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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:
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991
Dates:
circa 1830-1983
bulk 1930-1970
Size:
22.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sparvict
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Victor D. Spark papers measure 22.2 linear feet and date from circa 1830 to 1983, with the bulk of the material from 1930 to 1970. The papers document Spark's career as a New York City art dealer and appraiser who was most active from World War II through the 1970s, focusing on Old Masters paintings and 19th and early 20th century American art. Found within the papers are biographical materials, artist files, client files, financial records, legal records, printed material, and photographs.

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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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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:
Wores, Theodore, 1858-1939
Dates:
1881-1967
Size:
296 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.woretheo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters received, 1884-1967, concern Wores' art work, the Bohemian Club, the work of sculptor Douglas Tilden, and other matters. William Keith writes of his own work and choice of subject matter. Other correspondents include Orrin Peck, Frank Duveneck, Charles Rollo Peters, Mrs. Alexander Russel, Matteo Sandona, and Percy Gray. In addition, there a...

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Creators:
Grotell, Maija
Dates:
1923-1973
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.grotmaij
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, awards, photographs, and printed materials relating to the career of the noted ceramist and teacher who devoted the last quarter century of her life to the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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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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Creators:
Rosen, Charles, 1878-1950
Dates:
1896-1971
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rosechar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, sketchbooks, diaries, writings, printed material, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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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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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979
Rader, Helen
Dates:
1925 - 1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0952
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lloyd F. Rader was born in 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received his education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earning his bachelor, masters, and Ph. D in civil engineering. Rader taught at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York and he served as a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for 33 years. The collection includes material about Rader's professional career, honors and awards he received, and articles and textbooks authored or co-authored by Rader about asphalt, concrete, and urban planning.

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