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Creators:
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010
Dates:
1946-1997
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kaufcrai2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist and educator Craig Kauffman measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1946 to 1997. The collection comprises biographical materials including address books, 10 day journals, identification documents, oral history transcripts, student records, and a few writings; correspondence with Lisa Adams, Billy Al Bengston, Alan Lynch, Ed Moses, and Babe Shapiro; and correspondence between Kauffman and his family. Also found are records documenting Kauffman's professional and business activities; printed materials featuring Kauffman, his exhibitions, and artwork; and photographic materials and moving images that include portraits and snapshots of Kauffman, personal photographs, photos of travel and works of art, and 3 unidentified film reels.

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Creators:
Brown, Joan, 1938-1990
Dates:
1955-1974
Size:
142 Items
0.6 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.browjoan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 722-723: Correspondence, 1959-1974, chiefly with galleries and museums; biographical material, including lists of paintings and collections where Brown is represented; 21 catalogues and announcements; 29 clippings; a baby book, 1962-1971, about her son, Noel; 45 photographs, including photos of Brown, artists, her husbands Manuel Neri and Gor...

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Creators:
Messenger, Ivan, 1895-1983
Dates:
[ca. 1938]-1963
Size:
8 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.messivan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Manuscripts and writings; and photographs.

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Creators:
Frank Perls Gallery
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:
Bridgman, Lilian, 1866-1948
Dates:
circa 1860-circa 1983
bulk circa 1885-circa 1940s
Size:
0.24 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bridlili
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California architect, Lilian Bridgman, measure 0.24 linear feet and date from circa 1860 to circa 1983, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1885 to circa 1940s. The collection provides scattered documentation of Bridgman's life including records of her certification as an architect, personal stationery, a booklet about her written by her niece, photographs of Bridgman, and two glass plate negatives of her in the studio.

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Creators:
Falkenstein, Claire, 1908-1997
Dates:
circa 1914-1997
bulk 1940-1990
Size:
42.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.falkclai
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, painter, jewelry designer, and teacher Claire Falkenstein measure 42.8 linear feet and date from 1917 to her death in 1997. There is extensive correspondence with fellow artists, collectors, critics, friends, museums, and galleries. The collection also contains biographical materials, much of it collected and organized by Falkenstein, personal and business records, writings, diaries, exhibition files, commission files, teaching files, photographs, original artwork, scrapbooks, and printed materials. There is a short motion picture film of an interview with Falkenstein featuring the windows she designed for St. Basil's Church in Los Angeles.

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Creators:
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Kurabi, Louise Katzman, 1949-
Dates:
1975 June 9
Size:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cunnin75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Imogen Cunningham conducted 1975 June 9, by Louise Katzman and Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Cunningham's home. [Note: A photograph of Cunningham taken by Katzman at the time of the interview has been cataloged separately.]

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Creators:
Wildenhain, Marguerite
Dates:
1930-1982
Size:
3.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wildmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California ceramicist and educator Marguerite Wildenhain measure 3.7 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1982. Found within the papers are biographical sketches; correspondence with patrons, students, and colleagues, including Eugene Anderson, T. S. Eliot, and Gerhard Marcks; writings by Wildenhain and others; designs for pottery and other artwork; one scrapbook; news clippings, exhibition catalogs, and scattered printed material. Also found are photographs of Marguerite and Frans Wildenhain, Pond Farm, workshops, exhibitions,and artwork, as well as two film reels depicting Wildenhain lecturing and in her studio. There is a 0.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2020 that includes photographs and negatives of Wildenhain's works of art, circa 1960-1970, (many in the collection of Forrest L. Merrill or Luther College) taken by David Stone and photographs at Pond Farm, circa 1980. Additional photographs are of Wildenhain and her works of art, circa 1950 (possibly taken by Otto Hagel).

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Creators:
Celender, Don, 1931-2005
Mandel, Mike
Dates:
1971, 1975
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.artball
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Artist baseball trading cards include five sets of Artball cards created by artist Don Celender in 1971, featuring artists, gallery owners and other art related figures. Each set includes 20 cards and the front of each card features an artist's face that is superimposed onto a baseball player's face. Each card also includes a team name and player ...

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Creators:
Santa Monica Art Gallery
Dates:
1953-1967
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.santmoni
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Artists biographical card file each containing a photograph of artists who exhibited in the gallery; gallery correspondence and notes, 1953-1965; and photographs and slides of the 20th annual exhibition, 1967.

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