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Creators:
Marquand, Henry Gurdon, 1819-1902
Dates:
1890 May 20
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.marqhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
New York Gallery of the Fine Arts
New-York Historical Society
Dates:
1844-1858
Size:
1 Volume ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.nygalfam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Contains abbreviated record, 28 p., of the meetings of an association formed to purchase art collection of Luman Reed with intention of forming a permanent art museum, The New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. In 1858 the association was dissolved and the art collection transferred to the New York Historical Society. Also included are 4 additional loo...

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Creators:
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957
Dates:
1950-1958
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.taylfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence concerning the acquisition of Taylor's papers by the Archives; typescripts of "Life Round Table Conference on Modern Art," 1948; and a large file of clippings relating to Taylor's work with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Creators:
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957
Dates:
1940
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.davistuc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter, May 19, 1940, from Davis to Francis Henry Taylor, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Davis writes that the "rejection of my work by the acquisitions committee of your museum, followed by Mr. Wehle's explanation of the reason for that rejection, was merely indicative of the fact that work in the style of mine is not usual here." He ...

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Creators:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of Public Information
Dates:
1929-1975
Size:
44 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.musemasb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

212 scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings concerning the Museum of Modern Art from its opening in 1929 through the mid 1970's. Included are accounts of exhibitions shown at the museum and circulated elsewhere; museum programs; personnel; policies; department changes; building renovations and expansions; parties and benefits; fund-r...

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Creators:
Grier, Harry D. M., 1914-1972
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 Apr. 21-June 11
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording (4 hours 30 min.), 7 in.)
70 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.grier70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Harry Dobson Miller Grier conducted 1970 Apr. 21-June 11, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Aldrich, Larry
Dates:
1949-1973
Size:
630 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.aldrlarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, 1953-1973, with the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art regarding, among other topics, purchase funds established for each museum by the Larry L. Aldrich Foundation, Inc., including lists of works of art approved for acquisition, and invoices; correspondence regarding Aldrich's private collection, including p...

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Creators:
Porter, Allen, 1902-1987
Coleman, Butler
Dates:
1967 May 24
Size:
20 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.porter67
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Allen Porter conducted 1967 May 24, by Butler Coleman, for the Archives of American Art. Porter speaks of his youth and educational background; his interest in photography; collectors; joining the Museum of Modern Art in 1937; films at the Museum; making films for the Army during World War II; art critics; art dealing. He recalls Al...

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Creators:
Ward Eggleston Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
[ca. 1947-1965]
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wardeggl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Artists' files; photographs; clippings; and announcements.

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Creators:
Geldzahler, Henry
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 Jan. 27
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 7 in.)
76 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.geldza70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Henry Geldzahler conducted 1970 Jan. 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Geldzahler speaks of his youth and family background; his early interests; his education at Yale and Harvard; the decision to pursue an art career; working with the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Robert Beverly Hale; working with James Rorim...

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