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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.
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: 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: Correspondence, photographs, writings, and other papers of Agnes Mongan, Curator of Drawings at Harvard's Fogg Museum and the first woman director of a major art museum in the United States.
Overview: These materials of abstract expressionist artist Alfonso Ossorio and his partner Ted Dragon contain correspondence with family and friends (including many well-known artists), photographs of Dragon and Ossorio and their circle of friends, as well as their estate in East Hampton, "The Creeks." Also included are Ossorio's materials from his time as a Harvard undergraduate and records detailing Ossorio's work with conifers.
Overview: These papers of Harvard Fine Arts professor and museum director Arthur Pope document his administration of the Fogg, Germanic, and Semitic Museums from 1945 to 1948, as well as his teaching, research and publication activity over several decades. The papers consist primarily of correspondence and also include memoranda, printed material, photographs, lecture transcripts, calling cards, reports, fabric samples, exhibition wall text and labels, drafts of published work, preparatory notes for...
Overview: This collection contains correspondence, sketches, school notebooks, writings, and other papers of Catherine Russell Hammond.
Overview: These papers of Charles Herbert Moore, first director of the Fogg Museum, document his administration of the museum and the development of its early collection. The papers date from 1894 to 1910 and consist of sent and received correspondence, invoices, and shipping documents.