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Creators:
Hills, Patricia
Dates:
circa 1900-2015
bulk 1968-2009
Size:
23.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hillspat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, curator, and educator Patricia Hills measure 23.1 linear feet and date from circa 1900-2015, bulk 1968-2009. Central to this collection are project files documenting professional work that resulted in lectures, publications, exhibitions, art history courses on numerous artists including Alice Neel, Jacob Lawrence, May Stevens, Rudolf Baranik, and John Singer Sargent. These files and files documenting Hills's tenure at the Whitney Museum of American Art include planning documents, research files, correspondence, manuscripts and accompanying publications, as well as other printed materials. The collection also contains correspondence with art historians, artists, curators, and others, notably Lawrence Alloway, Lowery Stokes Sims, Lucy R. Lippard, T.J. Clark, Leon Golub, and Donald Kuspit; professional files documenting grants and residencies awarded and consulting work; artist and subject files; other writings; and printed material. Membership and affiliation records document Hills' service to the profession, including Women's Caucus for Art and the Visual Culture/Art History Caucus of the American Studies Association.

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Dates:
1908-1964
Level:
series
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (Box 1, OV 28)
Collection ID:
AAA.archalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials include a wide variety of records concerning Alexander Archipenko, his first wife, Angelica Archipenko (an artist known professionally as Gela Forster), and his second wife, Frances Archipenko Gray (a.k.a. Frances Gray Archipenko). Among these records are ephemera, funeral guest registers, and real estate records including fl...

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Dates:
1950-2010
Level:
series
Size:
3.6 Linear feet (Boxes 3-6)
0.011 Gigabytes (ER03-ER10)
Collection ID:
AAA.defemari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The bulk of the writings by Gabriella De Ferrari consist of drafts, annotated manuscript versions, and page proofs of De Ferrari's A Cloud on Sand (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1990) and Gringa Latina: A Woman of Two Worlds (Houghton Mifflin, 1994). Files include editors' query letters, memoranda, a letter of intent and a publishing agreement, publicity-...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-03-04 - 1995-05-28
Size:
2.42 Linear feet (3 boxes, 1 binder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-007
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on selected works created by Georgette Seabrooke Powell. The show was curated by Michelle Black Smith, and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from March 4, 1995 to May 28, 1995. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, education packets, floor plans, audiovisual materials and catalogues.

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Dates:
circa 1905-1977
undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records found here document research for, and publication of, four books by Germain Seligman. His 1969 edition, Roger de La Fresnaye, with a Catalogue Raisonné, received awards and was highly lauded by art scholars and curators. This work follows from an earlier 1945 monograph on the artist that Seligman wrote, but the 1969 version added more detai...

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Creators:
Jones, Jean Ellen, 1942-
Dates:
1978-1984
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jonejean
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jean Ellen Jones research material on African American artist Lizzie Wilkerson measures 0.2 linear feet and date from 1978 to 1984. The collection includes printed material, photographic material, and a video recording, Everything That Grows and Moves: The Art of Lizzie Wilkerson.

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Creators:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986
Dates:
circa 1934-1986
Size:
2.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.breeadel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington D.C. art historian and museum curator Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, measure 2.5 linear feet and date from circa 1934-1986. The papers provide scattered documentation of Breeskin's career, focusing on writings and lectures delivered in the United States and abroad, and briefly documenting her work as an art exhibition juror, as a consultant, and as a teacher of a community art course. The collection also includes papers documenting some of Breeskin's research on Loren MacIver, Mary Cassatt, and others, and is comprised of biographical material, personal and professional correspondence with artists, friends, and colleagues, manuscript and lecture notes and drafts, professional files, sound recordings, and a few photographs.

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Creators:
Sun Ra
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-
Taylor, Billy
Stokes, W. Royal, Dr., 1930-
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Dates:
1940s-2005
Size:
10 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0766
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publicity photographs of musicians and entertainers, mostly jazz musicians, such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Dizzy Gillespie, but including many rock and even a few classical performers. The collection also contains tape recorded radio interviews conducted between 1970 and 2003. In addition there are posters relating to musical performances.

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Creators:
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953
Dates:
1906-2016
bulk 1920-1990
Size:
14.3 Linear feet
2.84 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.kuniyasu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi measure 14.3 linear feet and 2.84 gigabytes and date from 1906-2016, bulk 1920-1990. The collection documents his career as a painter, graphic artist, and photographer, as well as his involvement in political, social, and art organizations, especially during World War II. Included are biographical material; correspondence; writings and lectures by Kuniyoshi and others; organization records primarily on his participation in various associations and groups he was a member of; professional and gallery records regarding business dealings with American and Japanese galleries, museums, and dealers; exhibition files; printed material; four scrapbooks; artwork; photographs of Kuniyoshi and others in various locations and at events; and artwork records which mostly consist of photographs and provenance information. The collection also contains materials on Kuniyoshi's career and artwork obtained after his death by his widow Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi.

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Creators:
Downtown Gallery
Dates:
1824-1974
bulk 1926-1969
Size:
109.56 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.downgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Downtown Gallery date from 1824 to 1974 (bulk 1926-1969) and measure 109.56 linear feet. The records present a comprehensive portrait of a significant commercial gallery that operated as a successful business for more than forty years, representing major contemporary American artists and engendering appreciation for early American folk art. There is an unprocessed addition to this collection dating circa 1970 of a single financial/legal document.

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