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Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the American Academy in Rome records, 1855- 2012

American Academy in Rome records, 1855- 2012

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Series 3: New York Office , 1855-circa 1981, undated
15 Linear feet
Boxes 17-32, 36; 5777-5795

Since its founding the American Academy in Rome has maintained offices in New York. This office supports the work of the board of trustees and its many committees, and is responsible for administration of fellowship competitions, fundraising, and record keeping.
The series is organized into seven subseries.
  • 3.1: Records of Staff, 1919-1950, undated
  • 3.2: Rosters, 1895-1939, undated
  • 3.3: Printed Matter, 1905-circa 1981
  • 3.4: Photographs, 1891-1941, undated
  • 3.5: Personal Papers, Memorabilia and Ephemera, 1855-1923, undated
  • 3.6: Association of the Alumni of the American Academy in Rome, 1913-1945, undated
  • 3.7: Miscellaneous Records, 1899-1926, undated
3.1: Records of Staff, 1919-1950, undated
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Roscoe Guernsey (Executive Secretary)
Correspondence, General, undated, 1919-1945
17
13
Abbott, Frank Frost (Trustee), 1916-1921
17
14
Adams, Herbert (Trustee), 1936
17
15
Aldrich, Amey (sister of Director and official hostess during his tenure; Acting Director, Rome), 1937, 1941-1942
17
16
Aldrich, Chester H. (Committee on the School of Fine Arts; Director, Rome), 1933-1941)
17
17-20
Alumni Exhibitions, undated, 1919-1923
17
21
American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in Europe, 1943
17
22
Annuities (TIAA), 1923-1945
17
23
Appointments, Elections, and Acceptances, 1921-1938
17
24
Armed Forces Master Records, Inc., undated, 1943-1944
17
25
Armour, George A. (Trustee), 1915-1920
17
26
Atelier, undated, 1927-1933
17
27
Baldwin, Henry de Forest (Trustee), 1940
17
28
Beebe, Dwight S. (Trustee; Finance Committee), 1942-1945
17
29
Benton, Hale P. (Assistant to Director, Rome), 1926-1945
17
30-33
Boring, William A. and Crane, Arthur H. (Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer), 1919-1938
18
1-5
Boyce, George K. (Librarian), 1929-1940
18
6
Bradford, Lindsay (Treasurer), 1945-1946
18
7
Broadcasts, 1935-1942
18
8
Budget, 1931/32-1945/46
18
9-10
Carpenter, Rhys (Professor in Charge of Classical Studies), 1939-1945
18
11
Cash Prize in Architecture, 1941-1942
18
12
Clark, Charles Upson (Professor of Classical Studies; Director, School of Classical Studies), undated, 1916-1919
18
13
Classical Senior Scholarships, A-Z, 1945
18
14
Classical Society of the American Academy in Rome, undated, 1938-1948
18
15-16
Collaborative Problem, 1920-1931
18
17
Committee on the School of Classical Studies, 1921-1945
18
18
Council of the Academy, 1919-1944
18
19
Curtis, C. Densmore (Professor of Archaeology), 1919-1925
18
20
Customs Duty, 1921-1942
18
21
Davico, Riccardo (Secretary, Rome), 1927; 1935-1945
18
22-23
Davico-Longobardi Salary and Dollar Balances, 1940-1945
18
24
de Daehn, Peter (Assistant Librarian; Acting Librarian), 1935-1945
18
25
Dinsmoor, William B. (Trustee; Acting Director, Rome), 1944
18
26
Donor Acknowledgments, undated, 1921-1937
18
27-28
Donor Lists, undated, 1920-1938
18
29
Ely Loan Fund, 1916-1945
19
1
Endowment, undated, 1919-1941
19
2
Fairbanks, Frank P. (Professor in Charge, School of Fine Arts) (folders slightly out of order on microfilm), 1921-1930
19
3-5
Faulkner, Barry (Annual Professor, School of Fine Arts; Chairman, Committee on the School of Fine Arts), 1922-1946
19
6
Fellows--Employment, 1922-1934
19
7-8
Fellows Serving in U.S. Armed Forces, undated, 1942-1945
19
9
Fellows-Travel Arrangements, undated, 1922-1941
19
10-13
Fellowship in Architecture-Accredited Schools, 1930-1939
19
14
Fellowship in Architecture-Miscellaneous Applications, 1924-1930
19
15
Fellowship in Architecture-Recipients, 1919-1938
19
16-18
Fellowship in Classical Studies--Competition, 1929 and 1939
19
19
Fellowship in Classical Studies--Jury, 1939
19
20
Fellowship in Classical Studies--Lists of Recipients, 1913-1926
19
21
Fellowship in Classical Studies--Miscellaneous Applications, 1929-1939
19
22
Fellowship in Classical Studies--Recipients, 1913-1941
19
23-28
Fellowship in Fine Arts--Competition, 1920-1923
20
1
Fellowship in Fine Arts--Miscellaneous Applications, 1922, 1925
20
2
Fellowship in Fine Arts--Recipients, 1919-1939
20
3-8
Fellowship in Landscape Architecture--Competition, 1920-1938
20
9
Fellowship in Landscape Architecture--Miscellaneous Applications, 1934
20
10
Fellowship in Landscape Architecture--Recipients, 1915-1939
20
11-13
Fellowship in Musical Composition--Competition, 1929, 1938
20
14
Fellowship in Musical Composition--Recipients, 1921-1939
20
15-18
Finance Committee, 1933-1949
20
19
Fraser, Leon (Treasurer), 1937-1945
20
20
French, Daniel Chester (Trustee; McKim Memorial Committee), 1919-1932
20
21
Garden Club of America Fellowship, 1926
20
22
G.I. Fellowships, 1945
20
23
Greene, Jerome D. (Trustee), 1937
20
24
Gugler, Eric (Trustee), 1918-1945
20
25
Hammond, Mason (Professor in Charge of Classical Studies; Committee on the School of Classical Studies), 1935-1944
20
26-27
Hendrickson, G. L. (Professor in Charge, School of Classical Studies), undated, 1919-1921
20
28
Hewlett, James Monroe (Director, Rome), 1931-1939
20
29-30
Institute of International Education, Paris, France, 1934-1936
21
1
Inventory of Furniture and Equipment, 1941
21
2
James, Henry (First Vice President; Acting President), 1945
21
3
Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectureship, 1917-1944
21
4
Johnson, Allan C. (Committee on the School of Classical Studies), 1944-1945
21
5
Juries, 1925-1940
21
6
Kendall, William M. (Trustee), 1921, 1936
21
7
Kendall, William M.--Estate of, 1938-1942
21
8
La Farge, C. Grant (Secretary), undated, 1915-1939
21
9
Lamond, Felix (Professor of Music), undated, 1920-1941
21
10
Lamond Fund [Lucretia Perry Osborn (Mrs. Henry Fairfield Osborn) Trust], 1926-1931 and 1940
21
11
Landscape Architecture, 1919-1946
21
12-13
Lazarus Fellowship, 1917-1940
21
14-15
Leases, 1936-1943
21
16
Library Donations, 1923-1930
21
17
Library Orders, 1922-1945
21
18
Lord, Day & Lord (Legal Counsel), 1938-1944
21
19
Lord, Milton E. (Librarian), 1925-1930
21
20
McClellan, George B. (Trustee; Vice President; Chairman, Library Committee), undated, 1922-1938
21
21
McCrea, Nelson G. (Professor of Classical Studies), 1921
21
22
McDaniel, Walton Brooks (Annual Professor of Classical Studies), 1921
21
23
Mead, William R. (President), 1920-1927
21
24
Mellon, Edward P. (Trustee; Chairman, Committee on Endowment), 1919-1925
21
25
Mendell, Clarence W. (Committee on Publications), 1932-1941
21
26
Moe, Henry Allen (Trustee), 1943
21
27
Morey, Charles R. (Director, Rome), 1945
21
28
Morgan, J. Pierpont, Jr. (Trustee), 1920
21
29
Music Department, 1920-1942
21
30
Music Publications, 1937-1945
21
31
Nominating Committee, 1930-1944
21
32
Norton, Charles D. (Trustee), 1919-1923
21
33
Ogle, Marbury B. (Professor in Charge of Classical Studies), 1931-1934
21
34
Osborn, Mrs. Henry Fairfield (Donor), 1922-1928
21
35
Parrish, Samuel L. (Donor), 1924-1929
21
36
Pine, John B. (Legal Counsel), 1920-1922
21
37
Platt, Charles (Committee on the School of Fine Arts; President), 1922-1933
21
38-39
Pope, John Russell (President), 1935-1938
21
40
Prix de Rome Medal (designed by Harry Camden), undated, 1940-1942
22
1
Publications, Annual Contributors Pamphlet, 1927-1928
22
2
Publications, Mailing Lists, 1928-1939
22
3
Publications, Memoirs of The American Academy in Rome and Monographs Published, 1920-1941
22
4
Publications, Orders, 1920-1947
22
5-11
Publications, Villas and Grounds of Italy by Amey Aldrich and John Walker, 1938-1941
22
12
Publicity, undated, 1921-1944
22
13-15
Rand, Edward K. (Trustee; Committee on the School of Classical Studies; Committee on Publications), 1919-1931
22
16
Regional Competitions, 1941 and 1942
22
17-19
Rolfe, John C. (Professor of Classics; Committee on the School of Classical Studies), 1920-1940
22
20
School of Classical Studies, undated, 1938-1943
22
21
School of Classical Studies, Advisory Council, 1922-1945
22
22-24
School of Classical Studies, College and University Annual Subscriptions, 1920-1931
22
25-27
School of Classical Studies, Lists of Directors and Professors, 1895-1933
22
28
School of Classical Studies, Lists of Students/Fellows, 1895-1933
22
29
School of Classical Studies, Summer Sessions, 1923-1939
23
1-6
School of Fine Arts--Advisory Council, 1924-1928
23
7
Shipments of Students' Work, undated, 1932-1938
23
8
Smith, James Kellum (Committee on the School of Fine Arts; Acting Treasurer; President), 1935-1945
23
9
Sowerby, Leo, undated, 1935-1944
23
10
Stevens, Gorham Phillips (Director, Rome), 1919-1932
23
11-22
Taxes, 1932-1943
23
23
Taylor, Lily Ross (Fellow in Archaeology), 1920-1923
23
24
Thrasher-Ward Memorial Competition, undated, 1920-1925
23
25
Trowbridge, Breck (Committee on the School of Fine Arts), 1919-1925
23
26
U.S. Trust Company, 1919-1944
24
1-4
Van Buren, Albert W. (Museum Curator; Editor; Professor of Archaeology), 1933-1945
24
5-6
Villa Aurelia, 1944-1945
24
7
Walker, John (Trustee), 1940-1944
24
8
Wilkins, H. Blakiston (Executive Secretary, Rome), 1919-1921
24
9-10
Meriwether Stuart (Executive Secretary)
General Correspondence, 1946
24
11
Baldwin, Sherman (Legal Counsel), 1946
24
12
Beebe, Dwight (Finance Committee), 1946
24
13
Bradford, Lindsay (Treasurer), 1946
24
14
Classical Scholarships, 1946
24
15
Classical Society of the American Academy in Rome, 1946
24
16
Council of the Academy, 1946
24
17
Davico, Riccardo (Secretary, Rome), 1945-1946
24
18
Davico-Longobardi Salary and Dollar Balances, 1945-1946
24
19
Dinsmoor, William Bell (Secretary), 1945-1946
24
20
Fulbright Bill, 1946
24
21
G.I. Fellowships, 1946
24
22
Johnson, Allan C. (Trustee; Committee on the School of Classical Studies), 1945-1946
24
23
Library, 1945-1946
24
24
Library Committee, 1946
24
25
Library Orders/Payments, 1946
24
26
Mendell, Clarence (Committee on the School of Classical Studies), 1946
24
27
Morey, C. R. (Acting Director), 1945-1946
24
28
Music Publications, 1946
24
29
Roberts, Laurance P. (Director, Rome), 1946
24
30
Smith, James Kellum (President), 1946
24
31
Trustees, 1945-1946
24
32
Van Buren, Albert W. (Museum Curator; Editor; Professor of Archaeology), 1945-1946
24
33
Vatican Payments, 1945-1946
24
34
Mary T. Williams (Executive Secretary)
Baldwin, Sherman (Legal Counsel), 1946-1947
24
35
Bradford, Lindsay (Treasurer), 1946-1947
24
36
Brown, Frank E. (Professor in Charge of Classical Studies), 1947
24
37
Budget, 1947-1948
24
38
Classical Society of The American Academy in Rome, 1946-1947
24
39
Council of the Academy, 1947
24
40
Customs Duty, 1949-1950
24
41
Davico, Riccardo (Secretary, Rome), 1946-1947
24
42
Endowment Fund, 1950
24
43
Finance Committee, 1946-1947
24
44
Fulbright Bill, 1946-1957
24
45
Library, undated, 1946
24
46
McIlhenny, Henry (Trustee), 1947
24
47
Mendell, Clarence (Committee on the School of Classical Studies), 1946-1947
24
48
Moore, Lamont (Assistant Director, Rome), 1947
24
49
Morey, C. R. (Acting Director), 1947
24
50
Music Publications, 1947-1948
24
51
Musicology, School of, Summer Session at the American Academy in Rome, 1947
24
52
Nominating Committee, 1947
24
53
Roberts, Laurance P. (Director, Rome), undated, 1946-1947
24
54
Rowell, Henry T. (Director, Summer Sessions), 1948
24
55
Smith, James Kellum (President), 1946
24
56
Visitors at the Academy and Requests to Visit, A-Z, 1947
24
57
Warsher, Tatiana (CARE packages), 1947-1948
24
58
Watkins, Franklin C, (Trustee), 1947
24
59
George K. Boyce (Librarian)
General Correspondence, 1940-1941
25
1
Serials Correspondence, 1940-1941
25
2
Phillips B. Robinson (Endowment Fund Campaign Secretary), Correspondence, 1913-1914
25
3
Edgar I. Williams (Endowment Fund Campaign Secretary)
Correspondence, 1919-1920
25
4
Financial Records, 1920
25
5-6
Fundraising Book, 1919-1920
25
7
Fundraising Events, 1920
25
8-9
Lists, Alumni, 1919-1920
25
10
Lists, Committees, 1919-1920
25
11
Lists, Mailing, 1919-1920
25
12
Lists, Possible Contributors, 1919-1920
25
13
Lists, Subscribers, 1919-1920
25
14
3.2: Rosters, 1895-1939, undated
DescriptionContainer
Comments Written on Fine Arts Rosters, 1914
25
15
School of Fine Arts Rosters, A-Z, 1895-1939
25
16-21
School of Classical Studies Rosters, A-Z, 1912-1938
25
22-25
School of Classical Studies, Summer Sessions Rosters, undated, 1923-1932; 1937-1939
25
26-30
3.3: Printed Matter, 1905-circa 1981
DescriptionContainer
General
Act of Incorporation and By-Laws, 1905-1940
26
1
Annual Report , 1930-1931
26
2
Confidential Memorandum on the American Academy in Rome, 1913
26
3
Constitution, 1902
26
4
Directory of Fellows and Residents, [1981?]
26
5
General Information, 1905
26
6
History, 1913-1927
26
7
Library, undated, 1923
26
8
Newsletter from the Director, 1915-1929
26
9-11
Officers, Trustees, etc., 1911-1920
26
12
Publications, 1917, 1938-1939
26
13
Special Events, 1905-1929
26
14
School of Classical Studies
Annual Announcements, 1915-1940
26
15-16
Consolidation with the American School of Classical Studies in Rome, 1911
26
17
Directory, 1942
26
18
Fellowships, undated, 1941-1952
26
19
General Information, 1913-1922
26
20
Lecture Announcements, undated, 1932-1940
26
21
Newsletter, 1915-1940
26
22-24
Summer Sessions, n.d, 1923-1951
26
25
School of Fine Arts
The American Academy in Rome at the New York Wold's Fair and the Golden Gate Exposition, 1939
26
26
Annual Announcements, 1899-1939
26
27-28
Concert Programs, 1923-1939
26
29
Exhibitions, undated, 1896-1939
26
30-31
Fellowships, undated, 1910-1953
26
32
Fellowships in Architecture, undated, 1910-1947
26
33
Fellowships in the History of Art, 1947
26
34
Fellowships in Landscape Architecture, undated, 1937-1947
26
35
Fellowships in Musical Composition, undated, 1942
26
36
Fellowships in Painting, 1908-1909
26
37
Fellowships in Sculpture, 1909
26
38
General Information, circa 1911-1913, 1930
26
39
Newsletter, 1914-1932
26
40
Printed Matter Produced by Others
Scrapbooks Volume 1: News Clippings, 1905-1922
27
1
Scrapbooks Volume 2: News clippings, and Other Printed Matter, 1911-1912
27
2
Scrapbooks Volume 3: News clippings, Other Printed Matter, and Photographs, 1938-1940
27
3
News Clippings, 1909-1937, undated
27
4-26
News Clippings, 1938-1951
28
1-31
News Clippings A - Z, 1920-1938
29
1-30
Articles from Miscellaneous Publications
Congressional Bills and Reports about the American Academy in Rome, 1902-1912 and 1932
30
1
About the American Academy in Rome, undated, 1910-1933
30
2
By, About, or Mentioning Individuals Associated with the American Academy in Rome, undated, 1912-1947
30
3
Poster, Leave Courses about Rome's Cultural Heritage, circa 1945
30
4
Oversized Poster, Leave Courses about Rome's Cultural Heritage , circa 1945
OV 36
3.4: Photographs, 1891-1941, undated
DescriptionContainer
Works of Art
By Visiting Students and Fellows, A - Z
30
5-20
By Frank D. Millet
30
21
Collaborative Problem, undated, 1910-1911, 1913, 1915-1917, 1920-1939
30
22-44
Rome Prize Competition in Architecture, undated, 1926-1934, 1940-1941
30
45-48
Rome Prize Competition in Landscape Architecture, undated, 1937
30
49
Prix de Rome Competition Exhibition, Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, 1938-1939, 1941
30
50-52
People
Individuals, A - Z, and unidentified
31
1-2
Summer School students, 1926-1927, undated
31
3
Fellowship Winners, 1937, undated
31
4
Groups, Unidentified, undated
31
5
Buildings
Academy Building ("New Building")--Exterior construction, circa 1912-1914
31
6
Academy Building--Exterior, 1929
31
7
Academy Building ("New Building")--Interior construction and model for library chair, 1914
31
8
Academy Building--Interior, Library, 1926
31
9
Three New Studios, 1909
31
10
Villa Aurelia
31
11-12
Villa Mirafiore
31
13
Villa Richardson, 1926
31
14
Unidentified
31
15
Architecture Students Measuring Buildings in Rome and Florence, 1917
31
16-17
Places
Views from AAR Property, circa 1917
31
18
Unidentified, undated
31
19
Events
Cricket Games, 1891 and undated
31
20
Thanksgiving Dinner, 1913
31
21
Architectural League Exhibition, 1916
31
22
Fourth of July Dinner, 1917
31
23
Manship Fountain Inauguration, 1926
31
24
Miscellaneous, "South Elevation--Proposed Building for Staff, American Academy in Rome" (drawing by Gorham Phillips Stevens), 1927
31
25
3.5: Personal Papers, Memorabilia and Ephemera, 1855-1923, undated
DescriptionContainer
Ernest Lewis Photograph Album/Scrapbook, circa 1908-1917
31
26-27
Allan Marquand Papers
Acquisition, 1951
31
28
American Institute of Archaeology, Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology, Annual Reports, 1905-1916
31
29
American Institute of Archaeology, Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology Minutes, 1909-1923
31
30
Bibliography, Introduction to Etruscan and Roman Archaeology, undated
31
31
Correspondence, 1896-1920
31
32
History of the School of Classical Studies, circa 1909
31
33
Charles F. McKim Memorabilia, Photographs, Printed Matter, and Artifacts
Acquisition
31
34
Memorabilia
Business card of Charles F. McKim, Architect with Gambrill & Richardson
31
35
Resolution of the Trustees of Columbia College, November 4, 1899
31
36
Proceedings of "University Day," University of Pennsylvania, February 22, 1909
31
37
Invitation to meeting of the American Institute of Architects, December 15, 1909
31
38
Certificate of Election as Academician, National Academy of Design, May 8, 1907
OV 36
Diploma, Master of Arts, Bowdoin College, undated
OV 36
Diploma, Honorary Doctor of Law, University of Pennsylvania, February 22, 1909
OV 36
Diploma, Honorary Doctor of Letters, Columbia College, 1904
OV 36
Life Membership certificate, American Academy in Rome, April 25, 1905
OV 36
Photographs of Charles F. McKim
31
39
Photographs of Others
31
40
Printed Matter
31
41
Artifacts [unfilmed]
31
42
Charles R. Morey Correspondence, 1920
31
43
Elihu Vedder's Bible (1 wrapped package)
31
44
3.6: Association of the Alumni of the American Academy in Rome, 1913-1945, undated
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence , undated, 1913-1945
31
45
Fellows' War/Government Service Records (compiled by Sidney Waugh), 1946
31
46-47
Membership Lists, undated
31
48
Newsletter, Nov. 1919
31
49
3.7: Miscellaneous Records, 1899-1926, undated
DescriptionContainer
Articles about The American Academy in Rome and its History, undated, circa 1899-1926
32
1
"Suggestions for a Beginner Undertaking a Decoration Ensemble Involving
32
2
Text and Illustrations for Art and Archaeology School of Classical Studies and Fine Arts Sections, 1922
32
3
Fragments of Unidentified Letters, undated
32
4
Villa Aurora, undated
OV 37
Villa Chiaraviglio, 1921
OV 37
Villa Ferrari, undated
OV 37
Villa Ludovisi, Casiono dell' Aurora, undated
OV 37

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