Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.arnoanne
Creators:
Arnold, Anne, 1925-
Dates:
circa 1925-2015
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10.1 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, and audio visual material relating to the career of sculptor and educator Anne Arnold.
Scope and Contents
Biographical material includes marriage and divorce papers, report cards, titles, and identification cards. Correspondence is personal and professional and includes letters from Arnold to her parents and grandparents dating from her teenage years, letters from friends and students, including Edward Dugmore and Hubert Crehan, and professional correspondence with galleries and curators. Writings are by others about Arnold's work and notes Arnold made about work. Teaching files include materials related to Arnold's teaching position at Brooklyn College and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Scrapbooks contain exhibition reviews, announcements, and photographs of Arnold's works of art. Additional photographs are of Arnold at various stages in life as well as views of her in the studio, with her husband Ernest Briggs, and with various animals who were her pets or the subjects of her sculpture. Also included are photographs of Arnold's sculpture by Rudy Burckhardt and source photographs taken by Arnold.
Scope and Contents
Printed material includes source material, announcements, brochures, and catalogs of exhibitions of work by Arnold and artists in her circle. Audio visual material consists of six videotapes of documentaries about the New York School artists, the Stable Gallery artists, and other groups Arnold was associated with.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Anne Arnold (1925-2014) was a sculptor and educator in New York, N.Y. Arnold was married to painter, Ernest Briggs, Arnold's husband.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2015 by Anne Arnold Estate, via Robert Brooks and Janice Kasper, executors.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Related Materials
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the papers of Ernest Briggs.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists' studios -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York school of art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brooklyn College -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stable Gallery (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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