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Overview: Biographical and family materials, personal correspondence, research materials, work images, exhibition catalogues and promotional materials, paperwork and documentation related to Feininger's work, published materials on Feininger and his work, and images and materials from Hans Hess's catalogue raisonné of Feininger paintings.
Overview: These papers of Fogg Museum director Edward Waldo Forbes document his administration of the museum and a wide range of personal and professional activities and interests. The bulk of the collection dates from 1909 to 1944. The papers consist primarily of correspondence, including a series of correspondence with art dealers, and also include photographs, reports, expedition field notes and journals, printed material, newspaper clippings, blueprints, meeting minutes, letters of recommendation,...
Overview: The papers in this collection document Edward Waldo Forbes’s career as a professor of Fine Arts, Director of the Fogg Museum, and his research interests in the technical study of works of art. The bulk of the collection dates from 1909 to 1940. The papers consist of correspondence, lecture notes and outlines, assignment descriptions, visual materials for lectures, student work, recipes, technical notes, clippings, photographs, letters of introduction, paint samples, lists, invoices, and a few...
Overview: Class notes and papers from Grace’s time as a student at in Harvard’s Fine Arts Department, as well as documents, report cards, and student evaluations related to his work as a tutor in the department. The collection also includes varied ephemera he collected, and correspondence received by his widow after his death.
Overview: This collection is composed of materials relating to Dietlinde Hamburger’s research on the artist Carl Grossberg for her Ph.D. dissertation, and the process of publishing said dissertation. The bulk of the collection dates from 1926 to 1940 and 1985 to 1992. The materials include photocopies of Grossberg’s correspondence, Hamburger’s dissertation correspondence, printed materials, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, negatives, slides, recorded interviews, and assorted ephemera.
Overview: This collection contains correspondence, sketches, school notebooks, writings, and other papers of Catherine Russell Hammond.
Overview: These records of the Assistants to the Directors document the administrative and teaching activities of the individuals who held the position. The bulk of the collection dates from 1927 to 1943 and includes the records of Walter Siple, Henry Sayles Francis, Frederick B. Robinson, John S. Thacher, Frederick Grace, and Louisa Sprague. The collection consists primarily of correspondence.
Overview: These records were created by museum staff in the course of planning and installing exhibitions. They pertain primarily to exhibitions held in the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, but they also include materials related to traveling or off-site exhibitions. The records date from 1905-2008 and include correspondence on a wide range of topics, exhibition proposals, photographic prints and negatives, object lists, loan forms, press releases, clippings,...
Overview: This collection contains photographic views of the 1895 and 1927 Fogg Museum buildings, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, united under the Harvard Art Museums name in 1983. It includes exterior and interior views, including images of exhibitions and galleries.