Query: Swan, Barbara, 1922-
Oral history interview with Barbara Swan
Creators:
Swan, Barbara, 1922-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1973 June 13-1974 June 12
Size:
88 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.swan73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Barbara Swan conducted 1973 June 13-1974 June 12, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Barbara Swan papers
Creators:
Swan, Barbara, 1922-
Dates:
1927-1992
Size:
820 Items ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
3 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.swanbarp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 826-827: 697 letters, including letters to her parents and her future husband Alan Fink, and letters from Bernard Chaet, Maxine Kumin, Tillie Olsen, Anne Sexton, Andrew Stevovich, Elbert Weinberg, and the Cober Gallery; a 15-page diary; a scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, catalogs and miscellany; and many loose clippings and catalogs.

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Barbara Swan letters to Rosalind and Edwin Miller
Creators:
Swan, Barbara, 1922-
Dates:
1961-1991
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.swanbarb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Swan, writing to her friends Rosalind and Edwin Miller, discusses her husband Alan Fink's positions as an art dealer and owner of the Alpha Gallery in Boston, mentioning artists Milton Avery, Gregory Gillespie, Don Gustin, Ellsworth Kelly, Boris Mirski, and Andy Stevovich. She writes also about her son Aaron's art …

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Oral history interview with Alan Fink
Creators:
Fink, Alan, 1925-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1997 Jan. 22 and Jan. 29
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (2 1/2 hrs.), analog)
45 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.fink97
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Alan Fink conducted 1997 Jan. 22 and Jan. 29, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, at Fink's Alpha Gallery, Boston, Mass.

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Conflict of visions [videorecording] / producer, Tug Yourgrau; editor, Joel Olicker
Creators:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Dates:
c1987
Size:
1 Item (videocassette (VHS) (ca. 30 min), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.wgbhedut
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Examines the Boston art scene in the late l930s and l940s, where traditional conservative artistic taste clashed with the emerging Boston Expressionists trained at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston School. Focuses on the artists' relationship to the newly formed Institute of Modern Art, and the uproar which resulted when …

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in AAA.wgbhedut for Swan, Barbara, 1922-
Robert Taylor papers
Creators:
Taylor, Robert, 1925-2009
Dates:
l952-1990
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Ca. 600 letters, 1961-1990, from artists, authors, poets, editors, curators, publishers, critics and others, primarily in response to Taylor's reviews, columns, and books, and some supplying information for his columns. Among the correspondents are Darby Barnard, Claire Leighton, Will Davenport, Fritz Eichenberg, Clement Greenberg, Jack Levine, Patrick McGilligan, Henry Schwartz, Beverly Swan …

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in AAA.taylrobe for Swan, Barbara, 1922-
Boris Mirski Gallery records
Creators:
Boris Mirski Gallery (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
circa 1936-2000
bulk 1945-1972
Size:
6.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mirsbori
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Boris Mirski Gallery records measure 6.2 linear feet and date from 1936-2000, bulk 1945-1972. They include gallery administrative files; artist files including correspondence, exhibition and loan paperwork as well as photographic documentation of artwork; gallery correspondence; financial materials including outgoing and incoming invoices and sales records; printed materials promoting the gallery and its artists; press materials; and a number of photographs of Boris Mirski at events and with others, as well as photographs of artwork. Artists particularly well represented in the collection include David Aronson, Leonard Baskin, Hyman Bloom, Esther Geller, Rico Lebrun, Michael Mazur, Arthur Polonsky, Ben Shahn, Mitchell Siporin, Barbara Swan, and Karl Zerbe.

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in AAA.mirsbori for Swan, Barbara, 1922-
Paul S. Conger Papers
Dates:
1913-1979
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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William Duncan Strong papers
Creators:
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962
Dates:
1902-1965
bulk 1927-1955
Size:
64.88 Linear feet (87 boxes; 16 map folders; and 14 boxes of nitrate negatives, which are not included in the linear feet extent measurement)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

William Duncan Strong's early interest was in zoology, but, while an undergraduate at the University of California, he was brought into anthropology under the influence of Alfred Louis Kroeber. He conducted archaeological and ethnological field research in several areas of the New World and was the first professionally trained archaeologist to focus on the Great Plains, where he applied the so-called direct historical method, working from known history in interpreting archaeological sites. Strong's papers include correspondence, field notes, diaries, newspaper clippings, teaching notes and student papers, manuscripts of his writings, writings by other authors, papers from the various organizations in which he served, maps, and a considerable number of photographs from his field work. The materials date from 1902 to 1965, with most of the materials being from 1927 to 1955.

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in NAA.1974-28 for Swan, Barbara, 1922-
S. Stillman Berry Papers
Dates:
1880-1984
Size:
14.43 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7335
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee. The Archives would like to thank Paul F. Allen, the executor of the Berry Estate for selecting the Smithsonian Institution Archives as home for the Berry papers; Phillip J. Livoni, a close associate of Drs …

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