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Creators:
Berdich, Vera, 1915-2003
Dates:
1947-1989
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.berdvera
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; letters received, many from people associated with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; writings; sketchbooks; printed material; and a photograph album.

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Creators:
Kuh, Katharine
Smith, John W.
Dates:
1993 Jan. 26-27
Size:
86 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kuhkath2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One bound 86 p. transcript of an interview with Katharine Kuh conducted Jan. 26-27, 1993 by John W. Smith for the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Creators:
Philbrick, Allen, 1879-1964
Dates:
1902-1990
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.philalle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence consists primarily of letters, 1902-1987, from Philbrick to his future wife, concert pianist Edith Kellogg, in which he describes his travels to Naples, Capri, Spain, and his studies in Paris. Two receipts are from the Academie Colarossi, 1905, and the Adams Davidson Galleries, 1990. Printed material consists of clippings, 1918-1980,...

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Creators:
Gerard, Paula, 1907-1991
Dates:
1885-1989
Size:
7.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gerapaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Resumes, correspondence with Barbara Aubin, Mary Berenson, Claude Bentley, Lillian Garrett, Douglas Olson, Susan Schwalb and others, 1910-1989; art works, including many loose sketches, sketchbooks and Christmas cards from friends; untitled sound recording; clippings, exhibition catalogs; blank postcards; a scrapbook on Gerard's exhibitions, 1930-1...

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Creators:
Chermayeff, Serge, 1900-
Blum, Betty
Dates:
1985 May 23-24
Size:
126 Pages
Collection ID:
AAA.cherserg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Transcript of an interview with Serge Chermayeff conducted May 23-24, 1985 by Betty J. Blum at Chermayeff's home in Wellfleet, Mass. The interview was conducted for the Chicago Architects Oral History Project, under the auspices of the Art Institue of Chicago's Department of Architecture. Included with the transcript is a preface, index, and select...

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Creators:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974
Dates:
1920-1990
Size:
8.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blackath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Spears papers (ca. 0.5 ft.) include photographs of Spears and her work; writings about Spears; letters, 1935-1967; a file on the WPA; and travel notes. Blackshear's papers include: writings by and about Blackshear, including an unpublished manuscript by Blackshear, SURVEY OF ART, 1926, and an editor's proof of Helen Gardner's ART THROUGH THE AGES (...

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Exhibition Momentum (Art group: Chicago, Ill.)
Dates:
1948-1964
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.exhimome
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records of activities of Exhibition Momentum, 1948-1964, including correspondence; meeting minutes; drafts of statements of purpose, history and press releases; newspaper clippings, publicity material; typescript of Daniel Joseph's masters thesis, "Career and Social Protest: An Analysis of a Chicago Art Group," The University of Chicago, Dec. 1950,...

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Creators:
Wieghardt, Paul, 1897-1969
Wieghardt, Nelli Bar, 1904-2001
Dates:
1925-1987
Size:
1.5 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wiegpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, mostly from Nelli Bar Wieghardt to Francis Bosworth relating to the Wieghardt's years as refugees and their attempt to settle in the United States; notebooks on art history and class materials compiled by Paul Wieghardt; biographical records; clippings which include early reviews from German and French papers; photographs of Paul Wi...

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Creators:
Henry, Natalie S. (Natalie Smith), 1907-1992
Fry, Rowena, 1901-
Dates:
1927-1987
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.henrnata
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material assembled by Henry on herself (1929-1987) and Rowena Fry (1927-1987) consists of brief typescripts, letters, clippings, exhibition catalogs, samples of Christmas cards designed by Henry and Fry, a print "Bird's Tree in Winter" by Henry (1968), and photographs of works of art. The material emphasizes Henry's mural for the Sprin...

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Creators:
Halstead, Whitney
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.halswhit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives of primitive art, including American Indian art by Southwest tribes.

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