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Argus Gallery records, 1927-1990, bulk 1960-1974

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as five series.

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Series 1: Administrative Files , 1958-1986
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1

This series includes gallery expense records and financial summaries; board of directors meeting minutes, bylaws, and correspondence; correspondence, receipts, notes, and printed matter from printing workshops, organizations, and other art institutions; a proof of the gallery's logo; and artist billing records and addresses. Papers concerning Farleigh Dickinson University's International Artists Program consist of printed matter and images from the event. Also found here is one folder of the Johnson's personal correspondence.
Description Container Select
A. Lublin and Delphic Arts, Prints, 1965-1966
1
1
Addresses, Artists, 1961-1967
1
2
Argus Gallery Logo, Proof, undated
1
3
Billings by Artists, 1966-1967
1
4
Board of Directors, Papers, 1961-1964
1
5
Editions Alecto Limited, 1966-1968
1
6
Expenses, 1961-1969
1
7
Fairleigh Dickinson University, International Artists Program, 1961-1963
1
8
Federated Art Associations of New Jersey, 1969-1974
1
9
Financial Summaries and Lists, 1964-1968
1
10-11
Johnson, Verdi and Edward, Personal Papers, 1969-1974, 1985-1986
1
12
Newark Museum, 1966-1971
1
13
Papers, Miscellaneous, 1971, undated
1
14
Pratt Graphics Center, 1969-1971
1
15
Print Council of America, 1961-1966
1
16
The Printmakers' Council (British), 1966-1969
1
17
Ruskin Gallery, 1966
1
18
State of New Jersey, 1965-1966
1
19
Stockholders, Papers, 1961-1966
1
20
Tamarind Lithography Workshop, 1958-1969
1
21-22
Tax File, 1961-1974
1
23

Series 2: Artist Files , 1927-1990, 1960-1974
4 Linear feet
Box 1-5, 9

Artist files consist primarily of biographies, resumes, and correspondence, but may also include printed matter such as exhibition ephemera and newspaper clippings, photographs of artists and their work, papers related to shipping and loans, price lists, and inventories. The file pertaining to nineteenth century American artists includes photographs of artwork, information gathered from other museums and galleries, and related printed material.
Description Container Select
19th Century American Artists, General File, circa 1962-1966
1
24
Accorsi, William, 1963-1965
1
25
Aghib, Joan, 1964-1971
1
26
Albers, Josef, circa 1967
1
27
Amino, Leo, 1962-1964
1
28
Ancker, Ruth Hutton, 1957-1962
1
29
Anderson, Gunnar, 1965-1968
1
30
Angelini, John, 1966-1972
1
31
Anshutz, Thomas, undated
2
1
Anuszkiewicz, Richard, 1971
2
2
Asmar, Alice, 1966-1967
2
3
A, Last Name, 1965-1974
2
4
Barkhorn, Adelande, 1962
2
5
Barlow, Earle G., 1964-1966
2
6
Bartoli, Jose, 1961, undated
2
7
Baskin, Leonard, 1970-1974
2
8
Bayrak, Liba, 1962-1963
2
9
Bayrak, Tosum, 1961-1962
2
10
Bearce, Jeana Dale, 1966-1969
2
11
Bennett, Joan, 1962
2
12
Birkin, Morton, 1962
2
13
Bockus, William, 1965-1966
2
14
Bratby, John, 1966
2
15
Breitenbach, William, 1966-1968
2
16
British Artists, Correspondence, 1966-1968
2
17
Bross, Albert, 1966
2
18
Brownlee, Barbara, 1966-1967
2
19
Brundson, John, 1970-1972
2
20
Burkert, Robert, 1965-1966
2
21
B, Last Name, 1960s-1970s
2
22
Campbell, Shirley, Photograph, undated
2
23
Canger, Tony, 1962-1967
2
24
Carlson, Sven Ohrvel, 1964-1966
2
25
Carton, Norman, 1964
2
26
Chamberlain, Eric, 1962-1963
2
27
Chambers, Eric, undated
2
28
Charry, John, 1961-1962
2
29
Chee, Changboh, 1966
2
30
Colen, June, 1962
2
31
Coughlin, Jack, 1963-1976
2
32
C, Last Name, 1959-1972
2
33
Davies, Arthur B., 1962, 1966
2
34
Davis, Gerald, 1966
2
35
Dawley, Joseph, 1972
2
36
Devlin, Stuart, 1962-1963, 1987
2
37
Dormer, James T., 1966-1967
2
38
Dubuffet, Jean, 1971-1973
2
39
Durham, Terry, 1965-1968
2
40
Elsemstat, Ben, 1965-1966, undated
2
41
Erbe, Gary, 1973-1976, 1990
2
42
Erickson, Marie, 1962
2
43
Evans, Betsy, 1963
2
44
Eyuboglu, Bedri Rahmi, 1962
2
45
D-E, 1962-1971
2
46
Farnham, Alex, 1965-1967
2
47
Fiore, Joseph, 1964, 1967
2
48
Fong, Baldwin, 1964-1967
2
49
Forsyth, William, 1967-1969, undated
2
50
Freed, David, 1962-1967
2
51
F, Last Name, 1960s-1970s
2
52
Gasser, Henry, 1961-1971
2
53
Gatch, Lee, 1971
2
54
Geber, Hana, 1960s
2
55
Gilchreist, Lorenzo, 1963-1966
2
56
Glaser, Esther, 1961-1963
2
57
Goldstein, Alan, 1963-1965
2
58
Goldstein, Howard, 1963-1966
2
59
Gorky, Arshille, 1969
2
60
Gould, Stephen, 1969, 1972
2
61
Graebar-Peters, Marlene, 1965-1966
2
62
Gray, Larry, 1965-1966
2
63
Green, Kenneth, 1962-1963
2
64
Graybach, John, Photograph, 1974
2
65
Grooms, Red, 1971-1973
2
66
Grooms, Red, 1971-1973
9
Groshans, Werner, 1972-1973
2
67
Gulick, Henry, 1964-1982
2
68
Gulick, Henry, 1964-1982
3
1
Gulick, Henry, Slides and Photographs, 1960s
3
2
Guthrie, Dick, 1961-1962
3
3
G, Last Name, 1961-1971
3
4
Hardy, Dewitt, 1964-1990
3
5
Harris, Dorothy Dierks, 1962
3
6
Hartgen, Vincent, 1962-1972
3
7
Hartwick, Herman, 1927, 1966-1967
3
8
Hassam, Childe, 1964-1969
3
9
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1967, 1969
3
10
Henri, Robert, 1962, 1969
3
11
Herkenrath, Peter, 1961, 1964
3
12
Herman, Justine, 1967
3
13
Hill, Homer, 1960s
3
14
Hnizdovsky, Jacques, 1965-1971
3
15
Hopper, Edward, 1971-1972
3
16
Howard, Ken, 1966, 1968
3
17
Howell, John S., 1961
3
18
Hoyle, Walter, 1968-1969
3
19
Ivory, Lesley Anne, 1966
3
20
H-I, Last Name, 1960s-1973
3
21
Jacquemon, Pierre, 1963
3
22
Jones, Carroll, Photograph, undated
3
23
Jones, Dave, 1961-1962, undated
3
24
Jones, Gareth, 1967
3
25
Jones, Joe, 1961-1964
3
26
Jules, Mervin, 1963
3
27
J, Last Name, 1962-1973
3
28
Katchen, Hildy, undated
3
29
Kearns, James, 1962-1972
3
30
Kensett, J. F. , 1968, undated
3
31
Kerkovius, Ruth, 1964-1967
3
32
Keskulla, Carolyn, 1961-1962
3
33
Kesl, Leonard, 1961-1967
3
34
Kirkpatrick, Margaret, 1961-1966
3
35
Kliemann, Carl-Heinz, 1961-1964
3
36
Kline, Fred, 1961-1964
3
37
Klix, Richard, 1961-1963
3
38
Koch, John, 1969
3
39
Konopka, Joseph, 1970-1976
3
40
Konrad, Adolph, 1962-1975
3
41
Krouse, Millicent, 1965-1969
3
42
Krugman, Irene, 1962-1975
3
43
Knaus, Wick, 1965
3
44
K, Last Name, 1960-1973
3
45
Lang, Alfred E., 1966
3
46
Leaf, Ruth, 1965
3
47
Legre, Jon, 1966
3
48
Lemmerman, Harold, 1962-1965
3
49
Lenson, Michael, 1962-1971
3
50
Levine, David, 1971, 1973, undated
3
51
Leiber, Gerson, 1966, 1968
3
52
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1967, 1969
3
53
Lipton, Seymour, 1962-1963
3
54
Lowe, Ronald, 1966
3
55
Lozowick, Louis, 1962-1973, 1991
3
56
Luks, George, 1973
4
1
L, Last Name, circa 1960-1971
4
2
Macdonald, Herbert, 1962-1965, 1972
4
3
Mandel, Diane, 1965
4
4
Manning, Elizabeth, 1966
4
5
Margolis, Michael, 1965
4
6
Margoulies, Berta, 1964-1966
4
7
Maris, Valdi, 1964
4
8
Marsh, Molly, 1964-1966
4
9
Martens, Charles, 1962
4
10
Martin, Stefan, 1964
4
11
Martinelli, Ezio, 1963
4
12
Mason, Alice, 1955-1965
4
13
Maxwell, John, 1964-1966
4
14
McCormick, Harry, 1970-1973
4
15
McGinnis, Christine, 1965-1968
4
16
Melvor, John, 1964-1966
4
17
Mikeska, Riko, 1962-1963
4
18
Miller, Mary Ann, 1962-1963
4
19
Miller, Richard, 1962
4
20
Morre, Henry, 1964-1970
4
21
Moses, Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma), 1974
4
22
Moses, Herbert, 1962-1963
4
23
Mueller, George, 1964-1965
4
24
Murphy, Marianna, 1963-1964
4
25
M, Last Name, 1960-1973
4
26
Nakamura, Kazuo, 1963-1964
4
27
Nast, Thomas, 1969-1970
4
28
Neal, Reginald, 1962-1964
4
29
Neiman, Leroy, 1961-1962
4
30
Newton, Ronnie, 1962-1963
4
31
Ney, Lloyd Raymond, 1963-1964
4
32
Niese, Henry, 1957-1966
4
33
Nordfeldt, B. J. O., 1959-1986
4
34-35
N, Last Name, 1962-1973
4
36
Olsen, Jack, 1962-1966
4
37
Page, Alice, 1964-1967
4
38
Pearlman, Sylvia, 1962-1967
4
39
Pedersen, Douglas, 1963
4
40
Penkoff, Ronald, 1962-1969
4
41
Perrine, Van Dearing, 1925, 1965, undated
4
42
Pickering, Pat, 1965-1968
4
43
Poliskie, Steve, 1964-1985
4
44
Porter, Fairfield, 1964-1972
4
45
Preston, William, 1964-1965
4
46
Prestopino, Gregorio, 1965
4
47
Provost, Bailey, 1961-1962
4
48
P, Last Name, 1960s-1972
4
49
Reynard, Grant, 1965-1966
4
50
Rhys, G. Carter, 1965-1966
4
51
Richardson, John, 1962-1966
4
52
Romano, Clare, 1964-1977
4
53
Ross, John, circa 1960s
4
54
Ruff, Elmer, 1961-1979
4
55-56
Ryan, Elizabeth, 1965-1966
5
1
Ryman, Jewel, 1962-1965
5
2
R, Last Name, 1965-1972
5
3
Schaeffer, S. Allyn, undated
5
4
Schley, Reeve, 1966
5
5
Schnall, Ken, 1962-1972
5
6
Schreyvogel, Charles, Photograph, undated
5
7
Schuler, Robert, 1965, undated
5
8
Schulze, Ronald, 1962
5
9
Seidel, Jochen, 1962-1964
5
10
Shahn, Ben, 1969, 1974, undated
5
11
Shapiro, Seymour, 1965-1967
5
12
Shawe, George, 1966-1971
5
13
Sheffield, Samuel, 1966-1967
5
14
Silverman, Mel, 1964-1967
5
15
Simpson, Maxwell Stewart, 1960-1966
5
16
Sitzler, Fred, 1964
5
17
Smith, Carol Cook, circa 1963
5
18
Smith, Jack, 1962
5
19
Souder, Bert, 1964-1965
5
20
Spindler, Louis, 1961-1963
5
21
Spofford, Sally, 1964-1967
5
22
Spruance, Benton, 1966
5
23
Stanton, Samuel Ward, 1960s
5
24
Stasik, Andrew, 1964-1966
5
25
Stewart, Bill, 1961-1965
5
26
Stone, Louis, 1960s
5
27
Streeter, Tal, 1962-1967
5
28-30
Summers, Carol, 1963-1965, 1970
5
31
S, Last Name, 1960-1973
5
32-33
Temple, Byron, 1966, 1970, undated
5
34
T, Last name, 1966-1971
5
35
Ubhaus, Robert B., 1961-1962
5
36
Underhill, Bart, 1962-1963
5
37
Viesulas, Romas, 1962-1966
5
38
Vickers, Robert, 1961-1969
5
39
V, Last Name, 1962-1973
5
40
Wasserman, Burt, 1962
5
41
Weber, Max, 1963-1970
5
42
Wengenroth, Stow, undated
5
43
Welliver, Neil, 1972, 1982-1983
5
44
Whittredge, Worthington, 1969, undated
5
45
Wiley, Hugh, undated
5
46
Wilson, Forest, 1962-1965
5
47
Woods, Gerald, 1966-1968
5
48
Ziegler, Mathilde, 1961-1962
5
49
Ziemann, Richard C., 1963-1965
5
50
W-Z, 1965-1972
5
51

Series 3: Exhibition Files , 1961-1970
1 Linear foot
Box 5-6

Files consist of correspondence with donors, artists, and other institutions, mailing lists, publicity material, exhibition entry forms, research material, price lists, photographs, slides, negatives, and some records of sales. Several files include printed matter such as catalogs, announcements, and newspaper clippings.
Description Container Select
International Print Show, Photographs, 1961
5
52
College and University Arts Faculty Show, Artist Correspondence, 1963-1964
5
53
College and University Arts Faculty Show, Artist Request Cards, circa 1964
5
54
College and University Arts Faculty Show, Department Mailing Lists, circa 1963
6
1
College and University Arts Faculty Show, Donor Correspondence, 1963-1964
6
2
College and University Arts Faculty Show, Entries, 1962-1963
6
3-5
College and University Arts Faculty Show, Publicity and Price Lists, 1962-1964
6
6
Exhibition of Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. H. William Fitelson (1963), 1963
6
7
Summer Show, 1963
6
8
Summer Group Show, Slides of Works from New York City, 1963
6
9
Summer Group Show, Slides, 1964
6
10
Art of Smith College (1964), 1964
6
11
Art of Smith College (1964), Photographs, 1964
6
12
Campus Art: USA (1965), 1965
6
13
Painters of the New Jersey Scene, 1865-1965 (1965), 1963-1967
6
14-15
Painters of the New Jersey Scene, 1865-1965 (1965), Negatives, undated
6
16
Painters of the New Jersey Scene, 1865-1965 (1965), Slides, 1965
6
17
New Jersey Designer Craftsmen (1965), 1964-1965
6
18
Maine Through the Eyes of its Artists (1966), 1963-1970
6
19
Maine Through the Eyes of its Artists (1966), Slides, 1966
6
20
Water Color Show; Forsyth, Slides, 1967
6
21
Crafts at Argus Gallery, Photographs, undated
6
22
Argus Exhibitions, Photographs, undated
6
23
Various Exhibitions, Price Lists and Sales, 1963-1965, undated
6
24

Series 4: Printed Material , 1957-1975
2.5 Linear feet
Box 6-10

Found here are exhibition announcements and catalogs, newsletters, and various mailings published by the Argus Gallery as well as other museums and galleries; newspaper clippings and articles on the Argus gallery, its exhibitions, and other art topics; three Argus Gallery scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, and exhibition ephemera; and a cultural resource directory. In addition to printed matter, some of the subject folders include photographs. Scattered correspondence may also be found in the folders of other museums and galleries.
Description Container Select
Argus Gallery Announcements, Mailings, and Schedules, 1960s
6
25-26
Argus Gallery Exhibition Catalogs, 1960s
6
27
Argus Gallery Newspaper Clippings, 1962-1964
7
1
Argus Gallery Newsletter, 1961-1966
7
2
Argus Gallery, Scrapbook, 1961-1963
9
Argus Gallery, Scrapbook, 1963-1964
10
Argus Gallery, Scrapbook, 1965-1967
10
Newspaper Clippings and Publications, Other, 1962-1974
7
3-4
Solo Exhibitions, Other Galleries and Museums, circa 1960s-1970s
7
5-7
Group Exhibition Ephemera, Other Museums and Galleries, circa 1960s-1970s
7
8-17
Brandywine River Museum, 1970-1973
8
1
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1974-1975
8
2
Hunterdon Art Center, 1964-1973
8
3
Kennedy Galleries, 1971-1973
8
4
Montclair Art Museum, 1961-1970
8
5
National Gallery of Art, 1973-1974
8
6
Newark Museum, 1957-1974
8
7-8
New Jersey State Museum, 1966-1971
8
9
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1964-1967
8
10
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1962-1974
8
11
Miscellaneous Publications, Other Galleries and Museums, circa 1960s-1970s
8
12-13
Solicitation Material Sent to Argus, 1960s
8
14
Subject Material, Folk Art, circa 1960s
8
15
Subject Material, Happenings, circa 1960s
8
16
Subject Material, Kinetic Art, 1969
8
17
Subject Material, Light Art, 1968-1969
8
18
Subject Material, Primitive Art, circa 1960s
8
19
The Cultural Resources of Boston, 1965
8
20

Series 5: Photographs , 1960-1971
0.4 Linear feet
Box 8

Series includes snapshots and transparencies of the Argus Gallery's interior, youth and adult classes offered at the gallery, and mixed images of artists, artwork, and gallery shows. Also found here are several photographs taken during the Fairleigh Dickinson University Art Seminars and Institute including snapshots of Dick Stewart, Eddie Johnson, and Leonard Kesl.
Description Container Select
Argus Gallery, Photographs and Negatives of Classes at the Gallery, 1963, undated
8
21
Argus Gallery, Opening, December 10, 1961
8
22
Argus Gallery, Photographs, undated
8
23
Argus Gallery II, Photographs, udated
8
24
Argus Gallery, Transparencies, July 1963
8
25
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson; Frances V. Hoag, undated
8
26
Artist Slides, Miscellaneous, 1962-1966
8
27
Miscellaneous Artwork and Snapshots, 1971, undated
8
28
Mixed Artists Pictures and Shows, Negatives, 1960s
8
29
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Art Seminars and Institute, Photographs, 1960s
8
30

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.