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Creators:
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873
Dates:
1819-1953
bulk 1835-1883
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.powehira
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Hiram Powers measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1819 to 1953, with the bulk of the material dating from 1835 to 1883. Over two-thirds of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence with business associates, purchasers of his artwork, and numerous friends in the United States and Florence, Italy. Of note is Powers' "Studio Memorandum," from 1841 to 1845, which contains dated notations of letters written, receipts and expenditures, business contacts, works in progress, commissions and price quotations for work, comments on problems encountered during studio work, and other notes. Additional papers include scattered biographical material, financial and legal records, printed materials, photographs of Powers, his family, artwork, as well as an extensive collection of carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of many notable figures. Also found is a small amount of artwork by Powers and others, a scrapbook, and two autograph and memorabilia albums.

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Creators:
Stackpole, Peter, 1913-
Dates:
1934
Size:
7 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 15 x 10 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.stacpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs donated and annotated by Shirley Triest, and taken by Peter Stackpole of artists working on the Coit Tower, San Francisco, 1934, for the Public Works of Art Project. Pictured are George Harris, John Howard, Lucien Labaudt, Fred Olmstead, Ralph Stackpole, and Bernard Zakheim, and assistants Julia Rogers and Shirley Staschen Triest.

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Creators:
Davey, Randall, 1887-1964
Dates:
1900-1974 and [undated]
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.daverand
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; notes; transcript of radio interview; exhibition catalogs; and clippings.

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Creators:
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
Dates:
1979-1984
Size:
200 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.hartlynd
Repository:
Archives of American Art

In his correspondence with Hartigan (1979-1984), Harnly discusses Cornell, the Levy Gallery, the Index of American Design, his own career, and other artists such as Howard Taft Lorenz. Hartigan's correspondence concerning the exhibition includes letters from Harnly's friend Henry Warshaw. Hartigan's research materials on Harnly include her typed in...

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Creators:
Schmidt, Lynn, 1949-
Dates:
1980-1990
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schmlynn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Lynn Schmidt interviews with Isamu Noguchi and Tom Nakashima measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1980 to 1990. The collection consists of recorded interviews with Isamu Noguchi that were conducted 9 July and 5 August 1980 in his studio (now the Noguchi Museum), in Long Island City, N.Y.; as well as interviews with Tom Nakashima, conducted 31 July 1989 to 10 March 1990.

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Creators:
Ney, Lloyd Raymond, 1893-1964 or 5
Dates:
1902-1987
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.neylloyr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence; a diary; writings; art work; subject files; photographs; printed material; and two scrapbooks.

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Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942
Dates:
1851-1975
bulk 1888-1942
Size:
36.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.whitgert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers measure approximately 36.1 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1975, with the bulk of the material dating from 1888 to 1942. The collection documents the life and work of the art patron and sculptor, especially her promotion of American art and artists, her philanthropy and war relief work, her commissions for memorial sculpture, and her creative writing. Papers include correspondence, journals, writings, project files, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material, two sound recordings, and miscellaneous personal papers.

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Creators:
Eleanor Le Maire Associates
Dates:
1928-1970
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.eleale
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Inter-office memoranda; 200 photographs of business interior designs by Eleanor Le Maire, most in New York City; a photograph of Le Maire, and biographical information; 23 scale drawings and blueprints of two of Le Maire's design projects; seven publicity scrapbooks, 1928-1960; five appointment books, 1965-1969; one business address book; correspon...

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Creators:
Potter, Edward Clark, 1857-1923
Dates:
1903-1933
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pottedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1906-1933, to Edward and his son, artist Nathan D. Potter, from colleagues, primarily Daniel Chester French and James Britton; a contract between Edward Potter and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company commissions of an equestrian statue of General De Soto, 1903; clippings, primarily obituaries of Edward Potter and French; and photogra...

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Creators:
Jaudon, Valerie, 1945-
Berman, Avis
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
2009 Oct. 8-Dec. 22
Size:
3 Items (Sound recording, master: 3 WMA files (5 hr., 43 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
95 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jaudon09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Valerie Jaudon conducted 2009 Oct. 8-Dec. 22, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Jaudon's studio, in New York, N.Y.

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