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Marcella Comès (Winslow) papers

Creator:
Winslow, Marcella Comès  Search this
Names:
Adams, Léonie, 1899-  Search this
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979  Search this
Chapin, Katherine Garrison, 1890-1977  Search this
D'Arcy, Martin Cyril, 1888-1976  Search this
De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956  Search this
Devlin, Denis, 1908-1959  Search this
Eberhart, Richard, 1904-2005  Search this
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963  Search this
Gordon, Caroline, 1895-  Search this
Hodgson, Ralph, 1871-1962  Search this
Jiménez, Juan Ramón, 1881-1958  Search this
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977  Search this
Masson, Leon, 1911-  Search this
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980  Search this
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972  Search this
Rothenstein, John, Sir, 1901-  Search this
Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945  Search this
Saint-John Perse, 1887-1975  Search this
Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-  Search this
Tate, Allen, 1899-  Search this
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972  Search this
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-  Search this
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001  Search this
Weygandt, Cornelius, 1871-1957  Search this
Winslow, Anne Goodwin  Search this
Extent:
1,202 Items ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1915-1982 [and undated]
Scope and Contents:
Files related to Washington, D.C. art activities; photographs; scrapbook; and guestbook.
REELS 2424-2425: Scrapbook on Comès' sitters Leonie Adams, Elizabeth Bishop, Katherine Garrison Chapin, Martin D' Arcy, Walter de la Mare, Denis Devlin, Richard Eberhart, Robert Frost, Caroline Gordon, Ralph Hodgson, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Robert Lowell, Katherine Anne Porter, Ezra Pound, St. John Perse, Sir John Rothenstein, Karl Shapiro, Allen Tate, Mark Van Doren, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, Cornelius Weygandt and Anne Goodwin Winslow, containing letters, clippings, book reviews, photos of sitters and Comès' portraits. Also included are photos of Comès and printed material relating to her.
REEL 2424, frames 3-243: A guest book, containing signatures, comments, sketches, photographs, clippings, and letters from artists, poets, writers, and other guests of Comès, including Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, Leon Masson, Katherine Anne Porter, Sir John Rothenstein and Sir William Rothenstein, Allen Tate, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, and others. Also included are photographs of Comès and her family.
UNMICROFILMED: Artist, dealer, institution, and subject files containing letters, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, photographs, and other printed materials relating to Washington, D.C. art activities. Included are: files on artists Caroline Van Hook Bean, Ruby Grady, Jacob Kainen, Frank Wright, and others; files on the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Foundry, the Studio Gallery, and other galleries; subject files on the Art Barn, the D.C. chapter of the Artists Equity Association including membership lists and address labels, 1970-1972, the Art in the Embassies Program, the Conference on Artists and Taxes, 1977, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Society of Arts and Letters, the Federal Government and the art, including material on bills and hearings, 1973-1977, the Washington art community, women and the arts, art materials hazards, includes published works by Joy Luke Turner, and crafts.
Also included are a paper "Government Sponsorship of the Arts under the WPA and Ceta," by Martha Malles, 1978; clippings, with reviews by John Canady and others; photographs, undated and 1971-1973, of Marcella Comès, Art Barn happenings, including 45 slides, 1974, and Artists Equity Association, Washington chapter, exhibitions; a published reference directory of Washington art, WASHINGTON TODAY, 1967; and one 16mm amateur film circa 1974.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter, photographer; Washington, D.C. b. 1905. d. July 6, 2000. Married name Mrs. Randolph Winslow. Trained at the Carnegie School of Fine Arts and privately in Europe. Comès played an active part in the local D.C. art community; as a member of the Women's Commission of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, president of the D.C. chapter of Artists Equity Association, 1969-1971, and as the national vice-president, 1971-1973. Comès was the ex-officio portraitist to the Poetry Chair at the Library of Congress.
Provenance:
Lent and donated 1982 by Marcella Comes.
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 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Photographers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Poets -- United States  Search this
Portrait painters -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.winsmarc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-winsmarc

John Button papers

Creator:
Button, John, 1929-1982  Search this
Names:
Ansen, Alan  Search this
Burton, Scott, 1939-1989  Search this
Cohan, Zara  Search this
Davis, Bette, 1908-1989  Search this
Fabian, Gerald Langston  Search this
Fondren, Hal  Search this
Freilicher, Jane, 1924-  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- -- Photographs  Search this
LeSueur, Joe  Search this
O'Hara, Frank, 1926-1966  Search this
Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980  Search this
Schuyler, James  Search this
Weaver, Helen  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1964-2004
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed material regarding painter John Button.
Correspondence includes two letters from Fairfield Porter,1974, three letters from Button to Zara Cohan, 1964, and copies of personal and professional letters from Button to businesses, organizations, and friends regarding his artwork, political beliefs, and personal issues, and photocopies of a postcard and six letters from Fairfield Porter. Writings include a typescript poem by Frank O'Hara, a poem by Helen Weaver, a copy of a poem attributed to James Schuyler about Button, and copies of two poems by Katherine Porter.
Photographs are of Button, Allen Ginsberg, Alan Ansen, Peter Orlovsky, Bette Davis, Gerald. L. Fabian, Maxine Groffsky, Harry Matthews, Scott Burton, James Schuyler, Jane Freilicher, Hal Fondren, Joe LeSueur, Frank O'Hara, and three photographs of the mural created by John Button and Mario Dubsky at the Gay Activist Alliacne Firehouse, 99 Wooster Street, New York, 1971-1974. Printed material consists of exhibition catalogs, announcements, reviews, publications by Button and others, among them a book of poems, "If I Dream I Have You, I Have You," written by Richard Howard and illustrated by Button, 1997.
Biographical / Historical:
John Button (1930-1982) was a painter in San Francisco, Calif. and New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 2010 by Alvin Novak, longtime friend of Button's, and by John Button via Jaap van Liere, executor.
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 -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.buttjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-buttjohn

Katherine Anne Porter and Texas : an uneasy relationship / edited by Clinton Machann and William Bedford Clark

Author:
Machann, Clinton  Search this
Clark, William Bedford  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980 Knowledge  Search this
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980 Homes and haunts  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 191 p. : ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Texas
Date:
1990
C1990
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
In literature  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P844 K19 1990
CT275.P844K19 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_403432

Katherine Anne Porter at one hundred : new perspectives : exhibition held in conjunction with the celebration of the one-hundredth birthday of Katherine Anne Porter, University of Maryland at College Park, May 9-11, 1991

Author:
Ebeling-Koning, Blanche T  Search this
University of Maryland, College Park Libraries Special Collections Division  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
[1991]
Call number:
CT275.P844 E15 1991
CT275.P844E15 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_431163

Katherine Anne Porter : a sense of the times / Janis P. Stout

Author:
Stout, Janis P  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 381 p., [22] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Date:
1995
20th century
Topic:
Women authors, American--Biography  Search this
Women and literature--History  Search this
In literature  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P844 S8 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486116

Letters of Katherine Anne Porter / selected and edited and with an introduction by Isabel Bayley

Author:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980  Search this
Bayley, Isabel  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980 Correspondence  Search this
Physical description:
xlii, 642 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1990
C1990
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P844 A1 1990
CT275.P844A1 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_398812

Katherine Anne Porter : a life / Joan Givner

Author:
Givner, Joan 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980 Biography  Search this
Physical description:
572 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1982
C1982
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.P844 G5
CT275.P844G5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_155112

Outline of Mexican popular arts and crafts, by Katherine Anne Porter ... Cover design by Xav. Gro. Photographs from the collection of Roberto A. Turnbull

Author:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980  Search this
Mexico Ministerio de industria, comercio y trabajo  Search this
Georgetown University, D.C School of Foreign Service Pan American Students' Association  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1922
C1922
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Call number:
NK844 .P846
NK844.P846
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_157630

Katherine Anne Porter : the life of an artist / Darlene Harbour Unrue

Author:
Unrue, Darlene Harbour  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Katherine Anne 1890-1980  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 381 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Women and literature--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_968509

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