Query: New York (N.Y.) -- Architecture
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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Leslie Cheek papers
Creators:
Cheek, Leslie, 1908-
Dates:
1940-1983
bulk 1940-1942
Size:
4.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cheelesl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers, ca. 1938-1988, including files kept during Cheek's tenure as director at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 1939-1942, as editor at "Architectural Forum" magazine, 1945-1947, "House Beautiful" magazine, 1947-1942, and as head of the U.S. Army Camouflage Training Unit, 1942-1945. Also included are files related to projects he undertook from 1968 to 1988, following his tenure as …

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Janet Waring photographs
Creators:
Waring, Janet, 1870-1941
Dates:
1932
Size:
1 Item (linear ft.{dollar}(on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.warijane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of stencils, probably in connection with Waring's book EARLY AMERICAN WALL STENCILS (New York: Century House, 1937). Subjects of photographs include: stencilled interiors in 18th and 19th century houses in New England, New York, and Ohio; illustrations of the work of Moses Eaton, Jr., William Eaton, Ivers White, George Lord, Lambert Hitchcock …

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Harold Sterner papers
Creators:
Sterner, Harold
Dates:
1929-1978
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sterharl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; 2 drawings of architectural details; lists of works of art and architectural projects; photographs of Sterner, his mother, his friends, and of his architectural projects and paintings; clippings and exhibition catalogs; writings by Sterner, including pages from a diary, autobiographical essays, essays on art and architecture, and an illustrated draft …

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John Taylor Arms papers
Creators:
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953
Dates:
1910-1952
Size:
2 Microfilm reels (4 linear feet on 2 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.armsjota
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed John Taylor Arms papers consist of journals from France; an address book; diaries; writings, including a notebook on printmaking made while studying with Bolton Brown; two volumes of consignment records; sketchbooks and drawings of French architecture; a notebook of engineering drawings for Princeton; a scrapbook related to Dorothy …

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Oral history interview with Hans Namuth
Creators:
Namuth, Hans
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Aug. 12-Sept. 14
Size:
26 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.namuth71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Hans Namuth conducted 1971 Aug. 12-Sept. 8, by Paul Cummings, at the artist's studio in New York, N.Y., for the Archives of American Art. Namuth speaks of his youth in Germany; the effects of Nazism on him and his family; living in Paris and Spain after leaving Germany; his …

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Victor Proetz letters to Max Putzel
Creators:
Proetz, Victor, 1897-1966
Dates:
1935 [and undated]
Size:
13 Letters ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.proevicl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters mostly concern an article that Proetz is preparing for House and Garden magazine about architecture in St. Louis. Proetz, writing from New Haven and New York City, writes to Putzel in St. Louis to ask Putzel to photograph architectural details for his proposed article. One letter includes thumbnail sketches …

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Porter A. McCray papers
Creators:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000
Dates:
1936-1989
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrport
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.

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Philip Pearlstein papers
Creators:
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-
Dates:
circa 1940-2008
Size:
31.8 Linear feet
16.68 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.pearphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York artist Philip Pearlstein measure 31.8 linear feet and 16.68 GB and date from circa 1940 to 2008. The collection is comprised of biographical material, correspondence, interviews and transcripts, writing projects and lectures, personal business records, printed material, three scrapbooks, photographs and moving images, documentary production material, digital records, sound and video recordings, and motion picture film that documents Pearlstein's career as a painter and educator.

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Armand G. Winfield Papers
Creators:
Winfield, Armand G.
Dates:
1960 - 1980
Size:
18 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1271
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The eleven boxes contain documentation relating to project files including business correspondence, invoices, sketches, contracts and agreements, research materials, brochures, photographs, slides and models. This collection, which includes some biographical material and which is specifically related to the design process and to the use of plastics, is interesting because it …

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