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Dates:
1950-1963
Level:
file
Size:
(3 folders)
Collection ID:
AAA.perlfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1940-2009
Level:
series
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (Box 8-9, 37)
Collection ID:
AAA.hammfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings by Hammersley include articles, class notes, essays, poetry, lecture notes and outlines not related to teaching, lists of works of art, general lists, and grant applications. There are talks and lectures on 4 sound cassettes; recorded interviews are found in Series 1. The notebooks are particularly interesting as they contain observation...

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Dates:
circa 1950-1974
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.hammfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Josephine Ann, Robert Chuey, and others

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Dates:
circa 1900-2009
Level:
series
Size:
3.1 Linear feet (Box 3-6, 37)
Collection ID:
AAA.hammfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Personal and professional correspondence spans Hammersley's first year in college through the end of his life. There is correspondence with galleries, museums, professional associations, colleagues, family, and friends. Letters from his sister, Susie Hammersley Stone, are particularly detailed. Also included in this series are letters that document...

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Creators:
Perls, Frank
Dates:
circa 1920-1983
bulk 1949-1975
Size:
23.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perlfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Frank Perls papers and Frank Perls Gallery records measure 23.8 linear feet and date from 1920-1983, with the bulk dating from 1949-1975. Personal papers include writings, military records, appointment calendars, and photographs. Gallery records date from its opening in 1939 until its closure in 1981 and consist of financial, sales, and legal records; exhibition files; exhibition catalogs and announcements; subject files that contain a variety of correspondence with artists, dealers, galleries, museums, and friends and family, as well as reference materials and photographs; and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Hammersley, Frederick, 1919-2009
Dates:
circa 1860-2009
bulk 1940-2009
Size:
35.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hammfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Los Angeles Abstract Classicist painter and educator Frederick Hammersley measure 35.05 linear feet and date from circa 1860-2009, bulk 1940-2009. The papers contain biographical materials, 32 diaries, family and professional correspondence, personal business and financial records, estate records, writings, graphic design projects, teaching files, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and works of art. There is a 0.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2020 that includes photographs of Hammersley's family, and most significantly for research, a study in pencil and a "model for making cubes," a paper document that can be stored flat and folded into a cube shape.

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