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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1983, 1986-1990
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of edited exhibition scripts, outlines, and designs for mostly Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES); memoranda to and from other bureaus within the Smithsonian Institution; correspondence between curators and exhibition designers; drawings, sketches and architectural and electrical designs f...

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Creators:
Photo-librairie de France
Dates:
192-?
Size:
4 Items (photographic prints, silver gelatin, 17 x 23 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
AAA.photlibd
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photos show paintings hanging on curtained partitions in rooms with chandeliers and chairs in the center. Date based on dates of presumed activity of Photo-librairie de France, derived from search results returning photos mostly taken in the 1920s. Handwritten note on verso of one photo: Group ex. held by Whitney in Paris. Previously housed in a fo...

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Creators:
Sills, Thomas, 1914-
Dates:
1955-1968
Size:
1 microfilm reel (100 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.sillthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter Thomas A. Sills contains correspondence, exhibition catalogs, exhibition announcements, clippings, and miscellany.

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Creators:
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987
Dates:
1933-1989
Size:
3.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.soyeraph
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of realist painter Raphael Soyer date from 1933 to 1989 and measure 3.9 linear feet. They document Soyer's career as a painter, printmaker, and writer. Found within the papers are scattered biographical materials, including several transcripts of interviews with Soyer; extensive personal and professional correspondence; writings and notes by Soyer and others; scattered legal and financial records; exhibition materials, clippings and other printed material; and photographs of Soyer in his studio, with artists and friends, and at art events. Also found are one sketch and a facsimile of Soyer's 1968 sketchbook produced by Forum Gallery.

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Creators:
Scheyer, Ernst, 1900-1985
Dates:
1924-1972
Size:
244 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.scheerns
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; lecture notes; photographs; clippings; and biographical material.

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Creators:
Karp, Ivan C., 1926-2012
O.K. Harris Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1960-2014
Size:
80.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.okharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Ivan C. Karp papers and OK Harris Works of Art gallery records measure 80.3 linear feet and are dated 1960-2014. The collection documents the operation and activities of the contemporary art gallery founded by Ivan C. Karp in the SoHo area of Manhattan. Exhibition files, artist files, printed material and photographic materials reveal the wide range of artists represented by OK Harris and the gallery's role in introducing Photo-realism to the public. Aso included are administrative files, prints by OK Harris artists, business and personal correspondence, 39 journals by Karp spanning a period of 62 years, and other personal papers. Material pre-dating the 1969 establishment of OK Harris Works of Art consists of printed items and a few letters.

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Creators:
Pleissner, Ogden M.
Dates:
1928-1976
Size:
3.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pleiogde
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Ogden M. Pleissner measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928-1976. Found within the papers are biographical material, scattered letters, artwork, nine scrapbooks, over one foot of printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Halem, Henry
Warmus, William, 1953-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2005 May 14
Size:
81 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.halem05
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Henry Halem conducted 2005 May 14, by William Warmus, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Kent, Ohio.

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Creators:
Perkins, Elizabeth Ward, 1873-1954
Woodbury, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1864-1940
Dates:
1878-1959
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perkeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Charles H. Woodbury and Elizabeth Ward Perkins measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1878-1959. Included are correspondence, writings, exhibition files, inventories, art work, photographs and printed material.

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Creators:
National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Program
Dates:
1969-1989
Size:
15.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiendo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The selected records of the National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Program measure 15.5 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1989. The records contain supporting documentation for grant applications awarded and final reports submitted to the NEA's Visual Arts Program in the categories of: Workshops (1972-1976), Workshops/Alternative Spaces (1976-1979), Artists' Spaces (1980-1982), and Visual Artists Organizations (1983-ca.1987). Included are a variety of materials, such as slides, photographs, sound and video recordings, letters, resumes, newsletters, financial reports, operational procedures, and printed materials. After circa 1990, the NEA began returning supporting documentation to the applicants, hence, no records from the 1990s are included, although grants were awarded in the Visual Artists Organizations category until 1995.

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