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Artists -- United States -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard Baskin papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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Scope and Contents: The collection consists of production files for published and unpublished books, related artwork, correspondence, and computer files by or relating to Susan Bee.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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Johanna Drucker papers

 Collection
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

Tom Feelings artwork

 Collection
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

Charles Henri Ford papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Sheri Martinelli papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 868
Overview: Correspondence, writings, artwork and objects, printed material, and sound recordings documenting the life and creative work of Sheri Martinelli and associated figures, including Ezra Pound. The correspondence includes Martinelli's letters with Pound, the poet H. D., and Charles Bukowski, as well as many other literary and artistic figures. The writings include selections of Pound's manuscript material from the Cantos, as well as Martinelli's extensive notes and notebooks. Paintings, sketches,...
Dates: 1905-1999

Robert Olsen papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-3230
Overview: The Robert Olsen Papers contain sketchbooks, notebooks, ephemera, and artwork documenting Olsen's artistic practice.
Dates: circa 1995-2014

Robert Osborn Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 938
Overview: The Robert Osborn Papers contain drawings, paintings, posters, correspondence, collages, printed material, clippings, a sketch notebook, a wooden plate, and dolls. Drawings include drawings of Don Quijote, Charlie Chaplin, and drawings for several publications.
Dates: 1929-1994, bulk 1949-1994

Ron Padgett papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Dates: 1922-2019

Bernard Perlin papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 849
Overview: Correspondence, artwork, photographs, negatives, and other printed material.
Dates: 1940-2006

Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of Frank Richard Stockton

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 560
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Frank Richard Stockton contains correspondence, writings, photographs, artifacts, and other personal papers of Stockton and his family; drawings by illustrators of Stockton's works; writings about Stockton and adaptations of his works by others; and correspondence, notes, and related materials created by Pforzheimer in the course of his research and collecting. Correspondence includes autograph letters, signed, to and from Stockton, many with literary...
Dates: circa 1829-circa 1993, bulk 1880-1940

Joseph W. and Kit Reed Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 843
Overview: The Joseph W. and Kit Reed Papers contain correpondence, writings by Joseph and Kit Reed and others, notes and research papers, personal and professional papers, financial papers, photographs, artwork, printed material, audiocassettes and videocassettes, scrapbooks, and computer disks. The papers document their personal and professional lives and artistic endeavors.
Dates: 1905-2015, bulk 1950-2008

Norman Rubington papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 643
Overview: The Norman Rubington Papers contain the writings, films, and collages of Norman Rubington.
Dates: 1951-1990

Saul Steinberg correspondence to Aldo Buzzi

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1135
Overview: The papers are comprised of autograph manuscript letters from American artist Saul Steinberg to his friend, writer and architect Aldo Buzzi from 1936 to 1999.
Dates: 1936-1999