Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
366 documents - page 1 of 19

Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers

Creator:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964  Search this
Arquin, Florence  Search this
Aubin, Barbara, 1928-2014  Search this
Biesel, Fred, 1893-1954  Search this
Foy, Frances M., 1890-1963  Search this
Gardner, Helen, d. 1946  Search this
Halstead, Whitney  Search this
Kapsalis, Thomas Harry, 1925-  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Extent:
8.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1920-1990
Scope and Contents:
Spears papers (ca. 0.5 ft.) include photographs of Spears and her work; writings about Spears; letters, 1935-1967; a file on the WPA; and travel notes. Blackshear's papers include: writings by and about Blackshear, including an unpublished manuscript by Blackshear, SURVEY OF ART, 1926, and an editor's proof of Helen Gardner's ART THROUGH THE AGES (3rd ed.); photographs of Blackshear and her work; travel diaries, 1920 and undated; ca. 80 sketches; a sketchbook; letters, 1925-1986; address books, 1947-1963 and undated; clippings, 1926-1967; exhibition announcements, 1929-1965; files on Gertrude Abercrombie, Alexander Archipenko, Florence Arquin, Helen Gardner, Whitney Halstead, Tom Kapsalis, Ray Yoshida, and others, containing letters, printed material, photographs of works of art, and personal photographs; and 2.0 ft. of notebooks on art.
Also included are 2.0 ft. of handmade Christmas cards to both Blackshear and Spears from Barbara Aubin, Fred Biesel, Frances Foy, Rockwell Kent, Ray Yoshida, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, lecturer, writer, educator; Chicago, Ill. As a graduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Blackshear worked as a teaching assistant under Helen Gardner and then continued to teach there for 35 years. She had a lifetime friendship with painter and instructor Ethel Spears.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by William Terrell, Blackshears' nephew and executor.
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:
Art teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Women painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.blackath
See more items in:
Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blackath

Yoshida, Ray

Collection Creator:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 46
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955-1963
Collection 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.
See more items in:
Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers
Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers / Series 5: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blackath-ref178

Drawing of a hand

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960-2009
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15487
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15487
Online Media:

Drawing of clasped hands

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960-2009
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15488
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15488
Online Media:

Drawing of gesturing hands

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960-2009
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15489
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15489
Online Media:

Drawing of mouth, fingers, and miscellaneous objects

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960- 2009
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15490
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15490
Online Media:

Drawing of hands reaching for food

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960- 2009
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15491
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15491
Online Media:

Drawing of a woman drinking from a bottle

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960- 2009
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15492
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15492
Online Media:

Ray Yoshida Japanese language notebook

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
not after 1974
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15493
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15493

Ray Yoshida photo strips

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Subject:
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1970?
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15494
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15494
Online Media:

Ray Yoshida photo strips

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Subject:
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1970?
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15495
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15495
Online Media:

Ray Yoshida photo strip

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Subject:
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1970?
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15496
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15496

Sign with bodybuilders in Chicago

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15499
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15499

Detail of a sign in Chicago

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15502
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15502

Dry cleaners storefront in Chicago

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15503
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15503

Detail of a commercial sign in Chicago

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15504
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15504

Detail of a storefront sign in Chicago

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Topic:
Food  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15505
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15505

Storefront sign in Chicago

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Topic:
Food  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15506
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15506

Detail of a Chicago shop window

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15507
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15507

Detail of a Chicago storefront

Photographer:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
between 1972 and 1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15510
See more items in:
Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15510

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By