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Creators:
Engard, Ronald K.
Dates:
1981-1983
Size:
8 Videocassettes (VHS) (50 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record documents performances of a variety of dance societies from the Kingdom of Bafut and the neighboring kingdom of Babanki (Kedjum Keku) in the northwest province of Cameroon. A prominent feature of Bafut political life, ownership of specific dances by sub-chiefs and important nobles is a constituting element of their political autho...

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Creators:
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Dates:
1928-1934
Size:
5 Film reels (black-and-white silent)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1977.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited footage shot in West Africa (1931), Haiti (1934) and Georgia (U.S. ca. 1930) for/by Melville Herskovits. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and termino...

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Creators:
Clement, Alain
Dates:
1976-1977
Size:
11 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.clemalai
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Slides of David Hockney working in his studio, Paloma Picasso and music promoter Bill Graham taken by Clement.

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Creators:
Metcalf, Conger, 1914-1998
Dates:
1926-1977
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.metccong
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eleven exhibition announcements and 117 clippings, 1926-1977.

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Creators:
Goldberg, Maurice E.
Dates:
[ca. 1932-1961]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.goldmaur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Personal correspondence, 1931-1961, primarily concerning Goldberg's musical compositions, his interest in the WWII war effort, and other political issues, and his art collecting; songs by Goldberg; and record books on Whistler's etchings and lithographs, on color lithographs, and prints, undated. None of the material directly relates to the Doll & ...

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Creators:
Gentry, Herbert, 1919-2003
Dates:
1985
Size:
1 Item (videocassette of 1 (VHS) (5 min), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.gentherb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A brief video segment of painters Romare Bearden and Herbert Gentry discussing the relationship between jazz music and abstract expressionist painting. They make a collaborative painting while listening to jazz.

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Creators:
Malbin, Barnett, 1897-1985
Winston, Lydia, 1897-1989
Dates:
1940-1973
Size:
200 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.malbbarn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence from artists, museum directors and dealers, largely relating to the Malbins' collecting activities, and the role of their collection as a resource for students in art history, music and poetry programs. Also included are photographs of the Malbin house, designed by Lydia Malbin's father, Albert Kahn; and photographs and catalogs of t...

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Creators:
Marsicano, Nicholas, 1908-1991
Dates:
1943-1966
Size:
110 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.marsnich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketches, photos of works, personal photos, exhibition catalogues, clippings, biographical outline, bibliography and announcements.

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Creators:
McEvoy, Jay D., 1909-2004
Dates:
1934-1995
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcevjay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers consist of business and personal letters, 1955-1995, organizational minutes and by-laws of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Patrons of Art and Music, 1957-1970s, during the period that McEvoy was the financial director of the Palace of the Legion of Honor; and a scrapbook of the Courvoisier Galleries, 1939-1941, containing ex...

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Creators:
Gravlee, Dianne
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((400 p.))
Collection ID:
AAA.gravdian
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research notes consisting mainly of abstracts of articles primarily from the San Francisco CHRONICLE, 1936-1942. Included are material on the Writer's Project, Theater Project, Photography Project, Music Project, the Coit Tower Murals, artists Beniamino Bufano, Stanton Macdonald-Wright and Anton Refregier.

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