Clara MacGowan papers
Biographical data; photographs of MacGowan; and a scrapbook containing letters, newspaper clippings and other printed material, 1929-1932, documenting her work. Also included is an album of photographs of seventy-four paintings by MacGowan compiled in 1977, to facilitate the distribution of her estate.
Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts records
Palette & Chisel Club (Chicago, Ill.)
Seven issues of "The Cowbell," 1921-1924; 1 bound volume of the "The Cowbell," 1915-1916; 84 issues of "The Palette & Chisel," 1924-1932; 6 newsletters, 1948-1950; 2 letters by Alfred R. Muenzenthaler concerning honorary memberships, undated and 1974; 3 handbooks of by-laws, undated, 1896-1897, and 1901-1902; and 2 announcements for a bidding sale and a thumb-box and sketch exhibition.
David Ireland Papers
The papers of California conceptual artist and sculptor David Ireland measure 24.8 linear feet and 8.39 GB and date from circa 1910s to circa 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2005. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, notes and notebooks, installation projects and exhibition files, teaching files, travel files, personal business records, printed and digital material and commercial recordings, photographic materials, artwork, and video and sound recordings.
Catherine Viviano Gallery records
The records of the Catherine Viviano Gallery measure 11.6 linear feet and date from 1930-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1949-1978. Established in New York City in 1949, the gallery specialized in contemporary painting and sculpture primarily by American and European artists. The collection consists of artists' files; correspondence with artists, collectors, dealers, museum directors, curators, and publishers; business records; printed material; and photographs of artwork and artists. Also included are records relating to Catherine Viviano's activities as a private dealer and consultant after she closed the gallery in 1970.
Mary A. Wright letters
A letter to Wright from Annie Cornelia Shaw, December 17, 1882, telling her that Ellen Holmes has opened a studio in Wright's building and requesting she "call on her - anything you can do to make her first studio experience pleasant will be appreciated." Also included is a catalog THE SECOND ANNUAL EXHIBITION …
Jerome Blum papers
The papers of Jerome Blum measure 3.0 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1969, with the bulk of the material dating from 1919 to 1935. Biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, printed material, artwork, and photographs document the painter's personal and professional life, and extensive travels.
Painters and Sculptors Club of Los Angeles By-Laws and Minutes
This collection includes the ledger of the Painters and Sculptors Club of Los Angeles, which documents the creation of an organization of male artists modeled after the Salmagundi Club of New York and the Palette and Chisel Club of Chicago. The minutes record the activities and exhibitions of its members …
Eleanor Jewett papers
Letters, printed matter, photographs, notes, and scrapbooks.
Lester Beall collection
This collection documents the career of Lester Beall, graphic designer and commercial artist from approximately 1933-1967.