Photographs of and letters from artists, and a sales catalog.
REEL D10: A letter from Ann Arbor, Michigan painter Carlos Lopez answering Burroughs's request for information about a painting.
REEL 1817: Six toned silver gelatin photographs taken by Frank Scott Clark, 1915, of artists Alexis Jean Fournier, Gari Melchers, Ivan Olinsky, William Ritschel, Julius Rolshoven and Paul Troubetzkoy, each inscribed to Burroughs by the artist, 1915 and 1916. [Arranged alphabetically on microfilm with other unrelated photographs in Photographs of Artists Collection Two.]
REEL 2787: Letters from artist friends and acquaintances, including a letter from sculptor, Arthur C. Morgan, about a bust he is working on; a letter from Henry Boller Pancoast, 1925, "in receipt of your kind invitation to send my picture to Detroit for your annual exhibition," written on a card with a reproduction of a painting by Pancoast; photocopies of 11 letters received by Burroughs from Frank W. Benson, DeWitt Parshall, and William Sergeant Kendall, all regarding the exhibition of their works at the Detroit Museum of Art; and an annotated catalog of the sale of oil paintings, etchings, watercolors, and drawings belonging to Clyde Burroughs.
REEL 3482: A letter to Burroughs from Betsy Graves Reyneau, undated and one from Isaac Rader, 1927, each giving biographical information.
Biographical / Historical:
Clyde Burroughs (1882-1973) was an art administrator, director, and historian from Detroit, Mich. Director of the Detroit Museum of Art which became the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Donated possibly by Burroughs.
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Correspondence; biographical data; journal; sketchbook and sketches; photographs; and printed material.
Carlos Lopez material includes: a biographical typescript; an illustrated journal recording Carlos Lopez's army experiences and travels along the Gold Coast of Africa in 1943; an undated sketchbook of drawings; 44 undated sketches, some done as studies for his ceramics; 94 photographs of Carlos Lopez, his family, his travels, and his works of art; exhibition catalogs; and printed material including articles, clippings, press releases, and miscellany.
Rhoda Lopez material includes: four letters; biographical data from the 1973 exhibition catalog "California in Clay"; 16 photographs of Rhoda Lopez, her ceramics, and her works of art, including an undated photograph by George Lyons of her sculpture, "Figure of Christ," done for the Clairmont Lutheran Church in San Diego, California; and printed matter including publications, articles, and clippings, a few discussing her work as a medical illustrator in 1955.
Biographical / Historical:
Ceramists, and Rhoda is also a sculptor; San Diego, Calif. and Michigan. Carlos was born in Havana, Cuba.
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Rhoda Lopez.
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