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Creators:
Sage, Kay
Dates:
1925 - circa 1985
bulk 1950-1965
Size:
0.4 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sagekay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of surrealist painter Kay Sage measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1925 to circa 1985, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1965. Information about Sage's life as an abstract and surrealist artist and her relationship with her husband, artist Yves Tanguy are found in this small collection of biographical materials, correspondence, printed material, and photographs.

Creators:
Schmidt, Katherine
Dates:
circa 1921-1971
Size:
0.2 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schmkath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and arts advocate Katherine Schmidt measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1921 to 1971. Scattered correspondence, speeches, proposals, meeting minutes, and notes focus primarily on Schmidt's advocacy for federal and state government support of the arts. Printed materials includes exhibition catalogs, clippings, press releases documenting Schmidt's painting career and arts advocacy work. Photographs include portrait photos of Schmidt and photographs of Schmidt's drawings. There are two photographs taken by her first husband Yasuo Kuniyoshi of Schmidt with friends at a party.

Creators:
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925
Dates:
1887-1922
Size:
0.2 linear feet (104 letters)
Collection ID:
AAA.sargjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The John Singer Sargent letters consist of 104 letters dating from 1887 to 1922. The letters provide limited insight into his later career through letters to commissioned patrons, sitters, and friends and colleagues. Topics covered include works in progress, replies to social invitations, and other general social news. Many of the letters are written to Mrs. Charles Hunter, an English friend and patron who sat for several portraits. Also found are letters from Sargent to friend Edith Blaney, whose husband was landscape artist Dwight Blaney. Additional scattered letters were written to Henry Mills Alden, Lawrence Barrett, Mrs. Baxter, a Mr. Griffith, Sir George Hunter, Mrs. Jackson, Louisa P. Loring, Henry Gurdon Marquand, Mrs. Pick, Mr. Spizer, and unidentified/illegible recepients. There are two photographs of Sargent.

Creators:
Stillman, James, 1850-1918
Dates:
1882-1898
Size:
4 folders
Collection ID:
AAA.stiljame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The James Stillman letters relating to Homer Dodge Martin consist of 28 letters and 2 pencil sketches dating from 1882-1898. Primarily from late-19th century painter Homer Dodge Martin and his wife, Elizabeth, to art patron and banker, James Stillman, the letters discuss consignment, exhibition and sale of Martin's artwork, his experiences painting while living in France, his financial struggles, and his physical and mental condition. Two pencil sketches by Martin are accompanied by a note dated 1884. Also found are 2 letters from Martin to Mr. Van Loon discussing payment for paintings and 2 letters to Stillman from Bancel La Farge concerning Stillman's purchase of a La Farge watercolor.

Creators:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.
Dates:
1904-1978
bulk 1913-1974
Size:
203.1 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. measure approximately 203.1 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1978, with bulk dates from 1913 to 1974. The collection includes extensive correspondence files, reference material on American and European collectors and their collections, inventory and stock records, financial records, exhibition files, auction files, and the records of subsidiary companies. The collection is an invaluable resource in tracing the provenance of particular works of art and provides a comprehensive view of the activities of collectors and art dealers in the years leading up to and following World War II.

Creators:
Mondschain, Bruce
Dates:
2005 November 3
Size:
5 digital images
Collection ID:
CFCH.MOND
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Bruce Mondschain Photographs compiled by Illinois-based photographer Bruce Mondschain are a collection of 5 photographs of Pete Seeger taken at his home in Beacon, NY, on November 3, 2005.

Creators:
United Telegraph Workers.
Western Union Telegraph Company
Dates:
circa 1820-1995
Size:
452 cubic feet (866 boxes and 21 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution. The collection materials describe both the history of the company and of the telegraph industry in general, particularly its importance to the development of the technology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is useful for researchers interested in the development of technology, economic history, and the impact of technology on American social and cultural life.

Creators:
Roche, John P.
Roche, Mary Alice
Dates:
circa 1954-1970
Size:
0.5 cubic feet
28 transparencies (col. , 4 x 5 in.)
62 photographic prints (b&w , 8 x 10 in.)
1 photographic print (col. , 2.5 x 3.5 inches)
3 transparencies (col. , 120mm)
62 photographic prints (black and white, 8 x 10)
Collection ID:
AAG.ROC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Roche Collection consists of photographic images of twenty-five private gardens in California, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, and New York taken by John and Mary Alice Roche from the 1950s through the early 1970s.

Dates:
circa 1920-
Size:
6.75 cubic feet (35mm slides; file folders; glass negatives; plans.)
Collection ID:
AAG.AGC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The American gardens collection, a component of the Archives of American Gardens (AAG), includes holdings not associated with other major collections in the archives. The slides, photographs, plans, and files in this collection come from various private donors. Individual sub-units typically depict a single garden.

Creators:
Nelson, George L.
Dates:
1920-1925
Size:
0.2 linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.018
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The George L. Nelson papers consist of documents belonging to Chief Nelson and left in the posession of his daughter Waneta Swain. The bulk of these documents relate to the work done by Chief Nelson in establishing the Rappahannock Indian Association in 1922 and the activities that led to the recognition of the tribe as part of the larger Virginia Indians Powhatan Confederacy. Chief George L. Nelson was born and raised in Indian Neck, VA.

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