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Creators:
Cox, Gardner, 1906-1988
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1974 March 19-July 8
Size:
3 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
107 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cox74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Gardner Cox conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Boston, MA, from March 19-July 8.

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Creators:
Cox, Gardner, 1906-1988
Massachusetts Art Commission
Portraits (Firm: New York, N.Y.)
Putnam & Cox (Boston, Mass.)
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Dates:
1920-1995
Size:
7.8 Linear feet ((on 9 microfilm reels))
12 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.coxgard
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, business records, extensive portrait files, sketches and drawings, notes and writings, art works, subject files, printed materials, photographs, audio-visual material and palette samples relate chiefly to Cox's career as a portrait painter.

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Creators:
Margaret Brown Gallery (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1921-1958
Size:
9.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.margbrow
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Boston art gallery and framing shop Margaret Brown Gallery measure 9.3 linear feet and date from 1921 to 1958. The collection comprises correspondence with artists, customers, museums and galleries, and Brown's personal correspondence with her son Rodney and friends; artist files containing correspondence, and to a lesser extent, printed materials, price lists, and letters with potential buyers; gallery records containing administrative and financial files; printed materials that include programs for events in which the gallery participated; and photographic materials including photos of works of art and a few artists, and Brown's personal photographs.

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Creators:
Thayer, Polly, 1904-2006
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1995 May 12-1996 February 1
Size:
89 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.thayer95
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Polly Thayer (Starr) conducted 1995 May 12-1996 February 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
American Federation of Arts
Dates:
1895-1993
bulk 1909-1969
Size:
79.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerfeda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) provide researchers with a complete set of documentation focusing on the founding and history of the organization from its inception through the 1960s. The collection measures 79.8 linear feet, and dates from 1895 through 1993, although the bulk of the material falls between 1909 and 1969. Valuable for its coverage of twentieth-century American art history, the collection also provides researchers with fairly comprehensive documentation of the many exhibitions and programs supported and implemented by the AFA to promote and study contemporary American art, both nationally and abroad.

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