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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1817 Apr 7
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj1
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One page handwritten letter dated April 7, 1817 from Benjamin West to sculptor Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey (West gives his name as "Mr. Chantery"). West requests figures by Antonio Canova (1757-1822) for a Royal Academy exhibition. He also refers to works by Chantrey entered into the exhibition.

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Creators:
Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970
Dates:
1933-1938
Size:
1 Item (film reel (36 min.), si., b&w, 16 mm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.laurrobv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Footage of Laurent at work in his Brooklyn studio, of Fairmont Park, Pennsylvania, of family members in Brittany, of Gaspe, of Woodstock, New York including Arnold Blanche, Carl Walters, Emil Ganso, Ernest Fiene, Stefan Hirsch, Rudy Dirks, and others. Also contains Charlie Chaplin and Felix the Cat excerpts and scenes from a cocktail party in Ogunq...

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Creators:
Storrs, John Henry Bradley, 1885-1956
Dates:
1909-1972
bulk 1909-1938 dates
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.storjohh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 24-page studio book (1909-1915) lists Storrs' works, dates of completion, dimensions, media, and exhibition information. One entry includes a small sketch of the work. A scrapbook contains clippings (1911-1938, 1972), and exhibition announcements and catalogs (1920-1937). The scrapbook was also microfilmed circa 1957 when it was lent by the origi...

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Creators:
Salemme, Antonio, 1892-
Dates:
1907-1965
Size:
525 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.saleanto
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, exhibition materials, interviews, sketches, and a scrapbook.

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Creators:
Polasek, Albin, 1879-1965
Dates:
1937-1964
Size:
10 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.polaalbi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A biographical sketch of Polasek by Regina Soria, 1964; 2 photographs of Polasek, 1963, one photograph of his work and one photograph of his home; a catalog of Polasek's work published by Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina, 1937; a postcard reproduction; and 3 clippings.

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Simons, Amory C. (Amory Coffin), 1869-1959
Dates:
circa 1910-circa 1984
bulk circa 1910-circa 1920s
Size:
0.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.simoamoc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The photographic materials of equestrian sculptor, Amory C. Simons, measure 0.7 linear feet and date from circa 1910 to circa 1984, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1910 to circa 1920s. The collection includes four letters to Simons, photographic prints, negatives, and glass plate negatives of horses and riders including New York City police and mounted models, and other miscellaneous subjects.

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Dreer, Ferdinand J. (Ferdinand Julius), 1812-1902
Dates:
[ca. 1770-1910]
Size:
3 Reels (ca. 300 items (on 3 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dreeferd
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily letters from the Dreer collection's autograph sections for painters and engravers (ca. 150 letters of 129 artists), and architects and sculptors (ca. 45 letters of 36 artists). Ca. 50 letters selected from other autograph categories are also included, among them soldiers of the Revolution, American lawyers, inventors, scientists, American...

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Creators:
Maitin, Sam
Hunter, Anne S.
Dates:
1991July 24
Size:
238 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.maitin91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Samuel C. Maitin conducted 1991 July 24, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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Creators:
Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997
Dates:
circa 1917-2002
bulk 1940-1997
Size:
8 Linear feet
2.21 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.simosidn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, painter, and educator Sidney Simon measure 8.0 linear feet and 2.21 GB and date from circa 1917-2002, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1940-1997. The collection documents Simon's career through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, sketches, sketchbooks, printed and digital material, and photographs.

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Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930
Dates:
1879-1920
1957
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.partwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, author, and poet, William Ordway Partridge, who was active in New York City and Washington, D.C., measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1879-1920, and 1957. This small collection consists primarily of letters to Partridge from artists, political figures, art historians, and authors; drafts and typescripts of Partridge's poems; and two clippings about Partridge's sculpture.

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