Search this
Sculpture -- Exhibitions  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art commissions
Identifier:
AAA.wilmchri
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9459203c0-1879-4a4c-9b43-66f4f7f1ba0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wilmchri

Raymond Baxter and Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden papers

Creator:
Dowden, Raymond Baxter, 1905-1982  Search this
Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907-  Search this
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation  Search this
Names:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Art School -- Faculty  Search this
Yale Summer Art School (Norfolk, Conn.) -- Faculty  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Starr, Floyd Elliot, 1883-1980  Search this
Thomas, Byron, 1902-1978  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 2 partial reels))
12 Items (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1996
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, letter essays, writings, project files, printed material, works of art, and photographs primarily regarding Dowden's positions as head of the Design Department at Cooper Union Art School (CUAS) for 32 years and Director of the Yale summer art school in Norfolk, Connecticut. Also included are papers of Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden.
REELS 4884-4885: Biographical material consists of memorial tributes and obituaries, 1982. Correspondence, 1952-1980, is with friends and colleagues, primarily concerning the Cooper Union Art School and it's publications and projects, calligraphy, and the Yale-Norfolk art school, 1952-1982. Among the correspondents are Rudolf Arnheim, painter Byron Thomas, and Floyd Starr of the Starr Commonwealth for Boys, where Dowden had gone as a boy. Letters, written in essay form, 1955-1978, by Dowden regard Anne Ophelia's botanical drawing publications, his health concerns, travel plans, and general thoughts. Writings, ca. 1960, concern Dowden's philosophy of art in relation to CUAS.
Also included are files regarding CUAS publications, Green Camp, Dowden's participation as an art juror, the Yale summer art school, and Byron Thomas's death and memorial service, 1978. Printed material, 1940-1976, includes exhibition announcements and catalogs, CUAS publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, and reproductions of Dowden's art work. Original art work by Raymond and Ophelia include ink drawings and pencil sketches. Photographs are of family and friends, works of art and exhibition installations, and friends while Dowden was a resident fellow at the Tiffany Foundation in 1929 and 1932.
Unmicrofilmed addition: Biographical material, writings, an outline of a book on design, exhibition announcements, printed material, and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Painters; New York, N.Y. Raymond Dowden taught design at Cooper Union Art School, New York, N.Y., and is known also for his calligraphy work. His wife, Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden, was a botanical artist. Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden died in 2007.
Provenance:
Donated 1978-1982 by Raymond Baxter Dowden and Anne Ophelia Dowden; and in 1990 and 2004 by Anne Dowden.
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:
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Botanical artists  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dowdraym
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96821ca78-2442-4854-8f53-b1774fb98488
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dowdraym

Nos actrices chez elles / photographies de Eug. Pirou

Author:
Pirou, Eug (Eugène)  Search this
Former owner:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[72] p. : all col. ports. ; 34 cm
Type:
Biography
Portraits
Pictorial works
Place:
France
Date:
1890
[ca. 1890]
Topic:
Actresses  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Call number:
PN2637 .P57 1890
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782166

Art professions in the United States, edited & compiled by Elizabeth McCausland, Royal Bailey Farnum and Dana P. Vaughan

Author:
McCausland, Elizabeth 1899-1965  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School  Search this
Physical description:
111 p. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1950
Topic:
Art--Vocational guidance  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
N7438.M3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_199984

An aspect of illusion

Author:
Wohl, Hellmut  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School  Search this
Physical description:
31p. : ill. (some col.), diagrs. ; 31cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
C.1963
Topic:
Optical illusions  Search this
Space perception  Search this
Call number:
N7430.5 .A838
N7430.5.A838
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_66501

Entretiens sur l'architecture / par Viollet-Le-Duc ..

Title:
Cours d'architecture
Author:
Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel 1814-1879  Search this
Former owner:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 v., leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 atlas (XXXVI [i.e. 38] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), plans ; 29 X 39 cm.)
Type:
Designs and plans
Date:
1863
1872
1863-1872
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Call number:
NA2521 .V8X 1863
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_564263

[The symbol of the heart]

Author:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Pincus, Robert  Search this
Physical description:
34 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1957
[1957?]
Topic:
Heart in art  Search this
Call number:
N8217.H53 C77 1957
N8217.H53C77 1957
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_262762

Peter Cooper & the wrought iron beam

Author:
Shaw, Esmond  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School  Search this
Subject:
Cooper, Peter 1791-1883  Search this
Physical description:
31, [1] p. facsims., port. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1960
1960]
Topic:
Girders  Search this
Iron industry and trade--History  Search this
Call number:
TS303.5.C6S5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_248330

Gazette du bon ton : arts, modes & frivolités / Lucien Vogel, directeur ; red́acteur en chef, Marcel Astruc

Title:
Bon ton
Author:
Vogel, Lucien  Search this
Astruc, Marcel  Search this
Former owner:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Art School Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24-27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
France
Date:
1912
1925
1912-1925
20th century
Topic:
Fashion--History  Search this
Costume--History  Search this
Call number:
GT500 .G384
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_593000

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