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Cane Makers Photograph

 Item — Box: AFAM-1, Folder: 11
Identifier: A0026
Overview 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

David Davies Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0011
Overview 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

Eveline Meeuwse Photographs of Hans Krüsi

 Collection — Box: AFAM-1, Folder: 13
Identifier: A0037
Overview Eveline Meeuwse Photographs of Hans Krüsi is a collection of four photography prints of the Swiss artist Hans Krüsi and his artwork, taken in Zurich, 1978.
Dates: 1978; 2015

Julia Weissman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0010
Overview The Julia Weissman Papers are the files that Julia Weissman kept during the process of writing the book Twentieth-Century American Folk Art and Artists with Herbert Waide Hemphill, published by Dutton in 1974, as well as files on artists that they did not include in the book. Included are some organizational and research files, including drafts of the publication. The majority of the material is artist files, and includes a large amount of correspondence with...
Dates: 1953 - 1998

Melvin C. Miller Jr. Circus Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0045
Overview The collection is a dissembled scrapbook consisting of twenty-three pages of photographs of multiple circuses, the majority being Ringling Bros.-Barnum and Bailey, in multiple locations throughout the United States.
Dates: 1925 - 1943

The Charles B. and Janice M. Rosenak Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0009
Overview The Charles B. and Janice M. Rosenak Collection contains photography, oral history interviews, and a small amount of research material relating to folk artists. The Rosenaks, major collectors of folk art, added to their collections by traveling around the United States and meeting with artists in their home and work studio environments. The artists featured in this collection are primarily artists from the Southeast and Appalachia, as well as Navajo and Hispanic artists of the Southwest. The...
Dates: 1960 - 2010

The Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber Gravestone Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0036
Overview The Farber gravestone collection depicts approximately 600 gravestones in photographic prints and slides. The gravestones were primarily carved before 1800, and are in the northeast region of the United States. Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber were early gravestone enthusiasts, and helped to form the Association for Gravestone Studies.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 1984

The Francis Y. Duval and Ivan B. Rigby Early American Gravestone Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0042
Overview The Francis Y. Duval and Ivan B. Rigby Early American Gravestone Collection contains thousands of photographs and negatives of 17th-19th century gravestones from the American northeast. Also included is 150 plaster casts, and material related to exhibitions and journal articles that Duval and Rigby created.
Dates: c. 1970-1989