University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K . Ross Toole Archives
This collection includes copies of correspondence, lists of art, and news articles regarding the art exhibition held in October 1937 for the dedication of the Women's Club Art Building on the The University of Montana-Missoula (then Montana State University) campus. The documents in this collection were reproduced from the Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Lyme Historical Society,-- Florence Griswold Museum
Various materials relating to art in Lyme and Old Lyme, Conn., particularly artists of the American Barbizon and Impressionist movements who formed a colony in Old Lyme -- Includes catalog of an early art school; announcements and catalogs of Lyme Art Association; memoirs by artists William Chadwick, Will Howe Foote, Harry Hoffman, Greg Smith, and Nelson White; letters of several members of the art colony; posters; and scrapbooks
Chiefly materials gathered during preparation for the Brick Store Museum's 1979 exhibit of the work of Abbott Fuller Graves, artist, of Boston and Kennebunkport, Me -- Includes correspondence, labels, photographs and slides of paintings, orders for the catalog, loan forms, newspaper articles about the exhibit and about the artist, postcards and Christmas cards of Graves's paintings, color transparencies used for covers of the catalog, and other materials; together with research materials concerning the artist or his paintings collected over the years by the museum, including "Not just a Country Store: The Genre Paintings of Abbott Fuller Graves" by Susan A. Bradley (MA thesis, University of Maryland, College Park, 1985); New Castle: Historic and Picturesque, by John Albee, with illustrations by Graves; 1899 exhibition booklet of Graves's paintings; and article in Pine Tree Magazine (vol. VIII, Aug. 1907) with Graves's paintings and a portrait of him in studio
Includes original correspondence between the Delaware Art Museum and the New Bedford Whaling Museum relating to Ashley and an exhibition of his paintings, letters from Ashley to Willard S. Morse, catalogs of exhibits held at Wilmington, Del., and Massachusetts of Ashley's paintings and drawings, illustrations of Ashley's works from books and magazines, and a photograph of Ashley taken at his Wilmington studio
Collection consists of biographical history of Pyle's family, primarily correspondence, photographs and obituaries; correspondence between Pyle and his students; newspaper clippings, reproductions and scrapbooks of all his book and magazine illustrations; material relating to the development of the Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts in conjunction with the growth of the Howard Pyle collection; exhibition catalogues and lectures about Pyle (1912-present); sub-collections include the primary and secondary material gathered by Richard Wayne Lykes, Willard S. Morse, Howard Pyle Brokaw, and Paul Strayer
The bulk of this collection consists of Rutledge's research for various books, articles, and other writings and projects concerning art and artists mainly in South Carolina. These include an unpublished book on Charleston artist Charles Fraser; an article on Henrietta Johnston; the book "Artists in the Life of Charleston" (published 1949); an unpublished book on American art with Winslow Ames; an article (1968) on George Roupell's drawing entitled "After the Cloth was Removed"; and a proposed exhibition on the connections between English and American art ("Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II"). The largest portion of her research is devoted to an unpublished work entitled "The Visual Arts in South Carolina," a comprehensive history of arts and crafts in South Carolina including painting, architecture, sculpture, furniture making, silver and ironwork, pottery, photography, etc. Many of these notes pertain to South Carolina artists or artists working in South Carolina. There are numerous ... Read More