Family papers, [1896?-1973?] (bulk 1920-1970).
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Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, renowned for her contribution to modern art.Born on November 15, 1887, the second of seven children, Georgia Totto O’Keeffe grew up on a farm near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. By the time she graduated from high school in 1905, O’Keeffe had determined to make her way as an artist. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York, where she learned the techniques of traditional painting. Th...
Paul Strand (1890-1976) was a photographer in New York, N.Y. From the description of Paul Strand interview, 1971 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78709170 The American-born photographer, Paul Strand, moved to France during the Joseph McCarthy period of incriminations in America. His book, Ghana, an African Portrait, was published in 1976. Thomas H. Garver is Haverford College class of 1956. From the description of ALsS, 1974 January-February : Orgeval, France ...
Painter, etcher. From the description of John Marin letter to Louis Kalonyme, 1953 July 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403986 John Marin was born in Rutherford, New Jersey, in 1870. He spent two years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1898-1900), one year at the Art Students' league, and four years in Europe, mainly Paris, where he free-lanced in etching, oil, and watercolor. He was mentored by Alfred Stieglitz, famous New York photographer, who showed Marin's ...
Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....
Dorothy Norman (1905-1997) was a photographer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Dorothy Norman, 1979 May 31-1979 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397445 Photographer, writer, editor, arts patron, advocate for social change. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 31, 1981 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862313 Photographer; New York, N....
Biographical note: Supervisor involved in inspecting and vaccinating cattle in Mexico in 1949 as a member of the Mexico-American Commission for the Eradication of Hoof and Mount Disease. Also known as the Aftosa Commission, it existed in the late 1940s to early 1950s to eradicate an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Mexico, where the disease is known as aftosa. From the description of James Davis letters (photocopies), ca. 1949-1949. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona...
American author. From the description of Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Louise Varèse, 1972 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875008 Herbert Jacob Seligmann (1891-1984), writer and civil rights activist, published books and articles on civil rights, World War II, artists, and related topics. From the description of Herbert J. Seligmann papers, 1908-1984. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122346225 From the guide to the Herbert J....
Marjorie Phillips (1895-1985) was a painter and collector from Washington D.C. Died June 16, 1985. Wife of Duncan Phillips. Social Security Death Index and the Phillips Collection website site her birth date as 1894. From the description of Oral history interview with Marjorie Phillips, 1974 June 27 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596706 Marjorie Grant Acker (later Phillips) was born in Indiana on October 25, 1894 or...
Ansel Adams, American photographer, was born February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California. He was tutored privately at home where he studied piano, San Francisco, from 1914 to 1927, then studied photography with the photofinisher Frank Dittman, in San Francisco, in 1916 and 1917. He married Virginia Best in 1928, and had two children, Michael and Anne. Adams began his career as a photographer, 1927, and worked as a commercial photographer, from 1930 to 1960. He was a photography correspond...