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Josef Presser and Agnes Hart papers, 1913-1980, bulk 1940-1980

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Series 2: Agnes Hart , 1930-1980
1.3 Linear feet
Boxes 3-4

The series is arranged as 5 subseries:
  • 2.1: Biographical Material, 1937-1978
  • 2.2: Correspondence, 1934-1978
  • 2.3: Teaching Files, 1953-1976
  • 2.4: Printed Material, 1930-1980
  • 2.5: Photograph, 1937
2.1:: Biographical Material, 1937-1978
Materials include 2 engagement calendars, curriculum vitae, consignment lists, critiques by other artists, art institution membership cards, and travel documents from a 1966 trip to Europe.
Description Container
Application, Creative Artists Public Service Program, 1976
3
53
Certificates, 1947-1970
3
54
Consignment Lists, 1948-1978
3
55
Critiques, circa 1950s-1970s
3
56
Curriculum Vitae, 1972
3
57
Engagement Calendars, 1967
3
58
Engagement Calendars, 1976
3
59
Family History, circa 1960s-1970s
4
1
Membership and Identification Cards, 1937-1977
4
2
Travel Documentation, 1966
4
3
2.2:: Correspondence, 1934-1978
Hart's correspondence with family and friends includes letters from artist and mentor Lucile Blanch, journalist Agnes Smedley, and Yaddo director Elizabeth Ames. Business correspondence is with galleries, collectors, and art associations concerning the creation, purchase, sales, and exhibition of Hart's work. There is also correspondence with the Art Students League and Dalton School regarding the logistics of Hart's employment as an art instructor.
Description Container
A, Miscellaneous, 1941-1977
4
4
Art Students League, 1965-1967
4
5
Art Students League, 1968-1977
4
6
B, Miscellaneous, 1934-1977
4
7
Blanche, Lucile, 1947-1977
4
8
C, Miscellaneous, 1937-1971
4
9
D, Miscellaneous, 1947-1970
4
10
Dalton School, 1961-1963
4
11
Davis, Roselle, 1950-1969
4
12
E-G, Miscellaneous, 1937-1971
4
13
H, Miscellaneous, 1951-1976
4
14
Harris, Marguerite, circa 1960s-1970s
4
15
Hart, Mike, 1975-1977
4
16
Hyde, Helen, 1971-1973
4
17
I-L, Miscellaneous, 1965-1977
4
18
M, Miscellaneous, 1948-1971
4
19
Meyers, Ben, 1963-1976
4
20
N, Miscellaneous, 1951-1977
4
21
O, Miscellaneous, 1952-1968
4
22
P, Miscellaneous, 1950-1976
4
23
Peyer-Abel, Sylvia, 1971
4
24
Presser, Josef, circa 1950s-1960s
4
25
Q-R, Miscellaneous, 1954-1972
4
26
S, Miscellaneous, 1955-1976
4
27
Smedley, Agnes, circa 1940-1949
4
28
T, Miscellaneous, 1955-1973
4
29
Tassoni, Ruth, 1947-1971
4
30
Terrell, Elizabeth, circa 1960s
4
31
Treggor-Majoni, Cynthy, 1959-1971
4
32
U-V, Miscellaneous, 1936-1973
4
33
W, Miscellaneous, 1936-1976
4
34
Woodstock Artists Association, circa 1950s-1978
4
35
Y, Miscellaneous, 1972
4
36
Yaddo (Ames, Elizabeth), circa 1940s-1977
4
37
Unidentified and Illegible, circa 1950s
4
38
2.3:: Teaching Files, 1953-1976
Files include employment contracts, class catalogs, newsletters, and photographs from Hart's tenure at the Art Students League (1965-1975), and class catalogs and memoranda from Dalton Schools and Parnassus Square.
Description Container
Art Students League, circa 1965-1975
4
39
Art Students League, 1970-1976
4
40
Art Students League, circa 1965-1977
4
41
Art Students League, 1965-1976
4
42
Dalton Schools, 1961-1963
4
43
Parnassus Square, 1953-1954
4
44
2.4:: Printed Material, 1930-1980
Material includes bulletins, clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs related to Hart's career. There are also draft and final versions of the Woodstock Artists Association's 1956 Yasuo Kuniyoshi memorial exhibition catalog.
Description Container
Booklet, 1935
4
45
Bulletins, 1946-1977
4
46
Clippings, 1948-1980
4
47
Clippings, On Others, 1962-1974
4
48
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1930s-1970s
4
49
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1930-1949
4
50
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1950-1956
4
51
"Yasuo Kuniyoshi Memorial Exhibition" (1956), 1956
4
52
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1956-1959
4
53
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1960-1969
4
54
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1970-1972
4
55
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1973-1974
4
56
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1975-1978
4
57
Playbills, 1956-1961
4
58
Press Releases, circa 1950s-1975
4
59
2.5:: Photograph, 1937
Consists of a photograph of the Central Cown Art Center, a gallery Hart managed in 1937.
Description Container
Central Cown Art Center, 1937
4
60

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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