Addison Gallery of American Art sound recordings
The sound recordings of the Addison Gallery of American Art measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1991. The recordings document the early history of the gallery. Materials include an untranscribed monologue by Charles Sawyer, first director of the Addison Gallery, on the development of the Gallery collection (1 5 in. reel); untranscribed interviews of Sawyer, conducted by Jock Reynolds, May 24, 1990 and June 7, 1991 (3 cassettes); Marion Faller, conducted by Reynolds, March 9, 1990, regarding work by her husband, photographer Hollis Frampton (1 cassette); and Clare Hayes, wife of Bartlett Hayes, the second director of the Addison Gallery, conducted by Carol Walker Aten, curatorial assistant, Feb. 1, 1991 (2 cassettes). Also included are a transcribed interview (2 cassettes, 38 p.) of Maud Morgan and Gordon (Diz) Bensley, who reminisce about the early days of teaching art at Abbot Academy and Phillips Andover; and a 6 p. summary of the Hayes interview.
Correspondence with Charles Sawyer
Correspondence between Francis Henry Taylor, director of the Worcester Art Museum, and Charles Sawyer, curator of the Addison Gallery of American Art regarding the WPA Federal Art Projects in New England. Included are: a letter from Sawyer to Taylor, Sept. 11, 1935, regarding "the Government art projects. ... I am anxious to keep …
Charles Henry Sawyer papers
Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, addresses by Sawyer and others, and printed material relating primarily to Sawyer's involvement in the areas of design and crafts, and committees which studied methods of teaching art and the arts in colleges and universities.
Oral history interview with Bartlett H. Hayes
Brown, Robert F.
10 Items (Sound recording: 10 sound files (8 hours, 30 min.), digital, wav file)
An interview of Bartlett H. Hayes conducted 1974 July-1975 May 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Bartlett H. Hayes papers
REELS 3932-3935: Two resumes, 1954 and 1974; correspondence, 1939-1970; lecture material and course outlines, undated and 1936-1963; a copy of "A Philosophy of Art," by Henry S. F. Cooper, 1957; a copy of Hayes' review "The Castiglione Travels in America," 1960; subject files, 1936-1975, containing correspondence, notes, writings, and printed material pertaining to 32 committees and organizations with which …
This accession consists of records that document the exhibition Jacob Kainen that was held at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) from September 10, 1993 to January 2, 1994. Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Chief Curator of the NMAA Curatorial Department, and Guest Curator Walter Hopps, who was Curator of The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas …
Lucy R. Lippard papers
The papers of New York and New Mexico writer, art critic, and curator, Lucy R. Lippard, measure 70.5 linear feet and 0.454 GB and date from the 1930s to 2007, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence files documenting Lippard's professional relationships with artists, writers, galleries, art institutions, and political organizations, and her interest in conceptual and minimalist art, feminism and political activism. Also found are Lippard's notes and writings including sound recordings and interviews, teaching and exhibition files, printed and digital material, several works of art, and photographs of artwork and artists. Scattered throughout the collection are a small number of records concerning Lippard's personal life. An addition of 3.0 linear feet donated 2015 includes subject files on feminist and conceptual art as well as land use, development, and local politics and history in New Mexico. There is a 17.0 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2015 and 2021 that incudes research files (press clippings, notes, correspondence, ephemera) related to the publications 'Lure of the Local' and 'Undermining' are a significant portion. In addition there are approximetley 50 notebooks ranging from 1965-1996, containing notes and daily tasks. Printed material and ephemera includes promotional materials for talks and public engagements, as well as press clippings of reviews and other news items featuring Lippard. Another significant portion of the addition is labeled "miscellaneous professional correspondence."Materials date from circa 1965-2010.
Thomas Addison Richards drawings
236 drawings, loose and in sketchbook form.
Oral history interview with Harold Tovish
Brown, Robert F.
94 Pages (Transcript)
Interview of Harold Tovish, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution on November 13, 1997 at his home and studio in Boston, Massachusetts.
Rita and Daniel Fraad papers
The papers of art collectors Rita and Daniel Fraad measure 3.3 linear feet and date from 1926 to 1997. The collection consists of art documentation files that reflect their American art collecting activities. Found in the files are any combination of the following materials: correspondence, sales receipts, treatment reports and photographs, loan agreements, facilities reports, exhibition and auction catalogs, clippings, photographs, transparencies, and slides.