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Thomas M. Messer letter to Joseph Cornell

Creator:
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972  Search this
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1966
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8102
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Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8102
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Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer, 1970 Sept. 22

Interviewee:
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Roswell Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art museum directors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11676
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212065
AAA_collcode_messer70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212065

Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer, 1994 Oct.-1995 Jan

Interviewee:
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Decker, Andrew  Search this
Subject:
Kandinsky, Wassily  Search this
Klee, Paul  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy  Search this
Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Národní galerie v Praze  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art museum directors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11803
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215810
AAA_collcode_messer94
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215810
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Agnes Martin, Albuquerque, New Mexico letter to Thomas Messer, New York, New York

Creator:
Martin, Agnes, 1912-  Search this
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Martin, Agnes, 1912-  Search this
Subject:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1977
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19980
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Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19980
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Chryssa

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 32
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1997
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c0a7ff2b-10c2-48ce-bdb4-2f1ad94d02ba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref33

Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010

Creator:
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Messer, Thomas M., 1920-2013  Search this
Subject:
Rickey, George  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Chryssa  Search this
Flavin, Dan  Search this
Chagall, Marc  Search this
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986  Search this
Knowlton, Grace  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Ernst, Max  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Simonds, Charles  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Bell, Larry  Search this
Bacon, Francis  Search this
Hamilton, Richard  Search this
Martin, Agnes  Search this
Koczy, Rosemarie  Search this
Bury, Pol  Search this
Hélion, Jean  Search this
Kolář, Jiří  Search this
Burri, Alberto  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation  Search this
Type:
Transcripts
Diaries
Topic:
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6570
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215863
AAA_collcode_messthom
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215863
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Oral history interview with Diane Waldman, 2010 June 8-9

Interviewee:
Waldman, Diane, 1936-  Search this
Waldman, Diane, 1936-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Ernst, Max  Search this
Fry, Edward F.  Search this
Hess, Thomas B.  Search this
Kelly, Ellsworth  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Guggenheim International Exhibition  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15823
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)290221
AAA_collcode_waldma10
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_290221
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Oral history interview with H. Harvard Arnason, 1970 March 3-9

Interviewee:
Arnason, H. Harvard, 1909-1986  Search this
Arnason, H. Harvard, 1909-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Rebay, Hilla  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Museum architecture -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Museum directors -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12761
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211934
AAA_collcode_arnaso70
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211934

Oral history interview with Jeanne L. Wasserman, 1993-1994

Interviewee:
Wasserman, Jeanne L., 1915-2006  Search this
Wasserman, Jeanne L., 1915-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Agam, Yaacov  Search this
Beale, Arthur  Search this
Cook, Christopher Capen  Search this
Coolidge, John  Search this
Hyde, Andrew C. (Andrew Cornwall)  Search this
Indiana, Robert  Search this
Mangravite, Peppino  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Plaut, James S. (James Sachs)  Search this
Prokopoff, Stephen S.  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
Ross, David A.  Search this
Saint-Phalle, Niki de  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Thurman, Sue M.  Search this
Tinguely, Jean  Search this
Wasserman, Max  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Art museum curators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11984
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216506
AAA_collcode_wasser93
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216506
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Oral history interview wih Clara Diament Sujo, 2010 June 8-16

Interviewee:
Diament Sujo, Clara, 1921-2020  Search this
Diament Sujo, Clara, 1921-2020  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis, 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Córdova, Arturo de  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Hughes, Langston  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lam, Wifredo  Search this
Marisol  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Reverón, Armando  Search this
Romero Brest, Jorge  Search this
Soto, Jesús Rafael  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Valera, Víctor  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15879
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)295424
AAA_collcode_diamen10
Theme:
Women
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_295424
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The Louis K. Meisel Gallery selected records, 1964-2003

Creator:
Louis K. Meisel Gallery  Search this
Louis K. Meisel Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Rose, Barbara  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Meisel, Susan Pear  Search this
Vogel, Dorothy  Search this
Taylor, Elizabeth  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Sadat, Anwar  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Vogel, Herbert  Search this
Baldessari, John  Search this
Battcock, Gregory  Search this
Bourdon, David  Search this
Close, Chuck  Search this
Baeder, John  Search this
Kramer, Hilton  Search this
Krauss, Rosalind E.  Search this
Meisel, Louis K.  Search this
Eddy, Don  Search this
Estes, Richard  Search this
Flack, Audrey  Search this
Goings, Ralph  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Theme:
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15671
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282709
AAA_collcode_louikmei
Theme:
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_282709
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N, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 54
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-2000
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Kenneth Noland
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92645696d-f402-4d8b-bc36-c7cd1331ee48
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref136

Y, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 50
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-1990
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Jack Youngerman and Adja Yunkers
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw910ea4218-03ea-417f-ad2f-293ce6089303
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref185

Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Box 5-6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949-1987
Scope and Contents:
Printed material dates from 1949-1987 and includes annual reports, a book authored by Messer, bulletins, and exhibition catalogs related to the institutions Messer served as museum director.
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.messthom, Series 3
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c9c89b56-9574-4412-9c54-c4222477c13e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref3

R, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-2000
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Gerhard Richter and Paul Rotterdam
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b177066a-eb61-4f44-83b3-84b4213822ab
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref152

S, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 32-33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-2000
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Meyer Schapiro
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b66c49e4-fbea-4a83-8f16-19208f1a4bb1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref168

D, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 8-9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-2000
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Sonia Delaunay, Walter de Maria, and Jim Dine
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98106e287-690b-49df-8957-268d1460f3c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref51

A, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6-7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1974-2000
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Edward Albee, Josef Albers, Agam, L. Alcopley, Lawrence Alloway, Carl Andre, and Karel Appel
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97598fbd1-69b4-4c79-978a-df6d240ddf13
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref9

K, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 24-25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-1999
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Alex Katz, R.B. Kitaj, and Lee Krasner
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d6674abb-eda7-40e0-9d14-ac6c29b17995
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref108

P, General

Collection Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-2000
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Richard Pousette-Dart
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.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
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:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Thomas M. Messer papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94ccd6197-d3db-4422-8133-c2aba1ce658e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-messthom-ref143

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