Joan Combs Rudman papers
The papers of watercolorist and educator Joan Combs Rudman measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1997. Found are materials relating to Rudman's incomplete book project on twenty contemporary American women watercolorists.
Carl N. Schmalz Jr. papers
Personal papers of watercolorist and professor Carl N. Schmalz, Jr. include biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings and notes for lectures about art and artists, teaching files, exhibition files, personal financial records, loose printed material and a scrapbook of printed material, photographs of workshops and works of art, and …
Ben Norris memoir
An unpublished memoir written by Norris documenting his life. The manuscript begins with Norris' birth in 1910, including his childhood memories of California. He also describes in detail his education at Ponoma College, Harvard University and Sorbonne in Paris, as well as his teaching position at the University of Hawaii. Themes …
John Marin printed material and drawings
6 notebooks of clippings on Marin, 1938-1955, 2 notebooks on exhibitions, 1948-1955, 4 scrapbooks of clippings not on Marin, 1933-1948, and 8 sketches by Herbert Jacob Seligmann, l939.
Alan M. Pensler letter from Charles Burchfield
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
One letter (6 pages) from Charles Burchfield to Alan M. Pensler. Burchfield describes how he happened to paint "The Shed," explaining: "I often say that I do not choose my subjects for my pictures, that they choose me ..."
Ross Turner letters
Letter to Miss Phelps, May 14, 1884; and letter to Mrs. Nevins, Nov. 8, 1913, concerning a lecture Turner is to give at the Salem Women's Club.
Hereward Lester Cooke papers
Research notes, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material compiled in the 1970's for a proposed book, AMERICAN WATERCOLORS 1866-1910, intended to be a comprehensive biographical index of American watercolorists.
Dixie Cooley papers
Five letters, to Michael Engel, Mary, and Mother, mostly about her poor health, with mention of exhibits and concern for her inability to paint because of her arthritis; three exhibition announcements; a press release; and two pages of sketches with notes for a watercolor.
E. Gordon West printed material
Printed material, including clippings, brochures announcing West's work, exhibition announcements and catalogs; an award certificate and a certificate of acceptance.