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Creators:
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
Dates:
1970-
Size:
234 Items
Collection ID:
FSA.A.09
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs created to document the Sanso Collection, a private growing collection of Japanese paintings acquired since the late 1950s by collectors and co-trustees Doris and Peter F. Drucker. The works, dating from the 14th to the 19th century, include masterworks from the Kamakura period, Suiboku paintings of the Muromachi and Momoyama periods. Z...

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Creators:
Esther Bear Gallery (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Dates:
bulk 1954-1977
1928-1985
Size:
5.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.estebeag
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Santa Barbara, California art gallery, Esther Bear Gallery, measure 5.7 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1985, with the bulk of the records dating from 1954 to 1977. The collection comprises administrative records that include exhibition files, photographs, records documenting the gallery's operations, and files for the Donald Bear Collection and Endowment Fund; professional correspondence with artists, clients, and galleries regarding exhibitions, sales and loans, and other business dealings; and artist files for Thomas Cornell, Antonio Frasconi, Ynez Johnston, Miguel Marina, Alfred Martinez, and Nina de Creeft Ward, among others.

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Creators:
Stocksdale, Kay Sekimachi
Stocksdale, Bob, 1913-2003
Dates:
circa 1900-2015
Size:
19.5 Linear feet
0.125 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.stockbob
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of woodturner Bob Stocksdale and fiber artist Kay Sekimachi measure 19.5 linear feet and 0.125 GB and date from circa 1900 to 2015. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, writings, professional files, exhibition files, project files, personal business records, printed and digital material, scrapbooks, photographic material, and artwork. Of note are records from Sekimachi's forced internment during World War II at Tanforan Assembly Center and Topaz War Relocation Center from 1942 to 1944.

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Creators:
Chase, Alexander W.
Dates:
circa 1870
Size:
9 Photographic prints (albumen, mounted on paper)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Studio portraits of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa Indians made by surveyor Alexander W. Chase while working for the US Coast Survey. Also included are photographs of artifacts from his ethnographic and archaeological collection. The photographs are mounted on brown paper with handwritten descriptions; two newspaper articles, including Alexander Chase'...

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Creators:
Wood, Beatrice
Dates:
1894-1998
bulk 1930-1990
Size:
26.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.woodbeat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California ceramicist Beatrice Wood measure 26.6 linear feet and date from 1906 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1930-1990. There is extensive correspondence with gallery owners, fellow artists, clients, friends, and family. The collection also contains biograpical materials, personal business records, writings, printed materials, photographs, and works of art. Of particular interest are the 28 diaries that Wood maintained from 1916 until her death in 1998 and 42 glazing formula notebooks dating from 1934-1997. Also found are documents of Steven Hoag and Esther Rosencranz, her husband and aunt respectively, that consist of correspondence, business records, and photographs given to the Archives of American Art as part of the Beatrice Wood papers.

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Nanao, KenjirĊ, 1929-2013
Dates:
circa 1885-1887
circa 1949-2017
circa 1885-1887
circa 1949-2017
Size:
11.3 Linear feet
0.706 Gigabytes
11.3 Linear feet
0.706 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.nanakenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Kenjilo Nanao papers measure 11.3 linear feet and date from circa 1885-1887 and circa 1949-2017, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1970 to 2000. Biographical material includes forms of international identification, travel documents, early academic writing on art, and interviews in the form of written typescripts and digital audio recordings. Correspondence is mostly personal between friends and family, in addition to a few folders of professional correspondence spanning Nanao's career. Correspondence drafts also appear as entries in bound journals. The Journals series includes bound journals of mixed content such as thoughts on art, to-do lists, and artwork in various media including watercolors and charcoal. Professional files include various professional portfolios that Nanao produced for the purpose of tenure review, a binder detailing relationships with various galleries, and various teaching materials and studio documents. Printed materials include exhibition catalogs, invitations, and clippings. Photographs are primarily of family and friends, with some images of artwork and exhibitions. Artwork includes sketchbooks, as well as some loose drawings and watercolors.

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Creators:
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976
Adams, Virginia Best
Dates:
1966
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.cunnimog2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Ansel and Virginia Adams letters from Imogen Cunningham consist of two letters from Imogen Cunningham to Ansel and Virginia Adams. One letter is regarding the death of Charles Mayhew, the Adams' son-in-law; the other is regarding a Group f/64 meeting, a photography group organized by Ansel Adams.

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Creators:
Bengston, Billy Al
Dates:
circa 1940s-1989
bulk 1960-1988
Size:
10.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bengbill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of southern California Pop artist Billy Al Bengston measure 10.4 linear feet and date from circa 1940s to 1989, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960 to 1988. The collection documents the life and work of the artist through biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, gallery and museum files, teaching files, project and commission files, scattered artwork, printed materials, and photographs.

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Creators:
Stewart, Albert T., 1900-1965
Dates:
[ca. 1930]
Size:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.stewalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

8 photographs of Stewart's model for the pediment of the Department of Labor building in Washington, D.C. including one photograph of Stewart with his model.

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Creators:
Harris, Sam Hyde, 1889-1977
Dates:
1928-1980
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harrsam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily printed material pertaining to the various California art organizations and clubs in which Harris was a member, 1923-1980, including exhibition announcements and catalogs, newsletters, bulletins, including a series of THE ART BEACON, 1948-1972; correspondence, 1928-1979; photographs of Harris and other artists, including Bennett Bradbury,...

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