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Present at the Conception: A Celebration of the Art Museum's first director Sanford B.D. Low / Sanford Hart Low

Creator:
Low, Sanford Hart  Search this
Names:
New Britain Museum of American Art  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages (ill.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
2000 Oct. 25
Scope and Contents:
Illustrated lecture by Sanford Hart Low on his father, Sandy (Sanford) Ballard Doe Low, delivered at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Conn., 2000.
Biographical / Historical:
Low is the son of artist and museum director Sanford Ballard Dole Low (S.B.D. Low), long associated with the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Conn.
Provenance:
Donated 2002 by Sanford Hart Low.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art museum directors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lowsanf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bb325d14-8114-4006-af15-ca29985fc6a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lowsanf

Sanford B. D. Low printed material

Creator:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Names:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
White, John C.  Search this
Extent:
5 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1964
Scope and Contents:
An exhibition catalog, undated; and 4 newspaper clippings on Low.
Biographical / Historical:
Low was a painter and director of the New Britain Museum of American Art.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by John C. White, M.D., who compiled the material for research on Low.
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.
Identifier:
AAA.lowsanfb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96ffadc6a-dfe9-4e4d-8177-f7d0c7ab15dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lowsanfb

Robert C. Vose typescripts and clippings

Creator:
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998  Search this
Names:
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Extent:
5 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
Writings and printed material.
REEL 3480: A 5-page typescript "Sanford Ballard Dole Low" contains Vose's recollections of Low, a painter and dealer in New Britain, Connecticut. Included are photocopies of 3 clippings (1961), regarding Low's "Man of the Year" award from the New Britain Press Club.
REEL 4314: Undated typescript, 36 p., for Vose's "Alvan Fisher," a biographical account of a genre and landscape painter.
Biographical / Historical:
Art dealer; Boston, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated by Robert Vose, Jr. The photocopied typescript on reel 4314 was discarded after microfilming.
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:
Art dealers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.voserobt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw944f01f43-e141-45cf-b0fd-02da1aeefa32
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-voserobt

Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers

Creator:
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Names:
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Angel, John, 1881-1960  Search this
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Barye, Antoine-Louis, 1796-1875  Search this
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Billings, Henry, 1901-  Search this
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963  Search this
Buller, Audrey, 1902-  Search this
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Catherwood, Frederick, 1799-1854  Search this
Congdon, William, 1912-1998  Search this
Day, Horace Talmage, 1909-1984  Search this
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Etting, Emlen, 1905-1993  Search this
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973  Search this
Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966  Search this
Fiene, Ernest, 1894-  Search this
Goff, Lloyd Lozés, 1919-  Search this
Guys, Constantin, 1805-1892  Search this
Hardy, Thomas, 1921-  Search this
Harnett, William Michael, 1848-1892  Search this
Hartl, Léon, 1889-  Search this
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910  Search this
Hoyt, Whitney Ford, 1910-1980  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894  Search this
Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
Laning, Edward, 1906-1981  Search this
Lasker, Joe  Search this
Leighton, Clare, 1899-  Search this
Locke, Charles, 1899-  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer, b. 1880  Search this
Savery, Rockland  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997  Search this
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam, 1819-1905  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Watson, Nan, 1876-1966  Search this
Weisgard, Leonard, 1916-  Search this
Extent:
5.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1905-1969
Scope and Contents:
Photographs, correspondence, appointment books, etchings, a scrapbook, printed materials, writings, and posters.
REEL D113: Primarily letters received from artists, 1940s-50s; background material for Ft.Lee and Amsterdam (N.Y.) murals; and miscellaneous printed material and photographs.
Correspondents include John Angel, Artists Equity, Peggy Bacon, Gifford Beal, Henry Billings, Isabel Bishop, Peter Blume, Louis Bouche, Van Wyck Brooks, Audrey Buller, Paul Cadmus, Alexander Calder, William Congdon, Horace T. Day, Olin Dows, Marcel Duchamp, Emlen P. Etting, Philip Evergood, Barry Faulkner, Ernest Fiene, Leon Hartl, Whitney F. Hoyt, William M. Ivins, Jr., Lincoln E. Kirstein, Leon Kroll, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Edward Laning, Joseph L. Lasker, Clare Leighton, Charles W. Locke, Sanford B.D. Low, Luigi Lucioni, Reginald Marsh, Kenneth H. Miller, Nat'l Institute of Arts and Letters, Betty Parsons, Hugo Robus, Homer Saint-Gaudens, Katherine Schmidt, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Eugene Speicher, Theodoros Stamos, Franklin C. Watkins, Forbes and Nan Watson, and Leonard Weisgard.
REEL 847: Photographs, including 67 of Schnakenberg and friends, 1 of a portrait of him by Lloyd Goff, 95 of his oil paintings, 33 of his watercolors, 25 of his works in unidentified media, 29 of works by other artists, and 46 of pre-Columbian art from Central and South America. Among artists whose works are included are Antoine Louis Barye, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Catherwood, Constantin Guys, Thomas Hardy, William Harnett, Winslow Homer, George Inness, Eastman Johnson, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Reginald Marsh, Rockland Savery, Theodoros Stamos, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait.
REELS 850-853: Biographical information; personal and business correspondence; 17 diaries, mainly about Schnakenberg's travels, 1905-1960; appointment calendars, 1963-1969; 70 etchings by Schnakenberg; a scrapbook containing clippings, catalogs, and other printed material; a book published by G. Alan Chidsey on Schnakenberg; clippings, catalogs, and announcements; papers relating to gifts and acquisitions of works of art; receipts for Schnakenberg paintings from C.W. Kraushaar Galleries; a 650-page typescript for a book "The Background of Painting" by Schnakenberg; and drafts of speeches.
UNMICROFILMED: Six World War I posters designed by Schnakenberg; Christmas cards from artists and other friends; printed material; and a photograph of Lloyd Goff, inscribed to Schnakenberg, in front of one of his paintings, 1939.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, etcher; Newton, Conn.
Provenance:
Material donated 1963-1971 by Schnakenberg and, after his death, by his estate.
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:
Etchers -- Connecticut -- Newton  Search this
Painters -- Connecticut -- Newton  Search this
Topic:
Art, Prehistoric  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Etching  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.schnh
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9324de55d-c4b7-4bbe-9ff3-d60db8786f14
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schnh

New Britain Museum of American Art records

Creator:
New Britain Museum of American Art  Search this
New Britain Institute. Art Museum  Search this
Names:
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Avery, Milton, 1885-1965  Search this
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Boghosian, Varujan  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968  Search this
Kappel, Philip  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Meyer, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1882-1960  Search this
Pleissner, Ogden M.  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1907-1978
Scope and Contents:
Letters from artists, art dealers, and art collectors, mostly addressed to Sanford Low, Director of the Museum, 1940-1964. Some letters contain price lists of works of art, photographs and printed matter. Correspondents include John Taylor Arms, Milton Avery, Thomas Hart Benton, Leonard Baskin, Varujan Boghosian, Charles Burchfield, Adolf Dehn, Philip Kappel, Sol LeWitt, Herbert Meyer, Ogden Pleissner, Henry Schnakenberg, Robert Vose and others. Also included are writings by Low and others about the Musuem.
Biographical / Historical:
Known as the Art Museum of the New Britain Institute prior to 1961.
Provenance:
Donated 1979 by the New Britain Museum of American Art.
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:
Museum directors -- Connecticut -- New Britain  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Connecticut -- New Britain
Identifier:
AAA.newbrit
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fa27b32e-8eab-4aef-8e7a-55cd24ab3bab
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-newbrit

Charles Mahoney collection of photographs of students at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Creator:
Mahoney, Charles A.  Search this
Names:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School  Search this
Coughlin, Burt -- Photographs  Search this
Curry, Tucker -- Photographs  Search this
Garniss, Freeman -- Photographs  Search this
Heffron, Walter -- Photographs  Search this
Hobbs, Laurence -- Photographs  Search this
Horrigan, Happy -- Photographs  Search this
Lanza, Benjamin -- Photographs  Search this
Laucks, Elliot -- Photographs  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964 -- Photographs  Search this
Mahoney, Charles A. -- Photographs  Search this
Richenberger, Charles -- Photographs  Search this
Runyon, George -- Photographs  Search this
Shelton, Alphonse Joseph, 1905- -- Photographs  Search this
Terletsky, Vitale -- Photographs  Search this
Thal, Samuel, 1903-1964 -- Photographs  Search this
Zimmerman, Harold K., 1905-1941 -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 18 x 13 cm. and smaller)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1925
Scope and Contents:
Included are photographs of Charles Mahoney with Sanford B. D. Low and Happy Horrigan; Low, at Student Auction at Museum School, Boston; Low and Happy Horrigan on Museum Road, Boston; and Low with ukelele among a group of students at Museum School, Boston, photographer(s) unknown; four of students clowning around in front of a car and in a cafeteria, including Mahoney, Low, Horrigan, Burt Coughlin, Tucker Curry, Elliot Laucks, and George Runyon. (Photographer(s) unknown.) Also included is a group photo of Men's Life class at the School, 1925-1926, photographed by Mahoney including Freeman Garniss, Walter Heffron, Laurence Hobbs, Alphonse Shelton and Vitale Terletsky, Charles Richenberger, Brown, Sanford B.D. Low, Weiss, Harold K. Zimmerman and Samuel Thal, Elliot Laucks and Benjamin Lanza.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles A. Mahoney was a student at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston School. Fellow students included Sanford B. D. Low. Mahoney went on to become president of the Boston Society of Water Color Painters; Low, the director of the New Britain Museum of American Art.
Provenance:
Donated 1968 by Charles A. Mahoney.
Topic:
Art students -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Photographs  Search this
Art schools -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Photographs  Search this
Function:
Art schools -- Massachusetts
Identifier:
AAA.mahochar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ee364973-2668-468d-b28a-88b3ddc3d13f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mahochar

Sanford B. D. Low papers

Creator:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Names:
New Britain Museum of American Art  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998  Search this
Vose, Robert Churchill, 1873-  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((186 items on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1975
Scope and Contents:
Biographical data; personal and business correspondence, including letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Reginald Marsh, Robert Vose and Robert Vose, Jr. of Vose Galleries of Boston, Inc., and others; writings; exhibition catalogs; printed materials regarding the Sanford Low Memorial Collection of American Illustration; 3 sketches by Low, clippings on Low and the activities of the New Britain Museum of American Art; photographs of Low, of Low with Benton, Thomas Craven and Denys Wortman, and photographs of the installation of a Low retrospective exhibition, 1963.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, illustrator, block printer, decorator, designer, educator, museum director, New Britain, Conn. and Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Was instrumental in organizing and founding the New Britain Museum of American Art, and was its director for a number of years.
Provenance:
The donor, Virginia Low, is the widow of Sanford Low.
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:
Designers  Search this
Educators  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Painters  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Connecticut -- New Britain
Identifier:
AAA.lowsanbd
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a784d449-4f3f-46da-ad81-a56e27586dd3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lowsanbd

Sanford B. D. Low papers, 1931-1975

Creator:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Subject:
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Vose, Robert Churchill  Search this
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill)  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
New Britain Museum of American Art  Search this
Citation:
Sanford B. D. Low papers, 1931-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7916
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210084
AAA_collcode_lowsanbd
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210084

Sanford B. D. Low printed material, 1930-1964

Creator:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Subject:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole)  Search this
White, John C.  Search this
Citation:
Sanford B. D. Low printed material, 1930-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6087
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216196
AAA_collcode_lowsanfb
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216196

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