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Livingston L. Biddle, Jr. papers, circa 1940-2002

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 11 series.

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Series 1: Biographical Materials , circa 1950-2002
2.5 Linear feet
Boxes 1-3, 41, OV 43

Biographical materials consist of appointment books, architectural plans of Biddle's property, certificates, keys to the city, plaques, diplomas, genealogy records, resumes, material from Biddle's tenure in the art department of Fordham University, Princeton University reunion records, and material regarding Biddle's nomination for the National Medal of Arts. The file for Catharina Baart contains resumes and statements on her career as an artist.
Description Container Select
Addresses , circa 1970-1990
1
1-4
Appointment Books , 1974-circa 1994
1
5-9
Architectural Plans , circa 1960
1
10
Awards, Certificates , 1976-2002
Oversized material housed in Box 41.
1
11
Awards, Keys to the City , 1978
1
12-14
Awards, Medals, 1980-1984
1
15-16
Awards, Plaques , 1977-1982
Oversized material housed in Box 41.
1
17-18
Awards, Plaques , 1977-1982
2
1
Awards, Trophy , 2001
2
2
Baart, Catharina , circa 1988
2
3
Diplomas , 1978-1980
Oversized material housed in OV 43.
2
4-7
Fordham University , 1968-1971
2
8-9
Genealogy , 1976-1991
Oversized material housed in OV 43.
3
1-3
Membership Cards , 1979-1980
3
4
National Medal of Arts Nomination , 1991-1995
3
5
Passports , 1974-2002
3
6
Princeton University , 1986-1990
3
7
Resumes , circa 1980s
3
8
Oversized Awards, Certificates from Box 1, Folder 11, 1976-2002
41
Oversized Awards, Plaques from Box 1, Folders 17-18, 1977-1982
41
Oversized Diplomas from Box 2, Folders 4-7 , 1978-1980, circa 1950-2002
OV 43
Oversized Genealogy from Box 3, Folders 1-3, 1976-1991
OV 43

Series 2: Correspondence , 1956-2002
2 Linear feet
Boxes 3-5

Personal and professional correspondence is with Biddle's family; former NEA chairs and political figures including Jane Alexander, Presidnt Jimmy Carter, Armand Hammer, Nancy Hanks, Frank Hodsoll, Lady Bird Johnson, Edward Kennedy, John Murtha, Claiborne Pell, Roger Stevens, and Sidney Yates; and other notable figures such as Sandra Day O'Connor, Robert Rauschenberg, and Slava Rostropovich. The series also contains correspondence with the American Film Institute, Century Club, Drexel University, and Music Critics Association, Inc.
Description Container Select
Family , 1956-2001
3
9-10
A-C, 1956-2000
3
11-13
Adams, Howard , 1965
3
14
Adler, Warren , 2000-2001
3
15
Alexander, Jane , 1995-1996
3
16
Allen, Janet , 1983
3
17
American Film Institute , 1978
3
18
Art Barn Association , 1985
3
19
Bannon, Kathleen, 1995
3
20
Behunin, Alan , 1984
3
21
Berman, Philip , 1985
3
22
Berman, Dr. Ronald , 1975-1976
3
23
Billington, Jim , 1976-1977
3
24
Carter, Jimmy , 1980-1983
3
25
Century Club , 1985
3
26
Chalabi, Maha El-Khalil, circa 1981
3
27
Chevy Chase Club , 1985
3
28
Christian Science Church , 1993
3
29
D-G, 1956-2001
4
1-3
Doll, Joe , 2000
4
4
Drexel, George and Laura , 2000
4
5
Drexel University , 1959-1975
4
6
Elizabeth Seton College , 1980
4
7
Ferris, Bill , 1999
4
8
Fitzgerald, Geraldine , 1983
4
9
Freudenheim, Tom L. , 1998
4
10
Freund, Gerald , 1987
4
11
Goodman, Roy , 2001
4
12
Gray, Irma , 1968-1969
4
13
H-I, 1961-1995
4
14
Hall, Ivan, 1984
4
15
Hammer, Armand , 1979-1990
4
16
Hodsoll, Frank , 1981-1984
4
17
Huber, Richard , 1985
4
18
J-K, 1965-1996
4
19
Jagoda, Barry , 1976
4
20
James, A. Everette , 1995
4
21
Johnson, Lady Bird , circa 1980
4
22
Keeney, Barnaby C. , 1965
4
23
Kennedy, Edward , 1981
4
24
Kimche, Lee , circa 1970
4
25
King, Elaine , 1995
4
26
Koch, Edward , 1978
4
27
L-M, 1965-2001
4
28-31
Lewis, Boyd , 1984
4
32
Lindfors, Viveca , 1980
4
33
Martin, Roger , 1979
4
34
Matthaei, Marcella , 1992
4
35
Mayer, Richard , 1979
4
36
Mooney, John David , 1985
4
37
Moore, Donald A. , 1982
4
38
Murtha, John , 1981
4
39
Music Critics Association, Inc., 1984
4
40
N-P, 1963-1996
5
1
National Arts Magazine , 1985
5
2
National Fine Arts Heritage Fund, 1993
5
3
New York Public Library , 1983
5
4
O'Connor, Sandra Day , 1998
5
5
Orbit Productions International , 1986
5
6
Pell, Claiborne , 1964-1996
5
7-9
Pro Musicis , 1985
5
10
R-S, 1961-1991
5
11-12
Radice, Anne , 1992
5
13
Randall, Tony , 1994
5
14
Rauschenberg, Robert , 1986
5
15
Rogers, Lida , 1994
5
16
Rostropovich, Slava , 1989
5
17
Seawell, Donald R. , 1991
5
18
Sexton, Nanette , 1977
5
19
Seybolt, George , 1976-1977
5
20
Stackelberg, Garnett , 1992
5
21
State Department , 1956-1960
5
22
Stevens, Roger , 1974-1994
5
23
Stone, Peter , circa 1985
5
24
T-V, 1973-1992
5
25-26
W-Z, 1975-1997
5
27
Walnut Street Theatre , 1983
5
28
The Washington Gallery/Museum News , 1983
5
29
The Washington Post , 1999
5
30
Wexler, Stephen , circa 1965
5
31
The White House , 1977
5
32
Wiener, Louis , 1976
5
33
Woman's National Democratic Club , 1989
5
34
Yates, Sidney , 1980-1995
5
35

Series 3: Interviews , 1978-2002
0.5 Linear feet
Boxes 5-6

Interviews include transcripts, four sound recordings, and two video recordings of Biddle on CBS' Nightwatch and the Evening News with Bob Schieffer, WETA's Desert Island Discs with R.A. Davis, and other interviews with Bob Edwards, Louann Temple, Peter Jessup, and Susan King. Also found is an interview with Bobby Mitchell conducted by Marion O. Greene, Jr. and Kim McCullough.
The series is arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container Select
Interviews with Biddle
CBS, Evening News by Bob Schieffer, Transcript , 1978
5
36
On At the Corcoran , circa 1980s
1 sound cassette
5
37
Interviews with Biddle
WETA, Desert Island Discs by R.A. Davis , 1985
2 sound cassettes
6
1
by Peter Jessup, Transcript , 1987
6
2
by Bob Edwards , 1988
1 sound cassette
6
3
CBS, Nightwatch, 1988
1 videocassettes (vhs)
6
4
by Susan King, 1989
1 videocassettes (vhs)
6
5
by Louann Temple, Transcript , 2002
6
6
Interviews with Others
Bobby Mitchell Interviewed by Marion O. Greene, Jr. and Kim McCullough, Transcript , 1990
6
7

Series 4: Writings , circa 1940-2000
12 Linear feet
Boxes 6-18

Writings by Biddle include journals, drafts for articles, essays, plays, and short stories; poetry and songs; speech notes; one sound recording and two video recordings; drafts for the novels "Biddle Tales," Sam Bentley's Island , and "The Triptych"; and drafts for Biddle's book about his experiences with the NEA titled Our Government and the Arts: A Perspective from the Inside. Writings by others include one video recording of Barbara Rose's film "Art/Work/USA," one sound recording of a film introduction entitled "The Eagle," and writings by Claiborne Pell.
Description Container Select
Journals , 1970s
6
8-9
Article, "The Channel Islands" , circa 1965
6
10
Article, "Our Government's Support for the Arts: Nourishment or Drought," The Annals Journal , 1984
6
11
Article, New York Times, Arts and Leisure Section , 1990
6
12
Article, Washington Arts , circa 1990
6
13
Article, "In Defense of the Arts Endowment," Cosmos Journal, 1995
6
14-15
Book, Our Government and the Arts: A Perspective from the Inside , circa 1988
Includes 1 sound cassette
6
16-21
Book, Our Government and the Arts: A Perspective from the Inside , circa 1988
7
1-15
Book Introduction, Congress and the Arts: A Precarious Alliance by Margaret Jane Wyszomirski, 1987
7
16
Book Proposal, Art Book , circa 1990
7
17-18
Book Proposal, "Furor in the Arts" , 1994
7
19
Book Review, The Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society , 1992
7
20
Essays
"Dickens and His Sense of Humor", circa 1940
8
1
Statements on the Arts, circa 1975
8
2
"Research in the Arts: A Conference on Policy Related Studies of the National Endowment for the Arts" , 1977
8
3
"Arts and the Cities," Urban Symposium on the Arts , 1978
8
4
"President Lyndon B. Johnson: The Arts, Humanities, and the Cultural Values" , circa 1981
8
5
"In Memoriam: Nancy Hanks" , 1983
8
6
Statement to Task Force on Libraries and Memorials , 1986
8
7
"Art Debate" Symposium , 1989
1 videocassettes (vhs)
8
8
"Art for Whose Sake?" Symposium , 1989
1 videocassettes (vhs)
8
9
"To Develop Excellence in the Arts," The National Endowments: A Critical Symposium , 1995
8
10
"A Tribute to Senator Pell" , 1996
8
11
Funding Notes, Wolf Trap, circa 1982
8
12
Funding Notes, National Building Museum, 1983
8
13
Novel, Sam Bentley's Island , circa 1961
8
14
Novel, Sam Bentley's Island, Correspondence , circa 1961
8
15-17
Novel, Sam Bentley's Island, Jacket Cover , circa 1961
8
18
Novel, "The Senator Runs" , circa 1980
8
19-27
Novel, "The Triptych", circa 1980s
9
1-14
Novel, "The Triptych", circa 1980s
10
1-16
Novel, "The Triptych", circa 1980s
11
1-17
Novel, "The Triptych", circa 1980s
12
1-5
Novel, "Biddle Tales" , circa 1990
13
1-17
Novel, "Biddle Tales" , circa 1990
14
1-2
Novel, "Biddle Tales" , circa 1990
12
6-18
Play, "The Fabulous Fiftieth" , 1991-1992
14
3-5
Poetry , circa 1975-1980
14
6-14
Poetry , 1984-2000
15
1-10
Publisher's Catalog Sample The Village Beyond, 1956
15
11
Short Stories
"Happy Birthday" , circa 1940s
15
12
"Heirloom" , circa 1940s
15
13
"Return to Sorrento" , circa 1940s
15
14
"A Tour of the Battlefield", circa 1940s
15
15
"Chicken Pie with Wishbone" , 1947
15
16
"The Man on the Stairs" , 1947
15
17
"One Day Leave" , 1947
15
18
"An Orchid for Mary" , 1947
15
19
"The Return" , 1947
15
20
"The Surprise Witness" , 1947
15
21
"Criseyda" , circa 1950s
15
22
"The Thorn in the Rose Garden", circa 1960
15
23-25
"Moving Megalopolis" , 1968
15
26
"La Vie Sportine" , circa 1980
15
27
Short Stories
"Man in a Box" , circa 1980
16
1-2
"Road to Mandalay" , circa 1980
16
3
Songs , circa 1970-2000
16
4
Speech Notes, circa 1970-2000
16
5-14
Speech Notes, Art in Architecture Program , 1979
16
15
Speech Notes, "Government and the Arts," Princeton Library in New York , 1979
16
16
Untitled Manuscripts , circa 1980
16
17-20
Untitled Manuscripts , circa 1980
17
1-14
By Others
"Art/Work/USA" by Barbara Rose , 1981
1 videocassettes (vhs)
18
1
Articles by Claiborne Pell , 1963
18
2
Biography of Claiborne Pell by Unknown Author , 1991
18
3
Bocto, Musical Script by Hugh Wheeler, 1985
18
4
"The Eagle," Film Introduction by Unknown Author , circa 1985
1 sound cassette
18
5
"Political and Policy Change in the Arts," American Council for the Arts Seminar Papers by Various Authors , 1986
18
6
"Saving the Railroads," The Commonweal by Claiborne Pell , 1963
18
7
Speeches by Claiborne Pell , 1963-1964
18
8
Statements on Joan Mondale by Claiborne Pell , 1977
18
9
"Suggested Background Materials, 1780-1965, for Speech in Support of Government Involvement in Arts..." by Robert A. Rickard, 1966
18
10
The Widow Claire, Script by Horton Foote , 1985
18
11

Series 5: National Endowment for the Arts , 1964-2000
10 Linear feet
Boxes 18-27, 42

This series documents Biddle's lengthy involvement with the NEA from its creation in 1965 through his appointments as congressional liaison officer, deputy chairman, and his appointment by President Jimmy Carter as chairman from 1977 to 1981. Included are drafts by Biddle for the National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 which led to the creation of the NEA and the National Endowment for the Humanities, files for agencies that worked closely with the NEA, conferences and events, briefing books that detail Biddle's travel agendas and provide background information on the arts of each locality, financial information, programs managed by the NEA, and reports. Additionally, three video recordings and one sound reel titled "Swearing-In of L.L. Biddle, Jr." are included.
Description Container Select
General , circa 1970-2000
Oversized material housed in Box 42.
18
12-18
Agencies
American Arts Alliance , 1991
18
19
Association of Art Museum Directors, Meeting Agendas , 1979
18
20-21
Cleveland Area Arts Council , 1977
18
22
Agencies
Center for Southern Folklore , 1977
19
1
Institute of Museum Services, Meeting Agenda , 1978
19
2
National Assembly of State Art Agencies, Meeting Agenda , 1978
19
3
National Council on the Arts, General , 1965-2000
19
4-5
National Council on the Arts, Meeting Agendas , 1978-1981
19
6-11
National Endowment for the Humanities , 1976-1977
19
12
Public Interest Groups , 1978-1979
19
13
National Governor's Association, Meeting Agenda, 1978
19
14-15
State Arts , 1964-1988
19
16-18
Agencies
State Arts , 1964-1988
20
1-3
Appointment as Chairman, 1965-1977
20
4-7
Appointment as Chairman, 1965-1977
20
8
Appointment as Chairman, Nomination , 1977
20
8
Appointment as Chairman, Statement of Initiatives , 1977
20
9
Appointment as Chairman, "Swearing-In of L.L. Biddle, Jr.", 1977
1 sound tape reel
20
10
Appointment as Congressional Liaison Officer, 1975
20
11
Briefing Books, 1977-1995
20
12-25
Briefing Books, 1977-1995
21
1-21
Briefing Books, 1977-1995
22
1-21
Briefing Books, 1977-1995
23
1-8
Committee, Policy and Planning , 1979
23
9
Committee, Presidential Task Force on Arts and Humanities , 1979-1981
23
10-11
Committee, Special Counsel for Arts and Education , 1979
23
12
Committee, Task Force on Community Arts , 1978-1979
23
13
Committee, Visual and Design Arts Planning Communities , 1985-1987
23
14
Conference, "America's Creative Legacy: An NEA Forum at Harvard," Panelist , 1989-2000
2 videocassettes (vhs)
23
15-17
Conference, Bucks County Conservancy , 1979-1980
23
18
Conference, "Convocation on the Arts in Education," Speaker , 1979
23
19
Event, American Society of Landscape Architects, Awards Ceremony Presenter , 1979
23
20
Event, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Codex Leicester Exhibition Speaker , 1981
23
21
Event, Democratic National Committee, Arts Plank Presentation , 1976
23
22
Event, Foundation for the Joffrey Ballet, Inc., Speaker , 1979
24
1
Event, Guest Lists , 1979-1993
24
2
Event, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Performance Honoring Biddle , 1981
24
3
Event, Ohio Theatre Golden Jubilee Gala , 1978
24
4
Event, United States Cultural Delegation to China , 1980
24
5
Financial, Annual Reports , 1984-1985
24
6-7
Financial, Appropriations Requests , 1979-1984
24
8-19
Financial, Bell System American Orchestra's Project Funding , 1979
25
1-2
Financial, Budget , 1981
25
3
Financial, Budget Restructuring , 1981
25
4
Financial, Budget Requests , 1981-1983
25
5-8
Legislation, Helms Amendment , circa 1989
25
9-10
Legislation, National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965, 1964-1983
25
11-13
Press Coverage, Clippings , 1979-1986
25
14-18
Press Coverage, New York Times , circa 1982
25
19
Programs
Arts in Education Programs , 1970s
26
1-2
Businesses Supporting the Arts , 1978-1982
26
3
Challenge Grant Program , 1978-1984
26
4-5
Fellowships, 1994
26
6
International Advancement , 1978-1980
26
7-9
Jazz Programs, 1977-1990
26
10
Minority Endowment Recipient Activities , 1978-1981
26
11-13
National Arts Week Proclamation , 1985
26
14
Presidential Medal of Excellence in the Arts , 1978-1979
26
15
Small Business Administration, Artist Business Skills , 1979-1980
26
16
Veteran's Administration, Artist-In-Residence , 1979
26
17
Report, "The Arts in America," Report to the President and Congress , 1992
26
18
Report, "The Arts in America," Film , 1992
1 videocassettes (vhs)
26
19
Report, House Appropriations Committee, Investigative Report on NEA , 1978-1979
26
20-21
Report, House Appropriations Committee, Investigative Report on NEA, 1978-1979
27
1-2
Report, Independent Commission Report to Congress , 1990
27
3
Report, Independent Commission, Written Testimony by Biddle , 1990
27
4
Report, "Unity.... Quality.... Access" by Biddle , circa 1979
27
5
Oversized General from Box 18, Folders 12-18, 1970-1998, circa 1970-2000
42

Series 6: Committee and Political Campaign Files , 1944-2001
3.5 Linear feet
Boxes 27-30

This series consists of files, primarily accumulated after Biddle's NEA chairmanship, documenting his service as a prominent fundraiser and organizer for multiple committees and political campaigns. The files contain correspondence, meeting agendas and notes, solicitation letter drafts, and printed material for the American Council for the Arts, American Field Service Committee, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Corcoran Museum Board of Overseers Exhibitions Committee, Cosmos Club Arts Committee, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Museum of Women in the Arts, various Washington, D.C. arts organizations, and the Catherine Bertini, Jimmy Carter, Judy Hancock, Walter Mondale, Claiborne Pell, and Sidney Yates campaigns. This series includes one sound recording.
This series is arranged as 2 subseries.
  • 6.1: Committees, 1944-2001
  • 6.2: Political Campaigns, 1964-1994
6.1: Committees , 1944-2001
Description Container
The Actor's Studio, Trustee Group Chairman , 1983
27
6-7
American Association of Museums, 1984
27
8
American Council for the Arts, Advocacy Day , 1988-1991
27
9-10
American Council for the Arts, "Connections: The Arts in a Changing Society" Conference , 1985
27
11
American Field Service Committee , 1944-1996
27
12-20
American Field Service Committee , 1944-1996
28
1-3
Arena Stage, Benefit Gala , 1982-1984
28
4
Arts United Fund Campaign, 1986
28
5-6
Association of American University Presses, Inc. , 1977
28
7-8
Charity Farm, Chairman , 1997-1999
28
9-10
Chopin Foundation, Board of Directors , 1984
28
11
Choruses of the World, Board Member , 1984
28
12
The City Tavern Club , 2000
28
13
Committee on Labor and Public Welfare , 1965
28
14
Congressional Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities , 1977
28
15-16
Connecticut College, Visiting Committee , 1983
28
17
Corcoran Museum Board of Overseers Exhibitions Committee Meeting , 1994
28
18
Cosmos Club, Arts Committee, 1988-2000
28
19-20
Council of AFL-CIO Unions for Scientific, Professional, and Cultural Employees , 1967
28
21
The Council of the Phillips Collection , 1992
28
22
The Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Search Committee , 1982
28
23
Fondo del Sol Visual Arts and Media Center , 1983
28
24-25
Ford's Theatre, Advisory Committee , 1984
28
26
Friends of the Nancy Hanks Center, Inc., Board of Directors , 1986
29
1
The Fund for Arts and Culture of Central and Eastern Europe, Board of Advisors , 1991
29
2
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Golden Circle Member , 1973-1995
29
3
National Foundation for Cancer Research, Advisory Committee for Designated Research Gifts and Endowment , 1993
29
4
National Humanities Alliance , 1990-1997
29
5
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Board , 1977-2002
29
6-8
National Music Theater Network, Advisory Council Chairman , 1986
29
9
National Symphony Orchestra Association, Board of Directors , 1981-1984
29
10
Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Honorary Committee , 1994
29
11
Paul Hill Chorale, Benefit Chairman , 1983
29
12
Senate Special Subcommittee on Arts and Humanities , 1965
29
13
Senate Subcommittee on the Smithsonian Institution, Hall of Historic Americans, 1964
29
14
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Schwab Gala, Honorary Chairman , 1983
29
15
Washington, D.C. Arts Partnerships , 1981-1985
29
16
The Washington Ballet , 1993
29
17
The Washington Chorus , 1997-2001
29
18-19
The Washington Opera, Board of Trustees , 1991-2001
29
20-21
Washington Performing Arts Society , 1979-1989
Includes 1 sound cassette
29
22-23
6.2: Political Campaigns, 1964-1994
Description Container
Catherine Bertini for Congress Campaign , 1982
29
24-29
Claiborne Pell Campaigns , 1964-1984
29
30-34
Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale Campaign , 1976
30
1-2
Judy Hancock for Congress Campaign , 1994
30
3
Sidney Yates for Congress Committee , 1984-1994
30
4-7
Walter Mondale Campaign, Artists for Mondale , 1981-1984
30
8-13

Series 7: Personal Legal Records , 1952-1986
1 Linear foot
Boxes 30-31

Found in this series are estate records for Biddle's mother, Eugenia Law Biddle, and his first wife, Frances Fenton Biddle; records for an investment partnership agreement facilitated by Michael T. Yao; real estate deeds, appraisal reports, and property agreements for multiple properties; and versions of Biddle's will.
Description Container Select
Estate of Eugenia Law Biddle , 1953-1984
30
14-17
Estate of Frances Fenton Biddle , 1975-1976
30
18
Investment Partnership Agreement , 1979-1985
30
19-20
Real Estate , 1952-1986
30
21-22
Real Estate , 1952-1986
31
1-7
Will , 1959-1973
31
8

Series 8: Printed Materials , circa 1950-2000
3 Linear feet
Boxes 31-34, 41, OV 44

Booklets, clippings, event invitations and programs, flyers, magazines and journals, newsletters, one sound cassette of National Public Radio's program Performance Today, and posters autographed by artists Jacob Lawrence and Fritz Scholder, and astronaut John Glenn are found in this series.
Description Container Select
Booklets , circa 1970-2000
31
9-13
Clippings , circa 1950-2000
Oversized material housed in Box 41.
31
14-16
Clippings , circa 1950-2000
32
1-12
Event Invitations , 1970-1990
32
13-15
Event Invitations , 1970-1990
33
1
Event Programs , circa 1960-2000
33
2-12
Exhibition Catalogs , circa 1960-2000
33
13-15
Flyers , circa 1960-2000
33
16
Magazines and Journals , circa 1960-2000
33
17-19
Magazines and Journals , circa 1960-2000
34
1-8
Newsletters , circa 1960-2000
34
9-10
"Performance Today," National Public Radio , 1986
1 sound cassette
34
11
Posters , circa 1960-2000
Oversized material housed in OV 44.
34
12
Press Releases , circa 1960-2000
34
13
Oversized Clippings from Box 31, Folders 14-16, circa 1950-2000
41
Oversized Posters from Box 34, Folder 12, circa 1960-2000
OV 44

Series 9: Scrapbooks , 1970-1998
0.3 Linear feet
Box 34, 42

Two scrapbooks and loose scrapbook material with memorabilia from the NEA and Biddle's travels are in this series.
Description Container Select
Loose Material , 1970-1998
34
14-15
Scrapbook 1, 1970-1998
42
Scrapbook 2 , 1970-1998
42

Series 10: Photographs and Video Recordings , circa 1950-2002
4.6 Linear feet
Boxes 34-40, 42, OV 44

Photographs are of Biddle, his family, friends and colleagues at arts and political events, and of international travel to China, Tibet, Turkey, and many other places in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The series also includes six video recordings of Biddle's trip to Russia, his hometown of Bryn Mawr, and his ancestor, St. Katherine Drexel.
Description Container Select
Of Biddle , circa 1950-2002
Oversized material housed in Box 42.
34
16
Family , circa 1950-2002
34
17
Family, Hooper Home Movies of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania , circa 1950-2002
2 videocassettes (vhs)
34
18
Family, St. Katherine Drexel , circa 1950-2002
3 videocassettes (vhs)
34
19
Colleagues and Friends , circa 1950-2002
Includes 3 video cassettes
Oversized material housed in Box 42 and OV 44.
35
1-15
Travel , circa 1950-2002
1 videocassettes (vhs)
35
16-18
Travel , circa 1950-2002
36
1-14
Travel , circa 1950-2002
37
1-13
Travel , circa 1950-2002
38
1-14
Travel , circa 1950-2002
39
1-16
Travel , circa 1950-2002
40
1-5
"American Paintings from the Armand Hammer Collection: An Inaugural Celebration," Event at National Gallery of Art , 1985
40
6
Oversized Photographs of Biddle from Box 34, Folder 16, circa 1950-2002
42
Oversized Colleagues and Friends from Box 35, Folders 1-15, circa 1950-2002
42
Oversized Colleagues and Friends from Box 35, Folders 1-15, circa 1950-2002
OV 44

Series 11: Artwork , 1976-1989
0.3 Linear feet
Box 40, OV 44

An ink drawing of singer Diahann Carroll, sketches by Ruth Asawa Lanier, watercolors by Barb Maxwell and Howard N. Watson, a cartoon by Pat Oliphant, and a silkscreen by James Rosenquist are in artwork.
Description Container Select
Lanier, Ruth Asawa, Pencil Sketches of Biddle , 1977
40
6
Maxwell, Barb, Watercolor of the Biddles , circa 1980s
40
7
Oliphant, Pat, Cartoon, 1981
OV 44
Rosenquist, James, Silkscreen , 1976
OV 44
Watson, Howard N., Watercolor Print of White House , 1981
OV 44
Unknown Artist, Ink Drawing of Diahann Carroll, 1984
40
8

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