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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
circa 1961-1980
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 458
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the work of the Department and its curators in the late 1960s and in the 1970s, with some material dated as early as 1961. The files include correspondence concerning proposed and rejected works of art, some administrative actions, and the Department's relationship with other museums. The majority of the records con...

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Creators:
Cook, Robert William, 1921-
Dates:
1938-2003
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cookrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL ITRO 10: Newspaper and magazine clippings, catalogs, and photographs of Cook's sculpture.

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Creators:
Fairsmith, Christine
Dates:
1981
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fairchri
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Christine Fairsmith interviews of artists is comprised of transcripts of interviews with Chuck Close, Don Eddy, Janet Fish, Audrey Flack, and Mel Pekarsky, all conducted by Fairsmith in 1981 towards her degree from the Museum Studies program at City College of New York.

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Creators:
Brodeur, Clarence A.
Dates:
1935-1985
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brodclar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

By-laws of the Fontainebleau Fine Arts and Music Schools Association, 1947; constitution of the Fontainebleau Alumni Association, 1981; school histories, 1981; a dissertation "Architectural Teaching at The Fontainebleau School of Fine Arts, 1923-1939" by Isabelle Gournay; subject files containing letters and biographical material on Nadia Boulanger...

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Creators:
Public Works of Art Project
Dates:
1934-1964
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.publwoca
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Miscellaneous correspondence of Walter Heil, regional director of PWAP, 1934; form letters from Edward Bruce, national director; and a typescript reminiscence of the PWAP and a letter from Ray Strong addressed to Mary McChesney and dated 1964.[Microfilm title, "Ray Strong"]

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Creators:
Orswell, Lois, 1904-1998
Valentin, Curt, 1902-1954
Dates:
1945-1959
Size:
28 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.orswlois
Repository:
Archives of American Art

22 letters and postcards from Curt Valentin, written from Europe and New York City, regarding buying trips and suggesting purchases; and six letters from Richard Stankiewicz, regarding his sculpture, his studio, working on drawings, and planning a dinner with Orswell.

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Creators:
Duckworth, Ruth, 1919-2009
Dates:
1938-2005
Size:
5.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.duckruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Chicago-based sculptor and ceramicist, Ruth Duckeworth measure 5.7 linear feet and date from 1938-2005. Included is biographical material, correspondence, photographs, artwork and printed material documenting Duckworth's career. Biographical material includes daybooks and calendars. Correspondence is professional and includes letters...

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Custom Craft
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
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Dates:
1928-1994
Size:
320 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.05
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The materials document the orders placed by the clients of the Scurlock Studio. The photographs primarily depict individual portrait sittings but there are also portraits of children, groups, and other subjects.

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Creators:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
circa 1928, 1940s-2003
bulk 1987-2003
Size:
23.9 Linear feet
0.001 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.susacong
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The modern and contemporary art gallery records of the Susan Conway Gallery in Washington, D.C. measure 23.9 linear feet and 0.001 GB and date from circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003, with the bulk of the material dating from 1987-2003. Nearly half of the collection documents the gallery's work as the sole representative of artist and political cartoonist Pat Oliphant through administrative records, exhibition files, press clippings, and a handful of photographs. Also found in the collection are artists' files of other artists represented by the gallery, client files, administrative records, printed and digital materials, and the records of the Susan Conway Conservation Studio.

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Creators:
Boyd, Rutherford, 1882-1951
Architectural League of New York
Dates:
1900-1983
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.boydruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information; correspondence; writings; financial records; sketches; photographs; and printed material.

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