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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:
1983
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.lanyelle
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1960-1977, undated
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 6; 4 folders)
Collection ID:
AAA.halswhit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Miscellaneous printed material documenting the exhibitions and art-related activities of the Hyde Park Art Center of Chicago.

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Dates:
circa 1955-2008
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.lanyelle
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1937-2013
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.lanyelle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material here primarily documents the careers of artists and the history of art organizations in Chicago, with less material relating to New York. Many artists were personal friends of Lanyon and she also played a role in some of the organizations. The Hairy Who, the Chicago Imagists, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Hyde Park Art Center, Particip...

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Creators:
Thieme, Art
Dates:
circa 1960s-1990
Size:
459 Slides
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1239
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Art Thieme was a noted folk singer who recorded many traditional ballads and folk songs from midwestern states. This collection is a series of 459 color slides documenting folk musicians and folk music, in both concert settings and informal portraiture, all taken by the donor.

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Creators:
Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977
Dates:
circa 1880-1986
bulk 1935-1977
Size:
5.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.abergert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of surrealist artist Gertrude Abercrombie date from circa 1880-1986, with the bulk of the material dated 1935-1977, and measure 5.9 linear feet. Found within are biographical material; correspondence (mostly incoming letters) with friends, museums, and galleries; files for artists that interested her; writings and notes, including five journal-type notebooks; scattered personal business records; two sketchbooks by Abercrombie and additional sketches and drawings, some by others; printed material, audio recordings, one scrapbook, photographs, and estate records.

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