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James Brooks and Charlotte Park papers, 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 11 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Materials , 1924-1995
0.6 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 19

Among the awards and certificates are: Carnegie Institute's Pittsburgh International Exhibition 5th Prize (1952); The Art Institute of Chicago 62nd American Exhibition Logan Medal and Prize for Painting (1957) and 64th American Exhibition Harris Prize (1961); and a citation of appreciation for Flight presented by The North Beach Club, Marine Air Terminal, LaGuardia Airport (1986). Biographical documents include powers of attorney, birth and death certificates, and a letter about his 1942 divorce from Mary MacDonald. World War II military records and related correspondence provide detailed information about his service in the Middle East. Condolence letters are included among the records concerning his funeral.
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Address Books, undated, 1940s
1
1
Awards and Certificates , 1952-1986
Oversized materials housed in OV 19
1
2
Bibliographies, circa 1980s-1990s
1
3
Biographical Documents, 1942-1992
1
4
Biographical Notes, circa 1960s-1990s
1
5
Calendar, 1988
1
6
Curricula Vitae, circa 1980s-1990s
1
7
Educational Records, Southern Methodist University, 1924
1
8
Educational Records, New York University, Flight Training , 1942
1
9-10
Family History, undated
1
11
Funeral and Related Records
Condolence Letters, 1992
1
12-13
Expenses, 1992
1
14
Grave Markers, 1993
1
15
Graveside Service, 1992
1
16
Memorial Tributes, 1992-1993
1
17
Obituaries, 1992-1993
1
18
Will, Probate, Letters of Testamentary, etc., 1992
1
19
Membership Certificates, 1972, undated
1
20
Military Records and related Correspondence , 1941-1946, 1995
1
21-22
Souvenirs, U.S. Army in Egypt, 1942-1945
1
23
Oversized Certificate from Box 1, Folder 2 , 1986
OV 19

Series 2: Correspondence , 1928-1990s
1.7 Linear feet
Boxes 1-3

Correspondence, both personal and professional in nature, is addressed to Brooks and to the couple. There is overlap between general correspondence and other categories. Art correspondence covers exhibitions, loans, commissions, projects; arrangements with museums and galleries; sales and consignments; as well as letters from friends and admirers of his work. Most personal correspondence from friends and colleagues is of a social nature. Teaching correspondence requests that Brooks consider opportunities to teach in various summer programs, participate in studio tours for students, or serve as a visiting artist/critic; also included are a few course rosters.
Correspondence – general and each of the categories designated by Brooks (art, autograph requests, personal, and teaching) – is arranged by year. Additional correspondence is scattered throughout the papers.
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General, circa 1928-1963
1
24-33
General , 1964-1991
2
1-7
Art, circa 1960-1989
2
8-24
Art, Samuel M. Kootz Gallery Inc., 1959-1966
2
25
Autograph Requests, circa 1970s-1990s
2
26-29
Personal , circa 1940-1980s
3
1-6
Teaching, 1968-1983
3
7

Series 3: Interviews , 1965-1990
0.2 Linear feet
Box 3

This series consists of published and unpublished transcripts and a sound recording of interviews with Brooks conducted for a variety of purposes. Charlotte Park participates in the 1965 Vallière interview. Also found are a list of interviews and correspondence with some of the interviewers.
Interviews are arranged chronologically.
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James Brooks interviewed by Gladys Kashdin, 1965 March 8 (transcript) , 1965
3
8
James Brooks interviewed by Dorothy Seckler, 1965 June 10 and June 12 (transcript) , 1976
3
9
James Brooks interviewed by James T. Vallière, 1965 November 9 (transcript), 1965
3
10
James Brooks interviewed by Karl Fortess, 1970 February (transcript) , circa 1977
3
11
James Brooks interviewed by April Kingsley (transcript) , 1975
3
12
James Brooks interviewed by Louise Svendsen , 1975
1 Sound cassette
3
13
James Brooks interviewed by Ann Gibson (transcript), circa 1985
3
14
List of James Brooks Interviews conducted 1952-late 1980s , circa 1975-1990
3
15
Correspondence with Interviewers, 1972-1985
3
16

Series 4: Writings , 1952-1999
0.4 Linear feet
Box 3

Among Brooks' writings are a working list for an unidentified 1962 exhibition, statements, and a tribute to Ilya Bolotowsky. Writings about Brooks include catalog essays by Stanley Kunitz for Berry Hill and by Carter Ratcliff for Gruenebaum Gallery, a paper by Donald Judd written while studying art history with Meyer Schapiro at Columbia University, and two articles about the restoration of the LaGuardia Airport mural, Flight. Also found is the text of a lecture by Helen Weinberg, "The Iconology of Self in James Brooks Paintings," delivered at the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center.
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By Brooks
Lists, circa 1962-1971
3
17
Miscellaneous Pieces (written/published circa 1921-1976), undated
3
18
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes , circa 1950s
3
19
Statements and Quotations , 1950s-1980s
3
20
Tribute to Ilya Bolotowsky, circa 1982
3
21
By Others
About Brooks – Catalog Essays and Academic Papers , undated, 1963-1999
3
22
About Brooks – Lecture by Helen Weinberg at Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center , undated
3
23
Miscellaneous Topics, 1952-circa 1984, 1954-circa 1984
3
24
Quotes, undated, 1963-1980s, circa 1963-1980s
3
25

Series 5: Diaries , 1975-1984
0.1 Linear feet
Box 3

Although titled quite differently, each of the three volumes consists of brief entries (often daily, sometimes sporadic) that record transactions, requests, ideas and decisions about his work, exhibitions, other business matters, and activities. Volume 2 includes very few entries.
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Volume 1: "Log" , 1975 February-1979 December
3
26
Volume 2: "Lists of Letters Written and Dated", 1982 February-April
3
27
Volume 3: "Notes and Diary", 1982 September-1984 February
3
28

Series 6: Subject Files , 1926-2001
2 Linear feet
Boxes 3-5, OV 20

Subject files may include a wide variety of materials - correspondence, printed material, photographs, and notes - in varying combinations. Those maintained by Brooks concerning organizations, exhibitions, projects, teaching, and a trip to Europe document his activities, professional interests, and relationships.
Subject files are alphabetized by title. Additional files concerning Brooks exhibitions held after his death are found in the Charlotte Park papers (Series 11).
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American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1968-1991
3
29-32
Artists Equity Association, Incorporated , 1975-1984, 1949
4
1
The Century Association, 1968-1988
4
2
Corporate Art Group, 1981, undated
4
3
Ediciones Poligrafia/SA, 1973-1976
4
4
Exhibitions
Amarillo Art Center, Eight Modern Masters (1985 April 20-?) , 1984-1985
4
5
Benton Gallery, Contemporary Editions: Prints/Sculpture (1987 August 15-September 3), 1987
4
6
Berry-Hill, James Brooks: The 1950s (1989 October 18-November 11) , 1989
4
7
The Century Association (1988 January 5-?), 1987-1988
4
8
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, James Brooks (1972 May 10-June 25) , 1972
4
9
The Dan Flavin Art Institute, The Drawings of James Brooks, 1946-1978 (1984 June 28-November 30) , 1984-1985
4
10
Elaine Benson Gallery, Inc., Some Major Artists of the Hamptons Then and Now: 1960s-1980s (1984 June 16-July 3) , 1984
4
11
Finch College, James Brooks (1975 April 29-June 8; 3 other venues 1975 June-November) , 1974-1975
4
12
Galleria Lorenzelli (1975 June 4-30, 1977, and 1978) , 1975-1979
4
13
Gruenebaum Gallery (1981 April 7-May 2), Guest Book, 1981
4
14
Gruenebaum Gallery (1983 October 18-November 12), 1983
4
15
Gruenebaum Gallery (1986 June), 1986
4
16
Gruenebaum Gallery (1988 April), 1988
4
17
The Heckscher Museum, Curator's Choice (1986 August 23-September 28) , 1986
4
18
The Heckscher Museum, James Brooks: A Quarter Century of Work (1988 July 9-August 28) , 1987-1988
4
19
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Five Distinguished Alumni – The WPA Federal Art Project: An Exhibition Honoring the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Centennial (1982 January 20-February 22; another venue 1982 March 13-April 18) , 1981-1982
4
20
Martha Jackson Gallery (1972 November 7-December 16), 1972
4
21
The Parrish Art Museum, Curator's Choice (1985 September 28-November 10) , 1985
4
22
The Parrish Art Museum, Drawing on the East End, 1940-1988 (1988 September 18-November 13) , 1988
4
23
The Parrish Art Museum, Painting as Landscape (1985 August 3-September 22) , 1985
4
24
Phoenix II, First Anniversary Exhibition (1982 December 7-1983 January 15) , 1982
4
25
Portland Museum of Art (Maine), James Brooks: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1946-1982 (1983 May 8-September 20) , 1981-1983
4
26-28
Robinson Gallery, James Brooks (1976 January), 1975-1976
4
29
Vereo Gallery (1988 September 3-22), 1988
4
30
Fellowships, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1967
4
31
Fellowships, National Endowment for the Arts, 1972-1976
4
32
Formulae and Mixes, circa 1959-1966
4
33
Gruenebaum Gallery, circa 1979-1987
4
34-35
Guston, Philip, 1966-1980s
4
36
Lettering, 1953, undated
4
37
Lettering by Brooks, 1926-1930s
Oversized material housed in OV 20
4
38
Murals, circa 1935-1939
4
39
National Academy of Design, 1984-1986
4
40
National Arts Club Medal (1985), 1984-1985
4
41
Pollock, Jackson , 1951-1992
4
42
Projects, Mural
Hempstead, N.Y. Post Office , circa 1935-1936
4
43
LaGuardia Airport, Flight
Explanation of Flight including Medium Used in Painting the Mural , undated
5
1
Landmarks Preservation Commission Report , circa 1980
5
2
Notes, circa 1976-1979
5
3
Publicity, circa 1940-2001
5
4-10
Record Book , circa 1940-1941
Includes time, date, materials and media, dimensions, models, and inventory of materials.
5
11
Little Falls, N.J. Post Office, 1938-1990
5
12
Little Falls, N.J .Post Office and Woodside, L.I., Library, Account Book , 1934-1938
Records costs, materials, and methods.
5
13
Woodside, L.I., Library, 1936-1938
5
14
Projects, Painting Commission – Mobil Oil Corporation Headquarters, Fairfax, VA , circa 1978-1980
5
15
References from Brooks for Other Artists , circa 1973-1985
5
16
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, circa 1966-1987
5
17
Teaching, Miscellaneous Locations, circa 1947-1985
5
18
Teaching, Pratt Institute, circa 1959-1960
5
19
Teaching, Queens College, circa 1967-1971
5
20
Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 1970-1971
5
21
Transatlantic Trip on Saturnia,, 1963
5
22
Oversized Lettering by Brooks from Box 4, Folder 38 , 1930-1934
OV 20

Series 7: Personal Business Records , 1932-1992
1 Linear foot
Boxes 5-6

This series records transactions concerning Brooks' artwork – conservation, gifts, loans, sales, and shipping. Gallery records include agreements, consignments, lists, receipts, etc. Also found are personal tax returns and an account book regarding early lettering work and income.
Similar documentation may be found in some subject files (Series 6). Business records dated after Brooks' death that concern his artwork are found with the Charlotte Parks papers (Series 11).
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Accounts for Lettering , 1932-circa 1935
5
23
Appraisals, 1969-1970
5
24
Art Supplies (Sources, Services), circa 1977-1983
5
25
Bills, Paid, 1958-1966
5
26
Conservation, 1989-1990
5
27
Contract Form, undated
5
28
Gallery Records
Alex Rosenberg Gallery, 1981-1984
5
29
Berenson Gallery, 1960s-1970s
5
30
Berry-Hill, 1986-1992
5
31
Carone Gallery, 1976-1977
5
32
Lerner-Heller, 1978-1979
5
33
Martha Jackson Gallery, 1960s-1970s
5
34
Miscellaneous, 1949-1959
5
35
Gifts, 1980-1991
5
36
Insurance , 1949-1957
5
37
Loans to Exhibitions , 1962-1988
6
1
Mailing Lists, 1980s
6
2-3
Names for Paintings and Lists of Used Names , undated
6
4
Photo Lists, 1970s
6
5
Prices, circa 1970-1986
6
6
Prints, undated
6
7
Sales, 1966-1991
6
8-11
Sales, Samuel M. Kootz Gallery Inc., 1961-1967
6
12
Shipping Receipts, circa 1960-1990
6
13
Shipping Receipts, Samuel M. Kootz Gallery Inc., circa 1959-1965
6
14
Studio Expenses, 1981
6
15
Tax Returns, 1946-1958
6
16
Warehouse, 1966-1979
6
17

Series 8: Printed Material , 1928-1992
4.8 Linear feet
Boxes 6-11, OV 21-OV 22

Most printed material mentions Brooks or includes reproductions of his work; a small amount concerns other artists – friends, former students, and a few others. Articles include reviews and feature stories that appeared in newspapers and periodicals. Miscellaneous printed items consist of book jackets and calendars featuring reproductions of Brooks' paintings, conference programs, announcements of shows for which Brooks served as a juror, an exhibition prospectus and entry form, political and anti-war tracts, and advertisements for Brooks exhibitions.
Printed material, arranged by record type, is alphabetized by folder title.
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Announcements of Lectures, Symposia, Miscellaneous Events , 1950s-1980s
6
18
Articles , 1928-1992
Oversized material housed in OV 21.
6
19-30
Articles, 1981-1992
7
1-6
Auction Catalogs, 1961-1975
7
7
Collection Catalogs, 1961-1985
7
8-9
Exhibition Announcements and Invitations, 1951-1992
7
10-16
Exhibition Catalogs and Checklists, circa 1936-1953
7
17-23
Exhibition Catalogs and Checklists , 1954-1963
8
1-19
Exhibition Catalogs and Checklists , 1963-1977
9
1-18
Exhibition Catalogs and Checklists , 1977-1991
10
1-13
Invitations, 1965-1985
10
14
Maps, 1940s-1950s
10
15
Miscellaneous Printed Items, circa 1958-1965
10
16
Museum Publications, 1952-1991
10
17
Periodicals, 1950-1960
10
18
Periodicals, It Is (nos. 1-6) , 1958-1965
10
19-21
Press Releases, 1957-1992
10
22
Print Catalogs and Print Portfolio Announcements , 1970-1983
11
1
Print Workshops, undated
11
2
Reproductions, Artwork by Brooks, circa 1970s
11
3
Reproductions, Artwork by Others , undated
Oversized material housed in OV 22.
11
4
Statements on Modern Art, 1950, undated
11
5
Oversized Articles from Box 6, Folders 19-21, circa 1943-1951
OV 21
Oversized Reproductions of Artwork by Others from Box 11, Folder 4 , undated
OV 22

Series 9: Artwork , 1930s-1992
0.2 Linear feet
Box 11

Artwork by Brooks is comprised primarily of drawings in pencil and ink, loose and in two undated sketchbooks. Volume 1 is comprised of pencil sketches, mostly of figures and heads; Volume 2 consists of abstract compositions drawn in ink. Also found are "telephone doodles." Work by others consists of an ink drawing with watercolor wash by Paul Fligel inscribed to Brooks, an ink drawing of his sculpture by Adolph Gottlieb, three pencil drawings of Brooks by Philip Guston, two silhouettes of Brooks by William King, and a gouache painting on paper by an unidentified artist.
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By Brooks
Drawings in Pencil and Ink, undated
11
6
Drawings in Pencil and Ink; Bookplate (print), 1930s-1992
11
7
Sketch in Tempera, Mural Project, The Acquisition of Long Island, Woodside Library, 1930s , 1930s
11
8
Sketchbooks, undated
11
9
Telephone Doodles, undated
11
10-11
By Other Artists, 1948, undated
11
12

Series 10: Photographic Materials , 1909-2000s
4.1 Linear feet
Boxes 11-15

Photographic materials consist of photographs, digital prints, negatives, slides, and color transparencies. Subjects are artwork by Brooks, exhibition installations, people, places, and miscellaneous subjects.
Photographs of people include Brooks, Park, and others. Among the identified individuals are: Barry Adabody, L. Adams, Giogrio Cavallon, Julie and Peter Cochran, Sivon Conaty, Cile Downs, Betty and Julian Eisenstein, Ruth Judge, Judy Braude Kahn, Ibram and Ernestine Lassaw, Conrad and Anita Marcarelli, Sanford and Arloie McCoy, Tino and Ruth Nivola, John and Estelle Opper, Barbara Park, Syd Solomon, and the Watsons. In addition, there is a copy of Nina Leen's 1950 portrait of "The Irascibles" that appeared in Life. Also of note is a picture of unidentified attendees at a dinner at LaGuardia Airport on the occasion of the dedication of Flight.
Among the places appearing are Brooks' homes and studios in Montauk, New York, and East Hampton, New York. Views of the Middle East, taken during World War II, include Brooks and army colleagues, scenery, and views of local people engaged in daily activities. Travel pictures are of Maine, Italy, California and Oregon; those taken in Oregon include some of Park's relatives. Miscellaneous subjects are cars, pets, lettering and type.
This series is arranged by subject; within each subject, filing is alphabetical by folder title. Most of the material has been removed from binders and placed into archival folders. All original order has been maintained.
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Artwork by Brooks
All files may include photographic prints, digital prints, slides, negatives, and/or transparencies.
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1930s-1960s) , circa 1933-2000s
11
13
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1970-1974; slides) , 1970s
11
14
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1975-1987) and Exhibition Installation (1981) , 1970s-1980s
11
15
Paintings and Drawings of the Middle East produced for the Army Artists' Program of the U.S. Army Historical Division (executed 1942-1945) , 1997, 1940s
11
16-17
Paintings/Works on Paper, La Guardia Mural (executed 1930s-1942) , 1930s-circa 1970
11
18-19
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1946-1949) , 1940s-1960s
11
20
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1950-1954) , 1950s-1960s
11
21-23
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1955-1959), 1950s-1960s
12
1-3
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1960-1961) , 1960s-1970s
12
4-5
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1962-1963), 1960s-1970s
12
6-7
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1964-1966), 1960s-1970s
12
8-9
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1967-1969) , 1960s-1970s
12
10-11
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1970-1974) , 1970s-1980s
12
12-14
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1974-1979) , 1970s-1980s
12
15
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1980-1986) , 1980s-1990s
13
1-2
Works on Paper (executed 1947-1980s) , 1960s-1980s
13
3
Works on Paper (executed 1951-1986) , 1970s-1980s
13
4-7
13
4-7
WPA Mural, The Acquisition of Long Island, Woodside Library , circa 1938-1942
13
8
WPA Mural, Flight, LaGuardia Airport (executed 1938-1942) , undated, 1942
13
9
WPA Mural, Flight, LaGuardia Airport (executed 1938-1942) , circa 1979-1999
13
10
WPA Mural, Flight, LaGuardia Airport, Restoration and Rededication Ceremony 18) , 1980
1 photographic album
13
11
WPA Mural, Hempstead, N.Y. Post Office (designed 1934; not executed) , circa 1930s
13
12
WPA Mural, Labor and Leisure, Little Falls, N.J. Post Office (executed 1938) , undated
13
13
Installations; Family Portrait, 1982; Work by Other Artists , circa 1990s
13
14-17
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1950s-1970s) for Slide Lecture , undated
13
18
Exhibition Installations, Kootz Gallery; Martha Jackson Gallery, undated
13
19
Exhibition Installations , 1962-1963
14
1-2
Exhibition Installations, 1972-1981
14
3-4
Exhibition Installations, 1985-1992
14
5-6
Exhibition Installations, 1993-1997
14
7
People
Brooks, 1909-1910, 1940s-1977
14
8
Brooks with Colleagues in Egypt; Views of People, Daily Life and Landscapes , 1942-1945
14
9-10
Brooks with Others , 1940s-1982
14
11
Brooks and Park , 1950-1984
14
12
Brooks and Park with Others , undated
14
13
Others, Identified , 1937-1970
14
14
Others, Unidentified , 1940s-1984
14
15
Places
Brooks' Homes, undated
14
16
Brooks' East Hampton Studio, 1994, undated
14
17
Huckstep and Atlantic Crossing (U.S. Army), 1942
14
18
Italy, 1963
14
19
Maine, 1947-1948
14
20
The Middle East
Bengazi, 1942-1945
14
21
Egypt, 1942-1945
14
22
Palestine, 1942-1945
14
23
Unidentified Locations , 1942-1945
14
24-26
Unidentified Locations , 1942-1945
15
1-4
Montauk House and Studio, 1954, undated
15
5
Montauk House Move to Springs (slides), 1955
15
6
Oregon and California Trip; Oregon , 1968, undated
15
7
Springs House and Studio, circa 1968-1982
15
8
Unidentified, circa 1967-1977
15
9
Miscellaneous Subjects, 1969, undated
15
10
Miscellaneous Subjects, Lettering and Type , undated
15
11
Miscellaneous Subjects , 1949, undated
9 rolls of negatives
Katie and Everett at Headeck House, Charles at Fire Island (1 roll); Montauk '49, Interiors – Zackery, Beach Scenes (1 roll); Park Family (children) at Greene, New York (1 roll); Yorktown Heights, Eric and June Mose (1 roll); Untitled (5 rolls).
15
12
Unidentified Negatives, undated
15
13

Series 11: Charlotte Park papers , 1930s-2010
3.6 Linear feet
Boxes 15-18, OV 23

This series is comprised of the professional and personal papers of Charlotte Park, Abstract Expressionist painter, art teacher, wife of James Brooks and executor of his estate.
Biographical materials include notes about Park and other family members, copies of her birth certificate, and resumés.
Correspondence consists of personal and business letters addressed to Charlotte and to the couple. In addition, there is correspondence concerning James Brooks' estate, posthumous exhibitions, and other business matters. Also found are copies of the correspondence of curator Meg Perlman and of Julie Lawrence Cochran, Director of the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation.
Writings by Park include 3 notebooks. Also included are a diary kept during a trip to Japan, and miscellaneous notes. Writings by others are a catalog essay on James Brooks, a poem by Stanley Kunitz, and one by Hilda Morley written for Park's 1979 show at The Laundry.
Among the subject files is documentation of Park's participation in the Art Lending Service of the Museum of Modern Art , her teaching activities, and interest in the women's movement. Other files concern The James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., and a James Brooks catalogue raisonné project. Exhibition files document Park exhibitions, posthumous Brooks exhibitions, and a show that included work by both.
Personal business records include inventories, price lists, conservation records, sales, inventories, and gifts of artwork documenting Park's career, Brooks estate business and management of his artwork.
Printed material consists of articles, exhibition announcements, catalogs, and miscellaneous items relating to Charlotte Park and James Brooks. Material concerning Brooks was published after his death.
Artwork consists of two ink drawings: one by Abbott Pattison inscribed "St. Charlotte to me Abbott Pattison," and an unsigned portrait of an unidentified man.
Photographic materials are photographs, negatives, slides, and color transparencies. Subjects are artwork by Park and views of a few Park exhibition installations. There are pictures of Charlotte Park alone and with friends, students, and her parents. Also found are views of the graves of various Hawkes-Park family members. A small photograph album consists of snapshots of Charlotte Park and Jim Brooks, unidentified friends, and cats.
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Biographical Materials , circa 1970s-1990s
15
14
Correspondence, circa 1930s-1999
15
15-23
Correspondence , 2000-2002
16
1-2
Writings by Park, Diary of Trip to Japan, 1993
16
3
Writings by Park, Notebooks, 1959-1963, 1989
16
4
Writings by Park, Notes, 1992, undated
16
5
Writings by Others, Catalog Essay, "James Brooks: The Strong, Silent Type" by Sara K. Rich, 2003
16
6
Writings by Others, Poems , undated, 1979
16
7
Subject Files
Art Lending Service, Museum of Modern Art, 1957
16
8
James Brooks: A Catalogue Raisonné, circa 1998-2008
16
9-10
James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation , circa 2002-2008
16
11
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., 1989-1995
16
12
Quotations about Art typed by Cile Downs, circa 1980s-1990s
16
13
Teaching, circa 1955-1967
16
14
Type Samples, Hampton Press, 1979
16
15
Women's Group, 1975-1976
16
16
Brooks Exhibitions
ACA Galleries, Munich, James Brooks: Works from the 50s and 60s (1999 March 4-May 29) , 1999
16
17
Artemis-Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, James Brooks: Selected Paintings: 1960-1985 (2003 October 8-November 5) , 2002-2003
16
18
Greenberg Van Doren Gallery Exhibition (2005 Fall), 2005
16
19
Guild Hall, James Brooks in Retrospect (2001 October 6 -2002 January 6) , 2001-2002
16
20-21
Manny Silverman Gallery Exhibition (2005), 2005
16
22
The Parrish Art Museum, The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints (2002 August 4-October 13) , 2002
16
23
The Sage Colleges, The New York School: Another View (2005 January 24-March 30) , 2004-2005
16
24
Tampa Museum of Art, Modern Art in Florida: 1948-1970 (2003 April 22-July 15) , 2003
16
25
Brooks and Park Exhibition, Spanierman Gallery, L.L.C., Artists and Nature on Eastern Long Island: 1940-the Present (2005 July 22-September 2) , 2005
16
26
Park Exhibitions
Anita Shapolsky, Women of the 50's (2002 September 25-November 23) , 2002
16
27
Elinor Poindexter Gallery, Joellen Hall, Cile Downs, Mary Lincoln Bonnel, Betty Klavun, Charlotte Park (1984 December 1-26) , 1984-1985
16
28-29
Ingberger Gallery, Ltd. Show (1979 December 1-19) , 1979-1980
16
30
Personal Business Records
Auction Records, Brooks, 1993-2005
16
31
Bills, Paid, 1993-2005
16
32
Conservation, Brooks, 1994-2008
16
33
Conservation, Park, 2002-2005
16
34
Conservation, Other Artists, 2003
16
35
Gifts, Artwork by Brooks
The Brooklyn Museum, 1994-1997
16
36
Columbia Museum of Art, 2000-2001
16
37
The Farnsworth Art Museum, 1998
16
38
Dan Flavin, 1992
16
39
Norton Museum of Art, 2002
16
40
The Portland Art Museum, 2002-2004
16
41
Southern Methodist University, 1994
16
42
Telfair Museum of Art, 2003-2004
16
43
Gifts, Artwork by Park , 2001-2004, 1981-1982
17
1
Insurance, 1997-1999
17
2
Inventories, Brooks, 1992, undated
17
3
Inventories, Brooks Paintings at Crozier, 2004
17
4
Inventories, Brooks Works on Paper, circa 1994-2005
17
5
Inventories, Park, undated
17
6
Lists of Paintings by Park, circa 1970s-2004
17
7
Loans, Brooks and Park, 2002
17
8
Loans, Park, 1970s-2004
17
9
Mailing Lists, 2001-2003
17
10
Prices, Brooks, circa 1993-2004
17
11
Prices, Park, circa 1965-1983
17
12
Publication/Reproduction Permissions, Brooks, 1998-2002
17
13
Receipts, Brooks, 1992-2003
17
14
Receipts, Park, 1959, 1974-2001
17
15
Royalties (VAGA), Brooks, 2001
17
16
Sales, Brooks, 1992-2005
17
17
Sales, Park, circa 1959-1985
17
18
Storage, Park, 2005
17
19
Storage and Shipping, Brooks, circa 1994-2008
17
20
Walsh, John (Attorney, Estate of James Brooks), 1992-1995
17
21
Washburn Gallery Agreement, Brooks, 1992-1998
17
22
Printed Material, undated
Articles about/mentioning Charlotte Park, circa 1945-2002
17
23-25
Articles about/mentioning James Brooks, 1992-2003
17
26
Articles, Miscellaneous, circa 1949-2005
17
27-30
Exhibition Announcements, Brooks, 1993-2003
17
31
Exhibition Announcements, Other Artists, circa 1950-2001
17
32
Exhibition Announcements, Park, circa 1953-2003
17
33-35
Exhibition Catalogs, Brooks, 1994-1996
17
36
Exhibition Catalogs, Brooks , 1997-2006
18
1-2
Exhibition Catalogs, Other Artists , 1961-1995
Oversized material housed in OV 23.
18
3-8
Exhibition Catalogs, Park, circa 1953-1986
18
9-10
Miscellaneous Printed Items mentioning Brooks, circa 2000-2004
18
11
Miscellaneous Printed Items mentioning Park, 1974-1995
18
12
Miscellaneous Printed Items , circa 1972-2004
Oversized material housed in OV 23.
18
13
Obituaries, circa 1950s-2002
18
14-15
Artwork, undated
18
16
Photographic Materials
Artwork by Park, circa 1970s-1980s
18
17
Artwork by Park (Negatives), undated
18
18
Artwork by Park (Slides) , circa 1970s-1987
18
19
Artwork by Others, undated
18
20
Exhibition Installations, Mathews Gallery, Houston, 1977
18
21
Exhibition Installations, The Parrish Art Museum, Three East End Artists (2003) , 2003
18
22
Exhibition Installations, Unidentified Venue, undated
18
23
Charlotte Park , circa 1940s-2004
Includes negatives and slides.
18
24-25
Charlotte Park at Muir Woods (1945), undated
18
26
Charlotte Park in Studio [with curator Meg Perlman?] , 1990s
18
27
Charlotte Park with Others, 1962-2001, 1940s
18
28-29
Park Family, circa 1979-1982
18
30
Photograph Album, undated
18
31
Hawkes-Park Family Graves, undated
18
32
Oversized Exhibition Catalogs, Other Artists, from box 18, Folder 6, 1974
OV 23
Oversized Miscellaneous Printed Items, General, from Box 18, Folder 13, undated
OV 23

Series 12: Unprocessed Addition , circa 1930-2010
1.4 Linear feet
Boxes 25-26

The unprocessed addition, received in 2017, includes 58 "week-at-a-glance" appointment books, three journals and one address/ telephone book of Charlotte Park; a hand written chronology with significant dates and notes; postcards and exhibition announcements sent to Charlotte and James; doodles; and a sketch, possibly by Don Kingman.
Description Container Select
Unprocessed Papers, circa 1930-2010
25
Unprocessed Papers, circa 1930-2010
26

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