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ACHAC collection

A consortium of scholars and researchers devoted to exploring and promoting discussion of race, iconography, and the colonial and post-colonial periods of Africa and Europe. The ACHAC collection documents the influence of French colonialism, both on Africa and on France...

Antin (David) Papers

The papers of performance artist, experimental poet, curator, and critic David Antin include extensive correspondence, forty years of diaries, published and unpublished manuscripts, working notes, teaching files, and over 300 audiotapes and videos of lectures and performances. In particular, the...

Antin (Eleanor) Papers

The papers of artist Eleanor Antin contain comprehensive documentation of her work and work processes throughout her career as a pioneer in the fields of conceptual, feminist, and performance art. Included are extensive correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, ephemera, thousands of...

 
Arntz (Wilhelm) Papers

Comprehensive research collection on twentieth century art, especially German Expressionism, compiled by the art expert Wilhelm Friedrich Arntz. A vast portion of the collection consists of research files on individual artists. Of particular interest are files concerning the so-called degenerate...

 
Arthur Tooth & Sons stock inventories and accounts

Art dealer, based in London. Records comprise an incomplete series of stock inventories of the main London branch of the firm, 1871-1941, and 2 volumes from the New York branch, 1906-1924.

 
Asher (Betty) Papers

The papers of art collector and dealer Betty Asher document the Los Angeles art scene from circa 1960 to 1990, though most comprehensively in the 1970s, through photographs, artist files, and more than three hundred posters. Correspondence, photographs and other...

 
Assorted Papers Relating to Bauhaus Designers

The collection consists of assembled material from the Bauhaus years of 1919-1933, as well as material influenced by Bauhaus designers up to 1984. Includes photographic prints, typescripts, offprints and publications, original graphics, clippings, sketches and drawings, weavings, curricula, and correspondence.

 
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Baird (Joseph) Collection of 19th-century architectural photographs

Assembled over a forty-year period by photography curator Joseph Armstrong Baird, Jr. (1922-1992) this collection contains circa 1663 photographs of architecture and urban views in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Mexico and Hawaii in North America. Most of the...

 
Banham (Reyner) Papers

British-born architectural historian and critic, educator, and editor, 1922-1988. The collection contains draft manuscripts, printed material and research notes for eight of Banham's published books, for unpublished projects, and many articles and reviews related to the history of architecture and...

 
Bauhaus student work

A comprehensive collection of photographs, records, notebooks, drawings, prints, manuscripts, and other materials documenting student coursework, assignments, projects, and activities at the Bauhaus (ca. 1919-1933). Includes some work by Bauhaus professors.

 
Bauhaus Typography Collection

A collection of printing published by the Bauhaus from 1919 to 1933, designed by Bauhaus teachers and students for internal school purposes and for outside commercial use, as well as other printing relating to the Bauhaus. The collection comprises a...

 
Berckmans (Jean) Architectural drawings

Colored renderings and sepia prints by the Belgian architect, made when he was a student. Included are studies for the St. Gertrude cloister, the church of St. Denis, and the Chateau de Grant-Bigard, as well as houses, sports club, schools,...

 
Bienal Americana de Arte records

The Bienal Americana de Arte records document the series of art salons and biennials sponsored by Industrias Kaiser Argentina (IKA). The biennials were important events for exhibiting contemporary art in Latin America in the 1960s. Although regional in focus, they...

 
Bloch (E. Maurice) papers

The papers span the life and career of American art historian, professor, curator and collector, E. Maurice Bloch, from his student days in New York City to his retirement in Los Angeles (bulk ca. 1935-1989). It includes extensive correspondence, research...

 
Boccioni (Umberto) papers

The papers contain manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, clippings, ephemera, and other material by and about the Futurist artist and theoretician. The collection is especially representative of his Futurist period (1910-1915), and includes a number of essays, most of which were...

 
Bonnemaison (Joachim) Collection of Panorama Photographs

The collection, compiled by the French photographer and collector Joachim Bonnemaison, consists of over 630 photographic and printed panoramic images of cities and sites mainly in Europe, but also in Africa, Asia, North America and South America.

 
Bontempelli (Massimo) Papers

This collection details the creative output and life story of Italian writer and composer Massimo Bontempelli (1878-1960) through extensive correspondence and photographs (bulk 1920-1960), manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, clippings, and other media, a fair representation of his novels, plays, short stories,...

 
Born (Ernest) architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls

Architect and professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Architectural drawings document English, French, and Dutch and Belgian vernacular buildings of the 13th and 14th centuries, including churches, tithe barns, manor halls, hospitals, and market halls.

 
Brehme (Hugo) Views of the Mexican Revolution

German-born Mexican photographer. Photographs by Hugo Brehme document two episodes of the Mexican Revolution: La Decena Trágica of 1913, the ten days of counter-revolutionary insurrections against President Francisco Madero; and the American occupation of Veracruz in 1914. Also included are...

 
Breslin (James E. B.) Research Archive on Mark Rothko

Archive assembled by James Breslin, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, as he researched and wrote Mark Rothko: a biography. The Russian-born American painter's life and work are the central subjects of the collection, situated in broad historical and...

 
Brittin (Charles) Papers

The papers of photographer Charles Brittin contain photographs, negatives, slides and transparencies documenting the Los Angeles art scene and social and political movements that occurred during the 1950s-1970s. Accompanying the photographs are correspondence, personal writings, printed ephemera, posters, maquettes, clippings,...

Brown (Jean) papers

An extensive study collection of avant-garde materials amassed by librarian and art collector, Jean Brown. Her collection documents the Dada and Surrealist art movements and their offshoots, especially Fluxus, mail art, and concrete poetry. Materials include letters, printed matter and...

 
Butterfield (William) Architectural and design drawings

British architect. Butterfield's drawings and estimates partially document 25 architectural projects (churches, schools, and hospitals), and 67 drawings are designs for ecclesiastical objects. The collection represents the types of commissions Butterfield received and illustrates his promotion of the Gothic Revival...

 
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Callot (Jacques) Etchings

French etcher and engraver (1592-1635). The 429 prints in this collection represent approximately one-third of Callot’s works. These prints reflect Callot’s major themes of religion, theater, genre, allegory, and war, and many are rendered in his characteristically miniature format. All...

 
Cameron (Julia Margaret) Family Papers

A collection of family correspondence and papers touching on the life of English photographer Julia Margaret Cameron (active 1860s-1870s), though derived from the estate of her son, Hardinge Hay Cameron, around whom much of the materials revolve. They document the...

 
Caricatures of Salons and Artists

Caricatures of salons and artists, 1785-1910 Approximately 720 caricatures, most taken from French journals, but also some prints and original drawings. Items parody various aspects of French culture: the Parisian salons and other art exhibitions; current events and society; and...

 
Carlhian Records

Records of the Paris-based interior design firm, including ledgers, stock books, furniture designs, correspondence, photographs, fabric samples, drawings, and business records for the firms' Paris, London, New York, and Buenos Aires offices.

 
Cassas (Louis François) Materials for Voyage Pittoresque

Preparatory drawings made by Louis François Cassas, manuscripts, and printed proofs for the publication , issued in three volumes in Paris between 1799-1800.

 
Champier (Victor) Papers

French art historian and critic (1851-1929). Papers comprise manuscripts, typescripts, newspaper and journal clippings, autograph letters, photographs, and ephemera documenting efforts to promote the decorative arts in France. The bulk of the material concerns international expositions, the founding and growth...

 
CIAM Belgian Section records

Records of the CIAM Belgian section comprise the records of Paul Fitschy, Liège-based secretary of the Belgian Section of the International Congress for Modern Architecture (Congrès internationaux d’architecture moderne), as well as some CIAM-related documents obtained in separate acquisitions. Included...

 
Claire Copley Gallery Records

The records of one of the first Los Angeles galleries to show the work of conceptual artists such as Terry Allen, Michael Asher, Daniel Buren, Joseph Kosuth, and William Leavitt. The collection includes artist files containing correspondence, ephemera, and comprehensive...

 
Cooper (Douglas) papers

This collection chronicles Douglas Cooper's long career as critic, curator, and collector, as well his wide circle of associations within the art world. Limited to his professional life, it encompasses his curatorship of the Mayor Gallery (London), his investigation of...

 
Copley (William and Noma) foundation and collection records

Records document the William and Noma Copley Foundation's grant program for composers and artists, 1954-1966. Richard Hamilton's correspondence, 1960-1966, largely concerns the Foundation's monograph series, which he edited. Other papers, including correspondence with artists, files regarding exhibitions and insurance, and...

 
Coracle Press Records

Coracle Press records from 1953 to 2013 document the press's production of books, printed matter and exhibitions under the direction of Simon Cutts.

 
Corris (Michael) Papers of the Art & Language New York Group

The collection documents the activities of the conceptual art group Art & Language New York. Art & Language New York challenged the assumption that art is necessarily visual by questioning ideas of perception and the institutional stake of museums and...

 
Courthion (Pierre) Papers

The collection documents the scholarly, personal and professional pursuits and activities of noted art critic and art historian Pierre Courthion. The bulk of the material relates directly to Courthion's research and writing projects, consisting primarily of unpublished notes and edited...

 
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De Herrera (Gloria) Papers

American art preparator, restorer, and collector active in Los Angeles and Paris. De Herrera was a close friend of Man Ray, William Nelson Copley, and other notable artists. The papers include correspondence, documents, artworks, photographs, and audiovisual materials documenting De...

 
De Hooghe (Romeyn) Etchings

Collection contains 59 prints on 67 sheets. Some are signed by Romeyn de Hooghe, some are attributed to him, and several are in his style or copied after him. Most relate to contemporary political, historical events and figures in Europe,...

 
Della Bella (Stefano) Etchings

Four suites of etchings by Stefano della Bella, comprising 35 prints. Primarily decorative, they depict genre scenes of people and animals (in rural settings), fantastic vases, panels of grotesques, and the Medici Villa Demidoff and its gardens near Florence.

 
Dieterle Family Records of French Art Galleries

Collection comprises portions of 19th-century French gallery archives acquired by the Dieterle family as they built their art dealership and developed particular expertise in Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. In addition to those of Dieterle, the records of eight dealers (Goupil & Cie,...

 
Donati (Enrico) Letters received and manuscripts

Italian-born painter and sculptor. Circa 200 letters received from galleries, museums, and artists, four manuscripts, and circa 20 printed items primarily relate to the Surrealist retrospective "Le Surrealisme en 1947" curated by Andrei Breton and Marcel Duchamp and held at...

 
Duits Ltd. (Gallery: London, England) Records

Extant sales and financial records and photographs of the Duits, Ltd. Gallery in London for the period 1920-1979, providing provenance, sales history, and some expertise on art and antiques (including estates and collections) handled by the firm.

 
Durlacher Bros. records

Records of the Durlacher Brothers, prominent art dealers in London and New York during the 19th and 20th centuries. The records comprise administrative and financial records, correspondence, and photographs from the New York City branch, ca. 1920s-1960s, the years during...

 
Duveen Brothers Records

Notable art dealers from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. The records provide a detailed view of the Duveen Brothers business activities in London, Paris, and New York. Although the archive extends from 1876 to 1981, the bulk...

 
Duveen Brothers stock photographs and records

The archive documents the Duveen Brothers' exhibition, cataloguing, researching, and publishing of works of art and collections. It traces the firm's dealings in porcelain, tapestries, objets d'art, and Old Masters' paintings, in particular of the Italian Renaissance. The archive comprises...

 
Dwan Gallery Publications and Ephemera, 1959-1971

Collection of exhibition announcements, posters and exhibition catalogs documenting the exhibitions held at Virginia Dwan's influentional galleries in Los Angeles and New York. In the early sixties, Dwan introduced artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenberg, and Yves Klein to...

 
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Eagle (Arnold) Papers and Films Related to Hans Richter

This collection documents the film collaborations and friendship of German-born Dadaist, Hans Richter, and New York photographer and cinematographer, Arnold Eagle. It includes color film footage, out-takes and audiotracks for several of Richter's post-World War II films, as well as...

 
Eckstein (Hans) Research Files

This collection reflects the major research interests of German scholar, Hans Eckstein, from archaeology to architectural history, including historic preservation, the rebuilding of post-World War II German cities, exhibitions, and museums, as well as his large circle of colleagues and...

 
Eisenman (Peter) Architectural drawings for House VI

Sixty-three architectural drawings in pencil, pen and marker on paper document the design development of House VI, one of Peter Eisenman's most important early polemical designs. Commissioned by Suzanne and Dick Frank, it was designed and built in 1972-1975, in...

 
Eisenman (Peter) Architectural Drawings for House VI

Sixty-three architectural drawings in pencil, pen and marker on paper document the design development of House VI, one of Peter Eisenman's most important early polemical designs. Commissioned by Suzanne and Dick Frank, it was designed and built in 1972-1975, in...

 
Experiments in Art and Technology Los Angeles Records

Collection of materials documenting Experiments in Art and Technology Los Angeles, a non-profit organization fostering collaborations between artists and scientists that generally operated independently of the original New York-based E.A.T. The collection offers a survey of proposed and completed projects...

 
Experiments in Art and Technology Records

Records of the organization Experiments in Art and Technology, generated and collected by its president, Billy Klüver, and other staff members, the bulk from 1966-1973. Materials include project files, correspondence, proposals, reports, photographs, posters, audiovisual materials, minutes, clippings, printed matter,...

 
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F. Weber and Co. Records

Manufacturer of artists' materials, including paints, papers, and other supplies. Records contain trade catalogs and price lists, paint formula books, sample books, and business papers, trade catalogs and sample books of other companies, and lectures written and delivered by...

 
Feinblatt (Ebria) Research Papers

Curator Ebria Feinblatt's research papers document her studies in seventeenth-century Bolognese ceiling painting and the development of quadratura illusionistic painting. The collection focuses on the work of Girolamo Curti, Domenico Maria Canuti, Angelo Michele Colonna and Agostino Mitelli, as well...

 
Fellows (Charles) Correspondence

Collection comprises drafts and handwritten copies of letters, as well as notes and inventories written and received by the British archaeologist Sir Charles Fellows (1820-1879). The letters and inventories describe Fellows's expeditions to Lycia, in present day Turkey, and most...

 
Finlay (Ian Hamilton) Papers

This collection details the career and work of Scottish concrete poet/artist, Ian Hamilton Finlay. It includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, garden designs, photographs, project files, clippings, catalogs, and other materials related to his work, his family, colleagues, friends, and the...

 
Fischer (Ernst O.E.) Collection of Max Ernst Prints

A collection of prints by leading Dada and Surrealist artist, Max Ernst, assembled by Ernst O.E. Fischer and comprising 164 sheets. Approximately 66 additional pieces in bound books are now part of the Library's core collection. It constitutes a comprehensive...

 
Fisher (Robert) Collection of Views of Europe

A collection of glass and paper stereographs, glass lantern slides, photographic prints (single and mounted in an album) and photomechanically illustrated travel booklets, primarily depicting European sites and cities, together with some genre scenes and a few non-European views.

 
Fitchen (John) Papers

American architect and architectural historian. Most of the research materials relate to three of Fitchen's books: , , and . Other papers include designs, drawings, and sketchbooks, as well as correspondence with numerous architectural historians, primarily on the subject of...

 
Folgore (Luciano) Papers

A comprehensive collection of materials tracing the career and work of prolific Futurist writer, Luciano Folgore, covering his involvement in that movement as well as his later pioneering work in Italian children's radio and television. The archive comprises a large...

 
Ford (Charles Henri) Papers

American poet, playwright, painter, and publisher. The Charles Henri Ford archive contains correspondence, manuscripts, ephemera, art works, and newspaper clippings relating to himself, his companion, Pavel Tchelitchew, and a large circle of friends, artists, and literary figures.

 
Francis (Sam) Papers

California born artist Sam Francis was a second generation Abstract Expressionist painter who incorporated influences of Jungian psychology, Buddhism, and Japanese aesthetics into the urban and angst-ridden painting style of the New York School. After living abroad in Paris and...

 
Frank Brothers Records

The Frank Brothers records contain material from the Frank Brothers furniture company, an influential, Long Beach, California-based organization, active between 1930 and 1982, credited with defining and promoting mid-century modern furniture design on the West Coast.

 
Fredericks (Claude) Banyan Press archive

Small press founded in 1946 by Claude Fredericks. Archive comprises a complete set of the publications, primarily poetry, and other printed matter from The Banyan Press and Claude Fredericks (1946-1986). Also includes related correspondence, manuscripts, account books, and reviews.

 
Fredericks (Claude) journal and letters

Personal journal (1932-1988) and correspondence (1944-1988) of the American dramatist, poet, printer and teacher, containing some 50,000 pages of journal and some 20,000 pages of carbon copies of letters by Fredericks. This portion of Frederick's archive is restricted, and includes...

 
Fredericks (Claude) papers

Personal papers of the American dramatist, poet, and teacher. Includes his literary writings (1933-1940), notebooks (1945-1988), lecture notes for literature classes taught at Bennington College (1961-1988), letters received (1944-1988), and printed ephemera documenting plays, concerts and exhibits attended (1950-1988), and...

 
French and Company Records

The French & Company records document some of the activities of the art dealership and primarily date from the period of Spencer Samuels's directorship, ca. 1950-1960. Papers relate to legal and business operations, financial matters, the board of directors, business...

 
French and Company Stock sheets and ledgers

Stock sheets, stock books, ledgers, and assorted papers document the objects, primarily decorative arts pieces, bought and sold by the New York art dealer, French & Company, between 1909 and 1968.

 
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G. Cramer Oude Kunst Gallery Records

The records of G. Cramer Oude Kunst in The Hague in the Netherlands document the gallery's business since the early 1920s until the late 1990s, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1938 to 1998. Of particular research value...

 
Galerie Bonnier Records of the Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet (Stockholm, Sweden) and the Galerie Bonnier

Complete business records of the Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden (1918-1974) and the successor gallery, Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland (1961-1997). The combined galleries dealt in Impressionist, Post-impressionist, Cubist, German Expressionist, and early abstract art.

 
Galerie Paul Maenz Koln Records

German gallery in Cologne, dealing in contemporary art. Maenz exhibited, loaned, and sold works by conceptual artists and the German neo-Expressionist painters. Correspondence, financial files, artists' biographies, press clippings, printed matter, and photographs cover virtually every facet of the gallery's...

 
Galerie Schmela Records

Galerie Schmela was one of the most important art galleries in Germany in the postwar period. Through a prescient program of exhibitions, founder Alfred Schmela introduced and promoted innovative European and American artists, such as Joseph Beuys, Arman, Gerhard Richter,...

 
Galleriea dell'Ariete Records

The complete business records of the Galleria dell'Ariete of Milan, Italy, from 1955, when it opened, through its closing in the mid-1980s. It was among the most important galleries in Italy for contemporary art, and had extensive connections with dealers,...

 
Gelder (J. G. van [Jan Gerrit]) Papers

Dutch art historian. Correspondence, notes, photographs, offprints, and annotated books and journals, the bulk organized according to the historical period or artist to which the material pertains. The largest single group of material belongs to the re-publication project of...

 
Gentili - Barnabei archive

Principally records relating to the production and decoration of ceramics, especially majolica, by three generations of the Gentili family, ca. 1650-ca. 1813. Included are some 19th and 20th century papers of Barnabei and his family relating to the history of...

 
Georgescu (Haralamb H.) Papers

The collection documents the professional career of Romanian-born architect Haralamb H. Georgescu. While incomplete, these papers shed light on the prevalence of modernism and its European sources while further broadening the understanding of twentieth-century California modernism.

 
Gere (John) Research papers and photographs regarding Italian Old Master drawings

Papers and photographs document Gere's research on Italian old master drawings, especially Raphael and his circle, and Taddeo and Federico Zuccaro.

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Architectural Sculpture

A collection of modern photographs assembled by the Getty Research Institute of architectural sculpture, mostly detached from the original location, concentrating on works of the Greek and Roman periods, from the Greek Archaic through the late Roman Empire (6 century...

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Architecture

A collection of modern photographs of ancient sites and monuments assembled by the Getty Resarch Institute, concentrating on Greek and Roman architecture from the Greek Archaic through the late Roman Empire (6th century BC-6th century AD). Coverage is most complete...

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Coins

A collection of photographs of ancient coins, predominantly Greek and Roman, assembled by the Getty Research Institute.

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Inscriptions

A collection of photographs assembled by the Getty Research Institute of ancient inscriptions, predominently Greek and Roman, with Athenian inscriptions constituting the largest portion of the collection.

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Minot Arts Objects

A collection of modern photographs assembled by the Getty Research Institute of ancient works of the minor arts, chiefly from the Greek and Roman periods, Greek Archaic through the late Roman Empire (6th century BC-6th century AD). Object types include:...

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Mosaics

A collection of modern photographs assembled by the Getty Research Institute of ancient mosaics, both in situ and removed, concentrating on the Greek and Roman periods, Greek Archaic through the late Roman Empire (6th century BC-6th century AD).

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Mural Painting

A collection of modern photographs of ancient wall paintings, both in situ and detached, assembled by the Getty Research Institute. The collection's concentration is on works of the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman periods, 6th century BC-6th century AD.

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Portrait Sculpture

A collection of modern photographs of ancient portrait sculpture, concentrating on the Greek and Roman periods, assembled by the Getty Research Institute. The collection's focus is on famous ancient persons, including Greek philosophers and statesmen, Hellenistic rulers, Roman Republican statesmen,...

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Relief Sculpture

A collection of modern photographs assembled by the Getty Research Institute of ancient sculpture in relief, concentrating on the Greek and Roman periods, Greek Archaic through the late Roman Empire (6th century BC-6th century AD).

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Sarcophagi

A collection of modern photographs assembled by the Getty Research Institute of ancient sarcophagi with relief sculptural decoration, with concentration on examples from the Greek and Roman periods.

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Ancient Vases

A collection of modern photographs of Greek and Roman vases assembled by the Getty Research Institute. Photographs of Attic black- and red-figured vases attributed to particular vase-painters by J. D. Beazley comprise the largest component of the collection. Coverage of...

 
Getty Research Institute Study Photographs of Museum Displays of Ancient Art

A collection of photographs of Greek and Roman art in museum galleries and displays assembled by the Getty Research Institute. A number of museums are especially well documented, including: the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA; the Museo archeologico nazionale...

 
Getty Research Institute Study Phototgraphs of Ancient Sculpture in the Round

A collection of modern photographs assembled by the Getty Research Institute of ancient sculpture in the round, concentrating on the Greek and Roman periods, Greek Archaic through the late Roman Empire (6th century BC-6th century AD).

 
Gigord (Pierre de) Collection of Photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey

Spanning roughly one hundred years, the collection of over 6,000 photographic images forms a visual record of the late years of the Ottoman Empire and the formation and early years of the Republic of Turkey. The collection focuses on cultural...

 
Gjerstad (Einar) Research Papers

The Einar Gjerstad research papers document the long and prolific scholarly career of this Swedish classical archaeologist. The archive includes research notes, photographs, drawings, typescripts and publication production materials for Gjerstad's extensive studies of the archaeology of Cyprus and early...

 
Glicksman (Hal) Papers

The papers document the life and career of Hal Glicksman, a curator and preparator who contributed to many key exhibitions in Southern California, and helped found several important Southern California art institutions. The collection provides information regarding Glicksman's relationships with...

 
Goldberg (Donald) Collection of French Caricature

A collection, assembled by Donald Goldberg, comprised entirely of 19th century French lithographs designed by two artists known by their pseudonyms, Paul Gavarni and Grandville, and featuring political and social caricature.

 
Goldscheider (Ludwig) Papers

Art historian, poet, and translator, and co-founder, director, designer, and editor of the Phaidon Press. Collection includes letters, drafts, and manuscript revisions of books, photographic materials, annotated books, and personal papers primarily documenting Goldscheider's writings on art and artists.

 
Gomez-Correa (Enrique) Papers

Archive contains materials by and about poet, essayist and editor, Enrique Gómez-Correa, chiefly covering his activities during the 1940s, as well as his prominence in the South American surrealist movement. It contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal photographs, books, articles, clippings, artwork,...

 
Grabar (Oleg) Papers

The Oleg Grabar papers document the career of the scholar who transformed the field of Islamic art history in the United States. Compiled over more than fifty years, the archive contains thousands of photographs, slides, notes, specialized and hard-to-find research...

 
Gray (Eileen) Architectural Drawings

Sixteen architectural drawings once owned by architect and designer Eileen Gray comprise the archive. Original drawings and reprographic prints for three of Gray's own architectural projects form the bulk of the archive, with the rest being prints of drawings for...

Greenberg (Clement) Papers

The Clement Greenberg Papers document the professional and personal life of the art critic known for championing American Abstract Expressionist painters.

 
Guerrilla Girls Records

Guerrilla Girls records document the activities of the feminist art group, comprising a complete set of posters, mass mailings, form letters, and other graphic materials, along with internal group memoranda, letters from fans, business correspondence, and audiovisual materials.

 
Gutiérrez (Tonatiúh and Electra) collection of maps and images of the Americas

The Tonatiúh and Electra Gutiérrez collection of maps and images of the Americas spans more than three centuries and includes maps of North and South America, several world maps, and iconography of life, fauna and rituals in the Americas. It...

 
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Hadid (Zaha) Drawings for "The Great Utopia" Exhibition, 1992

A collection of 79 drawings and paintings from contemporary architect, Zaha Hadid (b. 1950) executed for the design of the exhibition of Russian Constructivist art, "The Great Utopia" (Guggenheim Museum, 1992). There are 32 ink drawings and 47 acrylic paintings,...

 
Hall (Manly Palmer) Collection of alchemical manuscripts

A collection of 243 manuscripts detailing the arts of Alchemy, Hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and Masonry, gathered by Manly Palmer Hall, author and researcher in the realms of mysticism and the occult.

 
Hammersley (Frederick) sketchbooks, notes, prints, and working materials

A set of sketchbooks, notebooks, lithographs, notes, and working materials by California hard-edge abstract painter, Frederick Hammersley.

 
Harry Smith papers

The archive was assembled after the death of Harry Smith, polymath filmmaker, painter, and collector of American vernacular art, music, and artifacts. It contains correspondence from the last three years of Smith's life, a selection of Smith's manuscripts and art,...

 
Hausmann (Raoul) Correspondence

Austrian artist, one of the founders of the Dada movement; active in Berlin 1912-1933. Collection details Hausmann's life in exile and chronicles his professional activities from 1945 to 1971. Letters to and from artists, writers, dealers, critics, and publishers contain...

 
Heim Gallery records

London gallery directed by Andrew Ciechanowieck. Records include extensive correspondence with museums, galleries, collectors, and other colleagues in Europe and the United States. Photographs document paintings, drawings, sculptures, and decorative art sold and exhibited by, and offered to the gallery....

 
Held (Julius S.) Papers

Research papers of Julius Samuel Held, American art historian renowned for his scholarship in 16th- and 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art, expert on Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, and Rembrandt. The ca. 70 linear feet of material, dating from...

 
Hemmerdinger (William) papers, 1871, 1941-2007

This collection comprises the professional papers of William Hemmerdinger. The papers reflect Hemmerdinger's roles as writer, artist, gallerist and teacher, and are rich in artist research files as well as ephemera focusing on Southern California modern artists and galleries.

 
Herms (George) Papers

Southern California artist, writer, and musician George Herms was one of the founders of the West Coast assemblage movement. Influenced by the art of his close friend Wallace Berman, his work brings together discards, beach trash, urban detritus and other...

 
Higgins (Dick) Papers

American artist, poet, writer, publisher, composer, and educator. The archive contains papers collected or generated by Higgins, documenting his involvement with Fluxus and happenings, pattern and concrete poetry, new music, and small press publishing from 1972 to 1994, with some...

 
High Performance Magazine Records

High Performance magazine records document the publication's content, editorial process and administrative history during its quarterly run from 1978-1997. Founded as a magazine covering performance art, the publication gradually shifted editorial focus first to include all new and experimental...

 
Hildebrandt (Hans and Lily) papers

An essentially complete record of the life and work of art historian and critic, Hans Hildebrandt, and of his artist wife, Lily, reflecting their interests in modern art, architecture, and decorative arts, and their close friendships with a number of...

 
Hines (Thomas S.) Interviews Regarding Richard J. Neutra

A collection of sound recordings of interviews conducted by architectural historian Thomas S. Hines between 1972 and 1980 in preparation for his book and exhibition about Richard J. Neutra, published in 1982. Interviewees include Neutra's family, friends, business associates, clients,...

 
Hinkefuss (Carl Ernst) Papers

The papers of Carl Ernst Hinkefuss document the career of this graphic designer, as well as broader developments in German commercial graphic design in the early decades of the twentieth century. The archive is comprised primarily of original trademark and...

 
Hoffman (Malvina) Papers

A nearly complete archive of letters, manuscripts, photographs, diaries, drawings, and films documents Malvina Hoffman's life and her career as a sculptor and writer.

 
Hoffmann (Josef Franz Maria) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and other papers of the Austrian designer and architect, Josef Hoffmann, document his involvement in the arts and crafts movement and his writings in art education. The bulk of the papers date to the 1920s and 1930s.

Hopkins (Henry) Papers

The selected papers of curator, teacher, and museum director, Henry Hopkins, document his teaching at the University of California, Los Angeles, some of the exhibitions he curated, and his directorship at the Fort Worth Art Center Museum, the San Francisco...

 
Horn (Walter) papers

Research archive of the art historian Walter William Horn (1908-1995) comprises manuscripts, field notes, drawings, correspondence, publications, blueprints, photographs, slides, and negatives compiled during Horn's research of medieval timber-framed vernacular structures such as barns, halls, churches, and hospitals in England,...

 
Huelsenbeck (Richard) Papers

Papers of German poet, Richard Huelsenbeck, who was involved with the Dada movement and edited several of its important journals. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, some photographs, clippings and catalogues.

Huidobro (Vicente) Papers

Papers of the Chilean poet, novelist, playwright and polemicist, Vicente Huidobro, comprised of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed matter, and photographs.

Hutzel (Max) Photographs of Art and Architecture in Italy

This collection contains thorough photographic documentation by Max Hutzel of art and architecture in Italy ranging in date from Antiquity to late Baroque. Included are photographs of secular buildings, museum holdings, ancient ruins, and religious institutions covering a broad range...

 
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Ingholt (Harald) papers relating to Gandharan art, 1897-1985 (bulk 1954-1978)

The Harald Ingholt papers relating to Gandharan art document one aspect of this Near Eastern archaeologist's broad research interests. The archive contains production materials, such as a text draft and page layouts, related to Gandhāran Art in Pakistan, for which...

 
International Design Conference in Aspen Records

Founded in 1951, the International Design Conference in Aspen (IDCA) emulated the Bauhaus philosophy by promoting a close collaboration between modern art, design, and commerce. For more than 50 years the conference served as a forum for designers to discuss...

 
Internationale Situationniste Emphemera

A collection of assembled printed manifestoes, tracts, exhibition catalogs, and posters created by members of Internationale Situationniste (I.S.). The founding of this politically charged artistic and literary movement can be traced through the small amount of ephemera by the Internationale...

 
Interviews with art historians

Transcripts, audio recordings, and computer disks preserve interviews with contemporary art historians, archaeologists, bibliographers, and selected key individuals from the J. Paul Getty Trust.

 
Irwin (Robert) Papers

Robert Irwin is a California artist, known for his space and light, and environmental works. His papers (1970-1996) document with correspondence, writings, clippings, drawings, photographs, models, and sound and video recordings about 46 of Irwin's site-specific, primarily public, artworks. Additions...

 
Isabelle (Charles-Edouard) Drawings of Ancient Sites in Italy

The collection comprises 163 drawings made by the French architect Charles-Edouard Isabelle (1800-1880) during his travels to Italy and Croatia between 1826 and 1827. Most drawings are of Pompeii. Also present are drawings of other ancient Roman sites in the...

 
Israel (Franklin D.) Papers

Los Angeles-based architect Frank Israel contributed substantially toward the architectural discourse of the 1980s and early 1990s, and served as a key link between the modernist generation of California architects and the work of current practitioners. The archive is comprised...

 
Italian theater prints

The Italian theater prints collection documents the development of stage design, or scenography, the architecture of theaters, and the iconography of characters and masks.

 
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Jan Baum Gallery Records

The Jan Baum Gallery records include correspondence; press kits containing newspaper clippings, price lists, curriculum vitae and artists' statements; loan agreements; receipts; invitations; miscellaneous ephemera; and photographic and audiovisual materials.

 
Jastrow (Elisabeth) papers

The Elisabeth Jastrow papers document the life and scholarship of this émigré archaeologist who left Germany due to the anti-Semitic policies of the Third Reich. The archive contains personal and professional correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, extensive research notes and photographic documentation...

 
Johnson (Philip) Architectural Projects

American architect. Architectural drawings, study models, photographs, brochures, and miscellaneous papers, the bulk of which relate to the Franklin Square building, Washington, D.C., a project by John Burgee Associates with Philip Johnson. The collection also includes models and brochures for...

 
Johnson (Philip) papers

Documentation of the early and later career of architect Philip Johnson, especially representative of his early work, particularly his Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, and a number of little known, never constructed projects. The collection consists of photographs, printed...

 
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Kandinsky (Wassily) Papers

Russian-born artist considered to be one of the creators of abstract painting. Papers document Kandinsky's teachings at the Bauhaus, his writings, his involvement with the Russian Academy of Artistic Sciences (RAKhN) in Moscow, and his professional contacts with art dealers,...

 
Kappe (Ray) Papers

Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe is one of Southern California's preeminent designers of modern residential architecture and a long-time educator who founded the influential Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). Consisting of drawings, documents, photographs, client correspondence, and writings, the...

 
Kaprow (Allan) Papers

The Allan Kaprow Papers offer comprehensive documentation of an artistic career that spanned the latter half of the 20th century and continues into the 21st. Arranged chronologically so as to demonstrate the artist's passage from student of art and art...

 
Kasmin Limited Records

Complete records of Kasmin Limited, the London gallery owned by John Kasmin. Records include correspondence, business records (invoices, stockbooks, ledgers, artists' contracts, and office diaries), scrapbooks of press clippings, visitors' books, printed matter (catalogs, invitations, and ephemera), and photographic documentation...

 
Keller (Harald) Papers

German art historian and teacher (1903-1989). Lecture notes, correspondence, and manuscripts compiled during Keller’s 35-year academic career cover major periods and works in the history of art and architecture. Papers include research notes and annotated copies of several Keller...

 
Åkerström (Åke) Papers

The Åke Åkerström papers record the scholarly career of this Swedish classical archaeologist. Åkerström's research interests and publications ranged from architectural terracottas in Asia Minor to Etruscan tomb typology to Mycenaean pottery in Greece, and this breadth is reflected in...

 
Kitzinger (Ernst) Papers

Art historian specializing in Byzantine, early Christian, and early medieval art. The papers document Kitzinger's scholarly contribution to the history of late antique, early Christian, Byzantine, and early medieval art. The collection consists of offprints of his published work, research...

 
Kleinschmidt (Hans J.) Research Files

German-born psychiatrist with a deep interest in German expressionism and Dada. Kleinschmidt was concerned with trends in art and literature from the turn of the century to the end of the Weimar Republic. This collection consists of unpublished letters, published...

 
Knoedler Kasmin Limited Records

The Knoedler Kasmin Limited records document the business of the London gallery under the partnership of gallerist John Kasmin with New York's Knoedler & Co. from 1977 to 1992. The gallery exhibited mostly abstract painting and sculpture and represented well-known...

Knoedler records

The records of M. Knoedler & Co. document the business of one of the most important American art dealers for more than a century, from 1848 to 1971, and trace the development of the once provincial American art market into...

Koenig (Pierre) papers

The archive of Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig, consisting of drawings, photographs, documents, writings and client correspondence, and three models. The archive is an important resource for the study of Southern California Modernism, as well as for the study of...

 
Komor (Mathias) Photographic Archive

Assembled by Mathias Komor, an art dealer in New York City from the 1930s until his death in 1984, the collection documents objects that passed through one of the first New York dealers to handle ancient and primitive art.

 
Kopelman (Gabrielle) Papers

The papers of Gabrielle Kopelman document her numerous projects as a New York-based independent conservator for various institutions such as The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and The Toledo Museum of Art, as well as art dealers including P. & D....

 
Krisel (William) Papers

Southern California architect William Krisel is a pioneering designer of mid-century residential and commercial architecture, known mainly for his affordable homes expressing the modern aesthetic. Consisting of drawings, photographs, documents, and articles, the archive contributes greatly to the study of...

 
Kurtz (Charles M.) Archive

American art critic, editor, collector, dealer, and director of numerous arts organizations and expositions. Collection documents Kurtz's prominent role as arts administrator, and patron and promoter of the arts, and includes letters from notable figures in the late 19th- and...

 
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Laemmle Gallery photographs documenting the Laemmle art business, Munich and Los Angeles, 1894-1993

This collection of glass negatives, photographs, and tearsheets was assembled by art dealers Siegfried and Walter Laemmle in the course of pursuing business in Munich and Los Angeles and represents the remaining records of their business.

 
Lamelas (David) Papers

The personal and professional papers of Argentinean sculptor and filmmaker David Lamelas provide an overview of Lamelas's artistic practices and the development of his work from sculpture to architecture, film, and conceptual installations. Drawings, sketches, notes, plans, photographs, correspondence, sketchbooks,...

 
Lautner (John) Papers

The John Lautner papers contain the comprehensive archive of this Southern California architect who became famous for such innovative structures as Chemosphere (the Malin House) and Silvertop (the Reiner House). Comprised of about 10,000 drawings, photographs and slides, and 17...

 
Lawrence Alloway papers

Lawrence Alloway was a British born art critic active in the New York art scene from 1960 until his death in 1990. An early champion of post-war American art, he coined the term "Pop Art." The archive consists of correspondence...

 
Le Pautre (Jean) Etchings

This collection consists of 502 etchings after Le Pautre's own compositions, some published during his lifetime and some republished late. The etchings include historical, mythological, and biblical scenes, exterior and interior architecture, furniture, ornament, and trophies. From Theodore Besterman's collection.

Le Plongeon (Augustus and Alice Dixon) papers

The collection documents the archaeological excavations, fieldwork, research, and writings of the nineteenth-century photographers, antiquarians, and amateur archaeologists Augustus and Alice Dixon Le Plongeon, the first persons to systematically excavate and photograph the Maya sites of Chichén Itzá and Uxmal...

 
Lechter (Melchior) Papers

German artist, best known for his work in the decorative design of books and ex libris, stained glass windows and painting. Collection consists primarily of correspondence between Lechter and the artists, writers, craftsmen, and decorative artists with whom he worked...

 
Letter and papers of British artists

The collection, assembled by the repository, comprises 1360 items, mostly letters signed by 507 British painters, illustrators, printmakers, draughtsmen, and sculptors. The collection includes circa 40 illustrated letters, as well as sketches, press clippings, manuscripts, and reproductions of art works....

 
Letters of British architects

An assembled collection of letters written by 34 British architects between 1793 and 1921, most of them from the second half of the 19th century.

 
Letters of British art patrons, collectors, and dealers

An assembled collection of 66 letters, written by 47 persons between 1821 and 1921. Most letters date to the 19th century. The letters present a view of the 19th century world of art patrons, dealers, and collectors.

 
Letters of British authors

This collection, assembled by the repository, comprises 150 letters sent by 73 persons between 1770 and 1915. The authors of the letters include British editors, publishers, writers, art critics, politicians, archaeologists, scientists, writers on architecture, and writers of dictionaries.

 
Letters of British dignitaries and professionals

The collection, assembled by the repository, comprises 65 letters from 43 correspondents. The senders are well-known people in England, including physicians, politicians, directors of cultural institutions, and members of the peerage and the clergy. The letters cover a wide variety...

 
Lettrism Papers

A collection of letters and ephemera belonging to editor Raymond Queneau, one of the founders of "Ouilipo." The materials concern the avant-garde movement Lettrism, and comprise correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, and ephemera.

 
Lettrist Movement Papers

Assorted material from the Lettrist movement, including manuscripts, printed essays and tracts, and exhibition ephemera.

Liberman (Alexander) photography archive

The archive contains photographs by Alexander Liberman, Russian-born photographer, art director of Vogue magazine, and editorial director of Condé Nast publications. Included in the collection are approximately 8,000 photographic prints, 50,000 transparencies, 90,000 negatives, 38 books of contact prints, and...

 
Libeskind (Daniel) Papers

The Libeskind archive contains 15 design projects (1970-1991), materials related to Libeskind's teaching at the Cranbrook Academy of Art (1980-1984), manuscripts and publications (1970-1990) and photographs, slides and transparencies (ca. 1968-1990). The Jewish Museum in Berlin (also called Between the...

 
Lihn (Enrique) Papers

Chilean poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. Papers include Lihn's correspondence with poets, writers, publishers, artists, critics, and friends and family. His notebooks contain drafts of his writings, drawings, and notes. Other files hold research and lecture notes, drawings and collages,...

 
Lissitzky (El) letters and photographs

The El Lissitzky letters and photographs collection consists of 106 letters sent, most by Lissitzky to his wife, Sophie Lissitzky-Küppers, along with his personal notes on art and aesthetics, a few official and personal documents, and approximately 165 documentary photographs...

Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive

The Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) was among the first museums in the United States to focus on video as an artistic medium. The materials in the archive document LBMA's innovative approaches to the production and display of video...

 
Lorant (Stefan) collection

A founder of modern pictorial journalism. Photographic documentation collected by Lorant represents German history from the Bismarck era to the Nuremberg Trials (ca. 1871-1946). A smaller portion of the collection consists of stills from Lorant's silent films and personal photographs...

 
Lunn (Harry) Papers

The Harry Lunn papers document the business dealings of the noted print and photography dealer from the mid-1960s until his death in 1998, and provide a glimpse into the workings of one of the primary creators of the photography art...

 
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Man Ray Letters and Album

A significant ensemble of letters and writings by or addressed to Man Ray and collected by his sister Elsie Ray Siegler and her daughter Naomi Savage. The letters provide a rich chronicle of Man Ray's personal and professional life from...

Mapplethorpe (Robert) papers

The papers and photographs of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) span the artist's career, from his early drawings, collages and jewelry to his renowned photographic work in the 1970s and 1980s. The photographic material in the archive includes Polaroids, photographs, commercial commissions,...

 
Maps of Paris Collection

A collection of 152 printed maps of Paris and its environs, dating from the mid-18th to early 20th centuries. Most are hand-colored, indexed, and many are illustrated with vignettes of famed monuments.

 
Maps of Vienna

Ten lithographed hand-colored maps of Vienna published (and possibly drawn) by Austrian cartographer Carl Graf Vasquez. One print shows the city and neighboring districts in the medieval era (1147); the remaining prints show the city in the years prior...

 
Marinetti (F. T. and Benedetta Cappa) papers

The founder and leader of the futurist movement. Married Benedetta Cappa, a futurist writer and artist, in 1923. Collection includes minor manifesto manuscripts, generally typewritten, sometimes translated or excerpted; a number of minor literary manuscripts; and 20,000 slides that reproduce...

 
Marinetti (Filippo Tommaso) correspondence and papers

Writer and founder and leader of the Italian Futurist movement. Correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed matter from Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's papers, documenting the history of the futurist movement from its beginning in the journal , through World War I, and...

 
Marinetti (Filippo Tommaso) Student Notebooks and Other Papers

Filippo Tomasso Marinetti's class notes, essays, and stories that he wrote for secondary school in Alexandria, Egypt. One notebook by Leone Marinetti. Selected correspondence, 1891-1943, with school friends and the school rector. Letters concerning the futurist enterprise from Gino Severini,...

 
Materials Relating to the Building of a Bridge at Bergerac

A comprehensive collection of architectural materials related to the building of a bridge at Bergerac in southwest France (bulk ca. 1825), containing plans, designs, proposals, explanations, estimates, specifications, correspondence, and other supporting materials.

Mendelsohn (Erich and Luise) Papers

The archive, from the estate of Luise Mendelsohn, comprises the personal correspondence and documents of the Mendelsohn family. Includes transcripts or originals of correspondence between Erich and Luise Mendelsohn (1910-1953) reflecting Erich Mendelsohn's architectural, aesthetic, and political development. Other papers...

 
Mesens (E. L. T.) papers

E.L.T. Mesens collected, supported, and promoted the work of surrealist artists and writers. The archive comprises comprehensive documentation of the Belgian surrealist's career as gallery director, editor, publisher, critic, musician, poet, and artist. Most significant are ca. 3,500 letters (1918-1971)...

 
Meulen (Jan van der) Photographs of Chartres Cathedral

The archive consists of photographs and slides documenting Chartres Cathedral and related buildings of the 12th and 13th centuries taken by architect and art historian Jan van der Meulen and an assistant over the course of many campaigns, mostly between...

 
Mexican Carte-de-Visite Portrait Album From the Era of Maximilian and Napoleon III

Mexican carte-de-visite portrait album from the era of Maximilian and Napoleon III.

 
Mexican religious engravings collection

Collection contains 49 loose prints, book cards, ex votos, and indulgences concerning the interpretation of religious subjects and their devotion. Printers include Jose Elogio Morales, Jose de Nava, Jose Benito Ortuno, Francisco Antonio Rubio, Tomas de Suria, Manuel de Villavicencio,...

Mühl (Otto) papers, circa 1918-circa 1997

The archive of Otto Mühl, co-founder and one of the main participants of Viennese Actionism, and founder of the living experiment known as the Friedrichshof Commune, includes his complete diaries and a wealth of theoretical writings about Actionism, the concept...

 
Middeldorf (Ulrich Alexander) Papers

German-American art historian who specialized in the areas of sculpture, bronzes, and the applied arts. The bulk of the collection consists of Middeldorf's research files: clippings and bibliographic notations about the arts, particularly sculpture, drawings, Renaissance medals, and applied arts...

 
Middeldorf (Ulrich Alexander) study photographs of sculpture and minor arts

The study photographs of Ulrich Alexander Middeldorf, a German-American art historian, provide insight into how his work was conceived and organized. His principal publications concerned Tuscan sculptors of the quattrocento as well as bronzes, medals, and plaquettes. He was director...

 
Middle Eastern and North African Views and Portraits

This collection of albumen prints dates from the last quarter of the 19th century and comprises views and portraits from North Africa and the Middle East, some of which are signed Bonfils.

 
Minimal and Conceptual Art Documents

An assembled collection of visual and written documentation, including correspondence and artists' statements, and photographs and drawings relating to gallery installations, sculptural pieces, conceptual pieces, land art, and performances. Includes artists' letters to German critic and editor Werner Lippert and...

 
Mizuno Gallery Records, 1955-2005, bulk 1966-1988

The Mizuno Gallery occupies an important place in the history of postwar art in Los Angeles as a venue for contemporary art from 1967 to 1984. The archive includes gallery ephemera, postcards, letters, installation shots and other photographs documenting gallerist...

 
MOD-X Building System Records

The MOD-X Building System records document the brief life of this product as its creators sought to find a niche for it in the post World War II efforts to industrialize building design and construction through prefabrication. Consisting primarily of...

 
Moro (César) Papers

The papers of Peruvian Surrealist poet and artist César Moro include notebooks, drafts of poems, manuscripts of articles, personal diaries, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and correspondence with a number of other artists of the era, including André Coyné, Benjamin Péret, Paul...

 
Mourey (Gabriel) Letters received

The collection comprises 31 letters and postcards sent to the French art critic Gabriel Mourey by 9 correspondents, most of them Belgian artists. An additional 20 letters are from Emile Gallé.

 
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Nadel (Leonard) Photographs and other material relating to housing and urban redevelopment in Los Angeles

Consisting primarily of photographic material by Leonard Nadel from 1947 to 1957, the collection records early efforts by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) to promote integrated public housing for the city's growing multi-ethnic population, and...

 
Nekes collection of optical devices, prints, and games

German filmmaker. The collection charts the nature of visual perception in modern European culture at a time when pre-cinema objects evolved from instruments of natural magic to devices for entertainment. Most of the items date from the mid-18th century to...

 
Neuerburg (Norman) papers regarding Getty Villa design and construction

The papers of art history professor Norman Neuerburg (1966-1987) relate to his role as the historical consultant in the design and construction of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, also known as the Getty Villa. Files contain correspondence, lectures,...

 
Newhall (Beaumont and Nancy) Papers

The archive documents the work of Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, two key figures in the history of photography, through correspondence, extensive research files, published and unpublished writings, and photographs, slides and audiotapes. Beaumont Newhall's papers (136 lin. ft.) date from...

 
Nineteenth century French artists' letters and other papers

This assembled collection comprises 85 items, mainly letters, notes, and cards written by 30 identified French artists, and 10 of other nationalities, on various subjects related to their professional and private lives.

 
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Oakeshott (Walter Fraser) Papers

Scholar of Medieval art, distinguished by his work on the 12th-century Winchester Bibles and on Elizabethan England. The papers document much of his work and reflect his lifelong passion for studying and collecting early books and maps. The archive primarily...

 
Ohff (Heinz) Collection of Wolf Vostell Papers

The Wolf Vostell papers, collected by the German art critic and friend of the artist, Heinz Ohff, document the activities of one of Europe's pioneers in video art, Happenings, and Fluxus. The bulk of the material dates from the 1970s...

 
Oldeberg (Andreas) papers

Authority on ancient Scandinavian metalwork and metallurgy. The Andreas Oldeberg papers are comprised of research data for metal artifacts from Sweden dating from the Bronze Age through the Middle Ages, as well as a small amount of analysis relating to...

 
Olschki (Leonardo) Papers

German-Italian romance philologist, orientalist, and scholar of medieval and renaissance texts. His papers comprises research papers, his manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, and some personal documents. Annotated proofs for English, German, and Italian editions of Marco Polo's Asia and Genius of Italy...

 
Orth (Myra Dickman) research papers

The research papers of Myra Dickman Orth consist of manuscript notes, correspondence, drawings, publications, slides, offprints, photographs, and index cards. An American art historian and a leading specialist on French Renaissance manuscripts, Orth conducted research and published on books of...

 
Outerbridge (Paul) Papers

The Paul Outerbridge papers document the American photographer’s artistic and professional life from his earliest art studies in 1915 through his varied career as an innovator in advertising photography, a pioneer in color photography, and a freelance writer. The archive...

 
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Panza (Giuseppe) Papers

Collection documents the Italian businessman's activities in collecting works by some of the seminal American artists involved with abstract expressionist, pop, minimal, conceptual, environmental, and light and space art. The archive contains material dating from 1956, when Panza began collecting....

 
Patricia Faure Gallery Records

The Patricia Faure Gallery in Los Angeles, which began as Asher/Faure, exhibited internationally recognized artists such as Richard Artschwager, Philip Guston and Morris Louis along with less-known local artists such as Gwynn Murrill, Craig Kauffman and Jack Goldstein. The archive...

 
Payro (Julio) Letters received

The collection comprises 354 letters from 116 correspondents sent to the Argentine art critic Julio Payró between 1937 and 1971.

 
Pecci-Blunt (Anna Laetitia) collection of maps of Rome

The collection consists of 42 printed maps of the city of Rome, dating circa 1550 to 1883, from the library of collector, gallerist, philanthropist and patron of the arts, Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt.

 
Pecci-Blunt (Anna Laetitia) Print Collection of Views of Rome

The collection consists of 97 prints of views of the city of Rome, dating 1589 to circa 1860, from the library of collector, gallerist, philanthropist and patron of the arts, Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt.

 
Petronio (Arthur) Papers

Small archive of Arthur Petronio, composer of verbophonic works, or works at the intersection of poetry and music.

 
Pettoruti (Emilio) Letters to Julio Payró

The collection contains letters from the Argentine artist Emilio Pettoruti to the art historian and critic, Julio Payró (1943-1957). One of the 52 letters is to Pettoruti, 3 letters are from Pettoruti's wife. A one page inventory lists Pettoruti's paintings...

 
Pevsner (Nikolaus) Miscellaneous Papers

This collection of papers relates primarily to the work of German-born art and architecture historian Nikolaus Pevsner during the 1960s and 1970s, including publications and speaking engagements, pedagogical research, and his membership on boards and committees, such as the Council...

 
Pevsner (Nikolaus) Papers

Papers and manuscripts of the German-born art and architecture historian (1902-1983). Papers date primarily from the years following Pevsner's immigration to England in 1933, and include written and visual materials used for lectures or as research for his many books...

 
Photographs of Twentieth-Century Artists, Exhibitions, Installations, and Studio Views

A collection of assembled documentary and rare photographs of artists, art personalities (including dealers, collectors, art historians, art critics, and publishers), exhibitions, collections, installations, and studios.

 
Pillement (Jean) Etchings

329 prints designed by Jean Pillement and etched by various printmakers. The etchings of chinoiserie, flowers, and rustic scenes were sources for designs on Worcester porcelain. The collection represents perhaps one-quarter of Pillement's printed designs.

 
Piper (David) Papers Relating to British Museums and Art Institutions

British museum director, art historian, and novelist (1918-1990). These papers reflect Piper's tenure as director of the National Portrait Gallery (1964-1967), the Fitzwilliam Museum (1967-1973), and the Ashmolean Museum (1973-1985), as well as his position on various boards and institutions....

 
Pélissier (George) Photographs and Papers

Art historian, lecturer, and cultural advisor to Tiffany and Company. In his wide travels, Pélissier both collected and created photographic images on diverse subjects, including buildings, monuments, gardens, city views, decorative arts, as well as family and friends. The...

 
Porter (Arthur Kingsley) Study Photographs of Romanesque Architecture and Sculpture

An assortment of approximately 2000 photographic copy prints made from Arthur Kingsley Porter's negatives, now held by the Fine Arts Library, Harvard University. Images document medieval architecture and sculpture across Europe, with an emphasis on Romanesque monuments in France and...

 
Porter (Bern) Mail Art Collection

American physicist, poet, publisher, editor of artists' books, illustrator and mail artist. Collection consists of five collections of mail art preserved by Porter from his own accumulation and those of fellow mail artists John Pyros, Carlo Pittore (née Charles Stanley),...

 
Posada (Jose Guadalupe) Prints

A largely self-taught artist who produced more than 20,000 prints, his most well-known pieces for the publisher Antonio Vanegas Arroyo in Mexico City. Most were illustrated broadsides on brightly colored paper and sold by strolling vendors throughout Mexico. Posada influenced...

 
Poupard-Lieussou (Yves) Correspondence and Collected Papers on Dada and Surrealism

French scholar of Dada and surrealism, and vice president of the Association pour l'Étude de Dada et du Surréalisme. Collection consists of correspondence received by Poupard-Lieussou from artists, writers, publishers, critics, and scholars, mainly 1956-1979. Includes bio-bibliographic notes, drawings, photographs,...

 
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Raffaëlli (Jean-François) Papers

French painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, and author of Italian descent. Raffaëlli introduced technical innovations in ink drawing colors, drypoint, and color engraving. The archive documents Raffaëlli's art (especially his innovations in printmaking), exhibits, art criticism, and his literary and socio-political...

 
Rainer (Yvonne) Papers

Yvonne Rainer is an avant-garde American dancer, choreographer, filmmaker and writer. Her papers document her life as an artist from the late 1950s through 2006, and include photographic material dated as early as 1933. Materials include dance scores; programs and...

 
Raphael (Max) Papers

Modernist art historian, born in Poland (1889), died in the United States (1952). Papers contain approximately 6 linear feet of manuscripts (many unpublished) on philosophy, artists and art (ancient, medieval and modern), the sociology of art, architects and architecture,...

 
Reichardt (Jasia) Archive of Concrete and Sound Poetry

British art critic, editor, and curator born in Poland. The collection consists of poetry in a variety of media: manuscripts and typescripts, screenprints and posters, collages and original graphics, sound recordings, photoprints, and objects. Artists include Ronaldo Azedredo, Stephen Bann,...

 
Reichardt (Jasia) Correspondence

Jasia Reichardt correspondence, 1956-1987, consists mainly of correspondence between artists, writers, and Reichardt from 1965 to 1975 when she was Assistant Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, and Director of the Whitechapel Gallery.

 
Reis (Bernard and Rebecca) papers

Accountant who served as a financial advisor and patron to many artists; wife Rebecca Reis (b. 1900) was an art collector. The papers contain correspondence, business and financial records, printed ephemera, photographs, a substantial body of letters from major and...

 
Renger-Patzsch (Albert) papers

German photographer associated with the art movement Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity). The archive documents Renger-Patzsch's professional life, especially his work on book projects and commissions for industrial firms. It also includes technical details of his photographic workshop, and provides insight...

 
Repton (Humphry) architectural and landscape designs, 1807-1913

English landscape designer. An assembled collection of drawings, letters and a report document Humphry Repton's designs for gardens and buildings.

 
Richards (Mary Caroline) papers

Papers document Richards's work as a scholar and teacher of English literature, her a poet, potter, and translator, and finally her lectures, workshops, and writings in art education. The papers emphasize the 1940s and 1950s, the period during which Richards...

 
Roh (Franz) Papers

German art historian and pioneering critic of the 20th-century avant-garde who took an interest in the study and development of photography as an art form. Collection consists primarily of letters received from more than 1,000 correspondents, ca. 1911-1965. The correspondence...

 
Rolf Nelson Gallery Records

The Rolf Nelson Gallery made a significant contribution to the vibrant Southern California art scene of the 1960s by exhibiting emerging as well as established artists. The archive contains correspondence, photographs, and printed ephemera related to the operation of the...

 
Rose (Barbara) Papers

The Barbara Rose papers represent a selection from her archive and document her research in post-war and contemporary American art. The bulk of the papers date from 1960 through 1985. Included are sound recordings and videos, most of which are...

 
Rosenberg (Harold) Papers

American art critic who developed the concept of "action painting" to describe the work of New York School painters such as De Kooning and Pollock. In 1967 Rosenberg became the regular art reviewer for . The papers offer a comprehensive...

 
Rossi (Aldo) Papers, 1943-1999

The Aldo Rossi papers contain a selection of works by the prolific architect, writer, artist and theorist. The collection includes notebooks, lectures and course materials, assorted writings and correspondence, drafts for publications, clippings and ephemera. A set of architectural drawings...

 
Roszak (Theodore) Papers

Papers of sculptor, painter, and designer Theodore Roszak include the artist's photographs of his work and installations, correspondence and documents relating to public and private commissions, lectures and teaching notes, 55 sketchbooks, working and presentation drawings, and newspaper and journal...

 
Roth (Elizabeth) Research Papers on Festivals

Research materials on festivals and festival books from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and other countries, assembled by Elizabeth Roth, Keeper of Prints, Rare Books, and of the Spencer Collection at New York Public Library.

 
Rudofsky (Bernard) Papers

Architect, exhibition organizer, and architectural theorist. Rudofsky's working papers consist of 56 notebooks with writings and drawings; magazine articles; magazine cover designs; ca. 150 drawings in watercolor, pencil, and crayon; plans, sketches, and photographs of his building projects in Brazil,...

 
Ruhlmann (Émile-Jacques) Drawings and Papers

The Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann drawings and papers detail the later work of this French Art Deco interior and furniture designer. This collection of interior design drawings displays a cross section of Ruhlmann's most productive period and forms a significant resource for...

 
Ruscha (Edward) Photographs

The collection is comprised of material related to Ed Ruscha's photographic documentation of two major Los Angeles thoroughfares: Sunset Boulevard and Hollywood Boulevard, as well as the projects that resulted from the documentation of the two streets. Ruscha documented Sunset...

 
Ruscha (Edward) Photographs

The collection is comprised of Edward Ruscha's ongoing photographic documentation of Los Angeles thoroughfares. Included are shoots of three streets made in the 1970s: Santa Monica Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway, 1974; and Melrose Avenue, 1975; and over 40 shoots...

 
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Salerno (Luigi) Research Papers

The collection is comprised of research notes, an extensive photograph archive and correspondence, which document the career and scholarly interests of Italian art historian Luigi Salerno. Active in Rome and prominent in the field of baroque studies, Salerno was a...

 
Sandler (Irving) Papers

Papers of the American art critic Irving Sandler, including five decades of notes, transcripts and audiotapes of interviews with artists and art professionals, materials documenting art organizations and associations, and correspondence regarding publications, lectures, and academic appointments.

 
Schaeffer Galleries Records

Records document the dealings of the gallery in Berlin from 1925-1933 and the New York gallery from 1933 into the early 1990s. The bulk of the papers dated from 1950-1985. Circa 2,500 photographs of art and 23 photograph albums illustrate...

 
Schmidt (Bill) Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

Postcards, photographs, museum catalogs, and other printed ephemera assembled by Schmidt show many of Wright’s most famous buildings and note the relationship of his work to that of other architects. The bulk of the collection comprises journals and other...

 
Schneemann (Carolee) Papers

The papers document the performances, happenings, film and book productions, and exhibitions of the American painter and performance artist Carolee Schneemann.

 
Schneider (Karl) Papers

German architect born in Mainz, Germany, who received his architectural training under Lussow and Kuehne (Dresden, 1911-1912), Walter Gropius (Berlin, 1912-1914), and Peter Behrens (Berlin, 1915-1916). After immigrating to the United States in 1938, he worked in Chicago for Sears,...

 
Schuitema (Paul) Graphic Designs

Dutch graphic, furniture, and architectural designer who worked in lithography, etching, woodcutting and painting. He was also a filmmaker, photographer, and teacher who applied the principle of De Stijl and constructivism to commercial advertising. The collection consists of printed ephemera...

 
Schwarz (Heinrich) Papers

Art historian, born in Prague. Manuscripts, correspondence, and printed materials related to Schwarz's research, writings, curatorial work, and teaching about photography, photography's relationship to art, the iconology of the mirror and the owl, and Austrian art, as well as optical...

 
Semper (Gottfried) and Carl von Hasenauer, Dekorationsdepot für die k.k. Hoftheater

Drawings and plans by architects Gottfried Semper and Carl von Hasenauer for the Stage-set depot for the royal and imperial court theaters, Vienna. Included are several designs for the main facade and drawings detailing technical aspects such as roof trusses...

Shulman (Julius) Photography Archive

Representing Julius Shulman's career as an architectural photographer from 1935 to 2009, the archive documents the modern movement in architecture spanning 60 years and serves as a historical record of the Southern California landscape. The archive comprises 537 linear feet...

 
Signac (Paul) Letters and Signac Family Correspondence

Letters from French painter Paul Signac to several colleagues discussing work in progress, exhibitions, contemporary art, the Société des Artistes Indépendants, and personal and financial matters. A significant number addressed to Edouard Fer, a neo-impressionist disciple whose independent means and...

 
Simon (Michael and Carol) collection of Hungarian photography

Assembled by Michael Simon during his research on Hungarian photography, this extensive collection of photographs documents the development of the medium with a range of photographic processes and the history of the art form in Hungary. Through photography the collection...

 
Siqueiros (David Alfaro) Papers

A leading member of the Mexican muralist movement and a technical innovator of fresco and wall painting. The collection consists almost entirely of manuscripts, some in many drafts, others fragmentary, the bulk of which date from the mid-1930s, when Siqueiros...

 
Sleigh (Sylvia) Papers

The papers of noted Welsh-born feminist painter Sylvia Sleigh (1916-2010) document her life, career, and the larger context of contemporary feminist art, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1940-2000. Sleigh, a realist painter, moved to the United States...

 
Smith (Barbara T.) series and related material, 1965-1967

The collection comprises Coffin, a unique set of twenty-five hand-bound artist's books documenting Barbara T. Smith's experiments with an early Xerox 914 copy machine, and a set of working materials and other works related to the Coffin series.

 
Soby (James Thrall) Papers

American art critic, curator, and collector. Papers document Soby's nearly 45-year career in 20th-century art scholarship and criticism. Materials date from about 1929, when Soby became a partner in Edwin Valentine Mitchell, Inc., booksellers and publishers, to his retirement from...

 
Society of Dilettanti drawings, prints, and letters

A collection reflecting the publishing work of the Society of Dilettanti, an English group that promoted the study of ancient sculpture and architecture, primarily that of Greece and the eastern Mediterranean. Drawings and printed proofs relate to three of the...

 
Souvenir d'Algérie

Photographs taken by an amateur photographer of sights and everyday life in late-nineteenth century Algiers are presented in two portfolios each titled Souvenir d'Algérie.

 
Souvenir du Sahara, 1901-1904

Album of photographs (70 gelatin silver, 38 albumen), probably created by an amateur photographer. Images document various sites in or neighboring the Sahara, and features the major cities of Algeria including Oran, Tlemcen, Algiers, and Constantine, as well as the...

 
Soviet photographs from 1918

A collection of 595 photographs and film stills from 1918 depicts Soviet social programs and key battles of the Civil War.

 
Steinberg (Leo) Research Papers

Art historian, critic, lecturer, and professor. The papers consist of research notes, correspondence relating to Steinberg's lectures and essays, papers written by his students, several versions of some of his essays, an abandoned dissertation project, and many of his notebooks...

 
Steindl (Josef) Furniture Design

Architect and professor at the Royal Technical School for Woodworking in Wal. Mesertitsch, and a noted designer of modern, functional furniture in the 20th century. Steindl designed primarily bentwood and metal tubular furniture. He was, however, also a master of...

 
Stoerchle (Wolfgang) Papers

The archive of conceptual, video, and performance artist Wolfgang Stoerchle documents his brief career through video and sound recordings, correspondence, notes, clippings, and photographic materials.

 
Suhr (William) Papers

An American paintings conservator trained in Berlin, William Suhr worked under Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner at the Detroit Institute of Arts beginning in 1927, and was the conservator of the Frick Collection from 1935 to 1977. He also maintained private clients...

 
Swann (Wim) photograph collection

A comprehensive collection of ca. 48,000 photographic prints, transparencies, and negatives in black and white and color by a self-taught photographer and practicing architect who traveled widely, documenting the art, architecture, and landscape of ancient and disappearing cultures in the...

 
Szeemann (Harald) papers

Harald Szeemann's vast archive traces his career as a visionary curator of more than 200 exhibitions over the course of almost five decades, from 1957 to 2005. An advocate of movements such as conceptualism, land art, Happenings, and performance, and...

 
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Teske (Edmund) papers

The papers document Edmund Teske's life and work as a photographer, poet and teacher. Materials include correspondence informative of Teske’s relationships with his family, colleagues and critics; poetry and writings about photography and philosophy; exhibition materials; newspaper clippings and journal...

 
Thomson (David Croal) Papers

English art dealer and writer, Thomson (1855-1930) worked at or managed several major galleries in London and edited the . The papers primarily contain professional and personal correspondence. Letters to and from leading artists and social figures trace artistic trends...

 
Torres-Garcia (Joaquin) Papers

Uruguayan constructivist painter. Papers comprise published and unpublished manuscripts (including those by and about Torres-Garcia), sketches, charts, pamphlets, reviews of exhibitions, gallery notices, and art journals and catalogs. The collection also includes photocopies of Torres-Garcia’s letters, manuscripts, and reviews....

 
Tour in Algeria

A detailed journal of text, photographic prints, maps, and letters documenting Englishman J.G. Pilter's trip to Algeria in 1872.

 
Tschichold (Jan and Edith) Papers

German typographer and graphic designer. Correspondence between Jan Tschichold and his wife Edith and with a number of other artists, including Josef Albers, Herbert Bayer, John Heartfield, El Lissitzky, László Moholy-Nagy, Kurt Schwitters, and Piet Zwart. Collection includes printed ephemera...

Tuchman (Phyllis) Interviews with Artists

The collection of 59 audio tapes records approximately 75 interviews conducted by art historian and critic Phyllis Tuchman with leading artists such as Carl Andre, Anthony Caro, John Chamberlain, Dan Flavin, Philip Glass, Michael Heizer, Donald Judd, Roy Lichtenstein, John...

 
Tucker (Marcia) Papers

Museum files, correspondence, writings and other materials pertinent to Marcia Tucker's career as curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art and founding director of the New Museum (New York, N.Y.).

Tudor (David) papers

Papers of the avant-garde pianist and electronic music composer, David Tudor, comprehensively document his participation in post-World War II experimental music. Scores by other composers, notably John Cage, Earle Brown, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Sylvano Bussotti, and Karlheinz Stockhausen, Tudor's...

 
Turpin (Georges) Journals and Letters

French critic and poet. The collection consists of Turpin's journals from 1914 to 1952 as well as a set of ca. 240 letters received and critical studies and eulogies. Letters from some 50 correspondents, mostly artists, concern reviews, exhibitions, sales...

 
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Valancay (Robert) correspondence

Collection comprises ca. 1600 letters (ca. 1921-ca. 1978) sent to Robert Valançay, the French poet and critic, from artists and writers of the surrealist group. Twelve letters are from Valançay. The collection includes a translation in manuscript by Valançay, 5...

 
Valença (Francisco) papers

The Francisco Valença papers contain the work of the acclaimed Portuguese caricaturist who was most active between 1905 and 1958. Contents of the collection include letters received, unpublished manuscripts, original caricatures and comics, drawings and studies, printed matter and personal...

 
Vander Poel (Halsted) Campanian collection

The Halsted B. Vander Poel Campanian collection is an archive devoted to the historiography of archaeological investigations conducted around the Bay of Naples, with particular emphasis on Pompeii. Comprised of manuscripts, photographs, maps, plans, drawings and the papers of...

 
Varias Fotografias

The album contains collotypes of Mexican antiquities, primarily Mesoamerican ceramic or stone objects, as well as two colonial pieces. Most of the objects were photographed while on display in the former Museo Nacional de México. Also included are two views...

 
Varnedoe (Kirk) Papers

Papers of critic and curator Kirk Varnedoe include student papers and lecture notes, research files for exhibitions and publications, typescripts and audio tapes of lectures, and a small amount of material related to his position at the Museum of Modern...

 
Views of Greece, Egypt and Constantinople

The collection comprises sixty-nine photographs of Greece, Egypt and Constantinople attributed to the British photographer James Robertson. The majority of these photographs record the ancient monuments of the city of Athens. The remainder document a small number of ancient Greek...

 
Views of India

Photographs of religious and secular monuments and group portraits of local residents in India.

 
Views of Madagascar

The album contains 50 photographic prints by an anonymous photographer. The photographs depict the indigenous peoples of Madagascar and their surroundings from a (French) colonial perspective.

 
Views of the Belgian Congo

The album, compiled by an unidentified colonial agent who was in the Belgian Congo from 1908 to 1909, documents one man's experiences in the region during the first year of the newly-annexed Belgian colony's existence. The album records the agent's...

 
Vizetelly and Company letters and documents

Collection comprising 103 letters sent to James Vizetelly and his company of printers and engravers by ca. 40 correspondents between 1838 and 1854. Most of the letters are in French, from French editors, and printers, and prominent publishers, including Béthune...

 
VKhUTEMAS Collection

Papers and artwork from VKhUTEMAS (Higher Artistic-Technical Workshops), a state-sponsored school of design established in Moscow. The materials span virtually the entire existence of VKhUTEMAS, from its founding in 1920 until 1929, a year before it closed. The name...

 
Vollard (Ambroise) Miscellaneous papers regarding

Collection comprises original and photocopied letters and records related to the French art dealer Ambroise Vollard and the artists he represented.

 
Vues de Phénicie, de Judée, des pays de Moab et de Petra: photographiées par M. Vignes Lieutenant de vaisseau pendant son voyage, en 1864, avec le duc de Luynes de Beyrouth á la mer Rouge et son retour avec M. Lartet de Jérusalem á Damas par la rive gauche du Jourdain

The album records the Duc de Luynes's 1864 expedition to the Dead Sea with the photographs arranged according to the expedition itinerary, starting at Beirut and concluding with a view of the source of the Hasbany River.

 
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Wagner (Otto) Correspondence

Primarily letters sent to Otto Wagner, the Austrian architect and teacher, from other architects, artists, publishers, and students. Letters concern the work of Wagner and his correspondents, Wagner's influence, and exhibitions. Includes five letters from Wagner dated between 1902-1917.

 
Wagstaff (Samuel) Papers

The papers document Sam Wagstaff's activities as curator and collector, with a focus on his collections and collecting processes. The papers are rich in correspondence and include letters from artists, photographers and cultural institutions. Original photographs and non-photographic original artworks...

 
Waterhouse (Ellis Kirkham) notebooks and research files

The archive documents the scholarly career of Ellis Waterhouse, art historian and museum director. A major part of the archive consists of notebooks, maintained from 1924 until his death in 1985, in which he recorded paintings seen in private and...

 
Watts (Robert) papers

American artist of mixed media, sculpture, and assemblage, best known as a founding member of Fluxus. The archive consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal documents, and many photographs and slides documenting Watts' work and affiliations with artists. Also included are three...

 
Weltausstellung in Wien 1873

Sixteen photographs credited variously to György Klösz, Oscar Kramer, and Joseph Löwy. The photographs document exhibition buildings and exhibits of the 1873 Vienna International Exhibition.

 
Westphalen (Emilio Adolfo) papers regarding surrealism in Latin America

Peruvian writer and editor, active in the literary and artistic avant-garde in Peru and Mexico. Letters, manuscripts, drawings, clippings, and ephemera document the work of Westphalen and the surrealist Peruvian poet César Moro (1903-1956). Many files relate to (1947-1949) and...

 
Wijdeveld (H. Th.) graphic and architectural designs

Typographical and architectural designs by the Dutch architect Hendricus Theodorus Wijdeveld, in original drawings and printed examples.

 
With (Karl) Papers

Personal and professional papers of the German-born art historian and professor (1891-1980). The manuscripts, correspondence, lecture notes, clippings, photographs, glass negatives, and audio recordings in this collection document With's lifelong study of Asian and modern art and his teaching, most...

 
(Worswick) Clark, Collection of Photographs of China and Southeast Asia

Over 1500 images by more than sixty Chinese, French, or English photographers document the diverse cultures of China and Southeast Asia. Collected by the historian and curator of photography, Clark Worswick.

 
Wright (Frank Lloyd) Correspondence with R. M. Schindler

The association between the architects Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) and R. M. Schindler (1887-1953) began in 1914 when Schindler first wrote to Wright asking for a position, and revolved around two major commissions while Schindler worked for Wright: the Imperial...

 
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Zwart (Piet) views of manufacturing and architecture

Photographs taken by designer Piet Zwart to be used in his typographical work for various manufacturing companies in the Netherlands. Also includes photographic prints of architectural exteriors and interiors, and prints that are more artistic in nature.