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Oral history interview with Merryll Saylan, 2006 May 20-June 5

Interviewee:
Saylan, Merryll B., 1936-  Search this
Interviewer:
Adamson, Glenn, 1972-  Search this
Subject:
Fredell, Gail  Search this
Glaser, Jerry  Search this
Maruyama, Wendy  Search this
Blunk, J.B. (James B.)  Search this
Cooper, Michael Jean  Search this
Stubbs, Del  Search this
Rapp, Joanne  Search this
Weir-Quiton, Pamela  Search this
Evans, Ralph  Search this
Foy, George  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin  Search this
Stocksdale, Robert C.  Search this
American Association of Woodturners  Search this
California State University, Northridge  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles  Search this
Woodstock School of Painting  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Wood Turning Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
International Turned Objects Show  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Wood-workers  Search this
France  Search this
Hong Kong  Search this
Furniture making  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Guatemala  Search this
Turning  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Japan  Search this
England  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Environmental engineering  Search this
Woodwork  Search this
Philippines  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13576
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)260467
AAA_collcode_saylan06
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_260467
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Oral history interview with Alexis Smith, 2014 January 24-April 14

Interviewee:
Smith, Alexis, 1949-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Subject:
Bell, Larry  Search this
Moses, Avilda  Search this
Celmins, Vija  Search this
Krull, Craig  Search this
Sedivy, Richard  Search this
Burden, Barbara  Search this
Gehry, Frank O.  Search this
Solomon, Jerry  Search this
Grieger, Scott  Search this
Coplans, John Rivers  Search this
Burden, Chris  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Howard, Coy  Search this
Gerowitz, Judy  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen  Search this
Nicholas Wilder Gallery  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles  Search this
Holly Solomon Gallery  Search this
University of California, Irvine  Search this
Mizuno Gallery  Search this
Margo Leavin Gallery  Search this
Honor Fraser Gallery  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art  Search this
Collagists  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
France  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Multimedia installations (Art)  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16169
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366489
AAA_collcode_smith14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366489

Oral history interview with Jean Milant, 2015 July 20

Interviewee:
Milant, Jean Robert, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Subject:
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Cointet, Guy de  Search this
Blum, Irving  Search this
Overby, Robert  Search this
Kauffman, Craig  Search this
de Beauvau-Craon, Minnie  Search this
Viva  Search this
Price, Kenneth Martin  Search this
Goodman, Marian  Search this
Inch, Terry  Search this
Francis, Sam  Search this
Egelston, Robert  Search this
Gehry, Frank O.  Search this
Carson, Karen  Search this
Mizuno, Riko  Search this
Auder, Michel  Search this
Rivière, Alain  Search this
Kanemitsu, Matsumi  Search this
Wood, Jonas  Search this
Trowbridge, David  Search this
Leiber, Steven  Search this
Wayne, June Claire  Search this
Burden, Chris  Search this
Sturman, Eugene  Search this
Moses, Ed  Search this
Baldessari, John  Search this
Marron, Donald B.  Search this
Nauman, Bruce  Search this
Hill, Charles Christopher  Search this
Antreasian, Garo Z. (Garo Zareh)  Search this
Card, Greg S.  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Rosen, Gerry  Search this
Tyler, Kenneth E.  Search this
Harrison, Newton  Search this
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Tamarind Institute  Search this
University of Wisconsin  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
University of New Mexico  Search this
Cirrus Gallery  Search this
Cirrus Editions  Search this
Los Angeles Visual Arts (Organization)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Europe  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Prints  Search this
New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Publishers  Search this
Art  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
France  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16293
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)373759
AAA_collcode_milant15
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_373759
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Grace Albee papers, 1890-1971

Creator:
Albee, Grace, 1890-1985  Search this
Subject:
Albee, Percy  Search this
Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt)  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz  Search this
Ward, Lynd Kendall  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Fabri, Ralph  Search this
Connor, William B.  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Wood engravings
Works of art
Topic:
Illustrators  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Germany  Search this
Women engravers  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Painters  Search this
France  Search this
Wood-engravers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5628
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208462
AAA_collcode_albegrac
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208462

Merle Schipper papers, circa 1930s-1999

Creator:
Schipper, Merle, 1922-2001  Search this
Subject:
Biederman, Charles Joseph  Search this
Smith, Kiki  Search this
Noland, Kenneth  Search this
Orr, Eric  Search this
Spratling, William  Search this
Mullican, Matt  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Hélion, Jean  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Bengston, Billy Al  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Transcripts
Photographs
Prints
Topic:
ArtScene (periodical)  Search this
Artists  Search this
Authors  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Los Angeles (Calif.)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art historians  Search this
France  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5984
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)229044
AAA_collcode_schimerl
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_229044
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Oral history interview with Robert Longo, 2009 January 30-31

Interviewee:
Longo, Robert, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Reeves, Keanu  Search this
Heiss, Alanna  Search this
Gibson, William  Search this
König, Kasper  Search this
Winer, Helene  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Sukowa, Barbara  Search this
Ranieri, Dominic  Search this
Zwack, Michael  Search this
Krims, Leslie  Search this
Sherman, Cindy  Search this
Salle, David  Search this
Bender, Gretchen  Search this
McMann, Paul  Search this
Fischer, Konrad  Search this
Shea, Diane  Search this
Mulligan, Matt  Search this
Alexander, Brooke  Search this
Goldstein, Jack  Search this
Acconi, Vito  Search this
Malkin, Phil  Search this
Fink, Leonara  Search this
Mazzoli, Emilio  Search this
Brauntuch, Troy  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Reiring, Janelle  Search this
Clough, Charles  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Hallwalls (Museum)  Search this
Metro Pictures (Gallery)  Search this
State University of New York at Buffalo  Search this
University of North Texas  Search this
Nassau Community College  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
France  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Italy  Search this
Dyslexia  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15649
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282217
AAA_collcode_longo09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282217

Esther Baldwin Williams and Esther Williams papers, 1887-1984

Creator:
Williams, Esther Baldwin, 1867-1964  Search this
Williams, Esther, 1907-1969  Search this
Subject:
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)  Search this
Finck, Furman J.  Search this
Williams, Nadia  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil  Search this
Prendergast, Charles E.  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
Rockport Art Association  Search this
Grace Horne Galleries  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Topic:
France  Search this
Art  Search this
Painting  Search this
Expatriate painters  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Massachusetts  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7339
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209492
AAA_collcode_willesth
Theme:
Diaries
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209492
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Karl Theodore Francis Bitter papers, 1887-circa 1977

Creator:
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis, 1867-1915  Search this
Subject:
Stollson, Blanche  Search this
Bitter, Marietta  Search this
Bitter, Francis  Search this
French, Daniel Chester  Search this
Bitter, Marie  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Prints
Diaries
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Medals
Scrapbooks
Topic:
France  Search this
Austria  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Italy  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8889
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211074
AAA_collcode_bittkarl
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Audio - Visual
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211074
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Max Bohm papers, 1873-1970, bulk 1880-1959

Creator:
Bohm, Max, 1868-1923  Search this
Subject:
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Longyear, Mary Beecher  Search this
Hunt, Clyde de Vernet  Search this
Macbeth, Robert W. (Robert Walker)  Search this
Bohm, Zella Newcomb  Search this
Locke, Esther Bohm  Search this
Macbeth, William  Search this
Salmagundi Club  Search this
Beachcombers (Organization)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Diaries
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Christian Scientists  Search this
France  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8893
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211078
AAA_collcode_bohmmax
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211078
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C. B. Owen letters, 1880-1881

Creator:
Owen, C. B. (Clara Belle), 1854-1955  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
France  Search this
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6188
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216428
AAA_collcode_owenc
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216428

Harold Leeds papers, 1940s-circa 2002

Creator:
Leeds, Harold, 1913-2002  Search this
Subject:
Barr, Margaret Scolari  Search this
Matisse, Pierre  Search this
MacIver, Loren  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Galentine, Wheaton  Search this
Frankenberg, Lloyd  Search this
Bishop, Elizabeth  Search this
Pratt Institute  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Architects  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Expatriate artists  Search this
Architecture  Search this
France  Search this
Filmmakers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16224
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)369704
AAA_collcode_leedharo
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_369704
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Elizabeth Campbell Fisher Clay papers, circa 1873-circa 2015, bulk 1890-1930

Creator:
Clay, Elizabeth Campbell Fisher, 1871-1959  Search this
Subject:
Rothenstein, William  Search this
Henri, Robert  Search this
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Smith College  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Diaries
Drawings
Travel diaries
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Topic:
Lithographers  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Etchers  Search this
France  Search this
California  Search this
New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
England  Search this
Netherlands  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16256
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370921
AAA_collcode_clayeliz
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_370921
Additional Online Media:

James Turnure photographs and writings, circa 1944-1951

Creator:
Turnure, James, 1924-  Search this
Subject:
Santayana, George  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Art historians  Search this
France  Search this
Art  Search this
Italy  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17391
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)383019
AAA_collcode_turnjame
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_383019

Oral history interview with Jason Berger, 1979 January 12-1980 February 1

Interviewee:
Berger, Jason, 1924-2010  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
Benda, Clemens E. (Clemens Ernst),  Search this
Bengtz, Ture  Search this
Zadkine, Ossip  Search this
Swetzoff, Hyman Wulf  Search this
Bloom, Hyman  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Powers, Marilyn  Search this
Fiedler, Leslie A.  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School  Search this
United States.Army  Search this
State University of New York at Buffalo  Search this
Art Institute of Boston (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
France  Search this
Painters  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11976
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212523
AAA_collcode_berger79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212523
Additional Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich, 2012 September 25 and October 9

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Del Giocondo, Lisa  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Stein, Charles  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Velázquez, Diego  Search this
Zimmer, William  Search this
Farina, Ernesto  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilºich  Search this
Kelly, Robert  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Braque, Georges  Search this
Beethoven, Ludwig van  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo  Search this
Lhote, André  Search this
Martin, Agnes Bernice  Search this
Maggi, Marco  Search this
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Libraries  Search this
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)  Search this
France  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Denmark  Search this
India  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Political activists  Search this
Argentina  Search this
Nepal  Search this
Egypt  Search this
New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Painters  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16067
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)338396
AAA_collcode_rabino12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_338396

Oral history interview with Michelle Stuart, 2015 November 3-2017 May 23

Interviewee:
Stuart, Michelle, 1933-  Search this
Interviewer:
Leddy, Annette  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Cook, James  Search this
Munro, Eleanor  Search this
Bartoli, Joseph  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence  Search this
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Heresies Collective, inc  Search this
Fluxus  Search this
Alfred Schmela Galerie  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Collage  Search this
Pacific Ocean  Search this
Painters  Search this
France  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16290
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)373755
AAA_collcode_stuart15
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_373755

Harold Leeds papers

Creator:
Leeds, Harold E., 1913-2002  Search this
Names:
Pratt Institute -- Faculty  Search this
Barr, Margaret Scolari, 1901-1987  Search this
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979  Search this
Frankenberg, Lloyd, 1907-1975  Search this
Galentine, Wheaton  Search this
MacIver, Loren, 1909-  Search this
Matisse, Pierre, 1900-1989  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
France -- description and travel
Date:
1940s-circa 2002
Summary:
The papers of architect Harold E. Leeds measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1940s-circa 2002. The letters found here are primarily from painter Loren MacIver writing from France, during which time Leeds looked after the home belonging to MacIver and her husband, poet Lloyd Frankenberg. While mainly logistical in nature, MacIver does describe aspects of her daily life in France, and her and Frankenberg's friendships with prominent figures including Margaret Barr, Elizabeth Bishop, Pierre Matisse, and James Johnson Sweeney. The photographs in the collection document Leeds' life with partner and documentary filmmaker Wheaton Galentine, and Leeds' work as an architect and interior design professor at Pratt Institute.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of architect Harold E. Leeds measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1940s-circa 2002. The letters found here are primarily from painter Loren MacIver writing from France, during which time Leeds looked after the home belonging to MacIver and her husband, poet Lloyd Frankenberg. While mainly logistical in nature, MacIver does describe aspects of her daily life in France, and her and Frankenberg's friendships with prominent figures including Margaret Barr, Elizabeth Bishop, Pierre Matisse, and James Johnson Sweeney. The photographs in the collection document Leeds' life with partner and documentary filmmaker Wheaton Galentine, and Leeds' work as an architect and interior design professor at Pratt Institute.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as two series

Series 1: Letters, 1950s-1970 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Photographic Material, 1940s-circa 2002 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1-3)
Biographical / Historical:
Harold E. Leeds (1913-2002) was an architect and professor of interior design at Pratt Institute in New York City. He designed the Paris Theater, the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, and Martha Graham's dance studio. In 1951, Leeds, along with his partner, documentary filmmaker Wheaton Galentine, purchased a house at 64 Perry Street in the West Village. His neighbors, the painter Loren MacIver and her husband, poet Lloyd Frankenberg lived at 61 Perry Street. During their extended stays in France, Leeds would look after their home.
Provenance:
The papers were donated in 2014 by Harry Leeds' estate via Barry Skovgaard, executor.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Harold Leeds papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Expatriate artists -- France  Search this
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Interior decoration -- Study and teaching  Search this
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Harold Leeds papers, 1940s-circa 2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.leedharo
See more items in:
Harold Leeds papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-leedharo

Pier at Honfleur

Creator:
Martin, Homer Dodge, 1836-1897  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Place:
France
Date:
1884 Dec. 5
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10031
See more items in:
James Stillman letters relating to Homer Dodge Martin, 1882-1898
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10031
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Sketchbook

Creator:
Hayden, Palmer C., 1890-1973  Search this
Subject:
Hayden, Palmer C.  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Place:
France
Date:
circa 1960
Topic:
Sketchbooks  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15790
See more items in:
Palmer C. Hayden papers, 1920-1970
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15790

Maps of France on a bulletin board

Subject:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
France
Date:
circa 1943
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16186
See more items in:
James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16186
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