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Norman Kent papers

Creator:
Kent, Norman, 1903-1972  Search this
Names:
Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965  Search this
Albee, Grace  Search this
Anderson, Ernfred, 1896-  Search this
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Avery, Ralph Hillyer, 1906-1976  Search this
Aylward, W. J. (William James), 1875-1956  Search this
Bailey, Merrill A., 1909-  Search this
Bailey, Vernon Howe, 1874-1953  Search this
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Boyd, Fiske, 1895-1975  Search this
Bransom, Paul, 1885-  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Cheffetz, Asa, 1896-1965  Search this
Clark, Eliot Candee, 1883-  Search this
Cook, Howard Norton, 1901-1980  Search this
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974  Search this
Deines, E. Hubert, 1894-1967  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990  Search this
Fabri, Ralph, 1894-1975  Search this
Fawcett, Robert  Search this
Havens, James D., 1900-1960  Search this
Heitland, Wilmot Emerton, 1893-1969  Search this
Helck, Peter, b. 1893  Search this
Hoftrup, Julius Lars, 1874-1954  Search this
Kappel, Philip  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960  Search this
Leighton, Clare, 1899-  Search this
Mack, Warren Bryan, 1896-1952  Search this
Mason, Roy Martell, 1886-1972  Search this
Meissner, Leo J. (Leo John), 1895-1977  Search this
Menihan, John C.  Search this
Pitz, Henry Clarence, 1895-1976  Search this
Pleissner, Ogden M.  Search this
Reynard, Grant T., 1887-1968  Search this
Rice, William S., 1873-1963  Search this
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978  Search this
Sandzén, Birger, 1871-1954  Search this
Schafer, Alice Pauline, 1899-1980  Search this
Sloane, Eric  Search this
Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893  Search this
Swann, James, 1905-1985  Search this
Teague, Donald, 1897-  Search this
Unwin, Nora Spicer, 1907-  Search this
Von Neumann, Robert  Search this
Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985  Search this
Waters, Herbert  Search this
Watson, Aldren Auld, 1917-  Search this
Wengenroth, Stow, 1906-1978  Search this
Whitaker, Frederic  Search this
Williams, Esther, 1907-1969  Search this
Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970  Search this
Extent:
300 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1939-1964
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, articles, clippings, and gallery literature.
Among the correspondents are Charles Avery Aiken, Grace Albee, Ernfred Anderson, John Taylor Arms, Ralph H. Avery, William J. Aylward, Merrill A. Bailey, Vernon Howe Bailey, George Biddle, Louis Bouche, Fiske Boyd, J. Paul Bransom, Charles Burchfield, Clarence H. Carter, Asa Cheffetz, Eliot C. Clark, Howard N. Cook,Dean Cornwell, James H. Daugherty, E. Hubert Deines, Fritz Eichenberg, Ralph Fabri, Robert Fawcett, James D. Havens, Wilmot Emerton Heitland, Peter Helck, J. Lars Hoftrup, Philip Kappel, Rockwell Kent, Julius J. Lankes, Clare Leighton, Warren B. Mack, Roy M. Mason, Leo Meissner, John C. Menihan, Henry C. Pitz, Ogden Pleissner, Grant T. Reynard, William S. Rice, Norman Rockwell, Sven Birger Sandzen, Alice P. Schafer, Eric Sloane, Charles W. Smith, James Swann, Donald Teague, Nora S. Unwin, Robert Von Neumann, Lynd Ward, Herbert O. Waters, Aldren A. Watson, Stow Wengenroth, Frederic Whitaker, Esther Williams, Edward A. Wilson, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Illustrator, educator, lithographer, engraver, painter and writer; studied at Rochester Institute of Technology and was active in New York State. Former editor of AMERICAN ARTIST.
Related Materials:
Additional Norman Kent papers pertaining to American Artist also located at: George Arent Research Library Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1965 by Norman Kent.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Educators -- New York (State)  Search this
Engravers -- New York (State)  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State)  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Woodcutters (printmakers) -- New York (State)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.kentnorm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kentnorm

National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.) letter to Dean Cornwell, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1940 July 28
Topic:
Clubs  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8846
See more items in:
National Arts Club records, 1898-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8846

Dean Cornwell papers, 1893-1981

Creator:
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Subject:
Broder, Patricia Janis  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7112
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209246
AAA_collcode_corndean
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209246

James E. Allen papers

Creator:
Allen, James E., 1894-1964  Search this
Names:
Cook, Howard Norton, 1901-1980  Search this
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Dunn, Harvey, 1884-1952  Search this
Freeman, Carl E.  Search this
Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958  Search this
Wetjin, Richard  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((109 items on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1921-1949
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, including letters from artists Dean Cornwell, Harvey Dunn, Howard N. Cook, and writers Carl E. Freeman, Herbert Ravenel Sass, and Richard Wetjin; six sketchbooks; one notebook on etching; 27 photographs of Allen and his friends, studio, and work, included among the photos is one of Allen sketching; and exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Etcher, lithographer; Larchmont, New York.
Provenance:
Donated 1972 by Mrs. James Allen, widow of Allen.
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:
Etchers  Search this
Lithographers  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.allejame
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-allejame

Dane Chanase papers

Creator:
Chanase, Dane, 1894-1975  Search this
Names:
Baller, George  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Brangwyn, Frank, Sir, 1867-1956  Search this
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952  Search this
Sheva, Ausubel  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1960
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material; cartoons for a WPA mural in Columbus High School, Washington, D.C.; notes on various subjects, including art, industrial design, music and history; miscellaneous writings; study photographs of works of art; clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; and printed material about other artists, including Boardman Robinson, Thomas Hart Benton, Dean Cornwell, Frank Brangwyn, George Baller and Chanase's wife, Ausubel Sheva.
Biographical / Historical:
Dane Chanase (1894-1975) was a painter, printmaker, mural painter and sculptor; New York, N.Y. Also known as Richard Dane Chanase, Riccardo Dane Chanase. Chanase was born in Palermo, Italy, October 21, 1894.
Provenance:
Donated in 1977 by Genie and Moshe Szajngarten who occupied Chanase's former residence.
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:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.chandane
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chandane

The Cowboy Knitter, (painting)

Painter:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 1700 N.E. 63rd Street Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73111
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Occupation--Other--Cowboy  Search this
Occupation--Domestic--Sewing  Search this
Control number:
IAP 43330669
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_477847

John Spencer papers

Creator:
Spencer, John, 1911-1996  Search this
Names:
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((20 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1994
bulk 1933-1944
Scope and Contents:
Papers relate to Spencer's experiences as an assistant to muralist Dean Cornwell on the Los Angeles Central Library Mural project from 1927-1933 and to his subsequent relationship with Cornwell. Included are 13 letters from Cornwell to Spencer, 1933-1944, in which Cornwell offers criticism of Spencer's sketches and discusses related matters on composition and current art projects; a photo of a cartoon for a mural panel "The Discovery Era" by Cornwell ca. 1930-1931; drawings by Spencer from a lecture on the Los Angeles Central Library Mural by Cornwell; clipping on board of Cornwell and Spencer working on the Los Angeles Library Mural; and a photocopy of a clipping, 1994, regarding the murals.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; California.
Provenance:
Donated 1994 by John Spencer.
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:
Painters -- California  Search this
Muralists -- California  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.spenjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spenjohn

Oral history interview with John Spencer

Interviewee:
Spencer, John, 1911-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound cassettes (1 hr., 23 min.), analog.)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Date:
1994 September 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with John Spencer conducted 1994 September 1, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Spencer discusses his work assisting Dean Cornwell on the Los Angeles Central Library murals between 1927-1933; his subsequent relationship with Cornwell; and his experience as a young artist in Southern California in the 1930s.
Biographical / Historical:
John Spencer was a painter from Pasadena, California.
General:
Originally recorded 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 23 min.
Provenance:
This interview is 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 administrators.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire audio recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art, American -- California, Southern  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.spence94
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spence94

Dean Cornwell papers

Creator:
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Names:
Broder, Patricia Janis  Search this
Extent:
3.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1893-1981
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, 1937-1978, including a text for the biography, DEAN CORNWELL: DEAN OF ILLUSTRATORS by Patricia Janis Broder; correspondence with artists and business associates; diaries, ca. 1941-1957; writings and notes; business records, ca. 1949-1961; ten sketches, undated and 1934; five scrapbooks containing reproductions of others' art works; exhibition announcements and catalogs, ca. 1940-1960; clippings, magazines, pamphlets and brochures, ca. 1926-1960; reproductions of art works; photographs, undated and 1920-1960, of Cornwell and of his art works; and slides and transparencies.
Biographical / Historical:
Muralist, painter, illustrator. Cornwell was born in Louisville, Ky. in 1892. He attended the Chicago Art Institute and began his career as a newspaper and magazine illustrator. He painted murals for the lobby of the Eastern Airlines Building at Rockefeller Plaza, the Hotel Warwick's Raleigh Room, and the Los Angeles Public Library. He is also well known for his painting of WWII correspondent Ernie Pyle.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 by Lucy Cornwell, daughter of Dean Cornwell.
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:
Muralists  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Dean Cornwell papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.corndean
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-corndean

William de Leftwich Dodge and Sara Dodge Kimbrough papers

Creator:
Dodge, William de Leftwich, 1867-1935  Search this
Kimbrough, Sara Dodge, d. 1990  Search this
Names:
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Keck, Charles, 1875-1951  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
MacMonnies, Betty  Search this
McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945  Search this
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968  Search this
Trask, Katrina, 1853-1922  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1891-1973
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; scrapbook; a published biography; photographs; and clippings. Some of the material was compiled by Dodge's daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough, in preparation for her biography of her father, "Drawn From Life."
REEL 379: Scrapbook of clippings, announcements, printed material relating to Dodge's career.
REEL 532: Letters from Frederick MacMonnies and George Grey Barnard, Jules Guerin, Dean Cornwell, Katrina Trask, Ruth St. Denis, Charles Keck, Upton Sinclair, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others associated with Dodge as colleagues or sitters. Also included are: letters from Dodge to his daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough, and letters of condolence from colleagues, relatives and friends to his widow; clippings on Dodge's work; a press release concerning his N.Y. State capitol murals; a sketch and a summary of Kimbrough's "Done from Life".
REEL 722: Personal letters to Sara Dodge Kimbrough from her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rogewr A. Pryor, and letters relating to Kimbrough's biography of her father, "Done from Life," from Henry McFee, Blair Niles, Luigi Lucioni, Betty MacMonnies, and other; exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and material relating to Dodge's Venus.
UNMICROFILMED: "Done from Life", published biography of Dodge by his daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough; photographs of Dodge murals; and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Mural and portrait painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Material on reels 379, 532 and 722 lent for microfilming 1972-1974 by Sara Dodge Kimbrough, Dodge's daughter; (Portions of the papers were microfilmed twice.) Most were subsequently donated in 2001 by Leftwich D. Kimbrough along with some unmicrofilmed papers.
Occupation:
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dodgwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dodgwill

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0051487
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51488

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0051488
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51489

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0051489
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51490

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0051490
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51491

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0051491
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51492

Proclamation of the incorporation of New York City [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1960*
Image number:
JUL J0051551
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51552

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0051561
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51562

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1928
Image number:
JUL J0051607
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51608

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1935
Image number:
JUL J0051608
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51609

Same Focus? [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Cornwell, Dean 1892-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1929
Image number:
JUL J0051609
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51610

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