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Creators:
American University (Washington, D.C.). Fine Arts Dept.
Dates:
1946-1980
Size:
10 Reels (ca. 9,000 items (on 10 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.ameruniv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Departmental files on faculty, visiting artists, students, fund raising events, and building projects; files on exhibitions held in the Watkins Gallery; photographs of exhibitions; collection files on permanent acquisitions and memorial gifts, containing photographs and insurance records; five scrapbooks and four guestbooks; and a bound volume of R...

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Creators:
Calfee, William H. (William Howard), 1909-1995
Dates:
1937-1982
Size:
650 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.calfwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, undated and 1966-1982, mostly letters from friends, including Jack Tworkov, Karel Yasko, and others; photographs of Calfee's studio, of his work, of his designs for a Harrisonburg, Virginia WPA mural, and of paintings by Mary Orwen; notebooks, poetry and essays on numerous subjects, 1954-1981, some with illustrations; an illustrated...

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Creators:
De Looper, Willem
Forgey, Benjamin, art critic
Dates:
1992 January 26-February 29
Size:
134 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.deloop92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Willem De Looper conducted 1992 January 26 and February 29, by Benjamin Forgey, for the Archives of American Art. De Looper discusses growing up in the Hague, in Holland, during WWII; his family and educational background; moving to the United States in 1950; his U.S. Army service; his studies at American University and his teachers...

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Creators:
Newlen, Robert R.
Dates:
undated
Size:
69 Pages ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.newlrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thesis (M.A.)-American University, Washington, D.C., 1979.

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Creators:
Smith, Suzanne Mullett
Dates:
1923-1989
Size:
3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitsuza
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily research material compiled by Smith for her MA Thesis on Arthur Dove (1944, American University), and for the American Art Research Council, and papers relating to Smith's personal life and career as a painter.

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Creators:
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991
Dates:
1885-1991
Size:
20.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 20.4 linear feet, dates from 1885 to 1991 (bulk dates 1908-1986) and documents the career of Harlem Renaissance lithographer, teacher, and painter Prentiss Taylor. The collection consists primarily of subject/correspondence files (circa 16 ft.), reflecting Prentiss' career as a lithographer and painter, his association with figures prominent in the Harlem Renaissance, notably Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes, his activities as president of the Society of Washington Printmakers and other art organizations, his work in art therapy treating mental illness, and his teaching position at American University. The subject files contain mostly correspondence, but many include photographs and printed material. Also included are biographical, financial, legal and printed material; several hundred photographs; notes and writings; sketchbooks, drawings and a few prints by Taylor; and scrapbooks dating from 1885-1956.

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Creators:
Gates, Robert Franklin, 1906-1982
Dates:
1910-1988
bulk 1928-1988
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gaterobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Washington, D.C. area painter and art instructor Robert Franklin Gates date from 1910-1988, bulk 1928-1988, and measure 2.3 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from government agencies, museums, galleries, and colleagues; business records primarily concerning transactions with the Jack Rasmussen Gallery; artwork including scattered drawings by Gates and block prints by Joe Goethe and D. Neufeld; two scrapbooks; printed materials; and photographs of Gates, family members, models, artwork, and exhibition installations. There are also photograph albums and miscellaneous photographs documenting a 1936 voyage to the Virgin Islands commissioned by the U.S. Treasury Department.

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Creators:
Cajori, Charles, 1921-
Dates:
1942-2011
Size:
5.8 Linear feet
0.07 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.cajochar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York painter, Charles Cajori measure 5.8 linear feet and 0.070 GB and date from 1942-2011. The collection documents Cajori's activities as a painter, educator, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery that was located on the Lower East Side in New York through correspondence; writings and notes; interviews, talks, and panel discussions, one digitized, on art and artists; and printed materials.

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Creators:
Sueiro, Jose
Dates:
1982-1987
bulk 1985-1987
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1236
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains Spanish-language newspaper from Washington, D.C spanning the years 1982-1987. They cover topics concerning the D.C. Latino community.

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Creators:
Coleman, Floyd W., 1939-2018
Dates:
circa 1960-2018
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.colefloy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American art historian and painter, Floyd Coleman, measure 9.0 linear feet and date from circa 1960-2018. Included are biographical material, professional correspondence relating to his career at Howard University, drafts of essays and lectures, research and subject files, files on artists, photographs of Coleman and others, a...

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