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Creators:
Cramer, Peter Francis
Waters, Jack
Kirwin, Liza
Artist's Spaces Archives
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Dates:
2007 September 6-October 9
Size:
73 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cramer07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Peter Cramer and Jack Waters conducted 2007 September 6 and October 9, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art, in conjunction with the Artists' Spaces Archives Project, at Allied Productions, Inc. Studio in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Vázquez-Pacheco, Robert, 1956-
Kerr, Theodore
Dates:
2017 December 16-17
Size:
8 Items (sound files (6 hr., 59 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
131 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vazque17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Robert Vázquez-Pacheco conducted 2017 December 16 and 17, by Theodore Kerr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at The New School, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Kamperman, George A. (George Abel), 1880-1961
Kamperman, Abbie, 1884-1972
Dates:
1930-1972
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kampgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with artists, printed material including catalogs, obituaries and resolutions honoring George A. Kamperman, biographical sketches, and 3 photographs of George A. Kamperman. Artists include: William Gaugler, Carl Milles, Hugo de Soto, Arnold Blanch, Charles Culver, Ernest Fiene, Gerald Mast, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Frederick Papsdorf, Nura a...

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Quimby, George I. (George Irving), 1913-2003
Dates:
circa 1935-circa 1978
Size:
0.21 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists entirely of Quimby's correspondence. Correspondents include: Glenn A. Black, Douglas S. Byers, Henry B. Collins, Jr., Fay-Cooper Cole, Claude Desgoffe, Frederick H. Douglas, Gordon F. Ekholm, Charles H. Fairbanks, R. A. Gibson, Gutorm Gjessing, John M. Goggin, E. M. Greenman, Carl E. Guthe, A. Irving Hallowell, Robert F. He...

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Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1047
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: (a)- Maya and Nahuatl comparative vocabulary in Smithsonian Institution schedule of 1863, 20 pages, with 2 pages of letters and corrections of the lists. (b)- A second copy of Maya and Nahuatl comparative vocabulary, 20 pages only. November 8, 1864. (c)- Copy of the Maya vocabulary by George Gibbs, 6 pages. (d)- A copy-not exact-of th...

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Creators:
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955
Dates:
1943 September 27
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.boothenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Carl Milles, September 27, 1943, regarding Booth's uninvited visit to Milles's Cranbrook studio. Milles writes that he "looses all inspiration if strangers can go in that way."

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Dates:
1889-1910
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Carl Myers (1842-1925) was a meteorologist, photographer and balloonist. In 1875, Myers and his wife Mary ("Carlotta, Queen of the Air") began experimenting with balloons and made their first ascensions in 1880. Myers constructed and flew a variety of balloons and airships, and worked on the following technical advances: he developed a varnishing machine for producing fabrics impervious to hydrogen gas; he produced a portable system for generating hydrogen gas; he patented an apparatus for guiding balloons; and he made the first balloon ascension using natural gas as the lifting medium. Myers manufactured balloons for the U.S. Weather Bureau's rainmaking experiments and also supplied the United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) with twenty-one balloons for use in Spanish American War. Myers retired in 1910. The collection consists of 91 images of the following: balloons, airships, and aeronautical gear in various stages of construction and flight; interior and exterior views of the Carl Myers Balloon Farm; and a number of portraits taken of the family and visitors, including Thomas C. Benbow, a noted pioneering aeronaut. It also contains correspondence written by Myers to Professor Henry Allen (H.A.) Hazen, a meteorologist connected with the United States Signal Office, and one letter to George E. Curtis, head of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Creators:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook Foundation
Dates:
1900-1955
Size:
2,185 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bootgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence relating primarily to the Cranbrook Academy and Cranbrook School, and some to the Detroit School of Design, the Detroit Institute of Art, the Art Alliance of America, and the American Federation of Arts; a history of Cranbrook by Booth; a diary and visitors' book; Booth's proposal for an Academy of Art and one for the reorganization ...

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Creators:
Dochterman, Lillian, d. 1968
Dates:
1960-1968
Size:
8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dochlill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research files, photographs and slides, notes, and writings relating mainly to her work on Charles Sheeler, her interest in abstract expressionism, artists Clyfford Still, Arshile Gorky, Robert Jay Wolff, George McNeil, Mark Tobey, Arthur Dove, G. L. K. Morris, Carl Holty, Irene Rice Pereira, Charles G. Shaw, and Georgio Cavallon, and to "emblem bo...

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Creators:
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1973 April 26
Size:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.sepesh73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Zoltan Sepeshy conducted 1973 April 26, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. Sepeshy speaks of his early years at Cranbrook Academy and describes the scene at Cranbrook in 1930, its staff, and nucleus of creative artists. He discusses the prevailing philosophy of freedom and independence for students at Cranbrook. He ...

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