Michael Higgins papers
The papers of Illinois glass artist Michael Higgins measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1949 to 1973. The collection documents Higgins's role in founding and furthering craft organizations in the Midwest through correspondence, professional files, exhibition records, transcripts, organizational files for several craft organizations including Midwest Designer-Craftsmen, and printed materials.
This accession consists of records that document the exhibitions Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen; Design Is . . .; and Craft Multiples. Woodenworks: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen was the major inaugural exhibition at the Renwick Gallery and was on display from January 28 - July 19, 1972. It featured handmade furniture by five …
Womanspace Gallery records
The records of Womanspace Gallery, a cooperative gallery for feminist activities in Los Angeles, California, measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1974. The bulk of the collection consists of exhibition files. Also found are administrative files, correspondence, publishing files, financial records, printed material, and photographic material.
Miu Eng Eastern Wind Collection
The Miu Eng Eastern Wind Collection, which dates from 1973-1983 and measures 2.1 linear feet, speaks to Ms. Eng's role as an activist and artist in Washington D.C.'s early Asian American movement. The collection includes newsletters, photographs, and booklets documenting Ms. Eng's activities with Eastern Wind, a pan-Asian American youth organization formed in 1973 that sought to document and address Asian American issues in the D.C. area. The collection also includes posters designed by Ms. Eng for several D.C. Asian American community programs of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Oronzo Gasparo papers
Correspondence, biographical material, printed material, writings, sketchbooks, artwork, financial records, photographs, and motion picture film and video.
John Robinson Frazier papers
Correspondence, slides, typescripts of writings, and printed materials.
Gropper Art Gallery records
The records of the Gropper Art Gallery measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1951 to 1975. The records document the history of the gallery through official gallery correspondence of director Joseph Gropper; artist files containing letters, biographical sketches, and price lists; and exhibition files containing announcements and catalogs, newspaper clippings, and reviews.
Trudy Sween papers
A resume; a graduation program, 1967; 6 letters, 1967-1981; clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; theater announcements and programs, 1974-1982, illustrated by Sween; press releases; posters, undated and 1976-1977, designed by Sween; 5 sketches, undated and 1975-1977; an award medal, "Main Street '75 Commemorative Medallion" designed by Sween; a transcript of an interview, undated, conducted by Anita Davidson; poems …
Ralph Fabri papers
The Ralph Fabri papers measure 26.0 linear feet and are dated circa 1870s-1975, with the bulk of the material dated 1918-1975. Biographical information, correspondence, subject files, writings, art work, financial records, miscellaneous records, scrapbooks, printed material, a videotape of Fabri in his studio, and photographs document the professional career and personal life of the painter, printmaker, commercial artist, writer, and teacher.
Eugene Kingman papers
Four loose-leaf books documenting Kingman's career containing biographical information, letters, clippings and photographs of Kingman and his paintings and lithographs; newspaper clippings, magazine articles and exhibition catalogs; a transcript of an interview of Kingman by his daughter Elizabeth A. Kingman, 1970, "Art, Environment, and Museums: A Well-Known Artist Defends Generality;" a …