Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
27 documents - page 1 of 2

Anne Ayres papers, 1972-2003

Creator:
Ayres, Anne, 1936-  Search this
Ayres, Anne, 1936-  Search this
Topic:
Women museum curators -- California  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11115
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)246709
AAA_collcode_ayreanne
Theme:
Art Market
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_246709

Interview with Olga Raggio

Creator:
Raggio, Olga, 1926-2009  Search this
Gruen, John Jonas, 1926-2016  Search this
Raggio, Olga, 1926-2009  Search this
Subject:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1989 March 27
Topic:
Art historians  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19452
See more items in:
John Jonas Gruen and Jane Wilson papers, 1909-2016
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19452

Oral history interview with Josine Ianco-Starrels, 1989 June 15

Interviewee:
Ianco-Starrels, Josine, 1926-2019  Search this
Ianco-Starrels, Josine, 1926-2019  Search this
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Long Beach Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery  Search this
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts  Search this
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women museum curators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Museum curators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12700
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211918
AAA_collcode_iancos89
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211918

Oral history interview with Eleanor M. Garvey, 1997 February 28-June 13

Interviewee:
Garvey, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Martha), 1918-  Search this
Garvey, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Martha), 1918-  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, Agnes Anne  Search this
Bentinck-Smith, William  Search this
Campbell, Alexander  Search this
Campbell, Louisa Dresser  Search this
Coffey, Katherine  Search this
Conant, Kenneth J.  Search this
Der Nersessian, Sirarpie  Search this
Freedberg, S. J. (Sydney Joseph)  Search this
Hofer, Philip  Search this
McAndrew, John  Search this
O'Gorman, James F.  Search this
Richardson, H. H. (Henry Hobson)  Search this
Sawyer, Charles Henry  Search this
Winship, George Parker  Search this
Clark University (Worcester, Mass.)  Search this
Houghton Library  Search this
Newark Museum  Search this
Wellesley College  Search this
Worcester Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Book design  Search this
Illustrated books -- 19th century  Search this
Illustrated books -- 20th century  Search this
Museum curators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Women museum curators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12667
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216049
AAA_collcode_garvey97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216049
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, 1974 June 27

Interviewee:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women art historians -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Women museum curators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Women art historians -- Maryland -- Baltimore  Search this
Women museum curators -- Maryland -- Baltimore  Search this
Museum curators -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews  Search this
Museum curators -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13285
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212543
AAA_collcode_breesk74
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212543
Online Media:

Ala Story papers, 1941-1970

Creator:
Story, Ala, 1907-1972  Search this
Story, Ala, 1907-1972  Search this
Subject:
Craske, John  Search this
Gibson, Charles Dana  Search this
Sterner, Harold  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Clark, Kenneth  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene  Search this
Henri, Robert  Search this
Longden, Alfred A. (Alfred Appleby)  Search this
Wilson, Mary F.  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
University of California, Santa Barbara  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
American British Art Center  Search this
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Prints -- Exhibitions -- United States  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Curators -- California -- Santa Barbara  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9485
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211683
AAA_collcode_storala
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211683

Jana Vander Lee papers, 1979-1984

Creator:
Vander Lee, Jana, 1945-  Search this
Vander Lee, Jana, 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Contemporary Handweavers of Houston  Search this
Topic:
Textile crafts -- United States  Search this
Women museum curators -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Curators -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Craft  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10383
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213735
AAA_collcode_vandlee
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213735

Marcia Tucker papers, 1973-1994

Creator:
Tucker, Marcia, 1940-2006  Search this
Tucker, Marcia, 1940-2006  Search this
Subject:
Melamid, Bruce  Search this
Johnson, James W.  Search this
Brown, Joan  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise  Search this
Allen, Richard  Search this
Weber, Idelle  Search this
Staley, Earl  Search this
Staley, Suzanne  Search this
Ratz, Markus  Search this
Snyder, Joan  Search this
Pindell, Howardena  Search this
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6317
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)224631
AAA_collcode_tuckmarc
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_224631
Online Media:

Barbara Neville Parker papers, 1937-1965

Creator:
Parker, Barbara Neville, 1905-1991  Search this
Parker, Barbara Neville, 1905-1991  Search this
Subject:
Copley, John Singleton  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Topic:
Women museum curators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8929
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211115
AAA_collcode_parkbarb
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211115

Rachael Griffin papers, 1900-1983

Creator:
Griffin, Rachael, 1906-1983  Search this
Griffin, Rachael, 1906-1983  Search this
Subject:
Portland Art Museum (Or.)  Search this
Contemporary Crafts Association  Search this
Friends of Timberline  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Women museum curators -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Curators -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9599
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211803
AAA_collcode_grifrach
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211803

Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk 1930-1994

Creator:
Kuh, Katharine, 1904-1994  Search this
Kuh, Katharine, 1904-1994  Search this
Subject:
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser  Search this
Falkenstein, Claire  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain, II  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László  Search this
Millier, Arthur  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
O'Higgins, Pablo  Search this
Nutting, Myron Chester  Search this
Nutting, Muriel Leone Tyler  Search this
Mérida, Carlos  Search this
Perkins, Frances  Search this
Ozbekhan, Hasan  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson)  Search this
Rich, Daniel Catton  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Pollack, Peter  Search this
Seligmann, Kurt  Search this
Shackelford, Shelby  Search this
Sandberg, Carl  Search this
Putnam, Wallace  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Spaeth, Otto  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Winston, Harry Lewis  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Tanning, Dorothea  Search this
Woolf, Olga  Search this
Young, Victor  Search this
Goto, Joseph  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Graves, Robert  Search this
Grabe, Klaus  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Friendly, Fred W.  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Hélion, Jean  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Hare, Denise Browne  Search this
Hare, David  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy  Search this
Kepes, Juliet  Search this
Inverarity, Robert Bruce  Search this
Johnson, Philip  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Le Corbusier  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen  Search this
Lye, Len  Search this
Léger, Fernand  Search this
Klee, Paul  Search this
Kline, Franz  Search this
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing)  Search this
Knox, Seymour H.  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Albright, Ivan  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Arp, Jean  Search this
Arensberg, Walter  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Cox, Richard  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Chavez Morado, José  Search this
Chermayeff, Serge  Search this
Campoli, Cosmo  Search this
Chagall, Marc  Search this
Breuer, Marcel  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter  Search this
Day, Worden  Search this
Katharine Kuh Gallery (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Albright-Knox Art Gallery  Search this
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
Type:
Illustrated letters
Resumes
Travel diaries
Minutes
Calendars
Visitors' books
Photographs
Paintings
Awards
Drawings
Sound recordings
Collages
Scrapbooks
Lithographs
Prints
Wills
Watercolors
Poetry
Lecture notes
Lectures
Sales records
Topic:
Art, Abstract -- United States  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Women art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Women  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9951
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212503
AAA_collcode_kuhkath
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Women
Art Gallery Records
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212503
Online Media:

Norma R. Ory papers, 1948-1984

Creator:
Ory, Norma R.  Search this
Ory, Norma R.  Search this
Subject:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Women museum curators -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10545
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214017
AAA_collcode_orynormr
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214017

Louisa Dresser manuscript on 17th century painting in New England, 1934-1935

Creator:
Campbell, Louisa Dresser, 1907-1989  Search this
Campbell, Louisa Dresser, 1907-1989  Search this
Subject:
Burroughs, Alan  Search this
Endicott, William Crowninshield  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- 17th century -- New England  Search this
Portrait painting -- 17th century -- New England  Search this
Women museum curators -- New England  Search this
Women museum curators -- Massachusetts -- Worcester  Search this
Theme:
Publications  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10854
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214606
AAA_collcode_dresloui
Theme:
Publications
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214606

Janet Kardon papers, 1905, circa 1950-1995

Creator:
Kardon, Janet  Search this
Kardon, Janet  Search this
Subject:
Grooms, Red  Search this
Mapplethorpe, Robert  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11507
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)255754
AAA_collcode_kardjane
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_255754
Online Media:

Adelyne Dohme Breeskin papers, circa 1934-1986

Creator:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Subject:
MacIver, Loren  Search this
Cassatt, Mary  Search this
Avery, Milton  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Topic:
Women art historians  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8422
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210596
AAA_collcode_breeadel
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210596
Online Media:

Norma R. Ory papers

Creator:
Ory, Norma R.  Search this
Names:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Extent:
1 Reel (ca. 300 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1948-1984
Scope and Contents:
Printed material, biographical data, correspondence and photographs.
REEL 3447 (fr. 3-455): Biographical data; Christmas cards by Ory; exhibition catalogs and clippings; teaching material kept as Dean of the Junior School, Arthur Glassel, Jr. School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and files on exhibitions curated by Ory, containing correspondence, clippings and photographs.
REEL 3447 (fr. 458-613); Six catalogs from exhibitions curated by Ory and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, including ART OF THE ALAPHABET, WOOD IN ART, BOOKBINDING: A LIVING ART, IMAGES OF CHILDHOOD, A PEACEABLE KINGDOM: ANIMALS IN ART and ARTIST AND ARTISAN: NATIVE AMERICAN ART.
Biographical / Historical:
Curator; Houston, Texas.
Provenance:
Material donated and lent by Norma Ory, 1985, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. The donated exhibition catalogs were transferred to the NMAA-NPG library after microfilming.
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 museum curators -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum curators -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Women museum curators -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Texas
Identifier:
AAA.orynormr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-orynormr

Ala Story papers

Creator:
Story, Ala  Search this
Names:
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
American British Art Center  Search this
University of California, Santa Barbara  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Clark, Kenneth, 1903-  Search this
Craske, John  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Longden, Alfred A. (Alfred Appleby), d. 1954  Search this
Sterner, Harold  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Wilson, Mary F.  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1941-1970
Scope and Contents:
Primarily research material for exhibitions organized by Story at the American British Art Center and at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
REELS 601-602: Correspondence, photographs, catalogs and business records for five exhibitions at the University of California, Santa Barbara, including: William Merritt Chase (1964-1965), Surrealism - A State of Mind (1966), Five Centuries of Prints (1967), Max Weber (1968), and Trends in 20th Century Art (1970).
REEL 2086: Papers, 1943, relating to Charles Dana Gibson exhibition at the American British Art Center, NYC, including sketches by Gibson, letters from him, price lists, a catalog of the exhibit, and miscellany.
REEL 3977: Biographical notes, photographs of drawings and paintings and exhibition announcements used by Story for exhibitions on William Merritt Chase, Harold Sterner and John Craske while at the American British Art Center; three letters from Robert Henri to Mrs. William Kennedy Thompson and one letter from William Merritt Chase to Della F. Shull; photographs of Henri and Chase; receipts and checks regarding Chase; and records of the American British Art Center, including 6 sales books, two guestbooks, a petty cash book, exhibition catalogs, and photocopies of exhibition catalogs and clippings.
ADDITION: 16 items including correspondence, 1941-1951, and a printed ceremonial program, 1952, of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Correspondents include Alfred Barr, R.A. Beaes, M. Buller, Sir Kenneth Clark, Rene d'Harnoncourt, Alfred A. Longden, H. F. Perkins, and Mary F. Wilson.
Biographical / Historical:
Curator, museum director; New York, N.Y. and Santa Barbara, Calif. Born 1907. Died 1972.
Provenance:
Donated by Margaret Mallory, 1970-1984.
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.
Topic:
Women museum curators  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Prints -- Exhibitions -- United States  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Curators -- California -- Santa Barbara  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.storala
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-storala

Barbara Neville Parker papers

Creator:
Parker, Barbara Neville  Search this
Names:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston -- Exhibitions  Search this
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1965
Scope and Contents:
Material relating to the book JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY, by Barbara N. Parker and Anna B. Wheeler, 1938, and papers relating to "New England Miniatures" exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, April 1957. Included are correspondence, printed material, biographical material on Copley; publicity, manuscripts, photographs, and drawings for the book, and research material, clippings, and reviews of the exhibition
Biographical / Historical:
Museum curator; Boston, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 by Barbara N. Parker.
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:
Museum curators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Women museum curators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Identifier:
AAA.parkbarb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-parkbarb

Rachael Griffin papers

Creator:
Griffin, Rachael  Search this
Names:
Contemporary Crafts Association  Search this
Friends of Timberline  Search this
Portland Art Museum (Or.)  Search this
Extent:
9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-1983
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, family, personal and business correspondence, 1919-1983, correspondence with Suzy Bradbury; photographs of Griffin; material on Timberline, Friends of Timberline, and Contemporary Crafts Association including committee reports, organizational bylaws, artists' correspondence, exhibition and publication files, ca. 1975-1983; files on artists, art organizations and art-related subjects; published and unpublished writings and lectures by Griffin; and material related to Griffin's interest in graphology.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum curator and art instructor. Born in 1906, died 1983. Griffin studied at the University of Oregon from 1924-1926, and at the Museum Art School in 1929. She was an art instructor and in 1960 became curator at the Portland Art Museum. For 20 years she produced weekly radio broadcasts entitled "At the Art Museum".
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Andrew Griffin, the son of Rachael Griffin.
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.
Topic:
Art, American -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Women museum curators -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Curators -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.grifrach
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grifrach

Louisa Dresser manuscript on 17th century painting in New England

Creator:
Campbell, Louisa Dresser, 1907-1989  Search this
Names:
Burroughs, Alan  Search this
Endicott, William Crowninshield, d. 1936  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1935
Scope and Contents:
Carbon of the manuscript of a catalogue for an exhibition "Seventeenth Century Painting in New England," compiled and edited by Dresser for an exhibition held at the Worcester Art Museum in collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society, July-August 1934. Included are a report by Alan Burroughs on X-ray examination of the paintings on exhibit and a letter from Dresser to William C. Endicott asking for his "criticisms and corrections." The manuscript, published in 1935 by the Worcester Art Museum, is missing front matter and illustrations. Some pencil notations, presumably by Endicott, appear in the entry on Governor John Endecott.
Biographical / Historical:
Art administrator; museum curator; art historian; Worcester, Mass. Died 1989. Joined the staff of the Worcester Art Museum in 1932 as an associate in Decorative Arts. She later became curator of the collections, and also served as acting director. Dresser retired in 1972.
Provenance:
Donated 1992 by Frances Herron, Louisa Dresser's sister.
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:
Arts administrators -- Massachusetts -- Worcester  Search this
Art historians -- Massachusetts -- Worcester  Search this
Museum curators -- Massachusetts -- Worcester  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- 17th century -- New England  Search this
Portrait painting -- 17th century -- New England  Search this
Women museum curators -- New England  Search this
Women museum curators -- Massachusetts -- Worcester  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dresloui
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dresloui

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By