Now available online at the Archives of American Art- Smithsonian Institution, February 2019

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Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archival Science, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Oral History



Finding Aids:


Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012

Moses Ros (1958- ), also known as Moses Ros-Suárez, is an installation artist in Bronx, New York.


Allan Frumkin Gallery records, 1880, 1944-2016

Allan Frumkin Gallery (established 1952; closed 1995) was a gallery owned and operated by art dealer Allan Frumkin with locations in Chicago and New York.


Irma Engel Grabhorn papers, 1945-1991

Irma Engel Grabhorn (1906-2003) was painter and art patron born in Badenweiler, Germany. She was a student of Andre Lhote in Paris, and studied at the Academy of Arts in Berlin under Carl Hofer.


Herb Kruckman papers, 1928-1990

Herb Kruckman (1904-1998) was a cartoonist, author, and illustrator living in New York, N.Y. He studied at the Art Students League and began drawing the comic strip, "Happy Hunch," in 1926.


Aaron Draper Shattuck papers, 1810-1983

Aaron Draper Shattuck (1832-1928) was a landscape painter and inventor of the "Shattuck" stretcher keys for artists' canvases who worked in New York City and West Granby, Connecticut.


Harding Black papers, 1934-1979

Harding Black (1912-2004) was a studio ceramicist who worked in Texas.


Glen Lukens papers, 1920-1983

Glen Lukens (1887-1967) was a ceramicist, educator, and writer active in Southern California. He taught at the University of Southern California where he founded the school's ceramics department and later established the ceramics industry in Haiti.


Edith Bry papers, 1914-1969

Edith Bry (1898-1991) was an assemblage artist, collagist, painter, and lithographer active in New York City, New York.


James Bassler papers, 1969-2003

Fiber artist and educator James Bassler (1933- ) is Professor Emeritus at UCLA. His weavings draw inspiration from Pre-Columbian, Andean, and Mexican textile traditions.


George Fedoroff papers, 1939-1980

George Fedoroff (1907-2001) was a Russian-American craftsmen and arts administrator who worked with the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs in Alaska.


Ruth Reeves papers, 1880-1967

Ruth Reeves (1892-1966) was a textile designer, educator, and painter active in New York City, New York and India. She is known for having designed rugs for Radio City Music Hall.



Transcripts of oral history interviews with:


James S. Ackerman (1991)


Bettina Brendel (2001)


Bernard Chaet (1997)


Judy Fiskin (2009)


John Gilmore (1991)


Art Green (2015)


Margueritte Kimball (1993)


Thomas Lawson (2018)


Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro (1992)


Hugh Mesibov (2012)


Jon Shirley (2018)


May Stevens (2009)


Mindy Weisel (2001)


Allen Stuart Weller (1992)




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