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Creators:
Vose Galleries of Boston
Dates:
circa 1876
1890s-1996
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
25.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vosegall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Vose Galleries of Boston measure 25.6 linear feet and date from circa 1876, 1890s-1996 with the bulk of materials dating from 1920s-1930s. Nearly 90 percent of the collection documents the gallery's handling of American paintings and portraits through incoming and outgoing business correspondence with artists, clients, galleries, and museums, including considerable correspondence with portrait artist Alfred Jonniaux and clients regarding commissioned portraits. Other materials include client files; artists' biographies; records of sales, consignments, framing, restoration, and banking, mostly from the 1940s-1960s; and scattered exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, and postcards. Also found is a handwritten manuscript regarding the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA and a 1991 videotape about the Vose Galleries and its founding family.

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Creators:
Shaw, Edwin Coupland, 1863-1941
Dates:
1864-1937
Size:
3 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.shawedwi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with dealers, artists, museums, publishers, photography studios, and others regarding art purchases, loans, and Shaw's collection; and 16 v. of scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, and biographical information on artists. Much of the correspondence with artists relates to Shaw's requests for the information which was then used...

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Creators:
Vose, Robert Churchill, 1873-
Ley, Ruth
Dates:
1961 Mar
Size:
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
AAA.voserobc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert C. Vose, Sr. conducted by Ruth Ley for the radio program, "PM East," in honor of Vose's 65th year with the firm.

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Creators:
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998
Dates:
1987 May 14
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
13 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vose87
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A lecture delivered 1987 May 14, by Robert C. Vose, at the Somerset Club, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Creators:
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1986 June 27-July 23
Size:
172 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vose86
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert C. Vose conducted 1986 June 27-1986 July 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964
Dates:
1931-1975
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((186 items on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lowsanbd
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; personal and business correspondence, including letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Reginald Marsh, Robert Vose and Robert Vose, Jr. of Vose Galleries of Boston, Inc., and others; writings; exhibition catalogs; printed materials regarding the Sanford Low Memorial Collection of American Illustration; 3 sketches by Low, clippings on L...

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Creators:
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972
Dates:
1928-1996
Size:
6.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.zerbkarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of German American painter and educator Karl Zerbe measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1996. The papers document Zerbe's career through biographical material, writings and journals, art gallery records, financial records, printed material, photographs, documentary film materials, and home movies.

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Creators:
Thompson, Leslie P.
Dates:
1892-1979
Size:
1.3 Linear feet ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.thomlesl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; poems; sketches and sketchbooks; photo albums and photos; exhibition catalogs; clippings; printed material; and miscellany.

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Creators:
Britton, James, 1878-1936
Dates:
circa 1905-1984
bulk 1905-1935
Size:
4.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.britjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and writer James Britton measure 4.3 linear feet and date from circa 1905-1984, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1905-1935. The bulk of the papers consist of 49 diaries dating from 1918-1935, plus notebooks of diary excerpts, that chronicle Britton's daily activities and include lists, illustrations, and drafts of correspondence. Additional papers include biographical information compiled by the Britton family; scattered business and financial records; correspondence, including copies of Britton's letters to the editors of the Hartford Courant and the Hartford Times; additional writings and notes that include drafts and manuscripts of an autobiography, drafts of articles for his publication Art Opus, and other writings; sketches and a woodcut print; printed materials, including clippings of his published writings for Art Review International, Book Notes, and Opus; and one photograph of Britton and of works of art. There is a 1.4 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2020 that includes correspondence, writings by Britton about art, printed material (some annotated ), lists of works of art by Britton and others, and sketches by Britton.

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Creators:
Woodward, Sidney C., 1890-1963
Dates:
1823-1963
bulk 1915-1932
Size:
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.woodsidn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art critic, editor, and gallery director Sidney Woodward date from 1823 to 1963, bulk 1915-1932, and measure 3.5 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of personal and professional correspondence and collected letters that pertain to Woodward's relationships with various artists, galleries, and arts organizations. Also included in this collection are two biographical documents; lecture notes and collected writings; printed material including books relating to the topic of art, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings; a few personal photographs and reference photographs of paintings; and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, art reproductions, and printed material from the Casson Galleries.

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