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Cummings, Paul

Collection Creator:
Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1968, 1983-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. One letter from Paul Jenkins to Norman Bluhm, circa 1966, is ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Entire (except oversize watercolors): Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from Suzanne or Paul Jenkins, c/o Imago Terrae. 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:
Paul Jenkins papers, circa 1915-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Paul Jenkins papers
Paul Jenkins papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d2d66c96-06d5-41cb-a159-f58ce767fb7e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jenkpaul2-ref83

Oral history interview with Dorothy C. Miller, 1970 May 26-1971 Sept. 28

Interviewee:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter  Search this
Evans, Walker  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel  Search this
Graves, Morris  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12478
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212058
AAA_collcode_miller70
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212058

Oral history interview with Dorothy C. Miller

Interviewee:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978  Search this
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
Extent:
260 Pages (Transcript)
18 Items (sound files (20 hrs., 42 min.), digital, wav)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 May 26-1971 Sept. 28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Dorothy Miller conducted 1970 May 26-1971 Sept. 28, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Miller speaks of her childhood and family background; the beginning of her career in museums; her first trip to Europe; the Depression and its effect on the art world; the establishment of the WPA Federal Art Project; the scandal over the Diego Rivera mural in Rockefeller Center; getting started with the Museum of Modern Art in its early years; working with Alfred Barr; early exhibitions at the MOMA; meeting Mark Tobey and Morris Graves; meeting Holger Cahill; Cahill's background; Cahill's involvement with the WPA Federal Art Project, and the Project's early years; post-war changes in American art and the post-war years at the MOMA; Shaker design; some of her colleagues at the MOMA.
She recalls Duncan Phillips, Rene D'Harnoncourt, Jackson Pollock, Edward M.M. Warburg, Nelson Rockefeller, Mark Rothko, Louise Nevelson, Alexander Calder, Lyonel Feininger, Walker Evans, and Edwin Dickinson.
Biographical / Historical:
Dorothy C. Miller (1904-2003) was an art museum curator from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 10 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 18 digital wav files. Duration is 20 hrs., 42 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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 microfilm.
Occupation:
Art museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State)
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.miller70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw940c85ded-d241-4018-8248-4f24388f12e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-miller70

Cummings, Paul

Collection Creator:
Marcus, Marcia, 1928-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980-1988
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.
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:
Marcia Marcus papers, 1928-2016, bulk 1950-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Marcia Marcus papers
Marcia Marcus papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97beb660a-a396-42b6-ab10-9e248731d934
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-marcmarc-ref683

Vie Boheme, La

Artist:
Robert Henri, American, b. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1865–1929  Search this
Medium:
Crayon on paper
Dimensions:
15 X 11 IN. (38.0 X 27.9 CM.)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1905
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2431
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Realism (Ashcan School)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2524cfd80-b69e-46d4-abb4-9a0529ed7d6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2431

Oral history interview with Lydia Winston, 1976 April 14

Interviewee:
Winston, Lydia, 1897-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12607
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209388
AAA_collcode_winsto76
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_209388
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Betty Parsons, 1969 June 4-9

Interviewee:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
Graham, John  Search this
Janis, Sidney  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Okada, Kenzo  Search this
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wakefield Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12214
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212470
AAA_collcode_parson69
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212470

Oral history interview with Marian Willard Johnson, 1969 June 3

Interviewee:
Willard, Marian, 1904-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12811
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212750
AAA_collcode_willar69
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212750

Oral history interview with Mary A. Noon, 1969 May 27

Interviewee:
Noon, Mary A.  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Librarians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12986
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212967
AAA_collcode_noon69
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212967

Oral history interview with Marjorie Phillips, 1974 June 27

Interviewee:
Phillips, Marjorie, 1895-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Phillips Collection  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Collectors -- Washington, D.C. -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11996
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213048
AAA_collcode_philli74
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213048

Oral history interview with Judith Heidler Richardson, 1974 March 7-May 8

Interviewee:
Richardson, Judith Heidler, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Museum directors -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12856
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213072
AAA_collcode_richar74
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213072

Oral history interview with Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller, 1970 July 30-August 19

Interviewee:
Rockefeller, Blanchette Hooker, 1909-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12181
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213082
AAA_collcode_rockef70
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213082

Oral history interview with Carol Summers, 1971 May 12

Interviewee:
Summers, Carol, 1925-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11681
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213155
AAA_collcode_summer71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213155

Oral history interview with Emily Tremaine, 1973 January 24

Interviewee:
Tremaine, Emily Hall, 1908-1987  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213174
AAA_collcode_tremai73
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213174

Oral history interview with Aileen O. Vanderbilt Webb, 1970 May 7-June 9

Interviewee:
Webb, Aileen O.  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12003
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213189
AAA_collcode_webb70
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213189

Oral history interview with Eleanor Ward, 1972 February 8

Interviewee:
Ward, Eleanor, 1912-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Stable Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11677
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216503
AAA_collcode_ward72
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216503

Oral history interview with Martha Jackson, 1969 May 23

Interviewee:
Jackson, Martha Kellogg, 1907-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art and literature  Search this
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11885
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211957
AAA_collcode_jackso69
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211957

Oral history interview with Una E. Johnson, 1971 Jan. 5

Interviewee:
Johnson, Una E.  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12158
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212752
AAA_collcode_johnso71
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212752

Oral history interview with Karen Karnes, 1971 Oct. 4

Interviewee:
Karnes, Karen, 1925-2016  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Ceramicists -- Vermont -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12675
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212764
AAA_collcode_karnes71
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212764

Oral history interview with Jean Lipman, 1973 June 19

Interviewee:
Lipman, Jean, 1909-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Art in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11779
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212850
AAA_collcode_lipman73
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212850

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