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Winslow Ames papers, 1787-1989, bulk 1960-1979

Creator:
Ames, Winslow, 1907-1990  Search this
Subject:
Lachaise, Gaston  Search this
Stone, Arthur J.  Search this
Meder, Joseph  Search this
Lyman Allyn Museum (New London, Conn.)  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Citation:
Winslow Ames papers, 1787-1989, bulk 1960-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Historic preservation -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8635
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210815
AAA_collcode_ameswins
Theme:
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210815

Florence and Julius Laffal papers, 1982-2000

Creator:
Laffal, Florence, 1921-  Search this
Laffal, Julius  Search this
Subject:
Finster, Howard  Search this
Laffal, Florence  Search this
Laffal, Julius.  Search this
Citation:
Florence and Julius Laffal papers, 1982-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Folk art -- Periodicals  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11584
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249258
AAA_collcode_laffflor
Theme:
Art Market
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_249258

Smithsonian Institution

Collection Creator:
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 138
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965-1966
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Papers, 1837-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978476220-f15e-4d6c-9e78-77648b5596ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-fleilawr-ref589
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Winslow Ames papers

Creator:
Ames, Winslow  Search this
Names:
Lyman Allyn Museum (New London, Conn.)  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935  Search this
Meder, Joseph, 1857-1934  Search this
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938  Search this
Extent:
929 Items ((on 5 microfilm reels))
11 Linear feet (Unmicrofilmed)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1787-1989
bulk 1960-1979
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; research material; writings; diaries; family papers; and printed material.
REEL NAM: The Mastery of Drawing, an English translation revised and brought up to date by Winslow Ames, of Joseph Meder's Die Handzeichnung; ihre Technik und Entwicklung, 1923.
REELS 1428-1429: Three diaries, 1940-1942; correspondence, 1931-1978; writings; and printed material. Among the correspondents are Leonard Baskin, Kenneth Clark, Krick Hawkins, Hans Huth, William Ivins, Jr., Walt Killam, Lincoln Kirstein, Gaston Lachaise, Agnes Mongan, Nelson Rockefeller, Michael E. Sadler, Meyer Schapiro, Wolfgang Stechow, Francis Henry Taylor and William Zorach.
REEL 3134: Correspondence, 1934-1959, (16 items) regarding Gaston Lachaise's "Standing Woman" and its purchase by the Museum of Modern Art, N.Y.C. Included are 3 letters from Lachaise to Ames, 1934, one containing a sketch and description of the statue.
REEL 3768: Annotated photographs of a silver sugar basket designed by Arthur J. Stone. The basket was a wedding gift to Ames' grandparents, Katharine Milicent Ames and Edward Winslow Ames in 1905. The photographs were taken by Todd Studios of St. Louis, Mo., 1983-1984.
UNMICROFILMED: Papers, 1787-1989, mainly documenting Ames' writing and research projects, as well as family papers and professional correspondence, and Ames' personal library. Correspondence relates to his work as an appraiser, his activities in the Drawing Society and the Victorian Society, and general professional activites. Among the correspondents are Lincoln Kirstein, Michael E.Sadler, Agnes Mongan, Hubert Humphrey, and Senator Claiborne Pell. Research material consists primarily of photographs of art work and decorative art and some printed material. Writings (5 ft.) consist of Ames' addresses and lectures, articles, reviews, books, his autobiography (unpublished), and fiction; 2 ft. relates to his never published book, American Taste. Included also are material relating to his books The Mastery of Drawing (1978) and Prince Albert and Victorian Taste (1968). Family papers consists mainly of correspondence, among which is a 1787 letter from a distant relative and journals, 1869-1906, kept by Elizabeth Winthrop Ames during her travels throughout the western U.S.; also found are biographical materials and papers relating to Ames' volunteer work during 1945-56 for the Quaker Transport.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director, art and architecture historian, collector, connoisseur of drawings; b. 1907; d. 1990.
Provenance:
Material on reels NAM and 1428-1429 lent for microfilming 1978 by Winslow Ames; he donated the remaining microfilmed material 1977-1984. The unfilmed papers were donated in 1996 by Ames' daughter, Alison Ames.
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 historians  Search this
Topic:
Historic preservation -- United States  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State)
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.ameswins
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c40d3652-9f63-445e-86e1-0a8323fcbf3a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ameswins

Florence and Julius Laffal papers

Creator:
Laffal, Florence  Search this
Laffal, Julius.  Search this
Names:
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001  Search this
Laffal, Florence -- Art collections  Search this
Laffal, Julius. -- Art collections  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1982-2000
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence of Florence Laffal regarding the quarterly newsletter the "Folk Art Finder" (1980-2000); photographs (photocopies); correspondence with John Turner concerning his book manuscript on Finster; photographs of self-taught artists; and printed material concerning exhibitions of the Flo and Jules Laffal collection; and miscellany. Correspondents include Barbara Archer, Julie Ardery, Didi Barrett, Robert Bishop, Russell Bowman, Barbara Brackman, Roger Cardinal, Robert Cargo, Richard Edson, Richard Gasperi, Anton Haardt, John Maizels, Roger McKay, Randall Morris, Marcia Muth Ann F. Oppenhimer, Tom Patterson, Chuck Rosenak, Allie Light and Irving Saraf, John Turner (regarding his manuscript on Howerd Finster), Willem Volkersz, Maude Wahlman, and others. Also included are letters from Howard and Pauline Finster, writings, and color copies of photographs concerning a surprise party honoring Howard Finster on his 67th birthday, November 12, 1983, in Trion, Georgia, organized by Florence and Jules Laffal; a typescript of a talk delivered by Florence Laffal at the symposium "The Cutting Edge, 20th Century American Fok Art Panel: Age of Discovery, 1960-1990"; photographs (mounted on foamcore) are of John Vivolo, Minnie Black, Jack Savitsky, Edgar Tolson, Jimmie Lee Sudduth, Carl McKenzie, William Dawson, and Felicien Levesque that were included in the exhibition 20th Century Folk Art from the Collection of Flo and Jules Laffal at the Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Conn, 1997.
Biographical / Historical:
Editor, publisher; Essex, Conn.; b. 1921. Florence Laffal was editor and publisher of the quarterly newsletter "Folk Art Finder." Her husband, Julius, was contribution editor and co-publisher. The couple owns and maintains works of art in the Collection of Flo and Jules Laffal.
Provenance:
Donated 2004 by Florence Laffal.
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:
Editors -- Connecticut  Search this
Publishers -- Connecticut  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Folk art -- Periodicals  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.laffflor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9255b65fd-3e89-4da4-8047-2080bcf634ab
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-laffflor

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill : his life and works, 1888-1953

Author:
Lyman Allyn Museum  Search this
Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Foundation  Search this
Subject:
O'Neill, Eugene 1888-1953  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
[1967?]
Call number:
CT275.O58 E8
CT275.O58E8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_140270

Artists at large / photographs by Rollie McKenna ; with a preface by John Malcolm Brinnin ; exhibition and catalogue organized by Robert M. Doty

Author:
McKenna, Rosalie Thorne  Search this
Doty, Robert M  Search this
Currier Gallery of Art  Search this
Vassar College Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Call number:
TR647.M155 D7
TR647.M155D7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_204899

Selections from the Olsen collections / ed. by Jane Hayward ; introductions by William Ashby McCloy, Fred Olsen

Author:
Hayward, Jane  Search this
McCloy, William Ashby  Search this
Olsen, Fred 1891-1986  Search this
Lyman Allyn Museum  Search this
Subject:
Olsen, Fred 1891-1986 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
49 p. : chiefly ill., port. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1963
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N5220.O52 L9
N5220.O52L9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297863

An exhibition of New London silver, 1700-1835, by Jennifer F. Goldsborough

Author:
Goldsborough, Jennifer Faulds  Search this
Lyman Allyn Museum  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Connecticut
New London
Date:
1969
1969]
Topic:
Silverwork  Search this
Silversmiths  Search this
Hallmarks  Search this
Call number:
NK7111 .G64X
NK7111.G64X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5754

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