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Creators:
Wittmann, Otto, 1911-2001
Dates:
1932-1996
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wittotto
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of museum director, art consultant and curator Otto Wittmann (1911-2001)date from 1932 to 1996 and measure 10.1 linear feet. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and other files concerning Wittmann's career as Director of the Toledo Museum of Art and as trustee and acting chief curator of the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Eleven scrapbooks contain materials primarily relating to the activities of the Toledo Museum of Art, but also contain documentation of Wittmann's World War II service in the Art Looting Investigation Unit (ALIU) of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, the precursor to the present day CIA. Also found within the papers are files relating to his work with the National Endownment of the Arts, Arts and Artifacts Indemnification Committee, scattered biographical information, and personal correspondence.

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Creators:
Wittmann, Otto, 1911-2001
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1976 August 19-20
Size:
124 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wittma76
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Otto Wittmann conducted 1976 August 19-20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Wittmann speaks of his family history and life in Kansas City; art courses at Harvard; his position at Nelson Gallery of Art; Sach's museum course at Harvard; teaching art history at Emerson College, Boston College, and Skidmore College; o...

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Creators:
Stevens, George Washington, 1866-1929
Dates:
1910-1911
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.stevgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL D34: Material collected by Stevens, in answer to his requests for information for his projected book, "Autobiography of Modern Artists." Included are letters, notes, photographs, articles, exhibition annoucements, clippings and biographical data. Included among the photos are Alson Clark, Leon Dabo, John Flanagan by Ording, Lillian Genth by Ha...

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Creators:
Bruner, Louise Katherine, 1910-
Dates:
1945-1976
Size:
1 Linear foot ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.brunloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Donated in 1980 by Louise Bruner, art critic for the Toledo Blade. Correspondence, subject files, printed materials, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and photographs.

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Creators:
Wittmann, Otto, 1911-2001
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994
Dates:
1981 October 25
Size:
42 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wittma81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Otto Wittmann conducted 1981 October 25, by Thomas Carr Howe, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
McGlauchlin, Tom, 1934-2011
Byrd, Joan Falconer
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2006 October 13
Size:
39 Pages (Transcript)
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files (1 hr., 58 min.), digital; wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.mcglau06
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Tom McGlauchlin conducted 2006 October 13, by Joan Falconer Byrd, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the Archives of American Art, Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Lee, Sherman E.
Dates:
1947-1997
Size:
10.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.leeshere
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Cleveland museum director and art historian Sherman E. Lee measure 10.3 linear feet and date from 1947-1997. The records document Lee's extensive career as an art historian, curator and expert on Asian art, director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, writer, educator, and consultant. His papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, writings, travel files, committees and organizations files, consulting files, teaching files, personal business records, printed material, photographs, and one pencil drawing.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1965-1996
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative and professional activities of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), Office of the Director. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Abram Lerner, HMSG Director from 1974-1984, and James T. Demetrion, Director 1984- . Some of the Lerner correspondence...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1974-1984,with related records from 1954
Size:
24.43 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 510
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983-2000
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, and departmental and Smithsonian files of the Office of the Director created during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern, Director (1983-2000). Topics of interest include the Smithsonian's 150th anniversary celebrations; the development of the MCI Center (sports arena) opposite the Gallery; Fern's professi...

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