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Creators:
Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989
Dates:
circa 1907-2000
Size:
27.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sheemill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Millard Sheets papers comprise 27.6 linear feet of material dating from circa 1907 to 2000 with bulk dates spanning 1956 to 1981. The collection documents Sheets's career as a designer, painter, and muralist, and his personal and professional interests through correspondence, writings, lectures, printed material, drawings, slides, photographs, and ephemera. A small addition donated 2018 by Carolyn Owen-Toole, Sheet's daughter. There is a 4.6 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2018 that includes writings; sketchbooks and sketches; photographs and negatives of works of art, images of Millard Sheets and others; printed material, including two scrapbooks; and scattered correspondence regarding Sheet's projects.

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Creators:
Obata, Chiura
Dates:
1891-2000
bulk 1942-1945
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.obatchiu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Japanese-American artist and educator Chiura Obata measure 2.6 linear feet and date from circa 1891 to 2000 with the bulk of the material dating from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains biographical material primarily related to Obata's family's forced relocation from Berkeley to Tanforan detention center and incarceration at the Topaz Relocation center; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings by Chiura Obata and others; material related to the art schools Obata established at Tanforan and Topaz; teaching files and professional activities; exhibition files; printed material, including TREK, and Topaz Moon: Chiura Obata's Art of Internment; photographic material; and sketches and sketchbooks.

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Creators:
Xie, Xiaoze
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
2010 May 10-11
Size:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.xie10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Xiaoze Xie conducted 2010 May 10 and 11, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design for Excellence and the Arts oral history project at Xie's studio in Stanford, California.

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Creators:
Briggs, Ernest, 1923-
Dates:
circa 1900-2013
bulk 1940-1984
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brigerne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Ernest Briggs measure 2.4 linear feet and date from circa 1900-2013, bulk 1940-1983. The collection documents the life and career of this second generation abstract expressionist through biographical material; correspondence with artists and critics; writings and five diaries that chronicle the changing art world from 1950s-1970s; personal business records; printed material; and a significant amount of photographic material documenting the artist and his work.

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Creators:
Post, George, 1906-1997
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
47 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.postgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Booth's watercolors for the Federal Art Project and a monograph about him and his work.

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Creators:
Wight, Frederick Stallknecht, 1902-
Dates:
1954-1963
Size:
17 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wighfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photocopies of letters to Wight from Charles Sheeler, Morris Graves, Nathan Oliveira and Hans Hofmann.

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Creators:
Wilder, Nicholas
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Dates:
1988 July 18
Size:
104 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wilder88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Nicholas Wilder conducted 1988 July 18, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Almaraz, Carlos
Nieto, Margarita
Dates:
1986 February 6-1987 January 29
Size:
154 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.almara86
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Carlos Almaraz conducted 1986 February 6-1987 January 29, by Margarita Nieto, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Lloyd, Lucile
Dates:
1916-1941
Size:
0.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lloyluci
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A scrapbook of newspaper and magazine articles, 1916-1934; professional and personal letters; and photographs and negatives of Lloyd's murals.

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Creators:
Strong, Charles, 1938-
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1998 March 14-30
Size:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.strong98
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Strong conducted 1998 March 14 and 30, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Karlstrom's home, San Francisco, California.

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