Documents relating to the Andy Warhol estate
Photocopies of documents, including various appraisals and testimony, sent to Stephen Weil, Deputy Director of the Hishhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, by attorneys for the Estate of Andy Warhol, to be used by Weil in preparing for testimony as an expert witness on art valuation to the Surrogate's Court.
Hugh Huglin papers relating to Beatrice Wood
Included are 13 letters, several illustrated, from Wood to Hugh Huglin, 1972-1998, many regarding Wood's request of Huglin to find an attorney who could free her of a conservator who had restricted her activities to her great distress. Also included are five color photocopies of illustrated cards, a color photograph of Wood …
Legal records relating to the estate of Mathilde Beckmann
Records kept by Perry Rathbone pertaining to the lawsuits and counter suits over the multi-million dollar estate of Mathilde Beckmann, widow of the painter Max Beckmann. Included are: documents of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the New York Surrogate's Court, and a State Court in Florida; correspondence, various wills …
Legal records relating to Richard Serra v. United States General Services Administration et al
Legal records and other papers, 1985-1988, of Assistant New York State Attorney General Gustave Harrow, assembled in his service as legal counsel to sculptor Richard Serra in the matter of Richard Serra v. United States General Services Administration, et. al., including Harrow's correspondence; proceedings of the 1985 public hearing to decide whether …
Gustave Harrow legal records relating to the Estate of Mark Rothko
The Gustave Harrow legal records relating to the Estate of Mark Rothko measure 34.6 linear feet and date from 1957-1986. The records document the case brought by the New York State Attorney General's Office as cross-petitioner to the case brought by Rothko's daughter Kate, against the executors of Rothko's estate, Frank Lloyd and the Marlborough Gallery, for mismanagement and self-dealing. There are also records related to Harrow's writings about the case. Lastly, included in the collection are materials relating to art law issues in connection with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Sylvan Cole Gallery Records and Sylvan Cole Papers
The Sylvan Cole Gallery records and Sylvan Cole papers measure 29.4 linear feet and date from 1935 to 2004, with the bulk of the records dating from 1959 to 2003. The records shed light on the gallery's operations through administrative records, artist files, exhibition and event files, institution and museum files, gallery and dealer files, client and collector files, financial records, and appraisal and legal records. The collection also includes papers of Sylvan Cole, including material generated during his career as president and director of Associated American Artists Gallery; an appraiser of fine-art prints; and an authority on twentieth-century American prints. Some personal material is present as well.
Charles Campbell Gallery records
The records of the Charles Campbell Gallery in San Francisco date from 1960 to 2001 and measure 17.6 linear feet. The records include business correspondence with galleries, curators, trusts, and individual buyers and sellers; business records consisting of administrative files, business notebooks, and financial material; artist and exhibition files; and Charles Campbell's related personal files that include correspondence, catalogs, newsletters, and clippings about jazz, and photos and travel. Substantial artist files exist for Nathan Oliveira, which contain original artwork and photos of the artist, Peter Allegaert, Gordon Cook, Charles Griffin Farr, Morris Graves, Robert Harvey, Geer Morton, Fred Reichman, Jean Rustin, Stephani Sanchez, and Wayne Thiebaud, among others.
Letters to Charles J. Stille
Letters from Frederick Law Olmsted to Charles J. Stille, July 25 and Oct. 19, 1862, Feb. 25, 1863, and undated.
Art-Union of Philadelphia selected records
The Art-Union of Philadelphia selected records, microfilmed on Reel 3656, contain 11 issues of the Philadelphia Art Union Reporter (1851-1852), the Art-Union's official publication which published the charter, by-laws, lists of officers and exhibitions, sales from the gallery, listings of artists' cards, and other general information relating to the Art-Union; as well as …
Oral history interview with Adele S. Brown and William H. Calfee
Calfee, William H. (William Howard), 1909-1995
An interview of Adele S. Brown and William H. Calfee conducted 1995 January 11, by Liza Kirwin, at Calfee's home in Chevy Chase, Maryland, for the Archives of American Art.