Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box AFAM-1: [Barcode: DC1], Folder: 11
Abstract David Davies (1926-2012) was a collector of American folk art. He served on the board of the American Folk Art Museum from 1990 to 2010. His papers include two general files on folk art and folk artists, as well as alphabetical artist and photograph files, primarily of artists featured in his personal collection. Included in these files are photographs, correspondence between Davies and artists or dealers, printed matter from exhibitions, and press clippings.
Dates: 1963 - 1991
Collection — Box AFAM-1: [Barcode: DC1], Folder: 13
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
Collection — Box 1
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
Abstract The Charles B. and Janice M. Rosenak Collection contains photography, oral history interviews, and a small amount of research material relating to folk artists. The Rosenaks, major collectors of folk art, added to their collections by traveling around the United States and meeting with artists in their home and work studio environments. The artists featured in this collection are primarily artists from the Southeast and Appalachia, as well as Navajo and Hispanic artists of the Southwest. The...
Dates: 1960 - 2010
Abstract The Farber gravestone collection depicts approximately 600 gravestones in photographic prints and slides. The gravestones were primarily carved before 1800, and are in the northeast region of the United States. Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber were early gravestone enthusiasts, and helped to form the Association for Gravestone Studies.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 1984
Abstract The Francis Y. Duval and Ivan B. Rigby Early American Gravestone Collection contains thousands of photographs and negatives of 17th-19th century gravestones from the American northeast. Also included is 150 plaster casts, and material related to exhibitions and journal articles that Duval and Rigby created.
Dates: c. 1970-1989