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Hughie Lee-Smith papers, circa 1890-2007, bulk 1931-1999

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Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1934-2001
1.6 linear feet
Box 9-11, 35

Personal business records include documents on the sales and loans of Hughie Lee-Smith's artwork; scattered financial documents, such as bank records, receipts, tax documents, earnings statements, and lists of income and expenses; and contracts and agreements with various art galleries and other organizations. Also found are files regarding art commissions, participation in exhibition juries, and visiting artist positions. Additional material includes records of gifts of Lee-Smith's paintings to museums, lists of his works of art, and records of his employment at the Art Students League.
Files are arranged alphabetically. Items within folders are arranged in rough chronological order.
DescriptionContainer
Address Books, circa 1940s-1980s
9
20-24
Apartment Lease Records, 1961-1978
9
25
Art Juries, circa 1951-1996
9
26-27
Automobile Records, circa 1952-1976
9
28
Bank Records, 1940s-1980
9
29
Commission, "Cityscape" for Sate of New Jersey, 1988-1989
9
30-31
Commission, David Dinkins Portrait, 1993-1995
Oversized material housed in Box 35.
9
32
Commission, General Services Administration, 1995-1996
9
33-34
Commission, Mosaic "Idyllic Landscape", 1988
9
35
Commission, Illustration for
New Yorker
, 1996-1997
9
36
Commission, "The Promise", 1987-1991
9
37
Commission, Reginald Lewis Portrait, circa 1996-1997
Includes 3 videocassettes (VHS).
10
1-3
Commissions Not Awarded, 1983, 1989
10
4
Conference on the Functional Aspects of Black Art, 1970
10
5
Consignments, Janet Nessler (Petite Galerie, Inc.), 1957-1958
10
6
Contracts and Agreements, 1950s-1994
10
7
Dan Dragan Photographic Services, 1988
10
8
Donations to the Art Students League, 2000
10
9
Donations to Printmaking Workshop, 1986-1997
10
10
Donations to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1980-1982
10
11
Earnings Statements, 1952-1984
10
12-13
Easels Brochure, circa 1960s-1990s
10
14
Employment Records, Art Students League, 1978-1989
10
15-16
Employment Records, Howard University, 1969-1970
10
17
Evans-Tibbs Collection, 1983-1989, 1997
10
18-20
Gift to Capitol Art Foundation, 1998, 2001
10
21
Gift to Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994-1995
10
22
Gift to Museum of International Art, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1986-1987
10
23
Guggenheim Fellowship Application, 1945
10
24
Hiram Walker Awards Competition, 1955
10
25
Income (Paintings), 1966-1975, 1985-1986
10
26
Income and Expenses, 1976-1980
10
27
International Review of African American Art (Hampton University), 1997-1999
10
28-29
Lecture Tour of Three Episcopal Church Colleges, 1967-1968
10
30
Life Insurance, 1936-1975
10
31
Lists of Artwork, 1993, circa 1950s-1970s
10
32
Loan to Appleton Museum of Art, 1999-2000
10
33
New Jersey State Museum, 1985-1987, 1990-1999
10
34-35
Patron File, 1997
10
36
Photographic Processing, 1998-2000
10
37
Plans for 1947 Art Calendar, 1945
10
38
Property and Rental Documents, 1958, 1972
10
39
Receipts, 1934-1990s
10
40
Rental Gallery of the Founders Society, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1966, 1976-1985
10
41
Sales, circa 1943-1981
10
42-45
Summer Art Program at Vermont Academy, 1968
10
46
Tax Documents, 1943-1979
10
47
Television Demonstration, "The Thirteen Collection", 1979
10
48
Tuition Receipts, 1936-1959
10
49
Visions Foundation Symposium, 1986-1987
10
50-51
Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, 1995-1997
11
1-2
Works Progress Administration in Ohio, 1937
11
3
Oversized, Commission, David Dinkins Portrait, 1993-1995
Oversized material from Box 9, Folder 32.
35

Make a Request

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