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Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1962

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Series 2: Department of Fine Arts , 1896-1940
31.6 Linear feet
Boxes 153-184, OV 268

Department of Fine Arts consists of internal art and artist lists, correspondence, memoranda, notes, and reports. These files were begun under John Beatty's tenure and streamlined under Homer Saint-Gaudens' directorship to track activities directly related to the museum's interoffice affairs. Some of the discontinued files include research on the programming and business activities of other museums, remodeling and furnishing plans for the museum's galleries, and office supplier contact information. File headings retained under Saint-Gaudens focus on art considered and purchased for the permanent collection, employee records, exhibition proposals and loans, Fine Arts Committee minutes, museum programming and publications, press releases, requests for images, and requests for general information.
This series also includes information regarding the various educational programs for children and adults, including lectures, gallery talks, Saturday morning classes, fine art extension classes, guided tours, and outreach to local schools. Additionally, budget estimates, reports on employee tasks and assignments, resume submissions, Museum of Art general planning memoranda, and requests to the Carnegie Institute buildings and grounds department can also be found.
From 1907 to 1940, these files were originally boxed in two year periods, and within that, arranged numerically according to the star (*) filing number assigned by the Museum of Art. Records dating from 1895-1906 were boxed separately. All records have been rearranged into an alphabetical folder heading order with all the years merged and organized into chronological order.
Description Container Select
Advertising, 1922, undated
153
32
Appraisal, Okamoto collection, 1922
153
33
Appraisal, Watson, D.T. collection, 1916-1917
153
34
Art societies, 1913
153
35
Art societies, officers, 1911
153
36
Art, lists, 1896, undated
153
37-38
Artists, medal designers, 1914, undated
153
39
Artists, medal designers, A-Z, 1918
153
40
Artists, medal designers, A-Z, 1919-1922
153
41
Artists, medal designers, A. Godard, 1918
153
42
Artists, medal designers, Bayes, Robert, 1918
153
43
Artists, medal designers, Charpentier, Alexandre L.M., 1918
153
44
Artists, medal designers, John W. Goscombe, 1918
153
45
Artists, medal designers, MacKennal, Bertram, 1918
153
46
Artists, medal designers, Peter, Victor, 1918
153
47
Artists, medal designers, Roche, Pierre, 1918
153
48
Artists, medal designers, Spicer-Simson, Theodore, 1918-1919
153
49
Artists, miniature painters, 1930, undated
153
50
Artists, muralists, 1933, 1937-1939
153
51
Artists, Pennsylvania, 1939-1940
153
52
Artists, Pittsburgh, 1910, undated
154
1
Artists, portrait painters, 1924, 1928-1940
154
2-3
Artists, refugees, 1940
154
4
Artists, war relief, 1917-1919
154
5-6
Artists, wood engravers, 1913-1915, 1919-1923
154
7-8
Attendance, 1920-1921
154
9
Billboards, 1913-1914, 1920, 1924-1925
154
10-13
Board of Trustees, 1896, 1907-1908, 1904, 1910, 1914, 1917-1918, 1921-1922, 1931
154
14
Booksellers, 1910-1918, 1921-1922, 1926
154
15-19
Children's Museum of Art, correspondence, 1919
154
20
Children's Museum of Art, programming, 1919
154
21
Children's Museum of Art, correspondence, 1920
154
22
Children's Museum of Art, programming, 1920
154
23
Children's Museum of Art, correspondence, 1921-1922
154
24
Children's Museum of Art, exhibitions, 1921
154
25
Children's Museum of Art, programming, 1921-1922
154
26
Children's Museum of Art, correspondence, 1923
154
27
Children's Museum of Art, programming, 1925-1928, 1930, 1932
154
28
Children's programs, A-Z, 1912, undated
154
29
Children's programs, Boston Public Library, 1907
154
30
Children's programs, Carnegie Institute, 1907, 1914-1918
154
31-32
Children's programs, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1918-1922
154
33
Children's programs, John Herron Art Institute, 1918-1919
154
34
Children's programs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1918, 1920-1922
154
35
Children's programs, Toledo Museum of Art, 1914, 1916, 1918-1919
154
36
Children's programs, Worcester Art Museum, 1919
154
37
Classes, Children's Saturday Morning, 1924-1925
154
38
Classes, Children's Saturday Morning, 1928-1935
154
39-40
Classes, Children's Saturday Morning, 1936, 1939-1940
155
1-2
Classes, sketching, 1934-1937, 1939-1940
155
3
Collectors, Pittsburgh, 1933
155
4
Color prints, 1916, 1918, 1921-1928, 1932-1940
155
5-7
Congress, correspondence, 1917
155
8-9
Director's Report, 1903
234
21-24
Director's Report, 1906-1908
234
25
Donors, 1927-1935
155
10-14
Donors, 1936-1938
155
15-16
Educational activities, 1922, 1926-1927, 1933
155
17
Educational outreach, 1903, 1912-1916
155
18-20
Educational outreach, 1917-1920
155
21-31
Educational outreach, 1921-1922
155
32-38
Educational outreach, 1923
155
39
Educational outreach, 1923
156
1-6
Educational outreach, 1924
156
7-13
Educational outreach, 1925
156
14-16
Educational outreach, 1926
156
17-22
Educational outreach, 1927
156
23-26
Educational outreach, 1927
157
1
Educational outreach, 1928
157
2-4
Educational outreach, 1929-1930
157
5-12
Educational outreach, 1931
157
13-16
Educational outreach, 1932
157
17-19
Educational outreach, 1933-1934
157
20-25
Educational outreach, 1935-1936, undated
157
26-28
Employment, 1910-1914
157
29-30
Employment, 1915-1920
158
1-6
Employment, 1921-1925
158
7-11
Employment, 1926-1930
158
12-16
Employment, 1931-1934
158
17-20
Employment, 1935-1937
158
21-25
Employment, 1938-1940
158
26-28
Engravings, prints, and watercolors, 1916-1922
158
29-33
Engravings, prints, and watercolors, 1921-1931
159
1-6
Engravings, prints, and watercolors, 1932-1940
159
7-11
Essay contest, 1922-1924
159
12-13
Essay contest, 1922-1923, 1925-1929
159
14-17
Exhibits, furnishings, 1916-1920
159
18-24
Exhibits, furnishings, 1921-1922, 1924-1930, 1932-1934, 1936-1938
159
25-29
Exhibits, furnishings, 1939
159
30-31
Exhibits, furnishings, 1939-1940
160
1-3
Exhibits, proposed, 1916-1923
160
4-8
Exhibits, proposed, 1924-1932
160
9-13
Exhibits, proposed, 1933-1936
160
14-16
Exhibits, proposed, 1937-1938
160
17-20
Exhibits, proposed, 1939-1940
160
21-24
Exhibits, requests for loans, 1908-1910, undated
160
25
Fine Arts Committee, 1904, 1906-1922
160
26-30
Fine Arts Committee, 1922-1924
161
1-4
Fine Arts Committee, 1925-1930
161
5-9
Fine Arts Committee, 1931-1935
161
10-15
Fine Arts Committee, 1937-1940
161
16-21
Fine Arts Committee, actions, 1906-1909
161
22
Fine Arts Committee, contemporary art for purchase, 1930-1932
161
23
Fine Arts Committee, general information, 1907, 1910-1911, 1913-1914
161
24
Founder's Day, 1901-1905, 1907-1908, 1917, 1932
161
25-27
Frame restoration, 1919, 1921, 1932-1934, 1939-1940
161
28
Gallery talks, 1920-1923
161
29-31
Gallery talks, 1921-1922
162
1-11
Gallery talks, 1923
162
12-15
Gallery talks, 1924-1927
162
16-20
Gallery talks, 1928-1932
162
21-25
Gallery talks, 1933-1935
162
26-28
General information, 1921, 1929-1930, 1940
163
6-7
Gift appeals, 1917-1918
163
8
Insurance, 1917, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1931, 1933, 1939-1940
163
9
Lantern slides/photographs, 1917-1925
163
10-14
Lantern slides/photographs, 1926
163
15-17
Lantern slides/photographs, 1927
163
18-23
Lantern slides/photographs, 1928
163
24-26
Lantern slides/photographs, 1929-1930
163
27-28
Lantern slides/photographs, 1929-1930
164
1-2
Lantern slides/photographs, 1931-1934
164
3-7
Lantern slides/photographs, 1935-1940
164
8-13
Lectures, 1915-1918, 1920-1923
164
14-18
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1922-1923
164
19-20
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1924
164
21-24
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1925
164
25-26
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1925
165
1-2
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1926
165
3-8
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1927
165
9-13
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1928-1929
165
14-18
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1930-1932
165
19-23
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1933
165
24-25
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1934
165
26
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1934
166
1-2
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1935-1936
166
3-6
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1937-1938
166
7-8
Lectures, Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1939-1940
166
9-12
Lectures, transcripts, 1917
166
13-14
Loans, 1925-1928
166
15-19
Loans, 1929-1930
166
20-23
Loans, 1931-1934
166
24-27
Loans, 1935-1936
167
1-4
Loans, 1937-1938
167
5-8
Loans, 1939-1940
167
9-12
Loans, 1931, 1934-1935, 1937, 1939
167
13
Mailing lists, 1921-1940
167
15-20
Mailing lists, 1913
167
14
Media, film, and phonographs, 1916-1924
167
21-24
Memberships, 1922
167
25
Memorial, Hamerschlag, Arthur, 1927-1928
167
26
Mimeographs, 1916-1919
167
27-29
Models, Greek architecture, 1920, 1932-1933
167
30-33
Museum finances, 1931-1932
167
34-35
Museum finances, 1933
168
1
Museums, directors, 1907
168
2
Museums, permits, 1926
168
3
Museums, recent purchases, 1930-1931
168
4
Office memorandum, 1914-1922
168
5
Office supplies, 1916-1922, 1924-1925, 1932-1933
168
6-10
Office supplies, estimates, 1915-1917, undated
168
11
Patrons Art Fund, 1922-1940
168
12-15
Period Room, 1926
168
16
Permanent collection, architecture, 1904-1906
168
17-22
Permanent collection, catalogs, 1903, undated
168
23
Permanent collection, colonial objects, 1918-1921
168
24-26
Permanent collection, inspection reports, 1902-1905
168
27
Permanent collection, labels, 1923-1933, 1935-1940
168
28-30
Permanent collection, objects, 1911, 1918-1920
168
31
Permanent collection, objects for sale, 1918-1922
169
1-2
Permanent collection, photographs, 1916, 1918-1926
169
3-7
Permanent collection, photographs, 1927-1930
169
8-12
Permanent collection, photographs, 1931-1935
169
13-18
Permanent collection, photographs, 1936-1940
169
19-23
Permanent collection, purchases, 1897-1901, 1917-1922
169
24-29
Permanent collection, sculpture, 1902, undated
169
30-31
Permanent collection, sculpture, 1905
170
1
Picture restorations, 1923-1935, 1937-1940
170
2-5
Posters, 1916, 1925, 1928
Oversized material housed in OV 268
170
6
Posters, American Lithographic Company, 1920
170
7
Posters, Dryden, Helen, 1916
170
8
Posters, Einson Litho, 1920
170
9
Posters, Elliott Brewer, 1926
170
10
Posters, Foringer, A.E., 1916
170
11
Posters, Hewlett, J. Monroe, 1916
170
12
Posters, Metcalf, Louis R., 1925
170
13
Posters, Parrish, Maxfield, 1916-1917
170
14
Posters, Pynson Printers, 1927
170
15
Posters, Rogers and Company, 1916-1919
170
16
Posters, Treidler, Adolph, 1916
170
17
Posters, Typographic Library and Museum, 1926
170
18
Posters, William Edwin Rudge Printing, 1920, 1921-1928
170
19-22
Posters, William G. Johnston Company, 1926
170
23
Posters, Wolfson, William, 1926-1927
170
24
Press releases, 1896-1917
171
25-27
Press releases, 1907-1912
171
28-32
Press releases, 1913
171
33-34
Press releases, 1925
172
1-7
Press releases, 1926
172
8-13
Press releases, 1927
172
14-20
Press releases, 1928
172
21-26
Press releases, 1929
173
1-8
Press releases, 1930
173
9-14
Press releases, 1931
173
15-21
Press releases, 1932
173
22-24
Press releases, 1933
173
25-27
Press releases, 1933
174
1-2
Press releases, 1934
174
3-6
Press releases, 1935
174
7-12
Press releases, 1936
174
13-19
Press releases, 1937
174
20-27
Press releases, 1938
174
28
Press releases, 1938
175
1-7
Press releases, 1939
175
8-13
Press releases, 1940
175
14-20
Printers, companies, 1916-1925, 1927-1928, 1930, 1933-1935
175
21-22
Printers, companies, Benjamin Sherbow, 1919-1921
175
23
Printers, companies, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1917
175
24
Printers, companies, Davis and Warde Printers, 1916, undated
175
25
Printers, companies, Frederick W. Goudy, 1916-1917, undated
175
26
Printers, companies, Lanston Monotype Machine Co., 1922
175
27
Printers, companies, Liberty Show Printing Co., 1921, 1924, 1937
175
28
Printers, companies, Marchbanks Press, 1917-1919, 1920-1925
175
29
Printers, companies, Merrymount Press, 1917-1919, 1920-1925
175
30-31
Printers, companies, Murdoch, Kerr and Company, 1922-1923
175
32
Printers, companies, Norman T.A. Munder and Co., 1916-1918, 1920, 1924
175
33-34
Printers, companies, Ormiston Dick Co., 1917-1926
176
1-5
Printers, companies, Oswald Press Printers, 1916
176
6
Printers, companies, S.D. Warren Company, 1920
176
7
Printers, companies, Smith Brothers Company, 1921-1923
176
8
Printers, companies, William Edwin Rudge Printing, 1916, 1918, 1934, 1936-1937, 1940
176
9
Printers, estimates, 1907
176
10
Printing samples, 1917-1920
176
11
Publications, 1914, 1916-1919
176
12
Publications, 1919-1921, undated
6 Folders
176
13-18
Publications, 1939-1940
176
19-20
Publications, subscribers, 1930
176
21
Purchasers, instructions, 1914, 1916-1921
176
22
Remodel, 1925
176
23
Requests answered, 1914-1922
176
24-28
Requests answered, 1923
176
29-33
Requests answered, 1924
176
34-37
Requests answered, 1924
177
1
Requests answered, 1925
177
2-7
Requests answered, 1926
177
8-13
Requests answered, 1927
177
14-18
Requests answered, 1928
177
19-23
Requests answered, 1929
177
24-25
Requests answered, 1929
178
1-4
Requests answered, 1930
178
5-11
Requests answered, 1931
178
12-18
Requests answered, 1932
178
19-22
Requests answered, 1933
178
23-24
Requests answered, 1933
179
1
Requests answered, 1934
179
2-5
Requests answered, 1935
179
6-9
Requests answered, 1936
179
10-14
Requests answered, 1937
179
15-20
Requests answered, 1938
179
21-26
Requests answered, 1938
180
1
Requests answered, 1939
180
2-7
Requests answered, 1940
180
8-12
Requests received, 1913-1914
180
13-16
Requests received, 1915-1916
180
17-22
Requests received, 1917-1918
180
23-26
Requests received, 1919-1920
180
27-28
Requests received, 1919-1920
181
1-2
Requests received, 1921-1922
181
3-6
Requests received, 1923-1928
181
7-11
Requests received, 1929-1932
181
12-16
Requests received, 1933-1935
181
17-21
Requests received, 1936-1940
181
22-27
Roof ventilators, 1911
182
2
Scholarships, 1920-1921
182
3-4
Schools, extension cases, 1921, 1924, 1926
182
5-10
Schools, extension program, 1917-1918
182
11-14
Schools, extension program, 1919-1921, undated
182
15-17
Schools, lesson outlines, 1918, 1921-1933, 1935, 1937
182
8-22
Schools, photographs, 1908
182
23
Schools, teaching art, 1918, undated
182
24
Sculptures, 1938
182
25
Sculptures, 1918-1920
182
26
Stained glass, 1926-1927
182
27
Travel, reservations, 1927-1933
182
28-32
Travel, reservations, 1934-1940
182
33-35
War, art therepy, 1918
182
36
War, National War Work Council, 1918
182
37
War, National War Work Council, 1918
183
1-2
Works for sale, 1913-1915
183
3-7
Works for sale, 1916-1917
183
8-12
Works for sale, 1918-1920
183
13-16
Works for sale, 1921-1922
183
17-24
Works for sale, 1923-1927
183
25-29
Works for sale, 1927-1929
184
1-6
Works for sale, 1930-1934
184
7-11
Works for sale, 1935-1940
184
12-15
Oversized posters, circa 1910s-1920s, undated
From Box 170, F6
OV 268

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