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Hobson Pittman papers

Creator:
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Names:
Woodstock School of Painting  Search this
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
Annenberg, Walter H., 1908-  Search this
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Gummo, Blanchard, 1906-1986  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973  Search this
Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966  Search this
Sothern, Ann, 1909-  Search this
Extent:
6 microfilm reels
1,538 Sketches (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Sketches
Date:
1916-1990
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence, legal and financial material, notes and writings, art work, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, printed material, subject files and photographs.
REEL 4154: Five scrapbooks containing clippings, exhibition brochures, photographs of Pittman and of his works (1934-1969); and two sketchbooks containing European views of landscape and architecture (1927-1956).
REELS 4468-4472: Biographical material; correspondence, 1920-1900, with family, colleagues, students, and patrons, including Ivan Albright, Walter H. Annenberg, John Canaday, Blanchard Gummo, Edward Hopper, Edward G. Robinson, Ann Southern, and others; Pittman's will and estate papers; receipts, 1921-1980; 2 address books; school notebooks; writings by and about Pittman, including his "Drift of Consciousness" manuscript; 4 scrapbooks of drawings, 70 unbound drawings, and 2 prints; a menu decorated with sketches of acrobats and annotated "to H. Pittman from R. Marsh" and "E. Hopper"; files containing letters, printed material, and photographs on topics including Clare Boothe Luce (1946-1972), Margaret Sanger (1947-1974), greeting cards designed by Pittman (1960-1965), Pittman residences (1945-1974), Woodstock artists (1972-1975) and Guggenheim fellowships (1938-1956-contains a travel journal about Italy); a scrapbook of clippings (1938-1971) and clippings (1931-1985); exhibition announcements and catalogs (1930-1989), and other printed material; and photographs of Pittman, his family, friends, art classes (1945-1971), and works of art.
ADDITION: Preliminary works of art by Pittman consisting of 1,538 sketches in watercolor, ink and graphite.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, art instructor; Philadelphia, Pa. Born in Epworth, North Carolina, Pittman moved permanently to Pennsylvania in 1918.
Related Materials:
Letters from Pittman to his cousin Lucy Cherry Crisp located in Collection no. 154, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.
Provenance:
Material on reel 4154 lent for microfilming 1988 by Bryn Mawr College as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Papers on reels 4468-4472 were lent by the Edgecombe County Cultural Arts Council, 1990, who received it from Pittman's niece, Alyce Weeks Gordon.The sketches were donated in 1997 from the North Carolina Museum of Art, which had received it from the Hobson Pittman 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.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.pitthobs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pitthobs

The jewels and objects of vertu of the Honorable Clare Boothe Luce

Author:
Sotheby's (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (mostly col.), ports., forms ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1988
[1988]
Topic:
Jewelry--Private collections  Search this
Art objects--Private collections  Search this
Art auctions  Search this
Call number:
NK7303.L83 J49 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_550728

Claire Luce - A Concert Reading [sound recording] : Woman - Wm. Shakespeare

Title:
Shakespeare's women : a concert reading / by Clair [sic] Luce
Woman : a concert reading / William Shakespeare
Performer:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Recordist:
Bouknecht, William L.  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Subject:
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Instructional materials
Date:
1964
Topic:
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9650
FLP 71960
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233009

Colette's music hall (l'envers du music-hall) [sound recording] / by Colette

Title:
Music-Hall Sidelights
Author:
Colette 1873-1954  Search this
Performer:
Hayden, Julie  Search this
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Subject:
Colette 1873-1954 Adaptations  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1963
Local number:
Folkways 9811
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233090

Shakespeare's Cleopatra [sound recording] : a study in moods / adapted for recording and read by Claire Luce

Performer:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Subject:
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Cleopatra Adaptations  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1963
Local number:
Folkways 9845
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233098

Claire Luce reads Venus & Adonis [sound recording] / by William Shakespeare

Performer:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Subject:
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Venus and Adonis Adaptations  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1964
Local number:
Folkways 9846
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233099

The poems of Heinrich Heine [sound recording] / read in Englihs by Claire Luce ; translations by Louis Untermeyer

Creator:
Heine, Heinrich 1797-1856  Search this
Reader:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Translator:
Untermeyer, Louis 1885-1977  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1963
19th century
Topic:
Poetry  Search this
German poetry--English translations  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9867
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233111

Philip C. Curtis [catalogue] Comments by John Russell and Claire Boothe Luce. Schedule of exhibitions 1970: March - Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona [and others

Author:
Curtis, Philip C  Search this
Russell, John 1919-2008  Search this
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Arizona State University  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. illus. (part col.), port. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1970]
Call number:
ND237.C884 R8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645289

Rage for fame : the ascent of Clare Boothe Luce / Sylvia Jukes Morris

Author:
Morris, Sylvia Jukes  Search this
Subject:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Physical description:
561 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
20th century
Topic:
Ambassadors  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Dramatists, American  Search this
Journalists  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L918 M6 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506047

Henry and Clare : an intimate portrait of the Luces / Ralph G. Martin

Author:
Martin, Ralph G. 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Luce, Henry Robinson 1898-1967  Search this
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Physical description:
463 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
C1991
20th century
Topic:
Journalists  Search this
Ambassadors  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Dramatists, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L921 M3 1991
CT275.L921M3 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_420046

Clare Boothe Luce / Wilfrid Sheed

Author:
Sheed, Wilfrid  Search this
Subject:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 183 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
C1982
20th century
Topic:
Ambassadors  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Dramatists, American  Search this
Journalists  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L918 S5
CT275.L918S5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_143260

Price of fame : the honorable Clare Boothe Luce / Sylvia Jukes Morris

Author:
Morris, Sylvia Jukes  Search this
Subject:
Luce, Clare Boothe 1903-1987  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 735 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
20th century
Topic:
Ambassadors  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Dramatists, American  Search this
Journalists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1025985

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