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Robert Dennis Reid papers

Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Names:
ADI Gallery  Search this
Fairweather Hardin Gallery  Search this
Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris, France)  Search this
Grand Central Art Galleries  Search this
Grand Central Moderns (Gallery)  Search this
Rose Fried Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery  Search this
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1961-1977
Summary:
This small collection of papers of African American artist and educator Robert Dennis Reid consists primarily of correspondence (75 items), and scattered exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs and slides of Reid's artwork. There is also one photograph of Reid. Within the correspondence are six letters from Romare Bearden.
Scope and Content Note:
This small collection of papers of African-American painter and fine arts professor Robert Dennis Reid consists of a resume, 75 letters to and from Reid, scattered exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs and slides of Reid's artwork. There is also one photograph of Reid. Within the correspondence are six letters from Romare Bearden, as well as correspondence with Grand Central Modern Gallery, Grand Central Galleries, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, Fairweather Hardin Gallery (Chicago), Rose Fried Gallery, Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris), Benson Gallery, ADI Gallery, Inc. (San Francisco, Calif.), and the Young Gallery (Calif.).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 4 series:

Series 1: Biographical Information, circa 1960s (Box 1; 1 item)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1960s-1970s (Box 1; 75 items)

Series 3: Printed Material, circa 1961-1975 (Box 1; 3 folders)

Series 4: Photographs and Slides, 1964-1977 (Box 1; 2 folders)
Biographical Note:
African American painter and fine arts professor Robert Dennis Reid was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1924. He studied at Clark College in Atlanta from 1941-1943 and continued his art education at the Art Institute of Chicago. Later, Reid studied at the Parsons New School of Design in New York City.

Throughout his career, Reid exhibitied at Grand Central Art Gallery in New York City, the UCLA Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. In addition, the 1st World Festival of Negro Artists in Dakar, Senegal (1965) featured Reid's work. Reid held positions as a professor of painting and drawing at the Summit Art Center in New Jersey and the Rhode Island School of Design. He also exhibited with the U.S. State Department in the "Arts in the American Embassies" program. To supplement his income, Reid worked for the United States Post Office in the evenings. Robert Dennis Reid died in 2002.
Provenance:
Robert Dennis Reid donated his papers to the Archives of American Art on November 4, 1974.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Robert Dennis Reid papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.reidrobd
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Robert Dennis Reid papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-reidrobd

Notre Dame, Indiana, University of Notre Dame, Art Gallery

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 122, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1971
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.4: Museum Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref11976

Notre Dame, Indiana, University of Notre Dame, Art Gallery

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 122, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1977
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.4: Museum Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref11977

Spoon

Object Name:
saawa
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
L x W x D: 16.4 x 4.9 x 2cm (6 7/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d7d53f70-4b51-488b-8fba-0cb7c9e184ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-11

Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977

Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Subject:
Bearden, Romare  Search this
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery  Search this
Rose Fried Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Grand Central Moderns (Gallery)  Search this
Grand Central Art Galleries  Search this
Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris, France)  Search this
Fairweather Hardin Gallery  Search this
ADI Gallery  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8399
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210573
AAA_collcode_reidrobd
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210573
Online Media:

Anthony Joseph Lauck papers, 1947-1970

Creator:
Lauck, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1908-2001  Search this
Subject:
Fabri, Ralph  Search this
Meštrović, Ivan  Search this
Nagler, Fred  Search this
Wilke, Ulfert  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery  Search this
Topic:
Sculpting -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Indiana  Search this
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7869
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210036
AAA_collcode_laucanth
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210036

Anthony Joseph Lauck papers

Creator:
Lauck, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1908-  Search this
Names:
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Fabri, Ralph, 1894-1975  Search this
Meštrović, Ivan, 1883-1962  Search this
Nagler, Fred, 1891-1983  Search this
Wilke, Ulfert, 1907-1987  Search this
Extent:
350 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1970
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence and clippings relating to Lauck's own sculpture, his interest in liturgical art, and his work as head of the Department of Art and the Art Gallery at Notre Dame University; correspondence from Ivan Mestrovic, Fred Nagler, Ralph Fabri, Charles Burchfield and Ulfert Wilke.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor and educator; born Indiana, Indianapolis. Has received numerous awards for his works in stone and wood and has exhibited extensively. Taught drawing and sculpture at University of Notre Dame, 1950-1973.
Provenance:
Lauck retained his original papers, but gave the Archives of American Art a 16mm filmed copy of them which the Archives subsequently transferred to 35mm microfilm.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Educators  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Sculpting -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Indiana  Search this
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.laucanth
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-laucanth

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
shield  Search this
bushcow  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-103
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e0c1a384-ef3c-4df3-84f6-78ccab961b1f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-103

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.2 x 1.9 x 3.1 cm (1 5/8 x 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-147
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys715684e97-15c5-4050-92df-9b74e756021e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-147

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.9 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-153
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d94c9829-0c26-40de-828f-65aaa7ab841a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-153

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.4 x 4.0 x 2.0 cm (15/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-157
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys770db77de-2e83-4bc1-96f9-eb8e4cc17298
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-157

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.2 x 4.1 x 1.6 cm (7/8 x 1 5/8 x 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
chicken  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-312
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f9296439-3c15-4940-baae-75ff4b8860b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-312

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.2 x 3.2 x 1 cm (7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
chicken  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-313
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys772e9c18e-46b7-4290-9cbe-22450b68fe0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-313

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.6 x 8.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
17th-early 18th century
Topic:
fish  Search this
sun  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-327
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7744c6978-0db1-4435-bda2-f5232e6b85b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-327

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.3 x 3.2 x 2.9 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
turtle  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
spiral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-363
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f702286c-7a8d-4e62-a0b9-3c29135d65b5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-363

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.6 x 5.4 x 5.4 cm (5/8 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
scorpion  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-412
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7320f6864-4a72-474d-9641-34ce34f65b29
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-412

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm (1 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
porcupine  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-419
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7033fa3e5-06c9-43e3-9498-196ade29d8b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-419

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.2 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm (1 1/4 x 2 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
antelope  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-442
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7cf051530-a2f9-473a-b202-31fbf6eb4f57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-442

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.2 x 8.6 x 1.9 cm (1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
antelope  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-446
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e5e4d2e7-9920-43b5-adc7-caf062ebffb2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-446

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.2 x 5.4 x 1.3 cm (7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
antelope  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bevill, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bresler and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schulman
Object number:
75-22-450
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7317191ac-32c3-4cae-81c3-c6e14ac4edd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-22-450

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