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Wayne Andersen papers

Creator:
Andersen, Wayne V.  Search this
Names:
Ferber, Herbert, 1906-1991  Search this
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004  Search this
Lipton, Seymour, 1903-1986  Search this
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986  Search this
Schaefer-Simmern, Henry, 1896-  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Extent:
11.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
0.2 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1994
Scope and Contents:
Primarily research material used for Andersen's book American Sculpture in Process, 1930-1970. Included are sculpture files, containing photographs and printed materials; writings and research notes; and 663 letters and ca. 50 statements of purpose from prominent American sculptors, among them Calvin Albert, Oliver Andrews, Leonard Baskin, Wolfgang Behl, Charles Biederman, Helen Beling, Harry Bertoia, Roger Bolomey, Lothar Brabant, Alexander Calder, Cosmo Campoli, Chryssa, Lindsey Decker, Jose de Rivera, Stephen DeStaebler, Nancy P. Dryfoos, Ted Egri, Herbert Ferber, Richard Filipowski, Francis Foster, Leon Golub, Florence Grippe, Peter Grippe, Dimitri Hadzi, Martha Hadzi, Tom Hardy, Wally Hendrick, Paul Keith, Robert Laurent, Pietro Lazzari, Israel Levitan, Jacques Lipchitz, Seymour Lipton, Jim Melchert, Joseph Messina, Henry Moore, G. W. Owen, Tony Padovano, Nathan Raisen, Richard Randell, George W. Rickey, Hugo Robus, John Rood, Bernard Rosenthal, Theodore Roszak, David Smith, George Spaventa, Takis, Michael Todd, Hugh Townley, Charles Umlauf, Vasa, David von Schlegell, Jane Wasey, and Elbert Weinberg. Also included are business correspondence and financial papers relating to Andersen's consulting work for the Boston Redevelopment Authority, E.A.T. (Experiments in Art and Technology), and the Federal Reserve Bank. A smaller set of papers consists of material relating to Andersen's longtime friend and mentor, art educator, philosopher, and artist Henry Schaefer-Simmern, including a questionnaire sent to Andersen from Raymond Berta along with his dissertation abstract on Schaefer-Simmern, 1988; correspondence, including letters from Schaefer-Simmern, 1952-1989; photos of art work admired by Schaefer-Simmern. Also included are clippings, and a keynote speech by Andersen, 1994, "A Global Revision of Historical Time."
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian, educator; Massachusetts. Born 1928.
Provenance:
Donated by Wayne Andersen, 1979 and 1994.
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:
Art historians  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculpture, American -- History -- Sources  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.andewayn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e838bfc5-51b6-4bf0-a77f-9944065a20f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-andewayn

Roy E. Abrahamason papers relating to Henry Schaefer-Simmern

Creator:
Abrahamson, Roy E.  Search this
Names:
St. Mary's College (Moraga, Calif.)  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Schaefer-Simmern, Henry, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1951-1985
Summary:
The papers of art educator Roy E. Abrahamson regarding Henry Schaefer-Simmern measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1951-1985. Included are letters from Schaefer-Simmern to Abrahamson regarding Schaefer-Simmern's publications, art education, art theory and methods, and art and museums in Germany; and fourteen lectures, 1967-1968, on fifteen audio cassettes given by Schaefer-Simmern at the University of California, Berkeley, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, and LeConte School, Berkeley, California. Lectures are numbered on cassettes 1-9 and 11-15. Also included is a photocopy of an honorary degree for Schaefer-Simmern from St. Mary's College.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art educator Roy E. Abrahamson regarding Henry Schaefer-Simmern measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1951-1985. Included are letters from Schaefer-Simmern to Abrahamson regarding Schaefer-Simmern's publications, art education, art theory and methods, and art and museums in Germany; and fourteen lectures, 1967-1968, on fifteen audio cassettes given by Schaefer-Simmern at the University of California, Berkeley, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, and LeConte School, Berkeley, California. Lectures are numbered on cassettes 1-9 and 11-15. Also included is a photocopy of an honorary degree for Schaefer-Simmern from St. Mary's College.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series

Series 1: Henry Schaefer-Simmern Lectures, 1951-1985 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1)
Biographical / Historical:
Roy E. Abrahamson is an art educator in Carbondale, Illinois. Abrahamson taught art education at Southern Illinois University from 1965-1996. He studied with art educator and researcher Henry Schaefer-Simmern (1896-1978).
Related Materials:
Roy E. Abrhamason papers also found at the Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center, Carbondale, Illinois.
Provenance:
Donated in 2018 by Roy Abrahamson.
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. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
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.
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Roy Abrahamason papers regarding Henry Schaefer-Simmern, 1951-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.abrahroy
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Roy E. Abrahamason papers relating to Henry Schaefer-Simmern
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99ac5064f-b944-4f81-9824-fbd0653d127f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-abrahroy

The unfolding of artistic activity, its basis, processes, and implications. With a foreword by John Dewey

Author:
Schaefer-Simmern, Henry 1896-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 201 p. illus. (part col.) 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1948
Topic:
Art--Psychology  Search this
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)  Search this
Call number:
N71 .S29
N71.S29
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_25253

Sculpture in Europe today

Author:
Schaefer-Simmern, Henry 1896-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 33 p. 128 plates. 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Europe
Date:
1955
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Call number:
NB458 .S39
NB458.S39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_25700

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