Donald McClelland papers
Papers collected by McClelland concerning the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Renwick Gallery including: letters from Moses Ezekiel to Dr. William McLeod, George Riggs, and William W. Corcoran, 1877-1883; a letter from James Renwick to Dr. William MacLeod [sic], and one to Corcoran, 1881; clippings and printed material concerning Ezekiel, Corcoran, Renwick …
Romaine Brooks papers
The papers of painter Romaine Brooks measure 3 linear feet and date from 1910 to 1973. Found are biographical sketches, correspondence, seven journals, writings and notes, printed materials, a scrapbook, and photographs. Most of the materials focus on Brooks' later life while living in Paris and Nice, France and Fiesole, Italy and make little reference to her paintings and portraits.
These records consist of administrative files of the Program, including a large volume dealing with loans to the White House. Other records relating to the Lending Program can be found in Record Unit 453, the Office of the Registrar.
Herman Armour Webster papers
Biographical material; a "List of Engravings and States by Chronological Order"; a list of etchings and dry-points presented to the National Collection of Fine Arts by Moune G.H. Webster; photographs of Webster, his studio on the Rue d'Artois, and his etchings; exhibition catalogs, correspondence, printed articles about Webster, and clippings …
Edwin Scott photograph and catalog
One photograph of Scott, ca. 1926; and a catalog, PAINTINGS BY EDWIN SCOTT FROM THE ALICE PIKE BARNEY MEMORIAL COLLECTION, Smithsonian Institution, 1970.
This accession consists of the records of David W. Scott, Director of the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1965-1969. Materials include Scott's correspondence, memoranda, notes, publications, and lecture papers; meeting minutes; reports; information pertaining to NCFA mission, collections, exhibitions, special events, and personnel; restoration and gallery plans for the Patent …
Renwick family papers
Letters from James Renwick to Edward Renwick and Henry B. Renwick; letters from Emily Dilworth Hicks Renwick to Henry B. Renwick; insurance and financial papers, travel and personal documents, and a passport photo of Henry Brevoort Renwick; clippings; correspondence, financial, and legal documents of Edward Renwick including 2 appraisals of "Brooklawn …
Handbook of South American Indians records
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972
The records concern Julian Steward's semiautonomous project attached to the Bureau of American Ethnology to produce a multivolume reference work (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143). The material consists mainly of administrative and reference documents, correspondence, reports, proposals, and manuscripts of writings. Some manuscripts are in a form other than that …
Polly Thayer (Starr) papers
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.
Porter A. McCray papers
The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.