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Overview: Typescripts, class notes, newspaper clippings, magazines, and exhibition pamphlets documenting the activities of the Bauhaus in Germany (1928-1933) and the careers of individual Bauhaus artists in the United States and elsewhere after 1933, with a specific focus on the period between 1950 and 1960.
Overview: The Busch-Reisinger Museum records include historical information related to the founding and functioning of the museum, from its inception in the early 20th century and extending into the early 21st century. The collection includes scrapbooks, postcards, photographs and slides, audiovisual materials, administrative and historical documents, and published materials.
Overview: Correspondence, clippings, administrative materials, printed materials, and other records that document the founding and development of the Carpenter Center Photography Collection, including records relating to the American Professional Photographers Collection, Social Museum Collection, and Boston Elevated Railway Project. The Carpenter Center Photography Collection, including the records that document it, was transferred to the Fogg Museum in 2002. The collection was catalogued and...
Overview: These papers of Fogg Museum directors John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan document their administration of the museum and related professional activities. Most of Coolidge's papers were created during his administration, from 1948 to 1968; most of Mongan's papers are from her tenure as acting director and then director (1968 to 1971). The papers consist primarily of correspondence, including Coolidge's correspondence with art dealers, and also include photographs, memoranda, reports, meeting...
Overview: These papers of former Fogg Museum director and Harvard University professor John Coolidge document a portion of his teaching activities, museum administration, and other personal and professional endeavors and interests. The papers consist primarily of personal correspondence, and date largely from 1947-1975. Also included are research materials, teaching materials, lecture notes, speeches, reports, resumes, photographs, and financial records.
Overview: Exhibition invitations and photographs of artworks on display by Corita, as well as photographs from a class she taught, and from classes taught by other artists, at Immaculate Heart College in the mid-to-late 1960s. There are also Polaroid prints of Corita, correspondence, and clippings.
Overview: Approximately 10,000 pages of notes by Stuart Davis, including observations on art theory, politics and social commentary, along with discussion and analysis of some of his paintings. Included are ca. 1,200 diagrams and drawings.
Overview: Correspondence, original typescripts, and handwritten notes documenting the career and aesthetic theories of textile artist Otti Berger (1898-1944), her life in continental Europe in the late 1930s, and the early reception of her work in the United States.