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Creators:
Hudson, Eric, 1862-1932
Dates:
1900-1992
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hudseric
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Eric Hudson and the Hudson family measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1900-1992. The papers primarily document the career of marine painter Eric Hudson and include biographical material, letters, artworks, printed material, and photographic material.

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Creators:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Dates:
1817-2012
Size:
92.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiacad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of New York City's National Academy of Design measure 92.7 linear feet and date from 1817-2012. The records pertain to all three constituents of the tripartite organization consisting of the Academy, a membership body of artists founded in 1825; the school, founded at the same time to promote arts education; and the exhibition program, inaugurated in 1826. Extensive administrative records include minutes, committee files, director files, annual reports, constitutions, and correspondence and subject files of council officers. Exhibition records, also substantive, date to the Academy's first annual exhibition and include gallery and special exhibitions, as well as exhibitions at the Academy's museum, established in 1979. The collection also includes gifts and funding files, especially relating to endowments and prizes; membership records; National Academy Association records; Ranger Fund assignments; extensive files pertaining to the school's administration, courses of instruction, registrations, and attendance; twenty scrapbooks containing clippings and ephemera; Society of American Artists records; correspondence and ephemera from other organizations; transcripts from oral histories with Academy members; extensive photographic material documenting artists, members, the school, exhibitions, buildings, and artwork created by Academy members; artist files containing correspondence, writings, and sketches from those associated with the Academy; and assorted printed material and ephemera.

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Creators:
Hansen, Ejnar, 1884-1965
Dates:
1904-1984
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hansejna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; correspondence (1.5 ft.), 1904-1974, including letters between Ejnar and his wife Helga, and from their son Jorgen, Christmas cards, correspondence with artists, friends, galleries, museums and universities regarding shows and the Southern California art scene, including letters from Jarvis Barlow, Nelbert Chouinard and Francis d...

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Creators:
Grotell, Maija
Dates:
1923-1973
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.grotmaij
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, awards, photographs, and printed materials relating to the career of the noted ceramist and teacher who devoted the last quarter century of her life to the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Creators:
Leopold, Eunice Robinson, 1916-2001
Dates:
1958-2000
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.leopeuni
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Included are letters to Eunice Leopold (1958-1986) concerning loans and gifts of prints by Benton Spruance; a letter from Henri Marceau to Spruance (1963), a letter from Ludwig Bemelmans (1958); letters to Leopold from Spruance (1961- 1967); sound recordings containing a Spruance lecture on prints and printmaking; printed matter relating to Spruanc...

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Creators:
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
5 Items ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.millfrad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters to Miss Ward, one written while on board a sailing yacht, the Winsome, Aug. 23, in which Millet recommends "Mr. Lippincott who has taken charge of the Academy painting class" as a teacher; the second regarding an exhibition, March 13; and two letters to [George] Ticknor, making plans to meet, March 16 and April 21 (no years). Also inclu...

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Creators:
Hitchings, Henry, d. 1902
Dates:
1867-1896
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hitchenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Hitchings from his first wife, the Art Department at The University of Massachusetts, and publishers, 1867-1896; an illustrated manuscript, "True Principles of Art Found in Nature," 189 p.; a manuscript "Book Two General Remarks," 37 p.; two watercolors; a print; brochures from art schools; invitations to exhibitions; and reproductions o...

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Creators:
Koehler, Robert, 1850-1917
Dates:
1888-1927
bulk 1888-1890 dates
Size:
36 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.koehrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thirty-four letters (1888-1890) pertain to the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association's attempt to raise funds to purchase Koehler's painting "The Strike" for the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee. At the time, the painting was on exhibit in the American section of the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris and the letters reflect Koehler's eff...

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Creators:
Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923
Dates:
1804-1969
bulk 1840-1923
Size:
9.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.veddelih
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and illustrator Elihu Vedder measure approximately 9.2 linear feet and date from 1804-1969, with the bulk of the material dating from 1840-1923. The collection documents Vedder's personal life and work. Best known for his illustrations of the 1884 edition of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Vedder's papers include correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, a limited number of drawings, books and printed material, legal and financial papers, and scattered personal and family papers.

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Creators:
Tyler, Alice Kellogg, 1862-1900
Dates:
1871-1932
bulk 1871-1898 dates
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.tylealic
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Journals and diaries, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, photographs (1871-1898), and sketches and etchings by Tyler and her husband, Orno James Tyler, document her Chicago work and her days as an art student in Paris.

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