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Archives related to: Price, Vincent, 1911-1993

titlePapers of Vincent Price, 1883-1992 (bulk 1932-1992).
repositoryLibrary of Congress
collection titleCorrespondence, speeches and writings, lectures, business records, family papers, scripts, programs, playbills, publicity material, photographs, and other papers documenting Price’s career as an actor in the theater, motion pictures, and television, as an art collector, critic, and consultant, and as a gourmet cook. Includes material on his association with Sears, Roebuck and Company as an an art consultant, roles in horror films, appearances on the lecture circuit, support of the arts and particularly the works of American Indians, and his writings on art and cooking.

Correspondents include his wives, actress Edith Barrett, costume designer Mary Grant Price, and actress Coral Browne; other family members; and Letitia Baldrige, Charles Collingwood, Joan Crawford, Henry Dreyfuss, Deanna Durbin, Alec Guinness, Helen Hayes, Sam Jaffe, Stanley Marcus, Roddy McDowall, Perry Townsend Rathbone, Joan Rivers, and Mary Wickes.
extent92.5 linear feet.
formatsCorrespondence Business Records Personal papers Writings Ephemera
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record linkhttp://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms001033
record sourcehttp://catalog.loc.gov
finding aidFinding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and on Internet.
acquisition informationGift, Vincent Price, 1970-1992.
updated09/12/2019 15:29:26
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titleLee H. B. Malone correspondence and miscellaneous subjects, Bernard J Reis, 1949-1960.
repositoryMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston
collection titleThe Correspondence and Miscellaneous Subjects files include a body of materials related to the annual convention of the American Federation of Arts which was held in Houston in 1957 (April 3-6) under the joint sponsorship of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Contemporary Arts Museum. The convention was largely organized by Malone and John de Menil.

Correspondents include Daniel Longwell, then President of the American Federation of Arts; Robert David Straus; Stanley Marcus; Harris Masterson; and Jermayne McAgy. Speakers and panelists present were Meyer Schapiro; James Johnson Sweeney, subsequently Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from 1961 to 1967; Stuart Davis; William C. Seitz; Marcel Duchamp; Jimmy Ernst; and Vincent Price. Transcripts of speeches and panel discussions are included, as well as printed ephemera such as the program booklet for the convention and AFA newsletters. The files also contain materials related to the 1956 meeting of the Houston Fine Arts Forum (March 9-11) which explored "American Heritage and the Southwest". Correspondents include Alice Winchester, then editor of the periodical "Antiques"; Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.; Marshall B. Davidson; Henry Needham Flynt; Maxim Karolik; John Palmer Leeper; and Paul Horgan. The papers contain texts of the talks given at the sessions. Also featured is Director Malone's 1959 report entitled "Looking Ahead for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston"; his 1957 accessions plan, with priority lists of works to be acquired for the permanent collection; lists of objects approved for deaccessioning in 1957; and extensive correspondence with galleries and dealers concerning possible accessions. A small amount of Malone's miscellaneous correspondence is also present.

Lee H. B. Malone (1913-1989) served as the first full-time Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from May 1953 to June 1959. Malone was raised in Europe and educated at Yale University. His years were characterized by the expansion of the Museum's permanent collection and the growth of its facilities, which came to include the monumental Cullinan Hall designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1958.

Note(s): All photographs were removed and placed in the Archives Photograph Collection. Magazine items were removed and placed in Archives Oversize Storage
extentLee H. B. Malone correspondence and miscellaneous subjects, Bernard J Reis 1949-1960
formatsCorrespondence Ephemera
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record linkhttps://hirsch.mfah.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=45468
record sourcehttps://hirsch.mfah.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=45468
finding aidUnpublished finding aid available in repository
acquisition informationThe Malone papers form a subgroup of the collective records of the Office of the Director (RG 2), Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
updated08/25/2017 16:07:36
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titleI. Rice Pereira Papers, 1929-1976 (inclusive).
repositorySchlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
collection titleCorrespondence, manuscripts of her writings, notebooks on philosophy, articles, poems, painting inventories, photos, both personal and of art work, exhibition catalogs, financial records, grant applications, and printed material pertain to Pereira's interests and career.

Biographical and Historical Note
Abstract painter, poet, and philosopher, Pereira was a major figure in the art world from 1930. She worked with the WPA Federal Art Project in New York, 1935-1939; in the 1940s she experimented with new media (glass, plexiglass, and plastic) of the constructivist school; and in the 1950s she returned to paint and canvas. She published numerous books on aesthetics and the philosophy of art. For further biographical information, see Notable American Women: The Modern Period (1980).

Notes :
Portions of the collection are available on microfilm at the Archives of American Art.
extent10 linear ft.
formatsCorrespondence Manuscript Writings Ephemera
accessCollection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
record linkhttp://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00849
record sourcehttp://hollis.harvard.edu/
finding aidElectronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00849 Unpublished finding aid.
acquisition informationAccession number: 79-M307 The papers of I. Rice Pereira were given to the Schlesinger Library in October 1979 by the I. Rice Pereira Foundation; Djelloul Marbrook, Pereira's nephew, was the Manager-Trustee of the foundation at that time.
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titleVincent Price papers, 1890-1990 (inclusive).
repositoryYale University Library
collection titleThe papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, working scripts, writings, photographs, and published material relating to Vincent Price’s acting career and activities as a supporter of the visual arts.

Biographical/Historical note:
Vincent Price was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on May 27, 1911. His father was president of the National Candy Company in St. Louis. Price received a B.A. in art history and English from Yale University in 1933, and studied art history at the University of London from 1934 to 1935. Price began his acting career in 1935 in a London stage production of Victoria Regina. He acted in Mercury Theatre productions (1937-1938), in Outward Bound (1939-1940), and in Angel Street (1941-1942). Price made his film debut in 1938 in Service de Luxe. He appeared in over one hundred films, achieving fame particularly in films of horror and suspense. In addition to his stage and film roles, Price performed on radio and television; authored several books; lectured on primitive and modern art; and served on committees and boards of arts organizations, including the Archives of American Art, U.S. Indian Arts and Crafts Board, the arts council of the University of California at Los Angeles, and the White House Fine Arts Commission. Price married three times: to Edith Barrett, Mary Grant, and Coral Browne. He had a son, Vincent Barrett Price, from his first marriage and a daughter, Victoria Price, from his second marriage. Price died in Los Angeles, California, on October 25, 1993.

Location: LSF-Request for Use at Manuscripts and Archives
Call Number: MS 1625
extent8.75 linear ft.
formatsCorrespondence Ephemera Writings Scrapbooks Photographs
accessOriginal audiotape, videotape, and motion picture films, as well as preservation masters and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers needing to consult the original materials should refer to the finding aid and/or a reference archivist to determine policies governing reproduction for access.
record sourcehttp://orbis.library.yale.edu
finding aidUnpublished finding aid in repository.
acquisition informationGift of Vincent Price, 1992, and transferred from the Yale Film Studies Center, 1992 and 2003.
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titleHoward Warshaw oral history transcript / interviewed by Susan Einstein, [1976]
repositoryUniversity of California, Los Angeles
collection titleTranscript of a six-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.

Warshaw recollects significant friends and details the forces which shaped his thinking and style.

Biographical Note:
Painter and UCSB professor.

Location: Arts Library
Call Number: N6537.W31 A35 1977

Location: YRL Special Collections Stacks
Call Number: 300/ 166
extent198 leaves, bound
formatsInterview Transcript
accessNo quotation, publication or reproduction without written permission of legal heir. Audiotape and videotape recordings also may be accessed in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections by special arrangement. Contact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://catalog.library.ucla.edu/
finding aidVolume includes indexes.
acquisition informationForms part of: Los Angeles art community: group portrait. Also forms part of: Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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titleJean Colbert papers, 1949-1978.
repositoryUniversity of Wyoming
collection titleThe Jean Colbert collection contains 15 undated audio cassettes with Colbert's travel commentary and interviews including an interview with Theodore White, 1978, who wrote "In Search of History". There are 17 dated reel to reel tapes, 1949-1978, of interviews with Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Sam Shepard, Merle Oberon, Pearl Bailey, Paul Anka, Joan Crawford, among others. Eight black and white photographs with Jean and personalities such as Liberace and Billie Jean King, are included, as well as biographical material, guest lists, clippings, and three art prints.

Bio/History:
Jean Colbert was born in New York City and attended Hunter College, majoring in French. Early in her career, she worked as a commercial radio actress and interviewer on NBC, CBS, and WOR. In 1947, she joined WTIC-AM, a NBC affiliate, in Connecticut as director of women's activities. In her 29 year career at WTIC, she was a talk show host for "The Jean Colbert Show" which ran Monday through Saturday and featured live and taped interviews. Her annual trips abroad, 1948-1972, were a source of taped interviews and travel material used on air. She died in 1995.
extent2.10 cubic ft.
formatsSound Recording Interviews Photographs Clippings Artwork
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/
finding aidNo finding aid available in repository.
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titleLee H. B. Malone correspondence and miscellaneous subjects, Bernard J Reis, 1949-1960.
repositoryMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston
collection titleThe Correspondence and Miscellaneous Subjects files include a body of materials related to the annual convention of the American Federation of Arts which was held in Houston in 1957 (April 3-6) under the joint sponsorship of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Contemporary Arts Museum.

The convention was largely organized by Malone and John de Menil. Correspondents include Daniel Longwell, then President of the American Federation of Arts; Robert David Straus; Stanley Marcus; Harris Masterson; and Jermayne McAgy. Speakers and panelists present were Meyer Schapiro; James Johnson Sweeney, subsequently Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from 1961 to 1967; Stuart Davis; William C. Seitz; Marcel Duchamp; Jimmy Ernst; and Vincent Price. Transcripts of speeches and panel discussions are included, as well as printed ephemera such as the program booklet for the convention and AFA newsletters.

The files also contain materials related to the 1956 meeting of the Houston Fine Arts Forum (March 9-11) which explored "American Heritage and the Southwest". Correspondents include Alice Winchester, then editor of the periodical "Antiques"; Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.; Marshall B. Davidson; Henry Needham Flynt; Maxim Karolik; John Palmer Leeper; and Paul Horgan. The papers contain texts of the talks given at the sessions. Also featured is Director Malone's 1959 report entitled "Looking Ahead for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston"; his 1957 accessions plan, with priority lists of works to be acquired for the permanent collection; lists of objects approved for deaccessioning in 1957; and extensive correspondence with galleries and dealers concerning possible accessions. A small amount of Malone's miscellaneous correspondence is also present.

Note(s):
All photographs were removed and placed in the Archives Photograph Collection. Magazine items were removed and placed in Archives Oversize Storage./ Bio/History: Lee H. B. Malone (1913-1989) served as the first full-time Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from May 1953 to June 1959. Malone was raised in Europe and educated at Yale University. His years were characterized by the expansion of the Museum's permanent collection and the growth of its facilities, which came to include the monumental Cullinan Hall designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1958.
extent1.5 linear ft.
formatsCorrespondence Subject Files Printed Materials Correspondence Administrative Records
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record linkhttps://hirsch.mfah.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=45468
record sourcehttps://hirsch.mfah.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=45468
acquisition informationThe Malone papers form a subgroup of the collective records of the Office of the Director (RG 2), Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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titleEdna Reindel papers, 1918-1990.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleCorrespondence, a radio interview transcript, art works, printed material, and photographs document the career of painter and illustrator Edna Reindel, and her friendships with Hollywood celebrities, art patrons, and artists.

REEL 1205: Correspondence, primarily with Robert Macbeth and Homer Saint-Gaudens; other correspondents are Frank Crowninshield, Louis M. Eilshemius, Juliana Force, Karl Free, Greer Garson, Stanley William Hayter, Roland McKinney, Vincent Price, Benita Hume Colman (Mrs. George Sanders), and Ernest Watson. Also included is a WPA contract and related letters, 1936-1948, from Olin Dows and Edward B. Rowan; a transcript of a radio interview, 1937; a portrait of Reindel by Elizabeth Taylor as a child; works of art for book illustrations, undated and 1918; reproductions of book illustrations; clippings, 1936-1947; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1934-1949; autographs of prominent individuals including Douglas Fairbanks and Hedda Hopper; and an autographed photo of Greer Garson.

UNMICROFILMED: A resume, 1990; a file on Luigi Lucioni, 1926-1929, containing 15 letters and a clipping from Lucioni to Reindel, and a file on Carl Nelson, 1961-1985, containing 26 letters from Nelson to Reindel, a photograph of Nelson, of his exhibition catalogs; ca. 100 exhibition announcments and catalogs for Reindel, 1934-1979; reproductions of art work; ca. 350 photographs of Reindel, her sisters, her friends, including Elizabeth Taylor as a child, her works of art, and exhibition installations, 1937-1949; and miscellany, including an announcement for "Flowers of the Land."

Bio / His Notes:
Painter, illustrator, sculptor; New York, N.Y. and Los Angeles, Calif. Birthdate listed as 1894 in papers. Born in Detroit, Mich. Studied at the Pratt Institute in New York. Had her first solo exhibition in 1934 at the Macbeth Gallery. Between 1938 and 1953, she exhibited her work in several Los Angeles galleries including the Stendahl Galleries, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Vigeveno Galleries.
extent0.8 linear ft.
formatsCorrespondence Interview Transcript Artwork Photographs
accessMicrofilmed portions must be consulted on microfilm. Use of unmicrofilmed portion requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. storage facility.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationMaterial on reel 1205 lent for microfilming by Reindel, 1977. The unmicrofilmed material was donated in 1991 by Reindel's estate through executor and friend, Pauline Davidson. Location of Original: Reel 1205: Originals returned to the lender, Edna Reindel, after microfilming.
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titleMolly Saltman "Art and Artists" interviews, 1965-1966.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleInterviews conducted by Saltman, and lectures by various speakers on various subjects, each approximately 20 minutes in length, for the "Art and Artists" series broadcast on radio station KPAL in Palm Springs, California, 1965-1966. Several of the interviews / lectures consist of more than one reel.

The 65 interviewees and lecturers include: Ralph Altman, Edward Biberman, Nicholas Brigante, Katherine Brugger, Walter C. Carlson, Edmund Carpenter, Lynn Cordner, Kenneth Donahue, Leonard Edmondson, Ekros, Claire Falkenstein, Lorser Feitelson, Max Finkelstein, James Gill, Gerald Gladstone, Richard Hamilton, Mrs. Dalzell Hatfield, Henry Hopkins, Dennis Hopper, Benjamin Horowitz, Mahendra K. Jain, R. K. Jain, Kelly James, Abbot Kaplan, Andre Karlson, Fred Katz, Roger Kuntz, Felix Landau, Jules Langsner, Jack Levine, Lawrence Lipton, Stephen Longstreet, Bart Lytton,
Robert Marko, Paul Maure, Stanton MacDonald-Wright, Gertrud Natzler, Otto Natzler, Joseph Nyiri, Harry Partch, Lily Pons, Vincent L. Price, Ernest Lloyd Raboff, Fanya Chocem (Sage), Atzie Schiff, Arthur Secunda, Art Seidenbaum, Austin Sellery, Vicci Sperry, Gloria Stuart, Henri Temianka, Harry Trimborn, Maurice Tuchman, Kenneth E. Tyler, Gordon Wagner, June Wayne, Albert W. Wein, Eileen M. Whitaker & Frederic Whitaker (transcribed, 7 p.), Charles W. White, Helen Wurdemann, Peter Yates, Colin Young, Joseph L. Young and Jerry Ziegengeist. Also included is an unknown speaker, lecturing on the topic "Early Western Artists."

Bio / His Notes:
Radio talk show host; Los Angeles, Calif.
extent94 sound tape reels (ca. 20 min. each) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 3-5 in.
formatsInterviews Sound Recording
accessUntranscribed interviews and 1 transcribed interview; use requires an appointment.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
finding aidA list of interviewees is available in all Archives of American Art offices.
acquisition informationDonated by Molly Saltman, 1986.
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titleHoward M. Gibbs papers, 1904-1975.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleCorrespondence, sketchbooks, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.

REEL 1255: A 27 page scrapbook, ca.1930-1969, containing letters and clippings.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1923-1975, with Erwin S. Barrie, Pietro Pezzati, Vincent L. Price, Thomas Messer, Dorothy Miller, T. Gilbert Brouillette, and others; 27 sketchbooks; 26 sketches; 1 photograph album and ca. 80 photographs of Gibbs, his family and friends, including William Littlefield and the Provincetown Art Association; exhibition announcements, catalogs, press releases, and clippings, ca. 1929-1964.

Bio / His Notes:
Painter; Boston, Massachusetts.
extent2.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
formatsMicrofilm Sketchbooks Photographs Printed Materials
accessMicrofilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm. Use of unmicrofilmed portion requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. storage facility.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationMaterial on reel 1255 lent for microfilming 1975 by Margaret Gibbs, wife of Howard. Unmicrofilmed material was donated by Margaret Gibbs, 1975, and by their daughter, Katherine Gibbs Tubman La Fleur, 1976-1978. Location of Original: Reel 1255: Originals returned to the lender, Margaret Gibbs, after microfilming.
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titleOral history interview with Fritz Scholder, 1995 Mar. 3-30.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleAn interview of Fritz Scholder conducted Mar. 3, 1995 at Remba Gallery, West Hollywood, Calif., and Mar. 29-30, 1995 in Scholder's Scottsdale, Az. studio, Mar. 29-30, 1995, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

Scholder discusses his family background and growing up in parallel worlds of Anglo and Indian cultures and the frustration of western versus tribal life; his education in Lawrence, Kansas and the University of Wisconsin; moving to California; his father's job as head of Indian relocation; studying at the Indian art program at the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and the Indian Art Institute in Santa Fe, N.M.; his views on Indians in general and the difficulty of operating in the mainstream art world; his travels and search for adventure in Europe and Egypt; the importance of magic and the occult in his work; myths as a basis for human experience; art as an agent of social change; objections of Indian groups to his work; and his experience as an Indian role model while not part of the movement. He recalls Robert B. Green, Wayne Thiebaud, Ralph Lauren, Vincent Price, Georgia O'Keeffe, Charles Loloma, Agnes Martin, Elaine Horowitch and Leonard Baskin.

Bio / His Notes:
Painter, sculptor; Scottsdale, Ariz.; b. 1937, Breckinridge, Minn.
extentSound recordings: 7 sound cassettes (6 hrs.) : analog. Transcript: 100 p.
formatsInterviews Sound Recording Transcript
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationThis interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
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titleOral history interview with Clinton Adams, 1995 Aug. 2-3.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleAn interview of Clinton Adams conducted at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. by Paul Karlstrom for the Archives of American Art.

Adams discusses his family background; involvement in Hollywood "industry"; teaching at University of California, Los Angeles; service during WWII; first contact with New York's Museum of Modern Art; his decision to return to California; teaching painting at UCLA from 1946-1954, and friends and colleagues at that time including Lorser Feitelson, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Lynton R. Kistler and Annita Delano; the difficult political situation at UCLA and the "modernist" conflicts; his views on modernist and conservative groups; Stanton Macdonald-Wright; Adams' own work; his relationship to the ideas and nature of modernism; the Sanity in Art group and other art groups in Los Angeles; his opinion on which artists should have been included in the exhibition/catalogue "Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists"; his observations on art historical constructs; the history of New Mexican art; the idea of regionalism; the mythology of Santa Fe, N.M.; Southwestern art; the Tamarind Lithography Workshop during its New Mexico phase, its background and changes after the move from Los Angeles to the University of New Mexico, his fifteen years as director, major artists involved, and his desire to publish overlooked artists. Adams recalls Fritz Scholder, John Altoon, Leonard Edmondson, Ynez Johnston, Vincent Price, Jules Langsner, and Rico Lebrun.

Bio / His Notes:
Printmaker, painter, art administrator; Los Angeles, Calif. and Albuquerque, N.M. Adams was born in 1918 in Glendale, California and died on 13 May 2002 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
extentSound recordings: 4 sound cassettes (60 min. each) : analog. Transcript: 149 p.
formatsInterviews Sound Recording Transcript Online Transcript
accessTranscript available on the Archives of American Art website.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationThis interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others. Funding for the transcription provided by the Pasadena Art Alliance.
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titleOral history interview with Vincent Price, 1992 August 6-14.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleAn interview of Vincent Price conducted by Paul Karlstrom, in Los Angeles, Calif., August 6, 1992, for the Archives of American Art. Price discusses his family and background; his college years in London and his theater work; his early career on the stage and in movies; the art world in Hollywood of the 1940s and 1950s; the relationship of Hollywood to the art world; the regional character of Los Angeles art; the influence and role of Billy Wilder, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Laughton, and others; his involvement with the Little Gallery, UCLA, the Modern Art Institute, and the Archives of American Art; and his role as a patron and collector.

Bio / His Notes:
Actor, art collector, patron; Los Angeles, Calif.; d. October 25, 1993.
extentSound recordings: 4 sound cassettes (ca. 3 hrs., 30 min.) Transcript: 81 p.
formatsInterviews Sound Recording Transcript Online Transcript
accessTranscript available on the Archives of American Art website.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationThese interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
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title[Rosalie Berkowitz collection of photographs]
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleREEL 1817-1818 AND SCANNED: One is of Berkowitz's teacher, George Luks, in his studio, 1927 (frame 784).

Two were taken at an American Federation of Arts convention, ca. 1950, including one of Berkowitz's husband, Sidney, with Burton Cumming (fr. 1288-89), and one of Eloise Spaeth, Vincent Price, Francis Henry Taylor, and an unidentified man (fr. 1313-1314).

Four are of groups of artists at Woodstock, ca. 1949, including one of Herman Cherry (misidentified as Cheney on the microfilm), Ethel Magafan, Charles Rosen, and Sidney Berkowitz all in costume (fr. 1319-1320) [same image in Konrad and Florence Cramer papers, reel 1203, fr. 988-989], one of Konrad Cramer playing a guitar with two other unidentified men (fr. 1280), one of the Berkowitzs, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Ralph Wickiser (identified as Wictheissen on microfilm), Fletcher Martin, James Turnbull, Warren Brandt, Sara Kuniyoshi, and Amy Small (fr. 1327-1328). Three photographs of Kuniyoshi taken by Adrian Siegel, ca. 1950 (fr. 710-14) and one of him with his first wife, Katherine Schmidt, taken by Stowall Studios, ca. 1940 (fr. 1304-1305) are also included.

Three photos are oversize: one of Eugene Speicher at a party in Woodstock, ca. 1950 (fr. 1131-1133), one of John and Zella Pike in costume (fr. 1000-1002), and one of John Pike, Carl Walters, Bill Moore, and Carl Hubbell in Woodstock, ca. 1949 (fr. 38-39). All photos were previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists II, and have subsequently been scanned and returned to the Berkowitz photo collection.

Bio / His Notes:
Berkowitz was a painter and an art consultant; New York, N.Y. Member of Woodstock Artists Association.
extent13 photographic prints : b&w ; 34 x 26 cm. and smaller
formatsPhotographs
accessselected images on the repository's web site
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationDonated 1976 and 1979 by Rosalie Berkowitz. Microfilmed in 1980 as part of AAA's Photographs of Artists-Collection II and scanned in 2003.
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titlePrimitive painter of the West oral history transcript. Streeter Blair; interviewed by Elizabeth I. Dixon, [1965].
repositoryUniversity of California, Berkeley
collection titleBlair recalls his upbringing and education in Kansas, and his careers as teacher, clothier, advertiser, antique dealer and painter.

Transcript of a 23-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.

Biographical Note:
Painter.

Notes:
Quotation, publication or reproduction permitted, subject to University policy. User must acknowledge the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.

extent2 v. (xvi, 819 leaves) : ill. ; 28 cm.
formatsInterviews Sound Recording Transcript
accessAudiotape recording also may be accessed in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections by special arrangement.
record sourcehttp://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/
finding aidVol. 2 includes index.
acquisition informationFound In: Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California,Los Angeles
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titleI. Rice Pereira Papers, 1929-1976 (inclusive).
repositorySchlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
collection titleCorrespondence, manuscripts of her writings, notebooks on philosophy, articles, poems, painting inventories, photos, both personal and of art work, exhibition catalogs, financial records, grant applications, and printed material pertain to Pereira's interests and career.

Biographical and Historical Note
Abstract painter, poet, and philosopher, Pereira was a major figure in the art world from 1930. She worked with the WPA Federal Art Project in New York, 1935-1939; in the 1940s she experimented with new media (glass, plexiglass, and plastic) of the constructivist school; and in the 1950s she returned to paint and canvas. She published numerous books on aesthetics and the philosophy of art. For further biographical information, see Notable American Women: The Modern Period (1980).
extent10 linear ft.
formatsCorrespondence Manuscript Notebooks Inventories Photographs
accessPortions of the collection are available on microfilm at the Archives of American Art.
record sourcehttp://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/
finding aidUnpublished finding aid.
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titleReminiscences of Vincent Price : oral history, 1981.
repositoryColumbia University Libraries
collection titleInterviewed by Harry Goldman. Contributed by Harry Goldman, Tallahassee, Fl.

Biographical Note:
Actor.

Notes:
Forms part of: Mercury Theatre/Theatre Union project.
extentTranscript: 18 leaves. Tape: 1 cassette.
formatsTranscript Interviews Sound Recording
accessPermission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
record sourcehttp://clio.cul.columbia.edu
finding aidName index available.
acquisition informationFound In: Mercury Theatre/Theatre Union project, (CStRLIN)NXCP86-A483.
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titlePapers of Johnny Carson, 1970-1992.
repositoryLibrary of Congress
collection titleThe papers of John William "Johnny" Carson (1925- ) consist of reports, scripts, correspondence, and production files of the "Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" on the NBC Television Network. The papers comprise one series reflecting Carson's affiliation with the show for the period October 1970 to May 1992.

The Carson Papers document each night's show and the production material pertaining to guest interviews. Typed index cards contain introductory comments for use by Carson or a substitute host related to each guest. Linked to these cue cards are typed commentaries prepared by researchers from preliminary interviews with a guest outlining areas of interest to be discussed. Also with the file for each show is a listing of commercials, skits, guests, and network pauses in the sequence they occurred. A "Broadcast Standards Acceptability" report includes the names of guests, the host, sponsors, personalities and commercial products mentioned, and references which were censored and edited. The report expanded from an outline in the 1970s to a more comprehensive review during the 1980s, especially after 1988. Comments by Carson, though rare, are pencilled on the reverse of the show's cue cards. Files for shows aired January-June 1976 and January-April 1991 are missing. In 1971, Carson reduced his appearances from five to four nights a week and in the late 1970s to three or four nights a week plus extended vacation periods.

Comedy skits from the show are available in their entirety, often based on current political themes or topical personalities. Letters from the viewing public to Carson or his producers focus on remarks made by guests or the cast or on specific situations. A show receiving wide attention from the viewing audience aired on 4 December 1972 with guest Don Ho, a singer-entertainer from Hawaii. Other correspondence concerns requests for guest appearances and complaints from agents. A wide range of individuals appeared as guests. Stage, screen, and television personalities predominated, but journalists, singers, writers, sports figures, scientists, politicians, comedians, and other celebrities also appeared. Guests included Joey Bishop, Helen Gurley Brown, George Carlin, Charo, Billy Crystal, Bob Hope, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Vincent Price, Charles Nelson Reilly, and Joan Rivers. Guest hosts included Joey Bishop, David Brenner, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Jerry Lewis, Bob Newhart, Joan Rivers, and McLean Stevenson.

Biographical Note
Date Event
1925, Oct. 23 Born, Corning, Iowa
1942-1945 Served in the U.S. Navy aboard the Pennsylvania in the Pacific
1948 Married Jody Wolcott (divorced 1963)
Wrote radio scripts for radio station KFAB, Lincoln, Nebr.
1949 B.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebr.
1949 Worked for radio station WOW and television station WOW-TV, Omaha, Nebr.
1951 Station announcer, KNXT-TV, Los Angeles, Calif.
1951-1952 Star, Sunday afternoon comedy show, KNXT-TV, Los Angeles, Calif.
1952-1954 Writer, Red Skelton television show on CBS Television Network, Los Angeles, Calif.
1954 Starred in "Johnny Carson Show," CBS Television Network, Los Angeles, Calif.
1956 Moved from California to New York, N.Y.
1957 Master of ceremonies, "Who Do You Trust," ABC Television Network, New York, N.Y.
1958 Guest host, "Tonight Show," substituting for Jack Paar
1960s Night club performer, primarily in Las Vegas, Nev.
1962-1992 Host, "Tonight Show," NBC Television Network
1963 Married Joanne Copeland (divorced 1972)
1965 Published Happiness Is...a Dry Martini (New York: Doubleday. unpaged)
Entertainer of the Year, Friars Club, New York, N.Y.
1967 Published Misery Is...A Blind Date (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday. unpaged)
1969 Negotiated contract with Hart, Schaffner & Marx to model a line of "Johnny Carson" clothing
1972 Married Joanna Holland
Host, Emmy Awards ceremony, New York, N.Y.
"Tonight Show" moved from New York, N.Y., to Hollywood, Calif.
1992, May 29 Final telecast of the "Tonight Show" with Carson as host
extent54.4 linear feet
formatsAdministrative Records Writings Correspondence
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://lcweb2.loc.gov
acquisition informationThe papers of Johnny Carson, comedian, entertainer, and television talk show host, were given to the Library of Congress by the Carson Productions Group in December 1995.
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titleMark Tobey papers, [ca. 1920]-1977.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleBiographical material; correspondence; financial records; Baha'i material; music; writings; art works; printed material; and photographs.

Biographical material includes diaries with sporadic entries, undated and 1958-1959; address books; membership cards, and honorary titles.

Correspondents include Stephen Andrus, Dore Ashton, Arthur G. Barnett, John and Betty Bowen, Adelyn Breeskin, Cliffa Carson (niece), Thomas A. Chew, Lillian Clark, Paul Cummings, Arthur Dahl, Shoghi B. Effendi, Dorothy Elmhirst, Claire Falkenstein, Lyonel Feininger, Janet Flanner, John Ford,Miriam Gabo, Colin Graham, Pehr Hallsten, Pamela Harkins, Nina Harwood, John and Anne Hauberg, Kay Hillman, Joseph Hirshhorn, David Hofman, Carl Holty, Herbert Hoover, Leroy and Silvia Ioas, Berthe P. and Claire Jacobson, Nina Kandinsky, Helen Kendall, Carolyn Kizer, Katherine Kuh,Rene Lauby, Bernard Leach, Gerald Lieberman, Andre Masson, Marjory Masten, George Mathieu,

N. Richard Miller, Joan Miro, Axel Mondell, Alfred Neumeyer, Ben Nicholson, Vincent Price, Mark Ritter, Diego Rivera, Nancy W. Ross, John Russell, Henry Seldis, Charles Seliger, Otto Seligman, Art Smith, James Speyer, Michel Tapie, Miriam Terry, Roland Terry, Juliet Thompson, Kenneth Tyler, Charmion Von Wiegand, Heloise Wardall, Ulfert Wilke, and Marian Willard of the Willard Gallery.

Also found are: notes taken while studying French; financial, legal and medical records; material relating to Baha'i, including credential for Tobey for the Baha'i World Congress, 1963, class notes, photographs, prayer books, and printed material; music, including sheet music by Tobey, recital program, and music by Harold Budd, John Sundsten,and Debussey; writings and poetry by Tobey and Dahl; writings on Tobey;

a transcript of an interview of Tobey conducted by William Seitz; sketches and sketchbooks by Tobey and by others, including Bernard Leach; printed material on Tobey, including reproductions of work, exhibition catalogs and announcements, magazine articles, and clippings; and printed material on others, including Hallsten, Leach, Seliger, Feininger, Abraham Walkowitz, Alberto Burri, and Jules Pascin.

Also included are photographs of: Tobey, Tobey with family and friends, exhibition installations, works of art, an album containing photos, sketches and notes, ca. 1920-1950, an album of photos of Tobey's Seattle studio taken after his death by Kenneth Tomlinson, 1976, and miscellaneous photographs.

Bio / His Notes:
Painter; Abstract Expressionist. Also worked as fashion illustrator, portrait painter. Born in Wisconsin, December 11, 1892. Died 1976.

Worked in Chicago, Seattle, Basel, Switzerland; New York, N.Y., Dartington Hall, Devonshire, England, and Paris. Convert to Baha'i religion.
extent11 microfilm reels. reels 3200-3210
formatsCorrespondence Financial Records Works of Art Writings Photographs
accessPatrons must use microfilm copy.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationLent for microfilming 1984 by the Seattle Art Museum. Location of Original: Originals in: Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.
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titleMark Tobey Papers, circa 1850-1985
repositoryUniversity of Washington Libraries
collection titleAccession No. 3593-001
Mark Tobey papers, 1945-1977
.56 cubic foot
Biographical features, correspondence, gallery notices, exhibition catalogs, clippings, photographs.
Photographs are 8" x 10" black & white copies; all are of his work, except two.

Accession No. 3593-002
Mark Tobey papers, circa 1923-1976
10.00 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, writings, diaries, music, gallery notices, photographs, clippings, ephemera

Accession No. 3593-003
Mark Tobey papers, 1931-1975
14.69 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, art works by Tobey and others, exhibition catalogs and posters, photographs and negatives, writings, phonodisc, memorabilia.
Art works from Tobey estate are those considered not exhibit quality by the Seattle Art Museum. Many are untitled and unidentified. Art works by unidentified artists are listed by dimensions only. Measurements are approximate, in inches, and for the most part are outer dimensions.
Negatives of photographs were for use of the Foster White Gallery in its exhibition of Jan 1990. Each negative has been placed with the original photograph.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.
Other Finding Aids
Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.

Accession No. 3593-004
Mark Tobey papers, 1944-1985
.28 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Exhibition catalogs, gallery notices.
All the catalogs and notices are regarding Mark Tobey. They were given to Marshall Hatch by the Willard Gallery in New York City, which sold Tobey's work from about 1943 until the gallery closed in 1986.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Hatch, 2/11/1988.

Accession No. 3593-006
Mark Tobey Papers papers, circa 1850-1978
2.00 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Photographs; 1850s-1978, many have no date.
Includes several hundred photographs of Tobey, others, Tobey family members, and Tobey art works. See inventory.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Tobey Estate, 11/19/1988.

Accession No. 3593-008
Mark Tobey painting, 1935
.33 cubic foot (1 oversize package)
Scope and Content
Painting by Mark Tobey, "Untitled (Landscape)".
Painting is tempera on paper, mounted on board; dimensions are 7.25" x 18.5".
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Seattle Art Museum, 3/23/1993.

Accession No. 3593-009
Mark Tobey recordings
1 phonograph record; 1 sound cassette
Scope and Content
Phonograph recording and audiocassette dub of it, of music composed by Mark Tobey.
Note: the phondisc label has misspelled words in the titles; contents should read "Aubade", "Memories are Hunting Horns", and "Hommage a Windsor Utley". The flautist for all three selections was Windsor Utley.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by John Gibbs, 2/23/1994.

Accession No. 3593-010
Mark Tobey musical compositions, 1952-1957
.21 cubic foot (2 volumes: 80 pages)
Scope and Content
Musical compositions consisting of piano sketches and composition exercises.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Arthur Barnett, 3/31/1994.

Accession No. 3593-011
Mark Tobey design, before 1977
.03 cubic foot (1 folder)
Scope and Content
Linoleum block designed for the Washington State Theatre; n.d.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by W.U. Libraries, 6/11/1996.

Accession No. 3593-012
Mark Tobey papers, 1956-1970
.21 cubic foot (1 box)
Scope and Content
Correspondence between Mark Tobey and Dolores and Mark McColm, and rental contract for a house rented by Tobey at 5220 University Way in Seattle. Also includes clippings.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Marshall Hatch, 2/24/1986.

Accession No. 3593-013
Mark Tobey disc recordings , 1957
.04 cubic feet (3 disc recordings including 1 ten-inch sound disc, 33 1/3 rpm; 2 twelve-inch sound discs, 78 rpm)
Scope and Content
Phonograph records, including one 33 1/3 rpm disc containing three flute pieces composed by Mark Tobey, "Aubade", "Memories are Hunting Horns", and "Hommage a Windsor Utley", all played by John Wummer, flautist. Also present are two 78 rpm discs labelled "American Art Festival, sides 1,2,3,and 4, Mark Tobey and Lloyd Goodrich." Mark Tobey's autograph appears on the record labels of the American Art Festival discs. Only side 4 is dated; October 15, 1957.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Wesley Wehr, 4/25/1997.

Accession No. 3593-014
Mark Tobey papers, circa 1930-1939
.03 cubic feet (1 Vertical file)
Scope and Content
Drawings (one with music manuscript), exhibit catalogs. They date from the 1930's and several were previously owned by dancer Louise Soelberg, a friend of Tobey.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
May be copied and quoted.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Basil Langton, 3/30/2000.

Biographical Note
Mark Tobey was born in Wisconsin in 1890 and raised in Wisconsin and Indiana. His only formal art training was painting classes at the Art Institute of Chicago while he was in high school. Tobey's artistic career began in Chicago as an illustrator for fashion catalogs. After moving to Greenwich Village in 1911, he worked briefly as a fashion illustrator for McCalls magazine. During his early years in New York, Tobey also drew charcoal portraits and in the 1920s became known for his theater caricatures and drawings of vaudeville and burlesque figures. In 1918, Tobey accepted the Baha'i faith. He remained active in Baha'i circles throught the rest of his life. Baha'i exerted an important influence on Tobey's work, providing him with aesthetic as well as religious principles. In 1922 Tobey moved to Seattle and accepted a job teaching art classes at the Cornish School.

For the next 38 years, despite long absences in New York and Europe, he made Seattle his home. In Seattle, he was first exposed to the art of the Far East when, in 1923, he met Teng Kuei, a young Chinese artist who taught him Chinese brushwork. In 1930, Tobey moved to Dartington Hall, a progressive school of the arts in England where he taught until 1938. In 1934 Tobey visited China and Japan and spent a month in a Zen monastery. Scholars have seen a connection between Tobey's sojurn in the Orient and the evolution of his mature style. In 1934, the fledgling Seattle Art Museum presented a one man show of Tobey's works.

With the outbreak of war imminent in Europe, Tobey returned to Seattle in 1938 and worked on the WPA Federal Art Project. The 1940s were a productive time for Tobey in Seattle; in 1941 he began piano and music theory lessons.

Tobey lived in Paris from October 1954 to June 1955, and in 1960 he moved to Basel, Switzerland. Throught the 1960s and early 1970s Tobey continued to paint and achieve international recognition. Tobey died in 1976.

extent28.38 cubic feet
formatsCorrespondence Exhibition Files Exhibition Catalogs Clippings Photographs
accessSome materials are restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.
record sourcehttp://www.lib.washington.edu/SpecialColl/findaids/docs/papersrecords/TobeyMark3593.xml
finding aidGuide in repository and online.
acquisition informationAccession No. 3593-001 - Received 1/1/1983. Accession No. 3593-002 - Donated by Seattle Art Museum, 3/27/1985. Accession No. 3593-004 - Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Hatch, 2/11/1988. Accession No. 3593-006 - Donated by Tobey Estate, 11/19/1988. Accession No. 3593-008 - Donated by Seattle Art Museum, 3/23/1993. Accession No. 3593-009 - Donated by John Gibbs, 2/23/1994. Accession No. 3593-010 - Donated by Arthur Barnett, 3/31/1994. Accession No. 3593-011 - Donated by W.U. Libraries, 6/11/1996. Accession No. 3593-012 - Donated by Marshall Hatch, 2/24/1986. Accession No. 3593-013 - Donated by Wesley Wehr, 4/25/1997. Accession No. 3593-014 - Donated by Basil Langton, 3/30/2000.
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