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Oral history interview with Clarence Holbrook Carter, 1964 April 13

Interviewee:
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Designers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11654
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213355
AAA_collcode_carter64
Theme:
Architecture & Design
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213355
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Leroy W. Flint, 1965 June 4

Interviewee:
Flint, Leroy W. (Leroy Walter), 1909-1991  Search this
Flint, Leroy W. (Leroy Walter), 1909-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Printmakers -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13339
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213452
AAA_collcode_flint65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213452

Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt papers, 1931-1987

Creator:
Holt, Elizabeth Basye Gilmore  Search this
Holt, Elizabeth Basye Gilmore  Search this
Subject:
Parker, Thomas Cleveland  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
United States  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Women art historians -- North Carolina  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7793
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209959
AAA_collcode_holteliz
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209959

William Mathewson Milliken papers, 1923-1970

Creator:
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Subject:
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook  Search this
Dronig, Wolfgang  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M.  Search this
Keller, Henry G.  Search this
Martin, Kurt  Search this
Parsons, Harold Woodbury  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough  Search this
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9051
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211242
AAA_collcode_millwilm
Theme:
Diaries
Communities, Organizations, Museums
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211242

Karal Marling papers, 1932-1973

Creator:
Marling, Karal Ann, 1943-  Search this
Marling, Karal Ann, 1943-  Search this
Subject:
Eckhardt, Edris  Search this
McVey, William Mozart  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson  Search this
Federal Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
History  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9071
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211264
AAA_collcode_marlkara
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211264

Clarence Holbrook Carter papers, 1900-1979

Creator:
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Subject:
Campbell, Charles  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Federal Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Ohio  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Art and state -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9287
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211482
AAA_collcode_cartclar
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211482

William Mathewson Milliken papers

Creator:
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Names:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Dronig, Wolfgang  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998  Search this
Keller, Henry G., 1869-1949  Search this
Martin, Kurt, 1899-  Search this
Parsons, Harold Woodbury, 1883-1967  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Linear feet ((on 10 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1970
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; artists files; writings; financial material; a travel diary; and miscellany.
REEL 600: Correspondence, December 1933-August 1935, comprising 88 letters between Milliken, head of the Cleveland section of the PWAP, and applying artists, the Treasury Department, and other officials of the program. In addition there are progress reports on artists' work done in the Cleveland section of PWAP, December 1933-May 1934, extensive lists of artists' projects giving city, building, and description of work, and miscellaneous papers.
REEL 684: Typescript of an unpublished book "Stories Behind the Museum Collection," a 254 page history of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, written by Milliken. The history begins with the museum's inception in 1913. The date of the writing is ca. 1970.
REEL 1096: Copy of William Milliken's autobiography, 530 p.
REELS 1273-1279: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; poems; lectures; addresses; radio talks; receipts and invoices for art objects given to the Cleveland Museum of Art; a travel diary, 1954-1955; and miscellany. There are files on Bernhard Berenson, Clarence Carter, Marshall Fredericks, Henry Keller, Wolfgang Dronig, Kurt Martin, Harold Parsons, Paul Travis, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director; Cleveland, Ohio; d. 1978. Milliken was the curator of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1919-1958, and director of the museum from 1930-1958.
Provenance:
Photostats on reel 600 donated by Cleveland Museum of Art; material on reel 684 lent for microfilming 1973 by William M. Milliken; material on reels 1096 and 1273-1279 donated 1974-1977 by William M. Milliken.
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:
Museum curators -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Museum directors -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Ohio -- Cleveland
Identifier:
AAA.millwilm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-millwilm

Karal Marling papers

Creator:
Marling, Karal Ann  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Eckhardt, Edris, 1905-1998  Search this
McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1973
Scope and Contents:
Research material and papers emanating from a seminar conducted by Dr. Marling at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1972-1973. The material concerns WPA-FAP, PWAP, and TRAP projects carried on in Ohio, 1932-1943. Included are correspondence and transcripts of interviews with William McVey, Edris Eckhardt, William Milliken, Clarence Carter and other federally employed artists and supervisors. In addition there are employment records, records of a PWAP exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art in 1934, photographs, clippings, and other printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Historian; Ohio.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1973 by Dr. Karal Marling.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Historians -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
History  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.marlkara
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marlkara

Oral history interview with Leroy W. Flint

Interviewee:
Flint, Leroy W., 1909-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Sound recording)
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 June 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Leroy W. Flint conducted 1965 June 4, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Flint speaks of his background and experience prior to working for the WPA Federal Art Project; his printmaking background; themes in his prints; the art market in Cleveland before the Depression; his art education; subject matter that inspired his early work; and the effect of the FAP on him and his art.
Biographical / Historical:
Leroy W. Flint (1909-1991) was a printmaker and painter of Akron, Ohio.
General:
An interview of Paul Craft conducted by Harlan Phillips is also on this tape.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Printmakers -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.flint65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-flint65

Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt papers

Creator:
Holt, Elizabeth Basye Gilmore  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.C.)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Parker, Thomas Cleveland, 1904-1967  Search this
Extent:
11.9 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
0.4 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1987
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material; correspondence; a diary; notes; writings; WPA-FAP reports; project files relating to art history research and publications; lecture slides; clippings; and miscellaneous printed material.
REEL 2814: Thirteen letters between Holt, Holger Cahill, and Thomas Parker; and 5 reports concerning WPA-FAP aid for North Carolina artists, 1935-1936.
UNMICROFILMED: A resume; a bibliography; correspondence with colleagues and publishers, 1934-1987; a diary, 1931-1932; college class notes, 1925-1931; teaching and lecture notes; miscellaneous reference notes; term papers by Holt and her students; miscellaneous unpublished manuscripts including "The Origin of Contemporary Art" and "Wandering in Germany," 1933; Holt's Ph.D. dissertation GRAVESTONE EPITAPHS IN AUGSBURG CATHEDRAL, 1507-1517; a dissertation by Jane Van Nimmen; project files containing notes and printed material relating to proposed films "John Brown: A Conscience Aroused," 1974-1979, "Early Art Along the Ohio," 1975, and "The Life of Isaiah Thomas," 1977;
project files containing notes, drafts of manuscripts, photogaphs, and printed material relating to publications DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF ART (Vol. 3), "Sinner, Will You Come to the Highlands of Heaven?," 1975, "Hymns on Stone: Lithographs of the Jacksonian Era," 1946, THE TRIUMPH OF ART FOR THE PUBLIC, 1968-1969, "Pictures to Serve the People," 1971-1975, THE ART OF ALL NATIONS, 1974-1978, and THE EXPANDING WORLD OF ART, 1966-1986; clippings, 1923-1986; printed material; lecture slides; and 4 reels of microfilm of works of art.
ADDITION: Correspondence and writings, ca. 1947-1982.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian, educator, and writer; Washington, D.C., Georgetown, Me. Died 1987.
Provenance:
Items on reel 2814 donated by Holt, 1982. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1988-1991 by her daughter, Elizabeth Holt Muench, and her brother, John A. Gilmore.
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 historians  Search this
Educators  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Women art historians -- North Carolina  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.holteliz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-holteliz

Oral history interview with Clarence Holbrook Carter

Interviewee:
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 April 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Clarence H. Carter conducted by Richard Doud on 1964 April 13 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Clarence Holbrook Carter (1904-2000) was a painte and a designer, as well as the director of Federal Art Project in Cleveland, Ohio.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 25 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Designers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.carter64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-carter64

Clarence Holbrook Carter papers

Creator:
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Campbell, Charles, 1905-  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946  Search this
Extent:
10.7 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Date:
1900-1979
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; diaries; business records; printed material; photographs; and miscellaneous items.
Reel NDA 27: Correspondence with Forbes Watson, Olin Dows, Edward B. Rowan and others about Carter's career as an artist and as a supervisor in the Federal Arts Project in Ohio; and several personal letters from Charles Campbell.
Reel N68-19: Memorabilia, including old letters, clippings, family records, and early family photographs.
Reel N70-40: Clippings and other printed material regarding Carter's Holbrook grandparents.
Reels N733-N734: Correspondence with art dealers, with museum directors, relating to exhibitions and specific paintings, and his involvement with the Federal Art Project, 1927-1966.
Reel 85: Clippings; catalogs; journal reproductions of Carter's work; and correspondence relating to Carter's supervision of the painting of post office murals in Portsmouth and Ravenna, Ohio and to the Municipal collection of Cleveland Art project under the Treasury Section and Federal Art Project; also discussion of three exhibits organized by Carter and toured by the Smithsonian Institution during 1966-1970. Correspondents include Edward Rowan, Holger Cahill, and Charles Campbell.
UNMICROFILMED: Family and business correspondence relating to his painting; business files containing correspondence and printed material; exhibition catalogs; photographs of works of art; passports and other travel documents; annotated calendars, 1969-1971; diary entries, Jan.-Apr. 1929; bills and receipts; and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, designer, director of Federal Art Project; Cleveland, Ohio.
Provenance:
Material on reels NDA27 and N68-19 lent by Carter, 1964 and 1968; remainder donated by Carter, 1969-1979.
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:
Arts administrators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Ohio  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Art and state -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.cartclar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cartclar

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