Norman Kent papers, 1939-1964.

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Norman Kent papers, 1939-1964.

Correspondence, articles, clippings, and gallery literature. Among the correspondents are Charles Avery Aiken, Grace Albee, Ernfred Anderson, John Taylor Arms, Ralph H. Avery, William J. Aylward, Merrill A. Bailey, Vernon Howe Bailey, George Biddle, Louis Bouche, Fiske Boyd, J. Paul Bransom, Charles Burchfield, Clarence H. Carter, Asa Cheffetz, Eliot C. Clark, Howard N. Cook, Dean Cornwell, James H. Daugherty, E. Hubert Deines, Fritz Eichenberg, Ralph Fabri, Robert Fawcett, James D. Havens, Wilmot Emerton Heitland, Peter Helck, J. Lars Hoftrup, Philip Kappel, Rockwell Kent, Julius J. Lankes, Clare Leighton, Warren B. Mack, Roy M. Mason, Leo Meissner, John C. Menihan, Henry C. Pitz, Ogden Pleissner, Grant T. Reynard, William S. Rice, Norman Rockwell, Sven Birger Sandzen, Alice P. Schafer, Eric Sloane, Charles W. Smith, James Swann, Donald Teague, Nora S. Unwin, Robert Von Neumann, Lynd Ward, Herbert O. Waters, Aldren A. Watson, Stow Wengenroth, Frederic Whitaker, Esther Williams, Edward A. Wilson, and others.

300 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

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Illustrator, painter; Norman Rockwell painted and illustrated 317 covers for the Saturday Evening Post from 1916-1963. From the description of Norman Rockwell collection of Saturday Evening Post covers, 1919-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777815899 Norman Rockwell was among the most popular and successful American artists of the 20th century. His signature style of representational realism, used to express themes of traditional American values, was easily recognized an...

Bailey, Vernon Howe, 1874-1953

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Vernon Howe Bailey (1874-1953) was a painter and illustrator. From the description of Vernon Howe Bailey photographs, [ca. 1933]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744425502 Vernon Howe Bailey was an artist who lived from 1874 to 1953. He studied at both the Pennsylvania Museum School and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and early in his career he was an illustrator for American newspapers. For several years he worked in various European cities. From the descr...

Aylward, W. J. (William James), 1875-1956

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Anderson, Ernfred, 1896-

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Meissner, Leo J. (Leo John), 1895-1977

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Bailey, Merrill A., 1909-

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Fabri, Ralph, 1894-

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Painter and printmaker, taught at National Academy of Design, City College of New York, Parsons School of Design; writer and editor; New York, N.Y.; d. 1975. From the description of Ralph Fabri papers, 1870s-1975 (bulk 1918-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83636682 From the description of Ralph Fabri papers, circa 1870s-1975, bulk 1918-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 297147788 Painter and printmaker, commercial artist, writer, and teacher Ralp...

Kappel, Philip

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Etcher, lithographer, illustrator, painter and writer; New Milford, Conn. Studied at Pratt Institute; b. 1901; d. 1981. From the description of Philip Kappel papers, ca. 1920-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093804 From the description of Philip Kappel interview, 1976 Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220208443 Philip Kappel (1901-1981) was an etcher, lithographer, illustrator, painter, and writer from New Milford, Conn. He studi...

Helck, Peter, 1893-1988

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American illustrator. From the description of Letters, 1983 Aug. 5-Aug. 26. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25017541 C. (Clarence) Peter Helck (1893-1988) was born in New York City on June 17, 1893. As a child he sketched the steam trains that passed near his home. In 1911, Helck began his career as a commercial artist with a New York department store, dropping out of high school to accept the position. Helck developed an early ...

Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990

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Avery, Ralph Hillyer, 1906-1976

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Watercolor artist Ralph Avery (1906-1976) graduated from RIT in 1928 and taught in the Applied Art Department at RIT for 25 years. He lived in Rochester for most of his adult life and frequently painted scenes from the local area's gray, foggy views of the downtown skyline, portraits of elegant old city homes, and abstractions of natural areas from the surrounding landscape. Avery was also a well-known illustrator, working for clients such as General Motors, Reader's Digest, and other popular ma...

Pitz, Henry C. (Henry Clarence), 1895-1976

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Henry Clarence Pitz was born June 16, 1895 in Philadelphia, PA. He married Molly Wheeler Wood June 10, 1935. From 1914-1918, he studied at the Philadelphia Museum College of Art and Spring Garden Institue. Mr. Pitz pursued a career of artist, illustrator, art editor, lecturer, and instructor. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Mr. Pitz received many awards for his work. He illustrated over 160 books. His artwork is represented in the permanent collections of many museums...

Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967

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Kent, Norman, 1903-1972

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Artist and art educator Norman Kent (1903-1972) graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1925. He began his career as a Buffalo-based illustrator before teaching at Hobart and William Smith colleges in Geneva. He later served as the editor of American Artist magazine for more than 25 years. Kent was best known for his woodcuts and watercolor landscapes. [From http://artoncampus.rit.edu/artist/64/] From the guide to the Norman Kent Papers, 1920-1971, (Special Collection...

Williams, Esther, 1907-1969

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Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985

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Reynard, Grant T., 1887-1968

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Grant T. Reynard (1887-1968) was an American artist and illustrator. His illustrations appeared in many national magazines, including Saturday Evening Post, Country Gentleman, Ladies' Home Journal, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, Collier's, McCall's, and many more. Grant Tyson Reynard was born October 20, 1887, at Grand Island, Nebraska, to Stephen Blackstone and Jennie Lynd (Bacon) Reynard. He studied at the Chicago Art Institute, 1906-1907, and Chicago Academy of Fine A...

Swann, James, 1905-1985

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Clark, Eliot Candee, 1883-

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d. 1980. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83930690 Painter; Charlottesville, Va.; d. 1980. Walter Clark b.1848 was Eliot Clark's father. From the description of Eliot Candee Clark papers, 1839-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80375952 Eliot Candee Clark was an American impressionist painter known for his landscapes, particularly harbor views....

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Deines, E. Hubert, 1894-1967.

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Wengenroth, Stow, 1906-1978

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Boyd, Fiske, 1895-1975

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Rice, William S. (William Seltzer), 1873-1963

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Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904-2000

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Painter, designer, director of Federal Art Project; Cleveland, Ohio. From the description of Clarence Holbrook Carter papers, 1900-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122455765 From the description of Oral history interview with Clarence Holbrook Carter, 1964 Apr. 13 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 317592426 From the description of Clarence Holbrook Carter interview, 1964 Apr. 13 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80468541 ...

Cook, Howard Norton, 1901-1980

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American painter, illustrator, muralist. From the guide to the Howard Norton Cook Papers, 1866-1979, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Daugherty, James, 1889-1974

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American illustrator and author of children's books, winner of the 1940 Newbery for his self-illustrated Daniel Boone. From the description of Better known as Johnny Appleseed : production material, 1950. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495708 From the description of Daniel Boone : production material, 1939. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495709 From the description of American life in literature : product...

Heitland, Wilmot Emerton, 1893-1969.

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Unwin, Nora S. (Nora Spicer), 1907-1982

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English children's author/illustrator, born in Surrey, England in 1907. Emigrated to the United States in 1946 and illustrated more than one hundred books for other authors as well as writing and illustrating nine of her own. From the description of Papers, 1948-1973. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 26753834 Nora Spicer Unwin was born in Surbiton, Surrey, England in 1907 and studied at art schools and colleges in England. She worked...

Waters, Herbert J., 1912-

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Government official. From the description of Papers, 1949-1953. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70946936 ...

Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960

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Woodcut artist; Durham, North Carolina. From the description of Letter : Durham, North Carolina, 1955-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122539131 Julius J. Lankes was a maker of woodcuts whose work was represented at the Weyhe Gallery. Carl Zigrosser admired his work and promoted his career. As with many American artists of his generation, Lankes' career was never financially stable, and he also worked as an illustrator, an art educator and as a technical artist for the F...

Sloane, Eric

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Mason, Roy Martell, 1886-1972.

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Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

Mack, Warren Bryan, b. 1896.

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Sandzén, Birger, 1871-1954

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Bransom, Paul, 1885-1979

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Paul Bransom (1885-1979) was an animal painter and illustrator from New York, N.Y. From the description of Paul Bransom papers, 1862-1985, bulk 1904-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227190101 Wildlife illustrator, painter, and cartoonist Paul Bransom was born in 1885 in Washington, D.C., and grew up sketching animals in his yard and at the National Zoo. He began work as a draftsman for the U.S. Patent Office at age 13, and went on to produce technical drawin...

Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960

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Muralist, painter, illustrator. Cornwell was born in Louisville, Ky. in 1892. He attended the Chicago Art Institute and began his career as a newspaper and magazine illustrator. He painted murals for the lobby of the Eastern Airlines Building at Rockefeller Plaza, the Hotel Warwick's Raleigh Room, and the Los Angeles Public Library. He is also well known for his painting of WWII correspondent Ernie Pyle. From the description of Dean Cornwell papers, 1893-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Schafer, Alice Pauline, 1899-1980.

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Biddle, George, 1885-1973

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George Biddle was an author and a widely exhibited artist who also contributed to national magazines. He died in 1973. From the description of Business and personal papers, 1929-1943. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122573566 B. 1885 d. 1973. From the description of George Biddle artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228433040 American artist and Chairman, War Department Art Advisory Committee. From the ...

Watson, Aldren Auld, 1917-2013

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Aldren Watson was born on May 10, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York. He has been an author, illustrator, cartographer and bookbinding instructor. He has illustrated over 200 books for both children and adults and authored books for children, as well as books on bookbinding, carpentry and blacksmithing. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 42, pp.193-201. From the description of Aldren Auld Watson Papers 1940-1958. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: ...

Fawcett, Robert

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Albee, Grace

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Menihan, John C.

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Printmaker; Rochester, N.Y. From the description of John C. Menihan papers, 1912-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79040849 Printmaker John C. Menihan (1908-1992) started designing and illustrating while he was still in high school. In the 1930's he drew portraits for various Rochester news publications. In 1934 he traveled to Zena, New York to study under lithographer Bolton Brown. His work was later exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Fine Art, Albright Art Gallery, ...

Wilson, Edward A. (Edward Arthur), 1886-1970

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Author, illustrator, commercial artist, and designer of bookplates, stages, and furniture. From the description of Letters, 1937-1958. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233117466 ## Use MARC 545 From the guide to the Edward A. Wilson Papers, 1915-1963, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Edward A. Wilson was born on March 4, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland. He came to the United States in 1893. He was an illus...

Cheffetz, Asa, 1896-1965

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Teague, Donald, 1897-

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Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953

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Etcher. From the description of John Taylor Arms papers, 1923-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122606 John Taylor Arms was an American artist, known for his architectural etchings. Born in Washington, D.C., he attended Princeton as a pre-law student, but transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study architecture. He moved to New York, and was working as an architectural draftsman when his wife bought him an etching kit as a Christmas gift, revealing...

Smith, Charles (Charles William), 1893-

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Possibly Charles William Smith of Liverpool, who published a series of books and articles on international trade, including Commercial gambling: the principal causes of depression in agriculture and trade (Sampson Low and Co, London, 1893), Original theories upon and remedies for depression in trade, land, agriculture and silver (Sampson Low and Co, London, 1893); International, commercial and financial gambling in `Options and Futures' (PS King and Son, 1906), and The South African war and the ...

Von Neumann, Robert, 1888-1976

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Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969

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Louis Bouché (1896-1969) was a painter, mural painter, and teacher from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Louis Bouché, 1963 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312024875 Louis Bouché (1896-1969) was a mural painter and interior designer in New York, N.Y. From the description of Louis Bouché papers, 1860-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821043 From the description of Louis Bouché papers, 1860-1997. (Unknow...

Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965

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Painter; Wellesley Hills, Mass. From the description of Charles Avery Aiken papers, 1872-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546185 ...