Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
25.37 Linear feet (38 boxes)
Rudy Arnold (1902-1966) was introduced to photography in 1918. After studying at the New York School of Photography, he worked at the New York Journal-American and the New York Graphic. During his stint at the latter he started to focus on aviation photography. In 1928, Arnold started his own aviation photography business and worked out of the following New York air fields and airports during his career: Roosevelt Field, the old Curtiss Airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and LaGuardia Airport His coverage of a wrecked airliner in upstate New York was the first photograph sent by wire to newspapers across the country. Arnold's work appeared in every aviation magazine, house organs (Douglas, Grumman), and mass circulation magazines as well as many newspapers. He also did motion-picture camera work for Universal and Paramount.
Boris Lovet-Lorski journals
The journals of New York City sculptor and graphic artist, Boris Lovet-Lorski, measure 0.4 feet and a date from 1945-1966. The volumes consist of ten appointment diaries, which document aspects of Lovet-Lorski's daily life, such as medical appointments, dates with friends and other typical activities. The journals do not cover the entire period of 1945-1966 but are a random selection of annual volumes from this period.
Fay Gold papers
Correspondence, works of art, a journal and a sketchbook, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and photographs.
William Macbeth papers
A family genealogy; four diaries in which Macbeth describes his family, life and work in Ireland, travelling to the U.S., working for Frederick Keppel and Co., his courtship to Jessie Walker, travels, starting the Macbeth Gallery, and other routine matters; two travel journals from European trips, an obituary from AMERICAN …
Nell Blaine letters to Robert A. Wilson
The letters from artist Nell Blaine and her friend New York bookseller Robert A. Wilson measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1962 to 2010. Additional material includes scattered business records, photographs, printed material, and a typescript of Blaine's journal.
Richard Watson and Helena de Kay Gilder papers
Gilder, Helena de Kay, d. 1916
Journal kept by Richard Watson Gilder and Helena de Kay Gilder, beginning at the start of their marriage in June 1874 and spanning four years, including poems and verses, drawings by Helena de Kay Gilder, many of her husband, entries concerning the founding of American Art Association (later the Society of …
Dorothy Seiberling papers
Materials, accumulated while art editor of LIFE magazine, including photographs of William Harnett, William Sommer, Hiram Powers, and Powers' work; biographical sketch, an article and two memoranda regarding Powers; photographs of Everett Shinn and his work, and a typescript of "I Remember New York," by Shinn. Materials relating to Henry …
Sea Voyage Journal
A 19-page handwritten journal of a sea voyage in 1884, written on the return trip, presumably back to London.
Thomas Kelah Wharton journal
Journal with illustrations and drawings, correspondence, notes and genalogy.
Anne Ryan papers
The papers of New York-based painter, printmaker, collagist and writer Anne Ryan measure 3.8 linear feet and date from circa 1905 to 1970. The papers document her career as an artist and writer in New York, New Jersey and Spain through biographical material, correspondence, diaries and journals, writings, printed material, photographic material and artwork.