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Laurence E. Schmeckebier papers

Creator:
Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli, 1906-1984  Search this
Names:
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968  Search this
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973  Search this
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969  Search this
Grosz, George, 1893-1959  Search this
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964  Search this
Meštrović, Ivan, 1883-1962  Search this
Nordhausen, A. Henry, 1901-  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Rood, John, 1902-1974  Search this
Roysher, Hudson, 1911-  Search this
Schreckengost, Viktor, 1906-2008  Search this
Extent:
13.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1909-1988
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials, correspondence, files, notes, writings, art works, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials relating chiefly to Laurence E. Schmeckebier's academic career and to his publications.
Professional and personal correspondence with artists, publishers, art historians, museum curators, and students including Adolf Dehn, Philip Evergood, Walter Gropius, George Grosz, Rico Lebrun, Ivan Mestrovic, A. Henry Nordhausen, Jose Clemente Orozco, Anton Refregier, John Rood, Hudson Roysher, and Viktor Schreckengost. Extensive research files relating to published and unpublished writings on A. Henry Nordhausen, Ivan Mestrovic, Mexican art, urban art in Minnesota, German medieval art and other topics contain preparatory notes, drafts, correspondence and photographs of art. Additional files relate to Schmeckebier's academic career, and to the Syracuse University mural project. Also included are appraisals, royalty statements, undergraduate writings, a published Ph.D. dissertation, encyclopedia articles, book reviews, lecture notes, speeches, notes on wood sculpture, transcript of a Latin-American Studies Conference (1943), notes for a book on Boris Margo, and travel notebooks. Three scrapbooks, compiled by Mrs. Schmeckebier and Karen L. Bakke, contain correspondence, sketches, clippings and photographs dating back to Schmeckebier's childhood. There are also loose scrapbook pages from the 1930s; personal photographs; photographs of work; art work by students; and printed materials, including exhibition notices.
An addition of 0.2 linear feet donated 2016 includes an unpublished typescript (photocopy) circa 1982, of a new edition of Schmeckebier's book "John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America" (1943) and correspondence between Schmeckebier's daughter Xenia S. Sterling and Joseph S. Czestochowski, regarding the new edition, 1982-1988; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Laurence Eli Schmeckebier (1906-1984) was an art historian, educator, administrator, and sculptor in Syracure, New York and Cleveland, Ohio. Schmeckebier was Director and Professor of Art History at The Cleveland Institute of Art, 1946-1954 and Professor of Fine Arts, Dean of the School of Art, Syracuse University, 1954-1971. His publications include: "Handbook of Italian Renaissance Painting", "Modern Mexican Art", "John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America", "Art in Red Wing", "Ivan Mestrovic"' "Sculptor and Patriot", and "The Art of A. Henry Nordhausen".
Provenance:
Donated 1977 by Laurence Schmeckebier. The bulk of the collection was donated 1985-1986 by his children, Peter Schmeckebier, Nina S. Gardner, Xenia S. Sterling, and Marina S. Steinhouse. Additional material donated 2016 by Xenia Schmeckebier Sterling.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Arts administrators  Search this
Educators  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Art in universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Mexican  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Greeting cards  Search this
Function:
Art Schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.schmlaur
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schmlaur

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014906
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14906

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014907
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14907

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014908
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14908

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014909
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14909

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014910
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14910

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014911
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14911

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014912
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14912

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014913
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14913

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014914
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14914

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014915
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14915

Chinon France [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1929
Image number:
JUL J0014916
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14916

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1929
Image number:
JUL J0014917
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14917

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1929
Image number:
JUL J0014918
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14918

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1923
Image number:
JUL J0014919
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14919

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014920
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14920

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1929
Image number:
JUL J0014921
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14921

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014922
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14922

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1929
Image number:
JUL J0014923
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14923

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Nordhausen, A. Henry 1901-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0014924
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_14924

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