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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections related to sculpting, painting, drawing, or other visual arts, or related to the art world.

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Kiki Smith collection of costume designs for theater and opera

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630362837]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00277
Scope and Contents A collection of original and published costume designs for theater and opera.-- Costume designs executed under the auspices of Österreichisches Kostüm-Atelier in pen, ink and watercolor for: Adriano, Amneris, Azucena, Brancane, Carmen, Elisabeth, Fidelio, Fides, Fricka, Leonore, Nancy, Orsini, Salome, Selika.-- Costume designs by Ernst Schmidt under the auspices of Verch & Flothow in pen, ink and watercolor: Costumes for Grafin in Figaro.-- Plates from a book on theater costume published...
Dates of Materials: 19th century-1952

Leonard Baskin broadsides and prints

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00414
Scope and Contents

The collection contains broadsides, prints, and other materials illustrated by Leonard Baskin and printed at his Gehenna Press.

Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2003

Leslie Nelson Savage Mahoney papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00229

Architectural historian and interior decorator. The papers provide insight into the life a southern woman and a professional single mother. Her writings include material related to interior decorating; poetry; travel diaries; an unpublished biography of her father; and photographs of mostly family mambers. Correspondents include photographer, Frances Benjamin Johnston and lawyer and House of Representatives member, Lucy Sommerville Howorth.

Dates of Materials: 1890-1986; Majority of material found within 1942-1970

Linda Stein papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00495
Abstract Linda Stein is a visual artist, feminist, and political activist. She is the founder and president of Have Art: Will Travel! Inc. (HAWT) and of the Art Club in Tribeca, New York City. The papers document the evolution of Stein's work both as an artist and as a political activist; her dialogue with other artists, peers and family; public events; her personal thoughts, and private life. The collection includes exhibition catalogs and announcements, press coverage, work documentation, lectures...
Dates of Materials: 1950-2019

Marian Parry artwork and papers

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00428
Abstract Marian Parry is an author, poet, illustrator, and watercolor artist. In addition to her writing and art, Parry was the founder and senior instructor of the Watercolor Program for the Radcliffe Seminars at Harvard University, and would hold speaking engagements across New England. This collection includes publications, sketchbooks, original artwork, and working and concept files from Marian Parry's career. Also includes event posters, poetry magazines, and personal and business...
Dates of Materials: approximately 1944-1994

Mary Shannon Strudwick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00269

Fashion designer. The collection consists of four scrapbooks and her self-published memoir, Mary Telling. The scrapbooks include photographs of Strudwick's family, travel, design work, fabric samples, and text.

Dates of Materials: 1932 - 1994

Mortimer Rare Book Collection book arts teaching collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00398

The Mortimer Rare Book Collection book arts teaching collection consists of collected materials used to assist in teaching about the book arts. It was curated by the staff of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection.

Dates of Materials: 1794 - 2016

Nancy Bloch collection of chapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00447

Small collection of chapbooks and other print ephemera from Incline Press relating to the their correspondence with Nancy Bloch. Nancy Bloch was an artist, art collector, and art philanthropist. She studied Art History and Literature at Smith College (Class of 1952) and bookbinding at the American Academy of Bookbinding in Telluride, CO.

Dates of Materials: 1984 - 2018

Nancy Cox-McCormack Cushman papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00040
Abstract Sculptor, author, and traveler. This collection documents Cushman's professional life, artistic works, and her wide social network, particularly in Chicago in the 1910's and Europe in the 1920's. The subjects of Cushman's sculptures include Benito Mussolini, Ezra Pound, Italian architect Giacomo Boni, Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera, Mohandas K. Ghandi, Clarence Darrow, and Jane Addams. All are represented to some extent in the collection as are other notables such as Stephen Vincent Benét,...
Dates of Materials: 1906-2000

Olive K. Damon papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00521

Farmer, Homemaker, amateur artist. The bulk of the collection consists of fifty-eight volumes of personal diaries, beginning in 1930 at age 19 and ending in 2002. Subjects include local history of Whately, Massachusetts, women's daily life and connections, marriage, and farm life. Supplementing the diaries is a self-published memoir of her life, correspondence with her son, and material documenting her artwork.

Dates of Materials: 1925-2005

Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach papers

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00388

Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach, an American artist, was born on October 28, 1931 in New York City. The collection contains correspondence, notes, drafts, images, publications, and photographs, mostly related to her work based on the "H.D. Trilogy"[Hilda Doolittle, poet] and "Luminations" [Wallace Stevens, poet].

Dates of Materials: 1931 - 2017

Portia Pratt Dahl papers

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00175

Bookbinder. Papers include documents related to Dahl's work as a bookbinder from her student days in Paris, France and her workshop in Boston, Mass. Seth F. Pratt's commonplace book also includes documents and papers related to him. In addition, there is an artist's sketchbook of Peter Dahl (1857-1929) and related papers.

Dates of Materials: 1864-1955

Priscilla Van der Poel Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00107

The Priscilla Van der Poel Papers contain materials primarily concerned with the professor's teaching career at Smith, but also reveal much about her social life. Material includes correspondence, programs, writings, photographs, diaries, and collected ephemera.

Dates of Materials: 1926 - 1994

Sidney Kaplan art and printing archive

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00409
Abstract The materials in this collection include art and printing materials by Leonard Baskin and Sidney Kaplan during their time at The Gehenna Press. The collection also contains work by various artists, presses, and bookworkers from the Pioneer Valley such as the University of Massachusetts Press and Massachusetts review, both founded by Sidney Kaplan; Meriden Gravure & Meriden-Stinehour; Grabhorn Press; Dolmen Press and the Apiary Press. Original graphics, broadsides, manuscript material and...
Dates of Materials: 1948-1995

Trudy Feiss papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00771

The collection contains the personal papers, artworks, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings of Gertrude "Trudy" Feiss, illustrator and artist. Particularly well represented are Feiss' time at Smith and her service in the Marines.

Dates of Materials: 1935 - 2003

Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer botanical illustrations

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00431

Prints from an exhibit which featured plant portraits created by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer for Jashemski’s book A Pompeian Herbal. The illustrations portray medicinal plants identified in the excavations and those that still grow in the area today. The text, adapted from the book, documents the varied ways both the ancient Romans and the modern Pompeians have used these plants.

Dates of Materials: approximately 1999

Voices of Feminism Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00535

Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.

Dates of Materials: 1990-2014

WomenArts records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00589

WomenArts is a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to helping women artists get the resources they need to do their creative work. The WomenArts records consist of grant applications, funding proposals, financial information, reports, and publicity materials for the parent organization, as well as for projects and artists that WomenArts funded.

Dates of Materials: 1991-2006

Women's Art Colony Farm records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00381

"The Farm" was founded in the mid-1980s. It is a self-supporting women's artist colony run by Kate Millett. Women apply to work at The Farm, a successful Christmas tree venture, in exchange for room, board and studio space. Records include applications, printed material, financial records. The collection also includes unpublished writings, photographs, audio and visual tapes, and slides.

Dates of Materials: approximately 1964-1995