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Bohrod, Aaron.
Correspondence (1932-1963) with family, art organizations and associations, educational institutions, galleries and museums, patrons, and fellow artists; 3 original sketches; manuscript articles, critiques, notes, reviews, speeches; 2 lists of paintings, with descriptions and some prices; and a small amount of memorabilia. Correspondence with Ivan Albright, American Artists Group, Associated American Artists, Will Barnet, Cameron Booth, David Breger, Howard Cook, Adolf Dehn, August Derleth, Federal Art Project, Frank Getlein, Moss Hart, Kaj Klitgaard, Georges Schreiber, Lawrence Beall Smith, Raphael Soyer, Frederic Taubes, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, U.S. War Office, Grant Wood, and many others.
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Cunningham, Ben, 1904-1975
Spanning 1904 to 1969, the Ben Cunningham Papers comprises biographical material, correspondence, artwork, writings, and memorabilia of the American painter and art educator (1904-1975). The collection, which is heavily annotated by Cunningham, illuminates a professional career which encompassed WPA Federal Art Project mural work as well as the op art movement of the mid to late 1960s. Some of the items in the collection have been restricted to prevent their further deterioration. Photocopies of these embrittled items have been made available for researcher use.
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Kopman, Benjamin, b. 1887
Papers of the American Jewish painter, lithographer, etcher, illustrator, sculptor.Born in Russia. Correspondence (1911-1962), including a series of letters (1936-1958), some in scrapbook form, by Kopman to his art dealer, G.D. Thompson; manuscript poems, and prose, some in Yiddish; legal and financial papers; sketches; and photographs of Kopman's work and his family. Incoming letters, arranged alphabetically, include those from the Art Institute of Chicago, David Burliuk, the Federal Art Project, Rockwell Kent, Katharine Kuh, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, Clifford Odets, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Phillips Memorial Gallery, Hugo Robus, Frederic F. Sherman, Raphael Soyer, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Carl Zigrosser.
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Gershoy, Eugenie, 1901-
Papers of the Russian-American sculptor, painter. Incoming and outgoing correspondence; manuscripts including drawings, notes, sketches, and illustrations; published material; and photographs of Gershoy's work and family.
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Cholmeley-Jones, Henrietta Howard Boit (Sturgis)
Papers of the American author and artist; born 1896. Correspondence, incoming and outgoing (1894-1970); diaries, drawings, poems, speeches, clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks. Also, correspondence, clippings, a speech, and reminiscences relating to the WPA Federal Art Project in Westport, Connecticut.
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Konzal, Joseph, 1905-1994.
American sculptor. Collection contains correspondence, printed material, photographs of Konzal's work, and three small paintings by the American Sculptor.
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Lozowick, Louis, 1892-1973.
Papers of the American Jewish lithographer, painter, and art critic, born in Russia, emigrated to the United States in 1906. Correspondence (1923-1973); manuscript writings, including various chapters of an unpublished autobiography; photographs and reproductions of Lozowick's work; and printed material, including articles by Lozowick and exhibition catalogs.
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Reisman, Philip, 1904-1992.
Papers of the American Jewish Social Realist painter, illustrator, and printmaker; born in Warsaw, Poland, died 1992. Correspondence (7 items), including an incoming letter from Diego Rivera; 103 pencil and/or pen-and-ink drawings; photographs of WPA Federal Art Project mural work for Bellevue Hospital; 179 annotated slides; printed reproductions of Reisman's work; articles and reviews (1932-1992); and exhibition announcements, invitations, and catalogs (1930s-1993).
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Moffett, Ross.
Correspondence (1921-1962); clippings, exhibition catalogs and invitations (1916-1945); and photographs. Also, letters and printed material related to Moffett’s Federal Art Project post office murals in Holyoke and Sommerville, Massachusetts, and his Presidential mural at the Eisenhower Foundation in Abilene, Kansas.Letters of Gerrit A. Beneker, Louis Bouché, Charles Burchfield, Julia Morrow DeForest, John Davis Hatch, Marston Hodgin, Alexander J. Kostellow, Tod Lindenmuth, and Louise Orwig. Also, letters and printed material related to the Provincetown Art Association, for which Moffett served as an officer.