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Dorothy C. Miller papers, 1853-2013, bulk bulk 1920-1996

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Series 2: Correspondence and Subject Files , circa 1912-1992
7.2 Linear feet
Boxes 1-8, OV 27

This series contains Miller's personal and professional correspondence and subject files on individuals or subjects. Individual files may contain correspondence, photographs, printed materials, research notes, essays and other writings, and scattered artwork. There is correspondence with galleries, museums, art associations, artists and other individuals from the art world, including Alfred Barr, Alexander Calder, John Canaday, Chryssa, Grace Hartigan, Will Horwitt, Ray Johnson, Miller and Cahill family members, Louise Nevelson, William Scharf, Hedda Sterne, Clyfford Still, and many others. Correspondence includes sketches and drawings by Lewin Alcopley, Will Horwitt, Gaston Gerreaud, Ray Johnson, Fred Martin, and Robert Osborn. Files on Louise Nevelson include photographs of Miller and Nevelson, including ones taken at the dedication of Nevelson's sculpture at the World Trade Center in January 1979. The files on Chryssa contain photographs of the artist's studio.
Files are arranged alphabetically by name or subject. For each letter of the alphabet, individually named files are followed by "Miscellaneous" files containing scattered correspondence with multiple correspondents.
Description Container Select
Abash, Cecile, 1976
1
18
Abbott, Berenice, 1979-1983
1
19
Abrams, Charles, 1972-1980
1
20
Abrams Original Editions, 1971
1
21
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc., 1976-1978
1
22
African American Artists, 1968-1971
1
23
African Art, circa 1950, 1973
1
24
Ahlander, Leslie Judd, 1973-1977
1
25
Alcopley, Lewin (Alfred L. Copley), 1955-1971
1
26
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1969
1
27
Alexander, C. Marie, 1974-1978
1
28
Allen, C. Edmonds, 1974-1976
1
29
Allentown Art Museum, 1976-1979
1
30
American Art, 1961-1967
1
31
American Indians, 1976-circa 1979
1
32
Andrews, Benny, 1960-1969
1
33
Andrews, Dorothy, 1958
1
34
Antique Dealers, 1958-1974
1
35
Archives of American Art, 1961-1982
1
36
Artco, circa 1974-1975
1
37
Arts Funding, 1969-1981
1
38
Association of Professional Art Advisors, Inc., 1978-1983
1
39
Association of the Bar, 1970
1
40
Auctions, circa 1973-circa 1981
1
41
Automobile Crashes, 1961-1965
1
42
A, Miscellaneous: Abbott, Jere -- Avnet, Joan, 1966-1983
1
43
Baizerman, Saul, 1967-1972
1
44
Baker, Mildred, 1969-1971
1
45
Ball, George, 1971
1
46
Baltrusaites, Helene, circa 1965-circa 1976
1
47
Barr, Alfred, Margaret, and Victoria, 1967-1985
(includes photos of Alfred Barr's retirement)
1
48
Berkshire Museum Exhibition (1976), 1974-1976
1
49
Best, Peggy Worthington, 1973
1
50
Betty Parsons Gallery, 1979
1
51
Biala, 1950-1980
1
52
Biesel, Fred and Frances, circa 1961-1962
1
53
Binning, Robin, 1977-1978
1
54
Bladen, Ronald, 1970-1972
1
55
Blank Postcards, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
1
56
Blumenfeld, Jane (Holger Cahill's Daughter), 1960-1984
1
57-58
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1972-1980
1
59
Bona, Ivo, 1975-1977
1
60
Bonino, Fernanda, 1974
1
61
Bontecou, Lee, 1963-1982
1
62
Boris, Bessie (Basha Klein), 1969-1987
1
63
Boterf, Chester, 1974-1981
1
64
Botero, Fernando, 1970-1980
1
65
Bourgeois, Louise, 1967-1970
1
66
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1978-1979
1
67
Bradshaw-Smith, Gillian, 1976-1979
1
68
Braman, Gladys, 1972-1975
1
69
Brett, Catherine: see Spencer, Niles and Catherine Brett
1
Brodie, Gandy, 1974-1978
1
70
Brody, Myron, 1974-1975
1
71
Bronowski, Jacob, 1969
1
72
Brooks, James, 1977-1980
1
73
Brown, Jean, 1973-1981
1
74
Burrage, Mildred, 1973-1978
1
75
Bush, Doris Proctor, 1968-1978
1
76
Buxton, Mary (Mrs. Gordon Cain; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), 1969-1976
1
77
Byars, James Lee, 1969-1981
1
78
B, Miscellaneous
Bacon-Westlake, Alice -- Bartlett, Fred, 1963-1985
2
1
Bartlett, Jennifer -- Bertoia, Harry, 1974-1985
2
2
Bhavasar, Natvar -- Briggs, Ernest, 1969-1980
2
3
Broida, Edward R. -- Bush, Jack, 1967-1983
2
4
Cahill, Holger, circa 1934-1988
2
5
Calder, Alexander, 1963-1982
(includes photos of Miller, Calder and others)
2
6-8
Canaday, John, 1961-1976
2
9
Carpenter, Leonard, 1951-1978
2
10-11
Chace, Happy, 1973-1983
2
12
Charles Alan Company, 1973
2
13
Charlton, Maryette, 1959-1977
2
14
Childs, Bernard, 1973-1978
2
15
Chirino, Martin, 1973-1974
2
16
Christmas Cards, circa 1938-circa 1977
2
17
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, 1968-1975
Oversized material housed in OV 27
2
18
Chryssa, 1961-1989
2
19-24
Coggeshall, Calvert, circa 1955-circa 1990
2
25
Committee for the Visual Arts Inc., 1974-1976
2
26
Cook, Howard and Barbara, 1973-1976
2
27
Copley, Alfred L.: see Alcopley, Lewin
2
Cornell, Joseph, 1961, 1972, 1977
2
28
Currier Gallery of Art, 1973-1977
2
29
Cyril, circa 1973-1979
2
30
C, Miscellaneous
Cady, Sam -- Claflin, A., circa 1967-circa 1982
2
31
Clara Diament Gallery -- Cole, Joyce, 1970-1982
2
32
Copley, A. Phillip -- Craft, Douglas, 1947-1994
2
33
Cramer, Gerald -- Cuyler, Mrs. Gordon, 1938-1979
2
34
Danton, Edith (Miller's niece), 1947, 1970-1985
2
35
Davis, Stuart, 1940-1989
2
36
DeFeo, Jay, 1961-1978
2
37
De Kooning, Willem, 1975
2
38
Delineator Clippings, 1916-1921
2
39
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, Sarah and Anne Rishel, circa 1968-circa 1971
2
40
Dia Art Foundation, circa 1981
2
41
Dickinson, Edwin, 1961-1978
2
42
Dienes, Ben, 1975-1977
2
43
Diller, Burgoyne, 1977
2
44
Domoto, Hisao, 1967-1971
2
45
Dubinsky, George, 1974
includes original print
2
46
Dudley, Dorothy, 1969-1977
2
47
D, Miscellaneous
Dana, John Cotton -- Davis, Warren, 1958-1984
2
48
Dawson, Maniere -- Dienes, Dr. Louis, 1959-1980
2
49
Dieringer, E. -- Dwinger, Jonna, 1967-1976
2
50
Eddy Family Association, 1966-1977
2
51
Employment Requests and Recommendations, 1951-1976
3
1
Evans, Walker, 1968-1980
3
2
E, Miscellaneous: Earnest, Adele -- Eversley, Fred, 1918-1981
3
3
Gorky, Arshile, 1942-1986
3
25
Fairbanks, Polly, circa 1969-circa 1976
3
4
Farmanfarmaian, Monir, circa 1975-1982
3
5-6
Federal Art Patronage Notes, 1978
3
7
Feininger, Julia, 1961
3
8
Feitelson, Lorser, and Helen Lunderberg, 1961-1983
3
9
Feminism, 1974, 1982
3
10
Field, Julie, 1966-1969
3
11
Fiscbach Gallery, 1968
3
12
Fish, Janet, circa 1971-1986
3
13
Fitzgerald, Astrid, 1973-1976
3
14
Flannagan, John, circa 1975
3
15
Frankenstein, Alfred, 1972
3
16
Fraudulent Art, 1965-1966
3
17
Friess, Constance, M. D., 1972-1984
3
18
Fuller, Edmund L. (re: research on William Edmonson), 1968-1979
Faison, S. L. -- Forakis, Peter, 1937-1985
3
20
Forester, Russell -- Fuller, R. Buckminster, 1969-1980
3
21
F, Miscellaneous
3
Galerie Espace NV, Netherlands, 1969-1970
3
22
Garreaud, Gaston, 1982-1985
includes 4 ink sketches by Garreaud
3
23
Godwin, Judith, 1976-1983
3
24
Gourevitch, Jacqueline, 1971-1978
3
26
Grandmother of Miller, circa 1930
3
27
Graves, Bradford, 1973-1976
3
28
Graves, Morris, 1963-1982
3
29
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1972-1979
3
30
G, Miscellaneous
Gablik, Suzi -- Gomen, John, 1969-1983
3
31
Good, Robert -- Guston, Philip, 1970-1980
3
32
Hague, Raoul, 1964-1971
3
33
Hartigan, Grace, 1957-1980
3
34-35
Hatcher, Doris, circa 1960s-1975
3
36
Herbst, Josephine, circa 1964-circa 1967
3
37
Hiltunen, Eila, circa 1962-circa 1976
3
38
Holt, Elizabeth, circa 1957-circa 1987
3
39-41
Hood, Dorothy, circa 1972-circa 1981
3
42
Horwitt, Will, 1970-1985
3
43-44
H, Miscellaneous
Haas, Elise -- Heller, Dorothy, circa 1966-circa 1981
4
1
Helmsley, Harry -- Hiss, Alger, circa 1969-circa 1982
4
2
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell -- Hogue, Alexander, circa 1961-circa 1981
4
3
Hokanson, Hans -- Hurtubise, Jacques, circa 1967-circa 1985
4
4
Iceland, circa 1960s-circa 1970
includes negatives and slides of Miller and others in Iceland
4
5
Interests, circa 1930s-circa 1980s
4
6-7
International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, 1956-1988
4
8-9
Isaacs, Julius, Will of, 1984-1985
4
10
I, Miscellaneous, Indiana, Robert -- Israel, Margaret, circa 1963-circa 1979
4
11
Japanese Art, 1972-1980
4
12
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1964-1980
4
13-14
Johns, Jasper, 1965-1980
4
15
Johnson, Anna (Holger Cahill's sister), 1960-1969
4
16
Johnson, Floyd, 1970-1975
4
17
Johnson, Philip, circa 1960s-1978
4
18
Johnson, Ray, 1966-1973
includes mail art
4
19
Josephson, Hannah and Matthew, circa 1961-circa 1979
4
20
Joslyn Art Museum, 1973-1975
4
21
Julien Levy Gallery: see Levy, Julien
4
J, Miscellaneous: Jaci Canning Enterprises -- Junior Council of the Museum of Modern Art, circa 1967-circa 1986
4
22
Kawashima, Takeshi, circa 1972-circa 1981
4
23
Keck, Caroline and Sheldon, circa 1961-circa 1983
4
24
Klein, Basha: see Boris, Bessie
4
Knowlton, Grace, circa 1972-circa 1979
4
25
Kornblee, circa 1968-circa 1971
4
26
Kruger, Louise, circa 1975-circa 1980
4
27
K, Miscellaneous
Kahnweiler, Daniel-Henry -- Klavun, Betty, 1972-1983
4
28
Kline, Franz -- Kusama, Yayoi, 1956-1980
4
29
Lambie, Elizabeth Litchfield, circa 1952-1977
4
30
Larrain, Emilio Rodriguez, 1975-1984
4
31
Lekakis, Michael, circa 1960s-1978
4
32
Levy, Julien, 1976-1977
4
33
Liebmann, Gerhardt, circa 1972-1977
4
34
Lindley, Frances (Stronsky), circa 1950s-1987
4
35
Livingstone, Biganess, circa 1969-circa 1972
4
36
Lundeberg, Helen: see Feitelson, Lorser
4
Lynes, Russell, circa 1970-circa 1972
4
37
L, Miscellaneous
Lamagna Gallery -- Lejwa, M., circa 1962-circa 1984
4
38
Leonid, L. -- Lytle, R., 1956-1984
4
39
MacIver, Loren, 1939-1987
5
1-3
Maine Articles, 1979
5
4
Martin, Fred, circa 1960-circa 1973
includes original artwork
5
5
Matisse, Pierre, 1972-1974
5
6
Mayan Art, 1974, 1978
5
7
McAndrew, John and Betty (see also: Save Venice), circa 1961-circa 1984
5
8
Meadmore, Clement, 1968-1983
5
9
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973-1981
2 folders of clippings
5
10-11
Meyerhoff, Jane, 1978
5
12
Miller, A. Barrett (Miller's brother), circa 1970-circa 1972
5
13
Miller, Dorothy C., Early Correspondence, circa 1912-circa 1918
5
14
Miller, Dorothy C., Letters from Smith College, circa 1921-1922
5
15-16
Miller, Dorothy C., Letters to Family, 1923-1925
5
17
Moore, Henry, 1955, 1980-1984
5
18
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: see Buxton, Mary
5
Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1973-1975
5
19
Museum of Modern Art, 1960-1980
5
20-21
M, Miscellaneous
Mabry, Thomas -- Mangione, Jerre, circa 1959-1980
5
22
Mantegna, Andrea -- Marlowe, Sylvia, circa 1962-circa 1981
5
23
Maron, Jeffrey -- McSherry, Fred, 1959-1985
5
24
Meiss, Millard -- Meyerowitz, Patricia, 1967-1980
5
25
Michener, James A. -- Montclair Art Museum, 1965-1984
5
26
Morgan, Elizabeth -- Mystic Seaport, Inc., 1966-1979
5
27
Nantucket Articles, 1965-1977
5
28
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia, 1976
5
29
National Museum of Women's Art, 1982
5
30
Naylor, J. Geoff, 1974-1978
5
31
Nevelson, Louise, 1942-1990
5
32-34
Newark Museum and Tours, 1928, circa 1957-1983
5
35
Newman, Barnett, 1959
6
1
Niizuma, Minoru, 1970-1982
6
2
Noguchi, Isamu, 1969-1988
6
3
North Carolina Museum of Art, circa 1950s-circa 1977
6
4
N, Miscellaneous: Nagare, George -- Novros, David, 1958-circa 1983
6
5
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1945, 1970-1987
6
6
Oldenburg, Claes, 1972-1974
6
7
Osborn, Robert and Elodie, circa 1962-circa 1982
includes illustrated letters; 2 folders
6
8-9
O, Miscellaneous: O'Connor, Francis -- Ownby, Haynes, 1950-1989
6
10
Particular Passions: Talks with Women Who Have Shaped Our Times by Lynn Gilbert and Gaylen Moore (New York: Clarkson N. Potter-Crown, 1981), 1980-1981
includes text of Miller's contribution
6
11
Paule Anglim Associates, circa 1970-circa 1979
6
12
Pei, I. M., 1979
6
13
Picasso, Pablo, circa 1970s-circa 1980s
6
14
Poetry, undated
6
15
Pollock, Jackson, 1967-1990
6
16
P, Miscellaneous
Paar, Sarah -- Penn, Arthur, circa 1965-circa 1982
6
17
Pereira, Irene Rice -- Phoenix Gallery, 1948-1983
includes artwork by Pereira
6
18
PHP Institute -- Porter, Aline, 1969-1980
6
19
Porter, Liliana -- Putnam, Wallace, 1968-1980
6
20
Quaytman, 1971
6
21
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1977-1979
6
22
Reder, Ronnie, 1975
6
23
Reichek, Jesse, 1967-1979
6
24
Reineking, James, circa 1973-1976
6
25
Reinhardt, Ad, 1959-1967
6
26
Requests to Miller for Information, 1973-1978
6
27
Rickey, George, 1977-1983
6
28
Rockwell, Norman, 1967, 1974
6
29
Roerick, William, circa 1966-1978
6
30
Rosenblum, Jay, 1972-1975
6
31
Rosevear, Cora, 1969, 1972
6
32
Rowan, Herman, 1975-1979
6
33
Rowlinson, Eric, 1971-1973
6
34
Russell, John, 1965-1976
6
35
R, Miscellaneous
Rabkin, Leo -- Rivers, Haywood Bill, 1961-1983
6
36
Robus, Hugo -- Rutgers University, circa 1966-1985
6
37
Sage, Kay (Tanguy) (research on), 1976-1977
6
38
Sarah Lawrence College, 1971-1975
6
39
Save Venice (see also: McAndrew, John and Betty), 1970-1976
6
40
Scharf, William, circa 1969-1985
6
41-42
Schulte, Antoinette, 1965-1979
6
43
Southeastern Center of Contemporary Arts (SECCA), 1975-1980
6
44-45
Segal, George, 1971, 1980
7
1
Seley, Jason, 1974-1978
7
2
Shahn, Ben, circa 1948, 1974
7
3
Shaw, Charles, 1970-1984
7
4
Sheeler, Charles, 1971-1985
7
5
Sihvonen, Oli and Clay Spohn, 1967-1977
7
6
Simkovich, Helena, 1973-1981
7
7
Sims, Patterson, circa 1972-1975
7
8
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1971-1983
7
9
Smith, David, circa 1969-1976
7
10
Smith, Margery, circa 1962-1981
7
11
Smith, Susan, circa 1972-1975
7
12
Soby, Jim, 1969-1979
7
13
Soloman, Syd, circa 1973
7
14
Spencer, Niles and Catherine Brett, circa 1939-1979
7
15
Spohn, Clay: see Sihvonen, Oli and Clay Spohn
7
Stankiewicz, Richard, 1972-1980
7
16
Stanton, Eleanor, circa 1965-circa 1975
7
17
Steinberg, Saul, circa 1963-circa 1976
7
18
Stella, Frank, 1976-1989
7
19
Sterne, Hedda, 1962-1982
includes 2 pencil sketches
7
20
Sterne, Marietta, 1967-1980
7
21
Stifler, Francis McIlhenny, 1956-1980
7
22
Still, Clyfford, 1951-1986
7
23-24
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, circa 1965-1985
7
25
Sunami, Soichi, 1964-1976
7
26
S, Miscellaneous
Saarinen, Aline -- Schueler, Jon, 1957-1985
7
27
Schultz, Antoinette -- Severni, Gino, 1962-1983
7
28
Shapiro, David and Cecile -- SITE, Inc. (Sculpture in the Environmnent, Inc.), circa 1963-circa 1979
7
29
Slaughter, C. D. -- Stark, Shirley, 1959-1982
7
30
Steegmuller, Francis -- Sz, John, 1958-1982
7
31
Taft, Edgar and Piri, circa 1959-1982
7
32
Tajiri, Shinkichi, 1969-1974
7
33
Tampa, Gasparilla Sidewalk Art Festival (1979), 1973-1979
7
34
Tampa Museum of Art, 1979
7
35
Tanglewood Lenox Massachusetts, Sculpture Exhibition, 1973-1977
7
36
Theater, Music and Dance, 1959-1981
7
37
Tippett, Bruce, 1972-1989
7
38
Tobey, Mark, 1975
7
39
Tomlin, Bradley Walker, circa 1954-circa 1976
7
40
Travel, California, 1976
7
41
Travel, California 1981 (Newark Museum Trip), 1980-1981
7
42
Travel Correspondence, circa 1945-circa 1975
7
43-44
Travel, Miscellaneous, circa 1956-circa 1983
8
1-2
Travel, New Mexico, circa 1979-1980
8
3
Travel to Tulsa, Philbrook Art Center, 1975
8
4
Tworkov, Jack, circa 1967-circa 1978
8
5
Tyler Graphico, 1976-1977
8
6
Typescript of Panel Discussion: The Club - "What Is the New Academy,", 1959
8
7
T, Miscellaneous: Tavenner, Patricia -- Turturro, Domenick, circa 1958-circa 1982
8
8
U, Miscellaneous: Umlauf, Karl -- Union Theological Seminary, 1973-1974
8
9
Unidentified Surnames, 1956-1970
8
10
Van Dalen, Anton, 1970-1971
8
11
V, Miscellaneous: Vallila, Marja -- Vreeland, Frederick, circa 1958-circa 1980
8
12
White, Alice Miller (Miller's sister), 1924, 1967-1992
8
13
White, Reid (Miller's nephew), circa 1964-circa 1984
8
14
Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1969
8
15
Williams, Hiram, 1966-1974
8
16
Wilson, Eleanor (Siddy), circa 1963-circa 1983
8
17
Wohl, Helmut and Alice, circa 1968-circa 1978
8
18
Wolff, Robert J., 1969
8
19
W, Miscellaneous
Waddell, Chauncey -- Weber, Max, 1962-1980
8
20
Wechter, Vivienne -- White, Robert, 1970-1980
8
21
Whitney Museum of American Art -- Willard, Howard, 1965-1977
8
22
Willard, Marian J. -- Wurzburger, Janet, circa 1964-circa 1984
8
23
Y, Miscellaneous: Yaddo -- Young, Ruth, 1978-1980
8
24
Z, Miscellaneous: Zabriskie Gallery -- Zeisler, Claire, 1969-1977
8
25
Oversized Letters, Chryssa, 1961-1989
Oversized letters from Chryssa from Box 2; 2 photos of the artist's studio and copies of 5 sketches of artwork
27 (OV)

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