41 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Artists.

  1. MacDowell Colony (Peterborough, N.H.) records, 1869-1970

    35,000 items ; 81 containers plus 3 oversize ; 33 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The MacDowell Colony was founded as an artist colony in 1907 by Marian MacDowell who dedicated it as a memorial to her husband, American composer Edward MacDowell. The bulk of the records reflects the operational and administrative functions of the colony and its parent organization, the Edward MacDowell Association, and consists of correspondence, applications for admission, minutes of...

  2. Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    2,400 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Art historian. Correspondence, an index to correspondence, genealogical notes, research material on artists and art collections, clippings, printed matter, and other papers.

  3. Alexander King papers, 1953-1987

    1,920 items ; 25 containers ; 9.5 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against...

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  4. Marie Paneth papers, 1938-1968

    600 items ; 8 containers ; 2.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist, teacher, and writer. Correspondence, a diary, reports, notes, writings, and children’s artwork documenting Paneth’s therapeutic use of art in working with children who suffered traumatic experiences. Included is her work with children during the bombardment of London in 1941-1942 and her postwar work with children who survived German concentration camps.

  5. Harmon Foundation, inc., records, 1913-1967

    37,800 items ; 121 containers ; 48.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, biographical notes, catalogs, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the organization and its founder, William Elmer Harmon. Included are records of the foundation's award programs, biographical notes on African and African-American artists, and correspondence with African art centers.

  6. John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    2,000 items ; 14 containers ; 4.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

  7. Miguel Covarrubias papers, 1871-1948

    100 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mexican author, artist, and anthropologist. Drafts of his writings and notes on the peoples and cultures of Bali, Indonesia, and Tehuantepec, Mexico.

  8. Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960

    71,000 items ; 190 containers plus 1 oversize ; 76.4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.

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  9. William Zorach papers, 1822-1974

    14,000 items ; 48 containers plus 1 oversize ; 7 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist. Correspondence; speeches, articles, and books; lectures; sketches; newspaper clippings; financial records; printed material; subject files; and other papers relating principally to the creation, production, and sale of sculpture and paintings by Zorach and his fellow artists.

  10. Lewis Nathaniel Chase papers, 1836-1947

    89,000 items ; 224 containers ; 89.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, author, and educator. Autographed letters and correspondence with poets, writers, artists, musicians, and actors; family papers; and miscellaneous personal and academic material stemming from Chase's career as a writer and university professor.

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