Query: Performance artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews
Porter A. McCray papers
Creators:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000
Dates:
1936-1989
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrport
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.

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Oral history interview with Jean Milant
Creators:
Milant, Jean, 1943-
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter
Dates:
2015 July 20
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (3 hr., 7 min.), digital, wav)
102 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.milant15
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Jean Milant, conducted 2015 July 20, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art at Milant's home in Los Angeles, California.

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Oral history interview with Herbert Palmer
Creators:
Palmer, Herbert Bearl, 1915-2006
Ehrlich, Susan, 1942-
Dates:
2004 Dec. 6-22
Size:
56 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.palmer04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herbert Palmer conducted 2004 Dec. 6 and 22, by Susan Ehrlich, for the Archives of American Art, in West Hollywood, Calif.

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Julia P. Herzberg papers
Creators:
Herzberg, Julia P.
Dates:
1977-2018
bulk 1987-2011
Size:
8.4 Linear feet
18.4 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.herzjuli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator and art historian Julia P. Herzberg measure 8.4 linear feet and 18.4 Gigabytes and date from 1977-2018. Included are Herzberg's files on exhibitions and artists containing correspondence, printed material, interview transcripts, and notes and drafts by Herzberg. Artists include Wilfredo Lam, Doris Salcedo, Ana Mendieta, and Jorge Tacla, and Catalina Parra, among others.

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Donald H. Sultner-Welles Collection
Creators:
Sultner-Welles, Donald H. (Sultner, Donald Harvey), 1914-1981
Janus, Allan
Hanfstaengl, Erna
Dates:
circa 1790-1981
bulk 1945-1980
Size:
87.6 Cubic feet (331 boxes, 2 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0145
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is primarily the work of one individual, Donald Harvey Sultner, known professionally as Donald Sultner-Welles (1914-1981). The collection forms a written and visual record of Sultner's family, life, and career from 1913-1980. Its major strength is Sultner's photographic documentation of the world during his travels, ca. 1950-1980. Work by other photographers …

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Paul Cadmus letters to Webster Aitken
Creators:
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999
Dates:
1945-1979
Size:
0.02 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cadmpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The letters of Paul Cadmus to Webster Aitken measure 0.02 linear feet and date from 1945-1979. Found within the collection are letters, notes, and postcards from Cadmus to Aitken regarding music, composers, musicians, mutual friends, Cadmus's sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Kirstein, travels, and Cadmus's work, art processes, and personal reflections on life events.

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Dorothy Gees Seckler Collection of Sound Recordings Relating to Art and Artists
Creators:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1962-1976
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.seckdoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Dorothy Gees Seckler collection of sound recordings relating to art and artists measures 1.6 linear feet and dates from 1962 to 1976. Recordings include 17 interviews conducted by Seckler, one interview by John Jones, and 17 additional recordings of mostly contemporary art-related programs and interviews taped from radio and television broadcasts. Recordings are on 26 sound cassettes and 25 sound tape reels.

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David Bourdon papers
Creators:
Bourdon, David
Dates:
1941-1998
Size:
37 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bourdavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art critic and writer David Bourdon measure 37 linear feet and date from 1941-1998. The papers include scattered biographical materials, manuscript and published writings, extensive art and artists' research files, and printed materials.

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Ben Shahn papers
Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Dates:
1879-1990
bulk 1933-1970
Size:
25.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shahben
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of social realist painter, photographer, printmaker, and teacher Ben Shahn (1898-1969) measure 25.1 linear feet and date from 1879-1990, with the bulk of the material dating from 1933-1970. The bulk of the collection consists of over 14 linear feet of incoming letters from artists, writers, colleagues, publishers, art organizations, galleries, and universities and colleges. Also found are biographical materials, project and source files, printed material, artwork by Shahn and others, photographs taken of and by Shahn, interview transcripts, sound recordings of interviews and a motion picture film.

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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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