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Creators:
Held, Al, 1928-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1975 Nov. 19-1976 Jan. 8
Size:
5 Sound tape reels (Sound recording (10 hrs.), 1 7/8 ips., 5 in.)
239 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.held75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Al Held conducted 1975 Nov. 19-1976 Jan. 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Katz, Ada, 1928-
Dates:
1974-1977
Size:
10 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.katzada
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescripts of eight interviews by Katz, 1974-75, which she edited into monologue form. Interviewed are artists who were active in the cooperative art galleries on New York City's Tenth street in the early and middle 1950's. Included are Ronald Bladen, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Al Held, Alex Katz, William King, Phillip Pearlstein, and Geor...

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Creators:
Close, Chuck, 1940-
Tully, Judd
Dates:
1987 May 14-September 30
Size:
212 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.close87
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Chuck Close conducted 1987 May 14-September 30, by Judd Tully, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Jaffe, Shirley, 1923-
Dates:
circa 1950-2011
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
0.26 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.jaffshir
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist Shirley Jaffe measure 7.1 linear feet and 0.260 GB and date from circa 1950-2011. The collection documents her life and career as an American painter living in Paris through biographical material, letters, notebooks, writings, project files, printed and digital material, photographic material, and sketchbooks.

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Creators:
Held, John, 1947-
Dates:
bulk 1973-2013
1947-2018
Size:
12.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.heldjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of rubberstamp and artistamp artist, performance artist, collector of mail art, and fine arts librarian John Held, Jr. date from 1947-2018, bulk 1973-2013, and measure 12.9 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material, 18 printed diaries, letters received by Held from mail artists around the world, art work consisting of artistamps designed by miscellaneous mail artists, interview transcripts, writings, project and event files, printed material, mail art sent for the Gutai Historical Survey Exhibition held at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2013, and a collection of biographical material presented by Held at a Mail Art Study Day held at the Archives of American Art in 2018.

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Creators:
Steggerda, Morris, 1900-1950
Dates:
1931
Size:
70 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.3319
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Anthropometric portraits of Maya people in the vicinity of Chichen Itza, probably made for Steggerda's Carnegie Institution publication 434, "Anthropometry of Adult Maya Indians: A Study of Their Physical and Physiological Characteristics," 1932.

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Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943
Dates:
1875-1966
bulk 1903-1943
Size:
206.71 Linear feet (294 boxes, 138 folders, 9 rolled items, and 4 folios)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Aleš Hrdlička, curator in the Division of Physical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, offer considerable insight into the development of physical anthropology in the first half of this century. The papers include honors bestowed on Hrdlička, autobiographical notes, correspondence with many of the leading anthropologists of the day, anthropometric and osteometric measurements and observations (forming most of the collection), extensive photographs of Hrdlička's field work, manuscripts, research materials, and "My Journeys" (essentially a diary Hrdlička kept of his field work). In addition, there is material of a personal nature. The papers date from 1875 to 1966, but the bulk of the materials date from 1903 to 1943, the time of Hrdlička's career at the USNM.

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Louis Alexander Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1961-1963
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.louialex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, clippings, and exhibition catalogs, 1961-1963, concerning primarily an exhibition of American drawings held at the Louis Alexander Gallery in the fall of 1962. Included is biographical and related material on a number of abstract painters exhibiting in the show, such as Al Copley, Ross Coates, Charles S. DuBack, William Giles, David...

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Creators:
Spencer, Frank, 1941-1999
Langham, Ian, 1942-1984
Dates:
1836-1999
bulk 1970-1999
Size:
40 Linear feet (94 boxes, 1 oversized box)
Collection ID:
NAA.2002-21
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Frank Spencer was a historian of biological anthropology who began his career as a medical laboratory technician. His papers include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research files, teaching materials, photographs, and audiotapes. Spencer's research on the Piltdown hoax as well as the Piltdown research of Ian Langham, whose work Spencer continued after his death in 1984, and Spencer's research on the life and career of Aleš Hrdlička for his dissertation are both represented in the collection.

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Creators:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947
Dates:
bulk 1930-1933
circa 1920-1947
Size:
1 Print (photochrom)
443 Negatives (nitrate)
235 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-21
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The photographs primarily document ceremonies, people, and lands of Native Americans in the Plains and Southwest, taken during Mekeel's field research from 1929 to 1936. A large portion of the collection depicts Mekeel's research during the early 1930s among the Oglala of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Another large portion of the coll...

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