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Hilaire Hiler papers

Creator:
Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966  Search this
Names:
America's Artists in Particular  Search this
Foundation for Integrated Education  Search this
Birren, Faber, 1900-  Search this
Boldt, O'Brien  Search this
Boyle, Kay, 1902  Search this
Connelly, Marc, 1890-  Search this
Crosby, Caresse, 1892-  Search this
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965  Search this
Cunningham, Ben, 1904-1975  Search this
Ferren, John, 1905-1970  Search this
Flax, Jerome  Search this
Herz, Jay H.  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966 -- Color and design : a structuralist approach  Search this
Hirschfeld, Al  Search this
Holty, Carl, 1900-1973  Search this
Inverarity, Robert Bruce, 1909-1999  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lavell, Charles  Search this
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964  Search this
Levi, Albert William, 1911-  Search this
Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955  Search this
Mathews, Paul  Search this
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980  Search this
Moran, Jim  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Ray, Man, 1890-1976  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Schapiro, Meyer, 1904-  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy), 1905-  Search this
Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965  Search this
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946  Search this
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963  Search this
Wittenborn, George, 1905-1974  Search this
Extent:
3.4 Linear feet ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1925-1966
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; printed materials; art works and miscellaneous papers.
REELS D302-D302a: Correspondence, some dating from Hiler's years in Paris in the 1920s; autobiographical and biographical material; published articles by Hiler, "Costumes and Ideologies," "Some Associative Aspects of Color," "Structuralism," "The Search for a Method of Graphic Expression," and "The Origin and Development of Structural Design;" the book Why Abstract, co-authored by him; exhibition catalogs; magazine articles on and about him; and miscellaneous papers. Some material on D302 has been duplicated on reel D302a.
Correspondents include: Faber Birren, Kay Boyle, Marc Connelly, Caresse Crosby, Nancy Cunard (11 items), Ben Cunningham (to Hiler's daughter), John Ferren, Al Hirschfeld, Carl Holty (5 items, up to 14 p. each), Robert Bruce Inverarity, Gyorgy Kepes, Katharine Kuh, Rico Lebrun, Fernand Leger, Albert W. Levi, Paul Mathews, Henry Miller, Abraham Rattner, Man Ray, Ad Reinhardt, Meyer Schapiro, Charles P. Snow, Edgar Varese, Herbert G. Wells, and William Carlos Williams.
In the 5 Holty letters, up to 14 p. each, Holty comments on aesthetics, color theory, the work of Abraham Rattner, Holty's painting, the history of modern art after WWII, and his trip across America with Henry Miller and Rattner.
REELS 611-614: Personal and business correspondence, bills and receipts, certificates, licenses, membership cards; 2 sketchbooks, and 17 loose sketches, many with notes and instructions; 3 notebooks, containing miscellaneous writings, clippings and sketches; 37 illustrations and diagrams, possibly for a book; 119 miscellaneous items relating to color and design; articles and short stories; writings on structuralism, including a copy of the typescript for COLOR AND DESIGN: A STRUCTURALIST APPROACH; a typed draft of Hiler's autobiography (292 p.); 14 exhibition catalogs and announcements; 20 clippings, and printed material; and miscellaneous papers.
Correspondents include America's Artists in Particular (organization), O'Brien Boldt, Kay Boyle, Ben Cunningham, Jerome Flax, the Foundation for Intergrated Education, Jay H. Herz, Gyorgy Kepes, Charles Lavell, Jim Moran, Henry Schnakenberg, and George Wittenborn.
Biographical / Historical:
Mural painter, designer, decorator, writer; New York, N.Y. and Paris.
Provenance:
Donated 1967-1968 by Hilaire Hiler.
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:
Artists -- France -- Paris  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.hilehila
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hilehila

The legendary book : a facsimile edition / by Cyrille Zola-Place

Author:
Zola-Place, Cyrille  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Negro anthology  Search this
Type:
Literary collections
Date:
2018
Topic:
Blacks  Search this
Africans  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
N5310.7 .W927
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1098838

The Black body / Sieglinde Lemke

Author:
Lemke, Sieglinde  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Locke, Alain 1885-1954 New Negro  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Negro anthology  Search this
Reiss, Winold 1886-1953  Search this
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
Call number:
NX452 .L46 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_663583

Black modernism and the primitivist reception of jazz / Iris Schmeisser

Author:
Schmeisser, Iris  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Baker, Josephine 1906-1975  Search this
Antheil, George 1900-1959  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Hayden, Palmer C. 1890-1973  Search this
Motley, Archibald John Jr. 1891-1981  Search this
Colin, Paul 1892-1985 Tumulte noir  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
2006
Topic:
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Call number:
NX512.3.A35 S345
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088852

The modernist collector and black modernity, 1914-1934 / Jeremy Braddock

Author:
Braddock, Jeremy  Search this
Subject:
Barnes, Albert C (Albert Coombs) 1872-1951  Search this
Pound, Ezra 1885-1972  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Locke, Alain 1885-1954  Search this
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
351 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
2007
2002
20th century
Topic:
African American art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
American literature--African American authors  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Modernism (Literature)  Search this
Call number:
N6538.N5 B748 2002a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_808668

Nancy Cunard : heiress, muse, political idealist / Lois Gordon

Author:
Gordon, Lois G  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 447 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
England
Date:
2007
C2007
20th century
Topic:
Authors, English  Search this
Women political activists  Search this
Women journalists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_819475

These were the Hours; memories of my Hours Press, Reanville and Paris, 1928-1931. Edited with a foreword by Hugh Ford

Author:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Hours Press  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 216 p. illus., facsims., ports. 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Imprints
Place:
France
Paris (France)
Date:
1969
[1969]
20th century
Topic:
Authors and publishers--History  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_767198

Negro : an anthology / collected and edited by Nancy Cunard ; edited and abridged with an introduction by Hugh Ford

Author:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Ford, Hugh D. 1925-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 464 p. : ill., maps ; 31 cm
Type:
Poetry
Date:
1996
1970
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks  Search this
African American arts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_503383

Nancy Cunard : a biography / by Anne Chisholm

Author:
Chisholm, Anne  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 366 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
20th century
Topic:
Women authors, English--Biography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_591000

Negro : anthology made by Nancy Cunard 1931-1933

Author:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Crevel, René 1900-1935  Search this
Beckett 1906-  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 580, III, [4], 584-854, [2] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill., maps, music, ports. ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1934
Topic:
Blacks--History  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Call number:
HT1581 .N39 1934
HT1581.N39 1934
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_308817

Negro anthology, made by Nancy Cunard, 1931-1933

Author:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 854, [2] p. illus. (incl. ports., facsims) map (1 fold.) 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
1934
[1969]
Topic:
Literature--Black authors  Search this
American literature--African American authors  Search this
Call number:
HT1581 .C97 1969
HT1581.C97 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_15919

Nancy Cunard: brave poet, indomitable rebel, 1896-1965. Edited by Hugh Ford

Author:
Ford, Hugh D. 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 383 p. illus., ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
[1968]
Call number:
CT275.C966 F6
CT275.C966F6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_19028

Negro; an anthology. Edited and abridged, with an introd., by Hugh Ford

Author:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Ford, Hugh D. 1925-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 464 p. illus., facsims., maps, music, ports. 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1934
[1970]
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
HT1581 .C97 1970
HT1581.C97 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5067

Black man and white ladyship (1931) : a manifesto / Renata Morresi

Author:
Morresi, Renata  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Black man and white ladyship  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Views on race  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2008
Call number:
CB235 .R43 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1036253

Introduction : "L'Atlantique noir" de Nancy Cunard, Negro anthology, 1931-1934 / par Sarah Frioux-Salgas

Author:
Frioux-Salgas, Sarah  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Negro anthology  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2014
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037853

Les militants noirs anglophones des années 1920 à 1940 / Amzat Boukari-Yabara

Author:
Boukari-Yabara, Amzat  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Padmore, George 1902-1959  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Negro anthology  Search this
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
2014
Italian Occupation, 1936-1941
Topic:
Black nationalism  Search this
Pan-Africanism  Search this
Anti-imperialist movements  Search this
History  Search this
Foreign public opinion  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037854

L'inscription de la musique dans l'anthologie Negro / par Yannick Séité

Author:
Séité, Yannick  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Negro anthology  Search this
Antheil, George 1900-1959  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
America
Date:
2014
Topic:
Music--Documentation  Search this
African Americans--Music--Documentation  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037856

Vers une image "authentique" de l'Afro-Americain? : photographies, presse militante documentaire social (1910-1940) / par Julie Jones

Author:
Jones, Julie  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Negro anthology  Search this
Film and Photo League (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
2014
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037857

Jacques Roumain et Nancy Cunard : poème de Jacques Roumain dédié à Nancy Cunard et lettre de Jacques Roumain à Nancy Cunard, commentés par Léon-François Hoffman / Jacques Roumain

Author:
Roumain, Jacques 1907-1944  Search this
Hoffman, Léon-François  Search this
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965  Search this
Roumain, Jacques 1907-1944  Search this
Type:
Articles
Correspondence
Date:
2014
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037860

Sommaire de Negro anthology

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cunard, Nancy 1896-1965 Negro anthology  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2014
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037862

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