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Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980

Creator:
Mumford, Daphne, 1934-  Search this
Citation:
Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8033
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210203
AAA_collcode_mumfdaph
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Daphne Mumford papers

Creator:
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1969-1980
Summary:
The scattered papers of painter Daphne Mumford measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1980. Included are biographical materials on Mumford's parents, photographs of an exhibition and slides of works of art, poetry by Mumford, and printed material.
Scope and Contents:
The scattered papers of painter Daphne Mumford measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1980. Included are biographical materials on Mumford's parents, photographs of an exhibition and slides of works of art, poetry by Mumford, and printed material.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Daphne Mumford (1935- ) is a painter and poet in New York City, New York. She studied at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the early 1950s and exhibited at Area Gallery, among many others.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 by Daphne Mumford.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Poets -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Citation:
Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mumfdaph
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a213055b-d82e-4676-8174-29a92ea910e5
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Daphne Mumford Papers

Collection Creator:
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969-1980
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials include genealogical charts for Mumford's parents and the Mumford and Bedford families as well as biographical sketches for Mumford's father. Photographs depict an exhibition and slides are of works of art. Printed materials include clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and press releases. Also found are poems written by Daphne Mumford.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mumfdaph, Series 1
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Daphne Mumford papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94665eed0-4cc4-498c-b82f-7c7aafca6f84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mumfdaph-ref3

Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975-1976
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Daphne Mumford papers
Daphne Mumford papers / Series 1: Daphne Mumford Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9800d0c5c-634e-498d-8453-bf047fb50ee2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mumfdaph-ref4

Photographs and Slides

Collection Creator:
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1980
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Daphne Mumford papers
Daphne Mumford papers / Series 1: Daphne Mumford Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90ad06609-3278-4e50-9f2f-d08287acd503
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mumfdaph-ref5

Poetry

Collection Creator:
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Daphne Mumford papers
Daphne Mumford papers / Series 1: Daphne Mumford Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9659314bb-c62e-4778-8450-2f41e8b233a3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mumfdaph-ref6

Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1980
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Daphne Mumford papers, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Daphne Mumford papers
Daphne Mumford papers / Series 1: Daphne Mumford Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw996e548de-bc6b-4c83-aab0-e3764b7e4b6e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mumfdaph-ref7

Alice Yamin papers

Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Names:
Landmark Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Aziz, Barbara Nimri  Search this
Bernard, Frank S.  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-  Search this
Briggs, Ernest, 1923-  Search this
Brody, Lily  Search this
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Fromboluti, Sideo, 1921-  Search this
Ginsberg, Henry  Search this
Glarner, Fritz, 1899-1972  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Grillo, John, 1917-  Search this
Johnson, Buffie  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
Lipkind, Bill  Search this
Lipkind, Maria  Search this
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Mason, Alice Trumbull, 1904-1971  Search this
McFadden, Elizabeth  Search this
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Oeri, Georgine  Search this
Oeri-Sarasin, Gertrude  Search this
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Schmid, Elsa, 1897-  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Teller, Jane  Search this
Yamin, Leo  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1927-1998
Summary:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.

The most significant series consists of letter files, which also contain scattered printed material and photographs collected by Yamin, concerning specific individuals and organizations. Represented within the files are artists Herb Aach, Ilya Bolotowsky, Ernest Briggs, Lily Brody, Fritz Bultman, Elaine DeKooning, Sideo Fromboluti, Fritz Glarner, Adolph Gottlieb, John Grillo, Buffie Johnson, Alex Katz, William H. Littlefield, Alice Trumbull Mason, Elizabeth McFadden, Daphne Mumford, Barnett Newman, Philip Pavia, Mark Rothko, Elsa Schmid, and Jane Teller; curator Henry Ginsburg; writers Barbara Nimri Aziz, Georgine Oeri, Gertrud Oeri-Sarasin, and Leo Yamin; and galleries including the Ingber Gallery and the Landmark Gallery. There are also letter files concerning the CIGY-GEIGY Corporation; for Alice Yamin's brother, businessman Frank S. Bernard, and the town of Chilmark, Massachusetts, where the Yamins spent their summers. Even though Yamin's responses to the letters are not included in the collection, this series illustrates the wide range of her friendships and associates in the art business.

Also found are exhibition files containing letters, prospectuses, business records such as loan agreements, clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs concerning the inclusion of Yamin's art work primarily in group exhibitions. Printed material consists of miscellaneous clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs that do not relate to the exhibition files, as well as miscellaneous booklets, brochures, and a copy of the book American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages published by the Corcoran Gallery of Art which contains a reproduction of Yamin's work. Photographs are of Yamin, family members, and colleagues including Bill and Maria Lipkind, and Aaron Siskind.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 4 series. Letter files pertaining to specific individuals and organizations are arranged alphabetically; miscellaneous letters, exhibition files, printed material, and photographs are arranged chronologically.

Series 1: Letter Files, 1927-1998 (Boxes 1-2; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Exhibition Files, 1956-1982 (Box 2; 18 folders)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1949-1992 (Box 2; 22 folders)

Series 4: Photographs, 1923-1978 (Box 2; 2 folders)
Biographical Note:
Alice Bernard was born on April 8, 1905 in Paris, France. She was brought to the United States as a child and spent most of her life in New York City. She married writer Leo Yamin who died on January 20, 1999.

Alice Yamin was a painter and draftsperson influenced by Abstract Expressionism. Beginning in 1950, she worked with a carbon medium, primarily producing dramatic black and white works on paper. She was also an art consultant for the international chemical firm CIBA-GEIGY Corporation that began collecting contemporary art in 1959 when it moved its headquarters from Manhattan to Ardsley, New York, a suburb of New York City.

Alice Yamin died on April 4, 2002.
Provenance:
The Alice Yamin papers were donated in 1981 by the artist and in 2002 by Harry Smith, her nephew.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
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.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Consultants -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Draftsman -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.yamialic
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Alice Yamin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9450adfab-29f0-4402-900d-5c3676da8b95
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yamialic
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