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Creators:
Esther Bear Gallery (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Dates:
bulk 1954-1977
1928-1985
Size:
5.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.estebeag
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Santa Barbara, California art gallery, Esther Bear Gallery, measure 5.7 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1985, with the bulk of the records dating from 1954 to 1977. The collection comprises administrative records that include exhibition files, photographs, records documenting the gallery's operations, and files for the Donald Bear Collection and Endowment Fund; professional correspondence with artists, clients, and galleries regarding exhibitions, sales and loans, and other business dealings; and artist files for Thomas Cornell, Antonio Frasconi, Ynez Johnston, Miguel Marina, Alfred Martinez, and Nina de Creeft Ward, among others.

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Creators:
Dole, William, 1917-
Dates:
1945-1977
Size:
35 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.dolewill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Draft of a catalogue of Dole's work, 1962-1976, including title, medium, size, and date (119 pp.); 32 catalogues and announcements; a photograph of Dole; and a flyer.

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Creators:
Spurlock, William
Dates:
1971-1973
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.spurwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research files relating to Spurlock's master's thesis, "Federal Support for the Visual Arts in the State of New Mexico; 1933-1943." The files include correspondence, photographs, writings, notes, and printed material.

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Creators:
Bear, Donald, 1905-1952
Dates:
1923-1960
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.beardona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, catalogs, printed material, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Borein, Edward, 1872-1945
Dates:
[ca. 1900-1920]
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.boreedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Illustrated letters from Borein to Dr. Philip G. Cole.

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Lungren, Fernand, 1857-1932
Dates:
1894
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lungfern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter to ethnologist John Gregory Bourke, September 16, 1894, describing his experiences in the Southwest, his painting SNAKE DANCE, and commenting on Bourke's work.

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Harmer, Alexander Francis, 1856-1925
Dates:
1882-1985
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harmalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Alexander Franis Harmer papers include: letters, 1882-1920, to Harmer from artists Frank Stephens, Thomas Eakins (illustrated; providing instructions on how to make a camera), and Thomas Anshutz (writing about the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts), also curator Hector Alliot, Captain John G. Bourke, Editor of "The Land of Sunshine," Charles F....

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Creators:
Moran, Thomas, 1837-1926
Dates:
1870-1947
Size:
5 Reels (ca. 1900 items (on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.morathop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL 2772: Sketches, watercolors, prints, and manuscripts.

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Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1923
Size:
17 Negatives (photographic)
16 Photographic prints
2 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.040
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Negatives and photographic prints taken by John Peabody Harrington in Santa Barbara and Ventura County, California in 1923. John Peabody Harrington (1884-1961) was an ethnologist and linguist who specialized in the Native peoples of California and served with the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology from 1915 to 1955. Beyond his efforts to document innumerable Native languages, Harrington also collected objects for the Bureau of Ethnology and on his own. Photographs in this collection accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.

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Creators:
Walker, Phillip L., 1947-2009
Dates:
1969-2008, undated
Size:
34.75 Linear feet (71 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Phillip Walker papers document his research and professional activities from 1969-2008 and primarily deal with his bioarchaeological research in California and his studies of primate feeding behavior and dentition. His involvement in issues surrounding the repatriation of Native American human remains, forensic work for public agencies dealing with human remains, and writings are also represented. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, and dental impressions.

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