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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...
Dates: 1842-1870, 1884-1890, 1906, 1936; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1890

Documents related to the Hudson River Quilt (1991.3.1)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0057
Abstract

This collection comprises notebooks, correspondence, photographs, and publications related to the history, exhibition, and auction of the Hudson River Quilt.

Dates: 1969 - 1990

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.

Encyclopedic Palace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0015
Abstract

The collection consists of supplemental research material related to the Encyclopedic Palace, including early photographs, material related to obtaining a patent, and Auriti’s handwritten description of the Monumento Nazionale Progetto Enciclopedico Palazzo.

Dates: 1955 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1957

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein Audio Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: A0043
Abstract This collection consists of forty-seven compact dics of audio recordings made by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein. The recordings include various types of music (classical, popular, jazz, opera, and more) as well as dialogue recorded from multiple radio programs and news events, including the 1956 Democratic National Convention. About half of the compact discs have recordings of Von Bruenchenhein's spoken word, which ranges from what sounds like poetry or songs, to narratives describing traveling in...
Dates: c. 1955-1965

Eveline Meeuwse Photographs of Hans Krüsi

 Collection — Box: AFAM-1, Folder: 11
Identifier: A0037
Abstract

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

"From the Mind's Eye" American Self Taught Art in the Twentieth Century

 Collection
Identifier: A0034
Abstract

This collection consists of paper and moving image materials for the film From the Mind’s Eye. The film was directed by Nigel Noble and produced by Claudia Polley. These interviews and the footage produced were meant to coincide with the exhibition "Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology.”

Dates: Majority of material found within 1993; 1993 - 1998

Gerald Kornblau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0017
Abstract

Gerald Kornblau was an authority on American folk art and a dealer who sold works to private and museum collections. This collection contains reference material on specific objects from the Kornblau Gallery, some of which eventually came to be in the collection of the American Folk Art Museum. Also included is reference material on American folk art painting and sculpture, including rare eighteenth-century manufacturer catalogs of weathervanes and decorative objects.

Dates: 1970 - 2000

Groat and Miller Family Bibles and Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: A0044
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two family bibles, each with family records of births, deaths and marriages, as well as ephemera including photographs, newspaper clippings, a lock of hair, and more. The Groat and Miller family bibles descended with the families, and were given to the Museum with a quilt made by Catherine Miller (1844-?).

Dates: Publication: 1869; Publication: 1826; c. 1876-1908, 1944

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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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