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Creators:
Carson, Edith
Hopps, Walter
Dates:
1976 Oct. 19
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.carsedit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edith Carson conducted by Walter Hopps regarding her husband Mark Rothko. Carson speaks of her family background; meeting Mark Rothko at Lake George, New York in 1932; their 13 year marriage; their early friends; his admiration for Milton Avery; Rothko's interest in tragedy and his "tremendous emotional capacity for despair"; his vi...

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Creators:
Benton, Elizabeth Cornell
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1976 April 21
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.benton76
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Elizabeth Cornell Benton conducted 1976 April 21, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Wescher, Paul, 1894-
Wescher, Mary
Dates:
1920-1976
bulk 1949-1976
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wescpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; family and personal correspondence, with letters from Julie and Man Ray, William Valentiner, Wolfgang Paalen, Dorothy Miller, and others; published and unpublished writings on art and poetry; printed material; photographs of the Weschers (two by Dina Woelffer), Benny Goodman, Man Ray, Valentiner, and others, including a photograp...

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Creators:
Halberstadt, Ernst, 1910-1987
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1979 Feb. 16
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
57 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.halber79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ernst Halberstadt conducted 1979 Feb. 16, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Sander, Ludwig, 1906-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1969 February 4-12
Size:
78 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.sander69
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ludwig Sander conducted 1969 February 4-12, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Sander speaks of his early exposure to art and music in New York; his travels in Europe; studying with Alexander Archipenko at the Art Students League; studying with Hans Hofmann in Munich and Positano; painting and teaching in Woodstock;...

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Creators:
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Dates:
1934-1948
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schijose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Annotated typescript of Schillinger's article "Art Continuum Classification and Definition"; an annotated typescript of excerpts from his published book, THE MATHEMATICAL BASIS OF THE ARTS, and duplicates of excerpts from the book form; notes, formulae, and designs using the formulae; magazines and newspaper clippings about Schillinger; photographs...

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Creators:
Heller, Ben, 1925-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 Jan. 8
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.heller73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Heller conducted 1973 Jan. 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Heller speaks of his youth and education in New York; his early interest in music and literature; starting his painting and sculpture collection; the relationship between artists and collectors; art movements and the impact of collectors on them; a...

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Creators:
Meyerowitz, William, 1887-1981
Bernstein, Theresa
Bernstein, Theresa
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
AAA.meyewili
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein conducted by David Masters for the Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Meyerowitz speaks of his background in Russia; his early interest in art; his Jewish identity and its effect on his work; immigrating to the United States and meeting Bernstein;

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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:
Patterson, Verna G. (Mrs. Curtis B.)
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1901-1917
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 16 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0106
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes several turn of the century favorites, predominantly consisting of Buster Brown comics but containing other examples as well.

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