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Creators:
Garvan, Mabel Brady
Garvan, Francis Patrick, 1875-1937
Dates:
1912-1953
1867
Size:
44.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.garvfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art collector Francis Patrick Garvan measure 44.9 linear feet and date from 1912 to 1953, with one document from 1867. The papers provide extensive documentation on the Garvan collection which included rare books, ceramics, glass, paintings, prints, and furniture. The majority of the collection consists of inventory records that give descriptive information regarding each piece in the collection; in many cases the files also include a photograph of the object. Also found are correspondence and subject files; auction records for sales at the American Art Association, Parke-Bernet Galleries, and Plaza Art Galleries; loan records; estate records; and a small amount of printed material, writings, and photographs. Approximately half of the Garvan papers were created posthumously by Mabel Brady Garvan and the managers of Garvan's estate.

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Creators:
Hunt, Peter, 1896?-1967
Dates:
1788-1968
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.huntpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters (1921-1961), writings, art work, photographs, a scrapbook (1925-1933), and printed material (1788-1968) document the life and career of Peter Hunt.

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Creators:
Whitney, Isabel Lydia, 1884-1962
Dates:
1832-1973
Size:
37 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.whitisab
Repository:
Archives of American Art

2 notebooks, one labeled "Paintings/Watercolor/Landscapes" (79 pages) and the other "Decoration/Fresco/Drawings/Misc./Oils" (129 pages) containing titles and descriptions of works completed; lists of works exhibited at the Society of Independent Artists, 1917-1941; 3 exhibition catalogs and announcements, undated, 1963-1964; 2 scrapbooks containing...

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Creators:
Smith, Barbara Lee
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 March 16-17
Size:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (5 hr., 21 min.))
122 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.smith09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Barbara Lee Smith conducted 2009 March 16-17, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in Gig Harbor, Washington. Smith speaks of moving around a lot with her family as a child; most of her childhood memories in Cape May, Ne...

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Creators:
Anderson, Edgar, approximately 1922-
Anderson, Joyce, 1925-
Gold, Donna, 1953-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
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Dates:
2002 September 17-19
Size:
143 Pages (Transcript)
34 Items (Sound recording: 34 sound files (5 hr., 56 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.anders02a
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edgar and Joyce Anderson conducted 2002 September 17-19, by Donna Gold, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Morristown, New Jersey.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R80-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of a portrait of Tomah Joseph possibly in Paris. The frame of the portrait is possibly birchbark, and may have been constructed by Joseph. It is decorated with animals and inscribed with "Gov Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy Tribe."

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Dates:
1940-1942
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((on partial micrfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.michart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Financial documents; project statistics; descriptions of programs; letters to Charles Pollock; a clipping about Pollock's mural in Lansing, Michigan; photographs of artists: Clivia Calder, Samuel Cashwan, and Frank Casava with their works; and photographs of works of art by Marvin Beerbohm, David Fredenthal, Walter Speck, and Edgar Yaeger.[Microfil...

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Creators:
Cherry, Herman
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 September
Size:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cherry65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herman Cherry conducted 1965 September, by Harlan Phillips. Cherry speaks of his background and education; the Depression's effect on him; his first association with the WPA Federal Art Project; working for Stanton Macdonald-Wright; how the project functioned; trying to create an "American style" in painting; the team approach to cr...

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Creators:
Prahar, Renee, 1880-1962
Dates:
1912-1938
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.prahrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An award; a few letters; writings; printed material and photographs relating to Prahar's work as a sculptor, and to a lesser degree, her work as a stage actress.

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Creators:
Metcalf, Bruce, 1949-
Cooke, Edward S., 1954-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 June 10
Size:
96 Pages (Transcript)
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (4 hr., 10 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.metcal09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Bruce Metcalf conducted 2009 June 10, by Edward S. Cooke, Jr., for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Metcalf's home, in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Mr. Metcalf discusses his early years in Amherst, Massachusetts; beginnings as a maker with modeling cla...

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