Brigham Young University - L. Tom Perry Special Collections
This collection consists of the drafts of a biography of the author's father Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919) and typescripts of his letters. There is also background material on Julian's father, Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889). Both men were prominent American artists from New York state. The collection is typescripts of various drafts of the biography which was published in 1960 under the title of The life and letters of J. Alden Weir. The drafts have been corrected with insertions and deletions made in pencil. The collection cannot be dated with certainty. There are also some miscellaneous materials in the collection including some of the author's correspondence and a few of her sketches.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The records of the National Association of Women Artists measure 1.3 linear feet and date from 1926 to 1971. Found are administrative and membership records from the 1960s, exhibition records, printed material, and three scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection consists of catalogs and correspondence regarding the Association’s annual exhibition from 1926 to 1971.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of painter, writer and educator Berta N. Briggs measure 1.3 linear feet and date from 1908-1976. Found within the papers are biographical material, scattered letters primarily discussing her activities with various arts organizations, notes and writings, artwork including sketchbooks and drawings, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs primarily of her artwork.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The records of the American Watercolor Society measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1867 to 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1970. The collection provides scattered documentation of the operations and activities of one of the oldest continuously operating artists' organizations in the United States and includes records of its administration and history, membership, and exhibitions, as well as printed material and photographs.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of sculptors and close companions Marion Sanford and Cornelia Chapin measure 3.1 linear feet and date from 1929-1988. The papers include scattered materials created by and about both women, including biographical materials, one folder of correspondence for each woman, a few writings and essays, newsclippings, exhibition catalogs, other printed materials, and four scrapbooks (three about Chapin and one about Sanford). Photographs are of Chapin only and of artwork of both women. There is also one phonograph album transferred onto cassette of a radio interview with Chapin and several motion picture films of Chapin's home movies transferred onto video, mostly of her time working in Paris.
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
Papers of feminist, writer, and professor, Ti-Grace Atkinson.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Primarily exhibition catalogs for modernist art exhibitions held in New York City during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Also included are catalogs for Boston exhibitions, mainly pre-1900, and a few other locales; exhibition announcements; gallery publications; and other printed material.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of graphic artist, muralist, and activist Hugo Gellert measure 6.9 linear feet and date from 1916 to 1986. They document his career as an artist and organizer for the radical political left through an interview, legal papers, financial records, family papers, artifacts, correspondence, writings, organizational records, extensive printed materials (many of them illustrated by Gellert), photographs, and artwork.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) measure approximately 24.5 linear feet and date from 1804 to 1986 with the bulk of the material dating from 1939-1972. The collection documents the life, work, interests, and creative activities of the self-taught artist, who was best known for his shadow box constructions, assemblages, and collages. Papers include correspondence, diaries, source material, notes, writings, photographs, printed material, two- and three-dimensional ephemera, art works, and books, as well as a limited amount of legal and financial records, and some miscellaneous personal and family papers. The collection also includes the papers of his sister, Betty Cornell Benton, relating to the handling of Cornell's estate and the personal papers of his brother, Robert Cornell.