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Creators:
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981
Dates:
1938-1949
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dowsolin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson.

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Creators:
Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997
Dates:
circa 1917-2002
bulk 1940-1997
Size:
8 Linear feet
2.21 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.simosidn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970
Dates:
1873-2001
bulk 1904-1970
Size:
12.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.poorhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Henry Varnum Poor measure 12.9 linear feet and date from 1873-2001, with the bulk from the period 1904-1970. Correspondence, writings, artwork, printed material and photographs document Poor's work as a painter, muralist, ceramic artist and potter, architect, designer, writer, war artist, educator and a co-founder of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Also found is extensive information about the design and construction of Crow House, his home in New City, New York, commissions for other architectural projects, and his personal life.

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Creators:
Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976
Dates:
1913-1990
Size:
5.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sipomitc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, correspondence, photographs, writings, research and subject files, works of art, motion picture film, interview transcripts, financial material, printed material and miscellany relating to Mitchell Siporin.

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Creators:
American Artists' Committee of One Hundred
Dates:
1916-1923
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 300 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ameracoh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from chairman William Anderson Coffin regarding membership, other artists, some personal matters, and the Allied Bazaar of 1916. Among the correspondents are Leon Bonnat and Edmond Thoumy of Paris.

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Creators:
Biddle, George, 1885-1973
Dates:
1943-1945
Size:
2 Items ((4 p. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.biddgeol
Repository:
Archives of American Art

To his cousin Constance, 1943 Feb. 7, Biddle writes about being named chairman of the War Department's Art Advisory Board which entailed selecting and sending artists (including himself) to North Africa and Italy to create a pictorial war record. "...not factual reportage," he adds, "but the emotional impact of the war on an artist...I am very inte...

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Creators:
Schlaikjer, Jes Wilhelm
Biegel, Paul E.
Dates:
1942-1952.
Size:
20 Items (3 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0546
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty posters designed by Schlaikjer during World War II and after.

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Creators:
American Artists Group
Dates:
[ca. 1942]
Size:
10 Prints
Collection ID:
AAA.amerartx
Repository:
Archives of American Art

10 Christmas cards made by artist-servicemen in World War II, published by the American Artists Group, ca. 1942. Artists include: Torcum K. Bedayan, Fred J. Brauer, Robert Burns, Edward A. Chavez, Walter de Wolfe, C.L. Hartman, Jr., Joseph W. McDermott, Archie McLean (2), and Bob Majors.

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Creators:
Mitchell, Bruce Handiside, 1908-1963
Dates:
1932-1965 and [undated]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mitcbruc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; drawings; a typescript; lyrics; and clippings.

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Creators:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Dates:
circa 1920, 1943
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters written by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The three notebooks and notebook fragments contain Pippin's World War I memoirs written in the 1920s, one of which is illustrated by Pippin with six drawings of war scenes. Two letters are dated 1943 and circa 1943. One of the letters is written to "Dear Friends" and begins with "life story of art."; the other is written to dealer Robert Carlen about showing his painting Domino [Game] Players.

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