Teodoro Vidal Collection
Maps, prints, posters, religious articles, publications and photographs, relating to the history and culture of Puerto Rico. Mr. Vidal's family and personal papers are also included.
Division of Community Life Dissertation Series: Lange, Yvonne: "Santos: The Household Wooden Saints of Puerto Rico,"
Lange, Yvonne, 1918-2003 (Director Emerita, Museum of International Folk Art)
One copy in four volumes (872 pp.) of the typescript of Lange's dissertation "Santos: The Household Wooden Saints of Puerto Rico (1975)" by Yvonne Lange. The dissertation, written for the Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania, attempts to analyse the phenomenon of the "santos" by describing its major …
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. Staff represented include Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Senior Curator, Painting and Sculpture, SAAM; Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, Renwick Gallery; Louise Reeves, Exhibitions Coordinator, SAAM …
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery. Staff represented include Harry Rand, Curator, Department of 20th Century Painting and Sculpture, SAAM; Louise Reeves, Exhibitions Coordinator, SAAM; Jacquelyn Days Serwer, Chief …
Angel Suarez Rosado papers
The papers of Angel Suarez Rosado measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1978 to 2010. The papers document Rosado's career as an artist and teacher through a resume, teaching files on drawing plant life and on drawing anatomical figures, work for the Crayola Factory, articles, exhibition announcements and catalogs, sketchbooks and sketches, and photographs of artwork and altar pieces. Also included are two hollow book pieces of art, two miscellaneous pieces of art, and a sketchbook of cars by Justin McCarthy.
Puerto Rico Division of Community Education [DIVEDCO] Poster Collection
Collection consists of 378 posters documenting the social, cultural, and educational issues for Puerto Rico of Puerto Rico for nearly fifty years.
Luis Cancel papers
0.947 Gigabytes (ER01-ER04)
The papers of Puerto Rican arts administrator and artist Luis Cancel measure 10.1 linear feet and .947 gigabytes and date from circa 1900 to 1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1970 to 1996. The collection is comprised of biographical material, professional files, arts administration records documenting his directorship at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and as Commissioner for the Department of Cultural Affairs in New York, subject and artist's files, files for the exhibition Legacy / Legado, printed materials, word processing documents, digital photographs, and unidentified sound recordings.
René Santos papers
The papers of Puerto Rican born painter, photographer, and art history instructor René Santos measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1987. The papers document Santos's career through biographical records including one sound recording of Santos's memorial service, correspondence to Santos and sympathy letters upon Santos's death, writings and notes by Santos including one diary, printed material, and photographic material including slides of Santos with friends and his artwork.
Barn Gallery Associates selected records
The selected records of Barn Gallery Associates measure 1.8 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1987. The records consist of research materials and interviews for the book, A Century of Color, 1886-1986: Ogunquit, Maine's Art Colony. The interviews are on twenty-nine sound cassettes. Also included are recorded interviews and transcripts for television and radio programs, and a recording and transcripts of the dedication of the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation Collection on June 24, 1966.
Henry Ward Ranger Estate papers
The estate papers of New York tonalist painter Henry Ward Ranger, measure one linear foot and date from 1888-circa 1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1904-1954.The collection primarily documents the settlement of Ranger's contested will and the administration of his estate, but also provides scattered biographical information on Ranger's life, provenance information about his work, and documentation of the significance of his estate gift to the National Academy of Design. Records include appraisal information including an estate ledger, correspondence and memoranda including two letters from Ranger, court documents, financial and real estate records, news clippings, and two photographs and eight negatives of Ranger.