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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Paper Conservation Laboratory
Dates:
1974-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 544
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the design, construction, furnishing, and equipping of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum's Paper Conservation Laboratory during 1979 and 1980 under the guidance of Konstanze Bachmann, Paper Conservator, and Elaine Evans Dee, Curator of Prints and Drawings. The files contain Dee's February 1975 proposal for the laboratory, an...

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Creators:
Gruppe, Karl, b. 1893
Dates:
1900-1978
Size:
3.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.grupkarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, art work, photographs, subject files, and printed material, relating to Gruppe's career as a sculptor, his involvement with the Public Works of Art Project, and his teacher Karl Bitter.

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Creators:
Stempler, Stephen
Dates:
1977
Size:
5 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.stemstep
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three photographs and two clippings about Stempler's discovery in 1972 of two mural panels by Gorky at the Newark, New Jersey Airport, executed while Gorky worked for the W.P.A. Federal Art Project in 1937. [Microfilm title: Arshile Gorky papers]

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Creators:
Suba, Miklos, 1880-1944
Dates:
1908-2001
Size:
1.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.subamikl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, works of art, printed material and biographical information.

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Creators:
Warburg, Edward M. M.
Warburg, Mary Whelan
Dates:
1931-1980
Size:
3 Linear feet
1 Photograph (Reel N70-61)
Collection ID:
AAA.warbedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical sketches; photographs; lists; a card catalog; and files concerning the acquisition, exhibition and sale of objects.

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Watson, Ernest William, 1884-1969
Dates:
1949-1965
Size:
1.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.watserne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; research materials for a book; a tape recording; manuscripts; photographs; drawings; and miscellany.

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Creators:
La Follette, Suzanne, 1893-1983
Dates:
1943-1944
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lafosuza
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters, May 19, 1943 and February 11, 1944, from John Sloan. He described his stay at "Miss White's beautiful home in Sante Fa with 16 of my works on the walls...I have lived before with lots of my paintings around me but never before have I been flanked by 'Sold' ones." He also mentioned his marriage to Helen Farr, "a very lucky girl less tha...

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Creators:
Cohen, Saul Z.
Dates:
1977
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cohesaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence relating to the repair and preservation Cohen's sculpture by George Rickey, including a photocopy of a letter, Feb. 2, 1977, from Cohen to Rickey concerning Rickey's repair on the damaged sculpture, which Cohen feels "caused it to lose some of its grace. The arts no longer taper to as delicate a point..."; a 2 p. reply from Rickey, A...

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Creators:
Mayer, Ralph, 1895-1979
Dates:
[ca. 1920]-1964
Size:
4.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mayeralp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, photographs, art work, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material.

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Creators:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000
Dates:
1936-1989
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrport
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.

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