Natalie Van Vleck papers
Sketches and 3 sketchbooks with notes; notes from Robert Henri's and other's lectures at the Art Students League, 1919-1920; an exhibition catalog, 1992; and a clipping, 1992. Included are explanatory notes for the sketches and sketchbooks provided by Elizabeth H. Jones, a cataloger and curator of VanVleck's work.
I. J. Sanger papers
Scrapbook of letters, clippings, artworks, reproductions, and a catalog from the Federal Art Project, "Printmaking: A New Tradition"; 4 sketchbooks; 16 loose sketches and an etching; reproductions; 2 photographs of Sanger at work; and source material for his artwork.
Donald Heldman photographs
Photographs taken by Dr. Donald P. Heldman of Gambela (Ethiopia) and surrounding neighborhoods. Images primarily depict a port on the Baro River, Etang Village, and Annuak people fishing, canoeing, smoking, bathing, and carrying food and wood.
James W. Lankton photographs
Photographs taken by art gallery owner James W. Lankton in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to document Kuba art and culture. Images are primarily from Mushenge, the Kuba capital. Activities documented include house building, wood carving, coffee drying, embroidering, hat making, drum playing, hair styling and basket weaving. Images of objects include a loom, a mask, musical instruments, royal costumes, road signs and textiles. Architecture includes an art school; village houses; king's palace and reception area; a mission church including altar, doors and interior; market shops; and a weaver's house. Portraits include the Kuba king, the king's retainers, his sons and a weaver.
Abraham F. Levinson letters
A letter to Levinson from John Sloan, June 29, 1917, written from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Sloan wrote that he "will welcome you and Sparrow [to Gloucester]...we have two extra rooms where you can lodge quite comfortably and perhaps work indoors some..."; and a letter, September 26, , from Helen Farr Sloan to Mrs. Levinson …
George Loring Brown account book
Account book recording Brown's commissions, sales of work, and expenses, while in Rome, and including transactions with a banking company, and a record of money given to his wife, Louise, for her expenses. Some entries are in French. Miscellaneous notes are written on the inside of the front cover, including …
Anthony Joseph Lauck papers
Correspondence and clippings relating to Lauck's own sculpture, his interest in liturgical art, and his work as head of the Department of Art and the Art Gallery at Notre Dame University; correspondence from Ivan Mestrovic, Fred Nagler, Ralph Fabri, Charles Burchfield and Ulfert Wilke.
MS 900 "Rough notes on the Aguazul Indians," with notes thereon by F.H. Cushing
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Also with the file, added at Bureau of American Ethnology are an abstract of Dr. Coues' article and Cushing's remarks by J. Owen Dorsey. no date. 1 page and a copy (made 9/63) from a deteriorating original) of a note by "L.F.W.," October 8, 1881, 1 page commenting on the name, "Aguazul."
Chaim Gross papers
The papers of New York City sculptor and teacher Chaim Gross measure 21.1 linear feet and date from 1920-2004. The collection provides comprehensive documentation of Gross's career through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence with family, artists, writers, galleries, museums, educational institutions, and religious and philanthropic organizations, writings, personal business records, extensive printed and published material including motion picture film and video recordings of four documentaries, one hundred and fifteen sketchbooks spanning the bulk of Gross's career, and photographs of Gross, his family, many friends and colleagues from the art world, his studio, personal art collection, and works of art. An unprocessed addition of three sketchbooks was donated in 2020.
Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers
The Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers measure 46.6 linear feet and span the years 1916 to 2000, with one brochure maintained in a research file dating to 1848. The bulk dates for the collection are 1932 to 1992. The papers primarily concern the art collecting activities and interests of the Lipmans which included modern American sculpture, American folk art, and other contemporary American paintings. Found within the papers are correspondence files, notes and printed material that served as research and reference material, along with financial material. The collection also contains writings, notes, and editorial material used by Jean Lipman in her dual roles as an editor for Art in America magazine and as a respected art critic and author.