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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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Dates:
1933-1975
Level:
series
Size:
1.13 Linear feet (Boxes 25-26; OVs 36-37)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahben
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Project files document approximately twenty-one of Shahn's commissions. Some projects are more fully documented than others with files containing correspondence tracing the evolution and execution of a project, including some letters from Shahn, in addition to proposals, contracts, scattered notes and sketches, blueprints, specifications, financial...

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Books
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Lighting
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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