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Correspondence, Personal

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Deborah Goldsmith Throop Family Collection

Identifier: A0067
Abstract The Deborah Goldsmith Throop Family Collection contains the family papers related to artist Deborah Goldsmith Throop (1808-1836). The collection includes family correspondences, receipts, appraisal documents, donation letters and deeds, and loan agreements in relation to the donation of Deborah’s works to various exhibits and institutions between 1975-1989. Also included in the collection are two scrapbooks containing photographs and handwritten descriptions, and other material related to...
Dates: 1848, 1942-1948, 1975-1989

John Byam Papers

Identifier: A0038

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

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

Letters to Jacqueline Loewe Fowler from Mary K. Borkowski

Identifier: A0066
Abstract This collection primarily comprises letters written by self-taught artist Mary K. Borkowski to Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, former trustee of the American Folk Art Museum (AFAM), in the late 1970s and early 1980s. In her letters, Borkowski updates Fowler on events in her work and life, from the status of the pieces she is working on, to career achievements, to personal challenges. The letters are beautifully candid. Borkowski clearly held Fowler in high esteem, not only as a customer and...
Dates: 1973 - 1999

Margaret and Wesley Ziegler Scrapbook on 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

Richard Saholt 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