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Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 12 series:

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Series 1: Biographical and Family Records , 1879-1984
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 36

This series includes biographical sketches for Shahn maintained by Downtown Gallery, various award certificates received by Shahn over the course of his career, a 1924 passport for Shahn and his first wife, Tillie Goldstein, and various family legal records including the divorce papers of Ben and Tillie Shahn, copies of Jonathan Shahn's birth certificate and Ezra Shahn's doctorate certificate, and indenture papers for a branch of Bernarda Bryson Shahn's family. Also found in this series are resume details for Bernarda Bryson Shahn and two cards showing her membership in the Author's Guild.
Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title. This series has been scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
Award Certificates, 1955-1967
1
1
Biographical Sketches, circa 1947-1961
1
2
Divorce Papers, Tillie G. Shahn vs. Ben Shahn, 1944-1952
1
3
Identification Documents and Passport, 1924-1966
1
4
Indenture Papers for Members of Nettlefold Family to work for Charles Evans, 1879
oversized material housed in OV 36
1
5
Membership Cards, circa 1960-1967
1
6
Records of Shahn Family Members, 1956-1984
1
7
Indenture Papers for Members of Nettlefold Family to work for Charles Evans, 1879
oversized material scanned with Box 1, F5
OV 36

Series 2: Letters , 1929-1990
14.4 Linear feet
Boxes 1-25, 35, OVs 36-38

This series consists primarily of letters written to Shahn throughout his career from family, friends, artists, business associates, government contacts, universities and colleges, galleries and other art organizations and institutions. Overall, there are very few letters from Shahn to be found, and scattered letters and copies of letters written by him are generally noted in the Container Listing.
The series includes many letters from artist, writers and colleagues including Leonard Baskin, Mirella Bentivoglio, Alexander Calder, Clifford Odets, Walker Evans, W. H. (Ping) Ferry, Fred Friendly, Dorothea Lange, Leo Lionni, John Bartlow Martin, George and Marian Nakashima, Clifford Odets, Charles Olson, Rudy Pozzati, Diego Rivera, Edwin Rosskam, Jerome Robbins, Selden Rodman, James Thrall Soby, Raphael Soyer and William Carlos Williams. Also found are a number of letters, many of them illustrated, from Robert Osborn, one letter each from Montgomery Clift, Pablo Picasso and Pete Seeger, and two letters from Robert Rauschenberg.
Documentation of Shahn's career covers his employment with the FSA, the OWI, and the CIO-PAC, his speaking and teaching engagements for many universities and colleges such as Famous Artist Schools, Inc., Harvard University, Princeton University, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and his commercial work for a variety of companies and publications including CBS, Harper's, Pantheon Books, Time, and Container Corporation of America. Files for Downtown Gallery record Edith Halpert's representation of Shahn's work and ultimately the disagreements that led to the dissolution of the dealer-artist relationship in 1968. Documentation of the legal aspects of Shahn's career can be found in letters from his lawyer, Martin Bressler, and include a copy of the letter in which Shahn states his final dissolution of his professional relationship with Halpert, and records of Shahn's legal dealings with Spiral Press, and Arnold Fawcus of Trianon Press. Letters also supplement the Project Files with documentation of some of Shahn's private and public commissions.
This series also contains letters that Bernarda Bryson Shahn continued to receive after Shahn's death in 1969. These posthumous letters are primarily requests to view Shahn's papers, or inquiries about Shahn and his work.
The series provides scattered documentation of Bernarda Bryson Shahn's career including her illustration work for Atlantic Monthly, Charles Scribner's Sons, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., Grossman Publisher, Inc., and Macmillan Company.
Letters from Judith Shahn to her parents provide insight into her career as an artist and also into that of her husband, poet Alan Dugan.
Letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent. All correspondents with 5 or more letters associated with their name are housed in a named file. The remaining letters are filed as "Miscellaneous" at the end of the named files for the relevant letter of the alphabet. Named and miscellaneous files are followed by: posthumous letters; letters of correspondents for whom only first names are known; letters with illegible signatures; and unsigned letters respectively.
This series has been scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
A. S. Barnes & Company, Inc., 1960-1967
1
8
Aber, Ita (Mrs. M. Joshua), 1964-1969
1
9
Abramowitz, Anita and Max, 1964-1969
1
10
Addison Gallery of American Art, 1949-1959
1
11
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1967, 1974
1
12
Airlie Foundation, 1962-1966
1
13
Akron Art Institute, circa 1951-1959, 1978
1
14
Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1950-1959
1
15
Aldus Books Limited, 1963-1966
1
16
Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1937, 1954-1966
1
17
Allan, Elkan, 1950-1963
1
18
American Academy in Rome, 1950-1955
1
19
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1956-1968
1
20
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1959-1967
1
21
American Association of University Women, 1945-1958
1
22
American Civil Liberties Union, 1955-1983
1
23
American Council of Learned Societies, 1943-1961
(includes letter from Shahn)
1
24
American Federation of Arts, 1935-1954
1
25
American Federation of Arts, 1955-1967
1
26
American Friends of the Hebrew University, 1967
1
27
American Friends Service Committee, Inc., 1957-1969
1
28
American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1961-1970
1
29
American Institute of Architects, 1965-1968
1
30
American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1948-1969
1
31
America Jewish Congress (various divisions/chapters), 1959-1966
1
32
American Judaism, 1961-1967
1
33
Amherst College, 1955-1966
1
34
Anderson, Don, 1949-1968
1
35
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1961-1969
1
36
Appel, Ben and Sophie, circa 1954-1969
1
37
Architects Associated (Richard G. Stein), 1954-1960
2
1
Architectural League of New York, 1958-1962
2
2
Archives of American Art, 1962-1987
2
3
Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1952
2
4
Art Association of Indianapolis (John Herron Art Institute), 1948-1959
2
5
Art Digest, 1953
2
6
Art Directors Club, Inc., 1949-1967, 1988
2
7
Art Front (Joe Vogel), circa 1935
(includes notes handwritten probably by Shahn)
2
8
Art in America, 1961-1964, 1970
2
9
Art Institute of Chicago, 1941-1967
2
10
Art News, 1945-1955
2
11
Art Students League of New York, 1950-1967
2
12
Artists and Writers Press, Inc. (Ole Risom), 1962-1964
2
13
Artists' Committee to Free Siqueiros, 1961-1964
2
14
Artists Equity Association, 1947-1968
2
15
Artists Equity Association, Reports and Minutes of Meetings, 1947-1965
2
16
Artists for CORE (Congress on Racial Equality), 1965-1967
2
17
Arts, Sciences and Professions, Inc. (various committees), 1945-1952
2
18
Arwin Galleries Inc., 1966-1969
2
19
Asahi Shimbun, 1981-1989
2
20
Asano, Takeji, 1964-1966
2
21
Associated American Artists, 1942-1968
2
22
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, 1951-1965
2
23
Atlantic Monthly Press, 1957-1958
2
24
Atlantic Monthly Press, 1959
2
25
Atlantic Monthly Press, 1960
2
26
Atlantic Monthly Press, 1961-1972
2
27
Avant Garde, 1966-1967
2
28
Ave Maria, 1963
2
29
A, Miscellaneous: A - Ad, 1935-1969
2
30
A, Miscellaneous: Af - Al, 1943-1968
3
1
A, Miscellaneous: Ama - American Council, 1937-1967
3
2
A, Miscellaneous: American Federation - Ams, 1935-1969
3
3
A, Miscellaneous: An - Aq, 1947-1968
3
4
A, Miscellaneous: Arc - Art Education, 1935-1969
3
5
A, Miscellaneous: Art Gallery - Arts, 1945-1968
3
6
A, Miscellaneous: As, 1946-1969
3
7
A, Miscellaneous: At - Ay, 1944-1968
3
8
A, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
3
9
A, First Names Only, circa 1956-1967
3
10
Baker, Hollis S., 1953-1962
3
11
Bakwin, Harry and Ruth, 1951-1985
3
12
Balance House (Marshall Lee), 1965-1968
3
13
Baltimore Museum of Art, 1950-1964
3
14
Bard College (Bard-St. Stephens), 1952-1959
3
15
Barnard College, Columbia University, 1954-1964
3
16
Baron, Marshall, 1964-1969
3
17
Barr, Roger, 1956-1968
3
18
Baskin, Esther and Leonard (Gehenna Press), 1953-1962
(includes letter and notes from Shahn)
3
19
Beerman, Leonard I. and Martha, 1962-1967
3
20
Benrus Watch Company, Inc., (Bond, Harvey M.), 1966-1967
3
21
Bentivoglio, Mirella, 1958-1971
4
1
Berkowitz, Rosalie and Sidney, circa 1950-1969
4
2
Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, 1963-1966
4
3
Bezalel National Museum, 1959-1963
4
4
Bianchi Gallery, 1962-1963
4
5
Biddle, George, circa 1948-1968
4
6
Biel-Bienne, Eugene V., 1959-1969
4
7
Bill Bagnall Associates, Inc., 1967-1968
4
8
Birthday Greeting Telegrams to Shahn, 1968 September 12
4
9
Black Mountain College, 1950-1952
4
10
Block, Lou and Mary, 1942-1968
4
11
Blumenthal, Joseph, see: Spiral Press
4
Bone, Mary and Stephen, 1953-1963
4
12
Boris Mirski Gallery, 1956-1961, 1973
4
13
Boston Arts Festival, 1953-1962
4
14
Boston Public Library, 1954-1958
4
15
Boston University, 1956-1964
4
16
Brandeis University, 1954-1968, 1984
4
17
Brattiga, P., Jr., 1958
4
18
Bressler, Martin, 1954, 1963-1964
4
19
Bressler, Martin, 1965
4
20
Bressler, Martin, 1966-1968
4
21
Bressler, Martin, 1969-1990
4
22
Brewster, Joan, circa 1930s-1966
4
23
Briggs, Austin, 1952-1961
4
24
British Broadcasting Corporation (Humphrey Burton), 1959-1965, 1971
4
25
Britten, Barbara and Roy J., 1949-1963
4
26
Brooklyn Museum, 1951-1967
4
27
Brown University (including Pembroke College), 1953-1966
4
28
Bryson, Charles H., 1936-1948
4
29
Bucknell University, 1968, 1984-1985
4
30
Burrows, Selig S., 1961-1965
4
31
Bush, Martin H. (see also Syracuse University), 1964-1969
4
32
B, Miscellaneous: B. - Ban, 1945-1968
5
1
B, Miscellaneous: Bar - Bay, 1947-1968
(includes letter from Shahn to Mr. Baskerville re. commercial commissions)
5
2
B, Miscellaneous: Bea - Ben, 1947-1969
5
3
B, Miscellaneous: Ber - Bet, 1947-1967
5
4
B, Miscellaneous: Bi - Bl, 1945-1968
5
5
B, Miscellaneous: Bn - Bo, 1948-1968
5
6
B, Miscellaneous: Bra - Bri, 1950-1968
5
7
B, Miscellaneous: Bro - Bry, 1949-1968
5
8
B, Miscellaneous: Buc - Buo, 1953-1967
5
9
B, Miscellaneous: Bur - By, 1953-1968
(includes letter from Shahn to Don Luis re. work of Jos Buscaglia)
5
10
B, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
5
11
B, First Names Only, circa 1940s-1968
5
12
B, Illegible, circa 1950s
5
13
Calder, Alexander, circa 1949-1957
(includes illustrated letters)
5
14
Calder, Alexander, 1958-1969
(includes illustrated letters)
5
15
Capitol Records, Inc., 1962-1964
5
16
Carleton College, 1959-1966
5
17
Carlisle, John C., 1970-1974
5
18
Carnegie Institute, 1945-1962
6
1
Carroll, Mark (see also Harvard University Press), circa 1948-1969
6
2
Caruso, Bruno (see also Obelisco Galleria d'Arte), circa 1959-1965
6
3
Casetta, Mario ("Boots"), 1949-1969
6
4
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 1961-1965
6
5
Chamberlain, Betty (Betty Chamberlain Associates), circa 1944-1969
6
6
Charles E. Slatkin Collections of Contemporary Tapestries and Sculptures - Modern Master Tapestries, Inc., 1972-1984
6
7
Charles E. Slatkin, Inc., Galleries, 1959, 1967-1969
6
8
Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc., 1961-1975
6
9
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1959-1968
6
10
Charm, circa 1954-1957
6
11
Chicago Review, 1954-1958
6
12
Christian Scholar, 1958-1960
6
13
Cincinnati Art Museum, 1950-1956
6
14
City of New York, 1935, 1960-1968
6
15
Clauss, Alfred (Sepel), 1947-1966
6
16
Cleveland Institute of Art, 1949-1954
6
17
Cloutier, Albert, 1942-1958
6
18
Coe College, 1953-1962
6
19
Coen, Fabio and Silvane, circa 1956-1968
6
20
Cohen, H. Hirsch, 1951-1955
6
21
Colby Junior College, 1954
6
22
College Art Association of America, 1935-1954
6
23
Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 1952-1967
6
24
Columbia Records, 1954-1970
6
25
Columbia University (including Teachers College and Columbia University Press), 1950-1972
6
26
Cone, Edward T., 1958-1969
6
27
Conference on the Status of Soviet Jews, 1963-1967
6
28
Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, 1949-1954
6
29
Congregation Mishkan Israel, 1957-1969
6
30
Congregation Ohabi Sholom, 1959-1969
(includes letter from Shahn regarding mosaic mural)
6
31
Congress of Industrial Organizations Political Action Committee (CIO-PAC), circa 1944-1952
(includes statement regarding a project with Murray, Hillman and Baldwin, possibly written by Shahn)
6
32
Conklin, Groff and Lucy, 1938-1960
6
33
Contact, 1958-1960
6
34
Container Corporation of America, 1945-1967
6
35
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1941-1965
7
1
Coward-McCann, Inc., 1963-1966
7
2
Crafton Graphic Company, Inc., 1952-1964
7
3
Crossroads Books, 1983-1987
7
4
Crown Publishers, Inc., 1952-1965
7
5
Cummings, Mildred and Willard (Bill), circa 1950s-1969
7
6
Cunliffe, Marcus and Mitzi, 1955-1964
7
7
C, Miscellaneous: C. - Ca, 1949-1969
7
8
C, Miscellaneous: Ce, 1954-1968
contains artwork
7
9
C, Miscellaneous: Cha, 1952-1968
7
10
C, Miscellaneous: Che - Chu, 1944-1969
7
11
C, Miscellaneous: Ci - Cl, 1941-1969
contains artwork
7
12
C, Miscellaneous: Cob - Coi, 1945-1968
7
13
C, Miscellaneous: Col - Com, 1948-1969
7
14
C, Miscellaneous: Cond - Cong, 1949-1969
7
15
C, Miscellaneous: Conn - Coo, 1953-1968
7
16
C, Miscellaneous: Cop - Cor, 1951-1968
7
17
C, Miscellaneous: Cos - Coy, 1936-1968
7
18
C, Miscellaneous: Cr, 1947-1968
7
19
C, Miscellaneous: Cu, 1947-1969
7
20
C, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
8
1
C, First Names Only, circa 1949-1966
8
2
C, Illegible, circa 1950s-1968
8
3
DNP (America), Inc., 1980-1988
8
4
Daedalus, 1958-1959
8
5
Dahlberg, Edward, 1955-1969
8
6
Dartmouth College, 1952-1965
8
7
Daves, L. Joan, circa 1950-1953
8
8
De Arbeiderspers, 1967-1968
8
9
de Koven, Daniel, circa 1950-1969
8
10
De Pauw University, 1954-1962
8
11
Del Guercio, Antonio, 1961-1964
8
12
Delacorte Press, 1965-1967
8
13
Delpire, Robert (Nouvel Observateur), 1978-1979
8
14
Democratic State Central Committee (Michigan), 1961
8
15
Despres, Leon M. and Marian, 1948-1969
(includes 1958 letter from Shahn)
8
16
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1951-1968
8
17
Dombrowski, James A.: see Southern Conference Educational Fund
8
Donahue & Co., Inc., 1958-1959
8
18
Dorsky, Morris, circa 1948-1965
8
19
Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954-1962
8
20
Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1963-1969
8
21
Downtown Gallery, circa 1940s-1960s
8
22
Downtown Gallery, 1944-1952
8
23
Downtown Gallery, 1953-1956
8
24
Downtown Gallery, 1957-1960
9
1
Downtown Gallery, 1961-1963
9
2
Downtown Gallery, 1964-1971
9
3
Drawing Society, 1960-1969
9
4
D, Miscellaneous: D' - Da, 1953-1967
9
5
D, Miscellaneous: De, 1946-1969
9
6
D, Miscellaneous: Di, 1948-1969
9
7
D, Miscellaneous: Do-Dw, 1955-1968
(includes illustrated letter from Henry Dreyfuss)
9
8
D, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
9
9
D, First Names Only, 1954-1986
9
10
D, Illegible, 1958-1969
9
11
E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1969-1971
9
12
Eastman, John (Jack) (see also: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture), circa 1963-1969
9
13
Eberhart, Richard, 1964-1968
9
14
Editions d'Art Lucien Mazenod, 1962-1963
9
15
Edmunds, John, 1961-1962
9
16
Educational Alliance, 1962-1966
9
17
Educational Broadcasting Corporation, 1963-1966, 1969
9
18
Edward, Gladys and Harry, 1945-1957
9
19
Edward MacDowell Association, Inc., 1953-1965
9
20
El Al Israel Airlines, 1956-1969
9
21
Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, 1952-1966
(includes letters from Shahn)
10
1
Encyclopedia Judaica Press, Inc./Encyclopedia Judaica Research Foundation, 1964-1966
10
2
Engel, Monroe, circa 1950s-1960s
10
3
Esquire Magazine, 1955-1960
10
4
Eva Lee Gallery, 1961-1968
10
5
Evans, Clifford, 1961-1962
10
6
Evans, Ernestine, 1935-1963
10
7
Evans, Walker, 1929, circa 1961-1962, 1969
10
8
Evergood, Philip, 1962-1969
10
9
E, Miscellaneous: Ea - Ed, 1956-1968
10
10
E, Miscellaneous: Ei - En, 1943-1959
10
11
E, Miscellaneous: Er - Es, 1952-1968
(includes letter from Ruth Erskine to Shahn enclosing an etching by Shahn)
10
12
E, Miscellaneous: Eu - Ex, 1956-1968
10
13
E, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1986
10
14
E, First Names Only, 1956-1968
10
15
Famous Artists Schools, Inc., circa 1953-1954
(includes scattered letters from Shahn, circa 1953-1969)
10
16
Famous Artists Schools, Inc., 1955
(includes letter from Shahn)
10
17
Famous Artists Schools, Inc., 1956-1958
10
18
Famous Artists Schools, Inc., 1959-1961
10
19
Famous Artists Schools, Inc., 1962-1965
10
20
Famous Artists Schools, Inc., 1966-1970
10
21
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., 1955-1963
11
1
Fawcett, Robert (Westport Artists), 1955-circa 1960s
11
2
Fawcus, Arnold: see Trianon Press
11
Ferry, W. H. (Ping), (see also War/Peace Report), circa 1944-1954
11
3
Ferry, W. H. (Ping), circa 1955-1956
11
4
Ferry, W. H. (Ping), 1957-1969
11
5
Festival Foundation Inc.: see Menotti, Gian Carlo
11
Finkelstein, Louis (Jewish Theological Seminary of America), 1953-1955
11
6
Fleischman, Barbara and Lawrence A., 1954-1969
11
7
Flint Institute of Arts, 1945, 1959-1961
(includes letter from Shahn)
11
8
Fogg Museum, circa 1948-1956
(includes notes from Shahn circa 1949-1968)
11
9
Fogg Museum, 1957-1968
11
10
Fogg Museum (see also Harvard University Art Museums), 1969-1987
(letters reference disposition of Shahn's photographic archives to the Fogg Museum)
11
11
Forbes, Kenneth Ripley, 1952-1953
11
12
Ford Foundation, 1958-1977
11
13
Foreman, Clark and Shelagh, circa 1948-1965
11
14
Fortune, 1945-1950
11
15
Fossum, Bunny and Syd, 1950-1954, 1969
11
16
Franois, Andr and Margaret, circa 1958-1970
(includes illustrated letter)
11
17
Frank, Lewis C., Jr., 1947-1965
11
18
Fraser, Donald M., 1964-1965
11
19
Fratelli Fabbri Editori, 1964-1969
11
20
Frauwirth, Jean and Sidney, circa 1965-1969
11
21
Friedman, Charlotte and Sam, circa 1956-1971
11
22
Friendly, Dorothy G. and Fred W., circa 1956-1968
(includes illustrated letter)
11
23
F, Miscellaneous: F. - Fa, 1954-1968
11
24
F, Miscellaneous: Fe, 1945-1969
11
25
F, Miscellaneous: Fi, 1952-1968
11
26
F, Miscellaneous: Fl - Fo, 1946-1969
11
27
F, Miscellaneous: Fra - Fre, 1958-1966
12
1
F, Miscellaneous: Fre - Fu, 1948-1968
12
2
F, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
12
3
Gad, Dora, 1963-1967
12
4
Gallery 63 Inc., 1963
12
5
Gash, Emily Genauer, 1952-1969, 1976
(includes 1976 illustrated letter by Bernarda Bryson Shahn)
12
6
Gash, Frederick, circa 1966-1969
12
7
Gassner, Nathan, Browne, Architects, 1961-1966
12
8
Gemini G.E.L., 1966-1971
12
9
Georg Jensen Inc., 1956-1962
12
10
George Braziller, Inc., 1948-1958
12
11
George Braziller, Inc., 1959-1967
(includes letter from Shahn)
12
12
Gnoli, Annie de Garrou, 1969-1975
12
13
Goldburg, Robert E. (see also Congregation Mishkan Israel), circa 1959-circa 1970
12
14
Goodman, Percival, 1947-1967
(includes 1966 letters from Shahn to Goodman regarding Shahn's procedures for mural work)
12
15
Gould, Joseph, 1954-1967
12
16
Graham, Louise, 1955-1967
12
17
Graphis, 1947-1965, 1973-1980
12
18
Grippi Gallery (formerly Gallery "G"), circa 1955-1967
12
19
Grossman Publishers, Inc. (Richard L. Grossman), circa 1961-1970
12
20
Grunbaum, James, circa 1950s-1960s
12
21
Gusten, Chaja and Theodore, circa 1951-circa 1969
12
22
Gutman, Judith Maria, 1966-1967
12
23
G, Miscellaneous: G. - Gal, 1936-1969
12
24
G, Miscellaneous: Gam - Gay, 1957-1967
12
25
G, Miscellaneous: Ge - Gh, 1950-1968
12
26
G, Miscellaneous: Gi, 1950-1968
12
27
G, Miscellaneous: Gl - Gol, 1948-1969
contains artwork
12
28
G, Miscellaneous: Goo - Gov, 1947-1968
(includes letter from Carolyn Goodman re. Shahn's drawings of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner)
13
1
G, Miscellaneous: Gra - Gree, 1951-1968
13
2
G, Miscellaneous: Greg - Gru, 1954-1969
13
3
G, Miscellaneous: Gu - Gw, 1949-1968
13
4
G, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
13
5
G, First Names Only, 1954-1964
13
6
G, Illegible, 1963
13
7
Halpert, Edith Gregor, see: Downtown Gallery
13
Har Zion Temple, 1960-1964
13
8
Harling, Robert, circa 1950s-1964
13
9
Harper & Row, Incorporated, 1950-1968
13
10
Harper's Magazine, Inc., 1947-1969
13
11
Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, circa 1957-1986
13
12
Harvard College Library (Philip Hofer), circa 1950-1960, 1972
13
13
Harvard University (various departments), circa 1950-1957
13
14
Harvard University (various departments), 1960-1969
13
15
Harvard University Art Museums, 1984-1988
13
16
Harvard University Press, circa 1956-1965
13
17
Harvard University Press, 1966-1986
13
18
Haverford College, 1956-1964
13
19
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1964-1977
13
20
Heibonsha Ltd., 1961-1964
13
21
Heller Deltah Co., Inc., 1947-1948
13
22
High School of Music and Art, 1948-1964
13
23
Hill and Wang, Inc., 1964-1965
13
24
Hill Publishing Company, Inc., 1967-1969
13
25
Hirsch, Elsa and Stefan, 1936-1954
13
26
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1974-1981
13
27
Hofstra College, 1955-1961
(includes typescript of May 1961 symposium with Ben Shahn, James Baldwin and Darius Milhaud)
13
28
Holland, Reginald H., circa 1947-1968
14
1
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1961-1963
14
2
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1964-1975, 1986
14
3
Hope, Henry Radford, 1949-1957
14
4
Horwitt, Nathan George, 1957-1965
14
5
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962-1965
14
6
House of H. Heydenryk, Jr., 1958-1959
14
7
Howell, Douglas, 1958-1967
14
8
Hudson, Richard: see War/Peace Report
14
H, Miscellaneous: H. - Han, 1947-1969
14
9
H, Miscellaneous: Han - Har, 1943-1968
(includes illustrated letter and handwritten music composition by Lou Harrison)
14
10
H, Miscellaneous: Has - Haz, 1949-1968
14
11
H, Miscellaneous: He, 1950-1968
14
12
H, Miscellaneous: Hi, 1944-1969
(includes 4 letters from Joseph Hirsch and 2 from Joseph Hirshhorn)
14
13
H, Miscellaneous: Hl - Hoo, 1949-1969
14
14
H, Miscellaneous: Hop - Hoy, 1947-1968
14
15
H, Miscellaneous: Hu - Hy, 1952-1968
14
16
H, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
14
17
H, First Names Only, circa 1966-1967
14
18
H, Illegible, 1965-1968
14
19
Imbrie, James and Nell, circa 1949-1967, 1973
14
20
Insel-Verlag, 1961-1964
14
21
Institute for Religious and Social Studies, 1953-1955
14
22
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1947-1965, 1976
15
1
Institute of Contemporary Arts, Washington, D.C., 1956-1964
15
2
Institute of International Education, 1950-1965
15
3
International Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo, 1957-1963
15
4
International Congress on Religion, Architecture and the Visual Arts (1967), 1966-1967
15
5
International Design Conference in Aspen, 1951-1966
15
6
International Graphic Arts Society, Inc. (IGAS), circa 1951-1953
15
7
International Graphic Arts Society, Inc. (IGAS), 1954-1958
15
8
International Graphic Arts Society, Inc. (IGAS), 1959-1969
15
9
International Ladies Garment Workers' Union, 1938-1961
15
10
International Poster Annual, 1948-1968
15
11
Ivan Obolensky, Inc. (see also Coen, Fabio), 1960-1962
15
12
I, Miscellaneous: I. - Ins, 1945-1968
15
13
I, Miscellaneous: Int, 1953-1968
15
14
I, Miscellaneous: Io - Iz, 1951-1968
15
15
I, Miscellanous, Posthumous, 1970-1979
15
16
I, First Names Only, 1968
15
17
Jaffe, Marie B., 1965-1969
15
18
Jamesine Franklin School of Professional Arts, Inc., 1950-1951
15
19
Jewish Museum, 1960-1976
15
20
Jewish News, 1957-1963
15
21
Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1947-1964
15
22
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1954-1968
15
23
Johnson Foundation, 1970, 1977
15
24
Joseph Devernay Contemporary Art, 1980-1986
15
25
Juhl, Finn and Hanne, 1963-1970
15
26
Julian Levy Gallery, circa 1940
15
27
Julien, Andree, circa 1955-1969
(includes illustrated greeting card)
15
28
Jung, Theodor, 1944-1962
15
29
J, Miscellaneous: J. - Ja, 1931-1968
16
1
J, Miscellaneous: Je, 1948-1966
16
2
Ji - Jo, 1948-1968
16
3
J, Miscellaneous: Ju, 1942-1968
16
4
J, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1979-1987
16
5
J, First Names Only, 1941-1966
16
6
Kahler, Eric, circa 1946-1958
16
7
Kahn and Jacobs, 1959
16
8
Kaplan, Doug, circa 1966-1968
(includes original artwork by Kaplan)
16
9
Kearns, Betty and James J., circa 1955-1969, 1985
16
10
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., 1957-1973
16
11
Kent, Corita, circa 1953-1969
16
12
Kent State University, 1951-1952, 1966-1967
16
13
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1961-1964
16
14
Kerney, Lincoln and Mary and Family, circa 1960-1969
16
15
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1935-1952
16
16
Klein, Sam, circa 1960-1969
16
17
Klemin, Diana: see Doubleday and Company, Inc.
16
Kyodo News Services, 1955-1956
16
18
K, Miscellaneous: K. - Kam, 1949-1968
16
19
K, Miscellaneous: Kan - Kay, 1937-1968
16
20
K, Miscellaneous: Ke, 1949-1968
16
21
K, Miscellaneous: Ki, 1947-1967
16
22
K, Miscellaneous: Kl - Kn, 1937-1968
16
23
K, Miscellaneous: Ko - Ku, 1954-1969
16
24
K, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1971-1988
16
25
K, First Names Only, circa 1950s-1960s
16
26
K, Illegible, 1962
16
27
Ladejinsky, Wolf (Ford Foundation), circa 1960-1967
16
28
Landau Gallery, 1956-1968
16
29
Lange, Dorothea, circa 1957-1965
16
30
Larkin, Oliver W., 1948-1956
16
31
Lazrus, Jay Kay, 1957-1958
16
32
Lear Publishers, Inc., 1947-1948
16
33
LeMoyne College, 1963
17
1
Levy, Peter L., 1966-1967
17
2
Library of Congress, 1950-1982
17
3
Life, 1937-1938, 1951-1968
17
4
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 1962-1967
17
5
Linea Grafica, 1955-1957
17
6
Lionni, Leo and Nora, circa 1958-1969
17
7
Little, Brown and Company, circa 1958-1973
17
8
Loire Imports, Inc. (Gabriel Loire), 1967-1980
17
9
Look, circa 1951-1968
17
10
Lord, James, 1968-1969
17
11
Louis de Rochemont Associates, Inc., 1954-1958
17
12
Ludgin, Earle and Mary, 1952-1962
17
13
Lutheran Society for Worship, Music and the Arts, 1965-1968
17
14
Lyons, Leonard and Sylvia ( New York Post), 1959-1969
17
15
L, Miscellaneous: L. - Lar, 1949-1969
17
16
L, Miscellaneous: Las - Laz, 1935-1969
17
17
L, Miscellaneous: Le - Lep, 1935-1968
17
18
L, Miscellaneous: Lep - Ley, 1941-1968
17
19
L, Miscellaneous: Lib - Lie, 1951-1968
17
20
L, Miscellaneous: Lif - Liv, 1955-1969
18
1
L, Miscellaneous: Loc - Lon, 1948-1967
18
2
L, Miscellaneous: Lor - Loz, 1945-1968
oversized material housed in Box 35
18
3
L, Miscellaneous: Lu - Ly, 1957-1969
18
4
L, Miscellanous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
18
5
L, First Names Only, 1950-1967
18
6
MacLeish, Ada and Archibald, circa 1955-1968, 1975
18
7
MacMillan Company, 1961-1970
18
8
Mandel, Estelle, circa 1953-1969
18
9
Mann, Theodore, circa 1959-1964
18
10
Margolis, Mars and William N., circa 1958-1971
18
11
Marin, John, Jr., and Norma (see also Downtown Gallery), circa 1956-1969
18
12
Martin, David Stone and Gloria, 1955-1960
18
13
Martin, John Bartlow, 1948-1963, 1975
see also Box 19 Folder 5
18
14
Martini, Alberto and Paolo, circa 1957-1965
18
15
Mason, Mary, circa 1962-1967
18
16
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1954-1966
18
17
Massachusetts Review, 1962-1966
18
18
Matisse, Paul, circa 1957-1964
18
19
May, Rollo, 1965-1966
18
20
Mayer, Bena and Ralph, 1947-1967
18
21
McCann-Erickson, Inc., 1961-1962
18
22
McCarthy, Eugene, 1968-1969
18
23
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1958-1966
18
24
Medical Press, Inc., 1952-1955
18
25
Menotti, Gian Carlo (Festival of Two Worlds), 1959-1966, 1976
18
26
Mercey, Arch and Elena, 1961
18
27
Meriden Gravure Company, circa 1952-1965
18
28
Messages For Peace, 1965-1969
4 Folders
partially scanned
18
29-32
Metropolitan Art Association of Detroit, 1953
18
33
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1941-1962, 1971
18
34
Miami University, 1953-1963
18
35
Michigan State College, 1950-1956
18
36
Middlebury College, 1952-1958
18
37
Milwaukee Art Institute, 1948
18
38
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1953-1958
18
39
Minneapolis School of Art, 1953-1965
18
40
Moomey, Bill, circa 1950-1954
18
41
Moore, Marianne, 1948-1963
18
42
Motive Magazine, 1947-1960
18
43
Munson-Williams Proctor Institute, circa 1953-1965
18
44
Mural Painters (Society), 1934-1935
18
45
Murphy, James, 1945-1959
18
46
Museum of African Art (Warren Robbins), 1962-1974
(includes photograph of Robbins)
18
47
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (and School), 1947-1963
18
48
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1964-1977
18
49
Museum of Modern Art, circa 1930s-1960s
18
50
Museum of Modern Art, 1932-1947
18
51
Museum of Modern Art, 1948-1950
oversized material housed in Box 35
18
52
Museum of Modern Art, 1951-1953
18
53
Museum of Modern Art, 1954-1955
18
54
Museum of Modern Art, 1956-1959
18
55
Museum of Modern Art, 1960-1961
18
56
Museum of Modern Art, 1962
18
57
Museum of Modern Art, 1963-1964
18
58
Museum of Modern Art, 1965-1969
18
59
Museum Tel Aviv, 1954-1956
19
1
Museum of the City of New York, 1956-1958, 1986
19
2
M, Miscellaneous: M. - Man, 1943-1967
19
3
M, Miscellaneous: Marc - Marq, 1953-1968
19
4
M, Miscellaneous: Mars - May, 1953-1968
19
5
M, Miscellaneous: Mc - Mel, 1950-1969
19
6
M, Miscellaneous: Mem - Mey, 1941-1969
19
7
M, Miscellaneous: Mia - Mil, 1952-1968
19
8
M, Miscellaneous: Min - Miz, 1944-1968
19
9
M, Miscellaneous: Mob - Mon, 1949-1968
19
10
M, Miscellaneous: Moo - Moy, 1935-1969
(includes accoung of attending the funeral of Sacco and Vanzetti written by Hannah Moore, daughter of Thomas Gregory Connolly, whom Moore claims was Sacco and Vanzetti's first attorney)
19
11
M, Miscellaneous: Mu - My, 1952-1969
19
12
M, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1989
19
13
M, First Names Only, 1953-1967
19
14
M, Illegible, 1962-1964
19
15
N. W. Ayer & Son, 1943-1965
19
16
Nakashima, George and Marion, circa 1954-1969, 1984
oversized material housed in OV 36
(includes letter from Bernarda Bryson written from Tokyo describing her's and Shahn's impressions of Japan)
19
17
Nantenshi Gallery, 1970-1977, 1984
19
18
Nation, 1952-1965
19
19
National Academy of Design, 1946-1965
19
20
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1955-1965
19
21
National Broadcasting Company, Inc., 1953-1965
19
22
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (also includes local councils and committees), circa 1959-1967
19
23
National Council of Jewish Women, 1957-1967
19
24
National Educational Television, 1963-1968
19
25
National Gallery of Art, circa 1941-1968
19
26
National Institute of Arts and Letters, circa 1956-1958
19
27
National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1959-1963
19
28
National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1964-1968
19
29
National Society of Arts and Letters, circa 1964-1966
19
30
Nationalmuseum (Carl Nordenfalk), 1960-1965
19
31
Neiman-Marcus, 1949-1966
19
32
Neuberger, Marie and Roy R., circa 1946-circa 1963
19
33
New Directions, circa 1951-1969, 1985-1988
19
34
New Jersey Society of Architects, 1965-1968
19
35
New Republic, 1948, 1961-1968, 1972
19
36
New School (for Social Research), 1955-1968
19
37
New York Graphic Society, 1956-1968, 1973
(includes 1963 letter from Shahn)
19
38
New York Public Library, circa 1941-1964
19
39
New York Times, 1952-1968
19
40
New York University, circa 1954-1966
19
41
Newark Museum, 1944-1966
19
42
Nipp, Francis and Mary Ellen, 1950-1960
19
43
Nordness Gallery, 1962-1966
19
44
Northwestern University, 1953-1967, 1978
19
45
N, Miscellaneous, Nac - Nath, 1947-1969
oversized material housed in Box 35
19
46
N, Miscellaneous, National A - National C, 1950-1968
19
47
N, Miscellaneous, National E - Nav, circa 1944-1962
(includes letter from Shahn to Nations Business)
19
48
N, Miscellaneous, Neb - Nev, 1957-1968
19
49
N, Miscellaneous, New American - New Yorker, 1947-1969
19
50
N, Miscellaneous, Newall - Newton, 1949-1968
(includes letter from Barnett Newman)
19
51
N, Miscellaneous, Ni - No, 1951-1969
19
52
N, Miscellanous, Posthumous, 1971-1988
19
53
N, First Names Only, 1960-1968
19
54
O'Neal, Hank, circa 1960s, 1974-1976
19
55
Obelisco Galleria d'Arte, 1952-1961
19
56
Odets, Clifford, circa 1949-1952
19
57
Odyssey Press, Inc. (see also Risom, Ole), 1964-1968
19
58
Ohio State University/Ohio State University Press, 1950-1967, 1988-1989
19
59
Ohio University, 1951-1965
19
60
Old Queens Gallery, 1963-1967, 1973
19
61
Olivetti, see: Soavi, Giorgio
19
Olson, Charles and Kate, circa 1946-1952, 1986
20
1
Opera News, 1960-1962
20
2
Orion Press, 1963-1971, 1989
20
3
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, 1947-1953
20
4
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, circa 1950s
2 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 35
20
5-6
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
2 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 35
20
7-8
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, 1952-1962
oversized material housed in Box 35
20
9
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, circa 1960s
20
10
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, 1963-1966
oversized material housed in Box 35
20
11
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, circa 1967-1968
20
12
Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, 1969-1972
oversized material housed in Box 35
20
13
O, Miscellaneous, 1947-1969
20
14
O, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1970-1988
20
15
P. M., circa 1940-1946
(includes letter from Shahn)
20
16
Pagnani, Roberto, 1956-1963
20
17
Pantheon Books (see also Coen, Fabio and Silvane), 1951-1968
2 Folders
20
18-19
Paone, Barbara and Peter, circa 1959-1968
20
20
Parry, Marian and Maury, circa 1948-1959
20
21
Parvey, Constance, circa 1966-1968, 1985-1987
20
22
Pearson, Ralph M., 1935, 1950-1952
20
23
Penguin Books, 1947-1968
20
24
Pembroke Gallery, 1985
20
25
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, circa 1939-1967
20
26
Pennsylvania State College, 1951-1952
20
27
Pennsylvania State University, 1956-1968
20
28
Perlin, Bernard, circa 1944-1953
20
29
Perspecta, Yale Architectural Journal, 1956-1958
(includes letter from Shahn)
20
30
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1943-1967
20
31
Philadelphia Museum College of Art, circa 1955-1962
20
32
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1950-1971
20
33
Pickett, Clarence E., 1958-1963
20
34
Pineles, Bill and Cipe, circa 1945-1957
20
35
Pineles, Bill and Cipe, 1958-1968
20
36
Pines, David and Suzy, circa 1954-1969
20
37
Plaut Travel Inc., 1960-1963
20
38
Playhouse in the Park, 1963-1966
20
39
Plunguian, Gina, circa 1951-1957
20
40
Pohl, Frances, 1979-1988
20
41
Polonsky, Arthur, 1947-1949, 1963
20
42
Portfolio, circa 1950-1951
20
43
Poster Originals, Ltd., 1967-1968
20
44
Pozzatti, Doti and Rudy, 1950-1971
20
45
Prakapas Gallery, 1977-1987
20
46
Pratt Graphics Center, 1958-1974
20
47
Pratt Institute, 1952-1967
20
48
Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington, 1964
20
49
Princeton Alumni Weekly, 1954-1955
20
50
Princeton Day School, circa 1962-1966
20
51
Princeton Group Arts, 1952-circa 1961
20
52
Princeton University, circa 1954-1962
20
53
Princeton University, circa 1963-1978
(includes University Art Museum)
20
54
Princeton University Press, 1966-1968
20
55
Print, 1949-1958
(includes letter from Shahn)
20
56
Print Club, circa 1951-1968
20
57
Print Council of America, 1957-1965
20
58
Pulga, Bruno, 1956-1964
20
59
P, Miscellaneous: Pa, 1948-1968
20
60
P, Miscellaneous: Pe, 1943-1969
(includes letter from Shahn to Donald Pelsue about artists point of view re. "the public need for new values")
20
61
P, Miscellaneous: Ph, 1951-1968
20
62
P, Miscellaneous: Pi, 1943-1968
(includes 1950 letter from Pablo Picasso)
20
63
P, Miscellaneous: Pl, 1952-1968
20
64
P, Miscellaneous: Po, 1950-1969
20
65
P, Miscellaneous: Pra - Pri, 1949-1968
(includes letter illustrated with a watercolor by artist named Pribil)
21
1
P, Miscellaneous: Pro - Pu, 1940-1969
21
2
P, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
21
3
P, First Names Only, 1947-1966
21
4
P, Illegible, circa 1956-1963
21
5
Q, Miscellaneous, 1958-1959
21
6
Rachel Productions, circa 1953-1954
21
7
Ramparts, circa 1966-1969
21
8
Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1959-1966
21
9
Random House, Inc., 1961-1967
21
10
Rathbone Books, 1959-1962
21
11
Reitman, Alan, 1947-1959
21
12
Rhode Island School of Design, 1956-1966
21
13
Richter, Irving, circa 1950, 1969
21
14
Riker's Island Prison Mural, circa 1935
21
15
Riker's Island Prison Mural, Photographs and Reproductions, circa 1935
oversized material housed in Box 35
21
16
Risom, Ole (Odyssey Press), 1962-1968
(includes 1962 letter from Shahn)
21
17
Rivera, Diego, circa 1933-1957
(includes letter from Nelson A. Rockefeller regarding Lenin's head in 1933 Rockefeller Center mural and draft of Rivera's response)
21
18
Riznik, Joseph Q., circa 1955-1964
21
19
Robbins, Jerome, circa 1957-1968
21
20
Robbins, Warren, see: Museum of African Art and Center for Cross-Cultural Communication in C, Miscellaneous, Posthumous
21
Roberts, Kay, 1965-1967
21
21
Rodman, Selden, circa 1948-1950
21
22
Rodman, Selden, 1951-1955
21
23
Rodman, Selden, 1956-1972
21
24
Roosevelt Memorial Association, 1961-1966
21
25
Roosevelt, New Jersey, Centennial, 1981-1982
21
26
Rosenwald, Lessing J., 1956-1971
(includes photocopy of 1971 letter from Shahn)
21
27
Rosskam, Edwin, 1947-1967
21
28
Roston, Arnold, circa 1963-1968, 1980
oversized material housed in Box 35
21
29
Roth, Cecil and Irene, 1963-1967
21
30
Roth, Lee and Wolfgang, circa 1950-1969
21
31
Rowan, Edward B., circa 1943-1945
21
32
Ruder, Finn and Fujita Inc., circa 1956-1965
21
33
Rutgers University, 1956-1971, 1987
21
34
Ruttenberg, Harold J., 1966-1967
21
35
R, Miscellaneous: R. - Ra, 1949-1969
(includes photocopy of a letter from Shahn to Henry A. Raemsch about proces of mural painting; includes 2 letters from Robert Rauschenberg)
21
36
R, Miscellaneous: Rea - Rei, 1948-1969
(includes letter from Shahn to Herbert Read)
21
37
R, Miscellaneous: Rel - Rh, 1952-1969
21
38
R, Miscellaneous: Ri, 1938-1968
21
39
R, Miscellaneous: Rob - Roe, 1948-1969
21
40
R, Miscellaneous: Rof - Roo, 1953-1967
(includes 1958 letter from Eleanor Roosevelt)
21
41
R, Miscellaneous: Ros - Roy, 1939-1969
21
42
R, Miscellaneous: Ru - Ry, 1942-1967
21
43
R, Miscellanous, Posthumous, 1969-1986
21
44
R, First Names Only, 1954-1963
21
45
R, Illegible, 1943-1965
21
46
Sackheim, Ben, circa 1956-1969
(includes photos of Sackheim with David Alfaro Siqueiros and Angelica Arenal Siqueiros)
21
47
Sackowitz, Isidore, circa 1959-1968
21
48
Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, 1953-1956
21
49
Saint Paul Art Center, 1961-1966
21
50
Saint Paul's School, 1953-1956
21
51
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1952-1967, 1977
21
52
Schary, Dore, 1952-1969
(includes draft of a letter from Shahn)
21
53
Schocken Books Inc., 1962-1966
21
54
Scholastic Magazines, Inc., 1955-1964, 1975
21
55
Schulman & Bressler, see: Bressler, Martin
21
Schulman, Jacob, 1953-1969, 1984
21
56
Schwartz, Aubrey, 1955-circa 1962
21
57
Schwartz, Tony, circa 1954-1962
21
58
Scientific American, 1949-1966
21
59
Seckler, Dorothy, 1955-1956
21
60
Seligman, Pearl, circa 1949-1963
(includes letter from Bernarda Bryson Shahn)
21
61
Seventeen, 1949-1963
(includes 1954 letter from Shahn)
21
62
Seymour Lawrence Incorporated, 1967
21
63
Shahn, Abigail, circa 1940s-1968
oversized material housed in Box 35
(includes 1963 artwork by Abigail Shahn)
21
64
Shahn, Ben and Bernarda Bryson, circa 1962-1969
oversized material housed in Box 35
(includes only 6 items all from Bernarda Bryson Shahn except for an illustrated greeting to an unknown recipient from Ben and Bernarda Shahn)
21
65
Shahn, Ezra and Joyce, 1937-1965
21
66
Shahn, Jonathan, 1950s-1960s
21
67
Shahn, Judith, 1930s-1960s
21
68
Shahn, Judith, 1937-1959
21
69
Shahn, Judith, 1960-1968
21
70
Shahn Watts, Susannah, 1940s-1960s
21
71
Shahn Watts, Susannah, 1952-1966
21
72
Shahn, Tillie Goldstein, circa 1935-1946
21
73
Shan, Bertha and Philip, 1942-1966
22
1
Shapiro, Saul, 1955-1965
22
2
Shaw, Harold, 1952-1958
(includes fragment of 1953 letter from Shahn)
22
3
Shorewood Publishers Inc., 1959-1966
22
4
Show, 1962-1964
22
5
Simmons, Mike, 1934-1956
22
6
Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1956-1962
22
7
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1952-1960
22
8
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, circa 1960s-1964
22
9
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1965-1968
22
10
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1971-1988
22
11
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Reports and Minutes of Meetings, 1962-1988
2 Folders
22
12-13
Slee, John Ledyard Fletcher, 1968-1969
22
14
Smith College, 1948-1970
22
15
Smith William A., 1962-1968
22
16
Soavi, Giorgio, 1965-1969, 1977
22
17
Soby, James Thrall and Melissa, circa 1945-1954
22
18
Soby, James Thrall and Melissa, 1955-1971
22
19
Society of Illustrators, 1946-1970
22
20
Soewarjono, Dan, 1960-1963
22
21
Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc. (formerly Southern Conference for Human Welfare), 1945-1959
22
22
Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc., 1960-1970
22
23
Southern Illinois University, 1954-1956
22
24
Soyer, Moses and Raphael, circa 1947-1969
22
25
Spagnoli, Luisa, 1956-1966
(includes illustrated card)
22
26
Spiral Press (Joseph Blumenthal), circa 1951-1957
22
27
Spiral Press (Joseph Blumenthal), 1958-1970
22
28
Spivak, Dorothy and Sydney, circa 1946-1967
22
29
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 1962-1963
22
30
State of New Jersey, Commission to Study Arts in New Jersey, Reports and Minutes of Meetings, 1962-1966
22
31
State of New Jersey, Department of Education, 1953-1965
22
32
State of New Jersey, Department of Education, 1966
22
33
State of New Jersey, Department of Education, 1967-1980
22
34
State of New Jersey, Office of the Governor, circa 1960-1968
22
35
State of New Jersey, Tercentenary Commission, 1961-1965
22
36
State University of Iowa, 1945-1958
22
37
Stedelijk Museum, 1953-1967, 1978
oversized material housed in Box 35
22
38
Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1952-1963
22
39
Stillman, Bud and Mary, circa 1950s-1969
22
40
Stryker, Roy (see also USDA, Farm Security Administration), 1940-1964
22
41
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 1963-1966
22
42
Swarthmore College, 1952-1964
22
43
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1953-1965
22
44
Syracuse University, 1958-1966
(includes 1966 letter from Shahn)
22
45
Syracuse University, 1967-1985
22
46
S, Miscellaneous: S. - Sak, 1944-1967
22
47
S, Miscellaneous: Sal - Sax, 1949-1969
(includes letter from Carl Sandburg enclosing a poem written by Sandburg "for Ben Shahn-in fellowship")
22
48
S, Miscellaneous: Sca - Schn, 1934-1969
22
49
S, Miscellaneous: Scho - Sco, 1949-1969
22
50
S, Miscellaneous: Se, 1953-1968
oversized material - illustrated letter from Erica Selig - housed in OV 38
22
51
S, Miscellaneous: Sha - Shel, 1949-1968
22
52
S, Miscellaneous: Shen - Shw, 1949-1969
22
53
S, Miscellaneous: Si, 1948-1968
23
1
S, Miscellaneous: Sk - Sn, 1940-1967
23
2
S, Miscellaneous: So, 1947-1969
23
3
S, Miscellaneous: Sp, 1955-1967
23
4
S, Miscellaneous: Sta, 1951-1968
23
5
S, Miscellaneous: Ste - Sti, 1954-1968
23
6
S, Miscellaneous: Sto - Stu, 1947-1968
23
7
S, Miscellaneous: Su - Sz, 1956-1969
23
8
S, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1989
23
9
S, First Names Only, 1949-1973
(includes letters from "Sally," apparently a relative of Bernarda Bryson Shahn and a copy of a letter written by Bernarda Shahn regarding family history and property in Ohio; includes letter to "Sidney" from Shahn)
23
10
S, Illegible, Unidentified, circa 1956-1969
23
11
Tagliabue, John, 1964
23
12
Takach, Mary, 1977-1978
23
13
Taller, Stephen Lee, 1984-1988
23
14
Temple Emanu-El, 1964-1965
23
15
Temple Isaiah, 1959-1960
23
16
Terra Museum of American Art, 1980-1982
23
17
Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1956-1969
23
18
Thompson, Estelle, circa 1947-circa 1950
23
19
Time, circa 1944-1968, 1982
23
20
Timothy Dwight College, 1966-1967
23
21
Trianon Press, circa 1958-1962
23
22
Trianon Press, 1963-1964
(includes letter from Shahn)
23
23
Trianon Press, 1965-1983
23
24
Trinity College, 1961-1965
23
25
T, Miscellaneous: T. - Tam, 1948-1967
23
26
T, Miscellaneous: Tan - Tay, 1953-1969
23
27
T, Miscellaneous: Tea - Tem, 1955-1969
23
28
T, Miscellaneous: Ten - Th, 1947-1968
23
29
T, Miscellaneous: Ti - Tra, 1950-1966
23
30
T, Miscellaneous: Tre - Tw, 1948-1968
23
31
T, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1986
23
32
T, First Names Only, circa 1956-1968
23
33
Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1948-1972
23
34
United Automobile Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, 1963-1968
23
35
United Automobile Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Exhibition, circa 1946-circa 1947
23
36
United Automobile Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Exhibition, circa 1940s-1964
23
37
United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, 1962-1967
23
38
United Jewish Appeal, circa 1962-1968
23
39
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 1957-1958
23
40
U. S. Camera, 1935-1946
23
41
U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, Farm Security Administration, 1935-1936
3 Folders
(includes notes and doodles by Shahn)
23
42-44
U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, Farm Security Administration, 1937-1939
3 Folders
(includes notes and doodles by Shahn)
23
45-47
U. S. Dept. of the Treasury, Section of Fine Arts and War Finance Division, 1933-1944
23
48
U. S. Federal Works Agency, Public Buildings Administration, and Works Project Administration, 1936-1943
23
49
U. S. General Services Administration, 1953-1962, 1972, 1981
23
50
U. S. Information Agency, 1955-1968
(includes letter from Shahn regarding his painting removed from a traveling exhibition)
23
51
U. S. National Commission for UNESCO, Reports and Minutes of Meetings, 1948-1950
23
52
U. S. National Commission for UNESCO, Visual Arts Panel, 1949-1950
23
53
U. S. Office for Emergency Management, 1942-1945
23
54
U. S. Office of War Information, 1942-1943
2 Folders
24
1-2
University of Arkansas, 1951-1953
24
3
University of Buffalo, 1951-1952
24
4
University of California, Various Locations, 1959-1968
24
5
University of Chicago, 1956-1967, 1987
24
6
University of Colorado, 1949-1964
24
7
University of Illinois, 1949-1967, 1972
24
8
University of Maryland, 1962-1968, 1979
24
9
University of Michigan, 1953-1969
24
10
University of Minnesota, 1951-1966, 1971
24
11
University of New Mexico, 1963-1980
24
12
University of North Carolina, 1958-1965
24
13
University of Oregon, 1957-1964, 1975-1976
24
14
University of Pennsylvania, 1956-1968, 1984
24
15
University of Texas, 1944-1963, 1973-1979
24
16
University of Wisconsin, 1949-1968, 1976
(includes letters from Shahn)
24
17
U, Miscellaneous: Ud - United States Festival, 1945-1969
24
18
U, Miscellaneous: United States Government Departments, 1937-1967
24
19
U, Miscellaneous: United Steel - University of Cincinatti, 1949-1969
24
20
U, Miscellaneous: University of Connecticut - University of Missouri, 1953-1968
24
21
U, Miscellaneous: University of Nebraska - Ut, 1945-1969
24
22
U, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1970-1986
24
23
V. Foscato, Inc., 1956-1967
oversized material housed in OV 36
24
24
Valentin, Curt, 1947-1954
24
25
Vassar College, circa 1948-1964, 1984
24
26
Veblen College, 1937
24
27
Viking Press Inc., 1953-1964, 1970
24
28
Vintage Books, Inc., 1956-1960
24
29
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1956-1968
24
30
Vogue, 1947-1958
24
31
Volpi, Carla Lonzi and Marisa, circa 1939-1964
24
32
V, Miscellaneous, V. - Va, 1954-1968
24
33
V, Miscellaneous, Ve - Vo, 1949-1968
24
34
V, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1970-1990
24
35
V, First Names Only, circa 1960s
24
36
WCBS-TV, 1954, 1962-1968
see Series 10: Interview Transcripts for texts of interviews
24
37
WGBH -FM, 1957-1961
24
38
WQED, Channel 13, 1956-1965
24
39
Wada, Makato, circa 1957-1961
24
40
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1946-1964
24
41
War/Peace Report, circa 1955-1969
24
42
Washeba, John, circa 1957-circa 1962
(includes 1962 Christmas card to Washeba from the Shahns)
24
43
Washington University, St. Louis, 1947-1961
24
44
Weber, Palmer, 1948-1953, 1969
24
45
Wescott, Glenway, 1958-1961
24
46
Westheimer, Charles, 1971-1983
24
47
Wheeler, Monroe, circa 1953-1967
24
48
White House, 1964-1968
24
49
Whiting, Ccile, 1984-1988
24
50
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1935-1951
(includes 1948 letter from Shahn)
24
51
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1952-1968
24
52
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1974-1985
24
53
Who's Who, Various Publications, 1941-1967
24
54
Willet Stained Glass Studios, 1966-1968, 1974
24
55
Williams, Jonathan ( Jargon), 1954-1964
24
56
Williams, William Carlos, 1955-1957
24
57
Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, 1955-1960
24
58
Wittenberg, Philip and Ruth, circa 1961-1966
24
59
Wolff, Eleanor L., 1950-1958
24
60
Wolff, Kurt, see: Pantheon Books
24
Wolff, Rudi, circa 1957-1968
24
61
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1962-1966
24
62
Woodstock Artists Association, 1943-1953
24
63
Worcester Art Museum, circa 1945-1955
24
64
World Law Fund, 1965, 1969
24
65
W, Miscellaneous: W., 1953-1967
24
66
W, Miscellaneous: Wad - Wal, 1949-1969
24
67
W, Miscellaneous: Wan - Way, 1948-1969
24
68
W, Miscellaneous: Wee - Wen, 1951-1968
24
69
W, Miscellaneous: Wer - Whe, 1950-1968
24
70
W, Miscellaneous: Whi - Wilc, 1951-1968
24
71
W, Miscellaneous: Will - Wilt, 1952-1968
24
72
W, Miscellaneous: Win - Wl, 1948-1967
24
73
W, Miscellaneous: Wol - Woo, 1950-1968
25
1
W, Miscellaneous: Wor - Wy, 1950-1968
25
2
W, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1969-1988
25
3
W, First Names Only, circa 1961-1965
25
4
Yale University, 1949-1966
(includes 1958 letter from Shahn)
25
5
Yale University, 1967-1968, 1971
25
6
Yamada Art Gallery (Ayako and Tetsuo Yamada), 1960-1970
(includes Christmas card from the Yamadas with original artwork)
25
7
Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, 1962-1963
25
8
Yochelson, Kathryn M., 1955-1958
25
9
Yoshi (name illegible), 1957-1963
25
10
Y, Miscellaneous, 1945-1969
25
11
Y, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1970-1988
25
12
Zetzel, Louis, circa 1957-1964
25
13
Z, Miscellaneous, 1944-1969
25
14
Z, Miscellaneous, Posthumous, 1970-1982
25
15
Condolence Telegrams, 1969 March
25
16
Condolence Letters, A, 1969
25
17
Condolence Letters, B, 1969
25
18
Condolence Letters, C, 1969
25
19
Condolence Letters, D, 1969
25
20
Condolence Letters, E, 1969
25
21
Condolence Letters, F, 1969
25
22
Condolence Letters, G, 1969
25
23
Condolence Letters, H-J, 1969
25
24
Condolence Letters, K, 1969
25
25
Condolence Letters, L, 1969
25
26
Condolence Letters, M, 1969
25
27
Condolence Letters, N-P, 1969
25
28
Condolence Letters, R, 1969
25
29
Condolence Letters, S, 1969
25
30
Condolence Letters, T-V, 1969
25
31
Condolence Letters, W-Z, 1969
25
32
Letters Unsigned or with Illegible Signatures, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
oversized material housed in Box 35
25
33
Letters Unsigned or with Illegible Signatures, 1938-1959
25
34
Letters Unsigned or with Illegible Signatures, 1961-1969
25
35
Letters Unsigned or with Illegible Signatures, Posthumous, 1969-1986
25
36
Letters with Multiple Signatures, circa 1960s
(includes original ink drawing)
25
37
Empty Envelopes, 1957-1967
25
38
Unidentified Notes and Fragments, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
25
39
Oversized Material from L, Miscellaneous: Lor - Loz, 1945-1968
oversized material scanned with Box 18, F3
35
Oversized Material from Museum of Modern Art, 1948-1950
oversized material scanned with Box 18, F52
35
Oversized Material from N, Miscellaneous: Nac-Nath, 1947-1969
oversized material scanned with Box 19, F46
35
Oversized Material from Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, circa 1950s
oversized material scanned with Box 20, F5-6
35
Oversized Material from Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
oversized material scanned with Box 20, F7-8
35
Oversized Material from Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, 1952-1962
oversized material scanned with Box 20, F9
35
Oversized Material from Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, 1963-1966
oversized material scanned with Box 20, F11
35
Oversized Material from Osborn, Elodie and Robert Chelsey, 1969-1972
oversized material scanned with Box 20, F13
35
Oversized Material from Riker's Island Prison Mural, Photos and Reproductions, circa 1935
oversized material scanned with Box 21, F16
35
Oversized Material from Roston, Arnold, circa 1963-1968, 1980
oversized material scanned with Box 21, F29
35
Oversized Material from Shahn, Abigail, circa 1940s-1968
oversized material scanned with Box 21, F64
35
Oversized Material from Shahn, Ben and Bernarda Bryson, circa 1962-1969
oversized material scanned with Box 21, F65
35
Oversized Material from Stedelijk Museum, 1953-1967, 1978
oversized material scanned with Box 22, F38
35
Oversized Material from Letters Unsigned or with Illegible Signatures, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
oversized material scanned with Box 25, F33
35
Oversized Material from Nakashima, George and Marion, circa 1954-1969, 1984
oversized material scanned with Box 19, F17
OV 36
Oversized Material from V. Foscato, Inc., 1956-1967
oversized material scanned with Box 24, F24
OV 36
Oversized Material from S, Miscellaneous: Se, 1953-1968
oversized material scanned with Box 22, F51
OV 38

Series 3: Project Files , 1933-1975
1.03 Linear feet
Boxes 25-26; OVs 36-37

Project files document approximately twenty-one of Shahn's commissions. Some projects are more fully documented than others with files containing correspondence tracing the evolution and execution of a project, including some letters from Shahn, in addition to proposals, contracts, scattered notes and sketches, blueprints, specifications, financial and printed material, and photographs. However, some projects listed here were ultimately never executed or are represented by only a few items such as receipts, specifications, and photographs. The series includes files for some of Shahn's most important mural commissions such as those for the Jersey Homesteads community center, the Bronx Central Post Office, and the Social Security building in Washington D.C.
Files documenting the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Roosevelt, New Jersey, include contact prints of the memorial's designer, Shahn's son Jonathan Shahn, and his portrait bust of Roosevelt, in addition to a photograph of Ben Shahn at the dedication ceremony for the memorial.
Files are arranged chronologically. This bulk of this series has been scanned with the exception of negatives and some oversized blueprints and plans.
Description Container Select
Rockefeller Center Mural, New York, Specifications, 1933
(specifications for metal furring, lathing and plastering only)
25
40
"Greenbelt" Community, Greenbelt MD, Proposed Film by Shahn and Walker Evans, 1936
25
41
Jersey Homesteads Community Center Fresco Mural, Roosevelt NJ
General, circa 1936-1941
2 Folders
oversized material housed in OV 36
25
42-43
Photos of Artists and Artwork, circa 1936-1941
(including photos of Lenore Thomas working on sculpture and Otto Wester working on aluminum bas relief door panels)
25
44
Photos of Construction, circa 1936-1941
25
45
Negatives of Construction, circa 1936-1941
25
46
Bronx Central Annex Post Office Murals, NY, 1938
2 Folders
25
47-48
Bronx Central Annex Post Office Murals, NY, 1939-1940
25
49
St. Louis Post Office Mural, MO, Prospectus, 1939
25
50
Green Hills, Wisconsin, Mural Proposal, circa 1940s
25
51
"The Great State of Wisconsin" mural drawing, circa 1937
OV42