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Virginia Drury papers relating to Carl Nelson

Creator:
Drury, Virginia  Search this
Names:
Virginia Drury Gallery  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1977
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, biographical material, and photographs documenting artist Carl Nelson's relationship with Virginia Drury and the Virginia Drury Gallery.
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Drury and Nelson pertaining to the sale Carl Nelson's artwork through Virginia Drury's gallery; however, other letters are more friendly and personal in nature. Biographical material in the collection consists of Nelson's resumes. Also included are three photographs of Nelson's paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Virginia Drury was an art dealer and gallery owner in Cambridge, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 2011 by Dr. Reinier Beeuwkes III, Virginia Drury's grandson.
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:
Art dealers -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge  Search this
Gallery owners -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.drurvirg
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-drurvirg

Carl Nelson papers, 1923-1989

Creator:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6383
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215345
AAA_collcode_nelscarl
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215345

The prince of peace : episodes from the life of Christ in linoleum prints / by Carl Nelson, 1979

Creator:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Subject:
Jesus Christ  Search this
Theme:
Publications  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6464
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215620
AAA_collcode_nelscarg
Theme:
Publications
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215620

Margaret Barry; Cas Wallin; Hazel Dickens, Lew London, Tony Marcus, Carl Nelson, Ralph Rinzler

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1976)  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Marcus, Tony  Search this
Artist:
Barry, Margaret, 1917-1989  Search this
Wallin, Cas  Search this
Dickens, Hazel, 1935-2011  Search this
London, Lewis  Search this
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1976 August 22
General note:
DPA number 77.710.43
Local Numbers:
FP-1976-7RR-2708
General:
77.710.43
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, 1976.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Country music  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1976, Item FP-1976-7RR-2708
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Festival Stage / 5.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1976-ref13304

Hazel Dickens, Lewis London, Ralph Rinzler, Carl Nelson, Peter Graves, Marcus, Bierl, Broudy

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1976)  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Bierl, Ray  Search this
Marcus, Tony  Search this
Graves, Peter  Search this
Artist:
Dickens, Hazel, 1935-2011  Search this
London, Lewis  Search this
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Broudy, Saul  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
West Virginia
Date:
1976 August 22
Contents:
Camptown Races; Working girl blues--When I reach that city-Don't put her down, you helped put her there; Cannonball blues--Back up and push--Traveling the highway home--Truck driving man
General note:
DPA number 77.710.44
Local Numbers:
FP-1976-7RR-2709
General:
77.710.44
CDR copy
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, 1976.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Country music  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1976, Item FP-1976-7RR-2709
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Festival Stage / 5.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1976-ref13306

Edna Reindel papers

Creator:
Reindel, Edna M.  Search this
Names:
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-2011  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1918-1990
Summary:
The papers of artist Edna Reindel measure 0.8 linear feet and date from circa 1918-1990. The collection contains biographical material, printed material, artist files and photographs that document Reindel's career and her friendships with Hollywood celebrities, art patrons, and artists.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of artist Edna Reindel measure 0.8 linear feet and date from circa 1918-1990. The collection contains biographical material, printed material, artist files and photographs that document Reindel's career and her friendships with Hollywood celebrities, art patrons, and artists.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Edna Reindel (1894–1990) was a painter, illustrator, and sculptor active from the 1920s to the 1960s. Born in Detroit, Michigan she studied at the Pratt Institute in New York and had her first solo exhibition in 1934 at the Macbeth Gallery. Reindel is best known for her work in large-scale murals, New England landscapes, and later for her commissioned work of women workers in WWII shipyard and aircraft industries as published in Life magazine in 1944.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reel 1205) including correspondence, primarily with Robert Macbeth, Homer Saint-Gaudens, Frank Crowninshield, Louis M. Eilshemius, Juliana Force, Karl Free, Greer Garson, Stanley William Hayter, Roland McKinney, Vincent Price, Benita Hume Colman (Mrs. George Sanders), and Ernest Watson. Also included is a WPA contract and related letters from Olin Dows and Edward B. Rowan, a transcript of a radio interview, and a portrait of Reindel by Elizabeth Taylor as a child. There are book illustrations, printed material, autographs of prominent individuals such as Douglas Fairbanks and Hedda Hopper, and an autographed photo of Greer Garson. Loaned materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
The papers of Edna Reidel on reel 1205 were lent for microfilming by Reindel in 1977. The unmicrofilmed material was donated in 1991 by Reindel's estate through executor and friend, Pauline Davidson.
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:
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Actors  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Book illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Regionalism  Search this
Citation:
Edna Reindel papers, circa 1918-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.reinedna
See more items in:
Edna Reindel papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-reinedna

John Lorence papers relating to Carl Nelson

Creator:
Lorence, John  Search this
Names:
Goodale, Robin  Search this
Kienbusch, William, 1914-1980  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Pierce, Richard A. (Richard Austin), 1918-  Search this
Solon, Harry, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
1 Item (1 rolled doc.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1930-1992
Scope and Contents:
Letters, photographs, slides, printed material, and sound recordings. Included are letters to Lorence and his wife from Carl Nelson, 1964-1986; photographs and slides of Nelson, Lorence and others, Nelson's house in Maine, exhibitions and work by him; clippings; photographs of work by Harry Solon inscribed with Christmas wishes to Nelson; list of locations of Nelson's religious paintings given to Maine churches; a sound recording by Lorence, after a trip to Russia, of his conversation with Nelson and Egyptologist Richard Pierce about Russian artists and museums.
Other recordings include a conversation between Lorence and Nelson, 1980, an interview by art historian Robin Goodale with Nelson, Lorence, and William Kienbusch for a PBS radio station, and a memorial service for Nelson.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Edgecomb, Maine. Student 1951-1953 and close friend of painter, graphic artist and teacher Carl Nelson. Nelson was born in Sweden; studied at the Art Students League, N.Y., with Kimon Nicolaides. In 1964, Lorence bought a house near Nelson's in Maine. Nelson died Aug. 6, 1988 in Elmhurst, Ill.
Provenance:
Donated 1992 and 1993 by John Lorence. Letters from Nelson to Lorence, 1985-1986 are difficult to read due to Nelson's severe glaucoma; he later became blind.
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:
Art teachers  Search this
Graphic artists -- Maine  Search this
Painters -- Maine  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lorejohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lorejohn

The prince of peace : episodes from the life of Christ in linoleum prints / by Carl Nelson

Creator:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Names:
Jesus Christ -- Art  Search this
Jesus Christ -- Biography  Search this
Extent:
51 Pages (ill., 25 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1979
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Cranberry Isles, Me. : Tidal Press, 1979.
Provenance:
Donated 1979 by Lee Freedman, in memory of his wife Phyllis G. Freedman. Freedman was Nelson's dealer in Southwest Harbor, Maine after 1970.
Identifier:
AAA.nelscarg
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nelscarg

Oral history interview with Ralph Coburn

Interviewee:
Coburn, Ralph, 1923-  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Boris Mirski Gallery (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Students  Search this
Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Netsch, Walter  Search this
Plaut, James S. (James Sachs), 1912-1996  Search this
Polonsky, Arthur  Search this
Saltonstall, Nathaniel, 1903-1968  Search this
Swetzoff, Hyman Wulf, 1920-1968  Search this
Wilson, John, 1922-2015  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Extent:
48 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1995 May 25-June 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ralph Coburn conducted 1995 May 25 and 1995 June 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Coburn's home, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Coburn talks about his parents and his childhood in Miami Beach, Florida; his early schooling; and entering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 1941, in its 5-year architecture program. He recalls Walter Netsch, a classmate at MIT, who later became a partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, who introduced Coburn to modern design and to avant-garde music. He also recalls the painter and head of painting at the Museum of Fine Arts School, Karl Zerbe, his teacher in the course of his work for advanced MIT architecture students. He talks about his return to Florida as a draftsman for an aircraft equipment company in Miami, outfitting planes for the African campaign, and his foreman, a son of Al Capone; then returning to Massachusetts to work with an electrical company making secret military components.
Coburn discusses returning to and dropping out of MIT; working at the Institute of Modern Art in Boston through Hyman Swetzoff; following Swetzoff to the Boris Mirski Gallery; studying at Mirski's art school with Esther Geller and John Wilson and friends made at the school, including Ellsworth Kelly, Arthur Polonsky, and Reed Kaye. He recalls Carl Nelson, one of his teachers. He talks about the change in atmosphere at the Institute with the replacement of Thomas Metcalf by James Plaut and Nathaniel Saltonstall who changed the Institute's name to Institute of Contemporary Art and the protest surrounding the name change.
Biographical / Historical:
Ralph Coburn (1923- ) is an architect, painter, and designer currently living in Gloucester, Massahusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 36 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.
Occupation:
Architects -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Designers -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.coburn95
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coburn95

Ruth E. Winn research material on Carl Nelson

Creator:
Winn, Ruth E.  Search this
Names:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1944-1996
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, newspaper clippings; biographical material concerning Carl Nelson; and Winn's unpublished manuscript, "Carl G. Nelson: A Portrait."
Biographical / Historical:
Nelson was a painter, printmaker, and instructor; Boston, Mass. and Cranberry Isles, Me. He was born in Horby, Skane, Sweden, Jan. 5, 1898; he died Aug. 6, 1988 in Elmhurst, Ill.
Provenance:
Donated 1998 by Ruth E. Winn.
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.
Rights:
Manuscript: "Carl G. Nelson: A Portrait": Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Ruth E. Winn. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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 -- Maine  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Printmakers -- Maine  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.winnruth
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-winnruth

Carl Nelson papers

Creator:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988  Search this
Extent:
1.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1923-1989
Scope and Contents:
Letters received, 1928-1984; visitors' registers, 1975, 1982; price list for 1975 retrospective; 27 pages of pen and ink sketches and 8 loose sketches; 3 sketchbooks; Christmas cards by Nelson; photographs of Nelson, his home, his studio and his work; 2 scrapbooks of exhibition notices; notes and writings; miscellaneous certificates; exhibition catalogs; announcements; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, printmaker, instructor; Boston, Mass., Cranberry Isles, Me. Born in Horby, Skane, Sweden, Jan. 5, 1898; he died Aug. 6, 1988 in Elmhurst, Ill.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 and 1993 by Elaine Madsen, niece of Carl Nelson. Additional papers are expected.
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.
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.nelscarl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nelscarl

Central Park, (painting)

Painter:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf 1898-1988  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1964.1.119
Date:
Ca. 1934
Topic:
Cityscape--New York--New York City  Search this
Landscape--Park--Central Park  Search this
Architecture exterior--Commercial--Skyscraper  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Strolling  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08582854
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_391964

White Flowers, (painting)

Painter:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf 1898-1988  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and ink on paper mounted on paperboard
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1974.28.254
Date:
Ca. 1940
Topic:
Landscape--Plant--Daisy  Search this
Landscape--Plant--Fern  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08584869
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466911

Maine Shore, (painting)

Painter:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf 1898-1988  Search this
Medium:
Gouache on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street Worcester Massachusetts 01609 Accession Number: 1947.15
Date:
1946
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape--Maine  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Control number:
IAP 23570533
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_381957

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