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Creators:
Perls Galleries
Dates:
1937-1997
Size:
79.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perlgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Perls Galleries measure 79.6 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1997. Founded by Klaus Perls in 1937 and operating until 1997, the gallery dealt primarily in modern French art and the artwork of Alexander Calder. Found within the records are extensive correspondence (circa 44 linear feet) with artists, dealers, galleries, museums, and collectors; photographs and negatives of inventory and other artwork; exhibition files, scattered financial records; and exhibition catalogs and clippings.

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Creators:
Macbeth Gallery
Dates:
1947-1948
1838-1968
bulk 1892-1953
Size:
131.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macbgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Macbeth Gallery records provide almost complete coverage of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1892 to its closing in 1953. Through extensive correspondence files, financial and inventory records, printed material, scrapbooks, reference and research material, and photographs of artists and works of art, the records document all aspects of the gallery's activities, charting William Macbeth's initial intention to lease his store "for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures" through over sixty years of success as a major New York firm devoted to American art. The collection measures 131.6 linear feet and dates from 1838 to 1968 with the bulk of the material dating from 1892 to 1953.

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Creators:
Reisman, Marshall, 1914-2009
Dates:
1959-2010
bulk 1972-1989
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.reismars
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima are dated 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, and comprise 0.2 linear feet. The papers include letters, correspondence, annotated sketches, photographs, financial records, and printed material related to commissioned works by woodworker and sculptor George Nakashima for art collector Marshall Reisman.

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Downtown Gallery
Dates:
1824-1974
bulk 1926-1969
Size:
109.56 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.downgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Downtown Gallery date from 1824 to 1974 (bulk 1926-1969) and measure 109.56 linear feet. The records present a comprehensive portrait of a significant commercial gallery that operated as a successful business for more than forty years, representing major contemporary American artists and engendering appreciation for early American folk art. There is an unprocessed addition to this collection dating circa 1970 of a single financial/legal document.

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Creators:
Morin, Thomas, 1934-
Dates:
1952-2015
Size:
4.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.morithom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and teacher Thomas Morin measure 4.7 linear feet and date from 1952-2015. His career at several universities and art schools as well as his work as a sculptor and metalsmith are documented through biographical material, correspondence, writings, professional files, printed material, and artwork. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs and slides of Morin's artwork and the fabrication process.

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Ronnebeck, Arnold, 1885-1947
Dates:
1884-2002
Size:
4.24 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ronnarno
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Arnold Rönnebeck and painter Louise Emerson Ronnebeck measure 4.24 linear feet and date from 1884-2002. The collection contains biographical material, family and professional correspondence, sketches and drawings, writings, a scrapbook, and printed material. There are also numerous photographic prints, copy prints, negatives, and 7 glass plate negatives of the Rönnebecks and their artwork, travels, family, and friends, including Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, Alfred Stieglitz, and Tony Luhan.

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Robbins, Tom
Kingsbury, Martha, 1941-
Dates:
1984 March 3
Size:
47 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.robbin84
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Tom Robbins conducted 1984 March 3, in La Conner, Wash., by Martha Kingsbury, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project.

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Creators:
Wilson, John, 1922-2015
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1993 March 11-1994 August 16
Size:
497 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wilson93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Woodrow Wilson conducted 1993 March-1994 August, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Martiny, Philip, 1858-1927
Dates:
1858-1973
Size:
2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.martphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, printed material, and lists of commissions. The material was compiled by Martiny's grandson, Raymond J. Linder.

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French, Jared, 1905-1988
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.frenjare
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two contracts between the U.S. Treasury Department, Section of Painting and Sculpture, and French, in which he agrees to paint murals in the Parcel Post Building in Richmond, Virginia, and in the Post Office in Plymouth, Pennsylvania.

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