John and Monica Haley papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.halejohn
Creators:
Haley, John, 1905-1991
Haley, Monica E., 1907-1997
Dates:
1927-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
2.4 Linear feet
Addition
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, writings, photographs, and exhibition catalogs, much of it relating to Hans Hofmann.
Scope and Contents
REELS 4178-4179: Correspondence between John and Monica Haley, 1937-1938 and 1987, and letters received from Earl and Clyta Loran, undated and 1950-1986, Vaclav Vytlacil, undated and 1966-1984, and Glen Wessels, undated and 1960-1982. Enclosed with a letter written by Vaclav Vytlacil in 1966 is a copy of a manuscript by him on Hans Hofmann. Correspondence from 1987 contains materials pertaining to the painter and teacher Margaret Peterson.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1355: Papers relating to Hans Hofmann, including five letters from Hofmann to Worth Ryder; three letters between Haley and Hofmann; two manuscripts, one in German, by Hofmann, "Creation in Form and Color - A Textbook for Instruction in Art" (1931); lecture by Hofmann; photographs taken in Germany (1927-1931) of Hofmann, Miz Hofmann, John Haley, Alfred Jensen, Ed and Isabell Rupprecht, Joan Hein, Cameron Booth, and the Hofmann School building in Munich; photographs of works by Hofmann students; brochures for the school; Hofmann exhibition catalogs; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Materials documenting Haley's studies with Hofmann, service in the Navy, and his many years teaching at UC Berkeley; letters from Haley to his wife sent from the South Pacific during World War II; sketchbooks; and photographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John: Painter, sculptor and educator. Monica: Art educator; San Francisco Bay Area, California. Haley studied with Cameron Booth and Hans Hofmann. He taught at the University of California at Berkeley with other "modernists" Worth Ryder, Hofmann, Erle Loran and Margaret Peterson. John Haley died in 1991; Monica in 1997.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1355 and 4178-4179 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
REEL 1355: Originals returned to John Haley after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 1355 lent by John Haley, 1978. He and Monica donated the material on reels 4178-4179 in 1987; Monica donated the remainder in 1992.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modernism (Art) -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- California -- Berkeley Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Booth, Cameron, 1892-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hein, Joan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jensen, Alfred, 1903-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peterson, Margaret, 1903- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rupprecht, Edgar A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ryder, Worth, 1884-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Loran, Erle, 1905-1999 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vytlacil, Vaclav, 1892-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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