Mel Alexenberg papers
The papers of artist and art educator Mel Alexenberg measure 1.8 linear feet and date from circa 1950-1980. Included are correspondence, project files, sketches, notes, printed material and slides of works of art.
Gordon Kelly papers
The papers of portrait painter and art teacher Gordon Kelly measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1988. The collection primarily documents Kelly's brief tenure at the Art Students League and his extensive correspondence and collaboration with artist Kenneth Hayes Miller. The papers include correspondence, contracts, writings, artwork, printed material and four photographs.
E. Boyd Smith diary
A journal, including clippings and drawings, kept by Smith as an art student in Paris, an itinerant portrait painter in the mid-west, and as an art teacher in Kansas City.
Blanche McVeigh papers
Correspondence with W. King Ambler, John Taylor Arms, Jerry Bywaters, Doel Reed, James Swann, Maynard Walker, and print and art societies; a career resume and other biographical material; price lists of prints; a scrapbook containing clippings; exhibition catalogs and invitations.
Daisy Marguerite Hughes sketchbooks and papers
Eight sketchbooks containing pencil drawings from France and Massachusetts; a French art magazine supplement (1928); and an exhibition catalog in French (1928).
Helen Ludwig papers
A majority of the collection contains sketchbooks by Helen Ludwig. Also included are biographical information; correspondence; published and unpublished writings by Ludwig; photographs and slides of works of art; financial documents; and printed material.
Carl N. Schmalz Jr. papers
Personal papers of watercolorist and professor Carl N. Schmalz, Jr. include biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings and notes for lectures about art and artists, teaching files, exhibition files, personal financial records, loose printed material and a scrapbook of printed material, photographs of workshops and works of art, and …
Jeanne Patterson Miles papers
46 letters and postcards from Miles' friends; 13 slides and photographs of her paintings; three photographs of Miles, Miles' daughter, and of architect Sanford Wells; 17 exhibition catalogs and announcements; a biographical data sheet; six printed items; and a scrapbook with a photograph of Miles, one of Miles' daughter, a biographical sketch, reproductions …
Robert Gwathmey writings
Two brief essays by Gwathmey entitled, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and "Art for Art's Sake?" which, respectively, elaborate on the necessity in art to balance intellectual and intuitive tendencies, and, on the various philosophical and formal elements of painting as reflected in stylistic currents. Also included is a draft of …
Glen Mitchell scrapbook
Scrapbook contains clippings of reviews and articles, mainly from midwestern publications; exhibition catalogs from shows in which Mitchell participated; and other printed matter documenting Mitchell's career as a painter and teacher at the Minneapolis School of Art.