Benjamin West collection from the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College
Papers and drawings selected from collections at Swarthmore College's Friends Historical Library, mainly regarding West's life and painting activities in England. Included are: 15 letters between West and various individuals refering to his paintings, requesting to see his collection and business matters; hand drawn diagrams for King's Chapel at Windsor Castle …
Oral history interview with Jane Piper
Wolanin, Barbara A. (Barbara Ann)
An interview of Jane Piper conducted 1988 Jan. 16-17, by Barbara Wolanin, for the Archives of American Art. Piper speaks of her training at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, her studies with Arthur B. Carles and Hans Hofmann and of Carles' influence on her. Piper describes Carles' classes, his teaching …
Glenna Latimer papers
American Artists Professional League
Scrapbook containing: clippings, letters from Varina Jefferson Davis, Daniel Garber, and others; photographs of Latimer, her family, and her works; and source material for her paintings. Also, included are records of the Norfolk Art Corner and Tidewater Artists, with letters to Tidewater Artists president, Bertha Fanning Taylor, and a scrapbook …
William Baziotes sketchbooks (microfilm)
The microfilmed William Baziotes sketchbooks consist of two hard-cover sketchbooks dating from circa 1933. One (auction no. 90.5) contains 42 single-sided drawings and 26 double-sided drawings, in both pencil and pen and ink. The second (no. 115.5) contains 71 single-sided drawings and 26 double-sided drawings, all in pencil except for one charcoal drawing on frontispiece. The sketches …
George Benjamin Luks papers
Scrapbooks; correspondence; exhibition catalogs; photographs; and some biographical material.
Walter Elmer Schofield papers
Biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes, printed material and photographs document the career of landscape painter Walter Elmer Schofield.
Research material on George Catlin
Photographs, photogravures and copy prints of images of George Catlin collected by National Museum of American Art curator William Truettner.
Ward Lockwood papers
Correspondence, 1913-1963, regarding Lockwood's work on murals for government buildings, and letters from Andrew Dasburg, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Abraham Rattner; a 23 page diary, 1931-1933; an anecdotal reminiscence of John Marin; career resumes; 6 sketchbooks; 6 speech texts; material relating to mural projects in Washington, D.C., in Lexington, Kentucky, and in Wichita, Kansas; photographs …
George A. Gilbert artworks
Drawings, engravings and watercolors by Gilbert and other artists, including S. Rufus Mason, James Barton Longacre, Thomas Sully, and his teacher, William Mason.
Katherine Dunn Pagon papers relating to Hugh Breckenridge
Letters received from Hugh Breckenridge, Grace Breckenridge, Dorothy Breckenrdge, and Margaret Breckenridge Skinner; clippings and exhibition notices regarding Hugh Breckenridge; and a photograph album of Hugh Breckenridge's work.