Maxwell and Betty Stanley study photographs
Roy, Christopher D.
Stanley, C. Maxwell, 1904-1984 (collector and philanthropist)
Photographs of art objects collected by Maxwell C., 1904-1984, and Betty Stanley. The Stanley's had begun to collect African art objects during a business trip to West Africa in the 1960s, and they gradually acquired nearly 600 pieces. The objects are found today in the University of Iowa Museum. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Art works include figures, masks, musical instruments, sculptures and staffs.
African Postcard Collection
This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.
Oral history interview with Wallace Putnam
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
An interview of Wallace Putnam conducted 1982 Aug. 13-20, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Oral history interview with Lonnie Holley
Franco, Josh T., 1985-
7 Pages (Transcript)
An interview with Lonnie Holley conducted 2020 July 29, by Josh Franco, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Grocery On Home in Atlanta, Georgia.
This accession consists of production records created by Howard Bass, Cultural Arts Manager, in the planning and development of the recording, "Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages." Produced in partnership with Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, "Beautiful Beyond" is an anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the …
Oral history interview with Anton Blazek
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Blazek speaks of his childhood in Baltimore; early art and music training; commercial art; ceramics; working with aluminum; his move to Los Angeles; works completed for federal projects; his paintings of California missions; the lack of government censorship; and the value of federal projects. He recalls David Ebstrom, Lorser Feitelson …
William Lipkind papers
Lipkind's papers are limited to the fruit of his anthropological field work. They are, however, incomplete, for part remains in private hands. A few pieces of correspondence relating to his article for the Handbook of South American Indians are with Julian Haynes Steward. The Winnebago materal includes a vocabulary that …
Willard Edwin Graves photographs of Burma
1 Cassette tape
Photographs depicting government buildings, Christian missions, Buddhist pagodas and monks, Muslim mosques, industry, agriculture, and dances in Burma. People depicted include Chins, Karens, Shans, Burmese, and Methodist missionaries. Some of the handcolored lantern slides are marked by the Christian Lecture Bureau in Chicago and others depict a map and sheet …
Slover Puppeteer Collection
The collection relates to the Slover Family of puppeteers, and documents their lives and activities as they traveled the country with their show.
Oral history interview with Charles Searles
An interview of Charles Searles conducted 1991 June 13, by Cynthia Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.