This collection consists primarily of ukiyo-e woodblock prints. It also includes a few examples of the mingei (folk art) and sosaku hanga ("creative prints") movements of the early 20th century. The bulk of the ukiyo-e prints are by Ando Hiroshige; other notable artists include Katsushika Hokusai, Katsukawa Shunko, Kitagawa Utamaro, and Isoda Koryusai.
Collection of Japanese Art slides consisting of the following sub-collections: (701-1) Art Treasures from Japan (Los Angeles County Museum, 1965-66 Exhibition), (701-2) Arts of Japan Slide Sets, Bijutsu shuppansha, (701-3) Penelope Mason Slide Collection of Japanese Paintings, (701-4) Spirit of Place Slide Set, (701-5) Japanese Paintings from the Seattle Art Museum, Asian Art Photograph Distribution (AAPD), (701-6) Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868 (National Gallery of Art, 1998-99 Exhibition).
Columbia University - C.V. Starr East Asian Library
Scope and Content This collection contains slides, photographs with corresponding contact sheets and negatives, audio and video materials, performance-related printed materials, realia objects and personal papers. Visual, audio, video and printed materials, and realia objects are described at the item level with play titles, production dates, and performer names and other descriptors, if applicable. Personal papers are described at the folder level. 178 plays, 290 productions, and 183 performers of the National Bunraku Troupe are cited in this collection. Visual and printed materials for fifteen Living National Treasures of Japan in Bunraku are included in this collection. Listings of play titles, productions, performers, and subjects can be consulted in the following downloadable Excel spreadsheets: Play titles, Productions, Performers, and Subjects. Notes: All Japanese names are listed in order of family name and given name without a comma between, except when papers are arranged in ... Read More
University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
Consists of 61 pieces of Japanese color prints in Edo period in different sizes (all smaller than 223 x 194 mm.) mostly with Kyōka; 18 prints by Hokkei, 8 by Hokusai, 6 by Shunman, 4 by Gakutei, 2 by Utamaro, 2 by Kunisada, and the rest by other artists
Smithsonian Institution - Freer and Sackler Archives
The John Alexander Pope papers contain limited biographical, personal and professional information. The bulk of the collection consists of published and unpublished writings, research materials and correspondence.
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of 59 Hollinger boxes totaling 24.6 linear feet, dating from 1944 to 1989 (bulk 1960 to 1975) organized in two series. The bulk of the collection are black and white photographic prints and negatives and also includes color transparencies, black and white contact sheets, and color and black and white slides. Also present are memos, request for photograph forms, unattached photograph labels, exhibition brochures, newspaper clippings, and press releases. The Exhibition photographs series is primarily comprised of object photography pertaining to museum exhibitions as well as photography of installed artworks. Objects depicted are both from LACMA's own collection or were lent for the purpose of exhibition. Exhibitions represented in this series took place from 1944 to 1989. Exhibitions for which installation photography is present include Master Works of Mexican Art (EX. 1292), Robert Irwin- Kenneth Price (EX. 1320), Picasso: 60 Years of ... Read More
This collection consists of the corporate records of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Included in the collection are technical and engineering reports of Curtiss-Wright Airplane Division's operations in St. Louis (Robertson), MO (1935-1945) and Buffalo, NY, (1932-1945), as well as AAS Material Division and AAF Air Technical Services Command memorandum reports collected by Curtiss-Wright's St. Louis and Buffalo technical reference libraries. The collection also contains the files of Curtiss-Wright's Patent Department, which hold records of patents filed by Curtiss-Wright and patent-infringement cases involving Curtiss-Wright. Also included in the collection are specifications issued by and photos commissioned by the Keystone Aircraft Corporation (Huff-Daland Airplanes, Inc. until March 1927), which had been acquired by Wright in 1928 along with Loening Aeronautical Engineering Corp., and formed the Keystone Division of Curtiss-Wright until 1932 when Keystone's Bristol, PA factory closed ... Read More
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Carl and Shelley Smith Mydans Papers contain photographic prints, slides, negatives, correspondence, notebooks, drafts of writings, objects, and audiovisual material documenting the careers of Carl Mydans, a photojournalist, and Shelley Smith Mydans, a journalist and novelist. The material dates from 1930 to 2005 and provides insight into the Mydans' careers including their work for Life magazine and their book projects. The papers include photographs taken by Mydans while working for the Farm Security Administration, Life magazine, and Black Star photography agency. The Mydans lived and worked abroad for several years and their papers include photographs taken during their various assignments in Asia and elsewhere. Material relating to the Mydans' friends and colleagues, such as Alfred Eisenstaedt, can be found in the papers.
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.
The University of Oregon’s art museum first opened its doors to the public on June 10, 1933; it was renovated and reopened in 2005 as the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (MOA). The collection (1915-2007) contains records of the Museum and the Friends of the Museum of Art organization, and material includes correspondence and minutes, history files, exhibit and loan material, acquisition files, photographs, and building records among other material.