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Creators:
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-
Dates:
1908-2016
Size:
9.6 Linear feet
0.002 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.withmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of silversmith and arts administrator Margret Craver Withers measure 9.6 linear feet and 0.002 GB and date from 1908 to 2016. The papers document her career as an silversmith and jeweler through biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, colleagues, and art organizations; manuscripts, notes, lectures, and other writings; professional activity records with various organizations; photographs, printed material, correspondence related to specific subject materials such as individuals or organizations; exhibition catalogs, clippings, published articles, and other printed materials; designs, sketches, sketchbooks, and other artwork; and personal photographs, some in digital format, and photographs and slides of works and works by other artists.

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Creators:
Koehler, S. R. (Sylvester Rosa), 1837-1900
Dates:
1833-1904
bulk 1870-1890
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.koehsylv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Sylvester Rosa Koehler papers measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1833 to 1904, with the bulk of the material dating from 1870 to 1890. The collection consists primarily of Koehler's extensive correspondence to and from many notable artists and printmakers such as Jean F. Harfin, John M. Falconer, Frederick Juengling, and James D. Smillie, as well as friends, and family members and professional correspondence concerning Koehler's activities as a writer, curator, and editor of the American Art Review. The collection also contains financial records and other miscellaneous items.

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Creators:
Boris Mirski Gallery (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
circa 1936-2000
bulk 1945-1972
Size:
6.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mirsbori
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Boris Mirski Gallery records measure 6.2 linear feet and date from 1936-2000, bulk 1945-1972. They include gallery administrative files; artist files including correspondence, exhibition and loan paperwork as well as photographic documentation of artwork; gallery correspondence; financial materials including outgoing and incoming invoices and sales records; printed materials promoting the gallery and its artists; press materials; and a number of photographs of Boris Mirski at events and with others, as well as photographs of artwork. Artists particularly well represented in the collection include David Aronson, Leonard Baskin, Hyman Bloom, Esther Geller, Rico Lebrun, Michael Mazur, Arthur Polonsky, Ben Shahn, Mitchell Siporin, Barbara Swan, and Karl Zerbe.

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Creators:
Hills, Patricia
Dates:
circa 1900-2015
bulk 1968-2009
Size:
23.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hillspat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, curator, and educator Patricia Hills measure 23.1 linear feet and date from circa 1900-2015, bulk 1968-2009. Central to this collection are project files documenting professional work that resulted in lectures, publications, exhibitions, art history courses on numerous artists including Alice Neel, Jacob Lawrence, May Stevens, Rudolf Baranik, and John Singer Sargent. These files and files documenting Hills's tenure at the Whitney Museum of American Art include planning documents, research files, correspondence, manuscripts and accompanying publications, as well as other printed materials. The collection also contains correspondence with art historians, artists, curators, and others, notably Lawrence Alloway, Lowery Stokes Sims, Lucy R. Lippard, T.J. Clark, Leon Golub, and Donald Kuspit; professional files documenting grants and residencies awarded and consulting work; artist and subject files; other writings; and printed material. Membership and affiliation records document Hills' service to the profession, including Women's Caucus for Art and the Visual Culture/Art History Caucus of the American Studies Association.

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Creators:
Thompson, Leslie P.
Dates:
1892-1979
Size:
1.3 Linear feet ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.thomlesl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; poems; sketches and sketchbooks; photo albums and photos; exhibition catalogs; clippings; printed material; and miscellany.

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Creators:
Piene, Otto, 1928-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1988 Aug. 4-1990 Feb. 22
Size:
7 Items (sound cassettes (9 hr., 52 min.))
122 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.piene88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Otto Piene conducted 1988 Aug. 4-1990 Feb. 22, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Cambridge, MA.

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Creators:
Burdick, Horace Robbins, 1844-1942
Dates:
1914-1932
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.burdhora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A diary, Jan. 1, 1931-Jan. 1, 1932, containing daily, detailed entries regarding art and personal activities; a vol., "Constitution and By-Laws of the Boston Art Club," June 1, 1914; and a sketch identified as "Cow Boy Pool, Boston Art Club," by an unidentified artist, depicting men playing billiards at the Boston Art Club.

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Creators:
Chase, J. Eastman
Dates:
1877-1917
Size:
51 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.chasj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers of Boston art dealer of the late 19th and early 20th century, J. Eastman Chase, consisting of letters, and a manuscript fragment and a scrapbook.

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Creators:
Lukeman, Augustus, 1871-1935
Dates:
circa 1891-1935
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lukehenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed material relating to Henry Augustus Lukeman's career as a sculptor.

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Creators:
Halper, Nathan
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 July 8-Aug. 14
Size:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette and 1 sound tape reel
125 Pages (Transcription)
Collection ID:
AAA.halper80
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An Interview of Nathan Halper conducted 1980 July 8-1980 Aug. 14, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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