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Herbert Waide Hemphill papers, 1776-1998, bulk bulk 1876-1998

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 10 series; all series are arranged chronologically:

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1916-1997
(Box 1, 28; 12 folders)

Biographical material includes photocopies of Hemphill's birth certificate and passport, genealogical notes, an evaluation of his school work, membership cards, award certificates, address books, and an engagement calendar that contains very brief annotations of his activities.
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Social Security Cards, International Health Card, Photocopies of Birth Certificate, and of Passport, undated
1
1
Genealogical Notes, undated
1
2
The Hinton Genealogy, with Authorities compiled by Mary Hilliard Hinton, undated
1
3
Lock of Leonora's Hair, 1916
1
4
Horoscope, 1930
1
5
Evaluation of Hemphill's School Work, 1949
1
6
Membership Cards and Certificates, 1969-1997, undated
(Oversized material housed in Box 28)
1
7
Award Plaque, 1990
1
8
Award Certificate, 1991
1
9
Address Books, 1975-1989
1
10
Address Book, 1990-1995
1
11
Engagement Calendar, 1976
1
12
Oversized Membership Certificate for the New York State Historical Association, 1992
(from Box 1, Folder 7)
28

Series 2: Correspondence , 1901-1998
(Boxes 1-5, 27- 28, OV 31; 4.0 linear feet)

Correspondence primarily consists of letters received from miscellaneous museums and art institutions including the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, the Folk Art Society of America, the Museum of International Folk Art, and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American Art, and from Hemphill's friends and colleagues including Varick A. Crittenden, Michael D. Hall, A. Everette James, Daniel C. Prince, Neal A. Prince, and artists Rev. Maceptaw Bogun, Mary Borkowski, Tim Fowler, Joseph Victor Gatto, S. L. Jones, Gustav Klumpp, Roy Little, George Lopez, Kevin Orth, and Malcah Zeldis. There are also scattered letters from artists Miles Burkholder Carpenter, John W. Fancher, Rev. Howard Finster, William Hawkins, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Mr. Imagination, Mattie Lou O'Kelley, Clayton Patterson, St. EOM, and Mose Tolliver. One letter from Stephanie and John Smither is etched on a bone.
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Correspondents With Unknown Surnames, undated
(10 folders; Oversized material housed in OV 31)
1
13-22
Correspondents With Surnames "A"- "B,", undated
1
23
Correspondents With Surnames "C,", undated
1
24
Correspondents With Surnames "D,", undated
1
25
Correspondents With Surnames "E"-"F,", undated
1
26
Correspondents With Surnames "G,", undated
1
27
Correspondents With Surnames "H,", undated
1
28
Letters Written by Herbert W. Hemphill, undated
1
29
Correspondents With Surnames "I"-"J,", undated
1
30
Correspondents With Surnames "K,", undated
1
31
Correspondents With Surnames "L,", undated
1
32
Correspondents With Surnames "M,", undated
1
33
Correspondents With Surnames "N"-"O,", undated
1
34
Correspondents With Surnames "P,", undated
1
35
Letters Written by Neal Prince, undated
1
36
Correspondents With Surnames "R,", undated
1
37
Correspondents With Surnames "S,", undated
1
38
Letters Written by St. EOM, undated
1
39
Correspondents With Surnames "T,", undated
1
40
Correspondents With Surnames "U"-"W,", undated
1
41
Correspondents With Surnames "Y"-"Z,", undated
1
42
Correspondence, 1901
(2 folders)
1
43-44
Correspondence, 1905-1907
1
45
Correspondence, 1908
1
46
Correspondence, 1909
1
47
Correspondence, 1910
1
48
Correspondence, 1911
1
49
Correspondence, 1912
1
50
Correspondence, 1913-1914
1
51
Correspondence, 1915-1919
1
52
Correspondence, 1920-1929
1
53
Correspondence, 1934-1949
1
54
Correspondence, 1950-1951
1
55
Correspondence, 1952
1
56
Correspondence, 1953-1954
1
57
Correspondence, 1955-1956
1
58
Correspondence, 1957-1958
1
59
Correspondence, 1959
(Oversized material housed in OV 31)
1
60
Correspondence, 1960-1961
2
1
Correspondence, 1962-1965
2
2
Correspondence, 1966
2
3
Correspondence, 1967-1969
2
4
Correspondence, 1970
2
5
Correspondence, 1971
2
6
Correspondence, 1972
(3 folders)
2
7-9
Correspondence, 1973
2
10
Correspondence, 1974
2
11
Correspondence, 1975
(7 folders; Oversized material housed in Box 28)
2
12-18
Correspondence, 1976
(4 folders)
2
19-22
Correspondence, 1977
(8 folders)
2
23-30
Correspondence, 1978
(13 folders)
2
31-43
Correspondence, 1979
(7 folders)
2
44-50
Correspondence, 1980
(7 folders)
2
51-57
Correspondence, 1981
(5 folders)
2
58-62
Correspondence, 1982
(3 folders)
2
63-65
Correspondence, 1983
(2 folders)
2
66-67
Correspondence, 1984
(4 folders)
2
68-71
Correspondence, 1985
(3 folders; Oversized material housed in Box 28)
2
72-74
Correspondence, 1986
(4 folders)
3
1-4
Correspondence, 1987
(4 folders)
3
5-8
Correspondence, 1988
(10 folders)
3
9-18
Correspondence, 1989
(5 folders)
3
19-23
Correspondence, 1990
(8 folders)
3
24-31
Correspondence, 1991
(15 folders)
3
32-46
Correspondence, 1992
(17 folders)
3
47-63
Correspondence, 1993
(8 folders; Oversized material housed in Box 27)
3
64-71
Correspondence, 1993
(10 folders)
4
1-10
Correspondence, 1994
(18 folders)
4
11-28
Correspondence, 1995
(29 folders)
4
29-57
Correspondence, 1996
(10 folders)
4
58-67
Correspondence, 1996
(12 folders)
5
1-12
Correspondence, 1997
(14 folders)
5
13-26
Correspondence, 1998
5
27
Letter from Stephanie and John Smither Etched onto a Bone, 1993
(from Box 3, Folder 69)
27
Thirty-eight Oversized Photographs of Exhibition Installation at Muzeum Etnograficzne w Krakowie, Poland, Enclosed in Letter, 1975
(from Box 2, Folder 12)
28
Invitation from Clayton Patterson, 1985
(from Box 2, Folder 74)
28
Oversized Letter from Isobel Written in Margin of Poster for "Caverne Sculptée XVIe Siècle, undated
(from Box 1 Folder 18)
OV 31
Oversized Christmas Greeting from Roy Little, 1959
(from Box 1, Folder 60)
OV 31

Series 3: Personal Business Records , 1817-1997
(Box 5-7, 28; 2.0 linear feet)

Personal business records include nineteenth-century indenture papers for John Beaumont (possibly related to Hemphill), wills for Hemphill, his mother, and for his friend Neal A. Prince. There are also leases, insurance records, court documents, contracts, grant proposals, loan agreements, deeds of gift, price lists, consignment records, tax records, cancelled checks relating to Hemphill's collecting activities, and miscellaneous receipts.
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Indenture Papers (Fragment) for John Beaumont, undated
(Oversized material housed in Box 28)
5
28
Pension Records for Horace Rawdon, 1888-1907
5
29
Estate Records for Emma Bradley Hemphill, 1935-1975
5
30
Will for Neal A. Prince, 1956
5
31
Wills for Herbert W. Hemphill, 1974-1994
(5 folders)
5
32-36
Leases, 1956-1979
(5 folders)
5
37-41
Insurance Records, 1964-1991
5
42
Court Papers: Ernst Beadle vs. Hemphill, 1976-1977
5
43
Documents Concerning Lawsuit from Landlord, 1982-1986
(2 folders)
5
44-45
Contract of Employment with the Museum of American Folk Art, 1984
5
46
Contract for Writing Preface for Catalog West Coast Folk Art, 1984
5
47
Proposals for Reader's Digest, undated
5
48
Proposal for Exhibition "American Folk Art from the Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. Collection,", undated
5
49
Grant Proposal for Exhibition at the Children's Museum, Indianapolis, 1976
5
50
Grant Proposal for Film Collector/Collected, 1978-1979
(3 folders)
5
51-53
Grant Proposal for Traveling Exhibition by St. Lawrence City History Association, 1979
(2 folders)
5
54-55
Proposal for Exhibition "Lo! Behold! Visionary Folk Art of the Eighties,", 1988
5
56
Loan Agreements, undated
5
57
Loan Agreements, 1964-1974
5
58
Loan Agreements, 1975
(4 folders)
5
59-62
Loan Agreements, 1976
5
63
Loan Agreements, 1977
(4 folders)
5
64-67
Loan Agreements, 1978
5
68
Loan Agreements, 1979
5
69
Loan Agreements, 1980
(3 folders)
5
70-72
Loan Agreements, 1981
6
1
Loan Agreements, 1982-1984
6
2
Loan Agreements, 1985
6
3
Loan Agreements, 1986
6
4
Loan Agreements, 1987
6
5
Loan Agreements, 1988
6
6
Loan Agreements, 1990-1996
6
7
Miscellaneous Deeds of Gift, 1976-1996, undated
(3 folders)
6
8-10
Bill of Sale/Accession Form for Hemphill Collection from International Folk Art Foundation of Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1978
6
11
Accession Form for Hemphill Collection from National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1986-1987
6
12
Art Work Appraisal Reports, 1961-1990, undated
(6 folders)
6
13-18
Price Lists for Art Work, 1993-1995, undated
6
19
Photographs of Miscellaneous Art Work Marked with Prices, 1973-1995, undated
(2 folders)
6
20-21
Consignment Records, 1969-1996, undated
(2 folders)
6
22-23
Miscellaneous Honoraria, 1975-1985, undated
6
24
Records of Royalties, 1975
6
25
Income Tax Returns and Records, 1956-1989
(6 folders)
6
26-31
Occupancy Tax Records, 1974-1979
6
32
Miscellaneous Banking Records, 1966-1991, undated
(2 folders)
6
33-34
Cancelled Checks, 1961
6
35
Cancelled Checks, 1963
(2 folders)
6
36-37
Cancelled Checks, 1964
(4 folders)
6
38-41
Cancelled Checks, 1965
6
42
Cancelled Checks, 1966
(2 folders)
6
43-44
Cancelled Checks, 1967
6
45
Cancelled Checks, 1968
(2 folders)
6
46-47
Cancelled Checks, 1969
6
48
Cancelled Checks, 1970
(4 folders)
6
49-52
Cancelled Checks, 1971
(2 folders)
6
53-54
Cancelled Checks, 1972
(4 folders)
6
55-58
Cancelled Checks, 1973
(4 folders)
6
59-62
Cancelled Checks, 1974
(4 folders)
6
63-66
Cancelled Checks, 1975
(3 folders)
6
67-69
Cancelled Checks, 1976
(2 folders)
7
1-2
Cancelled Checks, 1977-1978
7
3
Cancelled Checks, 1979
7
4
Cancelled Checks, 1980
(3 folders)
7
5-7
Cancelled Checks, 1981
(2 folders)
7
8-9
Cancelled Checks, 1982
7
10
Cancelled Checks, 1983
7
11
Cancelled Checks, 1984
7
12
Cancelled Checks, 1985
7
13
Cancelled Checks, 1986
7
14
Receipts for Purchase of Art Work, 1954-1997, undated
(15 folders)
7
15-29
Receipts for Conservation and Framing, 1968-1993, undated
(2 folders)
7
30-31
Receipts for Photographic Work and Supplies, 1972-1984, undated
7
32
Receipts for Shipping and Storage, 1973-1994, undated
7
33
Miscellaneous Travel Receipts, 1970-1997, undated
(5 folders)
7
34-38
Miscellaneous Receipts, 1958-1997, undated
(2 folders)
7
39-40
Oversized Indenture Document between Jane Vernon and Joseph Gibbons, 1817
(from Box 5, Folder 28)
28

Series 4: Artwork , 1911-1997
(Box 7, 32; 0.4 linear feet)

Art work consists of a sketchbook by Roy Little, a set of hand-cut Japanese mask designs, a collage of Polaroid photographs created by Rev. Howard Finster, a hand-made book by Nancy Josephson, and miscellaneous drawings, watercolors, and prints by various artists including Justin McCarthy, Inez Nathaniel, and Nellie Mae Rowe.
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Art Work for Hemphill's Business Card, undated
7
41
Drawing for Hemphill Catalog by Unidentified Artist, undated
7
42
Drawing of Hemphill Signed "Picasso II,", undated
7
43
Drawings by Unidentified Artists, undated
(2 folders)
7
44-45
Fragment of a Watercolor by Unidentified Artist, undated
7
46
Block Prints by Unidentified Artists, undated
7
47
Japanese Cut-Out Faces, undated
(6 folders)
7
48-53
Collage by Rev. Howard Finster and Drawing by L. Hall, undated
(Oversized material housed in OV 32)
7
54
Drawing by Michael D. Hall, undated
7
55
Drawings by Justin McCarthy, undated
7
56
Etching by Henry W. Mitchell, undated
7
57
Drawing by Inez Nathaniel, undated
7
58
Drawing by Nellie Mae Rowe, undated
7
59
Etching by Robert Confils, 1911
7
60
Drawing of Prof. Harry Clemons by Unidentified Artist, 1947
7
61
Watercolor Drawing Signed "M. F. E.,", 1949
7
62
Sketchbook by Roy Little, 1951
7
63
Drawing Signed "Roy,", 1957
7
64
Drawing Signed "Marco,", 1960
7
65
Drawings by Conrad LaFrance, 1990
7
66
Drawing by Harold William Crowell, 1992
7
67
Hand-Made Book The Court of the Seven Sisters by Nancy Josephson, 1997
7
68
Oversized Collage by Rev. Howard Finster, undated
(from Box 7, Folder 54)
OV 32

Series 5: Notes and Writings , 1938-1996
(Box 7-10, 28; 2.5 linear feet)

Notes and writings include a card files of artists and notes on many folk artists including Miles Carpenter, Raymond Coins, Rev. Howard Finster, Mattie Lou O'Kelley, Royal Robertson, Veronica Terrillion, Mose Tolliver, and Bill Traylor. Also found are lists of artists, patrons, and art work, miscellaneous notes, minutes of meetings, reports and numerous typescript essays on art, folk art, and cultural history written by Hemphill and others including Michael D. Hall, Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, A. Everett James, and Julia Weissman.
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Card File of Artists, undated
(2 folders)
7
69-70
Notes on Unidentified Artists, undated
7
71
Notes, George Aghassian, 1986, undated
7
72
Notes, Leroy Almon; David Michael Ambrose; Louis Bertrand, 1993, undated
7
73
Notes, M. S. Brown; Bert Bucklin; David Butler, undated
7
74
Notes, Miles Carpenter, 1981-1984, undated
7
75
Notes, Raymond Coins; Jane Hancock Cummings; Dr. Thomas Davis, undated
7
76
Notes, Marguerite Doernbach; Sam Doyle; William Edmondson, 1993, undated
7
77
Notes, John Ehn, 1983-1986, undated
7
78
Notes, Rev. Howard Finster, 1985
7
79
Notes, John Folinsbee, Anthony Frudakis, Romano Gabriel, Adelaide Lawson Gaylor, undated
7
80
Notes, Gary Giberson; Paul Glassman; Esther Hamerman, undated
7
81
Notes, James Hampton; John Harrison, undated
8
1
Notes, Rick Hearn; Marilyn Keating, 1992, undated
8
2
Notes, Simon Klippenstein; Gustav Klumpp, undated
8
3
Notes, Nancy Berger Kraemer; Pierre Joseph Landry; J. L. M.; Eluid L. Martinez, 1994-1995, undated
8
4
Notes, Nathaniel Mayhew; Edgar Alexander McKillop; Miller and Bryant, 1989, undated
8
5
Notes, J. B. Murry; Tom Neugebauer, undated
8
6
Notes, James Henry Norman, undated
8
7
Notes, Mattie Lou O'Kelley, 1977
8
8
Notes, John Peernock, 1991-1993, undated
(3 folders)
8
9-11
Notes, Guido Polo; Lamont Pry; Matteo Radoslovich, undated
8
12
Notes, Royal Robertson; Joseph Sleep; Stark, undated
8
13
Notes, Michael Suter; Rev. Johnnie S. Swearingen; Veronica Terrillion; Mose Tolliver, 1996, undated
8
14
Notes, Bill Traylor; C. Wilhelm; Ben Wilson; Anton Zelenich, 1997, undated
8
15
Lists of Artists and Patrons, 1962-1996, undated
(2 folders)
8
16-17
Lists of Names Connected with Folk Art and the Smithsonian Institution, 1988, undated
(2 folders)
8
18-19
Master Folk Art List, 1989
8
20
Lists of Art Work, undated
8
21
Notes on Individual Art Works, undated
(6 folders; Oversized material also housed in Box 28)
8
22-27
Caption Cards for Art Work, 1966-1987, undated
8
28
Miscellaneous Lecture Notes, undated
8
29
Notes from Seminar on Patroon Paintings, undated
8
30
Notes on Folk Art Expedition Deck of Computer Cards, undated
8
31
Science Class Notes with Drawings by Hemphill, 1945
(4 folders)
8
32-35
Director's Annual Report for Museum of American Folk Art, 1966
8
36
Report from Advisory Board Meeting of Community Environments, Inc., 1978
8
37
Notes from Board of Director's Meeting at Community Environments, Inc., 1979
8
38
Library of Congress Folk Archive Reference Aid, 1988
8
39
Minutes of Meetings at Museum of American Folk Art, 1988-1996
(2 folders)
8
40-41
Notes from Symposium "Cult, Culture, and Consumers: Collecting the Work of Self-Taught Artists in Twentieth-Century America,", 1991
8
42
Bibliography Card File 1, undated
8
43
Bibliography Card File 2, undated
8
44
Draft Bibliography, 1996
(4 folders)
9
1-4
Hemphill Bibliography, 1996
(4 folders)
9
5-8
Miscellaneous Bibliographies, 1986, undated
9
9
Report on Long Range Plan for Noyes Museum, 1992
9
10
Notes from Seventh Annual New York State Folk Arts Roundtable, 1992
9
11
Notes from Board/Staff Retreat of Museum of American Folk Art, 1992
(6 folders)
9
12-17
Notes Concerning Long-Range Plan of Museum of American Folk Art, 1993
9
18
Report on Accomplishments of Development Department of Museum of American Folk Art, 1994
9
19
Notes from Board Meeting and Retreat of Museum of American Folk Art, 1994
(3 folders)
9
20-22
Miscellaneous Addresses, undated
9
23
Medical Notes, undated
9
24
Miscellaneous Notes on the Theater, undated
9
25
Miscellaneous Notes: Notebooks, undated
9
26
Miscellaneous Notes, 1969-1973, undated
(3 folders)
9
27-29
Typescript on Origins of Naïve Painters by Hemphill, undated
9
30
Manuscript "Art of the People, for the People, by the People," by Hemphill, undated
9
31
Manuscript on Traditional and Non-Traditional Folk Art, by Hemphill, undated
9
32
Manuscript on Various Folk Artists, by Hemphill, undated
9
33
Typescript "Prospectus for a Book on Folk Art of the American Presidency," by Hemphill, undated
9
34
Manuscript on the Desire to Collect, by Hemphill, undated
9
35
Typescript "How to Buy folk Art," by Hemphill, undated
9
36
Hand-Written Answers to a History Exam, by Hemphill, 1947
9
37
Typescript "The Artist Self-Taught," by Hemphill, 1972
9
38
Typescript "Definition of Occult," by Hemphill and Julia Weissman, 1973
9
39
Typescript "Twentieth Century American Folk Art and Artists," by Hemphill and Julia Weissman, 1974
9
40
Typescript "Commentary on Georgia folk Art," by Hemphill, 1976
9
41
Miscellaneous Writings by Hemphill, undated
(2 folders)
9
42-43
Typescript "Art and Psychopathology," by Unidentified Author, undated
9
44
Typescript on Artists James and John Bard, by Unidentified Author, undated
9
45
Typescript for Exhibition Getting Dressed: Fashionable Appearance, 1750-1800 at National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, by Unidentified Author, undated
9
46
Typescript "Ted Gordon," by Unidentified Author, undated
9
47
Typescript "Michael Hall: Construction, Not Constructivism," by Unidentified Author, undated
9
48
Typescript "History of the National Museum of American Art," by Unidentified Author, undated
9
49
Typescript "Ed Martin" (St. EOM), by Unidentified Author, undated
9
50
Typescript "On Collecting Art and Culture," by Unidentified Author, undated
9
51
Typescript for Exhibition Outsider Art, by Unidentified Author, undated
9
52
Typescript on Lamont Alfred Pry, by Unidentified Author, undated
9
53
Transcript of Speeches from an Award Ceremony for Malcah Zeldis, undated
9
54
Typescript "The Folk Pottery of Georgia," by Dr. John A. Burrison, undated
9
55
Typescript "The Twenty-One Rats of the Apocalypse," by Robert D. Franklin, undated
9
56
Typescripts on African Art, by A. Everette James, Jr., undated
9
57
Typescript "A Comment upon the Linguistic Analysis of Folk Art," by A. Everette James, Jr., undated
9
58
Typescript "Update, Status of?" by A. Everette James, Jr., undated
9
59
Typescript "Directory of Contemporary Folk Artists" by Andy Nasisse and Miriam Staples, undated
9
60
Typescript of Lectures by Jules D. Prown, undated
9
61
Typescript "New Mexican Santos: The Folk Art of Faith," by Julia Weissman, undated
9
62
Typescript of Lecture Notes "Prehistoric Caves, Medieval Castles and Renaissance Cathedrals" by Ian Tattersall, Helen Evans, and David Soren, undated
9
63
Typescript "Descansos" by Loren W. Brown, 1938
9
64
Photocopy of Notes from Lecture "Anticultural Positions" by Jean Dubuffet, 1951
9
65
Definitions of Folk Art Written by Students, 1967
9
66
"Report: The Buck Farm by F. H. Sweet," by Frank McKelvey, Jr., 1968
9
67
Thesis "Deborah Goldsmith, 1808-1836, a Naïve Artist in Upstate New York," by Sandra O. Shaffer, 1968
9
68
Typescript of Text for Exhibition What is Folk Art? by Yvonne Lange, 1974
9
69
Pages from Journal Recording Travel in the United States Written by an Unidentified Friend of Hemphill, 1974-1975
9
70
Poems by John Freimarck, 1975
9
71
Proposal for Guggenheim Fellowship by Nancy Flaun Kazlins, 1976
9
72
Typescript "Expanding Frontiers: An Analysis of the Michigan Folk Art Project," by Marsha MacDowell and C. Kurt Dewhurst, 1977
9
73
Typescript "A Guide to Holdings of the Traditional Craft Archive," by Mark H. Howard, 1979
9
74
Typescript Draft: " Folk Art U.S.A. Since 1900," by Unidentified Author, 1980
(2 folders)
9
75-76
Typescript "A Man to Remember: Leonard L. 'Stoney' St. Clair," by Alan Govenar, 1980
9
77
Typescript "The Museum of American Folk Art: A Social History," by Jeanne Bornstein, 1983
9
78
Typescript of Introductory Remarks by Alan Jabbour at Washington Meeting on Folk Art, 1983
9
79
Photocopy of Preface of Eye to Eye: Twenty years of Art Criticism by Robert Pincus-Witten, 1984
9
80
Typescript Description of Travel Experiences Connected with Exhibition In Another World by Unidentified Author, 1987
9
81
Typescript "In Africa: A Personal Journal," by William A. Fagaly, 1987
9
82
Typescripts "What is Outsider Art?;" "Jon Serl: Master Outsider;" "Bessie Harvey: One Person Exhibit,", 1987
10
1
Typescript "A Heart for the Tin Man - This Side of Oz," by Michael D. Hall, 1987
10
2
Typescript of Lecture Delivered by Robin Pearse for John August Swanson Exhibition, 1987
10
3
Draft Report on Contemporary New York State Folk Art Exhibition, 1988
10
4
Museum of American Folk Art Director's Report by Robert Bishop, 1990
10
5
Typescript "Tapping at Art's Door" by Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, 1991
10
6
Checklist for Exhibition Folk Art Across America by Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, 1991
10
7
Typescript "Gumbo, Ya/Ya and Hey Pocky Way: African Americans Making New Orleans What It Is," by William A. Fagaly, 1991
10
8
Typescript "The James Collection of Southern Folk Art,", 1993
(3 folders)
10
9-11
Typescript "Religious Visions in American Art," by Ilise S. Carter, 1995
10
12
Miscellaneous Notes and Writings by Others, 1975-1990, undated
(2 folders)
10
13-14
Oversized Notes on Individual Art Work, undated
(from Box 8, Folder 22)
28

Series 6: Scrapbook , 1965-1976
(Box 10; 1 folder)

A scrapbook of unbound pages of clippings and newsletters about Hemphill, his collection, and exhibitions of folk art.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook, 1965-1976
10
15

Series 7: Printed Material , 1776-1998
(Box 10-19, 28-29, OV 31; 9.5 linear feet)

Voluminous printed material includes clippings, announcements and catalogs for exhibitions, auctions and festivals, press releases, calendars of events, travel booklets, brochures, programs, and menus. There are brochures about the sale of art work, galleries, museums, miscellaneous organizations, conferences, schools, lectures, antique and craft shops, films, publications, restaurants, household items, and historical topics. Also found are brochures about miscellaneous artists including Miles Carpenter, S. P. Dinsmoor, Lonnie Holley, Clementine Hunter, and Veronica Terrillion, as well as autographed copies of booklets The Black Swan and Other Poems by James Merrill, and The Blood of Jesus by Thomas Jefferson Flanagan. There are also picture postcards of various sites around the world and miscellaneous art work, in addition to novelty postcards, sheet music, miscellaneous business cards for Hemphill and others, and miscellaneous printed material including a 1776 thirty shilling note from New Jersey.
Description Container Select
Clippings, undated
(11 folders; Oversized material also housed in Box 28)
10
16-26
Clippings, 1790
10
27
Clippings, 1800
10
28
Clippings, 1831-1833
10
29
Clippings, 1872
10
30
Clippings, 1874
10
31
Clippings, 1878
10
32
Clippings, 1891
10
33
Clippings, 1908-1936
10
34
Clippings, 1940-1946
10
35
Clippings, 1947
10
36
Clippings, 1951-1953
10
37
Clippings, 1954
10
38
Clippings, 1961-1963
10
39
Clippings, 1964-1972
(41 folders; Oversized materials also housed in Box 28)
10
40-80
Clippings, 1983-1998
(58 folders; Oversized materials also housed in Box 28)
11
1-58
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Artists with Surnames "A"-"F,", undated
11
59
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Artists with Surnames "G"-"M,", undated
11
60
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Artists with Surnames "N"-"R,", undated
11
61
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Artists with Surnames "S,", undated
11
62
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Artists with Surnames "T,", undated
11
63
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Artists with Surnames "U"-"Z,", undated
(Oversized material also housed in Box 29)
11
64
General Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, undated
(8 folders; Oversized material also housed in OV 31)
12
1-8
General Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1948-1949
12
9
General Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1951-1987
(37 folders; Oversized material also housed in OV 31)
12
10-47
General Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1988-1995
(54 folders)
13
1-54
General Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1995-1998
(39 folders; Oversized material also housed in Box 29)
14
1-39
Auction Announcements and Catalogs, 1988-1997, undated
(3 folders)
14
40-42
Announcements for Festivals and Miscellaneous Events, 1978-1996, undated
(3 folders)
14
43-45
Press Releases, 1961-1997, undated
(14 folders)
14
46-59
Calendars of Events, 1974-1997
(7 folders; Oversized material also housed in Box 29)
14
60-66
Booklets and Brochures about Artists
Joe Barta, undated
15
1
Miles Carpenter; George Carr, 1924, undated
(Oversized material also housed in Box 29)
15
2
S. Thad Cherry; Hinson C. Cole; Carolyn Sihler Connors, 1989, undated
15
3
Evan Decker, undated
15
4
S. P. Dinsmoor, 1972, undated
15
5
Lonnie Holley; Clementine Hunter; Virgil Perry, undated
15
6
Veronica Terrillion; Michael Thonet, undated
15
7
Shozo Uchii, 1985
15
8
Travel Booklets and Brochures
Austria (Salzburg), undated
15
9
Greece, undated
15
10
Syria, undated
15
11
Turkey, undated
15
12
United States, undated
(13 folders)
15
13-25
England, Scotland, and Wales, 1960-1995, undated
15
26
Japan, Thailand, Burma, and India, 1961-1973, undated
(7 folders; Oversized material also housed in Box 29)
15
27-33
Canada and for Expo '67, 1967-1985, undated
(3 folders)
15
34-36
South America, 1969
15
37
United States, Bicentennial Roadbook, 1976
15
38
Africa, 1988, undated
15
39
"Hanseatic Passage" (Scandinavia, Russia, Poland, Germany, The Netherlands), 1989
(4 folders)
15
40-43
France, Portugal, and Spain, 1990
(6 folders)
15
44-49
United States (Louisiana), 1990
15
50
United States (Alaska), 1990-1993
(2 folders)
15
51-52
Melanesia and Papua New Guinea, 1991-1992
15
53
Trans-Siberian Railway, 1994
15
54
The Netherlands and Belgium, 1995
15
55
France, 1995
15
56
American Orient Express, 1996
15
57
Mexico, 1996
15
58
Booklets and Brochures for the Sale of Art Work, 1951-1995
(4 folders; Oversized materials also housed in Box 29)
15
59-62
Booklets and Brochures for Galleries, 1996, undated
15
63
Booklets and Brochures for Museums, 1950-1993, undated
(2 folders)
15
64-65
Booklets and Brochures for Organizations, 1992, undated
(2 folders)
15
66-67
Booklets and Brochures for Conferences and Symposia, 1979-1996, undated
15
68
Booklets and Brochures for Schools and Classes, 1973-1990, undated
(Oversized material also housed in OV 31)
15
69
Booklets and Brochures for Lectures, 1990-1996, undated
15
70
Booklets and Brochures for Antiques and Craft Shops, 1969-1996, undated
16
1
Booklets and Brochures for Films, undated
16
2
Booklets and Brochures for Books and Magazines, 1952-1997, undated
(3 folders)
16
3-5
Booklets and Brochures for Food and Restaurants, undated
16
6
Booklets and Brochures for Household Items and Audio-Visual Equipment, undated
16
7
Booklets and Brochures on Historical Topics, 1957-1969, undated
16
8
Autographed Booklet The Black Swan and Other Poems by James Merrill, 1946
16
9
Autographed Booklet The Blood of Jesus by Thomas Jefferson Flanagan, 1964
16
10
Miscellaneous Brochures, 1953-1996, undated
(3 folders)
16
11-13
Miscellaneous Booklets, 1965-1985
(3 folders)
16
14-16
Theater Program, 1937
16
17
Theater Programs, 1964-1996
(42 folders)
16
18-60
Ballet Programs, 1966, 1969
(2 folders)
16
61-62
Opera Programs, 1962-1967
(3 folders)
16
63-65
Cinema Programs, 1965-1969
(2 folders)
16
66-67
James Smithson Society Programs, 1987-1996
(3 folders)
16
68-70
Smithsonian Benefactors' Circle Programs, 1992-1995, undated
16
71
Miscellaneous Programs, 1896-1997, undated
(3 folders)
16
72-74
Miscellaneous Tickets, 1935-1992, undated
16
75
Souvenir Menus, 1966-1995, undated
16
76
Picture Postcards, Places
Alabama, undated
16
77
Arkansas; Arizona, undated
16
78
California, 1927, undated
16
79
Colorado; Connecticut, undated
16
80
Delaware, undated
16
81
District of Columbia; Florida, undated
17
1
Georgia, undated
17
2
Hawaii, undated
17
3
Illinois; Indiana, undated
17
4
Iowa; Kentucky, undated
17
5
Louisiana, undated
(2 folders)
17
6-7
Maine, undated
17
8
Maryland, undated
17
9
Massachusetts, undated
(3 folders)
17
10-12
Michigan; Minnesota, undated
17
13
Mississippi; Montana, undated
17
14
New Hampshire, undated
17
15
New Jersey; New Mexico, undated
17
16
New York, undated
(5 folders)
17
17-21
North Carolina, undated
(2 folders)
17
22-23
Ohio, undated
17
24
Pennsylvania, undated
(4 folders)
17
25-28
Rhode Island, undated
17
29
South Carolina, undated
(2 folders)
17
30-31
South Dakota; Tennessee, undated
17
32
Texas, undated
17
33
Vermont, undated
(2 folders)
17
34-35
Virginia, undated
17
36
Washington State; Wisconsin, undated
17
37
Africa (Ivory Coast; Mali), undated
17
38
Argentina, undated
17
39
Austria (Salzburg; Vienna), undated
(2 folders)
17
40-41
Bermuda, undated
17
42
Borneo; Brazil, undated
17
43
Canada, undated
17
44
Ceylon, undated
17
45
China; Hong Kong; Macau, undated
(2 folders)
17
46-47
Crete, undated
17
48
Cuba, undated
17
49
Dominican Republic, undated
17
50
Egypt, undated
17
51
England; Scotland; Wales, undated
(3 folders)
17
52-54
France, undated
(3 folders)
17
55-57
Germany, undated
(5 folders)
17
58-62
Greece, undated
(4 folders)
17
63-66
Haiti; India, undated
17
67
Italy, undated
(6 folders)
17
68-73
Jamaica, undated
17
74
Japan, undated
(7 folders)
17
75-81
Japan, undated
(9 folders)
18
1-9
Korea; Lebanon, undated
18
10
Liechtenstein; Malaysia (Singapore), undated
18
11
Mallorca, undated
18
12
Mexico, undated
(2 folders)
18
13-14
Panama; Peru, undated
18
15
Poland, undated
18
16
Portugal, undated
18
17
Puerto Rico, undated
18
18
Russia, undated
18
19
Tibet; Trinidad, undated
18
20
Turkey; Uruguay; Vietnam, undated
18
21
Virgin Islands, undated
18
22
Yugoslavia, undated
18
23
Picture Postcards, Art Work
Adams - Archuletta, undated
18
24
Giuseppe Arcimboldo, undated
18
25
Barnes - Black, undated
18
26
William Blake, undated
18
27
Bonnard - Butterworth, undated
18
28
Casimir - Cassatt, undated
18
29
Paul Cezanne, undated
18
30
Chagall - Cranach, undated
18
31
H. H. Cross, undated
18
32
Crowell - Cruise, undated
18
33
Dali - DeChirico, undated
18
34
Edgar Degas, undated
18
35
Dekker - Dürer, undated
18
36
Earl - Gallegos, undated
18
37
Paul Gauguin, undated
18
38
Goya - Guy, undated
18
39
Hanson - Hunt, undated
18
40
Dudley Huppler, undated
(2 folders)
18
41-42
Ingres - Johnson, undated
18
43
Kaay - Kuiper, undated
18
44
Laurencin - Licinio, undated
18
45
Manet - Matteson, undated
18
46
Henri Matisse, undated
18
47
McCarthy - Modigliani, undated
18
48
Claude Monet, undated
18
49
Moore - Mundi, undated
18
50
Nast - Osgood, undated
18
51
Palanquet - Phillips, undated
18
52
Pablo Picasso, undated
18
53
Pickett - Rembrandt, undated
18
54
Auguste Renoir, undated
18
55
Ricker - Rousseau, undated
18
56
Schiele - Skyllas, undated
18
57
Smith - Sutherland, undated
18
58
Taber - Turner, undated
18
59
Utrillo - Van Dok, undated
18
60
Vincent Van Gogh, undated
18
61
Van Leyden - Von Egloffstein, undated
18
62
Wall - Wheeler, undated
18
63
Whistler - Wood, undated
18
64
Yoakum - Zorach, undated
18
65
Unidentified Artists (arranged by country), 1940, undated
(27 folders)
18
66-92
Unidentified Artists (arranged by country), 1940, undated
(18 folders)
19
1-18
Novelty Picture Postcards, undated
(11 folders)
19
19-29
Miscellaneous Reproductions of Art Work, 1991, undated
(2 folders; Oversized material also housed in Box 29)
19
30-31
Sheet Music by Charles Trenet, 1945-1947
19
32
Postage Stamps, 1992, undated
19
33
Business Cards for Hemphill, undated
19
34
Business Cards for Artists, undated
19
35
Business Cards for Others (arranged by trade), undated
(10 folders)
19
36-45
Miscellaneous Stationery, undated
(5 folders)
19
46-50
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1776-1994, undated
(4 folders)
19
51-54
Five Oversized Clippings, undated
(from Box 10, Folder 16)
28
Oversized Clipping, 1969
(from Box 10, Folder 42)
28
Three Oversized Clippings, 1976
(from Box 10, Folders 53, 56, 57)
28
Oversized Clipping, 1991
(from Box 11, Folder 41)
28
Oversized Exhibition Announcement for Andy Warhol, undated
(from Box 11, Folder 64)
29
Oversized Catalog for Exhibition in Japan, 1957
(from Box 12, Folder 10)
29
Oversized Exhibition Announcement in Velvet Bag for The Orange Show, 1997
(from Box 14, Folder 36)
29
Oversized Calendar of Events, 1992
(from Box 14, Folder 65)
29
Oversized Brochure about Miles Carpenter, undated
(from Box 15, Folder 2)
29
Oversized Booklet about Travel in Japan, undated
(from Box 15, Folder 30)
29
Oversized Brochure for Lithograhs by Savelli, 1962
(from Box 15, Folder 61)
29
Four Oversized Miscellaneous Reproductions of Art Work, undated
(from Box 19, Folder 31)
29
Oversized Poster for Exhibition in Japan, undated
(from Box 12, Folder 6)
OV 31
Oversized Poster for Exhibition, 1975
(from Box 12, Folder 21)
OV 31
Oversized Poster for Michael Hall's Class at Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1973
(from Box 15, Folder 69)
OV 31

Series 8: Photographs , 1876-1997
(Box 19-24, 29; 5.5 linear feet)

Photographs are of Hemphill, family members, his residences, friends and colleagues including style editor Carrie Donovan, artist Rev. Howard Finster dancing at an exhibition opening, actress Alice Ghostley, Michael D. Hall, circus performers Vernon Goins and Tiny Hicks, Smithsonian curator Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, Neal A. Prince, and Jim Spies.
Photographs of exhibitions include stereographic views of the International Exhibition in Philadelphia and the Exposition Universelle in Paris, and photographs of Hemphill's donation of his collection and its subsequent exhibition at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum.
Travel photographs include views of South Dakota, Texas, the American West, Japan, Mexico, and The Netherlands.
Photographs of art work sometimes include images of the artists with their work including Bruce Brice, Raymond Coins, John W. Fancher, Rev. Howard Finster, Theora Hamblett, Bessie Harvey, William Hawkins, James Harold Jennings, John Jordan, Charles Lisk, Alexander Maldonado, St. EOM, Fred Smith, Edgar Tolson, Hubert Walters, and Purvis Young. Photographs of unattributed art work arranged by the state in which it is located includes a Mardi Gras parade in Louisiana, a Mummer's parade in Pennsylvania, Lucy the Elephant-shaped building in New Jersey, and Holy Ghost Park in Wisconsin.
Description Container Select
Photographs of Hemphill, 1930-1995, undated
(8 folders)
19
55-62
Photographs of Family Members, 1900-1980
(3 folders)
19
63-65
Slides of "Apartment and House,", 1986
19
66
Photographs of Miscellaneous Friends and Colleagues, 1920-1997, undated
(9 folders)
19
67-75
Photographs of Exhibition at Leon Loard Gallery in Montgomery, Alabama, undated
19
76
Photographs of Exhibition at Heritage Plantation, undated
19
77
Slides of Exhibition "Joslyn Show,", undated
19
78
Photographs of Exhibition Signs of a Living Folk Art at Museum of Early American Folk Arts, undated
19
79
Slides of Exhibition Carving For Commerce at Museum of American Folk Art, undated
19
80
Stereographs of International Exhibition in Philadelphia, 1876
20
1
Photograph of Exposition Universelle in Paris, 1900
20
2
Photograph of Exhibition Twentieth Century Folk Art at Museum of American Folk Art, 1970
20
3
Slides of Exhibition "Cinci Show,", 1973
20
4
Slides of an Exhibition in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1978
20
5
Slides of Exhibition Of the People, By the People, For the People, 1980
20
6
Photographs of Hemphill's Donation of Collection to Smithsonian and Subsequent Exhibition, 1986-1990
(5 folders)
20
7-11
Photograph of Exhibition Focus on the Collection: A Seventieth Anniversary Celebration at Akron Art Museum, 1991-1992
20
12
Photographs of Miscellaneous Exhibitions, 1968-1996, undated
(10 folders; oversized material housed in Box 29)
20
13-22
Slides of Travel to Africa, undated
(6 folders)
20
23-28
Photographs of Travel to Haiti, undated
20
29
Photographs of Travel to Holland, undated
(2 folders)
20
30-31
Slides of Travel to South Dakota, undated
20
32
Slides of Travel to Rocky Mountains, 1961
20
33
Slides of Travel to Grand Canyon, 1973
20
34
Photographs of Travel to Texas, 1975
20
35
Slides of Travel to Mexico, 1975
20
36
Slides of Travel to Japan, 1976
(3 folders)
20
37-39
Slides of Travel to Old Canada Village, 1979
20
40
Slides of Travel to Berlin, Germany, 1984
20
41
Slides of Travel to Scotland, 1988
20
42
Photographs of Travel to Miscellaneous Unidentified Locations, 1973-1978, undated
(6 folders)
20
43-48
Photographs of Artwork
Alexa; PoL; J. R. A., 1975-1977, undated
20
49
Blanch Ackens; Antonio Alberti, undated
20
50
James Anson, undated
20
51
Felipe B. Archuleta, undated
20
52
Larry Armistead; Eddie Arning, undated
20
53
N. B.; S. C. Baker, 1977, undated
20
54
J. W. Banks, undated
20
55
James Bard, undated
20
56
Rosa Brooks Beason; Solomon Bell; Louis Bertrand, 1976-1977, undated
20
57
Patsy Billups; Camille Blair, 1975-1977, undated
20
58
Jack Blumenthal; Alexander Borgardy; Rev. Mac Bogun, 1978, undated
20
59
John Knocton Bolyston; Mary Borkowski, 1976, undated
20
60
Mary Bradley; John Brewster, undated
20
61
Bruce Brice, 1975
20
62
Joan Bridges; Horace Broughton, Sr., 1985-1987, undated
20
63
J. Brown; Buzz Busby; David Butler, 1983, undated
20
64
Elizabeth Capron; Miles Carpenter, 1971, undated
20
65
Reginald Case; John R. Casmer; E. Casse; Anna Celletti, 1976-1983, undated
20
66
R. M. Chalmers; Thomas Chambers; Peter Charlie, undated
20
67
R. S. Cheek; Clark Coe; Raymond Coins, 1970, undated
20
68
Jim Colclough, 1975
20
69
Margaret Collings, 1975
20
70
Cotrona; Ruth Reed Cummings, 1979, undated
20
71
Spot Daniels; Henry Darger, undated
20
72
J. A. Davis; Minnie DesChamps, undated
20
73
Numa Desroches; John "Uncle Jack" Dey; Thornton Dial, 1973-1977, undated
20
74
Samuel Perry Dinsmoor, 1971-1988
20
75
Carl Dixon, undated
20
76
Charles R. Dodge; Danny Dowler; P. S. Downes, 1977, undated
20
77
Doyle; John Drinker; John Durand, undated
20
78
William Edmondson; Minnie Evans, 1972, undated
20
79
John L. Fancher, 1975
20
80
Ralph Fasanella, undated
20
81
Albina Felski, 1972, undated
20
82
Ferguson; Erastus Salisbury Field, 1975, undated
20
83
Howard Finster, 1970-1983, undated
(3 folders)
20
84-86
Fortney Family (Doll Makers), 1970
20
87
George P. Fournier; Tim Fowler; J.O.J. Frost, 1975-1982, undated
20
88
Harold Garrison; Victor Joseph Gatto, undated
20
89
Charles T. Gleason, 1974, undated
20
90
William O. Golding, 1972-1983
20
91
Samuel Granatt; Rev. Dr. Graziani; Homer Green; Ralph Griffin, 1978, undated
20
92
Dilmus Hall; Theora Hamblett, 1965-1967, undated
20
93
J. Hamilton; Joseph Hardin, undated
20
94
Harkins; Alyne Harris; M. R. Harris, 1970, undated
20
95
P. Harrison; J. Hartman, 1970, undated
20
96
Bessie Harvey; H. C. Hawkins, undated
20
97
William Hawkins, undated
20
98
Richard Hayes; E. Hertig; Edward Hicks; Harley Hodges, 1970-1971, undated
20
99
C. Hofmann; John Henry Hopkins; M. W. Hopkins, undated
20
100
Jesse Howard; Sparrow Howlett; J. F. Huge; Ruth Hunt, 1971-1978, undated
20
101
Clementine Hunter; J. B. Huntington; Charles W. Hutson, undated
20
102
Antonio Jacobsen; Aronella James; J. H. James; James Harold Jennings, 1972-1977, undated
21
1
Rev. Anderson Johnson; R. Johnson, undated
21
2
Frank Jones; S. L. Jones; John Jordan, 1978-1983, undated
21
3
John Kane; Phyllis Waxlander Kapp, undated
21
4
Allan Kaufman; Terence J. Kennedy; John P. Kirk; O. W. "Poppy" Kitchens, 1977-1989, undated
21
5
Gustav Klumpp, 1976-1978
21
6
Herb Kons; Sadie Kurtz, undated
21
7
C. P. LaFrance, 1988
21
8
Carl Landow; Thomas W. Lawson; Benny Layton, 1975, undated
21
9
L. Lebduska, 1977
21
10
Jim Lewis, undated
21
11
Harry Lieberman; Joe Light; George Arthur Lineback; Charles Lisk, undated
21
12
William A. Lo; George Lopez, undated
21
13
Jose Dolores Lopez, undated
21
14
George E. Lothrop; Adolf Lottokivich?; Max Low, 1995, undated
21
15
Annie Lucas; Charlie Lucas; Herbert Lyons, undated
21
16
Joe M.; Louis Mader; Jacob Maentel, 1964, undated
21
17
Mahalchik, 1974
21
18
Alexander Aramburo Maldonado, 1969-1986
(2 folders)
21
19-20
Leuty McGuffey Manahan; George Washington Mark; Don Martin, undated
21
21
E. L. Martinex; Justin McCarthy; Rev. Ollie McDade, 1977, undated
21
22
Gloria McDuffie; E. A. McKillop, 1973, undated
21
23
Arthur McTavish; Cora Meek; William H. Mersereau; Victor Millan, 1980, undated
21
24
Louise Millican; Peter Minchell; Charles Moore; Dealan Moore, 1968-1973, undated
21
25
Sister Gertrude Morgan, 1977, undated
21
26
Emma Lee Moss; F. L. Murphy; J. B. Murry, 1975, undated
21
27
Inez Nathaniel; Donnie Neas, 1977-1990
21
28
J. Niro, 1975, undated
21
29
Noah North, undated
21
30
Mattie Lou O'Kelley, 1977-1983
21
31
Kevin Orth, undated
21
32
Angela Palladine; Charles Parsons; G. Patch; Glanman Paul, 1977, undated
21
33
Ellia Pawlovsky; Leslie Payne, 1975, undated
21
34
John Perates, undated
21
35
Rev. B. F. Perkins, undated
21
36
Ammi Phillips; David Philpot; Piacenza; Pablo Picasso, 1971-1977, undated
21
37
Joseph Pickett; E. Pierce; Eunice Pinney; Horace Pippin, undated
21
38
John Podhorsky; Polhamus; E. Polk; L. Pollard, undated
21
39
D. C. Prince; Prior; Lamont "Old Ironsides" Pry, 1977, undated
21
40
Bamma Quates, undated
21
41
D. V. Raffielle, 1977
21
42
Martin Ramirez, undated
21
43
Raylib; Max Reyher, 1969, undated
21
44
Jessie Rhoads; Royal Robertson; J. Roeder, 1977, undated
21
45
Juanita Rogers; Michael Rogers, undated
21
46
Root; Elias W. Ru__, 1971, undated
21
47
Darlene W. Ruzotarski; Stephen Ryan, 1976-1980, undated
21
48
St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin), 1975
(3 folders)
21
49-51
L. Sachs; Gladys Sanger, undated
21
52
Jack Savitsky, 1978, undated
21
53
Popsy Schaefer, 1977
21
54
J. H. Schenck; C. P. Scott; Jon Serl, 1982, undated
21
55
J. Seymour; Steve Shepard, 1985, undated
21
56
C. M. Sickner; Ellen Silverman; Elder Charles Simmons, 1982-1987, undated
21
57
Louis Simon, 1977, undated
21
58
Pauline Simon; W. Sims, 1973-1978, undated
21
59
D. P. Skyllas; Dana Smith, undated
21
60
Fred Smith, 1977
(2 folders)
21
61-62
Mary T. Smith; Simon Sparrow, undated
21
63
Fannie Lou Spelce, 1971, undated
21
64
Henry Speller; Eliza Starr; Florine Stettheimer, undated
21
65
David Strickland; Clarence Stringfield, undated
21
66
Jimmie Lee Suddith; P. J. Sullivan, 1975, undated
21
67
William Sullivan; F. H. Sweet, undated
21
68
Angelo Testa; P. Thomas; William Tinsley, 1975, undated
21
69
Vena Tipton; Annie Tolliver, 1973, undated
21
70
Mose Tolliver, 1985, undated
21
71
Edgar Tolson, 1968-1983, undated
(2 folders)
21
72-73
Randy Toy; Toyzini; "Uncle" Howe Tuscon, undated
21
74
Clifford Vanover; Luis Vazquez; Vega; Verno, undated
21
75
J.B.W.; Alfred Walletto, 1975, undated
21
76
Hubert Walters; Henry Warren, undated
21
77
Joe Watbo; Weimer; Ira Weissman; Knox Wilkinson, 1975, undated
21
78
B. Frances Williams, W. G. Williams; Clara McDonald Williamson; F. J. Winters, 1977, undated
21
79
Grant Wood; M. Wood; Dave Woods, 1969-1971, undated
21
80
Joseph E. Yoakum, 1983, undated
21
81
Purvis Young; Malcah Zeldis, 1993-1995, undated
21
82
Unidentified Artists, 1971, 1974, undated
(23 folders)
21
83-105
Unidentified Artists, 1975-1988, undated
(17 folders)
22
1-17
Art Work in Alabama (Alabama Architecture), undated
22
18
Art Work in Alaska (Totem Poles), 1975
22
19
Art Work in Arizona, 1975, undated
(2 folders)
22
20-21
Art Work in California, 1976-1980
22
22
Art Work in Florida, 1975
22
23
Art Work in Georgia, 1975-1976, undated
22
24
Art Work in Illinois, 1979
22
25
Art Work in Louisiana, 1975-1976, undated
(3 folders)
22
26-28
Art Work in Maine, 1977-1978
22
29
Art Work in Massachusetts, 1976
22
30
Art Work in Michigan, 1975
22
31
Art Work in Mississippi, 1975-1976, undated
22
32
Art Work in Nebraska, 1986
22
33
Art Work in New Jersey, 1975-1979
22
34
Art Work in New Mexico, 1971-1975, undated
(2 folders)
22
35-36
Art Work in New York, 1969-1979, undated
(7 folders)
22
37-43
Art Work in Ohio, 1977, undated
22
44
Art Work in Oklahoma, 1975
22
45
Art Work in Pennsylvania, 1975, undated
22
46
Art Work in Rhode Island, undated
22
47
Art Work in Texas, 1975
22
48
Art Work in Vermont, undated
22
49
Art Work in West Virginia, 1975
22
50
Art Work in Wisconsin, 1977-1981, undated
(6 folders)
22
51-56
"North Country" Art Work, 1979
(3 folders)
22
57-59
Art Work in Canada, 1975-1977
(2 folders)
22
60-61
Outdoor Art in Unidentified Locations, 1971-1980, undated
(2 folders)
22
62-63
Art Work on Paper, 1967-1990
(12 folders)
22
64-75
Portrait Paintings of Children and Families by Unidentified Artists, 1970-1987, undated
(3 folders)
22
76-78
Portrait Paintings of Women by Unidentified Artists, 1959-1983, undated
(4 folders)
22
79-82
Portrait Paintings of Men by Unidentified Artists, 1972-1977, undated
(4 folders)
22
83-86
Miscellaneous Paintings by Unidentified Artists, 1959-1986, undated
(7 folders)
23
1-7
Miscellaneous Murals by Unidentified Artists, 1971-1979, undated
23
8
Miscellaneous Sculpture in Human Forms by Unidentified Artists, 1970-1986, undated
(21 folders)
23
9-29
Miscellaneous Sculpture in Animal Forms by Unidentified Artists, 1967-1985, undated
(7 folders)
23
30-36
Miscellaneous Sculpture in Bird Forms by Unidentified Artists, 1975-1977, undated
(5 folders)
23
37-41
Miscellaneous Sculpture in Fish Forms by Unidentified Artists, 1975-1983, undated
(2 folders)
23
42-43
Miscellaneous Canes by Unidentified Artists, 1975-1983, undated
(4 folders)
23
44-47
Miscellaneous Sculpture by Unidentified Artists, 1969-1986, undated
(8 folders)
24
1-8
Miscellaneous Signs by Unidentified Artists, 1975-1983, undated
(5 folders; oversized material housed in Box 29)
24
9-13
Art Work for the Circus by Unidentified Artists, 1963-1975
(2 folders)
24
14-15
Miscellaneous Collages and Assemblages by Unidentified Artists, 1975-1980, undated
24
16
Miscellaneous Needlework by Unidentified Artists, 1972-1984, undated
(4 folders)
24
17-20
Miscellaneous Ceramic Art Work by Unidentified Artists, 1974-1985, undated
(5 folders)
24
21-25
Miscellaneous Glass Art Work by Unidentified Artists, 1977, undated
(2 folders)
24
26-27
Miscellaneous Architecture by Unidentified Artists, 1970-1984, undated
(5 folders)
24
28-32
Miscellaneous Furniture by Unidentified Artists, 1968-1986, undated
(3 folders)
24
33-35
Slides of Art Work from Carousel 1, 1969-1988, undated
24
36
Slides of Art Work from Carousel 2, 1971-1985, undated
24
37
Slides of Art Work from Carousel 3, 1974-1975, undated
24
38
Slides of Art Work from Carousel 4, 1975-1988, undated
24
39
Slides of Art Work from Carousel 5, 1977-1988, undated
24
40
Slide File of Miscellaneous Art Work, 1978
(3 folders)
24
41-43
Slides of Miscellaneous Art Work from the Carl Hammer Gallery, 1990
24
44
Photograph File of Miscellaneous Art Work, undated
24
45
Contact Sheets of Miscellaneous Art Work, undated
24
46
Photographs of Miscellaneous Art Work, undated
24
47
Negatives of Miscellaneous Art Work, undated
(4 folders)
24
48-51
Eight Photographs of Exhibition at J. J. Steakhouse, undated
(from Box 13, Folder 16)
29
Oversized Photograph of Sign by Unidentified Artist, undated
(from Box 24, Folder 9)
29

Series 9: Sound and Video Recordings , 1986-1991
(Box 25-26; 13 folders)

Sound and video recordings consist of a cassette recording from Hemphill's phone answering machine; audio cassettes of interviews with and concerning Hemphill, artists St. EOM and Robert E. Smith, and the tour narration for Smithsonian exhibition Made With Passion; and video recordings about Hemphill and artists Gayleen Aiken, Miller and Bryant, and Malcah Zeldis, and miscellaneous African American artists. There is also a video recording of Hemphill's travels to Melanesia and Papua New Guinea.
Description Container Select
Outgoing Message from Telephone Answering Machine, undated
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
25
1
"A Message for Bert Hemphill" and "Swing of the 30s, Etc.,", undated
1 Sound cassette
25
2
"Uncle Bert's Antique Shop" with Notes and Photograph of Hemphill with Art Work, undated
1 Sound cassette
25
3
"Tom Patterson Channels St. EOM" and "Alex Chilton - Mix,", undated
1 Sound cassette
25
4
Robert E. Smith Discussing His Paintings, undated
4 Sound cassettes
25
5
Tour Narration for Exhibition Made With Passion at National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1990
3 Sound cassettes
Duplicate copies of acoustiguide recording
25
6
Interview with Hemphill for University of Kentucky Oral History of 20th Century Folk Art, 1993
2 Sound cassettes
25
7
"Gayleen," Documentary on Gayleen Aiken, 1986
1 videocassettes (vhs)
25
8
"Mind's Eye Demo" Concerning African American Artists, 1987
1 videocassettes (vhs)
26
1
Interview with Hemphill by Charles Kuralt, CBS Television, 1987
1 videocassettes (vhs)
26
2
Hemphill on CBS Sunday Morning News and Material Concerning Malcah Zeldis, 1987, undated
1 videocassettes (vhs)
26
3
Compilation video including "Miller & Bryant Catalog," "Action II News Interview," and "Portland Museum Show / KY Wholesale Market", 1990
1 videocassettes (vhs)
26
4
Travel to Melanesia and Papua New Guinea Sponsored by American Museum of Natural History, 1991
1 videocassettes (vhs)
26
5

Series 10: Artifacts , 1968-1995
(Box 26, 30; 0.7 linear feet)

Miscellaneous artifacts include wooden "fringe" pieces from cigar store figures, ceramic fragments from a sword handle, a lock of horse hair, a hand-painted View Master viewer containing a disc of photographs of artists with their work including Vollis Simpson and Mary Frances Whitfield, and a teacher's kit Little Adventures in Art containing phonograph albums and film strips of slides showing art work in animal and bird forms.
Description Container Select
Wooden "Fringe" Pieces from Cigar Store Figures, undated
27
1
Ceramic Fragments from a Sword Handle, undated
27
2
Lock of Horse Hair, undated
27
3
Hand-Painted View Master Viewer from Opening of American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, 1995
27
4
Teacher's Little Adventures in Art Kit, 1968
30

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