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Alger Beal papers relating to Reynolds and Gifford Beal

Creator:
Beal, Alger  Search this
Names:
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956  Search this
Beal, Reynolds, 1866-1951  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
circa 1890-1965
Scope and Contents:
Reynolds Beal material includes a sketchbook containing sketches of ships, entitled "Cruising Aboard U.S.S. School Ship St. Mary's," 1901, scrapbook pages of marine etchings and photographs, a Christmas card, personal photographs, exhibition catalogs, and clippings. Gifford Beal material includes: photographs of him and one of his work, exhibition catalogs, and clippings. Also included are a photograph of the Beal family, ca. 1890, writings about the the family, selected photographs of the Beals from albums kept by Mrs. Thaddeus Beal, including some of Wilellyn, the William Beal family's summer home in Newburgh, N.Y. with gardens designed by sons Gifford and Reynolds, and Echo Lawn, home of Thaddeus Beal; and miscellaneous printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Reynolds Beal (1866-1951) was a painter and printmaker in Rockport, Massachusetts known for his marine and landscape paintings. He studied naval architecture at Cornell University before going on to study painting with William Merritt Chase in Shinnecock, Long Island and with Henry Ward Ranger in Europe. Beal is considered a modernist and he helped found the Society of Independent Artists and the New Society of Artists alongside George Bellows, Childe Hassam, John Sloan, William Glackens, and Maurice Prendergast.

Painter and muralist Gifford Beal (1879-1956) began his art training at 13 when he accompanied his older brother, Reynolds Beal, to the Shinnecock School of Art for classes with William Merritt Chase. Gifford Beal continued to study with Chase for ten years. Beal attended college at Princeton University and also took classes at the Art Students League with George Bridgman and Frank Vincent DuMond.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds the Gifford Beal sketches, sketchbooks, and papers, 1889-2001 and the microfilmed Reynolds Beal papers, 1874-1939.
Provenance:
Donated 1993 by Reynolds' and Gifford's nephew, Alger Beal. His father Thaddeus, was their brother.
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 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Rockport  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Rockport  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.bealalge
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bealalge

Robert Brackman papers

Creator:
Brackman, Robert, 1898-  Search this
Names:
Bates, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Francis), 1904-1994  Search this
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968  Search this
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008  Search this
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952  Search this
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937  Search this
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965  Search this
Vaughan, Malcolm, 1896-1962  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1931-1978
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, awards and printed material.
REEL D295: Correspondence with buyers, museum curators, and students, and with Irving Berlin, George A. Dondero, Robert Philipp, and Malcolm Vaughan; drafts of articles; scrapbooks; photographs of Brackman's paintings; clippings; and other publications.
REELS 2339-2340: Biographical data, with typescript of Kristin Smith's 1968 unpublished essay on Brackman; correspondence, including letters from Irving Berlin, Huntington Hartford, Harold L. Ickes, Robert Philipp, John D. Rockefeller, David O. Selznick, and others; printed material, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reproductions, exhibition catalogs, and announcements; awards; 2 scrapbooks, 1930-1952; and 8 undated sketchbooks.
REEL 2380: Photographs, including personal photographs of Brackman, his friends, his students; of Herbert Turner, his home, his school, and studio; and photographs of Brackman's works of art.
UNMICROFILMED: Writings by Brackman for his lectures; typescripts and a copy of BRACKMAN: HIS ART AND TEACHING by Kenneth Bates; and printed material including newspaper clippings, by-laws for the "Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts Manufacturers and Commerce," London, and the "Royal Society of Arts," London, and a 1957 edition of the journal, THE ARTIST.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and educator; New York, N.Y. Born in Russia. Studied at Francisco Ferrer School, with Robert Henri, and with George Bellows. Came to United States in 1908. Taught at the Art Students League. Died 1980.
Provenance:
Material on reel D295 lent 1966 by Robert Brackman. Portions of this material were subsequently given by Brackman's widow, Frances, with her gift of all other materials, 1981. Twenty-seven personal photographs from reel 2380 were returned to Frances Brackman at her request.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.bracrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bracrobe

Spencer Sweeney / Spencer Sweeney ; [editor: Priya Bhatnagar]

Interviewer:
Sweeney, Spencer  Search this
Editor:
Bhatnagar, Priya  Search this
Subject:
Sweeney, Spencer  Search this
Physical description:
497 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Interviews
Anecdotes
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2015
21st century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Artists--Interviews  Search this
Art dealers--Interviews  Search this
Musicians--Interviews  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066141

Lucile Blanch papers, 1924-1972

Creator:
Blanch, Lucile Lundquist, 1895-1981  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- New York (State) -- Woodstock  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- Woodstock  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8890
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211075
AAA_collcode_blanluci
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211075

Lucile Blanch papers

Creator:
Blanch, Lucile, 1895-1981  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1972
Scope and Contents:
The Lucile Blanch papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1924-1972. Included is correspondence and photographs of Lucile and family members.
Biographical / Historical:
Lucile Blanch (1895-1981) was painter and lithographer in Woodstock, N.Y.
Separated Materials:
Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming on reel 1003 and includes a sketchbook; 46 drawings, prints and reproductions of Blanch's work; illustrations fom W. H. Hudson's GREEN MANSIONS; 3 scrapbooks containing clippings, reproductions of her work, exhibition material, photographs, and letters; miscellaneous printed material. This material was returned to the lender after microfilming.
Provenance:
Material on reel 1033 lent for microfilming in 1975 by Lucile Blanch. Correspondence on frames 297-410 was subsequently donated in 1976 by Blanch. Additional correspondence and photographs donated in 2021 by Nancy Lundquist, a relative of Lucile Blanch.
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) -- Woodstock  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- New York (State) -- Woodstock  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- Woodstock  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.blanluci
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blanluci

Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook, 1902-1918

Creator:
Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Art, American -- New York (State)  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Decorative arts -- United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8100
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210271
AAA_collcode_tiffloui
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210271

Andrew Winter scrapbooks, 1925-1966

Creator:
Winter, Andrew, 1893-1958  Search this
Subject:
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, American -- Maine -- Monhegan  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8671
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210851
AAA_collcode_wintandr
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210851

Walter Mason Oddie papers, 1827-1905

Creator:
Oddie, Walter Mason, 1807-1865  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Landscape painting, American -- New York (State)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6962
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209091
AAA_collcode_oddiwalt
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209091

Gerald Monroe research material on the American Artists' Congress, the Artists' Union, and the WPA, [ca. 1930-1971]

Creator:
Monroe, Gerald, 1926-  Search this
Subject:
Marantz, Irving  Search this
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
United States  Search this
American Artists' Congress  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Political aspects  Search this
Trade unions and the arts -- United States  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9075
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211268
AAA_collcode_monrgerp
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211268

Beulah E. Stevenson papers, 1928-1966

Creator:
Stevenson, Beulah E. (Beulah Eisle), 1879-1965  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10106
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212992
AAA_collcode_stevbeul
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212992

William Rickarby Miller diary and writings, 1850-1884

Creator:
Miller, William Rickarby, 1818-1893  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- Technique  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10153
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213124
AAA_collcode_millwilr
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213124

Overheard in a bubble chamber and other science poems / Lillian Morrison ; paintings by Eyre de Lanux, c1981

Creator:
Morrison, Lillian, 1917-2014  Search this
Lanux, Eyre de, 1894-1996  Search this
Topic:
Science -- Juvenile poetry  Search this
Science -- Poetry  Search this
Children's poetry -- American  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6091
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216213
AAA_collcode_morrlill2
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216213

Linda Lindeberg papers, 1940-1973

Creator:
Lindeberg, Linda, 1915-1973  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9144
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211338
AAA_collcode_lindlind
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211338

Frederic C. Knight papers, 1913-1975

Creator:
Knight, Frederic C. (Frederic Charles), 1898-1979  Search this
Subject:
Dasburg, Andrew  Search this
Newcomb Art School  Search this
An American Group (Organization)  Search this
American Artists' Congress  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art schools -- Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9156
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211350
AAA_collcode_knigfred
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211350

Theodor Braasch letters from Charles Burchfield, 1953-1965

Creator:
Braasch, Theodor  Search this
Subject:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- New York (State)  Search this
Watercolor painting -- New York (State)  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6856
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208984
AAA_collcode_braatheo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208984

American Watercolor Society records, 1867-1977, bulk 1950-1970

Creator:
American Watercolor Society  Search this
Subject:
American Watercolor Society  Search this
American Society of Painters in Water Colors  Search this
New York Water Color Club  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Watercolor painting -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Watercolor painting, American  Search this
Watercolor painting -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Watercolorists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8636
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210816
AAA_collcode_amerwate
Theme:
The Art Market
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210816
Online Media:

American Watercolor Society records

Creator:
American Watercolor Society  Search this
Names:
American Society of Painters in Water Colors  Search this
American Watercolor Society  Search this
New York Water Color Club  Search this
Extent:
3.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1867-1977
bulk 1950-1970
Summary:
The records of the American Watercolor Society measure 3.8 linear feet and date from 1867 to 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1970. The collection provides scattered documentation of the operations and activities of one of the oldest continuously operating artists' organizations in the United States and includes records of its administration and history, membership, and exhibitions, as well as printed material and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The records of the American Watercolor Society measure 3.8 linear feet and date from 1867 to 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1970. The collection provides scattered documentation of the operations and activities of one of the oldest continuously operating artists' organizations in the United States and includes records of its administration and history, membership, and exhibitions

Records documenting the founding, history, and operations of the society are found in the administration and history series. Included are written histories and material on the 1941 merger with the New York Water Color Club, including an updated Constitution and By-Laws. Also found here are reports, committee documents, administrative correspondence, records of participation in national art events, and financial records.

The membership records include a membership roster notebook, dating from 1953-1961, lists of members, member biographies, and correspondence regarding membership. The society's exhibition files include a bound volume of the record of works shown in the annual exhibition from 1897 to 1904, as well as files on a few other annual exhibitions and exchange exhibitions with other countries. These files contain scattered correspondence, price lists, exhibition checklists and printed material.

A small amount of printed material in the collection includes a booklet entitled, Water-Color Painting: Some Facts and Authorities in Relation to Its Durability, distributed by the society in 1868, as well as news clipping about events and exhibitions, newsletters, and other published items. Photographs are of members, jurors, events, painting demonstrations, and artwork.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 5 series:

Series 1: Administration and History, 1891-1970 (Box 1-2; 1.1 linear feet)

Series 2: Membership, 1941, 1951-1960s (Box 2; 0.7 linear feet)

Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1867-1910, 1955-1975 (Box 2-3, BV 5; 1.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1868, 1943-1972 (Box 3; 6 folders)

Series 5: Photographs, circa 1940-1977 (Box 3-4; 0.5 linear feet)
Historical Note:
The American Watercolor Society still functions as an active artists' organization that was founded in New York City on December 5, 1866 as the American Society of Painters in Water Colors. The first president was Samuel Colman. Initially, election to membership was very selective, consisting of active members and honorary members (those living outside of New York City). From the beginning, the most important activity of the organization was its annual exhibition, open to both members and non-members, the first being held in the winter of 1867-1868.

The Society's first six annual exhibitions were held jointly with the National Academy of Design at the Academy's galleries. Beginning with the seventh exhibition, the society initiated independent annual exhibitions until 1899. The early exhibitions were very successful, and the society showed work from many prominent American and European artists such as Thomas Eakins, Abbott Thayer, Eugene Delacroix, and John Ruskin. 1888 marked the first year that the society awarded prizes to the best works. By the early 1900s the society had developed a program for exhibitions that included a jury of selection and jury of awards.

In 1903 the society was officially incorporated as the American Water Color Society, to "advance the art of water color painting in this country." Membership classifications changed slightly and artists were either classified as active (professional artists) or associate members. By 1904 the society was struggling financially, and annual exhibitions were held at various spaces around New York City. In 1905 the society established annual rotary (traveling) exhibitions. From 1922 to 1931, the society combined exhibition venues with the New York Water Color Club (founded in 1890), and in January 1941 these two organizations merged under the name of the American Watercolor Society and created a new constitution. This merger brought many female artists who were active in the New York Water Color Club to the society which had previously not recognized many women painters. In 1941 the society established their headquarters in one room at the National Academy of Design's new building where they also held annual exhibitions in the galleries.

Frederic Whitaker, a painter and businessman, became president in 1949 and brought a renewed vigor to the society. He reinstituted traveling exhibitions, created new committees, and increased the number of exhibition awards. He also established an office in the Flatiron building and hired an Executive Secretary. After he resigned in 1956, the society experienced a period of financial troubles that were immediately addressed when Mario Cooper became president in 1959. Offices were moved back to the National Academy, several new officers were appointed, and after a period of fiscal austerity, a scholarship program and central awards fund were established. In 1967 the society had its 100th annual exhibition and also had an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, entitled, "Two Hundred Years of Watercolor Painting In America, An Exhibition Commemorating The Centennial of the American Watercolor Society." Over the next few years the society organized and exchanged exhibitions with other countries, including Canada, Mexico, England, and Australia. Mario Cooper remained president until 1986, and the American Watercolor Society remains an active artists' organization today.
Related Material:
Additional records may be available by contacting the American Watercolor Society.
Separated Material:
Originals of loaned material, including additional exhibition materials, correspondence, photographs, and administrative records were returned to the American Watercolor Society after microfilming. Loaned material is available on reels N68-8 through N68-10, but is not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Provenance:
The American Watercolor Society loaned material for microfilming in 1968, and, in 1978, donated some of this material. The bound volume of the record of works shown in annual exhibitions, 1897-1904, was microfilmed in 1972 and subsequently donated in 1978 by the American Antiquarian Society.
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:
Watercolor painting -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Watercolor painting, American  Search this
Watercolor painting -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Watercolorists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
American Watercolor Society records, 1867-1977, bulk 1950-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.amerwate
See more items in:
American Watercolor Society records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amerwate

Hale Woodruff papers

Creator:
Woodruff, Hale, 1900-1980  Search this
Names:
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Interviews
Date:
1920-1977
bulk 1960s-1970s
1920-1977
bulk 1960s-1970s
Summary:
The papers of Hale Woodruff measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1977 with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1960s to the 1970s. The papers contain biographical material, professional files, writings, printed material, photographs, and photocopies of a scrapbook, and of artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Hale Woodruff measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1977, with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1960s to the 1970s. The papers contain biographical material, professional files, writings, printed material, photocopies of a scrapbook, photographs, and photocopies of artwork.

Biographical material includes a resume, awards and honorary degrees, and an interview transcript.

Professional files consist of correspondence, committee files, and materials related to exhibitions and projects.

Writings include an illustrated notebook; drafts and copies of lectures, statements, articles, book reviews, and exhibition text; and notes on note cards, as well as photocopies of notes Woodruff took in Mexico while studying with Diego Rivera.

Printed Material includes exhibition announcements, exhibition catalogs, publications in which Woodruff is featured, clippings, and other assorted printed material.

The scrapbook consists of photocopies of scrapbook pages. The originals do not appear in the collection, but mostly contained clippings and printed material, with some correspondence.

Photographs include black and white photographs with an accompanying piece of correspondence, and photocopies of photographs of artwork.

Artwork includes photocopies of sketches and drawings.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as seven series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1966-1977 (Box 1; 4 folders)

Series 2: Professional Files, 1944-1973 (Box 1; 4 folders)

Series 3; Writings, 1920-1977, undated (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4; Printed Material, 1920s-1970s (Box 2, 4 folders)

Series 5: Scrapbook, 1927-1928, 1940-1960 (Box 2, 1 folder)

Series 6: Photographic Material, 1926-1977 (Box 2, 2 folders)

Series 7: Artwork, 1939-1952, undated (Box 2, 1 folder)
Biographical / Historical:
Hale Aspacio Woodruff (1900-1980) was a painter, muralist, and arts educator. His most well-known works are the Amistad murals, painted between 1939 and 1940 for Talladega College's Savery Library.

Woodruff was born in Cairo, Illinois, and grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. He studied at the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis, and at the Art Institute of Chicago. After winning an award from the Harmon Foundation, he traveled to Paris and attended the Academie Moderne and the Academie Scandinave. He also spent a summer studying mural painting in Mexico with Diego Rivera.

In 1931, Woodruff established one of the earliest art departments at a black college at Atlanta University – teaching classes at the University's Laboratory High School, Morehouse College, and Spelman College as well. He also established the Atlanta Annuals, one of the earliest national exhibition opportunities for African American artists. In 1946 he moved to New York and taught in the art department at New York University until his retirement in 1968.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Hale Woodruff conducted by Al Murray, November 18, 1968.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American of Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reel 4222), the majority of which was included in subsequent donations. Loaned materials not donated at a later date remain with the lender and are not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Provenance:
The Hale Woodruff papers were lent for microfilming by Woodruff in 1970. Most of the material was subsequently donated in 1978, along with additional material.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- Georgia -- Atlanta  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Interviews
Citation:
Hale Woodruff papers, 1920-1977, bulk 1960s-1970s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.woodhale
See more items in:
Hale Woodruff papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woodhale
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Linda Lindeberg papers

Creator:
Lindeberg, Linda, 1915-1973  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1973
Scope and Contents:
Biographical data; letters; business records; sketches; photographs; exhibition catalogs; announcements; and clippings.
REEL N68-61: Clippings; notes; exhibition catalogs; and photographs.
REEL 940: Biographical data; letters from family, friends, and business acquaintances; business records; sketches; photographs of Lindeberg, her work, studio, home, family and friends, including photos of Giorgio Cavallon, Franz Kline and Stanley Kunitz; exhibition notices; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y. Lindeberg was married to Giorgio Cavallon.
Provenance:
Material on reel N68-61 lent for microfilming 1968 by Linda Lindeberg; material on reel 940 donated 1973 by Giorgio Cavallon, widower of Lindeberg.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lindlind
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lindlind

Hortense Ferne papers

Creator:
Ferne, Hortense T., 1885-1976  Search this
Names:
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Caswell, Edward C.  Search this
Greene, Frank Russell, b. 1859  Search this
James, Frederick, 1845-1907  Search this
Jones, Francis Coates, 1857-1932  Search this
Moran, Thomas, 1837-1926  Search this
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Parton, Arthur, 1842-1914  Search this
Roseland, Harry, 1866-1950  Search this
Smith, Henry Pember, 1854-1907  Search this
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam, 1819-1905  Search this
Tanenbaum, Moses  Search this
Tyler, James Gale, 1855-1931  Search this
Welsh, Devitt, 1888-1942  Search this
Worms, Jules, 1832-1924  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((50 items on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1889-1951
Scope and Contents:
Letters from Harry Roseland, Edward Caswell, Francis C. Jones, Devitt Welsh, and John Taylor Arms; autographs of American literary and art figures, late 19th-20th centuries; catalogs of the Philadelphia Society of Etchers, 1928-1937; catalog, March 1906, of the American Association of Artists listing paintings sold for Moses Tanenbaum, Ferne's father, a collector; and 36 letters to Tanenbaum from painters James Gale Tyler, Arthur P. Tait, Thomas Moran, Edward L. Henry, Jules Worms, Frederick James, Arthur Parton, Henry P. Smith, and Frank Russell Greene, discussing the progress of Tanenbaum commissions Also includes autographs and sketches to Ferne and two letters from Stephen Massett and William H. Payne.
Biographical / Historical:
Hortense Tanenbaum Ferne was a painter, etcher, and lithographer in New York, New York. and Philadelphia. Ferne's father, Moses Tanenbaum, was a collector. She married Herman Fernberger (sometimes listed as Ferneberger) in 1906 and in 1940 changed her name legally to Ferne.
Provenance:
Donated 1971 by Hortense Ferne. Her father's letters were re-microfilmed on reel 97. Some of the materials on reels 50-51 were returned to Ferne after microfilming.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Painting, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fernhort
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fernhort

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