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Creators:
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958
Dates:
1857-1980
Size:
20.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pachwalt2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York artist, critic, historian, writer, art consultant and curator Walter Pach, measure 20.7 linear feet and date from 1857-1980. The collection documents Pach's promotion of modernism through his role in the landmark 1913 Armory Show, his relationships with artists and art-world figures and his extensive writings on art. Records include biographical material, correspondence with family, friends and colleagues including noted artists, handwritten and edited versions of manuscripts by Pach, diaries and journals, business records, printed material, scrapbooks, sketchbooks and artwork by Pach and others, and photographs of Pach and his family, friends, and colleagues. The collection also includes 12 linear feet of selections from Walter Pach's library.

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Creators:
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880-1965
Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974
Lerner, Abram, first director and curator
Dates:
1958 December 8-22
Size:
66 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.walkow58
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Abraham Walkowitz conducted by Abram Lerner and Mary Bartlett Cowdrey for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957
Dates:
1940
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.davistuc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter, May 19, 1940, from Davis to Francis Henry Taylor, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Davis writes that the "rejection of my work by the acquisitions committee of your museum, followed by Mr. Wehle's explanation of the reason for that rejection, was merely indicative of the fact that work in the style of mine is not usual here." He ...

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Creators:
Joseph, Cliff, 1922-
Holmes, Doloris
Dates:
1972
Size:
9 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.joseph72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Cliff Joseph conducted in 1972, by Doloris Holmes, for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project. Joseph discusses the formation of the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition, which he co-chaired, in response to a show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art called "Harlem on My Mind." He talks about the impact of ...

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Creators:
Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891
Dates:
1828-1889
Size:
3,500 Items ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.fordgord
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, business records and printed material primarily relating to activities of the Brooklyn Art Association.

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Creators:
Ostroff, Eugene, d. 1999 (NMAH Curator)
Salo, Matt, Dr.
Haberstich, David E., 1941-
Ahlborn, Richard E.
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Dates:
1985 - 1986
1930 - 1943
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0204
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains 273 silver gelatin photoprints (Series 1), most of which apparently were made during the 1930s and early 1940s, contemporaneously with the original negatives. All are 8" x 10" or slightly smaller, unmounted except for flush mounted linen on the backs of some prints. The photographs were made primarily in two locations, Ne...

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Creators:
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981
Dates:
[ca. 1915-1983]
Size:
61 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.barralfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Files kept during Barr's tenure at the Museum of Modern Art, including personal and professional correspondence with museum officials, curators, writers, historians, critics, art associations, foundations, magazines, artists, and collectors, including John Canaday, Stanton Catlin, Camilla Gray, Rene d'Harnoncourt, John Hightower, Roland Penrose, an...

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Creators:
Arnold, Anne, 1925-
Dates:
circa 1925-2015
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.arnoanne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, and audio visual material relating to the career of sculptor and educator Anne Arnold.

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Creators:
Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 January 22-February 19
Size:
114 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.baur70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John I. H. Baur conducted 1970 January 22-February 19, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Ryman, Robert, 1930-2019
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 October 13-November 7
Size:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ryman72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Ryman conducted 1972 October 13-November 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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