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Berryman family papers, 1829-1984, bulk 1882-1961

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Series 2: Florence Berryman Papers , 1902-1984
2.3 Linear feet
boxes 8-10, sol 13

This series is arranged into ten subseries:
  • 2.1: Biographical Material, 1918, 1957
  • 2.2: Diaries, 1935-1938, 1966
  • 2.3: Correspondence, 1924-1984, undated
  • 2.4: Financial Material, 1922-1937
  • 2.5: Notes, 1910-1956
  • 2.6: Writings, 1932-1978, undated
  • 2.7: Subject File, 1922-1947
  • 2.8: Printed Material, 1922-1976, undated
  • 2.9: Artwork, 1931-1961, undated
  • 2.10: Photographs, 1902-1942, undated
The Florence Berryman papers are on reels 4773-4776.
2.1: Biographical Material, 1918, 1957
This subseries contains a high school program and an award certificate.
Description Container
Biographical material, 1918, 1957
8
1
2.2: Diaries, 1935, 1938, 1966
The three diaries found here were written by Florence, including the latter, which describes travel in the Mediterranean.
Description Container
Diaries, 1935, 1938, 1966
8
2-3
2.3: Correspondence, 1924-1984, undated
Correspondence in this subseries primarily concerns the Washington D.C. art scene. Below is a list of notable correspondents:
  • American Association to Promote Teaching of Speech to the Deaf: 18 Jun 1936
  • Amini, Dr. Ali (Ambassador of Iran): 04 Jun 1956
  • Atkyns, Lee: 08 Jan 1946, 16 Jun 1946, 16 Nov 1948
  • Byrd, Harry Flood: 10 May 1950
  • Finley, David E. (Director, National Gallery): 25 Oct 1945
  • Hoover, Herbert: 30 Jan 1930 (printed invitation)
  • Kane, Theodora: 13 Dec 1945, 03 Feb 1957
  • Kellogg, Janet Reig: 19 Jan 1932
  • Lahey, Richard: 20 May 56
  • Mechlin, Leila: 03 August 1931, 04 Apr 1937, 11 Nov 1939, 24 Mar 1939, 23 Apr 1939, 08 Jun 1941, 11 Jul 1941, 23 Sep 1941, 13 Jun 1943 (letter from F. Berryman), 16 Jun 1943, 1947
  • Pattee, Elsie Dodge (American Society of Miniature Painters): 14 Dec 1934
  • Perlmutter, Jack: 06 Dec 1945, 25 Dec 1947
  • Sipprell, Clara E.: 06 Dec 1938
  • Taylor, Prentiss: undated, 30 Jun 1945, 30 May 1955
  • Truman, Bess: 02 Oct 1952 (printed invitation)
Description Container
Correspondence, 1924-1945, undated
8
4-23
Correspondence, 1946-1955
8
24-51
Correspondence, 1956-1984
9
1-10
2.4: Financial Material, 1922-1937
This subseries consists of a record of compensation received for free-lance literary production.
Description Container
Record of compensation, 1922-1937
9
11
2.5: Notes, 1910-1956
This subseries includes notes on the hard-of-hearing, artists' biographies, notes on the history of the American Federation of Arts, and lists of works by Clifford Berryman.
Description Container
Notes on the hard-of-hearing, 1936
9
12
Artist biographies, 1926-1956
9
13
Notes on history of the American Federation of Arts, 1910-1947
9
14
Notebook: American Federation of Arts traveling exhibitions publicity, 1933-1936
9
15
Notebook: Statement to corporations on the Cultural Development Fund, 1949-1951
9
16
Lists of works by C. Berryman, undated
9
17
Miscellaneous notes, 1937-1948
9
18
2.6: Writings, 1932-1978, undated
Description Container
Lectures, 1937-1948
9
19
Miscellaneous writings by F. Berryman, 1932-1978, undated
9
20-22
Typescript: "Prints: The Commonest Form of Art"; by William Ivins, undated
9
23
2.7: Subject File, 1922-1947
Description Container
Stained glass and Joseph G. Reynolds, 1922-1947
9
24-25
2.8: Printed Material, 1922-1976, undated
This subseries includes clippings about Florence, a scrapbook of clippings written by Florence, unbound clippings written by Florence, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and picture postcards of World's Fair murals and sculpture.
Description Container
Clippings, 1937-1976
9
26
Clippings written by F. Berryman, 1932-1955
9
27-44
Clippings written by F. Berryman, 1956-1962
10
1-6
Exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1941-1957, undated
10
7-8
Picture postcards of World's Fair murals and sculpture, 1940
10
9-10
Miscellaneous printed material, 1928-1953
10
11
Oversized Scrapbook of articles written by F. Berryman, 1922-1931
13
1
2.9: Artwork, 1931-1961, undated
Miscellaneous artwork includes a 1931 silhouette of Louise Browning; an undated etching of a name plate for Ernest Buttrick by Sara Eugenia Blake; and two undated name tags for Flossie by Jim Berryman. The scrapbook of artwork by members of the Society of Washington Artists includes work by the following: Olive Acheson, J? Oliver Asher, Martha Moffett Bache, C. Bea---m, Mimi Debois Bolton (1936), Samuel Bookatz, Kathleen Bruskin, Melvin Buckner, M. Comes, Mary Cover (photo of sculpture), James V. Cupoli, Deo, Eboli, Clare Feiriter, M.E. Foster (1961), Ruth Galoon, L. Gomersall, Himmel, R.B. Hobbs, Cornelia Hollander (1961 photograph of drawing), Hounanina, Lois M. Jones, 1938, M. Keshishian, Richard Lahey, Lewis, Leonard Maurer (1961), Alfred McAdams, G. Milligan (1959), Marguerite Munn?, Ruth Osgood, Rennie? (1957), T. Rostad (photo of drawing), Mary Etta Sharpe, R. Shute (1952), M. Snow?, Trietro?, Yanosky (1961).
Description Container
Miscellaneous artwork (see also Box 13), 1937, undated
10
12
Oversized Scrapbook of artwork by members of Society of Washington Artists, 1936-1961
13
2-3
2.10: Photographs, 1902-1942, undated
Photographs in this subseries are of Florence, artists, and of the jury for the 46th Annual Exhibition in Chicago. Photographs of artists include a 1938 photograph of Stefan Hirsch, and undated photographs of Victoria Huston Huntley, Ward Lockowod, Oronzio Maldarelli, and Boardman Robinson. Photographs of the jury for the 46th Annual Exhibition, Chicago, picture Alfeo Faggi, Ernest Fiene, and Mangravite Peppino.
Description Container
Photographs of F. Berryman, 1902-circa 1925
10
13
Photographs of artists, 1938, undated
10
14
Photographs of Jury, Chicago, 1942
10
15

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