Query: Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)
Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
circa 1961-1980
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 458
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the work of the Department and its curators in the late 1960s and in the 1970s, with some material dated as early as 1961. The files include correspondence concerning proposed and rejected works of art, some administrative actions, and the Department's relationship with other museums. The majority of the records …

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Earle and Mary Ludgin papers
Creators:
Ludgin, Earle, 1898-1981
Ludgin, Mary, 1894-1962
Betty Parsons Gallery
Dates:
1930-1983
Size:
2.2 Linear feet ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.ludgearl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; financial records; writings; photographs; sketches; inventories of art works; and printed materials.

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Marvin Harden papers
Creators:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-
Dates:
circa 1936-2005
Size:
2.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hardmarv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter, printmaker, and educator Marvin Harden measure 2.2 linear feet and date from circa 1936 to 2005. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, exhibition files, printed material, artwork, and photographs. Correspondents include Joyce Tremain, Judy Chicago, Marion Lerner Levine, Jud Fine, Houston Conwill, Sandy Ballatore-Nelson, Nancy Lee Riegelmen, Eugene Anderson, Connor Everts, Pleter Plagens, Jan Stussy, Caroll Toon, William Wilson, and others. Artwork includes a book of etchings Natural Selections (1991).

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Oral history interview with Sue M. Thurman
Creators:
Thurman, Sue M., 1927-2012
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1993 April 23-1998 March 11
Size:
5 Items (sound cassettes, analog.)
162 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.thurma93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Sue M. Thurman conducted 1993 April 23-1998 March 11, by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art over 7 sessions, in Thurman's home, Brookline, Massachusetts.

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Margaret De Patta papers
Creators:
De Patta, Margaret, 1903-1964
Dates:
circa 1930-2012
Size:
2.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.depamarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California jewelry designer Margaret De Patta measure 2.7 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 2012. The papers include correspondence, writings, teaching files, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographs.

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Sam Hunter papers relating to Larry Rivers
Creators:
Hunter, Sam, 1923-
Dates:
1950-1969
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.huntsam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research materials collected for Hunter's monograph LARRY RIVERS (Harry Abrams, Inc., 1969).

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Jules Langsner papers
Creators:
Langsner, Jules, 1911-1967
Dates:
circa 1910s-1998
bulk 1950-1967
Size:
4.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.langjule
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of southern California contemporary art curator, critic, and historian Jules Langsner measure 4.4 linear feet and date from circa 1910s-1998, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1967. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings normal="1941"> travel, and works of art; and audio recordings of Langsner's lectures and eulogies given at his funeral.

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Departmental Records
Creators:
Renwick Gallery
Dates:
1957, 1961-1989, 1997-2003
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Topics covered include art organizations; craft fairs and craft schools; correspondence with museums within and outside of the United States and …

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Joseph Randall Shapiro and Jory Shapiro papers
Creators:
Shapiro, Joseph Randall
Shapiro, Jory
Dates:
1943-1985
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.shapjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, scrapbooks, and printed material documenting the development of the Shapiro's art collection. Correspondence, primarily from dealers, museums, art organizations and artists, includes letters from Enrico Baj, Aaron Bohrod (recommending Ben Shahn as a muralist), George Buehr, Jose Luis Cuevas, Leon Golub, Margo Hoff, Miyoko Ito, Sidney Janis, Ellen Lanyon …

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Thomas Temple Hoopes papers concerning Japanese swords
Creators:
Hoopes, Thomas T., 1898-1981
Dates:
circa 1930 - circa 1970
Size:
2.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1983-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes writings, notes, and photographs. The great bulk of the collection concerns Japanese arms and armor, especially swords, but there are also a few photographs of arms and armor from Indian, Turkey, Persia, and Asia Minor. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used …

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