Clyde H. Burroughs letters and photographs from artists
Photographs of and letters from artists, and a sales catalog.
Paul Philippe Cret papers
Bryant and Detwiler Co.
Papers relating to Cret's position as architect of the Detroit Art Institute. Included are correspondence with Clyde H. Burroughs and Ralph H. Booth of the Detroit Arts Commission, architect Albert Kahn, art historian William H. Valentiner, and builders Bryant and Detwiler Co.; and design and construction files, 1920-1929, containing construction progress …
Charles Moore papers
Business correspondence concerning the Detroit Museum of Art, the National Commission of Fine Arts, the Detroit City Planning and Improvement Commission, and the League to Enforce Peace; minutes of meetings of the National Commission of Fine Arts; published and unpublished writings including typescripts of lectures, handwritten manuscripts, notes, outlines, and …
Oral history interview with Frederick James Cummings
An interview of Frederick Cummings conducted 1982 July 22, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
William E. Woolfenden papers
Primarily photographs of works exhibited in Michigan Artist Craftsmen exhibits at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1950-1956, and Designer Craftsmen U.S.A. 1953 for which Woolfenden was a juror. Many of the photographs have labels identifying the museum holding the work, the artists' name, and year exhibiting. Some printed material, notecards and other …
Detroit Institute of Arts records
Correspondence, annual reports and bulletins, scrapbooks, photographs, catalogs, clippings and a telegram.
Charles Culver papers
The papers of Charles Culver measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1920-1997. This material documents his personal life and career as a watercolorist and art critic for The Detriot Free Press from the late 1930s-1967. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, business files, artwork, photographs, printed material and artifacts.
Linda Downs interview of Edgar Preston (E.P.) Richardson
Interview of E. P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson conducted by Linda Downs.
Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner papers
The papers of art historian and museum director Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner measure 6.9 linear feet and date from 1853 to 1977. Found within the collection are biographical materials, including information on the Lepsius and Valentiner families; correspondence with family, friends, art collectors, and art historians; seven diaries; additional writings and notes; printed materials; three clippings scrapbooks; artwork in the form of prints and woodcuts; and photographs of Valentiner and his family and friends, including two photograph albums.
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers
The papers of art collectors, art patrons, and philanthropists Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1837 to 1984, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1935-1979. The papers are comprised mostly of correspondence with artists, museums, and arts organizations. Also found are scattered biographical materials, artists' autograph letters purchased by the Fleischmans, exhibition files, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.