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Creators:
Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894
Dates:
1826-1893
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.cummthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, including a letterbook which contains some drafts of Cummings' own communications, and letters received; broadsides; and clippings.

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Creators:
Historical Records Survey (U.S.)
Dates:
1935-1942
Size:
4.4 Linear feet ((on 12 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.histreco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records documenting activities of the Survey to inventory portraits in America done before 1860 in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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Creators:
Bengelsdorf, Rosalind, 1916-1979
Dates:
1927-1978
Size:
2.6 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
4 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.bengrosa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; personal and business correspondence, including correspondence with Francis V. O'Connor regarding her involvement with the WPA Federal Art Project; address books; draft of an unfinished autobiography and other published and unpublished writings; a transcript of an interview with Susan C. Larsen, dealing with American Abstract...

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Creators:
Conger, William
Silverman, Lanny
Dates:
2015 May 18-20
Size:
2 Items (sound files (3 hr., 44 min.), digital, wav)
79 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.conger15
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with William Conger, conducted 2015 May 18-20, by Lanny Silverman, for the Archives of American Art's Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project, at Conger's home and studio in Chicago, Illinois.

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Creators:
Zornes, James Milford, 1908-2008
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 June 30
Size:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.zornes65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Milford Zornes conducted 1965 June 30, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art. Zornes speaks of his childhood; never intending to become an artist until junior college in California; teaching art class; a workshop he is holding in his studio at Mt. Carmel, Utah; studying with Millard Sheets and F. Tolles Chamberlain and the...

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Creators:
Sawyer, Helen
Farnsworth, Jerry, 1895-1982
Dates:
1918-1995
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
4.5 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.sawyhele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, photographs, art works, exhibition catalogs and clippings.

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Creators:
Cone, Etta
Cone, Claribel
Dates:
1898-1949
Size:
6 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.coneetta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between Claribel and Etta Cone and Cone family members; forty letters from Henri Matisse, 1929-1949, and letters from Marguerit Matisse Duthuit, Leon Kroll, Walter Pach, L. R. Pissaro, Ben Silbert, Gertrude Stein, John Rewald, Jack Tworkov, Vincent van Gogh, William and Marguerite Zorach, and others. Enclosed with the letters are typ...

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Creators:
Egri, Ruth, 1911-1996
Dates:
1923-1988
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.egriruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, letters, writings, sketchbooks, art works, clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs and subject files.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Alland, Alexander, Sr. (Alexander Landschaft), 1902-1989
Kaslov, Steve, ca. 1888-1949 (King of the Red Bandanna Romany Gypsies )
Dates:
circa 1920-1975
Size:
4.3 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0161
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of 4.3 cubic feet of manuscript, print, and photographic materials created or collected by Carl de Wendler-Funaro (1898-1985) in pursuit of his interest in Gypsy life and culture. (Carlos de Wendler-Funaro used several forms of his name; he wrote mostly as Carl de Wendler-Funaro.) The -collection was brought to the attentio...

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Creators:
Smithson, James, 1765-1829
Dates:
1796-1951, circa 1974, 1981-1983
Size:
5.37 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7000
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The James Smithson Collection lacks a great deal of his original papers. Richard Rush brought Smithson's personal effects to the United States in 1838, along with the proceeds from his estate. A fire in the Smithsonian building in 1865 destroyed many of the manuscripts originally acquired by the Institution. Correspondence among individuals ...

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