Anne Cohen DePietro and Catalog of American Portraits (CAP) Study of American Costume Notebooks
Art Historian Anne Cohen DePietro, "Catalog of American Portraits (CAP) Study of American Costume" Notebooks, 1660-20th century, documentation, photographs and photocopies of civilian and military costumes in dated, historical portraits. This costume survey originated with images and descriptive text for each decade compiled by former CAP staff member, Art Historian Anne Cohen DePietro. She created her study of American costumes and portraiture from the mid-18th through mid-19th centuries for her 1975 Master of Arts degree in Art History and Museology at George Washington University. Many CAP portrait images have subsequently been added by staff members to the costume study. 14 notebooks stored on cabinet shelves, CAP File Room, measurement 3.7 linear feet, c. 1973-2018 (or present)creation date, circa 1975 gift of Anne Cohen DePietro to the CAP.
Selected art related papers from the Simon Gratz Collection
Selected letters, sketches, writings, clippings and printed material collected by Simon Gratz, primarily from the "Painters, sculptors, and engravers" section (ca. 400 items) of the Cultural life, arts and sciences autograph series. Other sections filmed include Benjamin West correspondence; Charles Thomson correspondence; Joshua Humphreys letters; and one or more letters from …
George C. Groce papers
Writings, correspondence, photographs, exhibition catalogs and printed material.
Material relating to The Columbianum, including the constitution, by-laws and an exhibition catalog.
Selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection
Autobiographical and biographical material, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, a sketchbook, drawings and notebooks belonging to Charles Willson Peale and the Peale family, with notes and writings by Horace Wells Sellers.
Langdon Warner Report
A report prepared by archaeologist and art historian Langdon Warner on his travels of 1913-1914 to investigate the founding of an American school of Chinese archaeology to be established in Beijing. Warner's travels included Europe, Japan, Korea, China and Indo-China. Warner spoke with scholars, administrators and officials, and travelled to museums …
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Topics covered include art organizations; craft fairs and craft schools; correspondence with museums within and outside of the United States and …
This accession consists of records documenting the development and installation of the exhibition, "Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005" as well as the creation of a book of the same name. The exhibition ran from May 5 through October 29, 2006 and was organized by Sarah Coffin, Curator of 17th and …
The Canning collection of papers relating to John Trumbull
Papers regarding painter John Trumbull collected by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning, including:
Descriptive catalogue of pictures painted by Robert Edge Pine
Catalog listing 27 paintings in a six page catalog. Some listings have dates, descriptions, and excerpts from plays on which images are based; some have title only.