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Oral history interview with Thomas Adrian Fransioli

Interviewee:
Fransioli, Thomas Adrian, 1906-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
University of Pennsylvania -- Students  Search this
Brown, Margaret E., d. 1957  Search this
Eggers, O. R. (Otto Reinhold), 1882-1964  Search this
Feiss, Carl  Search this
Finley, David E. (David Edward)  Search this
Klauder, Charles Z. (Charles Zeller), 1872-1938  Search this
Pope, John Russell, 1874-1937  Search this
Walker, John, 1906-1995  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files, digital, wav file)
37 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1981 April 21
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Thomas Adrian Fransioli, conducted April 21, 1981, by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Wenham, Massachusetts.
Fransioli speaks of his upbringing in Seattle, Washington; training and friendships at architectural school at the University of Pennsylvania; working in North Carolina, Virginia, Philadelphia, and Cleveland as an architect, interior designer, and draftsman; his commission for a grand country house in Virginia, 1932-1934; his work for John Russell Pope on the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.; work in photographic reconnaissance for the U.S. Army during World War II; visiting Hiroshima after the atomic bomb; his training at the Art Students League; his paintings of cityscapes and houses; the promotion of his career by Margaret Brown of Boston; and influences upon him. Fransioli also recalls Charles Klauder, Margaret Brown, Carl Feiss, Otto Eggers, John Walker, David Finley; and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Adrian Fransioli (1906- 1997) was an architect and painter from Massachusetts. He was born in Seattle, Washington.
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 others.
Topic:
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Interior decorators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.fransi81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fransi81

Sarah Baker papers

Creator:
Baker, Sarah, 1899-  Search this
Names:
Finley, David E. (David Edward)  Search this
Gates, Margaret Casey, 1903-1989  Search this
George, Louise Baker  Search this
Kindler, Alice Riddle  Search this
Phillips, Marjorie, 1895-1985  Search this
Smith, Arthur Hall, 1929-  Search this
Smith, Vernon, 1894-1969  Search this
Woodward, William, 1935-  Search this
Wright, Frank, 1932-  Search this
Extent:
176 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1922-1977
Scope and Contents:
168 letters, 2 photographs, and an exhibition catalogue. The correspondence includes 45 letters from Baker to her family, written from Europe in 1922 while she was on a fellowship. Other correspondence is with her sister, Louise Baker George, and with Bill Woodward, Alice Riddle Kindler, Vern Smith, Frank Wright, Arthur Smith, Margaret Gates, Marjorie Phillips, and David Finley.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter (Washington, D.C.)
Provenance:
Donated 1978 by Sarah M. Baker.
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 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bakesara
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bakesara

Oral history interview with Thomas Adrian Fransioli, 1981 April 21

Interviewee:
Fransioli, Thomas Adrian, 1906-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Brown, Margaret E.  Search this
Eggers, O. R. (Otto Reinhold)  Search this
Feiss, Carl  Search this
Finley, David E. (David Edward)  Search this
Pope, John Russell  Search this
Klauder, Charles Z. (Charles Zeller)  Search this
Walker, John  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
University of Pennsylvania  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Interior decorators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13152
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212087
AAA_collcode_fransi81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212087
Online Media:

Sarah Baker papers, 1922-1977

Creator:
Baker, Sarah Marindah, 1899-1983  Search this
Subject:
Phillips, Marjorie  Search this
Smith, Arthur Hall  Search this
Smith, Vernon  Search this
Woodward, William  Search this
Wright, Frank  Search this
Finley, David E. (David Edward)  Search this
Gates, Margaret Casey  Search this
George, Louise Baker  Search this
Kindler, Alice Riddle  Search this
Topic:
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5845
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208685
AAA_collcode_bakesara
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208685

Luncheon for President of Iceland; Joseph Henry Medal Presentation

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H (Hubert Horatio) 1911-1978  Search this
Finley, David E (David Edward)  Search this
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson 1894-1972  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1967
July 19, 1967
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1078]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_391613

David Finley : quiet force for America's arts / David A. Doheny

Author:
Doheny, David A  Search this
Subject:
Finley, David E (David Edward)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 392 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Arts administrators  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_788969

An exhibition of two hundred American water colors selected by John Marin, Charles Burchfield, Buk Ulreich, and Eliot O'Hara for the Carville, Louisiana, Marine Hospital : from a national competition held by the Section of Fine Arts, Federal Works Agency, Public Buildings Administration / [foreword David E. Finley]

Author:
Finley, David E (David Edward)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
United States Public Buildings Administration Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1941
[1941]
20th century
Topic:
Watercolor painting  Search this
Watercolor painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND1808 .N27 1941
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_397541

A standard of excellence: Andrew W. Mellon founds the National Gallery of Art at Washington, by David Edward Finley

Author:
Finley, David E (David Edward)  Search this
Subject:
Mellon, Andrew W (Andrew William) 1855-1937  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 193 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Call number:
N856 .F56X
N856.F56X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_32442

History of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, by David E. Finley

Author:
Finley, David E (David Edward)  Search this
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States  Search this
Physical description:
v, 115 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
[1965]
Call number:
E151.N27 F5
E151.N27F5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_64711

David E. Finley : statesman of the arts : the founding of the National Gallery of Art and the National Trust for Historic Preservation / by David A. Doheny

Author:
Doheny, David A  Search this
Subject:
Finley, David E (David Edward)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.) History  Search this
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States History  Search this
Physical description:
64 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
©1999
Topic:
Arts administrators  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1067023

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