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Samuel Adler letter to Harry Lowe

Creator:
Adler, Samuel, 1898-  Search this
Names:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (item (on partial reel of microfilm))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1972 Oct. 17
Scope and Contents:
A letter to Harry Lowe, Assistant Director of the National Museum of American Art, October 17, 1972, thanking Lowe for meeting with him, and enclosing an invitation to Adler's 25th anniversary exhibition at the Rehn Gallery.
Biographical / Historical:
Collage artist; New York, N.Y. Died in 1979.
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Museum of American Art/National Portrait Gallery Library, 1981.
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.
Topic:
Art -- Exhibitions -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.adlesamu2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adlesamu2

Oral history interview with Henry Geldzahler

Interviewee:
Geldzahler, Henry  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Bellamy, Richard  Search this
Bingham, Lois A.  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Hale, Robert Beverly, 1901-1985  Search this
Hoving, Thomas, 1931-  Search this
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966  Search this
Scull, Robert C.  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Stevens, Roger L.  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 7 in.)
76 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 Jan. 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Henry Geldzahler conducted 1970 Jan. 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Geldzahler speaks of his youth and family background; his early interests; his education at Yale and Harvard; the decision to pursue an art career; working with the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Robert Beverly Hale; working with James Rorimer; his first exhibit; artists and curators he has been associated with; working with Roger Stevens at the National Endowment for the Arts; public interest in museums; working with Thomas Hoving; his opinion of critics; and how he selects works for exhibitions. He recalls Richard Bellamy, Harry Lowe, Lois Bingham, Robert Scull, Leo Castelli, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, and Rene D'Harnoncourt.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry Geldzahler (1935-1994) was a curator in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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.
Topic:
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State) -- New York
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.geldza70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-geldza70

Irene Rice Pereira papers

Creator:
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971  Search this
Names:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Extent:
2 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
A letter to Harry Lowe, December 5, 1965, and an unpublished typescript, "Information in Relation to Writings on Space," by Pereria, 40 pages.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, writer, educator; New York, N.Y. Died 1971.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by Harry Lowe, curator of National 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:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.pereirip
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pereirip

Harry Lowe papers

Creator:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964  Search this
Dahl-Wolfe, Louise  Search this
Edmondson, William, 1882?-1951  Search this
Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960  Search this
Mabry, Thomas D.  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1982
Scope and Contents:
Letters, photographs, slides, and printed materials on art exhibits and subjects.
REEL 3134: Papers accumulated by Lowe while Director of the Tennessee Fine Arts Center regarding an exhibit on the work of African American sculptor William Edmondson, 1964. Included are 12 letters, 1961-1964, from Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Thomas D. Mabry and others concerning works loaned to the exhibit; a photograph of Edmondson and 12 of his sculpture; an undated exhibition announcement; and 10 clippings.
UNMICROFILMED: Letters and photocopies of letters; files, containing photographs, slides, and negatives relating to a Alexander Archipenko exhibition, Paris, France, 1969, exhibition of Mexican Folk Art from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, Museum of Primative Art, 1969, and the Art Embassies Program, 1966; photos of Lowe; slides of Cranbrook Academy of Art installations; articles and photocopies of articles, regarding Nelson Rockefeller, and his art collection, James Montgomery Flagg, and others; printed material, including press releases and exhibition catalogs; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Arts administrator and designer; Washington, D.C. Worked at Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1951-1953; was Director of the Tennessee Fine Arts Center, 1959-1964; a curator, Department of Exhibitions & Design, National Collection of Fine Arts, 1964-1972.
Provenance:
Donated 1971 & 1984 by Harry Lowe.
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:
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Designers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
African American sculpture -- Tennessee  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.loweharr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-loweharr

Harry Lowe papers, 1938-1982

Creator:
Lowe, Harry, 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Edmondson, William  Search this
Flagg, James Montgomery  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Dahl-Wolfe, Louise  Search this
Mabry, Thomas D.  Search this
Topic:
African American sculpture -- Tennessee  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9173
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211368
AAA_collcode_loweharr
Theme:
African American
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211368

Portraits of Harry Lowe and Martin H. Moynihan

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Moynihan, M  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1966
March-April, 1966
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1653R2]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372696

"George Caleb Bingham" Exhibition

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1967
October 18, 1967
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1097]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372084

Curatorial Records, 1964-1973

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of Design and Production  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1964
1964-1973
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00503
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1964-1973 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of Design and Production]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219771

Agency history, 1983-

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Subject:
Robertson, Charles (Charles J.)  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Allen, Rachel M  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1983
1983-
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00149
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_221197

Agency history, 1907-

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1907
1907-
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00155
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_221204

Agency history, 1964-

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Exhibitions Office  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Lewton, Val  Search this
Zelenik, John R  Search this
Keeler, David B  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of Design and Production  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of Exhibition and Design  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum Curator of Exhibits  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1964
1964-
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00159
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_221209

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1892-2007, 2010-2016

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Physical description:
24.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
12.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Electronic mail
Date:
1892
1892-2016
1892-2007, 2010-2016
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00817
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Correspondence and Memoranda 1892-2007, 2010-2016 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225686

Commission Records, 1908-2001, 2007-2016

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Physical description:
3.67 cu. ft. processed holdings
3 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1908
1908-2016
1908-2001, 2007-2016
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00818
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Commission Records 1908-2001, 2007-2016 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225687

Exhibition Records, 1906-2007

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Physical description:
25.75 cu. ft. processed holdings
1.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Clippings
Date:
1906
1906-2007
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00820
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1906-2007 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225688

Associations, Committees and Councils Records, 1943-2004

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Physical description:
13.16 cu. ft. processed holdings
1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1943
1943-2004
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00824
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Associations, Committees and Councils Records 1943-2004 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225691

Subject Files, 1901-2000

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Physical description:
39.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
9 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1901
1901-2000
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00823
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Subject Files 1901-2000 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225698

Barney Studio House Records, 1974-2001

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Barney, Alice Pike 1857-1931  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Eldredge, Charles C  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Architectural drawings
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1974
1974-1997
1974-2001
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00826
Restrictions & Rights:
Permanently restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Barney Studio House Records 1974-2001 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225700

Departmental Records, 1967-1997

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Subject:
Robertson, Charles (Charles J.)  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Physical description:
17.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
22.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1967
1967-1997
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00819
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Departmental Records 1967-1997 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Deputy Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225725

Subject Files, 1967-2011

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Subject:
Robertson, Charles (Charles J.)  Search this
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Allen, Rachel M  Search this
Physical description:
19.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
23.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1967
1967-2011
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00835
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Subject Files 1967-2011 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Deputy Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225738

Collection Records, 1977-2001

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Subject:
Lowe, Harry 1922-  Search this
Robertson, Charles (Charles J.)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1977
1977-2001
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00832
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Collection Records 1977-2001 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Deputy Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225741

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