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Mississippi Art Colony records

Creator:
Mississippi Art Colony  Search this
Names:
Allison Wells Art Colony  Search this
Barnes, Halcyone D.  Search this
Baruzzi, Peter  Search this
Beattie, George  Search this
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Conway, Fred, 1900-  Search this
Dawson, Bess  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Faiers, Edward Spencer, 1908-  Search this
Gelinas, Bob  Search this
Holmes, Ruth Atkinson  Search this
Hudson, Ralph M.  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Mitchell, Fred, 1923-  Search this
Sella, Alvin, 1924-  Search this
Trivigno, Pat, 1922-  Search this
Wolfe, Karl, 1904-  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Zoellner, Richard  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1954-1991
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbooks, an administrative file, and printed material.
Scrapbooks, 1958-1987, contain newspaper clippings, many focusing on the art work of colony members, especially Halcyone D. Barnes, Bess Dawson, Marie Hull and Ruth Atkinson Holmes, photographs of the faculty and students, including one of Fred Mitchell, letters, including one from Ida Kohlmeyer to Bill Broome, Colony President, 1974, and exhibition checklists. A file, 1963-1992, contains brochures, registration lists, board meeting minutes, and newsletters from Spring and Fall workshops. School catalogs, 1954-1964, provide historical information and biographical sketches of faculty members George Beattie, Peter Baruzzi, Andrew Bucci, Fred Conway, Lamar Dodd, Edward S. Faiers, Bob Gelinas, Ralph M. Hudson, Alvin Sella, Pat Trivigno, Karl Wolfe, Karl Zerbe and Richard Zoellner. Also found are magazine articles, 1980, 1988, and a book, Allison's Wells, The Last Mississippi Spa, by Hosford Latimer Fontaine (1981), containing many illustrations by Colony members (only title p. and illustrations were microfilmed).
Biographical / Historical:
Art colony; Utica, Miss. Founded 1948. Originally named Allison Wells Art Colony and located in Allison's Wells, Miss. Moved to Stafford Springs, Miss., 1963 and renamed the Mississippi Art Colony. Moved to Laurel, Miss. in 1970 and to Camp Henry Jacobs in Utica, Miss. in 1973.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1992 by Lallah Perry, member and archivist of the colony.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- Mississippi  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Mississippi  Search this
Function:
Artist colonies -- Mississippi
Identifier:
AAA.missart
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98e48e8a7-726b-4eb1-869d-2114f11a5ce4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-missart

Burton Callicott papers

Creator:
Callicott, Burton, 1907-  Search this
Names:
Memphis Academy of Arts  Search this
Faiers, Edward Spencer, 1908-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Date:
1931-1996
Scope and Contents:
Includes: a résumé; a travel diary of Callicott's European trip with fellow Memphis artist Edward Faiers, May 1983; a scrapbook containing catalogs, newspaper clippings, letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Jack Farris, Peter R. Formanek, Clarence Day, Lamar Alexander, J. Richard Gruber, and Rogert F. Fogelman; inventories of works of art (2 v.), including a "Catalogue of Oil Paintings" nos. 1-233 (1933-1995), "Catalogue of Paintings" nos. 234-436 (1979-1996), and "Catalogue of Works on Paper" charcoal, pastel, dry color (from 1967); published writings by and about Callicott; unpublished writings by Callicott including notes on works of art, lectures, sermons, and other public addresses; prints of illustrations by Callicott for an aircraft assembly plant, 1945; photographs of Callicott, his works of art and studio; slides of oil paintings (catalog nos. 1-346); photocopies of calligraphy samples; exhibition catalogs; and VHS videotapes, "Local Color," produced by WKNO-TV (1989) and "Journeyman of Light," produced by Jim Crosthwait for the Memphis Art Gallery Association (1991).
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, educator; Memphis, Tenn. b. 1907 Callicott was a teacher with the Memphis Academy of Arts from 1937 to 1973. He exhibited frequently in Memphis and throughout the South.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Burton Callicott.
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 -- Tennessee -- Memphis  Search this
Painters -- Tennessee -- Memphis  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Tennessee -- Memphis  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.callburt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw979bf9df9-7481-440b-8234-576ab34a2823
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-callburt

Edward Faiers, two for twenty. Two exhibitions of twenty years work

Author:
Faiers, Edward Spencer 1908-  Search this
Memphis Academy of Arts  Search this
Clough-Hanson Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Faiers, Edward Spencer 1908-  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
Call number:
N6537.F15 F15
N40.1.F159M5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_85921

Edward Faiers : a retrospective exhibition [held] June 18-August 25, Tennessee State Museum, James K. Polk Center

Author:
Faiers, Edward Spencer 1908-  Search this
Tennessee State Museum  Search this
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Faiers, Edward Spencer 1908-  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : ill. ; 23 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
C1985
Call number:
N6537.F15 F15 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_789519

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