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Creators:
Kuenzig Books
Sheldon, Charles Gates, 1899-1960
Breck Company.
Dates:
1902-1959
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1423
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the work of Charles G. Sheldon, the illustrator who created beautiful images of women for the "Breck Girls" advertising campaign from 1936-1957. Includes photographs of sitters, Breck advertising materials, Breck Company internal publications and newsletters, magazines with cover illustrations by Sheldon, a high school year...

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Valentine, P. O. (33 Homestead, Park, Newark)
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
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Dates:
1897-1963
bulk 1897-1936
Size:
15 Cubic feet (71 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0214
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few additional ph...

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Creators:
Williams, Ralph William
Breck Company.
Dial Corporation.
American Cyanamid Company
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Dates:
circa 1936-1995
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (16 boxes, 188 pieces of original artwork)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0651
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development and evolution of the Breck Girl, a highly successful and long-lived advertising campaign whose hallmark was its vision of idealized American womanhood through correspondence, photographs, paintings, and print advertisements.

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Creators:
Thorne, Diana, 1895-
Dates:
1938-1948
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.thordian
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One pastel and three watercolors by Thorne.

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Creators:
Petlin, Irving, 1934-2018
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2016 September 13-15
Size:
6 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 27 min.), digital, wav)
103 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.petlin16
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Irving Petlin conducted 2016 September 13 and 15, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art at Petlin's home in New York, New York.

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Crile, Susan, 1942-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 August 1-3
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
101 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.crile72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Susan Crile conducted 1972 August 1-3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Crile speaks of her family background; having polio and problems with her eyesight; her education at Connecticut College, Bennington College, and New York University; art criticism; her teachers, including Lawrence Alloway, Paul Feeley, Jules Oli...

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Creators:
Perrine, Van Dearing, 1869-1955
Dates:
1892-1986
Size:
3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
3.7 Linear feet (Addition)
1 Item (Addition: 1 rd)
Collection ID:
AAA.perrvan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, including clippings, exhibition and auction catalogs, monographs, and art works by Perrine and his students. A small amount of papers of Perrine's wife Theodora Snow and daughter, Mary Perrine, are also included.

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Creators:
Koopman, Augustus B., 1869-1914
Dates:
ca.1887-1986
Size:
1 Linear foot ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.koopaugu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbook, photographs, correspondence, art work, estate papers, and printed material.

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Creators:
Zschaebitz, Richard, 1860-1912
Dates:
1878-1981
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.zschrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Awards and diplomas, 1878-1884; a naturalization document, 1892; 2 photographs of Zschaebitz and his family; and 121 photographs, 1980-1981, of Zschaebitz's works in oil, watercolor, pencil and pastel. Included is a list describing each photograph, compiled by Roberta H. Butler, who was researching Zschaebitz's work.

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Creators:
Ludman, Joan
Dates:
circa 1910-2003
bulk 1976-2001
Size:
4.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ludmjoan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter measure 4.2 linear feet and are dated circa 1910-2003, bulk 1976-2001. The papers primarily document her research for Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of his Prints (1981) and Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels (2001). There are records concerning "Prints by Fairfield Porter from the Lauris and Daniel J. Mason Collection," a traveling exhibition organized by Ludman. Also found are Ludman's records concerning her authentications of Porter's artwork, and general printed material about Porter. Photographs are of Porter and his work. A 2015 addition includes provenance forms sent to Ludman from artwork owners.

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