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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:
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:
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:
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 Blackshear's papers include: writings by and about Blackshear, including an unpublished manuscript by Blackshear, SURVEY OF ART, 1926, and an editor's proof of Helen Gardner's ART THROUGH THE AGES (...

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Creators:
Krehbiel, Albert Henry, 1873-1945
Dates:
1893-1985
Size:
2 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.krehalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence; writings and notes; sketches; printed material and photographs document the life and career of Albert Henry Krehbiel.

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Creators:
Knaths, Helen Weinrich, 1876 or 7-1978
Dates:
1879-1976
Size:
1 Volume ((63 items on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.knathele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Included in the album are 61 photographs, a slide, and a clipping. Pictured are Helen; her older sister, Agnes Weinrich, including one of her in class at the Art Institute of Chicago, ca. 1906, one with Helen and others in Berlin, Germany, ca. 1899, and one of her tombstone (designed by Knaths); Helen's husband, Karl Knaths, including one of them o...

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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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Creators:
Yoshida, Ray
Dates:
circa 1895-2010
bulk 1950-2005
Size:
10 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.yoshray
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Chicago artist and educator Ray Yoshida measure 10 linear feet and date from circa 1895 to 2010, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 2005. Yoshida's career as a painter and collagist as well as his long tenure as a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are documented through biographical material, personal correspondence, notebooks and writings, teaching records, personal business records, printed material, source material, photographs, sketchbooks, artwork by Yoshida and others, and scrapbooks. Items within the collection also document Yoshida's personal interest in collecting folk art and artifacts.

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Creators:
Chapin, Francis, 1899-1965
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chapfraw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two sketchbooks, 3 pen and ink drawings, 6 lithographs, and a panel painted on both sides. The painting of the nude is by Chapin and the image on the reverse side is by an unknown artist.

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Creators:
Leckie, Hubert W., 1913-1993
Giampietro, Alexander (1912-2010)
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1992 Feb. 13
Size:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.leckie92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro conducted 1992 Feb. 13, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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