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Creators:
Lamb, Rose
Dates:
circa 1870-1961
bulk 1870-1900
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lambrose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Boston area portrait painter Rose Lamb date from circa 1870 to 1961, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1870 to 1900, and measure 0.8 linear feet. The collection contains a diploma; letters from artists, writers, historians, and others, including nine letters from former teacher and friend William Morris Hunt; photographs of unidentified people and artwork by Lamb; and original artwork, including a sketchbook, charcoal drawings, watercolors, and two oil paintings.

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Creators:
Garvey, Eleanor M.
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1997 February 28-June 13
Size:
76 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.garvey97
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Eleanor M. Garvey conducted 1997 February 28-June 13, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art in Garvey's office, Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Byard, John Kenneth, 1886-1959
Dates:
1908-1960
Size:
1,150 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.byarjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating mainly to Byard's business as a dealer in American antique furniture. Included are correspondence, 1950-1960, with Henry N. Flynt, Robert B. Hanan, A. M. Adler (Hirschl & Adler), Ellerton M. Jette, Cornelius C. Moore, Dr. J. Reed McClure, Otto M. Wasserman, Electra Webb (Shelburne Museum), and others; a scrapbook, 1908; notes from l...

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Creators:
Horne, Ralph Albert, 1929-
Dates:
1947-2002
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hornralp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An unpublished memoir by R.A. Horne, "The Death of the Great Love Experiment: The Last Days of Haight-Ashbury, 1969-1970" (260 pages, typescript, photocopy) and brief essays including, "San Francisco Posters," 1970; John Singer Sargent," 1999; "The Museum School,"1970; "The Lost Bricher," 1968; "Czerapak," 1986; "My First Scale," 1972; "A Double Se...

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Creators:
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)
Dates:
1897-1978
1855
Size:
6.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.stougeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of conservator and museum director George Leslie Stout measure 6.4 linear feet and date from 1855, 1897-1978. Stout was head of the conservation department at Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum, director of the Worcester Art Museum and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Massachusetts, and a member of the Monuments, Fine Art and Archives (MFAA) Section of the U.S. Army during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with family, friends, colleagues and professional associations. There are letters from fellow Monuments Men who served in the MFAA section such as Thomas Carr Howe, Ardelia Hall, Lamont Moore, Theodore Sizer, Langdon Warner and several other prominent arts administrators. The papers also contain biographical materials, writings, sketches and one sketchbook, military records, printed materials, and photographs. There is a 0.2 linear foot addition to this collection acquired in 2020 that includes four diaries, 1944-1946, kept by George Stout as a member of the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives Section (MFAA) of the U.S. Army (known as the Monuments Men). The diaries describe Stout's experiences surveying war-caused damages in France, Germany, and Japan, and the recovery of Nazi impounded art works. Also included is a hand-made booklet that includes a "Glossary of Cha-no-yu Terms," which consists of quotes about Japanese art and tea drinking.

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Creators:
Van Cline, Mary, 1954-
Watkinson, Patricia Grieve
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 December 6-2010 March 30
Size:
4 Items (sound files (2 hr., 41 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
48 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.van09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Mary Van Cline conducted 2009 December 6 and 2010 March 30, by Patricia Grieve Watkinson, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Van Cline's home, in Seattle, Washington.

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Levy, Beatrice S. (Beatrice Sophia), 1892-1974
Dates:
1890-1974
Size:
1.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.levybeat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Beatrice S. Levy papers measure 1.9 linear feet and date from 1890-1974. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings, works of art, photographs, and printed material.

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Pearmain, William Robert, 1888-1912
Dates:
1888-1955
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pearwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and activist William Robert Pearmain (1888-1912) and the Pearmain family measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1888-1955. Papers are found for William Robert Pearmain, his wife Nancy Douglas Brush (later Bowditch), their daughter Mary "Polly" Pearmain, and other members of the Pearmain family. There are biographical materials; family correspondence; a watercolor; a travel diary and school essays by Pearmain; printed materials, including clippings and two publications by the Industrial Workers of the World; and photographs of the Pearmain family and artwork.

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Creators:
Simon, Michael, 1947-
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2005 September 27-28
Size:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.simon05
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Michael Simon conducted 2005 September 27-28, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home, in Colbert, Georgia.

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Creators:
Karnes, Karen, 1925-2016
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2005 August 9-10
Size:
65 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.karnes05
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Karen Karnes conducted 2005 Augest 9-10, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Morgan, Vermont.

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