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Creators:
Samson, Hugh
Dates:
1989
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.samshugh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Hugh Samson to Clyde Hart regarding sculptor Augusta Savage, written in response to Hart's query in the New York Times for information for a proposed biography on Savage (never realized). Samson recalls his friendship with Savage in New York in the late 1930s; her experiences as a Black woman artist and the racism she encountered; her ...

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Creators:
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1938-2011
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2009 June 23-24
Size:
49 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.oppenh09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dennis Oppenheim conducted 2009 June 23-24, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Oppenheim's studio, in New York, N.Y. Oppenheim speaks of his work in the past 15 years; the evolution of his work and its lack of continuity; his use of writing as a catalyst for constructing works and the importance of languag...

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Creators:
Chavez, Edward Arcenio, 1917-1995
Dates:
1917-1982
bulk 1941-1973
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chavedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and sculptor Edward Arcenio Chavez measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1917 to 1982 with the bulk of the material dating from 1941 to 1973. The collection is comprised of biographical material, personal business records related to the Federal Works Agency and other projects, printed materials, and photographic materials.

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Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980
Dates:
circa 1890-1991
Size:
8.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wildfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist, sculptor, and educator Frans Wildenhain measure 8.2 linear feet and date from circa 1890 to 1991. The papers document his career in Europe and the United States through biographical material, correspondence, diaries and notebooks, writings and notes, subject files, project files, printed material, three mixed media scrapbooks, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic materials.

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Newman, Elias, 1903-
Dates:
1922-1981
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.newmelia
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York painter, writer, and educator Elias Newman measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1981. Newman's participation in exhibitions and various art related organizations, notably Artists Equity Association, is documented through biographical material, correspondence, notes, writings, organizational records, printed material, and photographs.

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Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
circa 1964
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
53 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.huntin64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Anna Hyatt-Huntington conducted circa 1964, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Hare, David, 1917-1992
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1968 Jan. 17
Size:
3 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hare68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of David Hare conducted 1968 Jan. 17, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Grosvenor, Robert, 1937-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 Aug. 9
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.grosve72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Robert Grosvenor conducted 1972 Aug. 9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Allen, Harriet Collins
Dates:
1897-1925
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.alleharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art patron Harriet Collins Allen measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1897-1925. Found within the papers are letters primarily written by Solon Borglum and his wife, Emma, to Harriet Collins Allen. The letters were written from Omaha, London, Paris, and New York and provide a cursory overview of some of the events in Borglum's career and insights into his relationship with his older brother sculptor Gutzon Borglum. Borglum writes about meeting and working with other sculptors in Paris and New York and his wife writes about conflicts between the two brothers and exhibitions of Solon's work. Also found within the papers are clippings, a brochure for Borglum's book A Comparative Analysis of Natural Forms and Their Relation to the Human Figure, and photographs of Borglum in his studio and of his works.

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Creators:
Davies, Monica Borglum, 1903-1997
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1990 May 8-August 27
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.davies90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Monica Borglum Davies conducted 1990 May 8-August 27, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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