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Philo Levi “Chief” Willey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0060
Abstract

The Philo Levi “Chief” Willey Papers primarily contains sales records maintained by Philo Levi “Chief” Willey (1887-1980) between 1969-1979. Willey began making art late in life, and sold his paintings and drawings in New Orleans’ Jackson Square. His work also appeared in Jack Kamas’ New Orleans’ gallery, and appeared in exhibits at SUNY and the American Folk Art Museum after his death.

Dates: 1969-11-05 — circa 1980; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979

Pre-publication copy of "Early American Decoration"

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: A0064
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of, what is presumed to be, a pre-publication copy of Esther Stevens Brazer’s seminal text Early American Decoration. Originally housed in a black binder, this copy is branded with the stamp of R. Stanley Penfield, of Hartford Connecticut on the first page. The text is typed and matches the text in the published manuscript (although the pagination is not the same). This representation of Early American Decoration...
Dates: circa 1930s

Ralph and Eva Fasanella Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0007
Abstract

This collection contains material related to Ralph Fasanella’s artistic career, his work in labor unions, and his personal interests. Much of the material is correspondence between Ralph Fasanella’s wife, Eva, and the various museums, collectors, unions, and other various individuals and institutions with which the Fasanellas worked closely.

Dates: 1914 - 2013

Richard Gasperi Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0054
Abstract

Richard Gasperi is an American gallerist and self-taught art collector. The Richard Gasperi Papers include research files related to artists, as well as records about exhibitions and art fairs. These files include newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, and other print materials, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s.

Dates: The materials in this collection date from 1957-2007, however the bulk of them were created in the 1980s and 1990s. Each file in this collection contains some amount of undated material.

Richard Saholt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0058
Abstract The Richard Saholt Collection contains materials created by and about Richard Saholt (1924–2014), a Minneapolis based collage artist. The collection comprises correspondence, medical and military files, artwork reproductions, audiovisual materials, print and slide photography, a collaged artist’s book, a scrapbook, and press materials related to Saholt's life and work. The collection was donated by Michael Bonesteel after he gifted collages accessioned into the American Folk Art Museum’s...
Dates: 1922 - 2014

Robert Bishop's Tintypes

 Collection
Identifier: A0071
Abstract This collection contains three whole plate tintypes (8.5" x 6.5"). They are portrait photographs, depicting a single woman, a single man, and a duo of younger women respectively. There is very little provenance for these items at this time. The photos depict individuals that appear to be from the 19th century, however the date that these photos were taken or created is unknown. All three tintypes are hand-tinted or painted. The tintype depicting the pair of younger women shows the most...
Dates: undated

Roy Marie Williams Quilting Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0025
Abstract

The Roy Marie Williams Quilting Collection includes a variety of quilting patterns from Texas and national publications from approximately 1929 to 1950s.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1929-1950s

Sara Lynn Henry collection related to Elijah Pierce

 Collection
Identifier: A0050
Scope and Contents

The material includes about 70 slides of Pierce in his studio and barbershop, as well as images of his work. The slides were taken with an art historian's camera.

There are also four reels of audio recordings. One has an interview between Henry and Pierce, the next has notes that Henry made to herself about the visit. The other two were given along with the collection, but it is suspected they are both blank reels. The audio reels have been digitized.

Dates: 1974

Scrapbook of Pennsylvania German Religious Communities

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0046
Scope and Contents The Scrapbook contains mostly newspaper and magazine clippings related to various Pennsylvania German religious communities, including the Amish, Mennonites, Moravians, and the Harmonites. The first part of the scrapbook, dated in the 1930s, also contains correspondence between Wesley Zeigler and his grand-aunt Kate about their family genealogy, notes about the history of Zieglerville and Harmony, presumably by Wesley Zeigler, and correspondence between Wesley Zeigler and Elsie Ewing...
Dates: 1933-1956, 1971-1977

Spoons associated with Whig Rose and Swag Border Quilt (2012.8.1)

 Item — Box: AFAM OS-3
Identifier: A0047
Dates: Record Keeping: stored in the archive as of fall 2016

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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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