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Creators:
Thayer, Polly, 1904-2006
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1995 May 12-1996 February 1
Size:
89 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.thayer95
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Polly Thayer (Starr) conducted 1995 May 12-1996 February 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Oakes, Edward Everett, 1891-1960
Dates:
[undated] and 1915-1960
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.oakeedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, sketches, financial and business records, photographs and printed material.

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Creators:
Nathaniel Saltonstall Arts Fund
Dates:
1968-1975
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nathsalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Minutes of a meeting of the trustees of the Saltonstall Arts Fund; letters and memorandums relating to the sale of works from the Saltonstall collection; lists of works in the collection and appraisals; a "Memorial Exhibition" catalog; an estate auction catalog; and photocopies of clippings about Saltonstall.

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Creators:
Wales, Carroll F., 1918-2007
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1992 November 10-1993 February 11
Size:
9 Items (sound cassettes Sound recording)
203 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wales92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Carroll F. Wales conducted 1992 November 10-1993 February 11, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1907-1983
Size:
30 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.castgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

20 feet, chiefly gallery records and some personal papers of gallery owner, Giovanni (John) Castano, including correspondence, legal material, subject files, notes, writings, financial material, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.

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Creators:
Perry, Lilla Cabot
Dates:
1861-[ca. 1943]
Size:
4 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.perrlill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical documents; correspondence; diaries; writings; photographs; and printed material. Included are letters to and from Lilla Cabot Perry, and selected letters to and from her husband Thomas Sergeant Perry and daughter Margaret Perry from family members, artists, writers, poets and friends. Correspondents include: Bernard Berenson, Henry Jam...

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Boston City Hall
Dates:
1980 Nov. 25
Size:
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
AAA.bostcith
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A panel discussion on the history of City Hall's Government Center in Boston, Mass. Panel members are city administrator Robert J. Kenney and architects James Lawrence, Michael McKinnell, and John Meyer, with Charles Withers as moderator.

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Creators:
Vose Galleries of Boston
Dates:
circa 1876
1890s-1996
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
25.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vosegall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Vose Galleries of Boston measure 25.6 linear feet and date from circa 1876, 1890s-1996 with the bulk of materials dating from 1920s-1930s. Nearly 90 percent of the collection documents the gallery's handling of American paintings and portraits through incoming and outgoing business correspondence with artists, clients, galleries, and museums, including considerable correspondence with portrait artist Alfred Jonniaux and clients regarding commissioned portraits. Other materials include client files; artists' biographies; records of sales, consignments, framing, restoration, and banking, mostly from the 1940s-1960s; and scattered exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, and postcards. Also found is a handwritten manuscript regarding the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA and a 1991 videotape about the Vose Galleries and its founding family.

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Creators:
Plaut, James S. (James Sachs), 1912-1996
Dates:
[ca. 1929]-1980
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
2.2 Linear feet (Addition)
4 Volumes (Reels 581 and 5139: Scrapbooks)
Collection ID:
AAA.plaujame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, business files, academic papers, photographs, clippings, sketchbook, sketches, and miscellaneous notes.

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Creators:
Hoffman, Irwin D., 1901-
Dates:
[ca. 1922-1985]
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hoffirwi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

431 photographs of Irwin, family members and works of art; 5 sketchbooks and 4 loose sketches, undated; an undated diary containing brief entries; exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1927-1981; clippings, undated and 1924-1984; a book IRWIN D. HOFFMAN published by American Artists Group, 1936; and a file on Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1922-198...

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