Now available online at the Archives of American Art- Smithsonian Institution, July 2018

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Online Digital Resources
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Fine Arts, Oral History, Digital Humanities

Finding aids:

 

Laura Andreson papers, 1932-1991

Laura Andreson (1902-1999) was a ceramicist and educator in Los Angeles, California.

 

Hans Christensen papers, 1924-1989

Hans Christensen (1924-1983) was a designer, silversmith, and educator in Rochester, New York.

 

Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts records, 1953-1989

The Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts was founded circa 1954 to preserve the unique sculpture by Simon Rodia at Watts Tower, Los Angeles, California, in response to plans by the City of Los Angeles to have the towers destroyed.

 

Arline M. Fisch papers, 1931-2015

Arline Fisch (1931- ) is a metalsmith, jeweler, and educator in San Diego, California. Fisch was president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) from 1982-1985.

 

Sam Gilliam papers, 1957-1989

Sam Gilliam (1933- ) is an African-American artist based in Washington, D.C. Associated with the Washington Color School of painting.

 

Trude Guermonprez papers, circa 1900-1987

Trude Guermonprez (1910-1976) was a fiber artist and educator in San Francisco, California.

 

Paul Hollister papers, circa 1883-2004

Paul M. Hollister (1918-2004) was a glass historian, collector, painter, and writer in New York, New York.

 

Sylvester Rosa Koehler papers, 1833-1904

Sylvester Rosa Koehler (1837-1900) was a curator, editor, and art historian. Koehler was Curator of Prints at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, honorary curator of prints of the Smithsonian, and editor of the American Art Review.

 

Frank Lemon papers, 1890-1943

Frank Lemon (1867-1943) was a sculptor born in Washington, D.C. where he studied drawing at the Corcoran School of Art and worked in the Architect's office in the Treasury Department.

 

George Nakashima papers, 1950-1991

George Nakashima (1905-1990) was an architect, craftsman, woodworker, and furniture designer in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

 

Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001

Alma Thomas (1891- 1978) was a painter and teacher in Washington, D.C.

 

 

Transcripts of oral history interviews with:

 

Peter Alexander (2009)

 

Michael Bierut (2011)

 

Nayland Blake (2016)

 

Nancy Brooks Brody (2018)

 

John Buck (2008)

 

Gardner Cox (1974)

 

Jeffrey Deitch (2006)

 

Rosa Esman (2009)

 

Sidney B. Felsen (2009)

 

Lia Gangitano (2017)

 

James Goodman (2009)

 

Sunil Gupta (2017)

 

Max Kozloff (2014-2015)

 

Arnold Lehman (2015)

 

Frank Lloyd (2009)

 

Eleanor Moty (2014)

 

Louise Nevelson (1964-1965)

 

Howardena Pindell (2012)

 

Hunter Reynolds (2016)

 

Joe Schwartz (2010)

 

Alice Winchester (1993)

 

 

 

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