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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: A0001-1
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 more.
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

Cane Makers Photograph

 Item — Box: AFAM-1, Folder: 11
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

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

Delmer C. Wilson Sabbathday Lake Photographs

 Collection — Box: AFAM OS-2, Folder: 6
Identifier: A0027
Abstract The Delmer C. Wilson Sabbathday Lake Photographs is a collection of nine photographs taken by Delmer C. Wilson of the landscape at the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake, Maine.
Dates: c. 1923

Diary of Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0059
Abstract This collection comprises a handwritten diary created by Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling in the late 19th century. Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling was born in Pennsylvania in 1848, and after a life spent in the American West and Northeast, died in Pennsylvania in 1923. The diary chronicles Emma Cummins Snively Crosier Pauling’s daily life in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Pennsylvania in the 1880s through 1890. It primarily traces her life during her fourth and final marriage, and beyond...
Dates: 1842-1870, 1884-1890, 1906, 1936; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1890

Eleanor Loos Boelte Quilt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A0053
Abstract The Eleanor Loos Boelte Quilt Collection primarily contains quilt kit materials used by Eleanor Loos Boelte (1906-2000), likely in her late-teens to early adulthood, or approximately the mid 1920s to the early 1940s. Materials in this collection directly relate to a pink and white embroidered kit quilt made by Boelte, which was accessioned into the American Folk Art Museum’s collection in 2014. This collection exemplifies the process of making kit quilts in the early 20th century and is...
Dates: Materials in this collection are likely from the 1920s-1940s, although many are undated specifically the textile materials and quilting supplies.

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Names
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
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
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
Willey, Philo Levi “Chief” 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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