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Creators:
Cornell, Joseph
Dates:
1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972
Size:
196.8 Linear feet
186 nitrate negatives
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The Joseph Cornell Study Center collection measures 196.8 linear feet and dates from 1750 to 1980, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1972. Documenting the artistic career and personal life of assemblage artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), the collection is primarily made up of two- and three-dimensional source material, the contents of the artists' studio, his record album collection, and his book collection and personal library. The collection also includes diaries and notes, financial and estate papers, exhibition materials, collected artifacts and ephemera, photographs, correspondence, and the papers of Robert Cornell (1910-1965) and Helen Storms Cornell (1882-1966), the artist's brother and mother.

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Creators:
Cornell, Joseph
Dates:
1804-1986
bulk 1939-1972
Size:
24.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cornjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) measure approximately 24.9 linear feet and date from 1804 to 1986 with the bulk of the material dating from 1939-1972. The collection documents the life, work, interests, and creative activities of the self-taught artist, who was best known for his shadow box constructions, assemblages, and collages. Papers include correspondence, diaries, source material, notes, writings, photographs, printed material, two- and three-dimensional ephemera, art works, and books, as well as a limited amount of legal and financial records, and some miscellaneous personal and family papers. The collection also includes the papers of his sister, Betty Cornell Benton, relating to the handling of Cornell's estate and the personal papers of his brother, Robert Cornell.

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Creators:
Woodward, Robert Strong, 1885-1957
Dates:
1890-1985
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.woodrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to the personal life and career of Robert Strong Woodward, and to the vogue for New England painting in the first half of the twentieth century, and includes letters, a ledger, writings, works of art, photographs, and printed material.

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Creators:
Benton, Elizabeth Cornell
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1976 April 21
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.benton76
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Elizabeth Cornell Benton conducted 1976 April 21, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Windham, Donald
Korhauser, Elizabeth
Dates:
2007 March 12
Size:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.windha07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Donald Windham conducted 2007 March 12, by Elizabeth Kornhauser, for the Archives of American Art, at Windham's home, in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Schwartz, Muriel Streeter, 1913-1995
Dates:
1957-1963
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.cornjose3
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters written by Joseph Cornell to Muriel Streeter Schwartz. In the first letter, 1957, Cornell describes the hanging of Schwartz's painting "over Robert's couch" and asks about her new work and her planned marriage. The second letter, 1963, describes a "pre-Easter experience" of a "Hudson River Scene" which evoked childhood memories and encl...

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Creators:
Richenburg, Robert
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1968 August 27
Size:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.richen68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Richenburg conducted 1968 August 27, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Allen Memorial Art Museum
Dates:
1916-1967
Size:
51 Reels
Collection ID:
AAA.allememo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

General correspondence, 1931-1958; correspondence of the director, 1916-1958, of the curator, ca. 1929-1967, files of Clarence Ward, Director from 1917 until 1950 (much of it relating to lectures), and with dealers, 1941-1953; exhibition data, 1929-1963, including correspondence, lists, and miscellany; Charles F. Olney file, including a list of the...

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Gordon, Robert B.
Starr, A.B., 1882-1962
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three volumes of laboratory notes compiled by Starr while a student at Sibley College, Cornell University. The tests written about in the notebooks related to engines, steam, tensile strength of cast iron, lubricants, and other subjects. The notebooks contain notes, charts and graphs, and cyanotypes.

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Creators:
Bergman, Edwin
Bergman, Lindy
Dates:
circa 1950-1985
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bergedlin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, printed material, audio visual material, and an artifact relating to the careers of art collectors Edwin and Lindy Bergman.

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