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Letters from Ivan Albright to Jane Fuller McLanathan, 1939-1940

Creator:
Albright, Ivan, 1897-  Search this
McLanathan, Jane Fuller  Search this
Citation:
Letters from Ivan Albright to Jane Fuller McLanathan, 1939-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6205
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216490
AAA_collcode_albrivan
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216490

Letters from Ivan Albright to Jane Fuller McLanathan

Creator:
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
McLanathan, Jane Fuller  Search this
Extent:
24 Items ((0.2 linear ft.))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1939-1940
Scope and Contents:
Twenty four letters written to Jane Fuller McLanathan from Ivan Albright, undated and 1939-1940.
Biographical / Historical:
Wife of artist Richard B. K. McLanathan; Phippsburg, Maine.
Provenance:
Donated 1998 by Jane F. McLanathan.
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.
Identifier:
AAA.albrivan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a7973756-264b-4546-8da4-7a4f4e1c8e37
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-albrivan

Oral history interview with Richard McLanathan, 1994 August 31

Interviewee:
McLanathan, Richard B. K., 1916-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Forbes, Edward Waldo  Search this
McLanathan, Jane Fuller  Search this
Pope, Arthur Upham  Search this
Porter, Arthur Kingsley  Search this
Post, Chandler Rathfon  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Choate School  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Phillips Academy  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard McLanathan, 1994 August 31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12237
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216500
AAA_collcode_mclana94
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216500
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Oral history interview with Richard McLanathan

Interviewee:
McLanathan, Richard B. K.  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Choate School -- Students  Search this
Harvard University -- Students  Search this
Phillips Academy -- Students  Search this
Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969  Search this
McLanathan, Jane Fuller  Search this
Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969  Search this
Porter, Arthur Kingsley, 1883-1933  Search this
Post, Chandler Rathfon, 1881-1959  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (Sound recording: 3 wav files (1 hr., 52 min.), digital)
39 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1994 August 31
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Richard B.K. McLanathan, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in Phippsburg, Maine, on August 31, 1994.
McLanathan speaks of his parents and his childhood in Methuen, Massachusetts and then Andover, Massachusetts; the frequent presence of formidable aunts and uncles who entertained Episcopal bishops; attendance at a "dame school" there, then at classes given by a retired teacher at Phillips Academy, Andover; the trauma of one year at Phillips Academy with its large classes and severe teachers; the effects his father's ruin in the financial crash of 1929 had on his family; attendance at Choate (graduated 1934) and Harvard College (graduated 1938) on scholarships; his several years teaching in Manhattan at a small private school and marriage (1942) to Jane Fuller, a prominent designer of knitwear; his disqualification from the military because of flat feet and his teaching in night schools as a form of alternative service; and his matriculation (1943) as a graduate student in fine arts at Harvard. McLanathan also recalls Chandler Post, Arthur Pope, Paul Sachs, Edward Forbes, and Arthur Kingsley Porter, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard B.K. McLanathan (1916-1998) was an art historian, administrator, and writer. McLanathan received a Ph.D from Harvard in 1951. Ass't Curator of Paintings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1946-1948, and Secretary, 1949-1956; Director, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, 1957-1962; Curator of the Art Exhibit of the American National Exhibition, Moscow, Russia, 1959; New York State Council on the Arts,1960-1964; Director, American Association for Museums, 1976-1978; author of numerous publications on art.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 52 min.
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 administrators. Additional interview sessions are planned.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Maine -- Interviews  Search this
Art historians -- Massachusetts  Search this
Arts administrators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Authors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.mclana94
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91adfd65d-f60f-490b-ac89-81df44f0f16f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mclana94
Online Media:

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