Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MSS 39
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence from the artistic partners, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, to the art historian Kenneth Clark and his wife, Elizabeth “Jane” (née Martin).
Dates: ca. 1920-ca.1969
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: A005
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Jack Brown, the first Librarian at the Yale Center for British Art. It includes chronologically arranged newspaper articles, press releases, and correspondence from 1964-1969. Also included are articles about the exhibition of Paul Mellon’s British art collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (1965), his gift of artwork to Yale (1966), the appointment of Jules Prown as Director of the Yale Center for British Art (1968), and the selection...
Dates: January 1, 1964 - December 31, 1969
Call Number: MSS 84
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence by British artists, collected by Paul Mellon.
Call Number: MSS 85
Overview: The collection comprises letters from Paul Oppé to Janet Camp Troxell, with related material.
Call Number: A007
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the biannual newsletters for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art from the charity’s inaugural issue in December 1995 to May 2017.
Call Number: A008
Call Number: S006
Scope and Contents: This collection consists primarily of correspondence between Basil Taylor, Paul Mellon, and Mellon's advisors, including Mellon's first curator, the art dealer John Baskett, regarding the development of Mellon's British art collection. These papers cover the years 1959 through 1975, the year of Taylor's death, with the bulk spanning 1960-1969, the years of Mellon, Baskett, and Taylor's most active collaboration and collection building. The correspondence includes telegrams, letters, lists of...
Call Number: A013
Scope and Contents: This collection contains collection condition surveys that have been entered into TMS.
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: 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: A009
Scope and Contents: This collection comprises a run of publications by the Yale Center for British Art from 1965 to 2018.
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.
Call Number: A029
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of Reference Library and Archives department administrative records, documentation of the Reference Library's book collection, and documents pertaining to the development of its Photograph Archive.
Call Number: A030
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of loan files, special exhibition files, accession files, and black and white photographic prints and their accompanying negatives. The photographs depict objects from Paul Mellon’s bequest.
Call Number: A031
Scope and Contents: The Research department records consist of administrative records, correspondence, and newsletters. The collection contains many records related to programs, fellowships, and internships headed by the department, such as Yale in London, the Visiting Fellows program, and the Bartels Internship program. Other documents pertain to the concerts, lectures, and film screenings organized by the department.