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Adele Earnest Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0008
Abstract The Adele Earnest Papers contain photographs; correspondence with folk artists, folk art collectors, and institutions related to folk art; original research and drafts of Earnest’s published works; and other writings regarding folk artists. Earnest was the owner of Stony Point Art Gallery, which sold and exhibited folk art. A great deal of this collection pertains to Earnest’s work at the Stony Point Art Gallery. Earnest was also a founding trustee of the American Folk Art Museum, and the...
Dates: 1913 - 1993

AFAM Press and Publicity Files

 Collection
Identifier: A0001-3
Scope and Contents The AFAM Press and Publicity Files were compiled by Susan Flamm, the Musuem's long-time Director of Public Relations. The press files include the majority of the print publicity published between 1972-2011, ranging from newsprint to magazines and othe printed matter. Newspaper from before 1980 has been preservation photocopied. The material covers all of the American Folk Art Museum's major exhibitions, as well as events such as house tours, quilt festivals, auctions, and...
Dates: 1972 - 2011

American Folk Art Museum Publication Files

 Record Group
Identifier: A0001-4
Scope and Contents

The collection is primarily photographs from the publications listed. Some of the photographs have caption information written on the verso.

Dates: 1972 - 2007

Barbara and Lawrence Holdridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0016
Abstract

After purchasing an Ammi Phillips painting in 1958, the Holdridges began their extensive research into the artist’s life and work. Their research identified more than three hundred portraits done by Phillips and proved the theory that A. Phillips, the Border Limner, and the Kent Limner were all one artist, Ammi Phillips. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, and research notes related to the Holdridges' Ammi Phillips research.

Dates: 1958 - 1996

Burton and Helaine Fendelman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0022
Abstract

The collection includes research, contracts, correspondence, drafts, proofs, and other materials related to Helaine Fendleman's 1975 publication Tramp Art: An Itinerant's Folk Art and exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum, and to the 1999 publication Tramp Art: A Folk Art Phenomenon by Fendelman and Jonathan Taylor.

Dates: 1973 - 1999

Business cards and brochure from Leo, Ransford, and Bradford Naugler

 Collection — Box: AFAM-2, Folder: 14
Identifier: A0062
Abstract

This collection consists of seven business cards and a copy of a brochure created by Bradford, Ransford and Leo Naugler. All handwritten and some colorfully decorated, these materials give a brief glimpse into the advertising and business practices of three of Nova Scotia’s most celebrated folk artists.

Dates: circa 1990s

Cane Makers Photograph

 Item — Box: AFAM-1, Folder: 9
Identifier: A0026
Abstract

The Cane Makers Photograph is a photograph that shows seven men in a cane-making workshop, with several bins and barrels of canes visible.

Dates: undated

Charter for the Modern Woodmen of America

 Item — Flat File: 1, Drawer: 7
Identifier: A0070
Scope and Contents

This paper charter established the Seymour Camp, no. 9536 in Morgan Center, Vermont, as a local camp of the Modern Woodmen of America on April 22, 1901. The charter includes original signatures and a gold seal with blue ribbon.

Dates: 1901-04

David Davies Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0011
Abstract

David Davies (1926-2012) was a collector of American folk art. He served on the board of the American Folk Art Museum from 1990 to 2010. His papers include two general files on folk art and folk artists, as well as alphabetical artist and photograph files, primarily of artists featured in his personal collection. Included in these files are photographs, correspondence between Davies and artists or dealers, printed matter from exhibitions, and press clippings.

Dates: 1963 - 1991

Deborah Goldsmith Throop Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0067
Abstract The Deborah Goldsmith Throop Family Collection contains the family papers related to artist Deborah Goldsmith Throop (1808-1836). The collection includes family correspondences, receipts, appraisal documents, donation letters and deeds, and loan agreements in relation to the donation of Deborah’s works to various exhibits and institutions between 1975-1989. Also included in the collection are two scrapbooks containing photographs and handwritten descriptions, and other material related to...
Dates: 1848, 1942-1948, 1975-1989

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Names
Bishop, Robert, (1938-1991) 7
American Folk Art Museum 6
Black, Mary, (1922-1992) 2
Brazer, Esther Stevens, (1898-1945) 2
Earnest, Adele, (1901-1993) 2
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Fendelman, Helaine W. , (1942- ) 2
Fried, Frederick, (1908–1994) 2
Hemphill, Herbert Waide, (1929-1998) 2
Holdridge, Barbara C., (1929- ) 2
Holdridge, Lawrence Barrett, (1910-1998) 2
Neal, Avon, (1922-2003) 2
Parker, Ann, (1934-) 2
Wise, Edith C. 2
Atkins, Jacqueline M. 1
Auriti, Marino, (1891-1980) 1
Bacot, H. Parrott 1
Bellamy, John Haley, (1836-1914) 1
Borkowski, Mary K., (1916-2008) 1
Bragaline, Edward A., (1906-1999) 1
Byam, John, (1929-2013) 1
Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling, Emma (1848-1923) 1
DaLee, Justus, (1793-1878) 1
DaLee, Richard Waterman Moffitt, (1809–1868) 1
Darger, Henry, (1892-1973) 1
Davies, David L., (1926-2012) 1
Doherty, Joseph P. 1
Duval, Francis Y. 1
Ente, Ellin F., (1927-1998) 1
Fagaly, William A. 1
Farber, Daniel L., (1906-1998) 1
Farber, Jessie Lie, (1920-2013) 1
Fasanella, Eva, (1920-2006) 1
Fasanella, Ralph, (1914-1997) 1
Finster, Howard, (1916-2001) 1
Firmani, Colette Auriti 1
Gasperi, Richard 1
Gladstone, Mike J., (1923-2015) 1
Goldsmith, Deborah (1808-1836) 1
Gordon, John, (1921-2003) 1
Gordon, Leah 1
Historical Society of Early American Decoration 1
Isaacson, Philip M., (1924-2013) 1
Johnson, Bruce , (1949-1976) 1
Jones, Louis C., (1908-1990) 1
Keller, Patricia 1
Kelly, Susan H. 1
Ketchum, William C., Jr., (1931- ) 1
Kogan, Lee 1
Kopp, Joel 1
Kopp, Nancy 1
Kornblau, Gerald, (1928-2011) 1
Krolik, Day 1
Krolik, Jean 1
Krüsi, Hans, (1920-1995) 1
Lerner, Kiyoko 1
Lipman, Jean, (1909-1998) 1
Meeuwse, Eveline 1
Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West (Organization) 1
Miller, Melvin C., Jr. 1
Montelius, John A., (1813 - 1878) 1
Montgomery, George, (1924-1997) 1
Mygatt, Frederick Thomas, (1811-1853) 1
Noble, Nigel 1
Phillips, Ammi, (1788-1865) 1
Polley, Claudia Anne, (1949- ) 1
Pryor, Samuel Frazier, Jr., (1898-1985) 1
Rigby, Ivan B., (1908-2000) 1
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus 1
Rosenak, Charles B., (1927- ) 1
Rosenak, Janice M., (1930-2012) 1
Sabbathday Lake (Me.) 1
Savitsky, John "Jack", (1910-1991) 1
Starr, Nina Howell, (1903-2000) 1
Tepper, Phyllis A. 1
Tevis, Eleanora 1
Weissman, Julia, (1917-2015) 1
Whipple, Wallace E., (1933-2000) 1
Willey, Philo Levi “Chief” (1887-1980) 1
Williams, Anne C. 1
Williams, Roy Marie, (1931-2013) 1
Wilson, Delmer Charles, (1873-1961) 1
von Bruenchenhein, Eugene, (1910-1983) 1
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