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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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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:
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978
Dates:
circa 1890s-2002
Size:
15.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.feitlors
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Los Angeles painters and art instructors Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg measure 15.6 linear feet and date from circa 1890s to 2002. The papers document the careers of the two artists, including their establishment of the Post-surrealism movement in southern California, their work for federal arts programs, and their later abstract artwork. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, exhibition files, printed materials, photographs, and one sound recording.

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Creators:
Van Brunt, Jessie, 1863-1947
Dates:
1910-1942
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vanbrun
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating mainly to over 40 windows designed by Van Brunt. Included are 2 scrapbooks and unbound scrapbook material containing photographs, watercolor designs, correspondence and dedication brochures. Also included are clippings, a review of her book CALIFORNIA MISSIONS, 1932, color proofs for reproductions of her work, and a drawing depict...

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Creators:
Sinton, Nell, 1910-1997
Sinton, Stanley H., d. 1954
Dates:
[circa 1920]-1993
Size:
7.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sintnell
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Nell (Eleanor) and Stanley Sinton papers measure 7.9 linear feet and date from circa 1920-1993. Included are biographical material; personal and professional correspondence; a bound copy of "Nell Sinton, An Adventurous Spirit: The Life of A California Artist," (oral history, University of California, Berkeley, 1993); an album, "Happy School Day...

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Creators:
Hammid, Hella, 1921-
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976
Dates:
1956-1972
Size:
0.01 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hammihel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Seventeen letters from Imogen Cunningham to Hella Hammid, 1956- 1972. Also included is a photograph of Cunningham by Alma Lavenson, 1955, and several photographs and negative strips of Cunningham, possible taken by Hammid, 1965.

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Creators:
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981
Dates:
1875-1985
Size:
19.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.franalfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art critic and historian Alfred Victor Frankenstein measure 19.1 linear feet and date from 1875 to 1985. The bulk of the collection consists of Frankenstein's research and writing files on American painting, particularly artists working in the nineteenth-century. There are extensive files on artists John Haberle, William Michael Harnett, and William Sidney Mount. The collection also includes biographical material, correspondence, general writings and notes, professional activities files, personal business records, printed materials, photographs, and unidentified sound recordings.

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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:
Benton, Fletcher, 1931-
Dates:
1934-2014
Size:
8.7 Linear feet
1.47 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.bentflet
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and painter Fletcher Benton measure 8.2 linear feet and 1.47 GB and date from 1934 to 2014. They document his career as a sculptor with international presence through certificates, personal photographs, legal papers, correspondence, exhibition and commission documentation, clippings, exhibition-related printed materials, broadcast materials, publications about his work, an editioned kinetic Christmas card, and photographs, sound and video recordings, and motion picture film documenting his work and career.

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Creators:
Wolfson, Sonia, 1903-1997
Dates:
1924-[194-]
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((10 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.wolfsoni
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A scrapbook, 1924-1927, containing clippings of Wolfson's reviews and articles in CALIFORNIA GRAPHIC (PICTORIAL) magazine; seven caricatures by various artists and two photographs of Wolfson, ca. 1940.

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