Mel Alexenberg papers
The papers of artist and art educator Mel Alexenberg measure 1.8 linear feet and date from circa 1950-1980. Included are correspondence, project files, sketches, notes, printed material and slides of works of art.
Louis Pomerantz papers
The papers of Chicago art conservator, Louis Pomerantz, measure 34.2 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1988, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1950s-1980s. The papers document two principal aspects of Pomerantz's professional life: his conservation work for institutions and individuals, and the development of his professional expertise as documented through his writings and teachings, his continued conservation training, and his involvement in professional organizations. Files include scattered biographical material, professional correspondence, interviews, writings, project and client files, teaching and reference files, printed material, and photographic material primarily documenting conservation treatments and techniques.
Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
This accession consists of reprints of Lawrence H. Walkinshaw's published papers on ornithology.
Gregg Herken Papers
This accession consists personal papers created by military historian Gregg Herken, Chairman of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum. These papers contain research notes for his three books, Cardinal Choices: Presidential Science Advising From the Atomic Bomb to SDI, The Winning Weapon: The Atomic Bomb in …
John Clifford Shaw Papers
The John Clifford Shaw papers contain reports, research notes, correspondence, memorandum, and diagrams documenting Shaw's development of one of the earliest list processing languages (IPL) and an early interactive, time sharing program, the JOHNNIAC Open Shop System (JOSS). The collection also contains printed material on the RAND Corporation and the evolution of the artificial intelligence and electronic computer industry in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition there is biographical material documenting Shaw's personal interests, family, and academic career.
George E. Watson Papers
This accession consists of materials documenting the professional career of George E. Watson. Included are records concerning his work as Curator, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds; his ornithological research; and his professional activities.
Research material on Stephan Hirsch
"Stefan Hirsch: An Essay, Catalogue, and Chronology," by di Vito, 1981; a memorandum from Hirsch to James Case, 1950; 8 letters to di Vito concerning Hirsch, 1980-1981; clippings, 1941-1980; a reprint of Hirsch's article "Painting and the Graphic Arts" 1950; exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1926-1980; 3 brochures, 1928-1946; reproductions of art works; and photographs and photo album of works …
Jerry Hudson de Leon papers
The papers of illustrator, painter and teacher Jerry Hudson de Leon measure 0.9 linear feet and date from circa 1920s-1980. The papers primarily feature her sketches done in pencil, pen, watercolor and pastel. Also included in this collection are personal letters, various printed materials as well as examples of her illustration work.
James Weeks papers
Biographical information; business correspondence; exhibition material, 1965-1985; teaching notes from the San Francisco Art Institute and UCLA; photographs of Weeks and his wife Lynn, 1980s; photographs of work (billboards), 1950s; and clippings.
Henry and Rose Pearlman papers
The records of the Henry and Rose Pearlman papers measure 4.38 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1995 (bulk 1950-1980). The collection documents the activities of Post-Impressionist and Modern art collectors Henry and Rose Pearlman through correspondence, research materials, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and clippings.