These records document exhibitions organized by the Department. Also included are administrative files and general correspondence files of the office.
Janet Waring photographs
Photographs of stencils, probably in connection with Waring's book EARLY AMERICAN WALL STENCILS (New York: Century House, 1937). Subjects of photographs include: stencilled interiors in 18th and 19th century houses in New England, New York, and Ohio; illustrations of the work of Moses Eaton, Jr., William Eaton, Ivers White, George Lord, Lambert Hitchcock …
Charles Merrill Mount papers relating to Gilbert Stuart
54 photographs of 32 Gilbert Stuart portraits in private and public collections in Ireland accompanied by Mount's description of each portrait, including sitter, the size, the date if known, the collection in which it was found, and a critique of the work.
Catalogue of an exhibition of portraits painted by the late Gilbert Stuart, Esq. died 1828
Handwritten catalog, 12 p., listing 182 of Stuart's portraits, and 27 of his pictures in Philadelphia. On cover: "Exact copy of the catalog of portraits by Stuart exhibited 1828 in Boston...see Dunlap's History of Design, v.1."
Robert Rosenblum Papers
The papers of art historian, curator, and professor Robert Rosenblum measure 38.3 linear feet and 1.17 GB and date from circa 1927 to 2009, with the bulk dating from 1950 to 2006. They include biographical material, extensive personal and professional correspondence; lectures, writings, and writing project files by Rosenblum and others; exhibition files; research reference files; teaching files; personal business records; printed and digital material; photographs; and artwork.
Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection
The Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection documents early aeronautical history from the 18th century to the 1960s in art, prints, photographs, posters, manuscripts, and ephemera.
The bulk of these records document periodic "gallery checks" of the collections in each gallery space. The objects were examined in situ for evidence of deterioration, damage, or need for cleaning. Each worksheet records the condition of one object. There may be several checks over time recorded on one sheet …
Pierre Eugène Du Simitière papers
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 broadside of the Du …
James Wells Champney collection
Correspondence; diaries; lists of paintings, bills, and receipts; sketchbook and sketches; clippings; tintype photograph; and printed material.