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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

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

John Haley Bellamy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0030
Abstract The John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914) Papers consists of three photographs of Bellamy, two letters written from Bellamy to his father, and a poem written by Bellamy.
Dates: 1862-1873, undated

Julia Weissman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0010
Abstract The Julia Weissman Papers are the files that Julia Weissman kept during the process of writing the book Twentieth-Century American Folk Art and Artists with Herbert Waide Hemphill, published by Dutton in 1974, as well as files on artists that they did not include in the book. Included are some organizational and research files, including drafts of the publication. The majority of the material is artist files, and includes a large amount of correspondence with...
Dates: 1953 - 1998

Justus DaLee Letters and Autograph Book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A0040
Scope and Contents Justus DaLee writes about his family, his wife, and his children: Mary Ann, Amon, Cornelia, Almanzon, Harriet, William, and Albert Waterman who was called "Waterman," and about his life as a painter and the times in which he was living, his scarcity of money, and the difficulty to make a living as an artist as well as detailing the fact his work habits could not include painting at night since candle light was insufficient. Excerpted: "Troy, Dec. 17 1837, I am pursuing my daily...
Dates: c. 1837-1871, 1881-1888

Lucinda Coleman Bible

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0055
Abstract The collection comprises a late-18th century bible owned by Lucinda Coleman, with accompanying provenance documentation and locket wrapping. Lucinda Coleman was born in Sag Harbor, New York between 1763-1771 and died in 1849. During the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), a band of British soldiers invaded the Coleman kitchen, raiding the oven, and stealing loaves of bread. One of the soldiers, David Carseul, gave the young Lucinda Coleman, then 12 years old, a bible in gratitude for a loaf...
Dates: Publication: 1774; c. 1850

Melvin C. Miller Jr. Circus Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0045
Abstract The collection is a dissembled scrapbook consisting of twenty-three pages of photographs of multiple circuses, the majority being Ringling Bros.-Barnum and Bailey, in multiple locations throughout the United States.
Dates: 1925 - 1943

New York Quilt Project

 Collection
Identifier: A0013
Abstract The New York Quilt Project (NYQP) was initiated by the American Folk Art Museum and attempted to locate, document, preserve, and create an archive for the quilts made in New York State prior to 1940. The documented quilts were made from 1753 to 1940. Archival material includes photographs and questionnaires for more than six thousand quilts, administrative files for the NYQP, research files for the 150 quilts featured in the catalog New York Beauties, as well as...
Dates: 1986 - 1995

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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
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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