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Josef Albers papers

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Call Number: MS 32
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, printed material, and family memorabilia, which document the personal life and professional career of Josef Albers. The papers contain some material relating to the Bauhaus school but the bulk of the material dates from Albers's arrival in the United States. The largest part of the papers is composed of published material by or about Albers or which contain reproductions of his work.
Dates: 1899-1973

Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon

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Call Number: GEN MSS 85
Overview: The Morris Tyler Family Collection of John James Audubon consists of correspondence of John James Audubon and members of his family, third party correspondence that relates to Audubon and his work, manuscripts by Audubon and others, and a small amount of family papers. Also included are research files about Audubon compiled by the Morris Tyler family, descendants of Audubon, and a nineteenth century autograph collection presumably amassed by a family member.The John James Audubon component...
Dates: 1697-1982, bulk 1820-1855

Richard Brown Baker papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 691
Overview: The Richard Brown Baker Papers consist of correspondence; art and artist files; professional and personal papers; exhibit files; diaries; writings; photographic prints, negatives, and slides; photograph albums; objects; printed material; and an audiocassette interview.
Dates: 1895-2004

Leonard Baskin papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1229
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of business correspondence, personal correspondence, photographs, drawings, woodcut prints, artists' books, writings, clippings, page proofs, exhibition materials, printed materials, and other papers documenting the life and work of Leonard Baskin and the operations of the Gehenna Press. Among the works documented in the collection is The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf before the High Court of Vendôme, by Gracchus Babeuf, translated by...
Dates: 1838-1998, bulk 1941-1998

Susan Bee papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1251
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of production files for published and unpublished books, related artwork, correspondence, and computer files by or relating to Susan Bee. Production files for published works include materials relating to M/E/A/N/I/N/G; Bed Hangings (with Susan Howe); A Girl's Life (with Johanna Drucker); The Burning Babe & Other Poems (with Jerome Rothenberg); and Log Rhythms and Little Orphan Anagram (with Charles Bernstein).
Dates: 1971-2016

Mary A. Bell Drawings

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 153
Overview: A collection of one hundred drawings by the self-taught African American artist Mary A. Bell, featuring glamorously dressed and accessorized women and men engaged in courtship activities, or women centered in domestic or garden settings. Many of the images have religious iconography as well as animals, birds, plants, and children, with houses or other buildings placed distantly in the background. The drawings range in size from 78 x 52 to 51 x 39 cm. and were executed in crayon, colored pencil,...
Dates: [1936-1939]

Carolyn Burke Collection on Mina Loy and Lee Miller

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 778
Overview: The Carolyn Burke Collection on Mina Loy and Lee Miller consists of Carolyn Burke's research files, correspondence, writings, and original documents pertaining to Mina Loy and Lee Miller. These original documents were obtained by Burke during the course of her research, primarily from Loy's daughter, Joella Haweis Bayer, and Miller's son, Anthony Penrose. The 2011 acquisition includes the bulk of the collection's Mina Loy papers. This acquisition includes autograph manuscripts and fragments of...
Dates: 1904-2008, bulk 1976-2005

Ray DiPalma papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 776
Overview: Collections consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, artwork, photographs, audiovisual material, computer media, and personal papers by and relating to American poet and visual artist Ray DiPalma.
Dates: circa 1943-2018

Adee Dodge papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2701
Overview: The Adee Dodge Papers consist of drawings, research files, financial records, correspondence, and biographical files documenting the life and work of Navajo visual artist and linguist Adee Dodge. Personal papers consist chiefly of biographical documentation compiled by Dodge's daughter, Nanabah Grogan. Business papers document Dodge's uranium prospecting business in the 1950s. Research files document Dodge's research on the Navajo language and on the comparative mythology of peoples of the...
Dates: 1930-2005

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Johanna Drucker papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1230
Content Description: This collection contains writings, artwork, production files, business papers, printed material, and other papers by or relating to author, book artist, visual theorist, and cultural critic Johanna Drucker. It includes material documenting the production of works such as Against Fiction (1983), Damaged Spring (2003), Emerging Sentience (2001), Narratology (1994), Nova...
Dates: 1970-2012

Dorothy Eisner papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 778
Overview: The Dorothy Eisner Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, and ephemera that document periods of her personal life and artwork. Eisner's correspondence files contain letters from fellow painters: nearly thirty from her friend Dorothy Andrews (1918-2008), who wrote mostly from her home in Khania, Crete; three from William Kienbusch (1914-1980); and one each from Sarah Freedman McPherson (1894-1978) and Emil Holzhauer (1887-1986); there are also letters from her stepdaughter, the painter...
Dates: 1923-2008

Emlen Etting papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 645
Overview: The Emlen Etting Papers contain correspondence, writings, printed material, artwork, and photographs that document the professional and personal life of visual artist Emlen Etting. The papers span the years 1924 to 1982.
Dates: 1924-1982

Louise Everhardy papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4148
Content Description: This collection contains artwork, printed material, correspondence, photographs, and other papers created by or related to Louise Everhardy’s life and work.
Dates: circa 1915-1941, undated

Tom Feelings artwork

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 74
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of original artwork, dummies, prints, posters, professional and personal papers, and audiovisual materials documenting Tom Feelings's work as an artist and book illustrator. The collection includes the original artwork for The Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo, which consists of 51 drawings, currently housed in 47 frames, created in mixed-media tempera, pen and tissue, heightened with white and collage; the artwork is...
Dates: 1940s-2010

Mary Foote papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 607
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, notes, drafts, and printed material documenting the life and work of Mary Foote, an American painter and disciple of Carl Gustav Jung. Foote's work to edit and distribute Jung's theories is documented by her notes, annotated drafts, and Multigraph editions of his seminars including "Dream Analysis," "The Interpretation of Visions," and "Psychological Analysis of Nietzsche's Zarathustra," among others, by correspondence with Jung and others in...
Dates: 1881-1981

Charles Henri Ford papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 32
Overview: The Charles Henri Ford Papers contain correspondence, writings, and artwork that document Ford's activities as an author and journal editor,with the bulk of the material dating from 1928 to 2002. Much of the material acquired before 1982 relates to the journals Blues and View, while the 2004 acquisition includes documentation of broader range of Ford's activities.
Dates: 1918-2003, bulk 1928-2002

Helen E. Hokinson Cartoons for The New Yorker

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1084
Overview: The collection consists of more than 340 cartoons, cover drawings, and concept sketches in ink, pencil, watercolor, crayon, and charcoal on paper that were created for The New Yorker magazine by Helen E. Hokinson.
Dates: 1926-1949

Rebecca Salsbury James papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 16
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and family papers documenting aspects of the career and friendships of Rebecca Salsbury James, especially her involvement with the Stieglitz circle. Correspondents include Marsden Hartley, Georgia O'Keeffe, Isabel Lachaise, and Frieda Lawrence.
Dates: 1924-1967, bulk 1930-1939

Grace Mott Johnson papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 622
Overview: The Grace Mott Johnson Papers are comprised of correspondence, writings, photographs, and personal papers, which document the personal and professional life of the American artist Grace Mott Johnson. The Papers reflect Grace Mott Johnson's involvement in civil rights and involvement in the N.A.A.C.P. The papers also include material pertaining to Grace Mott Johnson's ancestors, including her father Alfred Van Cleve Johnson and grandfather Ebenezer Alfred Johnson. The most prominent...
Dates: 1802-1979