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Creators:
Cowell, Olive Thompson, 1887-1984
Dates:
[ca. 1950-1982]
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.coweoliv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A handwritten memoir, photographs, house plan, three cassette tapes related to Cowell's anniversary and birthday (1973), materials and a letter from sculptor Claire Falkenstein, and letters from California potters Frans and Marguerite Wildenhain. Also included is one spiral-bound photograph album containing ca. 40 photographs of Olive Cowell, her h...

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Creators:
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968
Dates:
1920-1978
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sprealma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 1732-1733: Letters from Loie Fuller, Queen Marie of Romania, and Malvina Hoffman; correspondence with Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Harry Noyes Pratt, and Clifford R. Dolph; manuscripts and legal documents about the founding of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Spreckles' gifts of art to museums; appraisa...

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Creators:
Albert, Agnes
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967
Dates:
1955 February 4
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (1 item on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.albeagne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Agnes Albert letter from Edward Hopper is dated February 4, 1955. In it Hopper describes how he came to paint the watercolor House at San Mateo, and he gives his impressions of San Francisco and San Mateo.

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Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919
Dates:
1909-1919
Size:
12 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.hearphoe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Phoebe A. Hearst to Borg, written from her California residences in McCloud, Pleasanton, and the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The letters reflect Heart's interest in Borg's career, her financial support of his European travels, and the closeness of their relationship.

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Creators:
Samson, Hugh
Dates:
1989
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.samshugh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Hugh Samson to Clyde Hart regarding sculptor Augusta Savage, written in response to Hart's query in the New York Times for information for a proposed biography on Savage (never realized). Samson recalls his friendship with Savage in New York in the late 1930s; her experiences as a Black woman artist and the racism she encountered; her ...

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Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941
Dates:
1909-1941
Size:
2 Microfilm reels (675 items on 2 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.bendalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Albert M. Bender papers contain single letters from Joseph Danysh, Maynard Dixon, Julia Morgan, and Georgia O'Keeffe; letters from Gelett Burgess, Judah Leon and Beatrice L. Magnes, Roi and Marian Partridge, Ralph Stackpole, Dorothy Wright Liebes, Oliver St. John Gogarty, and Ansel and Virginia Adams; correspondence with John Henry ...

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Creators:
McEvoy, Jay D., 1909-2004
Dates:
1934-1995
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcevjay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers consist of business and personal letters, 1955-1995, organizational minutes and by-laws of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Patrons of Art and Music, 1957-1970s, during the period that McEvoy was the financial director of the Palace of the Legion of Honor; and a scrapbook of the Courvoisier Galleries, 1939-1941, containing ex...

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Creators:
San Francisco Art Association
Dates:
1871-1978
bulk 1871-1920
Size:
9 Microfilm reels
9 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings)
Collection ID:
AAA.sanfraaa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily records of the San Francisco Art Association (1871-1920), but also of the California School of Design (1873-1905) (briefly called the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art in 1893), the Palace of Fine Arts (1915-1945), The Western Round Table on Modern Art (1949), the San Francisco Art Institute (1911-1978), the San Francisco Museum of Art (1921-...

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Creators:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Dates:
1981 June 18- Nov. 20
Size:
6 Items (microcassettes and 9 sound cassettes;(partially transcribed and microfilmed on 3 partial reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sanfrmma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews of California photographers conducted by curator Louise Katzman or Irene Borger in connection with the 1984 exhibition and catalog "California Photography: 1945 to the Present," organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Interviewees include John Brumfield, David Fahey, Hal Fischer, Robbert Flick, Jack Fulton, John Gutmann, Mik...

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Creators:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Dates:
1910-1945
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.calipala
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of the museum's founder Alma de Bretteville Spreckels, with her family, artists, sellers, dealers, museum directors, and others, including Alfredo Barsanti, Lida J. Hahn, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Louis Kronberg, Jermayne MacAgy, Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Ralph Stackpole, and others; a scrapbook, 1923-1924; an auction catalog for th...

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