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Creators:
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art
Dates:
1883-1962
bulk 1885-1962
Size:
265.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carninst
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art measure 265.8 linear feet and date from 1883-1962, with the bulk of the material dating from 1885-1940. The collection includes extensive correspondence between the museum's founding director, John Beatty, and his successor, Homer Saint-Gaudens, with artists, dealers, galleries, collectors, museum directors, representatives abroad, shipping and insurance agents, and museum trustees. The collection also includes Department of Fine Arts interoffice memoranda and reports; loan exhibition files; Carnegie International planning, jury, shipping, and sale records; Department of Fine Arts letterpress copy books, and a copy of the original card catalog index to these records.

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Creators:
Lazzell, Blanche, 1878-1956
Dates:
1893-1986
bulk 1901-1940
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lazzblan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker, etcher, and painter Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1986, with the bulk of the material dating from 1901 to 1940. Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings; five diaries; scattered personal business records; printed material; artwork; photographs; and artifacts.

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Creators:
Presser, Josef, 1906-1967
Dates:
1913-1980
Size:
4.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.presjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York painters and teachers Josef Presser and Presser's wife Agnes Hart measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1980, with the bulk of the material from 1940 to 1980. The collection documents their personal and professional lives as artists and educators and consists of biographical material, business and personal correspondence, teaching files, printed material, and scattered photographs. The collection also includes writings, personal business records, and artwork by Presser.

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Creators:
Jordan, Patricia M., 1937-1989
Dates:
1870
1949-1984
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jordpatr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of San Francisco based Beat photographer Patricia Jordan measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1870, 1949-1984. The papers include correspondence, much of it illustrated and with Beat artists and poets, writings, exhibition files, printed materials, photographs, and artwork.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (50 cm. x 34.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "Haus II, check with sketch book (formerly I); from sketch book. Samarra. unpublished."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): al-Quraina, House II: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (21.9 cm. x 16.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "Haus VIII, agrees with sketch book (formerly Va); Quranah; unpublished, Samarra. From sketch book."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): al-Quraina, House VIII: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Nordness, Lee
Dates:
circa 1931-1992
bulk 1954-1984
Size:
117.5 Linear feet (Boxes 1-121)
Collection ID:
AAA.nordlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Lee Nordness business records and papers measure 117.5 linear feet and date from circa 1931 to 1992 with the bulk of materials dating from 1954 to 1984. The records document seven New York City art-related companies with which Nordness was involved: Talent Discovery Company, The Little Studio, Ltd., American Art Expositions, Inc., Nordness Gallery, Inc., Lee Nordness Galleries Art Advisory Section, Inc., Lee Nordness Galleries Exhibition Section, Inc., and Forms & Objects, Inc. Records include correspondence, artist's files, business and legal records, inventories, financial and sales records, printed materials, scrapbooks, and photographic materials. Also found is a small group of personal papers.

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Dates:
1995-2016
Level:
series
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.coropepe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Coronado's professional files contain correspondence with arts organizations and galleries regarding events and workshops, loan and donation forms, business records, and membership records for Amos Eno Gallery, The Drawing Center, Pyramid Atlantic, Self-Help Graphics, Serie Project, Inc., and others. Also included is a presentation book of printed ...

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Dates:
circa 1970-2015
Level:
series
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 2)
Collection ID:
AAA.michduan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material dates from circa 1970-2015 and documents Michals' career through announcements, clippings, exhibition catalogs, and press releases. A book featuring Michals, and a few other printed items including brochures, a program, and an essay about Michals' work are also found here.

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Creators:
Brynner, Irena
Dates:
1914-2003
Size:
14.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bryniren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of jeweler Irena Brynner measure 14.2 linear feet and date from circa 1914 to 2003. The papers document Brynner's career as a jeweler in California and New York through biographical material including sound recordings of her diary; correspondence with family, friends, and art organizations; diaries, notebooks, and other writings; exhibition announcements, news clippings, and other printed material; photographs and slides; artwork including eight sketchbooks; and eleven scrapbooks.

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