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William Mathewson Milliken papers, 1923-1970

Creator:
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Subject:
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook  Search this
Dronig, Wolfgang  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M.  Search this
Keller, Henry G.  Search this
Martin, Kurt  Search this
Parsons, Harold Woodbury  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough  Search this
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9051
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211242
AAA_collcode_millwilm
Theme:
Diaries
Communities, Organizations, Museums
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211242

William Mathewson Milliken papers

Creator:
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Names:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Dronig, Wolfgang  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998  Search this
Keller, Henry G., 1869-1949  Search this
Martin, Kurt, 1899-  Search this
Parsons, Harold Woodbury, 1883-1967  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Linear feet ((on 10 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1970
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; artists files; writings; financial material; a travel diary; and miscellany.
REEL 600: Correspondence, December 1933-August 1935, comprising 88 letters between Milliken, head of the Cleveland section of the PWAP, and applying artists, the Treasury Department, and other officials of the program. In addition there are progress reports on artists' work done in the Cleveland section of PWAP, December 1933-May 1934, extensive lists of artists' projects giving city, building, and description of work, and miscellaneous papers.
REEL 684: Typescript of an unpublished book "Stories Behind the Museum Collection," a 254 page history of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, written by Milliken. The history begins with the museum's inception in 1913. The date of the writing is ca. 1970.
REEL 1096: Copy of William Milliken's autobiography, 530 p.
REELS 1273-1279: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; poems; lectures; addresses; radio talks; receipts and invoices for art objects given to the Cleveland Museum of Art; a travel diary, 1954-1955; and miscellany. There are files on Bernhard Berenson, Clarence Carter, Marshall Fredericks, Henry Keller, Wolfgang Dronig, Kurt Martin, Harold Parsons, Paul Travis, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director; Cleveland, Ohio; d. 1978. Milliken was the curator of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1919-1958, and director of the museum from 1930-1958.
Provenance:
Photostats on reel 600 donated by Cleveland Museum of Art; material on reel 684 lent for microfilming 1973 by William M. Milliken; material on reels 1096 and 1273-1279 donated 1974-1977 by William M. Milliken.
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:
Museum curators -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Museum directors -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Ohio -- Cleveland
Identifier:
AAA.millwilm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-millwilm

Joseph Roy, Portrait of Worker

Artist:
William Gebhardt, born Franklin, OH 1907-died Bradenton, FL 1975  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Roy  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
27 1/4 x 19 5/8 in. (69.2 x 49.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Occupation\industry  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\Ohio  Search this
Portrait male\knee length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.72
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7221f12cb-56df-4dc0-94ab-b1354278255e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.72

Aircraft #5

Artist:
George A. Danchuk, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 1/2 x 40 in. (67.4 x 101.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1933-1934
Topic:
Cityscape  Search this
Architecture\commercial\skyscraper  Search this
Travel\air\airplane  Search this
Landscape\coast  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\Ohio  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.126
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a738fee2-204c-4834-bfdf-2d4ff5e9091d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1964.1.126

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