Query: Museum of Primitive Art
Robert John Goldwater papers
Creators:
Goldwater, Robert John, 1907-1973
Dates:
1902-1974
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.goldrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, educator, editor, and museum director Robert John Goldwater measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1902-1974. Found are correspondence, subject files, teaching records, writings, and printed material. Also included are the papers, primarily correspondence, of Goldwater's father, S. S. Goldwater, M. D., a nationally recognized expert in the fields of public health, hospital administration, and hospital design and construction.

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Nelson A. Rockefeller Photographs of Iran
Creators:
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Color photoprints, matted, and housed in a portfolio entitled Iran, dated 1957, taken by Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979) of architecture, mostly in the city of Isfahan, including The Cihil Sutun; and the Darius relief momument at Bistun.

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Jerry Thompson Collection
Creators:
Thompson, Jerry L., 1945
Dates:
ca. 1980
Size:
1 Book
86 Transparencies (8 x 10 in)
206 Negatives (8 x 10 in)
196 Prints (8 x 10 in)
1 Slide (35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Collection contains transparencies, negatives, prints, and slides that depict the Paul and Ruth Tishman collection at a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, circa 1980, and (1) copy of the book "For Spirits and Kings: African Art from the Tishman Collection" (1981), edited by Susan Vogel.

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Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco interviews with artists
Creators:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Dates:
1982
Size:
16 Items (sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.fineamsf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Kathleen Berrin, Letitia Brown, Elayne Marquis, Stacy Schaefer and Thomas K. Seligman, 1982, in connection with the exhibition, "The Bay Area Collects: art from Africa, Oceania, and the Americas," held at the H. M. de Young Memorial Museum, July 3, 1982-October 3, 1982. Interviewees are: Margery Anneberg, Charles Campbell, Herschel Browning …

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Carol F. Jopling papers
Creators:
Jopling, Carol F.
Dates:
1966-1975
Size:
8.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Carol F. Jopling, a librarian and an anthropologist, conducted fieldwork among the Zapotec in Yalalag, Oaxaca, Mexico (1969-1971). She received a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts after completing a dissertation entitled Women Weavers of Yalalag: Their Art and Its Process (1973). She has long been interested in art, having taught courses in primitive and pre-Columbian art at Catholic University and American University in Washington D.C. She also edited an anthology of articles entitled Art and Aesthetics in Primitive Societies (E.P. Dutton, 1971). Mrs. Jopling is a former librarian for the Bureau of American Ethnology and the Smithsonian/Tropical Research Institute in Panama.

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Nancy Moure research material on artists
Creators:
Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall
Dates:
1978-1991
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mournanc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Ca. 800 index cards containing information on works of art by George Bellows, preparatory to Moure's planned catalog raissone; a 28 p. transcript of an interview with watercolor painter Lee Blair, April 13, 1991; a 12 p. transcript of an interview with printmaker Richard Horton Campbell, Nov. 20, 1991, used as background for Moure's "Essay on Richard …

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Ammi Phillips papers
Creators:
Phillips, Ammi, 1788-1865
Dates:
1958-1959
Size:
2 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.philammi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbook pages containing research notes regarding primitive American art; articles on early American artists, or limners, and their works; research material regarding Ammi Phillips.

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Whitney Halstead papers
Creators:
Halstead, Whitney
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.halswhit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives of primitive art, including American Indian art by Southwest tribes.

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Flora S. Kaplan papers
Creators:
Kaplan, Flora S.
Dates:
1951-2012, bulk 1969-2012
Size:
134 Sound recordings
31.5 Linear feet (72 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2015-21
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Flora S. Kaplan papers document her field work, research, and professional activities from 1951-2012 (bulk 1969-2012) and primarily deal with her work as the director and founder of New York University's Museum Studies program and her field work in Benin and Mexico. The collection consists of correspondence, research files, book files, photographs, sound recordings, ephemera, and writings.

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Thorvald Arnst Hoyer papers
Creators:
Hoyer, Thorvald Arnst, 1872-1949
Dates:
1925-1982
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hoyethor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, printed material, slides, and photographs documenting Hoyer's career. The letters (1935-1982) to Hoyer and his daughter, Olga Pegelow, mainly discuss Hoyer's exhibitions and Pegelow's gifts of his work to museums. Printed material consists of exhibition catalogs (1938-1976), reviews, exhibit announcements, articles, press releases, and Hoyer's scrapbook. There are 6 photographs of Hoyer …

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