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Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers, 1848

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Series 4: Research and Writings Files , 1925-1997, undated
(Boxes 18-28, 48, OV 50, 53; 10.3 linear ft.)

This subseries chronicles the research and writing activities of Jean Lipman. Documents within the series include correspondence regarding the publication of Lipman's many articles and books about Jurgan Frederick Huge, Rufus Porter, and other folk art artists and topics; general correspondence on research areas related to folk art; permissions; slides and photographs; notes and miscellaneous printed material that served as publication and resource materials for the various books; publicity and book reviews; drafts and printed versions of articles; and miscellaneous financial material related to her published books. Overall arrangement of the series is by research project. Material within subseries is arranged by subject heading. More information on arrangement can found in the description of each subseries listing.
The subseries is divided into the following subseries:
  • 4.1: Jurgan Frederick Huge, 1970-1987, undated
  • 4.2: Rufus Porter, 1925-1981, undated
  • 4.3: [Samuel] Wood Gaylor, 1930-1969
  • 4.4: Folk Art, 1925-1997, undated
  • 4.5: Other Writings and Research Projects, 1932-1994, undated
4.1: Jurgan Frederick Huge, 1970-1987, undated
Documents within this subseries include correspondence; notes and printed materials used as source material; permissions; slides, negatives, and photographs; a reading copy of the finished work; Rediscovery: Jurgan Frederick Huge, and reviews and newspaper clippings promoting the book. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container
Correspondence, 1970-1980, undated
18
25-27
Cover Illustration, American Heritage, 1974
18
28
Notes and Research Materials, 1971-1975, undated
18
29
Permissions for Antiques Magazine Article, 1986-1987
19
1
Photographs, Slides, and Transparencies, 1972, 1978, undated
19
2-4
Publicity Material, 1973, undated
19
5
Rediscovery: Jurgan Frederick Huge, 1973
19
6
Text and Illustration Notes, undated
19
7
4.2: Rufus Porter, 1925-1981, undated
Documents within this subseries include correspondence; notes and printed materials used as source material; permissions; slides, negatives, and photographs; reading copies of the finished works; and reviews and newspaper clippings promoting the books. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container
Background Material, 1938-1988, undated
19
8
Correspondence
Forsyth, David P., 1961-1967
19
9
General, 1936-1991, undated
19
10-17
Murals, 1968-1980, undated
19
18-22
Non-Mural Works, 1968-1980, undated
19
23
Correspondence
Non-Mural Works , undated
20
1
Publication of Rufus Porter Rediscovered (pub. 1980), 1979-1980
20
2
Publication of Rufus Porter, Yankee Pioneer (pub. 1968), 1968-1974, undated
20
3
Search for Publisher for Rufus Porter, Yankee Painter (pub. 1950), 1944-1952
20
4
Essential Truth (Photocopy of Porter Booklet), undated
20
5
Financial Material, 1968-1969
20
6
Graphics and Illustration Material (See also Box 53), undated
20
7-8
Hudson River Museum Exhibition on Porter, 1979-1980, undated
20
9
Low, Sam, Thesis on American Primitive Painting, 1964
20
10
Material for Use in Revised Edition, undated
20
11
Miscellaneous Related Material, 1954, undated
20
12
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Application, 1978-1979
20
13
Negatives, 1945, 1968, undated
20
14
Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, circa 1968-1980, undated
20
15
Notes, 1940-1980, undated
20
16-18
Patents, undated
20
19
Photocopies of Illustration Material, undated
20
20
Photographs
Alternate Views Not Used, 1967, undated
20
21
Miscellaneous Views, undated
20
22
Murals and Paintings, 1925-1968, undated
20
23-25
Photographs
Murals and Paintings, 1925-1968, undated
21
1
Painted Objects, undated
21
2
Rufus Porter, undated
21
3
Rufus Porter Rediscovered, circa 1980
21
4-8
Radio Program Tape Recording, 1970
21
9
The Rediscovery of Rufus Porter," The Magazine Antiques, Jan. 1981
21
10
Research Notes of Howard Lipman, 1945
21
11
"Rufus Porter, 1792-1884," Galley from Unidentified Publication, 1979
21
12
Rufus Porter Rediscovered
Corrections for New Edition, 1972-circa 1980, undated
21
13
Hardcover Edition, 1980
21
14
Paperback Edition with Corrections, 1980
21
15
Reviews, 1980
21
16
Rufus Porter, Yankee Pioneer
Bibliographic References, 1948-1968
21
17
First Edition, 1968
21
18
Mailing Lists, 1968, undated
21
19
Outline, circa 1950
21
20
Reviews and Publicity, 1968-1969, undated
21
21
Typescripts, 1950, undated
21
22-23
Rufus Porter, Yankee Wall Painter
Monograph, 1950
21
24
Plate Captions, circa 1950
21
25
Typescript, circa 1950
21
26-27
"Rufus Porter, Yankee Wall Painter," Art in America, 1950
21
28
Slides, 1964-1968, 1980, undated
21
29
Whitney Museum of American Art Exhibition of Porter Murals, 1968
21
30
Porter, Graphics and Illustration Material, undated
OV 53
4.3: [Samuel] Wood Gaylor, 1930-1969
Documents within this subseries include correspondence; notes and printed materials used as source material for an article published in Art in America magazine; and an autobiographical typescript. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container
Exhibitions and Miscellaneous Related Material, 1930-1969
22
1
Typescript of Autobiography, 1953
22
2
4.4: Folk Art, 1925-1997, undated
Documents within this subseries include correspondence; notes and printed materials used as source material for a variety of books and articles authored or edited by Lipman; permissions; drafts; proofs; slides, negatives, and photographs; reading copies of the published books; stencil patterns used in American Folk Decoration; and reviews and newspaper clippings promoting Lipman's folk art related books. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container
American Folk Art in Wood, Metal, and Stone
American Folk Art Address Book, Edited by J. Lipman, 1981
22
3
Correspondence, 1946-1949, undated
22
4-7
Hardcover Edition, 1948
22
8
Notes and Miscellaneous Material, 1947-1948, undated
22
9
Publicity and Reviews, 1948-1949
22
10
American Folk Decoration
Correspondence, 1949-1951, undated
22
11-15
Draft, circa 1951
22
16
Editorial Material, Miscellaneous, undated
22
17
Hardcover Edition, 1951
22
18
Notes and Background Material, 1948-1950, undated
22
19
Photographs, undated
22
20
Proofs, circa 1951
22
21
Publicity and Reviews, 1951
22
22
Stencil Patterns, undated
22
23
American Folk Decoration
Stencil Patterns (See also Box 48), undated
23
1-2
American Folk Painting
Contract, 1965
23
3
Correspondence, 1965-1968, undated
23
4
Draft, undated
23
5
Hardcover Edition, 1987
23
6
Illustrations and Photographs (for Introduction), undated
23
7
Illustrations and Photographs (Primitives), 1939, undated
23
8-9
Illustrations and Photographs (18th c.), undated
23
10
Illustrations and Photographs (19th c.), undated
23
11
Illustrations and Photographs (20th c.), undated
23
12
Miscellaneous Material, 1944-1997, undated
23
13
Notes, undated
23
14
Proofs, circa 1966
23
15
Publicity and Reviews, 1967-1968
23
16
American Primitive Painting
Hardcover Edition, 1942
23
17
Miscellaneous Material, 1965, undated
23
18
Notebook, undated
23
19
Paperback Edition, 1972
23
20
Publicity and Reviews, 1942-1946
23
21
Five Star Folk Art, 1987-1994, undated
23
22-23
The Flowering of American Folk Art, Book Editions, (See Box 48), 1974, 1977, 1987
23
24
The Flowering of American Folk Art, Concurrent Exhibit at Whitney Museum of American Art, 1974-1975
23
25
General Correspondence, A-H, 1938, 1940-1942
23
26-28
General Correspondence, J-Z, 1943-1989
24
1-14
J.O.J. Frost Exhibition, 1948, undated
24
15
Karolick Collection Photographs, undated
24
16
Miscellaneous Material on Folk Art, 1943-1965, undated
24
17
Native Tradition in American Art (Proposed Book)
Correspondence, 1947-1950, undated
24
18
Miscellaneous Material, 1946, undated
24
19
Photographs and Notes (Ellsworth Miniatures), 1940-1943, undated
24
20
Photographs and Notes (Furniture and Decorative Arts), 1965-1977, undated
24
21-22
Native Tradition in American Art (Proposed Book)
Photographs and Notes (Furniture and Decorative Arts), 1965-1977, undated
25
1-4
Photographs and Notes (Non-Primitives and Comparisons), circa 1941-1942, undated
25
5
Photographs
Anonymous Artists, Animals, undated
25
6
Anonymous Artists, Boats and Seascapes, undated
25
7
Anonymous Artists, Interior Scenes, undated
25
8
Anonymous Artists, Landscapes, undated
25
9-10
Anonymous Artists, Miscellaneous Works, undated
25
11
Anonymous Artists, Mourning Scenes, undated
25
12
Anonymous Artists, Portraits (Children), undated
25
13
Anonymous Artists, Portraits (Couples), undated
25
14
Anonymous Artists, Portraits (Family), 1975, undated
25
15
Anonymous Artists, Portraits (Female), 1969, 1974, undated
25
16
Anonymous Artists, Portraits (Male), undated
25
17
Anonymous Artists, Still Lifes, n.d
25
18
Identified Artists, A-C, 1951-1965, undated
25
19-20
Identified Artists, D-G, 1947, 1973, undated
25
21-22
Identified Artists, H-O, 1948, 1979, undated
25
23-24
Identified Artists, P-W, 1970-1979, undated
25
25-26
Photographs
Miscellaneous Works, undated
26
1
Sculpture, 1968, undated
26
2-5
Primitive Painters in America
Correspondence, 1949-1950
26
6
Drafts, circa 1950
26
7
Goldsmith, Deborah, 1942, undated
26
8
Hardcover Edition, 1950
26
9
Jennys, J. William and Richard, 1925, undated
26
10
Miscellaneous Material, 1949-1950, undated
26
11
Pinney, Eunice, 1936-1943, undated
26
12
Printed Matter, 1932-1969
26
13-19
Reproductions of Folk Art Works, 1942-1977, undated
26
20
Royalties, 1952-1967
26
21
Young America: A Folk Art History, (See also Box 48), 1986-1996, undated
26
22-23
Oversized Folk Art Material, 1986-1987, undated
48
4.5: Other Writings and Research Projects, 1932-1994, undated
Documents in this subseries include drafts and published versions of articles and forewords; a reprint of Lipman's master's thesis; correspondence; and notes and printed material used as source material. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container
Art Address Book (edited by J. Lipman), 1973
26
24
Articles by Jean Lipman
"Asahel Powers, Painter,", 1958-1959
27
1
"Benjamin Greenleaf, New England Limner,", 1946-1947
27
2
"Coca-Cola,", 1964-1979, undated
27
3-4
"Collector's Luck,", 1946-1948
27
5
"Early Days at Art in America,", 1991-1993, undated
27
6
"A Folk Art Collector Confesses Some Embarrassing Errors,", 1989-1990
27
7
"Fourth of July Art,", 1953-1956
27
8
"Make Your Own Antique Chest,", 1951-1952
27
9
Miscellaneous Publications, 1932-1991
27
10-11
"Money for Money's Sake,", 1968-1979, undated
27
12-14
"Period Rooms-The Sixties and Seventies,", circa 1970
27
15
"Primitive Vision and Modern Design,", 1944-1945
27
16
"Recalled Encounters,", 1990-1991, undated
27
17-18
"Remembering Edward Steichen,", 1991-1994, undated
27
19
Exhibition Text, 1957-1980
27
20
The Florentine Profile Portrait in the Quattrocento (Master's Thesis), 1936
27
21
Forewords and Miscellaneous Book Entries, circa 1944-1991
27
22
Ideas for Art Exhibitions, 1964-1975, undated
27
23
Ideas for Future Publications
Around the World in Eighty Ways (Book Proposal), 1978-1984
27
24
Ideas for Future Publications
Around the World in Eighty Ways (Book Proposal), 1978-1984
28
1
Easy Art for Pleasure and Profit, 1987-1989, undated
28
2-3
Emperor's New Clothes, circa 1987
28
4
Flag Article, 1990
28
5
Golf Book, 1985
28
6
Miscellaneous Proposals and Ideas, 1980-1994, undated
28
7
Indian Calendar (edited by J. Lipman), 1983
28
8-9
Provocative Parallels, 1961-1994, undated
28
10-12
Reviews and Editorials, 1950-1991
28
13
Samaras Album, 1970-1971, undated
28
14
"Save Our Planet" Project, Artist Material (See also, Calder, Oversized Miscellaneous Material, "Save Our Planet" Poster Sketch, Box 50), 1970-1971
28
15
"Save Our Planet" Project, Miscellaneous Material, 1970-1972, undated
28
16
Alexander Calder, Miscellaneous Oversized Materials, 1970-1974, undated
OV 50

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