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The Historical Society of Early American Decoration Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0031
Overview In 1946, a group of students formed The Historical Society of American Decoration (HSEAD) to honor the memory and perpetuate the work of their teacher, Esther Stevens Brazer (1898-1945). Brazer, the accepted authority on Early American Decoration, was a pioneer in recognizing it as a valuable art form. The HSEAD Collection includes original stencils, ledgers, scrapbooks, and ephemera. The original stencils are by several prominent individuals, including Willian Page Eaton, George Lord, Joseph...
Dates: Majority of material found in c. 19th century

The John Montelius Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0014
Overview The John Montelius Papers contain photographs, journals, and pamphlets created in America in the mid to late 1800s. The photographs portray members and friends of the Montelius family. The journals contain handwritten diary entries by John Montelius about his everyday life and focus on the weather and his family. The pamphlets are handwritten educational tools focused on mathematics, calligraphy, drawing, and geography and maps. Montelius was a farmer and calligraphy teacher who lived in...
Dates: 1829 - 1866

The Museum of American Folk Arts Exhibition Files (1966-1977)

 Record Group
Identifier: A0002-2
Overview The record group contains exhibition files related to the American Folk Art Museum's exhibitions between 1966 and 1977, when the museum was called the Museum of American Folk Arts (MAFA). The files include a range of materials, such as correspondence, checklists, installation and object photography, publicity and press releases, and more.
Dates: 1966 - 1977

The Museum of Early American Folk Arts Exhibition Files (1962-1966)

 Record Group
Identifier: A0002-1
Overview The record group contains exhibition files related to the American Folk Art Museum's earliest exhibitions (1962-1966), when the museum was called the Museum of Early American Folk Arts (MEAFA). The files include a range of materials, such as correspondence, checklists, installation and object photography, publicity and press releases, and more.
Dates: 1962 - 1966

The Robert Bishop Furniture Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: A0039
Overview The Robert Bishop Furniture Research Files contain research material related to different styles of furniture. The files are mostly secondary source material including photographs, new clippings, and articles. Bishop collected these files as a resource for his many published books about furniture, including How to Know American Antique Furniture (1973), and Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640-1970 (1972).
Dates: 1970s-1980s

We Are All Here, A Family Song

 Collection
Identifier: A0018
Overview We Are All Here, A Family Song is an illustrated song book in the fraktur tradition by F.T. Mygatt, donated by Philip M. Isaacson.
Dates: 1884-04-25

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American Folk Art Museum 6
Bishop, Robert, (1938-1991) 6
Black, Mary, (1922-1992) 2
Earnest, Adele, (1901-1993) 2
Fendelman, Helaine W. , (1942- ) 2
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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
Bragaline, Edward A., (1906-1999) 1
Brazer, Esther Stevens, (1898-1945) 1
Byam, John, (1929-2013) 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
Gladstone, Mike J., (1923-2015) 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
Phillips, Ammi, (1788-1865) 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
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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