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Creators:
Gaw, William A., 1891-1973
Ferbraché, Lewis
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Mar. 6
Size:
1 sound tape (Sound recording: 1 sound tape, 7 in.)
48 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gaw64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William A. Gaw conducted 1964 Mar. 6 by Lewis Ferbraché for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007
Dates:
circa 1900-2004
bulk 1930-1995
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smithass
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Southern California painter and instructor Hassel Smith measure 4 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 2004 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930-1995. Found within the papers are correspondence, a transcript of an interview conducted by Jan Butterfield in the 1980s, personal business files, teaching files, writings by Smith and others, sketches, printed materials, and photographs of Smith, his family and friends, and his artwork. There are audio recordings of a lecture series organized by Smith and of reviews of Smith's work. Correspondents include Paule Anglim, Elmer Bischoff, Andre Emmerich, Clyfford Still, Wayne Thiebaud, and many others.

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Creators:
McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965
Dates:
1838-1995
bulk 1920-1960
Size:
45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccaeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art critic, writer, and historian Elizabeth McCausland measure 45 linear feet and date from 1838 to 1995, with the bulk of the material dating from 1920 to 1960. The collection provides a vast accumulation of research data on various artists and aspects of American art, especially the early American modernists and the Federal Arts Projects. Papers include McCausland's extensive research and writing files, particularly on Marsden Hartley, E. L. Henry, Lewis Hine, George Inness, and Alfred H. Maurer. McCausland's correspondence with artists includes a substantial amount with Arthur Dove and Alfred Stieglitz. Her collaborative work with Berenice Abbott on the Changing New York book and series of photographs is well-documented within the collection. Also found are general writings, subject files, files relating to exhibitions, teaching, and committees, photographs, art work, personal papers, and printed material. Additional McCausland material donated later from the estate of Berenice Abbott include biographical materials, project files, writings, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Brown, Joan, 1938-1990
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1975 July 1-September 9
Size:
152 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.brown75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Joan Brown conducted 1975 July 1-September 9, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Rand, John Goffe, 1801-1873
Dates:
circa 1832-1960
bulk 1832-1873
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.randjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of inventor and portrait painter John Goffe Rand measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1832-1960, bulk 1832-1873. Included are biographical sketches, a will, lists of portraits by Rand, a small amount of correspondence, files regarding Rand's invention of the collapsible artists' paint tube, clippings, a photo, and an example of one of the first paint tubes made in a factory.

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Creators:
Delano, Annita, 1894-
Dates:
circa 1900-1975
Size:
2.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.delaanni
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and educator Annita Delano measure 2.7 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 1975. Found are biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings and notes, printed material, photographs, and artwork. Writings consist of lecture notes and extensive analytical writings about European artists and works of art.

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Creators:
Spencer, John, 1911-1996
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1994 September 1
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes (1 hr., 23 min.), analog.)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.spence94
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with John Spencer conducted 1994 September 1, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Spencer, John, 1911-1996
Dates:
1930-1994
bulk 1933-1944
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((20 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.spenjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relate to Spencer's experiences as an assistant to muralist Dean Cornwell on the Los Angeles Central Library Mural project from 1927-1933 and to his subsequent relationship with Cornwell. Included are 13 letters from Cornwell to Spencer, 1933-1944, in which Cornwell offers criticism of Spencer's sketches and discusses related matters on comp...

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Creators:
Baker, Jacob
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1963 September 25
Size:
85 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bakerj63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Jacob Baker conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1963 September 25 for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Crawford, Phyllis
Dates:
1936-1963
Size:
54 Items ((on 3 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.crawphyl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, lists and printed material collected by Crawford relating to the Index of American Design and her position there.

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