Waldo Peirce letters
Letters to Capt. Sally Jane Davis, W.A.C., April 12-May 18, 1943, who was later instrumental in having Peirce's wife, Alzira, released from the service. The letters and accompanying envelopes also include watercolor sketches and verse.
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 …
William Thon papers
Biographical information; correspondence; financial records; sketchbooks; printed material, including exhibition announcements and catalogs; photographs of Thon and his artwork; awards and medals regarding Thon's career as a painter. Among the correspondents are Thon's dealer, Alan Ruskin of Midtown Galleries, and artists Mildred Burrage, Emily Genauer, Lloyd Goodrich, Andrew Wyeth and …
Unser Kent / by W. P. ; with a portrait of the author by Rockwell Kent
Satiric poem on Rockwell Kent by Peirce. Contains an inscription in French to "mon ami Walter Powers," 1934. The book includes a signed lithograph by Rockwell Kent entitled "The Olympian Peirce reading his terrific lines to a group of young ladies" and a watercolor and ink drawing by Peirce of flutist …
Oral history interview with William Thon
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of William Thon conducted 1992 December 15-16, by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home at Port Clyde, Maine. Thon discusses his childhood and education; early exhibitions; service in the Navy during World War II; being represented by Midtown Galleries from 1943 on; his dealers Alan …
Waldo Peirce papers
Correspondence; scrapbooks; photographs and photo albums; art works; sketchbooks; catalogs; and clippings.
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.
Edwin Lord Weeks papers
Paintings in watercolor (18), oil (54), and drawings in graphite (5), pen and ink (3), and pastel (1), capture the exoticism of Weeks' travel in the Near East and North Africa, his interest in medieval armour and love of the New England seashore. Also included are a family crest; animal studies; a 3 p. typescript titled …
Samuel Colman papers
The papers of New York-based landscape painter Samuel Colman measure 0.01 linear feet and date from 1855 to 1901. The collection consists of 15 letters to his sister Mela, his brother-in-law Emerson Howard, and other family, dated 1855-1861; also one undated letter and one written in 1901 to Kate; and an undated letter of a descendant. Colman also writes of painter George H. Boughton, with whom he shared a studio and rooms. In addition there are 16 drawings and sketches, probably the work of several persons, and "The Death Song of a Cherokee Indian," written by William Colman in 1809.
Charles Hopkinson papers
The papers of Massachusetts portait painter and watercolorist Charles Hopkinson date from 1892 to 1993 and measure 1.4 linear feet. The papers are comprised primarily of 17 sketchbooks and loose sketches. Also found are printed materials and three photographs of Hopkinson, as well as writings about Hopkinson written by his daughter Joan Hopkinson Shurcliff and her husband William Shurcliff.
Also found at the Archives is a small miscellaneous manuscript collection of five letters to Chauncey Stillman from Charles Hopkinson.