Query: Designs (textile)
Jack Lenor Larsen papers
Creators:
Larsen, Jack Lenor
Dates:
1941-2003
Size:
3.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.larsjack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jack Lenor Larsen papers measure 3.7 linear feet and date from 1941-2003. Larsen was a renowned weaver and designer, entrepreneur, and a scholar who wrote and lectured on modernist design. His career in the New York design world is documented by biographical materials, correspondence, writings by and about him, various printed materials and photographs.

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Portrait of Invention: The Color Revolution
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2012-09-25
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder with 2 DVDs)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes two (2) DVDs and a program from the Lemelson Center's presentation Portrait of Invention: The Color Revolution. The Color Revolution, a book by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, traces the relationship of color and commerce from haute couture to automobile showrooms to interior design, describing the often unrecognized role of the color professional in comsumer culture.

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Oral history interview with Olinka Hrdy
Creators:
Hrdy, Olinka, 1902-
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Mar. 13-Mar. 17
Size:
3 Sound tape reels (Sound recordings , 3 in.)
59 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hrdy65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Olinka Hrdy conducted 1965 Mar. 13-Mar. 17, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.

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Simon Lissim Papers
Creators:
Lissim, Simon, 1900-1981
Dates:
1924 - 1981
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1276
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection covers the period 1924-81 and consists of exhibition catalogs, correspondence, photographs, slides, drawings, photostats, contracts, book proofs, and related biographical material on Lissim. Extensive material on the designer's work for the Sevres porcelain factory includes correspondence, original contracts, photographs of porcelains and designs for porcelains, slides, drawings, and invoices …

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Simon Ottenberg Collection (Olayinka Research)
Dates:
2007-2013
Size:
11 Electronic discs (CD) (1 box)
4 Boxes (correspondence and research)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Research collection of materials related to Freetown artist Miranda Olayinka Burney Nicol (1927-1996) created between 2007 and 2013. The collection includes 4 boxes of correspondence and research and 1 box containing 11 electronic discs (CD-ROMS) primarily of images of Oyalinka's artwork. This research was compiled during the preparation of Ottenberg's book, Olayinka: a Woman's View: the …

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Departmental Records
Creators:
Renwick Gallery
Dates:
1957, 1961-1989, 1997-2003
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Topics covered include art organizations; craft fairs and craft schools; correspondence with museums within and outside of the United States and …

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Betty Blayton-Taylor papers
Creators:
Taylor, Betty Blayton, 1937-2016
Dates:
1929-2016
bulk 1970s-2000s
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blaybett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter and art administrator Betty Blayton-Taylor measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1929 to 2016, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s to the 2000s. The collection contains biographical material including resumes, awards, family papers, autograph books from her time in school, and mix tapes; correspondence with colleagues, friends, and other artists including Frank Wimberley, Howardina Pindell, and Eugene Grigsby; and writings including artist statements and notes. Also included are files related to the Children's Art Carnival, an arts education organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, for which she served as executive director for many years. These files include board and committee files, budget and financial documents, correspondence, and reports. Files related to the Harlem Textile Works, another organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, include board and committee files, correspondence, business plans, and reports. The collection also includes material related to professional activities including exhibition files, committee files, consignment and sale agreements, financial documents, and property files; printed material including exhibition announcements, catalogs and programs, newspaper clippings, published books, and recorded conference proceedings; a scrapbook containing primarily clippings, as well as some correspondence and other printed material; and photographic material including photographs, negatives, slides, and digital images.

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Oral history interview with Sheila Hicks
Creators:
Hicks, Sheila, 1934-
Lévi-Strauss, Monique
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 February 3-March 11
Size:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hicks04feb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sheila Hicks conducted 2004 February 3-March 11, by Monique Levi-Strauss, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Paris, France.

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Blanche Lazzell papers
Creators:
Lazzell, Blanche, 1878-1956
Dates:
1893-1986
bulk 1901-1940
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lazzblan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker, etcher, and painter Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1986, with the bulk of the material dating from 1901 to 1940. Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings; five diaries; scattered personal business records; printed material; artwork; photographs; and artifacts.

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Xenia Cage letters to Milton Sonday
Creators:
Cage, Xenia
Dates:
1968-1995
bulk 1981-1995
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cagexeni
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The letters of artist, cataloguer, and conservator, Xenia Cage to Milton Sonday measure 0.4 linear feet and dates from 1968-1995. Included are letters, postcards, and small collages sent from Cage to Sonday. The collection also includes five cards addressed to Gillian Moss and two addressed to Lucy Block, both of whom were also curators in the Cooper-Hewitt's textile department.

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