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Creators:
Byers, John Eric, 1959-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2011 June 13-14
Size:
143 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.byers11
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Eric Byers conducted 2011 June 13 and 14, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Byers' home and studio, in Newfield, New York.

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Creators:
Little, John, 1907-
Guild Hall of East Hampton
Dates:
1935-1978
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((71 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.littjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, including letters from Sam Hunter, Hans Hofmann, Betty Parsons, Guild Hall, and Frederick Kiesler; clippings; correspondence; photographs of Little and his work; printed brochures, one which includes a large Hans Namuth photograph of Little; an exhibition catalog of Elizabeth Parker; and a clipping about the Signa Gallery.

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Creators:
Trotter, Bonnie Marian
Dates:
1973-1974
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((23 sound cassettes))
Collection ID:
AAA.trotbonn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twelve informal lectures on art history and theory, as well as critiques of student's work delivered Oct. 1973-Sept. 1974, by Lorser Feitelson, in the home of his student, Bonnie Trotter.

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Creators:
Benshetrit, Dror, 1977-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2012 November 30-December 3
Size:
80 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.benshe12
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dror Benshetrit conducted 2012 November 30 and December 3, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Benshetrit's studio, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Kagan, Vladimir
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 June 10-11
Size:
120 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kagan10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Vladimir Kagan conducted 2010 June 10-11, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Kagan's studio in Nantucket, Connecticut.

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Creators:
Monteith, Clifton, 1944-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2012 July 9-10
Size:
168 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.montei12
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Clifton Monteith conducted 2012 July 9-10, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Monteith's studio, in Lake Ann, Michigan.

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Creators:
Wood, Beatrice
Dates:
1894-1998
bulk 1930-1990
Size:
26.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.woodbeat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California ceramicist Beatrice Wood measure 26.6 linear feet and date from 1906 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1930-1990. There is extensive correspondence with gallery owners, fellow artists, clients, friends, and family. The collection also contains biograpical materials, personal business records, writings, printed materials, photographs, and works of art. Of particular interest are the 28 diaries that Wood maintained from 1916 until her death in 1998 and 42 glazing formula notebooks dating from 1934-1997. Also found are documents of Steven Hoag and Esther Rosencranz, her husband and aunt respectively, that consist of correspondence, business records, and photographs given to the Archives of American Art as part of the Beatrice Wood papers.

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Creators:
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955
Dates:
1923-1979
Size:
420 Items ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.huntruss
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; correspondence; sketches; exhibition materials; photographs; clippings; and press releases.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
Hinds, Julian, 1881-1975 (civil engineer)
Dates:
1881-1975
Size:
14.2 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0287
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A letter dated August 4, 1971 from the Executive Director, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY, to Julian Hinds stated: "This is addressed to you as an Honorary Member of the Society at the request of the ASCE Committee on the History and Heritage of American Civil Engineering to bring attention to the possibility that you may wish to...

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Creators:
Aitken, Robert, 1878-1949
Dates:
circa 1900-1960
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.aitkrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California-born sculptor Robert Aitken measure 0.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1960. The collection primarily consists of photographs of Aitken in his studio and photographs of his sculpture including fountain figures, mausouleum doors, medallions, refliefs, and portrait busts. Also found is a photograph of Theodore Roosevelt at the dedication of the Navy Monument in Union Square, San Francisco, in 1902. The collection also includes one 1904 letter from Benjamin Wheeler to Robert Aitken thanking Aitken for a bust of George Washington, and scattered clippings and postcards reproducing works of art by Aitken.

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