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Henry Darger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0006
Abstract The Henry Darger Papers measure approximately 110 linear feet and range in date from 1909 to 1971. The collection holds the complete manuscripts of Darger’s books. His writings also include personal diaries and journals.Source and Visual Material in the collection contain elements Darger used in his paintings and include clippings from coloring books, comic books, and newspapers. Visual Material in the collection include photographic prints and negatives, Darger’s own traced...
Dates: 1909 - 1971

Howard Finster Poster Mock-Up

 Collection — Box: AFAM OS-1, Folder: 7
Identifier: A0021
Abstract

Howard Finster created a poster for the 1990 exhibition The Road to Heaven Is Paved by Good Works: The Art of Reverend Howard Finster at the Paine Webber Art Gallery (September 21, 1989-January 5, 1990). This is the original artwork used in the poster.

Dates: 1989-07-14

J. W. Fiske Iron Works Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0052
Scope and Contents This collection contains material related to J. W. Fiske Iron Works, including a framed newspaper clipping from 1925, and five catalogs and brochures advertising the various designs manufactured by the company. The framed newspaper article was published in the New York Herald Tribune, Sunday February 22, 1925. It pertains to the Fiske Iron Works and weathervanes. The author speaks with Joseph Winn Fiske about weathervanes. The article contains illustrations of weathervane designs....
Dates: 1925, undated

Jack Savitsky Letter

 Item — Box: AFAM-1, Folder: 10
Identifier: A0028
Abstract

The Jack Savitsky Letter is a biographical letter written by Savitsky in 1981. It incudes a sketch of a coal miner.

Dates: 1981

Jean and Day Krolik Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0029
Abstract

The Jean and Day Krolik Papers contain material related to the Krolik collection of tinsel paintings. The collection contains correspondence with both the Henry Ford Museum and the American Folk Art Museum; an appraisal of the Krolik collection from 1975; articles about tinsel paintings; including some written by Jean Krolik and published in The Clarion, and photographs of some of the paintings in the collection.

Dates: 1966 - 1993

Jean Lipman's Little Black Book

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: A0032
Abstract

Jean Lipman's Little Black Book is a small, four-ring binder that contains Lipman’s handwritten records of the Cooperstown collection, plus article ideas and notes related to Art in America.

Dates: 1938 - 1950

Jewish New Year Card Collection

 Collection — Box: AFAM OS-2, Folder: 7-10
Identifier: A0024
Abstract

The Jewish New Year Card Collection consists of four pop-up New Year cards that have the Hebrew greeting “Le-shanah tovah tikatevu” and “Happy New Year” in English. These cards were printed in Germany (c. 1910), and do not have personal inscriptions.

Dates: c. 1910

Joanne and Frederick Siegmund Papers related to Philip Pellegrino

 Collection — Box: AFAM-1
Identifier: A0061
Abstract The Joanne and Frederick Siegmund Papers Related to Philip Pellegrino contains images of the artist’s work, sales records, personal notes, inventories, artist biographies, news stories, and public access video footage of Philip Pellegrino (1919-1997) between 1980-2013. Born in Montreal, Pellegrino first learned to make leather sculpture art while working with his uncle as a cobbler. He later moved to Torrington, Connecticut where he opened his own shoe repair business and continued to...
Dates: 1980-10-19 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1991

John Byam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0038
Abstract

The John Byam Papers contain drafts of letters, notes, and drawings written by John Byam, mostly during the time he lived at the Hearthstone Home for Adults in Hobart, New York. The bulk of the materials is letters that Byam wrote to his extended family, which he usually copied over several times. Other material includes several composition books with Byam's notes, drawings, and lists in them.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1971 - 2012

John Gordon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A0020
Abstract

John Gordon was a dealer of American folk art in New York from 1964 to 1980. This collection contains photographs of works owned or handled by Gordon during that period, as well as related correspondence, publicity, and publications.

Dates: 1964 - 1980

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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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