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Creators:
Smith, Emily Guthrie, 1909-
Dates:
1922-1979
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 4 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitemil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketches, sketchbooks, photographs, exhibition materials, letters, books, scrapbooks, and printed material.

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Creators:
Freeman, Linda, 1941-
Dates:
1971-2015
bulk 1990-2011
Size:
32.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.freelind
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of multimedia artist and filmmaker Linda Freeman measure 32.9 linear feet and date from 1971-2015, with the bulk of the material dating from 1990-2011. The collection primarily consists of the production archives of Freeman's video documentary production company L and S Video, producer of 27 short subject documentaries on contemporary American art and artists. Subjects include Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Charles Burchfield, Elizabeth Catlett, Chuck Close, Robert Colescott, Jimmy and Max Ernst, Red Grooms, Jacob Lawrence, Richard Mayhew, Howardena Pindell, Horace Pippin, Faith Ringgold, and Betye and Alison Saar. Additional documentaries on subjects other than single artists include works on Luba artists of Central Africa, the creative process (on Freeman and five other artists featured in other documentaries in the collection), mixed media artists (on Alvin Loving, Flo Oy Wong, and Alison Saar), self-taught artists (on William Hawkins, Bill Traylor, and Grandma Moses), and a six-part series on art subjects for children called I Can Fly.

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Creators:
Greenman, Frances Cranmer, 1890-1981
Dates:
1925-1957
Size:
0.4 Items (linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.greefrac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

36 personal and business letters received from artists, dealers, collectors, and friends, and one letter written by Greenman; the manuscript of Greenman's autobiography, HIGHER THAN THE SKY, 1954; eighteen exhibition catalogs and announcements; ca. 65 sketches and drawings in pencil, charcoal or ink, five lithographs, one gouache, a sketchbook of s...

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Creators:
Cook, Lia, 1942-
Dates:
1968-2012
Size:
5.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cooklia
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of fiber artist and painter Lia Cook measure 5.9 linear feet and date from 1968 to 2012. Cook's career and exhibition activities are documented through biographical material, correspondence, professional files, gallery and exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and artwork.

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Creators:
Meyers, Fanette Reider, 1889-1987
Dates:
[ca. 1908-1982]
Size:
46 Items ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.meyefane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews of Meyers, photographs, and an exhibition catalog document her friendship with artists Morton Schamberg and Charles Sheeler.

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Creators:
Hess, Leta English, 1921-
Hess, Charles, 1921-
Dates:
1895-1987
Size:
2.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hessleta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, photographs, writings, a scrapbook, and printed material document the Hess family and the painting and teaching careers of Leta English Hess and her husband Charles Hess.

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Creators:
Nagler, Fred, 1891-1983
Nagler, Edith Kroger, 1890-1986
Dates:
1913-1979
Size:
1.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.naglfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and a journal.

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Creators:
Levy, Beatrice S. (Beatrice Sophia), 1892-1974
Dates:
1890-1974
Size:
1.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.levybeat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Beatrice S. Levy papers measure 1.9 linear feet and date from 1890-1974. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings, works of art, photographs, and printed material.

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Creators:
Hammond, Jane, 1950-
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2012 Apr. 3-May 24
Size:
9 Items (Sound recording, master: 9 sound files (8 hr., 21 min.), digital, wav)
234 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hammon12
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Jane Hammond, conducted by Judith Olch Richards for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at Hammond's home and studio in New York, NY, from April 3 - May 24, 2012.

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Creators:
Ross, Gloria F.
Dates:
circa 1924-1998
Size:
14.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rossglor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York tapestry éditeur Gloria Ross measure 14.5 linear feet and date from circa 1924-1998. The bulk of the papers consist of project files that document her collaborations with artists to make tapestries of their paintings and collages. Also found are scattered biographical material, professional correspondence, exhibition files, professional activity files, personal business records, printed material, photographs, and artwork.

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