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William Mathewson Milliken papers

Creator:
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Names:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000  Search this
Dronig, Wolfgang  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998  Search this
Keller, Henry G., 1869-1949  Search this
Martin, Kurt, 1899-  Search this
Parsons, Harold Woodbury, 1883-1967  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Linear feet ((on 10 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1970
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; artists files; writings; financial material; a travel diary; and miscellany.
REEL 600: Correspondence, December 1933-August 1935, comprising 88 letters between Milliken, head of the Cleveland section of the PWAP, and applying artists, the Treasury Department, and other officials of the program. In addition there are progress reports on artists' work done in the Cleveland section of PWAP, December 1933-May 1934, extensive lists of artists' projects giving city, building, and description of work, and miscellaneous papers.
REEL 684: Typescript of an unpublished book "Stories Behind the Museum Collection," a 254 page history of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, written by Milliken. The history begins with the museum's inception in 1913. The date of the writing is ca. 1970.
REEL 1096: Copy of William Milliken's autobiography, 530 p.
REELS 1273-1279: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; poems; lectures; addresses; radio talks; receipts and invoices for art objects given to the Cleveland Museum of Art; a travel diary, 1954-1955; and miscellany. There are files on Bernhard Berenson, Clarence Carter, Marshall Fredericks, Henry Keller, Wolfgang Dronig, Kurt Martin, Harold Parsons, Paul Travis, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director; Cleveland, Ohio; d. 1978. Milliken was the curator of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1919-1958, and director of the museum from 1930-1958.
Provenance:
Photostats on reel 600 donated by Cleveland Museum of Art; material on reel 684 lent for microfilming 1973 by William M. Milliken; material on reels 1096 and 1273-1279 donated 1974-1977 by William M. Milliken.
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:
Museum curators -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Museum directors -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Ohio -- Cleveland
Identifier:
AAA.millwilm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-millwilm

Frank N. Wilcox papers

Creator:
Wilcox, Frank N. (Frank Nelson), b. 1887  Search this
Names:
Blanock, Paul J.  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998  Search this
Keller, Henry G., 1869-1949  Search this
Kent, Norman, 1903-1972  Search this
Potter, Horace E., b. 1873  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975  Search this
Extent:
1.3 Linear feet ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1906-1976
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; writings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; sketches and sketchbooks; photographs; clippings; and miscellany.
REELS 1035-1036: A manuscript of an unpublished autobiography "written primarily to record the circumstances of the Art World in the City of Cleveland during my lifetime and from the point of view of the participant." In addition there are essays by Wilcox on art; transcribed letters written to his family from Europe, 1910-1911; an 8 page paper on Wilcox by Paul J. Blanock; magazine articles, reproductions, clippings; and exhibition catalogs and announcements.
REELS 1148-1149: 34 letters received from Paul Travis, Henry Keller, Horace Potter, Norman Kent, Charles Burchfield, and Marshall Fredericks; manuscripts of an unpublished autobiography and an illustrated novel by Wilcox; 562 sketches and 2 sketchbooks; 11 photographs; exhibition catalogs and annoucements; clippings; and miscellany.
REEL 3482: A letter, April 1, 1930, from E. Weyhe to Mrs. Malcolm McBride, about exhibiting watercolors by Wilcox; 3 exhibition announcements; clippings; and a magazine.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Cleveland, Ohio.
Provenance:
Material on reels 1035-1036 lent for microfilming 1975 and material on reels 1148-1149 and reel 3482 donated 1976 by Mrs. Frank Wilcox, Wilcox's widow.
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 -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.wilcfran
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wilcfran

Oral history interview with Paul Travis

Interviewee:
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis  Search this
Extent:
24 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1973 September 24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paul Travis conducted 1973 September 24, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Travis (1891-1975) was a painter from Cleveland, Ohio. Birth date listed as both 1891 and 1898.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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:
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Painters -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.travis73
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-travis73

Paul B. Travis, Africa, 1927-1928 / Ann C. Boger

Author:
Boger, Ann C  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill., map, (some col.) ; 15 x 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
In art
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Art objects  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
N6537.T663 B64 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_760242

Paul Travis African Travel Footage 1927-1928

Artist:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Physical description:
reference four video cassettes (2 hours 6 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master four video cassettes (2 hours 6 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original four film reels (3,428 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Hindi Nairobi  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Lumbwa  Search this
Nyoro (African people)  Search this
Wattusi  Search this
Ubangi  Search this
Ndebele (African people)  Search this
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Kenya
Congo
Rhodesia
Belgian Congo
South Africa
Egypt
Lake Bunyoni
Nairobi
Nilotic
Ruanda
Belgium Congo
Cairo
Cape Town (South Africa)
Nairobi (Kenya)
Dungi, Belgium Congo
Lake Bunyoni, Ruanda
Mt. Kilamanjaro, Kenya
Lake Chihaffi, Ruanda
Mufumbiro Mountains
Billingyana, Belgian Congo
Ekibondi (village), Belgian Congo
Cairo (Egypt)
Africa
Date:
1927-1928
Topic:
Dancing--ceremonies  Search this
Drumming--Matabele--Bira--Mangbetu  Search this
Meals--cooking  Search this
Houses--African house types  Search this
Markets--marketwomen  Search this
Housebuilding--African--European  Search this
Boats--dugouts  Search this
Masonry--Hindi masons  Search this
Garb--ethnic--Massai--Kikuyu--Mangbetu  Search this
Adornment--ear ornamentation--Kikuyu  Search this
Hair--treatment of--Massai--Mangbetu  Search this
Tea--harvesting of--plantations  Search this
Cattle--animal husbandry  Search this
Feathers--use of in headdress--Lumbwa  Search this
Weapons--spears--Massai--Lumbwa  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--horns--Lumbwa  Search this
Smoking--pipes  Search this
Roads--construction of by natives  Search this
Mutilation--lip discs--Ubangi  Search this
Elephants--training of--Congo Elephant Farm  Search this
Streets--bazzar  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Ceremony--Mangbetu--Bira  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1989.17.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218428

Paul Travis Travel Footage: Greece and Italy ca. 1927

Creator:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Physical description:
382 ft (18 min) b&w silent video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Europe
Date:
ca 1927
Local number:
HSFA 1989.17.2
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219081

Paul Travis, 1891-1975 / Henry Adams

Author:
Adams, Henry 1949-  Search this
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Cleveland Artists Foundation  Search this
Kenneth C. Beck Center for the Cultural Arts  Search this
Subject:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Exhibitions
In art
Place:
Ohio
Cleveland
Africa
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N6537.T663 A4 2001
N40.1.T7675 A33 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_707602

"A world of great art for everyone" : African art at the Cleveland Museum of Art / Constantine Petridis

Author:
Petridis, Constantijn  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
White, Katherine Coryton  Search this
Munro, Thomas  Search this
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Karamu House (Cleveland, Ohio)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ohio
Cleveland
Date:
2011
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
African art collections  Search this
Call number:
N7380.5 .R47 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973562

Chartres Cathedral, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Akron Art Museum 70 East Market Street Akron Ohio 44308
Date:
1947
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Cityscape--France--Chartres  Search this
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E390004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_444701

Grand Canyon, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1950
Topic:
Landscape--Canyon--Grand Canyon  Search this
Landscape--Arizona  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E390028
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_444853

Our Old Hill, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1924
Topic:
Landscape--Ohio  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466178

Mr. Miamoto, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Subject:
Miamoto  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Asian American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1922
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466179

Still Life with Flowers and Fruit, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Tregoning Fine Art, Inc 11424 Bellflower Road Cleveland Ohio 44122
Date:
1922
Topic:
Still Life--Flower--Chrysanthemum  Search this
Still Life--Flower--Daisy  Search this
Still Life--Fruit--Grape  Search this
Still Life--Fruit--Peach  Search this
Still Life--Fruit--Pumpkin  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466180

Lilies, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1924
Topic:
Study--Botanical Study--Flower  Search this
Object--Flower--Lily  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466181

Ecommoy Sunset, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1918
Topic:
Landscape--France--Ecommoy  Search this
Landscape--Time--Sunset  Search this
Landscape--Time--Evening  Search this
Landscape--Season--Summer  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church  Search this
Landscape--Road  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466182

Washerwomen, Le Mans, France, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1918
Topic:
Landscape--France--Le Mans  Search this
Figure group--Female  Search this
Occupation--Domestic--Laundry  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466183

Cathedral, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1920
Topic:
Landscape--France  Search this
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466184

Le Mans, France, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1919
Topic:
Landscape--France--Le Mans  Search this
Landscape--River--Sarthe River  Search this
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Rowboat  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466185

Portrait of Youth, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Pastel and graphite on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1926
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466186

Two French Soldiers, Le Mans, France, (painting)

Painter:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1918
Topic:
History--Europe--World War I  Search this
Landscape--France--Le Mans  Search this
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F320010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466187

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