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Merillat, H. C. L. (Herbert Christian Laing), 1915-
Dates:
1973-1991
bulk 1973
Size:
9 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.merih
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eight letters, 1973, concerning the sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, written in connection with Merillat's book, Modern Sculpture, the New Old Masters (1974). Included are carbons of letters from Merrillat to John Thacher, Gerald Nordland and Lincoln Kirstein, two from Kirstein to Merillat, and one from Nordland to Merillat. Merillat was interested in...

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Creators:
Potamkin, Meyer, 1909-2001
Potamkin, Vivian, 1915-2002
Dates:
[ca. 1950-2002]
Size:
9.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.potameye
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; files on works of art; photographs; writings; printed material; audio-visual material; and miscellany regarding the Potmakin's collection of 19th and 20th century American art.

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Creators:
Frank Hubbard
Dates:
1930-2003
bulk 1949-2003
Size:
30 Cubic feet (76 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1256
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents approximately fifty years of the Hubbard Harpsichord business. The records include correspondence, financial and accounting materials, sales and promotional materials, records, newsletters, dealer files, project files, photographs, research files on European instruments, kit manuals, and design drawings.

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Creators:
Beaudoin, Rayne
Karr, Leonard, 1913-1995
Dates:
1930-1995
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0762
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mostly photographs illustrating Leonard Karr's hunting and fishing activities in the Pacific Northwest; plus letters from Karr, photographs of his inventions, articles and other printed information, drawings and patterns for a kayak that Karr designed, clippings, scrapbooks, and albums. Personal materials relate to his personal life and his employment as a sign painter.

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Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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Creators:
Scott, Sue (Sue A)
Dates:
1987-1988
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.scotsue
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from thirty artists to Sue Scott, Curator, Oklahoma Art Center, 1987-1988, concerning their work in the Westheimer Collection. This information was collected preparatory to an exhibition of the Westheimer Collection. Excerpts from the letters are used in exhibition catalog, a copy of which is included.

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Creators:
Nagler, Fred, 1891-1983
Nagler, Edith Kroger, 1890-1986
Dates:
1913-1979
Size:
1.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.naglfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and a journal.

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Creators:
Adams, Joe, 1922-
Morehead, Howard, 1926-2003
Dates:
1948-1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0908
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting the career of Joe Adams, a Los Angeles radio announcer and movie and television actor, who later became Ray Charles's manager.

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Creators:
Wessels, Glenn A. (Glenn Anthony), 1895-
Dates:
[ca. 1932-1982]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wessglen
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, 1953-1981; 15 letters from Hans and Maria Hofmann, and two from Wessels to Hofmann, 1952-1964; correspondence with Ila Limerick and Peace and Pauline Alvarez regarding mostly their planned but uncompleted biography of Wessels, ca. 1959-1968; miscellaneous correspondence; typescripts of lectures by Wessels; photographs of Wess...

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Creators:
Chidsey, G. Alan
Dates:
1920-1979
Size:
6.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.chidg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; scrapbooks; photographs; clippings; and catalogs, much of it relating to Marsden Hartley.

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