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William and Leza McVey papers

Creator:
McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995  Search this
McVey, Leza  Search this
Names:
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Gonzales, Boyer  Search this
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974  Search this
West, Clifford B.  Search this
Extent:
22.8 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 22 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1974
Scope and Contents:
Papers regarding sculptor William McVey and to a lesser extent his wife, ceramist and weaver, Leza McVey.
REELS 869-870: Files on 26 commissions executed between 1938 and 1973; 2 scrapbooks; printed articles by McVey; sketches and drawings; clippings; and photographs. Correspondents include Chaim Gross, Zoltan Sepeshy, Boyer Gonzales, Clifford West, John Canaday, and others.
REELS 5439-5460: Correspondence, writings, art work by the McVey's and others, photographs, and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
William McVey: Sculptor, educator; Cleveland, Ohio; Leza McVey: Ceramist, weaver, Cleveland, Ohio.
Provenance:
Material on reels 869-870 lent for microfilming by William McVey. He subsequently donated the originals to Rice University in Houston, Texas. Material on reels 5439-5460 was donated in 1998 by the McVey estate via executor Seth C. Taft.
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  Search this
Ceramicists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.mcvewill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcvewill

William and Leza McVey papers, 1932-1974

Creator:
McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995  Search this
McVey, Leza S. (Leza Sullivan), 1907-1984  Search this
Subject:
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan  Search this
Gonzales, Boyer  Search this
West, Clifford B.  Search this
Canaday, John  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7970
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210138
AAA_collcode_mcvewill
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210138

Emily and William Muir papers

Creator:
Muir, Emily, 1904-  Search this
Muir, William H. (William Horace), 1902-1964  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
0.8 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1930]-1996
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material; correspondence; photographs of Emily and William Muir, her work, and houses she designed; a scrapbook containing letters, photographs of work, and clippings about Muir and her husband; price list of paintings by Muir; a publisher's agreement for a book, "Two Cents an Acre"; illustrations by Muir of a novel, "Small Potatoes" (N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940) and other publications; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; a sheet of sketches for sculpture by William Muir; and posthumous exhibition material relating to William Muir and a grant application for casting work by him.
Biographical / Historical:
Emily Muir is a painter, sculptor, and architect; her husband, William, a sculptor; Stonington Me.
Provenance:
Donated 1993 & 1996 by Emily Muir. Additional papers are expected.
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 -- Maine  Search this
Sculptors -- Maine  Search this
Architects -- Maine  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women architects  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.muiremil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-muiremil

Simon Moselsio papers

Creator:
Moselsio, Simon, 1890-1963  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1971
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material; photographs; criticism; scrapbooks; and catalogs.
REEL 141: Biographical material; catalogs; criticism; 2 scrapbooks of clippings; and Moselsio's comments on 2 works: his statue of Mahatma Gandhi and his film of Martha Graham's dance, "Lamentation", with an interview of Miss Graham.
UNMICROFILMED: Photographs of Moselsio's work, 1940s; newspaper clippings; and a 47 p. typescript of an interview conducted by Richard Carter Barret, ca. 1960.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, sculptor, educator; Bennington, Vermont. Born in Russia. Died 1963.
Provenance:
Material on reel 141 lent for microfilming, and unmicrofilmed material donated 1971, by Herta Moselsio, widow of Simon Moselsio.
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 -- Vermont  Search this
Sculptors -- Vermont  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.mosesimo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mosesimo

William Morehouse papers

Creator:
Morehouse, William, 1929-1993  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1976
Scope and Contents:
A baby book, 1929; biographical documents; military records; an award certificate; correspondence, undated and 1947-1976; a marriage certificate, divorce papers, and miscellaneous legal papers, 1955-1974; receipts and income tax records; price lists; sales records; loan forms for works of art; miscellaneous business records pertaining to dealings with the Bolles Gallery, 1950-1975; papers relating to Morehouse's teaching career at Sonoma State College; 3 sketchbooks, undated and 1950-1967;
miscellaneous writings by Morehouse, 1937-1949; a poem "Painting #509 by William Morehouse" by Lloyd Clark; clippings, 1949-1976; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1954-1975; miscellaneous printed material; and photographs of Morehouse, his exhibitions, and his works of art, undated and 1934-1975.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, sculptor; San Francisco, California.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by William Morehouse.
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 -- California  Search this
Sculptors -- California  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.morewill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morewill

Exhibition photography for "Sculpture: American Directions, 1945-1975," [photographs]

Physical description:
1.0 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Type:
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Negatives (photographic)
Slides (photographs)
Date:
Ca. 1975
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art museums--Exhibitions  Search this
Image number:
EXH E0000391
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_143056

Court Square Fountain [sculpture] / (photographed by Collier Pierce)

Artist:
J. L. Mott Iron Works  Search this
Photographer:
Pierce, Collier  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1885
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Hebe  Search this
Animal--Bird--Crane  Search this
Religion--Angel  Search this
Animal--Bird--Heron  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001343
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128056
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Eve Finding Abel [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Jackson, John Adams 1825-1879  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1867
Topic:
Religion--Old Testament--Eve  Search this
Religion--Old Testament--Abel  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001344
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128057
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Bacchante and Infant Faun [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
MacMonnies, Frederick 1863-1937  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1894
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Bacchanal  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Faun  Search this
Object--Fruit--Grape  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001581
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128296
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Francis Scott Key Monument [sculpture] / (photographed by Detroit Publishing Company)

Artist:
Mercie, Antonin 1845-1916  Search this
Photographic firm:
Detroit Publishing Co.  Search this
Subject:
Key, Francis Scott  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1911. Dedicated May 15, 1911
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Poet  Search this
Occupation--Law--Lawyer  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Republic  Search this
Object--Other--Flag  Search this
History--United States--War of 1812  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Occupation--Military--Sailor  Search this
Object--Weapon--Cannon  Search this
Architecture exterior--Military--Fort  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Rowboat  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001802
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128517
Online Media:

Confederate Monument [sculpture] / (photographed by Detroit Publishing Company)

Artist:
Miller, Ferdinand von II 1842-1929  Search this
Photographic firm:
Detroit Publishing Co.  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1895
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Object--Weapon--Sword  Search this
Occupation--Military  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001803
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128518
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Trenton Battle Monument [sculpture] / (photographed by James S. Cawley)

Artist:
O'Donovan, William Rudolf 1844-1920  Search this
Photographer:
Cawley, James S. b. 1892  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1891-1893. Dedicated Oct. 19, 1893
Topic:
History--United States--Revolution  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001831
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128546
Online Media:

Evangeline [sculpture] / (photographed by Philip Gendreau)

Artist:
Rebecchini, Marcel  Search this
Photographer:
Gendreau, Philip D. 1894-1974  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931
Topic:
Literature--Longfellow--Evangeline  Search this
Literature--Character--Evangeline  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001967
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128682
Online Media:

Evangeline [sculpture] / (photographed by Philip Gendreau)

Artist:
Rebecchini, Marcel  Search this
Photographer:
Gendreau, Philip D. 1894-1974  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931
Topic:
Literature--Longfellow--Evangeline  Search this
Literature--Character--Evangeline  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001968
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128683
Online Media:

Louise Adele Gould (front view) [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus 1848-1907  Search this
Subject:
Gould, Charles W., Mrs. (Louise Adele)  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1894. Carved 1895
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002264
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128980
Online Media:

Louise Adele Gould (side view) [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus 1848-1907  Search this
Subject:
Gould, Charles W., Mrs. (Louise Adele)  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1894. Carved 1895
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002265
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128981
Online Media:

Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument [sculpture] / (photographed by Ewing Galloway)

Title:
Pathfinder of the Seas [sculpture] / (photographed by Galloway)
Artist:
Sievers, Frederick William 1872-1966  Search this
Photographic firm:
Ewing Galloway (Agency)  Search this
Subject:
Maury, Matthew Fontaine  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1927-1929
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Allegory--Place--Seas  Search this
Occupation--Science--Oceanographer  Search this
Occupation--Science--Meteorologist  Search this
Object--Other--Globe  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002303
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129020
Online Media:

Napoleon I (detail) [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Thompson, Launt 1833-1894  Search this
Subject:
Bonaparte, Napoleon  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Modeled ca. 1866
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Other--Aristocrat  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002337
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129054
Online Media:

Oliver Hazard Perry Memorial Statue [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Turner, William Greene 1833-1917  Search this
Subject:
Perry, Oliver Hazard  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1884. Dedicated Sept. 10, 1885
Topic:
History--United States--War of 1812  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Officer  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002344
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129061
Online Media:

Maud Morgan [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Warner, Olin Levi 1844-1896  Search this
Subject:
Morgan, Maud  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1880. Cast 1897-1898
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Harp  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002404
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_129121
Online Media:

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