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Ankrum Gallery records, circa 1900-circa 1990s, bulk bulk 1960-1990

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Series 12: Morris Broderson Papers , 1941-1989
7.2 Linear feet
Box 34-42

This series documents Morris Broderson's professional relationship with his aunt Joan Ankrum and the Ankrum Gallery as his primary art dealer. Materials include biographical materials, correspondence with Joan Ankrum, collectors and clients, publicity files and advertising, travel files, project files, exhibition files, collector/client files, financial material, printed material, photographs, and artwork.
This series is arranged as 11 subseries.
  • 12.1: Biographical Material, 1961-1989
  • 12.2: Correspondence, 1951-1986
  • 12.3: Publicity Files, circa 1960s-1988
  • 12.4: Travel, circa 1961-1970
  • 12.5: Project Files, 1963-1989
  • 12.6: Exhibition Files, 1961-1994
  • 12.7: Collector and Client Files, 1960-1990
  • 12.8: Financial Material, circa 1960s-circa 1990s
  • 12.9: Printed Material, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
  • 12.10: Photographs, 1941-circa 1980s
  • 12.11: Artwork, 1983
12.1: Biographical Material, 1961-1989
This subseries includes resumes material and biographical writings and notes by Morris Broderson and others.
Description Container
Biographical Material, 1961-1989
34
11-12
12.2: Correspondence, 1951-1986
Included here is general correspondence to and from clients and collectors, notes on Morris Broderson written by others, and correspondence with Broderson's lawyer, Sheldon Andelson.
Description Container
General Correspondence and Notes, 1951-1986
34
13-17
"Maxine's Notes on Morris", 1974
34
18
Correspondence with Sheldon Andelson, 1972-1973
34
19
12.3: Publicity Files, circa 1960s-1988
Found here are materials relating to advertising and Broderson's public persona as an artist. Files include general publicity, "Art in America," and the Los Angeles Art Page among others.
Description Container
General Publicity, circa 1960s-1988
34
20
"Art in America", 1965-1970
34
21
Art Leaders, 1979-1981
35
1
Los Angeles Art Page, 1975
35
2
Marquis Who's Who in America, 1984
35
3
12.4: Travel, circa 1961-1970
Found here are materials reflecting Morris Broderson's travels to other cities and countries for various projects, art exhibitions, and inspiration. Materials may include sketches, correspondence, flyers and brochures, plane tickets, and a notebook written during his trip to Japan.
Description Container
General Travel, 1961-1970
35
4
Trip to Europe, circa 1961-1968
35
5-6
Trip to Japan, 1962
35
7
Trip to Japan, Notebook, circa 1962
35
8
Trip to New York, 1966-1970
35
9
Trip to San Diego, 1969
35
10
12.5: Project Files, 1963-1989
Project files include materials related to special events and projects in which Morris Broderson took part, such as the Watts Benefit, Deaf Arts Conference, and the publication, Art and the Law, among others.
Description Container
Container Corporation Commission, 1963-1966
35
11
Watts Benefit, 1972
35
12-13
Lithographs, 1973-1982
35
14-15
"Anne Frank", 1977-1989
35
16
Art and the Law, "The West Collection", 1979-1986
35
17-18
National Endowment for the Arts, 1982-1984
35
19
Deaf Arts Conference, "What Is Sound", 1982-1985
35
20
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., 1986
35
21
12.6: Exhibition Files, 1961-1994
Exhibiton files include materials on various solo and group exhibitions, such as "Morris Broderson Retrospective" (1975) and "Heart/Hand/Eye" (1986) among others.
Description Container
Ankrum Gallery Exhibitions (circa 1960s), circa 1972-circa 1979
35
22
"Morris Broderson Retrospective" (1975), circa 1975-1976
35
23-25
"American Watercolor" (1979), 1976-1989
35
26
"Bette Davis Eyes" (1981), 1981
35
27
"Heart/Hand/Eye" (1986), circa 1972-1986
35
28
"Recent Paintings" (1986), 1986-1987
35
29
Rochester Institute of Technology Show (1986, 1993), 1984-1994
35
30-31
Various Exhibitions (1961-1967), circa 1961-1967
35
32-33
Various Exhibitions (1977-1986), 1977-1989
36
1-3
12.7: Collector and Client Files, 1960-1990
Collector and client files may include materials relating to various individuals, museums, associations, and businessess that sold or purchased Morris Broderson's works of art, incuding the Carnegie Institute, Guggenheim Museum, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Staempfli Gallery, among others.
Description Container
California College of Arts and Crafts, 1970
36
4
Carnegie Institute, 1961-1963
36
5
Ching, William, 1969-1973
36
6
Couturier Gallery, 1991-1992
36
7
De Young Memorial Museum, 1960-1962
36
8
Downtown Gallery, 1962-1975
36
9-11
Fresno Art Museum, 1987-1989
36
12
Fried, Edith, 1961
36
13
Gallaudet College, 1979-1984
36
14
Guggenheim Museum, 1985
36
15
Halpern, Nathan and Edith, 1970-1984
36
16
Hess, Fritz, 1970-1971
36
17
Gold, Herbert, 1971
36
18
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1968-1987
36
19-20
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, 1982-1983
36
21
Lawrence-Myden Foundation, 1971-1973
36
22
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1962-1981
36
23
National Academy of Design, 1977
36
24
Palmer Museum of Art, 1983-1992
36
25
San Diego Museum of Art, 1969-1982
36
26
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1980-1981
36
27
Schwab Rehabilitation Center, 1987
36
28
Semere, Mario, 1969-1970
36
29
Staempfli Gallery, 1969-1990
36
30
Staniek, Eric, 1986
36
31
UCLA Art Council, 1968
36
32
University of Arizona, circa 1975
36
33
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, 1965
36
34
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1961-1967
36
35
Young, John, 1989
36
36
Various Collectors/Clients, circa 1960-1988
36
37-38
12.8: Financial Material, circa 1960s-circa 1990s
Financial material includes income tax materials, such as receipts and bills, invoices and sales, expenses, and price lists.
Description Container
Income Tax Material, 1965-1987
37
1-12
American Photocopy Invoices, 1965-1970
37
13
Invoices and Receipts, Books, 1971
37
14
Invoices and Sales, 1961-1976
37
15-23
Invoices and Sales, circa 1960s-1990
38
1-14
Expenses, 1962-1986
38
15-20
Prices, circa 1960s-circa 1990s
38
21
12.9: Printed Material, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
Printed material includes exhibition materials, general printed material, clippings, and reviews.
Description Container
Exhibition Materials, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
38
22
Exhibition Materials, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
39
1-3
General Printed Material, 1960-1986
Oversized material housed in Box 41
39
4-9
Newspaper Clippings, circa 1960s-1975
39
10-12
Periodicals, 1960-1979
39
13
Reviews, 1960-1986
39
14-17
Oversized General Printed Material from Box 39, Folders 4-9
41
12.10: Photographs, 1941-circa 1980s
Found here are photographs, slides, and negatives of Morris Broderson's works of art, as well as of the artist himself. Also included are unbound, loose portfolio materials of Broderson's artwork.
Description Container
Photographs of Morris Broderson, circa 1941-1987
39
18
List of Photographs of Artwork, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
39
19
Photographs of Artwork, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
39
20-22
Photographs of Artwork, 1954-circa 1990s
40
1-18
Portfolio of Photographs of Artwork (unbound), circa 1960s-circa 1980s
40
19-24
Negatives of Artwork, circa 1970s
42
4
12.11: Artwork, 1983
This subseries includes one original painting by Morris Broderson.
Description Container
Artwork, Painting, 1983
40
25

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