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Creators:
Perls, Frank
Dates:
circa 1920-1983
bulk 1949-1975
Size:
23.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perlfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Frank Perls papers and Frank Perls Gallery records measure 23.8 linear feet and date from 1920-1983, with the bulk dating from 1949-1975. Personal papers include writings, military records, appointment calendars, and photographs. Gallery records date from its opening in 1939 until its closure in 1981 and consist of financial, sales, and legal records; exhibition files; exhibition catalogs and announcements; subject files that contain a variety of correspondence with artists, dealers, galleries, museums, and friends and family, as well as reference materials and photographs; and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
De Rivera, José Ruiz, 1904-1985
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1968 February 24
Size:
60 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.derive68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of José de Rivera conducted 1968 February 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. De Rivera recalls his childhood on sugar plantations in Louisiana; his early work in New Orleans and Chicago as a mechanic; his training as a commercial artist at Chicago's Studio School and taking life drawing classes with John Norton. He...

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Creators:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Dates:
circa 1840-1993
bulk 1935-1961
Size:
88 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Rockwell Kent papers measure 88.0 linear feet and date from circa 1840 to 1993 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1935 to 1961. The collection provides comprehensive coverage of Kent's career as a painter, illustrator, designer, writer, lecturer, traveler, political activist, and dairy farmer.

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Bulliet, C.J. (Clarence Joseph), 1883-1952
Dates:
circa 1888-1959
Size:
34.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bullclar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The C. J. (Clarence Joseph) Bulliet papers measure 34.6 linear feet and are dated circa 1888-1959. Biographical materials, correspondence, writings, subject and artist files, printed material, photographs, and artwork document the career of the influential Chicago art critic and writer. The records contain extensive information about art and artists in Chicago and the Midwest from the early to mid-twentieth century.

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Creators:
Burroughs, Margaret Taylor, 1915-2010
Tyler, Anna, 1933-
South Side Community Art Center
African-American Artists in Chicago Oral History Project
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Dates:
1988 November 11-December 5
Size:
87 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.burrou88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Margaret Burroughs conducted 1988 November 11-December 5, by Anna Tyler, for the Archives of American Art African-American artists in Chicago oral history project (1988-1989).

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Creators:
Aldrin, Anders Gustave, 1889-1970
Dates:
[ca. 1929-1980]
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.aldrande
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence, 1929-1969; diaries; travel journal; daily journals; photographs of Aldrin and his paintings; a list of prints by Aldrin; newspaper clippings; articles; and exhibition announcements and catalogs.

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Creators:
Tovish, Harold, 1921-2008
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1974 February 7-1977 March 17
Size:
3 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.tovish74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Harold Tovish, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution on June 24, 1974 and March 17, 1977.

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Creators:
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 February 5
Size:
86 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.albrig72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ivan Le Lorraine Albright conducted 1972 February 5, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Albright speaks of his family background and early association with art and artists; his interest in architecture; his education including the Chicago Art Institute and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; and his medical d...

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Creators:
Shuster, Will
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 July 30
Size:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shuste64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Will Shuster conducted July 30, 1964, by Sylvia Loomis in Santa Fe, N.M., for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991
Dates:
circa 1830-1983
bulk 1930-1970
Size:
22.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sparvict
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Victor D. Spark papers measure 22.2 linear feet and date from circa 1830 to 1983, with the bulk of the material from 1930 to 1970. The papers document Spark's career as a New York City art dealer and appraiser who was most active from World War II through the 1970s, focusing on Old Masters paintings and 19th and early 20th century American art. Found within the papers are biographical materials, artist files, client files, financial records, legal records, printed material, and photographs.

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