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Creators:
University of Chicago. Renaissance Society
Dates:
1917-1981
Size:
9.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.univchic
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and business records.

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Creators:
Wood, Erskine
Dates:
c1978
Size:
167 Pages ((on 1 microfilm reel), ill., 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.woodersk
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Copy 439 of limited edition of 500. The book is inscribed "To my good friend Alex Parks, January 5, 1979 Erskine Wood."

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1985-09 - 1986-12
Size:
10.55 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history and art of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985-December 1986. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Creators:
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924
Dates:
1760-1956
Size:
40 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.gardisab
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, business records, diary, and photographs.

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Creators:
Booth, John L. (John Lord)
Dates:
ca. 1940?
Size:
7 Items (photographic prints, b&w, images 8 x 10 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.bootjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs depict interiors of a well-appointed home, decorated with paintings and sculptures. Handwritten notes on backs of photos identify some of the artworks (mostly Renaissance paintings and classical sculpture) and indicate which institutions Booth donated those works to (primarily the Detroit Institute of Arts). Photographer unknown.

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Creators:
Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981
Dates:
1925-1977
Size:
71 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.motlarch
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Archibald Motley, Jr. papers contain Motley's application for a John S. Guggenheim fellowship and accompanying correspondence and biographical material (1928-1930); an 8-page writing, "How I Solve My Painting Problems"; correspondence (1927-1977) with galleries, museums, and others; exhibition catalogs (1927-1933); and clippings (1925-1977). Al...

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Creators:
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991
Dates:
1885-1991
Size:
20.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 20.4 linear feet, dates from 1885 to 1991 (bulk dates 1908-1986) and documents the career of Harlem Renaissance lithographer, teacher, and painter Prentiss Taylor. The collection consists primarily of subject/correspondence files (circa 16 ft.), reflecting Prentiss' career as a lithographer and painter, his association with figures prominent in the Harlem Renaissance, notably Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes, his activities as president of the Society of Washington Printmakers and other art organizations, his work in art therapy treating mental illness, and his teaching position at American University. The subject files contain mostly correspondence, but many include photographs and printed material. Also included are biographical, financial, legal and printed material; several hundred photographs; notes and writings; sketchbooks, drawings and a few prints by Taylor; and scrapbooks dating from 1885-1956.

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Creators:
Martyl, 1917-2013
Dates:
1918-1977
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.martyl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Martyl Langsdorf, professionally known by just her first name, Martyl, date from 1918 to 1977 and measure 2.6 linear feet. Included within the collection is correspondence; subject files; biographical data; writings and notes; sketches; photographs; exhibition catalogs and announcements; guest books; price lists; receipts; reproductio...

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Creators:
Foy, Frances M., 1890-1963
Dalstrom, Gustaf O. (Gustaf Oscar), 1893-1971
Dates:
1909-1961
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.foyfrang
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, New Deal materials, exhibition and financial records.

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Creators:
Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1974 September 25-1976 November 2
Size:
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.thomps74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Daniel Varney Thompson conducted 1974 September 25-1976 November 2, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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