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Art in the National Capitol; speech in the Senate of the United States

Creator:
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874  Search this
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Ream, Vinnie  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1866
Topic:
Art commissions  Search this
Portrait sculpture  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13751
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Art in the National Capitol : speech in the Senate of the United States, July 17, 1866, 1866
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13751
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Oral history interview with Marianna Pineda, 1977 May 26-June 14

Interviewee:
Pineda, Marianna, 1925-1996  Search this
Pineda, Marianna, 1925-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Milles, Carl  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11684
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212265
AAA_collcode_pineda77
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212265
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Oral history interview with Lila Katzen, 1964 September 5

Interviewee:
Katzen, Lila, 1925-1998  Search this
Katzen, Lila, 1925-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12952
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214112
AAA_collcode_katzen64
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214112

Oral history interview with Nancy Holt, 1992 July 6

Interviewee:
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Interviewer:
Gutterman, Scott  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Filmmakers -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12482
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214837
AAA_collcode_holt92
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214837

Oral history interview with Jackie Winsor, 1990-1992

Interviewee:
Winsor, Jackie, 1941-  Search this
Winsor, Jackie, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Kachur, Lewis  Search this
Subject:
Massachusetts College of Art  Search this
Rutgers University  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
India -- description and travel
New Brunswick
Newfoundland
SoHo (New York, N.Y.)
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13156
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215599
AAA_collcode_winsor90
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215599

Oral history interview with Jackie Ferrara, 2009 January 16-February 13

Interviewee:
Ferrara, Jackie, 1929-  Search this
Ferrara, Jackie, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis, 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Forst, Miles  Search this
Bellamy, Richard  Search this
Smithson, Robert  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Protetch, Max  Search this
Ferrara, Don  Search this
Gross, Sally  Search this
Beauchamp, Robert  Search this
Frank, Mary  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Marcus, Marcia  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Samaras, Lucas  Search this
Eisenhauer, Lette  Search this
Addams, Charles  Search this
Hesse, Eva  Search this
DeLap, Tony  Search this
Gallo, Frank  Search this
Rosenquist, James  Search this
Graves, Nancy Stevenson  Search this
Judd, Donald  Search this
Andre, Carl  Search this
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Michigan State University  Search this
Wayne State University  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15678
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282758
AAA_collcode_ferrar09
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282758
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Katharine Lane Weems papers, 1865-1989

Creator:
Weems, Katharine Ward Lane, 1899-1989  Search this
Weems, Katharine Ward Lane, 1899-1989  Search this
Subject:
Cornell, Katharine  Search this
Cresson, Margaret French  Search this
Grafly, Charles  Search this
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Monjo, Enric  Search this
Putnam, Brenda  Search this
Wong, Anna May  Search this
Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau)  Search this
Lane, Gardiner M.  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Marans, Moissaye  Search this
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander)  Search this
Lane, Katharine Ward  Search this
Brookgreen Gardens  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Place:
Saranac Lake N.Y. -- Photographs
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Animal sculpture -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8603
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210783
AAA_collcode_weemkath
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210783

Art in the National Capitol : speech in the Senate of the United States, July 17, 1866, 1866

Creator:
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874  Search this
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874  Search this
Subject:
Ream, Vinnie  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21781
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)305656
AAA_collcode_sumnchar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_305656

Tina Prentiss papers, 1942-1976

Creator:
Prentiss, Tina, 1905-  Search this
Prentiss, Tina, 1905-  Search this
Subject:
Boston Public Schools. Art Dept  Search this
Boston Visual Artists Union  Search this
Women Exhibiting in Boston, Inc.  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Topic:
Women painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8948
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211135
AAA_collcode_prentina
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211135

Amelia Peabody papers, 1925-1978

Creator:
Peabody, Amelia, 1890-1984  Search this
Peabody, Amelia, 1890-1984  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8931
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211117
AAA_collcode_peabamel
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211117

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer letters, [ca. 1870-1900]

Creator:
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908  Search this
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9023
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211212
AAA_collcode_hosmharr
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211212

Anna Coleman Ladd papers, 1881-1950

Creator:
Ladd, Anna Coleman Watts, 1878-1939  Search this
Ladd, Anna Coleman Watts, 1878-1939  Search this
Subject:
Aldrich, William  Search this
Southwick, Jessie Eldridge  Search this
Hammond, Natalie Hays  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart  Search this
Fabbricotti, Gabriella  Search this
American Red Cross. Studio for Portrait Masks (Paris, France)  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Portrait sculpture  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Architectural sculpture  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Paris Portrait sculpture  Search this
Women authors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Women  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10600
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214076
AAA_collcode_laddanna
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214076
Online Media:

Joseph L. Curran papers relating to Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, 1845-1975

Creator:
Curran, Joseph L.  Search this
Curran, Joseph L.  Search this
Subject:
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7570
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209730
AAA_collcode_currjose
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209730

Art in the National Capitol : speech in the Senate of the United States, July 17, 1866

Creator:
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874  Search this
Names:
Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages (25 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1866
Scope and Contents:
Speech by Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner questioning the Senate's selection of sculptor Vinnie Ream to create a commissioned sculpture of Abraham Lincoln to be placed in the Capitol Building.
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Boston : Wright & Potter, 1866.
Provenance:
Donated by Paul L. Grigaut, July 5, 1954.
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:
Women sculptors  Search this
Function:
Art commissions
Identifier:
AAA.sumnchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sumnchar

The Chimneys collection

Owner:
Weems, Katharine Lane, 1899-  Search this
Lane, Emma Gildersleeve  Search this
Lane, Gardiner M., 1859-1914  Search this
Landscape architect:
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr., 1870-1957  Search this
Whiting, Edward Clark  Search this
Creator:
Massachusetts Horticultural Society  Search this
North Shore Horticultural Society  Search this
New York Florists Club  Search this
Names:
Dana, Rich H.  Search this
Mullen, James X.  Search this
Watson, B. M. (gardener)  Search this
Architect:
Gildersleeve, Raleigh C.  Search this
Extent:
15 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Diaries
Photocopies
Plans (drawings)
Books
Medals
Negatives
Correspondence
Trade catalogs
Place:
Massachusetts -- Manchester
The Chimneys (Manchester, Massachusetts)
Date:
1903-1985
Summary:
Correspondence, invoices, nursery and seed catalogs, estimates, planting plans, photocopies of blueprints, photographs, negatives, autochromes, and drawings relating to the gardens of The Chimneys, the home of Emma and Gardiner Martin Lane and their daughter Katharine Lane Weems in Manchester, Massachusetts. Also included are four garden journals (1903-1928), garden-related medals awarded to Emma Lane, index files of plant materials, photocopies of garden related library cards belonging to Gardiner M. Lane, a diascope and nursery and seed catalogs. The collection also includes architectural plans, invoices and specifications from, and a framed photograph of, Raleigh C. Gildersleeve, architect of The Chimneys and brother of Emma Lane.
Scope and Contents Note:
The Chimneys Collection includes extensive documentation relating to the gardens and grounds of "The Chimneys" estate in Manchester, Massachusetts, the home of Katharine Lane Weems and her parents in Manchester, Massachusetts. There is also some documentation on the residence designed by Raleigh Gildersleeve. The collection includes photographs, negatives, autochromes, a stereograph viewer, plant lists and index files of plant materials, garden journals, correspondence, nursery and seed catalogs, estimates, invoices, design specifications and plans and drawings. There are also three horticultural medals. The images focus primarily on the gardens at The Chimneys, though there are also numerous images showing the beachfront adjoining the property and images of family, friends, Weems' studio, the vicinity around Manchester, Massachusetts, and interiors of Beverwyck Manor in Rensselaer, New York. A copy of Katharine Lane Weems' autobiography, Odds Were Against Me, is also included in the collection.
Arrangement Note:
The collection is arranged into 6 series:

1) Design and Planting Records 2) Photographic images 3) Correspondence 4) Garden Journals 5) Printed Matter 6) Artifacts
Biographical/Historical note:
The property on which this estate in Manchester, Massachusetts sits was originally owned by the father of Richard Henry Dana, Jr., the author of Two Years Before the Mast. The estate was subdivided after the elder Dana's death in 1879. Gardiner Martin Lane purchased the land and had his brother-in-law, Raleigh Gildersleeve, design a large Georgian Colonial Revival summer house for him known as "The Chimneys." The Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture firm was hired in 1902 to help with the overall siting of the house and to plan a number of garden areas. During the next ten years, the Olmsted firm designed a number of areas including an approach road, formal terraced gardens, a water garden, and a variety of outdoor structures such as an arbor, tea house, and greenhouse.

Katharine Lane Weems (1899-1989), the daughter of Emma and Gardiner M. Lane, spent her childhood summers at "The Chimneys." She later attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and went on to specialize in sculpting animals. "The Chimneys" served as her principal studio after the stable was remodeled in 1930; later it became her primary residence. She married F. Carrington Weems in 1947 and published an autobiography, Odds Were Against Me, in 1985. She died at her family estate in 1989.
Related Archival Materials Note:
Records related to this site can be found at the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Olmsted Job Number 00273 Gardiner M. Lane / Richard H. Dana Estate.

The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Massachusetts has the Papers of Katharine Lane Weems (MC406) which include various files and images relating to The Chimneys.

The Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art in Washington, D.C. has the Katharine Lane Weems Papers, 1865-1989 which include images of The Chimneys.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Sculptors -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Manchester  Search this
Water gardens  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Diaries
Photocopies
Plans (drawings)
Books
Medals
Negatives
Correspondence
Trade catalogs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Chimneys collection.
Identifier:
AAG.CHM
See more items in:
The Chimneys collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-chm
Online Media:

Berta Margoulies lecture

Creator:
Margoulies, Berta, 1906 or 7-1996  Search this
Names:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Sound recordings
Date:
1989 May 24
Scope and Contents:
A lecture delivered by Berta Margoulies at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Margoulies speaks of her life and career as a sculptor.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Brookline, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Brookline  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture -- United States  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.margberl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-margberl

Harriet Hosmer : her era and art / by Margaret Wendell LaBarre

Creator:
LaBarre, Margaret Wendell  Search this
Names:
Curran, Joseph L.  Search this
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908  Search this
Extent:
295 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel), ill.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Thesis entitled "Harriet Hosmer: Her Era and Art", by Margaret Wendell LaBarre, University of Illinois, 1966 and and index to the thesis compiled by Joseph L. Curran, Jr. of the Watertown Free Public Library in 1973.
Biographical / Historical:
LaBarre did her undergraduate work at the University of Illinois, graduating in 1961. She received her master's degree in 1966 upon completion of her thesis. Joseph L. Curran, Jr. "Hosmeriana: A guide to works by and about Harriet G. Hosmer."
Provenance:
Lent by the Watertown Public Library, Watertown, Mass.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Watertown  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.labamarg
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-labamarg

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer letters

Creator:
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908  Search this
Extent:
2 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1870-1900]
Scope and Contents:
REEL D10: A letter from Hosmer to an unidentified person.
REEL 2814: A letter to a titled English admirer, August 13 [no year].
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Watertown, Massachusetts; b. 1830 d. 1908.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Watertown  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hosmharr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hosmharr

Katharine Lane Weems papers

Creator:
Weems, Katharine Lane, 1899-  Search this
Names:
Brookgreen Gardens  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Photographs  Search this
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974  Search this
Cresson, Margaret French, 1889-1973  Search this
Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924  Search this
Grafly, Charles, 1862-1929  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Lane, Gardiner M., 1859-1914  Search this
Lane, Katharine Ward, 1862-1893  Search this
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966  Search this
Marans, Moissaye, 1902-1977  Search this
Monjo, Enric, 1895-1976  Search this
Putnam, Brenda, 1890-1975  Search this
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander), 1870-1952  Search this
Wong, Anna May, 1905-1961  Search this
Extent:
14.8 Linear feet
3 Items (rolled docs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Place:
Saranac Lake N.Y. -- Photographs
Date:
1865-1989
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, extensive diaries, correspondence, notes, writings, business records, sketchbooks and drawings, project files, scrapbooks, printed materials, photographs and slides, motion picture film, and videotape relating to Weem's education and career as a sculptor. Also included are ca. 1 foot of papers of Weems' aunt, watercolorist Katharine Ward Lane (1862-1893), including letters, diaries, sketchbooks and photographs.
REEL 724: Biographical sketch, 1974; letters from Frederic Bartlett, George Demetrios, Walker Hancock, Leon Kroll, Lee Lawrie, Moissaye Marans, Adolph Alexander Weinman, and others; four sketchbooks, 1954-1965, containing pencil drawings of animals; a scrapbook of clippings, 1924-1941; and printed material.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material includes sketches and documents, and biographical information on Weems grandfather, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, and father, Gardiner Lane. Diaries (74 v.), 1906-1983, contain entries relating to art studies and her development as a sculptor; some include clippings and photographs. Correspondence, 1898-1989, includes letters from Gifford Beal, Margaret French Cresson, Charles Grafly, John Gregory, Walker Hancock, Malvina Hoffman, Anna Hyatt-Huntington, Paul Manship, Brenda Putnam, Gurdon Tarbox, and Adolph Weinman, discussing Weems' work and participation in various sculpture organizations. There are four notebooks on art history; recipes for clay and plaster; notes on patinas for bronze; lecture notes; lists of Weems' works and exhibitions; an exhibition guest book, 1931-1957; poems, 1933-1981; invoices and receipts, 1919-1981; copyright records, 1928-1978; and art work, including 15 v. of sketchbooks, 1913-1964, drawings and tracings of animal figures. and a copper printing plate mounted on a wood block.
Fourteen project files contain letters, drawings, photographs, and printed material on: an enlarging machine, the Saltus Medal for Merit, the frieze and Rhinoceros sculpture for the Biological Laboratories at Harvard, 1930-1942, including 7 reels of 16mm motion picture film (with script transferred to VHS), the Lotta Fountain, 1939-1974, Legion of Merit Medal, 1949-1952, War Department project, 1946, Goodwin Medal, 1949-1952, Wallace Goodrich Plaque, 1954, Hospital Teaching Clinic, 1955, Boston Museum of Science, 1964-1965, "Dolphins by the Sea" for the New England Aquarium, 1969-1979, Heredities Limited, 1971-1974, and the Museum School, 1977.
Included are two scrapbooks, one of clippings about the work of other artists and one containing poems, clippings of landscapes, animals, works by others, and autographed photographs of actresses Katharine Cornell and Anna May Wong and sculptor Brenda Putnam. Printed material includes clippings, 1911-1989; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1922-1981; bulletins, programs, brochures on artists, organizations, Brookgreen Gardens, and supplies; reproductions of art works, and the books, Odds Were Against Me (1985, Weems autobiography, and Enrique Monjo (1955), inscribed by Mongo.
Photographs and slides, 1902-1988, are of Weems, family members, artists Charles Grafly, Walker Hancock, and Anna Hyatt-Huntington, Weems' house "The Chimneys," her studio, gardens, animals, works of art by Weems and others, exhibit installations, and views of New York City, Washington, D.C., Monticello, the University of Virginia, and Brookgreen Gardens. Nine albums, 1920-1980, contain photographs of an art class, Weems in her studio, her home, her friends, scenic views, and works of art. Videos and film include a videotape (5 min., U-matic) of an interview of Weems; a film, "From Clay to Bronze," showing the creation of Weems' sculpture "Dark Warrier" (transferred to VHS); motion picture film of the making of the sculpture "Rhinoceros" (transferred to digital betacam, VHS and DVD), and a home movie of a day at the beach, circa 1935.
The papers' of Weems' aunt, Katharine "Kitty" Ward Lane (d. 1893), include Lane's letters, 1898-1893, to her brother (Weems' father) and to other family members; a travel diary from Germany, 1886; notes; financial records, 1891-1892; 10 sketchbooks; printed material; and photographs, 1865-1893, of Lane, early views of Saranac Lake, and 9 views of the Columbia Exposition, 1893.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Boston, Mass. Died 1989. Specialized in animal sculpture. Studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston under Charles Grafly, Anna Hyatt-Huntington, George Demetrios, and Brenda Putnam. She married F. Carrington Weems in 1947. Named after her aunt, watercolor painter Katharine Ward Lane, who died in 1893.
Provenance:
Material on reel 724 lent for microfilming by Weems, 1974. The four sketchbooks on reel 724 were subsequently donated in 1989. Unmicrofilmed papers were donated 1975 and 1982 by Weems, and in 1989 by her estate. Eighteen diaries (1961-1965, 1967-1976 [1969 not included], 1978, and 1981-1983) and an apppointment book for 1966 donated by the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1991.
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:
Animal sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Watercolorists -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Animal sculpture -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.weemkath
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-weemkath

Joseph L. Curran papers relating to Harriet Goodhue Hosmer

Creator:
Curran, Joseph L.  Search this
Names:
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908  Search this
Extent:
8 Volumes ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1845-1975
Scope and Contents:
REEL 1039: Hosmeriana: A Guide to Works by and About Harriet G. Hosmer, by Joseph L. Curran; and five v. entitled "Harriet Goodhue Hosmer: Collected Sources," edited by Curran, containing information taken from books, periodicals, and miscellaneous printed sources, and correspondence concerning Hosmer.
REEL 1050: "Harriet Hosmer: Collected Sources," edited by Curran (c1974 by the Watertown Free Public Library), consisting of photographs, mainly of works by Hosmer, but also including photographs of Hosmer and of portraits of Hosmer, photographs of diplomas, and a photograph of her father, Dr. Hiram Hosmer.
Biographical / Historical:
Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, 1830-1908, had, by 1860, won an international reputation as the leading woman sculptor of her day. She was raised and studied art in Massachusetts, studied anatomy in the medical department of St. Louis (Mo.) University. In 1852, she went to Rome and studied with English sculptor John Gibson for seven years.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1975 by the Watertown Free Public Library.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.currjose
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-currjose

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