Found 29 collections related to Artists

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Myers, Jerome, 1867-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3962
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jerome Myers (1867-1940) was an American artist and engraver. The collection consists of one microfilm reel of correspondence between Myers and friends, family, and fellow artists; and manuscript pages and notes, apparently prepared by Myers for... more
Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4389
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, mainly between English artist and stage designer Claud Lovat Fraser and English writer Arnold Bennett, 1919 to 1921. Letters relate to social engagements, Bennett's yacht, and Fraser's work. Also present is correspondence between... more
Dabo, Leon, 1868-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19058
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Pocket address and notebook kept in London, 1905 by French-born American landscape artist Leon Dabo. Contains also a few pencil sketches of landscapes with color notes
Guimard, Adeline Oppenheim, b. 1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1264
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Adeline Oppenheim Guimard (1872- ) was an American artist noted for her portraits in gouache and colored crayons. Her works were exhibited in Paris, New York and other cities in the U.S. She was married to Hector Guimard, a French architect and... more
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Kaufmann, Arthur, 1888-1971
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1623
.9 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 package)
Arthur Kaufmann (1888-1971) was an artist born in Germany. Collection consists of incomplete typescript of Kaufmann's memoirs in English with a portion in German; scripts of two plays by Kaufmann; and miscellaneous papers including clippings,... more
Scheuer, Madeleine Abraham
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2689
.08 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of Madeleine A. Scheuer's finished and unfinished illuminated manuscripts on parchment, 1930-1935(?). Thirty-one pieces
Heller, Eugenie M., 1868-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1375
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Eugenie M. Heller (1868-1952) was an American artist who studied and worked in New York and Paris. During World War I she served on the staff of the American Red Cross. Collection consists of correspondence and personal papers related to Heller's... more
Craig, Paul N. (Paul Newton), 1885-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22940
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Paul N. Craig (1885-1962) was an artist, minister, singer and voice teacher who resided in Independence, Missouri for much of his life. Collection consists of letters dating from 1908 to 1911, written by Craig while an art student in New York City... more
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1547
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v., 1 oversize folder)
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American journalist and author; Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier (1841-1922) was a painter and author. They traveled extensively in Mexico, England and France and wrote guidebooks, fictional works and... more
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18365
4.54 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Patricia Cornwell (1956- ) is a contemporary American crime writer. The Patricia Cornwell collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and published material concerning Jack the Ripper collected in the course of her research for her book... more
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1658
3.6 linear feet (9 boxes)
Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953) was an artist, writer and paleontologist. He did paintings and models of prehistoric animals for the U.S. government and museums in New York City and elsewhere. He also painted a series of murals for the American... more
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1367
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter. He studied in Paris and painted in the U.S. and Europe. His best known works were portraits of Daniel Webster, Longfellow, and a series of U.S. presidents. Collection... more
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie), 1849-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1631
1 linear foot (4 v.)
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932) was an American art dealer, collector and connoisseur of books and prints. He began his career as an art dealer in Boston in the late 1860s. A decade later he joined the New York firm of Wunderlich & Company; in... more
Millholland, Charles Bruce
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-004
9.9 linear feet (18 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Charles Bruce Millholland (1903-1991) was an American playwright, author, dancer, actor, model, and artist best known for his play The Napoleon of Broadway, which was the basis for Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's hit... more
Donlevy, Alice H., 1846-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 826
3.5 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 folder)
Alice Heighes Donlevy (1846-1929) was an artist and advocate of industrial art education in the schools. She worked as a painter, illustrator and weaver and wrote and lectured on the art of illumination. In 1867 she became a founding member of the... more
Magonigle, Harold Van Buren, 1867-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1838
4 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harold Van Buren Magonigle (1867-1935) was an American architect, artist and author. He achieved his greatest success as a designer of monuments but his artistic talents extended to sculpture, painting, writing, and graphic design. Collection... more
Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2875
.16 linear feet (2 folders)
Albert E. Sterner (1863-1946) was an American painter, etcher and lithographer. He opened a studio in New York City in 1885, was one of the founders of Painter-Gravers of America, and taught at the Art Students League. His paintings were purchased... more
Deming, Edwin Willard, 1860-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 766
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American painter and sculptor. He studied in New York and Paris and painted scenes from his visits with Indian groups in the Southwest and West of the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence of Deming... more
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1541
William Henry Jackson was an American photographer, artist and writer best known for his landscapes of the American West. He acted as photographer for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories in 1870-1879, producing some of... more
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 763
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As the artist and assistant topographer on John Wesley Powell's second Colorado River expedition, 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon. He was a... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Berg, Vernon E. (Vernon Edward), 1951-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3444
Artist and gay rights activist Copy Berg was born Vernon E. Berg, III on July 10, 1951. He attended the United States Naval Academy from 1970-1974 and then served with the U. S. Navy Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. In 1975 the Navy sought to... more
Bloch, Stella
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 173
15 linear feet (34 boxes)
Stella Bloch was an ethnic dancer and artist. Bloch took dance lessons from the Isadorables and then learned native dances of the Near East during a year long trip in 1920. During the 1930s and 1940s she wrote film scripts. In the 1950s with a... more
Emerson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 923
15.95 linear feet (63 boxes, 1 volume)
The Emersons were an American family who lived in Europe and Japan and traveled widely during the second half of the 19th century. The family consisted of Edwin Emerson (1823-1908), his wife Mary Ingham Emerson (d. 1883) and their six children.... more
Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4603
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from French avant-garde artist Henri-Pierre Roché to American poet and art aficionado Jeanne Robert Foster from 1924 to 1925 and 1958 to 1959 .The letters focus on their mutual friendship with John Quinn during the period of his declining... more
Hughes, Eugenia, 1909-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1460
6.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Eugenia Hughes (1909-1964) was an artist who lived in Greenwich Village, New York City. She was born in Pennsylvania and moved to New York in the mid-1930s. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, art work, writings, family papers,... more
Simon, Pierre F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6123
.5 linear feet (119 items in one box)
Collected by Pierre F. Simon beginning in the 1960s, the letters in this collection represent approximately sixty artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, spanning many of the major artistic movements and schools of the era. Primarily... more
Hirschfeld, Al
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-108
49.12 linear feet (108 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 10.5 mb (7 computer files)
Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) was an American caricaturist known for his distinctive black and white line drawings. The Al Hirschfeld papers (1905-2006) hold thousands of photographs documenting twentieth-century theater, film, and television; they... more
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