Margaret J. Geller Videohistory Interviews
The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …
Lilian Swann Saarinen papers
The papers of Cambridge sculptor and illustrator, Lilian Swann Saarinen, measure nine linear feet and date from circa 1909 to 1977. The collection documents Saarinen's career through correspondence with artists, architects, publishers, and gallery owners; writings and notes, including manuscripts and illustrations for children's books and publications; project and teaching files; financial records; artwork, including numerous project sketches; and photos of Saarinen and her artwork. Saarinen's personal life is also documented through diaries and correspondence with friends and family members, including Eero Saarinen, to whom she was married from 1939-1953.
Charles Hopkinson papers
The papers of Massachusetts portait painter and watercolorist Charles Hopkinson date from 1892 to 1993 and measure 1.4 linear feet. The papers are comprised primarily of 17 sketchbooks and loose sketches. Also found are printed materials and three photographs of Hopkinson, as well as writings about Hopkinson written by his daughter Joan Hopkinson Shurcliff and her husband William Shurcliff.
Also found at the Archives is a small miscellaneous manuscript collection of five letters to Chauncey Stillman from Charles Hopkinson.
Oral history interview with Herta Loeser
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Herta Loeser conducted 1989 June 6-15, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Cambridge, Mass. Loeser speaks of her childhood in England as a German refugee; marrying a refugee schoolmate and rearing a family in Cambridge, Mass.; making jewelry and enamels; running a volunteer agency …
Michael Mazur papers
The papers of artist Michael Mazur measure 22.2 linear feet and 22.83 gigabytes, and date from circa 1936 to 2016, documenting a studio and exhibition practice in addition to teaching and activism activities in both paper and digital formats in the following series: biographical materials, correspondence, studio records, gallery records, project records, affiliations, exhibition records, writings, printed materials, photographic materials, and artwork.
Oral history interview with T. Lux Feininger
Brown, Robert F.
142 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of T. Lux Feininger conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Matt Saunders
An interview with Matt Saunders conducted 2020 September 3, by Jacob Proctor, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Saunders' home in New York, New York.
Kim Schmahmann papers
3 Items (rolled docs)
Sketchbooks and Computer Aided Design (CAD) drawings.
Origins Gallery records
The records of the Origin Gallery measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1961 to 1982. The records primarily consist of sales records cards and either business cards or index cards for galleries and dealers, and for experts in specific subject matter such as woodworking, Egyptian jewelry, and Japanese masks. The sales records cards contain information including buyer contact information, invoice number, description of item purchased, price, and whether item was purchased in full or in installments.
These records document the operations of CSLP under Citron. They include budget and personnel records, applications for grants in support of CSLP projects, publicity, and event reports documenting specific short-lived phenomena. There are also some records dealing with the Smithsonian Environmental Alert Pilot Program in 1972. For additional administrative and operational …