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Creators:
Federal Art Project (Wis.)
Dates:
1935-1945
Size:
7 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp13
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, primarily business-related between Charlotte Partridge and Margaret Clark with Washington, D.C. officials, Wisconsin artists and staff members of the project; and two separate alphabetically arranged series of biographical sketches of Wisconsin artists. The first series includes brief typed resumes of the careers of the artists prep...

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Creators:
Detroit Institute of Arts
Dates:
1882-1979
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 21 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.detrinst2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, annual reports and bulletins, scrapbooks, photographs, catalogs, clippings and a telegram.

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Creators:
Center for International Contemporary Arts
Dates:
1986-1993
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.centintl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed matter, including checklists, membership cards and information, and clippings; press kits about the Center and about British artist, David Olivant; two scrapbooks containing clippings and exhibition announcements on international artists such as Michael Kidner, Yayoi Kusama, David Olivant, Victor Pasmore, and Marc Vaux.

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Creators:
Danysh, Joseph A., 1906-1982
Dates:
circa 1980
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((ca. 250 p.))
Collection ID:
AAA.danyjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescript of Danysh's unpublished reminiscences regarding his experiences in the 1930s as Western Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project. Notes and drafts are also included. Danysh provides candid portraits of many WPA artists and administrators.

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Creators:
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), 1907-2006
Dates:
1922-1981
bulk 1950-1976
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.faislane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and Monuments Man S. Lane Faison measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1981, bulk from 1950-1976. Faison was an art history professor at Williams College, Massachusetts and, during World War II, he was a member of the Art Looting Intelligence Unit (ALIU) of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services. The collection includes scattered correspondence; writings; teaching files; subject files on exhibitions and projects; artists files; and printed materials. There are two folders of documents and photographs related to Faison's World War II work in the U.S. Art Looting Intelligence Unit.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Archives
Dates:
circa 1977-1993
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative subject files created and maintained by William W. Moss, former Director of the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA), 1983-1993. Materials include reports, memoranda, budget material, position descriptions for archivists and archives technicians, annual reports, conservation and preservation informat...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Libraries, Office of the Director
Dates:
1959-1978
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of topical files concerning the Smithsonian Institution Libraries' relations with outside organizations and Smithsonian projects and committees. Materials include correspondence and information pertaining to organizations, conferences, and meetings.

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Creators:
Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969
Dates:
1935-1938
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (circa 860 items on 1 microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.barkburt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Burt Brown Barker papers contain Barker's correspondence as director of the Federal Art Project in Portland, Oregon; reports; memoranda; travel vouchers; lists of artists and art projects; minutes of the Oregon Federal Music Project; a typescript of an article, "The Federal Art Center, Salem, Oregon," and other writings; printed mat...

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Creators:
International Art (Gallery: Hollywood, Calif.)
Dates:
1943-1946
1943-1946
Size:
27 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
27 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.inteart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between Karl Nierendorf of the Nierendorf Gallery in New York City and Estella Kellen (nee Katzenellenbogen) the director of Nierendorf's subsidiary gallery, International Art, in Hollywood. In addition there are notes on "daily happenings" at the gallery and a few exhibition announcements and two note cards.

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Creators:
Gropper Art Gallery
Dates:
1955-1973
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.gropart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Official gallery correspondence of director Joseph Gropper; artists' files containing letters, biographical sketches, and price lists; exhibition files containing announcements and catalogs; newspaper clippings; reviews; and photographs.

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