Query: Pasadena (Calif.)
Marcel Duchamp Retrospective Exhibition records
Creators:
Pasadena Art Museum
Dates:
1959-1963
Size:
3 Items (microfilm reels and 3 sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.pasaart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records relating to the Pasadena Museum of Art's exhibition "Marcel Duchamp," held Oct. 8-Nov. 3, 1963. Included are correspondence with Duchamp, work sheets, texts and layouts, catalog raisonne, loan agreements, printed matter, guest lists, shipping file, photographs, fact sheets, and clippings and untranscribed interviews.

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Lorser Feitelson lectures recorded by Bonnie Trotter
Creators:
Trotter, Bonnie Marian
Dates:
1973-1974
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((23 sound cassettes))
Collection ID:
AAA.trotbonn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twelve informal lectures on art history and theory, as well as critiques of student's work delivered Oct. 1973-Sept. 1974, by Lorser Feitelson, in the home of his student, Bonnie Trotter.

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Oral history interview with Bert Pumphrey, Jr. [videorecording]
Creators:
Pumphrey, Bert, 1916-2002
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Macneil, Bradford
Dates:
2000 Apr. 26
Size:
2 Items (VHS videocassettes (148 min.), sd., col.)
2 Items (video files (2 hrs., 30 min.), digital, mov)
Collection ID:
AAA.pumphr00
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A video interview of Bertrem Pumphrey, Jr. conducted 2000 Apr. 26, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Pumphrey's home in South Pasadena, Calif.

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A. B. Frost letter
Creators:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.frosa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One letter to an unidentified person, undated.

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Robert Tyler Davis Papers
Creators:
Davis, Robert Tyler
Dates:
1924-1960, 1979
Size:
0.94 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Robert Tyler Davis (1904-1978) was born in Los Angeles, California. He was a museum administrator and an educator in art and art history, specializing in Pacific Northwest Native American art, and decorative arts, particularly tapestries. He graduated from Franklin High School, Los Angeles, and studied art history, drawing, and painting at …

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Excuse my dust [art original] / Sarah Seager
Creators:
Seager, Sarah, 1958-
Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
64 p. + microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.seagsara
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Seager's conceptual work of art, "Excuse My Dust" consists of letters (43 p.) from 1937 to and from George Watson Cole, first librarian of the Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif; letters from Virginia Ledesma, who found the letters, to the Seager household and to Gretchen Seager, 1991-1992, and Sarah Seager's correspondence with Paul …

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Sproul Observatory Astronomers Photoprints
Creators:
Swarthmore College. Sproul Observatory (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania: 1916)
Gaustad, John E. (Director, Sproul Observatory)
Dates:
1916-1975
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of group portraits donated by Sproul Observatory. Group portraits include participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. [International Astronomical Union] meetings, as well as several other taken at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and an autographed photo of Roy W. Delaplaine at a 24-inch refractor telescope.The photographs were accumulated in the files of the Sproul Observatory, Swarthmore College, over a period of years. They form a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical meetings from 1916 to 1975.

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Interviews conducted by Daphne Beneke with California artists
Creators:
Beneke, Daphne
Dates:
1995
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.benedaph
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted in preparation for Beneke's publication, Fifteen Profiles: Distinguished California Modernists, published by the Fresno Art Museum, 1995. Included are audio recordings on sound cassettes and transcripts for six of the artists in the publication: Frank Lobdell, Lee Mullican, Gordon Onslow-Ford, Wayne Thiebaud, Paul Wonner, and Emerson Woelffer. The length …

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North American Water and Power Alliance Records
Creators:
North American Water and Power Alliance.
Ralph M. Parsons Corporation (Pasadena, Calif.)
Dates:
1964-1990
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1052
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains executive reports, promotional material, correspondence, articles and publications documenting the North American Water and Power Alliance (NAWAPA), which was a large-scale, transcontinental water transfer plan designed by the Ralph M. Parsons Corporation in 1964.

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Oral history interview with Kristin Leachman
Creators:
Leachman, Kristen, 1966-
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
2002 Dec. 10
Size:
26 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.leachm02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Kristin Leachman conducted 2002 Dec. 10, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Leachman discusses work in the film industry, the cultural differences between the east and west coasts of the United States, and her experiences as a female painter.

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