11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Art, American.

  1. Erwin Swann papers, 1949-1976

    10,000 items ; 26 containers ; 10.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Art collector, film producer, and advertising executive Correspondence, play scripts, financial and legal papers, calendars, clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Swann's business activities as a producer of art and cultural films and as a collector of caricature and cartoon art, modern European and American art, French impressionist art, and Indic and Far Eastern...

  2. George Biddle papers, 1863-1973

    3,500 items ; 31 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and public official. Correspondence; diaries; drafts and printed copies of speeches, articles, and a memoir; sketchbooks; scrapbooks; announcements; book reviews; and other papers relating chiefly to Biddle's role in American art, his work for the federal support of art, and the Federal Art Project, including also material relating to his involvment with the United States War Department...

  3. Lyman Potter Spencer papers, 1856-1914

    250 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist, soldier, and calligrapher. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, account books, genealogical file, penmanship file, and other papers documenting Spencer's Civil War service and his efforts to continue the publication of the copybooks by his father, Platt R. Spencer, who developed the Spencerian style of handwriting.

  4. Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

    10,060 items ; 73 containers plus 3 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States; correspondence and other papers relating to Morse's invention of the...

  5. Waldo Peirce papers, 1889-1977

    8,425 items ; 29 containers ; 12.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist. Correspondence and other papers including a large number of letters between Peirce and his mother, Anna Hayford Peirce, that trace the development of Peirce's artistic career and his mother's travels and her social life in Bangor, Maine.

  6. Charles Henry Fromuth papers, 1884-1937

    100 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist. Diaries, autobiographical manuscripts, miscellaneous personal documents, newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, receipts, paint palettes and other papers relating principally to Fromuth's life and work as an American expatriate artist living in France.

  7. Melvin Beaunorus Tolson papers, 1932-1975

    4,000 items ; 13 containers ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author; educator, and poet; mayor of Langston, Oklahoma, and poet laureate of Liberia. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, research notes, and printed matter relating primarily to Tolson's literary career and reflecting the Harlem Renaissance and other aspects of African-American art, literature, and culture.

  8. Freddy Homburger papers, 1926-1990

    3,150 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, scientist, and artist. Correspondence, reports, speeches, writings, academic records, printed matter, and photographs documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass.

  9. Bernece Berkman-Hunter papers, 1910-1991

    400 items ; 2 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Painter and graphic artist. Correspondence, notebooks, financial papers, legal papers, exhibit files, printed ephemera, card files, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Berkman-Hunter’s career as an artist.

  10. Printmaking Workshop records, 1979-1997

    4,000 items ; 11 containers plus digital files ; 4.4 linear feet ; 4 digital files (1.65 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Studio and gallery facility dedicated to teaching and promoting the art of printmaking and related crafts, founded by African-American printmaker Robert Hamilton Blackburn in 1948. General office files, printmaking exhibition files, correspondence, print listings and catalogs, financial records, subject files, publicity material, photographs, receipts, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.