1913 Armory Show, 50th anniversary exhibition records
Correspondence, notes, publications, loan forms, shipping records, and photographs relating to the Museum's exhibition re-creating the 1913 Armory Show. The exhibition was curated by Joseph Trovato, and sponsored by the Henry Street Settlement, N.Y. Included are photographs of the members of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, the organization which …
Oral history interview with William C. Palmer
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of William C. Palmer conducted 1980 Aug. 5-1981 Aug. 22, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Palmer speaks of his training at the Art Students League during the 1920s; his study of fresco painting in France; his exhibitions at Midtown Galleries since 1932; his WPA murals in New York …
Edward Wales Root papers
Biographical material; files on Alexander Brook, Charles Burchfield, George Luks, Peppino Mangravite, Henry Lee McFee, Maurice Prendergast, Eugene Speicher, Theodoros Stamos, and others whose work Root collected, containing correspondence, catalogs, checklists, clippings, receipts, and notes; correspondence with Harris K. Prior and Joseph Trovato of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Lydia Powell, William …
Joseph S. Trovato papers
Research material for the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory Show and other exhibitions curated by Trovato; correspondence; writings; sound and video recordings; and printed material.
Elsie Driggs papers
The scattered papers of New York City painter Elsie Driggs date from 1924 to 1979 and measure 0.2 linear feet. Included are correspondence, writings by Driggs, personal business records, printed materials, and portrait and family photographs.
Museum extension project costume plates
Handpainted, illustrated plates of period costume designs throughout history, accompanied by descriptive handbooks recounting the historical context of the costumes.
Frederick A. Sweet research material on Mary Cassatt and James A. McNeill Whistler
Research material compiled by Art Institute of Chicago curator and art historian Frederick A. Sweet in preparation for exhibitions and a biography of Mary Cassatt. Included are research notes and manuscripts; Cassatt family biography and tree; Sweet's correspondence and copies and transcripts of letters written by Cassatt; drafts of "Miss …
Oral history interview with James Penney
Brown, Robert F.
79 Pages (Transcript)
Interview of James Penney, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Clinton, New York, on August 21 and December 6, 1981.
Oral history interview with Marianna Pineda
Brown, Robert F.
51 Pages (Transcript)
Interview of Marianna Pineda, conducted by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Brookline, Massachusetts, on June 14 and May 26, 1977.
Fred Meyer papers
The papers of Fred Meyer measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1959 to 1982. The papers consist of thirty-eight letters (1975-1982) including correspondence from Midtown Galleries, the Allentown Art Museum, Gallery St. Paul, and the National Academy of Design concerning Meyer's work, letters from theaters reviewing scripts submitted by Meyer, 2 letters from friends, and 3 letters from his son Michael. The collection also contains outlines for teaching assignments (1959-1969) used in Meyer's classes at the Rochester Institute of Technology, a 21-page script for a skit "R.I.T. in Orbit", and 4 exhibition announcements (1968-1982).