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Creators:
Tacha, Athena, 1936-
Berman, Avis
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
2009 December 4-6
Size:
5 Items (sound files (6 hr., 47 min.), digital, wma)
127 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.tacha09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Athena Tacha conducted 2009 December 4-6, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Tacha's studio, in Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Aldrich, John Merton, 1866-1944
Dates:
1916-1934
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7305
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of correspondence between Aldrich and other dipterists and includes considerable correspondence with Leland Ossian Howard and Charles Henry Tyler Townsend.

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Creators:
Pierce, Sue
Dates:
1992- 2002
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.piersue
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibition proposal; letters; files for each of the 54 participating artists containing correspondence, resumes, fabric samples, writings, photographs, and printed material; related correspondence with other artists; the exhibition catalog "Art Quilts: Playing with a Full Deck" (1994) by Sue Pierce and Verna Suit; a résumé, letters and published wr...

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Creators:
Taylor, Bertha Fanning, 1883 or 8-1980
Dates:
1929-1972
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.taylbert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL 286: Papers reflecting Taylor's activity as an American-born artist, teacher, art critic and lecturer working in France between the two World Wars and her later activities as a teacher at the Norfolk Division of William and Mary College. Included are correspondence, a typescript of her autobiography, My Fifteen Years in Paris; exhibition catal...

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Creators:
Ferrin, Leslie
King, Lyndel
Simon, Michael, 1947-
Dates:
2018
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.ferrlesl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A digital audio recording of an interview with ceramicist Michael Simon conducted February 23, 2018 by ceramics dealer Leslie Ferrin and Lyndel King, director and chief curator of the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota at Simon's studio in Athens, Georgia. Also present is Simon's wife, Susan Roberts. They talk about Simon's pots and the de...

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Creators:
Guild of Boston Artists
Dates:
1914-1978
Size:
387 Items (Reel 794, loan: 387 microfilm frames)
276 Items (Reel 1373, loan: 276 microfilm frames)
0.2 Linear feet (Reel 4045, gift)
Collection ID:
AAA.guilof
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Guild of Boston Artists consist of a membership card file and related correspondence reflecting the earliest period of the Guild's existence; scrapbooks, documenting Guild activities until 1955; exhibition schedules and records of the period 1966-1978.

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Creators:
Amen, Irving, 1918-
Dates:
1960-1964
Size:
7 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.amenirvi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A loose leaf diary, 1960-1962, containing about 100 entries, mostly undated or from the first few months of each year, and painting lists for each year; a letter, 1960; 2 exhibition catalogs for Amen's woodcuts, 1960 and 1964; and 3 uninscribed greeting cards, copyrighted by the Artists Studio Publication, which feature Amen's color woodcuts.

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Creators:
Boyd-Snee, Rancy
Dates:
c1985
Size:
2 Items (Master: 1 videocassette (14 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in; reference copy: 1 videocasette (14 min.) (VHS) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in)
Reference copy: 1 videocasette (14 min.) (VHS) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Collection ID:
AAA.boydranc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A documentary about David Butler written, edited and produced by Rancy Boyd-Snee in 1985. Boyd-Snee discusses the similarities between African figural and black American sculpture; Butler's methods and materials; his imagery; and how his life changed as a result of media exposure. The video also includes comments by Nick Spitzer of the Louisiana Fo...

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Creators:
Sabol, Audrey, 1922-
Dates:
1962-1967
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.saboaudr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence and exhibition files documenting Audrey Sabol's involvement with the Arts Council of the Young Men's/Women's Hebrew Association of Philadelphia during the 1960s.

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Creators:
Frash, Robert M., 1913-
Dates:
1937-1982
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.frasrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with MacIver; photographs of MacIver's paintings; writings and notes, including texts for Frash's catalog of MacIver; business records with numerous galleries and individuals; exhibition catalogs and announcements; reviews and articles about MacIver; a tape recording containing commentary by Frash on some of MacIver's works; and misc...

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