William Ashby McCloy papers
4 Linear feet (Addition)
Biographical data; correspondence, 1940-1970; financial material; lists of exhibitions; price lists; a notebook, ca. 1926-1949, containing a list of McCloy's works with notes on his painting technique; writings, 1931-1973; class outlines and notes; clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1936-1981; 5 scrapbooks, 1936-1954, containing letters and printed material; 15 sketches for a school catalog, ca. 1950; 7 "Dynamic Symmetry" study …
Jennett Lam papers
Correspondence with friends, 1962-1971; letters sent by Lam from Europe to Collette Roberts and other friends; biographical material; Lam's senior research project, Yale School of Fine Arts, Dept. of Design, 1954, entitled: Evolution of Collage,"; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings, 1974-1980; and photographs of Lam, Lam at work, and her paintings.
Margarita Bourdon letters
One letter from William Zorach to Margarita Bourdon, March 13, 1945, inviting her to bring her students for a visit and sending her a catalogue of his daughter's work, and one letter from Lee Simonson to Jean E. Sherman, June 6, 1924, apologizing for not responding to her letter.
Josef Albers letters to J. B. Neumann
The microfilm collection of the Josef Albers letters to J. B. Neumann contains 40 letters, primarily in German, written to J. B. Neumann by Josef Albers. Also included is an article on Albers written by Alexander Dorner.
Spencer Baird Nichols and Nichols family papers
Letters, photographs, clippings, and business records relating to the art careers of Spencer Baird Nichols, his brother Hobart Nichols, and their father Henry Hobart Nichols, in the New York and Connecticut area.
Oral history interview with Lester Johnson
147 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Les Johnson conducted 1976 Nov. 1-18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Burt Chernow papers
The papers of Burt Chernow measure 21.8 linear feet and consist mainly of research materials gathered and produced in the course of writing Christo and Jeanne-Claude: A Biography over an extensive period of close contact with the subjects, from the early 1980s until Chernow's death in 1997. Research materials for the biography include photocopies of personal documents of the Christos, hundreds of recorded interviews with Christo, Jeanne-Claude, their family members, and their associates, transcripts of interviews and research on interview subjects, other collected research material compiled chronologically, drafts of the biography written by Chernow, drafts of the biography and its epilogue produced after Chernow's death, and business records related to the book's production, which include significant correspondence with the Christos. Also found are the published German and U.S. editions of the biography, printed materials and photographs related to the book's subject matter, and fabric samples from five of the Christos' projects undertaken during Chernow's association with them. Chernow's career as an art critic, writer, educator, and arts advocate, primarily in Southern Connecticut, is documented in Chernow's other writings, organizational records, printed materials, and photographs.
Oral history interview with Anni Albers
An interview of Anni Albers conducted 1968 July 5, by Sevim Fesci, for the Archives of American Art, in New Haven, Connecticut.
Anni Albers papers
The papers of artist and weaver Anni Albers measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1924-1969. They consist primarily of printed materials about Alber's exhibitions, Bauhaus training, and Black Mountain weaving classes.
Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers
The papers of museum director, professor, writer, and post-World War II Monuments Men Andrew Carnduff Ritchie measure 10.3 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1983. Found within the papers are biographical material, including materials and photographs concerning his military service in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section of the U.S. Army; correspondence, including letters from numerous artists; writings; committee and organization files; exhibition and project files, teaching files; printed material; and photographs, including portrait images of Ritchie taken by Hans Namuth.