Perry Townsend Rathbone papers
The papers of museum director Perry Townsend Rathbone measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1985. The papers document Rathbone's career as museum director of the City Art Museum of St. Louis and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and his later work with Christie's New York office. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence with friends and colleagues, writings, professional and project files, printed materials, and photographs, mostly of exhibitions.
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Harold Percy Ullman papers relating to Galka Scheyer
Correspondence and writings compiled by Edwin Ullman relating to collector and dealer Galka Scheyer. Correspondence includes three letters between Galka Scheyer and Harold Percy Ullman regarding the sale of art work. Also included is a facsimile of a letter to Scheyer from Lyonel Feininger ("Papileo"). Writings include notes for a …
International exhibition, 1876 : official catalogue / United States Centennial Commission, Department of Art
Catalog describing the art installations of the United States Centennial Commision's International exhibition in Philadelphia, Penn.,1876. The exhibition included works in a range of media from painting and sculpture to industrial design with twelve countries represented. Contents are as follows: Plan of exhibition grounds -- Subject index, national exhibits -- The memorial …
Paul Vanderbilt papers
The papers of librarian, curator, and photographer Paul Vanderbilt (1905-1992) measure 25.2 linear feet and date from 1854 to 1992 with the bulk of the material dating from 1945 to 1992. The papers are comprised of biographical materials, personal and business correspondence, interviews, writings and notes, fourteen diaries and two diary fragments, reference and project files, photographic materials, sound recordings, and professional files.
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Roberts Vaux letters
Letters to Roberts Vaux, 1811-1833, from William Dillwyn, Samuel Emlen, Joseph Delaplaine, John F. Watson, Henry Inman, and G. Gibbon, relating to paintings by Benjamin West, paintings by Sully, etc.
Robert Venturi letter to Naomi Miller
Architect Robert Venturi writes to Professor Naomi Miller at Boston University regarding Miller's review of Venturi's book for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians "to tell you how very much I enjoyed and appreciated it." He discusses the controversy surrounding the book and his belief that his work …
George Sorrels letters to Peter Traugott
Sorrels, George, 1944-
11 letters and postcards from George Sorrels to friend and colleague, Peter Traugott. The letters are personal in nature and describe daily activities and events.
Lillian E. Travis papers relating to William Glackens and Charles Prendergast
The Lillian E. Travis papers relating to William Glackens and Charles Prendergast measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1917-1984. The majority of the collection consists of photographs of William Glackens, his family, and friends, Charles and Maurice Prendergast. The papers also include Ira Glackens's letters to Marion Travis and printed material.
Reproductions by George Henry Boughton & Charles Robert Patterson, [undated]
Two reproductions G.H. Boughton, "Pilgrim Exiles", photogravure; C.R. Patterson, Frigate "United States", color reproduction.
Photographs and a catalog of Lenard Kester
This collection consists of two black and white photographs of artist, Lenard Kester, actor and director Gilmor Brown (founder of the Pasadena Playhouse), and gallery owner, Joan Ankrum, taken during a party at the home of actor Paul Langton in the late 1950s. Also included is a 1958 catalog of Kester's show …