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Jerry Bywaters papers

Creator:
Bywaters, Jerry  Search this
Names:
Dallas Art Association  Search this
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Bellows, Emma Louise Story  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Cisneros, José, 1910-  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987  Search this
Hertzog, Carl  Search this
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984  Search this
Kimball, Fiske, 1888-1955  Search this
Lea, Tom, 1907-  Search this
Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1901-1980  Search this
Nicholson, Ben, 1894-  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Interviewee:
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Staub, John F., 1892-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 6 microfilm reels))
3 Photographic prints (Unmicrofilmed, b&w, 8 x 10 in and smaller.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
[ca. 1900-1979]
Scope and Contents:
Personal papers, mainly correspondence, as well as files on Texas art and artists compiled by Bywaters.
REELS 1512-1513: Correspondence, ca. 1950-1979, with artists, museum personnel, writers, and others; biographical data; a 20 p. transcript of an interview of Bywaters by Marla Redelsperger, October 3, 1975; a 2 part "Autobiographical Sketch With Slides of Works" delivered June 18, 1975, in Dallas; a monograph by Bywaters, ART MUSEUMS: REPOSITORIES OR CREATIVE CENTERS; exhibition catalogs of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; printed material about Bywaters; a personal photograph and photos of his works. Among the correspondents are Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Alfred Barr, Mrs. George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton, John Canaday, Jose Cisneros, René d'Harnacourt, J. Frank Dobie, Lloyd Goodrich, Carl Hertzog, Peter Hurd, Fiske Kimball, Tom Lea, A. Hyatt Mayor, Ben Nicholson, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth, and William Zorach.
REELS 1648-1649: Files on 55 Texas artists, containing biographical material, photographs, and catalogs. The files were the result of Bywaters' solicitation of information as director of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and as a field worker for the Archives of American Art's Texas Documentation Pilot Project. Artists include: Jose Arpa, Henri Bert Bartscht, Keveau Bassett, John Biggers, Son Bradley, Milesio Casas, Cecil Long Casebier, Pat Colville, Ben L. Culwell, George Dahl, Otis Dozier, Edward G. Eisenlohr, Philip Hohn Evett, Xavier Gonzales, Wilfred Higgons, Dorothy Hood, DeForrest Judd, Chapman Kelly, Edmund D. Kinzinger, Tom Lea, Amy Freeman Lee, William Lester, Jim Love, Keith McIntyre, David McManaway, Octavio Medellin, Perry Nichols, Eleanor Onderdonk, Julian Onderdonk, Robert J. Onderdonk, Robert Preusser, Stephen T. Rascoe, Frank Reaugh, William Reily, Herbert Rogalla, E. M. Schiwetz, Lawrence Scholder, Vera Simons, Everett Spruce, Tom Stell, Robert Tiemann, Allie Tennant, Chester Toney, Olin H. Travis, Charles Unlauf, Wilbert Verhelst, Donald Vogel, Donald Weismann, Ralph White, Charles T. Williams, Bill Wiman, Dan Wingren, and Roger Winter.
REELS 3752-3753: Transcripts of oral history interviews with art patron Nina Cullinan (17 p.; reel 3752), and architect John F. Staub (31 p.; reel 3753), both conducted by Susan Bodin October 23, 1975. [Original cassette tapes are with the collection: Cullinan (1); Staub (2).
UNMICROFILMED: Three photographs relating to Bywaters' book Seventy-Five Years of Art in Dallas," 1978. One taken by Rogers, ca. 1918, is annotated "early art patron, Dallas," is of a woman inspecting possible purchases. Two taken by C.E. Arnold show the Dallas Fine Arts Building (destroyed in 1957) exterior, and an interior view, 1920, showing the Dallas Art Association permanent collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, art historian, and museum director; Dallas, Texas. Director of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Born 1906. Died 1989.
Provenance:
Donated 1979 by Jerry Bywaters except for the correspondence on reel 1512, which he lent for microfilming. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Three photographs were inadvertently not microfilmed.
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:
Artists -- Texas  Search this
Museum directors -- Texas -- Dallas  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Dallas  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Art patrons -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Architects -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Texas -- Dallas
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bywajerr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bywajerr

PWAP reports by Gustave Baumann

Creator:
Public Works of Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Names:
Baumann, Gustave, 1881-1971  Search this
Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976  Search this
Lea, Tom, 1907-  Search this
Lockwood, Ward  Search this
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Shuster, Will  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Reports of work in the 13th region (New Mexico), written by the supervisor, Gustave Baumann. Included are detailed personal and professional comment on numerous artists in the Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque projects, among them Emil Bisttram, Tom Lea, Ward Lockwood, Olive Rush, and Will Shuster; a work journal and commentary on various artists and their projects; and commentary on the physical situation, psychological climate and supervisory problems associated with the projects.
Biographical / Historical:
The Public Works of Art Project (PWAP), the first of the New Deal art programs, was established under the Department of the Treasury in December 1933 to assist unemployed artists by enabling them to work on the decoration of non-federal public buildings. Although it lasted only until the following summer, it engaged nearly 4,000 artists in all parts of the country and served as an important precedent for subsequent federal art programs, such as the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Gustave Baumann.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state -- United States  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New Mexico  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.publwonm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-publwonm

Tom Lea: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001770
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_140312

Cabeza de Vaca, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Lea, Tom 1907-  Search this
Subject:
De Vaca, Alvar Nunez Cabeza  Search this
Medium:
Limestone
Culture:
Spanish  Search this
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Texas at El Paso Centennial Museum University Avenue at Wiggins Over entrance El Paso Texas 79968
Date:
1936. Dedicated April 1937
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Dress--Ethnic--Indian Dress  Search this
Emblem--Cross  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX001072
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339733

The hands of Cantú / Tom Lea ; Illustrated by the author

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1964
[1964]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088193

Pueblo designs : 176 illustrations of the "rain bird" / H.P. Mera ; drawings by Tom Lea

Author:
Mera, H. P (Harry Percival) 1875-1951  Search this
Illustrator:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
113 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1970
Topic:
Pueblo art  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Call number:
E99.P9 M4 1970X
E99.P9M4 1970X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_10905

Tom Lea [videorecording] : brushstrokes of life

Author:
Miller, Nick  Search this
Romero, Eddie  Search this
Rodríguez, Angel  Search this
NewsChannel 9 (El Paso, Tex.)  Search this
Adair Margo Gallery  Search this
El Paso Museum of Art  Search this
Harding, Orr, McDaniel Funeral Home  Search this
Subject:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (25:45 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
199u
[199-?]
20th century
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
video 000405
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_619975

Battle stations : a grizzly from the Coral Sea, Peleliu landing / Tom Lea ; illustrations by the author ; introduction by Al Lowman

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Subject:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 75 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Biography
Place:
Palau
United States
Date:
1988
1944
C1988
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
War correspondents  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.L431x A1 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_461240

The wonderful country, a novel; with drawings by the author

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
387 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1952
C1952
Call number:
N40.1.L431x A1w 1952
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_477763

Tom Lea : an oral history / edited by Rebecca Craver and Adair Margo

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Craver, Rebecca McDowell  Search this
Margo, Adair  Search this
Subject:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
x, 185 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
In art
Place:
United States
Southwest, New
Date:
1995
20th century
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.L431 A1o 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_484762

The Art of Tom Lea / compiled by Kathleen G. Hjerter ; with an introduction by William Weber Johnson

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Hjerter, Kathleen G  Search this
Subject:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 255 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 31 cm
Type:
Biography
In art
Place:
United States
Southwest, New
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.L431 H67 1989
N40.1.L431H67 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_382113

Apache gold & Yaqui silver, by J. Frank Dobie; illustrated by Tom Lea

Author:
Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank) 1888-1964  Search this
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., ix-xvii, 366 p. col. front., illus. (incl. plan) col. plates. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1939
Topic:
Legends  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Call number:
F786.D622X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_261028

One hundred paintings and drawings by Tom Lea, El Paso Museum of Art, May and June 1963

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
El Paso Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) chiefly illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
1963]
Call number:
N40.1.L431E4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_103054

A bibliography of writings and illustrations by Tom Lea. An illustrated catalog of the exhibit: El Paso Public Library, December, 1971 - January, 1972. Compiled by Glennis Hinshaw and Lisabeth Lovelace

Author:
El Paso (Tex.) Public Library  Search this
Hinshaw, Glennis  Search this
Lovelace, Lisabeth  Search this
Subject:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
x, 54 p. ill. 19 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
1971]
Call number:
NX93.L4 E4X
NX93.L4E4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_14311

A picture gallery; paintings and drawings, by Tom Lea, with text by the artist

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 160 p. illus. 29 cm. and portfolio (35 plates (part col)) 40 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
[1968]
Call number:
N40.1.L431 A1
N40.1.L431A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_21540

The two thousand yard stare : Tom Lea's World War II / paintings, drawings, and eyewitness accounts by Tom Lea ; edited and with introduction by Brendan M. Greeley Jr. ; foreword by Adair Margo

Author:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Greeley, Brendan M. 1939-  Search this
Subject:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 227 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Art and the war
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_930912

Unloading the First Cattle in North America, Vera Cruz, 1521, (painting)

Painter:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas Texas 75201 Accession Number: 1950.31
Date:
1945-1946
Topic:
Landscape--Mexico--Vera Cruz  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Other--Cowboy  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAP 50570210
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_447876

Cattle on an Early Mexican Hacienda, (painting)

Painter:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas Texas 75201 Accession Number: 1950.32
Date:
1945-1946
Topic:
Landscape--Mexico  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAP 50570211
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_447877

Wild Cattle of South Texas: Ancesotrs of the Longhorns, (painting)

Painter:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas Texas 75201 Accession Number: 1950.33
Date:
1945-1946
Topic:
Landscape--Texas  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAP 50570212
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_447878

Texas Longhorns, (painting)

Painter:
Lea, Tom 1907-2001  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas Texas 75201 Accession Number: 1950.34
Date:
1945-1946
Topic:
Landscape--Texas  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAP 50570213
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_447879

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