Yale Center for British Art
- Existence: 1977
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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
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: 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.
Call Number: A016
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of Education department records from 1975-2018. There are general administrative records, records that relate to tours held at the Yale Center for British Art, and records that pertain to specific education programs created and run by the Center. There are planning materials, correspondence, and docent records, which include training materials and documentation of docent events.
Call Number: RU 375
Overview: The records consist of exhibit programs, posters, supporting materials, and audiotapes documenting exhibits from the Yale Center for British Art.
Call Number: A017
Scope and Contents: The Exhibitions and Publications department records consist of general administrative records, correspondence within the Center and with other institutions, publication proofs and records, and documentation of exhibitions held both at the Center and at other institutions to which the Center contributed objects.
Call Number: A019
Scope and Contents: This collection contains administrative files and transparencies and photographs of artwork belonging to the Yale Center for British Art.
Call Number: A023
Scope and Contents: The Operations department records consist of administrative documents, correspondence, drawings, and material samples. The bulk of the collection relates to the original construction and furnishing and subsequent renovation and refurbishment projects at the Yale Center for British Art.
Call Number: A024
Scope and Contents: The Paintings and Sculpture department records consist of curatorial records dating from 1977 to 2013.
Call Number: A011
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of various materials produced by the Yale Center for British Art from 1965 to the present. The materials include calendars, event materials, exhibition booklets, educational pamphlets, and visitor guides, as well as documentation of YCBA publications and programs. "Calendars" documents the history of the Center through its regularly-printed calendar of events and exhibitions. "Events" contains invitations and programs for lectures, symposia, dinners, and other events....
Call Number: A026
Scope and Contents: The Prints and Drawings department records document the department's curatorial activities from 1975 to 2018. The collection includes administrative documents, correspondence, acquisition records, exhibition records, and documentation of curators' scholarship and research.
Call Number: A028
Scope and Contents: The Rare Books and Manuscripts department records comprise general administrative records, correspondence, and exhibition records. Additionally, there are rare book dealer files that document the acquisition of books by the department.