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Creators:
Associated American Artists
Dates:
circa 1934-1983
Size:
55 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.assoamea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Associated American Artists measure 55 linear feet and date from circa 1934 through 1983. The organization was founded in 1934 to stimulate interest in prints throughout the United States by promoting the sale of prints through department stores and other venues. Later, other genres of works of art were added and the department store abandoned in favor of a New York headquarters. The records contain voluminous files on artists; dealers, galleries, and museums; and clients. Also found is business correspondence, financial records, sales and exhibition catalogs, thirteen dismantled scrapbooks, and posters.

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Creators:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985
Dates:
1838-2015
bulk 1890-1990
Size:
15.76 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.drewwern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, printmaker, designer, and teacher, Werner Drewes, measure 15.76 linear feet and date from 1838-2015, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1890s-1990s. The papers document Drewes' life and career through biographical and family material; correspondence with family members, artists, galleries, and art institutions and organizations; scattered teaching notes and writings including a diary; catalogs and inventories of artwork; three scrapbooks; printed material; 38 sketchbooks, loose sketches, and prints; and photographs of Drewes, his family, friends and colleagues, exhibitions, travels, and works of art. Also found are scattered papers of Drewes' second wife, Maria Drewes.

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Creators:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Dates:
1941-2016
Size:
43.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tibode
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the New York Tibor de Nagy Gallery measure 43.9 linear feet and date from 1941-2016. The records document the activities of the gallery through business records and correspondence, exhibition files, artist files, financial and legal records, inventory records, and a small amount of records of the Houston Branch.

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Creators:
Peterson, Isabel
Dates:
1942-1980
Size:
0.7 Linear feet (ca. 600 items (on microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.peteisab
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Materials relating to the annual art exhibitions of paintings by U.S. merchant seamen, organized and directed by Peterson. Included are: a 4 page typescript carbon describing Peterson's involvement with the exhibitions; rough drafts of her curriculum vitae and her resume; correspondence with museum directors, government agencies, artists, John Tayl...

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Creators:
Hampton, James, 1909-1964
Dates:
circa 1950-1964
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (71 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.hampjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection contains writings by African American self-taught artist James Hapton in an unknown script. These writings are sometimes accompanied by notes in English, quotations from the Bible, or the word "Revelation." The writings are on loose leaf paper, in a 108-page notebook entitled "St. James: The Book of the 7 Dispensation," an...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
Dates:
1969-1972
Size:
21 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.naticoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records relating to a possible demonstration and exhibition of a Synchroma machine at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Correspondence is between Adelyn Breeskin and Jan Mulhert of the museum's 20th century department and inventors Stanley Elliott and Honore Guilbeau. Photographs, descriptive statements, and clippings are also included.

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Dates:
1943-1949
1943-1949
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.artoutlo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of Art Outlook consists of forty-three issues of the monthly arts newsletter. Newsletters contain exhibition reviews, discussions of national and local art issues such as legislation and exhibition policies, articles on artists, and listings of gallery and museum exhibitions.

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Creators:
Garvan, Beatrice B.
Feininger, Julia
Dates:
1951-1952
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.garvbeat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Julia Feininger, 1951 Sept. 17, and one from Lyonel Feininger, 1952 Apr. 29 (illustrated with a woodcut), discussing the history of the Feininger painting, "The Cathedral," in response to queries from the purchaser, Beatrice Lippincott (later Beatrice Garvan). Enclosed in the 1951 letter is a photograph of the painting, with a short h...

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Creators:
Gurney, George
Dates:
1994
Size:
5 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.gurngeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence concerning Gurney's planned exhibition regarding approaches to carving sculpture, and in particular, Emanuel's work owned by the Museum, "Head of a Prophet." Emanuel provides a brief history of the work, responds to Gurney's questions regarding carving, and encloses a 5 p. typescript, "Recollections of Zadkine," (1975) in which he wr...

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Creators:
Lewen, Si
Dates:
1962-1964
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((4 v. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lewesi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three photograph albums of Lewen's paintings and collages exhibited at The Museum of the George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Tenn. (1962); The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, N.Y. (1963); and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (1964). An album entitled "A Journey" contains photographs of 72 drawings (1964).

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