Oral history interview with Evangeline J. Montgomery
Elliott, Claude L.
65 Pages (Transcript)
An interview with Evangeline J. Montgomery conducted 2021 June 15-December 7, by Claude L. Elliott for the Archives of American Art, at Montgomery's home at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington in Rockville, MD.
American metalsmithing and jewelrymaking in the 1940s and 1950s symposium records
Records of the symposium "American Metalsmithing and Jewelrymaking in the 1940s and 1950s" sponsored by the Renwick Gallery, Sept. 24-25, 1982
Carlyle H. Smith papers
REEL 3340: A typescript, letters, and printed material.
Evangeline J. Montgomery papers
The papers of African American artist, curator, and arts administrator Evangeline "EJ" Montgomery measure 26.1 linear feet and date from 1929-2019. The papers relate to Montgomery's career and involvement in the African American art scene in California and Washington, D.C. The collection includes biographical materials consisting of calendars and appointment books, certificates and awards, records regarding Montgomery's personal art collection, resumes and biographies, and other personal records; correspondence with colleagues and friends such as Benny Andrews, Willis Bing Davis, Edmund Barry Gaither, Eugene Grigsby, Dele Jegede, Samella Lewis, Nzegwu Nkiru, and A.M. Weaver; professional activity files documenting Montgomery's career as a consultant, curator, member, and volunteer for a myriad of organizations including the American Association for State and Local History, National Conference of Artists, and the Oakland Museum; and research files and notes on African and African American arts and history, Black media, Black photographers, the museum profession, and the artists Betye Saar, Lois Mailou Jones, Nike Davies-Okundaye, Romare Bearden, Ruth Waddy, Sam Gilliam, and Sargent Johnson. Also included are files regarding Montgomery's career as an artist containing material on the Brandywine Workshop, interviews with Floyd Coleman and for The Historymakers, sales and consignment records, and other material; printed and documentary material consisting of art reproductions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and posters regarding Montgomery and other African American artists; artwork by Montgomery, including student sketchbooks, and others; photographic material of Montgomery, friends and colleagues, events, personal snapshots, and works of art; and unidentified audiovisual material.
Heikki Seppa papers
Eight sketchbooks, sketches, notebook, photographs, writings, and printed material.
Slides of jewelry designed by Miye Matsukata
Shows jewelry designed by Miye Matsukata for Mrs. Herbert Fields.
Miye Matsukata note with sketch to Lula Court Bartlett
A note from Matsukata to Mrs. Bartlett [Lula Court Bartlett], requesting approval of earrings she has designed, containing a color sketch of the pair and listing the price.
Thomas Danforth Boardman letter
A letter to Boardman's mother, Mary Anna Boardman.
Bruce Nauman letters to Frank Paraday
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-
Three letters from Bruce Nauman to Frank Paraday regarding the production of chairs for sculptures by Nauman. The two works referenced are likely South American Circle and South American Triangle.
Ruth Barker Johnston papers
Correspondence; writings; teaching material; list of equipment and supplies; material pertaining to Red Cross training corps; clippings; and exhibition material.