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Kenneth M. Curtis memorandum to Bernard Langlais

Creator:
Curtis, Kenneth M.  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Curtis, Kenneth M.  Search this
Subject:
Langlais, Bernard  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1971 November 19
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22781
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22781

Bernard Langlais notepad filled with notes and sketches

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22782
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Archives of American Art
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Sketch of a window, annotated

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22783
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Archives of American Art
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Mixed media travel sketches

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1940
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22784
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Archives of American Art
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Bernard Langlais letter to Aunt Isabell

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1940
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22785
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Archives of American Art
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Set of inventory cards for Lion

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
circa 1978 May - 2000 November
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22787
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Archives of American Art
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Bernard Langlais Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1945
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22790
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Archives of American Art
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Bernard Langlais letter to Leo Castelli

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Castelli, Leo, 1907-1999  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1962 March 2
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22791
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Archives of American Art
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Bernard Langlais letter to Ben and Lillian

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22792
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Archives of American Art
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Statement of point of view

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22793
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Archives of American Art
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Physical act of painting

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
undated
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22794
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Archives of American Art
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Oral history interview with Bernard Langlais, 1973 Feb. 21

Interviewee:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Maine -- Cushing -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Maine -- Cushing -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11703
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212819
AAA_collcode_langla73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212819
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Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Drawings
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7856
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210023
AAA_collcode_langbern
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210023

Bernard Langlais papers

Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Extent:
13.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Drawings
Date:
circa 1925-2010
Summary:
The papers of Bernard Langlais measure 13.3 linear feet and date from circa 1925 to 2010. The papers document Langlais' career as a painter and sculptor through correspondence with friends, colleagues, and art institutions and organizations; writings; exhibition records, video recordings about Langlais, resumes, and other professional activity files; appraisals, invoices, inventories, and other personal business records; newspaper and magazine clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and press releases; as well as scrapbooks, drawings, sketchbooks, and photographic material of Langlais and his artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Bernard Langlais measure 13.3 linear feet and date from circa 1925 to 2010. The papers document Langlais' career as a painter and sculptor through correspondence with friends, colleagues, and art institutions and organizations; writings; exhibition records, video recordings about Langlais, resumes, and other professional activity files; appraisals, invoices, inventories, and other personal business records; newspaper and magazine clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and press releases; as well as scrapbooks, drawings, sketchbooks, and photographic material of Langlais and his artwork.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into eight series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1940-2005 (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 2: Writings, circa 1959-1979 (0.1 linear feet; Box 2)

Series 3: Professional Activity Files, 1948-2010 (2.7 linear feet; Boxes 2-4, FC 23-24)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1962-2004 (2.2 linear feet; Boxes 5-7)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1941-2008 (1.9 linear feet; Boxes 7-9, 15)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, 1935-1979 (0.7 linear feet; Box 9, 15-16)

Series 7: Artwork, circa 1937 (2.1 linear feet; Box 9, 12-14, OV 17-22)

Series 8: Photographic Material, 1936-2001 (2.2 linear feet; Boxes 10-11, 14-15)
Biographical / Historical:
Bernard Langlais (1921-1977) was a sculptor and painter in Cushing, Maine. Langlais was born in Old Town, Maine. He attended the Corcoran School of Art, moved to New York, and became a close friend of many of the rising New York artists. Tiring of the New York competitive art scene, he returned to Maine, abandoned abstract painting, and achieved considerable success with monumental wooden outdoor sculpture.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Bernard Langlais conducted by Robert Brown on February 21, 1973.
Provenance:
The bulk of the collection was donated 2015 by Colby College Museum of Art via Paige Doore, Curricular Registrar, who received the papers as a bequest from Helen Langlais. Papers on reels 859-860 were lent for microfilming in 1974 by Langlais and subsequently donated in 1997 with additional papers by Helen Friend Langlais, Langlais' widow. One video recording, "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" was donated in 1981 by WCBB-TV, Lewiston, ME via Harriet Passerman, Cultural Affairs Director.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
Video recording "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" is publication restricted. Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from WCBB-TV, Lewiston, Maine. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Maine  Search this
Painters -- Maine  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Drawings
Citation:
Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.langbern
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Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-langbern

Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Video recording "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" is publication restricted. Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from WCBB-TV, Lewiston, Maine. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bernard Langlais papers
Bernard Langlais papers / Series 7: Artwork
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Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-langbern-ref203

Sketchbook

Collection Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Sketchbook is a scrapbook used as a sketchbook instead, and is labeled "Scrapbook."
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Video recording "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" is publication restricted. Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from WCBB-TV, Lewiston, Maine. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bernard Langlais papers
Bernard Langlais papers / Series 7: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-langbern-ref204

Sketchbook

Collection Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Video recording "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" is publication restricted. Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from WCBB-TV, Lewiston, Maine. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bernard Langlais papers
Bernard Langlais papers / Series 7: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-langbern-ref205

Photographic Material

Collection Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet (Boxes 10-11, 14-15)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1925-2001
Scope and Contents:
Photographic material consists of photographs of Langlais during his time in the Navy, photographs of his paintings and sculptures, and photographs and transparencies of exhibitions that his works were featured in.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Video recording "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" is publication restricted. Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from WCBB-TV, Lewiston, Maine. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.langbern, Series 8
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Bernard Langlais papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-langbern-ref206

Bernard Langlais

Collection Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs [31027000783601]
Date:
circa 1963-1979
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Video recording "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" is publication restricted. Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from WCBB-TV, Lewiston, Maine. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bernard Langlais papers
Bernard Langlais papers / Series 8: Photographic Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-langbern-ref207

Personal

Collection Creator:
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1925-1977
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Video recording "Noon Exercise: Bernard Langlais" is publication restricted. Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from WCBB-TV, Lewiston, Maine. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Langlais papers, circa 1925-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Bernard Langlais papers
Bernard Langlais papers / Series 8: Photographic Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-langbern-ref208

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