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Cambridge -- Muffin's Garden

Landscape architect:
Messervy, Julie Moir  Search this
Johnson, Carol  Search this
Garden designer:
Granholm, Whitney  Search this
Landscape designer:
Pratt, Pat  Search this
Former owner:
Slichter, Sumner Huber  Search this
Provenance:
Cambridge Plant and Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Muffin's Garden (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Middlesex -- Cambridge
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes garden plans.
General:
Located off a cul-de-sac in the heart of Cambridge on approximately a quarter acre of land, Muffin's Garden is intimate and secluded. Muffin's Garden was installed in 1963. The current owner had little experience in gardening when the property was initially purchased and has guided the evolving design over fifty years. The garden had been laid out by the wife of local architect David Barns in the late thirties. The tall pink dogwood, katsura, and huge yew were present when the current owners moved in.
In 1984, the owners worked with landscape architect Alice Page Pickman. Pickman's plans show the redesign of the front entry, a new approach to the front door, a new home for the fountain with a large planting bed, and a new walkway, with plant recommendations. From 1995 to 1999, landscape designer Patricia Pratt supplied bulbs, plant material, and provided consultation. A pool was added with the pedestal fountain resettled within it, and the surrounding beds were reorganized and replanted. Caprizzi and Co. created curving bluestone edging around the pool and capped the "Radcliffe" wall with bluestone. The rock garden was begun and the whole garden redefined in a series of ordered spaces. In 2005, landscape architect Julie Moir Messervy sketched the design for the oval stone patio in the woodland garden.
The property is a long, irregular rectangle on an east/west axis and the house is located at its eastern edge. The garden is linear in shape, defined in English style by a series of "rooms" that flow informally from one to another. Ornamental pots, shallow steps, or the break in a wall mark the transitions between areas. The pool and fountain were designed to be viewed from the breakfast room. The entertaining and sitting areas on the terrace are easily accessed through the drawing room. The lawn area transitions to a bluestone path and onto Messervy's oval bluestone terrace set in the woodland and rock garden.
Trees are a determining feature of the garden, as nearly half the area behind the house is woodland. There are towering maples, hawthorn, hemlock, white pines, two katsura, tree-sized yews, and specimen trees such as stewartia, silverbell, magnolia, and swarf Japanese maples. As a result of the number of trees on the property, shade tolerant shrubs, bulbs, and plants have been carefully selected. Rhododendron, mountain laurel, hollies, viburnums, and Japanese pieris border the property.
Garden features include benches, bulbs, wooden fences, ferns, flower beds, foundation planting, garden borders, garden walks, gates, patios, ponds, retaining walls, rock gardens, shrubs, sheds, sculptures, stepping stones, terraces, urban gardens, stone walkways, walls, woodland gardens, and woodlands.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mrs. Otto G.T. Straub (former owner, 1926-1938); Professor and Mrs. Summer H. Slichter (former owners, 1938-1963); Al Jackson (gardener, 1963-2000); Carol Johnson (landscape architect, 1963); Alice Page Pickman (landscape architect, 1983-1984); Pat Pratt (landscape designer, 1995-1998); Julia Moir Messervy (landscape architect, 2005); Tom Maley (sculptor); David Gulde (gardener, 2001-); Jerry Gilligan (stonemason, 2005).
Related Materials:
Muffin's Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (22 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA418
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb67362dae2-ba72-4193-a931-6b54881b43a9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17580

Cambridge -- Brattle Street Garden

Former owner:
Bartlett, William  Search this
Bright, Horace  Search this
Garden design and maintenance:
Holtje, Joanne  Search this
Senton, Barton  Search this
Sinclair, Ann  Search this
Sculptor:
Green, Michael  Search this
Provenance:
Cambridge Plant and Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Brattle Street Garden (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes garden plans and a planting list.
General:
This two-thirds of an acre urban garden encloses an 1876 house with a sunken garden between the house and street, and a back garden comprising lawn, an undulating border, a woodlands garden and a carriage house. The gardens have developed over the last 30 years, during which time the trees and evergreen hedges have matured and soared in height, especially those bordering the driveway that runs the length of the property from the street to the carriage house. Low stones walls enclose the sunken garden in front of the house and the mixed border in back, with a tall wooden fence marking off the sunken garden. The borders are planted densely and for sequential bloom so the garden is filled with color from April to October. Numerous sculptures are placed around the property, including unique sculptural benches. The owner, who is an architect, describes this garden as a place to move and to grow interesting specimen plants rather than as a place for relaxation.
The mature evergreen hedge bordering the driveway has a mix of cedar and cypress that replaced hornbeams destroyed in a fire. The incense cedar is sheared to contrast with the other trees, and in other areas trees have been shaped to their location, such as the weeping copper beech that frames a fountain made from a very large cypress wood barrel and a rusted copper pipe in the back garden. A path of stepping stones leads into the woodland garden where shade-loving perennials are the understory, rhododendrons form the middle story and mature evergreen and deciduous trees complete the design. A camellia shrub grown at the edge of the woodland garden is an unusual survivor in the New England climate.
Brattle Street Garden has been awarded two gold medal prizes for Notable Gardens and Outstanding Plant Material from The Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Also the gardens have been open for garden tours in Cambridge.
Persons associated with the garden include: William Bartlett (former owner, 1876-1906); Horace Bright (former owner, 1906-1984); Joanne Holtje (garden design and maintenance, 2003-present); Senta Barton (garden design and maintenance, 2003-present); Ann Sinclair (garden design and maintenance, 2001-2004); Michael Green (sculptor).
Related Materials:
Brattle Street Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (24 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA594
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb636ccfb29-60d5-410f-9979-dbc7dc389b8b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17581

South Dartmouth -- The Underwood Garden

Former owner:
Underwood, Julian  Search this
Underwood, Suzanne  Search this
Architect:
Underwood, Julian  Search this
Garden designer:
Underwood, Suzanne  Search this
Gardener:
Brum, John  Search this
Sculptor:
Atwater, Nate  Search this
Smith, Nancy Train  Search this
Rudnicki, Ron  Search this
Construction:
Gonet, Walter  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Buzzards Bay  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
The Underwood Garden (South Dartmouth, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Bristol -- South Dartmouth
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of original plans and an article.
Biographical / Historical:
Suzanne Marjorie Stockard Underwood (1917-2001) was one of the first women to graduate with a master's degree in 1943 from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University in Cambridge. She was a pioneering modernist architect who worked with Marcel Breuer drafting and building models. In addition to practicing architecture, she was a skilled landscape designer.
General:
Gardened by the same family since 1949 this 1.3 acre property with a "modern colonial style" house on stilts designed by the original owner features trees and shrubs. The temperatures at the coastal New England location are moderated by its proximity to water but the garden is subjected to high winds, salt air and, originally, thin rocky soil that was improved with homemade compost. The garden was planned for year round interest with trees and shrubs that would flower or fruit every month and conifers and broad leaved evergreens for winter. Lower limbs on some of the trees were removed to open the view to the bay, and the house was raised on stilts for the same reason. There are winding grassy paths throughout the gardens with narrow stone paths leading to the front door of the house and to the formal sunken garden. Many of the boxwood, hollies, junipers and rhododendron were rooted cuttings planted in the 1950's that have grown to full size while dwarf conifers have outgrown their cultivar status.
The planned succession of bloom times for this garden started in spring with magnolias and andomedas, followed by azaleas, crabapple and dogwood, then Japanese snowbell, hydrangeas and stewartia. Sourwood bloomed in august, franklinia in September, roses would continue blooming into November, and hollies provided color and decorative material in December. Specimen trees that are featured include blue China fir, dawn redwood, paperbark maple, a red jade crabapple, and several cut leaved red Japanese maples. Vegetable and rose gardens, irises and some perennial flowers have been added to the tree and shrub gardens over the years.
Persons associated with the garden include Julian and Suzanne Underwood (former owners, 1949-2001) Joan Underwood (current owner (2001- ); Suzanne Stockard Underwood (architect and garden designer, 1949-2001); Julian Underwood (architect, circa 1948); John Brum (gardener, 1960's-); Nate Atwater (sculptor, prior to 1985); Nancy Train Smith (sculptor, prior to 1999); Ron Rudnicki (sculptor of fish pond, 2003); Walter Gonet (garden shed construction, 1995).
Related Materials:
The Underwood Garden related holdings consist of 1 folders (18 35mm slides (photographs); 17 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- South Dartmouth  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA321
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb676ff0360-ce08-40fd-91cb-e759e1fb8e84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17662
Online Media:

Cambridge -- Brown Street Green Garden

Provenance:
Cambridge Plant and Garden Club  Search this
Former owner:
Howard, Emily  Search this
Nichols, Abbie  Search this
Sculptor:
Seamans, Beverly Benson  Search this
Donor:
Child, Julia, 1912-2004  Search this
Nurseryman:
Haskell, Allen C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Brown Street Green Garden (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Middlesex -- Cambridge
Scope and Contents:
1 folder and 20 digital images.
General:
The owner's first project after obtaining the one-third acre garden in 1951 was to create a private space with tall wooden fences in back and trees: hemlock, spruce, pine, kousa dogwood, holly and amur cork. The front yard lawn has a granite boulder set in one side of a wide brick walk with hawthorn and cork on the other side, spreading yew mixed with pink and white azaleas in the foundation bed of the gray stucco Cape Cod house, and antique lead containers with seasonal planting. Alongside and behind the house there are three areas: the entry borders, the terrace and lawn, and the wildflower garden. A decorative gate painted yellow-green opens to the entry garden with mixed borders: yew and holly foundation plants, witch hazel, crabapple and Cornelian cherry dogwood for late winter and early spring bloom, mixed spring bulbs and a white Japanese tree peony, and hosta and colorful annuals in summer. A low mound of Japanese maple marks off the corner granite terrace added in 1960 that is surrounded by beds of flowering shrubs, spring bulbs, black-eyed Susan and verbena in summer, shaded by kousa dogwood and hemlock. Climbing hydrangea and akebia have grown up the cedar stockade fence. There is a bench copying one seen in Denmark made from a thick teak plank set between two granite cubes and other decorative features.

A stretch of lawn leads to a shady wildflower garden planted with ferns, Solomon's seal, European ginger, many bulbs including scilla, fritillary, trout lily, trillium and narcissus; spring flowering shrubs and white oak-leaf hydrangea, and yew, hemlock, holly and a very tall ash for shade. There are two beehives behind the house that provide honey for the owner. Additions to the house include a deck and bluestone patio where there are two sculptures by Beverly Seamans: Walter the Poodle and Roger the Red, a Rhode Island red rooster. Trees and shrubs are the mainstays of this garden and provide changing colors each season, from flowering white and yellow in spring and summer to red and yellow leaves in autumn. The owner has employed knowledge about gardening gleaned from guided walks through the Arnold Arboretum with Dr. Donald Wyman and her certification from Radcliffe in landscape design in her plant selection, color coordination, placement and maintenance for a garden that is naturalistic yet elegant. She has been a professional landscape consultant for private and larger civic and commercial gardens and has instigated beautification projects in Cambridge.

Persons associated with the garden include: Emily Howard (former owner, 1914-c.1928); Abbie Nichols (former owner, c.1928-1951); Beverly Benson Seamans (1928-2012) (sculptor, no dates available); Julia Child (donor of garden decorations, 2001); Allen Haskell (nurseryman, no dates available).
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA640
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6ce5d5191-6d09-48c5-88f1-a0e7d5949a6c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32891

Arnold Geissbuhler papers

Creator:
Geissbuhler, Arnold, 1897-1993  Search this
Names:
Bourdelle, Emile Antoine, 1861-1929  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972  Search this
Bänninger, Otto Charles, 1897-  Search this
Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969  Search this
Geissbuhler, Elisabeth Chase  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Giacometti, Giovanni, 1868-1933  Search this
Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964  Search this
Grafly, Charles, 1862-1929  Search this
Richier, Germaine, 1904-1959  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Date:
1915-1977
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence (1920-1977), diaries, notes and writings, art works, subject files (1939-1968), printed material (1919-1971), and photographs (1919-1929) document Geissbuhler's artistic activities in Paris and New England.
Reels 1267-1268: Many letters (1920-1971), written by Geissbuhler to his wife Elisabeth Chase Geissbuhler, are illustrated. Other correspondents include Adelyn Breeskin, Margaret Browne, Edward W. Forbes, and A. Conger Goodyear. Art works consist of 26 sketchbooks (1915-1962), annotated in French and English, and over 600 figure studies (1922-1970). Printed material includes a Sculptors' Guild brochure, art course announcements (1958), and clippings (1924-1971). Other materials consist of 2 autobiographical accounts, an award from the Cambridge Centennial Exhibition (1946), an address book and calling cards.
Reel 1271: Printed material includes reproductions of Geissbuhler's work, an advertisement for the Academie Julian (1919), an exhibition announcement (1921), and a clipping (1925). Photographs (1919-1922) and a photograph album (1921-1929) contain images of Geissbuhler in his studio, his works, his family, and friends including Otto Banninger, Antoine Bourdelle, Alberto Giacometti, his father Giovanni Giacometti, and Germaine Richier. Sixteen photographs show art classes, primarily Bourdelle's classes (1919-1922), and Charles Graffley's studio (1921). Other materials consist of biographical notes, an award certificate and 4 sketches (1918).
Reel 1331: Correspondence consists of letters received from Antoine and Rhoda Bourdelle (1921-1977) and general correspondence concerning art business matters (1927-1971). A diary in 8 volumes (1921-1922) contains some illustrated entries. Printed material (1934-1971) consists of 40 exhibition catalogs, 8 clippings, and a school brochure. Four loose sketches are undated. Seven subject files concerning Geissbuhler's sculpture projects contain letters, business records, notes, and clippings.
Reel 1813: Photographs of Geissbuhler's work and one of his house, ca. 1924-1933.
Unfilmed: Letters (1937-1941) concern Geissbuhler's work for the WPA, Treasury Department, and the Federal Works Agency, primarily the Medford project and the Foxboro, Massachusetts, post office project. Other material consists of 3 forms, 2 exhibition catalogs, a press release concerning government projects, 2 rolled charcoal drawings and 2 photographs of the sculptural relief "Straw Cutting and Weaving" from the Foxboro, Massachusetts post office project, and notes.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Dennis, Mass. Born in Delemont, Switzerland. In 1914, Geissbuhler traveled to Zurich to become a sculptor's apprentice in the studio of Otto Munch. He attended the Kunst Gewerbe School and worked as Munch's assistant until 1919. In that year, Geissbuhler went to Paris to study with Antoine Bourdelle at the Academie Julian. He maintained a studio in Paris until 1927, when he travelled to the United States and married Elisabeth Chase, a Boston sculptor whom he met in Bourdelle's class. They moved to New England in 1933, and in 1937 he became an art instructor at Wellesley College.
Provenance:
Material on reels 1267-1268, 1271, 1331 and 1813 lent for microfilming 1977-1978; unmicrofilmed material donated 1984 all by Arnold Geissbuhler.
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:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculptors -- Switzerland  Search this
Topic:
Expatriate artists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.geisarno
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9860cccdd-d4ac-4fe8-9325-396c05fadde6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-geisarno

Michael Mazur papers, circa 1936-2016

Creator:
Mazur, Michael, 1935-2009  Search this
Subject:
Mazur, Gail  Search this
Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Interviews
Citation:
Michael Mazur papers, circa 1936-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7863
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210030
AAA_collcode_mazumich
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210030
Online Media:

Alexander Robertson James papers, 1893-1983, bulk 1914-1946

Creator:
James, Alexander, 1890-1946  Search this
Subject:
James, Henry  Search this
James, William  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Wilder, Thornton  Search this
Faulkner, Barry  Search this
Gugler, Eric  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Lankes, Julius J.  Search this
James, Frederika Paine  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Alexander Robertson James papers, 1893-1983, bulk 1914-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Gesso  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8237
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210408
AAA_collcode_jamealex
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210408

Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965

Creator:
Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950  Search this
Subject:
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph)  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Loring, Charles Greely  Search this
James, Henry  Search this
Smith, Corinna Lindon  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Ross, Denman Waldo  Search this
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Brush, George de Forest  Search this
Carson, Kit  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart  Search this
Académie Julian  Search this
Type:
Notebooks
Photographs
Prints
Interviews
Drafts (documents)
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Place:
Egypt -- Antiquities
Egypt -- description and travel
Citation:
Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Historical drama  Search this
Community theater  Search this
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Art, Ancient  Search this
Art, Egypt  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8473
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210649
AAA_collcode_smitjose
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210649
Online Media:

Arnold Geissbuhler papers, 1915-1977

Creator:
Geissbuhler, Arnold, 1897-1993  Search this
Subject:
Bourdelle, Emile Antoine  Search this
Geissbuhler, Elisabeth Chase  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Giacometti, Giovanni  Search this
Grafly, Charles  Search this
Richier, Germaine  Search this
Forbes, Edward Waldo  Search this
Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger)  Search this
Bänninger, Otto Charles  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme  Search this
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Arnold Geissbuhler papers, 1915-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Expatriate artists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8964
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211151
AAA_collcode_geisarno
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
New Deal
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211151

Lilian Swann Saarinen papers, circa 1909-1977

Creator:
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995  Search this
Subject:
Venturi, Robert  Search this
Saarinen, Loja  Search this
Kreis, Henry  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Saarinen, Eero  Search this
Saarinen, Eliel  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl  Search this
Koch, Carl  Search this
Armitage, Merle  Search this
Crosby, Caresse  Search this
Weese, Harry  Search this
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Reynal & Hitchcock  Search this
G Place Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Knoll Associates, inc.  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Cambridge Art Center  Search this
Otava Publishing Company  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Type:
Blueprints
Diaries
Illustrations
Sketches
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Lilian Swann Saarinen papers, circa 1909-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Gateway Arch (Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Illustrators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Art, Municipal  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women illustrators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9049
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211240
AAA_collcode_saarlili
Theme:
Women
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211240
Online Media:

Dimitri Hadzi papers, 1910s-2007

Creator:
Hadzi, Dimitri, 1921-2006  Search this
Subject:
Foundry, Nicci  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Diaries
Motion picture film
Citation:
Dimitri Hadzi papers, 1910s-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9532
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211731
AAA_collcode_hadzdimi
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211731

Ernst Halberstadt monologue, 1985 Mar. 18

Creator:
Halberstadt, Ernst, 1910-1987  Search this
Subject:
Winter, Ezra  Search this
Rockefeller Center  Search this
Citation:
Ernst Halberstadt monologue, 1985 Mar. 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9814
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212261
AAA_collcode_halberns
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212261

Lulette Jenness Thompson Letters regarding Bessie Potter Vonnoh

Collection Creator:
Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1954, 1982, 1985
Collection Restrictions:
A portion of the collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Bessie Potter Vonnoh papers, circa 1860-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bessie Potter Vonnoh papers
Bessie Potter Vonnoh papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9948af12e-ac0a-4787-b814-85b7283d6281
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-vonnbess-ref26
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Durand, Asher Brown

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 64, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1867-1887
1900
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of this collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 18: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw904e8b170-3bde-4605-88e7-7e06ebda50f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-natiacad-ref1120
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French, Daniel Chester

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 64, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1909-circa 1926
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of this collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 18: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw909e6f27f-1797-4d79-a71a-e0d00caefa40
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-natiacad-ref1126

Oral history interview with Andrew Dreselly, 1981 June 26

Interviewee:
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Cascieri, Arcangelo  Search this
Krichmayer, Johann  Search this
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Andrew Dreselly, 1981 June 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Church decoration and ornament -- United States  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts) -- United States  Search this
Woodwork  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13153
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212229
AAA_collcode_dresel81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212229
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Andrew Dreselly

Interviewee:
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Krichmayer, Johann  Search this
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 June 26
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Andrew Dreselly conducted 1981 June 26, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Dreselly speaks of his childhood, apprenticeship, work with several different building firms based in Boston, Massachusetts, and his work with various donors and architects. He contributed craftwork to cathedrals and churches throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic States, as well as construction projects. He also recalls his time as a charter member of the Lexington Arts and Crafts Association. He recalls Johannes Kirchmayer, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Arcangelo Cascieri.
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew Dreselly (1893-1985) was a wood carver and sculptor from Cambridge, Massachusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 34 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Church decoration and ornament -- United States  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts) -- United States  Search this
Woodwork  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.dresel81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99ca153e6-717e-4262-9bec-bd7a479d00f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dresel81
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Lilian Swann Saarinen, 1979-1981

Interviewee:
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich)  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lilian Swann Saarinen, 1979-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12593
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212105
AAA_collcode_saarin79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212105
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ernst Halberstadt, 1979 Feb. 16

Interviewee:
Halberstadt, Ernst, 1910-1987  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Rockefeller Center  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ernst Halberstadt, 1979 Feb. 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Muralists -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13307
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212260
AAA_collcode_halber79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212260
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Dimitri Hadzi, 1981 Jan. 2-1990 Mar. 9

Interviewee:
Hadzi, Dimitri, 1921-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986  Search this
Manzù, Giacomo  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Dimitri Hadzi, 1981 Jan. 2-1990 Mar. 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Italy -- Interviews  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13080
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214657
AAA_collcode_hadzi81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214657
Online Media:

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