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Creators:
Stable Gallery
Dates:
1916-1999
bulk 1953-1970
Size:
2.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.stabgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Stable Gallery records measure 2.9 linear feet and are dated 1916-1999 (bulk 1953-1970). The gallery was known for its representation of the New York School. Records consist mainly of artist files containing biographical notes, correspondence, price lists, sales and payment information, printed matter, and photographs. A small number of gallery administrative and financial records are included, along with printed matter, photographs, and personal papers and estate records of gallery founder and owner Eleanor Ward. There are also reminiscences by gallery owner Eleanor Ward and her assistant Alan Groh, a sound cassette recording of Eleanor Ward, and a videoreel (1/2 inch) documentary of a 1973 Sotheby auction of works from the Robert C. Scull collection.

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Creators:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-
Dates:
1929-2014
bulk 1950-2005
Size:
31.5 Linear feet
0.696 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.selzpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and writer Peter Howard Selz measure 31.5 linear feet and 0.696 GB and date from 1929 to 2018, with the bulk of the materials from 1950 to 2005. The papers document Selz's long career via correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, membership and association records, artists' research files, exhibition files, personal business records, printed and digital materials, and nine scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Slivka, Rose
Dates:
circa 1947-2006
Size:
20.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.slivrose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of craft expert Rose Slivka, an editor, writer, critic, and educator, measure 20.8 linear feet and date from circa 1947-2006. The papers reflect Slivka's work with associations and universities to encourage the recognition of crafts as an international and broadly defined art form. The routine business of publishing Craft Horizons magazine and the founding and operation of Craft International magazine are documented by correspondence and subject files. Correspondence is mainly professional with some scattered personal letters. Subject files concern various organizations, individuals and events related to Slivka's work and interests. Among the writings are manuscripts, notes, and research materials for her book about Peter Voulkos; also included are shorter writings on a variety of topics, poems, 2 diaries, lectures and talks. There are many interviews with craftspeople and artists conducted by Slivka and others, some undertaken as research for articles. Photographs include views of Slivka, craftspeople she observed when traveling abroad, and artwork.

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Creators:
Thayer, Polly, 1904-2006
Dates:
1846-2008
bulk 1921-2008
Size:
21.6 Linear feet
0.807 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.thaypoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Boston portraitist and painter Polly Thayer (Starr) (1904-2006) measure 21.6 linear feet and 0.807 GB and date from 1846 to 2008, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1921-2008. The papers document Thayer's personal life and career as a painter, portraitist, and pastel artist. Found within the papers are biographical materials, extensive family papers, correspondence with artists and art venues, interviews, writings, subject files, organization files, exhibition files, art inventory records, printed and digital materials, five sketchbooks, artwork, and photographs.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Communications and Marketing
Dates:
2003-2012
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity and marketing of exhibitions. Materials include promotional materials, brochures, graphics, clippings, correspondence, reports, marketing plans, press materials, videos, informational sheets, floor plans, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Faragher, Kristina, 1961-
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
2002 Nov. 12
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording, master (1hr. 30 min.), analog)
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.faragh02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Kristina Faragher conducted 2002 Nov. 12, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Faragher's home, in Redlands, Calif.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department
Dates:
2010-2012
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-629
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of release forms signed by participants in school tours and programs. Materials include photography and video release forms and interview release forms. Some photographs are also included. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1958-1996
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-181
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Director's chronological correspondence, budget files and financial reports, exhibition files, planning reports, acquisitions committee meeting minutes, Cooper-Hewitt publications (News, Programs, and Newsletter, and other brochures), and video and audio tapes (primarily news coverage and promotional productions). ...

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Creators:
Stone, Mary Perry, 1909-
Dates:
1937-1994
Size:
35 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.stonmary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Résumé; letter from Richard Van Wingerden with photo of him with his work, 1969; a document of service from the Federal Art Project, 1937; exhibition announcements (1939-1990); reproductions; clippings (1958-1990); an award certificate, 1963; photographs of Stone and slides of her work; a sound recording on cassette, Oct.1994, between Stone and her...

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Creators:
McCracken, John, 1934-2011
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2010 Apr. 19-Aug. 4
Size:
5 Items (Audio: 5 memory cards (4 hr., 9 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in.)
99 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrac10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John McCracken conducted 2010 Apr. 19 and Aug. 4, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at an undisclosed hotel and residence, in New York, N.Y.

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