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Oral history interview with Joyce Anderson
Creators:
Anderson, Joyce, 1925-
Gold, Donna, 1953-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 September 18-19
Size:
50 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.andersj02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Joyce Anderson conducted 2002 September 18-19, by Donna Gold, in Morristown, New Jersey, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

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Arnold Mesches papers
Creators:
Mesches, Arnold, 1923-
Dates:
1939-2015
Size:
13.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mescarno
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City and Gainesville, Florida based painter Arnold Mesches (1923-2016) measure 13.6 linear feet and date from 1939-2015. The collection documents Mesches' politically-engaged career and work process through biographical material, correspondence, writings, gallery and exhibition files, project files, subject files, teaching files, personal business records, printed material, and photographic material. Project files comprise a bulk of the collection and include grant files, activism files, project notebooks, and over 100 art project files containing drawings, source material, and photographic material for individual artworks.

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Nickolas Muray papers
Creators:
Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965
Dates:
1910-1992
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.muranick
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of photographer Nickolas Muray measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1910 to 1978. Found within the papers are biographical materials; business and personal correspondence, including a handful of letters from Frida Kahlo; writings; teaching files, primarily of photography courses taught at New York University; printed material; artwork; and photographic materials of Muray, his family and friends, and his work. There is a 0.6 linear feet Unprocessed Addition which includes biographical material, correspondence, photographs, research notes and a diary about Africa, and a subject file on the book The Revealing Eye, Personalities of the 1920s, written by Paul Gallico with photographs taken by Muray, 1967.

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Oral history interview with Herbert Palmer
Creators:
Palmer, Herbert Bearl, 1915-2006
Ehrlich, Susan, 1942-
Dates:
2004 Dec. 6-22
Size:
56 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.palmer04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herbert Palmer conducted 2004 Dec. 6 and 22, by Susan Ehrlich, for the Archives of American Art, in West Hollywood, Calif.

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Josef Presser and Agnes Hart papers
Creators:
Presser, Josef, 1906-1967
Dates:
1913-1980
Size:
4.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.presjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York painters and teachers Josef Presser and Presser's wife Agnes Hart measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1980, with the bulk of the material from 1940 to 1980. The collection documents their personal and professional lives as artists and educators and consists of biographical material, business and personal correspondence, teaching files, printed material, and scattered photographs. The collection also includes writings, personal business records, and artwork by Presser.

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Archives of American Art sound recordings
Dates:
1957-2007
Size:
18 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.archiv57
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Recordings of meetings, lectures, symposia, and other events sponsored by or documenting organizational activities of the Archives of American ArtAAA) events .

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Jane M. Simpson Photographs
Creators:
Simpson, Jane M.
Dates:
1939-1952
Size:
150 Photographic slides (color)
1 Film reel (16mm color film)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA.JMS
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Jane M. Simpson Series within the Garden Club of America Collection consists of approximately (150) 35mm slides (1939-1952 and undated) and one reel of 16mm color film (c. 1942) photographed and compiled by Jane M. Simpson of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. The slides and film document various private and public gardens and sites across the …

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Ad Reinhardt papers
Creators:
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967
Dates:
1927-1968
Size:
3.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.reinad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Ad Reinhardt measure 3.9 linear feet and date from circa 1927 to 1968. The collection documents Reinhardt's career as an abstract painter, cartoonist, and writer through biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed material, scrapbooks, and artwork.

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Oral history interview with Tom Wudl
Creators:
Wudl, Tom, 1948-
Leddy, Annette
Dates:
2019 November 22-24
Size:
14 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 19 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
78 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wudl19
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Tom Wudl conducted 2019 November 22-24, by Annette Leddy, for the Archives of American Art, at Wudl's studio in Los Angeles, California.

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Robert Moody Laughlin papers
Creators:
Laughlin, Robert M.
Dates:
1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016
Size:
39 Videocassettes (VHS)
1 Videocassettes (Betamax)
20 CD-Rs
6 Electronic discs (DVD)
65.09 Linear feet
50 Floppy discs
147 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Moody Laughlin was an American ethnologist specializing in the study of Mayan language, history, customs, and folklore. He spent the majority of his career working for the Smithsonian Institution, first with the Bureau of American Ethnology, then with the Department of Anthropology. He was a curator emeritus with the department from his retirement in 2006 until his death in 2020. The Robert Moody Laughlin papers (1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016) document his research and professional activities and primarily deal with language and folktales he recorded and studied, as well as the culture and history of the Tzotzil and other Mayan groups in the Chiapas region. His involvement in language education and training, advocacy for the Tzotzil and language and cultural revitalization, and administrative matters at the Smithsonian are also represented. The collection consists of materials created for books and other publications, field notes, research materials, correspondence, administrative files, sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, and electronic records.

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