11 videocassettes (U-matic) (ca. 5 hrs.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. + brochure and 3 sound cassettes
Scope and Contents:
Video recordings of 3 day conference on Southern art and artists and the narrative tradition shared with Southern writers. Included are sessions: "Visual Language: The Southern Birthright," moderated by William Dunlap, with Jo Harvey Allen, Harry Crews, Fannie Flagg, Mary Lynn Kotz and Jonathan Williams; "The Home Turf: A Cultivated Mythology," Mitchell Kahan, moderator, with William Christenberry, Frank Fleming, Ke Francis, Jane Livingston and James Surls; "Expatriates: the Southern Artist 'Out There'", Marcia Tucker, moderator, with John Alexander, Terry Allen, James Hill and Ed McGowin; footage of a reception for the exhibition "Southern Narrative"; and a musical performance by Terry Allen.
Also included are a brochure from the conference and 3 sound cassettes of a panel discussion held at the 1979 College Art Association meeting in Washington, D.C. relating to the first Southern Rim Conference in 1976. Particpants include John Alexander, John Canaday, William Christenberry, Larry Edwards, Jim Roche, and James Surls, with William Dunlap as moderator.
Biographical / Historical:
The 1983 conference was organized by Birmingham-Southern College art professor Linda Burgess, and was funded by NEA and the Committee for the Humanities in Alabama. It was a follow-up to the first Southern Rim Conference held in October 1976 in Valle Crucis, N.C.
Lent for duplicating 1986 by Bill Dunlap, moderator of the conference.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Letters, 1850-1910, biographical data, and miscellany pertaining to Stauffer's study of early American printmakers.
Writing to Stauffer are: W. Bruce Almon, Vistus Balch, Albert C. Bates, William A. Beardsley, Clarence S. Bement, J. W. Bothwell, Mrs. J. C. Bruen, William J. Campbell, John Bassett Chapin, Charles E. Clark, William W. Conway, Warren C. Crane, John J. Currier, Charles G. Darrach, Theodore L. De Vinne, Campbell Dodgson, Wilberforce Eames, John H. Edmonds, D. Edwin, Fanny J. Flagg, Edwin D. French, Robert Fridenberg, E. M. Gallaudet, Ernest L. Gay, Charles S. Giles, Walter Gilles, Charles W. Girsch, Charles E. Goodspeed, Samuel A. Green, Charles B. Hall, R. T. H. Halsey, Edward B. Hamlin, W. F. Hammersly, H. R. Harper, Charles H. Hart, Sumner Hazelwood, Henry W. Herbert, E. B. Holden, Samuel Hollyer, John W. Jordan, Charles Lanman, Charles Lanborn, R. H. Lawrence, Alexander Lawson, L. Lement, Emanuel Leutze, George E. Littlefield, Orleans Longacre, Benson John Lossing.
Also, Kate L. McNeely, Frank E. Marshall, James T. Mitchell, F. Moras, Jedediah Morse, Charles A. Munn, William Nelson, Dr. Charles L. Nichols, Frederick B. Nichols, Ourdan Family, Nathaniel Paine, Daniel Parrish, Jr., Howland D. Perrine, Harry Piers, A. Winthrop Pope, Thomas B. Read, Emil H. Richter, William Rollinson, William Sartain, Charles Schlecht, Stephen A. Schoff, Howard Sill, Denison R. Slade, C. A. Smith, F. Hopkinson Smith, Sidney L. Smith, J. Winfred Spenceley, Thackera Family, William Thornton, R. H. Tiebout, Henry T. Tuckerman, Frances K. Walter, A. Coolidge Warren, Frank W. Weitenkampf, and John P. Woodbury.
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.