Query: Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977
Jim Love papers
Creators:
Love, Jim, 1927-
Dates:
1959-1979
Size:
500 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.lovejim
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Forrest Bess, Jack Boynton, Roy Fridge, Harry Hilson, David McManaway, Harvey Quaytman, and others; clippings, exhibition catalogs, and announcements; and photographs of Love and his friends, of his art works, and his exhibitions.

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Meyer Schapiro papers
Creators:
Schapiro, Meyer, 1904-
Dates:
1949-1982
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.schameye
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating to painters Gandy Brodie and Forrest Bess.

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Oral history interview with Marc Moldawer, Kathryn Swenson, and Robert Wilson
Creators:
Moldawer, Marc, 1922-2007
Levy, Sandra Curtis
Swenson, Kathryn
Wilson, Robert
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Dates:
1984 Aug. 15
Size:
62 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.moldaw84
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marc Moldawer, Kathryn Swenson, and Robert Wilson conducted 1984 Aug. 15, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.

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Earle and Mary Ludgin papers
Creators:
Ludgin, Earle, 1898-1981
Ludgin, Mary, 1894-1962
Betty Parsons Gallery
Dates:
1930-1983
Size:
2.2 Linear feet ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.ludgearl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; financial records; writings; photographs; sketches; inventories of art works; and printed materials.

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Thomas Hess papers
Creators:
Hess, Thomas B.
Dates:
1939-1978
Size:
10.01 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hessthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York editor and art critic Thomas Hess measure 10.01 linear feet and date from 1939 to 1978. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, extensive writings and notes, artists and subject files that also include recorded conversations with artists and others, printed materials, photographic materials, and artwork. There is a .01 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2022 that includes a six page typed manuscript, "Think, American Painting," undated, by Thomas Hess and the book American Realists and Magic Realists, The Museum of Modern Art, 1943, signed by Hess.

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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Creators:
Parsons, Betty
Dates:
1916-1991
bulk 1946-1983
Size:
61.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.parsbett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers measure 61.1 linear feet and date from 1916 to 1991, with the bulk of the material dating from 1946-1983. Records provide extensive documentation of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1946 to its closing in 1983 and of the activities of Betty Parsons as one the leading art dealers of contemporary American Art in the latter half of the twentieth century, particularly the work of the Abstract Expressionists. Over one third of the of the collection is comprised of artists files containing correspondence, price lists, and printed materials. Additional correspondence is with galleries, dealers, art institutions, private collectors, and the media. Also found are exhibition files, exhibition catalogs and announcements, sales records, stock inventories, personal financial records, and photographs. Betty Parsons's personal papers consist of early curatorial files, pocket diaries, personal correspondence, and evidence of her own artwork, including sketchbooks, and files documenting her personal art collection.

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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Creators:
Rinzler, Ralph
Dates:
1890-2011
bulk 1950-1994
Size:
106.32 Cubic feet (87.5 cubic feet of papers, 18.82 cubic feet of audio)
Collection ID:
CFCH.RINZ
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

This collection, with bulk dates from 1950-1994, documents the life of Ralph Rinzler and his professional activities as Director of Field Programs for the Newport Folk Festival, Director of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (formerly the Festival of American Folklife) and the Office of Folklife Programs (now the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage), and the Smithsonian Institution's Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Includes personal papers, business records, correspondence, notes, photographs, audiotapes and field recordings.

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 16-September 6, 1976
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1976
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Dale-Patterson Family collection
Creators:
Dale, Dianne
Polk, P. H., 1898-1985
Dates:
1866 - 1990.
Size:
6 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-074
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Dale-Patterson family papers, which date from 1866 to 2010 and measure 6 linear feet, document the personal and professional lives of the Dale-Patterson family who came to live in Hillsdale, Anacostia, area of Washington, D.C., in 1892.

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Prentiss Taylor papers
Creators:
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991
Dates:
1885-1991
Size:
20.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 20.8 linear feet, dates from 1885 to 1991 (bulk dates 1908-1986) and documents the career of lithographer, teacher, and painter Prentiss Taylor. The collection consists primarily of subject/correspondence files (circa 16 ft.), reflecting Prentiss' career as a lithographer and painter, his association with figures prominent in the Harlem Renaissance, notably Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes, his activities as president of the Society of Washington Printmakers and other art organizations, his work in art therapy treating mental illness, and his teaching position at American University. The subject files contain mostly correspondence, but many include photographs and printed material. Also included are biographical, financial, legal and printed material; several hundred photographs; notes and writings; sketchbooks, drawings and a few prints by Taylor; and scrapbooks dating from 1885-1956.

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