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Creators:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Dates:
1851-1999
bulk 1881-1950
Size:
5.12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thayabbo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and naturalist, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and the Thayer family date from 1851 to 1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1881 to 1950, and measure 5.12 linear feet. Thayer's painting career, interest in concealing coloration (camouflage) in nature, and relationships with artists, patrons, family, and friends are documented through correspondence, writings, scattered legal and financial records, printed materials, and a scrapbook. Photographs are of Thayer, his family, studio, and friends, including artists. The collection also contains family papers created by his second wife, Emma Beach Thayer, his son Gerald, his daughters Mary and Gladys, and Gladys' husband David Reasoner, who managed Thayer's estate after his death.

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Creators:
Smithson, Robert
Dates:
1905-1987
bulk 1952-1987
Size:
15.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smitrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, writer, and earthworks artist Robert Smithson and his wife, sculptor, filmmaker, and earthworks artist Nancy Holt measure 15.1 linear feet and date from 1905 to 1987, with the bulk of the material dating from 1952 to 1987. The papers consist of Smithson's biographical material; business and personal correspondence, much of it with artists; interview transcripts; extensive writings and project files; financial records; printed material; a scrapbook of clippings; holiday cards with original prints and sketches; photographic material; and artifacts. Also found are project files related to Nancy Holt's motion picture film Pine Barrens and her seminal environmental work of art Sun Tunnels, including a video documentary about Sun Tunnels.

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Creators:
Okada, Kenzo, 1902-1982
Dates:
1965-1976
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.okadkenz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eight exhibition catalogs of Okada's work at the Betty Parsons Gallery, among other places.

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Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784
Dates:
1560-1786
bulk 1721-1786
Size:
10 Volumes ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dusipier
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to natural history and Du Simitière's collection of specimens; material collected on the history of the West Indies and Colonial American affairs in New England, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, including the Lancaster Treaty, 1744, and Indian treaties, 1721-1756; letters, 1560-1781; journals, pamphlets and extracts; a broadsi...

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Creators:
Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909
Dates:
1843-1990
bulk 1884-1909
Size:
27.74 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kurtchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator, museum director, collector, dealer, and editor Charles M. Kurtz (1855-1909), measure 27.74 linear feet and date from 1843-1990 (bulk dates 1884-1909). The bulk of the collection consists of detailed chronological correspondence between Kurtz and his wife and family, friends, colleagues, and business associates that documents many notable exhibitions, galleries, museums, private collections, as well as cities, people, and events of the period. Also found in the collection are Kurtz's diaries, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs.

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Creators:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Dates:
1957-1989
Size:
7.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gillsam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of contemporary Color Field painter and educator Sam Gilliam measure 7.9 linear feet and date from 1957 to 1989. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, business records, printed material, subject files, a scrapbook, artwork, and photographic material that document Gilliam's life from his time as a student through his teaching, professorial, and artistic career. The collection highlights Gilliam's close involvement with the art institutions, racial politics, and artistic innovation taking place in 1960s through 1980s America, specifically in Washington D.C.

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Creators:
Kipniss, Robert
Dates:
circa 1980-2013
Size:
2.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kipnrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material consisting of exhibition catalogs, announcements, publications, and a scrapbook about Kipniss and his works comprises a bulk of the collection. Also included are a small amount of personal and professional correspondence, transcripts of talks and lectures, and photographs and a photograph album of Kipniss and his works of art.

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Creators:
Nanao, Kenjirō, 1929-2013
Dates:
circa 1885-1887
circa 1949-2017
circa 1885-1887
circa 1949-2017
Size:
11.3 Linear feet
0.706 Gigabytes
11.3 Linear feet
0.706 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.nanakenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Kenjilo Nanao papers measure 11.3 linear feet and date from circa 1885-1887 and circa 1949-2017, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1970 to 2000. Biographical material includes forms of international identification, travel documents, early academic writing on art, and interviews in the form of written typescripts and digital audio recordings. Correspondence is mostly personal between friends and family, in addition to a few folders of professional correspondence spanning Nanao's career. Correspondence drafts also appear as entries in bound journals. The Journals series includes bound journals of mixed content such as thoughts on art, to-do lists, and artwork in various media including watercolors and charcoal. Professional files include various professional portfolios that Nanao produced for the purpose of tenure review, a binder detailing relationships with various galleries, and various teaching materials and studio documents. Printed materials include exhibition catalogs, invitations, and clippings. Photographs are primarily of family and friends, with some images of artwork and exhibitions. Artwork includes sketchbooks, as well as some loose drawings and watercolors.

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Creators:
Warburg, Charlotte
Dates:
1973
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.warbchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A portfolio of photographs of Blanche Phillips' sculpture taken by photographer Bob Lopez. The portfolio is inscribed to Paul and Charlotte Warburg from Phillips and was received by the Warburg's at a reception for a May 5- 31, 1973 exhibition of John Langley Howard's paintings and prints and Blanche Phillip (Howard's) sculptures at the San Francis...

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Creators:
Childs, Bernard, 1910-1985
Dates:
circa 1950-2017
Size:
15.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chilbern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Bernard Childs papers measure 15.4 linear feet and date from circa 1950-2017. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings, subject files, a scrapbook, photographs, printed material, sketches, an audio recording, an interview, and an artifact documenting the career of painter and printmaker Bernard Childs. Biographical material...

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