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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
October 4-9, 1978
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1978
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Linhares, Judith, 1940-
Dates:
circa 1955-2014
Size:
3.02 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.linhjudi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist Judith Linhares measure 3.02 linear feet and date from circa 1955-2014. The collection documents her life, career, and inspirations through biographical material, correspondence, writings, illustrated notebooks, exhibition files, and printed material. Eight scrapbooks which Linhares identifies as her "archive" include additional printed material, professional correspondence, consignment agreements, artist statements, photographs, and interview transcripts.

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Creators:
Brackman, Robert, 1898-
Dates:
1931-1978
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bracrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, awards and printed material.

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Creators:
Cheek, Leslie, 1908-
Dates:
1940-1983
bulk 1940-1942
Size:
4.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cheelesl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers, ca. 1938-1988, including files kept during Cheek's tenure as director at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 1939-1942, as editor at "Architectural Forum" magazine, 1945-1947, "House Beautiful" magazine, 1947-1942, and as head of the U.S. Army Camouflage Training Unit, 1942-1945. Also included are files related to projects he undertook from 1968 t...

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Creators:
Jaffe, Irma B.
Dates:
1965-1977
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.jaffirma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of art historian Irma Jaffe date from 1965-1977, measure 1 linear foot, and contain interviews, some transcripts, and a letter. The recordings include interviews conducted by Jaffe for her book The Sculpture of Leonard Baskin (1980), and recordings made for the radio program "Art News and Interviews," WFMU radio, Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey.

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Creators:
Larsen, Susan C.
Dates:
1973-1978
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.larssusa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The oral history interviews conducted by Susan C. Larsen measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1973 to 1978. The majority of the interviews were conducted by Susan Larsen in preparation for her dissertation, "The American Abstract Artists Group: A History and Evaluation of Its Impact Upon American Art, 1936-1974" at Northwestern University in 1975. Interviews on this topic include Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne, Ilya Bolotowsky, George McNeil, Ruth Vollmer, Balcomb Greene, and Vaclav Vytlacil. Also included are an interview with Charles Carpenter, executor of the Charles Greene Shaw estate; an interview conducted by Sandra Kraskin, at the request of Larsen, with Willem and Elaine de Kooning regarding the Albert Eugene Gallatin Collection and its impact upon artists in the 1930s and 1940s; and an interview with Richard Diebenkorn. These interviews were not used in Larsen's dissertation.

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Creators:
Freed, Frank, 1906-1975
Freed, Eleanor, 1914-1992
Dates:
1923-1990
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (ca. 1400 items (on 5 microfilm reels))
2 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.freefran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material, guestbooks, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, video tapes, and cartoons and sketches.

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Creators:
Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rothlinc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, interviews, printed materials, writings, correspondence, art work, and photographs.

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Creators:
American Art Research Council
Dates:
1935-1956
bulk 1942-1947
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerartr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Art Research Council, a cooperative research group headquartered at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, measure 3 linear feet and date from 1935 to 1956. The records include Chairman Juliana Force's correspondence, administrative correspondence, advisory committee files, miscellaneous administrative files, scattered financial records, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli, 1906-1984
Dates:
1909-1988
Size:
13.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schmlaur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, files, notes, writings, art works, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials relating chiefly to Laurence E. Schmeckebier's academic career and to his publications.

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