Russell Lynes papers, 1935-1986.

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Lynes, Russell, 1910-1991. Russell Lynes papers, 1935-1986.

Russell Lynes papers, 1935-1986.

Material compiled by Lynes on various art subjects and artists, including government sponsorship of the arts, 1950-1966, Eugene Berman, Howard Warshaw, preservation of Olana, and other subjects; research material for his book "The Good Old Modern" (1973), including 32 taped interviews conducted by Lynes; and photographs of artists taken by Lynes. Correspondence, clippings and news releases concerning the preservation of Olana, Frederick Church's estate on the Hudson River. Correspondents include Lewis Mumford, Alexander Aldrich, Jacqueline Kennedy, James Biddle, E.P. Richardson, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, the N.Y. State Historic Trust which purchased the Olana estate in 1966 as a historic site, and others. Publications relating to government sponsorship of the arts, 1950-1966, including reports, press releases, articles, clippings and other printed material. Thirty-one photographs of sculptor Isamu Noguchi taken in his Long Island City, N.Y. studio, 1968. [Note: These have been scanned.]. Lynes' correspondence (51 letters) with Eugene Berman and Clarkson N. Potter regarding Lynes' forward to the book THE GRAPHIC WORK OF EUGENE BERMAN (1971) published by Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Also included are photographs taken by Lynes in Berman's studio of Berman's work, and exhibition catalogs and announcements, and photographs of Berman on New York's waterfront (1935). Papers, 1970-1977, concerning California painter and muralist Howard Warshaw, including correspondence (108 letters) with Warshaw about his work and exhibitions; correspondence with Richard West, Richard Larcada, Julien Levy, Paul Mills, and Henry Seldis; exhibition catalogs and announcements; sketches, photos of works of art; published writings; manuscripts sent to Lynes for his editorial opinion; and Lynes' essay for the catalog "Howard Warshaw: A Decade of Murals." An illustrated letter from Gregorio Prestopino, 1969 Nov. [Also filmed on reel 3685.]. 15 photographs taken and annotated by Russell Lynes of paintings by Louis Bouche exhibited at the Century Association, 1975 Feb. 5 - March 9. Included is a list of the paintings. Primarily research material used by Lynes for his book on the Museum of Modern Art, "Good Old Modern; an Intimate Portrait of the Museum of Modern Art. Included are notes, clippings, and 32 taped interviews conducted by Lynes. Interviewees include Margareta Akermark, George H. Amberg, Eugene Berman, Louise Crane, Victor D'Amico, Arthur Drexler, Jimmy Ernst, Henry Russell Hitchcock, Bernard Karpel, Richard H. Koch, Julien Levy, William S. Lieberman, Frances Lindley, John McAndrew, Dorothy Miller, Henry Allen Moe, Beaumont Newhall, Elodie Osborn, Elizabeth Bliss Parkinson, Allen Porter, Waldo Rasussen, William Rubin, Elizabeth Shaw, Emily Stone, John Szarkowski, Mary Sands Thompson, Virgil Thomson, Willard Van Dyke, Glenway Wescott, Monroe Wheeler, and Marian Willard. Also included are typescripts of lectures and a speech delivered by Lynes, including "Eye of the Beholder," concerning Dorothy Miller, "Saint-Gaudens-His Time and Place," and a speech honoring Eric Larrabee; and 2 subject files on industrial design and artists' organizations. Photographs of artists, including Michael Ayrton (2), Eugene Berman (3, 2 are oversize), Ralston Crawford (4), Herzl Emanuel (12), Herbert Ferber (7), Joan Fitzgerald (5), Gregory Gillespie (3), Dimitri Hadzi (8), Isamu Noguchi (25), Bernard Perlin (1), Gregorio Prestopino (8), Paul Suttman (1), and Robert Winthrop White (3).

2.5 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 7 reels)

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