Guthrie Foster papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fostguth
Creators:
Foster, Guthrie
Dates:
1959-1966
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(36 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1959-1960, from Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Adolph Gottlieb, Maria Hofmann (for Hans Hofmann), Leo Lionni, Robert Motherwell, Paul Rand, Ben Shahn, and Marguerite Wildenhain each responding to Foster's invitation to be a guest instructor at the Atlanta Art Institute. Most declined the invitation. Robert Motherwell wrote that he would not teach in a segregated school.
Scope and Contents
Also included are writings and printed material on and by Josef Albers, ca. 1960-1966.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Director of the Atlanta Art Institute.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1985 by Guthrie Foster.

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

Keywords
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Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Maria, 1885-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lionni, Leo, 1910- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motherwell, Robert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rand, Paul, 1914- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wildenhain, Marguerite Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albers, Anni Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albers, Josef Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atlanta Art Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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