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Creators:
Read, Helen Appleton, 1897-1974
Dates:
[ca. 1920]-1974
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.readhele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, biographical data, writings, lectures, articles, printed material, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Creators:
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925
Dates:
1872-1930
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925) was a noted American landscape painter whose painting style is associated with American tonalism. His paintings gained international recognition from the 1880s through the 1920s. Charles Lang Freer was his primary patron. Tryon taught art at Smith College and became head of the Art Department. The Tryon papers, dating from circa 1872 to 1930, document Tryon's professional and personal life and include correspondence, photographs, a sketchbook, and newspaper clippings.

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Creators:
Ito, Miyoko, 1918-1983
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1978 July 20
Size:
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files, digital, wav file)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ito78
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Miyoko Ito conducted 1978 July 20, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.

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Bailey, Florence Merriam, 1863-1948
Dates:
1865-1942
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7417
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Florence Merriam Bailey's diaries, 1874, 1887, as well as additional journals kept on trips to the Bermuda Islands, 1890; California, 1907; and Maine; 1911. Other materials include expense account books; articles and news clippings concerning and written by Bailey; a scrapbook; childhood writings; college papers an...

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Creators:
Shindel, Judy
Dates:
1992
Size:
58 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7506
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Clay, Elizabeth Campbell Fisher, 1871-1959
Dates:
circa 1873-circa 2015
bulk 1890-1930
Size:
1.9 Linear feet
0.057 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.clayeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Massachusetts lithographer and etcher Elizabeth Campbell Fisher Clay measure 1.9 linear feet and 0.057 GB and date from circa 1873 to circa 2015, with the bulk of materials from 1890 to 1930. This collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, fifteen diaries, six travel diaries, teaching files, artwork, printed materials, and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1967-1982
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Charles Blitzer's involvement on several committees and councils. The materials pertain to Smith College, including the Committee on Planning and Resources, and Committee on Planning and Development; Dumbarton Oaks Advisory Committee; Exploration Board of Trustees; Yale Advisory Committee o...

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Creators:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003
Dates:
1853-2013
bulk 1920-1996
Size:
34.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.milldoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of contemporary and folk art curator, historian, and consultant Dorothy C. Miller measure 34.6 linear feet and date from 1853-2013, with the bulk of the material dating from 1920 to 1996. The papers primarily concern Miller's private art consulting work outside of her curatorial work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Found are scattered biographical materials, extensive correspondence and subject files, and project files for her art consulting work for the Rockefeller family, Rockefeller University, Chase Manhattan Bank, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the World Trade Center, and other miscellaneous corporate and private clients. Miller's work as a trustee and committee member of various public and private boards and commissions is also represented here. Additionally, the papers contain Miller's research files on Edward Hicks and folk art, and a small number of files of her husband Holger Cahill about his work as Director of the Federal Art Project. There is a scattered documentation of Miller's early curatorial work with Holger Cahill on the First Municipal Art Exhibition (1934) held at the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center. Also found is Dorothy Miller's collection of artists' Christmas cards and photographs of Miller and others. An addition to the papers includes biographical material; family papers; correspondence; professional files; art collection and client files; printed material; and photographic material. While a small number professional files are included, the majority of the addition relates to her personal life, including correspondence with her husband Holger Cahill, and files pertaining to her personal art collection.

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Creators:
Bransten, Rena, 1933-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Viola Frey Oral History Project
Dates:
2014 May 29-2015 July 10
Size:
5 Items (sound files (3 hrs., 57 min.), digital, wav)
99 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.branst14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Rena Bransten conducted 2014 May 29- 2015 July 10, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Bransten's home in San Francisco, California.

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Creators:
Babcock, Margaret Meras, 1907-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1998 July 21
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes (total 120 min.), analog.)
29 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.babcoc98
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Margaret Babcock conducted 1998 July 21, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Camden, Maine. The interview covers her family background up through the 1920s.

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