Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture records
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture records measure 35.42 linear feet and date from 1945 to 2013. The paper records of the school document the period from circa 1945 to 1977 and consist of administrative records, financial records, visiting artist files, faculty files, student files, and photographic material. Also included are motion picture films by Jack Eastman and Karl Fortess, dating from circa 1950 to 1968, showing the school's campus and faculty, staff, and students at work and leisure. A large portion of the collection consists of the Skowhegan Lecture Archives, a sound recording archive of lectures given by artists speaking at the school between 1952 and 2013.
Willard Warren Cummings papers
The papers of painter and co-founder of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Willard Warren Cummings measure 19.3 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1997 with the bulk of the papers dating from 1930 to 1975. The collection documents Cummings's career as an artist through biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed materials, scrapbooks, artwork, and photographic material.
Raphael Soyer lecture
A handwritten transcript of a lecture delivered to the Skowhegan Art School, summer 1960.
Oral history interview with Willard Cummings
An interview of Willard Cummings conducted 1973 March 20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Cummings speaks of his family and its interests in art and theater; moving to Boston and his early education there; studying with Anna Ladd and at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts …
Anne Arnold papers
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, and audio visual material relating to the career of sculptor and educator Anne Arnold.
Sylvia Snowden papers
The papers of African American abstract painter Sylvia Snowden measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1962 to 2017. The collection contains biographical material, including recorded interviews with Snowden; correspondence; material related to professional activities, including exhibitions and symposia; printed material; and photographic material, as well as one sketch.
Sidney Simon papers
The papers of sculptor, painter, and educator Sidney Simon measure 8.0 linear feet and 2.21 GB and date from circa 1917-2002, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1940-1997. The collection documents Simon's career through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, sketches, sketchbooks, printed and digital material, and photographs.
Ezio Martinelli papers
Correspondence, photographs and printed material relating to Ezio Martinelli's career as a painter and sculptor.
Willard F. Midgette papers
A career resume and brief autobiographical sketch; photographs of Midgette; Midgette's models, and studio; sketches; slides; published and unpublished articles, poems, and reviews; 15 typescripts of lectures, 1966-1978; personal notes on art, ca. 1973-1978; seven photographs of Midgette's work; a 24-page essay about the style of the Parthenon; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and miscellany …
Oral history interview with Charles Duback
Larsen, Susan C.
An interview of Charles Duback conducted 2004 December 15-2005 May 18, by Susan C. Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, in Tenants Harbor, Maine.