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Creators:
Turney, Catherine
Dates:
[ca. 1958]
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.turncath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection consists of two black and white photographs of artist, Lenard Kester, actor and director Gilmor Brown (founder of the Pasadena Playhouse), and gallery owner, Joan Ankrum, taken during a party at the home of actor Paul Langton in the late 1950s. Also included is a 1958 catalog of Kester's show at the Pasadena Art Museum (now the Nort...

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Creators:
Wessel, Bessie Hoover, 1889-1973
Wessel, Herman Henry, 1878-1969
Dates:
1914-1972
Size:
140 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wessbess
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Mostly photographs of portraits by Bessie Wessel. Also included is a scrapbook of clippings about the Wessels, articles on Frank Duveneck and the Cincinnati Art Club (of which Herman Wessel was president), a biography of Bessie Wessel, three sketches by Herman Wessel, two typed class lectures by Robert Henri, and miscellany.

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Creators:
West, William Edward, 1788-1857
Dates:
[ca. 1818-1961]
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.westwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, writings, business records, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946
Dates:
1891-1974
Size:
3 Reels (ca. 1,650 items (on three microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dixomayn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Poems; BOOK OF WISDOM, edited by Dixon; biographical material and biography by Grant Wallace for W.P.A., 1936; catalogues, printed material, news clippings; Manifesto of California Society of Artists; letters from prominent individuals such as James D. Hart, Ansel Adams, Jacob Zeitlin, suggesting Dixon as subject for a commemorative stamp; and corr...

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Creators:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
Dates:
1934-1965
Size:
23 Items ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mcglbett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Collection of exhibition catalogues featuring California artists; and a scrapbook of printed material relating to Claire Falkenstein and other California artists.

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Creators:
Smith, Arthur Hall, 1929-
Dates:
1947-2009
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smitarth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, correspondence, photographs and printed material relating to artist Arthur Hall Smith.

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Creators:
Samson, Hugh
Dates:
1989
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.samshugh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Hugh Samson to Clyde Hart regarding sculptor Augusta Savage, written in response to Hart's query in the New York Times for information for a proposed biography on Savage (never realized). Samson recalls his friendship with Savage in New York in the late 1930s; her experiences as a Black woman artist and the racism she encountered; her ...

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Creators:
Rieser, Carl
Dates:
1844-1977
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.riescarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Rieser's letters concerning the publication of Juliana Force's biography in NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1977 (one, to Lloyd Goodrich was inadvertently not microfilmd); copies and photographs of 19th century family documents; articles about Force by Rieser, Avis Berman, and others; and a typescript, "Juliana Rieser Force: A Family Memoir," by Rieser, de...

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Creators:
Stanley, John Mix, 1814-1872
Dates:
1830-1973
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.stanjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A brief biography of Stanley by George B. Catlin; 320 letters, 1830-1973, including personal correspondence, 1830-1872, between Stanley and his wife Alice English Stanley, and letters to Alice Stanley Acheson and the Bayles family, 1939-1973, about their grandfather, John Mix Stanley, and his paintings; a diary, undated, kept by Stanley for his fia...

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Creators:
Smith, Richard K.
Dates:
circa 1918-1969
Size:
1.9 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0418
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 50th Anniversary of the NC-4 Transatlantic Flight Collection [Smith] Collection contains photocopies of correspondence, published materials, maps, and photographs. The collection also includes photocopies of aircraft logs, naval ship logs, weather reports, progress reports, biographies of the participants, information on the construction of the NC Aircraft and the general planning for the flight, and original material on the thirtieth and fiftieth anniversaries of the flight.

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