Annette Leddy, the Gilbert and Ann Kinney New York collector for the Archives of American Art, highlights the Robert Alexander Papers and Temple of Man Records, recently acquired by the Archives. The following essay was originally published in the fall 2017 issue (vol. 56, no. 2) of the Archives of American Art Journal.
Intern Tiffany G. Camusci shares gastronomical delights from the Archives’ collections.
National collector Josh T. Franco highlights the Naul Ojeda papers, recently acquired by the Archives of American Art. The following essay was originally published in the fall 2017 issue (vol. 56, no. 2) of the Archives of American Art Journal.
Processing archivist Sarah Mundy explores myths and superstitions about the black cat.
Reference specialist Elizabeth Botten shares documents that tell the story of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Artists’ Soap Box Derbies in the 1970s.
For Hispanic Heritage Month, intern Kimberly Yu shares discoveries from the Kathy Vargas papers documenting intersections and exchange between the Chicana/o and Asian American art communities.
Bettina Smith, librarian for digital projects at the Archives of American Art, looks at the real-life heroes who inspired characters in the new film The Monuments Men, starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Cate Blanchett.
As forecasters track what could be a major storm for the Eastern Seaboard this week, archivists Jayna Josefson and Erin Kinhart look at the hearty artist Abbott Handerson Thayer and his family’s unusual sleeping habits.