Yale Center for British Art
- Existence: 1977
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MSS 81
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises correspondence and ephemera related to contemporary bookbinding, collected by Neale Albert. Includes material related to the binders Susan Allix, George Kirkpatrick, and Ann Muir. Also present is material related to exhibitions at the John Rylands Library (2012) and the Yale Center for British Art (2016).
Dates: ca. 2000-ca. 2020
Call Number: GEN MSS 1011
Overview: Incoming correspondence and outgoing typescript carbons, most 1965-1968, with some related writings and speeches by Babb, typescript carbon. Some correspondence concerns Yale University Library, Library acquisitions, donors Paul Mellon and the Beinecke family, and the founding of the Yale Center for British Art. Other correspondence relates to Babb's collecting of William Beckford and William McFee, or to his work in assembling a library for the White House, 1962-1967, including...
Dates: 1962-1968, bulk 1965-1968
Call Number: A006
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of audio and video material about the Yale Center for British Art that has been created by other entities. Highlights of the collection include media about the opening of the Center, documentaries from television and public radio related to the Center and its exhibitions, and the film “Something to Brighten up the Morning” about Paul Mellon's horse Mill Reef.
Call Number: A010
Scope and Contents: This collection contains publications related to the Yale Center for British Art and its directors, the Paul Mellon Centre, Paul Mellon, Rachel Lambert Mellon, the Mellon family, and Louis I. Kahn.Series 1: Paul Mellon and Mellon family-related publications contains publications that address topics that detail the lives of Paul Mellon and other Mellon family members, including Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Mellon and Andrew W. Mellon, as well as titles that relate to Paul Mellon’s...
Call Number: A004
Call Number: A002
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of photographs and negatives created between 1970 and 1998 that relate to the formation, use, and renovation of the Yale Center for British Art. It includes photographs of the building’s construction and public use, original building plans and elevations, and images of architect Louis I. Kahn on site. It also includes photographs of programs, events, and staff.
Collection — Box: 987
Call Number: S014
Scope and Contents: This collection comprises two audio cassette tape recordings, as well as their digitized versions, of an interview of Jules David Prown by Alessandra Latour, held in New Haven, Connecticut on June 23, 1982. In the interview, Prown discusses architect Louis I. Kahn and his work.
Dates: June 23, 1982
Collection — Box: 1280
Call Number: S013
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the transcript of an interview with Jules Prown by Karen E. Denavit and accompanying color photographs. The interview was conducted at the Yale Center for British art between March 1 and June 26, 2013. In it, Prown discusses his family, education, and time as Director of the Center. Prown edited the interview and wrote a brief introduction, which is included in this manuscript.
Dates: March 1, 2013 - June 26, 2013
Call Number: S015
Dates: September 2004
Collection — Box: 807
Call Number: S012
Scope and Contents: The project includes a paper transcript and recordings of the Jules David Prown Oral History Project. For the project, information analyst Karen E. Denavit interviewed Prown about his family, professional life, and travels. Particular attention is paid to Prown's interactions with Paul Mellon in the years 1968-1977, while the Yale Center for British Art's building and design were being decided.
Dates: March 12, 2013 - June 26, 2013
Call Number: MS 1838
Overview: The papers include documentation for many of Richard Kelly's projects, including layouts and detailed working drawings, details of lighting fixtures, correspondence and architectural design drawings, and financial records. They also include correspondence with various institutions including universities and technical societies.
Call Number: S003
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of thirteen watercolors showing different scenes at the Yale Center for British Art, including views of the building's exterior and of sculptures inside it.
Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art, recordings of lectures and presentations
Call Number: RU 359
Overview: The records consist of audio and video recordings of lectures, presentations and symposia held at the Yale Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art.
Dates: 1950-2000, bulk 1987-2000
Call Number: A012
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the Advancement and External Affairs department records from 1966 to 2015. A major component is related to exhibitions held at the Center; this includes flyer designs, invitations, videos, brochures, press clippings, bookmarks, rack cards, visitor reports, and photographs. There are also records related to Friends of British Art. Public relations documentation accounts for much of the collection.
Call Number: A032
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the Yale Center for British Art annual reports from 1972-2016.
Call Number: A001
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of material related to the construction and maintenance of the Yale Center for British Art. It includes correspondence, publications, architectural sketches, mechanical specification notebooks, photographs, and slides.
Call Number: A003
Call Number: A013
Scope and Contents: This collection contains collection condition surveys that have been entered into TMS.
Call Number: A014
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of administrative files, promotional materials, press releases, and records of Yale Center for British Art exhibitions. This collection also contains media, mostly videos and photographs, created by the Communications Department from 1995 to the present.
Call Number: A015
Scope and Contents: The Conservation department records include general administrative records, such as information for annual reports, priority surveys, surveys of the permanent collection, and documentation of exhibitions and incoming and outgoing loans. Additonally, there are materials used for conservation research, which include samples of carpet and foam.