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Henry Billings letters and photographs

Creator:
Billings, Henry, 1901-  Search this
Names:
National Council for U.S. Art  Search this
Cronbach, Robert M., 1908-2001  Search this
De Rivera, José Ruiz, 1904-1985  Search this
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Kaz, Nathaniel, 1917-  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Redmond, Roland Livingston, 1892-1982  Search this
Scaravaglione, Concetta, 1900-1975  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence relating to Billings' position as an officer of the National Council for U.S. Art and related photographs, among them one of Roland L. Redmond (President of the Council) with Dag Hammarskjold and Robert Cronbach in front of a sculpture by Cronbach and Jose de Rivera, 1960, and one photo each of works by Jacob Lawrence, Concetta Scaravaglione, and Nathaniel Kaz; a photograph (copyprint made from slide) of Billings seated on a platform among others listening to an unidentified speaker, photographer unknown; and a photograph of Billings seated on a stage near an unidentified speaker, photographed by Eliot Elisofon.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry Billings (1901-1985) was a painter, illustrator, and teacher, from Sag Harbor, N.Y. Born in 1901 in Bronxville, N.Y.; studied at the Art Students' League; lives in Sag Harbor, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated by Henry Billings, 1965.
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.
Identifier:
AAA.billhenr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-billhenr

James N. Rosenberg papers

Creator:
Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), b. 1874  Search this
Names:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950  Search this
Lebduska, Lawrence, 1894-1966  Search this
Redmond, Roland Livingston, 1892-1982  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965 -- Photographs  Search this
Photographer:
Fleischer, Walter R.  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 1 microfilm reel))
1 Volume (Unmicrofilmed)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Sketchbooks
Date:
1911-1961
Scope and Contents:
REEL 674: 655 letters; a diary-sketchbook (April 1959, France); notes and writings such as anecdotes and stories; copies of 2 unpublished works; exhibition mailing lists, catalogs and announcements; 15 photographs of Rosenberg's work; pamphlets on Jewish resettlement; and clippings. Among the correspondents are Roland Redmond and others concerning Rosenberg's "Nine Open Letters to the Metropolitan Museum," Mitchell Kennerley, and Lawrence Lebduska.
UNMICROFILMED: 1 v., "New Pictures & the New Gallery, 1923," with a forward by Rosenberg.
REEL 1817 (fr. 1063-1064): One photograph of Harvard art professor, Paul Sachs, which was previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists II and has subsequently been scanned and returned to the Rosenberg papers.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, patron, lawyer; New York, N.Y.; d. 1970.
Provenance:
Donated 1960 by James N. Rosenberg. Photograph on reel 1817 microfilmed in 1980 as part of AAA's Photographs of Artists-Collection Two.
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:
Lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.rosejame
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rosejame

Open letter to Roland L. Redmond, President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Creator:
Redmond, Roland Livingston, 1892-1982  Search this
Subject:
Baziotes, William  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Bultman, Fritz  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Ferber, Herbert  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Grippe, Peter J.  Search this
Hare, David  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram  Search this
Lipton, Seymour  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Pousette-Dart, Richard  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Roszak, Theodore  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Schnabel, Day N.  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Still, Clyfford E.  Search this
Tomlin, Bradley Walker  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1950 May 20
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Protesting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9959
See more items in:
Hedda Sterne papers, 1939-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9959

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