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Creators:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1899-1960
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.sociofac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Boston-based Society of Arts and Crafts measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1899 to 1960. The scattered documentations contain administrative records, correspondence, writings and notes, printed materials including twenty-two issues of Handicraft, and a photograph.

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Creators:
Loeser, Herta
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1989 June 6-15
Size:
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.loeser89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herta Loeser conducted 1989 June 6-15, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Cambridge, Mass. Loeser speaks of her childhood in England as a German refugee; marrying a refugee schoolmate and rearing a family in Cambridge, Mass.; making jewelry and enamels; running a volunteer agency in Boston; running the Society ...

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Creators:
Cranbrook Foundation
Dates:
1912-1960
Size:
640 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cranfoun
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; financial records; a draft of a proposed publication about Cranbrook; letters regarding a biography of founder, George G. Booth, and of the Scripps family; miscellaneous items, including an address by George Booth to the Cranbrook School; and clippings.

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Creators:
American Handicraft Council
Dates:
[ca. 1937-1940]
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 750 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.amerhand
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Certificate of Incorporation; draft of articles of incorporation and by-laws; minutes of A.H.C. meetings, April 1939-January 1940; 12 reports regarding progress of activities and council objectives; fundraising file containing correspondence (some photocopies) between A.H.C. and possible contributors, 1937-1939, and a list of possible sponsors; fil...

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Creators:
Binns, Charles Fergus, 1857-1934
Dates:
1875-1934
Size:
6 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.binnchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, including an autobiographical sketch, brief biographies by family members, and certificates of naturalization and membership; correspondence, 1897-1931, with family members, ceramic manufacturers, potters, art educators, museum curators and administrators, and former students; subject files on: the American Ceramic Society, ...

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Creators:
Bally, Boris
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 May 26-27
Size:
4 Sound discs (Sound recording (5 hr., 55 min.), digital)
109 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bally09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Boris Bally conducted 2009 May 26-27, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Bally's home and studio, in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Creators:
Chapman, Suzanne E.
Dates:
1934-1991
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chapsuza
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material including an account "Studies and Career" (3 p.), a resume, bibliography, and a Master Craftsman award certificate from the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, 1977; letters, 1948-1991, regarding Chapman's catalog drawings, an exhibition at the Library of the Boston Athenaeum, and her promotion to associate curator in the Museu...

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Creators:
Fedoroff, George W., 1906-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 July 8-1981 Jan. 21
Size:
3 Items (sound files Sound recording, digital, wav file)
53 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.fedoro80
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with George Fedoroff conducted 1980 July 8-1981 Jan. 21, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Oakes, Edward Everett, 1891-1960
Dates:
[undated] and 1915-1960
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.oakeedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, sketches, financial and business records, photographs and printed material.

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Creators:
Thayer, Polly, 1904-2006
Dates:
1846-2008
bulk 1921-2008
Size:
21.6 Linear feet
0.807 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.thaypoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Boston portraitist and painter Polly Thayer (Starr) (1904-2006) measure 21.6 linear feet and 0.807 GB and date from 1846 to 2008, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1921-2008. The papers document Thayer's personal life and career as a painter, portraitist, and pastel artist. Found within the papers are biographical materials, extensive family papers, correspondence with artists and art venues, interviews, writings, subject files, organization files, exhibition files, art inventory records, printed and digital materials, five sketchbooks, artwork, and photographs.

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