Metropolitan Museum of Art photographs of Native American musical instruments
Photographs depicting Native American musical instruments in the Crosby Brown Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, including Northwest Coast reed instruments and rattles.
Francis Henry Taylor papers
Correspondence concerning the acquisition of Taylor's papers by the Archives; typescripts of "Life Round Table Conference on Modern Art," 1948; and a large file of clippings relating to Taylor's work with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Henry C. Balink papers
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
A photograph of Balink in his studio; a photograph of Balink with his classmates at the Royal Academy in Amsterdam, Holland, 1909; 4 greeting cards printed from original drawings and an etching by Balink; a photocopy of a letter, 1915, to Balink from the Metropolitan Museum of Art about a possible job copying …
Bryson Burroughs photographs
Bryson Burroughs photographs of artwork measure 0.6 linear feet and date from circa 1935 and circa 1983. The collection consists of glass plate negatives and copy prints of artwork, primarily paintings, by Burroughs.
Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators
A series of scrapbooks compiled by Card on late 19th and early 20th century illustrators and cartoonists, each containing illustrations and political cartoons from magazines, newspapers, and books, together with lists of illustrations, and in some cases critical and biographical articles. Most of the reproductions are from Harper's Weekly and Monthly, Scribner's …
Stuart Davis correspondence with Francis Henry Taylor
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957
Letter, May 19, 1940, from Davis to Francis Henry Taylor, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Davis writes that the "rejection of my work by the acquisitions committee of your museum, followed by Mr. Wehle's explanation of the reason for that rejection, was merely indicative of the fact that work in …
Harry B. Wehle papers
Letters received regarding Wehle's monograph of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1932; correspondence with curators, museum directors and others; and an 11-page typescript "Six Years of Changes in Paintings Galleries at the Metropolitan Museum."
Comfort family papers relating to George Fisk Comfort
Biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, notes, sketchbook, subject files, photographs and printed materials documenting George Fisk Comfort's career as an educator and museum director, selected from the Comfort Family papers at Syracuse University. Biographical materials consist of autobiographical writings, a biographical essay and abstract of a thesis about Comfort, and an …
Oral history interview with Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller
An interview of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller conducted 1972 July 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Rockefeller speaks of his family's art collection, and the influence of growing up surrounded by art; his interest in architecture; his involvement with the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of …
International Association of Art Critics panel discussions
0.2 Linear feet (Transcripts: 27 and 29 p)
Panel discussions "American Painting and Sculpture" and "American Contemporary Architecture" sponsored by the International Association of Art Critics at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Panel members are Aleksa Celebonovic, Stuart Davis, Lloyd Goodrich, Adolph Gottlieb, Jacques Guiton, Philip Cortelyou Johnson, William Henry Jordy, Isamu Noguchi, Theodore …