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Eloise and Otto Spaeth papers

Creator:
Spaeth, Eloise  Search this
Spaeth, Otto, d. 1966  Search this
Names:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Dayton Art Institute  Search this
Spaeth Foundation  Search this
UNESCO  Search this
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Congdon, William, 1912-1998  Search this
Girard, André  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968  Search this
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994  Search this
Extent:
2.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1983
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbooks, correspondence, exhibition files, photographs, and printed materials.
REEL D181: Scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, reviews, and photographs relating to the Dayton Art Institute and to the Religious Art Exhibition held there in 1944.
REEL 63: Correspondence concerning a Spaeth Foundation commission to Jacques Lipchitz for a bronze bust of John F. Kennedy. Correspondents include Lipchitz, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
REEL 1201: Correspondence concerning the Spaeth Foundation Religious Art Information Center; a Foundation prospectus; letters from Thomas Merton concerning his book on sacred art; correspondence dealing with the Annual Liturgical Congress Architectural Competition, an exhibition of architectural students' work, the Woodstock Center for Religion and Worship, and other aspects of art and religion.
REEL 1817 and scanned: Photograph of Alexander Brook taken by Peter A. Juley and Son.
UNMICROFILMED: Letters from Alexander Brook, Alexander Calder, William Congdon, Andre Girard, Edward Hopper, Walt Kuhn, Grant Wood, and others; correspondence concerning the American Federation of Arts, the Archives of American Art, Guild Hall, the Spaeth Foundation, UNESCO, and other art organizations; exhibition files of the AFA containing correspondence, printed material, and photographs; files on the "Films on Art" project developed by Otto Spaeth; correspondence and a scrapbook of Otto Spaeth concerning the Liturgical Arts Society; a scrapbook on the Spaeth's art collection; printed material and photographs used in AMERICAN ART MUSEUMS; photographs of paintings by John Singleton Copley, and other works of art and exhibition installations; Correspondence with Daniel Longwell, Harris K. Prior, and Thomas Brown Rudd regarding activities of the American Federation of Arts; Correspondence and clippings, 1963-1966, regarding the Lipchitz bust of JFK; letters, 1981-1983, from critic John Russell, and art collectors, Gertrude Schweitzer, Robert Osborn and Jean de Menil; and an exhibition catalog on Rico Lebrun, 1950; a letter to Otto Spaeth from Gala Dali regarding a loan of the painting "La Naissance du Noveau Monde," 1943; writings about Walt Kuhn, and an illustrated letter to Spaeth from Walt Kuhn.
Biographical / Historical:
Eloise O. Spaeth (1902-1998) was an art collector, writer and art patron from New York, N.Y. She and husband Otto Spaeth founded the Spaeth Foundation.
Provenance:
Material on reels 63 and 1201 lent for microfilming 1971 and 1977 by Eloise Spaeth. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1966-1988 by Spaeth. Material on reel D181 lent for filming 1965 and subsequently donated in 1977.
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 and religion -- United States  Search this
Art patronage -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Busts  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.spaeeloi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw921be0383-26c1-4a5d-b7a8-0ba9d670a723
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spaeeloi

Angelic mistakes : the art of Thomas Merton / Roger Lipsey ; foreword by Paul M. Pearson

Title:
Art of Thomas Merton
Author:
Lipsey, Roger 1942-  Search this
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968  Search this
Subject:
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 190 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
Topic:
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Zen art--Influence  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_786859

An Easter anthology : Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, Kentucky, February 26 to April 9, 1989

Author:
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968  Search this
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art (Ky.)  Search this
Subject:
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968 Exhibitions  Search this
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968 Portraits  Search this
Physical description:
82 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1989
20th century
Topic:
Arts and religion  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N72.R4.E2 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_638354

Intimate Merton : his life from his journals / edited by Patrick Hart and Jonathan Montaldo

Author:
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968  Search this
Hart, Patrick  Search this
Montaldo, Jonathan  Search this
Subject:
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968  Search this
Trappists  Search this
Trappists  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 374 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Diaries
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
C1999
Call number:
CT275.M56 I58 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_590025

Original child bomb : points for meditation to be scratched on the walls of a cave / Thomas Merton

Author:
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968  Search this
Illustrator:
Antonucci, Emil  Search this
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corp.  Search this
Former owner:
Altadena Public Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[24] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Hiroshima-shi
Date:
1962
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Atomic bomb  Search this
Call number:
D767.25.H6 M47 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1076150

Songs from a Yahi bow : a series of poems on Ishi / Scott Ezell, Yusef Komunyakaa, Mike O'Connor ; edited by Scott Ezell with an essay by Thomas Merton and paintings by Jeff Hengst

Author:
Ezell, Scott  Search this
Komunyakaa, Yusef  Search this
O'Connor, Mike  Search this
Merton, Thomas 1915-1968 Ishi  Search this
Hengst, Jeff  Search this
Subject:
Ishi -1916  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Poetry
Date:
2011
[2011]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970982

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