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Oral history interview with Huntington Hartford, 1970 May 19

Interviewee:
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008  Search this
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art patronage -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13076
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212713
AAA_collcode_hartfo70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212713

Robert Brackman papers

Creator:
Brackman, Robert, 1898-  Search this
Names:
Bates, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Francis), 1904-1994  Search this
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968  Search this
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008  Search this
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952  Search this
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937  Search this
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965  Search this
Vaughan, Malcolm, 1896-1962  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1931-1978
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, awards and printed material.
REEL D295: Correspondence with buyers, museum curators, and students, and with Irving Berlin, George A. Dondero, Robert Philipp, and Malcolm Vaughan; drafts of articles; scrapbooks; photographs of Brackman's paintings; clippings; and other publications.
REELS 2339-2340: Biographical data, with typescript of Kristin Smith's 1968 unpublished essay on Brackman; correspondence, including letters from Irving Berlin, Huntington Hartford, Harold L. Ickes, Robert Philipp, John D. Rockefeller, David O. Selznick, and others; printed material, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reproductions, exhibition catalogs, and announcements; awards; 2 scrapbooks, 1930-1952; and 8 undated sketchbooks.
REEL 2380: Photographs, including personal photographs of Brackman, his friends, his students; of Herbert Turner, his home, his school, and studio; and photographs of Brackman's works of art.
UNMICROFILMED: Writings by Brackman for his lectures; typescripts and a copy of BRACKMAN: HIS ART AND TEACHING by Kenneth Bates; and printed material including newspaper clippings, by-laws for the "Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts Manufacturers and Commerce," London, and the "Royal Society of Arts," London, and a 1957 edition of the journal, THE ARTIST.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and educator; New York, N.Y. Born in Russia. Studied at Francisco Ferrer School, with Robert Henri, and with George Bellows. Came to United States in 1908. Taught at the Art Students League. Died 1980.
Provenance:
Material on reel D295 lent 1966 by Robert Brackman. Portions of this material were subsequently given by Brackman's widow, Frances, with her gift of all other materials, 1981. Twenty-seven personal photographs from reel 2380 were returned to Frances Brackman at her request.
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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.bracrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bracrobe

Oral history interview with Huntington Hartford

Interviewee:
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording (1 hour), 7 in.)
19 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 May 19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Huntington Hartford conducted 1970 May 19, by Paul Cummings, at the artist's home in New York, N.Y., for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Huntington Hartford (1911-2008) was an art collector and patron from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art patronage -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.hartfo70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hartfo70

You are what you write

Author:
Hartford, Huntington 1911-2008  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 380 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973]
Topic:
Graphology  Search this
Call number:
BF891 .H34X
BF891.H34X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36215

Art or anarchy? How the extremists and exploiters have reduced the fine arts to chaos and commercialism

Author:
Hartford, Huntington 1911-2008  Search this
Physical description:
x, 204 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1964
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art--Philosophy  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Call number:
N6490 .H32
N6490.H32
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39820

Paintings from the Huntington Hartford collection in the Gallery of Modern Art

Author:
New York Gallery of Modern Art Including the Huntington Hartford Collection  Search this
Hartford, Huntington 1911-2008  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) illus., col. plates. 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1964
1964]
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Painting--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N620.G3 A6
N620.G3A6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_50138

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