Query: New York World's Fair Commission
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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John Gregory papers
Creators:
Gregory, John, 1879-1958
Dates:
1924-1966
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((55 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.gregjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, legal agreements, financial statements, and photographs of works related to several of Gregory's sculpture commissions, including the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., the Federal Reserve, Washington, D.C., the 1939 New York World's Fair, the Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution, and Fairmont Park, Pennsylvania.

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Hildreth Meière papers
Creators:
Meiere, M. Hildreth, d. 1961
Dates:
1901-2011
bulk 1911-1960
Size:
27.3 Linear feet
1.4 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.meiemari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Hildreth Meière measure 27.3 linear feet and 1.40 GB and date from 1901 to 2011, with the bulk of material dating from 1911 to 1960. The collection documents Meière's life and travels, and her long and prolific career as an architectural muralist through biographical material, correspondence, writings, thirteen diaries, files regarding her war relief work during the Spanish Civil War and World War II, printed and digital materials, extensive photographs and slides, eight sketchbooks, and two videocassettes and 93 reels of motion picture film documenting her travels, her volunteer efforts in Spain following the civil war, artwork, and home movies.

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Michael Loew papers
Creators:
Loew, Michael, 1907-1985
Dates:
1930-1997
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.loewmich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, notes, writings, photographs, business and financial records, works of art, and printed material document the career of painter and educator Michael Loew.

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Theodore Barbarossa papers
Creators:
Barbarossa, Theodore Cotillo, 1906-1992
Kennedy, Kennedy, Keefe and Carney (Firm)
Dates:
1931-1991
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
8.6 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.barbtheo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; awards and citations; personal and business correspondence with: Inslee Hopper, consultant to the Chief of the Section of Fine Arts; Richard T. Feller, Clerk of Works for the Washington Cathedral; and Kennedy, Kennedy, Keefe and Carney (formerly Maginnis and Walsh and Kennedy), architects for the National Shrine of …

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Ryah Ludins portfolio
Creators:
Ludins, Ryah, 1896-1957
Dates:
circa 1920-1950
Size:
0.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ludiryah
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Ryah Ludins portfolio measures 0.1 linear feet and dates from circa 1920-1950. The porfolio contains photographs of murals by Ryah Ludins, which were mostly commissioned for government art projects in the 1930s.

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Rochette and Parzini records
Creators:
Rochette and Parzini (Firm: New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1938-1963
Size:
1.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rochand
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Rochette and Parzini correspondence, financial records, business records, subject files, and photographs of works of art, concerning commissions for the 1939 New York World's Fair, the Museum of History and Technology (Smithsonian Institution), U.S. Senate and Capital buildings, government buildings, universities, churches and cathedrals.

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Lyonel Feininger letter
Creators:
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956
Dates:
1939 Apr. 3
Size:
1 Item ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.feinlyon1
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter to Alfred Neumeyer informing him that he (Feininger) has received a commission to paint a mural for the New York World's Fair; that his son, Lux Feininger, has received a mural commission for a Long Island hotel; and asking Neumeyer if he has received the watercolors sent to him …

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José de Rivera papers
Creators:
De Rivera, José Ruiz, 1904-1985
Dates:
1930-1991
Size:
5.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.derijose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor José de Rivera date from 1930 to 1991 and measure 5.6 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, letters, scattered personal business records, commission files, art work including four sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs. One of the commission files includes a motion picture film.

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Paul Manship interview transcript
Creators:
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966
Dates:
1956
Size:
0.01 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.manspaul2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This interview of sculptor Paul Manship was conducted by the Columbia University Oral History Research Office, New York City, in 1956 and is 70 pages long. Manship recalls his family background and growing up in Jackson, Mississippi; his early art education; working as a studio assistant for Solon Borglum and later Isidore Konti; studying animal anatomy with Borglum; his trip to Spain with Hunt Diederich; his three-year fellowship at Pierpont Morgan Memorial, commissioned works such as the Bronx Zoological Garden gates, Pail J. Rainey Memorial Gateway; collaborations with architects; his friendship with John Singer Sargent; Manship's studio in Paris; the New York World's Fair, 1939; and exhibitions of his sculpture. There are two copies of the interview in the folder.

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