Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.littjohn
Creators:
Little, John, 1907-
Guild Hall of East Hampton
Dates:
1935-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(71 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, including letters from Sam Hunter, Hans Hofmann, Betty Parsons, Guild Hall, and Frederick Kiesler; clippings; correspondence; photographs of Little and his work; printed brochures, one which includes a large Hans Namuth photograph of Little; an exhibition catalog of Elizabeth Parker; and a clipping about the Signa Gallery.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, sculptor, textile designer; born in Alabama, moved to New York; Attended Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, the Art Students League, studied with George Grosz, and at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts. Taught at University of California, Berkeley and was treasurer of the Signa Gallery, which is located in East Hampton, New York. Little's preferred media are oils and bronze.

Administration
Reproduction Note
Correspondence: are all photocopies.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980-1981 by John Little.

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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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Textile design -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parker, Elizabeth, 1916- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kiesler, Frederick Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parsons, Betty Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Namuth, Hans Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunter, Sam, 1923- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Signa Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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