Query: Swarthmore College
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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Earl Shinn letters and diary from the collection at Swarthmore College
Creators:
Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886
Dates:
1852-1889
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.shinearl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to and from Earl Shinn describing his life as an art student in Paris, and the Philadelphia art scene. Correspondents include Thomas Eakins, William Trost Richards, William Merrit Chase and others. An undated diary records a journey to France.

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Bass Otis receipt
Creators:
Otis, Bass, 1784-1861
Dates:
1831
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.otisbass
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Bass Otis receipt for portrait of Benjamin Ferris, 1831.

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Benjamin West collection from the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College
Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1775-1819
Size:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers and drawings selected from collections at Swarthmore College's Friends Historical Library, mainly regarding West's life and painting activities in England. Included are: 15 letters between West and various individuals refering to his paintings, requesting to see his collection and business matters; hand drawn diagrams for King's Chapel at Windsor Castle …

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Edward Hicks selected papers in the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College
Creators:
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849
Dates:
1818-1851
Size:
55 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hickedsp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

37 letters, including 14 from Edward Hicks, and 18 letters between Isaac Hicks and John Comley, mainly regarding religious matters; a 285 pp. autobiography covering Hick's early life and apprenticeships, and 3 pages of an undated memoir and miscellaneous biographical material.

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Helmut von Erffa letters
Creators:
Erffa, Helmut von, 1900-1979
Swarthmore College
Dates:
1944
Size:
39 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.erffhelm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, March-July 1944, with institutions and owners of works by Winslow Homer regarding a Homer exhibition at Swarthmore College, July 1944, organized by von Erffa. The exhibition centered around Homer prints given to the College by Frederic Newlin Price. Correspondents include John W. Nason, Frederic Newlin Price, Lloyd Goodrich, Robert M. Walker …

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Ladies' Art Association records
Creators:
Ladies Art Association (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1867-1914
Size:
18 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ladiart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The 1871 Constitution, publicity materials (1876-1888), published lists of members, a petition to the State of New York for financial aid, and correspondence (1887-1914). A 1914 letter from a member outlines the history of the Association.

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Nancy Spero interview
Creators:
Lanier, Jessica
Dates:
circa 1976-circa 1984
Size:
50 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.lanijess
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Nancy Spero interview dates from circa 1976-circa 1984 and comprises 50 items. The collection consists of a transcript of an interview conducted with Nancy Spero by Jessica Lanier in 1984, and related printed material regarding Spero and feminist art.

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Oral history interview with Paulus Berensohn
Creators:
Berensohn, Paulus
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 March 20-21
Size:
60 Pages (Transcript)
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 sound files (4 hr., 13 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.berens09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Paulus Berensohn conducted 2009 March 20-21, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Berensohn's home and studio, in Penland, North Carolina.

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Oral history interview with Alexandra Juhasz
Creators:
Juhasz, Alexandra
Kerr, Theodore
Dates:
2017 December 19-21
Size:
6 Items (sound files (5 hr., 56 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
117 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.juhasz17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Alexandra Juhasz conducted 2017 December 19 and 21, by Theodore Kerr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Juhasz's home in Brooklyn, New York.

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