New York State Historical Documents
Papers primarily concern her work in literature, publishing, and editing, especially for children, and include correspondence, manuscripts, illustrations, biographical information, and published articles and reviews from or pertaining to authors, illustrators, and publishers, 1922-1978, including Rachel Lyman Field, Dorothy Pulis Lathrop, Marianne Moore, Helen Sewell, Wallace Stevens, Katharine Sergeant Angell White, Carroll Moore, Frances Clarke Sayers, Harry Behn, Padraic Colum, Anne Parrish, and Sara Teasdale. Extensive correspondence from Elizabeth Coatsworth, Vassar classmate and children's author, concerning travel, writing, mutual friends, the onset of World War II, volunteer war work, and family news, 1913-1980; biographical articles on Coatsworth, 1936-1978; and a Coatsworth family photograph album, 1898-1979. Letters from editors and board members at the Horn Book Company, publishers of THE HORN BOOK MAGAZINE and other children's literature, concerning Bechtel's work, ... Read More
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
United States Marine Corps officer, journalist, radio commentator, public relations consultant, and advertising executive. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, magazine articles, poetry, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, trial transcripts, research notes, biographical notes, financial records, personnel records, travel records, press releases, address lists, awards, newspaper clippings, obituaries, printed matter, drawings, floor plans, photographs, posters, maps, and other papers chiefly documenting Farrell's career from 1945 to 1975.
State University of New York Albany
Manuscripts of two children's books by Maud Sylvia Fuller Petersham and Miska Petersham, New York State writers and illustrators: (1) Partial manuscript of "Auntie and Celia Jane and Miki", published by Doubleday, Doran and Company in 1932; handwritten on blank pages in the back of a card of Maud and Miska Petersham", "The Ark of Father Noah and Mother Noah" (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1930); and (2) "The Rooster Crows". Dummy paste-up with original color illustrations of "American Rhymes and Jingles", published in 1945 as "The Rooster Crows.".
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) provide researchers with a complete set of documentation focusing on the founding and history of the organization from its inception through the 1960s. The collection measures 78.6 linear feet, and dates from 1895 through 1993, although the bulk of the material falls between 1909 and 1969. Valuable for its coverage of twentieth-century American art history, the collection also provides researchers with fairly comprehensive documentation of the many exhibitions and programs supported and implemented by the AFA to promote and study contemporary American art, both nationally and abroad.
New York Public Library
Magazine editor. Editor-in-chief (1982-1984) of Modernismo Publications, Ltd. publishers of MANDATE, HONCHO, and PLAYGUY, popular men's magazines. The papers include correspondence, make-up sheets, tear sheets, and photographs. The correspondence is with free-lance writers, photographers, illustrators, editors and others and reflects the editorial policies and philosophy of Sam Staggs and of his predecessor, John Devere.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
This small collection of the papers of illustrator Earle B. Winslow measures 0.6 linear feet and dates from 1898-1977. The papers consist primarily of 9 sketchbooks and printed materials, such as clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and reproductions of Winslow's artwork. Additional scattered materials include biographical material, letters concerning Winslow's art-related activities during World War II, notes and writings, and photographs of art work.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The Emmet Family papers document the lives and careers of two generations of the Emmet family from New Rochelle, New York and Stockbridge, Massachusetts, whose artistic talents flourished during the later 19th through the mid-20th centuries. The collection dates from 1792 to 1989, with the bulk of the material dating from 1851-1989, and measures 9.1 linear feet. Through biographical material, two diaries, correspondence, writings and notes, exhibition files, business records, printed material, two scrapbooks, artwork, and photographs of family, friends, exhibitions, and artwork, the papers provide both a rich overview and detailed insights into the daily lives, relationships, and careers of many members of the family. The collection focuses in particular on sisters Lydia Field Emmet, Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn, and Rosina Emmet Sherwood, their mother, Julia Colt Pierson Emmet, and their cousin Ellen Gertrude "Bay" Emmet, all noted painters and illustrators.
New York Public Library
The Robert Benney research materials include photographs, clippings, posters, playbills, and ephemera relating to his career as a portraitist of stage and screen personalities. The bulk of the material spans 1926 to 1947, and consists of photographs, and clippings of Benney's work depicting New York stage performers in their roles. Many photographs and clippings depict entire stage scenes, and, in addition to stage actors, there are photographs and clippings of musicians, dancers, comics, and radio personalities, and a small number of items relating to films of the period.
New York Public Library
Paul Arthur Bennett (1897-1966) was a manager and executive in the advertising industry, specializing in typography. He was the secretary and a leading figure in the Typophiles Society in New York City. He worked for Fuller-Smith, Dunlop-Ward, and the Chandler Motor Company, all of Cleveland, and the Mergenthaler Linotype Company of New York City. Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, research materials, typescripts of writings, and other papers relating to Bennett's career in advertising and his work with the Typophiles. Includes material relating to the Chap Book series, published by the Typophiles.