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[Photograph of George D. Yater] / James Zimmerman, photographer

Creator:
Zimmerman, James, 1951-  Search this
Names:
Provincetown Art Association & Museum  Search this
Vevers, Tony -- Artists and their art: the Yater years  Search this
Yater, George, 1910-1993 -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (b&w, 10 x 8 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Provincetown (Mass.)
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Photograph taken by James Zimmerman of George Yater in his Provincetown studio used in the exhibition catalog, Artists and Their Art: The Yater Years, by Tony Vevers, Provincetown Art Association and Museum. The catalog is also included.
Biographical / Historical:
Zimmerman is a photographer and staff member of the Provincetown Art Association. Yater (1910-1993) was a photographer and painter; Provincetown, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated by James Zimmerman, 1994.
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:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown -- Photographs  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios -- Massachusetts
Identifier:
AAA.zimmjame
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99997910e-64c9-40e4-b2ca-77a064c629d9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zimmjame

George D. Yater papers

Creator:
Yater, George, 1910-1993  Search this
Names:
Provincetown Art Association  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet ((113 items))
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1929-1992
Scope and Contents:
Letters; printed material, primarily exhibition catalogs, clippings pertaining to Yater's work and family, and illustrations by Yater in Ford Times and Lincoln-Mercury Times; a photograph, 1947, of the W.H.W. Bicknell exhibition installation at the Provincetown Art Association; and 2 scrapbooks of clippings.
ADDITION: Correspondence; photographs of Yater; 54 photographs by Yater of Provincetown artists, including Edwin Dickinson, Hans Hofmann, Blanche Lazell and others; exhibition catalogs and announcements; price lists and lists of work; membership cards; illustrations by Yater; and articles about him.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, illustrator; Truro and Provincetown, Mass.; d. 1993.
Provenance:
Donated 1975 and 1992 by George D. Yater, and in 1993 by Shirley Yater, his widow. Additions are expected.
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:
Illustrators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Artists -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.yategeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9902ed7f3-22a7-440a-ae3d-5515debd9576
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yategeor

Oral history interview with George D. Yater

Interviewee:
Yater, George, 1910-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (sound files, digital, wav file)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 July 18
Scope and Contents:
Interview of George D. Yater, conducted by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Truro, Massachusetts on July 18, 1974.
Yater speaks of his childhood in Madison, Indiana; his art education at John Herron Art School and the Cape Cod School of Art; his artistic influences; his experience of Provincetown; showing in Provincetown, Boston, and New York galleries; his photographic career; and the change in his painting style after living in the Virgin Islands. Yater also recalls William Forsyth, Henry Hensche, Bruce McKain, John Pope, Ed Dickinson, Phil Malicoat, Richard Miller, Ross Moffett, Fritz Pfeiffer, Karl Knaths, John Whorf, Hans Hofmann, Morris Davidson, Carl Murchison, Don Witherstine, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
George D. Yater (1910-1993) was a painter and photographer from Truro, Massachusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Photography, Artistic -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.yater74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91f46cfba-5351-461f-a24a-390ae3cf3118
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yater74
Online Media:

Josephine and Salvatore Del Deo collection relating to Provincetown artists

Collector:
Del Deo, Josephine Couch  Search this
Del Deo, Salvatore, 1928-  Search this
Names:
Front Street Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center  Search this
Geiger, Caroline  Search this
Hensche, Henry, 1901-  Search this
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971  Search this
Malicoat, Philip, 1908-1981  Search this
Margo, Boris, 1902-1995  Search this
Moffett, Ross  Search this
Parr, James Wingate, 1923-1969  Search this
Severini, Gino, 1883-1966  Search this
Shackelford, Shelby  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Winslow, J. Madaline  Search this
Photographer:
Yater, George, 1910-1993  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Place:
Provincetown (Mass.)
Date:
[ca. 1929-1970]
Scope and Contents:
Material collected or kept by the Del Deo's relating to Provincetown art and artists, including Ross Moffet, Karl Knaths, James Wingate Parr, J. Madaline Winslow, Front Street Gallery, and the Provincetown Fine Arts Center (FAWC).
Material pertaining to painter Ross Moffett includes photographs of his family and its farm in Iowa; photographs of Moffett's paintings and drawings; photographs of Moffett's work taken by George Yater; material pertaining to Moffett's lecture "Three Dimensional Organization in Painting"; translations from a publication by Gino Severini; and drawings of Moffett by Shelby Shackelford.
Knaths material consists of two sketchbooks, one with occassional notes (1929) and one, ca. 1952; the sketches are figure and landscape compositions in Knath's characteristic cubist style. Parr material consists of a small album containing clippings, photographs of work, telegrams, and letters (undated and 1946); Winslow material is a letter to Caroline H. Geiger (1938).
Also found are records of the cooperative Front Street Gallery, in which Sal Del Deo was a member for its one-season existence, including information on the "Freedom Riders Exhibition" to benefit the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); 7 reel-to-reel tape recordings made by Del Deo at the first three sessions of the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC), 1968-1970, including lectures or seminars by Jack Tworkov, Henry Hensche, Karl Knaths, Philip Malicoat, Boris Margo, and Ross Moffett.
Biographical / Historical:
Collectors; Provincetown, Mass. Josephine is the author of Figures in a Landscape : the Life and Times of the American Painter, RossMoffett, 1888-1971. Sal (b. 1928) is a painter and former vice-president of the Fine Arts Work Center.
Provenance:
Donated 1996, 1998 and 2000 by Jo & Sal Del Deo. They received the Moffett material Moffett's widow and used by Del Deo in preparation for her biography on Moffett. The Parr album was received from Robert Cummings, an old friend of Parr's, who had received it from Parr's parents. The Knaths sketchbooks were given by his widow, Helen, to the Del Deos. The Winslow letter was given to Josephine Del Deo by Janice Crouch who had a connection with Geiger or her family, either as a relation or a friend.
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.
Rights:
Reel-to-reel recordings of FAWC lectures and discussions: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Salvatore Del Deo. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Artists -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Function:
Artist colonies -- Massachusetts
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.deldeo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw984642cd0-5ea7-44f3-8805-cd7445c2794d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-deldeo

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