Found 38 collections related to Artists

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4557
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of letters and documents of American artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. Material consists of ten letters from Morse to George Wood, Theodore Dwight, Thomas Gallaudet, Pliny Earle, the New York Tribune, and others; an... more
Cronin, Ted (Edward T.), 1954-1992
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6119
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ted Cronin was a designer, artists' book collector, and gallery owner in New York City. His papers include correspondence relating largely to gay activism and AIDS awareness, including letters to political and media figures regarding their public... more
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
Garland, Mary Stebbins
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3866
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter from Mary Garland to Frank Weitenkampf, April 10, 1888 enclosing her biographical sketch of her sister, the artist Emma Stebbins
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
Hill, J. W. (John William), 1812-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4447
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of correspondence between British-born American painter John William (J.W.) Hill and various friends and family members, including Gordon Lester Ford and his wife, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford. Letters discuss social... more
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
Audubon, John-James, 1785-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3624
61 items (1 box)
American naturalist and artist. Collection includes 2 letters from John James Audubon, 1838 and 1841; letters mostly to him in London, from American and British scientists and subscribers to his works; also a few letters addressed to his son,... 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
Cook, Clarence, 1828-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4301
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Clarence Chatham Cook (1828-1900) was a 19th-century American author and art critic known for his expertise in archeology and antiquities. The collection consists mainly of letters written by Cook to English landscape artist T.C. Farrer. Also... more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Monk, Meredith
Music Division | LPA Mss 2006-001
130 linear feet (300 boxes)
The Meredith Monk Archive documents the art of Meredith Monk and the history of The House Foundation For The Arts, Monk’s management and production company. The Archive contains correspondence, media clippings, concert programs, publicity... 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
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
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3311
.6 linear feet (1 box, 3 v.)
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was an American artist. Collection consists of papers of James McNeill Whistler; his mother, Anna M. Whistler; and father, George Washington Whistler (1800-1849) a noted railroad engineer. Items include... more