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Creators:
Halstead, Whitney
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.halswhit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives of primitive art, including American Indian art by Southwest tribes.

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Dates:
1961-1982
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.tworjack2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Schipper, Merle Schloss, Edith Schmidt Publications School of the Art Institute of Chicago School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston) School of the Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit)

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Creators:
Yoshida, Ray
Dates:
circa 1895-2010
bulk 1950-2005
Size:
10 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.yoshray
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Chicago artist and educator Ray Yoshida measure 10 linear feet and date from circa 1895 to 2010, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 2005. Yoshida's career as a painter and collagist as well as his long tenure as a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are documented through biographical material, personal correspondence, notebooks and writings, teaching records, personal business records, printed material, source material, photographs, sketchbooks, artwork by Yoshida and others, and scrapbooks. Items within the collection also document Yoshida's personal interest in collecting folk art and artifacts.

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Dates:
1920-1982, undated
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 1-2; 1.1 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.halswhit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains records of Halstead's teaching activities at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, including inter-departmental correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, a scrapbook concerning the 1965 faculty strike, clippings, school publications, exhibition catalogs, and photographs.

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Dates:
1943-1944
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.charmary
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1972-1973
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.lipplucy
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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