Query: Glass
Mary Shaffer papers
Creators:
Shaffer, Mary
Dates:
1969-2002
Size:
4.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shafmary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of internationally renowned glass artist and sculptor, Mary Shaffer, measure 4.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 2002. Through correspondence, subject files, printed material and photographs the collection provides an overview of many aspects of Shaffer's career, including commissions, exhibitions, her teaching appointments, and the day-to-day administration of her affairs.

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass
Dates:
circa 1938-1987, with related records from 1914
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 406
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include the correspondence and memoranda of Paul V. Gardner, J. Jefferson Miller II, and Susan H. Meyers pertaining to private donations, loans, exhibition planning, identification of ceramic and glass pieces, conferences and seminars, staff research, and administrative matters. Also included are inquiries from collectors, museums, historical associations, university …

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Oral history interview with Mark Peiser
Creators:
Peiser, Mark, 1938-
Halem, Henry
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 February 26
Size:
68 Pages (Transcript)
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (3 hr., 55 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.peiser04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Mark Peiser conducted 2004 February 26, by Henry Halem, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Penland, North Carolina.

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Oral history interview with Marvin Lipofsky
Creators:
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-2016
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2003 July 30-August 5
Size:
103 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lipofs03
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marvin Lipofsky conducted 2003 July 30-August 5, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Berkeley, California.

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Publication Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass
Dates:
1961-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document planning and funding for the publication "Catalogue of the Hans Syz Collection: Meissen Porcelain and Hausmalerei (Volume I)" and subsequent volumes about the collection that were never published. The first volume was authored by Hans C. Syz, J. Jefferson Miller, and Rainer Ruckert …

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Domestic Life Glass Photograph Collection
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art historical subjects and …

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Frederick B. Potter letter from John La Farge
Creators:
Potter, Frederick B.
La Farge, John, 1835-1910
Dates:
1909
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.pottfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter dated Dec. 1909 from John La Farge to Frederick B. Potter about the stained glass windows he made for the First Unitarian Church on Woodward Ave. in Detroit, Michigan. La Farge informs Potter, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the church, that he has referred his letter and "other …

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Jonathan Oakleaf photograph albums relating to Josh Simpson's Megaplanet
Creators:
Oakleaf, Jonathan
Dates:
2005-2006
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.oakljona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jonathan Oakleaf photograph albums relating to Josh Simpson's Megaplanet was compiled by glass collector Jonathan Oakleaf and dates from 2005-2006. Photographs in three albums document glass artist Josh Simpson's work in his Shelburne, Massachusetts studio to create Megaplanet, a 100-pound paperweight, commissioned by the Corning Museum of Glass. The work …

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Elizabeth Hamm Glass papers
Creators:
Glass, Elizabeth Hamm
Dates:
1945-1970
Size:
18 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.glaseliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One letter, September 19, 1968, Aly Moore, wife of artist Bruce Moore, written from Pietra Sarta, Italy, where some of Moore's bronzes were cast, and one Christmas card from Bruce Moore with a reproduction of a crayon sketch; thirteen slides of Moore in his studio; and two bookmarks designed for Glass by …

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Ralf E. Nickelsen papers
Creators:
Nickelsen, Ralf E. (Ralf Edgar), 1903-1990
Dates:
1929-1993
Size:
1.3 Linear feet
4 Items (rolled docs)
Collection ID:
AAA.nickralf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, business records, writings, art works, photographs, and printed material.

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