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William Horace Littlefield papers

Creator:
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Names:
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Busa, Peter, 1914-1985  Search this
Draper, Muriel, b. 1886  Search this
Grimaldi, Vincent  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-  Search this
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982  Search this
Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1901-1980  Search this
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965  Search this
Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-  Search this
Extent:
6.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1920-1969
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information, correspondence, photographs, writings, works of art, scrapbooks, artists' and organization files, and inventories documenting William Littlefield's career and a painter, writer, and art collector.
Biographical material includes resumes and awards. Correspondence is with family, friends, galleries, and others, including letters from Littlefirld written while studying in Paris and other European cities. Correspondents include Jean Paul Slusser, Vincent Grimaldi, Stanley William Hayter, Monroe Wheeler, Paul Sachs, Mary Rockwell, Lincoln Kirstein, Duncan Phillips, Muriel Draper, A. Hyatt Mayor, Peter Busa, Archibald MacLeish, among others. Photographs are of Littlefield, his work, friends, and works of art by others. Writings include poetry, articles, essays, notes, a draft for "The Son," a ballet by Littlefield, 1934, and a transcript of a speech by Hans Hofmann given at the Riverside Museum, New York City, Feb. 16, 1941. Works of art include sketches by Littlefield and Stanley Hayter.
Scrapbooks and artists' files contain printed material, correspondence and photographs pertaining to Frank and Isabel Moser, and Mary Peixotto, Herman Heilborn and Alexis Arapoff and others. Organization files include the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, the New School for Social Research, and The Club, of which he was a member. Inventories include works of art by Littlfield and in his estate.
Biographical / Historical:
William Horace Littlefield (1902-1969) was a painter, writer, and art collector in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1971 by Nancy Stiner, an antique dealer who bought the papers, in 1992, by Fred J. Stone who purchased the estate, in 2007 by Peggy Stone, Fred Stone's daughter, and in 2011 by Arthur Hughes, who purchased the additional material from Nancy Stiner.
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:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.littwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94717618d-e843-4ade-8991-d17771a69041
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-littwill

Caedmon treasury of modern poets

Creator:
Wilbur, Richard, 1921-  Search this
Performer:
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965  Search this
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939  Search this
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973  Search this
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964  Search this
Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953  Search this
Macniece, Louis  Search this
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985  Search this
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946  Search this
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982  Search this
Cummings, Ebenezer Edson, 1800-1866  Search this
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972  Search this
Empson, William, 1906-1984  Search this
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995  Search this
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973  Search this
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963  Search this
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963  Search this
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955  Search this
Eberhart, Richard, 1904-2005  Search this
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Irish  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1957
Contents:
The wasteland --The song of the old mother --Innisfree -- Coole and Ballylee --In memory of W.B Yeats --Still falls the rain --A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London --Fern Hill --Turfsacks --Refugees --Poem to my son (To Juan at the winter solstice) --If I told him (A completed portrait of Picasso) --Epistle to be left in the earth --What if a much of a which of a wind --Sweet spring is your --What are years --Missing dates --I think continually of those --Seascape --Teterlestai --Birches --After apple-picking --The seafarer --The idea of order at Key West --The groundhog-- Moeurs contemporaines --Love calls us to the things of this world.
Track Information:
101 Eliot, T.S.; The Wasteland / T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot.

201 Yeats, William Butler; The Song of the Old Mother / W.B. (William Butler) Yeats.

202 Yeats, William Butler; Innisfree / W.B. (William Butler) Yeats.

203 Yeats, William Butler; Coole and Ballylee / W.B. (William Butler) Yeats.

204 Auden, W.H.; In Memory of W.B. Yeats / W.H. Auden.

205 Sitwell,Edith; Still Falls the Rain / Edith, Dame Sitwell.

206 Thomas, Dylan; A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Chid in London / Dylan Thomas.

207 Thomas, Dylan; Fern Hill / Dylan Thomas.

208 Macniece, Louis; Turfstacks / Louis Macniece.

209 Macniece, Louis; Refugees / Louis Macniece.

210 Graves, Robert; Poem to my son (To Juan at the Winter Solstice) / Robert Graves.

301 Stein, Gertrude; If I Told Him (A Complete Portrait of Picasso / Gertrude Stein.

302 MacLeish, Archibald; Epistle to be Left in the Earth / Archibald MacLeish.

303 Cummings, E.E.; what if a much of a which of a wind / Ebenezer Edson Cummings.

304 Cummings, E.E.; "sweet spring is your / Ebenezer Edson Cummings.

305 Moore, Marianne; What are Years / Marianne Moore.

306 Empson, William; Missing Dates / William Empson.

307 Spender, Stephen; I Think Continually of Those / Stephen Spender.

308 Spender, Stephen; Seascape / Stephen Spender.

309 Aiken, Conrad; Tetelestai / Conrad Aiken.

401 Frost; Robert; Birches / Robert Frost.

402 Frost, Robert; After Apple-picking / Robert Frost.

403 Wiliams, William Carlos; The Seafarer / William Carlos Williams.

404 Stevens, Wallace; The Idea of Order at Key West / Wallace Stevens.

405 Eberhart, Richard; The Groundhog / Richard Eberhart.

406 Bishop, Elizabeth; Manuelzinho / Elizabeth Bishop.

407 Wilbur, Richard; Love Calls Us to the Things of This World / Richard Wilbur.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-2269

Caedmon.2006
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Caedmon 1957
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
Twenty-five poems, read by the authors, including T.S. Eliot, William Butler Yeats, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Louis MacNeice, Robert Graves, Gertrude Stein, E.E. Cummings, Marianne Moore, Stephen Spender, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound and others.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-2269
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk57f7ca1fc-ac3d-45c3-998a-49f02dde1e62
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref17183

Air Raid

Artist:
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 78 rpm, 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-78-3805

Columbia.C-5
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Columbia
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-78-3805
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / 78 RPM
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk56b18cf5f-46ea-4f57-951d-3603e3eb3b26
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref24451

Clay-colored folders

Creator:
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hendricks, Gordon  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Letterpress copybooks
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Letterpress copybooks -- 19th century
Collection Citation:
The Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers, 1895-1970, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0369, Series 4
See more items in:
Gordon Hendricks Motion Picture History Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8904d7637-2a33-4505-83fe-0b34419ce7a3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0369-ref2114

The photographic eye of Ben Shahn / edited by Davis Pratt

Author:
Shahn, Ben 1898-1969  Search this
Pratt, Davis  Search this
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Subject:
Shahn, Ben 1898-1969  Search this
United States Farm Security Administration  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 147 p. : chiefly ill. ; 25 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Call number:
TR647.S519 P9 1975
TR820.5 .S48 1975X
TR647.S519P9 1975
TR820.5.S48 1975X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_74871

Archibald MacLeish : an American life / Scott Donaldson ; in collaboration with R.H. Winnick

Author:
Donaldson, Scott  Search this
Winnick, R. H  Search this
Subject:
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 622 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
Poets, American  Search this
Statesmen  Search this
Call number:
CT275.M163 D6 1992
CT275.M163D6 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_428713

Air raid, a verse for radio, by Archibald MacLeish

Author:
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Physical description:
5 preliminary leaves, 3-36 pages 24 cm
Type:
Drama
Date:
1939
[1939, ©1938]
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Radio plays  Search this
Call number:
PS3525.A27 A7
PS3525.A27A7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_49761

Cranbrook-Life exhibition of contemporary American painting. May 17-June 2, 1940, Cranbrook academy of art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Author:
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Physical description:
[15] p. incl. 4 col. pl. 36 x 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1940
C1940]
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .C7X
ND212.C7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_118691

Art education and the creative process

Author:
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Physical description:
11 p. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1954
[c1954]
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
N87 .M23
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_669371

The American experience, by Archibald MacLeish, librarian of Congress. The Hispanic foundation in the Library of Congress, by Robert C. Smith, assistant director

Author:
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Smith, Robert Chester 1912-1976-  Search this
Subject:
Library of Congress Hispanic Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
1 p. l., 16 p. illus. (incl. facsims.) 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
America
United States
Latin America
Date:
1939
Topic:
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
Z733.U63H55X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_214988

Land of the free Archibald MacLeish

Author:
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Physical description:
1 preliminary leaf, 83 leaves, 1 leaf, 89-93 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Texts
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Poetry
Poems
Place:
United States
Date:
1938
1933-1945
20th century
Topic:
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
E169 .M16X
E169.M16X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_54633

Archibald MacLeish : reflections / edited by Bernard A. Drabeck and Helen E. Ellis ; foreword by Richard Wilbur

Author:
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Drabeck, Bernard A  Search this
Ellis, Helen E  Search this
Subject:
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982  Search this
Physical description:
291 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Interviews
Poetry
Date:
1986
20th century
Topic:
Poets, American  Search this
Poetry--Authorship  Search this
Call number:
CT275.M163 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_293986

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