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Creators:
Harper, William, 1944-
Nelson, Harold B.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 January 12-13
Size:
50 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.harper04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William Harper conducted 2004 January 12-13, by Harold B. Nelson, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in New York City, N.Y.

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Creators:
Buck, Claude, 1890-1974
Jane Freeman Gallery (La Mesa, Calif.)
Dates:
1912-1982
Size:
3.3 Linear feet ((on 7 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.buckclau
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, original art works, printed materials, scrapbooks, biographical information, and writings.

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Creators:
Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946
Dates:
1905-1970
Size:
2.9 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.steljose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, letters, photographs, sketches and drawings, notes and writings, financial records, and printed material.

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National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1980-1996
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the work of the Office of Exhibitions on exhibitions that were mounted by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) from 1980 to 1995. Major exhibitions undertaken by the NPG in this period, and documented in these records, include Benjamin West and His American Students (1980-1981); Charles Wil...

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National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Dates:
1817-2012
Size:
92.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiacad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of New York City's National Academy of Design measure 92.7 linear feet and date from 1817-2012. The records pertain to all three constituents of the tripartite organization consisting of the Academy, a membership body of artists founded in 1825; the school, founded at the same time to promote arts education; and the exhibition program, inaugurated in 1826. Extensive administrative records include minutes, committee files, director files, annual reports, constitutions, and correspondence and subject files of council officers. Exhibition records, also substantive, date to the Academy's first annual exhibition and include gallery and special exhibitions, as well as exhibitions at the Academy's museum, established in 1979. The collection also includes gifts and funding files, especially relating to endowments and prizes; membership records; National Academy Association records; Ranger Fund assignments; extensive files pertaining to the school's administration, courses of instruction, registrations, and attendance; twenty scrapbooks containing clippings and ephemera; Society of American Artists records; correspondence and ephemera from other organizations; transcripts from oral histories with Academy members; extensive photographic material documenting artists, members, the school, exhibitions, buildings, and artwork created by Academy members; artist files containing correspondence, writings, and sketches from those associated with the Academy; and assorted printed material and ephemera.

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Creators:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980
Dates:
1974
Size:
1 Item ((13 p. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wildfrga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Wildenhain's application for a National Endowment for the Arts grant, 1974, in which he asks for support to work in a new medium, porcelain. A 12-page resume which lists training, exhibitions, prizes and awards, and other activities is included.

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Creators:
Faye, Helen
Dates:
1985-1993
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fayehele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, correspondence, and a card catalog of works regarding the career of Faye as an artist during the Works Progress Administration in New York. Correspondence regards Faye's work in public collections, including the Hudson River Museum, the New York Public Library, and the Museum of the City of New York, among others. The card...

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Creators:
Nordhausen, A. Henry, 1901-
Dates:
1919-1991
Size:
8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.norda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence with Harrison Cady, John Cosigan, the Columbus Museum, Georgia Institute of Technology, Grand Central Galleries, Musemont Fine Art Camp, the Salmagundi Club, the Art Students League, Laurence Schmeckebier (Nordhausen's biographer), Syracuse University, the United States Navy, and others, mostly concerning portr...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1989-1990
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-204
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "American Abstraction 1930-1945: The Artists Speak." This 30-minute interactive videodisc was completed in 1989 to enrich the National Museum of American Art exhibition, "Patricia and Philip Frost Collection: American Abstraction 1930-1945." Materials include int...

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Creators:
Museum of History and Technology. Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries
Dates:
1878-1961
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-295
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the exhibitions, collections, and research of curators in the Division of Manufacturers and Heavy Industries. People represented include Edward C. Kendall, Curator and Frank A. Taylor, Curator. Some materials date from when the Division of Manufacturers and Heavy Industries was known at th...

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