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Lloyd Howard letter, 1955 July 23

Creator:
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968  Search this
Citation:
Lloyd Howard letter, 1955 July 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art patronage -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10484
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213907
AAA_collcode_sprealmb
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213907

Alma de Bretteville Spreckels papers, 1920-1978

Creator:
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968  Search this
Subject:
Pratt, Harry Noyes  Search this
Rollins, Lloyd LaPage  Search this
Dolph, Clifford R.  Search this
Fuller, Loie  Search this
Heil, Walter  Search this
Hoffman, Malvina  Search this
Howe, Thomas Carr  Search this
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Citation:
Alma de Bretteville Spreckels papers, 1920-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art patronage -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Decorative arts -- Romania  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9469
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211667
AAA_collcode_sprealma
Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211667

California Palace of the Legion of Honor records

Creator:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Names:
Barsanti, Alfredo  Search this
Hahn, Lida J.  Search this
Heil, Walter, 1890-1973  Search this
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Kronberg, Louis, 1872-1965  Search this
MacAgy, Jermayne, 1914-1964  Search this
Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917  Search this
Rollins, Lloyd LaPage  Search this
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968  Search this
Extent:
2 Reels (ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Scrapbooks
Date:
1910-1945
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence of the museum's founder Alma de Bretteville Spreckels, with her family, artists, sellers, dealers, museum directors, and others, including Alfredo Barsanti, Lida J. Hahn, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Louis Kronberg, Jermayne MacAgy, Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Ralph Stackpole, and others; a scrapbook, 1923-1924; an auction catalog for the Claus A. Spreckels collection; a postcard album; transcript of a speech about the Legion of Honor; 215 photographs of Spreckels, her family, friends, and works of art, the National Sculpture Society exhibition, 1929, and Rodin sculpture in the Spreckels collections; registrarial receipts, 1924-1931; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Art museum; San Francisco, California.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Museum directors -- United States  Search this
Art patrons -- California  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- California
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor records. Owned by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.calipala
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f0102cf9-c9c2-4d77-af42-652da76ce7fc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-calipala

Alma de Bretteville Spreckels papers

Creator:
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968  Search this
Names:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Dolph, Clifford R., 1901-  Search this
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928  Search this
Heil, Walter, 1890-1973  Search this
Hoffman, Malvina, 1887-1966  Search this
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Pratt, Harry Noyes, 1879-1944  Search this
Rollins, Lloyd LaPage  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1920-1978
Scope and Contents:
REELS 1732-1733: Letters from Loie Fuller, Queen Marie of Romania, and Malvina Hoffman; correspondence with Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Harry Noyes Pratt, and Clifford R. Dolph; manuscripts and legal documents about the founding of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Spreckles' gifts of art to museums; appraisals, receipts, bills, and financial statements; photographs of Hoffman's sculpture, Queen Marie of Romania and photographs and descriptions of her collection of Romanian decorative arts; museum registration records; and clippings and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Art patron; San Francisco, California.
Provenance:
Donated by Mrs. Dorothy Munn, daughter of Alma de Bretteville Spreckles.
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 patrons -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Art patronage -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Decorative arts -- Romania  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sprealma
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90305f023-6e19-41fa-956f-1ae7a7c9302a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sprealma

Lloyd Howard letter

Creator:
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1955 July 23
Scope and Contents:
From Spreckels to Howard discussing the formation of a "Museum of Dance and Theatre" in San Francisco.
Provenance:
Donated by Mrs. Charles Munn, Spreckles' daughter, 1981, who received Howard's papers after his death.
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.
Topic:
Art patronage -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sprealmb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b6998ece-cf4e-464b-9eb6-478a25a11cb7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sprealmb

Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White

Interviewee:
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Names:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  Search this
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum  Search this
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Levine, David, 1926-2009  Search this
McGregor, Jack  Search this
Shikler, Aaron, 1922-  Search this
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968  Search this
Extent:
126 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 November 24-1981 January 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ian McKibbin White conducted 1980 November 24-1981 January 9, by Thomas Carr Howe, for the Archives of American Art.
White speaks of his education; U.S. Navy service, 1952-1955; travel, his museum career including work at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the Brooklyn Museum, the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College, and the California Palace of the Legion of Honor; the merger of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum into the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; the funeral of Alma de Bretteville Spreckels; Thomas Carr Howe as his mentor; FAMSF's "blockbuster exhibitions"; membership organizations; development of the American collection; fiscal problems and museum staff. He recalls David Levine, Jack McGregor, Aaron Shikler and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Ian McKibbin White (1929-) is a museum administrator of Honolulu, Hawaii. White was the longtime director of Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 16 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- California -- San Francisco
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.white80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91b6b771e-9653-4c5a-bc71-5e6c4f19ecf0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-white80
Online Media:

Women's culture in the west : the philanthropy and art patronage of Jane Stanford and Alma Spreckels : a thesis submitted to the faculty of the Master of Liberal Arts program of Stanford University in partial fulfillment of the degree of Master of Liberal Arts / Sheryl Nese Nonnenberg

Author:
Nonnenberg, Sheryl Nese  Search this
Subject:
Stanford, Jane Lathrop 1828-1905  Search this
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville 1881-1968  Search this
Stanford University Museum of Art History  Search this
California Palace of the Legion of Honor History  Search this
Physical description:
101 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
History
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
Date:
2000
Topic:
Art patrons  Search this
Art patronage--History  Search this
Museums--History  Search this
Call number:
N5216.C2 N66 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1032676

Rodin's sculpture : a critical study of the Spreckels Collection, California Palace of the Legion of Honor / Jacques de Caso and Patricia B. Sanders

Author:
De Caso, Jacques  Search this
Sanders, Patricia B  Search this
Subject:
Rodin, Auguste 1840-1917  Search this
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville 1881-1968 Art collections Catalogs  Search this
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Physical description:
360 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Date:
1977
C1977
Call number:
N40.1.R69D2
NB553.R7A4 1977X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_110028

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