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Creators:
Engle, Margaret D.
Dates:
1937-1943
Size:
15 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.englmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eleven letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Adolph Dehn, Reginald Marsh, and Grant Wood; two illustrated letters from John Steuart Curry; brief writings by Reginald Marsh about himself, Benton and Wood; and a fourteen-page, handwritten response by Benton in answer to a questionnaire sent by Engle.

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Shelton, W. H. (William Henry), 1840-1932?
Dates:
1840-1890
Size:
450 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.shelwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescript of Shelton's unpublished autobiography, in which he writes of his boyhood in New York and his experiences in the Civil War. Shelton also describes his career as an artist-illustrator in New York City, beginning in 1871, work for LESLIE'S, HARPER'S, CENTURY, and the NEW YORK LEDGER, how engraving was done, the beginning of the artists' co...

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Creators:
Becker, Fred, 1913-2004
Dates:
1913-2004
bulk 1940-2000
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.beckfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker and educator Fred Becker measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1913 to 2004, with the bulk from 1940-2000. The collection documents Becker's work as a professional artist and educator through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings, interviews, personal business records, gallery and exhibition files, project files, photographic material, printed material, and artwork.

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Creators:
Obata, Chiura
Dates:
1891-2000
bulk 1942-1945
Size:
3.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.obatchiu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Japanese-American artist and educator Chiura Obata measure 3.6 linear feet and date from circa 1891 to 2000 with the bulk of the material dating from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains biographical material primarily related to Obata's family's forced relocation from Berkeley to Tanforan detention center and incarceration at the Topaz Relocation center; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings by Chiura Obata and others; material related to the art schools Obata established at Tanforan and Topaz; teaching files and professional activities; exhibition files; printed material, including TREK, and Topaz Moon: Chiura Obata's Art of Internment; photographic material; and sketches and sketchbooks. There is a 1.0 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2020 that includes correspondence, writings, subject files and printed material.

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Creators:
Gamboa, Harry
Rangel, Jeffrey J.
Gronk, 1954-
Dates:
1999 Apr. 1-16
Size:
5 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (270 min.), analog)
90 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gamboa99
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Harry Gamboa, Jr. conducted 1999 Apr. 1-16, at various cafes in Los Angeles, Calif., by Jeffrey Rangel, for the Archives of American Art. The artist, Gronk, joined the interview for the second session.

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Creators:
Wohaw, 1855-1924
Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924
Dates:
ca. 1855-1877
Size:
1 Drawing (graphite, colored pencil, and watercolor, 12 x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS30750
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The manuscript consists of one drawing of a tight rope walker. It is inscribed on the verso "Drawn by Wohaw Kiowa."It is from a set of 12 drawings donated by Captain Richard Pratt. Three of the drawings are now in the NAA (MS 30,740, 30,747, and 30,750) and 8 are now in the Graphic Arts collection of the National Museum of American History. The loc...

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Creators:
Wohaw, 1855-1924
Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924
Dates:
ca. 1855-1877
Size:
1 Drawing (graphite, colored pencil, and watercolor, 12 x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS30747
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The manuscript consists of one drawing of a Kiowa camp with painted tipis. It is inscribed on the verso "Drawn by Wohaw Kiowa." It is from a set of 12 drawings donated by Captain Richard Pratt. Three of the drawings are now in the NAA (MS 30,740, 30,747, and 30,750) and 8 are now in the Graphic Arts collection of the National Museum of American His...

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Creators:
Rhonie (Hofheimer), Aline
Dates:
bulk 1920s-1990s
Size:
2 Cubic feet ((4 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 2 cubic feet of material relating to Aline Rhonie's aviation and art exploits, including her famous aviation mural, "The Pre-Lindbergh Era of Flying on Long Island", which was located in Hangar F at Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York. There is also much material relating to Rhonie's war efforts, including material ...

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Creators:
Turner, Robert Chapman, 1913-2005
Carney, Margaret, 1949-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 June 11
Size:
48 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.turner01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Turner conducted 2001 June 11, by Margaret Carney, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smithsonian Productions, in Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Halkin, Theodore, 1924-
Silverman, Lanny
Dates:
2015 July 29- August 17
Size:
3 Items (sound files (3 hr., 36 min.), digital, wav)
114 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.halkin15
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Ted Halkin conducted 2015 July 29- August 17, by Lanny Silverman, for the Archives of American Art's Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project, at Halkin's home in Evanston, Illinois.

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