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Lowell Nesbitt papers, 1903-1993, bulk 1950-1993

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Series 5: Correspondence and Subject Files , 1940-circa 1990s
8 Linear feet
Boxes 5-12, 40, OV 51

The series is arranged into 6 subseries:
  • 5.1: Correspondence, 1940-circa 1990s
  • 5.2: Galleries, 1973-1992
  • 5.3: Exhibitions, 1981-1992
  • 5.4: Commissions, 1977-1993
  • 5.5: Committees, 1980-1992
  • 5.6: Legal, 1978-1991
5.1: Correspondence, 1940-circa 1990s
5.1.1: Correspondence: Alphabetical, 1940-1992
This subseries contains correspondence with individuals, businesses, organizations and museums arranged alphabetically by folder title. Researchers should also consult 5.1.2: Correspondence: Chronological, for additional correspondence of this type.
Description Container
Albright, Ernest and Madeleine, Chinese Shar-Pei, 1977
5
6
Aldrich Museum (1980), Ridgefield, CT, 1979-1981
5
7-8
Anne Letters, circa 1950s
5
9-11
Anti-Defamation League of B-Nai B-Rith, 1991-1992
5
12
Arizona Lecture and Tours (1987), 1987-1988
5
13-14
Art Contact, Venezuela-Coconut Grove, Florida, 1978-1980
5
15-16
Arthur Smith Antiques, 1989-1990
5
17
Artists for American Indians, American Indian Heritage Foundation, 1991
5
18
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Syrna Beach, FL, 1982-1988
5
19
Bace, Bill "Artist Christmas Tree Ornament Benefit and Reception for Friends in Deed,", 1992
5
20
Baltimore Museum of Art, 1968, 1980-1989
5
21-22
Benetton, John, undated
5
23
Berger, Larry, 1990
5
24
Bianchi, Lynn, undated
5
25
Brack, Mrs. C. Bernard, undated
5
26
Bush, Martin H. "ACA Galleries,", 1989-1992
5
27
Bushnell, George E., Jr., undated
5
28
Carol and Carol, 1982
5
29
Chuzy, Marian, 1992
5
30
Clark, Michael and Krausmann, Pamela, 1975
5
31
Commonwealth of Virginia, 1991
5
32
Contracts and Sales Agreement, 1990
5
33
Cook, Edith N., undated
5
34
Copyrights, 1981-1982
5
35
Corporation Art Collections, 1987
5
36
Correspondence, Receipts, Address Lists, circa early 1990s
5
37
Crozier Fine Arts, Inc., 1989
5
38
Darling, Reg, 1990
5
39
Denver Art Museum, 1992
5
40
Edwards, Julie and Blake, 1986
5
41
Everson Museum of Art, 1989
5
42
Farrell, Kenneth, 1992
5
43
Fire Island Pines Arts Project, 1989-1991
5
44
Franz Bader, Inc., 1967
5
45
Fund for Democracy and Development, 1992
5
46
Hightove, John, 1989
5
47
Homayoun, Martyn, 1979
5
48
House and Garden, Kit Chambers, Nassau, Bahamas, 1980
5
49
Huck, Carla, 1993
5
50
Images Gallery, 1992
5
51
Ivey's Florida, Orlando/Jacksonville, 1980
5
52
Jack, "Wells, Rich, Greene Inc,", undated
5
53
Jackson Christmas Card, undated
5
54
Jackson, Joan, 1989
5
55
Jacksonville Arts and Design, 1987
5
56
Leichtung, Jon, 1990
5
57
Lejwicks, Grejon, undated
5
58
Levine and Levine Graphics, 1980-1981
5
59
Lilly, David, 1990
5
60
Lilly, J. A., Manuscript Satyricon for Roz Avrett, 1991
5
61-64
Lilly, J. A., Satyricon, 1990
6
1-3
Lilly, J. A., Satyricon (1993), Digital, 2014
0.001 Gigabytes
Two computer files
ER01
Loose Letters Unidentified, circa 1970s-circa 1990s
6
5
Lowell to Lowell (from), undated
6
6
Marcus, Roy, undated
6
7
McLean, Harvey D., undated
6
8
McNay Art Institute, M. Koogler (1980), San Antonio, TX, 1979-1980
6
9-10
Miami-Dade Public Library, 1987-1991
6
11
Miller, Monica, 1991
6
12
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, 1981-1982
6
13
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1991
6
14
National Arts Club, 1990
6
15
Nesbitt, Lenore Carrero, 1987
6
16
Nesbitt, Lowell, to his Parents, 1940-1980
6
17-31
Nesbitt, Lowell, from his Parents, 1940-1950
6
32
New York Philharmonic, 1987
6
33
Pell, Senator Claiborne, 1990
6
34
Personal and Professional "Old Correspondence,", 1979
6
35-37
Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK, 1981-1991
6
38
Phillips, Preston, 1992
6
39
Pomare, Filipe, 1991
6
40
Puchkoff, Carrie, Resume, undated
6
41
Radford University, 1989
6
42
Rich, Matthew, 1989
6
43
Terra, undated
6
44
Towe, Teri Noel, Attorney, 1990-1992
6
45
Vanderlip, Dianne Perry, undated
6
46
Wandel, Peter, 1990
6
47
Watson, Sliris (?) and Wid, 1992
6
48
Wilson, Bill, 1988
6
49
5.1.2: Correspondence: Chronological, 1965-1990
This subseries contains corrrespondence with individuals, businesses, organizations and museums arranged in rough chronological order. Researchers should also consult 5.1.1: Correspondence: Alphabetical, for additional correspondence of this type.
Description Container
Correspondence A-Z, 1965-1968
6
50-65
Correspondence A-C, 1971-1973
6
66-67
Correspondence D-Y, 1969-1973
7
1-12
Correspondence A-W, 1973-1975
7
13-24
Correspondence A-Y, 1974-1975
7
25-40
Correspondence A-Y, 1975-1976
7
41-52
Correspondence A-V, 1977-1978
7
53-66
Correspondence W, 1977-1978
8
1
Correspondence A-Z, 1979
8
2-15
Correspondence A-W, 1979-1980
8
16-28
Correspondence A-Z, 1981
8
29-43
Correspondence A-W, 1981-1982
8
44-56
Correspondence A-W, 1983
9
1-14
Correspondence A-Z, 1984
9
15-29
Correspondence A-W, 1984-1986
9
30-43
Corresondence A-Z, 1985-1986
9
44-57
Correspondence A-K, 1987
9
58-66
Correspondence L-W, 1987
10
1-7
Correspondence A-Z, 1988
10
8-21
Correspondence A-W, 1989
10
22-36
Correspondence A-W, 1990
10
37-53
5.2: Galleries, 1973-1992
This subseries documents Nesbitt's relationships with a large number of galleries including some that represented him, such as Andrew Crispo Gallery, DiLaurenti Gallery and Fay Gold Gallery, and others throughout the United States and in Germany, who exhibited his work.
Description Container
Andrew Crispo Gallery (New York, NY), 1980-1984
10
54-57
Andrew Crispo Gallery (New York, NY), Consignment Letters, 1978-1979
10
58-60
Andrew Crispo Gallery (New York, NY), Contracts, 1975-1984
10
61
Art Collections Gallery (Key West, FL), 1989
10
62
Bo Alveryd Gallery (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1974-1981
10
63
B. R. Kornblatt Gallery (Baltimore, MD), 1980-1981
10
64
DiLaurenti Gallery (New York, NY), 1986
10
65-67
Dyansen Corporation (New York, NY), 1988-1989
10
68-69
Eleanor Jeck Galleries (Tucson, AZ), 1987
10
70
El Prado Gallery, Don Pierson (Sedona, AZ), 1987
10
71
Fay Gold Gallery, 1987
10
72
Foster Harmon Gallery (Sarasota, FL), 1985-1986
10
73
Galerie Vorburg-Herman (Wunsche, Germany), 1984
10
74
Gallery Henoch, 1991
10
75
Gallery of 24 (Bay Harbor, FL), 1984-1985
10
76
Gimpel, Weitzenhofer and Cravan, 1973-1974
10
77
H. R. Love Gallery (Chicago, IL), 1987
10
78
Images Gallery, (Toledo, OH), 1982-1990
10
79
Joy Tash Gallery (Scottsdale, AZ), 1987-1991
10
80
Kaffie Gallery (Corpus Christie, TX), 1981-1982
10
81
Larsen-Dulman Gallery (New Hope, PA), 1988
10
82
Louis Newman Galleries (Beverly Hills, CA), 1987-1988
10
83-84
Martin Lawrence Gallery, M. Binder (Van Nuys, CA), 1983-1986
10
85
Metropolitan Art Associates Graphics and Contracts, circa 1980
10
86
Perri-Reneth Gallery (Southamption, NY), 1985-1989
11
1
Post Oak Fine Art Co. (Houston, TX), 1981-1982
11
2
Reinhard Onnasch-Bjorn Herder, Berlin, Germany, 1983
11
3
Robert F. Kidd Gallery (Birmingham, MI), 1982-1983
11
4
Robert Samuel Gallery, 1979
11
5
Sander Fine Art, G. Beker (Daytona Beach, FL), 1984-1987
11
6
Sarasota Design Gallery, 1992
11
7
Southwest Gallery (Dallas, TX), 1981-1983
11
8
Stadt Aachen Neue Galerie IM Alten Kurhausm Klischee and Antiklischee (New Gallery in the Cure House, Aachen), undated
11
9
Steiner Galleries (Miami, FL), 1987-1989
11
10
Steven Scott Gallery (Baltimore, MD), 1988-1989
11
11
Ted Gallery, 1989
11
12
Texann Ivy Fine Arts (1983) (Orlando, FL), 1982-1983
11
13
Uddoh Gallery, 1989
11
14
Wally Findlay Gallery (Palm Beach, FL), 1986-1988
11
15
5.3: Exhibitions, 1981-1992
This subseries documents a variety of exhibitions in which Nesbitt took part or which he curated such as the 1990 Humanist Icon exhibition at Bayly Art Museum in Charlottesville, Virginia that traveled to the New York Academy of Art and the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.
Description Container
Animal Garden Exhibition, Andrew Crispo Gallery, 1981
11
16
Art in the Embassies, Truman Hall, 1985
11
17
Baltimore Itinerary for Exhibition Receptions, undated
11
18
Gadsen Alabama Exhibition, undated
11
19-20
Gadsen Center for Cultural Arts, Gadsen, AL, 1989-1990
11
21
General Electric Show (1981), Fairfield, CT, 1981
11
22
Greenwich Garden Center (1983), Cos Cob, CT, 1983
11
23
Humanist Icon
Bayly Museum, University of Virginia, circa 1990
11
24-25
Collage of Works, 1990
see OV 51
11
26
Loan Agreement, John Chamberlain, 1990
11
27
Loan Agreement, Ivan Chermayeff, 1990
11
28
Loan Agreement, Lewis Davis, 1990
11
29
Loan Agreement, Michelle Oka Doner, 1990
11
30
Loan Agreement, Helen Drellich, 1990
11
31
Loan Agreement, Molissa Fenley, 1990
11
32
Loan Agreement, Katherine Goldsmith, 1990
11
33
Loan Agreement, Geoffrey Holder, 1990
11
34
Loan Agreement, Jack Lenor Larsen, 1990
11
35
Loan Agreement, Polly King, 1990
11
36
Loan Agreement, Christopher Makos, 1990
11
37
Loan Agreement, Jack Mitchell, 1990
11
38
Loan Agreement, Malcolm Morley, 1990
11
39
Loan Agreement, Lowell Nesbitt, 1990
11
40
Loan Agreement, Mary Obering, 1990
11
41
Loan Agreement, Anthony Quinn, 1990
11
42
Loan Agreement, Madlyn Rhue, 1990
11
43
Loan Agreement, Stillman Rockefeller, 1990
11
44
Loan Agreement, Pauline Trigere, 1990
11
45
Loan Agreement, Mehri Weil, 1990
11
46
Wichita State University, 1990
11
47
Landscapes and Gardens Show (1982), Andrew Crispo Gallery, 1982-1983
11
48
Ohio Flower Shows (1983) Butler Institute, Youngstown University, 1982-1983
11
49-50
Oklahoma Arts Center (1983, 1985), 1983-1985
11
51-52
Temple University, 1986-1992
11
53
Upcoming Exhibitions, 1981
11
54
U. S. Department of State, Art in the Embassies Program (1985-1986), 1986-1990
11
55-56
Washington and Lee University (1983), 1983-1984
11
57
World Wildlife Fund, U. S., 1981
11
58
Oversized Humanist Icon Exhibition Collage of Works, 1990
see Box 11
OV 51
5.4: Commissions, 1977-1993
This subseries documents commissions Nesbitt undertook from a variety of individuals and organizations, including stamps for the United States Postal Service and the World Wildlife Fund.
Description Container
Bartlestein, Mrs. Gordon, undated
11
59
Filming in Apartment, 1980-1981
11
60
Flower Stamp Envelopes, 1981
11
61
Harriet, Personal Treasures, 1977
11
62
Hodges, Billy (Paul Frankel? Graphic Prints Contract?), undated
11
63
Horticultural Society (New York, NY), 1987
11
64
Janis-Orange-Red Orchid, undated
11
65
People Magazine Article on Nesbitt's Pucci Mannequin Designs, 1990
see OV 51
11
66
Perry, Mrs., Apartment, 1978
11
67
Plates, 1980-1981
11
68
Pucci International, 1990
11
69
Requests from Dealers and Individuals for Art, 1992-1993
11
70
Rosenfeld, Michelle, 1978
11
71
Rupert J. Smith, Inc. (New York, NY), 1988-1989
11
72
Sid Peter Investments (Montfleury Wines, Arlington, VA), 1987-1988
11
73
Thomas, Rusty, and National Wildflower Research Center, 1989
11
74
Tom Jones Graphics, Greensboro, NC, 1980
12
1
Two Wall Steet, New York, NY, 1984
12
2
Uniclub, Credit Cards, New York, NY, 1988
12
3
U. S. Opportunity Search, 1990
12
4
U. S. Postal Service Postage Stamps (1981), 1980-1987
12
5
U. S. Postal Service, Commemorative Flower Postage Stamps, Correspondence from Francesca, 1981
see Box 40
12
6
Warhol, Andy, Studio Purchased by Steven and Bernice Sohacki, 1982
12
7
Wenniger Graphics (1985), Boston, MA, 1985-1988
12
8
Wessel O'Connor Ltd., 1991
12
9
Westheimer, Mrs. Jerome, 1978
12
10
Wilm Fine Arts, Inc., 1992
12
11
World Wildlife Fund, Lothar Kruger, 1989
12
12
World Wildlife Fund, Stamps and Material, 1984
12
13-14
People Magazine Article on Nesbitt's Pucci Mannequin, 1990
see Box 11
OV 51
U. S. Postal Service Commemorative Flower Postage Stamps, Correspondence from Francesca, 1981
see Box 12
40
7
5.5: Committees, 1980-1992
This subseries documents Nesbitt's work for several committees and fundraising events including the "Night of 100 Trees" to benefit artists with AIDS, and Project Rembrandt, the annual juried exhibition of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for which Nesbitt was co-chairman. "Night of 100 Trees" material includes donation records and an invitation to the event designed by Nesbitt.
Description Container
AIDS Benefit (1983), 1984
12
15
"Night of 100 Trees,", circa 1980s
see also OV 51
12
16-17
F.I.T. Opening, undated
12
18
Multiple Sclerosis Society, New York Benefit (1987), 1987-1992
12
19-22
Multiple Sclerosis, Committee Members Exhibition, 1990
12
23-24
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1992
12
25
Project Rembrandt, 1980-1990
12
26
Project Rembrandt, Cemtie Show A F.I.T. 23 Artists, 1990
12
27
Very Special Arts, N. Whalen, Hawthorne, NY, 1987-1988
12
28
Night of 100 Trees, Donations, circa 1980s
see also Box 12
OV 51
5.6: Legal/Subject Files, 1978-1991
This subseries contains legal records including correspondence between Nesbitt and his lawyers.
Description Container
Fraud, undated
12
29
Lawyers, NY Tenzer, Greenblatt, Fallon, and Kaplan-Alan Brockman, 1978-1985
12
30
Marigold Goldberg, 1980
12
31
Linda L. Longo-Muth, 1991
12
32
Santa Fe Festival Theatre Company, 1980
12
33

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