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Creators:
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000
Dates:
[ca. 1959-1997]
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rathpert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 and codicils to wills o...

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Creators:
Huglin, Hugh, 1915-
Dates:
1972-1998
Size:
20 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.huglhugh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 taken by Huglin, and the...

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Creators:
Harrow, Gustave
Dates:
1957-1986
Size:
34.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harrgust2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Harrow, Gustave
Dates:
1985-1988
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harrgust
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 whet...

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Creators:
Bruce, Edward, 1879-1943
Dates:
1902-1960
bulk 1932-1942
Size:
8.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brucedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Edward Bruce papers measure 8.9 linear feet and date from 1902 to 1960, with the bulk of the material dating from 1932 to 1942. The collection documents Bruce's work as an artist, art collector, exhibition juror, and federal government art administrator, particularly his tenure as Director of the U. S. Treasury Department's Section of Fine Arts. Well over one-half of the collection consists of extensive correspondence with artists, art collectors and dealers, arts associations, galleries, and government officials, including President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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American Handicraft Council
Dates:
[ca. 1937-1940]
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 750 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.amerhand
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Certificate of Incorporation; draft of articles of incorporation and by-laws; minutes of A.H.C. meetings, April 1939-January 1940; 12 reports regarding progress of activities and council objectives; fundraising file containing correspondence (some photocopies) between A.H.C. and possible contributors, 1937-1939, and a list of possible sponsors; fil...

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Creators:
Winter, Andrew, 1893-1958
Dates:
1925-1966
Size:
2 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wintandr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two scrapbooks containing clippings, letters, exhibition catalogs, press releases, and photographs of Winter.

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Creators:
Brown, Adele Smith, 1910-
Dates:
1934-1942
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.browadel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, writings, clippings, photographs and miscellany relating to Brown's work at the Phillips Studio House, the Museum of Modern Art Gallery of Washington, and the Treasury Dept. Section of Fine Arts.

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Creators:
Art Information Center (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1945-1983
Size:
14 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.artinfo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Office correspondence, memoranda, financial ledgers, charter and by-laws, press releases, and drafts of writings by Betty Chamberlain. The bulk of the collection (9.0 ft.) consists of index cards, alphabetically arranged by artist, and cards showing gallery and art reference information.

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Creators:
Blinken, Donald M., 1925-
Dates:
1956-2011
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blindona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art collector and former United States Ambassador Donald Blinken measure .4 linear feet and date from 1956-2011. The collection is comprised of correspondence and printed material regarding several of the artists Blinken collected, including Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, and Esteban Vicente.

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