Morgan Russell sketches and notes
The collection of Morgan Russell sketches and notes measures 40 items and includes preliminary sketches, drawings and notes by Morgan Russell that he used to develop the abstract art form Synchromism. The documents date from circa 1912-1920.
Jean Gabriel Lemoine papers relating to Morgan Russell
The Jean Gabriel Lemoine papers relating to Morgan Russell measure 0.2 linear feet and are comprised of 20 items that date from 1921-1923 and 1964. The item dating from 1964 is a typescript of a letter fragment. Included are 17 letters and letter fragments written by Morgan Russell in 1923 to Jean Gabriel Lemoine, art critic for L'Echo de Paris. In these letters Russell explains his art and the Synchromism style that he developed with Stanton MacDonald-Wright. Also found are a one page list naming ten paintings in his studio, an article by Lemoine about Russell, and a typed extract about Russell from La Peinture Abstraite by Michel Senghor.
Microfilm of the Morgan Russell papers
The Morgan Russell papers, 1891-1977, present a good overview of Russell's career as a painter and sculptor, with an emphasis on his development of the color theory movement, Synchromism. The papers include correspondence, biographical material, transcripts of lectures given by Russell, illustrated notebooks and sketches, printed material and photographs.
Stanton Macdonald-Wright letters to Morgan Russell
118 letters from Macdonald-Wright to Morgan Russell.
Douglas MacAgy papers
Correspondence; biographical information; family memorabilia; scrapbook; subject files; photographs; writings; business and financial records; and printed material.
Stanton Macdonald-Wright papers
The papers of Southern California painter Stanton Macdonald-Wright measure 17.2 linear feet and date from 1890 to 2008. The collection contains biographical material including address books and interview transcripts; correspondence with family, friends, and artists, including Morgan Russell, and his wife Suzanne Binon, Michel and Suzanne Seuphor, Ann and John Summerfield, and Bethany Wilson; contracts, correspondence, and other material related to exhibitions Macdonald-Wright participated in or that featured his works in the decades following his death; notes, drafts and manuscripts for books, and other writings; diaries and travel journals; invoices, inventories, legal and estate documents, and other personal business records; scrapbooks consisting of clippings and exhibition materials; clippings, exhibition announcements, exhibition catalogs, and other printed materials; sketches and other artwork; photographs, slides and transparencies of Macdonald-Wright, family portraits, travels, and artwork.
Stanton Macdonald-Wright letters to Alan and Fanny Leslie
Letters documenting Macdonald-Wright's travels with his wife Jean to Italy, Japan, Hawaii, and London. He discusses his activities, comments on people and places visited, his love of nature and art, his purchase of "two old Russells" [Morgan Russell] in Ipswitch, England, and buying a home in Hawaii.
Henry John Weeks papers
Correspondence, Weeks' masters thesis about Southern California painters, and miscellany.
Rose Fried Gallery Records
The Rose Fried Gallery records measure 8.1 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1972 with the bulk of materials dating from 1945 to 1970. The majority of the collection consists of artists files documenting the gallery's relationship with abstract, modern, and Latin American artists; additional named subject files; and scattered administrative and financial files. Individual artists and subject files contain a wide variety of documentation, such as correspondence, photographs, financial records, and printed materials.
University of Delaware photographs of artists
55 photographs of artists and other individuals associated with the Avant-Garde movement in America, 1910-1925.