Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Adele Earnest Papers
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
Lori Zabar Fish Decoy Research File
Scope and Contents This collection contains the research file that Lori Zabar compiled between 1975 and 1991 when she was actively developing her fish decoy collection. It includes Zabar’s personal correspondence, photographs of decoys, newspaper clippings, as well as catalogs, advertisements, and other publications from dealers, auctioneers, and organizations specializing in fish decoys and fishing collectibles. There are a few publications in this collection that were published slightly after 1991, which...
Dates: 1978 - 1994; Majority of material found in mid-1980s
The Museum of Early American Folk Arts Exhibition Files (1962-1966)
The record group contains exhibition files related to the American Folk Art Museum's earliest exhibitions (1962-1966), when the museum was called the Museum of Early American Folk Arts (MEAFA). The files include a range of materials, such as correspondence, checklists, installation and object photography, publicity and press releases, and more.
Dates: 1962 - 1966