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Creators:
Lewis, Norman, 1909-1979
Dates:
1919-1971
Size:
5 microfilm reels (770 items on 5 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.lewinorm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter Norman Lewis consits of correspondence, a scrapbook, sketches, photographs, personal documents, and printed material including exhibition catalogs, exhibition announcements, and clippings. REELS 52-53: Eight sketchbooks, 1935-1957; several pages from the diary of Lewis' wife, Joan...

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Creators:
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946
Dates:
1929-1946
Size:
3.2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rowaedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, photographs, business records and a diary.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1992-01 - 1992-07
Size:
13.04 Linear feet (18 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on 187 years of civil rights activism in Washington, DC. The show was created by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and exhibited there from January 1992 to July 1992. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Creators:
Blanchard, Porter, 1886-1973
Dates:
1914-1983
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blanport
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence (1942-1973), notes, drawings, a subject file on writing, short story manuscripts, clippings, brochures, an exhibition catalog, and photographs and albums document the career of silversmith Porter Blanchard.

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Creators:
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock, 1851-1912
Dates:
circa 1870-1942
Size:
2.76 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.anshthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Thomas Anshutz measure 2.76 linear feet and date from around 1870 to 1942, with the bulk of materials dating from 1880 to 1911. The papers document his education and career as a painter, photographer, and art instructor. The collection is particularly rich in photographs made between approximately 1880 and 1900, when Anshutz and others at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, under the direction of Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), began using photography as an aid in the study of the figure and as studies for paintings. Also found are correspondence, a notebook with scattered sketches, a handful of clippings regarding Anshutz's career, and scattered notes and printed materials.

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Creators:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003
Dates:
1853-2013
bulk 1920-1996
Size:
34.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.milldoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of contemporary and folk art curator, historian, and consultant Dorothy C. Miller measure 34.6 linear feet and date from 1853-2013, with the bulk of the material dating from 1920 to 1996. The papers primarily concern Miller's private art consulting work outside of her curatorial work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Found are scattered biographical materials, extensive correspondence and subject files, and project files for her art consulting work for the Rockefeller family, Rockefeller University, Chase Manhattan Bank, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the World Trade Center, and other miscellaneous corporate and private clients. Miller's work as a trustee and committee member of various public and private boards and commissions is also represented here. Additionally, the papers contain Miller's research files on Edward Hicks and folk art, and a small number of files of her husband Holger Cahill about his work as Director of the Federal Art Project. There is a scattered documentation of Miller's early curatorial work with Holger Cahill on the First Municipal Art Exhibition (1934) held at the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center. Also found is Dorothy Miller's collection of artists' Christmas cards and photographs of Miller and others. An addition to the papers includes biographical material; family papers; correspondence; professional files; art collection and client files; printed material; and photographic material. While a small number professional files are included, the majority of the addition relates to her personal life, including correspondence with her husband Holger Cahill, and files pertaining to her personal art collection.

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Creators:
Beerbohm, Marvin, 1909-
Dates:
[ca. 1937]-1966
Size:
173 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.beermarv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters received, 1941-1966; photographs, slides, and color transparencies of Beerbohm, of his murals, and of his paintings; subject file on the Detroit School of Art, 1950-1951, which Beerbohm co-directed with Hunter G. Griffith and Walter Speck; and printed materials including clippings, exhibition catalogs, and exhibition announcements.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1985-09 - 1986-12
Size:
10.55 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history and art of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985-December 1986. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Creators:
Presser, Josef, 1906-1967
Dates:
1913-1980
Size:
4.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.presjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York painters and teachers Josef Presser and Presser's wife Agnes Hart measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1980, with the bulk of the material from 1940 to 1980. The collection documents their personal and professional lives as artists and educators and consists of biographical material, business and personal correspondence, teaching files, printed material, and scattered photographs. The collection also includes writings, personal business records, and artwork by Presser.

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Creators:
Nickerson, Ruth, 1905-1997
Dates:
circa 1933-1995
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nickruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and WPA artist Ruth Nickerson measure 2.0 linear feet and date from circa 1933-1995. Included are letters from artists and art administrators, correspondence with foundries and art organizations, the Treasury Department Section of Painting and Sculpture, and the Section of Fine Arts, and copies of outgoing letters from Nicker...

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