Denys Wortman papers
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Hamilton, Pierpont M. (Pierpont Morgan), 1898-1982
Pierpoint Morgan Hamilton (b. 1898, Tuxedo, N.Y.-d. Mar. 4, 1982), U.S. Air Force officer, enlisted in the aviation section, Signal Reserve Corps, in 1917, and received a commission after completing flying training the following year. After having been honorably discharged in December 1918, he was reappointed in the Army as a major in early 1942. He went to London as an intelligence and operations officer, helping to plan assaults in Europe and North Africa, and earned a medal of honor for a mis...
Sullivan, Frank, 1892-1976
Reporter, author. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1942. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122526776 Columnist and humorist; worked for New York World and New Yorker magazine. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, 1939 May 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54077377 From the description of Frank Sullivan letter to Lola L. Kovener [manuscript], 1939 May 29. (University of...
Du Bois, Guy Pène, 1884-1958.
Brooks was elected an honorary member of the Players. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1961-1962. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182939973 New York City. Founded by Edwin Booth in 1888, the club had among its members many prominent actors, artists and writers. From the description of Players Club letters, 1848-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397038 The Players is a private social club, founded ...
Davies, Marion, 1897-1961
Motion picture actress. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1925-1928. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 18056499 ...
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952
Kenneth Hayes Miller's correspondence with Carl Zigrosser concerned prints by Miller for sale at the Weyhe Gallery. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1919, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902258 Painter, instructor and etcher; New York, N.Y. Born Oneida, New York. Taught at William Merritt Chase's New York School of Art, 1900-1910, and Art Students League, 1912-1936. From the des...
Sloan, John, 1871-1951
Illustrator, painter, etcher, teacher, writer, lithographer; lived in New York City and Santa Fe, N.M. From the description of John Sloan manuscript collection, 1871-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775599666 Painter, etcher, illustrator, teacher, writer, and lithographer; lived in New York City and Santa Fe, N.M.; John Sloan and Will Shuster, painter, graphic artist, illustrator, and sculptor, first met in the summer of 1920, their friendship lasted until Sloan's death ...
Hamilton, Juliet Pierpont, 1870-1952
Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977
Joan Crawford, actress. From the description of Joan Crawford scrapbooks, 1925-1960, microform. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517687 From the guide to the Joan Crawford scrapbooks, [microform.], 1925-1960, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Joan Crawford was a film star whose career spanned five decades, from silent films onward, and who worked in many genres including drama, musicals, comedy, Westerns, and horror films, ...
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987
Peggy Bacon (1895-1987) was a printmaker from Cape Porpoise, Me. From the description of Oral history interview with Peggy Bacon, 1973 May 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77599946 Margaret Frances (Peggy) Bacon lived from 1895 to 1987. She was a teacher, artist, illustrator and author known for her humorous satires. She wrote and illustrated many books for children, among them Mercy and the Mouse, Off with Their Heads, and The Ghost of Opalina. She also i...
Craven, Thomas, 1889-....
Born in Kansas; graduate of Kansas Weslyan University; varied career as a reporter, teacher, free lance writer, and lecturer; considered a leader in the awakening of American art. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1940] March 28. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 17359223 Writer, author, lecturer, art critic. From the description of Thomas Craven letter to Alfred S. Dashiell [manuscript], 1931 December 13 and 14. (Unive...
Wortman, Denys, 1887-1958
Cartoonist, New York, New York. Born in Saugerties, New York, Wortman studied engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology and at Rutgers College. From 1906-1909, he studied at the Chase School of Art in New York City with Kenneth Hayes Miller and classmates George Bellows, Edward Hopper, and Rockwell Kent. Beginning as a landscape painter from the "Gloucester School," Wortman's career changed when his drawings of life as a sailor in World War I were published in the N...
Frederic (Feg) Murray earned his A.B. in graphic arts at Stanford University in 1916; he married Dorothy Hanna (Stanford class of 1919) in 1920. Artist, writer, and syndicated cartoonist, Murray was perhaps best know for his "Seein' Stars" column. He was also a track athlete, competing on the Stanford University team and in the 1920 Olympics. From the description of Feg Murray papers, 1907-2001 (inclusive), 1915-1974 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863847 ...
Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957
Mahonri M. Young was a notable American artist and sculptor, who designed many well-known Utah monuments. He was grandson of Brigham Young. From the description of Mahonri M. Young photographs, circa 1880s-1950s. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 123235443 American artist and sculptor. Grandson of Brigham Young. Primary places of residence included Salt Lake City, Utah; New York City; Paris, France; and Branchville, Connecticut. From the description...
Society of Illustrators (New York, N.Y.)
Hopper, Jo N. (Josephine Nivison), 1883-1968
Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Dorothy Varian papers, 1902-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864474 Dorothy Varian, b. 1895; d. 1987, Painter of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Dorothy Varian, 1980 Dec. 6-7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646398711 ...
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967
Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was an American realist painter and printmaker. While he is widely known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. Hopper created subdued drama out of commonplace subjects 'layered with a poetic meaning', inviting narrative interpretations. He was praised for "complete verity" in the America he portrayed. His career benefited significantly from his marriage to fellow-artist Josephine Nivison, who...
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988
Artist; interviewee married Harold G. Wolff. From the description of Reminiscences of Isabel Bishop : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726591 Painter; New York, (N.Y.). Died 1988. From the description of Isabel Bishop interview, 1987 Nov. 12- Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220201617 Painter; New York, N.Y.; d. 1988. From the description of Isabel Bishop interview, 1987 Nov. 12-...
Hoover, Ellison, 1888-1955
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956
The vertical files of the Whitney Library originated with the Museum's founding in 1930 and include research materials on 20th century American art. Central to the collection are the files of the American Art Research Council, an agency administered by the Whitney Museum between 1942 and 1948, in cooperation with thirty museums and university art departments, to document and authenticate American art. The library now serves as a repository for the AARC records. The Council compiled records of th...
Strong, Austin, 1881-1952
Austin Strong (1881-1952) was an early twentieth century American playwright who had many of his plays performed on Broadway. Several of Strong's plays also became films, some with more than one version. The 1927 silent film version of Seventh Heaven had notable success, receiving three Academy Awards in 1929 including Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Director. In 1995, Seventh Heaven (1927) was inducted into the National Film Registry by the National Film Preservation Board. ...
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964
Stuart Davis (1892-1964) was a painter and teacher, from New York. From the description of Stuart Davis correspondence with Francis Henry Taylor, 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821083 Painter; New York, N.Y. Birthdate also cited as 1894. From the description of Stuart Davis interview, 1962 May-June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220202540 Painter and teacher, New York. From the description of Stuart Davis correspondence with Francis...
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. The fluid, sculpted figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States. His work is strongly associated with the Midwestern United States, the region in which he was born and which he called home for most of his life. He also studied in Paris, lived in New York City f...
Johnstone, Will B.
Cagney, James, 1899-1986
Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Cagney : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122573987 Harlan Ware (1902-1967) (whose full name was William Harlan Ware) was born in Lakota, North Dakota, and educated in the public schools of Winnetka, Illinois. He was a police reporter for the City News Bureau in Chicago. He wrote novels, plays, and radio scripts. His best-known scripts are for the radio programs "The B...
Wortman, Aimée Kempe.
Satterlee, Herbert Livingston, 1863-1947
Weber, Max, 1881-1961
Artist. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Weber : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727971 Max Weber (1881-1961) was a painter and sculptor in New York, N.Y. Weber was the National Chairman for the American Artists Congress in 1937. From the description of Max Weber papers, 1904-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821036 Painter; New York, N.Y. ...
Williams, Gluyas, 1888-1982
Gluyas Williams (1888-1982) was an American cartoonist. Born in San Francisco, California, he received his A.B. from Harvard University in 1911 and, in 1915, married Margaret Kempton. Mr. William's drawings include book illustrations, magazine cartoons and daily newspaper cartoons. He has illustrated many of Robert Benchley's books, William Freeman's Hear! Hear!, Corey Ford's How to Guess Your Age and Edward Streeter's Father of the Bride . He has also done many drawings...
Zorach, William, 1887-1966
Sculptor, painter; interviewees are married. From the description of Reminiscences of Willam and Marguerite Zorach : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727160 William Zorach (1887-1966) was a sculptor and painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of William Zorach letter to Mr. Shipley, Feb. 8, 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821127 Artist. From the description of William Z...
Harlow, Jean, 1911-1937
Sulzer, William, 1863-1941
New York politician William Sulzer (1863-1941) served as a United States Representative from New York (1895-1912). During 1912 Sulzer chaired the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs. In January, 1913 Sulzer was elected governor of New York State. Shortly after his inauguration, he was impeached by the New York State Assembly on charges of having diverted campaign funds to his own use. Sulzer asserted that false charges had been brought against him because he refused to follow the wi...
Soglow, Otto, 1900-1975
Cartoonist; New York, N.Y. From the description of Otto Soglow papers, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80153737 American cartoonist and illustrator. From the description of Otto Soglow collection, 1937-1975. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969777 Although best known for creating the rotund cartoon character Little King, Otto Soglow was never happy as a cartoonist. Born in Yorkville, New York to a house painter and a cook...