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Creators:
Comfort, George Fisk, 1834-1910
Dates:
[ca.1857]-1955
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.comfgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, notes, sketchbook, subject files, photographs and printed materials documenting George Fisk Comfort's career as an educator and museum director, selected from the Comfort Family papers at Syracuse University.

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Creators:
Messer, Thomas M.
Dates:
1949-2010
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.messthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York museum director and independent curator Thomas M. Messer measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1949-2010. Material includes correspondence, a diary transcript, and printed material that reflect Messer's long career, primarily as director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection and documents the relationships he built with artists, art historians, curators, and others colleagues. Notable correspondents include Francis Bacon, Will Barnet, Larry Bell, Alberto Burri, Pol Bury, Marc Chagall, Chryssa, Jean Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Dan Flavin, Helen Frankenthaler, Alberto Giacometti, Richard Hamilton, Jean Hélion, Grace Knowlton, Rosemarie Koczy, Jirí Kolár, Katharine Kuh, Agnes Martin, Henry Moore, George Rickey, Charles Simonds, Clyfford Still, Jack Tworkov, and many others.

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Creators:
Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000
Dates:
circa 1930-1980
Size:
5.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.merrfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and arts administrator Francis Sumner Merritt measure 5.7 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1980. The bulk of the papers document his career as the founding director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Included are biographical materials, personal correspondence, writings and notes, professional files on Haystack and other institutions, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Dilexi Gallery
Dates:
1957-1971
Size:
0.9 Items (linear ft. (on two microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dilegall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with artists, critics, collectors, galleries and museums; business material; catalogues and announcements; miscellaneous exhibition material; printed material; photographs, including photographs of Leslie Kerr, Jess Collins's paintings, and other art work; and clippings.

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Creators:
Willis Gallery (Detroit, Mich.)
Dates:
[ca. 1971-1977]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.willgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; receipts of works sold and artists' financial statements; legal and financial documents; 1971-1973; lists of artists and notes on artists; benefit and exhibition announcements, 1971-1977; and clippings, 1971-1975. Artists represented include Bill Antonow, Diane Aceti (also director), Jim Chatelain, John Egner, George Ettle, Steve Fa...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiaasy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An audiotape recording (3 cassettes) of "Dada and Surrealism in America: A Symposium in honor of Man Ray," sponsored by the National Museum of American Art, December 3, 1988, in conjunction with the exhibition, "Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray." Also included is a videotape (VHS 118 min.) of the afternoon session of the symposium, a list of spe...

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Creators:
Atlas, Charles
Yablonsky, Linda, 1948-
Dates:
2016 May 31-June 1
Size:
3 Items (sound files (6 hrs., 54 min.), digital, wav)
213 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.atlas16
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Charles Atlas conducted 2016 May 31-June 1, by Linda Yablonsky, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Atlas' home and studio.

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Creators:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986
Haifley, Julia Link
Dates:
1979 August 1-14
Size:
53 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.breesk79aug
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Adelyn Dohme Breeskin conducted 1979 August 1-14, by Julia Haifley, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Brown, Richard F. (Richard Fargo), 1916-1979
Dates:
1949-1959
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.browrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Undated correspondence; an untitled manuscript on Impressionism; notes for lectures, and lectures, given by Brown at the Frick Collection (one, on Camille Pissaro, includes photographs); exhibition catalogs and invitations; and newspaper clippings. Unmicrofilmed material includes school drawings; and university and other class notes, and clippings.

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Creators:
Richardson, Judith Heidler, 1942-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1974 March 7-May 8
Size:
239 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.richar74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Judith Heidler Richardson conducted 1974 March 7-May 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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