Scope and Content Although the majority of the newspapers in this collection are from New Orleans, including the bilingual LâAbeille de la Nouvelle Orleans, or The New Orleans Bee, also included are two editions of a Civil War era newspaper from Vicksburg, Mississippi, and an 1896 newspaper from Bayern, Germany. The collection also contains a copy of a famously reprinted newspaper edition, Vol. II, No.88 of The Ulster County Gazette. The edition, dated January 4, 1800, was one of the most repr ...
University of California, Santa Barbara - Davidson Library
More than 40,000 items that Romaine collected and which are arranged along the lines of his published guide. Primarily 19th and early 20th century American trade and advertising literature, with large sections relating to subjects such as agriculture, architecture, booksellers, building materials, department stores, electrical equipment, hardware, printers' supplies, scientific and industrial instruments, and seed catalogs. Also, related records for Romaine's bookselling business, Weathercock House.
The papers and photographs of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) span the artist's career, from his early drawings, collages and jewelry to his renowned photographic work in the 1970s and 1980s. The photographic material in the archive includes Polaroids, photographs, commercial commissions, test shots, and non-editioned prints from the same photography sessions as his editioned prints. Also included in the archive are films, personal and professional correspondence, studio documents, interviews, clippings, exhibition files, financial records, and collected items.
An extensive study collection of avant-garde materials amassed by librarian and art collector, Jean Brown. Her collection documents the Dada and Surrealist art movements and their offshoots, especially Fluxus, mail art, and concrete poetry. Materials include letters, printed matter and ephemera, clippings, nearly 500 art objects, sound recordings, motion pictures, and video recordings.
Records of the Paris-based interior design firm, including ledgers, stock books, furniture designs, correspondence, photographs, fabric samples, drawings, and business records for the firms' Paris, London, New York, and Buenos Aires offices.
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence; teaching materials including lectures notes, student records and evaluations, and student dissertations; audio-visual recordings; research notes; and original compositions documenting Brooks' career as a student, composer, performer, musicologist, and educator at the University of Illinois [UIUC] (1969-1973 and 1987-2000), University of California at Santa Cruz [UCSC] (1973-1975); University of California at San Diego [UCSD] (1975-1977); University of Keele (1977-1978), Middlebury College (1982), the Institute for Studies in American Music at Brooklyn College (1983), Goldsmiths College, London (1995-1996), and University of York (2006). Organized in seven series: Series 1: Biographical Materials and Calendars, 1943-2003; Series 2: Correspondence, 1964-2011; Series 3: Course Papers and Instructional Resources, 1970-2002; Series 4: School of Music; Series 5: Writings, Presentations and Research, 1936-2000; Series 6: Music Compositions and ... Read More
University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
S. Charles Lee (1899-1990) graduated from Technical College, Chicago in 1918 and the Armour Institute of Technology in 1921. He relocated to Los Angeles in 1922 where he designed numerous theaters and office buildings (1927-40), developed the Los Angeles International Industrial District (1948) and built several theaters in Mexico City (1942). The Collection contains drawings, renderings, blueprints, photographs, and surveys relating to Lee's professional career including his work as a developer and the most prolific architect of art deco movie palaces in Los Angeles.
Project files, architectural drawings, sketches, photographs aperture cards, clippings, correspondence, published and unpublished texts drawn from the professional files of architects Alison and Peter Smithson.
In 1953, Warren Everett Roberts became the first person to earn a PhD in Folklore in the United States. He taught at Indiana University from 1949-1994 and was one of the founders of the study of American folklife and material culture. The collection represents Robertsâ research of vernacular architecture and regional survey of material culture and craftsmanship, particularly in southern Indiana. Collection consists of research files, teaching files, photographs, photographic negatives and slides, publications, and correspondence.