Barbara Swan papers, 1927-1992.

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Swan, Barbara, 1922-. Barbara Swan papers, 1927-1992.

Barbara Swan papers, 1927-1992.

697 letters, including letters to her parents and her future husband Alan Fink, and letters from Bernard Chaet, Maxine Kumin, Tillie Olsen, Anne Sexton, Andrew Stevovich, Elbert Weinberg, and the Cober Gallery; a 15-page diary; a scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, catalogs and miscellany; and many loose clippings and catalogs. Photographs of Swan, Ellsworth Kelly, and other students of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston School; letters relating to Swan's career and from friends and relatives, including Bernard and Ninon Chaet and Edwin and Rosalind Miller; Christmas cards by Swan and other artists; drafts and a transcription of a talk by Swan on Harold Tovish; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; and printed material on Anne Sexton.

820 items (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)Addition: 3.0 linear ft.

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Miller, Edwin Haviland

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Weinberg, Elbert, 1928-1991

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Kumin, Maxine, 1925-....

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Miller, Rosalind S., 1923-2002

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Rosalind Miller was a professor of social work at Columbia University's School of Social Work. She helped to create the joint degree program in Social Work and Public Health at the University in 1976, and her particular areas of interest were clinical social work and health care policy. She retired from teaching in 1990. Prior to her career in social work she taught English at Penn State University, Simmons College and Tufts University. She received her...

Fink, Alan, 1925-

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Alan Fink (1925- ) is an art dealer in Boston, Mass. and is married to Barbara Swan. From the description of Oral history interview with Alan Fink, 1997 Jan. 22 and Jan. 29 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83609072 ...

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School

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Art school. From 1877-1901 was called the School of Drawing and Painting of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Managing body from its founding until 1902 was the Permanent Committee, followed by the Council of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts into the 1950s, with the chairman serving as the head of the School and a Manager in charge of day-to-day management. In the 1950s, a member of the faculty was made the first Head of the School. The School functioned until 1909 in the first Museum buildi...

Chaet, Bernard

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Bernard Chaet (1924-) is a painter and teacher from New Haven, Conn. and Rockport, Mass. From the description of Oral history interview with Bernard Chaet, 1997 June 18-Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744434396 Bernard Chaet (1924- ) is a painter and teacher from New Haven, Conn. and Rockport, Mass. From the description of Oral history interview with Bernard Chaet, 1997 June 18-Aug. 15 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79269823 ...

Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974

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Sexton was a poet and playwright. From the description of Poems, 1961-1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78491220 Anne Sexton was one of the most popular and critically acclaimed American poets of the 20th century. Her complex, confessional verse treated such topics as mental illness, sexual liberation, and 1960s Americana with honesty and wit. Born in Newton, Massachusetts, Anne Sexton committed suicide in 1974. From the description of Anne Sexton l...

Tovish, Harold, 1921-

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Harold Tovish (1921-2008) was a painter and sculptor from Brookline, Mass. From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Tovish, 1974 Feb. 7-1977 Mar. 17 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744434372 From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Tovish, 1974 Feb. 7-1977 Mar. 17 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80202711 Harold Tovish (1921-2008) was a sculptor in both Boston and Cambridge, Mass. Fro...

Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-....

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Born in 1923, Newburgh, New York. From the description of Artist file. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122547390 ...

Olsen, Tillie

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Vicki Lerner Bergman is Tillie Olsen's youngest sister. From the description of Letters to Vicki Bergman : photocopies, 1960-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448506 Twentieth century Texas author. From the description of Tillie Olsen collection. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 22581533 American writer, born in 1912 and died in 2007. From the description of Tillie Olsen papers, 1930-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Swan, Barbara, 1922-....

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Swan, a painter, draftsman, and lithographer from Boston, Mass., was friends of Rosalind Miller, a professor of psychiatric social work at Columbia University, and Edwin Miller, a Walt Whitman scholar and biographer of Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Millers are collectors of American textiles. From the description of Barbara Swan letters to Rosalind and Edwin Miller, 1961-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81488088 Painter, printmaker; Brookline, Mass. ...

Chaet, Ninon.

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