Ashby, Steve, (1903-1980)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The cassettes have been digitized and are available to be listened to upon request. Full transcripts were created when the tapes were digitized and are also available upon request. This database contains short summaries of each recording in this series. To find these descriptions, navigate to the name of the artist (they are listed alphabetically), and click on the "digital materials" tab at the bottom of the page. Click on the name of the recording you would like to view. You...
Dates: Other: undated
File — Box: 1, Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains primarily photographs, negatives, and slides, as well as some written research material related to folk artists. The Rosenaks visited many of these artists, and photographed them in their homes and studios, with their artwork and sometimes their families. The Rosenaks used these photographs as research material for their books Museum of American Folk Art Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century American Folk Art and Artists (New York: Abbeville,...
Dates: Other: 1977, 1981
File — Box: 9, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is arranged into two sub-series. Sub-Series A contains audiocassettes of interviews that the Rosenaks conducted with various artists. Among these, there are a few recordings that are not interviews, but rather feature the artist doing music or spoken word. These particular recordings appear to have been made by the artists and subsequently given to the Rosenaks.Sub-Series B contains transcripts (some with original markings) and a tape inventory created by...
Dates: Other: undated
Found in: American Folk Art Museum Archives
File — Drawer: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Like the “Topical Subject” files, the “People” files have two constituent parts, one deriving from materials donated to the library by Dr. Bishop, the other originating in the library and developed by Edith Wise during the last few years [c. 1988]. Both consist of folders devoted to individual persons but, whereas the “Wise” files are concerned wholly with prominent folk artists past and present, the “Bishop” segment is wide-ranging in coverage: a significant portion relates to contemporary...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1980s