Legal records relating to the estate of Mathilde Beckmann
Records kept by Perry Rathbone pertaining to the lawsuits and counter suits over the multi-million dollar estate of Mathilde Beckmann, widow of the painter Max Beckmann. Included are: documents of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the New York Surrogate's Court, and a State Court in Florida; correspondence, various wills …
Oral history interview with Perry Townsend Rathbone
277 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Perry Townsend Rathbone conducted 1975 Aug. 8-1976 Sept. 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Horatio W. Shaw papers
Thirty letters written by Shaw while studying with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to his wife Susan; some from Kid Stephens, R. Swain Gifford, C. Few Seiss, Thomas Anshutz, and [James E.?] Kelly; two articles about Shaw by his nephew Wilfred B. Shaw; exhibition catalogs, including …
Stephen Greene papers
Letters, including those received from R. Kirk Askew, Perry Rathbone, Joseph Pulitzer, and Lillian Hellman; material concerning exhibitions such as catalogs, notices, and lists of collections; photographs and slides; articles and addresses by Greene.
Perry Townsend Rathbone papers
The papers of museum director Perry Townsend Rathbone measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1985. The papers document Rathbone's career as museum director of the City Art Museum of St. Louis and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and his later work with Christie's New York office. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence with friends and colleagues, writings, professional and project files, printed materials, and photographs, mostly of exhibitions.
Castano Galleries records
20 feet, chiefly gallery records and some personal papers of gallery owner, Giovanni (John) Castano, including correspondence, legal material, subject files, notes, writings, financial material, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.
Oral history interview with Eleanor Sayre
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Eleanor Sayre conducted 1993 April 19-1997 January 10, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Catherine Viviano Gallery records
The records of the Catherine Viviano Gallery measure 11.6 linear feet and date from 1930-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1949-1978. Established in New York City in 1949, the gallery specialized in contemporary painting and sculpture primarily by American and European artists. The collection consists of artists' files; correspondence with artists, collectors, dealers, museum directors, curators, and publishers; business records; printed material; and photographs of artwork and artists. Also included are records relating to Catherine Viviano's activities as a private dealer and consultant after she closed the gallery in 1970.
Archives of American Art sound recordings
Recordings of meetings, lectures, symposia, and other events sponsored by or documenting organizational activities of the Archives of American ArtAAA) events .
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
30000 Slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.