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Creators:
Symington, Donald
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Dates:
[between 1920 and 1930]
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 5 x 7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAG.SRS
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
Symington, Donald
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Dates:
[between 1920 and 1930]
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 5 x 7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAG.SRS
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
Symington, Donald
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Dates:
[between 1920 and 1930]
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 5 x 7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAG.SRS
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
Cleaveland, Moses
Perry, Oliver Hazard
Walcutt, William
Scofield, Levi
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
Bryson, Bernarda
Dates:
1872-2004
bulk 1904-2004
Size:
14.6 Linear feet
5.88 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.brysbern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, printmaker, and illustrator Bernarda Bryson Shahn measure 14.6 linear feet and 5.88 GB and date from 1872 to 2004, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1904-2004. Found within the papers are family and biographical materials, correspondence, writings including sound recordings of lectures by the Shahns, some in digital format, voluminous notebooks, five diaries, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, seven scrapbooks, one sketchbook and other art work, and photographs. Although the bulk of the collection documents Bernarda's work, there are materials about or created by Ben Shahn scattered throughout the collection. There is a 2.7 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2011 that includes administrative files regarding Bernarda Shahn's work on the board of Skowhegan correspondence of both Bernarda and Ben Shahn; an inventory ledger with names of works of art by Ben Shahn; a scrapbook regarding Ben Shan's work in Japan; photographs of Ben and Bernarda Shahn and images of works of art by Ben Shahn; sketchbooks and notebooks by Ben and Bernarda Shahn; and printed material.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1794-1987
Size:
100 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S08
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 8: Geography is divided into three sections: the United States, Foreign Countries, and Natural Features. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961
Dates:
1878-1964
Size:
20.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ivinwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers, 1878-1964 (20.5 linear feet) of museum curator, director, and art scholar William Mills Ivins (1881-1961) consist of correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, and Ivins family papers. Ivins was Curator of Prints, 1916-1946, Assistant Director, 1933-1938, and Acting Director, 1938-1940 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence with art historians, art dealers, museum curators, print and book collectors, and artists concerning the history of print making, book design and illustration, print collectors and collecting, exhibitions, and museum administration. Also found are Ivins' published and unpublished writings and lectures, and notes. The collection contains some Ivins' family papers including family correspondence, genealogies, and photographs.

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Creators:
Steinitz, Kate Traumann, 1889-1975
Dates:
circa 1910-2002
Size:
4.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.steikate
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist, collector, librarian, and scholar Kate Steinitz measure 4.3 linear feet and date from circa 1910 to 2002. The collection documents Steinitz's life and career in Germany and the United States through biographical material; correspondence; writings, including manuscripts and travel diaries; exhibition files; personal business records; printed material; travel scrapbooks; artwork; and photographs.

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Dates:
1829-1953, undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.berrfami
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes a scrapbook of greeting cards to family members illustrated by Clifford and Jim Berryman, but primarily contains letters written by presidents, notable politicians, and other political cartoonists, discussing Clifford Berryman's work. See Appendix for list of notable correspondents from Series 1.3

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Dates:
circa 1969-1983
Level:
series
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Collection ID:
AAA.hayshele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The sound recordings consist of interviews Hays conducted with Bransom that became the book, All Unplanned: Memoirs of the Golden Age of Illustration. Also included are cassettes that are a reading of the book, a short story, and a speech given by Bransom at Weber State College. The final three chapters of the book are not included in the reading.