University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The Frederic Allen Williams Lantern Slide Collection is comprised of 6,184 lantern slides, dating from 1915 to 1957. It documents the life and work of Frederic Allen Williams and features a wide variety of subjects including art and architecture, aviation, world travel, horses and cowboys, and Native Americans.
Scope and Contents Papers of Paul Van Brunt Jones (1882-1969), professor of history (1914-50); Samuel A. Hones (father); Jenny Van Brunt Jones (mother); Frida Haller Jones (wife); and Paul Haller Jones, '38 (son), artist, and Kinley Fellowship winner to Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (1941-42), including correspondence (1919-57), course and lecture notes, publications (1918-38), programs, clippings, photographs, drawings and financial records about music, art, and family health problems; Revolutionary War (1777-84); Civil War (1861-63); homeopathic medical education, practice and controversies (1856-87); European travel (1925, 1928-29, 1945-46); organizations involved in American neutrality (1938-41); World War II; preservation of German culture; social life in Urbana; the University Concert and Entertainment Board; and the genealogy and business affairs of the Van Brunt, Westervelt, Vreeland, Haller, and Jones families.
Scope and Contents Papers of Dilman Walter Gotshalk (1901-73), professor of Philosophy (1930-65), including correspondence, reports, minutes, programs, manuscripts and notes relating to meetings, programs, lectures and publications of the American Philosophical Association, the American Society for Aesthetics, American Council of Learned Societies and the American Association of University Professors; University Senate, Graduate College Executive Faculty and Staff and Courses Committee, Social Science Division and departmental affairs; graduate training and placement; staff recruitment and promotions; budgets; course offerings, publications and comments on books and articles on philosophy and personal matters. Correspondents include philosophy professors, officers of professional associations, University administrators, relatives and friends.
Scope and Contents Student Art and Literary Publications (2002) include "Muses: an art and literary publication" Spring 2002. Published by the Daily Illini, Muses showcases winners of a student art, essay, short story, and poetry contest.
Scope and Contents Original artwork for 18 posters done by students under the direction of Cecil V. Donovan in connection with a nation-wide campaign to collect books from citizens for shipment to servicemen overseas.
Scope and Contents Town and Country Amateur Art Show Committee File contains art exhibit programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, budgets, internal memos, handbooks, grant proposals, photographic slides and audio cassette commentary by judges (1975-81). The Town and Country Amateur Art Show began in 1956 as a rural arts show held in conjunction with the Farm and Home week, it was later sponsored (1962-87) by the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service under the College of Agriculture, the Fine and Applied Arts, and Applied Life Studies and subsequently by the Illinois Arts Council, and regional Art Leagues and Park Districts.
Chiefly materials of/or relating to A.M. Laing & Sons concerning its relationship with Rowantrees Pottery, a kiln at Blue Hill, Me., and the Portland Society of Art, founder of an art school and museum, and the exhibits and framing produced by Laing for both institutions -- Includes account ledgers, cash books (1892-1959), administrative records, vendor invoices and accounts, office files (1908-1965), client correspondence, files of artists, trade catalogs and price lists, vendor correspondence, index card files, purchase orders, exhibit information, correspondence with Rowantrees and Portland Society of Art, and Canal National Bank returned checks and check stubs