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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:
Farny, Henry François, 1847-1916
Dates:
1839-1941
Size:
4 Reels (ca. 830 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.farnhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketches and drawings, writings, correspondence, printed materials, poems, and financial and legal papers.

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Mechau, Frank, 1904-1946
Dates:
1934-1940
Size:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.mechfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three letters from Edward B. Rowan, about Mechau's work as a Public Works of Art artist in Colorado; and five contracts for murals to be painted.

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Ross, Alvin, 1920-1975
Dates:
1940-1975
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (ca. 1065 items (partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rossalvi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, photographs, a diary, financial papers, and writings.

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Dobkin, Alexander, 1908-
Dates:
1940-1974
Size:
0.62 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dobkalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; books; lithographs; sketchbooks with notes; exhibition catalogs and clippings.

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Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957
Dates:
1940
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.davistuc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter, May 19, 1940, from Davis to Francis Henry Taylor, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Davis writes that the "rejection of my work by the acquisitions committee of your museum, followed by Mr. Wehle's explanation of the reason for that rejection, was merely indicative of the fact that work in the style of mine is not usual here." He ...

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Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008
Dates:
1956-1975
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.connbruc2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; business records; teaching contracts; printed material, and material relating to Jay DeFeo.

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National Museum of American Art. Department of Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1953-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the donation and exhibition of the Martha Jackson Collection to the National Museum of American Art. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence of Harry Rand, Curator, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture; biographical information about Martha Jackson; photocopies of articles; a ...

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Kern, George Robert, 1894-1962 (cabinet maker, machinist)
Kern, George Robert, Jr., 1919-1987
Medical History, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1936-1970
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0479
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Blueprints, drawings, patent applications, patents, product photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, advertising, and published articles related to the Kerns' products. The bulk of the material, 1949-1958, is from George Kern's files. It primarily relates to the development and marketing of the Dentagraph and high speed dental drills before the formation of the Fairfax Manufacturing Company in 1957.

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Creators:
Sander, Ludwig, 1906-
Dates:
1910-1975
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sandludw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of American New York School painter Ludwig Sander measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1910 to 1975. Found are biographical materials primarily consisting of army records; correspondence with family and colleagues discussing exhibitions and other art-related activities; diaries; personal scattered business records; address books and art history typescripts; sketchbooks and illustrations for magazines; photographs of Sander, his colleagues, his travels, and exhibition openings; and miscellaneous printed material. The collection documents Sander's career and interactions with some of the most important modern artists of twentieth century.

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