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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1925-1988
Creator:
Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991
Extent: 1.1 linear feet (4 boxes)
Charles William Blum, Jr. (1925-1991), an artist known for magical realism, lived and worked in New York; San Miguel, Mexico; and Spain. His papers, dating from 1925 to 1988, document his personal life through letters, journals, photographs and memorabilia. In particular, Blum's papers cover numerous topics including his work as an artist; his relationships with Robert Davison and Salvatore Saraceno; his opinions on love, romance and homosexuality; expatriate life in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico; and his opinions on the literary, theatrical, and modern dance scenes of the 1950s.
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Charles Blum, Jr. papers
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Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 936
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.1 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1925-1988
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Charles William Blum, Jr. (1925-1991), an artist known for magical realism, lived and worked in New York; San Miguel, Mexico; and Spain. His papers, dating from 1925 to 1988, document his personal life through letters, journals, photographs and memorabilia. In particular, Blum's papers cover numerous topics including his work as an artist; his relationships with Robert Davison and Salvatore Saraceno; his opinions on love, romance and homosexuality; expatriate life in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico; and his opinions on the literary, theatrical, and modern dance scenes of the 1950s.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991 Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991 Davison, Robert, b. 1922 Saraceno, Salvatore, b. circa 1931
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Correspondence Journals (accounts) Negatives (photographic) Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1947-1992
Creator:
Fry, Edward F.
Extent: 66 boxes
Comprising documents related to Fry’s life and career: correspondence, research, and letters from numerous artists and colleagues, handwritten lectures, typescript essays, over 1000 photographs of artists’ works with special interest in Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz, Henri Laurens, and David Smith. Correspondence with artists (some include slides and drawings), curators, art historians, and museums. Highlights of curated exhibitions include the 1967 5th Guggenheim International Exhibition, the 1969 David Smith retrospective, the canceled 1971 Hans Haacke exhibition, and the 1987 Documenta 8. Materials related to Fry’s special interest in cubism, specifically Pablo Picasso, include the book Cubism, lectures, notes, photographs, and research.
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Edward F. Fry papers
creator
Fry, Edward F.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 651
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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66 boxes
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circa 1947-1992
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Comprising documents related to Fry’s life and career: correspondence, research, and letters from numerous artists and colleagues, handwritten lectures, typescript essays, over 1000 photographs of artists’ works with special interest in Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz, Henri Laurens, and David Smith. Correspondence with artists (some include slides and drawings), curators, art historians, and museums. Highlights of curated exhibitions include the 1967 5th Guggenheim International Exhibition, the 1969 David Smith retrospective, the canceled 1971 Hans Haacke exhibition, and the 1987 Documenta 8. Materials related to Fry’s special interest in cubism, specifically Pablo Picasso, include the book Cubism, lectures, notes, photographs, and research.
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Fry, Edward F.
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Color slides Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Exhibition catalogs Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1968-2016
Creator:
Winigrad, Etta, 1936-
Extent: 4 linear feet (11 boxes)
Etta Winigrad (1936- ) is a Philadelphia-based sculptor who works primarily in clay and mixed media. She earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts from the University Pennsylvania in 1958, and completed postgraduate study at Moore College and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1976. Winigrad's figurative ceramic sculpture combines realistic and fantastical elements, animal-like figures, and humor. This collection, which focuses on Winigrad's life and work as an active artist, includes correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, exhibition records, photographs, and negatives. Each of Winigrad's sculptural works is represented in a number of slides, which comprise the bulk of this collection.
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Etta Winigrad papers
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Winigrad, Etta, 1936-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1273
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1968-2016
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Etta Winigrad (1936- ) is a Philadelphia-based sculptor who works primarily in clay and mixed media. She earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts from the University Pennsylvania in 1958, and completed postgraduate study at Moore College and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1976. Winigrad's figurative ceramic sculpture combines realistic and fantastical elements, animal-like figures, and humor. This collection, which focuses on Winigrad's life and work as an active artist, includes correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, exhibition records, photographs, and negatives. Each of Winigrad's sculptural works is represented in a number of slides, which comprise the bulk of this collection.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Winigrad, Etta, 1936- Winigrad, Etta, 1936-
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Color slides Correspondence Exhibition records Photographs Sketchbooks Sketches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1972-2013
Creator:
Moore, Graeme, Collector
Extent: 8 linear feet (10 boxes)
Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a Scottish poet, artist, and landscape and garden designer, best known for his prints and pamphlets and his iconic garden Little Sparta, a collaboration with his second wife, Sue MacDonald-Lockhart. Graeme Moore is an English landscape and garden designer and critic, and former head gardener of Little Sparta. This collection contains material collected by Graeme Moore related to his relationship with Ian Hamilton Finlay and Finlay's work.
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Graeme Moore collection of Ian Hamilton Finlay material
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Moore, Graeme, Collector
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1386
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 linear feet (10 boxes)
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1972-2013
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Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a Scottish poet, artist, and landscape and garden designer, best known for his prints and pamphlets and his iconic garden Little Sparta, a collaboration with his second wife, Sue MacDonald-Lockhart. Graeme Moore is an English landscape and garden designer and critic, and former head gardener of Little Sparta. This collection contains material collected by Graeme Moore related to his relationship with Ian Hamilton Finlay and Finlay's work.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Moore, Graeme Finlay, Ian Hamilton, 1925-2006 Little Sparta (Dunsyre, Scotland).
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Artifacts (object genre) Audiovisual materials Correspondence Photographs Publications (documents) Scrapbooks Slides (photographs)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1963-2007
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
Extent: 109 linear feet (283 containers)
The Institute of Contemporary Arts is a University of Pennsylvania museum displaying contemporary art. This portion of the collection documents the exhibition files of the Institute of Contemporary Arts from 1963 to 2000.
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Institute of Contemporary Art records
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University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 777
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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109 linear feet (283 containers)
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1963-2007
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The Institute of Contemporary Arts is a University of Pennsylvania museum displaying contemporary art. This portion of the collection documents the exhibition files of the Institute of Contemporary Arts from 1963 to 2000.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Exhibition catalogs Exhibition records Photographs Press releases
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1912-1974
Creator:
Naumburg, Margaret, b. 1890
Extent: 182 boxes
Margaret Naumburg (1890–1983) was an American psychologist, educator, artist, and author. She was one of the first proponents of art therapy and utilitzed art as a method for both diagnosis and therapy. The collection contains materials documenting all the phases of Naumburg's long and productive work life. The materials include correspondence; copies of and materials for Naumburg's writings, lectures, and exhibit catalogs; materials for case studies; lecture notes for the courses she taught and papers her students wrote in those courses; and work by others that she collected and saved. Other media in the collection include slides, photographs, and audio recordings.
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Margaret Naumburg papers
creator
Naumburg, Margaret, b. 1890
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 294
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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182 boxes
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1912-1974
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Margaret Naumburg (1890–1983) was an American psychologist, educator, artist, and author. She was one of the first proponents of art therapy and utilitzed art as a method for both diagnosis and therapy. The collection contains materials documenting all the phases of Naumburg's long and productive work life. The materials include correspondence; copies of and materials for Naumburg's writings, lectures, and exhibit catalogs; materials for case studies; lecture notes for the courses she taught and papers her students wrote in those courses; and work by others that she collected and saved. Other media in the collection include slides, photographs, and audio recordings.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Naumburg, Margaret, b. 1890
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Correspondence Photograph albums Photographs Writings (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1969-2002
Creator:
Painted Bride Art Center.
Extent: 223 boxes
The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
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Painted Bride Art Center records
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Painted Bride Art Center.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 516
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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223 boxes
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1969-2002
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The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Painted Bride Art Center.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Machine-readable artifacts Photographs Sound recordings Video cassettes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1892-1968
Creator:
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
Extent: 40 boxes
Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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Wanda Gág papers
creator
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 310
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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40 boxes
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1892-1968
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Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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Correspondence Diaries Drawings (visual works) Financial records Photographs Prints Watercolors (paintings) Writings (documents)
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